Period
to 22 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for XenApp skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited XenApp over the 6 months to 22 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Citrix XenApp
England > London
6 months to
22 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 403 439 400
Rank change year-on-year +36 -39 -139
Contract jobs citing XenApp 223 159 226
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.49% 0.37% 0.50%
As % of the System Software category 3.32% 3.25% 4.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 114 156
London median daily rate £400 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% -
10th Percentile £137 £182 £200
90th Percentile £538 £531 £500
England median daily rate £350 £339 £325
% change year-on-year +3.24% +4.31% -8.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 8
London median hourly rate £12.50 £125.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -90.00% +557.89% -16.78%
10th Percentile £11.75 £41.00 £14.45
90th Percentile £13.25 £180.00 £19.95
England median hourly rate £22.50 £18.70 £26.50
% change year-on-year +20.35% -29.45% +17.78%

XenApp is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 6,720 4,894 5,133
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 14.79% 11.42% 11.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,902 3,439 3,642
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +20.00%
10th Percentile £200 £191 £198
90th Percentile £650 £630 £600
England median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +17.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 127 125
London median hourly rate £19.25 £21.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +40.00% -11.76%
10th Percentile £13.12 £12.88 £11.10
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £23.08
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.93
% change year-on-year +3.13% +0.47% -2.00%

XenApp
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing XenApp as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for XenApp in London

XenApp
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing XenApp in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for XenApp in London

XenApp
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XenApp in London over the 6 months to 22 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XenApp in London

XenApp
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenApp in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for XenApp in London

XenApp
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenApp within the London region over the 6 months to 22 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London -15 56 £425 - 10
South London -28 11 £475 +46.15% 1
West London -25 5 £500 +60.64% 4
North London -1 2 £325 -27.78% 1
XenApp
England

For the 6 months to 22 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing XenApp also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region with a requirement for XenApp.

1 211 (94.62%) Citrix
2 182 (81.61%) Windows
3 115 (51.57%) Active Directory
4 110 (49.33%) XenDesktop
5 108 (48.43%) Microsoft
6 101 (45.29%) Windows Server
7 99 (44.39%) VMware
8 76 (34.08%) Microsoft App-V
9 73 (32.74%) SCCM
10 72 (32.29%) Windows 10
11 70 (31.39%) Finance
12 59 (26.46%) VMware Infrastructure
13 57 (25.56%) PowerShell
14 56 (25.11%) DHCP
15 55 (24.66%) DNS
15 55 (24.66%) Office 365
16 54 (24.22%) Ivanti
17 50 (22.42%) Windows Server 2008
18 49 (21.97%) Windows Server 2012
19 43 (19.28%) vSphere
20 40 (17.94%) Windows 7
21 36 (16.14%) NetScaler
22 35 (15.70%) Infrastructure Engineering
23 34 (15.25%) ITIL
24 31 (13.90%) Data Centre
25 30 (13.45%) Microsoft Azure
26 27 (12.11%) Microsoft Office
26 27 (12.11%) MS Exchange
27 26 (11.66%) Application Virtualisation
28 25 (11.21%) Migration

XenApp
Co-occurring IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 27 (12.11%) MS Exchange
2 24 (10.76%) IIS
3 18 (8.07%) SharePoint
4 15 (6.73%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (5.38%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (3.59%) Skype for Business
7 4 (1.79%) Drupal
8 3 (1.35%) CMS
8 3 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (1.35%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.90%) Apache
9 2 (0.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.45%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 27 (12.11%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.90%) Infor SunSystems
1 2 (0.90%) ReMetrica
2 1 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 55 (24.66%) Office 365
2 30 (13.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (6.73%) IaaS
4 14 (6.28%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (2.24%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (1.79%) PaaS
7 3 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (1.35%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 3 (1.35%) GitHub
8 2 (0.90%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.45%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.45%) G Suite
9 1 (0.45%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.45%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 56 (25.11%) DHCP
2 55 (24.66%) DNS
3 36 (16.14%) NetScaler
4 24 (10.76%) SAN
4 24 (10.76%) TCP/IP
5 19 (8.52%) Telnet
6 17 (7.62%) VPN
7 16 (7.17%) Firewall
7 16 (7.17%) NAS
8 13 (5.83%) Skype
9 12 (5.38%) MPLS
10 11 (4.93%) VSAN
11 5 (2.24%) DMZ
11 5 (2.24%) Internet
11 5 (2.24%) WebEx
12 4 (1.79%) iSCSI
12 4 (1.79%) Remote Desktop
12 4 (1.79%) VoIP
13 3 (1.35%) Fibre Channel
14 2 (0.90%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (8.97%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.79%) Blockchain
2 4 (1.79%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (1.35%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (1.35%) MySQL
3 3 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.45%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.45%) Big Data
5 1 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (7.62%) MSI
2 14 (6.28%) AdminStudio
3 3 (1.35%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.90%) WinDbg
5 1 (0.45%) AutoIt
5 1 (0.45%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.45%) Hudson
5 1 (0.45%) InstallShield
General
1 70 (31.39%) Finance
2 13 (5.83%) Banking
3 8 (3.59%) Legal
4 6 (2.69%) Investment Banking
5 5 (2.24%) Law
5 5 (2.24%) Retail
6 4 (1.79%) Local Government
7 3 (1.35%) Publishing
8 2 (0.90%) Billing
8 2 (0.90%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.45%) Back Office
9 1 (0.45%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 59 (26.46%) Citrix Engineer
2 34 (15.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 25 (11.21%) Analyst
4 23 (10.31%) Desktop Support
5 19 (8.52%) Support Engineer
6 17 (7.62%) 1st Line Engineer
7 16 (7.17%) Citrix Support
8 14 (6.28%) Architect
9 13 (5.83%) 1st Line Support
10 12 (5.38%) 1st Line Support Engineer
10 12 (5.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 12 (5.38%) Applications Packager
11 11 (4.93%) Citrix Specialist
11 11 (4.93%) Support Analyst
12 10 (4.48%) Senior Architect
12 10 (4.48%) Service Analyst
13 9 (4.04%) Citrix Support Engineer
13 9 (4.04%) Senior Enterprise Architect
13 9 (4.04%) VMware Engineer
13 9 (4.04%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.14%) .NET
1 7 (3.14%) LDAP
2 5 (2.24%) LAMP
2 5 (2.24%) Web Services
2 5 (2.24%) X-Windows
3 4 (1.79%) JSON
4 3 (1.35%) ASP.NET
4 3 (1.35%) OCX
4 3 (1.35%) Swagger
4 3 (1.35%) XMPP
5 2 (0.90%) SAML
6 1 (0.45%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.45%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.45%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 31 (13.90%) Data Centre
2 11 (4.93%) Blackberry
3 9 (4.04%) Taxonomies
4 8 (3.59%) Clustering
5 5 (2.24%) Replication
6 4 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.35%) Fat Client
7 3 (1.35%) Private Cloud
7 3 (1.35%) RSA SecurID
7 3 (1.35%) Thin Client
7 3 (1.35%) User Experience
7 3 (1.35%) Wiki
8 2 (0.90%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.90%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (0.90%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.90%) PKI
9 1 (0.45%) EMC VNX
9 1 (0.45%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.45%) NHS
9 1 (0.45%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 182 (81.61%) Windows
2 101 (45.29%) Windows Server
3 72 (32.29%) Windows 10
4 50 (22.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 49 (21.97%) Windows Server 2012
6 40 (17.94%) Windows 7
7 12 (5.38%) Linux
8 9 (4.04%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (3.59%) Mac OS
10 4 (1.79%) Ubuntu
11 3 (1.35%) Mac OS X
11 3 (1.35%) Unix
11 3 (1.35%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.90%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.45%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.45%) Debian
13 1 (0.45%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (15.70%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 34 (15.25%) ITIL
3 26 (11.66%) Application Virtualisation
4 25 (11.21%) Migration
5 19 (8.52%) Application Packaging
6 17 (7.62%) Capacity Management
7 15 (6.73%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (6.73%) Virtual Environments
8 13 (5.83%) Load Balancing
9 11 (4.93%) Performance Tuning
9 11 (4.93%) SDLC
9 11 (4.93%) Technical Architecture
10 10 (4.48%) Service Delivery
10 10 (4.48%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (4.04%) Change Management
11 9 (4.04%) Data Architecture
11 9 (4.04%) Incident Management
11 9 (4.04%) Risk Management
11 9 (4.04%) TOGAF
11 9 (4.04%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 57 (25.56%) PowerShell
2 18 (8.07%) VBScript
3 17 (7.62%) SQL
4 9 (4.04%) VB
5 4 (1.79%) Bash Shell
6 3 (1.35%) C#
6 3 (1.35%) Perl
7 2 (0.90%) C
7 2 (0.90%) Python
7 2 (0.90%) VBA
8 1 (0.45%) AWK
8 1 (0.45%) Ruby
8 1 (0.45%) sed
Qualifications
1 8 (3.59%) Degree
2 6 (2.69%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (1.79%) Citrix Certification
3 4 (1.79%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.79%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (0.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.45%) CCA
5 1 (0.45%) CCNA
5 1 (0.45%) CCNP
5 1 (0.45%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.45%) MCITP
5 1 (0.45%) MCSE
5 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.45%) NCDA
5 1 (0.45%) RHCE
5 1 (0.45%) RHCT
5 1 (0.45%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.69%) QA
2 4 (1.79%) SLA
3 2 (0.90%) PMO
4 1 (0.45%) GDPR
4 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 115 (51.57%) Active Directory
2 110 (49.33%) XenDesktop
3 76 (34.08%) Microsoft App-V
4 59 (26.46%) VMware Infrastructure
5 43 (19.28%) vSphere
6 23 (10.31%) Virtual Desktop
6 23 (10.31%) VMware ESXi
7 14 (6.28%) XenServer
8 13 (5.83%) VMware NSX
9 11 (4.93%) Hyper-V
10 8 (3.59%) Virtual Servers
11 7 (3.14%) Virtual Machines
12 5 (2.24%) BitLocker
13 4 (1.79%) DFS Replication
14 3 (1.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 3 (1.35%) Docker
14 3 (1.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 3 (1.35%) Terminal Services
14 3 (1.35%) VMware Workstation
14 3 (1.35%) Xen
Systems Management
1 73 (32.74%) SCCM
2 22 (9.87%) SCOM
3 10 (4.48%) SCOrch
3 10 (4.48%) XenMobile
4 7 (3.14%) NetBackup
5 6 (2.69%) vCenter Server
5 6 (2.69%) WSUS
6 5 (2.24%) Microsoft Clustering
6 5 (2.24%) Nagios
6 5 (2.24%) vRealize
7 4 (1.79%) EdgeSight
7 4 (1.79%) HP SIM
7 4 (1.79%) Microsoft Intune
7 4 (1.79%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 3 (1.35%) AirWatch
8 3 (1.35%) Control-M
8 3 (1.35%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (1.35%) SnapVault
9 2 (0.90%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (0.90%) Netcool
Vendors
1 211 (94.62%) Citrix
2 108 (48.43%) Microsoft
3 99 (44.39%) VMware
4 54 (24.22%) Ivanti
5 21 (9.42%) Cisco
6 20 (8.97%) HP
6 20 (8.97%) Wyse
7 12 (5.38%) Apple
7 12 (5.38%) Dell
8 11 (4.93%) NetApp
9 9 (4.04%) Avaya
10 8 (3.59%) Symantec
11 6 (2.69%) CommVault
12 5 (2.24%) iManage
12 5 (2.24%) SolarWinds
13 4 (1.79%) Adobe
13 4 (1.79%) IBM
13 4 (1.79%) Veritas
14 3 (1.35%) CA
14 3 (1.35%) Juniper