Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 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
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 455 403 280
Rank change year-on-year -52 -123 -10
Contract jobs citing XenApp 179 220 395
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.38% 0.49% 0.84%
As % of the System Software category 3.12% 4.04% 8.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 132 277
London median daily rate £341 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.88% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £175 £219 £214
90th Percentile £513 £500 £538
England median daily rate £335 £345 £361
% change year-on-year -2.90% -4.50% +11.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 13 9
London median hourly rate - £16.29 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -62.12% +126.32%
England median hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year -5.66% -21.48% +68.75%

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 5730 5444 4517
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 12.28% 12.21% 9.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4111 3759 3052
London median daily rate £485 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.78% +9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £185 £193 £173
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
England median daily rate £425 £410 £375
% change year-on-year +3.66% +9.33% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 142 215
London median hourly rate £21.25 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.79% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £12.10 £12.03 £10.75
90th Percentile £51.60 £50.00 £38.50
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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 -2 43 £354 -16.76% 1
East London +2 8 £275 -8.33% 1
North London - 6 £303 -
West London -17 1 £363 +3.57% 2
South London -37 1 £325 -27.78%
XenApp
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing XenApp also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for XenApp.

1 173 (96.65%) Citrix
2 140 (78.21%) Windows
3 103 (57.54%) VMware
4 94 (52.51%) Active Directory
5 93 (51.96%) Windows Server
6 75 (41.90%) Microsoft
7 65 (36.31%) VMware Infrastructure
8 60 (33.52%) XenDesktop
9 57 (31.84%) Windows Server 2008
9 57 (31.84%) Windows Server 2012
10 53 (29.61%) PowerShell
11 45 (25.14%) Office 365
11 45 (25.14%) SCCM
12 42 (23.46%) NetScaler
12 42 (23.46%) Windows 7
13 41 (22.91%) Finance
14 40 (22.35%) Microsoft App-V
15 34 (18.99%) Microsoft Azure
16 32 (17.88%) DNS
17 30 (16.76%) DHCP
17 30 (16.76%) Windows 10
18 28 (15.64%) MS Exchange
19 27 (15.08%) Cisco
19 27 (15.08%) Banking
20 26 (14.53%) VMware ESXi
21 25 (13.97%) SQL
22 23 (12.85%) Microsoft Office
23 22 (12.29%) vSphere
23 22 (12.29%) Hyper-V
24 21 (11.73%) XenServer

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 28 (15.64%) MS Exchange
2 18 (10.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (9.50%) Skype for Business
4 14 (7.82%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (5.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 9 (5.03%) IIS
6 5 (2.79%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (2.23%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (1.68%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.12%) Apache
10 1 (0.56%) nginx
10 1 (0.56%) SAS
10 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.56%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 23 (12.85%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (2.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.23%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 45 (25.14%) Office 365
2 34 (18.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (7.26%) IaaS
4 10 (5.59%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (3.91%) PaaS
6 4 (2.23%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (2.23%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.56%) G Suite
7 1 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.56%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.56%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (23.46%) NetScaler
2 32 (17.88%) DNS
3 30 (16.76%) DHCP
4 20 (11.17%) SAN
5 16 (8.94%) Firewall
6 15 (8.38%) Skype
7 9 (5.03%) LAN
7 9 (5.03%) TCP/IP
7 9 (5.03%) WAN
8 7 (3.91%) iSCSI
9 5 (2.79%) DMZ
10 4 (2.23%) Internet
10 4 (2.23%) Telnet
10 4 (2.23%) VoIP
10 4 (2.23%) VPN
11 3 (1.68%) BGP
11 3 (1.68%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (1.68%) IP Telephony
11 3 (1.68%) SMTP
11 3 (1.68%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (7.82%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.23%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (1.68%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.12%) MySQL
5 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.56%) Power BI
6 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 10 (5.59%) MSI
2 5 (2.79%) InstallShield
2 5 (2.79%) Wise Package Studio
3 1 (0.56%) AutoIt
General
1 41 (22.91%) Finance
2 27 (15.08%) Banking
3 10 (5.59%) Legal
4 8 (4.47%) Law
5 7 (3.91%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.23%) Front Office
7 2 (1.12%) Advertising
7 2 (1.12%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.12%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.56%) Publishing
8 1 (0.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (16.76%) Citrix Engineer
2 28 (15.64%) Analyst
3 22 (12.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 19 (10.61%) Windows Engineer
5 18 (10.06%) Support Engineer
6 13 (7.26%) Consultant
7 12 (6.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 12 (6.70%) Support Analyst
8 11 (6.15%) Citrix Consultant
8 11 (6.15%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 10 (5.59%) Administrator
10 9 (5.03%) Applications Engineer
10 9 (5.03%) Applications Support
10 9 (5.03%) Citrix Analyst
11 8 (4.47%) Infrastructure Support
11 8 (4.47%) Server Engineer
11 8 (4.47%) VMware Engineer
11 8 (4.47%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
12 7 (3.91%) Server Support
12 7 (3.91%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.68%) .NET
1 3 (1.68%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.12%) OCX
3 1 (0.56%) JSON
3 1 (0.56%) Middleware
3 1 (0.56%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.50%) Data Centre
2 12 (6.70%) Blackberry
3 11 (6.15%) Management Information System
4 10 (5.59%) EMC VNX
5 9 (5.03%) Clustering
6 7 (3.91%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (2.79%) Fat Client
7 5 (2.79%) Thin Client
8 4 (2.23%) Replication
9 3 (1.68%) Public Cloud
10 2 (1.12%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (1.12%) iPhone
10 2 (1.12%) PKI
11 1 (0.56%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.56%) EMC VNXe
11 1 (0.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 1 (0.56%) Greenfield Project
11 1 (0.56%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.56%) Smartcard
11 1 (0.56%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 140 (78.21%) Windows
2 93 (51.96%) Windows Server
3 57 (31.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 57 (31.84%) Windows Server 2012
4 42 (23.46%) Windows 7
5 30 (16.76%) Windows 10
6 17 (9.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (6.15%) Linux
8 7 (3.91%) Windows 8
9 6 (3.35%) Apple iOS
10 5 (2.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (2.79%) Solaris
11 4 (2.23%) Mac OS
11 4 (2.23%) Unix
12 3 (1.68%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (1.12%) Android
13 2 (1.12%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.56%) VMS
14 1 (0.56%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (11.73%) ITIL
2 16 (8.94%) Migration
3 9 (5.03%) Configuration Management
4 8 (4.47%) Application Packaging
4 8 (4.47%) DevOps
4 8 (4.47%) Incident Management
4 8 (4.47%) Infrastructure Management
4 8 (4.47%) Problem Management
5 7 (3.91%) CRM
5 7 (3.91%) Server Building
5 7 (3.91%) Service Delivery
5 7 (3.91%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (3.35%) Change Management
6 6 (3.35%) Mobile Device Management
7 5 (2.79%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (2.79%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 5 (2.79%) Load Balancing
7 5 (2.79%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (2.23%) Investment Management
8 4 (2.23%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (29.61%) PowerShell
2 25 (13.97%) SQL
3 13 (7.26%) VBScript
4 6 (3.35%) VB
5 4 (2.23%) C
6 3 (1.68%) C#
6 3 (1.68%) Shell Script
6 3 (1.68%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.12%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.12%) Ruby
8 1 (0.56%) Java
8 1 (0.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (8.94%) Citrix Certification
2 10 (5.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (5.03%) CCA
3 9 (5.03%) MCSE
4 8 (4.47%) CCEA
5 6 (3.35%) CCNA
5 6 (3.35%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (3.35%) Security Cleared
6 5 (2.79%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (2.23%) Degree
7 4 (2.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (1.68%) MCP
8 3 (1.68%) MCSA
8 3 (1.68%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.12%) MCITP
9 2 (1.12%) VCP5
10 1 (0.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.56%) NCDA
10 1 (0.56%) NCSA
10 1 (0.56%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.12%) PMO
1 2 (1.12%) SLA
2 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.56%) QA
System Software
1 94 (52.51%) Active Directory
2 65 (36.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 60 (33.52%) XenDesktop
4 40 (22.35%) Microsoft App-V
5 26 (14.53%) VMware ESXi
6 22 (12.29%) Hyper-V
6 22 (12.29%) vSphere
7 21 (11.73%) XenServer
8 7 (3.91%) Terminal Server
9 6 (3.35%) Virtual Servers
10 4 (2.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 4 (2.23%) Xen
11 3 (1.68%) ISA Server
11 3 (1.68%) NFS
11 3 (1.68%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (1.12%) DFS Replication
12 2 (1.12%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.56%) SRDF
13 1 (0.56%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 45 (25.14%) SCCM
2 13 (7.26%) SCOM
3 8 (4.47%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 7 (3.91%) vCenter Server
5 5 (2.79%) XenMobile
6 4 (2.23%) SCOrch
6 4 (2.23%) ThinApp
7 3 (1.68%) EdgeSight
7 3 (1.68%) Microsoft Clustering
7 3 (1.68%) Puppet
7 3 (1.68%) vMotion
8 2 (1.12%) Nagios
8 2 (1.12%) PowerCLI
8 2 (1.12%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.56%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.56%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.56%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.56%) SCSM
9 1 (0.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 173 (96.65%) Citrix
2 103 (57.54%) VMware
3 75 (41.90%) Microsoft
4 27 (15.08%) Cisco
5 18 (10.06%) HP
6 15 (8.38%) AppSense
7 13 (7.26%) Dell
8 11 (6.15%) CheckPoint
8 11 (6.15%) EMC
9 10 (5.59%) Altiris
10 9 (5.03%) NetApp
11 8 (4.47%) SolarWinds
11 8 (4.47%) Symantec
12 7 (3.91%) Juniper
13 6 (3.35%) IBM
13 6 (3.35%) Mitel
13 6 (3.35%) ServiceNow
13 6 (3.35%) Veeam
14 4 (2.23%) CommVault
14 4 (2.23%) ThinPrint