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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 3 July 2022 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
3 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 496 455 318
Rank change year-on-year -41 -137 +79
Contract jobs citing XenApp 96 47 88
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.24% 0.17% 0.50%
As % of the System Software category 1.96% 1.23% 3.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 33 75
10th Percentile £314 £185 £258
25th Percentile £397 £350 £300
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £470 £400 £360
Median % change year-on-year +17.50% +11.11% -11.38%
75th Percentile £538 £519 £475
90th Percentile £638 £563 £500
England median daily rate £450 £433 £410
% change year-on-year +4.05% +5.49% +5.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £22.34 -
England median hourly rate - £17.18 £39.50
% change year-on-year - -56.52% +58.00%

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 4,908 3,824 2,709
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 12.39% 13.81% 15.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,710 2,818 1,994
10th Percentile £300 £358 £263
25th Percentile £463 £450 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £564 £525 £500
Median % change year-on-year +7.33% +5.00% -4.31%
75th Percentile £675 £625 £600
90th Percentile £750 £700 £668
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 23 40
10th Percentile £14.75 £15.31 £12.42
25th Percentile £20.50 £20.00 £15.78
Median hourly rate £30.75 £36.50 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year -15.75% +78.05% -2.38%
75th Percentile £49.53 £51.63 £40.53
90th Percentile £77.03 £73.80 £47.83
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.38 £17.17
% change year-on-year +8.84% +7.00% +2.98%

XenApp
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for XenApp in London

XenApp
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing XenApp in London.

Daily rate trend for XenApp in London

XenApp
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing XenApp in London over the 6 months to 3 July 2022.

Daily rate histogram for XenApp in London

XenApp
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing XenApp in London.

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 3 July 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -22 14 £375 -26.83% 3
West London -8 1 £150 -
XenApp
England

For the 6 months to 3 July 2022, 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 94 (97.92%) Citrix
2 82 (85.42%) Windows
3 63 (65.63%) Microsoft
4 62 (64.58%) Active Directory
5 60 (62.50%) VMware
6 58 (60.42%) XenDesktop
7 52 (54.17%) Windows Server
8 45 (46.88%) Azure
9 37 (38.54%) SCCM
10 35 (36.46%) Finance
11 34 (35.42%) PowerShell
12 33 (34.38%) VMware Infrastructure
12 33 (34.38%) Microsoft 365
12 33 (34.38%) Social Skills
13 26 (27.08%) Ivanti
14 23 (23.96%) ITIL
15 22 (22.92%) Windows 10
16 20 (20.83%) Windows Server 2016
17 19 (19.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 19 (19.79%) VMware ESXi
18 17 (17.71%) HP
18 17 (17.71%) MS Exchange
18 17 (17.71%) Microsoft App-V
18 17 (17.71%) SolarWinds
18 17 (17.71%) Azure Active Directory
19 15 (15.63%) Microsoft Intune
19 15 (15.63%) Project Management
19 15 (15.63%) DNS
20 14 (14.58%) SAN
20 14 (14.58%) 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 17 (17.71%) MS Exchange
2 9 (9.38%) SharePoint
3 8 (8.33%) Confluence
4 7 (7.29%) IIS
5 2 (2.08%) Apache
5 2 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.08%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.04%) JBoss
6 1 (1.04%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.04%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.04%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (8.33%) Markit EDM
1 8 (8.33%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 45 (46.88%) Azure
2 33 (34.38%) Microsoft 365
3 17 (17.71%) Azure Active Directory
4 11 (11.46%) AWS
5 9 (9.38%) SaaS
6 4 (4.17%) Azure DevOps
6 4 (4.17%) Mimecast
7 3 (3.13%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 3 (3.13%) Nutanix
7 3 (3.13%) OneDrive
7 3 (3.13%) Power Automate
8 2 (2.08%) IaaS
9 1 (1.04%) Azure Monitor
9 1 (1.04%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 15 (15.63%) DNS
2 14 (14.58%) SAN
3 12 (12.50%) DHCP
4 8 (8.33%) NetScaler
5 7 (7.29%) Firewall
6 6 (6.25%) Network Security
7 4 (4.17%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (3.13%) Junos
9 1 (1.04%) BGP
9 1 (1.04%) FTP
9 1 (1.04%) HTTP
9 1 (1.04%) IPv4
9 1 (1.04%) MPLS
9 1 (1.04%) NAS
9 1 (1.04%) OSPF
9 1 (1.04%) TCP/IP
9 1 (1.04%) VLAN
9 1 (1.04%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.54%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (8.33%) JIRA
2 4 (4.17%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.04%) MSI
General
1 35 (36.46%) Finance
2 33 (34.38%) Social Skills
3 7 (7.29%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (6.25%) Banking
5 5 (5.21%) Public Sector
6 4 (4.17%) Law
6 4 (4.17%) Legal
7 2 (2.08%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.04%) Advertising
8 1 (1.04%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 18 (18.75%) Architect
2 14 (14.58%) Analyst
3 13 (13.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 12 (12.50%) Citrix Engineer
5 8 (8.33%) Digital Architect
5 8 (8.33%) Digital Transformation
5 8 (8.33%) Digital Transformation Architect
5 8 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
6 7 (7.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 7 (7.29%) Senior Analyst
6 7 (7.29%) Senior Technical Analyst
7 6 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 6 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
7 6 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
8 5 (5.21%) Citrix Analyst
8 5 (5.21%) Cloud Architect
8 5 (5.21%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
8 5 (5.21%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 5 (5.21%) Project Manager
8 5 (5.21%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.13%) Middleware
2 1 (1.04%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.42%) User Experience
2 8 (8.33%) Clustering
2 8 (8.33%) Smartphone
3 7 (7.29%) Management Information System
4 6 (6.25%) PKI
5 5 (5.21%) Fat Client
5 5 (5.21%) Thin Client
6 4 (4.17%) Blackberry
6 4 (4.17%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (3.13%) Cloud Native
7 3 (3.13%) Replication
8 2 (2.08%) Data Centre
8 2 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (2.08%) Mobile Computing
8 2 (2.08%) Public Cloud
9 1 (1.04%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 82 (85.42%) Windows
2 52 (54.17%) Windows Server
3 22 (22.92%) Windows 10
4 20 (20.83%) Windows Server 2016
5 12 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (9.38%) Linux
6 9 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (8.33%) Unix
8 5 (5.21%) VMS
9 4 (4.17%) Windows 7
10 2 (2.08%) Windows Server 2019
11 1 (1.04%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (23.96%) ITIL
2 19 (19.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 15 (15.63%) Project Management
4 14 (14.58%) Migration
4 14 (14.58%) Problem-Solving
5 13 (13.54%) DevOps
6 9 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (8.33%) Asset Management
7 8 (8.33%) Mobile Device Management
8 7 (7.29%) Commercial Awareness
8 7 (7.29%) Information Security
8 7 (7.29%) Server Patching
8 7 (7.29%) Workflow
9 6 (6.25%) Change Management
9 6 (6.25%) Problem Management
9 6 (6.25%) Service Management
10 5 (5.21%) Decision-Making
10 5 (5.21%) ITSM
10 5 (5.21%) Project Delivery
10 5 (5.21%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (35.42%) PowerShell
2 13 (13.54%) SQL
3 3 (3.13%) VBScript
4 1 (1.04%) Perl
4 1 (1.04%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (9.38%) MCSE
3 7 (7.29%) MCSA
4 6 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (5.21%) CCA
5 5 (5.21%) CCNA
5 5 (5.21%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (5.21%) Citrix Certification
5 5 (5.21%) Degree
6 4 (4.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (3.13%) JNCIA
8 2 (2.08%) CCAA
8 2 (2.08%) CISSP
8 2 (2.08%) MCITP
8 2 (2.08%) MCP
8 2 (2.08%) MCSD
9 1 (1.04%) MCTS
9 1 (1.04%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.04%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.04%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.50%) SLA
2 1 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.04%) PMO
System Software
1 62 (64.58%) Active Directory
2 58 (60.42%) XenDesktop
3 33 (34.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (19.79%) VMware ESXi
5 17 (17.71%) Microsoft App-V
6 14 (14.58%) vSphere
7 12 (12.50%) Virtual Desktop
8 5 (5.21%) Hyper-V
9 4 (4.17%) Terminal Services
10 3 (3.13%) NFS
11 2 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (1.04%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 1 (1.04%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 37 (38.54%) SCCM
2 15 (15.63%) Microsoft Intune
3 9 (9.38%) Active Directory Federation Services
3 9 (9.38%) Control-M
4 8 (8.33%) AirWatch
4 8 (8.33%) SCOM
4 8 (8.33%) WSUS
5 7 (7.29%) SCOrch
6 6 (6.25%) Microsoft Clustering
6 6 (6.25%) NetBackup
6 6 (6.25%) Terraform
7 5 (5.21%) OfficeScan
8 4 (4.17%) Single Sign-On
9 3 (3.13%) Ansible
9 3 (3.13%) Failover Clustering
9 3 (3.13%) ZABBIX
10 2 (2.08%) vCenter Server
11 1 (1.04%) PowerCLI
11 1 (1.04%) Puppet
11 1 (1.04%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 94 (97.92%) Citrix
2 63 (65.63%) Microsoft
3 60 (62.50%) VMware
4 26 (27.08%) Ivanti
5 17 (17.71%) HP
5 17 (17.71%) SolarWinds
6 13 (13.54%) NetApp
7 11 (11.46%) Cisco
8 10 (10.42%) Intel
9 9 (9.38%) BMC
9 9 (9.38%) EMC
10 8 (8.33%) IBM
10 8 (8.33%) Varonis
11 6 (6.25%) CheckPoint
11 6 (6.25%) Dell
12 5 (5.21%) Zscaler
13 4 (4.17%) Veeam
14 3 (3.13%) Juniper
14 3 (3.13%) Oracle
15 2 (2.08%) Sun