Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 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
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 413 420 385
Rank change year-on-year +7 -35 -94
Contract jobs citing XenApp 219 156 220
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.48% 0.39% 0.51%
As % of the System Software category 3.50% 3.57% 4.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 121 151
London median daily rate £365 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.75% +6.67% -6.83%
10th Percentile £129 £256 £200
90th Percentile £556 £538 £488
England median daily rate £335 £350 £325
% change year-on-year -4.29% +7.69% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 5
London median hourly rate £12.50 £31.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.68% +63.16% -16.78%
10th Percentile £11.75 £20.83 £18.50
90th Percentile £88.65 £159.38 £20.40
England median hourly rate £22.50 £22.34 £20.75
% change year-on-year +0.74% +7.64% -8.45%

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 6,252 4,368 4,469
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 13.61% 11.06% 10.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,612 3,049 3,099
London median daily rate £500 £468 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.95% +4.47% +14.74%
10th Percentile £204 £200 £190
90th Percentile £650 £625 £588
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 113 162
London median hourly rate £20.50 £21.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.38% +40.00% -13.04%
10th Percentile £12.04 £12.88 £10.75
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £32.35
England median hourly rate £16.22 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year +1.34% +3.23% -3.13%

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 25 May 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing XenApp in London over the 6 months to 25 May 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for XenApp in London

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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 25 May 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 -27 58 £400 +3.23% 11
South London -25 19 £414 -8.00% 1
West London -40 2 £220 -15.38% 3
East London - 2 £650 - 4
XenApp
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 206 (94.06%) Citrix
2 180 (82.19%) Windows
3 121 (55.25%) Active Directory
4 107 (48.86%) Microsoft
5 104 (47.49%) VMware
6 100 (45.66%) Windows Server
7 75 (34.25%) XenDesktop
8 72 (32.88%) VMware Infrastructure
9 65 (29.68%) Windows Server 2012
10 63 (28.77%) DNS
11 62 (28.31%) Office 365
12 59 (26.94%) DHCP
13 56 (25.57%) Windows Server 2008
14 48 (21.92%) PowerShell
14 48 (21.92%) Ivanti
15 46 (21.00%) Windows 10
16 44 (20.09%) Finance
17 43 (19.63%) Microsoft Office
18 41 (18.72%) Microsoft App-V
19 39 (17.81%) SCCM
20 38 (17.35%) NetScaler
21 33 (15.07%) vSphere
22 32 (14.61%) MS Exchange
23 30 (13.70%) Microsoft Azure
24 29 (13.24%) Windows 7
24 29 (13.24%) Data Centre
24 29 (13.24%) Migration
25 28 (12.79%) TCP/IP
25 28 (12.79%) SAN
26 27 (12.33%) Application Virtualisation

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 32 (14.61%) MS Exchange
2 21 (9.59%) IIS
3 19 (8.68%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (5.48%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (4.11%) Skype for Business
6 6 (2.74%) SharePoint
7 5 (2.28%) Apache
7 5 (2.28%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (2.28%) Tomcat
8 4 (1.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.91%) JBoss
10 1 (0.46%) CMS
10 1 (0.46%) Drupal
10 1 (0.46%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.46%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.46%) WebSphere
Applications
1 43 (19.63%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.37%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 62 (28.31%) Office 365
2 30 (13.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (6.85%) IaaS
4 8 (3.65%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (1.83%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (1.83%) PaaS
6 3 (1.37%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (1.37%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.46%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.46%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 63 (28.77%) DNS
2 59 (26.94%) DHCP
3 38 (17.35%) NetScaler
4 28 (12.79%) SAN
4 28 (12.79%) TCP/IP
5 24 (10.96%) VPN
6 19 (8.68%) Telnet
7 18 (8.22%) NAS
8 16 (7.31%) MPLS
9 14 (6.39%) VSAN
10 12 (5.48%) Firewall
11 10 (4.57%) iSCSI
12 9 (4.11%) LAN
13 8 (3.65%) VoIP
13 8 (3.65%) WAN
14 7 (3.20%) VLAN
15 6 (2.74%) Skype
16 5 (2.28%) Internet
17 4 (1.83%) DMZ
18 3 (1.37%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (6.85%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.37%) Azure SQL Database
2 3 (1.37%) MySQL
3 2 (0.91%) Blockchain
3 2 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (0.91%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (0.91%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.46%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.46%) Power BI
4 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (4.11%) MSI
2 8 (3.65%) AdminStudio
3 1 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.46%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.46%) WinDbg
General
1 44 (20.09%) Finance
2 8 (3.65%) Banking
3 5 (2.28%) Retail
4 4 (1.83%) Legal
5 3 (1.37%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.91%) Local Government
7 1 (0.46%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.46%) Law
7 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.46%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.46%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 45 (20.55%) Analyst
2 42 (19.18%) Citrix Engineer
3 27 (12.33%) Support Engineer
4 25 (11.42%) Service Analyst
5 23 (10.50%) Citrix Support
6 22 (10.05%) Service Desk Analyst
7 20 (9.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 18 (8.22%) 1st Line Engineer
9 14 (6.39%) 1st Line Support
9 14 (6.39%) Citrix Support Engineer
9 14 (6.39%) Desktop Support
10 13 (5.94%) 1st Line Support Engineer
10 13 (5.94%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 12 (5.48%) 2nd Line Support
11 12 (5.48%) Citrix Specialist
11 12 (5.48%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 12 (5.48%) Support Analyst
11 12 (5.48%) Technical Leader
12 10 (4.57%) Citrix Analyst
12 10 (4.57%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.74%) LDAP
2 5 (2.28%) X-Windows
3 4 (1.83%) .NET
4 2 (0.91%) JSON
4 2 (0.91%) LAMP
4 2 (0.91%) Swagger
4 2 (0.91%) Web Services
5 1 (0.46%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.46%) SAML
5 1 (0.46%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 29 (13.24%) Data Centre
2 10 (4.57%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.11%) Replication
4 8 (3.65%) Clustering
5 6 (2.74%) Private Cloud
6 5 (2.28%) Wiki
7 4 (1.83%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.37%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.37%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.91%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.91%) PKI
9 2 (0.91%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (0.91%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.46%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.46%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.46%) NHS
10 1 (0.46%) RSA SecurID
10 1 (0.46%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.46%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 180 (82.19%) Windows
2 100 (45.66%) Windows Server
3 65 (29.68%) Windows Server 2012
4 56 (25.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 46 (21.00%) Windows 10
6 29 (13.24%) Windows 7
7 22 (10.05%) Linux
8 19 (8.68%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (4.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (4.11%) Windows Mobile
10 5 (2.28%) Mac OS
11 4 (1.83%) Windows 8
11 4 (1.83%) Windows XP
12 3 (1.37%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.91%) Unix
14 1 (0.46%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.46%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (13.24%) Migration
2 27 (12.33%) Application Virtualisation
3 26 (11.87%) ITIL
4 21 (9.59%) Application Packaging
4 21 (9.59%) Capacity Management
5 16 (7.31%) Problem-Solving
5 16 (7.31%) Virtual Environments
6 15 (6.85%) Incident Management
7 14 (6.39%) High Availability
7 14 (6.39%) Load Balancing
7 14 (6.39%) Performance Tuning
8 13 (5.94%) Root Cause Analysis
9 12 (5.48%) Problem Management
10 11 (5.02%) Disaster Recovery
11 10 (4.57%) Mentoring
12 9 (4.11%) Project Management
13 8 (3.65%) Capacity Planning
14 7 (3.20%) Deployment Automation
14 7 (3.20%) Malware Detection/Protection
14 7 (3.20%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 48 (21.92%) PowerShell
2 14 (6.39%) VBScript
3 12 (5.48%) SQL
4 5 (2.28%) T-SQL
5 3 (1.37%) Bash Shell
5 3 (1.37%) Perl
6 2 (0.91%) C
6 2 (0.91%) Python
7 1 (0.46%) AWK
7 1 (0.46%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.46%) Ruby
7 1 (0.46%) sed
7 1 (0.46%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (4.57%) Security Cleared
2 8 (3.65%) Degree
2 8 (3.65%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (3.20%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (2.28%) MCSE
6 3 (1.37%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (1.37%) MCITP
6 3 (1.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (0.91%) CCA
7 2 (0.91%) CCNA
7 2 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.91%) MCSA
7 2 (0.91%) PMP
8 1 (0.46%) MCDST
8 1 (0.46%) MCP
8 1 (0.46%) MCTS
8 1 (0.46%) NCDA
8 1 (0.46%) RHCE
8 1 (0.46%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.28%) PMO
1 5 (2.28%) SLA
2 1 (0.46%) GDPR
2 1 (0.46%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 121 (55.25%) Active Directory
2 75 (34.25%) XenDesktop
3 72 (32.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 41 (18.72%) Microsoft App-V
5 33 (15.07%) vSphere
6 23 (10.50%) VMware ESXi
7 21 (9.59%) Virtual Desktop
8 18 (8.22%) Hyper-V
9 14 (6.39%) VMware NSX
10 12 (5.48%) XenServer
11 8 (3.65%) DFS Replication
11 8 (3.65%) NFS
12 6 (2.74%) Virtual Servers
13 2 (0.91%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 2 (0.91%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.91%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.91%) Virtual Machines
14 1 (0.46%) Firmware
14 1 (0.46%) VMware Workstation
14 1 (0.46%) Xen
Systems Management
1 39 (17.81%) SCCM
2 16 (7.31%) SCOM
3 8 (3.65%) Failover Clustering
4 7 (3.20%) vMotion
4 7 (3.20%) WSUS
5 5 (2.28%) vCenter Server
5 5 (2.28%) XenMobile
6 4 (1.83%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 4 (1.83%) NetBackup
7 3 (1.37%) AirWatch
7 3 (1.37%) EdgeSight
7 3 (1.37%) Microsoft Intune
7 3 (1.37%) SCOrch
7 3 (1.37%) SnapVault
7 3 (1.37%) vRealize
8 2 (0.91%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (0.91%) HP SIM
8 2 (0.91%) Nagios
8 2 (0.91%) WhatsUp Gold
9 1 (0.46%) Netcool
Vendors
1 206 (94.06%) Citrix
2 107 (48.86%) Microsoft
3 104 (47.49%) VMware
4 48 (21.92%) Ivanti
5 24 (10.96%) Cisco
6 16 (7.31%) Apple
7 15 (6.85%) Dell
8 14 (6.39%) NetApp
9 13 (5.94%) Wyse
10 12 (5.48%) HP
11 9 (4.11%) CommVault
12 8 (3.65%) IBM
13 7 (3.20%) EqualLogic
13 7 (3.20%) SolarWinds
13 7 (3.20%) Sun
14 5 (2.28%) 3PAR
14 5 (2.28%) Adobe
14 5 (2.28%) Altiris
15 4 (1.83%) EMC
15 4 (1.83%) Symantec