Period
to 30 November 2021

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 30 November 2021 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
30 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 525 346 375
Rank change year-on-year -179 +29 +39
Contract jobs citing XenApp 57 42 185
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.15% 0.26% 0.53%
As % of the System Software category 1.09% 1.90% 3.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 25 134
10th Percentile £220 £278 £203
25th Percentile £291 £300 £325
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £400 £383 £400
Median % change year-on-year +4.58% -4.38% +2.56%
75th Percentile £491 £463 £513
90th Percentile £560 £533 £559
England median daily rate £368 £390 £365
% change year-on-year -5.77% +6.85% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 7
10th Percentile £18.27 " £15.00
25th Percentile £21.26 " £16.88
Median hourly rate £27.50 - £20.00
75th Percentile £28.75 " £25.50
90th Percentile " " £36.80
England median hourly rate £27.50 £40.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year -32.52% +103.75% -1.23%

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 5,231 2,205 5,073
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 13.81% 13.89% 14.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,925 1,603 3,737
10th Percentile £332 £300 £186
25th Percentile £456 £413 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £513 £500
Median % change year-on-year +7.32% +2.50% -2.91%
75th Percentile £650 £600 £594
90th Percentile £713 £700 £663
England median daily rate £513 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.56% -1.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 22 113
10th Percentile £16.57 £12.52 £12.44
25th Percentile £21.48 £12.76 £15.00
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.25 £18.70
Median % change year-on-year +12.36% +18.98% -1.58%
75th Percentile £35.31 £27.81 £22.25
90th Percentile £56.56 £43.20 £50.00
England median hourly rate £17.00 £17.75 £16.00
% change year-on-year -4.23% +10.94% -

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 30 November 2021.

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 30 November 2021. 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 -60 9 £400 -11.11% 11
South London +3 1 £150 -50.00%
West London -20 1 - - 2
XenApp
England

For the 6 months to 30 November 2021, 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 53 (92.98%) Citrix
2 50 (87.72%) Windows
3 41 (71.93%) Microsoft
4 38 (66.67%) VMware
5 35 (61.40%) XenDesktop
6 34 (59.65%) Active Directory
7 28 (49.12%) Microsoft 365
8 23 (40.35%) PowerShell
9 22 (38.60%) Windows Server
10 21 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
11 20 (35.09%) Azure
12 16 (28.07%) Windows Server 2012
12 16 (28.07%) DHCP
13 15 (26.32%) SCCM
13 15 (26.32%) Ivanti
13 15 (26.32%) NetScaler
13 15 (26.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 14 (24.56%) Change Management
14 14 (24.56%) Finance
15 13 (22.81%) DNS
15 13 (22.81%) Microsoft App-V
16 12 (21.05%) Cisco
16 12 (21.05%) ITIL
16 12 (21.05%) Firewall
17 11 (19.30%) Microsoft Intune
17 11 (19.30%) Azure Active Directory
18 10 (17.54%) Microsoft Certification
18 10 (17.54%) SQL Server
18 10 (17.54%) MCSE
19 9 (15.79%) CheckPoint

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 8 (14.04%) Exchange Server 2013
1 8 (14.04%) SharePoint
2 7 (12.28%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.75%) Apache
4 1 (1.75%) IIS
4 1 (1.75%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.75%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 28 (49.12%) Microsoft 365
2 20 (35.09%) Azure
3 11 (19.30%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (10.53%) AWS
5 2 (3.51%) Mimecast
5 2 (3.51%) OneDrive
6 1 (1.75%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 1 (1.75%) IaaS
6 1 (1.75%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (28.07%) DHCP
2 15 (26.32%) NetScaler
3 13 (22.81%) DNS
4 12 (21.05%) Firewall
5 8 (14.04%) SAN
6 6 (10.53%) Junos
7 3 (5.26%) FTP
8 2 (3.51%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (3.51%) IPv4
8 2 (3.51%) iSCSI
8 2 (3.51%) LAN
8 2 (3.51%) NAS
8 2 (3.51%) Network Security
8 2 (3.51%) WAN
9 1 (1.75%) Skype
9 1 (1.75%) TCP/IP
9 1 (1.75%) Unified Communications
9 1 (1.75%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.54%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (3.51%) AdminStudio
1 2 (3.51%) InstallShield
1 2 (3.51%) MSI
General
1 14 (24.56%) Finance
2 8 (14.04%) Social Skills
3 3 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.26%) Banking
3 3 (5.26%) Public Sector
4 2 (3.51%) Legal
4 2 (3.51%) Retail
5 1 (1.75%) Billing
5 1 (1.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (35.09%) Analyst
2 11 (19.30%) Citrix Engineer
2 11 (19.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (14.04%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 7 (12.28%) Service Analyst
5 5 (8.77%) Windows Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Citrix Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) Consultant
6 4 (7.02%) Support Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Active Directory Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Architect
7 3 (5.26%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Citrix Server Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Desktop Support
7 3 (5.26%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 3 (5.26%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Server Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) ICT Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.28%) Replication
2 2 (3.51%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.51%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.51%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.75%) Housing Association
Operating Systems
1 50 (87.72%) Windows
2 22 (38.60%) Windows Server
3 16 (28.07%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (14.04%) Windows 7
4 8 (14.04%) Windows Server 2016
5 6 (10.53%) Windows 10
6 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2019
7 2 (3.51%) Mac OS
7 2 (3.51%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.75%) MVS
8 1 (1.75%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (26.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 14 (24.56%) Change Management
3 12 (21.05%) ITIL
4 9 (15.79%) Problem Management
5 8 (14.04%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (12.28%) Incident Management
6 7 (12.28%) Migration
7 6 (10.53%) DevOps
7 6 (10.53%) Personalization
7 6 (10.53%) Project Delivery
7 6 (10.53%) Service Management
8 5 (8.77%) Application Virtualisation
8 5 (8.77%) Task Automation
9 4 (7.02%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (7.02%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (7.02%) ITSM
9 4 (7.02%) Patch Management
9 4 (7.02%) Server Management
10 3 (5.26%) PRINCE2
10 3 (5.26%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 23 (40.35%) PowerShell
2 7 (12.28%) SQL
3 5 (8.77%) VBScript
4 2 (3.51%) VB
5 1 (1.75%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (17.54%) MCSE
1 10 (17.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (14.04%) CCNA
2 8 (14.04%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (10.53%) JNCIA
4 3 (5.26%) CCA
4 3 (5.26%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (5.26%) MCITP
4 3 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (3.51%) MCP
5 2 (3.51%) MCSA
5 2 (3.51%) MCTS
5 2 (3.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.75%) Degree
6 1 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.53%) SLA
2 5 (8.77%) GDPR
System Software
1 35 (61.40%) XenDesktop
2 34 (59.65%) Active Directory
3 21 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (22.81%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (12.28%) vSphere
6 5 (8.77%) NFS
7 4 (7.02%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (5.26%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 3 (5.26%) Hyper-V
8 3 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (3.51%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (3.51%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 15 (26.32%) SCCM
2 11 (19.30%) Microsoft Intune
3 9 (15.79%) Ansible
4 6 (10.53%) Terraform
4 6 (10.53%) ZABBIX
5 3 (5.26%) MobiControl
5 3 (5.26%) SCOM
5 3 (5.26%) Single Sign-On
5 3 (5.26%) WSUS
6 2 (3.51%) NetBackup
6 2 (3.51%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (3.51%) PowerCLI
7 1 (1.75%) AppDNA
7 1 (1.75%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 53 (92.98%) Citrix
2 41 (71.93%) Microsoft
3 38 (66.67%) VMware
4 15 (26.32%) Ivanti
5 12 (21.05%) Cisco
6 9 (15.79%) CheckPoint
7 7 (12.28%) Juniper
8 6 (10.53%) HP
8 6 (10.53%) Veeam
9 3 (5.26%) EMC
9 3 (5.26%) NetApp
9 3 (5.26%) SOTI
9 3 (5.26%) Symantec
10 2 (3.51%) Dell
10 2 (3.51%) iManage
10 2 (3.51%) Intapp
10 2 (3.51%) McAfee
10 2 (3.51%) Shavlik
10 2 (3.51%) Snow
11 1 (1.75%) SolarWinds