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 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Citrix XenApp
England / London
Rank 327 324 270
Rank change year-on-year -3 -54  
Contract jobs citing XenApp 79 116 152
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.41% 0.52% 0.72%
As % of the System Software category 3.70% 5.31% 7.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 80 113
Median daily rate £400 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -11.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £211 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £375
% change year-on-year - -13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 8
Median hourly rate £31.00 £19.00 £22.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +63.15% -16.17%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.93 £19.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £87.40 £19.00 £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.39 £18.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -3.38% +9.09%  

XenApp is in the system software skills category. The next 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.

Contract System Software Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 2137 2183 1960
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 10.98% 9.86% 9.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1486 1500 1292
Median daily rate £450 £440 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £250 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 92 131
Median hourly rate £25.00 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.66% -14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.68 £30.00 £28.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.87% +6.45%  

XenApp
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing XenApp as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

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 3 months to 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -6 19 £382 -10.11% 3
West End of London +3 3 £294 -16.96% 2
Croydon +8 1 £450 +26.76%
Chessington - 1 - -
XenApp
England

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 March 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.

1 156 (93.41%) Citrix
2 133 (79.64%) Windows
3 96 (57.49%) Active Directory
4 92 (55.09%) VMware
5 89 (53.29%) Microsoft
6 66 (39.52%) XenDesktop
7 64 (38.32%) Windows Server 2008
8 63 (37.72%) Windows Server
9 62 (37.13%) SCCM
10 55 (32.93%) Windows Server 2012
11 51 (30.54%) Windows 7
12 49 (29.34%) PowerShell
13 48 (28.74%) VMware Infrastructure
14 44 (26.35%) Finance
15 41 (24.55%) Windows 10
16 40 (23.95%) ITIL
17 37 (22.16%) HP
18 36 (21.56%) MS Exchange
19 33 (19.76%) Cisco
20 31 (18.56%) DNS
21 30 (17.96%) SQL Server
21 30 (17.96%) Office 365
22 29 (17.37%) DHCP
23 28 (16.77%) MS Office
23 28 (16.77%) Linux
23 28 (16.77%) Microsoft App-V
24 25 (14.97%) Migration
24 25 (14.97%) Symantec
25 24 (14.37%) SAN
26 23 (13.77%) Exchange Server 2010

XenApp
Top Related 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 36 (21.56%) MS Exchange
2 23 (13.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (12.57%) Skype for Business
4 20 (11.98%) Exchange Server 2013
5 12 (7.19%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (4.79%) SharePoint
7 7 (4.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 6 (3.59%) IIS
9 3 (1.80%) Office Communications Server
10 2 (1.20%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.60%) WebSphere
Applications
1 28 (16.77%) MS Office
2 9 (5.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.20%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 30 (17.96%) Office 365
2 18 (10.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (8.98%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (4.19%) G Suite
5 4 (2.40%) IaaS
5 4 (2.40%) OneDrive
6 3 (1.80%) Mimecast
7 2 (1.20%) PaaS
7 2 (1.20%) SaaS
8 1 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 31 (18.56%) DNS
2 29 (17.37%) DHCP
3 24 (14.37%) SAN
4 23 (13.77%) NetScaler
5 16 (9.58%) TCP/IP
6 14 (8.38%) VPN
7 13 (7.78%) WAN
8 12 (7.19%) Firewall
9 11 (6.59%) LAN
10 9 (5.39%) Internet
11 7 (4.19%) iSCSI
11 7 (4.19%) VoIP
12 6 (3.59%) Skype
12 6 (3.59%) SSL
13 5 (2.99%) Remote Desktop
13 5 (2.99%) Unified Communications
14 4 (2.40%) SNMP
14 4 (2.40%) VLAN
15 3 (1.80%) BIG-IP
15 3 (1.80%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (17.96%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.39%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (1.80%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.60%) MS Access
4 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (2.99%) MSI
2 4 (2.40%) eggPlant
2 4 (2.40%) HP UFT
2 4 (2.40%) JIRA
3 1 (0.60%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.60%) Visual Studio
General
1 44 (26.35%) Finance
2 16 (9.58%) Banking
3 7 (4.19%) Financial Institution
4 5 (2.99%) Games
4 5 (2.99%) Law
5 3 (1.80%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.80%) Publishing
6 2 (1.20%) Back Office
6 2 (1.20%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.60%) Electronics
7 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.60%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (17.96%) Citrix Engineer
2 26 (15.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 25 (14.97%) Analyst
3 25 (14.97%) Architect
4 22 (13.17%) Windows Engineer
5 20 (11.98%) Support Engineer
6 19 (11.38%) VMware Engineer
7 16 (9.58%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 16 (9.58%) Support Analyst
8 14 (8.38%) 3rd Line Support
9 11 (6.59%) Citrix Support
10 10 (5.99%) Applications Engineer
10 10 (5.99%) Consultant
11 9 (5.39%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 9 (5.39%) Administrator
11 9 (5.39%) Infrastructure Support
12 8 (4.79%) Design Engineer
12 8 (4.79%) Desktop Support
12 8 (4.79%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
13 7 (4.19%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.99%) SAML
1 5 (2.99%) Web Services
1 5 (2.99%) XMPP
2 3 (1.80%) Software Packaging
3 2 (1.20%) .NET
4 1 (0.60%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (0.60%) HTML
4 1 (0.60%) Middleware
4 1 (0.60%) REST
4 1 (0.60%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (0.60%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (13.77%) Data Centre
2 9 (5.39%) Clustering
2 9 (5.39%) Video Conferencing
3 8 (4.79%) PKI
4 7 (4.19%) Cloud Native
5 6 (3.59%) Hedge funds
5 6 (3.59%) Hybrid Cloud
6 5 (2.99%) Enterprise Storage
6 5 (2.99%) Public Cloud
7 4 (2.40%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.40%) Blackberry
7 4 (2.40%) EMC VNX
7 4 (2.40%) iPhone
8 3 (1.80%) CESG
8 3 (1.80%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.20%) iPad
9 2 (1.20%) IVR
9 2 (1.20%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.20%) Smartphone
9 2 (1.20%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 133 (79.64%) Windows
2 64 (38.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 63 (37.72%) Windows Server
4 55 (32.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 51 (30.54%) Windows 7
6 41 (24.55%) Windows 10
7 28 (16.77%) Linux
8 13 (7.78%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (6.59%) Windows 8
10 10 (5.99%) Android
10 10 (5.99%) Apple iOS
11 8 (4.79%) Mac OS X
11 8 (4.79%) Ubuntu
12 6 (3.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (2.99%) Unix
14 4 (2.40%) Mac OS
15 3 (1.80%) Solaris
16 2 (1.20%) SUSE
16 2 (1.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (23.95%) ITIL
2 25 (14.97%) Migration
3 11 (6.59%) TOGAF
3 11 (6.59%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 10 (5.99%) Problem Management
5 9 (5.39%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (5.39%) DevOps
5 9 (5.39%) Infrastructure Management
5 9 (5.39%) Patch Management
5 9 (5.39%) Root Cause Analysis
6 8 (4.79%) Application Packaging
6 8 (4.79%) Configuration Management
6 8 (4.79%) Mobile Device Management
6 8 (4.79%) Translating Business Requirements
7 7 (4.19%) Customer Requirements
7 7 (4.19%) IT Strategy
7 7 (4.19%) Software Deployment
7 7 (4.19%) Software Distribution
7 7 (4.19%) Use Case
8 6 (3.59%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 49 (29.34%) PowerShell
2 19 (11.38%) SQL
3 8 (4.79%) Bash Shell
3 8 (4.79%) C
3 8 (4.79%) Python
3 8 (4.79%) VBScript
4 3 (1.80%) C#
4 3 (1.80%) VB
5 2 (1.20%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.60%) Java
6 1 (0.60%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (6.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (5.99%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (5.39%) Citrix Certification
3 9 (5.39%) Security Cleared
4 8 (4.79%) CCNA
5 7 (4.19%) CCA
5 7 (4.19%) MCSE
6 5 (2.99%) Degree
6 5 (2.99%) SC Cleared
7 4 (2.40%) DV Cleared
7 4 (2.40%) ISTQB
7 4 (2.40%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 4 (2.40%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (2.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (1.80%) MCP
8 3 (1.80%) MCTS
9 2 (1.20%) CCNP
9 2 (1.20%) MCITP
10 1 (0.60%) MCDST
10 1 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.40%) SLA
System Software
1 96 (57.49%) Active Directory
2 66 (39.52%) XenDesktop
3 48 (28.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 28 (16.77%) Microsoft App-V
5 22 (13.17%) Hyper-V
6 19 (11.38%) vSphere
7 12 (7.19%) VMware ESX
8 11 (6.59%) BitLocker
9 10 (5.99%) Virtual Machines
10 9 (5.39%) Xen
10 9 (5.39%) XenServer
11 7 (4.19%) Virtual Desktop
12 5 (2.99%) VMware Server
13 3 (1.80%) DFS Replication
13 3 (1.80%) VMware Workstation
14 2 (1.20%) ISA Server
14 2 (1.20%) Terminal Server
15 1 (0.60%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 62 (37.13%) SCCM
2 19 (11.38%) SCOM
3 15 (8.98%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 9 (5.39%) WSUS
5 7 (4.19%) Microsoft Clustering
6 6 (3.59%) Microsoft Intune
7 5 (2.99%) SCOrch
7 5 (2.99%) SCVMM
8 4 (2.40%) Cisco CUCM
8 4 (2.40%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (2.40%) SCSM
9 3 (1.80%) PowerCLI
10 2 (1.20%) AirWatch
10 2 (1.20%) EMC NetWorker
10 2 (1.20%) NetBackup
11 1 (0.60%) Backup Exec
11 1 (0.60%) HP Operations Orchestration
11 1 (0.60%) Nagios
11 1 (0.60%) ZABBIX
11 1 (0.60%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 156 (93.41%) Citrix
2 92 (55.09%) VMware
3 89 (53.29%) Microsoft
4 37 (22.16%) HP
5 33 (19.76%) Cisco
6 25 (14.97%) Symantec
7 17 (10.18%) Dell
8 16 (9.58%) AppSense
9 13 (7.78%) Apple
10 12 (7.19%) NetApp
11 11 (6.59%) EMC
12 8 (4.79%) 3PAR
12 8 (4.79%) Google
12 8 (4.79%) ServiceNow
13 5 (2.99%) CommVault
13 5 (2.99%) Oracle
13 5 (2.99%) WorldPay
14 4 (2.40%) Altiris
14 4 (2.40%) F5
14 4 (2.40%) Red Hat
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