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 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 349 312 237
Rank change year-on-year -37 -75  
Contract jobs citing XenApp 69 113 218
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.34% 0.53% 0.93%
As % of the System Software category 3.21% 4.69% 9.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 83 145
Median daily rate £425 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.84% +1.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £298 £310
% change year-on-year +9.24% -4.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 15
Median hourly rate £187.50 £19.00 £22.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +886.84% -16.77%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £28.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year -44.34% +33.72%  

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 2150 2411 2268
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 10.51% 11.28% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1513 1726 1516
Median daily rate £450 £445 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.12% +18.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £585 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 63 124
Median hourly rate £21.40 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.88% -10.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.30 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £22.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -27.27% +25.71%  

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

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XenApp in London over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XenApp in London

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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

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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 3 months to 25 June 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 -5 13 £323 -16.77% 8
West End of London - 3 £445 -
Twickenham - 1 £363 -
XenApp
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 137 (92.57%) Citrix
2 117 (79.05%) Windows
3 92 (62.16%) VMware
4 77 (52.03%) Active Directory
5 70 (47.30%) Microsoft
6 66 (44.59%) Windows Server 2008
7 61 (41.22%) Windows Server
8 60 (40.54%) XenDesktop
9 58 (39.19%) VMware Infrastructure
10 57 (38.51%) SCCM
11 50 (33.78%) Windows Server 2012
12 40 (27.03%) Office 365
13 39 (26.35%) PowerShell
14 38 (25.68%) Windows 7
15 34 (22.97%) Hyper-V
16 32 (21.62%) Windows 10
17 31 (20.95%) Finance
18 29 (19.59%) Migration
18 29 (19.59%) Microsoft App-V
18 29 (19.59%) vSphere
19 28 (18.92%) SAN
20 26 (17.57%) Cisco
20 26 (17.57%) MS Exchange
20 26 (17.57%) ITIL
20 26 (17.57%) NetScaler
21 24 (16.22%) Microsoft Office
22 23 (15.54%) Banking
23 22 (14.86%) DNS
24 21 (14.19%) DHCP
24 21 (14.19%) HP

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 26 (17.57%) MS Exchange
2 19 (12.84%) Skype for Business
3 18 (12.16%) Exchange Server 2013
4 13 (8.78%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (4.05%) SharePoint
6 5 (3.38%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (3.38%) IIS
7 3 (2.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (2.03%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.68%) Apache
8 1 (0.68%) nginx
8 1 (0.68%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.68%) SAS
Applications
1 24 (16.22%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 40 (27.03%) Office 365
2 19 (12.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (6.08%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.35%) IaaS
4 2 (1.35%) Mimecast
4 2 (1.35%) OneDrive
4 2 (1.35%) SaaS
5 1 (0.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.68%) G Suite
5 1 (0.68%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (0.68%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 28 (18.92%) SAN
2 26 (17.57%) NetScaler
3 22 (14.86%) DNS
4 21 (14.19%) DHCP
5 16 (10.81%) TCP/IP
6 11 (7.43%) Firewall
6 11 (7.43%) WAN
7 10 (6.76%) iSCSI
7 10 (6.76%) VPN
8 9 (6.08%) LAN
8 9 (6.08%) VoIP
9 6 (4.05%) Internet
9 6 (4.05%) Skype
10 4 (2.70%) NAS
10 4 (2.70%) SMTP
10 4 (2.70%) Unified Communications
10 4 (2.70%) VLAN
11 3 (2.03%) Ethernet
11 3 (2.03%) LDAP
11 3 (2.03%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (14.19%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (4.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.68%) MySQL
4 1 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.68%) Power BI
4 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (4.73%) MSI
2 1 (0.68%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.68%) Jenkins
General
1 31 (20.95%) Finance
2 23 (15.54%) Banking
3 9 (6.08%) Investment Banking
4 5 (3.38%) Law
5 4 (2.70%) Games
5 4 (2.70%) Publishing
6 3 (2.03%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.35%) Back Office
8 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.68%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (21.62%) Citrix Engineer
2 24 (16.22%) Analyst
3 20 (13.51%) Architect
4 19 (12.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 16 (10.81%) VMware Engineer
6 15 (10.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 15 (10.14%) Support Analyst
6 15 (10.14%) Windows Engineer
7 14 (9.46%) 3rd Line Support
7 14 (9.46%) Consultant
8 12 (8.11%) Support Engineer
9 10 (6.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 9 (6.08%) Citrix Consultant
10 9 (6.08%) PowerShell Engineer
10 9 (6.08%) Wintel Engineer
11 8 (5.41%) Citrix Support
11 8 (5.41%) Infrastructure Support
11 8 (5.41%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
12 7 (4.73%) Administrator
12 7 (4.73%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.70%) SAML
1 4 (2.70%) XMPP
2 3 (2.03%) .NET
2 3 (2.03%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.35%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.68%) Node.js
4 1 (0.68%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.51%) Data Centre
2 16 (10.81%) Clustering
3 8 (5.41%) iPhone
4 7 (4.73%) Video Conferencing
5 6 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (4.05%) Computer Science
5 6 (4.05%) iPad
6 4 (2.70%) PKI
6 4 (2.70%) Smartphone
7 3 (2.03%) CESG
7 3 (2.03%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.35%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.35%) EMC VNX
8 2 (1.35%) Handset
8 2 (1.35%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.35%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.35%) VxBlock/Vblock
9 1 (0.68%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.68%) Replication
9 1 (0.68%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 117 (79.05%) Windows
2 66 (44.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 61 (41.22%) Windows Server
4 50 (33.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 38 (25.68%) Windows 7
6 32 (21.62%) Windows 10
7 11 (7.43%) Windows 8
8 9 (6.08%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (4.73%) Linux
10 3 (2.03%) Android
10 3 (2.03%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.35%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.68%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.68%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.68%) SUSE
12 1 (0.68%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.68%) Unix
12 1 (0.68%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (19.59%) Migration
2 26 (17.57%) ITIL
3 9 (6.08%) Capacity Planning
3 9 (6.08%) Change Management
3 9 (6.08%) Configuration Management
4 8 (5.41%) Asset Management
4 8 (5.41%) Software Deployment
4 8 (5.41%) TOGAF
5 7 (4.73%) Application Packaging
5 7 (4.73%) Server Building
6 6 (4.05%) High Availability
6 6 (4.05%) Mobile Device Management
7 5 (3.38%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (3.38%) Incident Management
7 5 (3.38%) Planning and Forecasting
7 5 (3.38%) Validation
8 4 (2.70%) Desktop Virtualisation
8 4 (2.70%) Problem Management
8 4 (2.70%) Project Management
8 4 (2.70%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (26.35%) PowerShell
2 18 (12.16%) SQL
3 7 (4.73%) C
4 5 (3.38%) VBScript
5 3 (2.03%) C#
5 3 (2.03%) VB.NET
6 2 (1.35%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.68%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.68%) Java
7 1 (0.68%) Perl
7 1 (0.68%) PHP
7 1 (0.68%) Python
7 1 (0.68%) Ruby
7 1 (0.68%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.68%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (11.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (6.08%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (6.08%) Citrix Certification
2 9 (6.08%) Security Cleared
3 8 (5.41%) CCNA
3 8 (5.41%) Degree
3 8 (5.41%) MCSE
3 8 (5.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (4.05%) CCA
5 5 (3.38%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (3.38%) SC Cleared
6 4 (2.70%) DV Cleared
6 4 (2.70%) MCITP
7 3 (2.03%) MCP
7 3 (2.03%) MCSA
8 2 (1.35%) CCEA
8 2 (1.35%) MCTS
9 1 (0.68%) CCNP
9 1 (0.68%) ISEB
9 1 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.70%) SLA
2 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 77 (52.03%) Active Directory
2 60 (40.54%) XenDesktop
3 58 (39.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 34 (22.97%) Hyper-V
5 29 (19.59%) Microsoft App-V
5 29 (19.59%) vSphere
6 12 (8.11%) VMware ESXi
6 12 (8.11%) XenServer
7 8 (5.41%) Virtual Machines
8 7 (4.73%) Virtual Desktop
9 5 (3.38%) BitLocker
10 4 (2.70%) SRDF
10 4 (2.70%) Terminal Server
10 4 (2.70%) Xen
11 3 (2.03%) VMware Server
12 2 (1.35%) DFS Replication
12 2 (1.35%) ISA Server
12 2 (1.35%) vCloud
13 1 (0.68%) MetaFrame
13 1 (0.68%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 57 (38.51%) SCCM
2 19 (12.84%) SCOM
3 15 (10.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 11 (7.43%) Microsoft Clustering
5 7 (4.73%) PowerCLI
5 7 (4.73%) vCenter Server
6 6 (4.05%) SCOrch
6 6 (4.05%) SCVMM
7 5 (3.38%) SCSM
8 4 (2.70%) AirWatch
8 4 (2.70%) Failover Clustering
8 4 (2.70%) Microsoft Intune
8 4 (2.70%) ThinApp
9 3 (2.03%) Cisco CUCM
9 3 (2.03%) EdgeSight
9 3 (2.03%) WSUS
10 2 (1.35%) AppDNA
10 2 (1.35%) EMC NetWorker
10 2 (1.35%) NetBackup
11 1 (0.68%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 137 (92.57%) Citrix
2 92 (62.16%) VMware
3 70 (47.30%) Microsoft
4 26 (17.57%) Cisco
5 21 (14.19%) HP
6 18 (12.16%) AppSense
6 18 (12.16%) Symantec
7 13 (8.78%) Dell
8 11 (7.43%) EMC
9 8 (5.41%) Altiris
9 8 (5.41%) Apple
10 7 (4.73%) NetApp
11 6 (4.05%) IBM
12 4 (2.70%) Bloomberg
12 4 (2.70%) CheckPoint
12 4 (2.70%) Reuters
12 4 (2.70%) Veritas
13 3 (2.03%) Canon
13 3 (2.03%) Mitel
13 3 (2.03%) Sophos
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