Period
to 25 June 2019

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 June 2019 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 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 387 434 440
Rank change year-on-year +47 +6 -46
Contract jobs citing XenApp 210 204 148
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.52% 0.45% 0.37%
As % of the System Software category 3.28% 3.26% 3.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 148 115
London median daily rate £406 £375 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.26% -10.65% +12.00%
10th Percentile £222 £124 £268
90th Percentile £575 £559 £538
England median daily rate £388 £338 £350
% change year-on-year +14.81% -3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 6
London median hourly rate £23.92 £12.50 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +91.34% -59.68% +63.16%
10th Percentile £17.31 £11.75 £20.83
90th Percentile £27.00 £88.65 £159.38
England median hourly rate £25.50 £22.50 £23.67
% change year-on-year +13.33% -4.93% -12.34%

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 6,399 6,256 4,354
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 15.88% 13.85% 10.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,628 4,578 3,043
London median daily rate £525 £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +8.11% +2.78%
10th Percentile £213 £203 £200
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 160 116
London median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £21.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -6.21% +42.17%
10th Percentile £13.60 £13.21 £12.94
90th Percentile £47.07 £47.83 £50.00
England median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +3.23%

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 June 2019.

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
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 June 2019. 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 54 £475 +26.67%
West London +17 5 £335 -32.49% 1
South London +5 4 £135 -70.00%
North London - 2 £190 -
XenApp
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2019, 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.

1 192 (91.43%) Windows
2 183 (87.14%) Citrix
3 158 (75.24%) Active Directory
4 112 (53.33%) Microsoft
5 103 (49.05%) XenDesktop
6 90 (42.86%) VMware
7 84 (40.00%) Windows Server
8 78 (37.14%) SCCM
9 66 (31.43%) Finance
9 66 (31.43%) Windows 10
9 66 (31.43%) PowerShell
10 62 (29.52%) Office 365
11 55 (26.19%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 50 (23.81%) ITIL
13 48 (22.86%) Banking
14 46 (21.90%) VMware Infrastructure
14 46 (21.90%) Microsoft Azure
15 45 (21.43%) Symantec
16 44 (20.95%) Microsoft Office
17 43 (20.48%) MS Exchange
17 43 (20.48%) Windows 7
18 42 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
19 39 (18.57%) MSI
20 33 (15.71%) Firewall
20 33 (15.71%) DNS
20 33 (15.71%) Skype for Business
21 32 (15.24%) SQL
22 31 (14.76%) Hyper-V
23 28 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
24 27 (12.86%) Windows Server 2012

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 43 (20.48%) MS Exchange
2 33 (15.71%) Skype for Business
3 25 (11.90%) IIS
4 16 (7.62%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (3.81%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (3.33%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.43%) Apache
7 3 (1.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 44 (20.95%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (5.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (5.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.95%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.95%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.48%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 62 (29.52%) Office 365
2 46 (21.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (10.48%) IaaS
4 20 (9.52%) PaaS
5 8 (3.81%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (1.90%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (1.90%) OneDrive
6 4 (1.90%) SaaS
7 3 (1.43%) OpenDNS
8 2 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.95%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.48%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.48%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 33 (15.71%) DNS
1 33 (15.71%) Firewall
2 27 (12.86%) DHCP
3 25 (11.90%) NetScaler
4 22 (10.48%) SAN
5 18 (8.57%) iSCSI
6 16 (7.62%) Cisco ASA
6 16 (7.62%) Fibre Channel
6 16 (7.62%) Skype
6 16 (7.62%) VPN
7 14 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
8 11 (5.24%) Cisco Firepower
9 8 (3.81%) LAN
10 7 (3.33%) WAN
11 6 (2.86%) SSL
12 5 (2.38%) NAS
12 5 (2.38%) Network Security
12 5 (2.38%) TCP/IP
12 5 (2.38%) VLAN
12 5 (2.38%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (7.62%) Big Data
2 8 (3.81%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.95%) RDBMS
3 2 (0.95%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.48%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 39 (18.57%) MSI
2 16 (7.62%) WiX
3 12 (5.71%) InstallShield
4 4 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.95%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.95%) JIRA
General
1 66 (31.43%) Finance
2 48 (22.86%) Banking
3 14 (6.67%) Investment Banking
4 7 (3.33%) German Language
4 7 (3.33%) Russian Language
5 4 (1.90%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.43%) Publishing
7 1 (0.48%) Automotive
7 1 (0.48%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.48%) Law
7 1 (0.48%) Legal
7 1 (0.48%) Marketing
7 1 (0.48%) Retail
Job Titles
1 43 (20.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 26 (12.38%) Analyst
3 23 (10.95%) 3rd Line Support
3 23 (10.95%) Support Engineer
4 22 (10.48%) Citrix Engineer
4 22 (10.48%) Windows Engineer
5 18 (8.57%) Consultant
6 16 (7.62%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 15 (7.14%) Applications Packager
8 14 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 13 (6.19%) Administrator
9 13 (6.19%) Security Consultant
9 13 (6.19%) Support Analyst
10 12 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 10 (4.76%) Architect
11 10 (4.76%) Desktop Engineer
11 10 (4.76%) IT Consultant
12 9 (4.29%) 2nd Line Support
12 9 (4.29%) Applications Specialist
12 9 (4.29%) IT Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (10.00%) .NET
2 14 (6.67%) Software Packaging
3 3 (1.43%) HTML
3 3 (1.43%) LDAP
3 3 (1.43%) XML
3 3 (1.43%) XML Schema
4 2 (0.95%) Web Services
5 1 (0.48%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.48%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.48%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (11.90%) Clustering
2 16 (7.62%) Self-Motivation
3 10 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (4.29%) Hedge funds
5 6 (2.86%) RSA SecurID
6 5 (2.38%) Fat Client
6 5 (2.38%) Thin Client
7 3 (1.43%) iPhone
7 3 (1.43%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.95%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.95%) BYOD
8 2 (0.95%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.95%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.95%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (0.95%) User Experience
9 1 (0.48%) EMC VNX
9 1 (0.48%) iPad
9 1 (0.48%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.48%) Replication
9 1 (0.48%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 192 (91.43%) Windows
2 84 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 66 (31.43%) Windows 10
4 43 (20.48%) Windows 7
5 28 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 27 (12.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (5.24%) Windows 8
8 10 (4.76%) Linux
9 8 (3.81%) Android
10 5 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (2.38%) Windows Mobile
10 5 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (1.43%) Unix
11 3 (1.43%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.95%) AIX
12 2 (0.95%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.95%) Solaris
13 1 (0.48%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (26.19%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 50 (23.81%) ITIL
3 27 (12.86%) Problem-Solving
4 25 (11.90%) Migration
5 24 (11.43%) Application Packaging
5 24 (11.43%) Information Security
6 20 (9.52%) Data Protection
6 20 (9.52%) Load Balancing
7 19 (9.05%) Service Delivery
8 15 (7.14%) DevOps
8 15 (7.14%) Project Management
9 13 (6.19%) Identity Access Management
9 13 (6.19%) Vulnerability Management
10 12 (5.71%) Service Management
11 11 (5.24%) Application Virtualisation
11 11 (5.24%) Mobile Device Management
11 11 (5.24%) Release Management
11 11 (5.24%) Service Delivery Management
12 10 (4.76%) Change Management
13 9 (4.29%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 66 (31.43%) PowerShell
2 32 (15.24%) SQL
3 19 (9.05%) VB
4 5 (2.38%) C#
4 5 (2.38%) Python
4 5 (2.38%) VBScript
5 4 (1.90%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.95%) C
6 2 (0.95%) Java
6 2 (0.95%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (8.57%) MCSE
1 18 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (6.19%) Citrix Certification
3 10 (4.76%) CCA
4 9 (4.29%) Security Cleared
5 7 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (3.33%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.90%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (1.43%) CCEA
7 3 (1.43%) CCNP
7 3 (1.43%) JNCIS
7 3 (1.43%) VCP5
8 2 (0.95%) MCSA
8 2 (0.95%) RHCSA
9 1 (0.48%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.48%) CCNA
9 1 (0.48%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.29%) NIST
1 9 (4.29%) SLA
2 7 (3.33%) QA
3 2 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 158 (75.24%) Active Directory
2 103 (49.05%) XenDesktop
3 46 (21.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 42 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 31 (14.76%) Hyper-V
6 20 (9.52%) vSphere
7 19 (9.05%) Virtual Machines
8 16 (7.62%) VMware Workstation
9 15 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
10 14 (6.67%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 8 (3.81%) BitLocker
12 6 (2.86%) Virtual Desktop
13 2 (0.95%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 2 (0.95%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.95%) NFS
13 2 (0.95%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 2 (0.95%) Virtual Servers
14 1 (0.48%) VMware NSX
14 1 (0.48%) Xen
Systems Management
1 78 (37.14%) SCCM
2 25 (11.90%) SCOM
3 19 (9.05%) Microsoft Clustering
4 15 (7.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 14 (6.67%) SCOrch
6 13 (6.19%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 12 (5.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 11 (5.24%) QRadar
9 5 (2.38%) Microsoft Intune
10 4 (1.90%) Single Sign-On
11 3 (1.43%) Nessus
11 3 (1.43%) Terraform
12 2 (0.95%) Ansible
12 2 (0.95%) EdgeSight
12 2 (0.95%) Nagios
12 2 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
12 2 (0.95%) SCVMM
12 2 (0.95%) vCenter Server
12 2 (0.95%) vRealize
12 2 (0.95%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 183 (87.14%) Citrix
2 112 (53.33%) Microsoft
3 90 (42.86%) VMware
4 45 (21.43%) Symantec
5 23 (10.95%) Cisco
6 21 (10.00%) Ivanti
7 20 (9.52%) HP
8 14 (6.67%) Bloomberg
8 14 (6.67%) Dell
8 14 (6.67%) Reuters
9 13 (6.19%) CheckPoint
9 13 (6.19%) F5
10 11 (5.24%) Novell
11 9 (4.29%) Palo Alto
12 8 (3.81%) Red Hat
13 7 (3.33%) NetApp
14 6 (2.86%) ServiceNow
15 5 (2.38%) Altiris
15 5 (2.38%) Apple
15 5 (2.38%) Sophos