Period
to 9 April 2020

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 9 April 2020 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
9 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 361 408 418
Rank change year-on-year +47 +10 +2
Contract jobs citing XenApp 103 211 230
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.42% 0.49% 0.50%
As % of the System Software category 2.80% 3.18% 3.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 143 180
Median daily rate £350 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +4.17% -10.00%
10th Percentile £238 £158 £152
90th Percentile £500 £525 £538
England median daily rate £350 £380 £330
% change year-on-year -7.89% +15.15% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 3
Median hourly rate £15.00 £20.33 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.20% +62.60% -59.68%
England median hourly rate £37.59 £20.33 £25.01
% change year-on-year +84.94% -18.72% +25.03%

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 3,676 6,637 6,063
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 14.84% 15.55% 13.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,608 4,810 4,472
Median daily rate £500 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +7.53%
10th Percentile £200 £210 £200
90th Percentile £668 £675 £638
England median daily rate £460 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -3.16% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 120 156
Median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £12.44 £13.45 £11.90
90th Percentile £47.03 £47.13 £47.83
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.34 £15.86
% change year-on-year +7.13% +2.99% -0.88%

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 9 April 2020.

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 9 April 2020. 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 +70 27 £375 - 5
North London +19 3 £170 -2.86%
South London +38 2 £338 +26.76% 1
East London +54 1 £350 -17.65% 1
West London +39 1 £300 -10.45% 3
XenApp
England

For the 6 months to 9 April 2020, 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.

1 101 (98.06%) Citrix
2 78 (75.73%) Windows
3 75 (72.82%) Active Directory
4 66 (64.08%) VMware
5 60 (58.25%) Microsoft
5 60 (58.25%) XenDesktop
6 50 (48.54%) NetScaler
7 46 (44.66%) Office 365
8 40 (38.83%) Windows Server
9 39 (37.86%) VMware Infrastructure
10 36 (34.95%) Windows Server 2016
11 33 (32.04%) Windows Server 2012
12 29 (28.16%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 28 (27.18%) Finance
14 27 (26.21%) Windows Server 2008
14 27 (26.21%) Azure
15 26 (25.24%) Citrix Certification
15 26 (25.24%) SAN
16 25 (24.27%) VMware ESXi
16 25 (24.27%) Windows 10
17 24 (23.30%) PowerShell
17 24 (23.30%) Hyper-V
18 23 (22.33%) DNS
19 22 (21.36%) Citrix Hypervisor
20 21 (20.39%) DHCP
20 21 (20.39%) Firewall
21 19 (18.45%) MS Exchange
22 18 (17.48%) SQL
23 17 (16.50%) SQL Server
24 16 (15.53%) ITIL

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 19 (18.45%) MS Exchange
2 13 (12.62%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (7.77%) SharePoint
4 7 (6.80%) Skype for Business
5 4 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (2.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (2.91%) IIS
6 3 (2.91%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.94%) Apache
7 2 (1.94%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.97%) Drupal
8 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 6 (5.83%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.94%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 46 (44.66%) Office 365
2 27 (26.21%) Azure
3 8 (7.77%) AWS
3 8 (7.77%) OneDrive
4 5 (4.85%) IaaS
5 4 (3.88%) GCP
5 4 (3.88%) PaaS
6 2 (1.94%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.94%) Mimecast
6 2 (1.94%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.97%) Azure ExpressRoute
Communications & Networking
1 50 (48.54%) NetScaler
2 26 (25.24%) SAN
3 23 (22.33%) DNS
4 21 (20.39%) DHCP
4 21 (20.39%) Firewall
5 12 (11.65%) TCP/IP
6 10 (9.71%) VPN
7 9 (8.74%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (8.74%) Remote Desktop
7 9 (8.74%) Skype
8 6 (5.83%) Network Security
9 5 (4.85%) NAS
9 5 (4.85%) SMTP
10 4 (3.88%) LAN
10 4 (3.88%) VoIP
11 3 (2.91%) VLAN
11 3 (2.91%) VPLS
12 2 (1.94%) Unified Communications
12 2 (1.94%) WAN
13 1 (0.97%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (16.50%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.77%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (3.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.91%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (2.91%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (2.91%) MySQL
4 3 (2.91%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.97%) InstallShield
1 1 (0.97%) MSI
1 1 (0.97%) WinDbg
General
1 28 (27.18%) Finance
2 7 (6.80%) Banking
3 3 (2.91%) Financial Institution
3 3 (2.91%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.94%) Law
5 1 (0.97%) Back Office
5 1 (0.97%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.97%) Local Government
5 1 (0.97%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 36 (34.95%) Citrix Engineer
2 25 (24.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (10.68%) Analyst
4 10 (9.71%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (8.74%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (7.77%) IT Engineer
6 8 (7.77%) Support Engineer
6 8 (7.77%) Windows Engineer
7 7 (6.80%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (6.80%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 7 (6.80%) Systems Engineer
8 6 (5.83%) 3rd Line Support
8 6 (5.83%) Exchange Engineer
8 6 (5.83%) Senior Exchange Engineer
8 6 (5.83%) Senior IT Engineer
8 6 (5.83%) Senior Windows Engineer
8 6 (5.83%) Service Analyst
8 6 (5.83%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (4.85%) Senior Citrix Engineer
9 5 (4.85%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.97%) COM
1 1 (0.97%) LAMP
1 1 (0.97%) LDAP
1 1 (0.97%) Web Services
1 1 (0.97%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.77%) Clustering
2 6 (5.83%) Data Centre
2 6 (5.83%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (3.88%) Blackberry
3 4 (3.88%) CMDB
4 3 (2.91%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.91%) Smartphone
5 2 (1.94%) Handset
5 2 (1.94%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.97%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.97%) iPad
6 1 (0.97%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.97%) PKI
6 1 (0.97%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 78 (75.73%) Windows
2 40 (38.83%) Windows Server
3 36 (34.95%) Windows Server 2016
4 33 (32.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 27 (26.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (24.27%) Windows 10
7 14 (13.59%) Linux
8 12 (11.65%) Windows 7
9 6 (5.83%) Unix
10 3 (2.91%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (1.94%) Android
11 2 (1.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.94%) Windows Server 2019
12 1 (0.97%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (28.16%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 16 (15.53%) ITIL
3 14 (13.59%) Migration
4 8 (7.77%) Performance Management
5 7 (6.80%) Server Building
6 6 (5.83%) Business Continuity
6 6 (5.83%) High Availability
6 6 (5.83%) Release Management
6 6 (5.83%) Service Management
7 5 (4.85%) Data Protection
7 5 (4.85%) ITIL V3
7 5 (4.85%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (4.85%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (3.88%) Application Virtualisation
8 4 (3.88%) Change Management
8 4 (3.88%) Identity Management
8 4 (3.88%) Information Security
8 4 (3.88%) Load Balancing
8 4 (3.88%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (3.88%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 24 (23.30%) PowerShell
2 18 (17.48%) SQL
3 4 (3.88%) VBScript
4 2 (1.94%) C
4 2 (1.94%) VB
5 1 (0.97%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.97%) Perl
Qualifications
1 26 (25.24%) Citrix Certification
2 11 (10.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (8.74%) CCA
4 7 (6.80%) MCSA
5 6 (5.83%) Degree
5 6 (5.83%) MCSE
6 3 (2.91%) CCNA
6 3 (2.91%) CESG Certified Professional
6 3 (2.91%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (2.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.94%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (1.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (1.94%) MCDST
7 2 (1.94%) MCP
7 2 (1.94%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.94%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.97%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.91%) SLA
System Software
1 75 (72.82%) Active Directory
2 60 (58.25%) XenDesktop
3 39 (37.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (24.27%) VMware ESXi
5 24 (23.30%) Hyper-V
6 22 (21.36%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 13 (12.62%) vSphere
8 12 (11.65%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (1.94%) Docker
9 2 (1.94%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.97%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.97%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.97%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.97%) Xen
Systems Management
1 16 (15.53%) SCCM
2 7 (6.80%) SCOM
2 7 (6.80%) XenMobile
3 4 (3.88%) Ansible
3 4 (3.88%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 4 (3.88%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (3.88%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (3.88%) vCenter Server
4 3 (2.91%) AirWatch
4 3 (2.91%) Backup Exec
4 3 (2.91%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (1.94%) Puppet
5 2 (1.94%) ThinApp
5 2 (1.94%) vMotion
5 2 (1.94%) vRealize Orchestrator
6 1 (0.97%) Perfmon
6 1 (0.97%) SnapMirror
6 1 (0.97%) SnapVault
6 1 (0.97%) vRealize
Vendors
1 101 (98.06%) Citrix
2 66 (64.08%) VMware
3 60 (58.25%) Microsoft
4 15 (14.56%) Cisco
4 15 (14.56%) Nimble Storage
5 12 (11.65%) Ivanti
6 10 (9.71%) Dell
6 10 (9.71%) NetApp
6 10 (9.71%) Symantec
7 9 (8.74%) HP
7 9 (8.74%) Palo Alto
8 7 (6.80%) EMC
9 6 (5.83%) EqualLogic
9 6 (5.83%) McAfee
10 4 (3.88%) Altiris
11 3 (2.91%) Barracuda Networks
11 3 (2.91%) Bloomberg
11 3 (2.91%) IronPort
11 3 (2.91%) MobileIron
11 3 (2.91%) Reuters