Period
to 12 November 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 12 November 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
12 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 355 387 475
Rank change year-on-year +32 +88 -55
Contract jobs citing XenApp 206 238 166
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.57% 0.52% 0.36%
As % of the System Software category 3.83% 3.31% 2.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 174 115
London median daily rate £403 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.63% +18.52% -15.63%
10th Percentile £203 £213 £175
90th Percentile £563 £525 £511
England median daily rate £373 £375 £335
% change year-on-year -0.67% +11.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 0
London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 -
England median hourly rate £23.88 £20.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year +17.90% -19.00% -5.66%

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 5,383 7,181 5,633
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 14.94% 15.67% 12.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,962 5,282 4,018
London median daily rate £500 £510 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.96% +7.37% +5.56%
10th Percentile £193 £200 £185
90th Percentile £670 £650 £638
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 138 144
London median hourly rate £19.75 £19.13 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.27% -5.56% +24.31%
10th Percentile £12.44 £12.75 £12.15
90th Percentile £50.30 £47.40 £50.00
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.81
% change year-on-year +3.13% -4.79% +8.42%

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 12 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing XenApp in London over the 6 months to 12 November 2019.

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 6 months to 12 November 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 +56 64 £475 +16.92% 13
North London +5 7 £210 +20.00%
South London +36 5 £350 -13.74% 3
West London +23 5 £263 -34.38% 4
XenApp
England

For the 6 months to 12 November 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.

1 193 (93.69%) Citrix
2 173 (83.98%) Windows
3 138 (66.99%) Active Directory
4 130 (63.11%) XenDesktop
5 100 (48.54%) Microsoft
6 79 (38.35%) VMware
7 77 (37.38%) Windows Server
8 66 (32.04%) Office 365
9 61 (29.61%) SCCM
10 54 (26.21%) MS Exchange
11 51 (24.76%) VMware Infrastructure
12 46 (22.33%) Windows 10
13 43 (20.87%) NetScaler
14 42 (20.39%) PowerShell
15 41 (19.90%) Microsoft App-V
16 39 (18.93%) Banking
17 38 (18.45%) Finance
17 38 (18.45%) Problem-Solving
18 37 (17.96%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 35 (16.99%) Ivanti
20 30 (14.56%) Hyper-V
20 30 (14.56%) Azure
21 29 (14.08%) Migration
21 29 (14.08%) Windows Server 2008
21 29 (14.08%) Citrix Certification
22 28 (13.59%) Microsoft Certification
22 28 (13.59%) MCSE
22 28 (13.59%) ITIL
23 27 (13.11%) DNS
23 27 (13.11%) Windows 7

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 54 (26.21%) MS Exchange
2 17 (8.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (4.85%) Skype for Business
4 9 (4.37%) IIS
5 4 (1.94%) Apache
5 4 (1.94%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.49%) JBoss
7 1 (0.49%) Tomcat
Applications
1 22 (10.68%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.97%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 66 (32.04%) Office 365
2 30 (14.56%) Azure
3 23 (11.17%) AWS
4 9 (4.37%) SaaS
5 8 (3.88%) Azure Active Directory
5 8 (3.88%) IaaS
6 6 (2.91%) PaaS
7 5 (2.43%) GCP
8 4 (1.94%) OneDrive
9 2 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.97%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.49%) Azure ExpressRoute
Communications & Networking
1 43 (20.87%) NetScaler
2 27 (13.11%) DNS
3 25 (12.14%) Firewall
4 22 (10.68%) DHCP
5 14 (6.80%) SAN
6 13 (6.31%) TCP/IP
7 10 (4.85%) VPN
8 9 (4.37%) Network Security
9 7 (3.40%) VoIP
10 6 (2.91%) NAS
11 5 (2.43%) VLAN
12 4 (1.94%) iSCSI
12 4 (1.94%) Skype
13 3 (1.46%) Fibre Channel
13 3 (1.46%) Intrusion Detection
13 3 (1.46%) IP Telephony
13 3 (1.46%) LAN
13 3 (1.46%) WAN
14 2 (0.97%) DMZ
14 2 (0.97%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.34%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.37%) Big Data
3 8 (3.88%) Amazon RDS
4 5 (2.43%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.97%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.49%) MySQL
6 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 23 (11.17%) MSI
2 17 (8.25%) InstallShield
3 4 (1.94%) WinDbg
4 2 (0.97%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.97%) JIRA
4 2 (0.97%) WiX
5 1 (0.49%) Eclipse
General
1 39 (18.93%) Banking
2 38 (18.45%) Finance
3 13 (6.31%) German Language
3 13 (6.31%) Russian Language
4 7 (3.40%) Investment Banking
5 6 (2.91%) Law
5 6 (2.91%) Public Sector
6 5 (2.43%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.94%) Local Government
7 4 (1.94%) Publishing
8 3 (1.46%) Front Office
8 3 (1.46%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.97%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.97%) Retail
10 1 (0.49%) Advertising
10 1 (0.49%) International Banking
10 1 (0.49%) Legal
Job Titles
1 36 (17.48%) Citrix Engineer
2 30 (14.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 27 (13.11%) Analyst
4 24 (11.65%) Support Engineer
5 19 (9.22%) 3rd Line Support
6 16 (7.77%) Windows Engineer
7 14 (6.80%) Administrator
7 14 (6.80%) Citrix Analyst
8 13 (6.31%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 13 (6.31%) Service Analyst
8 13 (6.31%) Service Desk Analyst
9 12 (5.83%) Citrix Support
10 11 (5.34%) Applications Packager
11 10 (4.85%) 2nd Line Support
12 9 (4.37%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 9 (4.37%) Architect
12 9 (4.37%) Windows Administrator
13 8 (3.88%) Active Directory Analyst
13 8 (3.88%) Desktop Engineer
13 8 (3.88%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.91%) SAML
2 5 (2.43%) React
3 3 (1.46%) .NET
4 2 (0.97%) Software Packaging
4 2 (0.97%) Web Services
4 2 (0.97%) X-Windows
5 1 (0.49%) COM
5 1 (0.49%) CSS
5 1 (0.49%) LAMP
5 1 (0.49%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.85%) Clustering
2 9 (4.37%) Blackberry
2 9 (4.37%) Hedge funds
3 8 (3.88%) Replication
4 7 (3.40%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 6 (2.91%) Data Protection Act
5 6 (2.91%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.43%) Cloud Native
6 5 (2.43%) Data Centre
6 5 (2.43%) RSA SecurID
6 5 (2.43%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (1.46%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.46%) Fat Client
7 3 (1.46%) Thin Client
8 2 (0.97%) BYOD
8 2 (0.97%) iPhone
8 2 (0.97%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.97%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.97%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 173 (83.98%) Windows
2 77 (37.38%) Windows Server
3 46 (22.33%) Windows 10
4 29 (14.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (13.11%) Windows 7
6 24 (11.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (9.22%) Linux
8 16 (7.77%) Android
9 14 (6.80%) Windows Mobile
10 13 (6.31%) Windows 8
11 9 (4.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (3.40%) Mac OS
12 7 (3.40%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (1.46%) Unix
13 3 (1.46%) VMS
14 1 (0.49%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (18.45%) Problem-Solving
2 37 (17.96%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 29 (14.08%) Migration
4 28 (13.59%) ITIL
5 20 (9.71%) Application Packaging
6 17 (8.25%) Mobile Device Management
6 17 (8.25%) Virtual Environments
7 14 (6.80%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 12 (5.83%) Application Virtualisation
8 12 (5.83%) Root Cause Analysis
9 11 (5.34%) Business Continuity
10 10 (4.85%) Project Delivery
11 9 (4.37%) Service Management
12 8 (3.88%) Data Protection
12 8 (3.88%) High Availability
12 8 (3.88%) Information Security
12 8 (3.88%) Project Management
12 8 (3.88%) Service Delivery
13 7 (3.40%) Cloud Operations
13 7 (3.40%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 42 (20.39%) PowerShell
2 22 (10.68%) SQL
3 5 (2.43%) C
3 5 (2.43%) VBScript
4 4 (1.94%) VB
5 3 (1.46%) Python
6 2 (0.97%) Ruby
7 1 (0.49%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.49%) C#
7 1 (0.49%) Perl
Qualifications
1 29 (14.08%) Citrix Certification
2 28 (13.59%) MCSE
2 28 (13.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (6.31%) CCA
4 9 (4.37%) MCSA
5 6 (2.91%) Degree
6 4 (1.94%) CCNA
6 4 (1.94%) CESG Certified Professional
6 4 (1.94%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (1.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (1.46%) RHCSA
7 3 (1.46%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.97%) CCNP
8 2 (0.97%) MCITP
9 1 (0.49%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.49%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.37%) SLA
2 5 (2.43%) QA
3 2 (0.97%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 138 (66.99%) Active Directory
2 130 (63.11%) XenDesktop
3 51 (24.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 41 (19.90%) Microsoft App-V
5 30 (14.56%) Hyper-V
6 23 (11.17%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 22 (10.68%) VMware ESXi
8 18 (8.74%) vSphere
9 12 (5.83%) Virtual Desktop
10 6 (2.91%) Xen
11 5 (2.43%) Virtual Machines
12 4 (1.94%) DFS Replication
13 2 (0.97%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 2 (0.97%) VMware Workstation
14 1 (0.49%) Firmware
14 1 (0.49%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 61 (29.61%) SCCM
2 15 (7.28%) XenMobile
3 13 (6.31%) SCOM
4 12 (5.83%) Microsoft Intune
5 7 (3.40%) vCenter Server
6 6 (2.91%) Netcool
7 5 (2.43%) Ansible
7 5 (2.43%) Istio
7 5 (2.43%) Kubernetes
7 5 (2.43%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (2.43%) Terraform
8 4 (1.94%) Backup Exec
8 4 (1.94%) Jamf Pro
8 4 (1.94%) Microsoft Clustering
8 4 (1.94%) Perfmon
8 4 (1.94%) SCVMM
8 4 (1.94%) ThinApp
8 4 (1.94%) WSUS
9 3 (1.46%) Nessus
9 3 (1.46%) Simpana
Vendors
1 193 (93.69%) Citrix
2 100 (48.54%) Microsoft
3 79 (38.35%) VMware
4 35 (16.99%) Ivanti
5 18 (8.74%) Cisco
6 17 (8.25%) HP
7 14 (6.80%) Apple
7 14 (6.80%) Dell
8 13 (6.31%) Symantec
9 11 (5.34%) Novell
10 9 (4.37%) NetApp
10 9 (4.37%) Splunk
11 8 (3.88%) EMC
11 8 (3.88%) Red Hat
12 6 (2.91%) McAfee
13 5 (2.43%) CheckPoint
13 5 (2.43%) Google
13 5 (2.43%) ServiceNow
13 5 (2.43%) Sony
14 4 (1.94%) Nimble Storage