Period
to 20 April 2021

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 20 April 2021 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
20 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 399 338 407
Rank change year-on-year -61 +69 +11
Contract jobs citing XenApp 42 99 211
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.19% 0.42% 0.50%
As % of the System Software category 1.33% 2.82% 3.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 84 144
10th Percentile £184 £246 £158
25th Percentile £338 £285 £305
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £413 £355 £375
Median % change year-on-year +16.20% -5.33% +2.74%
75th Percentile £488 £475 £478
90th Percentile £564 £500 £534
England median daily rate £425 £375 £376
% change year-on-year +13.33% -0.27% +11.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 6
10th Percentile " " £16.88
25th Percentile £71.25 " £17.35
Median hourly rate £72.50 £15.00 £20.33
Median % change year-on-year +383.33% -26.20% +62.60%
75th Percentile £73.75 " £23.94
90th Percentile " " £25.63
England median hourly rate £72.50 £30.17 £20.33
% change year-on-year +140.30% +48.44% -9.67%

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 3,148 3,514 6,548
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 14.19% 14.90% 15.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,330 2,595 4,777
10th Percentile £340 £203 £210
25th Percentile £430 £388 £410
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £525
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £600 £600 £600
90th Percentile £700 £675 £675
England median daily rate £475 £463 £475
% change year-on-year +2.70% -2.63% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 85 111
10th Percentile £12.72 £12.43 £12.76
25th Percentile £16.53 £15.25 £16.29
Median hourly rate £23.00 £19.00 £20.33
Median % change year-on-year +21.05% -6.52% +1.63%
75th Percentile £51.13 £25.00 £36.67
90th Percentile £60.00 £47.83 £47.09
England median hourly rate £18.55 £16.50 £16.21
% change year-on-year +12.42% +1.80% +2.19%

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 20 April 2021.

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 20 April 2021. 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 +30 10 £448 +19.47% 6
West London +27 2 £180 -40.00%
East London +22 1 £325 -7.14% 2
XenApp
England

For the 6 months to 20 April 2021, 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 42 (100.00%) Citrix
2 36 (85.71%) Windows
3 29 (69.05%) XenDesktop
4 25 (59.52%) VMware
5 24 (57.14%) Microsoft
6 23 (54.76%) PowerShell
7 20 (47.62%) Active Directory
8 19 (45.24%) Azure
9 17 (40.48%) Windows Server 2012
10 15 (35.71%) Microsoft 365
10 15 (35.71%) Windows Server
10 15 (35.71%) Windows Server 2016
11 14 (33.33%) Windows 10
12 12 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
12 12 (28.57%) DNS
13 11 (26.19%) SCCM
14 10 (23.81%) Microsoft App-V
14 10 (23.81%) Finance
14 10 (23.81%) DHCP
15 9 (21.43%) Dell
15 9 (21.43%) NetScaler
15 9 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 9 (21.43%) Virtual Desktop
16 8 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
16 8 (19.05%) Migration
17 7 (16.67%) Banking
17 7 (16.67%) Application Packaging
17 7 (16.67%) Cisco
17 7 (16.67%) HP
17 7 (16.67%) MS Exchange

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 7 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 6 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (9.52%) Skype for Business
4 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (45.24%) Azure
2 15 (35.71%) Microsoft 365
3 5 (11.90%) AWS
3 5 (11.90%) Azure Active Directory
3 5 (11.90%) IaaS
4 4 (9.52%) Mimecast
5 3 (7.14%) PaaS
6 2 (4.76%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 1 (2.38%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (2.38%) OneDrive
7 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (28.57%) DNS
2 10 (23.81%) DHCP
3 9 (21.43%) NetScaler
4 5 (11.90%) Firewall
5 4 (9.52%) SAN
5 4 (9.52%) Skype
5 4 (9.52%) TCP/IP
6 3 (7.14%) Internet
6 3 (7.14%) LAN
7 2 (4.76%) FTP
7 2 (4.76%) NAS
7 2 (4.76%) Network Security
7 2 (4.76%) VLAN
7 2 (4.76%) WAN
8 1 (2.38%) iSCSI
8 1 (2.38%) Kerberos
8 1 (2.38%) SMTP
8 1 (2.38%) VoIP
8 1 (2.38%) VPN
8 1 (2.38%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (2.38%) Azure SQL Database
1 1 (2.38%) Electronic Patient Records
1 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) MSI
2 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (23.81%) Finance
2 7 (16.67%) Banking
3 2 (4.76%) Billing
3 2 (4.76%) Law
4 1 (2.38%) International Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Legal
4 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.38%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 9 (21.43%) Citrix Engineer
2 7 (16.67%) Analyst
3 6 (14.29%) Architect
4 5 (11.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Citrix Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Active Directory Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Administrator
6 3 (7.14%) Citrix Administrator
6 3 (7.14%) Consultant
6 3 (7.14%) VMware Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Windows Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (4.76%) Applications Packager
7 2 (4.76%) Citrix Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) Citrix Specialist
7 2 (4.76%) Citrix Support
7 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) LDAP
1 1 (2.38%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Replication
2 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.14%) Clustering
2 3 (7.14%) EMC VNX
2 3 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.14%) Public Cloud
3 2 (4.76%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.76%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.38%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.38%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.38%) EMC VMAX
4 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.38%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.38%) Smartcard
4 1 (2.38%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.38%) User Experience
4 1 (2.38%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 36 (85.71%) Windows
2 17 (40.48%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (35.71%) Windows Server
3 15 (35.71%) Windows Server 2016
4 14 (33.33%) Windows 10
5 8 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (14.29%) Windows 7
6 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2019
7 1 (2.38%) Android
7 1 (2.38%) Linux
7 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 8 (19.05%) Migration
3 7 (16.67%) Application Packaging
4 5 (11.90%) Application Virtualisation
4 5 (11.90%) ITIL
4 5 (11.90%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (11.90%) Task Automation
5 4 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (9.52%) SDLC
6 3 (7.14%) Deadline-Driven
6 3 (7.14%) Personalization
6 3 (7.14%) Service Delivery
7 2 (4.76%) Business Continuity
7 2 (4.76%) Configuration Management
7 2 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (4.76%) Load Balancing
7 2 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (4.76%) Storage Management
7 2 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (4.76%) Workshop Facilitation
Programming Languages
1 23 (54.76%) PowerShell
2 3 (7.14%) SQL
3 2 (4.76%) C
4 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.38%) Python
4 1 (2.38%) VB
4 1 (2.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) CCA
1 3 (7.14%) Citrix Certification
1 3 (7.14%) MCSE
1 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.38%) CCNA
2 1 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.38%) CISSP
2 1 (2.38%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) MCITP
2 1 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (69.05%) XenDesktop
2 20 (47.62%) Active Directory
3 12 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (23.81%) Microsoft App-V
5 9 (21.43%) Virtual Desktop
6 7 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (14.29%) Hyper-V
8 5 (11.90%) vSphere
9 2 (4.76%) Terminal Server
10 1 (2.38%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 1 (2.38%) ISA Server
10 1 (2.38%) NFS
10 1 (2.38%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (26.19%) SCCM
2 7 (16.67%) Ansible
3 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (9.52%) PowerCLI
4 3 (7.14%) PaperCut
4 3 (7.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (4.76%) Backup Exec
5 2 (4.76%) SCOM
5 2 (4.76%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (4.76%) vCenter Server
5 2 (4.76%) vRealize
6 1 (2.38%) Kubernetes
6 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (2.38%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (2.38%) SafeCom
6 1 (2.38%) SCVMM
6 1 (2.38%) Terraform
Vendors
1 42 (100.00%) Citrix
2 25 (59.52%) VMware
3 24 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 9 (21.43%) Dell
5 7 (16.67%) Cisco
5 7 (16.67%) HP
6 6 (14.29%) Ivanti
7 5 (11.90%) McAfee
7 5 (11.90%) SolarWinds
7 5 (11.90%) Symantec
8 4 (9.52%) EMC
8 4 (9.52%) NetApp
8 4 (9.52%) Veeam
8 4 (9.52%) Wyse
9 3 (7.14%) AlienVault
9 3 (7.14%) CommVault
9 3 (7.14%) Rapid7
9 3 (7.14%) Varonis
10 2 (4.76%) CA
10 2 (4.76%) F5