Period
to 25 July 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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 451 304 401
Rank change year-on-year -147 +97 +43
Contract jobs citing XenApp 64 77 209
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.22% 0.47% 0.52%
As % of the System Software category 1.56% 3.15% 3.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 64 151
10th Percentile £185 £266 £203
25th Percentile £326 £341 £345
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £400 £375 £425
Median % change year-on-year +6.67% -11.76% +13.33%
75th Percentile £519 £488 £525
90th Percentile £564 £514 £575
England median daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year - +13.33% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
10th Percentile £17.27 " £25.30
25th Percentile £18.77 " £25.75
Median hourly rate £22.34 - £26.50
75th Percentile £26.08 " £27.00
90th Percentile £27.68 " "
England median hourly rate £17.18 £38.55 £26.50
% change year-on-year -55.44% +45.45% +17.78%

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 4,097 2,446 6,350
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 13.84% 15.07% 15.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,004 1,803 4,646
10th Percentile £353 £275 £213
25th Percentile £450 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £525
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £625 £600 £600
90th Percentile £700 £650 £675
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 34 92
10th Percentile £15.03 £12.42 £12.76
25th Percentile £20.00 £14.59 £16.08
Median hourly rate £32.50 £20.00 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year +62.50% -4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £50.75 £40.68 £34.51
90th Percentile £70.50 £47.83 £47.80
England median hourly rate £18.12 £17.00 £16.60
% change year-on-year +6.56% +2.41% +0.61%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -24 16 £513 +30.99% 2
West London +3 2 - - 1
East London +5 1 £325 - 1
XenApp
England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 60 (93.75%) Citrix
2 53 (82.81%) Windows
3 48 (75.00%) XenDesktop
4 41 (64.06%) Microsoft
5 40 (62.50%) VMware
6 37 (57.81%) Active Directory
7 34 (53.13%) PowerShell
8 31 (48.44%) Azure
9 26 (40.63%) Microsoft 365
10 24 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
10 24 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
11 19 (29.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 18 (28.13%) SCCM
13 17 (26.56%) DHCP
13 17 (26.56%) Windows Server
13 17 (26.56%) Windows Server 2016
14 16 (25.00%) Windows 10
14 16 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
14 16 (25.00%) Finance
14 16 (25.00%) Migration
15 15 (23.44%) DNS
15 15 (23.44%) ITIL
15 15 (23.44%) Social Skills
16 14 (21.88%) Microsoft App-V
16 14 (21.88%) Azure Active Directory
17 13 (20.31%) Windows Server 2019
18 12 (18.75%) Virtual Desktop
19 11 (17.19%) Ivanti
19 11 (17.19%) Windows 7
20 10 (15.63%) Ansible

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 8 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 5 (7.81%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (7.81%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (4.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (7.81%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (6.25%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 31 (48.44%) Azure
2 26 (40.63%) Microsoft 365
3 14 (21.88%) Azure Active Directory
4 9 (14.06%) AWS
5 8 (12.50%) Mimecast
6 6 (9.38%) IaaS
7 5 (7.81%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 5 (7.81%) PaaS
8 2 (3.13%) OneDrive
9 1 (1.56%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (1.56%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 17 (26.56%) DHCP
2 15 (23.44%) DNS
3 10 (15.63%) NetScaler
4 4 (6.25%) Firewall
4 4 (6.25%) FTP
4 4 (6.25%) LAN
4 4 (6.25%) TCP/IP
5 3 (4.69%) WAN
6 2 (3.13%) Internet
6 2 (3.13%) SAN
6 2 (3.13%) Skype
6 2 (3.13%) Unified Communications
7 1 (1.56%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (1.56%) HTTP
7 1 (1.56%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.56%) Kerberos
7 1 (1.56%) NAS
7 1 (1.56%) Network Security
7 1 (1.56%) SMTP
7 1 (1.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.56%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (1.56%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (1.56%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (3.13%) AdminStudio
1 2 (3.13%) InstallShield
1 2 (3.13%) MSI
2 1 (1.56%) Git (software)
General
1 16 (25.00%) Finance
2 15 (23.44%) Social Skills
3 6 (9.38%) Legal
4 5 (7.81%) Law
5 4 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (6.25%) Banking
5 4 (6.25%) Billing
6 2 (3.13%) Marketing
6 2 (3.13%) Public Sector
7 1 (1.56%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 18 (28.13%) Analyst
2 12 (18.75%) Architect
3 11 (17.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (10.94%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 6 (9.38%) Citrix Engineer
5 6 (9.38%) Infrastructure Architect
5 6 (9.38%) Service Analyst
6 5 (7.81%) Citrix Analyst
6 5 (7.81%) Consultant
7 4 (6.25%) Azure Architect
7 4 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (4.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Active Directory Analyst
8 3 (4.69%) Administrator
8 3 (4.69%) Citrix Administrator
8 3 (4.69%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 3 (4.69%) Service Desk Analyst
8 3 (4.69%) Support Engineer
9 2 (3.13%) Infrastructure Support
9 2 (3.13%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.56%) LAMP
1 1 (1.56%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.38%) Replication
2 4 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.69%) Public Cloud
4 2 (3.13%) Clustering
5 1 (1.56%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.56%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.56%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.56%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.56%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.56%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.56%) Housing Association
5 1 (1.56%) Smartcard
5 1 (1.56%) Symmetrix
5 1 (1.56%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.56%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 53 (82.81%) Windows
2 24 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 17 (26.56%) Windows Server
3 17 (26.56%) Windows Server 2016
4 16 (25.00%) Windows 10
5 13 (20.31%) Windows Server 2019
6 11 (17.19%) Windows 7
7 4 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (3.13%) Linux
8 2 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (3.13%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (29.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 16 (25.00%) Migration
2 16 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
3 15 (23.44%) ITIL
4 8 (12.50%) Architecture Roadmap
4 8 (12.50%) Change Management
5 7 (10.94%) Application Packaging
5 7 (10.94%) Problem Management
6 6 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (9.38%) Application Virtualisation
6 6 (9.38%) DevOps
6 6 (9.38%) Incident Management
6 6 (9.38%) Service Management
6 6 (9.38%) Task Automation
7 5 (7.81%) Project Delivery
8 4 (6.25%) Patch Management
8 4 (6.25%) Personalization
8 4 (6.25%) PRINCE2
8 4 (6.25%) Server Management
8 4 (6.25%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (53.13%) PowerShell
2 10 (15.63%) SQL
3 3 (4.69%) VBScript
4 2 (3.13%) Python
4 2 (3.13%) VB
5 1 (1.56%) C
5 1 (1.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (14.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (10.94%) MCSE
3 4 (6.25%) CCNA
3 4 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (6.25%) CISSP
4 3 (4.69%) Degree
4 3 (4.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (3.13%) CCA
5 2 (3.13%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.56%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.56%) Master's Degree
6 1 (1.56%) MCITP
6 1 (1.56%) MCSA
6 1 (1.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.81%) GDPR
2 1 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 48 (75.00%) XenDesktop
2 37 (57.81%) Active Directory
3 24 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (21.88%) Microsoft App-V
5 12 (18.75%) Virtual Desktop
6 7 (10.94%) vSphere
7 6 (9.38%) Hyper-V
8 4 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (3.13%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (1.56%) BitLocker
10 1 (1.56%) NFS
10 1 (1.56%) Terminal Server
10 1 (1.56%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 18 (28.13%) SCCM
2 10 (15.63%) Ansible
2 10 (15.63%) Microsoft Intune
3 7 (10.94%) SCOM
4 6 (9.38%) Single Sign-On
4 6 (9.38%) Terraform
5 3 (4.69%) PaperCut
6 2 (3.13%) PowerCLI
7 1 (1.56%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.56%) Kubernetes
7 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (1.56%) SafeCom
7 1 (1.56%) SCVMM
7 1 (1.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 60 (93.75%) Citrix
2 41 (64.06%) Microsoft
3 40 (62.50%) VMware
4 11 (17.19%) Ivanti
5 9 (14.06%) SolarWinds
6 8 (12.50%) Cisco
7 5 (7.81%) Dell
7 5 (7.81%) HP
8 4 (6.25%) iManage
8 4 (6.25%) Intapp
9 3 (4.69%) AlienVault
9 3 (4.69%) McAfee
9 3 (4.69%) Rapid7
9 3 (4.69%) Varonis
9 3 (4.69%) Veeam
9 3 (4.69%) Wyse
10 2 (3.13%) CommVault
10 2 (3.13%) EMC
10 2 (3.13%) NetApp
10 2 (3.13%) Symantec