The first table below looks at the demand for XenApp skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenApp over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Lancashire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenApp
Rank 26 13 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Contract jobs citing XenApp 24 25 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 5.52% 9.19% -
As % of the System Software category 37.50% 34.72% -
Number of daily rates quoted 19 14 0
Average daily rate
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£280 £288 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.61% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £31.56 £20.03
% change year-on-year
-36.61% +57.53%
System Software Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
64 72 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 14.71% 26.47% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 21 6
Average daily rate £270 £295 £155
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.47% +90.32%
UK excluding London average daily rate £302 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 3
Average hourly rate £20.50 £20.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -31.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £14.30 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £29.05 £35.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-9.24% +2.94%
XenApp
North West

XenApp
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XenApp across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

XenApp Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

XenApp
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XenApp across the Lancashire region.

XenApp Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

XenApp
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XenApp across the Lancashire region.

XenApp Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

XenApp
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenApp within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackburn - - - -
Preston - - - -
XenApp
North West

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region citing XenApp also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited XenApp.

1 44 (100.00%) Citrix
2 41 (93.18%) Windows
3 30 (68.18%) Active Directory
4 29 (65.91%) VMware
5 28 (63.64%) DNS
6 27 (61.36%) DHCP
7 25 (56.82%) XenServer
7 25 (56.82%) XenDesktop
8 24 (54.55%) ITIL
8 24 (54.55%) Windows Server 2003
9 23 (52.27%) Microsoft
9 23 (52.27%) HP
9 23 (52.27%) Windows Server 2008
10 19 (43.18%) Security Cleared
11 17 (38.64%) VMware Infrastructure
11 17 (38.64%) SC Cleared
11 17 (38.64%) vSphere
12 16 (36.36%) Compaq
12 16 (36.36%) Dell
12 16 (36.36%) Microsoft App-V
13 15 (34.09%) Microsoft Certification
13 15 (34.09%) MCSE
13 15 (34.09%) SMS
14 13 (29.55%) MS Exchange
14 13 (29.55%) AppSense
15 10 (22.73%) SharePoint
15 10 (22.73%) Windows XP
15 10 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2010
16 9 (20.45%) Windows 7
17 7 (15.91%) SQL

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region citing XenApp also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited XenApp. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (29.55%) MS Exchange
2 10 (22.73%) SharePoint
2 10 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (13.64%) SharePoint 2013
3 6 (13.64%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (11.36%) Lync
5 4 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (6.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (11.36%) MS Office
2 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 28 (63.64%) DNS
2 27 (61.36%) DHCP
3 15 (34.09%) SMS
4 3 (6.82%) VPN
5 1 (2.27%) WAN
5 1 (2.27%) 3G
5 1 (2.27%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.27%) LAN
Development Applications
1 7 (15.91%) MSI
2 3 (6.82%) InstallShield
2 3 (6.82%) AdminStudio
Job Titles
1 11 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 7 (15.91%) Server Engineer
3 5 (11.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Windows Server Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Applications Packager
5 3 (6.82%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Server Support Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (4.55%) Tester
6 2 (4.55%) Consultant
6 2 (4.55%) Server Support
6 2 (4.55%) Windows Support Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Capacity Manager
7 1 (2.27%) Implementation Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Web Support Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Web Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Designer
7 1 (2.27%) Technical Support
7 1 (2.27%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.36%) Web Services
2 1 (2.27%) ODBC
2 1 (2.27%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Thin Client
1 4 (9.09%) Fat Client
2 3 (6.82%) iPhone
2 3 (6.82%) iPad
2 3 (6.82%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 41 (93.18%) Windows
2 24 (54.55%) Windows Server 2003
3 23 (52.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (22.73%) Windows XP
5 9 (20.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (54.55%) ITIL
2 2 (4.55%) Software Distribution
2 2 (4.55%) Migration
3 1 (2.27%) Content Management
3 1 (2.27%) Load Balancing
3 1 (2.27%) Capacity Management
3 1 (2.27%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.91%) SQL
1 7 (15.91%) C
2 1 (2.27%) Java
2 1 (2.27%) VBScript
2 1 (2.27%) VB
2 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (43.18%) Security Cleared
2 17 (38.64%) SC Cleared
3 15 (34.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (34.09%) MCSE
4 1 (2.27%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (68.18%) Active Directory
2 25 (56.82%) XenServer
2 25 (56.82%) XenDesktop
3 17 (38.64%) vSphere
3 17 (38.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (36.36%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (9.09%) ISA Server
6 1 (2.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (2.27%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 5 (11.36%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 4 (9.09%) HP Data Protector
3 3 (6.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (6.82%) SCCM
Vendors
1 44 (100.00%) Citrix
2 29 (65.91%) VMware
3 23 (52.27%) Microsoft
3 23 (52.27%) HP
4 16 (36.36%) Compaq
4 16 (36.36%) Dell
5 13 (29.55%) AppSense
6 3 (6.82%) Apple
7 1 (2.27%) McAfee
7 1 (2.27%) Oracle