The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenApp
Rank 43 35 26
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -9
Contract jobs citing XenApp 5 22 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.14% 4.26% 2.96%
As % of the System Software category 10.87% 23.66% 19.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 15 5
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£270 £263 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.96%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £32.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.82 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-0.92% -6.97%
XenApp
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

System Software Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
46 93 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 10.48% 17.99% 15.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 54 11
Average daily rate £265 £258 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.91% -0.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £217 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 13
Average hourly rate £13.00 £31.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.06% +63.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £18.00 £17.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.18 £34.00 £23.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.86 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -0.85%

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 22 May 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Blackpool -6 5 £270 +3.34%
XenApp
North West

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 12 (100.00%) Citrix
2 11 (91.67%) Windows
3 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
4 8 (66.67%) AppSense
5 7 (58.33%) XenDesktop
5 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (50.00%) Validation
6 6 (50.00%) C
6 6 (50.00%) SharePoint
6 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (50.00%) Windows 7
7 5 (41.67%) XenServer
7 5 (41.67%) HP
7 5 (41.67%) DHCP
7 5 (41.67%) DNS
7 5 (41.67%) VMware
8 4 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 4 (33.33%) Compaq
8 4 (33.33%) Dell
8 4 (33.33%) ITIL
8 4 (33.33%) vSphere
8 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
9 3 (25.00%) Compatibility Testing
9 3 (25.00%) SMS
9 3 (25.00%) MCSE
9 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (16.67%) Stellent
10 2 (16.67%) McAfee

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 6 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (8.33%) Lync
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) DHCP
1 5 (41.67%) DNS
2 3 (25.00%) SMS
General
1 1 (8.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Applications Tester
2 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Tester
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Director
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Server Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Server Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Server Support
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Support
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Validation
2 4 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (25.00%) Compatibility Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Content Management
5 1 (8.33%) Business Transformation
5 1 (8.33%) Migration
5 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) C
2 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (25.00%) MCSE
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (58.33%) XenDesktop
3 5 (41.67%) XenServer
4 4 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (33.33%) vSphere
4 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Citrix
2 8 (66.67%) AppSense
3 5 (41.67%) HP
3 5 (41.67%) VMware
4 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 4 (33.33%) Compaq
4 4 (33.33%) Dell
5 2 (16.67%) Stellent
5 2 (16.67%) McAfee