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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenApp
Rank 38 - 26
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XenApp 10 0 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.20% - 3.55%
As % of the System Software category 34.48% - 19.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 7
Average daily rate
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£275 - £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 - £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £280 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £299 £344
% change year-on-year
+8.78% -13.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.75 £31.56 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-15.22% +48.49%
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
29 35 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 6.37% 20.35% 18.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 18 33
Average daily rate £275 £224 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.76% -31.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £210 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 7
Average hourly rate £32.50 £14.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+120.33% -34.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.20 £14.75 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.32 £14.75 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 24 December 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
(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
Preston - - - -
XenApp
North West

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 34 (100.00%) Citrix
2 33 (97.06%) Windows
3 20 (58.82%) DNS
3 20 (58.82%) Active Directory
4 19 (55.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (52.94%) Windows 7
6 17 (50.00%) VMware
7 16 (47.06%) DHCP
8 15 (44.12%) AppSense
9 14 (41.18%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (38.24%) SMS
11 12 (35.29%) Windows XP
11 12 (35.29%) Microsoft App-V
12 11 (32.35%) XenServer
13 10 (29.41%) XenDesktop
13 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
14 9 (26.47%) SQL
15 8 (23.53%) MS Exchange
15 8 (23.53%) HP
15 8 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
15 8 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
16 7 (20.59%) SC Cleared
16 7 (20.59%) Security Cleared
16 7 (20.59%) ITIL
17 5 (14.71%) SCCM
17 5 (14.71%) HP Data Protector
17 5 (14.71%) Validation
17 5 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2003
17 5 (14.71%) C
17 5 (14.71%) SharePoint

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 8 (23.53%) MS Exchange
1 8 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (14.71%) SharePoint
2 5 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (8.82%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 20 (58.82%) DNS
2 16 (47.06%) DHCP
3 13 (38.24%) SMS
4 4 (11.76%) WAN
4 4 (11.76%) LAN
4 4 (11.76%) 3G
4 4 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) MSI
2 3 (8.82%) InstallShield
2 3 (8.82%) AdminStudio
Job Titles
1 6 (17.65%) Tester
2 4 (11.76%) Consultant
3 3 (8.82%) Applications Packager
3 3 (8.82%) Desktop Support
3 3 (8.82%) Applications Tester
3 3 (8.82%) Solutions Designer
3 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) Designer
4 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Tester
4 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (2.94%) Capacity Manager
5 1 (2.94%) Technical Assurance Consultant
5 1 (2.94%) Test Manager
5 1 (2.94%) Support Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Design Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Test Team Leader
5 1 (2.94%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Thin Client
1 4 (11.76%) Fat Client
2 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 33 (97.06%) Windows
2 19 (55.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (52.94%) Windows 7
4 14 (41.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (35.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.59%) ITIL
2 5 (14.71%) Validation
3 4 (11.76%) Project Management
4 3 (8.82%) Compatibility Testing
5 2 (5.88%) Software Testing
6 1 (2.94%) Test Scripting
6 1 (2.94%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (26.47%) SQL
2 5 (14.71%) C
3 2 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (20.59%) SC Cleared
1 7 (20.59%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.82%) MCSE
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.88%) ISTQB
3 2 (5.88%) ISEB
3 2 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.94%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (58.82%) Active Directory
2 12 (35.29%) Microsoft App-V
3 11 (32.35%) XenServer
4 10 (29.41%) XenDesktop
5 8 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (11.76%) vSphere
7 1 (2.94%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 5 (14.71%) SCCM
1 5 (14.71%) HP Data Protector
2 3 (8.82%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (2.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.94%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 34 (100.00%) Citrix
2 17 (50.00%) VMware
3 15 (44.12%) AppSense
4 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
5 8 (23.53%) HP
6 4 (11.76%) Oracle
7 3 (8.82%) Compaq
7 3 (8.82%) Dell
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