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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenApp
Rank 46 - 25
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XenApp 3 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.67% - 3.13%
As % of the System Software category 9.09% - 19.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 5
Average daily rate
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£260 - £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 - £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £268 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £306 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £31.56 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-8.09% +26.22%
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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
33 28 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 7.33% 13.93% 15.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 22
Average daily rate £325 £224 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.08% -31.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £146 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £300 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 5
Average hourly rate £32.50 £14.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+120.33% -15.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 28 (100.00%) Windows
1 28 (100.00%) Citrix
2 19 (67.86%) Active Directory
2 19 (67.86%) Windows 7
3 17 (60.71%) DNS
4 16 (57.14%) AppSense
4 16 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (46.43%) VMware
5 13 (46.43%) DHCP
6 12 (42.86%) SMS
7 11 (39.29%) Windows XP
7 11 (39.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (39.29%) Microsoft App-V
8 8 (28.57%) SQL
8 8 (28.57%) XenServer
9 7 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 7 (25.00%) MS Exchange
9 7 (25.00%) Validation
10 6 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (21.43%) C
11 5 (17.86%) HP
11 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
11 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
11 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
11 5 (17.86%) Compatibility Testing
12 4 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
12 4 (14.29%) Fat Client
12 4 (14.29%) SCCM
12 4 (14.29%) HP Data Protector
12 4 (14.29%) Wi-Fi

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 7 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 3 (10.71%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 17 (60.71%) DNS
2 13 (46.43%) DHCP
3 12 (42.86%) SMS
4 4 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (14.29%) 3G
4 4 (14.29%) LAN
4 4 (14.29%) WAN
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MSI
1 3 (10.71%) InstallShield
1 3 (10.71%) AdminStudio
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Tester
2 5 (17.86%) Applications Tester
3 3 (10.71%) Designer
3 3 (10.71%) Desktop Support
3 3 (10.71%) Applications Packager
3 3 (10.71%) Solutions Designer
4 2 (7.14%) Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Tester
5 1 (3.57%) Technical Implementation Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Design Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Technical Assurance Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Test Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Implementation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Fat Client
1 4 (14.29%) Thin Client
2 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (67.86%) Windows 7
3 16 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (39.29%) Windows XP
4 11 (39.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) Validation
2 5 (17.86%) Compatibility Testing
3 4 (14.29%) ITIL
4 3 (10.71%) Project Management
5 2 (7.14%) Software Testing
6 1 (3.57%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) SQL
2 6 (21.43%) C
3 2 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
1 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) ISTQB
2 2 (7.14%) ISEB
2 2 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (3.57%) MCSE
3 1 (3.57%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (67.86%) Active Directory
2 11 (39.29%) Microsoft App-V
3 8 (28.57%) XenServer
4 6 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (14.29%) XenDesktop
6 1 (3.57%) vSphere
6 1 (3.57%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) SCCM
1 4 (14.29%) HP Data Protector
2 3 (10.71%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (3.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) Citrix
2 16 (57.14%) AppSense
3 13 (46.43%) VMware
4 5 (17.86%) HP
4 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
5 4 (14.29%) Oracle
6 1 (3.57%) Compaq
6 1 (3.57%) Dell