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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenApp
Rank 51 23 12
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -11
Contract jobs citing XenApp 11 25 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.22% 6.07% 9.09%
As % of the System Software category 20.37% 32.47% 40.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 21 15
Average daily rate
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£375 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £236 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £350 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £301 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.16% -7.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £30.78
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -35.01%
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
54 77 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 10.91% 18.69% 22.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 52 25
Average daily rate £350 £300 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £350 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 4
Average hourly rate £15.00 £21.73 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.97% +44.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £19.41 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.20 £42.60 £20.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XenApp across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

XenApp Daily Rate Histogram 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 3 September 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
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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
Blackpool -28 9 £375 +41.50%
Lytham St Annes 0 1 £451 +50.49%
Chorley - 1 £375 -
XenApp
North West

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 16 (100.00%) Citrix
2 14 (87.50%) Windows
3 12 (75.00%) AppSense
4 11 (68.75%) VMware
4 11 (68.75%) XenServer
5 10 (62.50%) DHCP
5 10 (62.50%) DNS
6 9 (56.25%) ITIL
7 8 (50.00%) SharePoint
7 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
7 8 (50.00%) XenDesktop
7 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (43.75%) Server Building
8 7 (43.75%) Windows 7
8 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
9 6 (37.50%) SMS
9 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
9 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (37.50%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (31.25%) Validation
10 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
10 5 (31.25%) SQL
10 5 (31.25%) VBScript
10 5 (31.25%) HP
10 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (31.25%) Symantec
10 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
11 4 (25.00%) Software Deployment
11 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 8 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (25.00%) Lync
2 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (62.50%) DHCP
1 10 (62.50%) DNS
2 6 (37.50%) SMS
3 3 (18.75%) SAN
4 2 (12.50%) NetScaler
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) Analyst
1 3 (18.75%) Test Analyst
1 3 (18.75%) Consultant
1 3 (18.75%) Applications Support
1 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 3 (18.75%) 2nd Line Support
1 3 (18.75%) Test Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Server Support
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Support
3 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Citrix Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Server Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Test Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Server Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Test Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
2 2 (12.50%) Thin Client
2 2 (12.50%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 14 (87.50%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (43.75%) Windows 7
4 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) ITIL
2 7 (43.75%) Server Building
3 5 (31.25%) Validation
4 4 (25.00%) Software Deployment
4 4 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) SQL
1 5 (31.25%) VBScript
1 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
2 3 (18.75%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 4 (25.00%) VCP4
3 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (25.00%) VCP5
3 4 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (25.00%) MCITP
3 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (25.00%) MCSA
3 4 (25.00%) CCNP
3 4 (25.00%) CCNA
4 3 (18.75%) MCSE
5 2 (12.50%) CCEE
5 2 (12.50%) CCIA
5 2 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 11 (68.75%) XenServer
2 8 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (37.50%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (12.50%) vSphere
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Citrix
2 12 (75.00%) AppSense
3 11 (68.75%) VMware
4 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
5 5 (31.25%) HP
5 5 (31.25%) Symantec
6 4 (25.00%) Altiris
7 3 (18.75%) 3PAR
8 2 (12.50%) Compaq
8 2 (12.50%) Dell