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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenApp
Rank 27 15 48
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +33
Contract jobs citing XenApp 24 20 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 5.59% 7.58% 0.72%
As % of the System Software category 28.57% 33.90% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 12 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
-7.61% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £30.00 £20.04
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +49.73%
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
84 59 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 19.58% 22.35% 5.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 24 6
Average daily rate £300 £310 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +7.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £235 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 5
Average hourly rate £21.12 £11.00 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+91.95% -48.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £11.00 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +6.45%

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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 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 - - - - 1
XenApp
North West

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 46 (100.00%) Citrix
2 44 (95.65%) Windows
3 30 (65.22%) VMware
4 29 (63.04%) DNS
5 28 (60.87%) Active Directory
6 24 (52.17%) DHCP
7 22 (47.83%) XenServer
7 22 (47.83%) Windows Server 2008
8 21 (45.65%) Microsoft App-V
9 20 (43.48%) SMS
10 19 (41.30%) Windows Server 2003
11 18 (39.13%) XenDesktop
12 17 (36.96%) AppSense
13 16 (34.78%) MS Exchange
13 16 (34.78%) ITIL
13 16 (34.78%) Exchange Server 2010
14 15 (32.61%) Windows 7
14 15 (32.61%) SQL
14 15 (32.61%) HP
14 15 (32.61%) Microsoft
15 12 (26.09%) Windows XP
15 12 (26.09%) SC Cleared
15 12 (26.09%) Security Cleared
15 12 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
16 10 (21.74%) C
17 9 (19.57%) SharePoint
17 9 (19.57%) MSI
18 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
18 8 (17.39%) MCSE
18 8 (17.39%) OpenView Configuration Management

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 16 (34.78%) MS Exchange
1 16 (34.78%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (19.57%) SharePoint
3 8 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (15.22%) Lync
5 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (8.70%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 29 (63.04%) DNS
2 24 (52.17%) DHCP
3 20 (43.48%) SMS
4 5 (10.87%) WAN
4 5 (10.87%) LAN
5 1 (2.17%) 3G
5 1 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 9 (19.57%) MSI
2 6 (13.04%) InstallShield
2 6 (13.04%) AdminStudio
Job Titles
1 6 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (10.87%) Applications Packager
2 5 (10.87%) Support Engineer
3 4 (8.70%) Tester
3 4 (8.70%) Solutions Designer
3 4 (8.70%) Designer
4 3 (6.52%) Consultant
4 3 (6.52%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (4.35%) Server Engineer
6 1 (2.17%) Server Support Engineer
6 1 (2.17%) Applications Tester
6 1 (2.17%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (2.17%) Windows Server Engineer
6 1 (2.17%) Capacity Manager
6 1 (2.17%) Implementation Engineer
6 1 (2.17%) Technical Assurance Consultant
6 1 (2.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (2.17%) Technical Implementation Consultant
6 1 (2.17%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.87%) ODBC
2 1 (2.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.17%) Thin Client
1 1 (2.17%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 44 (95.65%) Windows
2 22 (47.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (41.30%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (32.61%) Windows 7
5 12 (26.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.78%) ITIL
2 4 (8.70%) Project Management
3 2 (4.35%) Software Distribution
4 1 (2.17%) Validation
4 1 (2.17%) Migration
4 1 (2.17%) Content Management
4 1 (2.17%) Load Balancing
4 1 (2.17%) Compatibility Testing
4 1 (2.17%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (32.61%) SQL
2 10 (21.74%) C
3 3 (6.52%) Java
4 1 (2.17%) VBScript
4 1 (2.17%) VB
4 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (26.09%) SC Cleared
1 12 (26.09%) Security Cleared
2 8 (17.39%) MCSE
2 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.35%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 28 (60.87%) Active Directory
2 22 (47.83%) XenServer
3 21 (45.65%) Microsoft App-V
4 18 (39.13%) XenDesktop
5 12 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (17.39%) vSphere
7 5 (10.87%) ISA Server
8 1 (2.17%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 8 (17.39%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 8 (17.39%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (4.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 46 (100.00%) Citrix
2 30 (65.22%) VMware
3 17 (36.96%) AppSense
4 15 (32.61%) Microsoft
4 15 (32.61%) HP
5 7 (15.22%) Compaq
5 7 (15.22%) Dell
6 5 (10.87%) Oracle
7 1 (2.17%) McAfee