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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenApp
Rank 42 43 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing XenApp 5 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.26% 1.18% -
As % of the System Software category 12.20% 14.29% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Average daily rate £265 £270 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.85% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £370 £340
% change year-on-year
-15.54% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.90% +22.22%
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
41 35 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 10.35% 8.24% 14.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 16 10
Average daily rate £300 £325 £224
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +45.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £442 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 2
Average hourly rate £20.00 £28.98 £13.18
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.97% +119.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £17.00 £11.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.54 £14.44
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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 9 February 2016. 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 -10 5 £265 -1.85%
XenApp
North West

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 18 (100.00%) Citrix
1 18 (100.00%) XenServer
2 17 (94.44%) VMware
2 17 (94.44%) Windows
2 17 (94.44%) DHCP
2 17 (94.44%) DNS
3 16 (88.89%) Active Directory
3 16 (88.89%) XenDesktop
4 15 (83.33%) ITIL
5 13 (72.22%) MS Exchange
5 13 (72.22%) Skype for Business
5 13 (72.22%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (55.56%) AppSense
7 9 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 9 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (50.00%) SMS
7 9 (50.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 8 (44.44%) Windows Server
8 8 (44.44%) SharePoint
8 8 (44.44%) HP
8 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
8 8 (44.44%) PowerShell
8 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (38.89%) vSphere
9 7 (38.89%) Compaq
9 7 (38.89%) Dell
9 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (38.89%) ThinPrint
10 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 13 (72.22%) Exchange Server 2010
1 13 (72.22%) MS Exchange
1 13 (72.22%) Skype for Business
2 8 (44.44%) SharePoint
3 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (94.44%) DHCP
1 17 (94.44%) DNS
2 9 (50.00%) SMS
3 4 (22.22%) VoIP
4 1 (5.56%) SAN
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Support Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (22.22%) Applications Support
4 3 (16.67%) Messaging Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Messaging Support
4 3 (16.67%) Messaging Support Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Desktop Support
5 2 (11.11%) Server Support
6 1 (5.56%) Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Exchange Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Server Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Server Support Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Support
6 1 (5.56%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 17 (94.44%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) Windows Server
2 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) ITIL
2 9 (50.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 4 (22.22%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (16.67%) Content Management
5 1 (5.56%) Server Building
5 1 (5.56%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) PowerShell
2 5 (27.78%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (27.78%) MCSE
2 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
3 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
4 2 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (5.56%) CCNA
5 1 (5.56%) CCNP
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (5.56%) MCITP
5 1 (5.56%) MCSA
5 1 (5.56%) VCP4
5 1 (5.56%) VCP5
5 1 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 18 (100.00%) XenServer
2 16 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 16 (88.89%) XenDesktop
3 9 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 9 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (38.89%) vSphere
5 4 (22.22%) Brightmail
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Citrix
2 17 (94.44%) VMware
3 10 (55.56%) AppSense
4 8 (44.44%) HP
4 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 7 (38.89%) Compaq
5 7 (38.89%) Dell
5 7 (38.89%) ThinPrint
6 5 (27.78%) Symantec
7 4 (22.22%) IronPort
8 3 (16.67%) Intel Security
8 3 (16.67%) Stellent
9 1 (5.56%) 3PAR
9 1 (5.56%) Altiris