The first table below looks at the demand for XenApp skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenApp over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Liverpool region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenApp
Rank - 23 22
Contract jobs citing XenApp 0 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool - 2.60% 1.63%
As % of the System Software category - 26.67% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate - £325 £359
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.40%
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-9.62% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -22.22%
System Software Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
13 15 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 9.63% 9.74% 11.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 8
Average daily rate £300 £275 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -5.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £75 £225 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £307 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 6
Average hourly rate £12.49 £20.00 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.55% +12.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
XenApp
Merseyside

XenApp
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XenApp across the Liverpool region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

XenApp Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

XenApp
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XenApp across the Liverpool region.

XenApp Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

XenApp
Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XenApp across the Liverpool region.

XenApp Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 7 (100.00%) Citrix
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) Reuters
3 3 (42.86%) Bloomberg
3 3 (42.86%) Migration
3 3 (42.86%) Banking
3 3 (42.86%) Investment Banking
3 3 (42.86%) HP
4 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (28.57%) SCCM
4 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 2 (28.57%) Backup Exec
4 2 (28.57%) Symantec
4 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 2 (28.57%) NetApp
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
4 2 (28.57%) Data Mining
4 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (14.29%) MSI
5 1 (14.29%) InstallShield
5 1 (14.29%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) Legal
5 1 (14.29%) Publishing
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (14.29%) AppSense
5 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (28.57%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MSI
1 1 (14.29%) InstallShield
1 1 (14.29%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 3 (42.86%) Banking
1 3 (42.86%) Investment Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Legal
2 1 (14.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Desktop Support
1 3 (42.86%) Help Desk Support
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Support Officer
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Support
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Packager
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Technical Support
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) SCCM
1 2 (28.57%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Citrix
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) Reuters
3 3 (42.86%) Bloomberg
3 3 (42.86%) HP
4 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 2 (28.57%) Symantec
4 2 (28.57%) NetApp
5 1 (14.29%) AppSense