The table below looks at the statistics for XenApp skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenApp over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenApp
Rank 71 64 81
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +17
Contract jobs citing XenApp 12 17 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.91% 1.41% 0.77%
As % of the System Software category 12.00% 15.74% 8.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 4
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£320 £325 £188
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +73.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £288 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £419 £284
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 3
Average hourly rate £24.50 £26.25 £16.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +56.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.45 £25.25 £16.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £27.25 £20.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £30.78 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-35.01% +46.55%
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 Manchester region.

System Software Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
100 108 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 7.55% 8.99% 9.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 42 44
Average daily rate £275 £300 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +41.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £413 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 27 36
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £10.50 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £27.50 £34.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

XenApp
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

XenApp Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

XenApp
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

XenApp Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

XenApp
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

XenApp Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 (88.89%) Citrix
2 13 (72.22%) Windows
3 11 (61.11%) VMware
4 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
5 6 (33.33%) HP
5 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (33.33%) Hyper-V
6 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (27.78%) MS Exchange
6 5 (27.78%) SAN
7 4 (22.22%) Windows XP
7 4 (22.22%) AppSense
7 4 (22.22%) Windows 7
8 3 (16.67%) Backup Exec
8 3 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (16.67%) SCCM
8 3 (16.67%) ITIL
8 3 (16.67%) UNIX
8 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (16.67%) Cisco
8 3 (16.67%) AdminStudio
9 2 (11.11%) Wireless
9 2 (11.11%) Wyse
9 2 (11.11%) Apple
9 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (11.11%) Middleware
9 2 (11.11%) Symantec
9 2 (11.11%) VoIP

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 5 (27.78%) MS Exchange
1 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (11.11%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) SAN
2 2 (11.11%) VoIP
2 2 (11.11%) DHCP
2 2 (11.11%) DNS
2 2 (11.11%) Wireless
2 2 (11.11%) NetScaler
3 1 (5.56%) SMS
3 1 (5.56%) Wireshark
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (5.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) AdminStudio
2 1 (5.56%) Wise Package Studio
2 1 (5.56%) InstallShield
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Analyst
1 5 (27.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Administrator
2 3 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Systems Support
3 2 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Applications Packager
3 2 (11.11%) Systems Support Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Operations Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Desktop Support
3 2 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Citrix Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Wintel Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Network Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Middleware
1 2 (11.11%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (72.22%) Windows
2 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (22.22%) Windows 7
3 4 (22.22%) Windows XP
4 3 (16.67%) UNIX
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (11.11%) Linux
6 1 (5.56%) Windows 2000
6 1 (5.56%) Solaris
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Vista
6 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) ITIL
2 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (5.56%) Compatibility Testing
3 1 (5.56%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) VBScript
2 1 (5.56%) VB
2 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (11.11%) MCITP
3 1 (5.56%) MCSA
3 1 (5.56%) CCNA
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
2 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 3 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (11.11%) XenDesktop
4 2 (11.11%) VMware ESX
5 1 (5.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (5.56%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) Backup Exec
1 3 (16.67%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) SCOM
2 1 (5.56%) SCSM
2 1 (5.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (5.56%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 16 (88.89%) Citrix
2 11 (61.11%) VMware
3 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (33.33%) HP
4 4 (22.22%) AppSense
5 3 (16.67%) Cisco
6 2 (11.11%) EMC
6 2 (11.11%) Juniper
6 2 (11.11%) Apple
6 2 (11.11%) Symantec
6 2 (11.11%) Wyse
6 2 (11.11%) Meru Networks
7 1 (5.56%) Oracle
7 1 (5.56%) Kofax
7 1 (5.56%) McAfee
7 1 (5.56%) Altiris
7 1 (5.56%) Veeam
7 1 (5.56%) SolarWinds
7 1 (5.56%) Spiceworks
7 1 (5.56%) NetApp