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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenApp
Rank 81 71 73
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +2
Contract jobs citing XenApp 11 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.78% 0.79% 0.83%
As % of the System Software category 7.59% 6.92% 9.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 6
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% -29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £283 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £335 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £299 £344
% change year-on-year
+8.78% -13.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £10.25 £31.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.93% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.75 £31.56 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-15.22% +48.49%
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
145 130 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 10.33% 11.37% 8.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 55 48
Average daily rate £351 £263 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.52% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £135 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £360 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 21 22
Average hourly rate £14.00 £27.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.09% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.63 £10.65 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.25 £31.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XenApp across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

XenApp Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenApp within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
Salford - - - -
Stockport - - - -
XenApp
North West

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 18 (94.74%) Citrix
2 15 (78.95%) Windows
3 10 (52.63%) VMware
4 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
5 7 (36.84%) XenDesktop
6 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
7 5 (26.32%) ITIL
7 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
8 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
8 4 (21.05%) HP
8 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (15.79%) Migration
9 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
9 3 (15.79%) Windows XP
9 3 (15.79%) IIS
9 3 (15.79%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (15.79%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
10 2 (10.53%) CCIA
10 2 (10.53%) MCITP
10 2 (10.53%) VMware ESX
10 2 (10.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (10.53%) UNIX
10 2 (10.53%) MCSE
10 2 (10.53%) DHCP

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
2 3 (15.79%) IIS
2 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
2 3 (15.79%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (15.79%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) DHCP
1 2 (10.53%) DNS
1 2 (10.53%) SAN
2 1 (5.26%) Firewall
2 1 (5.26%) Wireless
2 1 (5.26%) Wireshark
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (5.26%) NetScaler
2 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.26%) LAN
2 1 (5.26%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Fiddler
General
1 2 (10.53%) Law
2 1 (5.26%) Legal
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Architect
3 3 (15.79%) Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Project Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Desktop Support
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Support Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Citrix Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Wintel Support
5 1 (5.26%) Citrix Support
5 1 (5.26%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) SharePoint Architect
5 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Middleware
1 1 (5.26%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Thin Client
1 1 (5.26%) Mainframe
1 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.26%) Fat Client
1 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (78.95%) Windows
2 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (15.79%) Windows XP
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
4 2 (10.53%) UNIX
5 1 (5.26%) Linux
5 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
5 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Vista
5 1 (5.26%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) ITIL
2 3 (15.79%) Migration
3 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (10.53%) Project Management
4 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.26%) Supplier Management
4 1 (5.26%) Load Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) VBScript
1 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (10.53%) MCITP
2 2 (10.53%) MCSE
2 2 (10.53%) CCNA
2 2 (10.53%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (10.53%) CCEA
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (10.53%) CCIA
3 1 (5.26%) CCA
3 1 (5.26%) MCSA
3 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (5.26%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
2 7 (36.84%) XenDesktop
3 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
5 2 (10.53%) Terminal Services
5 2 (10.53%) VMware ESX
5 2 (10.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (5.26%) Terminal Server
6 1 (5.26%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 18 (94.74%) Citrix
2 10 (52.63%) VMware
3 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
4 4 (21.05%) HP
5 2 (10.53%) Cisco
5 2 (10.53%) Apple
5 2 (10.53%) AppSense
5 2 (10.53%) Wyse
6 1 (5.26%) Kofax
6 1 (5.26%) Veeam
6 1 (5.26%) SolarWinds
6 1 (5.26%) Spiceworks
6 1 (5.26%) Meru Networks
6 1 (5.26%) Symantec
6 1 (5.26%) Juniper
6 1 (5.26%) NetApp
6 1 (5.26%) IBM
6 1 (5.26%) EMC
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