The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 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 Manchester 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenApp
Rank 69 63 78
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +15
Contract jobs citing XenApp 12 17 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.96% 1.49% 0.71%
As % of the System Software category 13.48% 14.66% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 5
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +62.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £271 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £411 £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Average hourly rate £24.50 £26.25 £16.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +56.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £31.56 £20.06
% change year-on-year
-36.61% +57.30%
System Software Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
89 116 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 7.13% 10.18% 8.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 53 41
Average daily rate £300 £300 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +41.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £400 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 24 32
Average hourly rate £23.50 £21.25 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.58% +1.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £10.05 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £27.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +2.94%
XenApp
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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
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 1 August 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
Stockport - - - - 1
XenApp
North West

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 12 (66.67%) Windows
2 12 (66.67%) VMware
3 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
3 7 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (33.33%) Hyper-V
5 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (27.78%) HP
5 5 (27.78%) SAN
5 5 (27.78%) MS Exchange
5 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
6 4 (22.22%) Cisco
6 4 (22.22%) AppSense
6 4 (22.22%) Windows 7
7 3 (16.67%) XenDesktop
7 3 (16.67%) NetScaler
7 3 (16.67%) Backup Exec
7 3 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (16.67%) SCCM
7 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (16.67%) Windows XP
7 3 (16.67%) ITIL
7 3 (16.67%) UNIX
7 3 (16.67%) AdminStudio
8 2 (11.11%) VMware ESX
8 2 (11.11%) Wireless
8 2 (11.11%) Apple
8 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (11.11%) Middleware

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (27.78%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (11.11%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) SAN
2 3 (16.67%) NetScaler
3 2 (11.11%) Wireless
3 2 (11.11%) VoIP
3 2 (11.11%) DHCP
3 2 (11.11%) DNS
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (5.56%) Wireshark
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (5.56%) SMS
4 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%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 5 (27.78%) Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Citrix Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Systems Support Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Operations Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Consultant
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%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Citrix Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Middleware
1 2 (11.11%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 12 (66.67%) Windows
2 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (22.22%) Windows 7
4 3 (16.67%) Windows XP
4 3 (16.67%) UNIX
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (11.11%) Linux
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Vista
6 1 (5.56%) Windows 2000
6 1 (5.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) ITIL
2 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.56%) Software Deployment
3 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (5.56%) Compatibility Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) VBScript
2 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.56%) VB
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%) CCNA
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.56%) MCSA
System Software
1 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
1 7 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 3 (16.67%) XenDesktop
3 3 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (11.11%) VMware ESX
5 1 (5.56%) vSphere
5 1 (5.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) Backup Exec
1 3 (16.67%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) SCSM
2 1 (5.56%) SCOM
2 1 (5.56%) ZENworks
2 1 (5.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 16 (88.89%) Citrix
2 12 (66.67%) VMware
3 5 (27.78%) HP
3 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
4 4 (22.22%) Cisco
4 4 (22.22%) AppSense
5 2 (11.11%) Apple
5 2 (11.11%) Symantec
5 2 (11.11%) Juniper
5 2 (11.11%) NetApp
5 2 (11.11%) EMC
5 2 (11.11%) Meru Networks
6 1 (5.56%) Veeam
6 1 (5.56%) SolarWinds
6 1 (5.56%) Spiceworks
6 1 (5.56%) IBM
6 1 (5.56%) Novell
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle
6 1 (5.56%) McAfee
6 1 (5.56%) Altiris