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 6 July 2015 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenApp
Rank 71 74 64
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -10
Contract jobs citing XenApp 22 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.44% 0.73% 1.00%
As % of the System Software category 11.17% 10.00% 10.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 4 4
Average daily rate
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£300 £320 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £299 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £331 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £315 £328
% change year-on-year
-1.58% -3.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £17.66 £25.00 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.37% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.93 £25.00 £25.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.38 £25.00 £27.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.28 £20.00 £30.28
% change year-on-year
-3.58% -33.94%
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
197 90 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 12.91% 7.29% 9.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 39 40
Average daily rate £310 £300 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £190 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 14 20
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.08 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.35 £25.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -11.42%

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 6 July 2015.

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 6 July 2015. 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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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
Bolton -4 1 £1,000 -
Oldham - 1 - -
Stalybridge - 1 - -
XenApp
North West

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 42 (100.00%) Citrix
2 40 (95.24%) Windows
3 37 (88.10%) Active Directory
4 27 (64.29%) VMware
5 21 (50.00%) Hyper-V
6 18 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (38.10%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (38.10%) MS Exchange
7 16 (38.10%) WAN
8 15 (35.71%) SAN
8 15 (35.71%) SCCM
8 15 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2010
9 13 (30.95%) Exchange Server 2013
10 12 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
10 12 (28.57%) Microsoft
11 11 (26.19%) UNIX
11 11 (26.19%) Solaris
11 11 (26.19%) EMC
11 11 (26.19%) Migration
11 11 (26.19%) Windows Server 2012
11 11 (26.19%) XenDesktop
12 10 (23.81%) AppSense
13 9 (21.43%) Clustering
13 9 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
13 9 (21.43%) LAN
13 9 (21.43%) Cisco
13 9 (21.43%) Data Centre
14 8 (19.05%) VPN
14 8 (19.05%) MCSE
14 8 (19.05%) SQL Server

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 16 (38.10%) MS Exchange
2 15 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (30.95%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (16.67%) IIS
5 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.38%) TPMS
6 1 (2.38%) Lync
6 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) MS Office
2 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (38.10%) WAN
2 15 (35.71%) SAN
3 9 (21.43%) LAN
4 8 (19.05%) VPN
5 7 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
5 7 (16.67%) DMZ
5 7 (16.67%) Internet
5 7 (16.67%) MPLS
5 7 (16.67%) OSPF
5 7 (16.67%) BGP
5 7 (16.67%) EIGRP
5 7 (16.67%) Firewall
5 7 (16.67%) Wireless
5 7 (16.67%) VPLS
5 7 (16.67%) iSCSI
5 7 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (16.67%) NAS
6 4 (9.52%) DNS
6 4 (9.52%) DHCP
7 2 (4.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 7 (16.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Fiddler
General
1 4 (9.52%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.76%) Retail
2 2 (4.76%) Marketing
2 2 (4.76%) Electronics
2 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (35.71%) Support Engineer
1 15 (35.71%) 3rd Line Support
2 14 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 12 (28.57%) Analyst
4 8 (19.05%) Architect
4 8 (19.05%) Technical Analyst
4 8 (19.05%) Citrix Analyst
5 7 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (14.29%) Technical Architect
7 4 (9.52%) Support Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Technical Support
8 2 (4.76%) Technical Support Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) 3rd Line Technical Support
8 2 (4.76%) Technical Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Architect
9 1 (2.38%) Server Support Analyst
9 1 (2.38%) Network Support
9 1 (2.38%) Desktop Analyst
9 1 (2.38%) Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.43%) Clustering
1 9 (21.43%) Data Centre
2 7 (16.67%) EMC VNX
2 7 (16.67%) Replication
2 7 (16.67%) Celerra
3 2 (4.76%) Life Science
3 2 (4.76%) DTV
4 1 (2.38%) Handset
4 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.38%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 40 (95.24%) Windows
2 18 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (38.10%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (26.19%) UNIX
4 11 (26.19%) Solaris
4 11 (26.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (7.14%) Linux
6 2 (4.76%) Windows 2000
6 2 (4.76%) Windows NT
6 2 (4.76%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.38%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.19%) Migration
2 7 (16.67%) Business Continuity
2 7 (16.67%) ITIL
2 7 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 7 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (14.29%) Change Control
4 3 (7.14%) Server Building
5 2 (4.76%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.76%) Problem Management
5 2 (4.76%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (4.76%) Load Testing
5 2 (4.76%) Time Management
5 2 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (4.76%) Project Management
5 2 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (4.76%) Programme Management
6 1 (2.38%) Asset Management
6 1 (2.38%) Service Management
6 1 (2.38%) Software Deployment
6 1 (2.38%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.14%) SQL
1 3 (7.14%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.76%) VBScript
3 1 (2.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (19.05%) MCSE
3 7 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
4 6 (14.29%) CCEE
5 5 (11.90%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (11.90%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (9.52%) CCAA
6 4 (9.52%) MCITP
6 4 (9.52%) CCA
6 4 (9.52%) CCIE
7 2 (4.76%) MCSA
7 2 (4.76%) MCP
7 2 (4.76%) CCEA
7 2 (4.76%) CCIA
8 1 (2.38%) Degree
8 1 (2.38%) CCENT
8 1 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (2.38%) MCTS
8 1 (2.38%) CCNP
8 1 (2.38%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (19.05%) QA
2 7 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (88.10%) Active Directory
2 21 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 12 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (26.19%) XenDesktop
5 8 (19.05%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 8 (19.05%) MetaFrame
6 7 (16.67%) Terminal Services
6 7 (16.67%) VMware ESX
6 7 (16.67%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 4 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (4.76%) Terminal Server
8 2 (4.76%) XenServer
9 1 (2.38%) VMware Server
9 1 (2.38%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (2.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (35.71%) SCCM
2 3 (7.14%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (2.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 42 (100.00%) Citrix
2 27 (64.29%) VMware
3 12 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 11 (26.19%) EMC
5 10 (23.81%) AppSense
6 9 (21.43%) Cisco
7 7 (16.67%) Oracle
7 7 (16.67%) Nortel
7 7 (16.67%) CheckPoint
7 7 (16.67%) SolarWinds
8 4 (9.52%) Red Hat
8 4 (9.52%) NetApp
9 3 (7.14%) Avaya
10 2 (4.76%) Wyse
10 2 (4.76%) SAP
10 2 (4.76%) Brocade
11 1 (2.38%) Veeam
11 1 (2.38%) 3PAR
11 1 (2.38%) MobileIron
11 1 (2.38%) IBM