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 30 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenApp
Rank 85 66 93
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +27
Contract jobs citing XenApp 8 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.58% 1.16% 0.41%
As % of the System Software category 8.08% 16.47% 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 1
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£303 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.92% +1.56%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £313 £330
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -5.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £20.75 - £16.73
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.15 - £16.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.35 - £20.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £30.78 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-35.01% +53.88%
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
99 85 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 7.21% 7.07% 7.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 34 29
Average daily rate £275 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £205 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £420 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 20 30
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £16.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -25.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.99 £10.55 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.65 £26.00 £27.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.78%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 30 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 15 (88.24%) Citrix
2 13 (76.47%) Windows
3 10 (58.82%) VMware
4 6 (35.29%) Hyper-V
4 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
4 6 (35.29%) HP
5 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
5 5 (29.41%) SAN
5 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
6 4 (23.53%) ITIL
6 4 (23.53%) Windows XP
6 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
7 3 (17.65%) AdminStudio
7 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
7 3 (17.65%) UNIX
7 3 (17.65%) Cisco
7 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (17.65%) XenDesktop
7 3 (17.65%) Backup Exec
7 3 (17.65%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (17.65%) AppSense
7 3 (17.65%) SCCM
8 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (11.76%) MCITP
8 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (11.76%) Application Packaging
8 2 (11.76%) NetScaler

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
1 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (5.88%) Lync
3 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) SAN
2 2 (11.76%) VoIP
2 2 (11.76%) DHCP
2 2 (11.76%) DNS
2 2 (11.76%) Wireless
2 2 (11.76%) NetScaler
3 1 (5.88%) SMS
3 1 (5.88%) Wireshark
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (5.88%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) AdminStudio
2 1 (5.88%) Wise Package Studio
2 1 (5.88%) InstallShield
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support
4 2 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Systems Support
4 2 (11.76%) Support Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Applications Packager
4 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Systems Support Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) UNIX Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Citrix Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) Application Packaging
2 1 (5.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Mainframe
1 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (76.47%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
3 4 (23.53%) Windows XP
4 3 (17.65%) UNIX
5 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Vista
6 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
6 1 (5.88%) Solaris
6 1 (5.88%) Linux
6 1 (5.88%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) ITIL
2 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.88%) Project Management
3 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (5.88%) Compatibility Testing
3 1 (5.88%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) VBScript
2 1 (5.88%) VB
2 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (11.76%) MCITP
3 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (5.88%) MCSA
3 1 (5.88%) CCNA
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
1 6 (35.29%) Hyper-V
2 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (17.65%) XenDesktop
3 3 (17.65%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (5.88%) Terminal Services
4 1 (5.88%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Backup Exec
1 3 (17.65%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) SCOM
2 1 (5.88%) SCSM
2 1 (5.88%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (5.88%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 15 (88.24%) Citrix
2 10 (58.82%) VMware
3 6 (35.29%) HP
4 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
5 3 (17.65%) Cisco
5 3 (17.65%) AppSense
6 2 (11.76%) EMC
6 2 (11.76%) Apple
6 2 (11.76%) Symantec
6 2 (11.76%) Juniper
6 2 (11.76%) Wyse
6 2 (11.76%) Meru Networks
7 1 (5.88%) Kofax
7 1 (5.88%) NetApp
7 1 (5.88%) Novell
7 1 (5.88%) IBM
7 1 (5.88%) Oracle
7 1 (5.88%) McAfee
7 1 (5.88%) Altiris
7 1 (5.88%) Veeam