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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenApp
Rank 102 83 80
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -3
Contract jobs citing XenApp 4 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.22% 0.56% 0.42%
As % of the System Software category 2.65% 7.08% 3.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
Average daily rate £450 £394 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +31.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £317 £375 £330
% change year-on-year
-15.48% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £17.00 - £20.06
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.03 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +22.22%
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
151 113 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 8.33% 7.91% 13.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 40 73
Average daily rate £350 £375 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £225 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £445 £371
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 22 18
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £11.55 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £28.60 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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 12 February 2016, 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 13 (100.00%) Citrix
2 9 (69.23%) Windows
3 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
4 7 (53.85%) XenDesktop
5 6 (46.15%) VMware
5 6 (46.15%) Cisco
5 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
6 5 (38.46%) Citrix Certification
6 5 (38.46%) DHCP
6 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
6 5 (38.46%) DNS
7 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
7 4 (30.77%) CCEA
7 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (30.77%) NetApp
7 4 (30.77%) AppSense
7 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (30.77%) CCEE
7 4 (30.77%) NetScaler
8 3 (23.08%) CCIA
8 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (23.08%) Server Building
8 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
8 3 (23.08%) Fiddler
8 3 (23.08%) Load Testing
8 3 (23.08%) Time Management
8 3 (23.08%) MCITP
8 3 (23.08%) Application Packaging
8 3 (23.08%) Migration

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (30.77%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) DHCP
1 5 (38.46%) DNS
1 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
2 4 (30.77%) NetScaler
3 2 (15.38%) LAN
3 2 (15.38%) WAN
4 1 (7.69%) NAS
4 1 (7.69%) SAN
4 1 (7.69%) VLAN
4 1 (7.69%) VoIP
4 1 (7.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Fiddler
General
1 1 (7.69%) Italian Language
1 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (30.77%) IT Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Service Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) LAN/WAN Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (23.08%) Windows XP
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Application Packaging
1 3 (23.08%) ITIL
1 3 (23.08%) Load Testing
1 3 (23.08%) Migration
1 3 (23.08%) Project Management
1 3 (23.08%) Server Building
1 3 (23.08%) Time Management
2 2 (15.38%) ITSM
3 1 (7.69%) Change Management
3 1 (7.69%) Line Management
3 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.69%) Service Management
3 1 (7.69%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
1 3 (23.08%) VBScript
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Citrix Certification
2 4 (30.77%) CCEA
2 4 (30.77%) CCEE
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (23.08%) CCIA
3 3 (23.08%) MCITP
3 3 (23.08%) MCSE
4 2 (15.38%) MCP
4 2 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (7.69%) CCA
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (7.69%) NCDA
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 7 (53.85%) XenDesktop
3 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (23.08%) Terminal Server
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (15.38%) vSphere
5 2 (15.38%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Citrix
2 6 (46.15%) Cisco
2 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 6 (46.15%) VMware
3 4 (30.77%) AppSense
3 4 (30.77%) NetApp
4 3 (23.08%) Wyse
5 2 (15.38%) HP
6 1 (7.69%) Dell
6 1 (7.69%) EMC
6 1 (7.69%) Hitachi
6 1 (7.69%) ServiceNow