The table below looks at the statistics for XenApp skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenApp over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenApp
Rank 33 35 23
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -12
Contract jobs citing XenApp 5 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.54% 0.34% 2.20%
As % of the System Software category 16.13% 3.23% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Average daily rate £375 - £130
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
-14.38% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £28.25 £24.05
% change year-on-year
-13.27% +17.46%
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 Merseyside region.

System Software Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
31 31 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 9.57% 10.44% 14.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 5 10
Average daily rate £425 £163 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+161.53% -45.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £106 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £305 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £307
% change year-on-year
- +14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 4
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.91 £11.00 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.05 £89.00 £16.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

XenApp
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XenApp across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

XenApp Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

XenApp
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XenApp across the Merseyside region.

XenApp Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

XenApp
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XenApp across the Merseyside region.

XenApp Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

XenApp
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenApp within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Liverpool -6 3 £375 -
XenApp
North West

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Citrix
3 6 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 5 (55.56%) Infrastructure Management
5 4 (44.44%) SCOrch
5 4 (44.44%) Converged Infrastructure
5 4 (44.44%) IaaS
5 4 (44.44%) HP
5 4 (44.44%) VMware
5 4 (44.44%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
5 4 (44.44%) PaaS
5 4 (44.44%) SAN
5 4 (44.44%) Project Management
5 4 (44.44%) SQL
5 4 (44.44%) IIS
5 4 (44.44%) ITIL
6 3 (33.33%) DHCP
6 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
6 3 (33.33%) DNS
6 3 (33.33%) Nagios
6 3 (33.33%) Confluence
6 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
6 3 (33.33%) XenDesktop
6 3 (33.33%) JIRA
6 3 (33.33%) Wiki
6 3 (33.33%) Finance
6 3 (33.33%) Banking

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 (44.44%) IIS
2 3 (33.33%) Confluence
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (11.11%) Lync
3 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) IaaS
1 4 (44.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) SAN
2 3 (33.33%) DHCP
2 3 (33.33%) DNS
2 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (22.22%) BIG-IP
3 2 (22.22%) LAN
3 2 (22.22%) SNMP
3 2 (22.22%) VoIP
3 2 (22.22%) WAN
4 1 (11.11%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (11.11%) VPN
4 1 (11.11%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 3 (33.33%) Banking
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Server Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Windows Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Windows Server Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (22.22%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix Support
3 1 (11.11%) Network Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (33.33%) Wiki
2 2 (22.22%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 2 (22.22%) Linux
3 2 (22.22%) Solaris
3 2 (22.22%) Unix
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (55.56%) Infrastructure Management
3 4 (44.44%) Converged Infrastructure
3 4 (44.44%) ITIL
3 4 (44.44%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Change Control
4 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (22.22%) SIEM
4 2 (22.22%) TOGAF
5 1 (11.11%) Change Management
5 1 (11.11%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) CCEA
2 1 (11.11%) CCEE
2 1 (11.11%) CCNA
2 1 (11.11%) CCNP
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (11.11%) DBS Check
2 1 (11.11%) MCSE
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft App-V
1 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 3 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 2 (22.22%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) SCOrch
2 3 (33.33%) EdgeSight
2 3 (33.33%) Nagios
2 3 (33.33%) SCOM
3 2 (22.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Citrix
2 4 (44.44%) HP
2 4 (44.44%) VMware
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) Sun
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco