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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenApp
Rank 26 32 25
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -7
Contract jobs citing XenApp 16 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 4.15% 0.42% 4.07%
As % of the System Software category 24.62% 4.76% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 8
Average daily rate
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£300 - £269
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 - £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.63 £23.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-10.32% -23.33%
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
65 21 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 16.84% 8.75% 10.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 11 14
Average daily rate £300 £275 £201
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.99% +37.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £155 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.56% -3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 3
Average hourly rate £14.50 £20.06 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.71% +0.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £83.02 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XenApp across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

XenApp Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 August 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
Liverpool +9 15 £300 -
XenApp
North West

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 21 (100.00%) Citrix
2 16 (76.19%) Windows
3 11 (52.38%) VMware
4 10 (47.62%) Microsoft App-V
5 9 (42.86%) XenDesktop
5 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
6 7 (33.33%) Linux
6 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (28.57%) Xen
7 6 (28.57%) Hyper-V
7 6 (28.57%) Server Building
8 5 (23.81%) Migration
8 5 (23.81%) Symantec
9 4 (19.05%) ITIL
9 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
10 3 (14.29%) AppSense
10 3 (14.29%) Finance
10 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
11 2 (9.52%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (9.52%) Publishing
11 2 (9.52%) Banking
11 2 (9.52%) SCCM
11 2 (9.52%) Patch Management
11 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (4.76%) XenMobile
12 1 (4.76%) XenServer
12 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
12 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (4.76%) Lync
1 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) DHCP
1 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.76%) VPN
1 1 (4.76%) DNS
1 1 (4.76%) Wireless
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Publishing
2 2 (9.52%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Administrator
1 7 (33.33%) Citrix Administrator
2 4 (19.05%) Citrix Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Citrix Consultant
3 3 (14.29%) Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Support Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (9.52%) Citrix Support
5 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Citrix Support Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Citrix Support Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Citrix Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Support Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support
5 1 (4.76%) Server Support
5 1 (4.76%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Server Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 16 (76.19%) Windows
2 7 (33.33%) Linux
2 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Server Building
2 5 (23.81%) Migration
3 4 (19.05%) ITIL
4 2 (9.52%) Patch Management
5 1 (4.76%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (4.76%) CCEA
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) CCEE
2 1 (4.76%) CCAA
2 1 (4.76%) CCIA
2 1 (4.76%) MCSE
2 1 (4.76%) CCNP
2 1 (4.76%) CCNA
2 1 (4.76%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
1 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 10 (47.62%) Microsoft App-V
2 9 (42.86%) XenDesktop
3 6 (28.57%) Xen
3 6 (28.57%) Hyper-V
4 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
6 1 (4.76%) vSphere
6 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (4.76%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) SCCM
2 1 (4.76%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) Citrix
2 11 (52.38%) VMware
3 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 5 (23.81%) Symantec
5 3 (14.29%) AppSense
6 1 (4.76%) PlateSpin
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco
6 1 (4.76%) HP