The table below looks at the statistics for XenApp skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenApp over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Citrix XenApp
England / North East
Rank 68 77 60
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -17
Contract jobs citing XenApp 24 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.53% 0.11% 0.15%
As % of the System Software category 16.22% 1.47% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 0 1
Median daily rate £214 - £285
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £24.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- -15.51%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region.

System Software Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
148 68 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 15.63% 7.67% 12.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 38 42
Median daily rate £285 £408 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.18% +36.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £224 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £533 £402
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £347
% change year-on-year
- +0.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 12 6
Median hourly rate £22.50 £26.00 £21.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.46% +19.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.38 £9.80 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £47.50 £28.41
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

XenApp
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East region citing XenApp as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

XenApp Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

XenApp
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

XenApp Daily Rate Trend in the North East

XenApp
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

XenApp Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

XenApp
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenApp within the North East region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear - 17 £214 - 4
XenApp
England

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing XenApp also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North East region with a requirement for XenApp.

1 39 (84.78%) Citrix
2 35 (76.09%) Active Directory
2 35 (76.09%) Windows
2 35 (76.09%) Microsoft App-V
3 34 (73.91%) Security Cleared
4 32 (69.57%) AppSense
4 32 (69.57%) DHCP
5 29 (63.04%) VMware
6 28 (60.87%) SCCM
7 26 (56.52%) SC Cleared
7 26 (56.52%) DNS
7 26 (56.52%) Microsoft
7 26 (56.52%) Windows Server
8 25 (54.35%) Software Delivery
9 22 (47.83%) Windows Server 2003
9 22 (47.83%) VMware Infrastructure
9 22 (47.83%) Windows Server 2008
10 18 (39.13%) Windows 7
11 16 (34.78%) XenServer
11 16 (34.78%) XenDesktop
11 16 (34.78%) ITIL
12 15 (32.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 14 (30.43%) ThinPrint
14 12 (26.09%) MS Excel
15 10 (21.74%) Hyper-V
16 9 (19.57%) Windows 10
16 9 (19.57%) Windows 8
17 8 (17.39%) BPSS Clearance
17 8 (17.39%) Disclosure Scotland
17 8 (17.39%) Fat Client

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (8.70%) IIS
1 4 (8.70%) MS Exchange
1 4 (8.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (26.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 32 (69.57%) DHCP
2 26 (56.52%) DNS
3 6 (13.04%) 3G
3 6 (13.04%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (8.70%) SMS
5 2 (4.35%) NetScaler
Development Applications
1 4 (8.70%) MSI
2 1 (2.17%) AdminStudio
General
1 2 (4.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (26.09%) Support Engineer
2 11 (23.91%) Desktop Engineer
2 11 (23.91%) Desktop Support
3 10 (21.74%) 2nd Line Support
4 7 (15.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 6 (13.04%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 5 (10.87%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 5 (10.87%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (10.87%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Citrix Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
8 2 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Citrix Support
8 2 (4.35%) Citrix Support Engineer
9 1 (2.17%) 2nd Line Technical Support
9 1 (2.17%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
9 1 (2.17%) Active Directory Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.39%) Fat Client
1 8 (17.39%) Thin Client
2 4 (8.70%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.35%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 35 (76.09%) Windows
2 26 (56.52%) Windows Server
3 22 (47.83%) Windows Server 2003
3 22 (47.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (39.13%) Windows 7
5 9 (19.57%) Windows 10
5 9 (19.57%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (54.35%) Software Delivery
2 16 (34.78%) ITIL
3 6 (13.04%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 5 (10.87%) Business Continuity
4 5 (10.87%) Project Management
4 5 (10.87%) Service Delivery
5 4 (8.70%) Software Distribution
6 3 (6.52%) Application Packaging
7 2 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (4.35%) Incident Management
7 2 (4.35%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.04%) SQL
2 4 (8.70%) PowerShell
2 4 (8.70%) T-SQL
2 4 (8.70%) VB
2 4 (8.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 34 (73.91%) Security Cleared
2 26 (56.52%) SC Cleared
3 8 (17.39%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (8.70%) Degree
5 2 (4.35%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.39%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 35 (76.09%) Active Directory
1 35 (76.09%) Microsoft App-V
2 22 (47.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (34.78%) XenDesktop
3 16 (34.78%) XenServer
4 10 (21.74%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 28 (60.87%) SCCM
2 15 (32.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 7 (15.22%) XenMobile
4 5 (10.87%) SafeCom
5 4 (8.70%) EdgeSight
6 1 (2.17%) AppDNA
6 1 (2.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 39 (84.78%) Citrix
2 32 (69.57%) AppSense
3 29 (63.04%) VMware
4 26 (56.52%) Microsoft
5 14 (30.43%) ThinPrint
6 5 (10.87%) SAP
7 4 (8.70%) HP
8 2 (4.35%) Autodesk