The table below looks at the statistics for XenApp skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenApp over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenApp
Rank 126 134 111
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -23
Contract jobs citing XenApp 22 23 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.69% 0.55% 0.98%
As % of the System Software category 6.59% 6.27% 10.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 20
Median daily rate £350 £370 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £268 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £760 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £17.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -54.05%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.25 £31.56 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-61.17% +37.19%
XenApp
England

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 West region.

System Software Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
334 367 313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 10.50% 8.83% 9.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 183 140
Median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £170 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £475 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £347
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 53 63
Median hourly rate £14.75 £17.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.23% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.03%

XenApp
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West 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 West

XenApp
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

XenApp Daily Rate Trend in the North West

XenApp
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XenApp across the North West region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

XenApp Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

XenApp
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

XenApp Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

XenApp
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 3 months to 8 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Manchester +3 12 £300 -20.00% 3
Merseyside +6 5 £350 -22.22%
Cheshire +14 3 £750 +158.62% 2
XenApp
England

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, 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 West region with a requirement for XenApp.

1 41 (87.23%) Citrix
2 34 (72.34%) Windows
3 32 (68.09%) VMware
4 28 (59.57%) Active Directory
5 27 (57.45%) Windows Server
6 19 (40.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (40.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (34.04%) VMware Infrastructure
8 15 (31.91%) Microsoft Azure
8 15 (31.91%) Cisco
9 14 (29.79%) Microsoft
9 14 (29.79%) Firewall
9 14 (29.79%) Amazon AWS
10 13 (27.66%) SQL Server
11 12 (25.53%) DNS
11 12 (25.53%) Windows Server 2003
11 12 (25.53%) VLAN
12 11 (23.40%) Security Cleared
12 11 (23.40%) Fat Client
12 11 (23.40%) Thin Client
12 11 (23.40%) MS Exchange
12 11 (23.40%) TCP/IP
13 10 (21.28%) SCCM
13 10 (21.28%) AppSense
14 9 (19.15%) WAN
14 9 (19.15%) LAN
14 9 (19.15%) MS Excel
14 9 (19.15%) Office 365
15 8 (17.02%) XenDesktop
15 8 (17.02%) DHCP

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 11 (23.40%) MS Exchange
2 5 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (10.64%) Skype for Business
3 4 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (6.38%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.13%) CMS
5 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.13%) IIS
5 1 (2.13%) JBoss
5 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.13%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (19.15%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 15 (31.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (29.79%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (19.15%) Office 365
4 1 (2.13%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (29.79%) Firewall
2 12 (25.53%) DNS
2 12 (25.53%) VLAN
3 11 (23.40%) TCP/IP
4 9 (19.15%) LAN
4 9 (19.15%) WAN
5 8 (17.02%) DHCP
6 7 (14.89%) NetScaler
7 5 (10.64%) SAN
7 5 (10.64%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (8.51%) VoIP
9 2 (4.26%) BIG-IP
9 2 (4.26%) SNMP
9 2 (4.26%) VPN
10 1 (2.13%) 3G
10 1 (2.13%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (2.13%) Skype
10 1 (2.13%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (27.66%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (6.38%) Local Government
2 2 (4.26%) Finance
3 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (25.53%) Architect
1 12 (25.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (14.89%) Senior Architect
3 6 (12.77%) Citrix Engineer
4 4 (8.51%) Azure Engineer
4 4 (8.51%) Citrix Specialist
4 4 (8.51%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (6.38%) Citrix Expert
5 3 (6.38%) Enterprise Architect
5 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (6.38%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 3 (6.38%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (4.26%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (4.26%) Citrix Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Desktop Support
6 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Support
6 2 (4.26%) Senior Enterprise Architect
6 2 (4.26%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.77%) Web Services
2 1 (2.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.40%) Fat Client
1 11 (23.40%) Thin Client
2 5 (10.64%) Data Centre
3 4 (8.51%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.26%) IVR
4 2 (4.26%) Replication
5 1 (2.13%) Biometrics
5 1 (2.13%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 34 (72.34%) Windows
2 27 (57.45%) Windows Server
3 19 (40.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (40.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (25.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (14.89%) Windows 10
6 6 (12.77%) Windows 7
7 5 (10.64%) Linux
8 3 (6.38%) Solaris
8 3 (6.38%) Unix
9 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.02%) Migration
2 7 (14.89%) Application Discovery
2 7 (14.89%) ITIL
2 7 (14.89%) TOGAF
3 6 (12.77%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 6 (12.77%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 4 (8.51%) ERP
4 4 (8.51%) Service Design
4 4 (8.51%) Software Engineering
5 3 (6.38%) Service Delivery
5 3 (6.38%) Service Management
6 2 (4.26%) Application Packaging
6 2 (4.26%) Change Control
6 2 (4.26%) Configuration Management
6 2 (4.26%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (4.26%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.26%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (4.26%) SIEM
6 2 (4.26%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.77%) PowerShell
2 4 (8.51%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (23.40%) Security Cleared
2 8 (17.02%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.26%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (4.26%) MCSE
3 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.13%) CCNA
4 1 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.13%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) SLA
2 3 (6.38%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 28 (59.57%) Active Directory
2 16 (34.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (17.02%) Microsoft App-V
3 8 (17.02%) XenDesktop
4 6 (12.77%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 6 (12.77%) ProxySG
5 5 (10.64%) VMware ESX
6 4 (8.51%) Hyper-V
7 3 (6.38%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (6.38%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (2.13%) DFS Replication
8 1 (2.13%) Terminal Server
8 1 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (2.13%) VMware Server
8 1 (2.13%) vSphere
8 1 (2.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (21.28%) SCCM
2 2 (4.26%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (4.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (2.13%) FortiGate
3 1 (2.13%) HP SIM
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (2.13%) Nagios
3 1 (2.13%) SCOM
3 1 (2.13%) SCVMM
3 1 (2.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.13%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 41 (87.23%) Citrix
2 32 (68.09%) VMware
3 15 (31.91%) Cisco
4 14 (29.79%) Microsoft
5 10 (21.28%) AppSense
6 8 (17.02%) NetApp
7 6 (12.77%) Blue Coat
8 3 (6.38%) HP
8 3 (6.38%) SolarWinds
8 3 (6.38%) Wyse
9 2 (4.26%) Sun
9 2 (4.26%) Symantec
10 1 (2.13%) arcserve
10 1 (2.13%) F5
10 1 (2.13%) IBM
10 1 (2.13%) Intel
10 1 (2.13%) JD Edwards
10 1 (2.13%) Juniper
10 1 (2.13%) Red Hat
10 1 (2.13%) Sophos
Warrington, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
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