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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenApp over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenApp
Rank 89 86 85
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Contract jobs citing XenApp 59 42 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.61% 1.39% 1.66%
As % of the System Software category 17.15% 12.43% 16.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 24 19
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£300 £270 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £245 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £720 £346 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 4
Average hourly rate £17.50 £34.00 £43.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.52% -22.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £27.80 £39.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.35 £45.00 £44.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.82 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-0.92% -6.97%
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
344 338 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 9.37% 11.18% 9.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 153 73
Average daily rate £300 £263 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £165 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £396 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 64 47
Average hourly rate £14.00 £20.13 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.43% +5.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.26 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.85 £43.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.86 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -0.85%

XenApp
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XenApp across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenApp within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
Manchester +8 25 £281 -29.68% 13
Cheshire -4 20 £675 +150.00% 4
Lancashire -8 5 £270 +2.85% 3
Merseyside - 5 £220 - 1
XenApp
England

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 87 (98.86%) Citrix
2 61 (69.32%) Windows
3 49 (55.68%) Active Directory
4 44 (50.00%) VMware
5 34 (38.64%) XenDesktop
6 31 (35.23%) AppSense
7 30 (34.09%) Windows Server 2008
8 26 (29.55%) Microsoft
9 25 (28.41%) Windows Server 2003
9 25 (28.41%) Microsoft App-V
9 25 (28.41%) VMware Infrastructure
10 18 (20.45%) Migration
10 18 (20.45%) WAN
10 18 (20.45%) SCCM
10 18 (20.45%) Hyper-V
11 17 (19.32%) SAN
12 16 (18.18%) DNS
12 16 (18.18%) MS Exchange
12 16 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
13 15 (17.05%) DHCP
13 15 (17.05%) ITIL
14 14 (15.91%) XenServer
14 14 (15.91%) Exchange Server 2010
15 12 (13.64%) UNIX
15 12 (13.64%) Solaris
15 12 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
15 12 (13.64%) EMC
15 12 (13.64%) QA
16 11 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
16 11 (12.50%) Cisco

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 16 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 14 (15.91%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (11.36%) IIS
4 9 (10.23%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (9.09%) SharePoint
6 3 (3.41%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (3.41%) Lync
6 3 (3.41%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (2.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (2.27%) IBM Notes
7 2 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.14%) TPMS
8 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (5.68%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.82%) Office 365
2 1 (1.14%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.14%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 18 (20.45%) WAN
2 17 (19.32%) SAN
3 16 (18.18%) DNS
4 15 (17.05%) DHCP
5 10 (11.36%) LAN
6 9 (10.23%) iSCSI
6 9 (10.23%) Firewall
7 8 (9.09%) Wireless
7 8 (9.09%) BGP
7 8 (9.09%) EIGRP
7 8 (9.09%) VPN
7 8 (9.09%) Internet
7 8 (9.09%) DMZ
7 8 (9.09%) MPLS
7 8 (9.09%) OSPF
7 8 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (9.09%) VPLS
7 8 (9.09%) NAS
7 8 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
8 5 (5.68%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.36%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.09%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (5.68%) MSI
2 2 (2.27%) Fiddler
3 1 (1.14%) InstallShield
3 1 (1.14%) AdminStudio
General
1 4 (4.55%) Finance
2 3 (3.41%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.27%) Law
3 2 (2.27%) Retail
4 1 (1.14%) Marketing
4 1 (1.14%) Banking
4 1 (1.14%) Electronics
4 1 (1.14%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (21.59%) Analyst
2 13 (14.77%) Architect
2 13 (14.77%) Support Engineer
3 11 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (11.36%) Technical Analyst
4 10 (11.36%) 3rd Line Support
5 9 (10.23%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 8 (9.09%) Citrix Analyst
7 7 (7.95%) Environment Manager
7 7 (7.95%) Technical Architect
8 6 (6.82%) Support Analyst
8 6 (6.82%) Citrix Engineer
9 5 (5.68%) Administrator
10 4 (4.55%) Technical Support
10 4 (4.55%) Citrix Administrator
11 3 (3.41%) Technical Support Engineer
11 3 (3.41%) Applications Tester
11 3 (3.41%) Technical Engineer
11 3 (3.41%) Applications Packager
11 3 (3.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.55%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.09%) Replication
1 8 (9.09%) Clustering
1 8 (9.09%) Celerra
2 5 (5.68%) iPad
2 5 (5.68%) Smartphone
2 5 (5.68%) iPhone
2 5 (5.68%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.27%) Life Science
4 1 (1.14%) Open Source
4 1 (1.14%) User Experience
4 1 (1.14%) BYOD
4 1 (1.14%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.14%) DTV
4 1 (1.14%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 61 (69.32%) Windows
2 30 (34.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (28.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (13.64%) UNIX
5 12 (13.64%) Solaris
6 9 (10.23%) Windows 7
7 6 (6.82%) Linux
8 4 (4.55%) Windows NT
9 3 (3.41%) Windows XP
10 2 (2.27%) Windows 2000
10 2 (2.27%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (20.45%) Migration
2 15 (17.05%) ITIL
3 11 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
4 10 (11.36%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (11.36%) Business Transformation
5 9 (10.23%) Business Continuity
6 8 (9.09%) Configuration Management
6 8 (9.09%) Change Control
7 7 (7.95%) Incident Management
7 7 (7.95%) Validation
8 5 (5.68%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (4.55%) Project Management
9 4 (4.55%) Compatibility Testing
10 2 (2.27%) Service Delivery
10 2 (2.27%) Change Management
10 2 (2.27%) Content Management
10 2 (2.27%) Problem Management
10 2 (2.27%) Load Testing
10 2 (2.27%) Time Management
10 2 (2.27%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.36%) PowerShell
2 6 (6.82%) C
3 5 (5.68%) VBScript
4 2 (2.27%) VB
4 2 (2.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (12.50%) MCSE
3 9 (10.23%) Security Cleared
4 8 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
5 6 (6.82%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (6.82%) CCEE
6 5 (5.68%) CCAA
6 5 (5.68%) CCA
7 4 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (4.55%) CCIE
7 4 (4.55%) SC Cleared
7 4 (4.55%) MCITP
8 3 (3.41%) CCIA
9 2 (2.27%) MCP
9 2 (2.27%) MCSA
9 2 (2.27%) CCNA
9 2 (2.27%) CCEA
9 2 (2.27%) Degree
10 1 (1.14%) CCENT
10 1 (1.14%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.64%) QA
2 7 (7.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 49 (55.68%) Active Directory
2 34 (38.64%) XenDesktop
3 25 (28.41%) Microsoft App-V
3 25 (28.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (20.45%) Hyper-V
5 14 (15.91%) XenServer
6 11 (12.50%) VMware ESX
7 8 (9.09%) MetaFrame
7 8 (9.09%) Terminal Services
7 8 (9.09%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 8 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (9.09%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 7 (7.95%) vSphere
9 2 (2.27%) Terminal Server
10 1 (1.14%) VMware Server
10 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (1.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 18 (20.45%) SCCM
2 4 (4.55%) WSUS
2 4 (4.55%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (2.27%) AirWatch
3 2 (2.27%) XenMobile
4 1 (1.14%) MOM
4 1 (1.14%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 87 (98.86%) Citrix
2 44 (50.00%) VMware
3 31 (35.23%) AppSense
4 26 (29.55%) Microsoft
5 12 (13.64%) EMC
6 11 (12.50%) Cisco
7 8 (9.09%) Oracle
7 8 (9.09%) Nortel
7 8 (9.09%) CheckPoint
7 8 (9.09%) SolarWinds
8 6 (6.82%) HP
9 5 (5.68%) Dell
9 5 (5.68%) NetApp
10 4 (4.55%) Red Hat
10 4 (4.55%) Avaya
10 4 (4.55%) Compaq
11 2 (2.27%) Stellent
11 2 (2.27%) Wyse
11 2 (2.27%) Lotus
11 2 (2.27%) McAfee
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
North West
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: Competitive Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £140 - £190 per day + Neg. Good chance of Extension
Posted: 13 days ago