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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenApp
Rank 141 101 93
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -8
Contract jobs citing XenApp 21 58 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.53% 1.56% 1.40%
As % of the System Software category 4.90% 15.80% 12.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 32 26
Median daily rate £325 £285 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.03% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £215 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £723 £308
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 10
Median hourly rate - £17.50 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -47.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.50 £19.82 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+18.59% -0.92%
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
429 367 342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 10.86% 9.84% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 168 157
Median daily rate £400 £300 £268
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +12.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 67 65
Median hourly rate £13.00 £14.75 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.86% -18.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.95 £20.19 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.83 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+12.92% +6.82%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 -25 13 £341 +21.33% 4
Cheshire -24 4 £223 -67.03% 3
Merseyside -4 3 - - 4
Lancashire -1 1 £425 +57.40%
XenApp
England

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 34 (91.89%) Citrix
2 33 (89.19%) Windows
3 25 (67.57%) Windows Server
4 22 (59.46%) Active Directory
5 21 (56.76%) VMware
6 19 (51.35%) HP
7 18 (48.65%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (43.24%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (40.54%) Microsoft App-V
9 15 (40.54%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (35.14%) AppSense
10 13 (35.14%) SQL
10 13 (35.14%) ITIL
10 13 (35.14%) MS Exchange
11 12 (32.43%) Migration
12 11 (29.73%) Microsoft
12 11 (29.73%) PowerShell
12 11 (29.73%) Office 365
12 11 (29.73%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 10 (27.03%) SCCM
13 10 (27.03%) VMware Infrastructure
13 10 (27.03%) DHCP
13 10 (27.03%) DNS
13 10 (27.03%) SQL Server
13 10 (27.03%) Data Centre
14 9 (24.32%) IIS
14 9 (24.32%) SAN
14 9 (24.32%) Application Packaging
15 8 (21.62%) Fat Client
15 8 (21.62%) Exchange Server 2010

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 13 (35.14%) MS Exchange
2 9 (24.32%) IIS
3 8 (21.62%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (21.62%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (18.92%) Skype for Business
5 5 (13.51%) SharePoint
6 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (8.11%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (16.22%) MS Office
2 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (29.73%) Office 365
2 7 (18.92%) IaaS
2 7 (18.92%) PaaS
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (27.03%) DHCP
1 10 (27.03%) DNS
2 9 (24.32%) SAN
3 6 (16.22%) NetScaler
3 6 (16.22%) VoIP
4 4 (10.81%) LAN
4 4 (10.81%) WAN
5 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
6 2 (5.41%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (5.41%) Skype
7 1 (2.70%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) JIRA
2 1 (2.70%) AdminStudio
2 1 (2.70%) MSI
General
1 5 (13.51%) Finance
1 5 (13.51%) Local Government
2 3 (8.11%) Banking
3 2 (5.41%) Italian Language
3 2 (5.41%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.70%) French Language
4 1 (2.70%) Publishing
4 1 (2.70%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 8 (21.62%) Citrix Specialist
1 8 (21.62%) Server Engineer
2 6 (16.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (16.22%) Support Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Citrix Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Citrix Support
4 3 (8.11%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (8.11%) Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Applications Specialist
4 3 (8.11%) Citrix Consultant
4 3 (8.11%) Consultant
4 3 (8.11%) Hyper-V Consultant
4 3 (8.11%) Messaging Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Messaging Support
4 3 (8.11%) Messaging Support Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Service Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Windows Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Windows Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.03%) Data Centre
2 8 (21.62%) Fat Client
2 8 (21.62%) Thin Client
3 3 (8.11%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (8.11%) Wiki
4 2 (5.41%) Life Science
4 2 (5.41%) PKI
4 2 (5.41%) Visualisation
5 1 (2.70%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.70%) iPad
5 1 (2.70%) iPhone
5 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 33 (89.19%) Windows
2 25 (67.57%) Windows Server
3 18 (48.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (43.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (40.54%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (13.51%) Windows 7
7 2 (5.41%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.70%) Android
8 1 (2.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (35.14%) ITIL
2 12 (32.43%) Migration
3 9 (24.32%) Application Packaging
4 8 (21.62%) Infrastructure Management
5 7 (18.92%) Converged Infrastructure
6 4 (10.81%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (10.81%) IT Governance
6 4 (10.81%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (10.81%) Project Management
6 4 (10.81%) Risk Management
7 3 (8.11%) PRINCE2
8 2 (5.41%) ITSM
8 2 (5.41%) Server Virtualisation
9 1 (2.70%) Incident Management
9 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Transformation
9 1 (2.70%) Mentoring
9 1 (2.70%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 13 (35.14%) SQL
2 11 (29.73%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (8.11%) MCSE
3 2 (5.41%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (5.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (5.41%) MCITP
3 2 (5.41%) MCP
3 2 (5.41%) MCSA
4 1 (2.70%) CCEA
4 1 (2.70%) CCEE
4 1 (2.70%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (2.70%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (59.46%) Active Directory
2 15 (40.54%) Microsoft App-V
3 11 (29.73%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 10 (27.03%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (21.62%) XenDesktop
6 7 (18.92%) Hyper-V
7 6 (16.22%) vSphere
8 4 (10.81%) Brightmail
8 4 (10.81%) VMware ESX
8 4 (10.81%) XenServer
9 2 (5.41%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 10 (27.03%) SCCM
2 7 (18.92%) SCOrch
3 5 (13.51%) SCOM
4 4 (10.81%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (8.11%) EdgeSight
5 3 (8.11%) Nagios
Vendors
1 34 (91.89%) Citrix
2 21 (56.76%) VMware
3 19 (51.35%) HP
4 13 (35.14%) AppSense
5 11 (29.73%) Microsoft
6 8 (21.62%) Wyse
7 4 (10.81%) Compaq
7 4 (10.81%) Dell
7 4 (10.81%) IronPort
7 4 (10.81%) Symantec
7 4 (10.81%) ThinPrint
8 2 (5.41%) Cisco
9 1 (2.70%) Avaya
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