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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenApp
Rank 99 89 70
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -19
Contract jobs citing XenApp 59 43 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.54% 1.43% 2.50%
As % of the System Software category 13.38% 14.93% 20.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 31 34
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£300 £282 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% -9.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £236 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £320 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 10
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £37.03
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% -32.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £20.10 £27.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £28.90 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £31.56
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -36.61%
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
441 288 331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 11.52% 9.59% 12.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 135 126
Average daily rate £310 £280 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £333 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 56 70
Average hourly rate £15.25 £15.01 £23.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% -35.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.00 £11.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £25.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -11.11%

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 31 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XenApp across the North West region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

XenApp Hourly Rate Histogram 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 31 July 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 -2 18 £310 -3.12% 3
Merseyside +2 14 £313 -
Cheshire -4 10 £241 -13.83% 4
Lancashire -6 8 £375 +33.93%
XenApp
England

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 119 (98.35%) Citrix
2 83 (68.60%) Windows
3 60 (49.59%) VMware
4 55 (45.45%) Active Directory
5 43 (35.54%) Microsoft
6 41 (33.88%) Microsoft App-V
7 40 (33.06%) XenDesktop
8 39 (32.23%) Windows Server 2008
9 36 (29.75%) AppSense
10 34 (28.10%) Hyper-V
11 29 (23.97%) VMware Infrastructure
12 28 (23.14%) Windows Server 2003
13 24 (19.83%) MS Exchange
13 24 (19.83%) SCCM
14 23 (19.01%) Exchange Server 2010
14 23 (19.01%) Migration
15 22 (18.18%) DNS
16 21 (17.36%) DHCP
17 20 (16.53%) ITIL
17 20 (16.53%) Data Centre
18 19 (15.70%) Windows Server 2012
18 19 (15.70%) XenServer
18 19 (15.70%) SAN
19 18 (14.88%) WAN
19 18 (14.88%) Exchange Server 2013
19 18 (14.88%) Server Building
20 17 (14.05%) Microsoft Certification
21 15 (12.40%) PowerShell
22 13 (10.74%) QA
22 13 (10.74%) Windows 7

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 24 (19.83%) MS Exchange
2 23 (19.01%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (14.88%) Exchange Server 2013
4 11 (9.09%) SharePoint
5 9 (7.44%) IIS
6 4 (3.31%) Lync
7 3 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.65%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.65%) IBM Notes
8 2 (1.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.65%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.83%) TPMS
Applications
1 4 (3.31%) MS Office
2 3 (2.48%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.61%) Office 365
2 1 (0.83%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 22 (18.18%) DNS
2 21 (17.36%) DHCP
3 19 (15.70%) SAN
4 18 (14.88%) WAN
5 10 (8.26%) LAN
6 9 (7.44%) Firewall
7 8 (6.61%) Wireless
7 8 (6.61%) VPLS
7 8 (6.61%) iSCSI
7 8 (6.61%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (6.61%) NAS
7 8 (6.61%) DMZ
7 8 (6.61%) Internet
7 8 (6.61%) MPLS
7 8 (6.61%) OSPF
7 8 (6.61%) BGP
7 8 (6.61%) EIGRP
7 8 (6.61%) Fibre Channel
7 8 (6.61%) VPN
8 6 (4.96%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.26%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.61%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (5.79%) MSI
2 2 (1.65%) InstallShield
2 2 (1.65%) Fiddler
3 1 (0.83%) AdminStudio
General
1 8 (6.61%) Finance
2 6 (4.96%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.31%) Electronics
3 4 (3.31%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.31%) Marketing
4 3 (2.48%) Publishing
5 2 (1.65%) Banking
5 2 (1.65%) Retail
5 2 (1.65%) Law
6 1 (0.83%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 21 (17.36%) Support Engineer
2 20 (16.53%) Analyst
3 19 (15.70%) 3rd Line Support
4 16 (13.22%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 14 (11.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 12 (9.92%) Architect
7 11 (9.09%) Citrix Engineer
8 9 (7.44%) Consultant
8 9 (7.44%) Technical Analyst
8 9 (7.44%) Citrix Analyst
9 8 (6.61%) Administrator
9 8 (6.61%) Citrix Administrator
10 7 (5.79%) Technical Architect
10 7 (5.79%) Environment Manager
11 6 (4.96%) Citrix Consultant
11 6 (4.96%) Support Analyst
12 4 (3.31%) Applications Packager
13 3 (2.48%) Technical Support
13 3 (2.48%) Server Support
13 3 (2.48%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.96%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.83%) Web Services
2 1 (0.83%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.53%) Data Centre
2 10 (8.26%) Clustering
3 8 (6.61%) Replication
3 8 (6.61%) EMC VNX
3 8 (6.61%) Celerra
4 6 (4.96%) iPhone
4 6 (4.96%) iPad
4 6 (4.96%) Blackberry
4 6 (4.96%) Smartphone
5 4 (3.31%) DTV
6 2 (1.65%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.65%) Life Science
6 2 (1.65%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.83%) Handset
7 1 (0.83%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 83 (68.60%) Windows
2 39 (32.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (23.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (15.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (10.74%) Windows 7
6 12 (9.92%) UNIX
6 12 (9.92%) Solaris
7 11 (9.09%) Linux
8 4 (3.31%) Windows NT
8 4 (3.31%) Windows XP
9 3 (2.48%) Windows 2000
10 2 (1.65%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.83%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (19.01%) Migration
2 20 (16.53%) ITIL
3 18 (14.88%) Server Building
4 11 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
5 10 (8.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (8.26%) Business Transformation
6 8 (6.61%) Change Control
6 8 (6.61%) Configuration Management
6 8 (6.61%) Incident Management
6 8 (6.61%) Business Continuity
7 7 (5.79%) Validation
8 4 (3.31%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (3.31%) Programme Management
8 4 (3.31%) Software Deployment
8 4 (3.31%) Digital Marketing
9 3 (2.48%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (2.48%) Project Management
10 2 (1.65%) Service Delivery
10 2 (1.65%) Content Management
10 2 (1.65%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (12.40%) PowerShell
2 9 (7.44%) VBScript
3 7 (5.79%) SQL
4 4 (3.31%) C
5 2 (1.65%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (14.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (10.74%) MCSE
3 12 (9.92%) Security Cleared
4 10 (8.26%) Citrix Certification
5 8 (6.61%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (6.61%) CCEE
6 7 (5.79%) MCITP
7 6 (4.96%) SC Cleared
8 5 (4.13%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (4.13%) CCA
8 5 (4.13%) MCSA
8 5 (4.13%) CCAA
8 5 (4.13%) CCIA
9 4 (3.31%) CCIE
9 4 (3.31%) CCNP
9 4 (3.31%) CCNA
9 4 (3.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (2.48%) VCP5
10 3 (2.48%) VCP4
11 2 (1.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.74%) QA
2 7 (5.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (4.13%) SLA
System Software
1 55 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 41 (33.88%) Microsoft App-V
3 40 (33.06%) XenDesktop
4 34 (28.10%) Hyper-V
5 29 (23.97%) VMware Infrastructure
6 19 (15.70%) XenServer
7 10 (8.26%) vSphere
7 10 (8.26%) VMware ESX
8 9 (7.44%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (6.61%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 8 (6.61%) Terminal Services
9 8 (6.61%) MetaFrame
9 8 (6.61%) Xen
9 8 (6.61%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (1.65%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.83%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.83%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 24 (19.83%) SCCM
2 4 (3.31%) WSUS
2 4 (3.31%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (1.65%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.83%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 119 (98.35%) Citrix
2 60 (49.59%) VMware
3 43 (35.54%) Microsoft
4 36 (29.75%) AppSense
5 12 (9.92%) Symantec
5 12 (9.92%) EMC
6 10 (8.26%) Cisco
7 9 (7.44%) HP
8 8 (6.61%) Oracle
8 8 (6.61%) Nortel
8 8 (6.61%) SolarWinds
8 8 (6.61%) CheckPoint
9 4 (3.31%) Avaya
9 4 (3.31%) NetApp
9 4 (3.31%) Red Hat
9 4 (3.31%) SAP
9 4 (3.31%) Compaq
9 4 (3.31%) Dell
10 3 (2.48%) 3PAR
10 3 (2.48%) Altiris
Warrington, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
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