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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenApp
Rank 114 82 69
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -13
Contract jobs citing XenApp 51 53 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.16% 1.72% 2.34%
As % of the System Software category 11.59% 16.72% 21.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 38 31
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.80% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £239 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £350 £376
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 12
Average hourly rate £25.25 £25.00 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.00% -20.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.45 £21.40 £27.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.05 £45.00 £43.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.63 £23.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-10.32% -23.33%
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
440 317 308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 10.02% 10.27% 10.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 174 126
Average daily rate £320 £280 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £415 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 53 67
Average hourly rate £14.50 £19.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.58% -28.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.25 £11.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.70 £45.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 August 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 August 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 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Merseyside +6 16 £300 -
Lancashire -26 11 £375 +25.00%
Manchester -19 9 £310 -3.12% 4
Cheshire -6 8 £293 +8.33% 1
XenApp
England

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 108 (98.18%) Citrix
2 79 (71.82%) Windows
3 55 (50.00%) VMware
4 49 (44.55%) Active Directory
5 41 (37.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 41 (37.27%) XenDesktop
6 38 (34.55%) Microsoft App-V
7 36 (32.73%) Microsoft
8 35 (31.82%) AppSense
9 27 (24.55%) Hyper-V
9 27 (24.55%) MS Exchange
10 26 (23.64%) DNS
10 26 (23.64%) Windows Server 2003
10 26 (23.64%) SCCM
10 26 (23.64%) Exchange Server 2010
11 25 (22.73%) DHCP
12 24 (21.82%) ITIL
12 24 (21.82%) VMware Infrastructure
13 21 (19.09%) XenServer
13 21 (19.09%) Windows Server 2012
14 19 (17.27%) Server Building
15 17 (15.45%) Exchange Server 2013
15 17 (15.45%) Microsoft Certification
16 15 (13.64%) Migration
17 14 (12.73%) SAN
18 13 (11.82%) Symantec
18 13 (11.82%) WAN
18 13 (11.82%) LAN
18 13 (11.82%) PowerShell
18 13 (11.82%) Data Centre

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 27 (24.55%) MS Exchange
2 26 (23.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (15.45%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (8.18%) SharePoint
5 8 (7.27%) Lync
6 4 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (1.82%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.91%) IIS
9 1 (0.91%) TPMS
Applications
1 7 (6.36%) MS Office
2 3 (2.73%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.27%) Office 365
2 1 (0.91%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 26 (23.64%) DNS
2 25 (22.73%) DHCP
3 14 (12.73%) SAN
4 13 (11.82%) LAN
4 13 (11.82%) WAN
5 12 (10.91%) VPN
6 8 (7.27%) TCP/IP
7 6 (5.45%) SMS
8 5 (4.55%) VoIP
9 4 (3.64%) Broadband
9 4 (3.64%) Wireless
9 4 (3.64%) NetScaler
10 1 (0.91%) OpenScape
10 1 (0.91%) Unified Communications
10 1 (0.91%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (6.36%) MSI
2 2 (1.82%) InstallShield
2 2 (1.82%) Fiddler
3 1 (0.91%) AdminStudio
General
1 8 (7.27%) Finance
2 4 (3.64%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.73%) Electronics
3 3 (2.73%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.73%) Marketing
4 2 (1.82%) Law
4 2 (1.82%) Publishing
4 2 (1.82%) Banking
4 2 (1.82%) Retail
5 1 (0.91%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 22 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 19 (17.27%) Support Engineer
3 18 (16.36%) Analyst
4 17 (15.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 12 (10.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (9.09%) Consultant
7 9 (8.18%) Technical Analyst
7 9 (8.18%) Citrix Analyst
7 9 (8.18%) Citrix Engineer
8 7 (6.36%) Environment Manager
8 7 (6.36%) Citrix Consultant
8 7 (6.36%) Citrix Administrator
8 7 (6.36%) Administrator
9 5 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (4.55%) Support Analyst
10 4 (3.64%) Applications Packager
11 3 (2.73%) Technical Support
11 3 (2.73%) Server Support
11 3 (2.73%) Test Analyst
11 3 (2.73%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.45%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.91%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.82%) Data Centre
2 4 (3.64%) Blackberry
2 4 (3.64%) Smartphone
2 4 (3.64%) iPhone
2 4 (3.64%) iPad
3 3 (2.73%) DTV
4 2 (1.82%) Thin Client
4 2 (1.82%) Clustering
4 2 (1.82%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.91%) Handset
5 1 (0.91%) BYOD
5 1 (0.91%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.91%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 79 (71.82%) Windows
2 41 (37.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (23.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 21 (19.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (10.91%) Windows 7
6 10 (9.09%) Linux
7 4 (3.64%) Solaris
7 4 (3.64%) UNIX
7 4 (3.64%) Windows NT
7 4 (3.64%) Windows XP
8 3 (2.73%) Windows 2000
9 2 (1.82%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.91%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (21.82%) ITIL
2 19 (17.27%) Server Building
3 15 (13.64%) Migration
4 8 (7.27%) Enterprise Architecture
5 7 (6.36%) Project Management
6 6 (5.45%) Validation
6 6 (5.45%) Business Transformation
7 5 (4.55%) Software Deployment
8 4 (3.64%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 4 (3.64%) Incident Management
9 3 (2.73%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (2.73%) Programme Management
9 3 (2.73%) Patch Management
9 3 (2.73%) Digital Marketing
10 2 (1.82%) Service Delivery
10 2 (1.82%) Change Management
10 2 (1.82%) Problem Management
10 2 (1.82%) Load Testing
10 2 (1.82%) Time Management
10 2 (1.82%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 13 (11.82%) PowerShell
2 9 (8.18%) VBScript
3 8 (7.27%) SQL
4 3 (2.73%) C
5 2 (1.82%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (15.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (10.91%) MCSE
2 12 (10.91%) Citrix Certification
3 10 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (8.18%) Security Cleared
4 9 (8.18%) CCEE
5 8 (7.27%) MCITP
6 6 (5.45%) MCSA
6 6 (5.45%) CCNP
6 6 (5.45%) CCNA
7 5 (4.55%) CCA
7 5 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (4.55%) CCAA
7 5 (4.55%) CCIA
7 5 (4.55%) SC Cleared
8 4 (3.64%) VCP5
8 4 (3.64%) VCP4
8 4 (3.64%) CCIE
9 3 (2.73%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.00%) QA
2 9 (8.18%) SLA
3 7 (6.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 49 (44.55%) Active Directory
2 41 (37.27%) XenDesktop
3 38 (34.55%) Microsoft App-V
4 27 (24.55%) Hyper-V
5 24 (21.82%) VMware Infrastructure
6 21 (19.09%) XenServer
7 8 (7.27%) Xen
7 8 (7.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 8 (7.27%) MetaFrame
8 7 (6.36%) vSphere
8 7 (6.36%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (1.82%) Terminal Server
9 2 (1.82%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.91%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.91%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 26 (23.64%) SCCM
2 4 (3.64%) WSUS
3 2 (1.82%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.91%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 108 (98.18%) Citrix
2 55 (50.00%) VMware
3 36 (32.73%) Microsoft
4 35 (31.82%) AppSense
5 13 (11.82%) Symantec
6 7 (6.36%) HP
7 6 (5.45%) Cisco
8 4 (3.64%) EMC
8 4 (3.64%) Red Hat
8 4 (3.64%) NetApp
8 4 (3.64%) Altiris
8 4 (3.64%) 3PAR
9 3 (2.73%) Toshiba
9 3 (2.73%) BT
9 3 (2.73%) Avaya
9 3 (2.73%) SAP
10 2 (1.82%) Compaq
10 2 (1.82%) Dell
10 2 (1.82%) Lotus
10 2 (1.82%) Sophos
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