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 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenApp
Rank 145 100 93
Rank change year-on-year
-45 -7
Contract jobs citing XenApp 21 62 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.52% 1.59% 1.57%
As % of the System Software category 4.87% 16.94% 12.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 32 23
Median daily rate £341 £400 £268
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.68% +49.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £234 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £750 £359
UK excluding London median daily rate £311 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-11.20% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 16
Median hourly rate - £17.50 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -47.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £19.91 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+15.53% -20.37%
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
431 366 390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 10.69% 9.36% 12.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 151 158
Median daily rate £375 £321 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.86% +22.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £202 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 71 73
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -44.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.98 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.25 £20.22 £44.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 3 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 3 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 -21 9 £341 -2.50% 1
Merseyside +2 5 £375 +50.00% 4
Cheshire -30 4 £300 -57.89%
Lancashire 0 3 £400 +28.85%
XenApp
England

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 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 33 (89.19%) Citrix
2 32 (86.49%) Windows
3 22 (59.46%) VMware
4 21 (56.76%) Active Directory
5 20 (54.05%) Windows Server
6 18 (48.65%) Microsoft App-V
7 16 (43.24%) HP
8 15 (40.54%) ITIL
9 14 (37.84%) MS Exchange
9 14 (37.84%) XenDesktop
10 13 (35.14%) AppSense
10 13 (35.14%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (32.43%) SQL
11 12 (32.43%) DHCP
11 12 (32.43%) DNS
12 11 (29.73%) Skype for Business
12 11 (29.73%) Exchange Server 2010
12 11 (29.73%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (29.73%) PowerShell
13 10 (27.03%) VMware Infrastructure
13 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2003
14 9 (24.32%) SAN
14 9 (24.32%) Migration
14 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
14 9 (24.32%) Office 365
15 8 (21.62%) IaaS
15 8 (21.62%) XenServer
15 8 (21.62%) Infrastructure Management
15 8 (21.62%) IIS
15 8 (21.62%) PaaS

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 14 (37.84%) MS Exchange
2 11 (29.73%) Exchange Server 2010
2 11 (29.73%) Skype for Business
3 8 (21.62%) IIS
4 7 (18.92%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (13.51%) SharePoint
6 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (8.11%) Confluence
7 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) MS Office
2 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (24.32%) Office 365
2 8 (21.62%) IaaS
2 8 (21.62%) PaaS
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (32.43%) DHCP
1 12 (32.43%) DNS
2 9 (24.32%) SAN
3 5 (13.51%) VoIP
4 4 (10.81%) NetScaler
4 4 (10.81%) SMS
5 2 (5.41%) LAN
5 2 (5.41%) Skype
5 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
5 2 (5.41%) WAN
6 1 (2.70%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (2.70%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) JIRA
2 1 (2.70%) MSI
General
1 5 (13.51%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Banking
2 3 (8.11%) Local Government
3 1 (2.70%) Italian Language
3 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (18.92%) Support Engineer
2 6 (16.22%) Server Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Citrix Specialist
3 5 (13.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Citrix Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (8.11%) Citrix Consultant
5 3 (8.11%) Citrix Support
5 3 (8.11%) Consultant
5 3 (8.11%) Hyper-V Consultant
5 3 (8.11%) Messaging Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Messaging Support
5 3 (8.11%) Messaging Support Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Windows Server Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Applications Specialist
6 2 (5.41%) Desktop Support
6 2 (5.41%) Server Support
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Data Centre
2 6 (16.22%) Fat Client
2 6 (16.22%) Thin Client
3 3 (8.11%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (8.11%) Wiki
4 2 (5.41%) Visualisation
5 1 (2.70%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.70%) Life Science
5 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.70%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (2.70%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 32 (86.49%) Windows
2 20 (54.05%) Windows Server
3 13 (35.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (29.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (10.81%) Windows 7
7 2 (5.41%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.70%) Linux
8 1 (2.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (40.54%) ITIL
2 9 (24.32%) Migration
3 8 (21.62%) Infrastructure Management
4 7 (18.92%) Converged Infrastructure
5 6 (16.22%) Application Packaging
6 4 (10.81%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (10.81%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (10.81%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 4 (10.81%) Project Management
7 2 (5.41%) IT Governance
7 2 (5.41%) PRINCE2
7 2 (5.41%) Risk Management
8 1 (2.70%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (2.70%) Configuration Management
8 1 (2.70%) Incident Management
8 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Transformation
8 1 (2.70%) ITSM
8 1 (2.70%) Open Source
8 1 (2.70%) Project Planning
8 1 (2.70%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (32.43%) SQL
2 11 (29.73%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (8.11%) MCSE
3 2 (5.41%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.70%) CCEA
4 1 (2.70%) CCEE
4 1 (2.70%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (2.70%) HND
4 1 (2.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.70%) MCITP
4 1 (2.70%) MCP
4 1 (2.70%) MCSA
4 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (56.76%) Active Directory
2 18 (48.65%) Microsoft App-V
3 14 (37.84%) XenDesktop
4 10 (27.03%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (21.62%) XenServer
6 7 (18.92%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 7 (18.92%) Hyper-V
7 5 (13.51%) vSphere
8 4 (10.81%) Brightmail
9 3 (8.11%) VMware ESX
10 1 (2.70%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (18.92%) SCCM
1 7 (18.92%) SCOrch
2 4 (10.81%) SCOM
2 4 (10.81%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 3 (8.11%) EdgeSight
3 3 (8.11%) Nagios
4 1 (2.70%) CFEngine
4 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 33 (89.19%) Citrix
2 22 (59.46%) VMware
3 16 (43.24%) HP
4 13 (35.14%) AppSense
5 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
6 6 (16.22%) 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 3 (8.11%) Cisco
9 1 (2.70%) Avaya
9 1 (2.70%) NetApp