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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Citrix XenApp
England / North West
Rank 116 140 125
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -15
Contract jobs citing XenApp 15 17 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.59% 0.44% 0.57%
As % of the System Software category 5.62% 5.14% 6.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 8
Median daily rate £300 £280 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -27.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £224 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £505 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £17.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -51.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £24.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- -15.51%

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
267 331 265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 10.43% 8.57% 8.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 161 106
Median daily rate £350 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £182 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 53 58
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +17.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £10.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £40.00 £32.54
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

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
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 22 January 2017. 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 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 +18 8 £300 +1.69% 3
Merseyside +3 5 £350 -6.66%
Cheshire +25 1 - -
XenApp
England

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 28 (75.68%) Windows
3 27 (72.97%) VMware
4 22 (59.46%) Active Directory
4 22 (59.46%) Windows Server
5 19 (51.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (48.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (43.24%) VMware Infrastructure
8 14 (37.84%) Microsoft Azure
8 14 (37.84%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (35.14%) Amazon AWS
10 12 (32.43%) Firewall
10 12 (32.43%) Cisco
11 10 (27.03%) MS Exchange
11 10 (27.03%) Security Cleared
12 9 (24.32%) SCCM
12 9 (24.32%) DNS
12 9 (24.32%) AppSense
13 8 (21.62%) Migration
13 8 (21.62%) Thin Client
13 8 (21.62%) TCP/IP
13 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
13 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
13 8 (21.62%) Web Services
13 8 (21.62%) Fat Client
13 8 (21.62%) Blue Coat
13 8 (21.62%) ProxySG
13 8 (21.62%) Office 365
14 7 (18.92%) Application Discovery
14 7 (18.92%) TOGAF

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 10 (27.03%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.70%) CMS
3 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.41%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (37.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (35.14%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (21.62%) Office 365
4 1 (2.70%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (32.43%) Firewall
2 9 (24.32%) DNS
3 8 (21.62%) TCP/IP
4 7 (18.92%) VLAN
5 5 (13.51%) DHCP
5 5 (13.51%) LAN
5 5 (13.51%) NetScaler
5 5 (13.51%) WAN
6 2 (5.41%) BIG-IP
6 2 (5.41%) SNMP
6 2 (5.41%) VoIP
6 2 (5.41%) VPN
6 2 (5.41%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (2.70%) 3G
7 1 (2.70%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (2.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (8.11%) Local Government
2 2 (5.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (35.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (29.73%) Architect
3 7 (18.92%) Senior Architect
4 4 (10.81%) Citrix Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Citrix Specialist
4 4 (10.81%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (8.11%) Citrix Expert
5 3 (8.11%) Enterprise Architect
5 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (8.11%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Enterprise Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (2.70%) Desktop Support
7 1 (2.70%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (2.70%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Technical Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Technical Support
7 1 (2.70%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.62%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Fat Client
1 8 (21.62%) Thin Client
2 4 (10.81%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (8.11%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.41%) IVR
5 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.70%) Biometrics
5 1 (2.70%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 28 (75.68%) Windows
2 22 (59.46%) Windows Server
3 19 (51.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (48.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (37.84%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (16.22%) Windows 10
6 6 (16.22%) Windows 7
7 4 (10.81%) Linux
8 3 (8.11%) Solaris
8 3 (8.11%) Unix
9 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.62%) Migration
2 7 (18.92%) Application Discovery
2 7 (18.92%) TOGAF
3 6 (16.22%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 6 (16.22%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 4 (10.81%) Service Design
5 3 (8.11%) Service Delivery
5 3 (8.11%) Service Management
6 2 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.41%) Change Control
6 2 (5.41%) Configuration Management
6 2 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (5.41%) ITIL
6 2 (5.41%) SIEM
7 1 (2.70%) Data Centre Operations
7 1 (2.70%) ERP
7 1 (2.70%) SDLC
7 1 (2.70%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.81%) SQL
2 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (27.03%) Security Cleared
2 7 (18.92%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.41%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) SLA
2 3 (8.11%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 22 (59.46%) Active Directory
2 16 (43.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (21.62%) ProxySG
4 6 (16.22%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (16.22%) XenDesktop
5 5 (13.51%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 4 (10.81%) VMware ESX
7 3 (8.11%) Hyper-V
7 3 (8.11%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (5.41%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (2.70%) Terminal Server
9 1 (2.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (24.32%) SCCM
2 2 (5.41%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (5.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (2.70%) AppDNA
3 1 (2.70%) Nagios
3 1 (2.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.70%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 33 (89.19%) Citrix
2 27 (72.97%) VMware
3 12 (32.43%) Cisco
4 9 (24.32%) AppSense
5 8 (21.62%) Blue Coat
5 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
6 7 (18.92%) NetApp
7 3 (8.11%) Wyse
8 2 (5.41%) Sun
8 2 (5.41%) Symantec
9 1 (2.70%) F5
9 1 (2.70%) HP
9 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.70%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.70%) Sourcefire
9 1 (2.70%) ThinPrint
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