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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenApp
Rank 130 96 94
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -2
Contract jobs citing XenApp 24 59 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.66% 1.56% 1.43%
As % of the System Software category 6.32% 12.80% 13.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 37 31
Median daily rate £375 £300 £282
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £215 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £405 £320
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £314 £300
% change year-on-year
-10.75% +4.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 5
Median hourly rate - £18.66 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -25.37%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.88 £19.28 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+49.74% -3.58%
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
380 461 313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 10.39% 12.21% 10.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 240 154
Median daily rate £375 £310 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 52 51
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.47% +1.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.85 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.73 £22.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+20.58% +9.67%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 -13 12 £425 +37.09% 3
Cheshire -1 5 £223 +1.13% 1
Merseyside -10 4 £450 +44.00% 2
Lancashire -13 2 £263 -27.58%
XenApp
England

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 41 (89.13%) Citrix
2 37 (80.43%) Windows
3 29 (63.04%) Windows Server
4 27 (58.70%) VMware
5 26 (56.52%) Active Directory
6 18 (39.13%) HP
6 18 (39.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (32.61%) SQL Server
7 15 (32.61%) ITIL
7 15 (32.61%) Microsoft App-V
7 15 (32.61%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (30.43%) AppSense
8 14 (30.43%) Microsoft
9 12 (26.09%) SAN
9 12 (26.09%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (26.09%) Migration
9 12 (26.09%) PowerShell
10 11 (23.91%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 11 (23.91%) Fat Client
10 11 (23.91%) Thin Client
10 11 (23.91%) SQL
10 11 (23.91%) DNS
10 11 (23.91%) DHCP
11 10 (21.74%) MS Exchange
11 10 (21.74%) SCCM
11 10 (21.74%) Application Packaging
11 10 (21.74%) Data Centre
12 9 (19.57%) Skype for Business
12 9 (19.57%) VMware Infrastructure
12 9 (19.57%) XenDesktop

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 (21.74%) MS Exchange
2 9 (19.57%) Skype for Business
3 8 (17.39%) IIS
4 6 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (8.70%) SharePoint
6 3 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (4.35%) Confluence
7 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (2.17%) JBoss
8 1 (2.17%) Tomcat
8 1 (2.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (15.22%) MS Office
2 6 (13.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.39%) Office 365
2 6 (13.04%) IaaS
2 6 (13.04%) PaaS
3 4 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (26.09%) SAN
2 11 (23.91%) DHCP
2 11 (23.91%) DNS
3 8 (17.39%) LAN
3 8 (17.39%) NetScaler
3 8 (17.39%) WAN
4 6 (13.04%) TCP/IP
4 6 (13.04%) VLAN
4 6 (13.04%) VoIP
5 5 (10.87%) Firewall
6 4 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (6.52%) Skype
8 1 (2.17%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (2.17%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (32.61%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) JIRA
2 1 (2.17%) AdminStudio
2 1 (2.17%) MSI
General
1 4 (8.70%) Finance
1 4 (8.70%) Local Government
2 3 (6.52%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.35%) Banking
4 1 (2.17%) French Language
4 1 (2.17%) Italian Language
4 1 (2.17%) Publishing
4 1 (2.17%) Spanish Language
4 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (17.39%) Citrix Engineer
1 8 (17.39%) Citrix Specialist
2 7 (15.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (13.04%) Support Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) Citrix Support
4 5 (10.87%) Server Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Azure Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Citrix Consultant
5 4 (8.70%) Consultant
5 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Support
6 3 (6.52%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
6 3 (6.52%) Applications Specialist
6 3 (6.52%) Hyper-V Consultant
6 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Windows Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.91%) Fat Client
1 11 (23.91%) Thin Client
2 10 (21.74%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.35%) Life Science
3 2 (4.35%) Replication
3 2 (4.35%) Visualisation
3 2 (4.35%) Wiki
4 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.17%) iPad
4 1 (2.17%) iPhone
4 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.17%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 37 (80.43%) Windows
2 29 (63.04%) Windows Server
3 18 (39.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (32.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (26.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (8.70%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.17%) Android
7 1 (2.17%) Linux
7 1 (2.17%) Windows 10
7 1 (2.17%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (32.61%) ITIL
2 12 (26.09%) Migration
3 10 (21.74%) Application Packaging
4 8 (17.39%) Infrastructure Management
5 6 (13.04%) Converged Infrastructure
6 4 (8.70%) ERP
6 4 (8.70%) IT Governance
6 4 (8.70%) Risk Management
6 4 (8.70%) Software Engineering
7 3 (6.52%) Project Management
8 2 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Transformation
8 2 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (4.35%) PRINCE2
9 1 (2.17%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 1 (2.17%) Mentoring
9 1 (2.17%) Mobile Device Management
9 1 (2.17%) Network Monitoring
9 1 (2.17%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (2.17%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 12 (26.09%) PowerShell
2 11 (23.91%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.52%) MCSE
3 2 (4.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (4.35%) MCITP
3 2 (4.35%) MCSA
4 1 (2.17%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.17%) CCNA
4 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.17%) HND
4 1 (2.17%) MCP
4 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (56.52%) Active Directory
2 15 (32.61%) Microsoft App-V
3 11 (23.91%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 9 (19.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (19.57%) XenDesktop
5 8 (17.39%) Hyper-V
6 4 (8.70%) VMware ESX
7 3 (6.52%) vSphere
8 2 (4.35%) Brightmail
8 2 (4.35%) VMware Server
8 2 (4.35%) XenServer
9 1 (2.17%) DFS Replication
9 1 (2.17%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (2.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (21.74%) SCCM
2 6 (13.04%) SCOrch
3 4 (8.70%) SCOM
4 2 (4.35%) EdgeSight
4 2 (4.35%) Nagios
4 2 (4.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (2.17%) FortiGate
5 1 (2.17%) HP SIM
5 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (2.17%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 41 (89.13%) Citrix
2 27 (58.70%) VMware
3 18 (39.13%) HP
4 14 (30.43%) AppSense
4 14 (30.43%) Microsoft
5 9 (19.57%) Cisco
6 8 (17.39%) Wyse
7 2 (4.35%) Compaq
7 2 (4.35%) Dell
7 2 (4.35%) IronPort
7 2 (4.35%) SolarWinds
7 2 (4.35%) Symantec
7 2 (4.35%) ThinPrint
8 1 (2.17%) arcserve
8 1 (2.17%) IBM
8 1 (2.17%) Intel
8 1 (2.17%) JD Edwards
8 1 (2.17%) Juniper
8 1 (2.17%) NetApp
8 1 (2.17%) Sophos
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