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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenApp
Rank 93 65 96
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +31
Contract jobs citing XenApp 41 74 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.28% 2.51% 1.23%
As % of the System Software category 13.71% 24.75% 14.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 31 17
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -25.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £183 £347
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £350 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
-7.61% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 4
Average hourly rate £27.75 £31.56 £18.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.05% +67.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £29.40 £16.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £39.56 £39.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £30.00 £20.04
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +49.73%
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
299 299 290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 9.37% 10.15% 8.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 131 102
Average daily rate £300 £293 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% -19.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £438 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 57 64
Average hourly rate £17.50 £30.00 £15.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.66% +95.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 £11.21 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £36.67 £26.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +6.45%

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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 2014. 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
Lancashire -12 24 £300 - 2
Manchester -20 7 £298 -8.46% 6
Cheshire -18 5 £270 +20.00% 1
Cumbria - 3 £400 -
Merseyside -12 1 - -
XenApp
England

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 79 (97.53%) Citrix
2 71 (87.65%) Windows
3 53 (65.43%) VMware
4 48 (59.26%) Active Directory
5 39 (48.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 36 (44.44%) DNS
7 33 (40.74%) Windows Server 2003
8 31 (38.27%) DHCP
9 27 (33.33%) Microsoft
10 25 (30.86%) MS Exchange
10 25 (30.86%) Microsoft App-V
10 25 (30.86%) VMware Infrastructure
11 24 (29.63%) XenDesktop
12 23 (28.40%) ITIL
13 22 (27.16%) XenServer
14 21 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2010
14 21 (25.93%) SMS
14 21 (25.93%) HP
14 21 (25.93%) AppSense
15 20 (24.69%) Windows 7
16 17 (20.99%) SQL
17 16 (19.75%) Windows XP
17 16 (19.75%) SC Cleared
17 16 (19.75%) Security Cleared
18 14 (17.28%) WAN
18 14 (17.28%) LAN
19 11 (13.58%) Microsoft Certification
19 11 (13.58%) SCCM
19 11 (13.58%) vSphere
20 10 (12.35%) Exchange Server 2003

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 25 (30.86%) MS Exchange
2 21 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (12.35%) SharePoint
3 10 (12.35%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (9.88%) Lync
5 5 (6.17%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.47%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (8.64%) MS Office
2 3 (3.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.23%) PaaS
1 1 (1.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (44.44%) DNS
2 31 (38.27%) DHCP
3 21 (25.93%) SMS
4 14 (17.28%) LAN
4 14 (17.28%) WAN
5 8 (9.88%) SAN
6 5 (6.17%) NetScaler
7 4 (4.94%) VLAN
8 2 (2.47%) Wireless
8 2 (2.47%) VoIP
9 1 (1.23%) 3G
9 1 (1.23%) Firewall
9 1 (1.23%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.23%) Wireshark
9 1 (1.23%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (1.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.23%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (12.35%) AdminStudio
2 9 (11.11%) MSI
3 7 (8.64%) InstallShield
4 1 (1.23%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 7 (8.64%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 11 (13.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (9.88%) Applications Packager
3 7 (8.64%) Support Engineer
4 6 (7.41%) Consultant
5 5 (6.17%) Analyst
5 5 (6.17%) Server Engineer
6 4 (4.94%) Solutions Designer
6 4 (4.94%) Tester
6 4 (4.94%) Windows Server Engineer
6 4 (4.94%) Wintel Engineer
6 4 (4.94%) Designer
7 3 (3.70%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (3.70%) Technical Specialist
7 3 (3.70%) Citrix Consultant
7 3 (3.70%) Wintel Specialist
7 3 (3.70%) Wintel Technical Specialist
7 3 (3.70%) Desktop Support
7 3 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (3.70%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (3.70%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.17%) ODBC
2 3 (3.70%) Application Packaging
3 2 (2.47%) Middleware
4 1 (1.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.70%) PKI
2 1 (1.23%) Fat Client
2 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.23%) Thin Client
2 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 71 (87.65%) Windows
2 39 (48.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 33 (40.74%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (24.69%) Windows 7
5 16 (19.75%) Windows XP
6 5 (6.17%) Linux
6 5 (6.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (3.70%) UNIX
8 1 (1.23%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.23%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.23%) Solaris
8 1 (1.23%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (28.40%) ITIL
2 4 (4.94%) Project Management
3 3 (3.70%) Compatibility Testing
3 3 (3.70%) Performance Management
4 2 (2.47%) Software Distribution
4 2 (2.47%) PRINCE2
5 1 (1.23%) Time Management
5 1 (1.23%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (1.23%) Validation
5 1 (1.23%) Migration
5 1 (1.23%) Content Management
5 1 (1.23%) Load Balancing
5 1 (1.23%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (1.23%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (1.23%) Capacity Management
5 1 (1.23%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 17 (20.99%) SQL
2 10 (12.35%) C
3 4 (4.94%) VBScript
4 3 (3.70%) VB
4 3 (3.70%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (19.75%) SC Cleared
1 16 (19.75%) Security Cleared
2 11 (13.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (9.88%) MCSE
4 2 (2.47%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (2.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (2.47%) MCITP
5 1 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.23%) MCSA
5 1 (1.23%) CCNA
System Software
1 48 (59.26%) Active Directory
2 25 (30.86%) Microsoft App-V
2 25 (30.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (29.63%) XenDesktop
4 22 (27.16%) XenServer
5 11 (13.58%) vSphere
6 6 (7.41%) Hyper-V
7 5 (6.17%) ISA Server
8 4 (4.94%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (2.47%) VMware ESX
10 1 (1.23%) Terminal Services
10 1 (1.23%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 11 (13.58%) SCCM
2 9 (11.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 8 (9.88%) SCOM
3 8 (9.88%) HP Data Protector
4 3 (3.70%) Backup Exec
5 2 (2.47%) XenMobile
6 1 (1.23%) ZENworks
6 1 (1.23%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.23%) SCSM
Vendors
1 79 (97.53%) Citrix
2 53 (65.43%) VMware
3 27 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 21 (25.93%) HP
4 21 (25.93%) AppSense
5 7 (8.64%) Compaq
5 7 (8.64%) Dell
5 7 (8.64%) Oracle
6 6 (7.41%) Cisco
7 3 (3.70%) EMC
7 3 (3.70%) NetApp
8 2 (2.47%) Juniper
8 2 (2.47%) Apple
8 2 (2.47%) Symantec
8 2 (2.47%) McAfee
8 2 (2.47%) Wyse
8 2 (2.47%) Meru Networks
9 1 (1.23%) Altiris
9 1 (1.23%) Veeam
9 1 (1.23%) SolarWinds
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