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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenApp
Rank 109 77 87
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +10
Contract jobs citing XenApp 30 55 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.93% 1.93% 1.38%
As % of the System Software category 10.75% 16.72% 12.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 20 22
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.49% -24.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £204 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £300 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £299 £348
% change year-on-year
+8.78% -14.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 24 5
Average hourly rate £37.00 £31.56 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.25% -9.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.68 £30.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.70 £44.90 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.56 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.60% +57.77%
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
279 329 336
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 8.67% 11.56% 11.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 138 133
Average daily rate £325 £270 £329
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.37% -17.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £135 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £397 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 68 61
Average hourly rate £15.00 £30.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.85 £12.50 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.40 £36.07 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%

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 22 December 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 22 December 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 22 December 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
Manchester -5 12 £388 +29.16% 3
Lancashire - 10 £275 - 1
Cheshire -21 7 £349 +29.16% 3
Cumbria - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
XenApp
England

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 70 (98.59%) Citrix
2 61 (85.92%) Windows
3 39 (54.93%) Active Directory
4 35 (49.30%) VMware
5 31 (43.66%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (35.21%) Microsoft
6 25 (35.21%) Windows 7
7 24 (33.80%) DNS
7 24 (33.80%) Windows Server 2003
8 22 (30.99%) AppSense
8 22 (30.99%) XenDesktop
9 20 (28.17%) DHCP
9 20 (28.17%) VMware Infrastructure
10 17 (23.94%) Microsoft App-V
11 16 (22.54%) MS Exchange
12 15 (21.13%) ITIL
12 15 (21.13%) Windows XP
12 15 (21.13%) SCCM
13 13 (18.31%) SMS
13 13 (18.31%) XenServer
14 12 (16.90%) LAN
14 12 (16.90%) HP
15 11 (15.49%) WAN
15 11 (15.49%) Exchange Server 2010
16 10 (14.08%) SQL
17 9 (12.68%) Windows Server 2012
18 8 (11.27%) MS Office
18 8 (11.27%) SharePoint
18 8 (11.27%) Microsoft Certification
18 8 (11.27%) Compatibility Testing

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 16 (22.54%) MS Exchange
2 11 (15.49%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (11.27%) SharePoint
4 6 (8.45%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (4.23%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (4.23%) Lync
5 3 (4.23%) IIS
5 3 (4.23%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (11.27%) MS Office
2 6 (8.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.41%) PaaS
1 1 (1.41%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (33.80%) DNS
2 20 (28.17%) DHCP
3 13 (18.31%) SMS
4 12 (16.90%) LAN
5 11 (15.49%) WAN
6 4 (5.63%) SAN
6 4 (5.63%) 3G
6 4 (5.63%) NetScaler
6 4 (5.63%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (2.82%) VLAN
8 1 (1.41%) Wireshark
8 1 (1.41%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.41%) Wireless
8 1 (1.41%) Firewall
8 1 (1.41%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 7 (9.86%) MSI
1 7 (9.86%) AdminStudio
2 3 (4.23%) InstallShield
3 1 (1.41%) Fiddler
General
1 4 (5.63%) Local Government
2 2 (2.82%) Banking
2 2 (2.82%) Finance
2 2 (2.82%) Law
2 2 (2.82%) Legal
3 1 (1.41%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (12.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (11.27%) Applications Packager
3 7 (9.86%) Consultant
4 6 (8.45%) Tester
4 6 (8.45%) Architect
5 5 (7.04%) Desktop Support
5 5 (7.04%) Analyst
6 4 (5.63%) Support Engineer
7 3 (4.23%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (4.23%) Project Manager
7 3 (4.23%) Support Analyst
7 3 (4.23%) Solutions Designer
7 3 (4.23%) Citrix Engineer
7 3 (4.23%) Applications Tester
7 3 (4.23%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (4.23%) Citrix Consultant
7 3 (4.23%) Designer
7 3 (4.23%) Administrator
8 2 (2.82%) Citrix Architect
8 2 (2.82%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.04%) Application Packaging
2 4 (5.63%) ODBC
3 1 (1.41%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.04%) Thin Client
1 5 (7.04%) Fat Client
2 2 (2.82%) PKI
2 2 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.41%) User Experience
3 1 (1.41%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 61 (85.92%) Windows
2 31 (43.66%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (35.21%) Windows 7
4 24 (33.80%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (21.13%) Windows XP
6 9 (12.68%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.82%) UNIX
7 2 (2.82%) Linux
8 1 (1.41%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (1.41%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.41%) Android
8 1 (1.41%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.41%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (21.13%) ITIL
2 8 (11.27%) Compatibility Testing
3 7 (9.86%) Project Management
4 5 (7.04%) Validation
5 4 (5.63%) Migration
6 3 (4.23%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (2.82%) PRINCE2
7 2 (2.82%) Software Testing
7 2 (2.82%) Time Management
7 2 (2.82%) Performance Management
8 1 (1.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (1.41%) Capacity Management
8 1 (1.41%) Resource Management
8 1 (1.41%) Problem Management
8 1 (1.41%) Load Testing
8 1 (1.41%) Test Scripting
8 1 (1.41%) Change Management
8 1 (1.41%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.08%) SQL
2 6 (8.45%) VBScript
2 6 (8.45%) PowerShell
3 5 (7.04%) C
4 4 (5.63%) VB
5 2 (2.82%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (11.27%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (11.27%) SC Cleared
1 8 (11.27%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.04%) MCSE
3 4 (5.63%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (4.23%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (4.23%) CCNA
4 3 (4.23%) MCITP
5 2 (2.82%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.82%) CCIA
5 2 (2.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.82%) ISEB
5 2 (2.82%) CCA
5 2 (2.82%) CCEA
6 1 (1.41%) MCP
6 1 (1.41%) MCSA
6 1 (1.41%) CCEE
6 1 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (54.93%) Active Directory
2 22 (30.99%) XenDesktop
3 20 (28.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (23.94%) Microsoft App-V
5 13 (18.31%) XenServer
6 6 (8.45%) vSphere
7 4 (5.63%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 4 (5.63%) Hyper-V
8 3 (4.23%) VMware ESX
9 2 (2.82%) Terminal Services
10 1 (1.41%) ISA Server
10 1 (1.41%) Terminal Server
10 1 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (21.13%) SCCM
2 5 (7.04%) HP Data Protector
3 4 (5.63%) SCOM
4 3 (4.23%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (2.82%) XenMobile
5 2 (2.82%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.41%) EdgeSight
6 1 (1.41%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.41%) MOM
6 1 (1.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 70 (98.59%) Citrix
2 35 (49.30%) VMware
3 25 (35.21%) Microsoft
4 22 (30.99%) AppSense
5 12 (16.90%) HP
6 5 (7.04%) Oracle
6 5 (7.04%) Cisco
7 3 (4.23%) NetApp
7 3 (4.23%) Compaq
7 3 (4.23%) Dell
8 2 (2.82%) EMC
8 2 (2.82%) Apple
8 2 (2.82%) Wyse
9 1 (1.41%) Kofax
9 1 (1.41%) Symantec
9 1 (1.41%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.41%) IBM
9 1 (1.41%) Avaya
9 1 (1.41%) Juniper
9 1 (1.41%) BMC
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