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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Citrix XenApp
England / North West
Rank 130 142 116
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -26
Contract jobs citing XenApp 9 16 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.34% 0.42% 0.96%
As % of the System Software category 3.38% 4.61% 10.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 20
Median daily rate £325 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £375 £750
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £313 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £18.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.03 £23.50
% change year-on-year
- +36.28%

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
266 347 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 10.13% 9.19% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 181 119
Median daily rate £358 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £225 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 58 55
Median hourly rate £15.50 £16.84 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.95% +20.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.00 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £40.00 £47.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.93 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.45% +3.12%

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 27 February 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 +16 7 £313 -30.55% 8
Cheshire +25 1 - - 3
Merseyside -6 1 £350 -6.66% 3
XenApp
England

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 28 (100.00%) Citrix
2 26 (92.86%) VMware
3 24 (85.71%) Windows
4 19 (67.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (67.86%) Windows Server
5 18 (64.29%) Active Directory
6 17 (60.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 14 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (46.43%) Microsoft Azure
9 12 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
10 10 (35.71%) Firewall
10 10 (35.71%) Cisco
11 9 (32.14%) NetApp
11 9 (32.14%) AppSense
12 8 (28.57%) Thin Client
12 8 (28.57%) Web Services
12 8 (28.57%) MS Exchange
12 8 (28.57%) Blue Coat
12 8 (28.57%) ProxySG
12 8 (28.57%) Fat Client
13 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
14 6 (21.43%) DNS
14 6 (21.43%) Microsoft App-V
14 6 (21.43%) Migration
14 6 (21.43%) VLAN
14 6 (21.43%) Windows 7
14 6 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
14 6 (21.43%) Windows 10
15 5 (17.86%) Data Centre

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 8 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 6 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (3.57%) CMS
4 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (46.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (14.29%) Office 365
4 1 (3.57%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (35.71%) Firewall
2 6 (21.43%) DNS
2 6 (21.43%) VLAN
3 5 (17.86%) TCP/IP
4 4 (14.29%) NetScaler
5 2 (7.14%) DHCP
5 2 (7.14%) LAN
5 2 (7.14%) VPN
5 2 (7.14%) WAN
6 1 (3.57%) 3G
6 1 (3.57%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (10.71%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Architect
2 4 (14.29%) Citrix Specialist
3 3 (10.71%) Citrix Expert
3 3 (10.71%) Enterprise Architect
3 3 (10.71%) Senior Architect
4 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (7.14%) Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Citrix Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Data Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Data Centre Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Senior Enterprise Architect
4 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Digital Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Digital Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (28.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Fat Client
1 8 (28.57%) Thin Client
2 5 (17.86%) Data Centre
3 4 (14.29%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.57%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 24 (85.71%) Windows
2 19 (67.86%) Windows Server
2 19 (67.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (60.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (21.43%) Windows 10
5 6 (21.43%) Windows 7
6 2 (7.14%) Linux
7 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.57%) Solaris
7 1 (3.57%) Unix
7 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) Migration
2 5 (17.86%) Service Management
3 4 (14.29%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 4 (14.29%) Service Design
3 4 (14.29%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 3 (10.71%) Application Discovery
4 3 (10.71%) Service Delivery
5 2 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (7.14%) ITIL
5 2 (7.14%) Security Patching
6 1 (3.57%) Biometrics
6 1 (3.57%) DNA
6 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (3.57%) Identity Management
6 1 (3.57%) IT Governance
6 1 (3.57%) Project Management
6 1 (3.57%) Risk Management
6 1 (3.57%) Software Delivery
6 1 (3.57%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) SLA
2 3 (10.71%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 18 (64.29%) Active Directory
2 14 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (28.57%) ProxySG
4 6 (21.43%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (17.86%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 4 (14.29%) VMware ESX
6 4 (14.29%) XenDesktop
7 3 (10.71%) vSphere
8 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
8 1 (3.57%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) SCCM
2 1 (3.57%) AppDNA
2 1 (3.57%) Nagios
2 1 (3.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (3.57%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) Citrix
2 26 (92.86%) VMware
3 10 (35.71%) Cisco
4 9 (32.14%) AppSense
4 9 (32.14%) NetApp
5 8 (28.57%) Blue Coat
6 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
7 3 (10.71%) Wyse
8 2 (7.14%) CommVault
8 2 (7.14%) IBM
9 1 (3.57%) F5
9 1 (3.57%) HP
9 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
9 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds
9 1 (3.57%) Sourcefire
9 1 (3.57%) ThinPrint
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