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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenApp
Rank 128 135 94
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -41
Contract jobs citing XenApp 32 39 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.91% 0.87% 1.39%
As % of the System Software category 9.36% 8.71% 13.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 26 32
Median daily rate £425 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £250 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £425 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.45% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 6
Median hourly rate - £25.25 £27.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +12.50%
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
342 448 340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 9.69% 10.01% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 246 186
Median daily rate £400 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 61 66
Median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.45 £9.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.30 £19.90 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 -4 13 £400 +3.22% 4
Cheshire +2 10 £625 +115.51% 2
Merseyside +5 7 £425 -5.55% 1
Lancashire +16 1 £300 -20.00%
XenApp
England

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 45 (88.24%) Citrix
2 38 (74.51%) Windows
3 37 (72.55%) Active Directory
4 34 (66.67%) VMware
5 28 (54.90%) Windows Server
6 21 (41.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (37.25%) AppSense
8 17 (33.33%) Migration
8 17 (33.33%) SQL Server
8 17 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (31.37%) Thin Client
9 16 (31.37%) Fat Client
10 15 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
10 15 (29.41%) Microsoft
11 14 (27.45%) DNS
11 14 (27.45%) SCCM
11 14 (27.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 13 (25.49%) Microsoft App-V
13 12 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
13 12 (23.53%) Office 365
13 12 (23.53%) NetScaler
14 11 (21.57%) HP
14 11 (21.57%) MS Exchange
14 11 (21.57%) ITIL
15 10 (19.61%) LAN
15 10 (19.61%) WAN
15 10 (19.61%) DHCP
15 10 (19.61%) Application Packaging
15 10 (19.61%) Data Centre
15 10 (19.61%) Security Cleared

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 11 (21.57%) MS Exchange
2 5 (9.80%) Skype for Business
3 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (3.92%) IIS
3 2 (3.92%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.96%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.96%) CMS
4 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.96%) JBoss
4 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.96%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 5 (9.80%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 12 (23.53%) Office 365
2 8 (15.69%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (15.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.96%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (27.45%) DNS
2 12 (23.53%) NetScaler
3 10 (19.61%) DHCP
3 10 (19.61%) LAN
3 10 (19.61%) WAN
4 7 (13.73%) Firewall
4 7 (13.73%) TCP/IP
5 6 (11.76%) SAN
5 6 (11.76%) VLAN
6 5 (9.80%) VoIP
7 4 (7.84%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (3.92%) BIG-IP
8 2 (3.92%) SNMP
9 1 (1.96%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (1.96%) Skype
9 1 (1.96%) VPN
9 1 (1.96%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) AdminStudio
General
1 6 (11.76%) Local Government
2 3 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.92%) Finance
4 1 (1.96%) French Language
4 1 (1.96%) Italian Language
4 1 (1.96%) Publishing
4 1 (1.96%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (23.53%) Architect
1 12 (23.53%) Citrix Specialist
2 8 (15.69%) Citrix Engineer
3 7 (13.73%) Senior Architect
4 5 (9.80%) Citrix Expert
4 5 (9.80%) Citrix Support
4 5 (9.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (7.84%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Azure Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Infrastructure Support
5 4 (7.84%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (7.84%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Applications Specialist
6 3 (5.88%) Enterprise Architect
6 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 3 (5.88%) Server Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.96%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (31.37%) Fat Client
1 16 (31.37%) Thin Client
2 10 (19.61%) Data Centre
3 4 (7.84%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.92%) IVR
4 2 (3.92%) Life Science
4 2 (3.92%) Replication
5 1 (1.96%) Biometrics
5 1 (1.96%) iPad
5 1 (1.96%) iPhone
5 1 (1.96%) PKI
5 1 (1.96%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 38 (74.51%) Windows
2 28 (54.90%) Windows Server
3 21 (41.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (9.80%) Windows 10
6 5 (9.80%) Windows 7
7 4 (7.84%) Linux
8 2 (3.92%) Solaris
8 2 (3.92%) Unix
9 1 (1.96%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (33.33%) Migration
2 11 (21.57%) ITIL
3 10 (19.61%) Application Packaging
4 7 (13.73%) Application Discovery
4 7 (13.73%) TOGAF
5 6 (11.76%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 6 (11.76%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 5 (9.80%) IT Governance
6 5 (9.80%) Risk Management
7 4 (7.84%) ERP
7 4 (7.84%) Service Design
7 4 (7.84%) Software Engineering
8 3 (5.88%) Service Delivery
8 3 (5.88%) Service Management
9 2 (3.92%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (3.92%) Configuration Management
9 2 (3.92%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (3.92%) Enterprise Architecture
9 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Transformation
9 2 (3.92%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.76%) PowerShell
2 3 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (19.61%) Security Cleared
2 7 (13.73%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.92%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (3.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (3.92%) MCITP
4 2 (3.92%) MCSA
4 2 (3.92%) MCSE
5 1 (1.96%) CCNA
5 1 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.96%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.96%) MCP
5 1 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.80%) SLA
2 3 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 37 (72.55%) Active Directory
2 14 (27.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 13 (25.49%) Microsoft App-V
4 12 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (17.65%) XenDesktop
6 6 (11.76%) VMware ESX
7 5 (9.80%) Hyper-V
8 3 (5.88%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (5.88%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (3.92%) VMware Server
10 1 (1.96%) DFS Replication
10 1 (1.96%) Terminal Server
10 1 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (1.96%) vSphere
10 1 (1.96%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (27.45%) SCCM
2 2 (3.92%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (3.92%) SCOM
2 2 (3.92%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (1.96%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.96%) HP SIM
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (1.96%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 45 (88.24%) Citrix
2 34 (66.67%) VMware
3 19 (37.25%) AppSense
4 15 (29.41%) Microsoft
5 11 (21.57%) HP
6 9 (17.65%) Cisco
6 9 (17.65%) Wyse
7 2 (3.92%) SolarWinds
7 2 (3.92%) Sun
7 2 (3.92%) Symantec
8 1 (1.96%) arcserve
8 1 (1.96%) IBM
8 1 (1.96%) Intel
8 1 (1.96%) JD Edwards
8 1 (1.96%) Juniper
8 1 (1.96%) Mitel
8 1 (1.96%) NetApp
8 1 (1.96%) ProCurve
8 1 (1.96%) Sophos