Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for XenApp skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited XenApp over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Citrix XenApp
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 88 95
Rank change year-on-year +5 +7 -11
Contract jobs citing XenApp 7 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.52% 0.68% 0.63%
As % of the System Software category 4.49% 7.30% 6.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 10
Cheshire median daily rate £298 £625 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -52.40% +115.52% +7.41%
10th Percentile £258 £399 £249
90th Percentile £406 £788 £362
North West median daily rate £333 £425 £310
% change year-on-year -21.76% +37.10% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Cheshire median hourly rate - - £26.25
North West median hourly rate - - £17.50

XenApp is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 156 137 194
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 11.69% 9.35% 9.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 78 110
Cheshire median daily rate £325 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.47% +1.33% +23.97%
10th Percentile £171 £140 £202
90th Percentile £571 £590 £626
North West median daily rate £375 £375 £340
% change year-on-year - +10.29% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 18 35
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £14.86 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.52% +6.14% -13.37%
10th Percentile £11.05 £13.18 £9.92
90th Percentile £20.55 £21.45 £29.85
North West median hourly rate £15.69 £14.34 £14.50
% change year-on-year +9.41% -1.10% -3.33%

XenApp
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing XenApp as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for XenApp in Cheshire

XenApp
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing XenApp in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for XenApp in Cheshire

XenApp
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XenApp in Cheshire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XenApp in Cheshire

XenApp
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenApp in Cheshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for XenApp in Cheshire

XenApp
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenApp within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +15 3 £388 -48.33% 1
Chester - 2 £280 -
XenApp
North West

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for XenApp.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Citrix
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
2 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
3 4 (57.14%) SCOM
3 4 (57.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 4 (57.14%) Skype for Business
3 4 (57.14%) Office 365
3 4 (57.14%) Server Building
3 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (57.14%) SharePoint
3 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
3 4 (57.14%) Migration
3 4 (57.14%) Local Government
3 4 (57.14%) PKI
3 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (42.86%) XenDesktop
5 2 (28.57%) SCCM
5 2 (28.57%) Windows 10
5 2 (28.57%) Product Management
5 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
5 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (28.57%) AppSense
5 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (28.57%) ITSM
5 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
5 2 (28.57%) Finance

XenApp
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
1 4 (57.14%) SharePoint
1 4 (57.14%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (57.14%) Local Government
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Server Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) SCCM Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior SCCM Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Citrix Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Windows Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
1 4 (57.14%) PKI
2 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 10
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Migration
1 4 (57.14%) Server Building
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) ITSM
2 2 (28.57%) Product Management
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Contract Management
3 1 (14.29%) Data Management
3 1 (14.29%) Network Design
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) SFIA
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CCDP
1 1 (14.29%) CCIE
1 1 (14.29%) CCNP
1 1 (14.29%) Chartered Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (14.29%) CISM
1 1 (14.29%) CISSP
1 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 3 (42.86%) XenDesktop
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) SCOM
2 2 (28.57%) SCCM
3 1 (14.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Citrix
2 2 (28.57%) AppSense
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) Lumension
3 1 (14.29%) VMware