Period
to 14 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 14 December 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 > Lancashire
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 61 56
Rank change year-on-year +7 -5 -17
Contract jobs citing XenApp 3 2 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.65% 0.34% 2.11%
As % of the System Software category 7.14% 3.17% 18.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 14
Lancashire median daily rate £300 £263 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -29.05% +23.33%
10th Percentile £280 £221 £282
90th Percentile £304 £294 £388
North West median daily rate £350 £425 £310
% change year-on-year -17.65% +37.10% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Lancashire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - £17.00

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 Lancashire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Lancashire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 42 63 109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 9.09% 10.66% 11.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 43 69
Lancashire median daily rate £500 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +53.85% -3.70% +12.50%
10th Percentile £271 £144 £183
90th Percentile £581 £575 £459
North West median daily rate £390 £375 £338
% change year-on-year +4.00% +11.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 11
Lancashire median hourly rate £43.00 £25.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +68.63% +34.21% -13.10%
North West median hourly rate £16.43 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year +9.53% +3.45% -3.33%

XenApp
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for XenApp in Lancashire

XenApp
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XenApp in Lancashire

XenApp
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XenApp in Lancashire

XenApp
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenApp within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 14 December 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
Blackpool - 2 £288 -
Lytham St Annes - 1 £305 -
XenApp
North West

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for XenApp.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 3 (100.00%) AppSense
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) XenServer
2 2 (66.67%) XenDesktop
2 2 (66.67%) Skype for Business
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (66.67%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (66.67%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Software Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) SMS
3 1 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science

XenApp
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (66.67%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) SMS
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) Applications Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support
1 1 (33.33%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Software Delivery
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (66.67%) XenDesktop
2 2 (66.67%) XenServer
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) AppSense
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft