The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for XenApp skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited XenApp over the 3 months to 29 April 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 / Manchester
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 94 72
Rank change year-on-year +17 -22  
Contract jobs citing XenApp 12 9 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.86% 0.50% 1.51%
As % of the System Software category 10.43% 4.86% 15.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 12
Median daily rate £306 £341 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.25% -2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £363 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £313 £350
% change year-on-year +3.83% -10.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £19.82
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £23.00 £19.82
% change year-on-year -30.43% +16.07%  

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

Contract System Software Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 115 185 160
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 8.20% 10.21% 9.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 90 72
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £150 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £371 £360 £344
% change year-on-year +3.12% +4.72%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 22
Median hourly rate £15.50 £12.28 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.27% -18.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £9.18 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.65 £35.20 £19.82
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -8.57% +6.06%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing XenApp as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for XenApp in Manchester

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XenApp in Manchester

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XenApp in Manchester over the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XenApp in Manchester

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XenApp in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 Manchester region with a requirement for XenApp.

1 21 (100.00%) Citrix
2 15 (71.43%) VMware
3 12 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (52.38%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (42.86%) Windows
6 8 (38.10%) Web Services
6 8 (38.10%) Cisco
6 8 (38.10%) NetApp
6 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (38.10%) Blue Coat
6 8 (38.10%) ProxySG
6 8 (38.10%) Firewall
6 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (38.10%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (38.10%) Windows Server
7 6 (28.57%) Contingency Planning
7 6 (28.57%) People Management
7 6 (28.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 6 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 6 (28.57%) Line Management
7 6 (28.57%) vSphere
7 6 (28.57%) Finance
7 6 (28.57%) Migration
7 6 (28.57%) Project Management
7 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
7 6 (28.57%) PRINCE2
7 6 (28.57%) MS Exchange
8 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
8 5 (23.81%) VLAN

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 6 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (14.29%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 11 (52.38%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (38.10%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (38.10%) Firewall
2 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
2 5 (23.81%) VLAN
3 3 (14.29%) LAN
3 3 (14.29%) NAS
3 3 (14.29%) SAN
3 3 (14.29%) WLAN
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Project Manager
3 3 (14.29%) Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Data Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Data Centre Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 3 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Implementation Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Implementation Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Project Implementation Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Citrix Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.76%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (42.86%) Windows
2 8 (38.10%) Windows Server
2 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Contingency Planning
1 6 (28.57%) Line Management
1 6 (28.57%) Migration
1 6 (28.57%) People Management
1 6 (28.57%) PRINCE2
1 6 (28.57%) Project Management
2 3 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (14.29%) ITIL
2 3 (14.29%) Security Patching
2 3 (14.29%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 12 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (38.10%) ProxySG
3 6 (28.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 6 (28.57%) vSphere
4 4 (19.05%) XenDesktop
5 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) Citrix
2 15 (71.43%) VMware
3 8 (38.10%) Blue Coat
3 8 (38.10%) Cisco
3 8 (38.10%) NetApp
4 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 3 (14.29%) CommVault
5 3 (14.29%) IBM