Period
to 22 July 2017

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 6 months to 22 July 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
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 126 130 101
Rank change year-on-year +4 -29 +4
Contract jobs citing XenApp 14 19 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.50% 0.52% 1.35%
As % of the System Software category 5.36% 4.86% 11.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 29
Manchester median daily rate £325 £350 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +12.90% -4.62%
10th Percentile £263 £313 £208
90th Percentile £445 £468 £438
North West median daily rate £308 £348 £313
% change year-on-year -11.51% +11.20% +11.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Manchester median hourly rate - - £17.66
North West median hourly rate £16.00 - £17.50

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 261 391 369
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 9.27% 10.64% 11.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 199 184
Manchester median daily rate £400 £375 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +20.97% +3.33%
10th Percentile £114 £162 £156
90th Percentile £575 £525 £488
North West median daily rate £375 £400 £331
% change year-on-year -6.25% +20.75% +22.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 33 43
Manchester median hourly rate £15.00 £12.58 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.24% -3.23% -16.13%
10th Percentile £10.15 £9.18 £10.00
90th Percentile £18.95 £20.38 £21.40
North West median hourly rate £15.50 £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year +14.81% -3.57% -12.50%

XenApp
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

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

XenApp
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XenApp in Manchester over the 6 months to 22 July 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 22 July 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 14 (100.00%) Citrix
2 8 (57.14%) VMware
3 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 6 (42.86%) PRINCE2
4 6 (42.86%) Project Management
4 6 (42.86%) Finance
4 6 (42.86%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 6 (42.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 6 (42.86%) Migration
4 6 (42.86%) vSphere
4 6 (42.86%) Line Management
4 6 (42.86%) People Management
4 6 (42.86%) Contingency Planning
5 5 (35.71%) XenDesktop
5 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (28.57%) ITIL
6 4 (28.57%) LAN
6 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
7 3 (21.43%) Linux
7 3 (21.43%) SAN
7 3 (21.43%) CommVault
7 3 (21.43%) NetApp
7 3 (21.43%) WLAN
7 3 (21.43%) Service Management
7 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (21.43%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (21.43%) Skype for Business
7 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills

XenApp
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 7 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (21.43%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) LAN
2 3 (21.43%) NAS
2 3 (21.43%) SAN
2 3 (21.43%) WLAN
3 1 (7.14%) WAN
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Project Manager
2 4 (28.57%) Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Data Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Data Centre Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Implementation Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Implementation Project Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Project Implementation Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Citrix Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) ICT Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) ICT Support
5 1 (7.14%) ICT Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) VMware Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Contingency Planning
1 6 (42.86%) Line Management
1 6 (42.86%) Migration
1 6 (42.86%) People Management
1 6 (42.86%) PRINCE2
1 6 (42.86%) Project Management
2 4 (28.57%) ITIL
3 3 (21.43%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (21.43%) Security Patching
3 3 (21.43%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (7.14%) MCITP
2 1 (7.14%) MCP
2 1 (7.14%) MCSE
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 6 (42.86%) vSphere
2 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (35.71%) XenDesktop
3 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Citrix
2 8 (57.14%) VMware
3 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (21.43%) CommVault
4 3 (21.43%) IBM
4 3 (21.43%) NetApp
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco
5 1 (7.14%) HP
5 1 (7.14%) Juniper
5 1 (7.14%) Xerox