Period
to 22 January 2018

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 January 2018 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 137 133 145
Rank change year-on-year -4 +12 -25
Contract jobs citing XenApp 11 17 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.39% 0.55% 0.34%
As % of the System Software category 3.31% 4.90% 3.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 7
Manchester median daily rate £375 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -25.00% +3.23%
10th Percentile £350 £148 £272
90th Percentile £419 £405 £445
North West median daily rate £375 £388 £300
% change year-on-year -3.23% +29.17% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Manchester median hourly rate - - £17.00
North West median hourly rate £32.50 - £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 Manchester with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 332 347 343
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 11.85% 11.14% 8.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 213 174
Manchester median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £135 £136 £146
90th Percentile £575 £500 £513
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 20 34
Manchester median hourly rate £17.00 £13.50 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.93% -5.26% +1.79%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.38 £10.83
90th Percentile £30.88 £22.66 £19.98
North West median hourly rate £16.43 £15.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year +7.74% +1.67% -

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

XenApp
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 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

XenApp
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenApp within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 22 January 2018. 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
Stockport - 1 - -
XenApp
North West

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 10 (90.91%) Citrix
2 8 (72.73%) Windows
3 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 7 (63.64%) XenDesktop
3 7 (63.64%) Windows Server
4 6 (54.55%) VMware
5 5 (45.45%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
6 4 (36.36%) Cisco
6 4 (36.36%) ITIL
6 4 (36.36%) SCCM
7 3 (27.27%) Ivanti
7 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (27.27%) Finance
7 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
7 3 (27.27%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (18.18%) CISSP
8 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (18.18%) NetApp
8 2 (18.18%) Blackberry
8 2 (18.18%) Project Management
8 2 (18.18%) DHCP
8 2 (18.18%) DNS
8 2 (18.18%) CCIE
8 2 (18.18%) CCNP
8 2 (18.18%) CCDP
8 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
8 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management

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 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) PaaS
1 2 (18.18%) SaaS
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) DHCP
1 2 (18.18%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) Internet
2 1 (9.09%) NetScaler
2 1 (9.09%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Citrix Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Server Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Citrix Server Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Citrix Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Server Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support
4 1 (9.09%) SCCM Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Support Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Blackberry
1 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) iPad
2 1 (9.09%) iPhone
2 1 (9.09%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (9.09%) Android
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) Contract Management
2 2 (18.18%) Data Management
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (18.18%) IT Strategy
2 2 (18.18%) ITSM
2 2 (18.18%) Line Management
2 2 (18.18%) Network Design
2 2 (18.18%) Open Source
2 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
2 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
2 2 (18.18%) Product Management
2 2 (18.18%) Project Management
2 2 (18.18%) Resource Management
2 2 (18.18%) SFIA
2 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
2 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) VB
2 1 (9.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (18.18%) CCDP
2 2 (18.18%) CCIE
2 2 (18.18%) CCNP
2 2 (18.18%) Chartered Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (18.18%) CISM
2 2 (18.18%) CISSP
2 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (9.09%) CCA
3 1 (9.09%) MCSE
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) XenDesktop
2 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
3 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (18.18%) vSphere
4 1 (9.09%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (9.09%) ProxySG
4 1 (9.09%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) SCCM
2 1 (9.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Citrix
2 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 6 (54.55%) VMware
4 4 (36.36%) Cisco
5 3 (27.27%) Ivanti
6 2 (18.18%) NetApp
7 1 (9.09%) Altiris
7 1 (9.09%) Blue Coat
7 1 (9.09%) Hummingbird
7 1 (9.09%) Interwoven