The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 23 June 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 / Merseyside
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 - 33
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing XenApp 8 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 2.42% - 2.58%
As % of the System Software category 17.78% - 17.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Median daily rate - - £250
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £310
% change year-on-year +8.33% -3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £28.75 £22.00
% change year-on-year -44.34% +30.68%  

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 Merseyside with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Merseyside
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 45 38 58
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 13.60% 11.41% 14.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 8 22
Median daily rate £350 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £250 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £499 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 7
Median hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £11.00 £12.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.05 £14.34 £15.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.09 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -25.16% +22.85%  

XenApp
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside 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 Merseyside

XenApp
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XenApp in Merseyside

XenApp
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XenApp in Merseyside

XenApp
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenApp within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool - 5 - -
XenApp
North West

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for XenApp.

1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (66.67%) Citrix
3 5 (55.56%) SCCM
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server
4 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
4 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (33.33%) NetScaler
5 3 (33.33%) Application Virtualisation
5 3 (33.33%) Veeam
5 3 (33.33%) VMware
5 3 (33.33%) Windows 10
6 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (22.22%) Office 365
6 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
6 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
6 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
6 2 (22.22%) SAN
6 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (11.11%) NAS
7 1 (11.11%) XenDesktop
7 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (11.11%) NetApp
7 1 (11.11%) WSUS
7 1 (11.11%) SQL
7 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
7 1 (11.11%) Cisco
7 1 (11.11%) HP

XenApp
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) NetScaler
2 2 (22.22%) SAN
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (11.11%) Firewall
3 1 (11.11%) NAS
3 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Applications Packager
1 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared Application Packager
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix Support
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Project Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server
3 3 (33.33%) Windows 10
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Application Virtualisation
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
1 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
3 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (11.11%) vSphere
3 1 (11.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) SCCM
2 1 (11.11%) vCenter Server
2 1 (11.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Citrix
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) Veeam
2 3 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) Lumension
3 1 (11.11%) Meraki
3 1 (11.11%) NetApp