Period
to 25 May 2018

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 6 months to 25 May 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 > Merseyside
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 54 49
Rank change year-on-year +20 -5 +7
Contract jobs citing XenApp 12 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 2.55% 1.07% 1.21%
As % of the System Software category 21.43% 8.24% 10.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 3
Merseyside median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% -50.00%
10th Percentile £345 £350 £363
90th Percentile £495 £350 £388
North West median daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year +12.00% -3.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Merseyside median hourly rate - £16.00 -
North West median hourly rate £27.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +71.88% -5.88% -2.86%

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 Merseyside with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Merseyside
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 56 85 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 11.91% 13.00% 11.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 48 34
Merseyside median daily rate £400 £310 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.03% -25.97% +28.85%
10th Percentile £120 £159 £205
90th Percentile £600 £508 £521
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 18
Merseyside median hourly rate £20.00 £13.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.85% - -
10th Percentile £14.50 £11.25 £10.37
90th Percentile £24.00 £16.18 £17.25
North West median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.26
% change year-on-year - +5.19% +3.71%

XenApp
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XenApp in Merseyside over the 6 months to 25 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 25 May 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
Liverpool +18 8 £450 +28.57% 4
Wirral - 1 £400 -
XenApp
North West

For the 6 months to 25 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing XenApp also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for XenApp.

1 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Citrix
1 12 (100.00%) NetScaler
2 10 (83.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 9 (75.00%) Hyper-V
4 7 (58.33%) Windows Server
5 6 (50.00%) Failover Clustering
5 6 (50.00%) Application Packaging
5 6 (50.00%) Clustering
5 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
6 4 (33.33%) NetBackup
6 4 (33.33%) SCOM
7 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
7 3 (25.00%) Security Patching
7 3 (25.00%) Project Management
7 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (25.00%) Finance
8 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 2 (16.67%) VMware
8 2 (16.67%) HP
8 2 (16.67%) SAN
8 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
8 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
9 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
9 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (8.33%) NAS
9 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
9 1 (8.33%) vSphere
9 1 (8.33%) Network Security

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 1 (8.33%) Confluence
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) NetScaler
2 2 (16.67%) SAN
3 1 (8.33%) DMZ
3 1 (8.33%) Firewall
3 1 (8.33%) Internet
3 1 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (8.33%) NAS
3 1 (8.33%) Network Security
3 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Citrix Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Security Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Wintel Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (8.33%) Replication
2 1 (8.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (8.33%) Unix
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Application Packaging
2 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 3 (25.00%) Project Management
2 3 (25.00%) Security Patching
3 1 (8.33%) Converged Infrastructure
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 1 (8.33%) Proactive Monitoring
3 1 (8.33%) Security Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (8.33%) VB
1 1 (8.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 10 (83.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 9 (75.00%) Hyper-V
3 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (8.33%) vSphere
4 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) Failover Clustering
2 4 (33.33%) NetBackup
2 4 (33.33%) SCOM
3 1 (8.33%) EdgeSight
3 1 (8.33%) HP SIM
3 1 (8.33%) IBM BigFix
3 1 (8.33%) Nagios
3 1 (8.33%) SCCM
3 1 (8.33%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Citrix
2 2 (16.67%) HP
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) 3PAR
3 1 (8.33%) CA
3 1 (8.33%) EMC
3 1 (8.33%) Ivanti
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (8.33%) Veritas