Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 44 45
Rank change year-on-year +3 +1 +3
Contract jobs citing XenApp 10 11 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 2.06% 1.88% 2.35%
As % of the System Software category 12.99% 20.37% 16.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 10
Merseyside median daily rate £400 £425 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +36.00% -
North West median daily rate £333 £425 £310
% change year-on-year -21.76% +37.10% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Merseyside median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - £17.50

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 77 54 110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 15.88% 9.22% 14.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 18 40
Merseyside median daily rate £225 £394 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -42.86% +12.50% +23.89%
10th Percentile £112 £329 £163
90th Percentile £558 £571 £479
North West median daily rate £385 £375 £339
% change year-on-year +2.67% +10.70% +12.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 16
Merseyside median hourly rate £12.50 £14.34 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.83% +0.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £11.30 £12.75 £12.00
90th Percentile £14.35 £18.64 £17.38
North West median hourly rate £14.97 £14.42 £14.50
% change year-on-year +3.81% -0.55% -3.33%

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
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 24 November 2017. 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 -5 8 £400 -5.88% 4
XenApp
North West

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) Windows Server
3 8 (80.00%) Citrix
4 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (70.00%) PowerShell
5 6 (60.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (40.00%) XenDesktop
6 4 (40.00%) Capacity Management
6 4 (40.00%) NetScaler
6 4 (40.00%) AppDNA
6 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (40.00%) AppSense
6 4 (40.00%) SSL
6 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Management
7 3 (30.00%) Virtual Team
7 3 (30.00%) Cisco
7 3 (30.00%) ITIL
7 3 (30.00%) Thin Client
7 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (30.00%) DNS
7 3 (30.00%) Fat Client
7 3 (30.00%) SCCM
8 2 (20.00%) SCOM
8 2 (20.00%) Application Packaging
8 2 (20.00%) Banking
8 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
8 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
8 2 (20.00%) Finance
8 2 (20.00%) Publishing

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 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) NetScaler
1 4 (40.00%) SSL
2 3 (30.00%) DNS
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (10.00%) Firewall
3 1 (10.00%) Internet
3 1 (10.00%) Intranet
3 1 (10.00%) LAN
3 1 (10.00%) NAS
3 1 (10.00%) SAN
3 1 (10.00%) WAN
3 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (20.00%) Banking
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
1 2 (20.00%) Publishing
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Citrix Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Applications Packager
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared Application Packager
3 1 (10.00%) Active Directory Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix Support
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Citrix Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Server Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Wintel Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Fat Client
1 3 (30.00%) Thin Client
1 3 (30.00%) Virtual Team
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Capacity Management
2 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) Application Packaging
3 2 (20.00%) Application Virtualisation
3 2 (20.00%) Proactive Monitoring
3 2 (20.00%) Runbook
4 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (40.00%) XenDesktop
3 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) AppDNA
2 3 (30.00%) SCCM
3 2 (20.00%) EdgeSight
3 2 (20.00%) Nagios
3 2 (20.00%) SCOM
4 1 (10.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Citrix
2 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) AppSense
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco
5 1 (10.00%) HP
5 1 (10.00%) Meraki
5 1 (10.00%) Veeam
5 1 (10.00%) VMware