Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 18 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
England > North West
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 170 180 158
Rank change year-on-year +10 -22 -42
Contract jobs citing XenApp 31 48 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.55% 0.70% 0.96%
As % of the System Software category 5.05% 6.90% 9.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 29 54
North West median daily rate £333 £425 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.76% +37.10% +9.93%
10th Percentile £266 £205 £246
90th Percentile £400 £690 £450
England median daily rate £330 £338 £363
% change year-on-year -2.22% -6.90% +11.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
North West median hourly rate - - £17.50
England median hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year -5.66% -21.48% +68.75%

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 the North West with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 614 696 867
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 10.80% 10.09% 10.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 382 394 458
North West median daily rate £386 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.00% +7.14% +16.67%
10th Percentile £128 £145 £170
90th Percentile £555 £517 £513
England median daily rate £425 £410 £375
% change year-on-year +3.66% +9.33% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 77 110
North West median hourly rate £15.69 £14.34 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.41% -1.10% -3.33%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.50 £10.23
90th Percentile £39.30 £21.60 £29.25
England median hourly rate £16.50 £15.75 £16.00
% change year-on-year +4.76% -1.56% +6.67%

XenApp
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing XenApp as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for XenApp in the North West

XenApp
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XenApp in the North West

XenApp
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XenApp in the North West over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XenApp in the North West

XenApp
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XenApp in the North West

XenApp
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenApp within the North West region over the 6 months to 18 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
Merseyside +8 11 £400 -5.88% 1
Manchester +7 8 £375 - 3
Cheshire +5 7 £298 -45.91% 1
Lancashire +17 3 £300 +14.29%
XenApp
England

For the 6 months to 18 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 North West region with a requirement for XenApp.

1 30 (96.77%) Windows
2 27 (87.10%) Citrix
3 22 (70.97%) Windows Server
4 17 (54.84%) Microsoft
5 16 (51.61%) Active Directory
6 15 (48.39%) Microsoft App-V
6 15 (48.39%) XenDesktop
7 13 (41.94%) VMware
8 11 (35.48%) AppSense
8 11 (35.48%) ITIL
8 11 (35.48%) MS Exchange
8 11 (35.48%) SCCM
9 9 (29.03%) PowerShell
10 8 (25.81%) SC Cleared
10 8 (25.81%) Security Cleared
10 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (25.81%) Skype for Business
10 8 (25.81%) DNS
10 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (22.58%) NetScaler
11 7 (22.58%) Cisco
11 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
12 6 (19.35%) SCOM
12 6 (19.35%) Hyper-V
12 6 (19.35%) Office 365
13 5 (16.13%) Windows 10
13 5 (16.13%) Data Centre
13 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
13 5 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2010
13 5 (16.13%) DHCP

XenApp
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 11 (35.48%) MS Exchange
2 8 (25.81%) Skype for Business
3 5 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (16.13%) SharePoint
4 4 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (3.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 6 (19.35%) Office 365
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.81%) DNS
2 7 (22.58%) NetScaler
3 5 (16.13%) DHCP
4 4 (12.90%) SSL
5 2 (6.45%) Firewall
5 2 (6.45%) Internet
5 2 (6.45%) LAN
5 2 (6.45%) WAN
6 1 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (3.23%) Intranet
6 1 (3.23%) NAS
6 1 (3.23%) SAN
6 1 (3.23%) Skype
6 1 (3.23%) SMS
6 1 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (16.13%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Local Government
3 2 (6.45%) Banking
3 2 (6.45%) Publishing
4 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Citrix Engineer
2 7 (22.58%) Server Engineer
3 6 (19.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (9.68%) Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Applications Packager
4 3 (9.68%) Desktop Support
4 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared Application Packager
4 3 (9.68%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Administrator
5 2 (6.45%) Citrix Administrator
5 2 (6.45%) Citrix Server Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) SCCM Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Citrix Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Senior SCCM Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Windows Server Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) Web Services
1 1 (3.23%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Data Centre
2 4 (12.90%) PKI
2 4 (12.90%) Virtual Team
3 3 (9.68%) Fat Client
3 3 (9.68%) Thin Client
4 2 (6.45%) Blackberry
4 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.23%) iPad
5 1 (3.23%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 30 (96.77%) Windows
2 22 (70.97%) Windows Server
3 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (16.13%) Windows 10
4 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (9.68%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.23%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) ITIL
2 4 (12.90%) Capacity Management
2 4 (12.90%) Migration
2 4 (12.90%) Server Building
3 3 (9.68%) Application Virtualisation
3 3 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.45%) Application Packaging
4 2 (6.45%) ITIL V3
4 2 (6.45%) ITSM
4 2 (6.45%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 2 (6.45%) Proactive Monitoring
4 2 (6.45%) Product Management
4 2 (6.45%) Project Management
4 2 (6.45%) Runbook
4 2 (6.45%) Software Delivery
4 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.23%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (3.23%) SFIA
Programming Languages
1 9 (29.03%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.45%) SQL
3 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.23%) VB
3 1 (3.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (25.81%) SC Cleared
1 8 (25.81%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.68%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (9.68%) Degree
3 2 (6.45%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (3.23%) CCDP
4 1 (3.23%) CCIE
4 1 (3.23%) CCNP
4 1 (3.23%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.23%) CISM
4 1 (3.23%) CISSP
4 1 (3.23%) MCITP
4 1 (3.23%) MCP
4 1 (3.23%) MCSE
4 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (51.61%) Active Directory
2 15 (48.39%) Microsoft App-V
2 15 (48.39%) XenDesktop
3 6 (19.35%) Hyper-V
4 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (12.90%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 4 (12.90%) XenServer
6 3 (9.68%) vSphere
7 1 (3.23%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (3.23%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 11 (35.48%) SCCM
2 6 (19.35%) SCOM
3 4 (12.90%) AppDNA
4 3 (9.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (6.45%) EdgeSight
5 2 (6.45%) Nagios
5 2 (6.45%) WSUS
6 1 (3.23%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 27 (87.10%) Citrix
2 17 (54.84%) Microsoft
3 13 (41.94%) VMware
4 11 (35.48%) AppSense
5 7 (22.58%) Cisco
6 2 (6.45%) HP
6 2 (6.45%) NetApp
7 1 (3.23%) Altiris
7 1 (3.23%) Blue Coat
7 1 (3.23%) Hummingbird
7 1 (3.23%) Interwoven
7 1 (3.23%) Juniper
7 1 (3.23%) Lumension
7 1 (3.23%) Meraki
7 1 (3.23%) Veeam
7 1 (3.23%) Xerox