Period
to 15 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 15 December 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
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 39 24
Rank change year-on-year -37 -15 -
Contract jobs citing XenApp 1 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 0.17% 1.23% 0.74%
As % of the System Software category 3.13% 9.52% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Northern Ireland median daily rate £250 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -44.44% - -
UK median daily rate £325 £350 £361
% change year-on-year -7.14% -3.11% +11.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - £23.50 -
UK median hourly rate £23.69 £25.50 £31.56
% change year-on-year -7.10% -19.19% +43.43%

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Northern Ireland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 32 42 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 5.58% 12.88% 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 21 1
Northern Ireland median daily rate £358 £225 £125
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +59.11% +80.00% -50.00%
10th Percentile £257 £126 £123
90th Percentile £556 £430 £128
UK median daily rate £425 £402 £375
% change year-on-year +5.85% +7.07% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £12.75 £12.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
UK median hourly rate £16.50 £15.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year +4.76% +1.61% -

XenApp
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Job vacancy trend for XenApp in Northern Ireland

XenApp
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XenApp in Northern Ireland

XenApp
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenApp within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 15 December 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
County Antrim -36 1 £250 -44.44% 2
XenApp
UK

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for XenApp.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee
1 1 (100.00%) Sophos
1 1 (100.00%) Forcepoint
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) NetScaler
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012

XenApp
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) Forcepoint
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Sophos