Period
to 21 October 2018

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 21 October 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
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 85 34
Rank change year-on-year +40 -51 -8
Contract jobs citing XenApp 6 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 1.53% 0.30% 1.54%
As % of the System Software category 10.71% 3.23% 16.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Northern Ireland median daily rate £250 £250 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -44.44% -
UK median daily rate £370 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +13.85% - -7.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £20.00 - £23.50
10th Percentile £18.00 - £23.25
90th Percentile £21.20 - £23.75
UK median hourly rate £20.13 £22.38 £27.00
% change year-on-year -10.08% -17.11% +18.27%

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 56 62 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 14.32% 9.42% 9.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 39 12
Northern Ireland median daily rate £363 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.38% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £143 £304 £102
90th Percentile £564 £575 £596
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +11.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 5 5
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £19.75 £14.00 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.07% +40.00% -
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £16.66 £16.00
% change year-on-year -3.96% +4.13% -

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor hourly 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 21 October 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
County Antrim +40 6 £250 - 1
XenApp
UK

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for XenApp.

1 6 (100.00%) Citrix
2 5 (83.33%) XenDesktop
3 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) VMware
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (33.33%) Process Improvement
5 2 (33.33%) ITIL
5 2 (33.33%) NAS
5 2 (33.33%) Degree
5 2 (33.33%) Law
5 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
5 2 (33.33%) NetApp
6 1 (16.67%) CommVault
6 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
6 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
6 1 (16.67%) Cisco
6 1 (16.67%) Firewall
6 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
6 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds

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 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) NAS
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
General
1 2 (33.33%) Law
1 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Citrix Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Citrix Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Citrix Support
1 2 (33.33%) Citrix Support Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) Process Improvement
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) XenDesktop
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Citrix
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) NetApp
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) CommVault
4 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds