The table below looks at the statistics for XenApp skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenApp over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenApp
Rank 69 53 55
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +2
Contract jobs citing XenApp 5 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.55% 0.97% 0.54%
As % of the System Software category 7.35% 13.21% 4.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 3
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£450 £173 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+160.86% -33.65%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £299 £344
% change year-on-year
+8.78% -13.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.75 £31.56 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-15.22% +48.49%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

System Software Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
68 53 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 7.50% 7.33% 12.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 17 32
Average daily rate £425 £180 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+136.11% -26.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £149 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £452 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 11
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £20.50 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

XenApp
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XenApp across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

XenApp Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

XenApp
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XenApp across the Bristol region.

XenApp Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

XenApp
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XenApp across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

XenApp Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

XenApp
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

XenApp Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing XenApp also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited XenApp.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Citrix
2 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 6 (85.71%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (57.14%) Hyper-V
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
5 2 (28.57%) LAN
5 2 (28.57%) WAN
5 2 (28.57%) DHCP
5 2 (28.57%) MCP
5 2 (28.57%) DNS
5 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) Symantec
5 2 (28.57%) McAfee
5 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (28.57%) Firewall
5 2 (28.57%) XenDesktop
5 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
5 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
6 1 (14.29%) Java
6 1 (14.29%) Meru Networks
6 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
6 1 (14.29%) vSphere

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing XenApp also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited XenApp. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (14.29%) IIS
3 1 (14.29%) Apache
3 1 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2000
3 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) LAN
1 2 (28.57%) WAN
1 2 (28.57%) DHCP
1 2 (28.57%) DNS
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) Wireless
2 1 (14.29%) IPsec
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Support
3 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Support
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Change Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Wintel Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
1 1 (14.29%) Clustering
1 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) UNIX
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
1 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) MCP
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) MCITP
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) CCNA
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) Hyper-V
3 2 (28.57%) XenDesktop
4 1 (14.29%) vSphere
4 1 (14.29%) Terminal Services
4 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (14.29%) Backup Exec
1 1 (14.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Citrix
2 6 (85.71%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) Symantec
4 2 (28.57%) McAfee
5 1 (14.29%) Sophos
5 1 (14.29%) Wyse
5 1 (14.29%) Meru Networks
5 1 (14.29%) HP
5 1 (14.29%) EMC
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco
5 1 (14.29%) Juniper
5 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
5 1 (14.29%) Apple