The table below looks at the statistics for XenApp skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenApp over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenApp
Rank 56 46 34
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -12
Contract jobs citing XenApp 21 24 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.11% 2.96% 3.50%
As % of the System Software category 25.30% 23.53% 29.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 9
Average daily rate
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£713 £270 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+163.88% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £180 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £300 £347
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £301 £344
% change year-on-year
+16.18% -12.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £34.53 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.31% -7.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +36.98%
XenApp
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

System Software Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
83 102 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 8.33% 12.58% 11.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 26 26
Average daily rate £438 £270 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.03% -0.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £223 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £425 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.93% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 31 15
Average hourly rate £14.42 £32.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.62% +62.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.78 £13.10 £12.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.92 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +6.45%

XenApp
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

XenApp Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

XenApp
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

XenApp Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

XenApp
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XenApp across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

XenApp Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

XenApp
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

XenApp Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

XenApp
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenApp within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington 0 17 £725 +504.16%
Runcorn 0 2 £375 +38.88%
XenApp
North West

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 26 (100.00%) Citrix
2 19 (73.08%) Microsoft App-V
3 15 (57.69%) AppSense
4 11 (42.31%) Enterprise Architecture
5 9 (34.62%) Business Transformation
6 7 (26.92%) SCCM
7 6 (23.08%) Incident Management
7 6 (23.08%) Windows
7 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
7 6 (23.08%) XenDesktop
8 5 (19.23%) DNS
8 5 (19.23%) VBScript
8 5 (19.23%) VMware
8 5 (19.23%) PowerShell
9 4 (15.38%) iPhone
9 4 (15.38%) XenServer
9 4 (15.38%) Smartphone
9 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
9 4 (15.38%) Broadband
9 4 (15.38%) DHCP
9 4 (15.38%) Blackberry
9 4 (15.38%) MSI
9 4 (15.38%) iPad
10 3 (11.54%) Windows 7
10 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
10 3 (11.54%) MS Office
10 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (11.54%) Compatibility Testing
10 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
10 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
1 3 (11.54%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) DNS
2 4 (15.38%) Broadband
2 4 (15.38%) DHCP
3 1 (3.85%) Firewall
3 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.85%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MSI
2 2 (7.69%) AdminStudio
General
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
1 1 (3.85%) Legal
1 1 (3.85%) Publishing
1 1 (3.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Environment Manager
2 4 (15.38%) Citrix Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Applications Packager
3 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (3.85%) SCCM Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) SCCM Administrator
4 1 (3.85%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Architect
4 1 (3.85%) Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Senior Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Support Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (3.85%) Service Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Administrator
4 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (3.85%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Business Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Citrix Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) iPhone
1 4 (15.38%) Smartphone
1 4 (15.38%) Blackberry
1 4 (15.38%) iPad
2 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Windows
2 3 (11.54%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) Enterprise Architecture
2 9 (34.62%) Business Transformation
3 6 (23.08%) Incident Management
4 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (11.54%) Compatibility Testing
5 2 (7.69%) Migration
5 2 (7.69%) ITIL
6 1 (3.85%) Change Control
6 1 (3.85%) Project Management
6 1 (3.85%) Change Management
6 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.85%) Validation
6 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.85%) Resource Management
6 1 (3.85%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) VBScript
1 5 (19.23%) PowerShell
2 2 (7.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
1 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) CCA
2 1 (3.85%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.85%) MCP
2 1 (3.85%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
1 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 19 (73.08%) Microsoft App-V
2 6 (23.08%) XenDesktop
3 4 (15.38%) XenServer
3 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
4 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (7.69%) vSphere
4 2 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.85%) Xen
5 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (26.92%) SCCM
2 1 (3.85%) MOM
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) Citrix
2 15 (57.69%) AppSense
3 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 5 (19.23%) VMware