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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenApp
Rank 59 42 38
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -4
Contract jobs citing XenApp 5 31 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.63% 3.40% 3.42%
As % of the System Software category 6.67% 30.69% 27.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 15
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£270 £225 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -40.86%
UK excluding London average daily rate £302 £325 £326
% change year-on-year
-7.18% -0.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 1
Average hourly rate £38.25 £31.56 £47.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -32.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £30.00 £20.07
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +49.47%
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
75 101 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 9.52% 11.07% 12.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 34 45
Average daily rate £300 £235 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.65% -36.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £107 £210 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £510 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 31 22
Average hourly rate £18.50 £31.56 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.37% +125.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £20.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.57 £27.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £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
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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XenApp across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

XenApp Hourly Rate Histogram 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 19 September 2014. 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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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
Chester -4 4 - -
Crewe - - - -
Warrington - - - - 1
XenApp
North West

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
1 13 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 13 (100.00%) Citrix
2 12 (92.31%) Windows Server 2003
2 12 (92.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (84.62%) VMware
4 8 (61.54%) LAN
4 8 (61.54%) WAN
5 7 (53.85%) Local Government
5 7 (53.85%) SCOM
6 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (38.46%) SCCM
7 5 (38.46%) DHCP
7 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
7 5 (38.46%) DNS
8 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
8 4 (30.77%) ITIL
8 4 (30.77%) VLAN
8 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
8 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
9 3 (23.08%) Performance Management
9 3 (23.08%) vSphere
9 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (23.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (23.08%) PKI
9 3 (23.08%) SAN
10 2 (15.38%) Cisco
10 2 (15.38%) Linux
10 2 (15.38%) MS Office

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
2 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) LAN
1 8 (61.54%) WAN
2 5 (38.46%) DHCP
2 5 (38.46%) DNS
3 4 (30.77%) VLAN
4 3 (23.08%) SAN
5 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) AdminStudio
General
1 7 (53.85%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Wintel Engineer
1 3 (23.08%) Wintel Specialist
1 3 (23.08%) Wintel Technical Specialist
1 3 (23.08%) Technical Specialist
1 3 (23.08%) Server Engineer
1 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 3 (23.08%) Windows Server Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Linux Specialist
2 2 (15.38%) Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) PKI
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (92.31%) Windows Server 2003
2 12 (92.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (15.38%) Linux
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Performance Management
3 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.69%) Compatibility Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) VBScript
1 1 (7.69%) VB
1 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
1 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 13 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (23.08%) vSphere
3 3 (23.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (53.85%) SCOM
2 5 (38.46%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Citrix
2 11 (84.62%) VMware
3 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco
5 1 (7.69%) AppSense
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