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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenApp
Rank 70 64 51
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -13
Contract jobs citing XenApp 8 6 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.73% 0.73% 2.18%
As % of the System Software category 8.99% 6.59% 20.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 3
Average daily rate
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£293 £270 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £194 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £278 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 10
Average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +42.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.63 £23.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-10.32% -23.33%
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
89 91 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 8.14% 11.08% 10.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 42 23
Average daily rate £300 £280 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £123 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.56% -3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 22 28
Average hourly rate £14.00 £17.17 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.46% -45.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.14 £8.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £45.00 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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
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 28 August 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 -6 5 £281 +60.71% 1
Chester -8 1 - -
XenApp
North West

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 28 (100.00%) Citrix
2 13 (46.43%) Microsoft App-V
3 11 (39.29%) Windows
4 10 (35.71%) AppSense
4 10 (35.71%) XenDesktop
5 9 (32.14%) VMware
6 8 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
7 7 (25.00%) SCCM
7 7 (25.00%) DNS
7 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 6 (21.43%) DHCP
8 6 (21.43%) Business Transformation
9 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (17.86%) Active Directory
10 4 (14.29%) Blackberry
10 4 (14.29%) Project Management
10 4 (14.29%) MS Exchange
10 4 (14.29%) Broadband
10 4 (14.29%) ITIL
10 4 (14.29%) Smartphone
10 4 (14.29%) Incident Management
10 4 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (14.29%) Migration
10 4 (14.29%) iPhone
10 4 (14.29%) iPad
10 4 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (10.71%) Windows 7
11 3 (10.71%) Hyper-V
11 3 (10.71%) XenServer
11 3 (10.71%) MS Office

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 4 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 4 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (3.57%) IIS
3 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) DNS
2 6 (21.43%) DHCP
3 4 (14.29%) Broadband
4 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
4 3 (10.71%) SAN
5 2 (7.14%) VPN
5 2 (7.14%) LAN
5 2 (7.14%) VoIP
5 2 (7.14%) WAN
5 2 (7.14%) Wireless
6 1 (3.57%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MSI
2 1 (3.57%) AdminStudio
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Environment Manager
2 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (14.29%) Citrix Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Service Analyst
3 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (7.14%) Analyst
3 2 (7.14%) Applications Packager
3 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Consultant
4 1 (3.57%) Support Technician
4 1 (3.57%) IT Support Technician
4 1 (3.57%) Citrix Consultant
4 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 1 (3.57%) IT Support
4 1 (3.57%) Wintel Support Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (3.57%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) X-Windows
1 1 (3.57%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Blackberry
1 4 (14.29%) Smartphone
1 4 (14.29%) iPhone
1 4 (14.29%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 11 (39.29%) Windows
2 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (10.71%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
2 6 (21.43%) Business Transformation
3 4 (14.29%) ITIL
3 4 (14.29%) Project Management
3 4 (14.29%) Migration
3 4 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.57%) Validation
4 1 (3.57%) Patch Management
4 1 (3.57%) Server Building
4 1 (3.57%) Compatibility Testing
4 1 (3.57%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) VBScript
1 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
1 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (46.43%) Microsoft App-V
2 10 (35.71%) XenDesktop
3 5 (17.86%) Active Directory
4 4 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (10.71%) Hyper-V
5 3 (10.71%) XenServer
6 2 (7.14%) vSphere
7 1 (3.57%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (3.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) Citrix
2 10 (35.71%) AppSense
3 9 (32.14%) VMware
4 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (7.14%) Cisco
5 2 (7.14%) Avaya
5 2 (7.14%) Toshiba
5 2 (7.14%) BT
6 1 (3.57%) Sophos