The table below looks at the statistics for XenApp skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenApp over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenApp
Rank 24 21 23
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs citing XenApp 2 2 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 1.74% 1.46% 7.61%
As % of the System Software category 8.70% 33.33% 53.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate £273 £310 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.09% +3.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £311 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
-14.72% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 13
Average hourly rate - - £34.06
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £28.25 £24.05
% change year-on-year
-13.27% +17.46%
XenApp
Cheshire

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

System Software Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
23 6 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 20.00% 4.38% 14.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 6
Average daily rate £248 £310 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.16% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £310 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £307
% change year-on-year
- +14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 4 14
Average hourly rate £22.50 £14.17 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.75% -55.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

XenApp
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

XenApp Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

XenApp
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

XenApp Daily Rate Trend in Chester

XenApp
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

XenApp Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Local Government
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (50.00%) AppSense
2 1 (50.00%) PKI
2 1 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (50.00%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Server
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) SCOM
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MSI
General
1 2 (100.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) ICT Manager
1 1 (50.00%) ICT Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Rollout Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Rollout Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Server
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
1 1 (50.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) AppSense
2 1 (50.00%) Avaya
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) VMware