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 29 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenApp
Rank 19 17 23
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Contract jobs citing XenApp 4 18 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 3.31% 8.74% 3.18%
As % of the System Software category 50.00% 56.25% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£310 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £299 £344
% change year-on-year
+8.78% -13.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 16 5
Average hourly rate £39.00 £31.56 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.59% -9.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £31.56 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-12.85% +48.49%
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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
8 32 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 6.61% 15.53% 12.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
Average daily rate £310 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% +3.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 18 7
Average hourly rate £27.92 £31.56 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.51% -9.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.30 £31.56 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £41.74 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.80 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+4.43% -9.71%

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 29 December 2014, 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (100.00%) Citrix
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (75.00%) SCCM
3 4 (50.00%) SCOM
3 4 (50.00%) Compatibility Testing
3 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (50.00%) VMware
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (50.00%) AppSense
3 4 (50.00%) Local Government
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (50.00%) AdminStudio
3 4 (50.00%) VBScript
3 4 (50.00%) VB
3 4 (50.00%) LAN
3 4 (50.00%) WAN
4 3 (37.50%) MS Office
4 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
4 3 (37.50%) Application Packaging
5 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (25.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (25.00%) PKI
5 2 (25.00%) VLAN
5 2 (25.00%) vSphere
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) LAN
1 4 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (25.00%) DHCP
2 2 (25.00%) DNS
2 2 (25.00%) SAN
2 2 (25.00%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) AdminStudio
2 2 (25.00%) MSI
General
1 4 (50.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Applications Packager
2 1 (12.50%) Server Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Compatibility Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Management
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) VBScript
1 4 (50.00%) VB
1 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (25.00%) vSphere
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) SCCM
2 4 (50.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Citrix
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) VMware
3 4 (50.00%) AppSense
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco