The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Chester region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenApp
Rank 23 23 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing XenApp 17 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 6.64% 1.32% -
As % of the System Software category 40.48% 8.70% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £320 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-9.62% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 1 0
Average hourly rate £34.53 £45.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.27% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -22.22%
System Software Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
42 23 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 16.41% 15.23% 7.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 0
Average daily rate £223 £370 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.86% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 4 3
Average hourly rate £34.06 £45.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.32% +221.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
XenApp
Cheshire

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XenApp across the Chester region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

XenApp Hourly Rate Histogram in Chester

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 34 (100.00%) Citrix
2 33 (97.06%) Windows
3 25 (73.53%) Microsoft App-V
3 25 (73.53%) Local Government
3 25 (73.53%) Windows 7
4 23 (67.65%) AppSense
4 23 (67.65%) Migration
5 22 (64.71%) Active Directory
6 17 (50.00%) SCCM
7 16 (47.06%) Microsoft
8 15 (44.12%) Application Packaging
9 12 (35.29%) PRINCE2
9 12 (35.29%) VBScript
9 12 (35.29%) PowerShell
9 12 (35.29%) Compatibility Testing
10 11 (32.35%) VB
10 11 (32.35%) AdminStudio
11 10 (29.41%) ITIL
11 10 (29.41%) MSI
12 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (26.47%) LAN
12 9 (26.47%) WAN
13 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
13 8 (23.53%) SCOM
13 8 (23.53%) VMware
14 7 (20.59%) Project Planning
14 7 (20.59%) MS Office
14 7 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
15 6 (17.65%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 5 (14.71%) VLAN

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (8.82%) IIS
2 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (20.59%) MS Office
2 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
3 3 (8.82%) MS Visio
3 3 (8.82%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 9 (26.47%) LAN
1 9 (26.47%) WAN
2 5 (14.71%) VLAN
2 5 (14.71%) SAN
2 5 (14.71%) DHCP
2 5 (14.71%) DNS
3 3 (8.82%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.94%) VPN
Development Applications
1 11 (32.35%) AdminStudio
2 10 (29.41%) MSI
General
1 25 (73.53%) Local Government
2 3 (8.82%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (38.24%) Applications Packager
2 7 (20.59%) Project Manager
3 6 (17.65%) Analyst
3 6 (17.65%) Test Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Server Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) ICT Project Manager
5 3 (8.82%) SCCM Administrator
5 3 (8.82%) Citrix Administrator
5 3 (8.82%) Network Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Manager
5 3 (8.82%) Administrator
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Project Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 1 (2.94%) Windows Server Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Storage Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (44.12%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) PKI
2 3 (8.82%) Clustering
3 1 (2.94%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 33 (97.06%) Windows
2 25 (73.53%) Windows 7
3 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (5.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (67.65%) Migration
2 12 (35.29%) PRINCE2
2 12 (35.29%) Compatibility Testing
3 10 (29.41%) ITIL
4 7 (20.59%) Project Planning
5 3 (8.82%) Critical Path Analysis
6 2 (5.88%) Service Management
7 1 (2.94%) Performance Management
7 1 (2.94%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 12 (35.29%) VBScript
1 12 (35.29%) PowerShell
2 11 (32.35%) VB
3 3 (8.82%) LINC
System Software
1 25 (73.53%) Microsoft App-V
2 22 (64.71%) Active Directory
3 7 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (17.65%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 4 (11.76%) vSphere
6 3 (8.82%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 17 (50.00%) SCCM
2 8 (23.53%) SCOM
3 1 (2.94%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 34 (100.00%) Citrix
2 23 (67.65%) AppSense
3 16 (47.06%) Microsoft
4 8 (23.53%) VMware
5 3 (8.82%) Cisco
6 2 (5.88%) Symantec
7 1 (2.94%) IBM
7 1 (2.94%) NetApp
7 1 (2.94%) HP
7 1 (2.94%) Dell
7 1 (2.94%) EMC