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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenApp
Rank 20 22 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing XenApp 1 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 0.74% 5.63% -
As % of the System Software category 4.55% 29.03% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £358 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 0
Average hourly rate £31.50 £43.70 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.91% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £31.56 £20.06
% change year-on-year
-36.61% +57.30%
System Software Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
22 31 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 16.18% 19.38% 5.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 2
Average daily rate £228 £358 £180
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.36% +98.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 0
Average hourly rate £16.84 £40.57 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.49% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 18 (100.00%) Citrix
2 17 (94.44%) Windows
3 12 (66.67%) Microsoft App-V
3 12 (66.67%) Local Government
3 12 (66.67%) SCCM
3 12 (66.67%) Windows 7
4 11 (61.11%) AppSense
4 11 (61.11%) Migration
4 11 (61.11%) Active Directory
5 8 (44.44%) Application Packaging
6 7 (38.89%) MSI
6 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
7 6 (33.33%) LAN
7 6 (33.33%) WAN
7 6 (33.33%) VBScript
7 6 (33.33%) VB
7 6 (33.33%) ITIL
7 6 (33.33%) PowerShell
7 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (27.78%) SCOM
8 5 (27.78%) Compatibility Testing
8 5 (27.78%) VLAN
8 5 (27.78%) VMware
8 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (27.78%) PRINCE2
8 5 (27.78%) DHCP
8 5 (27.78%) MS Office
8 5 (27.78%) DNS
9 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
9 4 (22.22%) AdminStudio

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MS Office
2 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
3 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
3 2 (11.11%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) LAN
1 6 (33.33%) WAN
2 5 (27.78%) DHCP
2 5 (27.78%) DNS
2 5 (27.78%) VLAN
3 2 (11.11%) SAN
4 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.56%) VPN
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) MSI
2 4 (22.22%) AdminStudio
General
1 12 (66.67%) Local Government
2 1 (5.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Applications Packager
2 4 (22.22%) Project Manager
3 3 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Senior Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (11.11%) ICT Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Storage Manager
5 1 (5.56%) SCCM Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Server Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Citrix Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) PKI
1 1 (5.56%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 17 (94.44%) Windows
2 12 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Migration
2 6 (33.33%) ITIL
3 5 (27.78%) PRINCE2
3 5 (27.78%) Compatibility Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Project Planning
5 2 (11.11%) Critical Path Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) Service Management
6 1 (5.56%) Performance Management
6 1 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) VBScript
1 6 (33.33%) VB
1 6 (33.33%) PowerShell
System Software
1 12 (66.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 11 (61.11%) Active Directory
3 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (11.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (66.67%) SCCM
2 5 (27.78%) SCOM
3 1 (5.56%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Citrix
2 11 (61.11%) AppSense
3 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
4 5 (27.78%) VMware
5 3 (16.67%) Cisco
6 1 (5.56%) IBM
6 1 (5.56%) NetApp
6 1 (5.56%) Symantec
6 1 (5.56%) HP
6 1 (5.56%) Dell
6 1 (5.56%) EMC