The first table below looks at the demand for XenApp skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire 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 41 32 73
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +41
Contract jobs citing XenApp 4 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.03% 4.85% 0.64%
As % of the System Software category 6.35% 22.54% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 3
Average daily rate £328 £387 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.37% +72.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-9.62% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -22.22%
System Software Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
63 71 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 16.15% 21.52% 7.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 37 29
Average daily rate £328 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.22% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 4
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -7.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
XenApp
South West

XenApp
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

XenApp Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

XenApp
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

XenApp Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

XenApp
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenApp within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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XenApp
South West

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 14 (100.00%) Windows
1 14 (100.00%) Citrix
2 13 (92.86%) VMware
3 12 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (71.43%) Active Directory
5 7 (50.00%) AppSense
5 7 (50.00%) SCCM
5 7 (50.00%) XenDesktop
6 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
7 4 (28.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 4 (28.57%) Project Management
7 4 (28.57%) Symantec
7 4 (28.57%) McAfee
7 4 (28.57%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (28.57%) DNS
7 4 (28.57%) SLA
7 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
7 4 (28.57%) SMS
7 4 (28.57%) DHCP
7 4 (28.57%) XenServer
7 4 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (28.57%) NetScaler
8 3 (21.43%) vSphere
8 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
8 3 (21.43%) ITIL
8 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
8 3 (21.43%) SQL Server

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
1 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (7.14%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) DNS
1 4 (28.57%) SMS
1 4 (28.57%) DHCP
1 4 (28.57%) NetScaler
2 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
2 3 (21.43%) Firewall
3 2 (14.29%) VPN
4 1 (7.14%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) ClearCase
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Server Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Citrix Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Support
5 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (7.14%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Client/Server
1 2 (14.29%) iPad
2 1 (7.14%) Thin Client
2 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.14%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Project Management
2 3 (21.43%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) Information Security
3 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (7.14%) Email Management
4 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Management
4 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Service Management
4 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) ITSM
4 1 (7.14%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
1 1 (7.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) MCTS
2 2 (14.29%) MCITP
2 2 (14.29%) CCNP
2 2 (14.29%) CCNA
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (14.29%) A+ Certification
2 2 (14.29%) MCSE
2 2 (14.29%) MCSA
2 2 (14.29%) MCP
2 2 (14.29%) CCENT
2 2 (14.29%) MCSM
3 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) SLA
2 1 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (71.43%) Active Directory
3 7 (50.00%) XenDesktop
4 4 (28.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 4 (28.57%) XenServer
4 4 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (21.43%) vSphere
6 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
6 1 (7.14%) Terminal Services
6 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (50.00%) SCCM
2 4 (28.57%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (21.43%) SCOM
4 1 (7.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Citrix
2 13 (92.86%) VMware
3 7 (50.00%) AppSense
4 4 (28.57%) Symantec
4 4 (28.57%) McAfee
4 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (14.29%) Apple
6 1 (7.14%) Sophos