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 25 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 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenApp
Rank 39 33 43
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +10
Contract jobs citing XenApp 8 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.81% 0.80% 1.74%
As % of the System Software category 12.50% 6.45% 19.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 5
Average daily rate
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£288 £467 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.43% +133.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £467 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £467 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £29.00 £20.03
% change year-on-year
-31.03% +44.78%
System Software Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
64 31 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 14.51% 12.35% 8.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 13 23
Average daily rate £375 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £113 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £340 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 3
Average hourly rate £24.00 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.31% -5.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
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
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XenApp across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

XenApp Daily Rate Histogram 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 25 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham -2 1 - -
XenApp
South West

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 12 (100.00%) Citrix
2 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) VMware
3 10 (83.33%) XenDesktop
4 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (66.67%) vSphere
5 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (58.33%) VMware ESX
7 5 (41.67%) Backup Exec
8 4 (33.33%) AppSense
8 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
8 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
9 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
9 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 3 (25.00%) Symantec
9 3 (25.00%) DV Cleared
9 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
9 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
9 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
10 2 (16.67%) iPad
10 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
10 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
10 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
10 2 (16.67%) Finance
10 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (8.33%) IIS
4 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (8.33%) Office 365
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (16.67%) VPN
2 2 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (8.33%) DNS
3 1 (8.33%) DHCP
3 1 (8.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) ClearCase
General
1 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Active Directory Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Client/Server
1 2 (16.67%) iPad
2 1 (8.33%) Thin Client
2 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (8.33%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
1 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
1 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
1 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (8.33%) Email Management
2 1 (8.33%) Performance Management
2 1 (8.33%) ITSM
2 1 (8.33%) Security Management
2 1 (8.33%) Service Management
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (16.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (83.33%) XenDesktop
2 8 (66.67%) vSphere
3 7 (58.33%) VMware ESX
4 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
6 1 (8.33%) Terminal Services
6 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (8.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) Backup Exec
2 2 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (8.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Citrix
2 11 (91.67%) VMware
3 4 (33.33%) AppSense
4 3 (25.00%) Symantec
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (16.67%) McAfee
5 2 (16.67%) Sophos
5 2 (16.67%) Apple
6 1 (8.33%) Altiris
6 1 (8.33%) HP
6 1 (8.33%) NetApp
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £150 to £220 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Gloucester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago