The table below looks at the statistics 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 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenApp
Rank 45 29 41
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +12
Contract jobs citing XenApp 12 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.28% 3.06% 1.28%
As % of the System Software category 21.43% 15.00% 10.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 4
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.25% -4.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £260 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £355 £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £298 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.04% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £31.56 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-19.98% +57.77%
XenApp
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire region.

System Software Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
56 60 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 10.65% 20.41% 11.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 32 21
Average daily rate £325 £300 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.25% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £150 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £411 £452
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 2
Average hourly rate £23.00 £14.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.62% -34.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £13.80 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.20 £20.00 £30.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%

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
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

XenApp Hourly 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 December 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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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
Gloucester -4 3 £325 +8.33% 1
Cheltenham - 3 - -
XenApp
South West

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 20 (100.00%) Citrix
2 19 (95.00%) Windows
3 16 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (70.00%) VMware
5 11 (55.00%) XenDesktop
6 9 (45.00%) vSphere
7 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
7 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
8 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (30.00%) MS Exchange
9 6 (30.00%) MS Office
9 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (25.00%) Backup Exec
10 5 (25.00%) VMware ESX
10 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
11 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (20.00%) CCEE
11 4 (20.00%) CCAA
11 4 (20.00%) Internet
11 4 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
11 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
12 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
12 3 (15.00%) Firewall
12 3 (15.00%) Windows XP
12 3 (15.00%) HP
12 3 (15.00%) NetApp
12 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
13 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 6 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (5.00%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (30.00%) MS Office
2 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) Internet
2 3 (15.00%) Firewall
3 2 (10.00%) SAN
4 1 (5.00%) LAN
4 1 (5.00%) WAN
4 1 (5.00%) DHCP
4 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.00%) VPN
4 1 (5.00%) DNS
4 1 (5.00%) Structured Cabling
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Citrix Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Senior Citrix Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Service Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Desktop Support Administrator
5 2 (10.00%) Desktop Administrator
5 2 (10.00%) Desktop Support
5 2 (10.00%) Administrator
5 2 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (10.00%) Support Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Server Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Desktop Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) VMware Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Citrix Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (5.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) HTML
1 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Thin Client
1 2 (10.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 19 (95.00%) Windows
2 16 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (15.00%) Windows XP
4 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (10.00%) Software Deployment
2 1 (5.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
1 2 (10.00%) VBScript
1 2 (10.00%) VB
2 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (20.00%) CCEE
2 4 (20.00%) CCAA
2 4 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
2 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) VCP5
3 2 (10.00%) CCA
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (10.00%) MCP
3 2 (10.00%) MCSE
3 2 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 11 (55.00%) XenDesktop
2 9 (45.00%) vSphere
3 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (25.00%) VMware ESX
6 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
7 2 (10.00%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) Backup Exec
2 2 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) Citrix
2 14 (70.00%) VMware
3 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (15.00%) HP
4 3 (15.00%) NetApp
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle
5 2 (10.00%) AppSense
6 1 (5.00%) Symantec