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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenApp
Rank 42 33 35
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +2
Contract jobs citing XenApp 8 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.69% 1.20% 1.87%
As % of the System Software category 11.76% 11.11% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 6
Average daily rate
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£300 £285 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +34.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £265 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £431 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £325 £326
% change year-on-year
-5.38% -0.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £30.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +33.33%
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
68 27 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 14.35% 10.80% 10.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 13 27
Average daily rate £325 £285 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.03% -8.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £260 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £335 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 1
Average hourly rate £24.00 £19.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.31% -11.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester -5 5 £275 -3.50% 1
Cheltenham - - - -
XenApp
South West

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 11 (100.00%) Citrix
2 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 10 (90.91%) VMware
2 10 (90.91%) XenDesktop
3 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (63.64%) vSphere
4 7 (63.64%) VMware ESX
5 5 (45.45%) Backup Exec
6 3 (27.27%) AppSense
6 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
6 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
6 3 (27.27%) Symantec
6 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (27.27%) DV Cleared
6 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
6 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
7 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
7 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (18.18%) McAfee
7 2 (18.18%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (18.18%) Sophos
7 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
7 2 (18.18%) VPN
7 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
7 2 (18.18%) ClearCase
7 2 (18.18%) Client/Server
7 2 (18.18%) VBScript

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (27.27%) MS Exchange
1 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) VPN
1 2 (18.18%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) ClearCase
General
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Citrix Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Active Directory Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Client/Server
2 1 (9.09%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
1 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
1 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
2 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
2 2 (18.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) DV Cleared
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 10 (90.91%) XenDesktop
2 7 (63.64%) vSphere
2 7 (63.64%) VMware ESX
3 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
4 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) Backup Exec
2 2 (18.18%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Citrix
2 10 (90.91%) VMware
3 3 (27.27%) AppSense
3 3 (27.27%) Symantec
4 2 (18.18%) McAfee
4 2 (18.18%) Sophos
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 1 (9.09%) HP
5 1 (9.09%) NetApp
5 1 (9.09%) Apple
5 1 (9.09%) Altiris