Period
to 27 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for XenApp skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited XenApp over the 6 months to 27 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Citrix XenApp
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 50 48
Rank change year-on-year +17 -2 -12
Contract jobs citing XenApp 4 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 1.52% 1.06% 0.48%
As % of the System Software category 13.33% 10.81% 3.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 1
Chester median daily rate £280 £260 £165
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +57.58% -48.44%
Cheshire median daily rate £300 £290 £650
% change year-on-year +3.45% -55.38% +140.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Chester median hourly rate - - £35.00
Cheshire median hourly rate - - £17.50

XenApp is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Chester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 30 37 53
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 11.36% 9.81% 12.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 21 29
Chester median daily rate £300 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.41% -2.86% +41.13%
10th Percentile £186 £210 £225
90th Percentile £473 £525 £475
Cheshire median daily rate £350 £425 £450
% change year-on-year -17.65% -5.56% +66.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 15
Chester median hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.70% -3.57% -55.56%
10th Percentile £11.80 £13.25 £10.73
90th Percentile £16.81 £21.00 £17.76
Cheshire median hourly rate £14.75 £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year +9.26% -3.57% -15.15%

XenApp
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

Job postings citing XenApp as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Chester.

Job vacancy trend for XenApp in Chester

XenApp
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing XenApp in Chester.

Contractor daily rate trend for XenApp in Chester

XenApp
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XenApp in Chester

For the 6 months to 27 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing XenApp also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Chester region with a requirement for XenApp.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (100.00%) Migration
1 4 (100.00%) Local Government
1 4 (100.00%) PKI
1 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 4 (100.00%) SCOM
1 4 (100.00%) Skype for Business
1 4 (100.00%) Office 365
1 4 (100.00%) Server Building
1 4 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server

XenApp
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (100.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (100.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 4 (100.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Migration
1 4 (100.00%) Server Building
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix