The first table below looks at the demand for XenApp skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff 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 Cardiff 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 42 28 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Contract jobs citing XenApp 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.11% 0.60% -
As % of the System Software category 13.79% 5.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate £244 £213 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.70% -
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
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
29 19 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 8.08% 11.45% 13.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 13 14
Average daily rate £213 £250 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -14.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £172 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £350 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £11.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
XenApp
South Wales

XenApp
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

XenApp Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

XenApp
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

XenApp Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

XenApp
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

XenApp Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 7 (100.00%) Citrix
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
3 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
4 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (42.86%) AppSense
5 3 (42.86%) SCCM
5 3 (42.86%) Windows XP
5 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (28.57%) WAN
6 2 (28.57%) ITIL
6 2 (28.57%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (28.57%) CCA
6 2 (28.57%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (28.57%) SAN
6 2 (28.57%) Firewall
6 2 (28.57%) Application Packaging
6 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
6 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
6 2 (28.57%) XenDesktop
6 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
7 1 (14.29%) Wise Package Studio
7 1 (14.29%) Lync
7 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management
7 1 (14.29%) NetScaler
7 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (14.29%) Degree
7 1 (14.29%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 1 (14.29%) Problem Management

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 1 (14.29%) Lync
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) WAN
1 2 (28.57%) SAN
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) NetScaler
2 1 (14.29%) SMS
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Wise Package Studio
1 1 (14.29%) MSI
1 1 (14.29%) InstallShield
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Citrix Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Wintel Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Wintel Technical Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix Technical Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Desktop Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Citrix Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Applications Packager
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (42.86%) Windows XP
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
2 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management
2 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
2 1 (14.29%) ITSM
2 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CCA
1 2 (28.57%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) ISEB
2 1 (14.29%) MCSE
2 1 (14.29%) MCSA
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (28.57%) XenDesktop
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) SCCM
2 1 (14.29%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Citrix
2 3 (42.86%) AppSense
3 1 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft