The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenApp
Rank 43 31 34
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +3
Contract jobs citing XenApp 2 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.60% 1.98% 0.82%
As % of the System Software category 9.52% 35.71% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 1
Average daily rate
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£275 £330 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -17.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £299 £344
% change year-on-year
+8.78% -13.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.75 £31.56 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-15.22% +48.49%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

System Software Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
21 14 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 6.33% 5.56% 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 9
Average daily rate £250 £330 £231
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.24% +42.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £174 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £350 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 5
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £11.40 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £14.60 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 24 December 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) Lync
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) MS Office
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) MPLS
3 2 (50.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (50.00%) DSL
4 1 (25.00%) C
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (25.00%) SAN
4 1 (25.00%) Mentoring

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (50.00%) Lync
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) MPLS
2 2 (50.00%) DSL
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Wintel Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Support
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft