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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenApp
Rank 36 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XenApp 9 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.42% - -
As % of the System Software category 25.71% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£313 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £31.56 £20.03
% change year-on-year
-36.61% +57.53%
System Software Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
35 36 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 9.41% 14.40% 12.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 23 1
Average daily rate £313 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -18.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £302 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% -3.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-9.24% +2.94%
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 29 July 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 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 11 (84.62%) Citrix
2 11 (84.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (69.23%) VMware
3 9 (69.23%) DNS
4 8 (61.54%) XenDesktop
5 7 (53.85%) SC Cleared
5 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
6 5 (38.46%) SCCM
6 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
7 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (23.08%) AppSense
8 3 (23.08%) Windows XP
9 2 (15.38%) C
9 2 (15.38%) ITIL
9 2 (15.38%) WAN
9 2 (15.38%) DHCP
9 2 (15.38%) CCA
9 2 (15.38%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (15.38%) SAN
9 2 (15.38%) Firewall
9 2 (15.38%) Symantec
9 2 (15.38%) McAfee
9 2 (15.38%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (15.38%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
9 2 (15.38%) Application Packaging
9 2 (15.38%) Windows 7

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) Lync
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) DNS
2 2 (15.38%) SAN
2 2 (15.38%) Firewall
2 2 (15.38%) WAN
2 2 (15.38%) DHCP
3 1 (7.69%) SMS
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MSI
1 1 (7.69%) InstallShield
1 1 (7.69%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Wintel Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Wintel Consultant
2 4 (30.77%) Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Desktop Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Citrix Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Packager
4 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 11 (84.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (23.08%) Windows XP
6 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
6 2 (15.38%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) ITIL
1 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
2 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
2 1 (7.69%) Capacity Management
2 1 (7.69%) Service Management
2 1 (7.69%) Change Management
2 1 (7.69%) ITSM
2 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) C
2 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) SC Cleared
1 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) CCA
2 2 (15.38%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
3 1 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (7.69%) MCSE
3 1 (7.69%) MCSA
3 1 (7.69%) ISEB
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) XenDesktop
2 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (15.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) SCCM
2 2 (15.38%) SCOM
2 2 (15.38%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (7.69%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Citrix
2 9 (69.23%) VMware
3 3 (23.08%) AppSense
4 2 (15.38%) Symantec
4 2 (15.38%) McAfee
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft