The table below looks at the statistics for XenApp skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenApp over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenApp
Rank 69 46 51
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +5
Contract jobs citing XenApp 4 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.56% 0.98% 0.56%
As % of the System Software category 7.14% 10.42% 6.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 1
Average daily rate
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£363 £330 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.84% -17.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £298 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.04% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £31.56 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-19.98% +57.77%
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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 Wales region.

System Software Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
56 48 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 7.90% 9.43% 8.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 13 15
Average daily rate £300 £330 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +11.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £149 £243 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £346 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 5
Average hourly rate £12.00 £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.95 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £18.99 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%

XenApp
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

XenApp Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

XenApp
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

XenApp Daily Rate Trend in Wales

XenApp
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XenApp across the Wales region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

XenApp Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

XenApp
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

XenApp Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

XenApp
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenApp within the Wales region over the 3 months to 18 December 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
South Wales -17 4 £363 +9.84% 1
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XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) Citrix
2 5 (62.50%) VMware
3 4 (50.00%) Blackberry
3 4 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (37.50%) LAN
5 2 (25.00%) WAN
5 2 (25.00%) DNS
5 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (25.00%) MS Office
5 2 (25.00%) MCP
5 2 (25.00%) Terminal Services
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (25.00%) Symantec
5 2 (25.00%) MPLS
5 2 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (25.00%) DSL
5 2 (25.00%) VMware ESX
5 2 (25.00%) Clustering
5 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (25.00%) PowerShell

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 4 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2000
2 2 (25.00%) Lync
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) LAN
2 2 (25.00%) WAN
2 2 (25.00%) DNS
2 2 (25.00%) MPLS
2 2 (25.00%) DSL
3 1 (12.50%) SAN
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MSI
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Consultant
1 4 (50.00%) Wintel Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Change Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Wintel Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Wintel Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Wintel Support
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (25.00%) Clustering
3 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (12.50%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) MCP
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (25.00%) Terminal Services
3 2 (25.00%) VMware ESX
3 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (25.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (12.50%) NetBackup
2 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
2 1 (12.50%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Citrix
2 5 (62.50%) VMware
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) Symantec
5 1 (12.50%) McAfee