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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenApp
Rank 71 50 47
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -3
Contract jobs citing XenApp 4 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.51% 0.91% 0.73%
As % of the System Software category 6.06% 10.20% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Average daily rate
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- £220 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -43.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £303 £325 £326
% change year-on-year
-6.92% -0.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £30.00 £20.07
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +49.47%
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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
66 49 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 8.47% 8.96% 8.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 29 15
Average daily rate £310 £263 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.09% -19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £214 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £415 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £316 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 7
Average hourly rate £12.00 £12.08 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% -16.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.75 £11.34 £12.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £12.82 £16.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%

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
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 September 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 -14 3 - - 1
XenApp
UK

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 15 (93.75%) Windows
2 14 (87.50%) Citrix
3 12 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (68.75%) VMware
4 11 (68.75%) DNS
4 11 (68.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (62.50%) Security Cleared
6 9 (56.25%) SC Cleared
7 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
8 7 (43.75%) Mentoring
8 7 (43.75%) XenDesktop
9 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (25.00%) Symantec
10 4 (25.00%) McAfee
10 4 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
10 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
10 4 (25.00%) DHCP
10 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
10 4 (25.00%) SCCM
11 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (18.75%) DV Cleared
11 3 (18.75%) Windows XP
11 3 (18.75%) Blackberry
11 3 (18.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (12.50%) Sophos
12 2 (12.50%) ARCserve
12 2 (12.50%) WAN
12 2 (12.50%) MCP
12 2 (12.50%) SharePoint

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (18.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2000
3 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (12.50%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (68.75%) DNS
2 4 (25.00%) DHCP
3 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 2 (12.50%) WAN
4 1 (6.25%) LAN
4 1 (6.25%) SMS
4 1 (6.25%) SAN
4 1 (6.25%) MPLS
4 1 (6.25%) DSL
4 1 (6.25%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MSI
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Wintel Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Consultant
2 4 (25.00%) Wintel Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Support Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Wintel Support
4 2 (12.50%) Wintel Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Support
4 2 (12.50%) Applications Packager
5 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Citrix Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Wintel Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Wintel Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Blackberry
2 2 (12.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 15 (93.75%) Windows
2 12 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (68.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (18.75%) Windows XP
6 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
6 2 (12.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Mentoring
2 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) C
1 2 (12.50%) VBScript
1 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 9 (56.25%) SC Cleared
3 3 (18.75%) DV Cleared
4 2 (12.50%) MCP
4 2 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (6.25%) CCA
5 1 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (43.75%) XenDesktop
3 2 (12.50%) vSphere
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (12.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 1 (6.25%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 4 (25.00%) SCCM
2 2 (12.50%) SCOM
2 2 (12.50%) NetBackup
2 2 (12.50%) Backup Exec
2 2 (12.50%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) Citrix
2 11 (68.75%) VMware
3 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (25.00%) Symantec
3 4 (25.00%) McAfee
4 2 (12.50%) Sophos
4 2 (12.50%) Remedy
4 2 (12.50%) AppSense