The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 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 Wales 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenApp
Rank 63 49 52
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +3
Contract jobs citing XenApp 10 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.34% 0.58% 0.47%
As % of the System Software category 15.63% 4.17% 6.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Average daily rate
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£313 - £308
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
-8.39% +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £29.00 £20.03
% change year-on-year
-31.03% +44.78%
System Software Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
64 72 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 8.54% 14.04% 7.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 39 17
Average daily rate £375 £358 £304
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.89% +17.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £120 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £485 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 5
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
XenApp
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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 22 July 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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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 - 9 £313 -
XenApp
UK

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 20 (90.91%) Citrix
2 18 (81.82%) Windows
3 12 (54.55%) DNS
3 12 (54.55%) Security Cleared
3 12 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (50.00%) XenDesktop
4 11 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 11 (50.00%) VMware
5 9 (40.91%) SC Cleared
6 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
7 5 (22.73%) CCA
7 5 (22.73%) Citrix Certification
7 5 (22.73%) DHCP
7 5 (22.73%) TCP/IP
7 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (22.73%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 5 (22.73%) SCCM
8 4 (18.18%) DV Cleared
8 4 (18.18%) Symantec
8 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
8 4 (18.18%) WAN
8 4 (18.18%) ITIL
8 4 (18.18%) McAfee
8 4 (18.18%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (13.64%) SAN
9 3 (13.64%) Windows XP
9 3 (13.64%) MCP
9 3 (13.64%) C

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2000
3 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (9.09%) IIS
3 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 2 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (4.55%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (54.55%) DNS
2 5 (22.73%) DHCP
2 5 (22.73%) TCP/IP
3 4 (18.18%) WAN
4 3 (13.64%) SAN
5 2 (9.09%) NetScaler
5 2 (9.09%) Firewall
5 2 (9.09%) Internet
5 2 (9.09%) LDAP
5 2 (9.09%) POP3
5 2 (9.09%) SMTP
5 2 (9.09%) LAN
6 1 (4.55%) SMS
6 1 (4.55%) VPN
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MSI
2 1 (4.55%) InstallShield
2 1 (4.55%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 2 (9.09%) Local Government
1 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Consultant
2 5 (22.73%) Wintel Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) Support Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Citrix Specialist
3 3 (13.64%) Wintel Support
4 2 (9.09%) Wintel Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Support
4 2 (9.09%) Applications Packager
5 1 (4.55%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Desktop Support
5 1 (4.55%) Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Support Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Citrix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Clustering
1 2 (9.09%) NHS
1 2 (9.09%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (81.82%) Windows
2 12 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (13.64%) Windows XP
6 2 (9.09%) Windows 8
6 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) ITIL
2 3 (13.64%) Load Testing
3 2 (9.09%) Incident Management
3 2 (9.09%) Service Management
3 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (9.09%) ITSM
4 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.55%) Risk Management
4 1 (4.55%) Change Management
4 1 (4.55%) Capacity Management
4 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.55%) Information Governance
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) C
1 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
2 2 (9.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 9 (40.91%) SC Cleared
3 5 (22.73%) CCA
3 5 (22.73%) Citrix Certification
4 4 (18.18%) DV Cleared
5 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (13.64%) MCP
5 3 (13.64%) CCEE
5 3 (13.64%) CCAA
6 2 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (9.09%) Degree
6 2 (9.09%) MCSE
6 2 (9.09%) ISEB
7 1 (4.55%) MCSA
System Software
1 11 (50.00%) XenDesktop
1 11 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (22.73%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 3 (13.64%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (13.64%) XenServer
4 2 (9.09%) vSphere
4 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
4 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (9.09%) ISA Server
4 2 (9.09%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) SCCM
2 4 (18.18%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (13.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (9.09%) SCOM
4 2 (9.09%) NetBackup
4 2 (9.09%) Backup Exec
4 2 (9.09%) ARCserve
5 1 (4.55%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 20 (90.91%) Citrix
2 11 (50.00%) VMware
3 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
4 4 (18.18%) Symantec
4 4 (18.18%) McAfee
5 3 (13.64%) AppSense
6 2 (9.09%) Remedy
6 2 (9.09%) Sophos
7 1 (4.55%) IBM