Period
to 13 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for XenApp skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited XenApp over the 6 months to 13 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Citrix XenApp
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 53 -
Rank change year-on-year +11 - +63
Contract jobs citing XenApp 20 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 3.24% 0.72% -
As % of the System Software category 19.61% 6.35% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 0
Cardiff median daily rate £280 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.85% - -
South Wales median daily rate £280 £350 -
% change year-on-year -20.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate £22.38 - -
South Wales median hourly rate £22.38 - -

XenApp is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Cardiff
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 102 63 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 16.53% 11.35% 9.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 30 60
Cardiff median daily rate £318 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.33% +15.38% -
10th Percentile £130 £105 £165
90th Percentile £452 £550 £413
South Wales median daily rate £333 £400 £343
% change year-on-year -16.88% +16.79% +10.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 18 9
Cardiff median hourly rate £14.50 £11.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.09% -11.54% +8.33%
10th Percentile £11.57 £10.68 £10.45
90th Percentile £18.75 £17.95 £23.20
South Wales median hourly rate £14.50 £12.90 £12.75
% change year-on-year +12.45% +1.14% +6.25%

XenApp
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing XenApp as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for XenApp in Cardiff

XenApp
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing XenApp in Cardiff.

Contractor daily rate trend for XenApp in Cardiff

XenApp
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XenApp in Cardiff over the 6 months to 13 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XenApp in Cardiff

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XenApp in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 13 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing XenApp also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for XenApp.

1 20 (100.00%) Citrix
1 20 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 17 (85.00%) Windows
3 14 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 14 (70.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (60.00%) VMware
5 10 (50.00%) ITIL
5 10 (50.00%) Windows Server
6 8 (40.00%) NHS
6 8 (40.00%) Service Management
6 8 (40.00%) NetScaler
6 8 (40.00%) Migration
6 8 (40.00%) Remote Desktop
7 6 (30.00%) NetBackup
7 6 (30.00%) Veritas
7 6 (30.00%) Load Balancing
7 6 (30.00%) Release Management
7 6 (30.00%) SCOM
8 5 (25.00%) Degree
8 5 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
9 4 (20.00%) LAN
9 4 (20.00%) WAN
9 4 (20.00%) Management Information System
9 4 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (20.00%) Refactoring
9 4 (20.00%) Information Security
9 4 (20.00%) Security Architecture
9 4 (20.00%) XenServer
9 4 (20.00%) SIEM
9 4 (20.00%) CCAA

XenApp
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Office 365
2 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) NetScaler
1 8 (40.00%) Remote Desktop
2 4 (20.00%) LAN
2 4 (20.00%) WAN
3 3 (15.00%) POP3
3 3 (15.00%) SMTP
3 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.00%) DNS
4 1 (5.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (35.00%) Migration Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Architect
4 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (15.00%) Citrix Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Citrix Specialist
7 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Citrix Support
7 1 (5.00%) Citrix Support Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Citrix Systems Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) IT Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Citrix Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Systems Support
7 1 (5.00%) Systems Support Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) NHS
2 4 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (20.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (10.00%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 17 (85.00%) Windows
2 14 (70.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) ITIL
2 8 (40.00%) Migration
2 8 (40.00%) Service Management
3 6 (30.00%) Load Balancing
3 6 (30.00%) Release Management
4 4 (20.00%) Information Security
4 4 (20.00%) Refactoring
4 4 (20.00%) Security Architecture
4 4 (20.00%) SIEM
5 2 (10.00%) Information Governance
5 2 (10.00%) Information Management
5 2 (10.00%) ITSM
5 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity
6 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (5.00%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
1 5 (25.00%) Degree
2 4 (20.00%) CCAA
3 3 (15.00%) CCA
3 3 (15.00%) ISEB
4 2 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 20 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (20.00%) XenServer
3 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (10.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) NetBackup
1 6 (30.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) Citrix
2 14 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 12 (60.00%) VMware
4 6 (30.00%) Veritas
5 1 (5.00%) AppSense
5 1 (5.00%) NVIDIA