Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 18 November 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
UK > Wales
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 96 -
Rank change year-on-year +24 - +106
Contract jobs citing XenApp 21 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.76% 0.57% -
As % of the System Software category 12.73% 5.10% -
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 0
Wales median daily rate £280 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% - -
UK median daily rate £325 £338 £363
% change year-on-year -3.70% -6.90% +11.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Wales median hourly rate £22.38 - -
UK median hourly rate £23.69 £26.50 £31.56
% change year-on-year -10.60% -16.02% +57.78%

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 Wales with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 165 157 155
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 13.82% 11.10% 9.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 83 94
Wales median daily rate £230 £413 £341
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -44.24% +20.88% +15.19%
10th Percentile £122 £137 £210
90th Percentile £431 £617 £421
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £370
% change year-on-year +6.25% +8.11% +9.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 30 29
Wales median hourly rate £13.00 £12.90 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.81% +17.23% -8.33%
10th Percentile £10.15 £10.50 £9.00
90th Percentile £18.75 £77.50 £22.00
UK median hourly rate £16.50 £15.88 £16.00
% change year-on-year +3.94% -0.78% +6.67%

XenApp
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for XenApp in Wales

XenApp
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XenApp in Wales

XenApp
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XenApp in Wales over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XenApp in Wales

XenApp
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XenApp in Wales

XenApp
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenApp within the Wales region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +26 21 £280 -20.00% 2
XenApp
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Wales region with a requirement for XenApp.

1 21 (100.00%) Citrix
2 19 (90.48%) Hyper-V
3 18 (85.71%) Windows
4 15 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
6 11 (52.38%) VMware
6 11 (52.38%) Windows Server
7 10 (47.62%) ITIL
8 8 (38.10%) Service Management
8 8 (38.10%) NHS
8 8 (38.10%) Remote Desktop
8 8 (38.10%) Migration
9 7 (33.33%) NetScaler
9 7 (33.33%) NetBackup
10 6 (28.57%) Veritas
10 6 (28.57%) Load Balancing
10 6 (28.57%) Release Management
10 6 (28.57%) SCOM
11 5 (23.81%) Citrix Certification
11 5 (23.81%) WAN
11 5 (23.81%) LAN
11 5 (23.81%) Degree
12 4 (19.05%) Refactoring
12 4 (19.05%) Microsoft App-V
12 4 (19.05%) Information Security
12 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
12 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
12 4 (19.05%) XenServer
12 4 (19.05%) Office 365
12 4 (19.05%) Hybrid Cloud

XenApp
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Office 365
2 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (38.10%) Remote Desktop
2 7 (33.33%) NetScaler
3 5 (23.81%) LAN
3 5 (23.81%) WAN
4 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
5 3 (14.29%) POP3
5 3 (14.29%) SMTP
6 2 (9.52%) DNS
7 1 (4.76%) DHCP
7 1 (4.76%) Firewall
7 1 (4.76%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (9.52%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (33.33%) Migration Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Architect
3 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (14.29%) Citrix Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Citrix Specialist
5 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (4.76%) Citrix Support
6 1 (4.76%) Citrix Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Citrix Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Network Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Network Support
6 1 (4.76%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Citrix Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Support
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) NHS
2 4 (19.05%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
3 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
4 2 (9.52%) LIMS
5 1 (4.76%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 18 (85.71%) Windows
2 15 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (52.38%) Windows Server
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.76%) Windows 10
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) ITIL
2 8 (38.10%) Migration
2 8 (38.10%) Service Management
3 6 (28.57%) Load Balancing
3 6 (28.57%) Release Management
4 4 (19.05%) Information Security
4 4 (19.05%) Refactoring
4 4 (19.05%) Security Architecture
4 4 (19.05%) SIEM
5 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (9.52%) Information Governance
5 2 (9.52%) Information Management
5 2 (9.52%) ITSM
5 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.76%) Business Continuity
6 1 (4.76%) Customer-Centricity
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
1 1 (4.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Citrix Certification
1 5 (23.81%) Degree
2 4 (19.05%) CCAA
3 3 (14.29%) CCA
3 3 (14.29%) ISEB
3 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 2 (9.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
5 1 (4.76%) MCP
5 1 (4.76%) MCSE
5 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 19 (90.48%) Hyper-V
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (19.05%) XenServer
3 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
4 1 (4.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (4.76%) Terminal Services
4 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.76%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (33.33%) NetBackup
2 6 (28.57%) SCOM
3 1 (4.76%) Backup Exec
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (4.76%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) Citrix
2 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 11 (52.38%) VMware
4 6 (28.57%) Veritas
5 1 (4.76%) AppSense
5 1 (4.76%) arcserve
5 1 (4.76%) McAfee
5 1 (4.76%) Remedy
5 1 (4.76%) SonicWALL
5 1 (4.76%) Sophos
5 1 (4.76%) Symantec