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 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 58 79
Rank change year-on-year +4 +21  
Contract jobs citing XenApp 8 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.30% 0.36% 0.12%
As % of the System Software category 12.90% 2.82% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Median daily rate £295 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.23% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £310
% change year-on-year +8.33% -3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £28.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year -44.34% +33.72%  

XenApp is in the system software skills category. The next 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.

Contract System Software Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 62 71 67
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 10.06% 12.63% 7.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 37 34
Median daily rate £280 £350 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +6.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £132 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 14
Median hourly rate £16.28 £17.50 £13.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.97% +27.73%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £11.96 £9.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.83 £24.20 £27.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -25.58% +22.85%  

XenApp
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales citing XenApp as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for XenApp in Wales

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XenApp in Wales over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XenApp in Wales

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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

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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 3 months to 24 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +3 8 £295 -9.23% 1
XenApp
UK

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 8 (100.00%) Citrix
2 7 (87.50%) VMware
3 6 (75.00%) Load Balancing
3 6 (75.00%) Hyper-V
3 6 (75.00%) NetScaler
4 5 (62.50%) Citrix Certification
4 5 (62.50%) Windows
4 5 (62.50%) LAN
4 5 (62.50%) WAN
5 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 4 (50.00%) ITIL
5 4 (50.00%) XenServer
5 4 (50.00%) CCAA
6 3 (37.50%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (37.50%) ISEB
6 3 (37.50%) POP3
6 3 (37.50%) SMTP
6 3 (37.50%) NHS
6 3 (37.50%) CCA
6 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
6 3 (37.50%) Degree
7 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
7 2 (25.00%) Information Governance
7 2 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (25.00%) Service Management
7 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (25.00%) ITSM
7 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
7 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
7 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2

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 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2000
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) NetScaler
2 5 (62.50%) LAN
2 5 (62.50%) WAN
3 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (37.50%) POP3
4 3 (37.50%) SMTP
5 1 (12.50%) DHCP
5 1 (12.50%) DNS
5 1 (12.50%) Firewall
5 1 (12.50%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (25.00%) Legal
2 1 (12.50%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Citrix Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix Specialist
2 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix Support
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Citrix Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Support
3 1 (12.50%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
1 3 (37.50%) NHS
2 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
2 1 (12.50%) Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Load Balancing
2 4 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (25.00%) Information Governance
3 2 (25.00%) ITSM
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (25.00%) Service Management
4 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
1 1 (12.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Citrix Certification
2 4 (50.00%) CCAA
3 3 (37.50%) CCA
3 3 (37.50%) Degree
3 3 (37.50%) ISEB
4 2 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (50.00%) XenServer
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (12.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (12.50%) Terminal Services
5 1 (12.50%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (12.50%) NetBackup
1 1 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Citrix
2 7 (87.50%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) arcserve
3 1 (12.50%) McAfee
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Remedy
3 1 (12.50%) SonicWALL
3 1 (12.50%) Sophos
3 1 (12.50%) Symantec