The table below looks at the statistics for XenApp skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenApp over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenApp
Rank 55 58 50
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Contract jobs citing XenApp 4 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.54% 0.94% 1.82%
As % of the System Software category 6.15% 9.72% 14.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 6
Average daily rate
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£375 £301 £244
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.79% +23.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £294 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £320 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.63 £23.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-10.32% -23.33%
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West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

System Software Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
65 72 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 8.84% 9.63% 12.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 36 46
Average daily rate £335 £300 £291
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.66% +3.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £185 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £418 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.56% -3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 17 10
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £11.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +72.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £10.57 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £24.75 £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

XenApp
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XenApp across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

XenApp Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

XenApp
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XenApp across the Birmingham region.

XenApp Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

XenApp
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XenApp across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

XenApp Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

XenApp
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

XenApp Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 9 (100.00%) Citrix
2 7 (77.78%) Windows
3 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
5 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 4 (44.44%) VMware
5 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
5 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (33.33%) LAN
6 3 (33.33%) WAN
6 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (22.22%) vSphere
7 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (22.22%) AppSense
7 2 (22.22%) Finance
7 2 (22.22%) QA
7 2 (22.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (22.22%) VPN
7 2 (22.22%) MetaFrame
8 1 (11.11%) Service Management
8 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
8 1 (11.11%) CCA
8 1 (11.11%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (11.11%) CommVault
8 1 (11.11%) NHS
8 1 (11.11%) Terminal Services
8 1 (11.11%) 3G

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 (44.44%) MS Exchange
2 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) WAN
1 3 (33.33%) LAN
2 2 (22.22%) VPN
3 1 (11.11%) 3G
3 1 (11.11%) NetScaler
3 1 (11.11%) VoIP
3 1 (11.11%) Broadband
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Technical Specialist
1 2 (22.22%) Citrix Specialist
1 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Citrix Technical Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Service Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) NHS
1 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 1 (11.11%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL
1 1 (11.11%) Service Management
1 1 (11.11%) Migration
1 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) MCSE
1 1 (11.11%) CCA
1 1 (11.11%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
2 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) MetaFrame
2 2 (22.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (22.22%) vSphere
3 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 1 (11.11%) XenDesktop
3 1 (11.11%) Terminal Services
3 1 (11.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
1 1 (11.11%) vMotion
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Citrix
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) VMware
3 2 (22.22%) AppSense
4 1 (11.11%) LANDesk
4 1 (11.11%) ProCurve
4 1 (11.11%) HP
4 1 (11.11%) CommVault
4 1 (11.11%) McAfee
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco