The table below looks at the statistics for XenApp skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenApp over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Citrix XenApp
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 58 52 48
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -4
Contract jobs citing XenApp 3 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.47% 1.09% 1.62%
As % of the System Software category 4.55% 9.09% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 3
Median daily rate £325 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -18.75%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £316 £385
% change year-on-year
+2.76% -17.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £31.56 £26.00
% change year-on-year
- +21.36%

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
66 77 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 10.36% 12.01% 12.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 34 33
Median daily rate £325 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £175 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 11
Median hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -42.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.36 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.80 £40.00 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00

XenApp
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing XenApp as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 20 February 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for XenApp.

1 8 (88.89%) Citrix
1 8 (88.89%) VMware
2 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 7 (77.78%) Office 365
3 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 5 (55.56%) VMware ESX
4 5 (55.56%) Veeam
4 5 (55.56%) SQL
5 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
6 3 (33.33%) ITIL
6 3 (33.33%) Windows
7 2 (22.22%) MCSE
7 2 (22.22%) DHCP
7 2 (22.22%) DNS
7 2 (22.22%) IIS
7 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (22.22%) SAN
7 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
7 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
7 2 (22.22%) Application Packaging
7 2 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (22.22%) Firewall
7 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
7 2 (22.22%) Remote Desktop

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
2 2 (22.22%) IIS
3 1 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (77.78%) Office 365
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) DHCP
1 2 (22.22%) DNS
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall
1 2 (22.22%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (22.22%) SAN
2 1 (11.11%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (22.22%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix Support
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) ICT Technician
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Technician
3 1 (11.11%) Server Technician
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Application Packaging
2 2 (22.22%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (22.22%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) MCSE
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 5 (55.56%) VMware ESX
3 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
4 2 (22.22%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (11.11%) XenDesktop
5 1 (11.11%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Citrix
1 8 (88.89%) VMware
2 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 5 (55.56%) Veeam
4 1 (11.11%) CommVault
4 1 (11.11%) LANDesk
4 1 (11.11%) NetApp
4 1 (11.11%) Sophos