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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenApp
Rank 63 58 42
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -16
Contract jobs citing XenApp 5 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.62% 0.47% 0.23%
As % of the System Software category 10.64% 7.50% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £213 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.70% -52.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.82 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-0.92% -6.97%
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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
47 40 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 5.78% 6.24% 9.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 17 11
Average daily rate £350 £213 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.70% -41.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £125 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 7
Average hourly rate £19.25 £15.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.19% +19.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £16.95 £19.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.86 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -0.85%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 16 (100.00%) Citrix
2 10 (62.50%) Windows
2 10 (62.50%) VMware
3 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
4 8 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (43.75%) Windows 7
5 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
6 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (31.25%) vSphere
6 5 (31.25%) XenDesktop
7 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
7 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (25.00%) AppSense
7 4 (25.00%) NetScaler
7 4 (25.00%) SQL
8 3 (18.75%) MCSE
8 3 (18.75%) MS Office
8 3 (18.75%) ITIL
8 3 (18.75%) Windows XP
8 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
8 3 (18.75%) LAN
8 3 (18.75%) WAN
8 3 (18.75%) SLA
8 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (18.75%) Service Management
8 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
8 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (18.75%) SCCM
9 2 (12.50%) Marketing
9 2 (12.50%) QA

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 2 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.25%) IIS
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) NetScaler
2 3 (18.75%) LAN
2 3 (18.75%) WAN
3 2 (12.50%) DHCP
3 2 (12.50%) VPN
3 2 (12.50%) DNS
4 1 (6.25%) VoIP
4 1 (6.25%) Broadband
4 1 (6.25%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (12.50%) Marketing
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
1 2 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Citrix Technical Specialist
2 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (12.50%) Support Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Technical Specialist
2 2 (12.50%) Help Desk Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Citrix Specialist
2 2 (12.50%) Citrix Support
3 1 (6.25%) Citrix Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Network Support
3 1 (6.25%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Network Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Network Support Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support
3 1 (6.25%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
2 2 (12.50%) Fat Client
2 2 (12.50%) NHS
2 2 (12.50%) Thin Client
3 1 (6.25%) PDA
3 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Windows
2 7 (43.75%) Windows 7
3 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (18.75%) Windows XP
5 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) ITIL
1 3 (18.75%) Service Management
2 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (12.50%) Line Management
2 2 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
3 1 (6.25%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) VBScript
2 1 (6.25%) VB
2 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) MCSE
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (12.50%) CCA
2 2 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (6.25%) MCP
3 1 (6.25%) CCEA
3 1 (6.25%) MCTS
3 1 (6.25%) MCITP
3 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) SLA
2 2 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
2 8 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (31.25%) vSphere
3 5 (31.25%) XenDesktop
4 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (12.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (12.50%) MetaFrame
5 2 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (12.50%) Terminal Server
6 1 (6.25%) Terminal Services
6 1 (6.25%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) SCCM
2 2 (12.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (6.25%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Citrix
2 10 (62.50%) VMware
3 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
4 4 (25.00%) AppSense
5 2 (12.50%) CommVault
6 1 (6.25%) Cisco
6 1 (6.25%) NetApp
6 1 (6.25%) HP
6 1 (6.25%) McAfee
6 1 (6.25%) Sophos
6 1 (6.25%) MobileIron
6 1 (6.25%) LANDesk
6 1 (6.25%) ProCurve
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