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 1 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenApp
Rank 55 57 45
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -12
Contract jobs citing XenApp 10 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.21% 0.49% 1.40%
As % of the System Software category 18.87% 7.14% 13.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 3
Average daily rate
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£278 £213 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.58% -7.60%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £338
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £27.88 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-28.25% +46.71%
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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
53 42 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 6.43% 6.84% 10.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 18 19
Average daily rate £350 £213 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.70% -7.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £183 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 8
Average hourly rate £19.25 £16.00 £11.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.31% +37.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £20.00 £13.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.88
% change year-on-year
- +3.93%

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 1 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 1 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 17 (100.00%) Citrix
2 11 (64.71%) Windows
2 11 (64.71%) VMware
3 10 (58.82%) Active Directory
4 9 (52.94%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
6 7 (41.18%) Windows 7
7 6 (35.29%) vSphere
8 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (29.41%) XenDesktop
8 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (23.53%) AppSense
9 4 (23.53%) LAN
9 4 (23.53%) SQL
9 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
9 4 (23.53%) WAN
9 4 (23.53%) Hyper-V
9 4 (23.53%) NetScaler
10 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (17.65%) SCCM
10 3 (17.65%) MS Office
10 3 (17.65%) ITIL
10 3 (17.65%) MCSE
10 3 (17.65%) SLA
10 3 (17.65%) Windows XP
10 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
10 3 (17.65%) Service Management
11 2 (11.76%) NHS
11 2 (11.76%) Thin Client

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.76%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (5.88%) IIS
3 1 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Office
2 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) LAN
1 4 (23.53%) WAN
1 4 (23.53%) NetScaler
2 2 (11.76%) DHCP
2 2 (11.76%) VPN
2 2 (11.76%) DNS
3 1 (5.88%) Network Security
3 1 (5.88%) Broadband
3 1 (5.88%) SAN
3 1 (5.88%) VoIP
3 1 (5.88%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
1 2 (11.76%) Banking
1 2 (11.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Support Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (11.76%) Support Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) Help Desk Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Citrix Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) Citrix Support
3 2 (11.76%) Citrix Technical Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Network Support
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Desktop Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.76%) NHS
2 2 (11.76%) Thin Client
2 2 (11.76%) Fat Client
3 1 (5.88%) PDA
3 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 11 (64.71%) Windows
2 7 (41.18%) Windows 7
3 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (17.65%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) ITIL
1 3 (17.65%) Service Management
2 2 (11.76%) Change Management
2 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (11.76%) Line Management
3 1 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
3 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity
3 1 (5.88%) Migration
3 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.88%) VBScript
2 1 (5.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) MCSE
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (11.76%) CCA
2 2 (11.76%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) MCTS
3 1 (5.88%) MCITP
3 1 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (5.88%) MCP
3 1 (5.88%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) SLA
2 2 (11.76%) QA
System Software
1 10 (58.82%) Active Directory
2 9 (52.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (35.29%) vSphere
4 5 (29.41%) XenDesktop
5 4 (23.53%) Hyper-V
6 2 (11.76%) Terminal Server
6 2 (11.76%) MetaFrame
6 2 (11.76%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (11.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (5.88%) Xen
7 1 (5.88%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) SCCM
2 2 (11.76%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (5.88%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Citrix
2 11 (64.71%) VMware
3 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
4 4 (23.53%) AppSense
5 2 (11.76%) CommVault
6 1 (5.88%) MobileIron
6 1 (5.88%) ProCurve
6 1 (5.88%) LANDesk
6 1 (5.88%) NetApp
6 1 (5.88%) HP
6 1 (5.88%) Cisco
6 1 (5.88%) McAfee
6 1 (5.88%) Sophos