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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenApp
Rank 46 49 47
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing XenApp 7 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.17% 0.35% 0.85%
As % of the System Software category 9.46% 4.08% 7.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£356 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £348
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -6.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £26.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +20.00%
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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
74 49 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 12.40% 8.60% 10.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 24 15
Average daily rate £300 £300 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £200 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £420 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 7 6
Average hourly rate £26.00 £10.00 £11.33
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+160.00% -11.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £9.80 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £14.60 £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -11.42%

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
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 30 January 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 11 (100.00%) Citrix
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (81.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (63.64%) vSphere
4 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
5 5 (45.45%) XenDesktop
6 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (36.36%) Hyper-V
6 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
6 4 (36.36%) AppSense
6 4 (36.36%) Windows
7 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
8 2 (18.18%) NetScaler
8 2 (18.18%) Line Management
8 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Management
8 2 (18.18%) Banking
8 2 (18.18%) SLA
8 2 (18.18%) Marketing
8 2 (18.18%) Change Management
8 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
8 2 (18.18%) LAN
8 2 (18.18%) WAN
8 2 (18.18%) MCSE
8 2 (18.18%) CCA
8 2 (18.18%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (9.09%) SAN
9 1 (9.09%) Terminal Services
9 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (9.09%) CCEA

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) NetScaler
1 2 (18.18%) LAN
1 2 (18.18%) WAN
2 1 (9.09%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 1 (9.09%) VoIP
2 1 (9.09%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (18.18%) Banking
1 2 (18.18%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (36.36%) Citrix Support
2 4 (36.36%) Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Support Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Line Management
1 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Management
1 2 (18.18%) Change Management
2 1 (9.09%) Migration
2 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
2 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) MCSE
1 2 (18.18%) CCA
1 2 (18.18%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (9.09%) CCEA
2 1 (9.09%) MCP
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (9.09%) MCTS
2 1 (9.09%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (81.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (63.64%) vSphere
3 5 (45.45%) XenDesktop
4 4 (36.36%) Hyper-V
4 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
5 1 (9.09%) Terminal Services
5 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
5 1 (9.09%) Xen
5 1 (9.09%) Citrix Presentation Server
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Citrix
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) AppSense
4 1 (9.09%) HP
4 1 (9.09%) ProCurve