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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenApp
Rank 59 49 51
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +2
Contract jobs citing XenApp 4 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.53% 1.53% 0.63%
As % of the System Software category 7.02% 16.13% 9.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £260 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -30.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £326
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -7.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +50.00%
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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
57 62 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 7.54% 9.48% 6.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 30 17
Average daily rate £338 £265 £349
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.35% -24.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £157 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £352 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.60% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 4
Average hourly rate £20.50 £10.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.00% -48.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.34 £10.00 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £15.20 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+8.64% -

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 21 October 2014, 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 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (63.64%) MS Exchange
3 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
4 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
5 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (36.36%) LAN
5 4 (36.36%) WAN
5 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
5 4 (36.36%) Terminal Services
6 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (27.27%) VoIP
6 3 (27.27%) SQL
6 3 (27.27%) Office 365
6 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
7 2 (18.18%) vSphere
7 2 (18.18%) Wireless
7 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
7 2 (18.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (18.18%) Meru Networks
7 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
7 2 (18.18%) DHCP
7 2 (18.18%) HP
7 2 (18.18%) EMC
7 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 7 (63.64%) MS Exchange
2 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2003
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) LAN
1 4 (36.36%) WAN
1 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
2 3 (27.27%) VoIP
3 2 (18.18%) DHCP
3 2 (18.18%) DNS
3 2 (18.18%) SAN
3 2 (18.18%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Analyst
1 8 (72.73%) Support Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (45.45%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Systems Support Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Citrix Support
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Systems Support
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Support Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Wintel Engineer
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2008
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
4 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (18.18%) MCITP
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 4 (36.36%) Terminal Services
2 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
3 2 (18.18%) VMware ESX
3 2 (18.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (18.18%) vSphere
4 1 (9.09%) XenServer
4 1 (9.09%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Citrix
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) HP
3 2 (18.18%) EMC
3 2 (18.18%) AppSense
3 2 (18.18%) Meru Networks
3 2 (18.18%) Juniper
3 2 (18.18%) Apple
3 2 (18.18%) Symantec