The table below looks at the statistics for XenApp skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenApp over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenApp
Rank 92 99 85
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -14
Contract jobs citing XenApp 19 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.88% 0.58% 0.87%
As % of the System Software category 7.92% 8.22% 10.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 6
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£225 £340 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.82% +23.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £260 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £423 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £319 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.80% -8.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
Average hourly rate £28.25 - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £31.56 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-8.09% +26.22%
XenApp
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

System Software Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
240 146 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 11.08% 7.00% 8.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 60 42
Average daily rate £275 £330 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -11.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £200 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £430 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 35 39
Average hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.45 £10.00 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £21.60 £29.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%

XenApp
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XenApp across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

XenApp Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

XenApp
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XenApp across the West Midlands region.

XenApp Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

XenApp
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XenApp across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

XenApp Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

XenApp
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XenApp across the West Midlands region.

XenApp Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

XenApp
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenApp within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +2 7 £356 +58.33% 4
Worcestershire +1 6 £225 -18.18%
Coventry +1 2 £230 -42.50% 1
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Dudley - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Walsall - - - -
Wolverhampton - - - -
Shropshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - - 1
XenApp
England

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 41 (100.00%) Citrix
2 33 (80.49%) VMware
3 30 (73.17%) Windows
4 28 (68.29%) Active Directory
5 25 (60.98%) VMware Infrastructure
5 25 (60.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (48.78%) Microsoft
7 19 (46.34%) XenDesktop
8 18 (43.90%) Windows Server 2003
9 16 (39.02%) vSphere
10 12 (29.27%) Security Cleared
10 12 (29.27%) MS Exchange
11 11 (26.83%) SCCM
12 10 (24.39%) XenServer
13 9 (21.95%) SC Cleared
13 9 (21.95%) DHCP
13 9 (21.95%) DNS
14 8 (19.51%) Hyper-V
14 8 (19.51%) Windows 7
14 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2012
14 8 (19.51%) NetScaler
15 7 (17.07%) Exchange Server 2003
15 7 (17.07%) SAN
15 7 (17.07%) Migration
16 6 (14.63%) Blackberry
16 6 (14.63%) Dell
16 6 (14.63%) MS Office
16 6 (14.63%) ITIL
16 6 (14.63%) VLAN
16 6 (14.63%) VMware Server

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 12 (29.27%) MS Exchange
2 7 (17.07%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (14.63%) MS Office
2 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.95%) DHCP
1 9 (21.95%) DNS
2 8 (19.51%) NetScaler
3 7 (17.07%) SAN
4 6 (14.63%) VLAN
4 6 (14.63%) NAS
5 3 (7.32%) WAN
5 3 (7.32%) LAN
6 2 (4.88%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.44%) VoIP
7 1 (2.44%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (4.88%) Banking
1 2 (4.88%) Marketing
2 1 (2.44%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (39.02%) 3rd Line Support
2 11 (26.83%) Support Engineer
3 9 (21.95%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) VMware Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) Citrix Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) Citrix Support
5 5 (12.20%) Support Specialist
5 5 (12.20%) Analyst
6 4 (9.76%) Support Analyst
6 4 (9.76%) Administrator
6 4 (9.76%) Server Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Windows Administrator
6 4 (9.76%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 4 (9.76%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Desktop Support
8 1 (2.44%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Blackberry
1 6 (14.63%) PDA
2 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.88%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (2.44%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.44%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 30 (73.17%) Windows
2 25 (60.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (43.90%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (19.51%) Windows 7
5 3 (7.32%) Windows 8
5 3 (7.32%) Windows 2000
6 2 (4.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.07%) Migration
2 6 (14.63%) ITIL
3 5 (12.20%) Incident Management
4 3 (7.32%) Problem Management
4 3 (7.32%) Line Management
5 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (4.88%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (4.88%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (4.88%) Service Management
5 2 (4.88%) Change Management
6 1 (2.44%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.44%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.44%) Security Architecture
6 1 (2.44%) Business Continuity
6 1 (2.44%) TOGAF
6 1 (2.44%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (29.27%) Security Cleared
2 9 (21.95%) SC Cleared
3 5 (12.20%) MCP
3 5 (12.20%) MCSE
3 5 (12.20%) CCA
3 5 (12.20%) Citrix Certification
3 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (9.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (9.76%) CCEA
4 4 (9.76%) MCTS
4 4 (9.76%) MCITP
5 1 (2.44%) ISSAP
5 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (68.29%) Active Directory
2 25 (60.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (46.34%) XenDesktop
4 16 (39.02%) vSphere
5 10 (24.39%) XenServer
6 8 (19.51%) Hyper-V
7 6 (14.63%) VMware Server
8 4 (9.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (7.32%) VMware ESX
10 2 (4.88%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (2.44%) Xen
11 1 (2.44%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 11 (26.83%) SCCM
2 5 (12.20%) SCOM
3 3 (7.32%) SCSM
4 2 (4.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (2.44%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (2.44%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.44%) WSUS
Vendors
1 41 (100.00%) Citrix
2 33 (80.49%) VMware
3 20 (48.78%) Microsoft
4 6 (14.63%) Dell
5 4 (9.76%) AppSense
6 1 (2.44%) ProCurve
6 1 (2.44%) Cisco
6 1 (2.44%) HP
6 1 (2.44%) CA
6 1 (2.44%) Symantec
6 1 (2.44%) Sophos
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