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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenApp
Rank 104 89 80
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -9
Contract jobs citing XenApp 11 36 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.45% 1.41% 1.55%
As % of the System Software category 5.34% 16.51% 15.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 21 19
Average daily rate
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£350 £301 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.47% +7.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £240 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £320 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £301 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.10% -7.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £20.00 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -14.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -33.33%
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
206 218 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.35% 8.53% 10.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 97 100
Average daily rate £335 £300 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.66% +0.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £185 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 52 35
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.40 £29.75 £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +1 3 £350 +16.47% 3
Coventry +3 2 £270 - 1
Warwickshire - 2 £409 -
Staffordshire -14 1 £200 -55.55%
XenApp
England

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 25 (100.00%) Citrix
2 16 (64.00%) VMware
3 15 (60.00%) Windows
4 11 (44.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (40.00%) vSphere
5 10 (40.00%) MS Exchange
5 10 (40.00%) Active Directory
6 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
6 9 (36.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (32.00%) XenDesktop
8 7 (28.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (20.00%) SCCM
9 5 (20.00%) Cisco
9 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (16.00%) SAN
10 4 (16.00%) WAN
10 4 (16.00%) VPN
10 4 (16.00%) LAN
10 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
10 4 (16.00%) NetScaler
10 4 (16.00%) Windows 7
11 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
11 3 (12.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 3 (12.00%) Network Design
11 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
11 3 (12.00%) Finance
11 3 (12.00%) SQL
11 3 (12.00%) DNS
11 3 (12.00%) DHCP

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 10 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (28.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (4.00%) Lync
4 1 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Office
2 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) LAN
1 4 (16.00%) WAN
1 4 (16.00%) VPN
1 4 (16.00%) SAN
1 4 (16.00%) NetScaler
2 3 (12.00%) Firewall
2 3 (12.00%) DNS
2 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (12.00%) DHCP
3 2 (8.00%) MPLS
3 2 (8.00%) BGP
3 2 (8.00%) EIGRP
3 2 (8.00%) Network Security
3 2 (8.00%) iSCSI
3 2 (8.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (8.00%) NAS
3 2 (8.00%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (4.00%) 3G
4 1 (4.00%) FTP
4 1 (4.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (20.00%) Support Engineer
1 5 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 5 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Support Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Citrix Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Server Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Citrix Specialist
4 2 (8.00%) Citrix Technical Specialist
4 2 (8.00%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (8.00%) Server Support Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Server Support
4 2 (8.00%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Desktop Support
5 1 (4.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (8.00%) PDA
1 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.00%) NHS
2 1 (4.00%) EqualLogic
2 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 15 (60.00%) Windows
2 11 (44.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (16.00%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.00%) Linux
6 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (12.00%) Network Design
2 2 (8.00%) ITIL
3 1 (4.00%) Service Management
3 1 (4.00%) Change Management
3 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (4.00%) Migration
3 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (4.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (4.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (4.00%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) SQL
1 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.00%) VBScript
2 1 (4.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) MCSE
1 2 (8.00%) CCNP
1 2 (8.00%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (8.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (4.00%) MCITP
2 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) CCA
2 1 (4.00%) MCSA
2 1 (4.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 10 (40.00%) vSphere
2 9 (36.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (32.00%) XenDesktop
4 3 (12.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (8.00%) MetaFrame
5 2 (8.00%) VMware ESX
6 1 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (4.00%) Xen
6 1 (4.00%) Terminal Services
6 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
6 1 (4.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) SCCM
2 2 (8.00%) SCOM
3 1 (4.00%) vMotion
3 1 (4.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (4.00%) NetBackup
3 1 (4.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (4.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) Citrix
2 16 (64.00%) VMware
3 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (20.00%) Cisco
5 3 (12.00%) NetApp
6 2 (8.00%) AppSense
6 2 (8.00%) HP
6 2 (8.00%) Dell
6 2 (8.00%) Sophos
6 2 (8.00%) Veeam
7 1 (4.00%) Wyse
7 1 (4.00%) Nortel
7 1 (4.00%) IBM
7 1 (4.00%) Juniper
7 1 (4.00%) CommVault
7 1 (4.00%) LANDesk
7 1 (4.00%) ProCurve
7 1 (4.00%) Kaspersky
7 1 (4.00%) Veritas
7 1 (4.00%) Symantec
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