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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenApp
Rank 85 91 79
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -12
Contract jobs citing XenApp 27 19 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.18% 0.85% 1.11%
As % of the System Software category 10.89% 12.67% 11.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 9
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£274 £400 £490
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.56% -18.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £281 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £473 £554
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £27.50 - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £26.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-23.80% +54.41%
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
248 150 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.83% 6.68% 9.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 56 61
Average daily rate £300 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £195 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £450 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £310 £315
% change year-on-year
+14.51% -1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 35 34
Average hourly rate £23.00 £13.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.37% -6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £20.40 £20.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 2 March 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 2 March 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 +4 10 £303 - 3
Worcestershire +2 5 £225 -18.18%
Dudley - 4 £300 -
Coventry -2 1 £220 -48.23% 1
Staffordshire - 1 - -
Solihull - - - - 1
Walsall - - - -
Wolverhampton - - - -
Shropshire - - - -
XenApp
England

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 46 (100.00%) Citrix
2 35 (76.09%) Windows
3 33 (71.74%) Active Directory
4 31 (67.39%) VMware
5 26 (56.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (52.17%) VMware Infrastructure
7 22 (47.83%) Microsoft
8 20 (43.48%) Windows Server 2003
9 19 (41.30%) vSphere
10 16 (34.78%) Windows Server 2012
11 14 (30.43%) XenDesktop
11 14 (30.43%) SCCM
12 13 (28.26%) Security Cleared
13 11 (23.91%) DHCP
13 11 (23.91%) DNS
13 11 (23.91%) ITIL
14 10 (21.74%) SC Cleared
15 9 (19.57%) Migration
15 9 (19.57%) MS Exchange
16 8 (17.39%) SCOM
16 8 (17.39%) Hyper-V
17 7 (15.22%) Windows 7
17 7 (15.22%) SQL
18 6 (13.04%) Windows 2000
18 6 (13.04%) MCSE
18 6 (13.04%) MS Office
18 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
18 6 (13.04%) NetApp
18 6 (13.04%) Problem Management
18 6 (13.04%) NetScaler

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 9 (19.57%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (4.35%) Lync
4 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.17%) IIS
5 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (13.04%) MS Office
2 4 (8.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (23.91%) DHCP
1 11 (23.91%) DNS
2 6 (13.04%) NetScaler
3 4 (8.70%) SAN
4 3 (6.52%) VLAN
4 3 (6.52%) NAS
5 2 (4.35%) WAN
5 2 (4.35%) LAN
5 2 (4.35%) SMS
6 1 (2.17%) VoIP
6 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.17%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (4.35%) Banking
1 2 (4.35%) Marketing
2 1 (2.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (26.09%) 3rd Line Support
2 10 (21.74%) Analyst
3 9 (19.57%) Support Engineer
4 6 (13.04%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) Administrator
5 5 (10.87%) Support Analyst
5 5 (10.87%) Windows Administrator
6 4 (8.70%) Citrix Support
6 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) VMware Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Citrix Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Server Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Desktop Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Help Desk Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) Blackberry
1 3 (6.52%) PDA
2 2 (4.35%) Fat Client
2 2 (4.35%) Mobile Computing
2 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.35%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.17%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.17%) NHS
3 1 (2.17%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 35 (76.09%) Windows
2 26 (56.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (43.48%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (34.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (15.22%) Windows 7
6 6 (13.04%) Windows 2000
7 5 (10.87%) Windows 2000 Server
8 3 (6.52%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.91%) ITIL
2 9 (19.57%) Migration
3 6 (13.04%) Problem Management
4 4 (8.70%) Service Management
5 3 (6.52%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (6.52%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (6.52%) Line Management
6 2 (4.35%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (4.35%) Change Management
7 1 (2.17%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.17%) Security Architecture
7 1 (2.17%) Business Continuity
7 1 (2.17%) TOGAF
7 1 (2.17%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.22%) SQL
2 3 (6.52%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.17%) VBScript
3 1 (2.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (28.26%) Security Cleared
2 10 (21.74%) SC Cleared
3 6 (13.04%) MCSE
3 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (10.87%) CCA
4 5 (10.87%) Citrix Certification
4 5 (10.87%) MCP
5 4 (8.70%) MCTS
5 4 (8.70%) MCITP
5 4 (8.70%) VCP4
5 4 (8.70%) CCEA
5 4 (8.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.17%) ISSAP
6 1 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (71.74%) Active Directory
2 24 (52.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (41.30%) vSphere
4 14 (30.43%) XenDesktop
5 8 (17.39%) Hyper-V
6 5 (10.87%) XenServer
7 4 (8.70%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (6.52%) VMware Server
9 2 (4.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (4.35%) Terminal Server
10 1 (2.17%) Terminal Services
10 1 (2.17%) VMware ESX
10 1 (2.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (30.43%) SCCM
2 8 (17.39%) SCOM
3 4 (8.70%) SCSM
4 3 (6.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (4.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (2.17%) EdgeSight
6 1 (2.17%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (2.17%) NetBackup
6 1 (2.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 46 (100.00%) Citrix
2 31 (67.39%) VMware
3 22 (47.83%) Microsoft
4 6 (13.04%) NetApp
5 5 (10.87%) AppSense
6 3 (6.52%) Dell
7 2 (4.35%) Sophos
8 1 (2.17%) ProCurve
8 1 (2.17%) MobileIron
8 1 (2.17%) Cisco
8 1 (2.17%) HP
8 1 (2.17%) Symantec
8 1 (2.17%) CA
8 1 (2.17%) CommVault
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