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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenApp
Rank 108 98 84
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -14
Contract jobs citing XenApp 17 18 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.67% 0.77% 1.01%
As % of the System Software category 7.39% 8.82% 9.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 7
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£263 £290 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.48% -17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £216 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £315 £482
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £22.00 £12.75 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.54% -32.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.82 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-0.92% -6.97%
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
230 204 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 9.02% 8.73% 10.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 86 63
Average daily rate £325 £291 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.68% +5.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £202 £108
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £420 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 45 37
Average hourly rate £16.18 £14.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.55% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £10.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £17.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.86 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -0.85%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -5 5 £350 +64.70% 9
Coventry - 3 £243 -
Warwickshire -3 2 £338 +22.72%
Shropshire - 2 £244 - 2
Worcestershire -3 1 - -
Staffordshire -10 1 - -
Dudley - 1 - -
Walsall - 1 - - 1
Wolverhampton - 1 - - 1
XenApp
England

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 45 (100.00%) Citrix
2 35 (77.78%) Windows
3 32 (71.11%) Active Directory
4 28 (62.22%) VMware
5 26 (57.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 20 (44.44%) vSphere
7 20 (44.44%) Microsoft
8 19 (42.22%) Windows Server 2003
9 18 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 14 (31.11%) XenDesktop
11 13 (28.89%) MS Exchange
12 12 (26.67%) SCCM
13 9 (20.00%) NetApp
13 9 (20.00%) DHCP
13 9 (20.00%) DNS
14 8 (17.78%) SQL
14 8 (17.78%) SC Cleared
14 8 (17.78%) Security Cleared
14 8 (17.78%) Hyper-V
15 7 (15.56%) Windows 7
15 7 (15.56%) Migration
15 7 (15.56%) MS Office
15 7 (15.56%) MCSE
15 7 (15.56%) Microsoft Certification
16 6 (13.33%) Citrix Certification
16 6 (13.33%) ITIL
16 6 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
16 6 (13.33%) Windows 2000 Server
16 6 (13.33%) XenServer

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 13 (28.89%) MS Exchange
2 6 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (6.67%) Lync
5 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
5 2 (4.44%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (2.22%) IIS
6 1 (2.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 7 (15.56%) MS Office
2 5 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.00%) DHCP
1 9 (20.00%) DNS
2 5 (11.11%) SAN
2 5 (11.11%) NetScaler
3 4 (8.89%) VLAN
3 4 (8.89%) NAS
4 3 (6.67%) WAN
4 3 (6.67%) LAN
5 2 (4.44%) SMS
5 2 (4.44%) VPN
6 1 (2.22%) Broadband
6 1 (2.22%) VoIP
6 1 (2.22%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (8.89%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Banking
2 2 (4.44%) Marketing
3 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (24.44%) 3rd Line Support
2 10 (22.22%) Analyst
3 9 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 8 (17.78%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (11.11%) Support Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) Citrix Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Citrix Specialist
7 3 (6.67%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) VMware Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Server Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (6.67%) Server Support
8 2 (4.44%) Consultant
8 2 (4.44%) Administrator
8 2 (4.44%) Desktop Support
8 2 (4.44%) Help Desk Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Citrix Support
8 2 (4.44%) Server Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) PDA
1 5 (11.11%) Blackberry
2 3 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.44%) NHS
3 2 (4.44%) Thin Client
3 2 (4.44%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 35 (77.78%) Windows
2 26 (57.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (42.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (15.56%) Windows 7
6 6 (13.33%) Windows 2000 Server
7 4 (8.89%) Windows XP
8 3 (6.67%) Windows 2000
9 1 (2.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.56%) Migration
2 6 (13.33%) ITIL
3 3 (6.67%) Problem Management
3 3 (6.67%) Service Management
4 2 (4.44%) Change Management
4 2 (4.44%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (4.44%) Line Management
5 1 (2.22%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (2.22%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.78%) SQL
2 5 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.44%) VBScript
3 2 (4.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (17.78%) SC Cleared
1 8 (17.78%) Security Cleared
2 7 (15.56%) MCSE
2 7 (15.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (13.33%) Citrix Certification
4 5 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (11.11%) MCITP
4 5 (11.11%) CCA
5 4 (8.89%) CCEA
5 4 (8.89%) MCP
5 4 (8.89%) MCTS
6 1 (2.22%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) SLA
2 2 (4.44%) QA
System Software
1 32 (71.11%) Active Directory
2 21 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (44.44%) vSphere
4 14 (31.11%) XenDesktop
5 8 (17.78%) Hyper-V
6 6 (13.33%) XenServer
7 5 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (6.67%) VMware Server
9 2 (4.44%) MetaFrame
9 2 (4.44%) Terminal Server
9 2 (4.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (2.22%) Xen
10 1 (2.22%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 12 (26.67%) SCCM
2 5 (11.11%) SCOM
3 2 (4.44%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (2.22%) EdgeSight
4 1 (2.22%) SCSM
4 1 (2.22%) WSUS
4 1 (2.22%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.22%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (2.22%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 45 (100.00%) Citrix
2 28 (62.22%) VMware
3 20 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 9 (20.00%) NetApp
5 5 (11.11%) AppSense
6 4 (8.89%) Dell
7 2 (4.44%) CommVault
7 2 (4.44%) Sophos
7 2 (4.44%) Cisco
7 2 (4.44%) Veeam
8 1 (2.22%) MobileIron
8 1 (2.22%) Kaspersky
8 1 (2.22%) ProCurve
8 1 (2.22%) LANDesk
8 1 (2.22%) IBM
8 1 (2.22%) HP
8 1 (2.22%) Nortel
8 1 (2.22%) Symantec
8 1 (2.22%) McAfee
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