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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenApp over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenApp
Rank 124 111 103
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -8
Contract jobs citing XenApp 8 17 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.29% 0.66% 0.76%
As % of the System Software category 2.68% 7.02% 8.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 12
Median daily rate £450 £263 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% -9.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £235 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £350 £315
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £22.00 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +72.54%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.25 £19.82 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.33% -0.92%
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
298 242 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.73% 9.46% 9.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 114 91
Median daily rate £375 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £150 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 48 48
Median hourly rate £14.25 £16.18 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.90% +11.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.48 £10.00 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £27.50 £16.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £15.63
% change year-on-year
+15.15% +5.60%

XenApp
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing XenApp as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenApp within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham 0 4 £313 -10.71% 3
Coventry -10 1 - - 2
XenApp
England

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing XenApp also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for XenApp.

1 20 (100.00%) Citrix
2 11 (55.00%) Windows
3 10 (50.00%) XenDesktop
3 10 (50.00%) SCCM
4 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 8 (40.00%) VMware
5 7 (35.00%) SC Cleared
5 7 (35.00%) Security Cleared
6 6 (30.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (25.00%) SAN
7 5 (25.00%) NetScaler
7 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (25.00%) Windows Server
8 4 (20.00%) Windows Intune
8 4 (20.00%) XenServer
8 4 (20.00%) Office 365
8 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (20.00%) Windows XP
8 4 (20.00%) WSUS
9 3 (15.00%) NetApp
9 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
9 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
9 3 (15.00%) ITIL
9 3 (15.00%) HP
9 3 (15.00%) Windows 10
9 3 (15.00%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (10.00%) SharePoint

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.00%) IIS
2 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) NetScaler
1 5 (25.00%) SAN
2 3 (15.00%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (10.00%) Internet
3 2 (10.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) InstallShield
General
1 2 (10.00%) Publishing
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Citrix Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (20.00%) Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) Citrix Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Citrix Expert
6 1 (5.00%) Citrix Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Deskside Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Deskside Support Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) VMware Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Wintel Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Wintel Server Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Wintel Support Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) XenServer Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) Web Services
2 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.00%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) Windows
2 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (20.00%) Windows XP
5 3 (15.00%) Windows 10
6 1 (5.00%) Linux
6 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
6 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) ITIL
2 1 (5.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (5.00%) Business Transformation
2 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (5.00%) Migration
2 1 (5.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (5.00%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (35.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.00%) CCNA
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.00%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (5.00%) MCITP
3 1 (5.00%) MCP
3 1 (5.00%) MCSA
3 1 (5.00%) MCSE
3 1 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 10 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (30.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (20.00%) XenServer
5 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
6 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
6 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (50.00%) SCCM
2 4 (20.00%) Windows Intune
2 4 (20.00%) WSUS
3 2 (10.00%) Backup Exec
4 1 (5.00%) AppDNA
4 1 (5.00%) MAILsweeper
4 1 (5.00%) NetBackup
4 1 (5.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (5.00%) SCOM
4 1 (5.00%) Simpana
4 1 (5.00%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (5.00%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) Citrix
2 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (40.00%) VMware
3 3 (15.00%) HP
3 3 (15.00%) NetApp
4 2 (10.00%) Symantec
5 1 (5.00%) CommVault
5 1 (5.00%) Finjan
5 1 (5.00%) IBM
5 1 (5.00%) Sophos