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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenApp
Rank 94 78 98
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +20
Contract jobs citing XenApp 34 33 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.32% 1.56% 0.70%
As % of the System Software category 15.38% 16.26% 11.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 20 6
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.83% +28.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £216 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £455 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £302 £325 £326
% change year-on-year
-7.18% -0.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 £21.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.04% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £30.00 £20.07
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +49.47%
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
221 203 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.60% 9.62% 6.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 90 50
Average daily rate £300 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £163 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 40 26
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £23.50 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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
Worcestershire - 15 £315 -
Birmingham -10 8 £320 +28.64% 2
West Bromwich - 5 £248 -
Staffordshire +1 3 £450 +78.21%
Solihull +9 1 £200 - 2
Coventry -5 1 - - 5
Dudley - - - -
Walsall - - - -
Wolverhampton - - - -
Herefordshire - - - -
Shropshire - - - - 1
XenApp
England

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 57 (98.28%) Citrix
2 55 (94.83%) Windows
3 52 (89.66%) VMware
4 49 (84.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 49 (84.48%) Active Directory
5 38 (65.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 34 (58.62%) XenDesktop
7 32 (55.17%) VMware Infrastructure
7 32 (55.17%) MS Exchange
8 29 (50.00%) Microsoft
9 24 (41.38%) XenServer
10 23 (39.66%) Windows 7
11 18 (31.03%) DHCP
11 18 (31.03%) DNS
11 18 (31.03%) SAN
12 17 (29.31%) Dell
12 17 (29.31%) MS Office
12 17 (29.31%) vSphere
12 17 (29.31%) Exchange Server 2003
13 16 (27.59%) PDA
13 16 (27.59%) NAS
13 16 (27.59%) VLAN
13 16 (27.59%) SCCM
13 16 (27.59%) Blackberry
14 15 (25.86%) Security Cleared
14 15 (25.86%) NetScaler
15 14 (24.14%) SC Cleared
15 14 (24.14%) Incident Management
16 13 (22.41%) Migration
17 8 (13.79%) VMware Server

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 32 (55.17%) MS Exchange
2 17 (29.31%) Exchange Server 2003
3 8 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.45%) ColdFusion
5 2 (3.45%) IIS
5 2 (3.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 17 (29.31%) MS Office
2 2 (3.45%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.62%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (31.03%) DHCP
1 18 (31.03%) DNS
1 18 (31.03%) SAN
2 16 (27.59%) NAS
2 16 (27.59%) VLAN
3 15 (25.86%) NetScaler
4 7 (12.07%) LAN
4 7 (12.07%) WAN
4 7 (12.07%) TCP/IP
5 5 (8.62%) VoIP
6 2 (3.45%) Wireless
7 1 (1.72%) 3G
7 1 (1.72%) Firewall
7 1 (1.72%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.45%) DataStage
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (3.45%) Finance
2 1 (1.72%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (25.86%) 3rd Line Support
2 13 (22.41%) Support Engineer
3 11 (18.97%) Support Specialist
4 10 (17.24%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 8 (13.79%) VMware Engineer
5 8 (13.79%) Analyst
6 7 (12.07%) Citrix Engineer
7 6 (10.34%) Support Analyst
7 6 (10.34%) Administrator
8 5 (8.62%) Systems Administrator
9 4 (6.90%) Consultant
10 3 (5.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (5.17%) Windows Administrator
10 3 (5.17%) Windows Systems Administrator
10 3 (5.17%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
10 3 (5.17%) 2nd Line Support
11 2 (3.45%) Project Manager
11 2 (3.45%) Systems Analyst
11 2 (3.45%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 2 (3.45%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (27.59%) PDA
1 16 (27.59%) Blackberry
2 2 (3.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.72%) EqualLogic
3 1 (1.72%) Statistics
3 1 (1.72%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 55 (94.83%) Windows
2 49 (84.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 38 (65.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 23 (39.66%) Windows 7
5 7 (12.07%) Windows 8
6 6 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (10.34%) Windows XP
7 2 (3.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (24.14%) Incident Management
2 13 (22.41%) Migration
3 2 (3.45%) ITIL
3 2 (3.45%) PRINCE2
3 2 (3.45%) Service Delivery
3 2 (3.45%) Project Management
3 2 (3.45%) Time Management
3 2 (3.45%) Information Assurance
3 2 (3.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (3.45%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (1.72%) Line Management
4 1 (1.72%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.90%) SQL
2 2 (3.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (25.86%) Security Cleared
2 14 (24.14%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.45%) MCITP
5 1 (1.72%) MCP
5 1 (1.72%) MCSE
5 1 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 49 (84.48%) Active Directory
2 34 (58.62%) XenDesktop
3 32 (55.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (41.38%) XenServer
5 17 (29.31%) vSphere
6 8 (13.79%) VMware Server
6 8 (13.79%) VMware ESX
7 7 (12.07%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 4 (6.90%) Terminal Services
9 3 (5.17%) Hyper-V
10 1 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (27.59%) SCCM
2 4 (6.90%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.72%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (1.72%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.72%) WSUS
3 1 (1.72%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 57 (98.28%) Citrix
2 52 (89.66%) VMware
3 29 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 17 (29.31%) Dell
5 4 (6.90%) Symantec
6 3 (5.17%) Juniper
6 3 (5.17%) HP
7 2 (3.45%) EMC
7 2 (3.45%) Apple
7 2 (3.45%) Cisco
7 2 (3.45%) Meru Networks
8 1 (1.72%) LANDesk
8 1 (1.72%) Sophos
8 1 (1.72%) Avaya
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