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 30 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenApp
Rank 88 75 96
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +21
Contract jobs citing XenApp 32 26 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.25% 1.23% 0.83%
As % of the System Software category 14.29% 13.83% 11.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 15 7
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£301 £300 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.16% +26.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £193 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £410 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £313 £330
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -5.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.54% +8.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £30.78 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-35.01% +53.88%
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
224 188 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.75% 8.91% 6.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 79 59
Average daily rate £300 £298 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.84% -9.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £150 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 44 26
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £18.36
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -26.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.55 £10.00 £10.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.53 £23.50 £32.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.78%

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 30 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 30 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 - 13 £309 - 2
Birmingham -11 5 £301 +15.57% 4
West Bromwich - 5 £248 -
Staffordshire -1 3 £450 +78.21%
Wolverhampton - 2 - -
Solihull +8 1 £200 -
Coventry -7 1 - - 6
Dudley - - - -
Walsall - - - -
Herefordshire - - - -
Shropshire - - - - 2
XenApp
England

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 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 58 (98.31%) Citrix
2 55 (93.22%) Windows
3 50 (84.75%) VMware
4 48 (81.36%) Active Directory
5 46 (77.97%) Windows Server 2008
6 36 (61.02%) Windows Server 2003
7 32 (54.24%) MS Exchange
7 32 (54.24%) XenDesktop
8 31 (52.54%) VMware Infrastructure
9 29 (49.15%) Microsoft
10 24 (40.68%) XenServer
11 21 (35.59%) Windows 7
12 18 (30.51%) DHCP
12 18 (30.51%) DNS
12 18 (30.51%) SAN
13 17 (28.81%) Dell
13 17 (28.81%) MS Office
13 17 (28.81%) Exchange Server 2003
14 16 (27.12%) VLAN
14 16 (27.12%) SCCM
14 16 (27.12%) Security Cleared
14 16 (27.12%) vSphere
14 16 (27.12%) NAS
14 16 (27.12%) PDA
14 16 (27.12%) Blackberry
15 14 (23.73%) SC Cleared
16 13 (22.03%) NetScaler
17 12 (20.34%) Migration
17 12 (20.34%) Incident Management
18 8 (13.56%) Exchange Server 2007

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 (54.24%) MS Exchange
2 17 (28.81%) Exchange Server 2003
3 8 (13.56%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.39%) ColdFusion
5 2 (3.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (3.39%) IIS
Applications
1 17 (28.81%) MS Office
2 2 (3.39%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (30.51%) DNS
1 18 (30.51%) SAN
1 18 (30.51%) DHCP
2 16 (27.12%) VLAN
2 16 (27.12%) NAS
3 13 (22.03%) NetScaler
4 7 (11.86%) TCP/IP
4 7 (11.86%) LAN
4 7 (11.86%) WAN
5 5 (8.47%) VoIP
6 2 (3.39%) Wireless
7 1 (1.69%) Broadband
7 1 (1.69%) 3G
7 1 (1.69%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.39%) DataStage
2 1 (1.69%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (3.39%) Finance
2 1 (1.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (27.12%) 3rd Line Support
2 14 (23.73%) Support Engineer
3 10 (16.95%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 9 (15.25%) Support Specialist
4 9 (15.25%) Analyst
5 8 (13.56%) VMware Engineer
6 7 (11.86%) Support Analyst
6 7 (11.86%) Citrix Engineer
7 6 (10.17%) Administrator
8 5 (8.47%) Systems Administrator
9 4 (6.78%) Consultant
9 4 (6.78%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
10 3 (5.08%) Windows Administrator
10 3 (5.08%) Windows Systems Administrator
10 3 (5.08%) 2nd Line Support
11 2 (3.39%) Systems Support Analyst
11 2 (3.39%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
11 2 (3.39%) Infrastructure Manager
11 2 (3.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 2 (3.39%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.39%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (27.12%) Blackberry
1 16 (27.12%) PDA
2 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.39%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (1.69%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.69%) Statistics
3 1 (1.69%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 55 (93.22%) Windows
2 46 (77.97%) Windows Server 2008
3 36 (61.02%) Windows Server 2003
4 21 (35.59%) Windows 7
5 7 (11.86%) Windows 8
6 6 (10.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (10.17%) Windows XP
7 2 (3.39%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (20.34%) Incident Management
1 12 (20.34%) Migration
2 4 (6.78%) ITIL
3 3 (5.08%) Service Management
4 2 (3.39%) Service Delivery
4 2 (3.39%) PRINCE2
4 2 (3.39%) Project Management
4 2 (3.39%) Time Management
4 2 (3.39%) Information Assurance
4 2 (3.39%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (3.39%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (1.69%) Line Management
5 1 (1.69%) TOGAF
5 1 (1.69%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.78%) SQL
2 2 (3.39%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (27.12%) Security Cleared
2 14 (23.73%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.39%) MCITP
5 1 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.69%) ISSAP
5 1 (1.69%) MCP
5 1 (1.69%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) SLA
System Software
1 48 (81.36%) Active Directory
2 32 (54.24%) XenDesktop
3 31 (52.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (40.68%) XenServer
5 16 (27.12%) vSphere
6 8 (13.56%) VMware ESX
6 8 (13.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 8 (13.56%) VMware Server
7 4 (6.78%) Terminal Services
8 3 (5.08%) Hyper-V
9 1 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (27.12%) SCCM
2 4 (6.78%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.69%) WSUS
3 1 (1.69%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.69%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 58 (98.31%) Citrix
2 50 (84.75%) VMware
3 29 (49.15%) Microsoft
4 17 (28.81%) Dell
5 4 (6.78%) Symantec
6 3 (5.08%) HP
6 3 (5.08%) Juniper
7 2 (3.39%) EMC
7 2 (3.39%) Cisco
7 2 (3.39%) Apple
7 2 (3.39%) Meru Networks
8 1 (1.69%) AppSense
8 1 (1.69%) LANDesk
8 1 (1.69%) Sophos
8 1 (1.69%) CA
8 1 (1.69%) Avaya
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