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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenApp
Rank 96 88 72
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -16
Contract jobs citing XenApp 28 25 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.04% 1.05% 1.48%
As % of the System Software category 11.16% 12.56% 14.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 15 11
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£281 £305 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.78% -32.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £228 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £435 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £301 £344
% change year-on-year
+16.18% -12.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £22.00 £12.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.33% -36.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +36.98%
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
251 199 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 9.32% 8.33% 10.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 84 67
Average daily rate £315 £305 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.11% +32.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £200 £108
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.93% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 41 34
Average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.15 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.70 £17.00 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £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 24 April 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 24 April 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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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 +6 10 £278 +30.58% 7
Dudley - 4 £300 -
Warwickshire -6 3 £325 -3.70%
Herefordshire - 3 £200 - 1
Shropshire - 2 £244 - 1
Worcestershire -1 1 - -
Coventry -1 1 - - 3
Staffordshire -11 1 - -
Walsall - 1 - -
Wolverhampton - 1 - -
XenApp
England

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 47 (100.00%) Citrix
2 37 (78.72%) Windows
3 36 (76.60%) Active Directory
4 30 (63.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 29 (61.70%) VMware
6 23 (48.94%) Microsoft
6 23 (48.94%) VMware Infrastructure
7 22 (46.81%) Windows Server 2003
8 20 (42.55%) Windows Server 2012
9 19 (40.43%) vSphere
10 15 (31.91%) SCCM
11 13 (27.66%) XenDesktop
11 13 (27.66%) MS Exchange
12 12 (25.53%) DHCP
12 12 (25.53%) DNS
13 11 (23.40%) SC Cleared
13 11 (23.40%) Security Cleared
14 9 (19.15%) ITIL
15 8 (17.02%) Hyper-V
15 8 (17.02%) SCOM
15 8 (17.02%) SQL
15 8 (17.02%) NetApp
16 7 (14.89%) MS Office
16 7 (14.89%) Windows 7
16 7 (14.89%) Migration
17 6 (12.77%) Problem Management
17 6 (12.77%) XenServer
17 6 (12.77%) Exchange Server 2010
17 6 (12.77%) Windows 2000 Server
17 6 (12.77%) Windows 2000

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (27.66%) MS Exchange
2 6 (12.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (6.38%) Lync
5 2 (4.26%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.13%) IIS
6 1 (2.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (14.89%) MS Office
2 6 (12.77%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (25.53%) DHCP
1 12 (25.53%) DNS
2 5 (10.64%) SAN
2 5 (10.64%) NetScaler
3 4 (8.51%) VLAN
3 4 (8.51%) NAS
3 4 (8.51%) WAN
3 4 (8.51%) LAN
4 2 (4.26%) VPN
4 2 (4.26%) SMS
5 1 (2.13%) VoIP
5 1 (2.13%) Broadband
5 1 (2.13%) 3G
5 1 (2.13%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) SQL Server
1 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (6.38%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Banking
2 2 (4.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (25.53%) 3rd Line Support
2 10 (21.28%) Support Engineer
3 9 (19.15%) Analyst
3 9 (19.15%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 5 (10.64%) Administrator
4 5 (10.64%) Windows Administrator
5 4 (8.51%) Citrix Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Citrix Specialist
5 4 (8.51%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (6.38%) Support Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) VMware Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Server Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Active Directory Specialist
7 2 (4.26%) Help Desk Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Technical Specialist
7 2 (4.26%) Citrix Support
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Blackberry
1 5 (10.64%) PDA
2 3 (6.38%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.26%) Fat Client
3 2 (4.26%) NHS
3 2 (4.26%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 37 (78.72%) Windows
2 30 (63.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (46.81%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (42.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (14.89%) Windows 7
6 6 (12.77%) Windows 2000 Server
6 6 (12.77%) Windows 2000
7 4 (8.51%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.15%) ITIL
2 7 (14.89%) Migration
3 6 (12.77%) Problem Management
4 4 (8.51%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (6.38%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (6.38%) Service Management
6 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (4.26%) Change Management
6 2 (4.26%) Line Management
7 1 (2.13%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (2.13%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.13%) Business Continuity
7 1 (2.13%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.02%) SQL
2 5 (10.64%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.26%) VBScript
3 2 (4.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (23.40%) SC Cleared
1 11 (23.40%) Security Cleared
2 6 (12.77%) MCSE
2 6 (12.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (10.64%) CCA
3 5 (10.64%) Citrix Certification
4 4 (8.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (8.51%) MCTS
4 4 (8.51%) MCITP
4 4 (8.51%) CCEA
4 4 (8.51%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) SLA
2 2 (4.26%) QA
System Software
1 36 (76.60%) Active Directory
2 23 (48.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (40.43%) vSphere
4 13 (27.66%) XenDesktop
5 8 (17.02%) Hyper-V
6 6 (12.77%) XenServer
7 5 (10.64%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (6.38%) VMware Server
9 2 (4.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (4.26%) Terminal Server
9 2 (4.26%) MetaFrame
10 1 (2.13%) Terminal Services
10 1 (2.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (31.91%) SCCM
2 8 (17.02%) SCOM
3 4 (8.51%) SCSM
4 3 (6.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (4.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (2.13%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 47 (100.00%) Citrix
2 29 (61.70%) VMware
3 23 (48.94%) Microsoft
4 8 (17.02%) NetApp
5 5 (10.64%) AppSense
6 4 (8.51%) Dell
7 2 (4.26%) Veeam
7 2 (4.26%) Cisco
7 2 (4.26%) CommVault
8 1 (2.13%) Nortel
8 1 (2.13%) HP
8 1 (2.13%) McAfee
8 1 (2.13%) Sophos
8 1 (2.13%) Kaspersky
8 1 (2.13%) ProCurve
8 1 (2.13%) MobileIron
8 1 (2.13%) LANDesk
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