The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for XenApp skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited XenApp over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Citrix XenApp
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 57 52 46
Rank change year-on-year -5 -6  
Contract jobs citing XenApp 1 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.16% 1.25% 1.57%
As % of the System Software category 1.79% 10.67% 15.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 4
Median daily rate - £325 £203
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +60.49%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £375
% change year-on-year - -13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.39 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -3.38% +5.88%  

XenApp is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 56 75 73
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 8.76% 11.68% 10.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 33 28
Median daily rate £300 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £233 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 16 8
Median hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.12% -38.46%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.85 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.93% +6.45%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing XenApp as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for XenApp in Birmingham

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing XenApp in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for XenApp in Birmingham

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XenApp in Birmingham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for XenApp in Birmingham

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for XenApp.

1 8 (100.00%) Citrix
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 7 (87.50%) Office 365
3 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (62.50%) SQL
4 5 (62.50%) VMware ESX
4 5 (62.50%) Veeam
5 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
5 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (37.50%) Windows
7 2 (25.00%) MCSE
7 2 (25.00%) IIS
7 2 (25.00%) ITIL
7 2 (25.00%) DHCP
7 2 (25.00%) DNS
7 2 (25.00%) Firewall
7 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (25.00%) SAN
7 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
7 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
7 2 (25.00%) Application Packaging
7 2 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (25.00%) Data Centre

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Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (25.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 7 (87.50%) Office 365
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) DHCP
1 2 (25.00%) DNS
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
1 2 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix Support
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Application Packaging
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
1 2 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 2 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) MCSE
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (62.50%) VMware ESX
3 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (25.00%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
5 1 (12.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Citrix
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (62.50%) Veeam