Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 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.

Citrix XenApp
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 91 74
Rank change year-on-year +7 -17 +7
Contract jobs citing XenApp 15 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.96% 0.79% 0.59%
As % of the System Software category 7.25% 7.45% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 6
Birmingham median daily rate £300 £250 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -25.93% +8.00%
10th Percentile £246 £166 £286
90th Percentile £427 £269 £468
West Midlands median daily rate £289 £250 £350
% change year-on-year +15.50% -28.57% +15.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Birmingham median hourly rate £10.00 £18.25 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.21% -25.51% +22.50%
West Midlands median hourly rate £27.50 £18.25 £24.50
% change year-on-year +50.68% -25.51% +22.50%

XenApp is in the System Software category. The following 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.

All System Software Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 207 161 156
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 13.31% 10.59% 11.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 86 92
Birmingham median daily rate £388 £370 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.73% +23.33% -1.72%
10th Percentile £162 £133 £146
90th Percentile £541 £538 £475
West Midlands median daily rate £385 £373 £325
% change year-on-year +3.36% +14.62% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 16 16
Birmingham median hourly rate £14.00 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.65% -2.86% +34.62%
10th Percentile £9.96 £10.50 £10.69
90th Percentile £18.20 £23.13 £43.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.22 £13.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year +7.28% -11.67% +15.38%

XenApp
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing XenApp as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for XenApp in Birmingham

XenApp
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

XenApp
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XenApp in Birmingham over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XenApp in Birmingham

XenApp
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XenApp in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 15 (100.00%) Citrix
2 10 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 9 (60.00%) VMware
4 8 (53.33%) XenDesktop
5 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (40.00%) Windows Server
5 6 (40.00%) Firewall
5 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (40.00%) Windows
6 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
7 4 (26.67%) ITIL
8 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 3 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (20.00%) Symantec
8 3 (20.00%) ITSM
8 3 (20.00%) Change Management
8 3 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (20.00%) AppSense
8 3 (20.00%) Incident Management
8 3 (20.00%) SCCM
8 3 (20.00%) Windows 10
8 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
8 3 (20.00%) Problem Management
8 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
8 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (20.00%) Office 365
8 3 (20.00%) Windows 8
9 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (13.33%) NetScaler
9 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012

XenApp
Co-occurring 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 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (13.33%) Skype for Business
4 1 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Office 365
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (13.33%) NetScaler
2 2 (13.33%) SAN
3 1 (6.67%) DHCP
3 1 (6.67%) DNS
3 1 (6.67%) LAN
3 1 (6.67%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (6.67%) SSL
3 1 (6.67%) VPN
3 1 (6.67%) WAN
3 1 (6.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2016
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Analyst
1 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Administrator
2 2 (13.33%) Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Citrix Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Citrix Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Citrix Support
2 2 (13.33%) Citrix Support Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) DBA
2 2 (13.33%) SQL DBA
2 2 (13.33%) Support Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix Systems Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) IT Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) IT Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) VMWare Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
1 6 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (20.00%) Windows 10
2 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (20.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (13.33%) CentOS
3 2 (13.33%) Debian
3 2 (13.33%) Linux
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) ITIL
2 3 (20.00%) Change Management
2 3 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (20.00%) ITSM
2 3 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (13.33%) Capacity Management
3 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (13.33%) Integration Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Application Packaging
4 1 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (6.67%) Network Management
4 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.67%) SIEM
4 1 (6.67%) Threat Management
4 1 (6.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (6.67%) CCA
2 1 (6.67%) MCP
2 1 (6.67%) MCSA
2 1 (6.67%) MCSE
2 1 (6.67%) MCTS
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 8 (53.33%) XenDesktop
3 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
5 2 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (13.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) SCCM
2 2 (13.33%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (6.67%) Backup Exec
3 1 (6.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (6.67%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Citrix
2 9 (60.00%) VMware
3 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (20.00%) AppSense
4 3 (20.00%) Symantec
5 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
6 1 (6.67%) HP
6 1 (6.67%) IBM
6 1 (6.67%) Remedy
6 1 (6.67%) Veeam