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 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 67 62
Rank change year-on-year +13 -5  
Contract jobs citing XenApp 2 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.33% 0.36% 0.66%
As % of the System Software category 2.67% 4.11% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Median daily rate £400 £125 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +220.00% -64.28%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £310
% change year-on-year +8.33% -3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £10.00 - £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £28.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year -44.34% +33.72%  

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 75 73 55
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 12.42% 8.87% 7.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 49 33
Median daily rate £400 £344 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.36% -1.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £175 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £465 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 7
Median hourly rate £14.22 £13.75 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.38% -28.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.80 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.29 £31.05 £28.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -25.58% +22.85%  

XenApp
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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenApp in Birmingham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for XenApp in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) XenServer
3 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (33.33%) High Availability
3 1 (33.33%) Office 365
3 1 (33.33%) NetScaler
3 1 (33.33%) AppDNA
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (33.33%) SCOrch
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (33.33%) NVIDIA
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) DNS

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 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (33.33%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) DMZ
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) NetScaler
2 1 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (33.33%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) VLAN
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Help Desk Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) IT Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Service Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Storage Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (33.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) High Availability
1 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
2 1 (33.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) AppDNA
2 1 (33.33%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (33.33%) SCOM
2 1 (33.33%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Dell
2 1 (33.33%) EMC
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) NetApp
2 1 (33.33%) NVIDIA
2 1 (33.33%) Remedy
2 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds