The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 29 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
England > West Midlands
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 111 133 110
Rank change year-on-year +22 -23  
Contract jobs citing XenApp 9 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.44% 0.30% 0.34%
As % of the System Software category 3.61% 2.74% 3.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 8
West Midlands median daily rate £238 £325 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.92% +18.18%  
10th Percentile £163 £188 £243
90th Percentile £406 £399 £416
England median daily rate £363 £303 £350
% change year-on-year +19.73% -13.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £10.00 - -
England median hourly rate £20.50 £28.25 £22.83
% change year-on-year -27.43% +23.74%  

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 249 328 210
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 12.09% 10.94% 8.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 274 180
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £390 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.64% +20.00%  
10th Percentile £128 £170 £148
90th Percentile £543 £506 £450
England median daily rate £420 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +5.00% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 26 42
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.22 £12.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.45% -20.00%  
10th Percentile £10.30 £10.00 £9.50
90th Percentile £16.05 £18.38 £27.93
England median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £17.98
% change year-on-year -13.15% +5.67%  

XenApp
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing XenApp as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for XenApp in the West Midlands

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XenApp in the West Midlands

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XenApp in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XenApp in the West Midlands

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XenApp in the West Midlands

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Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenApp within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire +6 2 £388 - 1
Birmingham +14 1 - - 1
Worcestershire - 1 £180 -
XenApp
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for XenApp.

1 12 (100.00%) Citrix
2 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 10 (83.33%) Windows
3 9 (75.00%) MS Exchange
3 9 (75.00%) VMware
4 7 (58.33%) Windows Server
5 6 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (50.00%) ITIL
6 5 (41.67%) EMC
6 5 (41.67%) NetApp
6 5 (41.67%) SCCM
7 4 (33.33%) Degree
7 4 (33.33%) ITIL V3
7 4 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (33.33%) XenDesktop
7 4 (33.33%) vSphere
7 4 (33.33%) CommVault
7 4 (33.33%) Service Management
7 4 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (33.33%) Security Patching
8 3 (25.00%) LAN
8 3 (25.00%) WAN
8 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
8 3 (25.00%) Application Packaging
8 3 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (25.00%) MSI
9 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007

XenApp
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 9 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (8.33%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) LAN
1 3 (25.00%) WAN
2 2 (16.67%) DNS
2 2 (16.67%) SAN
2 2 (16.67%) VPN
3 1 (8.33%) DHCP
3 1 (8.33%) DMZ
3 1 (8.33%) Firewall
3 1 (8.33%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (8.33%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (8.33%) VLAN
3 1 (8.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MSI
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Applications Specialist
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) IT Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Service Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Storage Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (8.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
4 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (33.33%) ITIL V3
2 4 (33.33%) Security Patching
2 4 (33.33%) Service Management
3 3 (25.00%) Application Packaging
4 1 (8.33%) ERP
4 1 (8.33%) Hardware Maintenance
4 1 (8.33%) High Availability
4 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
4 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (33.33%) vSphere
2 4 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) SCCM
2 1 (8.33%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) SCOM
2 1 (8.33%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Citrix
2 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 9 (75.00%) VMware
4 5 (41.67%) EMC
4 5 (41.67%) NetApp
5 4 (33.33%) CommVault
6 1 (8.33%) Dell
6 1 (8.33%) JD Edwards
6 1 (8.33%) Remedy
6 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds