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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Citrix XenApp
England / West Midlands
Rank 116 116 98
Rank change year-on-year 0 -18  
Contract jobs citing XenApp 2 15 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.088% 0.56% 0.98%
As % of the System Software category 0.99% 6.58% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 13 14
Median daily rate - £325 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +18.18%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £370
% change year-on-year - -12.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £25.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.39 £18.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -3.38% +9.09%  

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 202 228 300
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 8.93% 8.46% 11.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 105 126
Median daily rate £413 £345 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.56% +6.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £201 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 30 59
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.20 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £26.00 £26.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.87% +6.45%  

XenApp
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 the West Midlands

XenApp
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

XenApp
Contractor 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 in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for XenApp 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenApp within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 March 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
Birmingham -6 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 - -
XenApp
England

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for XenApp.

1 13 (100.00%) Citrix
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
3 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
4 7 (53.85%) Windows
4 7 (53.85%) Office 365
5 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
5 6 (46.15%) MS Exchange
5 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (38.46%) VMware ESX
6 5 (38.46%) SQL
6 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (38.46%) Veeam
6 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
7 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
8 3 (23.08%) DNS
8 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (23.08%) SAN
8 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
8 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
9 2 (15.38%) Application Packaging
9 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
9 2 (15.38%) XenServer
9 2 (15.38%) XenDesktop
9 2 (15.38%) Windows 10
9 2 (15.38%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (15.38%) Windows 8

XenApp
Top Related 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 6 (46.15%) MS Exchange
2 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (15.38%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (53.85%) Office 365
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) DNS
1 3 (23.08%) SAN
2 2 (15.38%) DHCP
2 2 (15.38%) Firewall
2 2 (15.38%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (7.69%) LAN
3 1 (7.69%) NetScaler
3 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Wintel Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (15.38%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix Support
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
2 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
3 2 (15.38%) Windows 10
3 2 (15.38%) Windows 8
4 1 (7.69%) Linux
4 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Application Packaging
1 2 (15.38%) ITIL
1 2 (15.38%) Mobile Device Management
1 2 (15.38%) Virtual Environments
2 1 (7.69%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (15.38%) MCSE
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
2 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (38.46%) VMware ESX
4 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
4 2 (15.38%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (15.38%) XenDesktop
4 2 (15.38%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Citrix
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
3 5 (38.46%) Veeam
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
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