Period
to 1 June 2020

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 6 months to 1 June 2020 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
6 months to
1 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 112 154 156
Rank change year-on-year +42 +2 -3
Contract jobs citing XenApp 13 42 38
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.64% 0.91% 0.77%
As % of the System Software category 4.21% 6.13% 6.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 26 33
Median daily rate £320 £279 £301
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.80% -7.24% -7.54%
10th Percentile £312 £200 £166
90th Percentile £378 £425 £395
England median daily rate £375 £388 £334
% change year-on-year -3.23% +16.10% -4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
England median hourly rate £37.59 £24.92 £22.50
% change year-on-year +50.86% +10.74% +0.74%

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 309 685 588
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 15.33% 14.80% 11.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 420 322
Median daily rate £428 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.71% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £135 £190 £163
90th Percentile £588 £556 £575
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 28 83
Median hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +3.45% -
10th Percentile £11.45 £10.78 £10.60
90th Percentile £35.00 £20.83 £26.20
Median hourly rate £18.60 £16.95 £16.22
% change year-on-year +9.73% +4.53% +1.34%

XenApp
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for XenApp in the West Midlands

XenApp
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing XenApp in the West Midlands.

Daily rate trend for XenApp in the West Midlands

XenApp
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing XenApp in the West Midlands.

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 6 months to 1 June 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dudley +2 6 £320 +52.38%
Birmingham +20 5 - - 1
Warwickshire +21 1 £425 -15.00% 1
Staffordshire - 1 - -
XenApp
England

For the 6 months to 1 June 2020, IT contractor jobs citing XenApp also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for XenApp.

1 13 (100.00%) Citrix
2 11 (84.62%) Windows
3 8 (61.54%) Windows Server
4 7 (53.85%) VMware
4 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (46.15%) XenDesktop
5 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
5 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2016
6 5 (38.46%) Data Centre
7 4 (30.77%) Data Centre Operations
7 4 (30.77%) Cisco
7 4 (30.77%) Linux
8 3 (23.08%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (23.08%) DHCP
8 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
8 3 (23.08%) DNS
8 3 (23.08%) NetScaler
8 3 (23.08%) Azure
8 3 (23.08%) SCCM
9 2 (15.38%) Manual Testing
9 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
9 2 (15.38%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
9 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
9 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
9 2 (15.38%) Remedy ITSM
9 2 (15.38%) vSphere
9 2 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (15.38%) Office 365

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 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.69%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Azure
2 2 (15.38%) Office 365
3 1 (7.69%) Azure ExpressRoute
3 1 (7.69%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) DHCP
1 3 (23.08%) DNS
1 3 (23.08%) NetScaler
2 2 (15.38%) SAN
2 2 (15.38%) WAN
3 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (15.38%) Aerospace
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Police
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Analyst
2 6 (46.15%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Citrix Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Citrix Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 1 (7.69%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Applications Support
5 1 (7.69%) Remote Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Support
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Data Centre
2 3 (23.08%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (7.69%) Clustering
3 1 (7.69%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) Windows Server
3 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2016
4 4 (30.77%) Linux
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Data Centre Operations
2 2 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (15.38%) Data Privacy
2 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (15.38%) Feasibility Study
2 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
2 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) ITSM
2 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
2 2 (15.38%) Manual Testing
2 2 (15.38%) Project Management
2 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
2 2 (15.38%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (7.69%) Application Packaging
3 1 (7.69%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Decision-Making
3 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
3 1 (7.69%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) MCSA
1 1 (7.69%) MCSE
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 6 (46.15%) XenDesktop
3 2 (15.38%) Citrix Hypervisor
3 2 (15.38%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (15.38%) vSphere
4 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (7.69%) Terminal Services
4 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) SCCM
2 1 (7.69%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Citrix
2 7 (53.85%) VMware
3 4 (30.77%) Cisco
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 2 (15.38%) Remedy
6 1 (7.69%) Dell