The table below looks at the statistics for XenApp skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenApp over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenApp
Rank 75 74 61
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -13
Contract jobs citing XenApp 4 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.31% 0.43% 0.48%
As % of the System Software category 4.21% 6.10% 5.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Average daily rate
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£205 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-54.44% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £303 £300 £326
% change year-on-year
+0.83% -7.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +50.00%
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Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

System Software Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
95 82 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 7.34% 7.03% 8.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 32 26
Average daily rate £325 £425 £248
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +71.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £214 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £490 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Average hourly rate £12.00 £17.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% -57.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.92 £15.38 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+10.04% -0.80%

XenApp
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XenApp across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

XenApp Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

XenApp
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XenApp across the Edinburgh region.

XenApp Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

XenApp
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing XenApp also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited XenApp.

1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Citrix
1 5 (83.33%) Windows 7
2 4 (66.67%) XenDesktop
3 3 (50.00%) AppSense
3 3 (50.00%) MS Office
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) Mac OS
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (33.33%) Lumension
4 2 (33.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) Symantec
4 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 1 (16.67%) VBA
5 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (16.67%) SCCM
5 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
5 1 (16.67%) SLA
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) Migration

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing XenApp also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited XenApp. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Build Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Technical Support
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Support
2 1 (16.67%) Support Specialist
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Windows 7
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) VBA
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) XenDesktop
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Citrix
2 3 (50.00%) AppSense
3 2 (33.33%) Lumension
3 2 (33.33%) Symantec
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft