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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenApp
Rank 72 69 56
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -13
Contract jobs citing XenApp 5 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.42% 0.36% 0.57%
As % of the System Software category 5.81% 5.41% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 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 £325 £326
% change year-on-year
-6.92% -0.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £30.00 £20.07
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +49.47%
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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
86 74 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 7.16% 6.72% 6.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 24 17
Average daily rate £325 £413 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.21% +68.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £361 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £478 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £316 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Average hourly rate £12.00 £17.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +70.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £17.00 £9.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.60 £17.00 £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%

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 23 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) Citrix
2 5 (71.43%) XenDesktop
2 5 (71.43%) Windows 7
3 3 (42.86%) MS Office
3 3 (42.86%) AppSense
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (28.57%) Mac OS
4 2 (28.57%) SCCM
4 2 (28.57%) Lumension
4 2 (28.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) Symantec
5 1 (14.29%) Migration
5 1 (14.29%) VBA
5 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
5 1 (14.29%) SLA
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
5 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Office
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Build Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Technical Support
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Support
2 1 (14.29%) Support Specialist
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows 7
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (28.57%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) VBA
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) XenDesktop
2 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) SCCM
1 2 (28.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Citrix
2 3 (42.86%) AppSense
3 2 (28.57%) Lumension
3 2 (28.57%) Symantec
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft