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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenApp
Rank 65 84 81
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -3
Contract jobs citing XenApp 29 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.89% 0.14% 0.31%
As % of the System Software category 16.67% 1.85% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 3
Average daily rate £450 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £350 £304
% change year-on-year
-10.57% +15.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £19.82 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+16.07% -20.74%
XenApp
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
174 108 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.34% 7.47% 6.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 40 34
Average daily rate £450 £300 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £115 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £413 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +212.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.38 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+5.30% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 38 (100.00%) Citrix
2 35 (92.11%) Windows
3 33 (86.84%) Microsoft
4 23 (60.53%) Active Directory
5 21 (55.26%) XenDesktop
6 20 (52.63%) PowerShell
6 20 (52.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (50.00%) SQL Server
8 17 (44.74%) VMware
9 15 (39.47%) Clustering
10 13 (34.21%) VMware Infrastructure
11 12 (31.58%) Windows 7
11 12 (31.58%) Finance
11 12 (31.58%) NetScaler
12 11 (28.95%) Skype for Business
13 10 (26.32%) SCCM
13 10 (26.32%) SCOM
13 10 (26.32%) VBScript
13 10 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
13 10 (26.32%) Windows Server
14 9 (23.68%) MS Exchange
14 9 (23.68%) VMware ESX
15 8 (21.05%) Client/Server
15 8 (21.05%) Root Cause Analysis
15 8 (21.05%) WSUS
15 8 (21.05%) QA
15 8 (21.05%) Windows 10
16 7 (18.42%) Data Centre
16 7 (18.42%) Application Packaging
16 7 (18.42%) AppSense

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 11 (28.95%) Skype for Business
2 9 (23.68%) MS Exchange
3 6 (15.79%) SharePoint
4 5 (13.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (13.16%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (15.79%) MS Office
2 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 12 (31.58%) NetScaler
2 7 (18.42%) DHCP
2 7 (18.42%) DNS
3 6 (15.79%) Skype
4 4 (10.53%) Wireshark
5 3 (7.89%) Internet
5 3 (7.89%) PABX
5 3 (7.89%) PBX
6 2 (5.26%) Intranet
7 1 (2.63%) LAN
7 1 (2.63%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.53%) Informix
2 4 (10.53%) MongoDB
2 4 (10.53%) Oracle Database
2 4 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Fiddler
General
1 12 (31.58%) Finance
2 6 (15.79%) Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.63%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (21.05%) 3rd Line Support
2 6 (15.79%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) Analyst
3 5 (13.16%) Support Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Coordinator
4 4 (10.53%) IT Support
4 4 (10.53%) VMware Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Active Directory Support Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Citrix Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Data Centre Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Data Centre Project Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Project Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Systems Support
5 3 (7.89%) Systems Support Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Windows Support Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 15 (39.47%) Clustering
2 8 (21.05%) Client/Server
3 7 (18.42%) Data Centre
4 5 (13.16%) Blackberry
5 3 (7.89%) Private Cloud
6 2 (5.26%) CMDB
6 2 (5.26%) Public Cloud
7 1 (2.63%) Fat Client
7 1 (2.63%) Hedge funds
7 1 (2.63%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 35 (92.11%) Windows
2 20 (52.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (31.58%) Windows 7
4 10 (26.32%) Windows Server
4 10 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (21.05%) Windows 10
6 6 (15.79%) Windows 8
7 4 (10.53%) Linux
7 4 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (7.89%) Solaris
9 1 (2.63%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.05%) Root Cause Analysis
2 7 (18.42%) Application Packaging
3 6 (15.79%) Change Management
3 6 (15.79%) ITIL
3 6 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (13.16%) Problem Management
5 4 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (10.53%) Service Management
5 4 (10.53%) Time Management
6 3 (7.89%) Converged Infrastructure
6 3 (7.89%) Kanban
6 3 (7.89%) Migration
6 3 (7.89%) Project Management
6 3 (7.89%) Risk Analysis
6 3 (7.89%) Risk Management
7 2 (5.26%) Mobile Device Management
8 1 (2.63%) Asset Management
8 1 (2.63%) Business Continuity
8 1 (2.63%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 20 (52.63%) PowerShell
2 10 (26.32%) VBScript
3 4 (10.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) MCSE
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (21.05%) QA
2 2 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 23 (60.53%) Active Directory
2 21 (55.26%) XenDesktop
3 13 (34.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (23.68%) VMware ESX
5 6 (15.79%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (7.89%) Hyper-V
6 3 (7.89%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (5.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 10 (26.32%) SCCM
1 10 (26.32%) SCOM
2 8 (21.05%) WSUS
3 5 (13.16%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 3 (7.89%) XenMobile
5 2 (5.26%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 38 (100.00%) Citrix
2 33 (86.84%) Microsoft
3 17 (44.74%) VMware
4 7 (18.42%) AppSense
4 7 (18.42%) Symantec
5 4 (10.53%) Oracle
5 4 (10.53%) Red Hat
6 3 (7.89%) Cisco
6 3 (7.89%) Mitel
6 3 (7.89%) Sun
7 2 (5.26%) HP