The table below looks at the statistics for XenApp skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenApp over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Citrix XenApp
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 48 84 80
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -4
Contract jobs citing XenApp 23 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.83% 0.57% 0.15%
As % of the System Software category 25.56% 7.27% 2.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 0 0
Median daily rate £395 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £24.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -10.90%

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
90 110 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.06% 7.89% 5.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 35 35
Median daily rate £400 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £435 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Median hourly rate £15.00 £38.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.03% +220.83%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.38 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.29% -0.75%

XenApp
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing XenApp as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 21 January 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for XenApp.

1 31 (91.18%) Citrix
2 26 (76.47%) XenDesktop
3 25 (73.53%) Windows 7
3 25 (73.53%) Windows
4 24 (70.59%) Microsoft
4 24 (70.59%) Active Directory
5 21 (61.76%) VMware
5 21 (61.76%) Microsoft App-V
6 20 (58.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (55.88%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (52.94%) DHCP
8 18 (52.94%) DNS
9 17 (50.00%) VMware ESX
10 16 (47.06%) Finance
10 16 (47.06%) Windows 10
11 14 (41.18%) SCCM
11 14 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
12 11 (32.35%) Root Cause Analysis
13 9 (26.47%) PowerShell
14 8 (23.53%) SCOM
14 8 (23.53%) NetScaler
14 8 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
14 8 (23.53%) Internet
15 7 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
16 6 (17.65%) Hyper-V
17 5 (14.71%) SQL Server 2008
17 5 (14.71%) Skype for Business
17 5 (14.71%) Data Centre
17 5 (14.71%) MS Exchange
17 5 (14.71%) SQL Server

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 5 (14.71%) MS Exchange
1 5 (14.71%) Skype for Business
2 4 (11.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (52.94%) DHCP
1 18 (52.94%) DNS
2 8 (23.53%) Internet
2 8 (23.53%) NetScaler
3 4 (11.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) SQL Server
1 5 (14.71%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MSI
1 2 (5.88%) WinDbg
General
1 16 (47.06%) Finance
2 4 (11.76%) Law
3 2 (5.88%) Banking
4 1 (2.94%) Retail
4 1 (2.94%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (23.53%) Analyst
2 7 (20.59%) 3rd Line Support
3 6 (17.65%) Senior Analyst
3 6 (17.65%) Systems Analyst
4 5 (14.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Support Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Applications Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Citrix Specialist
5 4 (11.76%) Citrix Support
5 4 (11.76%) Senior Systems Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Citrix Support Specialist
6 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Support
6 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
6 3 (8.82%) IT Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Support Specialist
6 3 (8.82%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Citrix Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) SCCM Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Data Centre
2 4 (11.76%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 25 (73.53%) Windows
1 25 (73.53%) Windows 7
2 20 (58.82%) Windows Server 2012
3 19 (55.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (47.06%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (32.35%) Root Cause Analysis
2 8 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (11.76%) Application Discovery
4 4 (11.76%) Application Packaging
4 4 (11.76%) Migration
5 3 (8.82%) ITIL
5 3 (8.82%) Translating Business Requirements
6 2 (5.88%) Asset Management
6 2 (5.88%) Functional Testing
6 2 (5.88%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (2.94%) Matrix Organization
7 1 (2.94%) Performance Testing
7 1 (2.94%) Process Improvement
7 1 (2.94%) Regression Testing
7 1 (2.94%) Release Management
7 1 (2.94%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (2.94%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (2.94%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 9 (26.47%) PowerShell
2 4 (11.76%) SQL
3 1 (2.94%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 26 (76.47%) XenDesktop
2 24 (70.59%) Active Directory
3 21 (61.76%) Microsoft App-V
4 17 (50.00%) VMware ESX
5 14 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (17.65%) Hyper-V
7 4 (11.76%) Virtual Desktop
7 4 (11.76%) XenServer
8 2 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (41.18%) SCCM
2 8 (23.53%) SCOM
3 4 (11.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 4 (11.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (2.94%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 31 (91.18%) Citrix
2 24 (70.59%) Microsoft
3 21 (61.76%) VMware
4 4 (11.76%) CA
4 4 (11.76%) IBM
4 4 (11.76%) Symantec
5 2 (5.88%) Cisco
5 2 (5.88%) Varonis