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 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenApp
Rank 86 73 62
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -11
Contract jobs citing XenApp 6 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.36% 0.42% 0.37%
As % of the System Software category 5.26% 6.17% 4.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
Average daily rate
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£370 £205 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+80.48% -54.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £205 £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £205 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £301 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.10% -7.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -33.33%
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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
114 81 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.76% 6.83% 7.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 51 24
Average daily rate £350 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £110 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £528 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Average hourly rate £25.25 £12.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.41% -64.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.05 £11.30 £32.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.45 £17.60 £34.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XenApp across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

XenApp Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) Citrix
2 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
2 5 (62.50%) Data Centre
3 4 (50.00%) Application Packaging
3 4 (50.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (37.50%) VPN
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco
4 3 (37.50%) Web Services
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (37.50%) VMware
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
4 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) vSphere
4 3 (37.50%) Office 365
5 2 (25.00%) NetScaler
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (25.00%) Lync
5 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) Lotus
5 2 (25.00%) Degree
5 2 (25.00%) SCCM
5 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (25.00%) MetaFrame

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (25.00%) Lync
2 2 (25.00%) Lotus Domino
2 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (37.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) VPN
2 2 (25.00%) NetScaler
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MSI
1 1 (12.50%) InstallShield
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Law
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Architect
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Technical Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (25.00%) IT Support
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) Application Packaging
2 3 (37.50%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
1 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Software Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) Service Management
2 1 (12.50%) Process Management
2 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) CCEE
2 1 (12.50%) MCSE
2 1 (12.50%) CCA
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (50.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
2 3 (37.50%) vSphere
3 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (25.00%) MetaFrame
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) Citrix
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) Lotus
3 2 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) Altiris