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 February 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Citrix XenApp
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 54 79 80
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +1
Contract jobs citing XenApp 19 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.24% 0.83% 0.22%
As % of the System Software category 22.89% 9.76% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 0
Median daily rate £395 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.05% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £316 £385
% change year-on-year
+2.76% -17.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £31.56 £26.00
% change year-on-year
- +21.36%

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
83 123 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.79% 8.51% 4.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 41 23
Median daily rate £395 £388 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.93% -5.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £290 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Median hourly rate £15.00 - £12.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year
- -1.53%

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 February 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 30 (96.77%) Citrix
2 24 (77.42%) XenDesktop
3 23 (74.19%) Microsoft
3 23 (74.19%) Windows
4 22 (70.97%) Active Directory
4 22 (70.97%) Windows 7
5 21 (67.74%) VMware
6 19 (61.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 18 (58.06%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (58.06%) Microsoft App-V
8 17 (54.84%) VMware ESX
8 17 (54.84%) DHCP
8 17 (54.84%) DNS
9 15 (48.39%) Finance
9 15 (48.39%) Windows 10
10 14 (45.16%) VMware Infrastructure
11 11 (35.48%) SCCM
12 9 (29.03%) NetScaler
13 8 (25.81%) Root Cause Analysis
13 8 (25.81%) PowerShell
13 8 (25.81%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (25.81%) Internet
14 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
14 7 (22.58%) SCOM
15 6 (19.35%) Hyper-V
16 5 (16.13%) Data Centre
17 4 (12.90%) Application Discovery
17 4 (12.90%) Virtual Desktop
17 4 (12.90%) XenServer
17 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2008

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 3 (9.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (9.68%) MS Exchange
1 3 (9.68%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (6.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (54.84%) DHCP
1 17 (54.84%) DNS
2 9 (29.03%) NetScaler
3 8 (25.81%) Internet
4 4 (12.90%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
1 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) WinDbg
General
1 15 (48.39%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Law
3 1 (3.23%) Back Office
3 1 (3.23%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Retail
3 1 (3.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Analyst
2 6 (19.35%) Senior Analyst
2 6 (19.35%) Systems Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (16.13%) Citrix Specialist
4 4 (12.90%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Applications Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Citrix Support
4 4 (12.90%) Senior Systems Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Support Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Citrix Support Specialist
5 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Support
5 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
5 3 (9.68%) IT Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Support Specialist
6 2 (6.45%) Citrix Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.68%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 23 (74.19%) Windows
2 22 (70.97%) Windows 7
3 19 (61.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (58.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (48.39%) Windows 10
6 1 (3.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) Root Cause Analysis
1 8 (25.81%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (12.90%) Application Discovery
3 4 (12.90%) Migration
4 3 (9.68%) ITIL
4 3 (9.68%) Translating Business Requirements
5 2 (6.45%) Application Packaging
5 2 (6.45%) Asset Management
5 2 (6.45%) Functional Testing
5 2 (6.45%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (6.45%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (3.23%) Matrix Organization
6 1 (3.23%) Performance Testing
6 1 (3.23%) Process Improvement
6 1 (3.23%) Release Management
6 1 (3.23%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (3.23%) Risk Management
6 1 (3.23%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (3.23%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) PowerShell
2 3 (9.68%) SQL
3 1 (3.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 24 (77.42%) XenDesktop
2 22 (70.97%) Active Directory
3 18 (58.06%) Microsoft App-V
4 17 (54.84%) VMware ESX
5 14 (45.16%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (19.35%) Hyper-V
7 4 (12.90%) Virtual Desktop
7 4 (12.90%) XenServer
8 2 (6.45%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (35.48%) SCCM
2 7 (22.58%) SCOM
3 3 (9.68%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 3 (9.68%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (3.23%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 30 (96.77%) Citrix
2 23 (74.19%) Microsoft
3 21 (67.74%) VMware
4 4 (12.90%) IBM
5 3 (9.68%) CA
5 3 (9.68%) Symantec
6 2 (6.45%) Cisco
6 2 (6.45%) Varonis