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 25 July 2016 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenApp
Rank 71 86 85
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -1
Contract jobs citing XenApp 23 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.82% 0.25% 0.16%
As % of the System Software category 14.74% 3.64% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Median daily rate £350 £438 £163
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +169.23%
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £314 £300
% change year-on-year
-10.75% +4.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.88 £19.28 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+49.74% -3.58%
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
156 110 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 12.35% 6.94% 7.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 35 52
Median daily rate £375 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £173 £119
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £520 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 8
Median hourly rate £48.75 £25.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.00% +108.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.75 £25.00 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.75 £25.00 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.73 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+21.94% +9.67%

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 25 July 2016, 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 44 (89.80%) Citrix
2 41 (83.67%) Windows
3 40 (81.63%) Microsoft
4 33 (67.35%) XenDesktop
5 29 (59.18%) Active Directory
6 27 (55.10%) Windows Server 2008
7 26 (53.06%) PowerShell
8 24 (48.98%) SQL Server
9 22 (44.90%) VMware
10 19 (38.78%) SCCM
11 16 (32.65%) VMware Infrastructure
11 16 (32.65%) Clustering
11 16 (32.65%) Microsoft App-V
11 16 (32.65%) Microsoft Clustering
12 15 (30.61%) Skype for Business
12 15 (30.61%) NetScaler
12 15 (30.61%) Application Packaging
13 14 (28.57%) VMware ESX
13 14 (28.57%) Finance
13 14 (28.57%) Windows 7
13 14 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
14 13 (26.53%) VBScript
14 13 (26.53%) MS Exchange
15 12 (24.49%) SCOM
15 12 (24.49%) Windows 10
16 11 (22.45%) Root Cause Analysis
16 11 (22.45%) WSUS
17 10 (20.41%) Symantec
17 10 (20.41%) DHCP
17 10 (20.41%) DNS

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 15 (30.61%) Skype for Business
2 13 (26.53%) MS Exchange
3 9 (18.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 9 (18.37%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (12.24%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (12.24%) MS Office
2 2 (4.08%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 15 (30.61%) NetScaler
2 10 (20.41%) DHCP
2 10 (20.41%) DNS
3 6 (12.24%) Skype
4 3 (6.12%) Internet
4 3 (6.12%) PABX
4 3 (6.12%) PBX
5 2 (4.08%) Intranet
5 2 (4.08%) Wireshark
6 1 (2.04%) Kerberos
6 1 (2.04%) LAN
6 1 (2.04%) LDAP
6 1 (2.04%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (48.98%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.16%) Informix
2 4 (8.16%) MongoDB
2 4 (8.16%) Oracle Database
2 4 (8.16%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (8.16%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (10.20%) MSI
2 2 (4.08%) Fiddler
General
1 14 (28.57%) Finance
2 5 (10.20%) Publishing
3 4 (8.16%) Banking
4 3 (6.12%) Law
5 1 (2.04%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (24.49%) 3rd Line Support
2 9 (18.37%) Support Engineer
3 8 (16.33%) VMware Engineer
4 7 (14.29%) Analyst
4 7 (14.29%) VMware Support Engineer
5 6 (12.24%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 6 (12.24%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 6 (12.24%) Systems Analyst
5 6 (12.24%) Systems Support
5 6 (12.24%) Systems Support Analyst
5 6 (12.24%) Windows Engineer
6 5 (10.20%) Applications Packager
6 5 (10.20%) IT Support
7 4 (8.16%) Change Coordinator
7 4 (8.16%) Citrix Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) Coordinator
7 4 (8.16%) Technical Support
7 4 (8.16%) Windows Support Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Support
8 3 (6.12%) Technical Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 16 (32.65%) Clustering
2 10 (20.41%) Data Centre
3 9 (18.37%) Blackberry
4 8 (16.33%) Client/Server
5 3 (6.12%) Private Cloud
6 2 (4.08%) Public Cloud
7 1 (2.04%) CMDB
7 1 (2.04%) Fat Client
7 1 (2.04%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 41 (83.67%) Windows
2 27 (55.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 14 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (24.49%) Windows 10
5 10 (20.41%) Windows Server
6 6 (12.24%) Windows 8
7 4 (8.16%) Linux
7 4 (8.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (6.12%) Solaris
9 2 (4.08%) Windows 2000
9 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.61%) Application Packaging
2 11 (22.45%) Root Cause Analysis
3 9 (18.37%) ITIL
4 7 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (12.24%) Change Management
5 6 (12.24%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (10.20%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 5 (10.20%) Problem Management
6 5 (10.20%) Two-Factor Authentication
7 4 (8.16%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (8.16%) Time Management
8 3 (6.12%) Converged Infrastructure
8 3 (6.12%) Kanban
8 3 (6.12%) Matrix Organization
8 3 (6.12%) Migration
8 3 (6.12%) Project Management
8 3 (6.12%) Risk Analysis
8 3 (6.12%) Risk Management
9 2 (4.08%) Mobile Device Management
9 2 (4.08%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 26 (53.06%) PowerShell
2 13 (26.53%) VBScript
3 8 (16.33%) SQL
4 2 (4.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (6.12%) MCSE
1 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.08%) CCA
2 2 (4.08%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.33%) QA
2 2 (4.08%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 33 (67.35%) XenDesktop
2 29 (59.18%) Active Directory
3 16 (32.65%) Microsoft App-V
3 16 (32.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (28.57%) VMware ESX
5 2 (4.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (4.08%) Hyper-V
5 2 (4.08%) MetaFrame
5 2 (4.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (4.08%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (4.08%) XenServer
6 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (2.04%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 19 (38.78%) SCCM
2 16 (32.65%) Microsoft Clustering
3 12 (24.49%) SCOM
4 11 (22.45%) WSUS
5 9 (18.37%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 5 (10.20%) Failover Clustering
7 4 (8.16%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 3 (6.12%) XenMobile
9 1 (2.04%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 44 (89.80%) Citrix
2 40 (81.63%) Microsoft
3 22 (44.90%) VMware
4 10 (20.41%) Symantec
5 6 (12.24%) NetApp
6 4 (8.16%) CA
6 4 (8.16%) Oracle
6 4 (8.16%) Red Hat
7 3 (6.12%) AppSense
7 3 (6.12%) Mitel
7 3 (6.12%) Sun
8 2 (4.08%) Altiris
8 2 (4.08%) Cisco
8 2 (4.08%) HP
9 1 (2.04%) EMC
9 1 (2.04%) Lumension