The first table below looks at the demand for XenApp skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenApp over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Glasgow region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenApp
Rank 64 75 55
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -20
Contract jobs citing XenApp 4 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.58% 0.33% 0.65%
As % of the System Software category 9.30% 6.67% 7.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Average daily rate £471 £175 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+169.28% -22.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-9.62% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -22.22%
System Software Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
43 45 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 6.26% 4.97% 8.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 21 20
Average daily rate £350 £295 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.64% +12.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £125 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £363 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 13
Average hourly rate £15.50 £14.75 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.08% -41.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
XenApp
Scotland

XenApp
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XenApp across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

XenApp Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

XenApp
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XenApp across the Glasgow region.

XenApp Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Citrix
2 5 (83.33%) HP
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2000
3 4 (66.67%) SCCM
3 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (66.67%) MS Office
4 3 (50.00%) Windows
4 3 (50.00%) DNS
4 3 (50.00%) CA
4 3 (50.00%) WSUS
4 3 (50.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (33.33%) Degree
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (33.33%) Terminal Services
5 2 (33.33%) VB
5 2 (33.33%) Dell
5 2 (33.33%) DHCP
5 2 (33.33%) SQL
6 1 (16.67%) VBScript
6 1 (16.67%) IIS
6 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
6 1 (16.67%) HND

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 1 (16.67%) IIS
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) SSL
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) Wireless
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2000
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Network Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) CMDB
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
1 1 (16.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Customer Engagement
1 1 (16.67%) Change Control
1 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
1 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
1 1 (16.67%) Network Security Management
1 1 (16.67%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 2 (33.33%) VB
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
1 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) HND
3 1 (16.67%) MCSE
3 1 (16.67%) CCNP
3 1 (16.67%) CCNA
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) Terminal Services
4 1 (16.67%) vSphere
4 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
4 1 (16.67%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) SCCM
2 3 (50.00%) WSUS
2 3 (50.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (16.67%) SCOM
3 1 (16.67%) Netcool
3 1 (16.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Citrix
2 5 (83.33%) HP
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) CA
4 2 (33.33%) Dell
5 1 (16.67%) EMC
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco
5 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
5 1 (16.67%) Veritas
5 1 (16.67%) BMC
5 1 (16.67%) F5