The table below looks at the statistics for XenApp skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenApp over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenApp
Rank 111 99 84
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -15
Contract jobs citing XenApp 16 15 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.57% 0.60% 0.92%
As % of the System Software category 6.93% 8.72% 14.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 8
Average daily rate
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£319 £375 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +26.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £300 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £442 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £31.56 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-36.61% +40.24%
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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 Scotland region.

System Software Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
231 172 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 8.29% 6.89% 6.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 82 56
Average daily rate £324 £350 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +19.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £111 £180 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 12
Average hourly rate £12.50 £10.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £9.20 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £13.90 £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +6.06%

XenApp
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

XenApp Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

XenApp
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

XenApp Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

XenApp
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XenApp across the Scotland region.

XenApp Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

XenApp
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenApp within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -13 5 £205 -51.76%
Glasgow - - - -
North Lanarkshire - - - -
Argyll and Bute - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
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XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 25 (96.15%) Citrix
2 21 (80.77%) Windows
3 16 (61.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (53.85%) Microsoft
5 13 (50.00%) VMware
6 12 (46.15%) SC Cleared
6 12 (46.15%) Security Cleared
7 10 (38.46%) MS Exchange
8 8 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (30.77%) vSphere
8 8 (30.77%) Windows 7
9 7 (26.92%) VMware ESX
9 7 (26.92%) Active Directory
10 6 (23.08%) MS Excel
11 5 (19.23%) DNS
11 5 (19.23%) PowerShell
11 5 (19.23%) XenDesktop
12 4 (15.38%) Terminal Services
12 4 (15.38%) HP
12 4 (15.38%) Dell
12 4 (15.38%) SAN
13 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
13 3 (11.54%) EMC
13 3 (11.54%) DHCP
13 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
13 3 (11.54%) MCSE
13 3 (11.54%) MS Office
13 3 (11.54%) ITIL
13 3 (11.54%) SQL
13 3 (11.54%) Symantec

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 10 (38.46%) MS Exchange
2 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
2 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (7.69%) IIS
4 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 3 (11.54%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) DNS
2 4 (15.38%) SAN
3 3 (11.54%) DHCP
4 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.85%) LAN
5 1 (3.85%) WAN
5 1 (3.85%) SSL
5 1 (3.85%) Firewall
5 1 (3.85%) Wireless
5 1 (3.85%) Network Security
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Wintel Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (11.54%) Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Citrix Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Design Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Server Support
4 2 (7.69%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Technical Support
5 1 (3.85%) Support Specialist
5 1 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (3.85%) Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Network Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Server Support Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Server Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Citrix Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Replication
1 2 (7.69%) Clustering
2 1 (3.85%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 21 (80.77%) Windows
2 16 (61.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (30.77%) Windows 7
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (7.69%) Mac OS
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Vista
4 2 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (11.54%) ITIL
2 2 (7.69%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (3.85%) Network Security Management
3 1 (3.85%) Security Management
3 1 (3.85%) Migration
3 1 (3.85%) Load Balancing
3 1 (3.85%) Problem Management
3 1 (3.85%) Release Management
3 1 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) PowerShell
2 3 (11.54%) SQL
3 2 (7.69%) VB
4 1 (3.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (46.15%) SC Cleared
1 12 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (11.54%) MCSE
3 2 (7.69%) MCTS
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.85%) CCNP
4 1 (3.85%) CCNA
4 1 (3.85%) HND
4 1 (3.85%) Degree
4 1 (3.85%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (30.77%) vSphere
2 7 (26.92%) VMware ESX
2 7 (26.92%) Active Directory
3 5 (19.23%) XenDesktop
4 4 (15.38%) Terminal Services
5 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (7.69%) DFS Replication
6 2 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (7.69%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 2 (7.69%) SCCM
1 2 (7.69%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (7.69%) Netcool
1 2 (7.69%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (3.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 25 (96.15%) Citrix
2 14 (53.85%) Microsoft
3 13 (50.00%) VMware
4 4 (15.38%) HP
4 4 (15.38%) Dell
5 3 (11.54%) EMC
5 3 (11.54%) Symantec
5 3 (11.54%) AppSense
6 2 (7.69%) Lumension
6 2 (7.69%) Altiris
6 2 (7.69%) Veritas
6 2 (7.69%) McAfee
6 2 (7.69%) IBM
6 2 (7.69%) CommVault
7 1 (3.85%) NetApp
7 1 (3.85%) BMC
7 1 (3.85%) Cisco
7 1 (3.85%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.85%) F5