The table below looks at the statistics for XenApp skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenApp over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenApp
Rank 109 127 118
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -9
Contract jobs citing XenApp 29 9 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.16% 0.28% 0.58%
As % of the System Software category 8.98% 3.49% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 6
Median daily rate £350 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £313 £301
% change year-on-year
-10.40% +3.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £18.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.88 £18.13 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+59.31% -9.37%
XenApp
UK

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
323 258 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 12.88% 8.06% 9.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 106 137
Median daily rate £310 £310 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £175 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £451 £442
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 17
Median hourly rate £41.00 £16.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+156.25% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £14.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.35 £25.00 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +9.67%

XenApp
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing XenApp as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XenApp across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

XenApp Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenApp within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +18 20 £350 -20.00%
Renfrewshire - 7 £410 -
Glasgow +5 2 £205 -39.25%
XenApp
UK

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 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 Scotland region with a requirement for XenApp.

1 84 (94.38%) Citrix
2 65 (73.03%) Windows
3 58 (65.17%) Microsoft
4 54 (60.67%) Active Directory
4 54 (60.67%) PowerShell
5 52 (58.43%) XenDesktop
6 50 (56.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 43 (48.31%) SQL Server
8 36 (40.45%) VMware
8 36 (40.45%) Windows Server 2012
9 34 (38.20%) Windows Server
10 32 (35.96%) DNS
10 32 (35.96%) DHCP
11 30 (33.71%) VBScript
12 29 (32.58%) NetScaler
13 27 (30.34%) SQL
13 27 (30.34%) ITIL
14 23 (25.84%) Security Cleared
14 23 (25.84%) SCCM
15 20 (22.47%) MS Exchange
16 19 (21.35%) Clustering
17 18 (20.22%) Terminal Services
17 18 (20.22%) SC Cleared
17 18 (20.22%) VMware Infrastructure
18 17 (19.10%) SAN
19 16 (17.98%) Microsoft App-V
20 15 (16.85%) AppSense
20 15 (16.85%) Finance
20 15 (16.85%) Application Packaging
20 15 (16.85%) HP

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 20 (22.47%) MS Exchange
2 15 (16.85%) Exchange Server 2010
2 15 (16.85%) Skype for Business
3 9 (10.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 8 (8.99%) OpenStack
5 7 (7.87%) SharePoint
6 4 (4.49%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 12 (13.48%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.87%) MS Office
3 1 (1.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.12%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 32 (35.96%) DHCP
1 32 (35.96%) DNS
2 29 (32.58%) NetScaler
3 17 (19.10%) SAN
4 6 (6.74%) Skype
5 3 (3.37%) Internet
5 3 (3.37%) PABX
5 3 (3.37%) PBX
6 2 (2.25%) Intranet
6 2 (2.25%) Wireshark
7 1 (1.12%) Kerberos
7 1 (1.12%) LAN
7 1 (1.12%) LDAP
7 1 (1.12%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (48.31%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.49%) Informix
3 4 (4.49%) MongoDB
3 4 (4.49%) Oracle Database
3 4 (4.49%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (5.62%) MSI
2 2 (2.25%) Fiddler
General
1 15 (16.85%) Finance
2 5 (5.62%) Publishing
3 4 (4.49%) Banking
4 3 (3.37%) Law
5 1 (1.12%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (19.10%) Citrix Engineer
2 15 (16.85%) 3rd Line Support
3 10 (11.24%) Wintel Engineer
4 9 (10.11%) Analyst
4 9 (10.11%) Support Engineer
5 8 (8.99%) VMware Engineer
5 8 (8.99%) Wintel Specialist
6 7 (7.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (7.87%) VMware Support Engineer
7 6 (6.74%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 6 (6.74%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 6 (6.74%) Windows Engineer
8 5 (5.62%) Applications Packager
8 5 (5.62%) IT Support
8 5 (5.62%) Systems Analyst
8 5 (5.62%) Systems Support
8 5 (5.62%) Systems Support Analyst
9 4 (4.49%) Consultant
9 4 (4.49%) Coordinator
9 4 (4.49%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 19 (21.35%) Clustering
2 10 (11.24%) Data Centre
3 9 (10.11%) Blackberry
4 8 (8.99%) Client/Server
4 8 (8.99%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.37%) Private Cloud
6 2 (2.25%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.12%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.12%) CMDB
7 1 (1.12%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.12%) Smartcard
7 1 (1.12%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 65 (73.03%) Windows
2 50 (56.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 36 (40.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 34 (38.20%) Windows Server
5 14 (15.73%) Windows 7
6 11 (12.36%) Windows 10
7 6 (6.74%) Windows 8
8 5 (5.62%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (4.49%) Linux
9 4 (4.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (3.37%) Solaris
11 2 (2.25%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (30.34%) ITIL
2 15 (16.85%) Application Packaging
3 12 (13.48%) Analytics
4 10 (11.24%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (7.87%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (6.74%) Change Management
6 6 (6.74%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (5.62%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 5 (5.62%) Two-Factor Authentication
8 4 (4.49%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (4.49%) Problem Management
8 4 (4.49%) Project Management
8 4 (4.49%) Risk Management
8 4 (4.49%) Time Management
9 3 (3.37%) Converged Infrastructure
9 3 (3.37%) Kanban
9 3 (3.37%) Matrix Organization
9 3 (3.37%) Migration
9 3 (3.37%) Risk Analysis
10 2 (2.25%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 54 (60.67%) PowerShell
2 30 (33.71%) VBScript
3 27 (30.34%) SQL
4 2 (2.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (25.84%) Security Cleared
2 18 (20.22%) SC Cleared
3 15 (16.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (8.99%) Degree
5 3 (3.37%) MCSE
6 2 (2.25%) CCA
6 2 (2.25%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (2.25%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.12%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.12%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.99%) QA
2 2 (2.25%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 54 (60.67%) Active Directory
2 52 (58.43%) XenDesktop
3 18 (20.22%) Terminal Services
3 18 (20.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (17.98%) Microsoft App-V
5 14 (15.73%) VMware ESX
6 7 (7.87%) Hyper-V
7 2 (2.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (2.25%) MetaFrame
7 2 (2.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (2.25%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.25%) XenServer
8 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.12%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (1.12%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 23 (25.84%) SCCM
2 15 (16.85%) Microsoft Clustering
3 11 (12.36%) SCOM
3 11 (12.36%) WSUS
4 8 (8.99%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 4 (4.49%) Failover Clustering
5 4 (4.49%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (3.37%) XenMobile
7 1 (1.12%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 84 (94.38%) Citrix
2 58 (65.17%) Microsoft
3 36 (40.45%) VMware
4 15 (16.85%) AppSense
4 15 (16.85%) HP
5 10 (11.24%) Symantec
6 6 (6.74%) Cisco
6 6 (6.74%) NetApp
7 4 (4.49%) CA
7 4 (4.49%) Oracle
7 4 (4.49%) Red Hat
8 3 (3.37%) Mitel
8 3 (3.37%) Sun
9 2 (2.25%) Altiris
10 1 (1.12%) Apple
10 1 (1.12%) BMC
10 1 (1.12%) EMC
10 1 (1.12%) IronPort
10 1 (1.12%) Lumension
10 1 (1.12%) Remedy