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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenApp
Rank 91 126 115
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -11
Contract jobs citing XenApp 60 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.01% 0.23% 0.49%
As % of the System Software category 12.12% 2.73% 4.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 2 5
Average daily rate £340 £425 £444
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -4.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £405 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £445 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £350 £304
% change year-on-year
-10.57% +15.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £41.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £19.82 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+16.07% -20.74%
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
495 256 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 16.58% 8.59% 10.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 124 101
Average daily rate £360 £322 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% -1.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £115 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 16
Average hourly rate £38.50 £29.09 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.37% +63.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £11.30 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £110.00 £30.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.38 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+5.30% -

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
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 29 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenApp within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +19 29 £450 - 1
Renfrewshire -13 21 £330 -17.50%
Glasgow +10 8 £300 -33.33% 3
XenApp
UK

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 74 (100.00%) Citrix
2 58 (78.38%) Windows
3 52 (70.27%) Microsoft
4 46 (62.16%) Active Directory
5 45 (60.81%) PowerShell
6 43 (58.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 40 (54.05%) XenDesktop
8 35 (47.30%) VMware
9 34 (45.95%) SQL Server
10 32 (43.24%) Windows Server 2012
10 32 (43.24%) Windows Server
11 25 (33.78%) NetScaler
12 24 (32.43%) DHCP
12 24 (32.43%) DNS
13 23 (31.08%) VBScript
14 21 (28.38%) ITIL
15 20 (27.03%) Clustering
16 19 (25.68%) AppSense
17 18 (24.32%) SQL
18 17 (22.97%) Security Cleared
19 16 (21.62%) SCCM
20 15 (20.27%) VMware Infrastructure
20 15 (20.27%) MS Exchange
20 15 (20.27%) SAN
21 14 (18.92%) Terminal Services
21 14 (18.92%) SC Cleared
21 14 (18.92%) Windows 7
22 13 (17.57%) Microsoft Certification
23 12 (16.22%) HP
23 12 (16.22%) Finance

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 15 (20.27%) MS Exchange
2 11 (14.86%) Exchange Server 2010
2 11 (14.86%) Skype for Business
3 8 (10.81%) OpenStack
4 6 (8.11%) SharePoint
5 5 (6.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (6.76%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (9.46%) MS Excel
1 7 (9.46%) MS Office
2 1 (1.35%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (33.78%) NetScaler
2 24 (32.43%) DHCP
2 24 (32.43%) DNS
3 15 (20.27%) SAN
4 6 (8.11%) Skype
5 4 (5.41%) Wireshark
6 3 (4.05%) Internet
6 3 (4.05%) PABX
6 3 (4.05%) PBX
7 2 (2.70%) Intranet
8 1 (1.35%) LAN
8 1 (1.35%) VPN
8 1 (1.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (45.95%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.41%) Informix
2 4 (5.41%) MongoDB
2 4 (5.41%) Oracle Database
2 4 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (5.41%) Fiddler
General
1 12 (16.22%) Finance
2 6 (8.11%) Banking
3 1 (1.35%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.35%) Law
Job Titles
1 16 (21.62%) Citrix Engineer
2 10 (13.51%) 3rd Line Support
2 10 (13.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (10.81%) Wintel Engineer
4 7 (9.46%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 7 (9.46%) Support Engineer
5 6 (8.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 6 (8.11%) Analyst
5 6 (8.11%) Wintel Specialist
6 5 (6.76%) Infrastructure Support
6 5 (6.76%) IT Support
7 4 (5.41%) Citrix Specialist
7 4 (5.41%) Coordinator
7 4 (5.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (5.41%) IT Analyst
7 4 (5.41%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (5.41%) VMware Engineer
7 4 (5.41%) Windows Engineer
8 3 (4.05%) Server Support
8 3 (4.05%) Systems Support
Miscellaneous
1 20 (27.03%) Clustering
2 8 (10.81%) Client/Server
2 8 (10.81%) Computer Science
3 7 (9.46%) Data Centre
4 5 (6.76%) Blackberry
5 3 (4.05%) Private Cloud
6 2 (2.70%) CMDB
6 2 (2.70%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.35%) EqualLogic
7 1 (1.35%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.35%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.35%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.35%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 58 (78.38%) Windows
2 43 (58.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (43.24%) Windows Server
3 32 (43.24%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (18.92%) Windows 7
5 8 (10.81%) Windows 10
6 6 (8.11%) Windows 8
7 4 (5.41%) Linux
7 4 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (4.05%) Solaris
8 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.35%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (28.38%) ITIL
2 12 (16.22%) Analytics
3 8 (10.81%) Root Cause Analysis
4 7 (9.46%) Application Packaging
5 6 (8.11%) Change Management
5 6 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (8.11%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (6.76%) Problem Management
7 4 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (5.41%) Risk Management
7 4 (5.41%) Service Management
7 4 (5.41%) Time Management
8 3 (4.05%) Converged Infrastructure
8 3 (4.05%) Kanban
8 3 (4.05%) Migration
8 3 (4.05%) Project Management
8 3 (4.05%) Risk Analysis
9 2 (2.70%) Mobile Device Management
10 1 (1.35%) Conflict Management
10 1 (1.35%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 45 (60.81%) PowerShell
2 23 (31.08%) VBScript
3 18 (24.32%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (22.97%) Security Cleared
2 14 (18.92%) SC Cleared
3 13 (17.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (10.81%) Degree
5 1 (1.35%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.81%) QA
2 2 (2.70%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 46 (62.16%) Active Directory
2 40 (54.05%) XenDesktop
3 15 (20.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (18.92%) Terminal Services
5 9 (12.16%) VMware ESX
6 7 (9.46%) Hyper-V
7 6 (8.11%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (6.76%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (2.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (1.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (21.62%) SCCM
2 11 (14.86%) SCOM
3 8 (10.81%) WSUS
4 5 (6.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 3 (4.05%) XenMobile
6 2 (2.70%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 74 (100.00%) Citrix
2 52 (70.27%) Microsoft
3 35 (47.30%) VMware
4 19 (25.68%) AppSense
5 12 (16.22%) HP
6 10 (13.51%) Cisco
7 7 (9.46%) Symantec
8 4 (5.41%) Oracle
8 4 (5.41%) Red Hat
9 3 (4.05%) Mitel
9 3 (4.05%) Sun
10 1 (1.35%) Avaya
10 1 (1.35%) Dell
10 1 (1.35%) EMC
10 1 (1.35%) IBM
10 1 (1.35%) Intel Security
10 1 (1.35%) SolarWinds
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