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 25 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Citrix XenApp
UK / Scotland
Rank 84 107 123
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +16
Contract jobs citing XenApp 24 18 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.39% 0.70% 0.22%
As % of the System Software category 14.72% 6.67% 2.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 11 1
Median daily rate £381 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% -16.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £310 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -17.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £31.56 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- +26.22%

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
163 270 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 9.47% 10.47% 7.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 128 113
Median daily rate £375 £375 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £450 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 5
Median hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.99 £16.10 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £16.90 £16.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017. 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 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 +24 19 £395 -9.71%
Renfrewshire - 1 £340 -
XenApp
UK

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 39 (97.50%) Citrix
2 28 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 28 (70.00%) Windows
2 28 (70.00%) VMware
3 27 (67.50%) Active Directory
4 26 (65.00%) XenDesktop
5 23 (57.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (55.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (55.00%) Windows 7
7 18 (45.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 18 (45.00%) DHCP
7 18 (45.00%) DNS
7 18 (45.00%) Microsoft App-V
8 17 (42.50%) VMware ESX
9 15 (37.50%) Finance
9 15 (37.50%) Windows 10
10 13 (32.50%) SCCM
11 11 (27.50%) Root Cause Analysis
11 11 (27.50%) ITIL
12 10 (25.00%) PowerShell
13 9 (22.50%) Data Centre
13 9 (22.50%) NetScaler
14 8 (20.00%) SCOM
14 8 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
14 8 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
14 8 (20.00%) MS Exchange
14 8 (20.00%) Internet
15 7 (17.50%) IBM
15 7 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
16 6 (15.00%) Hyper-V

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 8 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 8 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.00%) Skype for Business
3 3 (7.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (45.00%) DHCP
1 18 (45.00%) DNS
2 9 (22.50%) NetScaler
3 8 (20.00%) Internet
4 4 (10.00%) SAN
5 3 (7.50%) Wireless
6 1 (2.50%) Firewall
6 1 (2.50%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (2.50%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 5 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) WinDbg
General
1 15 (37.50%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Law
3 1 (2.50%) Back Office
3 1 (2.50%) Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.50%) Retail
3 1 (2.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (40.00%) Analyst
2 10 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
3 6 (15.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 6 (15.00%) Systems Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) Citrix Specialist
5 4 (10.00%) Applications Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Citrix Support
5 4 (10.00%) Data Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Data Centre Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 4 (10.00%) Senior Systems Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Citrix Support Specialist
6 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Support
6 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
6 3 (7.50%) IT Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) SCCM Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Support Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) Data Centre
2 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (10.00%) Clustering
4 3 (7.50%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 28 (70.00%) Windows
2 23 (57.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 22 (55.00%) Windows 7
3 22 (55.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (37.50%) Windows 10
5 6 (15.00%) Windows Server
6 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (27.50%) ITIL
1 11 (27.50%) Root Cause Analysis
2 8 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (10.00%) Application Discovery
4 4 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (10.00%) Migration
4 4 (10.00%) Security Patching
4 4 (10.00%) Service Management
5 3 (7.50%) Translating Business Requirements
6 2 (5.00%) Application Packaging
6 2 (5.00%) Asset Management
6 2 (5.00%) Functional Testing
6 2 (5.00%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (5.00%) Test Scripting
7 1 (2.50%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.50%) Release Management
7 1 (2.50%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) MCSE
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.50%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (2.50%) MCITP
2 1 (2.50%) MCP
2 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 27 (67.50%) Active Directory
2 26 (65.00%) XenDesktop
3 18 (45.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 18 (45.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (42.50%) VMware ESX
5 6 (15.00%) Hyper-V
6 5 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (10.00%) Virtual Desktop
7 4 (10.00%) vSphere
8 3 (7.50%) VMware Server
8 3 (7.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (32.50%) SCCM
2 8 (20.00%) SCOM
3 3 (7.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 3 (7.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 3 (7.50%) WSUS
4 1 (2.50%) AppDNA
4 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (2.50%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 39 (97.50%) Citrix
2 28 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 28 (70.00%) VMware
3 7 (17.50%) IBM
4 4 (10.00%) NetApp
4 4 (10.00%) Symantec
5 3 (7.50%) CA
6 2 (5.00%) Cisco
6 2 (5.00%) Varonis