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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenApp
Rank 112 120 117
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Contract jobs citing XenApp 14 15 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.64% 0.46% 0.59%
As % of the System Software category 4.64% 5.75% 6.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 5
Median daily rate £220 £417 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.24% +28.30%
UK excluding London median daily rate £307 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.12% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £18.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £18.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+44.00% -6.25%
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
302 261 260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 13.72% 8.09% 9.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 104 155
Median daily rate £300 £340 £311
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £226 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £486 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 20 12
Median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.21% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £32.70 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

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 September 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 September 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 +15 10 £200 -56.89%
Renfrewshire - 3 £240 -
Glasgow +4 1 £110 -59.25% 4
XenApp
UK

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 69 (90.79%) Citrix
2 51 (67.11%) Windows
3 47 (61.84%) Active Directory
4 46 (60.53%) PowerShell
5 45 (59.21%) Microsoft
5 45 (59.21%) XenDesktop
6 42 (55.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 35 (46.05%) SQL Server
8 31 (40.79%) VMware
9 30 (39.47%) VBScript
10 29 (38.16%) Windows Server
11 28 (36.84%) Windows Server 2012
12 27 (35.53%) NetScaler
13 25 (32.89%) DHCP
13 25 (32.89%) DNS
14 24 (31.58%) SQL
14 24 (31.58%) Security Cleared
15 23 (30.26%) ITIL
16 18 (23.68%) Terminal Services
16 18 (23.68%) SC Cleared
17 17 (22.37%) Application Packaging
17 17 (22.37%) SAN
18 16 (21.05%) SCCM
19 15 (19.74%) AppSense
20 14 (18.42%) Clustering
20 14 (18.42%) Microsoft Certification
21 13 (17.11%) HP
21 13 (17.11%) Microsoft App-V
22 12 (15.79%) VMware ESX
22 12 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure

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 11 (14.47%) MS Exchange
2 10 (13.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (10.53%) OpenStack
4 5 (6.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (6.58%) Skype for Business
5 3 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (3.95%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (14.47%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.32%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 27 (35.53%) NetScaler
2 25 (32.89%) DHCP
2 25 (32.89%) DNS
3 17 (22.37%) SAN
4 4 (5.26%) Wireless
5 2 (2.63%) Wireshark
6 1 (1.32%) Kerberos
6 1 (1.32%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (46.05%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.89%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (9.21%) MSI
2 2 (2.63%) Fiddler
General
1 11 (14.47%) Finance
2 5 (6.58%) Publishing
3 3 (3.95%) Banking
4 2 (2.63%) Law
5 1 (1.32%) Advertising
5 1 (1.32%) Retail
5 1 (1.32%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (26.32%) 3rd Line Support
2 16 (21.05%) Citrix Engineer
3 13 (17.11%) Support Engineer
4 10 (13.16%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 10 (13.16%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 10 (13.16%) Wintel Engineer
5 8 (10.53%) Wintel Specialist
6 7 (9.21%) Analyst
6 7 (9.21%) VMware Engineer
6 7 (9.21%) VMware Support Engineer
7 6 (7.89%) Windows Engineer
8 5 (6.58%) Applications Packager
9 4 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
9 4 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (5.26%) Project Manager
9 4 (5.26%) Windows Support Engineer
10 3 (3.95%) Data Centre Project Manager
10 3 (3.95%) Storage Support Engineer
10 3 (3.95%) Systems Support Analyst
10 3 (3.95%) Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.42%) Clustering
2 8 (10.53%) Client/Server
2 8 (10.53%) Computer Science
3 7 (9.21%) Data Centre
4 5 (6.58%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.32%) CMDB
5 1 (1.32%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 51 (67.11%) Windows
2 42 (55.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (38.16%) Windows Server
4 28 (36.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (14.47%) Windows 7
6 6 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (6.58%) Windows 10
8 2 (2.63%) Windows 2000
8 2 (2.63%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (30.26%) ITIL
2 17 (22.37%) Application Packaging
3 12 (15.79%) Analytics
4 6 (7.89%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (5.26%) Project Management
5 4 (5.26%) Risk Management
5 4 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (3.95%) Matrix Organization
6 3 (3.95%) Risk Analysis
7 2 (2.63%) Change Management
7 2 (2.63%) Service Management
7 2 (2.63%) Software Delivery
7 2 (2.63%) Test Scripting
7 2 (2.63%) Time Management
7 2 (2.63%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (1.32%) Conflict Management
8 1 (1.32%) Manual Testing
8 1 (1.32%) Mentoring
8 1 (1.32%) Patch Management
8 1 (1.32%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (60.53%) PowerShell
2 30 (39.47%) VBScript
3 24 (31.58%) SQL
4 2 (2.63%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.32%) VBA
Qualifications
1 24 (31.58%) Security Cleared
2 18 (23.68%) SC Cleared
3 14 (18.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (10.53%) Degree
5 2 (2.63%) CCA
5 2 (2.63%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (2.63%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.63%) MCSE
6 1 (1.32%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.32%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 47 (61.84%) Active Directory
2 45 (59.21%) XenDesktop
3 18 (23.68%) Terminal Services
4 13 (17.11%) Microsoft App-V
5 12 (15.79%) VMware ESX
5 12 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (9.21%) Hyper-V
7 6 (7.89%) XenServer
8 2 (2.63%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (2.63%) MetaFrame
8 2 (2.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (1.32%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 16 (21.05%) SCCM
2 11 (14.47%) Microsoft Clustering
2 11 (14.47%) WSUS
3 7 (9.21%) SCOM
4 4 (5.26%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 4 (5.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (1.32%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 69 (90.79%) Citrix
2 45 (59.21%) Microsoft
3 31 (40.79%) VMware
4 15 (19.74%) AppSense
5 13 (17.11%) HP
6 7 (9.21%) Symantec
7 6 (7.89%) NetApp
8 4 (5.26%) CA
8 4 (5.26%) IBM
9 3 (3.95%) Cisco
10 2 (2.63%) Altiris
11 1 (1.32%) Apple
11 1 (1.32%) BMC
11 1 (1.32%) EMC
11 1 (1.32%) IronPort
11 1 (1.32%) Lumension
11 1 (1.32%) Remedy
11 1 (1.32%) ThinPrint
11 1 (1.32%) Xerox