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 3 August 2015 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenApp
Rank 121 112 96
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -16
Contract jobs citing XenApp 12 18 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.38% 0.65% 0.53%
As % of the System Software category 4.65% 6.92% 7.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 8
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £188 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £325 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.13 £20.00 £31.56
% change year-on-year
-9.37% -36.61%
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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
258 260 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 8.10% 9.44% 6.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 134 74
Average daily rate £300 £325 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £118 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 10
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +22.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.00 £9.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £24.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 3 August 2015.

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 3 August 2015. 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 -1 5 £438 +138.09% 1
Glasgow - 5 £270 - 2
Lanarkshire - 2 - -
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XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 18 (94.74%) Windows
2 16 (84.21%) Citrix
3 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
4 8 (42.11%) Windows 7
5 7 (36.84%) MS Exchange
5 7 (36.84%) VMware
6 6 (31.58%) Finance
6 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
6 6 (31.58%) SCCM
6 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (26.32%) Cisco
7 5 (26.32%) XenDesktop
7 5 (26.32%) Data Centre
8 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (21.05%) Migration
8 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (15.79%) HP
9 3 (15.79%) VPN
9 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
9 3 (15.79%) Web Services
9 3 (15.79%) Project Management
9 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
9 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
9 3 (15.79%) Degree
9 3 (15.79%) Application Packaging
9 3 (15.79%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
9 3 (15.79%) vSphere
9 3 (15.79%) Office 365

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 7 (36.84%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (10.53%) Lync
2 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (10.53%) Lotus Domino
2 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.53%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (15.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) VPN
1 3 (15.79%) NetScaler
2 1 (5.26%) SMS
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MSI
1 2 (10.53%) InstallShield
2 1 (5.26%) AdminStudio
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Law
3 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Architect
2 3 (15.79%) Project Manager
2 3 (15.79%) Technical Architect
2 3 (15.79%) Support Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) IT Support Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Citrix Specialist
3 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) IT Support
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Citrix Support Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Citrix Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Citrix Support
4 1 (5.26%) Applications Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) Web Services
1 3 (15.79%) Application Packaging
2 1 (5.26%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.53%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.26%) Thin Client
3 1 (5.26%) Clustering
3 1 (5.26%) Fat Client
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 18 (94.74%) Windows
2 8 (42.11%) Windows 7
3 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Migration
2 3 (15.79%) Project Management
3 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
3 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (10.53%) Validation
3 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
3 2 (10.53%) Project Planning
3 2 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.26%) Test Management
4 1 (5.26%) Test Scripting
4 1 (5.26%) Manual Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL
4 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
4 1 (5.26%) PRINCE
4 1 (5.26%) Service Management
4 1 (5.26%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
1 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) CCEE
2 2 (10.53%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (10.53%) MCSE
3 1 (5.26%) ISEB
3 1 (5.26%) CCA
3 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (5.26%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.26%) CCIA
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
2 5 (26.32%) XenDesktop
3 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
4 3 (15.79%) vSphere
4 3 (15.79%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (10.53%) MetaFrame
5 2 (10.53%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) SCCM
2 2 (10.53%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (10.53%) Backup Exec
3 1 (5.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 16 (84.21%) Citrix
2 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
3 7 (36.84%) VMware
4 5 (26.32%) Cisco
5 3 (15.79%) HP
6 2 (10.53%) Lotus
6 2 (10.53%) Symantec
7 1 (5.26%) AppSense
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £275 - £350 per day
Posted: 11 days ago