The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Scotland region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenApp
Rank 116 101 84
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -17
Contract jobs citing XenApp 17 11 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.62% 0.45% 0.88%
As % of the System Software category 6.91% 7.10% 12.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 8
Average daily rate
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£325 £308 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.69% +3.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £29.00 £20.03
% change year-on-year
-31.03% +44.78%
System Software Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
246 155 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 8.95% 6.29% 7.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 68 67
Average daily rate £325 £364 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.65% +21.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £258 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £425 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 12
Average hourly rate £18.00 £13.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.35 £13.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.20 £55.50 £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
XenApp
UK

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014. 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
Aberdeen +4 2 £325 +6.99%
Edinburgh -16 2 £163 - 1
Glasgow - - - - 4
North Lanarkshire - - - - 1
Argyll and Bute - - - - 1
XenApp
UK

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 30 (100.00%) Citrix
2 22 (73.33%) Windows
3 21 (70.00%) Microsoft
4 18 (60.00%) SC Cleared
4 18 (60.00%) Security Cleared
5 17 (56.67%) VMware
6 14 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (40.00%) HP
8 11 (36.67%) Active Directory
9 10 (33.33%) MS Exchange
9 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (26.67%) DNS
10 8 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (26.67%) vSphere
11 7 (23.33%) PowerShell
11 7 (23.33%) Dell
11 7 (23.33%) EMC
11 7 (23.33%) Terminal Services
12 6 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
12 6 (20.00%) VMware ESX
12 6 (20.00%) TCP/IP
12 6 (20.00%) DHCP
12 6 (20.00%) MS Excel
12 6 (20.00%) MS Office
12 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
13 5 (16.67%) VB
13 5 (16.67%) SCCM
13 5 (16.67%) Customer Engagement
13 5 (16.67%) Windows 7
14 4 (13.33%) WSUS

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 10 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (6.67%) IIS
3 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (20.00%) MS Office
1 6 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (26.67%) DNS
2 6 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (20.00%) DHCP
3 4 (13.33%) SAN
4 2 (6.67%) Firewall
4 2 (6.67%) LAN
4 2 (6.67%) WAN
4 2 (6.67%) NetScaler
5 1 (3.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (3.33%) SSL
5 1 (3.33%) Ethernet
5 1 (3.33%) Wireless
5 1 (3.33%) Network Security
5 1 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Wintel Engineer
2 4 (13.33%) Analyst
2 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) Design Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) Citrix Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) Server Support
3 2 (6.67%) Support Analyst
3 2 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (3.33%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 1 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (3.33%) Network Analyst
4 1 (3.33%) Consultant
4 1 (3.33%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (3.33%) Server Analyst
4 1 (3.33%) Citrix Specialist
4 1 (3.33%) Solutions Consultant
4 1 (3.33%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Replication
1 2 (6.67%) Clustering
2 1 (3.33%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 22 (73.33%) Windows
2 14 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 3 (10.00%) Windows XP
6 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (6.67%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (6.67%) Windows Vista
7 1 (3.33%) Windows 2000
7 1 (3.33%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.67%) Customer Engagement
2 2 (6.67%) ITIL
3 1 (3.33%) Network Security Management
3 1 (3.33%) Security Management
3 1 (3.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (3.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (3.33%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (23.33%) PowerShell
2 5 (16.67%) VB
3 3 (10.00%) SQL
4 1 (3.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 18 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.00%) MCSE
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.67%) MCTS
4 1 (3.33%) MCITP
4 1 (3.33%) Degree
4 1 (3.33%) CCNP
4 1 (3.33%) CCNA
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (36.67%) Active Directory
2 8 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (26.67%) vSphere
3 7 (23.33%) Terminal Services
4 6 (20.00%) VMware ESX
5 3 (10.00%) XenDesktop
6 2 (6.67%) DFS Replication
6 2 (6.67%) ISA Server
7 1 (3.33%) MetaFrame
7 1 (3.33%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (3.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) SCCM
2 4 (13.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (13.33%) WSUS
3 2 (6.67%) Netcool
3 2 (6.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (6.67%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (3.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 30 (100.00%) Citrix
2 21 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 17 (56.67%) VMware
4 12 (40.00%) HP
5 7 (23.33%) Dell
5 7 (23.33%) EMC
6 4 (13.33%) CA
7 2 (6.67%) CommVault
7 2 (6.67%) NetApp
7 2 (6.67%) Veritas
7 2 (6.67%) Altiris
7 2 (6.67%) Cisco
7 2 (6.67%) IBM
7 2 (6.67%) McAfee
8 1 (3.33%) BMC
8 1 (3.33%) Brocade
8 1 (3.33%) F5
8 1 (3.33%) CheckPoint
8 1 (3.33%) Symantec
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