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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenApp
Rank 113 103 101
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -2
Contract jobs citing XenApp 13 17 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.49% 0.73% 0.50%
As % of the System Software category 5.51% 9.04% 6.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 9
Average daily rate £444 £313 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.08% -2.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £192 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £381 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-9.62% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -22.22%
System Software Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
236 188 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 8.91% 8.02% 7.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 79 105
Average daily rate £333 £310 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £124 £125 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 8 18
Average hourly rate £15.50 £14.75 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.08% -41.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £16.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.17 £21.05 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +11 4 £471 +169.28% 3
Edinburgh -28 4 £425 +93.18% 1
Aberdeen - - - - 1
Aberdeenshire - - - -
Renfrewshire - - - -
North Lanarkshire - - - -
South Lanarkshire - - - -
XenApp
UK

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 24 (100.00%) Citrix
2 18 (75.00%) Windows
3 15 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 14 (58.33%) HP
5 13 (54.17%) SCCM
6 12 (50.00%) SC Cleared
6 12 (50.00%) Security Cleared
7 10 (41.67%) PowerShell
7 10 (41.67%) VB
7 10 (41.67%) Active Directory
8 9 (37.50%) VMware
9 8 (33.33%) Finance
9 8 (33.33%) DNS
10 7 (29.17%) Dell
10 7 (29.17%) Terminal Services
10 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (25.00%) Windows 7
11 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
11 6 (25.00%) EMC
11 6 (25.00%) TCP/IP
11 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
11 6 (25.00%) MS Office
11 6 (25.00%) DHCP
12 5 (20.83%) VBScript
12 5 (20.83%) Microsoft App-V
12 5 (20.83%) Customer Engagement
13 4 (16.67%) WSUS
13 4 (16.67%) Software Deployment

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (8.33%) IIS
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (25.00%) MS Office
2 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (33.33%) DNS
2 6 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (25.00%) DHCP
3 2 (8.33%) NetScaler
3 2 (8.33%) LAN
3 2 (8.33%) WAN
3 2 (8.33%) SAN
3 2 (8.33%) Firewall
4 1 (4.17%) Wireless
4 1 (4.17%) SSL
4 1 (4.17%) Ethernet
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (4.17%) Network Security
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) MSI
1 4 (16.67%) InstallShield
2 1 (4.17%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 8 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (16.67%) Wintel Engineer
1 4 (16.67%) Applications Packager
1 4 (16.67%) Architect
2 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Network Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Implementation Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (4.17%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Citrix Specialist
4 1 (4.17%) Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.17%) Lead Architect
4 1 (4.17%) Solutions Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Citrix Architect
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Replication
1 2 (8.33%) Clustering
2 1 (4.17%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 18 (75.00%) Windows
2 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 4 (16.67%) Windows XP
5 2 (8.33%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.17%) Windows 2000
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) Customer Engagement
2 4 (16.67%) Software Deployment
2 4 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (4.17%) Network Security Management
3 1 (4.17%) Security Management
3 1 (4.17%) Change Control
3 1 (4.17%) Load Balancing
3 1 (4.17%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) PowerShell
1 10 (41.67%) VB
2 5 (20.83%) VBScript
3 3 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 12 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) Degree
3 1 (4.17%) CCNP
3 1 (4.17%) CCNA
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.17%) HND
3 1 (4.17%) MCSE
System Software
1 10 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 7 (29.17%) Terminal Services
2 7 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (20.83%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (12.50%) XenDesktop
5 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V
5 2 (8.33%) vSphere
5 2 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (8.33%) ISA Server
5 2 (8.33%) VMware ESX
6 1 (4.17%) MetaFrame
6 1 (4.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (4.17%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 13 (54.17%) SCCM
2 4 (16.67%) WSUS
2 4 (16.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (12.50%) SCOM
4 2 (8.33%) HP SIM
4 2 (8.33%) Netcool
4 2 (8.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (4.17%) ZENworks
5 1 (4.17%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) Citrix
2 15 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 14 (58.33%) HP
4 9 (37.50%) VMware
5 7 (29.17%) Dell
6 6 (25.00%) EMC
7 4 (16.67%) CA
8 2 (8.33%) Cisco
8 2 (8.33%) Intel
8 2 (8.33%) Veritas
9 1 (4.17%) CheckPoint
9 1 (4.17%) McAfee
9 1 (4.17%) NetApp
9 1 (4.17%) Novell
9 1 (4.17%) BMC
9 1 (4.17%) F5
9 1 (4.17%) Brocade