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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenApp
Rank 104 130 114
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -16
Contract jobs citing XenApp 20 10 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.89% 0.30% 0.58%
As % of the System Software category 8.33% 3.72% 6.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 4
Median daily rate £290 £298 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.52% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £270 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £483 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £18.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.75 £20.63 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+34.54% -10.32%
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
240 269 257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 10.72% 8.20% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 108 146
Median daily rate £290 £300 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £136 £180 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £340 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.67% +7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 20 10
Median hourly rate £40.50 £17.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+134.78% -1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £23.75 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +3.03%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 14 £290 -33.71%
Renfrewshire - 5 £350 -
Glasgow +12 1 £110 -59.25%
XenApp
UK

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 76 (91.57%) Citrix
2 59 (71.08%) Windows
3 49 (59.04%) Microsoft
3 49 (59.04%) PowerShell
3 49 (59.04%) XenDesktop
4 48 (57.83%) Active Directory
5 46 (55.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 36 (43.37%) SQL Server
7 32 (38.55%) Windows Server 2012
8 31 (37.35%) Windows Server
8 31 (37.35%) VMware
9 30 (36.14%) VBScript
10 27 (32.53%) DHCP
10 27 (32.53%) DNS
10 27 (32.53%) NetScaler
11 24 (28.92%) Security Cleared
11 24 (28.92%) ITIL
11 24 (28.92%) SQL
12 20 (24.10%) SCCM
13 18 (21.69%) SC Cleared
13 18 (21.69%) Terminal Services
14 17 (20.48%) SAN
14 17 (20.48%) Application Packaging
14 17 (20.48%) Microsoft App-V
15 15 (18.07%) Clustering
15 15 (18.07%) AppSense
15 15 (18.07%) HP
16 14 (16.87%) Microsoft Certification
16 14 (16.87%) Finance
16 14 (16.87%) 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 13 (15.66%) MS Exchange
2 12 (14.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (9.64%) OpenStack
4 5 (6.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (6.02%) SharePoint
4 5 (6.02%) Skype for Business
5 4 (4.82%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (13.25%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.20%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 27 (32.53%) DHCP
1 27 (32.53%) DNS
1 27 (32.53%) NetScaler
2 17 (20.48%) SAN
3 2 (2.41%) Intranet
3 2 (2.41%) Wireless
3 2 (2.41%) Wireshark
4 1 (1.20%) Kerberos
4 1 (1.20%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (43.37%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (8.43%) MSI
2 2 (2.41%) Fiddler
General
1 14 (16.87%) Finance
2 5 (6.02%) Publishing
3 4 (4.82%) Banking
4 3 (3.61%) Law
5 1 (1.20%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (20.48%) 3rd Line Support
1 17 (20.48%) Citrix Engineer
2 11 (13.25%) Support Engineer
3 10 (12.05%) Wintel Engineer
4 8 (9.64%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 8 (9.64%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 8 (9.64%) Analyst
4 8 (9.64%) Wintel Specialist
5 7 (8.43%) VMware Engineer
5 7 (8.43%) VMware Support Engineer
6 6 (7.23%) Windows Engineer
7 5 (6.02%) Applications Packager
7 5 (6.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (6.02%) Project Manager
8 4 (4.82%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 4 (4.82%) Consultant
8 4 (4.82%) Data Centre Manager
8 4 (4.82%) Data Centre Project Manager
8 4 (4.82%) Technical Support
8 4 (4.82%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.07%) Clustering
2 10 (12.05%) Data Centre
3 8 (9.64%) Client/Server
3 8 (9.64%) Computer Science
4 5 (6.02%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.41%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.20%) CMDB
6 1 (1.20%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 59 (71.08%) Windows
2 46 (55.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (38.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 31 (37.35%) Windows Server
5 12 (14.46%) Windows 7
6 6 (7.23%) Windows 10
6 6 (7.23%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (6.02%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.41%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (28.92%) ITIL
2 17 (20.48%) Application Packaging
3 12 (14.46%) Analytics
4 8 (9.64%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (8.43%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (6.02%) Change Management
6 5 (6.02%) Project Management
6 5 (6.02%) Risk Management
6 5 (6.02%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (4.82%) Matrix Organization
7 4 (4.82%) Risk Analysis
8 3 (3.61%) Time Management
9 2 (2.41%) Migration
9 2 (2.41%) Service Management
9 2 (2.41%) Software Delivery
9 2 (2.41%) Test Scripting
10 1 (1.20%) Conflict Management
10 1 (1.20%) Manual Testing
10 1 (1.20%) Mentoring
10 1 (1.20%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (59.04%) PowerShell
2 30 (36.14%) VBScript
3 24 (28.92%) SQL
4 2 (2.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 24 (28.92%) Security Cleared
2 18 (21.69%) SC Cleared
3 14 (16.87%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (9.64%) Degree
5 2 (2.41%) CCA
5 2 (2.41%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (2.41%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.41%) MCSE
6 1 (1.20%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.20%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.64%) QA
System Software
1 49 (59.04%) XenDesktop
2 48 (57.83%) Active Directory
3 18 (21.69%) Terminal Services
4 17 (20.48%) Microsoft App-V
5 14 (16.87%) VMware Infrastructure
6 13 (15.66%) VMware ESX
7 8 (9.64%) Hyper-V
8 4 (4.82%) XenServer
9 2 (2.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (2.41%) MetaFrame
9 2 (2.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (1.20%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 20 (24.10%) SCCM
2 11 (13.25%) Microsoft Clustering
2 11 (13.25%) WSUS
3 7 (8.43%) SCOM
4 4 (4.82%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 4 (4.82%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (1.20%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 76 (91.57%) Citrix
2 49 (59.04%) Microsoft
3 31 (37.35%) VMware
4 15 (18.07%) AppSense
4 15 (18.07%) HP
5 7 (8.43%) Symantec
6 6 (7.23%) NetApp
7 5 (6.02%) Cisco
8 4 (4.82%) CA
9 2 (2.41%) Altiris
9 2 (2.41%) IBM
10 1 (1.20%) Apple
10 1 (1.20%) BMC
10 1 (1.20%) EMC
10 1 (1.20%) IronPort
10 1 (1.20%) Lumension
10 1 (1.20%) Remedy
10 1 (1.20%) ThinPrint
10 1 (1.20%) Xerox