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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenApp
Rank 119 125 98
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -27
Contract jobs citing XenApp 13 3 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.51% 0.11% 0.64%
As % of the System Software category 5.20% 1.29% 6.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 6
Average daily rate £313 - £385
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 - £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £362 - £471
UK excluding London average daily rate £317 £375 £330
% change year-on-year
-15.48% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.03 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +22.22%
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
250 232 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 9.81% 8.54% 10.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 115 80
Average daily rate £343 £347 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.43% -0.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £183 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 17
Average hourly rate £15.25 £12.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.08% -29.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.25 £15.90 £29.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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
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 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -9 8 £359 - 4
Glasgow - 5 £313 - 2
XenApp
UK

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 27 (90.00%) Windows
3 24 (80.00%) Active Directory
4 21 (70.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (66.67%) XenDesktop
6 19 (63.33%) Microsoft
7 15 (50.00%) VMware
7 15 (50.00%) Windows 7
8 14 (46.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (46.67%) PowerShell
8 14 (46.67%) Cisco
9 12 (40.00%) SCCM
9 12 (40.00%) Windows Server
10 11 (36.67%) SCOM
10 11 (36.67%) Clustering
11 10 (33.33%) ITIL
12 9 (30.00%) Microsoft App-V
12 9 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 9 (30.00%) Data Centre
12 9 (30.00%) VMware ESXi
13 8 (26.67%) Windows 10
13 8 (26.67%) VMware ESX
13 8 (26.67%) Finance
13 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
14 7 (23.33%) VBScript
14 7 (23.33%) DHCP
14 7 (23.33%) DNS
14 7 (23.33%) NetScaler
14 7 (23.33%) Root Cause Analysis
15 6 (20.00%) Hyper-V

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 5 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (6.67%) IBM Notes
3 2 (6.67%) Skype for Business
4 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
1 4 (13.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) DHCP
1 7 (23.33%) DNS
1 7 (23.33%) NetScaler
2 3 (10.00%) VoIP
2 3 (10.00%) Wireshark
3 2 (6.67%) SAN
4 1 (3.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Fiddler
General
1 8 (26.67%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 6 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 5 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (16.67%) Analyst
2 5 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Citrix Support
3 4 (13.33%) Desktop Support
3 4 (13.33%) IT Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) VMware Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (10.00%) Citrix Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) Citrix Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) IT Support
4 3 (10.00%) Senior IT Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Senior VMware Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Server Support
5 2 (6.67%) Systems Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 11 (36.67%) Clustering
2 9 (30.00%) Data Centre
3 5 (16.67%) Client/Server
4 2 (6.67%) Blackberry
4 2 (6.67%) CMDB
5 1 (3.33%) EqualLogic
5 1 (3.33%) Hedge funds
5 1 (3.33%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 27 (90.00%) Windows
2 21 (70.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 14 (46.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (40.00%) Windows Server
6 8 (26.67%) Windows 10
7 2 (6.67%) Mac OS
7 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (3.33%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) ITIL
2 7 (23.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 6 (20.00%) Application Packaging
4 3 (10.00%) Asset Management
4 3 (10.00%) Migration
4 3 (10.00%) Service Management
4 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.67%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.33%) Process Management
6 1 (3.33%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 14 (46.67%) PowerShell
2 7 (23.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 20 (66.67%) XenDesktop
3 9 (30.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 9 (30.00%) VMware ESXi
3 9 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (26.67%) VMware ESX
5 6 (20.00%) Hyper-V
6 1 (3.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (3.33%) MetaFrame
6 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (3.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (3.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (40.00%) SCCM
2 11 (36.67%) SCOM
3 4 (13.33%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (13.33%) WSUS
4 2 (6.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 30 (100.00%) Citrix
2 19 (63.33%) Microsoft
3 15 (50.00%) VMware
4 14 (46.67%) Cisco
5 6 (20.00%) Symantec
6 5 (16.67%) AppSense
7 3 (10.00%) Intel Security
8 2 (6.67%) Lotus
9 1 (3.33%) Altiris
9 1 (3.33%) Avaya
9 1 (3.33%) Dell
9 1 (3.33%) EMC
9 1 (3.33%) IBM
9 1 (3.33%) SolarWinds
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