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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenApp
Rank 120 119 109
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -10
Contract jobs citing XenApp 7 13 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.23% 0.49% 0.70%
As % of the System Software category 2.76% 5.37% 8.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 8
Average daily rate
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£425 £444 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.27% +42.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £350 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £476 £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £301 £344
% change year-on-year
+16.18% -12.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +36.98%
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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
254 242 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 8.40% 9.16% 7.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 88 75
Average daily rate £322 £326 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.19% +5.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £123 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £444 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.93% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 8
Average hourly rate £29.09 £15.50 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.64% +8.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £110.00 £29.17 £20.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +6.45%

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 24 April 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
Glasgow -4 3 £450 -4.50%
Edinburgh 0 2 - -
Renfrewshire - 1 £400 -
West Lothian - 1 - -
XenApp
UK

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Citrix
2 7 (70.00%) Finance
3 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (60.00%) Windows 7
4 4 (40.00%) NetScaler
4 4 (40.00%) XenDesktop
4 4 (40.00%) MetaFrame
5 3 (30.00%) Project Management
5 3 (30.00%) Migration
6 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (20.00%) Lync
6 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (20.00%) Project Planning
6 2 (20.00%) Application Packaging
6 2 (20.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (20.00%) SCCM
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (20.00%) Lotus
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 2 (20.00%) HP
6 2 (20.00%) MS Office
6 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (20.00%) Lotus Domino
6 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
6 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
7 1 (10.00%) SMS
7 1 (10.00%) OpenView Configuration Management

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 2 (20.00%) Lync
1 2 (20.00%) Lotus Domino
1 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (10.00%) SMS
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MSI
1 1 (10.00%) InstallShield
1 1 (10.00%) AdminStudio
General
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Support Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Project Manager
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Citrix Specialist
2 2 (20.00%) IT Support
2 2 (20.00%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Packager
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Project Management
1 3 (30.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (20.00%) Project Planning
2 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE
3 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) XenDesktop
1 4 (40.00%) MetaFrame
2 2 (20.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Citrix
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) Lotus
3 2 (20.00%) HP