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 December 2014 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenApp
Rank 119 106 98
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -8
Contract jobs citing XenApp 5 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.18% 0.41% 0.55%
As % of the System Software category 2.40% 4.27% 5.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 10
Average daily rate
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£333 £325 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.30% -14.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £305 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £425 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £299 £344
% change year-on-year
+8.78% -13.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.75 £31.56 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-15.22% +48.49%
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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
208 234 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 7.54% 9.59% 10.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 78 116
Average daily rate £350 £300 £309
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.56% -2.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £125 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £448 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 15
Average hourly rate £12.00 £19.00 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.84% +10.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.70 £30.30 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 December 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
(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
Glasgow -4 3 £333 -
Edinburgh -19 2 - - 2
Aberdeen - - - -
North Lanarkshire - - - -
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UK

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 20 (95.24%) Citrix
2 18 (85.71%) Windows
3 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 12 (57.14%) VMware
3 12 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (42.86%) vSphere
5 8 (38.10%) XenDesktop
5 8 (38.10%) SC Cleared
5 8 (38.10%) Security Cleared
6 7 (33.33%) Finance
6 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
7 6 (28.57%) MS Exchange
7 6 (28.57%) Windows 7
8 5 (23.81%) VMware ESX
8 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
8 5 (23.81%) IBM
9 4 (19.05%) NetScaler
10 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (14.29%) SAN
10 3 (14.29%) DNS
10 3 (14.29%) DHCP
10 3 (14.29%) ITIL
10 3 (14.29%) AppSense
10 3 (14.29%) Firewall
11 2 (9.52%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
11 2 (9.52%) Lumension
11 2 (9.52%) Change Control

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 6 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (9.52%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (4.76%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.52%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) NetScaler
2 3 (14.29%) DHCP
2 3 (14.29%) DNS
2 3 (14.29%) SAN
2 3 (14.29%) Firewall
3 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Wintel Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (9.52%) Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Citrix Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Design Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Citrix Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) Server Support Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) Server Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Build Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 1 (4.76%) Server Support
4 1 (4.76%) Support Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Support
4 1 (4.76%) Support Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (4.76%) Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) IT Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 18 (85.71%) Windows
2 12 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.76%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (14.29%) ITIL
2 2 (9.52%) Change Control
2 2 (9.52%) Migration
3 1 (4.76%) Logistics
3 1 (4.76%) Supplier Management
3 1 (4.76%) Release Management
3 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) VBA
1 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) SC Cleared
1 8 (38.10%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) MCSE
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (42.86%) vSphere
2 8 (38.10%) XenDesktop
3 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 5 (23.81%) VMware ESX
5 2 (9.52%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (9.52%) MetaFrame
6 1 (4.76%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (4.76%) NetBackup
2 1 (4.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (95.24%) Citrix
2 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 12 (57.14%) VMware
3 5 (23.81%) IBM
4 3 (14.29%) AppSense
5 2 (9.52%) Lumension
5 2 (9.52%) Symantec
6 1 (4.76%) HP
6 1 (4.76%) Veritas