Period
to 20 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for XenApp skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited XenApp over the 6 months to 20 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Citrix XenApp
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
20 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 106 120 104
Rank change year-on-year +14 -16 -8
Contract jobs citing XenApp 15 20 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.64% 0.66% 0.31%
As % of the System Software category 4.82% 5.99% 3.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 4
Edinburgh median daily rate £375 £363 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% -2.68% -6.88%
10th Percentile £325 £173 £294
90th Percentile £541 £488 £437
Scotland median daily rate £375 £275 £315
% change year-on-year +36.36% -12.70% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

XenApp is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 311 334 191
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 13.17% 11.04% 8.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 198 104
Edinburgh median daily rate £388 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £154 £122 £222
90th Percentile £575 £625 £550
Scotland median daily rate £375 £345 £375
% change year-on-year +8.70% -8.00% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 2
Edinburgh median hourly rate £15.86 £17.50 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.37% -15.66% -57.44%
10th Percentile £11.17 £12.62 £18.78
90th Percentile £38.83 £36.25 £23.33
Scotland median hourly rate £17.90 £15.93 £19.00
% change year-on-year +12.37% -16.16% -50.65%

XenApp
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing XenApp as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for XenApp in Edinburgh

XenApp
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing XenApp in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for XenApp in Edinburgh

XenApp
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XenApp in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 20 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XenApp in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 July 2019, IT contractor jobs citing XenApp also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for XenApp.

1 15 (100.00%) Citrix
2 13 (86.67%) XenDesktop
3 10 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
4 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
4 8 (53.33%) Windows
4 8 (53.33%) Finance
5 7 (46.67%) Investment Management
6 6 (40.00%) DevOps
7 5 (33.33%) Public Cloud
7 5 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
7 5 (33.33%) Asset Management
7 5 (33.33%) Web Services
7 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 5 (33.33%) LoadRunner
8 4 (26.67%) Charles River
8 4 (26.67%) SCCM
8 4 (26.67%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (26.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 4 (26.67%) Windows 10
8 4 (26.67%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
9 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
9 3 (20.00%) Performance Metrics
9 3 (20.00%) Markit EDM
9 3 (20.00%) Office 365
9 3 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (20.00%) Application Packaging
9 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (20.00%) Banking

XenApp
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (13.33%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (20.00%) Office 365
3 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Firewall
1 3 (20.00%) SAN
2 2 (13.33%) DHCP
2 2 (13.33%) NetScaler
2 2 (13.33%) Skype
2 2 (13.33%) Unified Communications
3 1 (6.67%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) RDBMS
2 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) LoadRunner
2 1 (6.67%) MSI
General
1 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Advertising
3 1 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Analyst
1 5 (33.33%) Architect
1 5 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
1 5 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Performance Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Performance Test Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) SCCM Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Citrix Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Designer
4 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Designer
4 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) SCCM Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Asset Management Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Citrix Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Test Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (6.67%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (6.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Public Cloud
2 2 (13.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Windows 10
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (13.33%) Linux
4 2 (13.33%) Ubuntu
4 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (6.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Investment Management
2 6 (40.00%) DevOps
3 5 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 5 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (20.00%) Application Packaging
5 3 (20.00%) Performance Metrics
5 3 (20.00%) Scrum
5 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure as Code
6 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 2 (13.33%) ITIL
6 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
6 2 (13.33%) Patch Management
6 2 (13.33%) Performance Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (13.33%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) CISSP
System Software
1 13 (86.67%) XenDesktop
2 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
3 4 (26.67%) Virtual Desktop
4 3 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (13.33%) vSphere
6 1 (6.67%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 1 (6.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
6 1 (6.67%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) SCCM
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (6.67%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Citrix
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (26.67%) Charles River
4 3 (20.00%) Cisco
4 3 (20.00%) VMware
5 2 (13.33%) EMC
5 2 (13.33%) HP
5 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
6 1 (6.67%) Ab Initio
6 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
6 1 (6.67%) IBM
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle
6 1 (6.67%) Veritas