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 3 months to 29 June 2017 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
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 71 -
Rank change year-on-year -7 -  
Contract jobs citing XenApp 5 27 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.41% 1.99% -
As % of the System Software category 4.90% 15.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £333 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.81% -  
Scotland median daily rate £298 £330 £338
% change year-on-year -9.84% -2.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - £41.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year - +118.66%  

XenApp is in the system software skills category. The next 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.

Contract System Software Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 102 177 100
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 8.28% 13.02% 6.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 97 51
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £375 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +56.25%  
10th Percentile £105 £111 £113
90th Percentile £550 £488 £425
Scotland median daily rate £350 £325 £290
% change year-on-year +7.69% +12.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Edinburgh median hourly rate - £48.75 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +45.52%  
Scotland median hourly rate £20.25 £38.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -46.71% +117.14%  

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for XenApp.

1 11 (100.00%) Citrix
2 9 (81.82%) XenDesktop
3 8 (72.73%) Windows
4 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
4 7 (63.64%) Internet
4 7 (63.64%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (54.55%) Finance
5 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
5 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
7 4 (36.36%) DHCP
7 4 (36.36%) DNS
7 4 (36.36%) ITIL
7 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
7 4 (36.36%) ITIL V3
8 3 (27.27%) Bash Shell
8 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
8 3 (27.27%) IIS
8 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (27.27%) NetScaler
9 2 (18.18%) Virtual Team
9 2 (18.18%) VMware
9 2 (18.18%) Linux
9 2 (18.18%) Performance Management
9 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (18.18%) DevOps
9 2 (18.18%) Data Centre

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 3 (27.27%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) Internet
2 4 (36.36%) DHCP
2 4 (36.36%) DNS
3 3 (27.27%) NetScaler
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Back Office
2 1 (9.09%) Financial Institution
2 1 (9.09%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
1 6 (54.55%) Systems Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Senior Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Senior Systems Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) IT Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Citrix Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Citrix Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Citrix Specialist
4 2 (18.18%) Desktop Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Desktop Support
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Desktop Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Citrix Support
5 1 (9.09%) Citrix Systems Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Data Centre Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Data Centre Project Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Desktop Support
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Server Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
1 2 (18.18%) Virtual Team
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
4 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
5 2 (18.18%) Linux
5 2 (18.18%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) ITIL
1 4 (36.36%) ITIL V3
2 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (18.18%) DevOps
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Management
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Coaching
4 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
4 1 (9.09%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
4 1 (9.09%) Programme Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
2 3 (27.27%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 9 (81.82%) XenDesktop
2 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 7 (63.64%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) AppDNA
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Citrix
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) VMware