Period
to 23 September 2018

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 23 September 2018 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 118 122 99
Rank change year-on-year +4 -23 +26
Contract jobs citing XenApp 19 9 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.65% 0.34% 1.58%
As % of the System Software category 5.81% 3.88% 14.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 8
Edinburgh median daily rate £394 £425 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.35% +73.47% -47.20%
10th Percentile £173 £339 £200
90th Percentile £539 £437 £379
Scotland median daily rate £300 £298 £321
% change year-on-year +0.84% -7.32% -13.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - £11.05 £41.00
% change year-on-year - -73.06% +118.67%

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 327 232 269
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 11.21% 8.70% 11.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 128 113
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% - +15.38%
10th Percentile £149 £249 £128
90th Percentile £689 £550 £475
Scotland median daily rate £375 £365 £325
% change year-on-year +2.74% +12.31% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 3
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.50 £10.75 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.79% -77.37% +88.12%
10th Percentile £14.64 £10.38 £25.85
90th Percentile £44.27 £11.13 £51.75
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% -44.44% +94.59%

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 23 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XenApp in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, 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 16 (84.21%) Citrix
2 15 (78.95%) XenDesktop
3 12 (63.16%) Active Directory
3 12 (63.16%) Windows
4 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
5 8 (42.11%) Microsoft App-V
5 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (42.11%) Office 365
6 7 (36.84%) Finance
6 7 (36.84%) SCCM
7 6 (31.58%) Skype
8 5 (26.32%) Unified Communications
8 5 (26.32%) DHCP
8 5 (26.32%) VMware
9 4 (21.05%) Clustering
9 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (21.05%) Asset Management
9 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (21.05%) NetScaler
9 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Clustering
10 3 (15.79%) Windows 10
10 3 (15.79%) Ansible
10 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (15.79%) Puppet
10 3 (15.79%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (15.79%) Skype for Business
10 3 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
10 3 (15.79%) TOGAF
10 3 (15.79%) Technical Architecture

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 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
1 3 (15.79%) Skype for Business
2 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (5.26%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 8 (42.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) Skype
2 5 (26.32%) DHCP
2 5 (26.32%) Unified Communications
3 4 (21.05%) NetScaler
4 2 (10.53%) Firewall
4 2 (10.53%) LAN
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (5.26%) DNS
5 1 (5.26%) Internet
5 1 (5.26%) IP Telephony
5 1 (5.26%) MPLS
5 1 (5.26%) SAN
5 1 (5.26%) VPN
5 1 (5.26%) WAN
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MSI
2 1 (5.26%) JIRA
General
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Banking
3 2 (10.53%) Publishing
4 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Architect
1 6 (31.58%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (15.79%) Citrix Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Citrix Specialist
2 3 (15.79%) Citrix Support
3 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Agile Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Applications Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Citrix Support Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Desktop Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Desktop Support
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 2 (10.53%) IT Support
3 2 (10.53%) Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) SharePoint Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (10.53%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) VMware Support Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Clustering
2 2 (10.53%) Fat Client
2 2 (10.53%) Thin Client
3 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.26%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 12 (63.16%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (15.79%) Linux
3 3 (15.79%) Windows 10
4 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.26%) Ubuntu
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (21.05%) Asset Management
2 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (15.79%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (15.79%) TOGAF
4 2 (10.53%) ITIL
4 2 (10.53%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 2 (10.53%) Network Design
4 2 (10.53%) Project Management
4 2 (10.53%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) Scrum
4 2 (10.53%) Software Distribution
4 2 (10.53%) Translating Business Requirements
4 2 (10.53%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 2 (10.53%) Wealth Management
4 2 (10.53%) Zachman Framework
5 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity
5 1 (5.26%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.26%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) GDPR
System Software
1 15 (78.95%) XenDesktop
2 12 (63.16%) Active Directory
3 8 (42.11%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (15.79%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (10.53%) DFS Replication
5 2 (10.53%) vSphere
6 1 (5.26%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (36.84%) SCCM
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (15.79%) Ansible
3 3 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (15.79%) Puppet
3 3 (15.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (10.53%) XenMobile
5 1 (5.26%) AirWatch
5 1 (5.26%) AppDNA
5 1 (5.26%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (5.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 16 (84.21%) Citrix
2 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
3 5 (26.32%) VMware
4 2 (10.53%) Charles River
4 2 (10.53%) CheckPoint
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco
4 2 (10.53%) EMC
4 2 (10.53%) Splunk
5 1 (5.26%) Ab Initio
5 1 (5.26%) Avaya
5 1 (5.26%) CA
5 1 (5.26%) CyberArk
5 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.26%) Symantec
5 1 (5.26%) Varonis