Period
to 12 November 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 12 November 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
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 116 128 105
Rank change year-on-year +12 -23 +14
Contract jobs citing XenApp 21 5 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.72% 0.17% 1.15%
As % of the System Software category 6.12% 1.95% 10.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 7
Edinburgh median daily rate £350 - £200
Scotland median daily rate £325 £275 £283
% change year-on-year +18.18% -2.65% -11.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - £11.05 -

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 343 256 233
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 11.75% 8.94% 10.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 138 111
Edinburgh median daily rate £438 £393 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.46% +4.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £178 £209 £128
90th Percentile £700 £591 £475
Scotland median daily rate £390 £370 £321
% change year-on-year +5.41% +15.26% +3.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 4
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% -10.26% +52.94%
10th Percentile £15.04 £15.30 £16.38
90th Percentile £42.77 £41.00 £51.38
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% -16.67% +29.73%

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 12 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XenApp in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 12 November 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 19 (90.48%) Citrix
2 15 (71.43%) XenDesktop
3 12 (57.14%) Windows
4 11 (52.38%) Active Directory
5 8 (38.10%) VMware
6 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (28.57%) PowerShell
7 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (28.57%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (23.81%) SCCM
8 5 (23.81%) XenServer
8 5 (23.81%) NetScaler
9 4 (19.05%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (19.05%) Finance
9 4 (19.05%) Project Management
10 3 (14.29%) SAN
10 3 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 3 (14.29%) DHCP
10 3 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (14.29%) Banking
10 3 (14.29%) Business Continuity
10 3 (14.29%) Office 365
10 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
10 3 (14.29%) Skype
10 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
10 3 (14.29%) Windows 10

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 (9.52%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) NetScaler
2 3 (14.29%) DHCP
2 3 (14.29%) SAN
2 3 (14.29%) Skype
3 2 (9.52%) DNS
3 2 (9.52%) Firewall
3 2 (9.52%) Unified Communications
4 1 (4.76%) LAN
4 1 (4.76%) VPN
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MSI
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Banking
3 2 (9.52%) Publishing
4 1 (4.76%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Citrix Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Citrix Specialist
3 4 (19.05%) Architect
4 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Agile Project Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Applications Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Applications Support
5 2 (9.52%) Applications Support Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Citrix Support
5 2 (9.52%) Citrix Support Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Desktop Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Project Manager
5 2 (9.52%) SharePoint Project Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) VMware Support Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Fat Client
2 2 (9.52%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (9.52%) Private Cloud
2 2 (9.52%) Thin Client
3 1 (4.76%) Clustering
3 1 (4.76%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.76%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (57.14%) Windows
2 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (14.29%) Windows 10
4 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 2 (9.52%) Linux
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (19.05%) Project Management
2 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (14.29%) Business Continuity
3 3 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (9.52%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 2 (9.52%) ITIL
4 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
4 2 (9.52%) Migration
4 2 (9.52%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 2 (9.52%) Network Design
4 2 (9.52%) Software Distribution
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (9.52%) TOGAF
4 2 (9.52%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 1 (4.76%) Process Management
5 1 (4.76%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) Scrum
5 1 (4.76%) Service Management
5 1 (4.76%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) CISSP
2 1 (4.76%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 15 (71.43%) XenDesktop
2 11 (52.38%) Active Directory
3 6 (28.57%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (23.81%) XenServer
5 4 (19.05%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (9.52%) vSphere
8 1 (4.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (4.76%) DFS Replication
8 1 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (4.76%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) SCCM
2 3 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (9.52%) XenMobile
4 1 (4.76%) AppDNA
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 19 (90.48%) Citrix
2 8 (38.10%) VMware
3 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (9.52%) EMC
5 1 (4.76%) Ab Initio
5 1 (4.76%) Altiris
5 1 (4.76%) Charles River
5 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco
5 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds
5 1 (4.76%) Splunk