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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Citrix XenApp
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 64 69 86
Rank change year-on-year +5 +17  
Contract jobs citing XenApp 7 21 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.78% 1.39% 0.21%
As % of the System Software category 10.00% 13.21% 3.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 0
Median daily rate £400 £438 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.57% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £375
% change year-on-year - -13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.39 £18.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -3.38% +9.09%  

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 70 159 98
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 7.76% 10.49% 6.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 62 34
Median daily rate £395 £450 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.22% +24.13%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £313 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £19.00 - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.87% +6.45%  

XenApp
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing XenApp as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 25 (96.15%) Citrix
2 23 (88.46%) XenDesktop
3 22 (84.62%) Windows
4 21 (80.77%) Windows 7
5 19 (73.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (69.23%) Microsoft
6 18 (69.23%) Active Directory
6 18 (69.23%) Microsoft App-V
7 17 (65.38%) VMware
7 17 (65.38%) VMware ESX
7 17 (65.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (65.38%) DHCP
7 17 (65.38%) DNS
8 15 (57.69%) Finance
8 15 (57.69%) Windows 10
9 14 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (42.31%) SCCM
11 9 (34.62%) NetScaler
12 8 (30.77%) Root Cause Analysis
12 8 (30.77%) PowerShell
12 8 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (30.77%) Internet
13 7 (26.92%) SCOM
13 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
14 5 (19.23%) Data Centre
15 4 (15.38%) Application Discovery
15 4 (15.38%) Virtual Desktop
15 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
15 4 (15.38%) Law
15 4 (15.38%) Migration

XenApp
Top Related 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 (11.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (11.54%) MS Exchange
1 3 (11.54%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (65.38%) DHCP
1 17 (65.38%) DNS
2 9 (34.62%) NetScaler
3 8 (30.77%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) WinDbg
General
1 15 (57.69%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Law
3 1 (3.85%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Analyst
2 6 (23.08%) Senior Analyst
2 6 (23.08%) Systems Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Citrix Specialist
4 4 (15.38%) Applications Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Senior Systems Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Citrix Support
5 3 (11.54%) Citrix Support Specialist
5 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Support
5 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
5 3 (11.54%) IT Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Support Specialist
6 2 (7.69%) Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Citrix Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Citrix Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Consultant
6 2 (7.69%) SCCM Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Data Centre
2 3 (11.54%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 22 (84.62%) Windows
2 21 (80.77%) Windows 7
3 19 (73.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (65.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (57.69%) Windows 10
6 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Root Cause Analysis
1 8 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (15.38%) Application Discovery
3 4 (15.38%) Migration
4 3 (11.54%) ITIL
4 3 (11.54%) Translating Business Requirements
5 2 (7.69%) Application Packaging
5 2 (7.69%) Asset Management
5 2 (7.69%) Functional Testing
5 2 (7.69%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (3.85%) Matrix Organization
6 1 (3.85%) Performance Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Process Improvement
6 1 (3.85%) Project Management
6 1 (3.85%) Release Management
6 1 (3.85%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (3.85%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (3.85%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 8 (30.77%) PowerShell
2 3 (11.54%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 23 (88.46%) XenDesktop
2 18 (69.23%) Active Directory
2 18 (69.23%) Microsoft App-V
3 17 (65.38%) VMware ESX
4 14 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (15.38%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
6 2 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (42.31%) SCCM
2 7 (26.92%) SCOM
3 3 (11.54%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 3 (11.54%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (3.85%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 25 (96.15%) Citrix
2 18 (69.23%) Microsoft
3 17 (65.38%) VMware
4 3 (11.54%) CA
4 3 (11.54%) Symantec
5 2 (7.69%) Cisco
5 2 (7.69%) Varonis