Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 115 129 71
Rank change year-on-year +14 -58 +48
Contract jobs citing XenApp 17 13 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.65% 0.45% 1.85%
As % of the System Software category 5.61% 4.58% 18.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 23
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £475 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +22.58% -16.49%
10th Percentile £313 £419 £200
90th Percentile £544 £496 £438
Scotland median daily rate £325 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -18.75% +14.29% +12.00%
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 303 284 179
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 11.58% 9.81% 10.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 164 98
Edinburgh median daily rate £450 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £166 £204 £127
90th Percentile £700 £600 £488
Scotland median daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year - +15.38% +4.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 3 6
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +133.33% -53.13%
10th Percentile £14.22 £15.30 £14.49
90th Percentile £44.50 £41.00 £30.25
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% -4.76% +10.53%

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 18 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XenApp in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 16 (94.12%) Citrix
2 12 (70.59%) XenDesktop
3 11 (64.71%) Active Directory
3 11 (64.71%) Windows
4 8 (47.06%) XenServer
5 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (41.18%) Banking
5 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
5 7 (41.18%) Finance
6 6 (35.29%) PowerShell
6 6 (35.29%) Office 365
7 5 (29.41%) Windows 10
7 5 (29.41%) VMware
7 5 (29.41%) ITIL
8 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (23.53%) SCCM
8 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (17.65%) Unified Communications
9 3 (17.65%) Data Centre
9 3 (17.65%) Public Cloud
9 3 (17.65%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (17.65%) VBA
9 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Office
9 3 (17.65%) DHCP
9 3 (17.65%) SAN
9 3 (17.65%) Scrum
10 2 (11.76%) Migration
10 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (11.76%) CISSP
10 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery

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:

Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (35.29%) Office 365
2 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) DHCP
1 3 (17.65%) SAN
1 3 (17.65%) Unified Communications
2 2 (11.76%) DNS
2 2 (11.76%) Firewall
2 2 (11.76%) NetScaler
General
1 7 (41.18%) Banking
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Architect
1 5 (29.41%) Citrix Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (17.65%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (17.65%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Citrix Specialist
4 2 (11.76%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support
4 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Deskside Support
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Citrix Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Data Centre
1 3 (17.65%) Public Cloud
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (11.76%) Private Cloud
3 1 (5.88%) Clustering
3 1 (5.88%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 11 (64.71%) Windows
2 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (29.41%) Windows 10
4 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (11.76%) Linux
5 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
5 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) ITIL
2 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (17.65%) Scrum
4 2 (11.76%) Business Continuity
4 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (11.76%) DevOps
4 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
4 2 (11.76%) Migration
4 2 (11.76%) Network Design
4 2 (11.76%) Project Management
4 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (11.76%) TOGAF
5 1 (5.88%) Application Discovery
5 1 (5.88%) Converged Infrastructure
5 1 (5.88%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Software Delivery
5 1 (5.88%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) PowerShell
2 3 (17.65%) VBA
3 1 (5.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) CISSP
2 1 (5.88%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 12 (70.59%) XenDesktop
2 11 (64.71%) Active Directory
3 8 (47.06%) XenServer
4 3 (17.65%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (11.76%) vSphere
6 1 (5.88%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (5.88%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) AppDNA
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 16 (94.12%) Citrix
2 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
3 5 (29.41%) VMware
4 2 (11.76%) EMC
5 1 (5.88%) Ab Initio
5 1 (5.88%) Altiris
5 1 (5.88%) Charles River
5 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco
5 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds
5 1 (5.88%) Splunk