Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 19 November 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 171 147 173
Rank change year-on-year -24 +26 -8
Contract jobs citing XenApp 18 37 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.36% 0.85% 0.48%
As % of the System Software category 3.55% 5.85% 5.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 20 12
Scotland median daily rate £275 £300 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% -5.88% -0.39%
10th Percentile £251 £200 £118
90th Percentile £426 £438 £507
UK median daily rate £325 £340 £361
% change year-on-year -4.41% -5.88% +11.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Scotland median hourly rate £11.05 - £18.75
10th Percentile £10.71 - £16.88
90th Percentile £11.38 - £20.63
UK median hourly rate £23.69 £26.50 £29.93
% change year-on-year -10.60% -11.45% +49.64%

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 Scotland with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 507 632 581
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 10.25% 14.56% 9.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 372 257
Scotland median daily rate £375 £325 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% +4.84% -3.88%
10th Percentile £130 £160 £135
90th Percentile £550 £452 £450
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £368
% change year-on-year +6.25% +8.84% +8.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 25 31
Scotland median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +13.51% +17.46%
10th Percentile £10.39 £13.35 £13.75
90th Percentile £37.25 £42.00 £38.75
UK median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%

XenApp
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing XenApp as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for XenApp in Scotland

XenApp
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing XenApp in Scotland.

Contractor daily rate trend for XenApp in Scotland

XenApp
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XenApp in Scotland over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XenApp in Scotland

XenApp
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenApp in Scotland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for XenApp in Scotland

XenApp
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenApp within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -6 7 £275 -4.35% 1
Renfrewshire +40 5 £375 +7.14%
Edinburgh -32 5 - -
Strathclyde - 1 £215 -
XenApp
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Scotland region with a requirement for XenApp.

1 18 (100.00%) Windows
1 18 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 18 (100.00%) Citrix
2 13 (72.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 13 (72.22%) Windows Server
3 12 (66.67%) PowerShell
4 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
4 11 (61.11%) SQL Server
5 10 (55.56%) VBScript
5 10 (55.56%) ITIL
6 9 (50.00%) VMware
7 7 (38.89%) Service Management
8 6 (33.33%) Terminal Services
9 5 (27.78%) HP
9 5 (27.78%) SAN
9 5 (27.78%) SQL
9 5 (27.78%) MS Exchange
9 5 (27.78%) DHCP
9 5 (27.78%) DNS
9 5 (27.78%) Clustering
9 5 (27.78%) Application Packaging
9 5 (27.78%) WSUS
9 5 (27.78%) XenDesktop
9 5 (27.78%) NetScaler
9 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Clustering
9 5 (27.78%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (22.22%) Security Patching
10 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010

XenApp
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 5 (27.78%) MS Exchange
2 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) DHCP
1 5 (27.78%) DNS
1 5 (27.78%) NetScaler
1 5 (27.78%) SAN
2 1 (5.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (61.11%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (16.67%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Citrix Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Citrix Support
3 2 (11.11%) Citrix Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Applications Packager
4 1 (5.56%) Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support
4 1 (5.56%) IT Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) SCCM Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Wintel Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Wintel Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (27.78%) Clustering
2 2 (11.11%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.56%) CMDB
3 1 (5.56%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (72.22%) Windows Server
2 13 (72.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.56%) Windows 10
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) ITIL
2 7 (38.89%) Service Management
3 5 (27.78%) Application Packaging
4 4 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (22.22%) ITIL V3
4 4 (22.22%) Security Patching
5 1 (5.56%) Migration
5 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 10 (55.56%) VBScript
3 5 (27.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Degree
2 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 18 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (33.33%) Terminal Services
3 5 (27.78%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (27.78%) XenDesktop
4 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (22.22%) vSphere
5 2 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Clustering
1 5 (27.78%) WSUS
2 3 (16.67%) SCCM
2 3 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Citrix
2 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
3 9 (50.00%) VMware
4 5 (27.78%) HP
5 4 (22.22%) CommVault
5 4 (22.22%) EMC
5 4 (22.22%) NetApp
6 3 (16.67%) AppSense