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 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
UK / Scotland
Rank 94 103 119
Rank change year-on-year +9 +16  
Contract jobs citing XenApp 13 27 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.74% 1.04% 0.28%
As % of the System Software category 9.15% 8.36% 3.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 2
Median daily rate £340 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.33% -11.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £313 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £445
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 Scotland with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 142 323 242
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 8.09% 12.48% 8.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 170 115
Median daily rate £375 £395 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.06% +13.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £243 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 7
Median hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £33.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -52.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.86 £16.00 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £16.00 £110.00
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 Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 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 3 months to 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +5 7 £400 -8.57%
Renfrewshire - 2 £340 -
XenApp
UK

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

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 Scotland region with a requirement for XenApp.

1 35 (97.22%) Citrix
2 26 (72.22%) Windows
3 25 (69.44%) Microsoft
4 24 (66.67%) VMware
4 24 (66.67%) XenDesktop
5 23 (63.89%) Active Directory
6 22 (61.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (58.33%) Windows 7
8 20 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
9 18 (50.00%) DHCP
9 18 (50.00%) DNS
9 18 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
10 17 (47.22%) VMware ESX
10 17 (47.22%) VMware Infrastructure
11 15 (41.67%) Finance
11 15 (41.67%) Windows 10
12 14 (38.89%) SCCM
13 11 (30.56%) PowerShell
13 11 (30.56%) Root Cause Analysis
13 11 (30.56%) ITIL
14 9 (25.00%) NetScaler
14 9 (25.00%) SCOM
14 9 (25.00%) Data Centre
15 8 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
15 8 (22.22%) Internet
16 7 (19.44%) MS Exchange
16 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
16 7 (19.44%) Exchange Server 2010
17 5 (13.89%) SAN
17 5 (13.89%) MS Excel

XenApp
Top Related 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 7 (19.44%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (19.44%) MS Exchange
2 5 (13.89%) Skype for Business
3 3 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (50.00%) DHCP
1 18 (50.00%) DNS
2 9 (25.00%) NetScaler
3 8 (22.22%) Internet
4 5 (13.89%) SAN
5 2 (5.56%) Firewall
5 2 (5.56%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (5.56%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) WinDbg
General
1 15 (41.67%) Finance
2 4 (11.11%) Law
3 2 (5.56%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.78%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 15 (41.67%) Analyst
2 10 (27.78%) Senior Analyst
3 6 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
4 5 (13.89%) Citrix Specialist
5 4 (11.11%) Applications Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Data Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Data Centre Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 4 (11.11%) Senior Systems Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Citrix Support
6 3 (8.33%) Citrix Support Specialist
6 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support
6 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
6 3 (8.33%) IT Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) SCCM Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Server Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Support Specialist
7 2 (5.56%) Citrix Architect
7 2 (5.56%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.89%) Clustering
3 3 (8.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 26 (72.22%) Windows
2 22 (61.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 21 (58.33%) Windows 7
4 20 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (41.67%) Windows 10
6 5 (13.89%) Windows Server
7 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (30.56%) ITIL
1 11 (30.56%) Root Cause Analysis
2 8 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (11.11%) Application Discovery
4 4 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (11.11%) Migration
4 4 (11.11%) Security Patching
4 4 (11.11%) Service Management
5 3 (8.33%) Translating Business Requirements
6 2 (5.56%) Application Packaging
6 2 (5.56%) Asset Management
6 2 (5.56%) Functional Testing
6 2 (5.56%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (5.56%) Server Virtualisation
7 1 (2.78%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.78%) Release Management
7 1 (2.78%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (30.56%) PowerShell
2 5 (13.89%) SQL
3 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) MCSE
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.56%) MCITP
3 1 (2.78%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (2.78%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 24 (66.67%) XenDesktop
2 23 (63.89%) Active Directory
3 18 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 17 (47.22%) VMware ESX
4 17 (47.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (13.89%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (11.11%) Hyper-V
6 4 (11.11%) Virtual Desktop
6 4 (11.11%) vSphere
7 3 (8.33%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 14 (38.89%) SCCM
2 9 (25.00%) SCOM
3 3 (8.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 3 (8.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 3 (8.33%) WSUS
4 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (5.56%) SCVMM
5 1 (2.78%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 35 (97.22%) Citrix
2 25 (69.44%) Microsoft
3 24 (66.67%) VMware
4 4 (11.11%) IBM
4 4 (11.11%) NetApp
5 3 (8.33%) CA
5 3 (8.33%) Symantec
6 2 (5.56%) Cisco
6 2 (5.56%) Varonis