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 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 86 132
Rank change year-on-year -9 +46  
Contract jobs citing XenApp 18 62 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.82% 2.11% 0.068%
As % of the System Software category 8.74% 11.95% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 25 1
Median daily rate £298 £330 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.84% -2.22%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £295 £310
% change year-on-year +10.16% -4.83%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £41.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £28.75 £18.66
% change year-on-year -28.69% +54.09%  

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 206 519 249
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 9.39% 17.66% 8.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 234 109
Median daily rate £350 £325 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +12.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £200 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £447 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 26 12
Median hourly rate £20.25 £38.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.71% +130.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £35.55 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £42.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.28 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -27.64% +28.57%  

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

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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 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XenApp in Scotland

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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

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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 27 June 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
Glasgow +8 8 £275 -8.33%
Renfrewshire +32 5 £403 +21.96%
Edinburgh 0 5 £425 +27.81%
XenApp
UK

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 31 (100.00%) Citrix
2 25 (80.65%) Active Directory
3 22 (70.97%) Windows
4 17 (54.84%) Microsoft
4 17 (54.84%) Windows Server
5 16 (51.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (51.61%) ITIL
6 15 (48.39%) PowerShell
7 13 (41.94%) Microsoft App-V
8 12 (38.71%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (35.48%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (35.48%) XenDesktop
10 10 (32.26%) VMware
11 9 (29.03%) DHCP
11 9 (29.03%) DNS
11 9 (29.03%) Windows 7
11 9 (29.03%) Capacity Planning
12 8 (25.81%) SCCM
12 8 (25.81%) Internet
13 7 (22.58%) NetApp
13 7 (22.58%) MS Exchange
13 7 (22.58%) Disaster Recovery
13 7 (22.58%) Service Management
13 7 (22.58%) Finance
13 7 (22.58%) Exchange Server 2010
13 7 (22.58%) ITIL V3
13 7 (22.58%) vSphere
13 7 (22.58%) Security Patching
14 6 (19.35%) Data Centre
14 6 (19.35%) SQL

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 7 (22.58%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (22.58%) MS Exchange
2 3 (9.68%) IIS
3 2 (6.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (29.03%) DHCP
1 9 (29.03%) DNS
2 8 (25.81%) Internet
3 6 (19.35%) SAN
4 4 (12.90%) NetScaler
5 2 (6.45%) Firewall
5 2 (6.45%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (6.45%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (22.58%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Legal
3 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.23%) Back Office
4 1 (3.23%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.23%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Analyst
2 9 (29.03%) Senior Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) Systems Analyst
4 5 (16.13%) Senior Systems Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) Data Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) Data Centre Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) Desktop Support
6 3 (9.68%) Applications Packager
6 3 (9.68%) Citrix Specialist
6 3 (9.68%) Desktop Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) IT Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (6.45%) Administrator
7 2 (6.45%) Citrix Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 2 (6.45%) IT Administrator
7 2 (6.45%) Support Specialist
7 2 (6.45%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 12 (38.71%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (19.35%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.45%) Clustering
3 2 (6.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 22 (70.97%) Windows
2 17 (54.84%) Windows Server
3 16 (51.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (35.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (29.03%) Windows 7
6 3 (9.68%) Windows 10
7 2 (6.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (51.61%) ITIL
2 9 (29.03%) Capacity Planning
3 7 (22.58%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (22.58%) ITIL V3
3 7 (22.58%) Security Patching
3 7 (22.58%) Service Management
4 5 (16.13%) Application Packaging
5 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (6.45%) DevOps
6 2 (6.45%) Performance Management
6 2 (6.45%) Server Virtualisation
7 1 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.23%) Coaching
7 1 (3.23%) Load Balancing
7 1 (3.23%) Matrix Organization
7 1 (3.23%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.23%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (3.23%) Programme Delivery
7 1 (3.23%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (3.23%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (48.39%) PowerShell
2 6 (19.35%) SQL
3 4 (12.90%) VBScript
4 3 (9.68%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Degree
1 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
1 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.45%) MCITP
2 2 (6.45%) MCSE
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.23%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 25 (80.65%) Active Directory
2 13 (41.94%) Microsoft App-V
3 11 (35.48%) XenDesktop
4 7 (22.58%) vSphere
5 4 (12.90%) Terminal Services
6 3 (9.68%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (6.45%) Hyper-V
8 1 (3.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 8 (25.81%) SCCM
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (6.45%) SCOM
2 2 (6.45%) SCVMM
3 1 (3.23%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 31 (100.00%) Citrix
2 17 (54.84%) Microsoft
3 10 (32.26%) VMware
4 7 (22.58%) NetApp
5 4 (12.90%) HP
5 4 (12.90%) IBM
6 3 (9.68%) CommVault
6 3 (9.68%) EMC