The table below looks at the statistics for XenDesktop skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenDesktop over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 63 76 85
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +9
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 8 15 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.88% 1.00% 0.069%
As % of the System Software category 8.25% 13.76% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Median daily rate £406 £464 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.44% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -27.50%
XenDesktop
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

System Software Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
97 109 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.62% 7.24% 6.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 40 56
Median daily rate £388 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £155 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £489 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £348
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 £38.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.03% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.61
% change year-on-year
- -3.67%

XenDesktop
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing XenDesktop as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

XenDesktop Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

XenDesktop
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XenDesktop across the Edinburgh region.

XenDesktop Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing XenDesktop 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 XenDesktop.

1 15 (100.00%) Windows
1 15 (100.00%) XenApp
2 13 (86.67%) Citrix
2 13 (86.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 12 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 12 (80.00%) PowerShell
4 11 (73.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 11 (73.33%) SCCM
5 10 (66.67%) Microsoft App-V
5 10 (66.67%) Active Directory
6 9 (60.00%) VMware
6 9 (60.00%) VMware ESX
6 9 (60.00%) SCOM
6 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (60.00%) Windows 10
7 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
8 7 (46.67%) Finance
8 7 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (40.00%) DHCP
9 6 (40.00%) DNS
9 6 (40.00%) Symantec
10 5 (33.33%) CA
10 5 (33.33%) SQL
10 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
10 5 (33.33%) Blackberry
10 5 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (33.33%) Application Packaging
10 5 (33.33%) Skype for Business

XenDesktop
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 5 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 5 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (13.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) DHCP
1 6 (40.00%) DNS
2 3 (20.00%) NetScaler
3 1 (6.67%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MSI
1 2 (13.33%) WinDbg
2 1 (6.67%) Fiddler
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) Law
3 2 (13.33%) Banking
4 1 (6.67%) Retail
4 1 (6.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (26.67%) Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) IT Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Applications Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Applications Specialist
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Systems Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) VMware Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Applications Packager
5 1 (6.67%) Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Server Support
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Support
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
3 3 (20.00%) Clustering
4 2 (13.33%) Client/Server
5 1 (6.67%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (86.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (80.00%) Windows 7
4 9 (60.00%) Windows 10
4 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 5 (33.33%) Application Packaging
3 4 (26.67%) ITIL
4 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (13.33%) Application Discovery
5 2 (13.33%) Functional Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Migration
5 2 (13.33%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (13.33%) Translating Business Requirements
6 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
6 1 (6.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (20.00%) VBScript
4 1 (6.67%) VBA
System Software
1 15 (100.00%) XenApp
2 10 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 10 (66.67%) Microsoft App-V
3 9 (60.00%) VMware ESX
4 7 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
5 2 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (6.67%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 11 (73.33%) SCCM
2 9 (60.00%) SCOM
3 5 (33.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 5 (33.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (20.00%) WSUS
5 1 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Citrix
2 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (60.00%) VMware
4 6 (40.00%) Symantec
5 5 (33.33%) CA
6 3 (20.00%) NetApp
7 2 (13.33%) Cisco
7 2 (13.33%) Varonis
8 1 (6.67%) AppSense
8 1 (6.67%) EMC
8 1 (6.67%) Lumension