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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 74 91 85
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -6
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 19 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.53% 0.062% 0.078%
As % of the System Software category 13.10% 0.92% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £290 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
-10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £16.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+75.75% -31.25%
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
145 109 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.68% 6.74% 7.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 35 51
Median daily rate £375 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £175 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £520 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 8
Median hourly rate £48.75 £25.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.00% +108.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.75 £25.00 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.75 £25.00 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +7.08%

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 29 July 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 33 (100.00%) XenApp
2 28 (84.85%) Citrix
3 26 (78.79%) Windows
4 25 (75.76%) Microsoft
5 24 (72.73%) Active Directory
6 22 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 21 (63.64%) PowerShell
8 19 (57.58%) SQL Server
9 17 (51.52%) VMware
10 16 (48.48%) Microsoft App-V
11 15 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
11 15 (45.45%) Application Packaging
11 15 (45.45%) NetScaler
12 14 (42.42%) SCCM
12 14 (42.42%) VMware ESX
13 13 (39.39%) VBScript
14 11 (33.33%) Clustering
14 11 (33.33%) WSUS
14 11 (33.33%) Microsoft Clustering
15 10 (30.30%) DNS
15 10 (30.30%) DHCP
16 9 (27.27%) Finance
16 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
16 9 (27.27%) Skype for Business
16 9 (27.27%) Windows Server
17 8 (24.24%) SQL
17 8 (24.24%) Client/Server
17 8 (24.24%) MS Exchange
18 7 (21.21%) Data Centre
18 7 (21.21%) SCOM

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 9 (27.27%) Skype for Business
2 8 (24.24%) MS Exchange
3 4 (12.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (12.12%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 15 (45.45%) NetScaler
2 10 (30.30%) DHCP
2 10 (30.30%) DNS
3 5 (15.15%) Skype
4 3 (9.09%) Internet
5 2 (6.06%) PABX
5 2 (6.06%) PBX
5 2 (6.06%) Wireshark
6 1 (3.03%) Kerberos
6 1 (3.03%) LAN
6 1 (3.03%) LDAP
6 1 (3.03%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (57.58%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.12%) Informix
2 4 (12.12%) MongoDB
2 4 (12.12%) Oracle Database
2 4 (12.12%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) MSI
2 2 (6.06%) Fiddler
General
1 9 (27.27%) Finance
2 5 (15.15%) Publishing
3 3 (9.09%) Law
4 1 (3.03%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) 3rd Line Support
2 9 (27.27%) Support Engineer
3 7 (21.21%) VMware Engineer
3 7 (21.21%) VMware Support Engineer
4 6 (18.18%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 6 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (15.15%) Applications Packager
5 5 (15.15%) Windows Engineer
6 4 (12.12%) Windows Support Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) Administrator
7 3 (9.09%) Citrix Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) MSI Packager
7 3 (9.09%) Storage Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) Storage Support Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (9.09%) Systems Support
7 3 (9.09%) Systems Support Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) Technical Support
7 3 (9.09%) Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (33.33%) Clustering
2 8 (24.24%) Client/Server
3 7 (21.21%) Data Centre
4 4 (12.12%) Blackberry
5 3 (9.09%) Private Cloud
6 1 (3.03%) CMDB
6 1 (3.03%) Fat Client
6 1 (3.03%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 26 (78.79%) Windows
2 22 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (27.27%) Windows Server
3 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (21.21%) Windows 10
5 6 (18.18%) Windows 7
6 4 (12.12%) Linux
6 4 (12.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (9.09%) Solaris
8 2 (6.06%) Windows 2000
8 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (45.45%) Application Packaging
2 6 (18.18%) ITIL
2 6 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (12.12%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (12.12%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (9.09%) Converged Infrastructure
4 3 (9.09%) Kanban
4 3 (9.09%) Migration
5 2 (6.06%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (6.06%) Service Management
5 2 (6.06%) Software Delivery
6 1 (3.03%) Business Continuity
6 1 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 21 (63.64%) PowerShell
2 13 (39.39%) VBScript
3 8 (24.24%) SQL
4 2 (6.06%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) CCA
1 2 (6.06%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (6.06%) MCSE
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 33 (100.00%) XenApp
2 24 (72.73%) Active Directory
3 16 (48.48%) Microsoft App-V
4 15 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (42.42%) VMware ESX
6 2 (6.06%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (6.06%) Hyper-V
6 2 (6.06%) MetaFrame
6 2 (6.06%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (6.06%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (6.06%) XenServer
7 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (3.03%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 14 (42.42%) SCCM
2 11 (33.33%) Microsoft Clustering
2 11 (33.33%) WSUS
3 7 (21.21%) SCOM
4 4 (12.12%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 4 (12.12%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (9.09%) XenMobile
6 1 (3.03%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 28 (84.85%) Citrix
2 25 (75.76%) Microsoft
3 17 (51.52%) VMware
4 6 (18.18%) NetApp
5 5 (15.15%) Symantec
6 4 (12.12%) CA
6 4 (12.12%) Oracle
6 4 (12.12%) Red Hat
7 3 (9.09%) Sun
8 2 (6.06%) Altiris
8 2 (6.06%) AppSense
8 2 (6.06%) Cisco
8 2 (6.06%) HP
8 2 (6.06%) Mitel
9 1 (3.03%) EMC
9 1 (3.03%) Lumension
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