The first table below looks at the demand for XenDesktop skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenDesktop over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Glasgow region.

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.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 70 64 56
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -8
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 3 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.37% 0.26% 0.35%
As % of the System Software category 7.69% 4.65% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Average daily rate
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£313 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.47% +3.03%
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £18.25 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+31.50% -23.15%
System Software Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
39 43 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 4.77% 5.49% 6.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 19 27
Average daily rate £275 £355 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.48% +9.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £117 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £440 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 3
Average hourly rate £18.50 £14.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.14% +3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.75 £11.20 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £14.80 £13.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
XenDesktop
Scotland

XenDesktop
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XenDesktop across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

XenDesktop Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

XenDesktop
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

XenDesktop Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

XenDesktop
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XenDesktop across the Glasgow region.

XenDesktop Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

XenDesktop
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing XenDesktop also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited XenDesktop.

1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) EMC
2 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (75.00%) Juniper
2 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 3 (75.00%) Apple
2 3 (75.00%) Wireless
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Meru Networks
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing XenDesktop also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited XenDesktop. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) SAN
1 3 (75.00%) Wireless
2 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Team Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Support Team Leader
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support
2 1 (25.00%) Server Technician
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) Juniper
2 3 (75.00%) Apple
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Meru Networks
2 3 (75.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) EMC
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft