The table below looks at the statistics 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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 55 - 59
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.48% - 0.34%
As % of the System Software category 4.41% - 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate £313 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £351 £230
% change year-on-year
-10.84% +52.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £26.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-44.23% +85.71%
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 Glasgow region.

System Software Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
68 59 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 10.86% 7.59% 10.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 34 25
Average daily rate £306 £310 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.20% -22.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £96 £223 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £484
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £307
% change year-on-year
- +14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.25 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.28% -8.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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 26 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) XenApp
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (60.00%) Clustering
3 3 (60.00%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (60.00%) SCCM
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (20.00%) VCE vBlock
5 1 (20.00%) EMC
5 1 (20.00%) SAN
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (20.00%) DHCP
5 1 (20.00%) DNS
5 1 (20.00%) ITIL
5 1 (20.00%) IBM

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) XenApp
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) EMC
4 1 (20.00%) IBM