The table below looks at the statistics for XenDesktop skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenDesktop over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 63 68 66
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 6 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.85% 0.34% 0.39%
As % of the System Software category 6.59% 7.14% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £300 £381 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.31% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £295 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
-9.23% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £25.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+25.49% +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 Glasgow region.

System Software Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
91 42 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 12.85% 4.76% 5.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 24 21
Median daily rate £300 £323 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% +22.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £129 £158 £102
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £358 £383
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Median hourly rate - £16.75 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+25.71% +12.90%

XenDesktop
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Glasgow region citing XenDesktop as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for XenDesktop.

1 10 (100.00%) Citrix
1 10 (100.00%) XenApp
2 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (70.00%) VMware
4 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (60.00%) Cisco
4 6 (60.00%) Windows
4 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (60.00%) Windows Server
5 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
5 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (50.00%) SCCM
5 5 (50.00%) Clustering
6 4 (40.00%) AppSense
6 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
6 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
6 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (40.00%) NetScaler
6 4 (40.00%) Analytics
7 3 (30.00%) DHCP
7 3 (30.00%) DNS
8 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
8 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
8 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (20.00%) Degree
8 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
8 2 (20.00%) OpenStack
9 1 (10.00%) VCE vBlock

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow 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 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (20.00%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) NetScaler
2 3 (30.00%) DHCP
2 3 (30.00%) DNS
3 1 (10.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Citrix Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Citrix Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) IT Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support
3 1 (10.00%) Support Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Clustering
2 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (10.00%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
1 6 (60.00%) Windows Server
1 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Analytics
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 10 (100.00%) XenApp
2 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Citrix
2 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (70.00%) VMware
4 6 (60.00%) Cisco
5 4 (40.00%) AppSense
6 1 (10.00%) EMC
6 1 (10.00%) IBM