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 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 64 78 53
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -25
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 3 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.33% 0.11% 0.46%
As % of the System Software category 5.56% 2.56% 7.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Average daily rate
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£270 £313 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.60% -16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £23.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-32.60% +26.02%
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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
54 39 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 5.93% 4.47% 6.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 16 21
Average daily rate £328 £260 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.96% -24.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £165 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £338 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +34.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (60.00%) XenApp
3 3 (60.00%) SCCM
3 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (40.00%) Dell
4 2 (40.00%) EMC
4 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (40.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (40.00%) Symantec
4 2 (40.00%) AIX
4 2 (40.00%) Solaris
4 2 (40.00%) Linux
4 2 (40.00%) MQSeries
4 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco
4 2 (40.00%) IBM
4 2 (40.00%) VMware ESX
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
4 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (40.00%) Time Management

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 2 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (40.00%) MQSeries
1 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Designer
1 2 (40.00%) Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) AIX
3 2 (40.00%) Solaris
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Time Management
2 1 (20.00%) Validation
2 1 (20.00%) Test Management
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (60.00%) XenApp
2 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (40.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Dell
3 2 (40.00%) EMC
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) IBM
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (40.00%) Symantec
4 1 (20.00%) AppSense