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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank - 75 -
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow - 0.22% -
As % of the System Software category - 4.35% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
-15.17% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £140.00 -
% change year-on-year
-85.71% -
System Software Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
48 46 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 6.83% 5.04% 8.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 21 20
Average daily rate £359 £295 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.61% +12.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £125 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £363 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 13
Average hourly rate £15.50 £14.75 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.08% -41.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) MSI
2 1 (50.00%) Wyse
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Replication
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (50.00%) AppSense
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (50.00%) WSUS
2 1 (50.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) VBScript
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (50.00%) MQSeries
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MSI
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Designer
1 1 (50.00%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (50.00%) Replication
1 1 (50.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) AIX
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) VBScript
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) AppSense
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) Wyse
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) IBM