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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 59 70 65
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -5
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 7 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.06% 0.11% 0.14%
As % of the System Software category 8.86% 2.00% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate £300 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.29% +6.25%
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
79 50 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 11.92% 5.65% 6.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 32 23
Average daily rate £300 £313 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -14.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £124 £158 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £434 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £110.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +609.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.38 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+5.30% -

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 29 April 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 10 (100.00%) Citrix
1 10 (100.00%) XenApp
2 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (80.00%) 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%) PowerShell
6 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (40.00%) NetScaler
6 4 (40.00%) Analytics
7 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
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%) DHCP
8 2 (20.00%) DNS
8 2 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (20.00%) OpenStack

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 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 2 (20.00%) DHCP
2 2 (20.00%) 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 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Citrix
2 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (80.00%) VMware
4 6 (60.00%) Cisco
5 4 (40.00%) AppSense
6 1 (10.00%) EMC
6 1 (10.00%) IBM
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 23 days ago