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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 60 59 61
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.27% 0.16% 0.15%
As % of the System Software category 3.33% 1.64% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£333 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £260 £350
% change year-on-year
+37.59% -25.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £31.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-35.48% +65.33%
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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
60 61 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 8.19% 10.05% 7.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 27 36
Average daily rate £315 £251 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.74% -24.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £104 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £413 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £15.75 £9.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.78% -36.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%

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 21 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Change Control
2 2 (66.67%) NetScaler
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) XenApp
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 2 (66.67%) Lotus Domino
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Logistics
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 2 (66.67%) Lotus Domino
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) NetScaler
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Server Technician
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Logistics
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) XenApp
1 2 (66.67%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft