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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Citrix XenDesktop
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 54 56 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.18% 0.48% -
As % of the System Software category 1.92% 5.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £313 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £313 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.40% -21.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £12.10 £21.75
% change year-on-year
- -44.36%

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
52 60 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 9.47% 9.68% 8.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 32 44
Median daily rate £275 £313 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.16% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £99 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £43.00 £16.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+168.75% +10.34%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) EMC

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 1 (50.00%) MQSeries
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Designer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Designer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) AIX
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCP
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) VMware