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 September 2016 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 59 69 74
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +5
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.17% 0.33% 0.12%
As % of the System Software category 1.49% 4.05% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £425 £270 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.40% -13.60%
UK excluding London median daily rate £295 £363 £303
% change year-on-year
-18.62% +19.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.75 £15.50 £21.88
% change year-on-year
+72.58% -29.14%
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
67 74 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 11.49% 8.10% 4.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 34 20
Median daily rate £250 £325 £258
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +25.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £189 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £375 £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £352 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.42% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Median hourly rate £21.00 £18.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.06% +4.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

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
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 25 September 2016, 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 8 (100.00%) Citrix
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (87.50%) XenApp
3 5 (62.50%) VMware
4 4 (50.00%) AppSense
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (50.00%) Windows
4 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (50.00%) NetScaler
4 4 (50.00%) Analytics
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
5 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (37.50%) SCCM
5 3 (37.50%) Clustering
5 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
5 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
5 3 (37.50%) Cisco
5 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
6 2 (25.00%) Degree
6 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
6 2 (25.00%) DHCP
6 2 (25.00%) DNS
6 2 (25.00%) OpenStack
6 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
6 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 1 (12.50%) Time Management
7 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008

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 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (25.00%) OpenStack
3 1 (12.50%) MQSeries
3 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
3 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) NetScaler
2 2 (25.00%) DHCP
2 2 (25.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Designer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Designer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) IT Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support
3 1 (12.50%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Clustering
2 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) AIX
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Solaris
3 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (12.50%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) XenApp
2 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Citrix
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) VMware
3 4 (50.00%) AppSense
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco
5 1 (12.50%) Dell
5 1 (12.50%) EMC
5 1 (12.50%) IBM
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle
5 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
5 1 (12.50%) Symantec