The table below looks at the statistics for XenDesktop skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland 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 120 130 125
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -5
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 31 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.04% 0.10% 0.11%
As % of the System Software category 6.26% 1.17% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 2 2
Average daily rate £415 £463 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.27% +6.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £433 £427
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £493 £442
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.29% +6.25%
XenDesktop
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

System Software Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
495 256 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 16.58% 8.59% 10.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 124 101
Average daily rate £360 £322 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% -1.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £115 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 16
Average hourly rate £38.50 £29.09 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.37% +63.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £11.30 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £110.00 £30.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.38 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+5.30% -

XenDesktop
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XenDesktop across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

XenDesktop Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

XenDesktop
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XenDesktop across the Scotland region.

XenDesktop Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

XenDesktop
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XenDesktop across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

XenDesktop Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

XenDesktop
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XenDesktop across the Scotland region.

XenDesktop Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

XenDesktop
Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XenDesktop across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

XenDesktop Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

XenDesktop
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenDesktop within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +5 14 £450 -10.00%
Renfrewshire - 9 £330 -
Glasgow +11 7 £300 -29.41% 2
Highlands - 1 - -
XenDesktop
UK

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 42 (100.00%) Citrix
2 40 (95.24%) XenApp
3 37 (88.10%) Microsoft
4 31 (73.81%) VMware
5 27 (64.29%) Windows
5 27 (64.29%) PowerShell
6 25 (59.52%) NetScaler
6 25 (59.52%) Active Directory
7 21 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (42.86%) AppSense
9 16 (38.10%) VMware Infrastructure
10 15 (35.71%) Windows Server
10 15 (35.71%) Clustering
11 14 (33.33%) SQL Server
12 12 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
12 12 (28.57%) Analytics
13 11 (26.19%) Windows Server 2012
13 11 (26.19%) DHCP
13 11 (26.19%) DNS
13 11 (26.19%) MS Exchange
14 10 (23.81%) VBScript
14 10 (23.81%) SCCM
15 9 (21.43%) Cisco
15 9 (21.43%) VMware ESX
16 8 (19.05%) Client/Server
16 8 (19.05%) Degree
16 8 (19.05%) WSUS
16 8 (19.05%) Computer Science
16 8 (19.05%) OpenStack
17 7 (16.67%) Application Packaging

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 11 (26.19%) MS Exchange
2 8 (19.05%) OpenStack
3 6 (14.29%) SharePoint
4 5 (11.90%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (11.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (11.90%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 25 (59.52%) NetScaler
2 11 (26.19%) DHCP
2 11 (26.19%) DNS
3 5 (11.90%) Skype
4 4 (9.52%) Wireshark
5 3 (7.14%) Internet
5 3 (7.14%) LAN
6 2 (4.76%) PABX
6 2 (4.76%) PBX
6 2 (4.76%) WAN
7 1 (2.38%) SAN
7 1 (2.38%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.52%) Informix
2 4 (9.52%) MongoDB
2 4 (9.52%) Oracle Database
2 4 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Fiddler
General
1 7 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.38%) Law
Job Titles
1 13 (30.95%) Citrix Engineer
2 9 (21.43%) 3rd Line Support
3 7 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 5 (11.90%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (11.90%) Support Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Citrix Specialist
7 3 (7.14%) VMware Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Windows Support Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) 3rd Line Server Support
8 2 (4.76%) Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Applications Specialist
8 2 (4.76%) Citrix Support
8 2 (4.76%) Desktop Specialist
8 2 (4.76%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Help Desk Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) SCCM Specialist
8 2 (4.76%) Server Support
8 2 (4.76%) VMware Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 15 (35.71%) Clustering
2 8 (19.05%) Client/Server
2 8 (19.05%) Computer Science
3 4 (9.52%) Data Centre
4 3 (7.14%) Private Cloud
5 2 (4.76%) CMDB
6 1 (2.38%) Fat Client
6 1 (2.38%) Hedge funds
6 1 (2.38%) Thin Client
6 1 (2.38%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 27 (64.29%) Windows
2 21 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (35.71%) Windows Server
4 11 (26.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (9.52%) Linux
5 4 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (9.52%) Windows 7
6 3 (7.14%) Solaris
6 3 (7.14%) Windows 10
7 2 (4.76%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (28.57%) Analytics
2 7 (16.67%) Application Packaging
3 4 (9.52%) ITIL
3 4 (9.52%) Service Management
4 3 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (7.14%) Converged Infrastructure
4 3 (7.14%) Kanban
4 3 (7.14%) Migration
4 3 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (4.76%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (2.38%) Asset Management
6 1 (2.38%) Business Continuity
6 1 (2.38%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 27 (64.29%) PowerShell
2 10 (23.81%) VBScript
3 4 (9.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (19.05%) Degree
3 7 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 6 (14.29%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 40 (95.24%) XenApp
2 25 (59.52%) Active Directory
3 16 (38.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (21.43%) VMware ESX
5 6 (14.29%) Hyper-V
5 6 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (11.90%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (4.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 10 (23.81%) SCCM
2 8 (19.05%) WSUS
3 5 (11.90%) SCOM
4 3 (7.14%) XenMobile
5 2 (4.76%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 42 (100.00%) Citrix
2 37 (88.10%) Microsoft
3 31 (73.81%) VMware
4 18 (42.86%) AppSense
5 9 (21.43%) Cisco
6 4 (9.52%) Oracle
6 4 (9.52%) Red Hat
7 3 (7.14%) Sun
8 2 (4.76%) HP
8 2 (4.76%) Mitel
8 2 (4.76%) SolarWinds
8 2 (4.76%) Symantec
9 1 (2.38%) EMC
9 1 (2.38%) IBM
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