The table below looks at the statistics for XenDesktop skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenDesktop over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 113 129 125
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -4
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 9 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.41% 0.22% 0.18%
As % of the System Software category 2.88% 2.65% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 1
Median daily rate £295 £464 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.42% +48.48%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £363 £303
% change year-on-year
-17.24% +19.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £14.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.75 £15.50 £21.88
% change year-on-year
+72.58% -29.14%
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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 Scotland region.

System Software Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
312 264 259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 14.33% 8.25% 9.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 106 154
Median daily rate £300 £330 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £478 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 19 12
Median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.21% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £35.10 £26.00
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 Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing XenDesktop as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 September 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
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenDesktop within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +17 4 £350 -24.56%
Renfrewshire - 2 £240 -
Highlands - 2 - -
Glasgow +9 1 £425 +57.40% 1
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XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 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 Scotland region with a requirement for XenDesktop.

1 44 (91.67%) XenApp
2 41 (85.42%) Citrix
3 38 (79.17%) Microsoft
4 31 (64.58%) VMware
5 29 (60.42%) PowerShell
5 29 (60.42%) Windows
6 27 (56.25%) NetScaler
7 25 (52.08%) Active Directory
8 24 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 18 (37.50%) SQL Server
10 17 (35.42%) Application Packaging
11 15 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
12 14 (29.17%) SCCM
12 14 (29.17%) AppSense
12 14 (29.17%) Microsoft Certification
13 13 (27.08%) VBScript
13 13 (27.08%) VMware ESX
13 13 (27.08%) Clustering
13 13 (27.08%) Microsoft App-V
14 12 (25.00%) Analytics
15 11 (22.92%) Microsoft Clustering
15 11 (22.92%) WSUS
15 11 (22.92%) MS Exchange
16 10 (20.83%) DHCP
16 10 (20.83%) DNS
17 9 (18.75%) Security Cleared
17 9 (18.75%) Windows Server
17 9 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
18 8 (16.67%) OpenStack
18 8 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 11 (22.92%) MS Exchange
2 8 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (16.67%) OpenStack
3 6 (12.50%) SharePoint
4 4 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (8.33%) Skype for Business
5 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.08%) MQSeries
6 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.08%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.08%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 27 (56.25%) NetScaler
2 10 (20.83%) DHCP
2 10 (20.83%) DNS
3 3 (6.25%) LAN
3 3 (6.25%) WAN
4 2 (4.17%) Wireshark
5 1 (2.08%) Kerberos
5 1 (2.08%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.58%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (14.58%) MSI
2 2 (4.17%) Fiddler
General
1 8 (16.67%) Finance
2 5 (10.42%) Publishing
3 2 (4.17%) Banking
3 2 (4.17%) Law
4 1 (2.08%) Advertising
4 1 (2.08%) Retail
4 1 (2.08%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (29.17%) 3rd Line Support
2 13 (27.08%) Citrix Engineer
3 9 (18.75%) Support Engineer
4 8 (16.67%) Analyst
5 7 (14.58%) VMware Engineer
5 7 (14.58%) VMware Support Engineer
6 6 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 6 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (10.42%) Applications Packager
7 5 (10.42%) Windows Engineer
8 4 (8.33%) Windows Support Engineer
9 3 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
9 3 (6.25%) Administrator
9 3 (6.25%) Help Desk Analyst
9 3 (6.25%) MSI Packager
9 3 (6.25%) Storage Engineer
9 3 (6.25%) Storage Support Engineer
9 3 (6.25%) Systems Support
9 3 (6.25%) Systems Support Analyst
9 3 (6.25%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (27.08%) Clustering
2 8 (16.67%) Client/Server
2 8 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 4 (8.33%) Blackberry
3 4 (8.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.08%) CMDB
4 1 (2.08%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 29 (60.42%) Windows
2 24 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (18.75%) Windows Server
3 9 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (14.58%) Windows 7
5 5 (10.42%) Windows 10
6 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (6.25%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (4.17%) Windows 2000
9 1 (2.08%) AIX
9 1 (2.08%) Linux
9 1 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.08%) Solaris
9 1 (2.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (35.42%) Application Packaging
2 12 (25.00%) Analytics
3 6 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (8.33%) ITIL
5 2 (4.17%) Service Management
5 2 (4.17%) Software Delivery
5 2 (4.17%) Test Scripting
6 1 (2.08%) Manual Testing
6 1 (2.08%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.08%) Test Management
6 1 (2.08%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (60.42%) PowerShell
2 13 (27.08%) VBScript
3 6 (12.50%) SQL
4 2 (4.17%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.08%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (29.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (18.75%) Security Cleared
3 8 (16.67%) Degree
4 7 (14.58%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.17%) CCA
5 2 (4.17%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (4.17%) MCSE
System Software
1 44 (91.67%) XenApp
2 25 (52.08%) Active Directory
3 15 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (27.08%) Microsoft App-V
4 13 (27.08%) VMware ESX
5 2 (4.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (4.17%) Hyper-V
5 2 (4.17%) MetaFrame
5 2 (4.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (4.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (29.17%) SCCM
2 11 (22.92%) Microsoft Clustering
2 11 (22.92%) WSUS
3 7 (14.58%) SCOM
4 4 (8.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 4 (8.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (2.08%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 41 (85.42%) Citrix
2 38 (79.17%) Microsoft
3 31 (64.58%) VMware
4 14 (29.17%) AppSense
5 8 (16.67%) Symantec
6 6 (12.50%) NetApp
7 4 (8.33%) CA
8 3 (6.25%) SolarWinds
9 2 (4.17%) Altiris
9 2 (4.17%) Cisco
9 2 (4.17%) EMC
10 1 (2.08%) Dell
10 1 (2.08%) IBM
10 1 (2.08%) IronPort
10 1 (2.08%) Lumension
10 1 (2.08%) Oracle
10 1 (2.08%) Red Hat
10 1 (2.08%) ThinPrint
10 1 (2.08%) Xerox
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