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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 116 129 130
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +1
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 22 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.88% 0.22% 0.14%
As % of the System Software category 6.81% 2.71% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
Median daily rate £300 £319 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +2.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £285 £325 £318
% change year-on-year
-12.30% +2.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £16.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+86.36% -31.25%
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
323 258 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 12.88% 8.06% 9.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 106 137
Median daily rate £310 £310 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £175 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £451 £442
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 17
Median hourly rate £41.00 £16.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+156.25% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £14.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.35 £25.00 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +9.67%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +20 19 £350 - 1
Renfrewshire -19 2 £240 -20.00%
Glasgow +4 1 £300 -11.11%
XenDesktop
UK

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 52 (98.11%) XenApp
2 48 (90.57%) Citrix
3 43 (81.13%) Microsoft
4 33 (62.26%) PowerShell
4 33 (62.26%) VMware
5 32 (60.38%) Windows
6 30 (56.60%) Active Directory
7 29 (54.72%) NetScaler
8 27 (50.94%) Windows Server 2008
9 20 (37.74%) SQL Server
10 18 (33.96%) SCCM
10 18 (33.96%) VMware Infrastructure
11 16 (30.19%) Microsoft App-V
12 15 (28.30%) Clustering
12 15 (28.30%) Application Packaging
13 14 (26.42%) AppSense
13 14 (26.42%) VMware ESX
13 14 (26.42%) MS Exchange
13 14 (26.42%) Microsoft Certification
13 14 (26.42%) DNS
13 14 (26.42%) DHCP
13 14 (26.42%) Windows Server 2012
13 14 (26.42%) Windows Server
14 13 (24.53%) VBScript
15 12 (22.64%) Analytics
16 11 (20.75%) Microsoft Clustering
16 11 (20.75%) WSUS
17 9 (16.98%) Finance
17 9 (16.98%) SQL
17 9 (16.98%) Skype for Business

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 14 (26.42%) MS Exchange
2 9 (16.98%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (16.98%) Skype for Business
3 8 (15.09%) OpenStack
4 6 (11.32%) SharePoint
5 4 (7.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 29 (54.72%) NetScaler
2 14 (26.42%) DHCP
2 14 (26.42%) DNS
3 5 (9.43%) Skype
4 3 (5.66%) Internet
5 2 (3.77%) LAN
5 2 (3.77%) PABX
5 2 (3.77%) PBX
5 2 (3.77%) Wireshark
6 1 (1.89%) Kerberos
6 1 (1.89%) LDAP
6 1 (1.89%) VPN
6 1 (1.89%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (37.74%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (7.55%) Informix
3 4 (7.55%) MongoDB
3 4 (7.55%) Oracle Database
3 4 (7.55%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (9.43%) MSI
2 2 (3.77%) Fiddler
General
1 9 (16.98%) Finance
2 5 (9.43%) Publishing
3 3 (5.66%) Law
4 1 (1.89%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (26.42%) Citrix Engineer
2 13 (24.53%) 3rd Line Support
3 9 (16.98%) Support Engineer
4 7 (13.21%) VMware Engineer
4 7 (13.21%) VMware Support Engineer
5 6 (11.32%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 6 (11.32%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (9.43%) Analyst
6 5 (9.43%) Applications Packager
6 5 (9.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (9.43%) Windows Engineer
7 4 (7.55%) Consultant
7 4 (7.55%) Windows Support Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 3 (5.66%) Citrix Specialist
8 3 (5.66%) MSI Packager
8 3 (5.66%) Storage Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (5.66%) Systems Support Analyst
8 3 (5.66%) Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 15 (28.30%) Clustering
2 8 (15.09%) Client/Server
2 8 (15.09%) Computer Science
3 7 (13.21%) Data Centre
4 4 (7.55%) Blackberry
5 3 (5.66%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.89%) CMDB
6 1 (1.89%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.89%) Smartcard
6 1 (1.89%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 32 (60.38%) Windows
2 27 (50.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (26.42%) Windows Server
3 14 (26.42%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (13.21%) Windows 10
5 6 (11.32%) Windows 7
6 4 (7.55%) Linux
6 4 (7.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (5.66%) Solaris
7 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (3.77%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.89%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.30%) Application Packaging
2 12 (22.64%) Analytics
3 6 (11.32%) ITIL
3 6 (11.32%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (7.55%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 4 (7.55%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (7.55%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 3 (5.66%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (5.66%) Converged Infrastructure
5 3 (5.66%) Kanban
5 3 (5.66%) Migration
6 2 (3.77%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (3.77%) Service Management
6 2 (3.77%) Software Delivery
7 1 (1.89%) Business Continuity
7 1 (1.89%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (1.89%) Manual Testing
7 1 (1.89%) Test Management
7 1 (1.89%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 33 (62.26%) PowerShell
2 13 (24.53%) VBScript
3 9 (16.98%) SQL
4 2 (3.77%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (26.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (15.09%) Degree
2 8 (15.09%) Security Cleared
3 7 (13.21%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.77%) CCA
4 2 (3.77%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (3.77%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 52 (98.11%) XenApp
2 30 (56.60%) Active Directory
3 18 (33.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (30.19%) Microsoft App-V
5 14 (26.42%) VMware ESX
6 6 (11.32%) Hyper-V
7 2 (3.77%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (3.77%) MetaFrame
7 2 (3.77%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (3.77%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (3.77%) XenServer
8 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.89%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 18 (33.96%) SCCM
2 11 (20.75%) Microsoft Clustering
2 11 (20.75%) WSUS
3 7 (13.21%) SCOM
4 4 (7.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 4 (7.55%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (5.66%) XenMobile
6 1 (1.89%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 48 (90.57%) Citrix
2 43 (81.13%) Microsoft
3 33 (62.26%) VMware
4 14 (26.42%) AppSense
5 6 (11.32%) Cisco
5 6 (11.32%) NetApp
5 6 (11.32%) Symantec
6 4 (7.55%) CA
6 4 (7.55%) Oracle
6 4 (7.55%) Red Hat
7 3 (5.66%) Sun
8 2 (3.77%) Altiris
8 2 (3.77%) HP
8 2 (3.77%) Mitel
9 1 (1.89%) EMC
9 1 (1.89%) IronPort
9 1 (1.89%) Lumension
9 1 (1.89%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.89%) ThinPrint
9 1 (1.89%) Xerox
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