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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Citrix XenDesktop
UK / Scotland
Rank 84 117 121
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +4
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 22 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.34% 0.43% 0.11%
As % of the System Software category 10.95% 4.07% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 2 1
Median daily rate £395 £313 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.40% -0.79%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £338
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £14.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £14.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
- -44.23%

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
201 270 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 12.20% 10.44% 8.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 132 116
Median daily rate £375 £330 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £226 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £427 £456
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 8
Median hourly rate £19.50 £16.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.59 £14.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.90 £17.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

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
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 22 January 2017. 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 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 +37 22 £395 -
XenDesktop
UK

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 Scotland region with a requirement for XenDesktop.

1 29 (90.63%) Citrix
2 28 (87.50%) XenApp
3 27 (84.38%) Windows
4 22 (68.75%) Active Directory
4 22 (68.75%) Windows 7
5 21 (65.63%) Microsoft
6 20 (62.50%) VMware
6 20 (62.50%) DHCP
6 20 (62.50%) DNS
6 20 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (59.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (59.38%) Microsoft App-V
8 17 (53.13%) VMware ESX
9 16 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 14 (43.75%) SCCM
10 14 (43.75%) Windows 10
10 14 (43.75%) Finance
11 11 (34.38%) Root Cause Analysis
12 10 (31.25%) PowerShell
13 8 (25.00%) SCOM
13 8 (25.00%) NetScaler
13 8 (25.00%) Internet
14 7 (21.88%) MS Exchange
14 7 (21.88%) SQL Server
14 7 (21.88%) Stakeholder Management
14 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
14 7 (21.88%) SQL Server 2008
15 6 (18.75%) Symantec
16 5 (15.63%) SQL
16 5 (15.63%) 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 7 (21.88%) MS Exchange
2 5 (15.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (12.50%) Skype for Business
4 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.13%) MQSeries
5 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
5 1 (3.13%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (62.50%) DHCP
1 20 (62.50%) DNS
2 8 (25.00%) Internet
2 8 (25.00%) NetScaler
3 2 (6.25%) LAN
3 2 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) SQL Server
1 7 (21.88%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MSI
1 2 (6.25%) WinDbg
General
1 14 (43.75%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Law
3 2 (6.25%) Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Retail
4 1 (3.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (37.50%) Analyst
2 7 (21.88%) Senior Analyst
2 7 (21.88%) Systems Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Senior Systems Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Citrix Specialist
4 4 (12.50%) Citrix Support
4 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 3 (9.38%) Applications Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Architect
5 3 (9.38%) Citrix Support Specialist
5 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Support
5 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
5 3 (9.38%) IT Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) SCCM Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Support Specialist
5 3 (9.38%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Applications Specialist
6 2 (6.25%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Blackberry
1 4 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 27 (84.38%) Windows
2 22 (68.75%) Windows 7
3 20 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (59.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (43.75%) Windows 10
6 2 (6.25%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (6.25%) Windows Server
7 1 (3.13%) AIX
7 1 (3.13%) Linux
7 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.13%) Solaris
7 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) Root Cause Analysis
2 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (21.88%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (12.50%) ITIL
4 3 (9.38%) Application Discovery
4 3 (9.38%) Application Packaging
4 3 (9.38%) Migration
4 3 (9.38%) Translating Business Requirements
5 2 (6.25%) Asset Management
5 2 (6.25%) Functional Testing
5 2 (6.25%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (3.13%) Change Management
6 1 (3.13%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.13%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.13%) Process Improvement
6 1 (3.13%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (3.13%) Test Scripting
6 1 (3.13%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (31.25%) PowerShell
2 5 (15.63%) SQL
3 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) MCP
1 1 (3.13%) MCSE
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 28 (87.50%) XenApp
2 22 (68.75%) Active Directory
3 19 (59.38%) Microsoft App-V
4 17 (53.13%) VMware ESX
5 16 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (9.38%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (6.25%) Hyper-V
7 2 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (43.75%) SCCM
2 8 (25.00%) SCOM
3 4 (12.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 4 (12.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (3.13%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 29 (90.63%) Citrix
2 21 (65.63%) Microsoft
3 20 (62.50%) VMware
4 6 (18.75%) Symantec
5 4 (12.50%) CA
6 2 (6.25%) Cisco
6 2 (6.25%) SolarWinds
6 2 (6.25%) Varonis
7 1 (3.13%) Dell
7 1 (3.13%) EMC
7 1 (3.13%) IBM
7 1 (3.13%) Oracle
7 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
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