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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 111 112 125
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +13
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 10 18 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.50% 0.63% 0.11%
As % of the System Software category 2.79% 5.56% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 2
Median daily rate £406 £464 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.44% +39.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £358 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £482 £347
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -27.50%
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
359 324 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 17.91% 11.37% 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 160 138
Median daily rate £321 £311 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.13% -11.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £170 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £464 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £348
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 9
Median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £14.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £37.60 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -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
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 5 December 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 +12 8 £406 -12.44%
Glasgow +5 1 - -
Highlands +5 1 - -
XenDesktop
UK

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (90.48%) Citrix
3 18 (85.71%) XenApp
4 17 (80.95%) Microsoft
5 16 (76.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (71.43%) Active Directory
7 14 (66.67%) VMware
8 13 (61.90%) PowerShell
9 12 (57.14%) Windows 7
9 12 (57.14%) SCCM
10 11 (52.38%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (52.38%) Root Cause Analysis
10 11 (52.38%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (52.38%) SQL Server
11 10 (47.62%) DHCP
11 10 (47.62%) DNS
11 10 (47.62%) Microsoft App-V
11 10 (47.62%) VMware ESX
12 9 (42.86%) SCOM
12 9 (42.86%) Symantec
12 9 (42.86%) MS Exchange
12 9 (42.86%) Windows 10
13 8 (38.10%) Finance
13 8 (38.10%) SQL Server 2008
14 7 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
14 7 (33.33%) SQL
15 5 (23.81%) ITIL
15 5 (23.81%) CA
15 5 (23.81%) Blackberry
15 5 (23.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

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 9 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 7 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (23.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (23.81%) Skype for Business
4 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
5 1 (4.76%) MQSeries
5 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
5 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (9.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (47.62%) DHCP
1 10 (47.62%) DNS
2 3 (14.29%) NetScaler
3 2 (9.52%) LAN
3 2 (9.52%) WAN
4 1 (4.76%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (52.38%) SQL Server
2 8 (38.10%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MSI
1 2 (9.52%) WinDbg
2 1 (4.76%) Fiddler
General
1 8 (38.10%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Law
3 2 (9.52%) Banking
4 1 (4.76%) Retail
4 1 (4.76%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) IT Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Applications Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Applications Specialist
4 2 (9.52%) Help Desk Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) SCCM Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Systems Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Test Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) VMware Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Server Support
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Support
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Blackberry
2 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
3 3 (14.29%) Clustering
4 2 (9.52%) Client/Server
5 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.76%) CMDB
5 1 (4.76%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (76.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (57.14%) Windows 7
4 11 (52.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (42.86%) Windows 10
6 5 (23.81%) Windows Server
7 2 (9.52%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (4.76%) AIX
8 1 (4.76%) Linux
8 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (4.76%) Solaris
8 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Root Cause Analysis
2 5 (23.81%) Application Packaging
2 5 (23.81%) ITIL
3 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (9.52%) Application Discovery
4 2 (9.52%) Functional Testing
4 2 (9.52%) Migration
4 2 (9.52%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (9.52%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting
4 2 (9.52%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.76%) Change Management
5 1 (4.76%) Disk Encryption
5 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.76%) Manual Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.76%) Service Management
5 1 (4.76%) Test Management
5 1 (4.76%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) PowerShell
2 7 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (14.29%) VBScript
4 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) MCP
2 1 (4.76%) MCSE
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 18 (85.71%) XenApp
2 15 (71.43%) Active Directory
3 11 (52.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (47.62%) Microsoft App-V
4 10 (47.62%) VMware ESX
5 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
5 2 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (4.76%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 12 (57.14%) SCCM
2 9 (42.86%) SCOM
3 5 (23.81%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 5 (23.81%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (14.29%) WSUS
5 1 (4.76%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 19 (90.48%) Citrix
2 17 (80.95%) Microsoft
3 14 (66.67%) VMware
4 9 (42.86%) Symantec
5 5 (23.81%) CA
6 3 (14.29%) NetApp
7 2 (9.52%) Cisco
7 2 (9.52%) EMC
7 2 (9.52%) SolarWinds
7 2 (9.52%) Varonis
8 1 (4.76%) AppSense
8 1 (4.76%) Dell
8 1 (4.76%) IBM
8 1 (4.76%) IronPort
8 1 (4.76%) Lumension
8 1 (4.76%) Oracle
8 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
8 1 (4.76%) ThinPrint
8 1 (4.76%) Xerox