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 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 122 124 110
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -14
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 10 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.39% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the System Software category 4.00% 1.72% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate £313 £500 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +15.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £375 £250
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £26.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-44.23% +85.71%
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
250 232 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 9.81% 8.54% 10.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 115 80
Average daily rate £343 £347 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.43% -0.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £183 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 17
Average hourly rate £15.25 £12.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.08% -29.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.25 £15.90 £29.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenDesktop within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 12 February 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 -12 6 - - 4
Glasgow - 3 £313 -
Highlands - 1 - -
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UK

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 21 (100.00%) Citrix
2 20 (95.24%) XenApp
3 18 (85.71%) Windows
4 17 (80.95%) Active Directory
5 16 (76.19%) Microsoft
5 16 (76.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (61.90%) VMware
7 12 (57.14%) PowerShell
8 10 (47.62%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (47.62%) Cisco
8 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (47.62%) Windows Server
9 9 (42.86%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (42.86%) SCCM
9 9 (42.86%) Clustering
10 8 (38.10%) VMware ESX
10 8 (38.10%) Microsoft App-V
10 8 (38.10%) SCOM
10 8 (38.10%) DHCP
10 8 (38.10%) DNS
10 8 (38.10%) Windows 7
10 8 (38.10%) Data Centre
11 7 (33.33%) Finance
12 6 (28.57%) VBScript
12 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
12 6 (28.57%) ITIL
12 6 (28.57%) Windows 10
12 6 (28.57%) Hyper-V
12 6 (28.57%) NetScaler
13 5 (23.81%) Root Cause Analysis

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
2 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 8 (38.10%) DHCP
1 8 (38.10%) DNS
2 6 (28.57%) NetScaler
3 3 (14.29%) Wireshark
4 1 (4.76%) LAN
4 1 (4.76%) SAN
4 1 (4.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Fiddler
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 5 (23.81%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (19.05%) IT Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Support Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) VMware Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Citrix Consultant
3 3 (14.29%) Citrix Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Consultant
3 3 (14.29%) Senior IT Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Senior VMware Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 2 (9.52%) Citrix Support
4 2 (9.52%) Server Support
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server Support
Miscellaneous
1 9 (42.86%) Clustering
2 8 (38.10%) Data Centre
3 5 (23.81%) Client/Server
4 2 (9.52%) CMDB
5 1 (4.76%) Hedge funds
5 1 (4.76%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 18 (85.71%) Windows
2 16 (76.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (47.62%) Windows Server
3 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (38.10%) Windows 7
5 6 (28.57%) Windows 10
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) ITIL
2 5 (23.81%) Application Packaging
2 5 (23.81%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (14.29%) Asset Management
3 3 (14.29%) Migration
3 3 (14.29%) Service Management
3 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) PowerShell
2 6 (28.57%) VBScript
System Software
1 20 (95.24%) XenApp
2 17 (80.95%) Active Directory
3 10 (47.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (42.86%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (38.10%) Microsoft App-V
5 8 (38.10%) VMware ESX
6 6 (28.57%) Hyper-V
7 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (4.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 9 (42.86%) SCCM
2 8 (38.10%) SCOM
3 4 (19.05%) WSUS
4 2 (9.52%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) Citrix
2 16 (76.19%) Microsoft
3 13 (61.90%) VMware
4 10 (47.62%) Cisco
5 5 (23.81%) AppSense
6 2 (9.52%) Symantec
7 1 (4.76%) EMC
7 1 (4.76%) IBM
7 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds
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