Period
to 13 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for XenDesktop skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited XenDesktop over the 6 months to 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Citrix XenDesktop
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 112 93 87
Rank change year-on-year -19 -6 +10
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 5 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.29% 0.079% 0.18%
As % of the System Software category 2.91% 0.71% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Glasgow median daily rate £300 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +5.88% +45.92%
10th Percentile £286 £425 £413
90th Percentile £316 £475 £438
Scotland median daily rate £325 £475 £369
% change year-on-year -31.58% +28.81% -5.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - £25.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year - +78.57% -3.45%

XenDesktop is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 172 141 159
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 9.98% 11.14% 14.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 63 96
Glasgow median daily rate £325 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +16.67% +0.84%
10th Percentile £123 £140 £126
90th Percentile £500 £470 £439
Scotland median daily rate £388 £375 £320
% change year-on-year +3.33% +17.19% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 3
Glasgow median hourly rate £35.00 £11.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +204.35% -45.24% +15.07%
10th Percentile £17.30 £10.00 £19.50
90th Percentile £146.10 £24.50 £40.10
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% -4.76% +13.51%

XenDesktop
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing XenDesktop as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for XenDesktop in Glasgow

XenDesktop
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing XenDesktop in Glasgow.

Contractor daily rate trend for XenDesktop in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing XenDesktop also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for XenDesktop.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) DHCP
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) XenApp
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (80.00%) vSphere
2 4 (80.00%) NetScaler
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (60.00%) EMC VMAX
3 3 (60.00%) Server Management
3 3 (60.00%) Storage Management
4 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
5 1 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (20.00%) VBScript
5 1 (20.00%) VB
5 1 (20.00%) CCA
5 1 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (20.00%) MSI

XenDesktop
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) DHCP
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
2 4 (80.00%) NetScaler
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MSI
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Citrix Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix Server Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) SCCM Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Server Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) EMC VMAX
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Server Management
1 3 (60.00%) Storage Management
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (20.00%) Application Packaging
3 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (20.00%) Personalization
3 1 (20.00%) Software Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (20.00%) VB
1 1 (20.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCA
1 1 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) XenApp
2 4 (80.00%) vSphere
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (20.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
1 1 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Ivanti