Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 108 96 85
Rank change year-on-year -12 -11 +17
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 11 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.61% 0.076% 0.71%
As % of the System Software category 5.82% 0.81% 6.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 4
Glasgow median daily rate £280 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -34.12% +41.67% -11.11%
Scotland median daily rate £290 £425 £340
% change year-on-year -31.76% +25.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - £25.63 £14.50
% change year-on-year - +76.72% -

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 189 124 143
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 10.51% 9.46% 11.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 53 68
Glasgow median daily rate £325 £388 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.13% +31.36% -9.23%
10th Percentile £122 £144 £125
90th Percentile £475 £450 £450
Scotland median daily rate £330 £350 £330
% change year-on-year -5.71% +6.06% +1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 1
Glasgow median hourly rate £24.18 £17.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.17% -16.67% +31.25%
10th Percentile £12.33 £10.15 £19.50
90th Percentile £34.63 £24.85 £22.50
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year -22.22% -41.56% +113.89%

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

XenDesktop
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XenDesktop in Glasgow over the 6 months to 21 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XenDesktop in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 11 (100.00%) Citrix
2 10 (90.91%) Windows
3 9 (81.82%) VMware
3 9 (81.82%) Windows Server
4 8 (72.73%) DHCP
4 8 (72.73%) DNS
4 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
5 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
5 7 (63.64%) SQL
6 6 (54.55%) Ivanti
6 6 (54.55%) SCCM
6 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (54.55%) PowerShell
6 6 (54.55%) XenApp
7 5 (45.45%) XenServer
7 5 (45.45%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
7 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
8 4 (36.36%) Software Distribution
8 4 (36.36%) Software Delivery
8 4 (36.36%) T-SQL
8 4 (36.36%) VBScript
8 4 (36.36%) VB
8 4 (36.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 4 (36.36%) MSI
8 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (36.36%) Finance
8 4 (36.36%) Waterfall
8 4 (36.36%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) IIS
1 2 (18.18%) Office Communications Server
1 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
1 2 (18.18%) Skype for Business
2 1 (9.09%) MQSeries
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
2 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
2 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (27.27%) Office 365
2 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) DHCP
1 8 (72.73%) DNS
2 3 (27.27%) SAN
3 2 (18.18%) Skype
3 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
4 1 (9.09%) Firewall
4 1 (9.09%) IPv4
4 1 (9.09%) NetScaler
4 1 (9.09%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (9.09%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MSI
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
2 2 (18.18%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Architect
1 4 (36.36%) Designer
1 4 (36.36%) Infrastructure Designer
2 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (9.09%) SCCM Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Solutions Designer
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Fat Client
2 1 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (9.09%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 9 (81.82%) Windows Server
3 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
4 2 (18.18%) Linux
4 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (9.09%) AIX
5 1 (9.09%) Mac OS
5 1 (9.09%) Solaris
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (36.36%) Software Delivery
1 4 (36.36%) Software Distribution
1 4 (36.36%) Waterfall
2 3 (27.27%) Personalization
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (18.18%) Decision-Making
3 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (18.18%) Use Case
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 6 (54.55%) PowerShell
3 4 (36.36%) T-SQL
3 4 (36.36%) VB
3 4 (36.36%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (9.09%) Degree
4 1 (9.09%) MCSE
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (54.55%) XenApp
3 5 (45.45%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (45.45%) XenServer
4 4 (36.36%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (18.18%) ISA Server
6 1 (9.09%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (9.09%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) SCCM
2 4 (36.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (9.09%) PowerCLI
3 1 (9.09%) SafeCom
3 1 (9.09%) SCOM
3 1 (9.09%) vRealize
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Citrix
2 9 (81.82%) VMware
3 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
4 6 (54.55%) Ivanti
5 3 (27.27%) Oracle
5 3 (27.27%) Veritas
6 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
7 1 (9.09%) Dell
7 1 (9.09%) EMC
7 1 (9.09%) IBM
7 1 (9.09%) Symantec
7 1 (9.09%) ThinPrint