Period
to 21 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 112 96 87
Rank change year-on-year -16 -9 +9
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 3 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.18% 0.15% 0.25%
As % of the System Software category 1.74% 1.37% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Glasgow median daily rate £285 £438 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -34.86% +20.69% +16.00%
10th Percentile £277 £414 £311
90th Percentile £435 £471 £424
Scotland median daily rate £350 £438 £330
% change year-on-year -20.00% +32.58% -2.22%
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% -

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 172 146 140
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 10.30% 10.95% 11.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 60 80
Glasgow median daily rate £324 £350 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.50% +21.74% -8.00%
10th Percentile £120 £178 £130
90th Percentile £500 £464 £450
Scotland median daily rate £385 £375 £321
% change year-on-year +2.67% +17.00% +4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 2
Glasgow median hourly rate £25.25 £11.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +119.57% -45.24% +25.37%
10th Percentile £13.11 £10.00 £19.50
90th Percentile £100.00 £24.50 £22.50
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -10.26% -45.83% +94.59%

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 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XenDesktop in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (66.67%) MSI
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (66.67%) VBScript
2 2 (66.67%) VB
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Ivanti
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) XenApp
2 2 (66.67%) XenServer
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Software Distribution
2 2 (66.67%) Software Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Personalization
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MSI
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Designer
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Designer
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Personalization
1 2 (66.67%) Software Delivery
1 2 (66.67%) Software Distribution
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Use Case
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (66.67%) VB
2 2 (66.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (66.67%) XenApp
1 2 (66.67%) XenServer
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Ivanti
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) Veritas