Period
to 23 April 2019

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 23 April 2019 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
23 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 100 88 83
Rank change year-on-year -12 -5 -1
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 10 13 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.68% 0.92% 0.093%
As % of the System Software category 6.13% 8.44% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 0
Glasgow median daily rate £435 £293 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +48.72% - -
Scotland median daily rate £375 £300 £398
% change year-on-year +25.00% -24.53% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - £15.75 -

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 163 154 117
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 11.01% 10.91% 10.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 99 72
Glasgow median daily rate £325 £350 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +1.82% +25.00%
10th Percentile £130 £181 £130
90th Percentile £500 £462 £425
Scotland median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 1
Glasgow median hourly rate £12.50 £15.00 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% -65.12% +168.75%
10th Percentile £11.82 £10.90 £41.50
90th Percentile £38.50 £19.90 £44.50
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.43
% change year-on-year -12.50% +14.74% -53.52%

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 23 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XenDesktop in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 23 April 2019, 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Citrix
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (60.00%) XenApp
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (50.00%) Finance
4 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
4 4 (40.00%) DHCP
4 4 (40.00%) DNS
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (40.00%) Linux
4 4 (40.00%) Oracle
4 4 (40.00%) vSphere
4 4 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (40.00%) NetScaler
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (40.00%) Oracle Database
4 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (30.00%) Use Case
5 3 (30.00%) EMC VMAX
5 3 (30.00%) Waterfall
5 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (30.00%) Banking
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (30.00%) Problem-Solving

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 (20.00%) MQSeries
1 2 (20.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) DHCP
1 4 (40.00%) DNS
1 4 (40.00%) NetScaler
2 2 (20.00%) Firewall
2 2 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Hudson
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Banking
3 2 (20.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Citrix Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Designer
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Designer
3 2 (20.00%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix Server Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Technician
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Designer
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Server Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
1 2 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) EMC VMAX
2 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Clustering
3 1 (10.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (40.00%) Linux
3 4 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (20.00%) AIX
5 2 (20.00%) Mac OS
5 2 (20.00%) Solaris
5 2 (20.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (30.00%) Problem-Solving
1 3 (30.00%) Server Management
1 3 (30.00%) Storage Management
1 3 (30.00%) Use Case
1 3 (30.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (10.00%) Application Packaging
3 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (10.00%) Decision-Making
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Java
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CCA
1 1 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) XenApp
2 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (40.00%) vSphere
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Citrix
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle
2 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (20.00%) Dell
3 2 (20.00%) EMC
3 2 (20.00%) IBM
3 2 (20.00%) Ivanti
3 2 (20.00%) Symantec
3 2 (20.00%) Veritas