The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Citrix products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Erskine region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Citrix over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Citrix Systems.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 10 8 6
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Contract jobs citing Citrix 24 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 17.02% 25.93% 43.48%
As % of the Vendors category 22.86% 26.92% 52.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 7 8
Average daily rate
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£325 £353 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.80% -1.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £323 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £355 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £303 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-6.92% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +12.50%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Erskine region.

Vendors Category
Erskine
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
105 26 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 74.47% 96.30% 82.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 21 12
Average daily rate £336 £355 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.45% -0.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £325 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £411 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +1.33%

Citrix
Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Citrix across the Erskine region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Citrix Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

Citrix
Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Citrix across the Erskine region.

Citrix Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

Citrix
Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Citrix across the Erskine region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Citrix Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Erskine region citing Citrix 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 Citrix.

1 30 (81.08%) SC Cleared
1 30 (81.08%) Security Cleared
2 29 (78.38%) SQL
3 21 (56.76%) SAN
4 18 (48.65%) Active Directory
4 18 (48.65%) Netcool
5 17 (45.95%) Clustering
6 16 (43.24%) Veritas
7 15 (40.54%) Configuration Management
7 15 (40.54%) IPsec
8 14 (37.84%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 14 (37.84%) Solaris
8 14 (37.84%) Linux
9 13 (35.14%) Tivoli
9 13 (35.14%) NAS
9 13 (35.14%) Software Distribution
10 12 (32.43%) Fat Client
10 12 (32.43%) Thin Client
10 12 (32.43%) HP
10 12 (32.43%) VMware
10 12 (32.43%) VMware ESX
11 11 (29.73%) Windows
12 9 (24.32%) SQL Server
12 9 (24.32%) DHCP
12 9 (24.32%) DNS
12 9 (24.32%) VMware Infrastructure
13 8 (21.62%) Performance Testing
13 8 (21.62%) ITIL
13 8 (21.62%) Middleware
13 8 (21.62%) Service Management

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Erskine region citing Citrix 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 Citrix. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (8.11%) IIS
2 2 (5.41%) WebLogic
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 21 (56.76%) SAN
2 15 (40.54%) IPsec
3 13 (35.14%) NAS
4 9 (24.32%) DHCP
4 9 (24.32%) DNS
5 3 (8.11%) NetScaler
6 2 (5.41%) Firewall
6 2 (5.41%) VPN
6 2 (5.41%) LAN
6 2 (5.41%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (24.32%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) WinRunner
1 4 (10.81%) TestDirector
1 4 (10.81%) QuickTest Pro
Job Titles
1 8 (21.62%) Integration Engineer
2 7 (18.92%) Consultant
3 3 (8.11%) Technical Consultant
3 3 (8.11%) Test Engineer
3 3 (8.11%) Citrix Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) Citrix Specialist
4 2 (5.41%) Server Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) Build Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) Technology Consultant
5 1 (2.70%) Wintel Consultant
5 1 (2.70%) Citrix Technical Consultant
5 1 (2.70%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (2.70%) UNIX Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) Services Delivery Consultant
5 1 (2.70%) UNIX Consultant
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) Citrix Consultant
5 1 (2.70%) Analyst
5 1 (2.70%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.62%) Middleware
2 2 (5.41%) CSS
2 2 (5.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (45.95%) Clustering
2 12 (32.43%) Fat Client
2 12 (32.43%) Thin Client
3 4 (10.81%) PDA
4 2 (5.41%) Open Source
5 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.70%) Visualisation
5 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.70%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 14 (37.84%) Solaris
1 14 (37.84%) Linux
2 11 (29.73%) Windows
3 6 (16.22%) AIX
4 4 (10.81%) Windows 7
4 4 (10.81%) Windows XP
4 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (5.41%) UNIX
5 2 (5.41%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (40.54%) Configuration Management
2 13 (35.14%) Software Distribution
3 8 (21.62%) Performance Testing
3 8 (21.62%) Service Management
3 8 (21.62%) ITIL
4 4 (10.81%) Change Management
4 4 (10.81%) Software Testing
4 4 (10.81%) Test Scripting
4 4 (10.81%) Test Automation
5 3 (8.11%) Analytics
6 2 (5.41%) Change Data Capture
6 2 (5.41%) Lean Six Sigma
6 2 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.41%) Six Sigma
6 2 (5.41%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.70%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 29 (78.38%) SQL
2 1 (2.70%) VBScript
2 1 (2.70%) VB
2 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 30 (81.08%) SC Cleared
1 30 (81.08%) Security Cleared
2 7 (18.92%) MCSE
2 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (10.81%) MCTS
3 4 (10.81%) MCITP
3 4 (10.81%) ISTQB
3 4 (10.81%) MCSA
4 1 (2.70%) Degree
System Software
1 18 (48.65%) Active Directory
2 12 (32.43%) VMware ESX
3 9 (24.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (16.22%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (13.51%) Hyper-V
6 4 (10.81%) XenApp
7 2 (5.41%) KVM
7 2 (5.41%) RHEV
7 2 (5.41%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 18 (48.65%) Netcool
2 14 (37.84%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 13 (35.14%) Tivoli
4 4 (10.81%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (10.81%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (5.41%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 16 (43.24%) Veritas
2 12 (32.43%) HP
2 12 (32.43%) VMware
3 6 (16.22%) AppSense
4 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
5 4 (10.81%) McAfee
6 2 (5.41%) Oracle
6 2 (5.41%) Red Hat