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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 10 7 5
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs citing Citrix 24 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 17.65% 30.00% 51.85%
As % of the Vendors category 24.49% 31.58% 60.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 6 10
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£322 £353 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.68% -1.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £321 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £356 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-7.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +14.28%
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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
98 19 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 72.06% 95.00% 85.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 14 14
Average daily rate £340 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.22% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £310 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £430 £425
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 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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 29 August 2014.

Citrix Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 29 (82.86%) SC Cleared
1 29 (82.86%) Security Cleared
2 28 (80.00%) SQL
3 19 (54.29%) SAN
4 17 (48.57%) Netcool
5 15 (42.86%) VMware
5 15 (42.86%) VMware ESX
5 15 (42.86%) Clustering
5 15 (42.86%) Active Directory
6 14 (40.00%) HP
6 14 (40.00%) Veritas
6 14 (40.00%) Windows
7 13 (37.14%) Thin Client
7 13 (37.14%) Fat Client
8 12 (34.29%) Configuration Management
9 11 (31.43%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 11 (31.43%) IPsec
9 11 (31.43%) DHCP
9 11 (31.43%) DNS
9 11 (31.43%) Solaris
9 11 (31.43%) Linux
9 11 (31.43%) SQL Server
9 11 (31.43%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (25.71%) NAS
10 9 (25.71%) Performance Testing
10 9 (25.71%) Software Distribution
10 9 (25.71%) ITIL
10 9 (25.71%) AIX
10 9 (25.71%) Tivoli
10 9 (25.71%) Service Management

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (8.57%) WebLogic
1 3 (8.57%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (5.71%) IIS
2 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 19 (54.29%) SAN
2 11 (31.43%) IPsec
2 11 (31.43%) DHCP
2 11 (31.43%) DNS
3 9 (25.71%) NAS
4 3 (8.57%) Firewall
4 3 (8.57%) VPN
4 3 (8.57%) LAN
4 3 (8.57%) WAN
5 2 (5.71%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (31.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.57%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (8.57%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (17.14%) WinRunner
1 6 (17.14%) TestDirector
1 6 (17.14%) QuickTest Pro
Job Titles
1 7 (20.00%) Integration Engineer
2 6 (17.14%) Consultant
3 4 (11.43%) Test Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Server Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Citrix Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Citrix Specialist
4 2 (5.71%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (5.71%) Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Test Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Build Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Technology Consultant
5 1 (2.86%) Wintel Consultant
5 1 (2.86%) Citrix Technical Consultant
5 1 (2.86%) UNIX Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Tester
5 1 (2.86%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Tester
5 1 (2.86%) Service Manager
5 1 (2.86%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.71%) Middleware
2 3 (8.57%) CSS
2 3 (8.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (42.86%) Clustering
2 13 (37.14%) Fat Client
2 13 (37.14%) Thin Client
3 6 (17.14%) PDA
4 3 (8.57%) Open Source
5 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
5 2 (5.71%) PKI
6 1 (2.86%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 14 (40.00%) Windows
2 11 (31.43%) Solaris
2 11 (31.43%) Linux
3 9 (25.71%) AIX
4 6 (17.14%) Windows 7
4 6 (17.14%) Windows XP
4 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (8.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (8.57%) UNIX
5 3 (8.57%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) Configuration Management
2 9 (25.71%) Service Management
2 9 (25.71%) ITIL
2 9 (25.71%) Performance Testing
2 9 (25.71%) Software Distribution
3 6 (17.14%) Test Scripting
3 6 (17.14%) Test Automation
3 6 (17.14%) Change Management
3 6 (17.14%) Software Testing
4 3 (8.57%) Lean Six Sigma
4 3 (8.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (8.57%) Six Sigma
4 3 (8.57%) Change Data Capture
5 2 (5.71%) Analytics
5 2 (5.71%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.86%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 28 (80.00%) SQL
2 2 (5.71%) VBScript
2 2 (5.71%) VB
2 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 29 (82.86%) SC Cleared
1 29 (82.86%) Security Cleared
2 8 (22.86%) MCSE
2 8 (22.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (17.14%) MCTS
3 6 (17.14%) MCITP
3 6 (17.14%) ISTQB
3 6 (17.14%) MCSA
4 2 (5.71%) Degree
System Software
1 15 (42.86%) Active Directory
1 15 (42.86%) VMware ESX
2 11 (31.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 6 (17.14%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (8.57%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (8.57%) XenApp
5 3 (8.57%) KVM
5 3 (8.57%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 17 (48.57%) Netcool
2 11 (31.43%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 9 (25.71%) Tivoli
4 6 (17.14%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (17.14%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (8.57%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 15 (42.86%) VMware
2 14 (40.00%) HP
2 14 (40.00%) Veritas
3 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
4 6 (17.14%) AppSense
4 6 (17.14%) McAfee
5 3 (8.57%) Oracle
5 3 (8.57%) Red Hat