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 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 13 8 12
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Contract jobs citing Citrix 12 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 16.67% 19.75% 18.97%
As % of the Vendors category 24.49% 29.09% 25.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 11
Average daily rate
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£344 £335 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.83% -8.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £260 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £410 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
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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
49 55 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 68.06% 67.90% 74.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 39 37
Average daily rate £325 £327 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.56% -20.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £260 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 40 (95.24%) SQL
2 32 (76.19%) Active Directory
3 29 (69.05%) IPsec
4 25 (59.52%) SC Cleared
4 25 (59.52%) Security Cleared
4 25 (59.52%) Veritas
5 24 (57.14%) Configuration Management
5 24 (57.14%) Netcool
5 24 (57.14%) Clustering
6 19 (45.24%) VMware
6 19 (45.24%) VMware ESX
6 19 (45.24%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 17 (40.48%) SAN
8 16 (38.10%) NAS
9 15 (35.71%) Solaris
9 15 (35.71%) Linux
9 15 (35.71%) Software Distribution
10 14 (33.33%) Tivoli
10 14 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
11 12 (28.57%) Windows
12 10 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
12 10 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (23.81%) Test Scripting
12 10 (23.81%) Windows 7
13 9 (21.43%) HP Quality Center
13 9 (21.43%) Hyper-V
13 9 (21.43%) McAfee ePO
13 9 (21.43%) Degree
13 9 (21.43%) Computer Science
13 9 (21.43%) PDA

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 29 (69.05%) IPsec
2 17 (40.48%) SAN
3 16 (38.10%) NAS
4 1 (2.38%) SMS
Development Applications
1 9 (21.43%) WinRunner
1 9 (21.43%) TestDirector
1 9 (21.43%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (2.38%) MSI
2 1 (2.38%) InstallShield
2 1 (2.38%) AdminStudio
Job Titles
1 19 (45.24%) Integration Engineer
2 6 (14.29%) Test Engineer
3 5 (11.90%) Citrix Engineer
3 5 (11.90%) Wintel Engineer
3 5 (11.90%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (4.76%) Technical Leader
4 2 (4.76%) Analyst
4 2 (4.76%) Test Analyst
5 1 (2.38%) Applications Packager
5 1 (2.38%) Tester
5 1 (2.38%) Technical Tester
5 1 (2.38%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) XML
1 1 (2.38%) XSL
1 1 (2.38%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (57.14%) Clustering
2 9 (21.43%) Computer Science
2 9 (21.43%) PDA
3 5 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.38%) PKI
4 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (35.71%) Solaris
1 15 (35.71%) Linux
2 12 (28.57%) Windows
3 10 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (23.81%) Windows 7
4 9 (21.43%) AIX
4 9 (21.43%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (57.14%) Configuration Management
2 15 (35.71%) Software Distribution
3 10 (23.81%) Test Scripting
4 9 (21.43%) Test Automation
4 9 (21.43%) Software Testing
4 9 (21.43%) Change Management
5 2 (4.76%) Software Licensing
5 2 (4.76%) ITIL
6 1 (2.38%) Project Management
6 1 (2.38%) Risk Management
6 1 (2.38%) Workflow
6 1 (2.38%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.38%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.38%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 40 (95.24%) SQL
2 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.38%) XPath
Qualifications
1 25 (59.52%) SC Cleared
1 25 (59.52%) Security Cleared
2 9 (21.43%) Degree
2 9 (21.43%) MCTS
2 9 (21.43%) MCITP
2 9 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (21.43%) MCSE
2 9 (21.43%) MCSA
3 8 (19.05%) ISTQB
System Software
1 32 (76.19%) Active Directory
2 19 (45.24%) VMware ESX
3 14 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (21.43%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.38%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.38%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 24 (57.14%) Netcool
2 19 (45.24%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 14 (33.33%) Tivoli
4 9 (21.43%) HP Quality Center
4 9 (21.43%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (2.38%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 25 (59.52%) Veritas
2 19 (45.24%) VMware
3 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 9 (21.43%) McAfee
4 1 (2.38%) HP