The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Citrix products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Citrix over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Glasgow region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 56 62 38
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -24
Contract jobs citing Citrix 12 16 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.75% 1.77% 2.85%
As % of the Vendors category 3.88% 3.63% 6.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 7
Average daily rate £400 £353 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.47% +28.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £165 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £467 £362 £305
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £15.75 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -30.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £15.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -9.09%
Vendors Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
309 441 322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 44.98% 48.73% 41.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 224 157
Average daily rate £350 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £241 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 25
Average hourly rate £15.50 £14.13 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.73% -43.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 £16.53 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Citrix
Scotland

Citrix
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Citrix Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Citrix
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Citrix Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Citrix
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Citrix across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Citrix Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Citrix
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Citrix across the Glasgow region.

Citrix Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 12 (50.00%) Windows
1 12 (50.00%) VMware
2 11 (45.83%) Active Directory
3 10 (41.67%) Security Cleared
4 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 8 (33.33%) SC Cleared
6 7 (29.17%) SCCM
6 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (29.17%) HP
7 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 6 (25.00%) XenApp
8 5 (20.83%) Windows 7
8 5 (20.83%) SQL
8 5 (20.83%) MS Office
8 5 (20.83%) Cisco
8 5 (20.83%) DNS
8 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
8 5 (20.83%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 5 (20.83%) Firewall
9 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
9 4 (16.67%) PowerShell
9 4 (16.67%) WSUS
10 3 (12.50%) Finance
10 3 (12.50%) Migration
10 3 (12.50%) IPsec
10 3 (12.50%) VMware ESX
10 3 (12.50%) Degree
10 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (12.50%) vSphere

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.17%) MQSeries
3 1 (4.17%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (4.17%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) MS Office
1 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) DNS
1 5 (20.83%) Firewall
2 3 (12.50%) IPsec
2 3 (12.50%) SAN
2 3 (12.50%) WAN
2 3 (12.50%) DHCP
3 2 (8.33%) LAN
3 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (8.33%) VPN
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (4.17%) Network Security
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (4.17%) Wireless
4 1 (4.17%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Facilita Forecast
2 1 (4.17%) TestDirector
2 1 (4.17%) MSI
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Architect
2 4 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Wintel Support
3 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Wintel Support Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Technical Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Citrix Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Designer
5 1 (4.17%) Citrix Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Network Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Performance Tester
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) Network Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Test Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Thin Client
1 2 (8.33%) Replication
1 2 (8.33%) Fat Client
2 1 (4.17%) CMDB
2 1 (4.17%) PKI
2 1 (4.17%) Clustering
2 1 (4.17%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 12 (50.00%) Windows
2 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (20.83%) Windows 7
5 3 (12.50%) Windows 8
5 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (12.50%) Windows XP
6 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.17%) AIX
6 1 (4.17%) Solaris
6 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (12.50%) Migration
1 3 (12.50%) Software Distribution
2 2 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (8.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (4.17%) Test Scripting
3 1 (4.17%) Software Testing
3 1 (4.17%) Load Balancing
3 1 (4.17%) Problem Management
3 1 (4.17%) Matrix Management
3 1 (4.17%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (4.17%) Time Management
3 1 (4.17%) Change Control
3 1 (4.17%) Network Security Management
3 1 (4.17%) Security Management
3 1 (4.17%) ITIL
3 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) SQL
2 4 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 3 (12.50%) VBScript
3 3 (12.50%) VB
4 2 (8.33%) C++
5 1 (4.17%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 8 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (12.50%) Degree
3 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (12.50%) MCSE
4 2 (8.33%) CCNP
4 2 (8.33%) ISEB
4 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (4.17%) MCITP
5 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (4.17%) CCNA
5 1 (4.17%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 11 (45.83%) Active Directory
2 6 (25.00%) XenApp
3 3 (12.50%) VMware ESX
3 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (12.50%) vSphere
4 2 (8.33%) Terminal Services
4 2 (8.33%) XenDesktop
5 1 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (4.17%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 7 (29.17%) SCCM
2 5 (20.83%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 4 (16.67%) WSUS
4 3 (12.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (8.33%) Netcool
6 1 (4.17%) SCOM
6 1 (4.17%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (4.17%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) VMware
2 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 7 (29.17%) HP
4 5 (20.83%) Cisco
5 3 (12.50%) Dell
5 3 (12.50%) CA
6 2 (8.33%) EMC
7 1 (4.17%) Wyse
7 1 (4.17%) AppSense
7 1 (4.17%) F5
7 1 (4.17%) CheckPoint
7 1 (4.17%) BMC
7 1 (4.17%) Veritas
7 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
7 1 (4.17%) Symantec
7 1 (4.17%) McAfee
7 1 (4.17%) IBM
7 1 (4.17%) Oracle