The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 54 57 43
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -14
Contract jobs citing Citrix 17 22 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.85% 2.55% 2.34%
As % of the Vendors category 4.47% 5.31% 5.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 11
Average daily rate
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£270 £294 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.08% -12.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £103
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £370 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -5.40%
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Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Glasgow region.

Vendors Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
380 414 257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 41.35% 47.97% 40.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 177 137
Average daily rate £350 £360 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £214 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 7
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +32.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.38 £11.50 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £20.75 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.98 £19.30
% change year-on-year
-1.22% -1.64%

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015, 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 22 (68.75%) Windows
2 16 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 12 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 12 (37.50%) Windows 7
4 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
5 9 (28.13%) VMware
6 7 (21.88%) Microsoft App-V
6 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (21.88%) SCCM
6 7 (21.88%) MSI
6 7 (21.88%) Finance
6 7 (21.88%) SQL
7 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
7 6 (18.75%) MCSE
7 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (18.75%) Windows XP
8 5 (15.63%) Linux
8 5 (15.63%) MS Office
8 5 (15.63%) Time Management
8 5 (15.63%) XenApp
8 5 (15.63%) XenDesktop
8 5 (15.63%) Application Packaging
9 4 (12.50%) AppSense
9 4 (12.50%) AIX
9 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
9 4 (12.50%) Cisco
9 4 (12.50%) Legal
9 4 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
9 4 (12.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 (9.38%) IIS
1 3 (9.38%) MS Exchange
1 3 (9.38%) WorkSite
2 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (6.25%) WebSphere
2 2 (6.25%) MQSeries
Applications
1 5 (15.63%) MS Office
2 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) VoIP
1 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
1 2 (6.25%) Firewall
1 2 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (6.25%) IP Telephony
1 2 (6.25%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (3.13%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (21.88%) MSI
2 1 (3.13%) WinRunner
2 1 (3.13%) TestDirector
2 1 (3.13%) HP UFT
General
1 7 (21.88%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Legal
3 3 (9.38%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Analyst
2 7 (21.88%) Applications Packager
3 5 (15.63%) Wintel Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Wintel Server Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Service Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Test Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Support Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Server Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Designer
5 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Designer
6 1 (3.13%) IT Support
6 1 (3.13%) VMware Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Tester
6 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) Application Packaging
2 2 (6.25%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Blackberry
2 2 (6.25%) Clustering
2 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.13%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) NHS
3 1 (3.13%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.13%) PDA
3 1 (3.13%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 22 (68.75%) Windows
2 12 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (18.75%) Windows XP
5 5 (15.63%) Linux
6 4 (12.50%) AIX
7 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (6.25%) Solaris
8 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (3.13%) UNIX
9 1 (3.13%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.63%) Time Management
2 3 (9.38%) Migration
3 2 (6.25%) Software Testing
3 2 (6.25%) ITIL
3 2 (6.25%) Test Scripting
3 2 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (6.25%) Application Discovery
3 2 (6.25%) Validation
4 1 (3.13%) Manual Testing
4 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.13%) Six Sigma
4 1 (3.13%) Project Management
4 1 (3.13%) Service Management
4 1 (3.13%) Change Management
4 1 (3.13%) ITSM
4 1 (3.13%) Workflow
4 1 (3.13%) Test Management
4 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.13%) Workflow Management
4 1 (3.13%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.88%) SQL
2 1 (3.13%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 6 (18.75%) MCSE
2 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (9.38%) Degree
5 2 (6.25%) ISTQB
6 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.13%) MCTS
6 1 (3.13%) MCITP
6 1 (3.13%) MCSA
6 1 (3.13%) ISEB
6 1 (3.13%) CCEE
6 1 (3.13%) CCIA
System Software
1 16 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (21.88%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (15.63%) XenApp
3 5 (15.63%) XenDesktop
4 3 (9.38%) Hyper-V
4 3 (9.38%) VMware ESX
5 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (21.88%) SCCM
2 4 (12.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
2 9 (28.13%) VMware
3 4 (12.50%) AppSense
3 4 (12.50%) Cisco
4 3 (9.38%) ServiceNow
4 3 (9.38%) Oracle
5 2 (6.25%) IBM
5 2 (6.25%) Dell
5 2 (6.25%) EMC
5 2 (6.25%) Red Hat
5 2 (6.25%) Symantec
6 1 (3.13%) McAfee
6 1 (3.13%) Veritas
6 1 (3.13%) HP