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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix
Rank 40 45 47
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Contract jobs citing Citrix 15 24 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.42% 3.08% 2.00%
As % of the Vendors category 5.17% 8.48% 4.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 5
Average daily rate £325 £288 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -36.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £113 £418
10% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £395 £542
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £299
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +12.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.13
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -1.70%
Citrix
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
290 283 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 46.77% 36.28% 44.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 172 111
Average daily rate £313 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £219 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £451 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 6
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.05 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.43% -15.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £11.17 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.83 £15.77 £17.37
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.38 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+27.85% +6.06%

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016, 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 24 (77.42%) Windows
2 21 (67.74%) VMware
3 18 (58.06%) Microsoft
4 14 (45.16%) Active Directory
5 12 (38.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (38.71%) Windows 7
6 11 (35.48%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (35.48%) MCSE
6 11 (35.48%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (32.26%) SCCM
7 10 (32.26%) Windows Server
8 9 (29.03%) SQL
9 8 (25.81%) AIX
9 8 (25.81%) Linux
9 8 (25.81%) Clustering
9 8 (25.81%) Finance
10 7 (22.58%) XenApp
10 7 (22.58%) ITIL
10 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (19.35%) Windows XP
11 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (19.35%) Intel Security
11 6 (19.35%) Hyper-V
11 6 (19.35%) MCTS
12 5 (16.13%) MCITP
12 5 (16.13%) Software Testing
12 5 (16.13%) VMware ESX
12 5 (16.13%) Change Management
12 5 (16.13%) Microsoft App-V
12 5 (16.13%) Test Automation

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 5 (16.13%) IIS
1 5 (16.13%) MS Exchange
2 4 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.23%) Live Communications Server
4 1 (3.23%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Office
2 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) DNS
1 2 (6.45%) SAN
2 1 (3.23%) DHCP
2 1 (3.23%) Skype
2 1 (3.23%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (3.23%) WAN
2 1 (3.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) HP UFT
1 5 (16.13%) TestDirector
1 5 (16.13%) WinRunner
2 2 (6.45%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 8 (25.81%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Analyst
2 6 (19.35%) Desktop Support
2 6 (19.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Support Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) Support Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Wintel Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Citrix Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Test Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (6.45%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Applications Packager
5 2 (6.45%) Applications Support
5 2 (6.45%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) .NET
2 1 (3.23%) CSS
2 1 (3.23%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) Clustering
2 4 (12.90%) Computer Science
2 4 (12.90%) NHS
3 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.68%) PDA
4 2 (6.45%) Fat Client
4 2 (6.45%) Thin Client
5 1 (3.23%) Driving Licence
5 1 (3.23%) EqualLogic
5 1 (3.23%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 24 (77.42%) Windows
2 12 (38.71%) Windows 7
2 12 (38.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (32.26%) Windows Server
4 8 (25.81%) AIX
4 8 (25.81%) Linux
5 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (19.35%) Windows XP
7 4 (12.90%) Mac OS
8 1 (3.23%) Windows 2000
8 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) ITIL
2 5 (16.13%) Change Management
2 5 (16.13%) Software Testing
2 5 (16.13%) Test Automation
3 4 (12.90%) Application Packaging
3 4 (12.90%) Automated Testing
3 4 (12.90%) ITSM
3 4 (12.90%) Open Source
3 4 (12.90%) Service Management
4 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2
4 3 (9.68%) Project Management
4 3 (9.68%) Six Sigma
4 3 (9.68%) Test Scripting
5 2 (6.45%) Migration
5 2 (6.45%) OO
6 1 (3.23%) High Availability
6 1 (3.23%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.23%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.23%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.23%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 9 (29.03%) SQL
2 5 (16.13%) PowerShell
3 4 (12.90%) Bash Shell
3 4 (12.90%) C
3 4 (12.90%) Java
4 2 (6.45%) AWK
4 2 (6.45%) C-shell
4 2 (6.45%) Perl
4 2 (6.45%) Python
4 2 (6.45%) sed
4 2 (6.45%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (35.48%) MCSE
1 11 (35.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (19.35%) MCTS
3 5 (16.13%) Citrix Certification
3 5 (16.13%) Degree
3 5 (16.13%) MCITP
3 5 (16.13%) MCSA
3 5 (16.13%) SC Cleared
3 5 (16.13%) Security Cleared
4 4 (12.90%) ISTQB
5 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 14 (45.16%) Active Directory
2 11 (35.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (22.58%) XenApp
4 6 (19.35%) Hyper-V
5 5 (16.13%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (16.13%) VMware ESX
5 5 (16.13%) XenDesktop
6 3 (9.68%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (3.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (32.26%) SCCM
2 5 (16.13%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (16.13%) McAfee ePO
2 5 (16.13%) Netcool
3 1 (3.23%) HP SIM
3 1 (3.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 21 (67.74%) VMware
2 18 (58.06%) Microsoft
3 6 (19.35%) Intel Security
4 5 (16.13%) Cisco
4 5 (16.13%) Veritas
5 2 (6.45%) Dell
5 2 (6.45%) HP
6 1 (3.23%) Adobe
6 1 (3.23%) Avaya
6 1 (3.23%) EMC
6 1 (3.23%) IBM
6 1 (3.23%) Motorola
6 1 (3.23%) SolarWinds
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