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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 56 43 51
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +8
Contract jobs citing Citrix 18 17 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.22% 2.67% 2.08%
As % of the Vendors category 4.60% 6.18% 4.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 10
Average daily rate
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£275 £280 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.87% -13.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £107 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £375 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
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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 Glasgow region.

Vendors Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
391 275 330
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 48.27% 43.17% 42.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 143 178
Average daily rate £350 £330 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 11
Average hourly rate £17.50 £9.25 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.18% -2.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.37 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+3.45% -2.05%

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 2 October 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 2 October 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 17 (53.13%) Windows
2 16 (50.00%) VMware
3 15 (46.88%) Security Cleared
4 14 (43.75%) SC Cleared
4 14 (43.75%) Microsoft
4 14 (43.75%) SAN
5 13 (40.63%) Active Directory
6 11 (34.38%) HP
7 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (25.00%) ISTQB
8 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (21.88%) TCP/IP
9 7 (21.88%) SQL
9 7 (21.88%) Oracle
9 7 (21.88%) Windows 7
10 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (18.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 6 (18.75%) MS Excel
10 6 (18.75%) IPsec
11 5 (15.63%) Oracle EBS
11 5 (15.63%) .NET
11 5 (15.63%) HTML
11 5 (15.63%) JavaScript
11 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET
11 5 (15.63%) JSP
11 5 (15.63%) UNIX
11 5 (15.63%) Hyper-V
11 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
12 4 (12.50%) XenDesktop
12 4 (12.50%) Build Automation

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 (9.38%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.13%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (43.75%) SAN
2 7 (21.88%) TCP/IP
3 6 (18.75%) IPsec
4 4 (12.50%) Wireless
5 3 (9.38%) Firewall
6 2 (6.25%) NetScaler
6 2 (6.25%) VPN
7 1 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (3.13%) DNS
7 1 (3.13%) VoIP
7 1 (3.13%) DHCP
7 1 (3.13%) IP Telephony
7 1 (3.13%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) WinRunner
1 1 (3.13%) TestDirector
1 1 (3.13%) QuickTest Pro
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) Analyst
2 5 (15.63%) Test Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Citrix Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 3 (9.38%) Team Leader
4 3 (9.38%) IT Support
5 2 (6.25%) Defect Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Technical Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Test Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Technical Support
6 1 (3.13%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Desktop Support
6 1 (3.13%) Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (3.13%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) .NET
1 5 (15.63%) HTML
1 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET
1 5 (15.63%) JSP
2 1 (3.13%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Clustering
2 1 (3.13%) PDA
2 1 (3.13%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (3.13%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (53.13%) Windows
2 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (21.88%) Windows 7
5 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (15.63%) UNIX
7 2 (6.25%) Windows 8
7 2 (6.25%) Windows XP
8 1 (3.13%) AIX
8 1 (3.13%) Solaris
8 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (12.50%) Build Automation
1 4 (12.50%) Change Management
1 4 (12.50%) Validation
2 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2
2 3 (9.38%) Performance Management
2 3 (9.38%) Software Testing
2 3 (9.38%) Unit Testing
2 3 (9.38%) Mentoring
2 3 (9.38%) Coaching
3 2 (6.25%) Project Management
4 1 (3.13%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.13%) Migration
4 1 (3.13%) ITIL
4 1 (3.13%) Information Security
4 1 (3.13%) Data Protection
4 1 (3.13%) Software Distribution
4 1 (3.13%) Information Governance
4 1 (3.13%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (3.13%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.88%) SQL
2 5 (15.63%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (46.88%) Security Cleared
2 14 (43.75%) SC Cleared
3 8 (25.00%) ISTQB
4 6 (18.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (12.50%) DV Cleared
6 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (6.25%) MCSE
8 1 (3.13%) MCSA
8 1 (3.13%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (3.13%) MCTS
8 1 (3.13%) MCITP
8 1 (3.13%) Degree
8 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (3.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (40.63%) Active Directory
2 5 (15.63%) Hyper-V
2 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (12.50%) XenDesktop
4 3 (9.38%) Terminal Services
5 1 (3.13%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (3.13%) VMware ESX
5 1 (3.13%) VMware Server
5 1 (3.13%) vSphere
5 1 (3.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) SCCM
2 3 (9.38%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (6.25%) Netcool
4 1 (3.13%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (3.13%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (3.13%) Tivoli
4 1 (3.13%) Backup Exec
4 1 (3.13%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 16 (50.00%) VMware
2 14 (43.75%) Microsoft
3 11 (34.38%) HP
4 7 (21.88%) Oracle
5 4 (12.50%) Meru Networks
5 4 (12.50%) EMC
5 4 (12.50%) Cisco
5 4 (12.50%) Juniper
5 4 (12.50%) Apple
6 2 (6.25%) Veritas
7 1 (3.13%) Symantec
7 1 (3.13%) McAfee
7 1 (3.13%) Avaya
7 1 (3.13%) Veeam