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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 51 59 43
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -16
Contract jobs citing Citrix 19 11 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.34% 1.40% 2.36%
As % of the Vendors category 5.71% 3.28% 6.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 13
Average daily rate
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£320 £425 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.70% +54.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £293 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £450 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £18.00 - £10.27
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.60 - £8.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.80 - £12.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +1.44%
Vendors Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
333 335 329
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 41.06% 42.62% 38.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 138 151
Average daily rate £324 £350 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.32% +13.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £450 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 16
Average hourly rate £18.00 £14.25 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.31% +50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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 23 July 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 23 July 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 19 (59.38%) VMware
2 17 (53.13%) Microsoft
3 15 (46.88%) HP
3 15 (46.88%) Security Cleared
4 14 (43.75%) SAN
4 14 (43.75%) Windows
5 13 (40.63%) SC Cleared
6 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (25.00%) ISTQB
7 8 (25.00%) MS Excel
7 8 (25.00%) Active Directory
8 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (21.88%) Oracle
8 7 (21.88%) SCCM
8 7 (21.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 6 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (18.75%) Windows 7
9 6 (18.75%) TCP/IP
10 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
10 5 (15.63%) UNIX
10 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET
10 5 (15.63%) JSP
10 5 (15.63%) HTML
10 5 (15.63%) JavaScript
10 5 (15.63%) .NET
10 5 (15.63%) Wireless
10 5 (15.63%) Oracle EBS
10 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (12.50%) Meru Networks
11 4 (12.50%) Software Testing

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (12.50%) 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 6 (18.75%) TCP/IP
3 5 (15.63%) Wireless
4 3 (9.38%) DHCP
4 3 (9.38%) Firewall
4 3 (9.38%) DNS
5 2 (6.25%) VPN
5 2 (6.25%) NetScaler
5 2 (6.25%) IPsec
6 1 (3.13%) Network Security
6 1 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (3.13%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (3.13%) LAN
6 1 (3.13%) WAN
6 1 (3.13%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Facilita Forecast
2 1 (3.13%) WinRunner
2 1 (3.13%) TestDirector
2 1 (3.13%) QuickTest Pro
Job Titles
1 7 (21.88%) Analyst
2 5 (15.63%) Test Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 3 (9.38%) Technical Architect
4 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Team Leader
4 3 (9.38%) Citrix Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Defect Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Test Specialist
5 2 (6.25%) Test Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Tester
6 1 (3.13%) Desktop Support
6 1 (3.13%) Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Network Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) IT Support
6 1 (3.13%) Radia Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) HTML
1 5 (15.63%) .NET
1 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET
1 5 (15.63%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.13%) Thin Client
1 1 (3.13%) Clustering
1 1 (3.13%) PKI
1 1 (3.13%) PDA
1 1 (3.13%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (3.13%) CMDB
1 1 (3.13%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 14 (43.75%) Windows
2 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (18.75%) Windows 7
5 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (15.63%) UNIX
6 3 (9.38%) Windows 8
7 2 (6.25%) Windows XP
8 1 (3.13%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (12.50%) Software Testing
2 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2
3 2 (6.25%) Change Management
3 2 (6.25%) Performance Testing
3 2 (6.25%) Validation
3 2 (6.25%) Migration
3 2 (6.25%) Build Automation
3 2 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (3.13%) ITIL
4 1 (3.13%) Information Governance
4 1 (3.13%) Information Security
4 1 (3.13%) Unit Testing
4 1 (3.13%) Test Scripting
4 1 (3.13%) Performance Management
4 1 (3.13%) Data Protection
4 1 (3.13%) Test Automation
4 1 (3.13%) Network Security Management
4 1 (3.13%) Security Management
4 1 (3.13%) Project Management
4 1 (3.13%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) JavaScript
2 3 (9.38%) SQL
3 2 (6.25%) C++
3 2 (6.25%) VBA
4 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.13%) C
4 1 (3.13%) VBScript
4 1 (3.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (46.88%) Security Cleared
2 13 (40.63%) SC Cleared
3 8 (25.00%) ISTQB
4 7 (21.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (12.50%) DV Cleared
6 2 (6.25%) ISEB
6 2 (6.25%) MCSE
6 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (3.13%) MCTS
7 1 (3.13%) MCITP
7 1 (3.13%) MCSA
7 1 (3.13%) CCNP
7 1 (3.13%) CCNA
7 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (3.13%) Degree
7 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (3.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (3.13%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 8 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 4 (12.50%) XenApp
3 4 (12.50%) XenDesktop
4 3 (9.38%) vSphere
5 1 (3.13%) XenServer
5 1 (3.13%) Terminal Services
5 1 (3.13%) VMware ESX
5 1 (3.13%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (21.88%) SCCM
2 3 (9.38%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (9.38%) WSUS
2 3 (9.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (6.25%) Netcool
4 1 (3.13%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (3.13%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (3.13%) Backup Exec
4 1 (3.13%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 19 (59.38%) VMware
2 17 (53.13%) Microsoft
3 15 (46.88%) HP
4 7 (21.88%) Oracle
5 4 (12.50%) Cisco
5 4 (12.50%) Juniper
5 4 (12.50%) EMC
5 4 (12.50%) Apple
5 4 (12.50%) Meru Networks
6 3 (9.38%) CA
7 1 (3.13%) Veritas
7 1 (3.13%) Veeam
7 1 (3.13%) F5
7 1 (3.13%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.13%) Symantec
7 1 (3.13%) McAfee
7 1 (3.13%) Avaya
7 1 (3.13%) BMC
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