The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Citrix products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Renfrewshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Citrix over the 3 months to 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 11 15 7
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -8
Contract jobs citing Citrix 27 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 18.24% 15.79% 21.95%
As % of the Vendors category 26.73% 16.36% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 6 7
Average daily rate
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£348 £330 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.41% -11.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £311 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £475 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
- -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%
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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 Renfrewshire region.

Vendors Category
Renfrewshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
101 55 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 68.24% 96.49% 58.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 40 16
Average daily rate £350 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £321 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.57 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Citrix
Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Citrix Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

Citrix
Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Citrix Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

Citrix
Daily Rate Histogram in Renfrewshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Citrix across the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

Citrix Daily Rate Histogram in Renfrewshire

Citrix
Hourly Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Citrix Hourly Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire 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 43 (82.69%) SQL
2 40 (76.92%) SC Cleared
2 40 (76.92%) Security Cleared
3 31 (59.62%) Netcool
4 30 (57.69%) Clustering
4 30 (57.69%) Active Directory
4 30 (57.69%) Veritas
5 28 (53.85%) SAN
5 28 (53.85%) Configuration Management
6 26 (50.00%) IPsec
7 25 (48.08%) Solaris
7 25 (48.08%) Linux
8 23 (44.23%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 22 (42.31%) Tivoli
9 22 (42.31%) NAS
9 22 (42.31%) Software Distribution
10 17 (32.69%) VMware
11 16 (30.77%) VMware ESX
12 12 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
12 12 (23.08%) MCSE
12 12 (23.08%) Windows
12 12 (23.08%) AIX
13 11 (21.15%) VMware Infrastructure
14 9 (17.31%) Fat Client
14 9 (17.31%) Test Scripting
14 9 (17.31%) Microsoft
14 9 (17.31%) Thin Client
14 9 (17.31%) Change Management
15 8 (15.38%) McAfee
15 8 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire 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 4 (7.69%) Oracle Application Server
1 4 (7.69%) WebLogic
1 4 (7.69%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 28 (53.85%) SAN
2 26 (50.00%) IPsec
3 22 (42.31%) NAS
4 6 (11.54%) DNS
4 6 (11.54%) DHCP
5 4 (7.69%) Firewall
6 3 (5.77%) NetScaler
6 3 (5.77%) LAN
6 3 (5.77%) WAN
6 3 (5.77%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.46%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (7.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (15.38%) WinRunner
1 8 (15.38%) TestDirector
1 8 (15.38%) QuickTest Pro
Job Titles
1 15 (28.85%) Integration Engineer
2 7 (13.46%) Test Engineer
3 5 (9.62%) Consultant
4 4 (7.69%) Citrix Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (3.85%) Citrix Specialist
6 2 (3.85%) UNIX Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Wintel Engineer
7 1 (1.92%) Incident Manager
7 1 (1.92%) Build Engineer
7 1 (1.92%) Operations Engineer
7 1 (1.92%) VMware Engineer
7 1 (1.92%) Technology Consultant
7 1 (1.92%) Citrix Technical Consultant
7 1 (1.92%) Change Manager
7 1 (1.92%) Citrix Consultant
7 1 (1.92%) UNIX Consultant
7 1 (1.92%) Linux Support
7 1 (1.92%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.54%) Middleware
2 4 (7.69%) Web Services
3 2 (3.85%) CSS
4 1 (1.92%) HTML
4 1 (1.92%) XML
4 1 (1.92%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 30 (57.69%) Clustering
2 9 (17.31%) Fat Client
2 9 (17.31%) Thin Client
3 8 (15.38%) PDA
4 4 (7.69%) Open Source
5 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (5.77%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.92%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 25 (48.08%) Solaris
1 25 (48.08%) Linux
2 12 (23.08%) Windows
2 12 (23.08%) AIX
3 8 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (15.38%) Windows XP
3 8 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (15.38%) Windows 7
4 4 (7.69%) HPUX
4 4 (7.69%) UNIX
4 4 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (53.85%) Configuration Management
2 22 (42.31%) Software Distribution
3 9 (17.31%) Test Scripting
3 9 (17.31%) Change Management
4 8 (15.38%) Software Testing
4 8 (15.38%) Test Automation
5 6 (11.54%) Service Management
5 6 (11.54%) ITIL
5 6 (11.54%) Performance Testing
6 4 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (7.69%) Change Data Capture
7 3 (5.77%) Analytics
8 2 (3.85%) Six Sigma
8 2 (3.85%) Lean Six Sigma
8 2 (3.85%) Incident Management
9 1 (1.92%) Problem Management
9 1 (1.92%) Information Assurance
9 1 (1.92%) Change Control
9 1 (1.92%) Workflow
9 1 (1.92%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 43 (82.69%) SQL
2 1 (1.92%) XPath
2 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 40 (76.92%) SC Cleared
1 40 (76.92%) Security Cleared
2 12 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (23.08%) MCSE
3 8 (15.38%) MCSA
3 8 (15.38%) MCTS
3 8 (15.38%) MCITP
4 7 (13.46%) ISTQB
5 3 (5.77%) Degree
6 1 (1.92%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 30 (57.69%) Active Directory
2 16 (30.77%) VMware ESX
3 11 (21.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (15.38%) Hyper-V
5 4 (7.69%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (7.69%) XenApp
5 4 (7.69%) KVM
5 4 (7.69%) RHEV
6 2 (3.85%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.92%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 31 (59.62%) Netcool
2 23 (44.23%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 22 (42.31%) Tivoli
4 8 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
4 8 (15.38%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (3.85%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (1.92%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 30 (57.69%) Veritas
2 17 (32.69%) VMware
3 9 (17.31%) Microsoft
4 8 (15.38%) McAfee
4 8 (15.38%) HP
5 4 (7.69%) Red Hat
5 4 (7.69%) Oracle
6 2 (3.85%) AppSense
7 1 (1.92%) Remedy