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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 6 16 9
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -7
Contract jobs citing Citrix 31 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 24.80% 11.67% 16.33%
As % of the Vendors category 35.63% 12.50% 29.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 5 7
Average daily rate
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£349 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.30% -13.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £311 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £382 £475 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £290 £326
% change year-on-year
+7.75% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.33 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-1.03% -
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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
87 56 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 69.60% 93.33% 55.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 38 20
Average daily rate £358 £350 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.30% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £313 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £13.57 £12.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 47 (87.04%) SQL
2 37 (68.52%) SC Cleared
2 37 (68.52%) Security Cleared
3 33 (61.11%) Active Directory
4 32 (59.26%) Configuration Management
5 31 (57.41%) Netcool
5 31 (57.41%) IPsec
5 31 (57.41%) Veritas
6 30 (55.56%) Clustering
7 26 (48.15%) SAN
8 24 (44.44%) VMware
9 23 (42.59%) VMware ESX
9 23 (42.59%) Solaris
9 23 (42.59%) Linux
10 21 (38.89%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 20 (37.04%) Tivoli
11 20 (37.04%) NAS
11 20 (37.04%) Software Distribution
12 17 (31.48%) VMware Infrastructure
13 14 (25.93%) AIX
14 13 (24.07%) Windows
14 13 (24.07%) Microsoft Certification
14 13 (24.07%) MCSE
15 11 (20.37%) Microsoft
15 11 (20.37%) Change Management
15 11 (20.37%) Test Scripting
16 10 (18.52%) Windows 7
16 10 (18.52%) HP Quality Center
16 10 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
16 10 (18.52%) Test Automation

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (7.41%) Oracle Application Server
1 4 (7.41%) WebLogic
2 3 (5.56%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 31 (57.41%) IPsec
2 26 (48.15%) SAN
3 20 (37.04%) NAS
4 5 (9.26%) DNS
4 5 (9.26%) DHCP
5 4 (7.41%) Firewall
6 3 (5.56%) VPN
6 3 (5.56%) LAN
6 3 (5.56%) WAN
7 2 (3.70%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (7.41%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (7.41%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (18.52%) WinRunner
1 10 (18.52%) TestDirector
1 10 (18.52%) QuickTest Pro
Job Titles
1 15 (27.78%) Integration Engineer
2 8 (14.81%) Test Engineer
3 6 (11.11%) Citrix Engineer
4 5 (9.26%) Wintel Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) VMware Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Consultant
6 2 (3.70%) UNIX Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (3.70%) Analyst
6 2 (3.70%) Test Analyst
7 1 (1.85%) Change Manager
7 1 (1.85%) Citrix Consultant
7 1 (1.85%) Citrix Specialist
7 1 (1.85%) UNIX Consultant
7 1 (1.85%) Linux Support
7 1 (1.85%) Technology Consultant
7 1 (1.85%) Citrix Technical Consultant
7 1 (1.85%) Incident Manager
7 1 (1.85%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.26%) Middleware
2 4 (7.41%) Web Services
3 2 (3.70%) CSS
4 1 (1.85%) HTML
4 1 (1.85%) XML
4 1 (1.85%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 30 (55.56%) Clustering
2 10 (18.52%) PDA
3 7 (12.96%) Thin Client
3 7 (12.96%) Fat Client
4 4 (7.41%) Open Source
4 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (5.56%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.85%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 23 (42.59%) Solaris
1 23 (42.59%) Linux
2 14 (25.93%) AIX
3 13 (24.07%) Windows
4 10 (18.52%) Windows 7
4 10 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (18.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (18.52%) Windows XP
5 4 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (7.41%) UNIX
5 4 (7.41%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (59.26%) Configuration Management
2 20 (37.04%) Software Distribution
3 11 (20.37%) Change Management
3 11 (20.37%) Test Scripting
4 10 (18.52%) Test Automation
4 10 (18.52%) Software Testing
5 5 (9.26%) ITIL
5 5 (9.26%) Performance Testing
5 5 (9.26%) Service Management
6 4 (7.41%) Change Data Capture
6 4 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (3.70%) Lean Six Sigma
7 2 (3.70%) Incident Management
7 2 (3.70%) Analytics
7 2 (3.70%) Six Sigma
8 1 (1.85%) ITSM
8 1 (1.85%) Workflow
8 1 (1.85%) Change Control
8 1 (1.85%) Problem Management
8 1 (1.85%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 47 (87.04%) SQL
2 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.85%) XPath
Qualifications
1 37 (68.52%) SC Cleared
1 37 (68.52%) Security Cleared
2 13 (24.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (24.07%) MCSE
3 10 (18.52%) MCTS
3 10 (18.52%) MCITP
3 10 (18.52%) MCSA
4 9 (16.67%) ISTQB
5 3 (5.56%) Degree
6 1 (1.85%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 33 (61.11%) Active Directory
2 23 (42.59%) VMware ESX
3 17 (31.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (18.52%) Hyper-V
5 4 (7.41%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (7.41%) KVM
5 4 (7.41%) RHEV
6 3 (5.56%) XenApp
7 1 (1.85%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 31 (57.41%) Netcool
2 21 (38.89%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 20 (37.04%) Tivoli
4 10 (18.52%) HP Quality Center
4 10 (18.52%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (3.70%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (1.85%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 31 (57.41%) Veritas
2 24 (44.44%) VMware
3 11 (20.37%) Microsoft
4 10 (18.52%) McAfee
5 6 (11.11%) HP
6 4 (7.41%) Oracle
6 4 (7.41%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.85%) Remedy
7 1 (1.85%) AppSense
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