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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 9 6 5
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Contract jobs citing Citrix 28 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 18.54% 26.09% 46.67%
As % of the Vendors category 26.42% 28.57% 56.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 6 10
Average daily rate
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£320 £353 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.21% -1.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £321 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £356 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-7.44% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £165.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +14.28%
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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
106 21 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 70.20% 91.30% 83.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 15 16
Average daily rate £336 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.45% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £310 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £419 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £165.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-1.73% +1.57%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 31 (79.49%) SQL
1 31 (79.49%) SC Cleared
1 31 (79.49%) Security Cleared
2 21 (53.85%) SAN
3 19 (48.72%) Netcool
4 17 (43.59%) Clustering
4 17 (43.59%) Active Directory
5 16 (41.03%) Veritas
6 15 (38.46%) VMware
6 15 (38.46%) VMware ESX
7 14 (35.90%) Configuration Management
7 14 (35.90%) HP
7 14 (35.90%) Windows
8 13 (33.33%) Solaris
8 13 (33.33%) Linux
8 13 (33.33%) Thin Client
8 13 (33.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 13 (33.33%) IPsec
8 13 (33.33%) Fat Client
9 12 (30.77%) SQL Server
10 11 (28.21%) DHCP
10 11 (28.21%) DNS
10 11 (28.21%) Tivoli
10 11 (28.21%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (28.21%) NAS
10 11 (28.21%) Software Distribution
11 10 (25.64%) Service Management
11 10 (25.64%) ITIL
12 9 (23.08%) MCSE
12 9 (23.08%) AIX

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 3 (7.69%) WebLogic
1 3 (7.69%) IIS
1 3 (7.69%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 21 (53.85%) SAN
2 13 (33.33%) IPsec
3 11 (28.21%) NAS
3 11 (28.21%) DHCP
3 11 (28.21%) DNS
4 3 (7.69%) VPN
4 3 (7.69%) LAN
4 3 (7.69%) WAN
4 3 (7.69%) Firewall
5 2 (5.13%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (15.38%) WinRunner
1 6 (15.38%) TestDirector
1 6 (15.38%) QuickTest Pro
Job Titles
1 8 (20.51%) Integration Engineer
2 6 (15.38%) Consultant
3 4 (10.26%) Test Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Citrix Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Server Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (5.13%) Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Test Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Citrix Specialist
5 2 (5.13%) Build Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Technology Consultant
6 1 (2.56%) Wintel Consultant
6 1 (2.56%) Citrix Technical Consultant
6 1 (2.56%) Services Delivery Consultant
6 1 (2.56%) UNIX Consultant
6 1 (2.56%) Windows Server Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Tester
6 1 (2.56%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.08%) Middleware
2 3 (7.69%) CSS
2 3 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (43.59%) Clustering
2 13 (33.33%) Fat Client
2 13 (33.33%) Thin Client
3 6 (15.38%) PDA
4 3 (7.69%) Open Source
5 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
5 2 (5.13%) PKI
6 1 (2.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 14 (35.90%) Windows
2 13 (33.33%) Solaris
2 13 (33.33%) Linux
3 9 (23.08%) AIX
4 6 (15.38%) Windows 7
4 6 (15.38%) Windows XP
4 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (7.69%) UNIX
5 3 (7.69%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.90%) Configuration Management
2 11 (28.21%) Software Distribution
3 10 (25.64%) Service Management
3 10 (25.64%) ITIL
4 9 (23.08%) Performance Testing
5 7 (17.95%) Change Management
6 6 (15.38%) Test Scripting
6 6 (15.38%) Test Automation
6 6 (15.38%) Software Testing
7 3 (7.69%) Change Data Capture
7 3 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (7.69%) Six Sigma
7 3 (7.69%) Lean Six Sigma
8 2 (5.13%) Service Delivery
8 2 (5.13%) Analytics
9 1 (2.56%) Incident Management
9 1 (2.56%) Change Control
9 1 (2.56%) ITSM
9 1 (2.56%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 31 (79.49%) SQL
2 2 (5.13%) VBScript
2 2 (5.13%) VB
2 2 (5.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 31 (79.49%) SC Cleared
1 31 (79.49%) Security Cleared
2 9 (23.08%) MCSE
2 9 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (15.38%) MCTS
3 6 (15.38%) MCITP
3 6 (15.38%) ISTQB
3 6 (15.38%) MCSA
4 2 (5.13%) Degree
5 1 (2.56%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 17 (43.59%) Active Directory
2 15 (38.46%) VMware ESX
3 11 (28.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (17.95%) Hyper-V
5 6 (15.38%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (10.26%) XenApp
7 3 (7.69%) KVM
7 3 (7.69%) RHEV
7 3 (7.69%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 19 (48.72%) Netcool
2 13 (33.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 11 (28.21%) Tivoli
4 6 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (15.38%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (7.69%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 16 (41.03%) Veritas
2 15 (38.46%) VMware
3 14 (35.90%) HP
4 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 6 (15.38%) McAfee
5 6 (15.38%) AppSense
6 3 (7.69%) Oracle
6 3 (7.69%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.56%) Remedy