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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 10 9 6
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs citing Citrix 25 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 16.67% 17.86% 58.33%
As % of the Vendors category 23.58% 18.52% 63.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 5 7
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£322 £353 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.68% -8.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £165.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
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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 27 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 70.67% 96.43% 91.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 20 10
Average daily rate £340 £355 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.22% -7.79%
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 £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 29 (80.56%) SQL
1 29 (80.56%) SC Cleared
1 29 (80.56%) Security Cleared
2 19 (52.78%) SAN
3 17 (47.22%) Netcool
4 15 (41.67%) VMware
4 15 (41.67%) VMware ESX
4 15 (41.67%) Clustering
4 15 (41.67%) Active Directory
5 14 (38.89%) HP
5 14 (38.89%) Veritas
5 14 (38.89%) Windows
6 13 (36.11%) Thin Client
6 13 (36.11%) Fat Client
7 12 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 12 (33.33%) Configuration Management
8 11 (30.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 11 (30.56%) IPsec
8 11 (30.56%) Solaris
8 11 (30.56%) Linux
8 11 (30.56%) DHCP
8 11 (30.56%) DNS
8 11 (30.56%) VMware Infrastructure
9 10 (27.78%) ITIL
9 10 (27.78%) Service Management
10 9 (25.00%) Middleware
10 9 (25.00%) Tivoli
10 9 (25.00%) MCSE
10 9 (25.00%) AIX
10 9 (25.00%) Microsoft

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (8.33%) WebLogic
1 3 (8.33%) IIS
1 3 (8.33%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 19 (52.78%) SAN
2 11 (30.56%) IPsec
2 11 (30.56%) DHCP
2 11 (30.56%) DNS
3 9 (25.00%) NAS
4 3 (8.33%) Firewall
4 3 (8.33%) LAN
4 3 (8.33%) WAN
4 3 (8.33%) VPN
5 2 (5.56%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (16.67%) WinRunner
1 6 (16.67%) TestDirector
1 6 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
Job Titles
1 7 (19.44%) Integration Engineer
2 6 (16.67%) Consultant
3 4 (11.11%) Test Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Citrix Specialist
4 2 (5.56%) Citrix Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Build Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (5.56%) Analyst
4 2 (5.56%) Test Analyst
4 2 (5.56%) Server Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Tester
5 1 (2.78%) Technical Tester
5 1 (2.78%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (2.78%) Citrix Consultant
5 1 (2.78%) Service Manager
5 1 (2.78%) Change Manager
5 1 (2.78%) IT Consultant
5 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.00%) Middleware
2 3 (8.33%) CSS
2 3 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (41.67%) Clustering
2 13 (36.11%) Thin Client
2 13 (36.11%) Fat Client
3 6 (16.67%) PDA
4 3 (8.33%) Open Source
5 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
5 2 (5.56%) PKI
6 1 (2.78%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 14 (38.89%) Windows
2 11 (30.56%) Solaris
2 11 (30.56%) Linux
3 9 (25.00%) AIX
4 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (16.67%) Windows XP
4 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 3 (8.33%) HPUX
5 3 (8.33%) UNIX
5 3 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 10 (27.78%) ITIL
2 10 (27.78%) Service Management
3 9 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 9 (25.00%) Software Distribution
4 7 (19.44%) Change Management
5 6 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 6 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 6 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 3 (8.33%) Six Sigma
6 3 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (8.33%) Change Data Capture
6 3 (8.33%) Lean Six Sigma
7 2 (5.56%) Analytics
7 2 (5.56%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.78%) Validation
8 1 (2.78%) ITSM
8 1 (2.78%) Change Control
8 1 (2.78%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (80.56%) SQL
2 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.56%) VBScript
2 2 (5.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 29 (80.56%) SC Cleared
1 29 (80.56%) Security Cleared
2 9 (25.00%) MCSE
2 9 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (16.67%) MCSA
3 6 (16.67%) MCTS
3 6 (16.67%) MCITP
3 6 (16.67%) ISTQB
4 2 (5.56%) Degree
5 1 (2.78%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 15 (41.67%) VMware ESX
1 15 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 11 (30.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (19.44%) Hyper-V
4 6 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (8.33%) KVM
5 3 (8.33%) RHEV
5 3 (8.33%) XenApp
5 3 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 17 (47.22%) Netcool
2 11 (30.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 9 (25.00%) Tivoli
4 6 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (8.33%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 15 (41.67%) VMware
2 14 (38.89%) HP
2 14 (38.89%) Veritas
3 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (16.67%) McAfee
4 6 (16.67%) AppSense
5 3 (8.33%) Red Hat
5 3 (8.33%) Oracle
6 1 (2.78%) Remedy