The first table below looks at the demand for Citrix Presentation Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Citrix Presentation Server over the 3 months to 30 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 of the System Software category for the Scotland 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix Presentation Server
Rank 126 103 97
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -6
Contract jobs citing Citrix Presentation Server 1 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.036% 0.041% 0.23%
As % of the System Software category 0.40% 0.63% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate
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£325 £275 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -38.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £289 £275 £288
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £79.00 £37.00 £160.00
% change year-on-year
+113.51% -76.87%
System Software Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
249 160 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 9.03% 6.51% 6.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 74 66
Average daily rate £325 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £124 £225 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 12
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.35 £13.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.20 £55.50 £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-9.28% +2.94%
Citrix Presentation Server
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Citrix Presentation Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Citrix Presentation Server across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Citrix Presentation Server Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Citrix Presentation Server
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Citrix Presentation Server Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Citrix Presentation Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Citrix Presentation Server Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Citrix Presentation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Citrix Presentation Server 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 Presentation Server.

1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) MetaFrame
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Altiris
3 1 (33.33%) Brocade
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) VBScript
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (33.33%) XenApp
3 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) NetScaler
3 1 (33.33%) Application Packaging
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) Ethernet

Citrix Presentation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Citrix Presentation Server 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 Presentation Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) NetScaler
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Solutions Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Implementation Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) VBScript
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) MetaFrame
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
2 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Altiris
3 1 (33.33%) Brocade
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) EMC
3 1 (33.33%) NetApp