The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Citrix products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Citrix over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 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.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Citrix
UK / Scotland
Rank 71 58 61
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +3
Contract jobs citing Citrix 37 70 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.15% 2.71% 2.66%
As % of the Vendors category 4.83% 6.49% 7.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 36 29
Median daily rate £388 £363 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £278 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £443 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £15.86 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £17.25 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-15.94% +7.81%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Vendors Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
766 1079 995
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 44.48% 41.84% 36.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 399 569 532
Median daily rate £368 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £250 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £499 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 11 25
Median hourly rate £45.00 £42.75 £15.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +182.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.05 £17.00 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £50.00 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

Citrix
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Citrix as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Citrix Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Citrix
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Citrix Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Citrix
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Citrix across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

Citrix Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Citrix
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Citrix Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Citrix
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Citrix within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +15 26 £398 +6.00%
Glasgow -7 4 £175 -46.15% 3
Renfrewshire -3 1 £340 +11.47%
Perth and Kinross - 1 - -
Citrix
UK

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Citrix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Citrix.

1 73 (67.59%) Microsoft
2 72 (66.67%) Windows
3 70 (64.81%) Active Directory
4 60 (55.56%) VMware
5 51 (47.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 47 (43.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 44 (40.74%) Windows 7
8 39 (36.11%) XenApp
9 36 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
10 32 (29.63%) Clustering
11 31 (28.70%) SQL
12 30 (27.78%) Windows 10
13 29 (26.85%) SQL Server
14 28 (25.93%) Veritas
14 28 (25.93%) Windows Server 2003
14 28 (25.93%) XenDesktop
15 26 (24.07%) DNS
15 26 (24.07%) Microsoft App-V
16 25 (23.15%) DHCP
16 25 (23.15%) Microsoft Certification
17 23 (21.30%) Hyper-V
18 22 (20.37%) Netcool
18 22 (20.37%) MCSE
19 21 (19.44%) SCCM
19 21 (19.44%) Data Centre
20 20 (18.52%) Windows Server
20 20 (18.52%) MS Office
20 20 (18.52%) ITIL
21 19 (17.59%) VMware ESX
21 19 (17.59%) Server Virtualisation

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (14.81%) SharePoint
2 11 (10.19%) MS Exchange
3 8 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (5.56%) IIS
4 6 (5.56%) Skype for Business
5 3 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (2.78%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.93%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.93%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.93%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 20 (18.52%) MS Office
2 8 (7.41%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 18 (16.67%) Office 365
2 3 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.93%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 26 (24.07%) DNS
2 25 (23.15%) DHCP
3 17 (15.74%) SAN
4 13 (12.04%) NetScaler
5 11 (10.19%) Firewall
6 10 (9.26%) Internet
6 10 (9.26%) NAS
7 7 (6.48%) IPsec
7 7 (6.48%) TCP/IP
8 5 (4.63%) Wireless
9 4 (3.70%) VPN
10 2 (1.85%) Cisco ISE
10 2 (1.85%) LAN
10 2 (1.85%) Network Security
10 2 (1.85%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (1.85%) Skype
10 2 (1.85%) VoIP
10 2 (1.85%) WAN
11 1 (0.93%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 1 (0.93%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (26.85%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.85%) MySQL
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 15 (13.89%) StarTeam
2 2 (1.85%) WinDbg
General
1 18 (16.67%) Finance
2 4 (3.70%) Law
3 3 (2.78%) Banking
4 2 (1.85%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.85%) Retail
4 2 (1.85%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.93%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 36 (33.33%) Analyst
2 10 (9.26%) 3rd Line Support
2 10 (9.26%) Senior Analyst
2 10 (9.26%) Test Analyst
3 7 (6.48%) Support Engineer
3 7 (6.48%) Systems Analyst
4 6 (5.56%) Citrix Specialist
4 6 (5.56%) Citrix Support
4 6 (5.56%) Consultant
4 6 (5.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 6 (5.56%) Integration Engineer
5 5 (4.63%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (4.63%) Architect
5 5 (4.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (4.63%) Infrastructure Support
5 5 (4.63%) Migration Analyst
5 5 (4.63%) Senior Systems Analyst
5 5 (4.63%) Support Analyst
5 5 (4.63%) Tester
5 5 (4.63%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.93%) Flash
1 1 (0.93%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 32 (29.63%) Clustering
2 21 (19.44%) Data Centre
3 15 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (7.41%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.78%) Blackberry
5 3 (2.78%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.78%) Private Cloud
5 3 (2.78%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.85%) CESG
6 2 (1.85%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.85%) VxBlock/Vblock
7 1 (0.93%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.93%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 72 (66.67%) Windows
2 51 (47.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 47 (43.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 44 (40.74%) Windows 7
5 30 (27.78%) Windows 10
6 28 (25.93%) Windows Server 2003
7 20 (18.52%) Windows Server
8 16 (14.81%) AIX
8 16 (14.81%) Windows XP
9 11 (10.19%) Linux
10 8 (7.41%) Solaris
11 3 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (1.85%) Android
12 2 (1.85%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.85%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.93%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (18.52%) ITIL
2 19 (17.59%) Server Virtualisation
3 18 (16.67%) Change Management
4 15 (13.89%) Test Scripting
5 14 (12.96%) Software Testing
6 13 (12.04%) Server Building
7 11 (10.19%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (10.19%) Root Cause Analysis
7 11 (10.19%) Smoke Testing
8 10 (9.26%) Change Control
8 10 (9.26%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (8.33%) Migration
9 9 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (7.41%) Service Management
11 7 (6.48%) Configuration Management
11 7 (6.48%) Software Distribution
11 7 (6.48%) Time Management
12 6 (5.56%) Application Packaging
12 6 (5.56%) Personalization
13 5 (4.63%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 31 (28.70%) SQL
2 14 (12.96%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.78%) VBA
4 1 (0.93%) C
4 1 (0.93%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 25 (23.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (20.37%) MCSE
3 18 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 15 (13.89%) ISTQB
4 15 (13.89%) MCITP
5 14 (12.96%) MCSA
5 14 (12.96%) MCTS
6 13 (12.04%) SC Cleared
7 8 (7.41%) Degree
8 5 (4.63%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (1.85%) CISSP
10 1 (0.93%) CCNP
10 1 (0.93%) CCSE
10 1 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.93%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.93%) MCP
10 1 (0.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.85%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 70 (64.81%) Active Directory
2 39 (36.11%) XenApp
3 36 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 28 (25.93%) XenDesktop
5 26 (24.07%) Microsoft App-V
6 23 (21.30%) Hyper-V
7 19 (17.59%) VMware ESX
8 10 (9.26%) vSphere
9 6 (5.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 5 (4.63%) Virtual Desktop
10 5 (4.63%) Virtual Servers
10 5 (4.63%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (3.70%) VMware Server
12 3 (2.78%) Terminal Server
12 3 (2.78%) XenServer
13 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 1 (0.93%) BitLocker
14 1 (0.93%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 1 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 22 (20.37%) Netcool
2 21 (19.44%) SCCM
3 15 (13.89%) McAfee ePO
4 9 (8.33%) SCOM
5 7 (6.48%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 7 (6.48%) Tivoli
6 6 (5.56%) Microsoft Clustering
6 6 (5.56%) NetBackup
7 4 (3.70%) WSUS
8 3 (2.78%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 3 (2.78%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 2 (1.85%) AirWatch
9 2 (1.85%) XenMobile
10 1 (0.93%) AppDNA
10 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 1 (0.93%) SCVMM
10 1 (0.93%) vRealize
Vendors
1 73 (67.59%) Microsoft
2 60 (55.56%) VMware
3 28 (25.93%) Veritas
4 15 (13.89%) Intel Security
5 10 (9.26%) Cisco
6 8 (7.41%) IBM
6 8 (7.41%) Symantec
7 7 (6.48%) AppSense
8 6 (5.56%) Dell
8 6 (5.56%) HP
9 5 (4.63%) NetApp
10 4 (3.70%) Oracle
11 3 (2.78%) CA
11 3 (2.78%) CheckPoint
12 2 (1.85%) AlgoSec
12 2 (1.85%) Apple
12 2 (1.85%) EMC
12 2 (1.85%) F5
12 2 (1.85%) ScanSafe
12 2 (1.85%) Varonis