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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Citrix over the 3 months to 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 75 56 50
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -6
Contract jobs citing Citrix 52 63 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.88% 2.53% 2.96%
As % of the Vendors category 4.84% 5.93% 6.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 25 47
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£325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £149 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £465 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
- -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £16.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%
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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 Scotland region.

Vendors Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1075 1063 1042
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 38.96% 42.62% 44.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 562 490 487
Average daily rate £355 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £479 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 52 54
Average hourly rate £30.00 £17.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.47% -28.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.48 £9.50 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.05 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Citrix
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Citrix across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 26 November 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Citrix within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -19 10 £260 +3.79% 6
Edinburgh -16 8 £251 -44.16%
Aberdeen +10 1 - - 3
West Lothian - - - -
North Lanarkshire - - - - 3
Moray - - - -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 78 (54.55%) Windows
2 75 (52.45%) Active Directory
3 69 (48.25%) Security Cleared
4 68 (47.55%) SC Cleared
5 56 (39.16%) SQL
6 55 (38.46%) VMware
7 53 (37.06%) Microsoft
8 49 (34.27%) Windows Server 2008
9 46 (32.17%) SAN
10 40 (27.97%) Clustering
11 37 (25.87%) Windows 7
11 37 (25.87%) IPsec
12 35 (24.48%) Windows Server 2003
13 34 (23.78%) Netcool
13 34 (23.78%) Veritas
14 32 (22.38%) Configuration Management
15 31 (21.68%) Linux
16 30 (20.98%) VMware Infrastructure
17 28 (19.58%) Solaris
18 26 (18.18%) OpenView Configuration Management
18 26 (18.18%) NAS
18 26 (18.18%) Software Distribution
19 25 (17.48%) Tivoli
20 24 (16.78%) XenApp
20 24 (16.78%) VMware ESX
21 19 (13.29%) Finance
21 19 (13.29%) MS Exchange
21 19 (13.29%) Microsoft Certification
22 18 (12.59%) MCSE
23 17 (11.89%) Windows Server 2012

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Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 19 (13.29%) MS Exchange
2 7 (4.90%) WebLogic
3 6 (4.20%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (4.20%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (4.20%) IIS
4 4 (2.80%) WebSphere
4 4 (2.80%) Oracle Application Server
4 4 (2.80%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (2.10%) JBoss
5 3 (2.10%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.40%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (0.70%) LiveLink
7 1 (0.70%) Apache
7 1 (0.70%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.70%) Lync
7 1 (0.70%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 15 (10.49%) MS Excel
2 12 (8.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.50%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (2.10%) assyst
3 1 (0.70%) Sage 300 ERP
3 1 (0.70%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 46 (32.17%) SAN
2 37 (25.87%) IPsec
3 26 (18.18%) NAS
4 16 (11.19%) DNS
5 13 (9.09%) DHCP
6 12 (8.39%) Firewall
7 9 (6.29%) TCP/IP
8 8 (5.59%) NetScaler
9 7 (4.90%) LAN
9 7 (4.90%) WAN
10 5 (3.50%) VoIP
11 4 (2.80%) Intranet
12 3 (2.10%) Internet
12 3 (2.10%) VPN
13 1 (0.70%) Wi-Fi
13 1 (0.70%) Wireless
13 1 (0.70%) WLAN
13 1 (0.70%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (11.89%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.80%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (2.80%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (2.80%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.40%) MySQL
4 1 (0.70%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 9 (6.29%) WinRunner
1 9 (6.29%) TestDirector
1 9 (6.29%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 19 (13.29%) Finance
2 9 (6.29%) Banking
3 1 (0.70%) Local Government
3 1 (0.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (13.29%) Analyst
2 18 (12.59%) Integration Engineer
3 12 (8.39%) 2nd Line Support
4 11 (7.69%) Citrix Engineer
4 11 (7.69%) Wintel Engineer
5 10 (6.99%) Consultant
6 8 (5.59%) Support Analyst
7 7 (4.90%) Test Engineer
8 6 (4.20%) Test Analyst
8 6 (4.20%) 3rd Line Support
8 6 (4.20%) Support Engineer
9 5 (3.50%) Administrator
10 4 (2.80%) Project Manager
10 4 (2.80%) Desktop Support
10 4 (2.80%) Server Support
10 4 (2.80%) Systems Administrator
11 3 (2.10%) Technical Consultant
11 3 (2.10%) Environment Analyst
11 3 (2.10%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 3 (2.10%) Citrix Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.29%) Middleware
2 6 (4.20%) Application Packaging
2 6 (4.20%) .NET
3 5 (3.50%) HTML
3 5 (3.50%) ASP.NET
3 5 (3.50%) JSP
4 4 (2.80%) Web Services
5 2 (1.40%) CSS
5 2 (1.40%) X-Windows
6 1 (0.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 40 (27.97%) Clustering
2 11 (7.69%) Fat Client
2 11 (7.69%) Thin Client
3 9 (6.29%) PDA
4 8 (5.59%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (4.20%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.80%) Open Source
6 4 (2.80%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.70%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.70%) iPad
7 1 (0.70%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.70%) iPhone
7 1 (0.70%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.70%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 78 (54.55%) Windows
2 49 (34.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (25.87%) Windows 7
4 35 (24.48%) Windows Server 2003
5 31 (21.68%) Linux
6 28 (19.58%) Solaris
7 17 (11.89%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (9.09%) UNIX
8 13 (9.09%) AIX
9 9 (6.29%) Windows XP
10 6 (4.20%) Windows 2000 Server
11 4 (2.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (2.80%) HPUX
11 4 (2.80%) Windows 2000
12 3 (2.10%) Windows NT
13 2 (1.40%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.70%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.70%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (22.38%) Configuration Management
2 26 (18.18%) Software Distribution
3 17 (11.89%) ITIL
4 16 (11.19%) Change Management
5 11 (7.69%) Software Testing
6 10 (6.99%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (6.29%) Test Automation
8 8 (5.59%) Test Scripting
8 8 (5.59%) Service Management
9 7 (4.90%) Build Automation
9 7 (4.90%) Unit Testing
10 6 (4.20%) Performance Testing
10 6 (4.20%) Validation
10 6 (4.20%) Migration
11 5 (3.50%) Performance Management
12 4 (2.80%) Change Data Capture
12 4 (2.80%) Project Management
13 3 (2.10%) Service Delivery
13 3 (2.10%) PRINCE2
13 3 (2.10%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 56 (39.16%) SQL
2 8 (5.59%) PowerShell
3 5 (3.50%) VBA
3 5 (3.50%) JavaScript
4 4 (2.80%) VB
5 3 (2.10%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 69 (48.25%) Security Cleared
2 68 (47.55%) SC Cleared
3 19 (13.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (12.59%) MCSE
5 15 (10.49%) ISTQB
6 12 (8.39%) MCITP
7 9 (6.29%) MCSA
7 9 (6.29%) MCTS
8 6 (4.20%) Degree
8 6 (4.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (2.80%) DV Cleared
9 4 (2.80%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.40%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (1.40%) MCP
11 1 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.70%) CCNA
11 1 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.70%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.50%) SLA
System Software
1 75 (52.45%) Active Directory
2 30 (20.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (16.78%) XenApp
3 24 (16.78%) VMware ESX
4 14 (9.79%) Hyper-V
5 11 (7.69%) vSphere
6 9 (6.29%) Microsoft App-V
7 7 (4.90%) XenDesktop
8 5 (3.50%) Terminal Services
9 4 (2.80%) Oracle RAC
9 4 (2.80%) KVM
9 4 (2.80%) MetaFrame
9 4 (2.80%) RHEV
10 3 (2.10%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.70%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 1 (0.70%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 34 (23.78%) Netcool
2 26 (18.18%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 25 (17.48%) Tivoli
4 11 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
5 9 (6.29%) McAfee ePO
6 8 (5.59%) SCCM
7 4 (2.80%) Backup Exec
8 2 (1.40%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (1.40%) SCOM
9 1 (0.70%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.70%) CA LISA
9 1 (0.70%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 55 (38.46%) VMware
2 53 (37.06%) Microsoft
3 34 (23.78%) Veritas
4 16 (11.19%) HP
5 12 (8.39%) Oracle
6 9 (6.29%) McAfee
7 7 (4.90%) IBM
8 5 (3.50%) Symantec
8 5 (3.50%) AppSense
9 4 (2.80%) Altiris
9 4 (2.80%) Dell
9 4 (2.80%) Red Hat
9 4 (2.80%) Wyse
10 3 (2.10%) TIBCO
10 3 (2.10%) Nortel
11 2 (1.40%) Cisco
11 2 (1.40%) EMC
12 1 (0.70%) Kofax
12 1 (0.70%) Open Text
12 1 (0.70%) Remedy
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