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 23 January 2015 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 59 69 51
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -18
Contract jobs citing Citrix 67 44 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.53% 1.92% 3.12%
As % of the Vendors category 7.20% 4.61% 6.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 19 36
Average daily rate
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£349 £444 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.39% +36.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £300 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £547 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £324
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -15.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £10.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -39.39%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.93% -
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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
931 954 973
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 35.11% 41.55% 48.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 475 428 487
Average daily rate £363 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 31 29
Average hourly rate £16.89 £14.02 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.43% -17.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -13.15%

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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 2015. 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 +4 20 £225 -47.05% 5
Edinburgh -31 9 £375 -15.54% 7
Aberdeen - 1 - - 3
West Lothian - - - -
Moray - - - -
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Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 80 (60.15%) Active Directory
2 67 (50.38%) Windows
3 66 (49.62%) SQL
4 62 (46.62%) Security Cleared
5 61 (45.86%) SC Cleared
5 61 (45.86%) VMware
6 45 (33.83%) IPsec
7 43 (32.33%) Configuration Management
8 40 (30.08%) Clustering
8 40 (30.08%) Microsoft
9 38 (28.57%) Veritas
9 38 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
10 36 (27.07%) SAN
11 35 (26.32%) Netcool
12 33 (24.81%) VMware Infrastructure
13 32 (24.06%) Linux
14 30 (22.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 30 (22.56%) Windows Server 2003
14 30 (22.56%) VMware ESX
15 27 (20.30%) Windows 7
16 26 (19.55%) Solaris
17 25 (18.80%) Software Distribution
18 24 (18.05%) NAS
18 24 (18.05%) Tivoli
19 19 (14.29%) Finance
20 18 (13.53%) Microsoft Certification
21 17 (12.78%) MCSE
21 17 (12.78%) Hyper-V
22 16 (12.03%) XenApp
23 15 (11.28%) Windows Server 2012

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 15 (11.28%) MS Exchange
2 9 (6.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (4.51%) WebLogic
4 4 (3.01%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (2.26%) Oracle Application Server
5 3 (2.26%) JBoss
5 3 (2.26%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.26%) IIS
6 2 (1.50%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (0.75%) Lync
7 1 (0.75%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.75%) Apache
7 1 (0.75%) LiveLink
7 1 (0.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 12 (9.02%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.02%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Sage 300 ERP
1 1 (0.75%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (33.83%) IPsec
2 36 (27.07%) SAN
3 24 (18.05%) NAS
4 13 (9.77%) Firewall
5 12 (9.02%) DNS
6 10 (7.52%) LAN
6 10 (7.52%) DHCP
6 10 (7.52%) TCP/IP
7 9 (6.77%) WAN
8 6 (4.51%) Internet
8 6 (4.51%) VoIP
8 6 (4.51%) NetScaler
9 4 (3.01%) Intranet
10 3 (2.26%) VPN
11 1 (0.75%) IP Telephony
11 1 (0.75%) WLAN
11 1 (0.75%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.26%) Oracle Database
2 3 (2.26%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (2.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.50%) MySQL
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (8.27%) WinRunner
1 11 (8.27%) TestDirector
1 11 (8.27%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 19 (14.29%) Finance
2 9 (6.77%) Banking
3 1 (0.75%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 20 (15.04%) Integration Engineer
2 16 (12.03%) Wintel Engineer
3 15 (11.28%) Analyst
4 13 (9.77%) 2nd Line Support
5 10 (7.52%) Citrix Engineer
6 9 (6.77%) Support Engineer
7 7 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 6 (4.51%) Test Engineer
9 5 (3.76%) VMware Engineer
9 5 (3.76%) Technical Leader
9 5 (3.76%) 3rd Line Support
9 5 (3.76%) Test Analyst
9 5 (3.76%) Consultant
10 4 (3.01%) Systems Administrator
10 4 (3.01%) Desktop Support
10 4 (3.01%) Support Analyst
10 4 (3.01%) Administrator
11 3 (2.26%) Environment Analyst
11 3 (2.26%) Citrix Administrator
11 3 (2.26%) Citrix Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.26%) Middleware
2 5 (3.76%) Application Packaging
3 3 (2.26%) Web Services
3 3 (2.26%) HTML
4 2 (1.50%) X-Windows
5 1 (0.75%) .NET
5 1 (0.75%) XML
5 1 (0.75%) XSL
5 1 (0.75%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.75%) CSS
5 1 (0.75%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 40 (30.08%) Clustering
2 14 (10.53%) PDA
3 10 (7.52%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (5.26%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.76%) Fat Client
5 5 (3.76%) Thin Client
6 4 (3.01%) Blackberry
6 4 (3.01%) PKI
7 3 (2.26%) Open Source
8 2 (1.50%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.75%) iPad
9 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.75%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.75%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.75%) iPhone
9 1 (0.75%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 67 (50.38%) Windows
2 38 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (24.06%) Linux
4 30 (22.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 27 (20.30%) Windows 7
6 26 (19.55%) Solaris
7 15 (11.28%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (11.28%) Windows XP
8 14 (10.53%) AIX
9 8 (6.02%) UNIX
10 5 (3.76%) Windows 2000 Server
11 4 (3.01%) Windows 2000
12 3 (2.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (2.26%) HPUX
13 2 (1.50%) Mac OS X
13 2 (1.50%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.75%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (32.33%) Configuration Management
2 25 (18.80%) Software Distribution
3 14 (10.53%) Change Management
4 13 (9.77%) Test Scripting
5 12 (9.02%) Software Testing
6 11 (8.27%) Test Automation
6 11 (8.27%) ITIL
7 9 (6.77%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (5.26%) Project Management
9 4 (3.01%) Risk Management
9 4 (3.01%) Performance Testing
9 4 (3.01%) Unit Testing
9 4 (3.01%) Build Automation
10 3 (2.26%) Change Control
10 3 (2.26%) Change Data Capture
10 3 (2.26%) Fault Management
10 3 (2.26%) Performance Management
10 3 (2.26%) Validation
10 3 (2.26%) Migration
10 3 (2.26%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (49.62%) SQL
2 7 (5.26%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.26%) VBScript
4 2 (1.50%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.50%) VBA
5 1 (0.75%) XPath
5 1 (0.75%) Java
Qualifications
1 62 (46.62%) Security Cleared
2 61 (45.86%) SC Cleared
3 18 (13.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (12.78%) MCSE
5 14 (10.53%) MCITP
6 12 (9.02%) ISTQB
7 11 (8.27%) MCTS
7 11 (8.27%) MCSA
8 7 (5.26%) Degree
9 5 (3.76%) DV Cleared
10 4 (3.01%) MCP
11 2 (1.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.75%) CCNA
12 1 (0.75%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.01%) SLA
System Software
1 80 (60.15%) Active Directory
2 33 (24.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (22.56%) VMware ESX
4 17 (12.78%) Hyper-V
5 16 (12.03%) XenApp
6 8 (6.02%) vSphere
7 7 (5.26%) XenDesktop
8 6 (4.51%) MetaFrame
9 4 (3.01%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (2.26%) KVM
10 3 (2.26%) RHEV
10 3 (2.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 3 (2.26%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (2.26%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.75%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 1 (0.75%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 35 (26.32%) Netcool
2 30 (22.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 24 (18.05%) Tivoli
4 12 (9.02%) HP Quality Center
5 11 (8.27%) McAfee ePO
6 6 (4.51%) Backup Exec
7 5 (3.76%) SCCM
8 2 (1.50%) WSUS
8 2 (1.50%) SCOM
8 2 (1.50%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 1 (0.75%) CA LISA
9 1 (0.75%) XenMobile
9 1 (0.75%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.75%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.75%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.75%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 61 (45.86%) VMware
2 40 (30.08%) Microsoft
3 38 (28.57%) Veritas
4 11 (8.27%) McAfee
5 8 (6.02%) Symantec
6 6 (4.51%) Oracle
6 6 (4.51%) HP
7 5 (3.76%) Altiris
7 5 (3.76%) Nortel
7 5 (3.76%) IBM
8 4 (3.01%) AppSense
9 3 (2.26%) Red Hat
9 3 (2.26%) TIBCO
10 2 (1.50%) Cisco
11 1 (0.75%) Lumension
11 1 (0.75%) EMC
11 1 (0.75%) Sage
11 1 (0.75%) NetApp
11 1 (0.75%) Avaya
11 1 (0.75%) CA
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Experis Ltd
Rate: £347.48 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago