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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 71 64 58
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -6
Contract jobs citing Citrix 58 68 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.91% 2.61% 2.52%
As % of the Vendors category 5.16% 6.60% 5.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 26 25
Average daily rate
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£331 £327 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -6.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £216 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £419 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 £18.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.55% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
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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
1124 1031 1101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 37.10% 39.59% 45.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 596 484 524
Average daily rate £350 £363 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +2.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £233 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 26 30
Average hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.88% +60.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £15.50 £9.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.75 £32.00 £43.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -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 6 May 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 6 May 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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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 +6 20 £310 -11.42% 3
Edinburgh -22 15 £425 +80.08% 1
Renfrewshire -4 13 £345 +4.06%
North Lanarkshire - 3 £180 - 1
West Lothian - 2 - -
Fife - 1 - -
Highlands - 1 £105 -
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Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 81 (63.78%) Active Directory
2 76 (59.84%) Windows
3 62 (48.82%) SQL
4 57 (44.88%) VMware
5 54 (42.52%) Security Cleared
6 49 (38.58%) SC Cleared
7 43 (33.86%) Microsoft
8 39 (30.71%) Windows 7
9 36 (28.35%) Veritas
10 35 (27.56%) Clustering
11 34 (26.77%) IPsec
11 34 (26.77%) Windows Server 2008
12 33 (25.98%) Netcool
12 33 (25.98%) Configuration Management
13 31 (24.41%) VMware ESX
14 29 (22.83%) OpenView Configuration Management
15 27 (21.26%) Microsoft Certification
15 27 (21.26%) Linux
15 27 (21.26%) VMware Infrastructure
15 27 (21.26%) Hyper-V
16 26 (20.47%) Windows XP
17 25 (19.69%) SAN
18 24 (18.90%) Windows Server 2003
19 23 (18.11%) Finance
20 22 (17.32%) MCSE
21 21 (16.54%) MCITP
22 20 (15.75%) PDA
23 18 (14.17%) Software Testing
23 18 (14.17%) NAS
23 18 (14.17%) HP Quality Center

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 16 (12.60%) SharePoint
2 15 (11.81%) MS Exchange
3 8 (6.30%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (4.72%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (4.72%) Lync
5 4 (3.15%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (2.36%) WorkSite
6 3 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.57%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.57%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (0.79%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.79%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.79%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.79%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.79%) JBoss
Applications
1 15 (11.81%) MS Excel
2 11 (8.66%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.36%) assyst
2 2 (1.57%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 34 (26.77%) IPsec
2 25 (19.69%) SAN
3 18 (14.17%) NAS
4 12 (9.45%) WAN
5 10 (7.87%) LAN
6 8 (6.30%) DNS
7 6 (4.72%) TCP/IP
7 6 (4.72%) Network Security
8 5 (3.94%) Firewall
8 5 (3.94%) DHCP
8 5 (3.94%) NetScaler
9 3 (2.36%) Internet
9 3 (2.36%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (2.36%) Unified Communications
10 2 (1.57%) VoIP
11 1 (0.79%) VPN
11 1 (0.79%) SMS
11 1 (0.79%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.09%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 17 (13.39%) WinRunner
1 17 (13.39%) TestDirector
1 17 (13.39%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (3.15%) MSI
3 1 (0.79%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.79%) AdminStudio
General
1 23 (18.11%) Finance
2 6 (4.72%) Law
3 4 (3.15%) Legal
4 2 (1.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (17.32%) Integration Engineer
2 21 (16.54%) Analyst
3 14 (11.02%) Wintel Engineer
4 11 (8.66%) Test Engineer
5 10 (7.87%) 2nd Line Support
6 8 (6.30%) Project Manager
6 8 (6.30%) Support Analyst
7 7 (5.51%) Technical Leader
8 6 (4.72%) Citrix Engineer
8 6 (4.72%) Test Analyst
8 6 (4.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (3.94%) Infrastructure Manager
9 5 (3.94%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 5 (3.94%) Support Engineer
9 5 (3.94%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 5 (3.94%) VMware Engineer
10 4 (3.15%) Applications Packager
10 4 (3.15%) Consultant
11 3 (2.36%) Desktop Support
11 3 (2.36%) Applications Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.72%) Application Packaging
2 5 (3.94%) HTML
3 2 (1.57%) Middleware
3 2 (1.57%) CSS
4 1 (0.79%) JSP
4 1 (0.79%) XML
4 1 (0.79%) XSL
4 1 (0.79%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (0.79%) .NET
4 1 (0.79%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 35 (27.56%) Clustering
2 20 (15.75%) PDA
3 13 (10.24%) Computer Science
4 9 (7.09%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (6.30%) Blackberry
6 6 (4.72%) PKI
7 5 (3.94%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.57%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.57%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.57%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 76 (59.84%) Windows
2 39 (30.71%) Windows 7
3 34 (26.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (21.26%) Linux
5 26 (20.47%) Windows XP
6 24 (18.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 18 (14.17%) AIX
7 18 (14.17%) Solaris
8 13 (10.24%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (3.15%) UNIX
10 1 (0.79%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.79%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (25.98%) Configuration Management
2 18 (14.17%) Change Management
2 18 (14.17%) Software Testing
3 17 (13.39%) Test Automation
3 17 (13.39%) Test Scripting
3 17 (13.39%) Software Distribution
4 16 (12.60%) ITIL
5 13 (10.24%) Migration
6 8 (6.30%) Project Management
7 6 (4.72%) Risk Management
8 5 (3.94%) Incident Management
9 4 (3.15%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (3.15%) Fault Management
9 4 (3.15%) Time Management
10 3 (2.36%) Software Licensing
10 3 (2.36%) Load Balancing
11 2 (1.57%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (1.57%) Knowledge Management
12 1 (0.79%) Information Assurance
12 1 (0.79%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 62 (48.82%) SQL
2 6 (4.72%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.15%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.79%) Java
4 1 (0.79%) VBA
4 1 (0.79%) XPath
Qualifications
1 54 (42.52%) Security Cleared
2 49 (38.58%) SC Cleared
3 27 (21.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 22 (17.32%) MCSE
5 21 (16.54%) MCITP
6 17 (13.39%) ISTQB
6 17 (13.39%) MCTS
6 17 (13.39%) MCSA
7 13 (10.24%) Degree
8 5 (3.94%) DV Cleared
8 5 (3.94%) MCP
9 4 (3.15%) CCNA
9 4 (3.15%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (2.36%) CCNP
11 2 (1.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.79%) SLA
System Software
1 81 (63.78%) Active Directory
2 31 (24.41%) VMware ESX
3 27 (21.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (21.26%) Hyper-V
4 8 (6.30%) XenApp
5 7 (5.51%) XenDesktop
6 4 (3.15%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (3.15%) MetaFrame
6 4 (3.15%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (2.36%) Xen
8 1 (0.79%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.79%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 33 (25.98%) Netcool
2 29 (22.83%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 18 (14.17%) HP Quality Center
4 17 (13.39%) McAfee ePO
5 16 (12.60%) Tivoli
6 5 (3.94%) SCCM
7 3 (2.36%) Backup Exec
8 2 (1.57%) WSUS
8 2 (1.57%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 1 (0.79%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.79%) CA LISA
9 1 (0.79%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 57 (44.88%) VMware
2 43 (33.86%) Microsoft
3 36 (28.35%) Veritas
4 17 (13.39%) McAfee
5 8 (6.30%) HP
5 8 (6.30%) Oracle
6 5 (3.94%) Symantec
7 4 (3.15%) Cisco
8 3 (2.36%) EMC
8 3 (2.36%) F5
8 3 (2.36%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.57%) Nortel
9 2 (1.57%) Lotus
10 1 (0.79%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.79%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.79%) IBM
10 1 (0.79%) Dell
10 1 (0.79%) CA
10 1 (0.79%) AppSense
10 1 (0.79%) Altiris
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