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 September 2016 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix
Rank 53 77 53
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -24
Contract jobs citing Citrix 75 67 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.41% 2.07% 3.11%
As % of the Vendors category 7.51% 5.56% 7.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 29 46
Median daily rate £310 £310 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £220 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £454 £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £313 £301
% change year-on-year
-0.80% +3.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 2
Median hourly rate £21.50 £17.38 £91.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.74% -80.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £16.28 £32.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £18.48 £150.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%
Citrix
UK

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
999 1205 1175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 45.47% 37.32% 42.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 557 564 627
Median daily rate £330 £359 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.01% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £258 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £490 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 45 34
Median hourly rate £21.00 £18.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.51% +12.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.04 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £32.43 £49.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.93 £17.77 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+6.49% -1.27%

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 September 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Citrix across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

Citrix Hourly Rate Histogram 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 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +12 23 £200 -56.89% 2
Renfrewshire -16 22 £315 -7.35% 2
Glasgow +13 20 £325 +20.37% 4
Fife - 4 £275 -
North Lanarkshire - 2 - -
Highlands - 2 - -
Inverclyde +6 1 £165 -34.00%
Citrix
UK

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, 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.

1 160 (73.06%) Microsoft
2 144 (65.75%) Active Directory
3 137 (62.56%) Windows
4 128 (58.45%) VMware
5 91 (41.55%) SQL Server
6 90 (41.10%) Windows Server 2008
7 79 (36.07%) Security Cleared
8 76 (34.70%) PowerShell
9 71 (32.42%) VMware Infrastructure
10 69 (31.51%) XenApp
10 69 (31.51%) SQL
11 68 (31.05%) Windows Server
12 60 (27.40%) SC Cleared
12 60 (27.40%) Microsoft Certification
13 59 (26.94%) Clustering
14 58 (26.48%) Windows Server 2012
15 51 (23.29%) Hyper-V
16 44 (20.09%) VBScript
17 43 (19.63%) Windows 7
18 42 (19.18%) XenDesktop
18 42 (19.18%) ITIL
18 42 (19.18%) SAN
19 41 (18.72%) AppSense
20 39 (17.81%) HP
21 38 (17.35%) DHCP
21 38 (17.35%) DNS
21 38 (17.35%) AIX
22 37 (16.89%) MS Excel
22 37 (16.89%) Windows Server 2003
22 37 (16.89%) NetScaler

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 31 (14.16%) SharePoint
2 25 (11.42%) OpenStack
3 23 (10.50%) MS Exchange
4 11 (5.02%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (4.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 10 (4.57%) Skype for Business
6 9 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (2.28%) CICS
7 5 (2.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (1.83%) IIS
8 4 (1.83%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (1.83%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.46%) Apache
9 1 (0.46%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.46%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.46%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (0.46%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.46%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.46%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 37 (16.89%) MS Excel
2 27 (12.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.91%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.46%) assyst
2 1 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 18 (8.22%) Office 365
2 2 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.91%) Bluemix
2 2 (0.91%) IBM Cloud
2 2 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.91%) OpenShift
3 1 (0.46%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 42 (19.18%) SAN
2 38 (17.35%) DHCP
2 38 (17.35%) DNS
3 37 (16.89%) NetScaler
4 14 (6.39%) VPN
5 12 (5.48%) Firewall
6 8 (3.65%) LAN
6 8 (3.65%) WAN
7 7 (3.20%) IPsec
7 7 (3.20%) NAS
8 4 (1.83%) Intranet
8 4 (1.83%) SMTP
8 4 (1.83%) Wireless
9 3 (1.37%) Internet
9 3 (1.37%) TCP/IP
10 2 (0.91%) Wireshark
11 1 (0.46%) Kerberos
11 1 (0.46%) Network Security
11 1 (0.46%) SMS
11 1 (0.46%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (41.55%) SQL Server
2 20 (9.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (5.48%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (5.02%) MySQL
5 9 (4.11%) Oracle Database
6 8 (3.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (3.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (2.28%) DB2
7 5 (2.28%) Oracle BI EE
7 5 (2.28%) Oracle ODI
8 4 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 15 (6.85%) StarTeam
2 9 (4.11%) HP UFT
2 9 (4.11%) WinRunner
3 8 (3.65%) TestDirector
4 2 (0.91%) Fiddler
5 1 (0.46%) MSI
General
1 23 (10.50%) Finance
2 7 (3.20%) Banking
3 5 (2.28%) Law
4 4 (1.83%) Back Office
4 4 (1.83%) Billing
5 3 (1.37%) Retail
6 2 (0.91%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.46%) Advertising
7 1 (0.46%) Local Government
7 1 (0.46%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 30 (13.70%) Analyst
2 27 (12.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 22 (10.05%) Citrix Engineer
3 22 (10.05%) Support Engineer
4 17 (7.76%) Architect
4 17 (7.76%) Test Analyst
5 16 (7.31%) Wintel Engineer
6 12 (5.48%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 12 (5.48%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 11 (5.02%) Infrastructure Architect
7 11 (5.02%) Mobility Engineer
7 11 (5.02%) Windows Engineer
8 10 (4.57%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 9 (4.11%) 2nd Line Support
9 9 (4.11%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
10 8 (3.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (3.65%) VMware Engineer
10 8 (3.65%) Wintel Specialist
11 7 (3.20%) Administrator
11 7 (3.20%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.02%) .NET
2 4 (1.83%) Middleware
3 2 (0.91%) ASP.NET
3 2 (0.91%) HTML
4 1 (0.46%) Java EE
4 1 (0.46%) RESTful
4 1 (0.46%) Web Services
4 1 (0.46%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 59 (26.94%) Clustering
2 29 (13.24%) Data Centre
3 28 (12.79%) Computer Science
4 17 (7.76%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (4.57%) Blackberry
5 10 (4.57%) CESG
5 10 (4.57%) Private Cloud
6 9 (4.11%) Client/Server
7 8 (3.65%) PDA
8 7 (3.20%) Mobile App
9 5 (2.28%) IBM Mainframe
9 5 (2.28%) Mainframe
9 5 (2.28%) Visualisation
10 4 (1.83%) PKI
10 4 (1.83%) Smart Meter
11 2 (0.91%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.91%) Smartphone
12 1 (0.46%) CMDB
12 1 (0.46%) Fat Client
12 1 (0.46%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 137 (62.56%) Windows
2 90 (41.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 68 (31.05%) Windows Server
4 58 (26.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 43 (19.63%) Windows 7
6 38 (17.35%) AIX
7 37 (16.89%) Windows Server 2003
8 24 (10.96%) Windows XP
9 23 (10.50%) Unix
10 21 (9.59%) Windows 10
11 19 (8.68%) Linux
12 11 (5.02%) Android
12 11 (5.02%) Apple iOS
12 11 (5.02%) Windows Phone
13 8 (3.65%) Solaris
14 4 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 3 (1.37%) Windows 2000
15 3 (1.37%) Windows Mobile
16 2 (0.91%) Windows 8
17 1 (0.46%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (19.18%) ITIL
2 30 (13.70%) Application Packaging
3 25 (11.42%) Change Management
3 25 (11.42%) Test Scripting
4 23 (10.50%) Software Testing
5 20 (9.13%) Smoke Testing
6 16 (7.31%) Virtual Environments
7 15 (6.85%) Server Virtualisation
7 15 (6.85%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (5.94%) Server Building
8 13 (5.94%) TOGAF
9 12 (5.48%) Analytics
10 9 (4.11%) Test Automation
11 8 (3.65%) Database Mirroring
11 8 (3.65%) Performance Tuning
12 7 (3.20%) Configuration Management
12 7 (3.20%) Mobile Application Development
12 7 (3.20%) Project Management
13 6 (2.74%) High Availability
13 6 (2.74%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 76 (34.70%) PowerShell
2 69 (31.51%) SQL
3 44 (20.09%) VBScript
4 8 (3.65%) T-SQL
5 5 (2.28%) COBOL
6 4 (1.83%) VB
7 3 (1.37%) VBA
8 2 (0.91%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.91%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.46%) C
9 1 (0.46%) Java
Qualifications
1 79 (36.07%) Security Cleared
2 60 (27.40%) Microsoft Certification
2 60 (27.40%) SC Cleared
3 36 (16.44%) MCSE
4 28 (12.79%) Degree
5 25 (11.42%) ISTQB
5 25 (11.42%) MCITP
6 24 (10.96%) MCSA
6 24 (10.96%) MCTS
7 2 (0.91%) A+ Certification
7 2 (0.91%) ACSA
7 2 (0.91%) CCA
7 2 (0.91%) CCENT
7 2 (0.91%) CCNA
7 2 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.91%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (0.91%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.91%) ISEB
7 2 (0.91%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (0.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.74%) SLA
2 4 (1.83%) QA
3 1 (0.46%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 144 (65.75%) Active Directory
2 71 (32.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 69 (31.51%) XenApp
4 51 (23.29%) Hyper-V
5 42 (19.18%) XenDesktop
6 28 (12.79%) Microsoft App-V
7 26 (11.87%) VMware ESX
8 19 (8.68%) Terminal Services
9 15 (6.85%) vSphere
10 7 (3.20%) XenServer
11 4 (1.83%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 4 (1.83%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 4 (1.83%) Virtual Machines
11 4 (1.83%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (1.37%) MetaFrame
13 2 (0.91%) KVM
13 2 (0.91%) Virtual Desktop
14 1 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
14 1 (0.46%) RHEV
14 1 (0.46%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 28 (12.79%) Netcool
2 27 (12.33%) McAfee ePO
2 27 (12.33%) Microsoft Clustering
2 27 (12.33%) SCCM
3 21 (9.59%) WSUS
4 16 (7.31%) SCOM
5 11 (5.02%) AirWatch
6 10 (4.57%) HP Quality Center
7 9 (4.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 7 (3.20%) XenMobile
9 6 (2.74%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 5 (2.28%) Tivoli
11 4 (1.83%) CA Spectrum
11 4 (1.83%) Failover Clustering
11 4 (1.83%) SCVMM
11 4 (1.83%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 3 (1.37%) Norton AntiVirus
13 2 (0.91%) Backup Exec
13 2 (0.91%) EMC NetWorker
14 1 (0.46%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 160 (73.06%) Microsoft
2 128 (58.45%) VMware
3 41 (18.72%) AppSense
4 39 (17.81%) HP
5 30 (13.70%) Oracle
6 29 (13.24%) Veritas
7 28 (12.79%) Intel Security
8 18 (8.22%) EMC
8 18 (8.22%) IBM
9 15 (6.85%) Symantec
10 14 (6.39%) Apple
10 14 (6.39%) Cisco
11 9 (4.11%) NetApp
12 8 (3.65%) CA
13 7 (3.20%) Red Hat
14 6 (2.74%) Lumension
14 6 (2.74%) Samsung
15 4 (1.83%) 3PAR
15 4 (1.83%) arcserve
15 4 (1.83%) Nintex