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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 68 53 49
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -4
Contract jobs citing Citrix 62 74 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.07% 2.95% 3.11%
As % of the Vendors category 5.60% 7.25% 6.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 32 29
Average daily rate
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£350 £390 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.14% +19.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £181 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £540 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £294 £300
% change year-on-year
+22.55% -2.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £12.75 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -19.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.14 £16.38 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.43% +9.16%
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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
1108 1021 1005
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 36.97% 40.76% 47.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 590 465 483
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £225 £225
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 38 23 30
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.06 £10.00 £9.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £29.30 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -2.77%

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 31 March 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 31 March 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 +8 24 £350 -12.50% 4
Edinburgh -30 11 £425 - 2
North Lanarkshire - 4 £180 -
Aberdeen - - - -
Aberdeenshire - - - -
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Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 71 (57.72%) Active Directory
2 68 (55.28%) SQL
3 66 (53.66%) Windows
4 58 (47.15%) VMware
5 53 (43.09%) SC Cleared
5 53 (43.09%) Security Cleared
6 40 (32.52%) Configuration Management
7 39 (31.71%) Veritas
8 38 (30.89%) Clustering
8 38 (30.89%) IPsec
9 36 (29.27%) Netcool
10 35 (28.46%) Microsoft
11 33 (26.83%) Linux
11 33 (26.83%) VMware ESX
12 31 (25.20%) SAN
13 30 (24.39%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 30 (24.39%) VMware Infrastructure
13 30 (24.39%) Windows 7
14 29 (23.58%) Windows Server 2008
15 27 (21.95%) Windows Server 2003
16 26 (21.14%) Finance
17 24 (19.51%) Solaris
18 22 (17.89%) Software Distribution
19 21 (17.07%) NAS
19 21 (17.07%) MCSE
19 21 (17.07%) Windows XP
19 21 (17.07%) Microsoft Certification
20 20 (16.26%) Tivoli
20 20 (16.26%) MCITP
21 19 (15.45%) PDA

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 10 (8.13%) SharePoint
2 9 (7.32%) MS Exchange
3 6 (4.88%) WebLogic
4 5 (4.07%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (3.25%) WebSphere
5 4 (3.25%) Lotus Domino
6 3 (2.44%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.44%) JBoss
6 3 (2.44%) Oracle Application Server
6 3 (2.44%) Lync
7 2 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.81%) WorkSite
8 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.81%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.81%) LiveLink
Applications
1 11 (8.94%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.63%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.81%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 38 (30.89%) IPsec
2 31 (25.20%) SAN
3 21 (17.07%) NAS
4 11 (8.94%) DNS
4 11 (8.94%) DHCP
5 10 (8.13%) Firewall
6 9 (7.32%) LAN
7 8 (6.50%) WAN
8 7 (5.69%) NetScaler
9 6 (4.88%) Network Security
9 6 (4.88%) TCP/IP
10 4 (3.25%) Internet
11 3 (2.44%) VPN
12 2 (1.63%) Intranet
12 2 (1.63%) VoIP
13 1 (0.81%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (2.44%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 16 (13.01%) WinRunner
1 16 (13.01%) TestDirector
1 16 (13.01%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (0.81%) MSI
2 1 (0.81%) InstallShield
2 1 (0.81%) AdminStudio
General
1 26 (21.14%) Finance
2 5 (4.07%) Banking
3 4 (3.25%) Law
4 1 (0.81%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (18.70%) Integration Engineer
2 20 (16.26%) Analyst
3 13 (10.57%) Wintel Engineer
4 10 (8.13%) Test Engineer
5 8 (6.50%) 2nd Line Support
5 8 (6.50%) Project Manager
6 7 (5.69%) Technical Leader
7 6 (4.88%) Citrix Engineer
7 6 (4.88%) Test Analyst
7 6 (4.88%) Consultant
7 6 (4.88%) Support Analyst
7 6 (4.88%) Support Engineer
8 5 (4.07%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 5 (4.07%) Infrastructure Manager
8 5 (4.07%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (4.07%) VMware Engineer
9 4 (3.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (2.44%) Desktop Support
10 3 (2.44%) Applications Consultant
10 3 (2.44%) Environment Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.69%) Middleware
2 4 (3.25%) Application Packaging
3 3 (2.44%) Web Services
3 3 (2.44%) HTML
4 1 (0.81%) .NET
4 1 (0.81%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.81%) CSS
4 1 (0.81%) JSP
4 1 (0.81%) XML
4 1 (0.81%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 38 (30.89%) Clustering
2 19 (15.45%) PDA
3 14 (11.38%) Computer Science
4 10 (8.13%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (4.88%) PKI
6 5 (4.07%) Fat Client
6 5 (4.07%) Client/Server
6 5 (4.07%) Thin Client
7 4 (3.25%) Blackberry
8 3 (2.44%) Open Source
9 2 (1.63%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (1.63%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 66 (53.66%) Windows
2 33 (26.83%) Linux
3 30 (24.39%) Windows 7
4 29 (23.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (21.95%) Windows Server 2003
6 24 (19.51%) Solaris
7 21 (17.07%) Windows XP
8 19 (15.45%) AIX
9 12 (9.76%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (7.32%) UNIX
11 3 (2.44%) HPUX
11 3 (2.44%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.81%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (32.52%) Configuration Management
2 22 (17.89%) Software Distribution
3 17 (13.82%) Software Testing
3 17 (13.82%) Change Management
4 16 (13.01%) Test Scripting
4 16 (13.01%) Test Automation
5 12 (9.76%) ITIL
6 11 (8.94%) Migration
7 9 (7.32%) Project Management
8 6 (4.88%) Risk Management
9 5 (4.07%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (3.25%) Fault Management
10 4 (3.25%) Performance Testing
11 3 (2.44%) Software Licensing
11 3 (2.44%) Incident Management
11 3 (2.44%) Change Control
11 3 (2.44%) Change Data Capture
11 3 (2.44%) Service Management
11 3 (2.44%) Supplier Management
11 3 (2.44%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 68 (55.28%) SQL
2 3 (2.44%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.63%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.81%) Java
4 1 (0.81%) VBA
4 1 (0.81%) XPath
Qualifications
1 53 (43.09%) SC Cleared
1 53 (43.09%) Security Cleared
2 21 (17.07%) MCSE
2 21 (17.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (16.26%) MCITP
4 16 (13.01%) ISTQB
4 16 (13.01%) MCTS
4 16 (13.01%) MCSA
5 14 (11.38%) Degree
6 5 (4.07%) DV Cleared
7 3 (2.44%) MCP
8 2 (1.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.81%) CCNA
9 1 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.81%) SLA
System Software
1 71 (57.72%) Active Directory
2 33 (26.83%) VMware ESX
3 30 (24.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (15.45%) Hyper-V
5 10 (8.13%) XenApp
6 7 (5.69%) XenDesktop
7 4 (3.25%) MetaFrame
7 4 (3.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 3 (2.44%) Xen
8 3 (2.44%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (2.44%) vSphere
8 3 (2.44%) KVM
8 3 (2.44%) RHEV
9 2 (1.63%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.81%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.81%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 36 (29.27%) Netcool
2 30 (24.39%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 20 (16.26%) Tivoli
4 17 (13.82%) HP Quality Center
5 16 (13.01%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (3.25%) SCCM
7 3 (2.44%) Backup Exec
8 2 (1.63%) WSUS
8 2 (1.63%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 1 (0.81%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.81%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.81%) CA LISA
9 1 (0.81%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 58 (47.15%) VMware
2 39 (31.71%) Veritas
3 35 (28.46%) Microsoft
4 16 (13.01%) McAfee
5 11 (8.94%) Oracle
6 7 (5.69%) HP
7 4 (3.25%) Symantec
8 3 (2.44%) Red Hat
8 3 (2.44%) TIBCO
9 2 (1.63%) AppSense
9 2 (1.63%) Altiris
9 2 (1.63%) EMC
9 2 (1.63%) Nortel
9 2 (1.63%) IBM
9 2 (1.63%) Lotus
10 1 (0.81%) CA
10 1 (0.81%) Informatica
10 1 (0.81%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.81%) Kofax
10 1 (0.81%) OpenText
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