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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 80 52 78
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +26
Contract jobs citing Citrix 60 86 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.88% 3.12% 1.50%
As % of the Vendors category 5.31% 7.54% 3.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 41 21
Average daily rate
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£275 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.30% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £205 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £375 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.14% -
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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
1130 1141 966
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 35.42% 41.34% 39.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 519 548 444
Average daily rate £350 £349 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.28% -6.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 29 34
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.50 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.51% +25.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.80 £27.50 £32.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

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 July 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 July 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 21 £300 -6.25% 5
Edinburgh -14 18 £325 +44.44% 2
Renfrewshire -1 9 £315 -2.13% 1
Inverclyde -5 6 £250 -
Lanarkshire - 2 - -
Fife -9 1 - -
Dundee -14 1 £250 -
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Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 82 (70.09%) Windows
2 69 (58.97%) Active Directory
3 44 (37.61%) Microsoft
4 43 (36.75%) VMware
5 41 (35.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 33 (28.21%) Windows 7
6 33 (28.21%) Data Centre
7 32 (27.35%) SQL
8 31 (26.50%) Security Cleared
9 27 (23.08%) Finance
10 26 (22.22%) SharePoint
11 25 (21.37%) Migration
11 25 (21.37%) Hyper-V
12 24 (20.51%) ITIL
12 24 (20.51%) Windows Server 2003
13 23 (19.66%) SAN
14 22 (18.80%) VMware Infrastructure
15 21 (17.95%) Microsoft Certification
16 20 (17.09%) Clustering
17 19 (16.24%) MS Exchange
18 18 (15.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
18 18 (15.38%) NAS
19 17 (14.53%) SC Cleared
19 17 (14.53%) Linux
19 17 (14.53%) Veritas
20 16 (13.68%) XenApp
21 15 (12.82%) Windows Server 2012
21 15 (12.82%) Degree
21 15 (12.82%) MCSE
21 15 (12.82%) Netcool

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 26 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 19 (16.24%) MS Exchange
3 9 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (6.84%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (5.98%) Lync
6 5 (4.27%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (4.27%) Lotus Domino
7 4 (3.42%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (2.56%) WorkSite
9 2 (1.71%) WebSphere
9 2 (1.71%) MQSeries
9 2 (1.71%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (1.71%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (11.97%) MS Excel
2 10 (8.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.56%) assyst
2 1 (0.85%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.27%) Office 365
2 3 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (19.66%) SAN
2 18 (15.38%) NAS
3 14 (11.97%) Network Security
4 13 (11.11%) IPsec
5 11 (9.40%) WAN
5 11 (9.40%) DNS
6 7 (5.98%) LAN
6 7 (5.98%) NetScaler
7 6 (5.13%) DHCP
8 5 (4.27%) Firewall
8 5 (4.27%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (3.42%) VPN
10 3 (2.56%) IPv4
10 3 (2.56%) VoIP
10 3 (2.56%) TCP/IP
10 3 (2.56%) Unified Communications
11 2 (1.71%) IP Telephony
12 1 (0.85%) MPLS
12 1 (0.85%) RTP
12 1 (0.85%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (9.40%) MSI
2 7 (5.98%) WinRunner
2 7 (5.98%) TestDirector
2 7 (5.98%) HP UFT
3 3 (2.56%) AdminStudio
4 2 (1.71%) InstallShield
General
1 27 (23.08%) Finance
2 11 (9.40%) Banking
3 7 (5.98%) Law
4 5 (4.27%) Legal
5 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (24.79%) Analyst
2 13 (11.11%) Integration Engineer
3 10 (8.55%) Support Analyst
4 9 (7.69%) Applications Packager
4 9 (7.69%) Wintel Engineer
5 8 (6.84%) Project Manager
6 7 (5.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (5.98%) Technical Analyst
7 5 (4.27%) Architect
7 5 (4.27%) Consultant
7 5 (4.27%) Test Engineer
8 4 (3.42%) Infrastructure Manager
8 4 (3.42%) Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (3.42%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 4 (3.42%) Test Analyst
8 4 (3.42%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (3.42%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (2.56%) Applications Consultant
9 3 (2.56%) Service Analyst
9 3 (2.56%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.26%) Application Packaging
2 3 (2.56%) HTML
2 3 (2.56%) CSS
2 3 (2.56%) Web Services
3 2 (1.71%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (0.85%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 33 (28.21%) Data Centre
2 20 (17.09%) Clustering
3 12 (10.26%) Computer Science
4 7 (5.98%) PDA
5 6 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (4.27%) Fat Client
6 5 (4.27%) Client/Server
6 5 (4.27%) Thin Client
6 5 (4.27%) Blackberry
7 3 (2.56%) PKI
8 1 (0.85%) Statistics
8 1 (0.85%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.85%) Replication
8 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 82 (70.09%) Windows
2 41 (35.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 33 (28.21%) Windows 7
4 24 (20.51%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (14.53%) Linux
6 15 (12.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (11.11%) Windows XP
8 12 (10.26%) Solaris
9 9 (7.69%) AIX
10 5 (4.27%) UNIX
10 5 (4.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.85%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (21.37%) Migration
2 24 (20.51%) ITIL
3 14 (11.97%) Server Building
4 11 (9.40%) Change Management
5 10 (8.55%) Configuration Management
5 10 (8.55%) Software Distribution
6 8 (6.84%) Software Testing
7 7 (5.98%) Test Automation
7 7 (5.98%) Service Management
8 6 (5.13%) Project Management
8 6 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (5.13%) Test Scripting
8 6 (5.13%) Change Control
9 5 (4.27%) Time Management
9 5 (4.27%) Application Discovery
9 5 (4.27%) Incident Management
9 5 (4.27%) Service Delivery
9 5 (4.27%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (3.42%) Load Balancing
11 3 (2.56%) Lean Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 32 (27.35%) SQL
2 6 (5.13%) PowerShell
3 5 (4.27%) VBScript
4 3 (2.56%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.71%) VB
5 2 (1.71%) VBA
6 1 (0.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (26.50%) Security Cleared
2 21 (17.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (14.53%) SC Cleared
4 15 (12.82%) Degree
4 15 (12.82%) MCSE
5 9 (7.69%) MCITP
6 8 (6.84%) ISTQB
7 7 (5.98%) MCTS
7 7 (5.98%) MCSA
8 4 (3.42%) CCNA
8 4 (3.42%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (3.42%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (3.42%) MCP
9 3 (2.56%) CCNP
10 2 (1.71%) CCEE
11 1 (0.85%) CCIA
11 1 (0.85%) ISEB
11 1 (0.85%) CCA
11 1 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.71%) SLA
System Software
1 69 (58.97%) Active Directory
2 25 (21.37%) Hyper-V
3 22 (18.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (13.68%) XenApp
5 12 (10.26%) Microsoft App-V
6 11 (9.40%) XenDesktop
7 9 (7.69%) VMware ESX
8 6 (5.13%) Terminal Server
9 5 (4.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 3 (2.56%) Xen
10 3 (2.56%) vSphere
10 3 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (1.71%) MetaFrame
12 1 (0.85%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 18 (15.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 15 (12.82%) Netcool
3 13 (11.11%) SCCM
4 9 (7.69%) Tivoli
5 7 (5.98%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (5.13%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (1.71%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (1.71%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.71%) AppDNA
8 1 (0.85%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 44 (37.61%) Microsoft
2 43 (36.75%) VMware
3 17 (14.53%) Veritas
4 13 (11.11%) Cisco
5 9 (7.69%) HP
6 7 (5.98%) AppSense
6 7 (5.98%) Oracle
6 7 (5.98%) McAfee
7 5 (4.27%) EMC
7 5 (4.27%) Lotus
8 4 (3.42%) Symantec
8 4 (3.42%) F5
9 3 (2.56%) ServiceNow
10 2 (1.71%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.71%) Dell
10 2 (1.71%) IBM
11 1 (0.85%) Apple
11 1 (0.85%) CheckPoint
11 1 (0.85%) Remedy
11 1 (0.85%) Juniper
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