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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 75 59 51
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -8
Contract jobs citing Citrix 54 66 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.93% 2.62% 2.85%
As % of the Vendors category 4.91% 6.08% 6.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 29 44
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £157 £113 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £455 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
- -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £16.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%
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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
1100 1085 1017
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 39.33% 43.12% 43.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 569 520 470
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 47 53
Average hourly rate £30.00 £17.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.47% -22.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.23 £9.50 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.40%

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 21 November 2014.

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 21 November 2014. 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
Edinburgh -19 10 £170 -62.22% 2
Glasgow -15 9 £260 +3.79% 7
Aberdeen +11 2 - - 5
North Lanarkshire - 1 - - 3
West Lothian - - - - 1
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Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 78 (54.17%) Windows
2 76 (52.78%) Active Directory
3 68 (47.22%) Security Cleared
4 67 (46.53%) SC Cleared
5 55 (38.19%) VMware
6 53 (36.81%) SQL
7 50 (34.72%) Microsoft
8 48 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 46 (31.94%) SAN
10 38 (26.39%) Clustering
11 37 (25.69%) IPsec
12 36 (25.00%) Windows 7
13 34 (23.61%) Windows Server 2003
14 32 (22.22%) Netcool
14 32 (22.22%) Veritas
15 31 (21.53%) Configuration Management
15 31 (21.53%) VMware Infrastructure
16 30 (20.83%) Linux
17 28 (19.44%) Solaris
18 26 (18.06%) OpenView Configuration Management
18 26 (18.06%) NAS
18 26 (18.06%) Software Distribution
19 25 (17.36%) Tivoli
20 24 (16.67%) XenApp
21 21 (14.58%) VMware ESX
22 19 (13.19%) MS Exchange
23 18 (12.50%) ITIL
23 18 (12.50%) Finance
24 17 (11.81%) Windows Server 2012
24 17 (11.81%) SQL Server

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 19 (13.19%) MS Exchange
2 7 (4.86%) WebLogic
3 6 (4.17%) IIS
3 6 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (2.78%) WebSphere
4 4 (2.78%) Oracle Application Server
4 4 (2.78%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.08%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.08%) JBoss
5 3 (2.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.39%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (0.69%) Apache
7 1 (0.69%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.69%) LiveLink
7 1 (0.69%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.69%) Lync
Applications
1 15 (10.42%) MS Excel
2 13 (9.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.47%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (2.08%) assyst
3 1 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.69%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.69%) Sage 300 ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 46 (31.94%) SAN
2 37 (25.69%) IPsec
3 26 (18.06%) NAS
4 16 (11.11%) DNS
5 13 (9.03%) DHCP
6 12 (8.33%) Firewall
7 9 (6.25%) TCP/IP
8 8 (5.56%) LAN
8 8 (5.56%) WAN
9 7 (4.86%) NetScaler
10 5 (3.47%) VoIP
11 4 (2.78%) Intranet
12 3 (2.08%) Internet
12 3 (2.08%) VPN
13 2 (1.39%) WLAN
14 1 (0.69%) Wi-Fi
14 1 (0.69%) Wireless
14 1 (0.69%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (11.81%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (2.78%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.39%) MySQL
4 1 (0.69%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 7 (4.86%) WinRunner
1 7 (4.86%) TestDirector
1 7 (4.86%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 18 (12.50%) Finance
2 9 (6.25%) Banking
3 1 (0.69%) Local Government
3 1 (0.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (13.19%) Analyst
2 18 (12.50%) Integration Engineer
3 12 (8.33%) Citrix Engineer
4 11 (7.64%) Wintel Engineer
4 11 (7.64%) 2nd Line Support
5 10 (6.94%) Consultant
6 8 (5.56%) Support Analyst
7 7 (4.86%) 3rd Line Support
8 6 (4.17%) Support Engineer
8 6 (4.17%) Test Analyst
9 5 (3.47%) Project Manager
9 5 (3.47%) Administrator
9 5 (3.47%) Test Engineer
10 4 (2.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (2.78%) Desktop Support
10 4 (2.78%) Systems Administrator
10 4 (2.78%) Server Support
11 3 (2.08%) Technical Consultant
11 3 (2.08%) Technical Analyst
11 3 (2.08%) Citrix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.25%) Middleware
2 6 (4.17%) Application Packaging
2 6 (4.17%) .NET
3 5 (3.47%) ASP.NET
3 5 (3.47%) JSP
3 5 (3.47%) HTML
4 4 (2.78%) Web Services
5 2 (1.39%) CSS
5 2 (1.39%) X-Windows
6 1 (0.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 38 (26.39%) Clustering
2 12 (8.33%) Thin Client
2 12 (8.33%) Fat Client
3 8 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.86%) PDA
5 6 (4.17%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.78%) Open Source
6 4 (2.78%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.69%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.69%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.69%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.69%) iPhone
7 1 (0.69%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.69%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 78 (54.17%) Windows
2 48 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 36 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 34 (23.61%) Windows Server 2003
5 30 (20.83%) Linux
6 28 (19.44%) Solaris
7 17 (11.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (9.03%) UNIX
9 11 (7.64%) AIX
10 7 (4.86%) Windows XP
11 6 (4.17%) Windows 2000 Server
12 4 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (2.78%) Windows 2000
12 4 (2.78%) HPUX
13 3 (2.08%) Windows NT
14 2 (1.39%) Mac OS X
14 2 (1.39%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.69%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (21.53%) Configuration Management
2 26 (18.06%) Software Distribution
3 18 (12.50%) ITIL
4 14 (9.72%) Change Management
5 11 (7.64%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (6.25%) Software Testing
7 8 (5.56%) Service Management
7 8 (5.56%) Build Automation
8 7 (4.86%) Unit Testing
8 7 (4.86%) Test Automation
8 7 (4.86%) Validation
9 6 (4.17%) Migration
9 6 (4.17%) Test Scripting
9 6 (4.17%) Performance Testing
10 5 (3.47%) Performance Management
11 4 (2.78%) Change Data Capture
11 4 (2.78%) Project Management
11 4 (2.78%) PRINCE2
12 3 (2.08%) Service Delivery
12 3 (2.08%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (36.81%) SQL
2 8 (5.56%) PowerShell
3 5 (3.47%) VBA
3 5 (3.47%) JavaScript
4 4 (2.78%) VB
5 3 (2.08%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 68 (47.22%) Security Cleared
2 67 (46.53%) SC Cleared
3 17 (11.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (11.11%) MCSE
5 14 (9.72%) ISTQB
6 10 (6.94%) MCITP
7 7 (4.86%) MCSA
7 7 (4.86%) MCTS
8 6 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 6 (4.17%) Degree
9 4 (2.78%) DV Cleared
9 4 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.39%) MCP
10 2 (1.39%) CCNA
10 2 (1.39%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.69%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.47%) SLA
System Software
1 76 (52.78%) Active Directory
2 31 (21.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (16.67%) XenApp
4 21 (14.58%) VMware ESX
5 13 (9.03%) Hyper-V
6 11 (7.64%) vSphere
7 9 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (4.17%) XenDesktop
9 5 (3.47%) Terminal Services
10 4 (2.78%) KVM
10 4 (2.78%) RHEV
10 4 (2.78%) Oracle RAC
11 3 (2.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 3 (2.08%) MetaFrame
12 1 (0.69%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.69%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 32 (22.22%) Netcool
2 26 (18.06%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 25 (17.36%) Tivoli
4 9 (6.25%) SCCM
4 9 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
5 7 (4.86%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (2.78%) Backup Exec
7 3 (2.08%) SCOM
8 2 (1.39%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.69%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.69%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.69%) CA LISA
9 1 (0.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 55 (38.19%) VMware
2 50 (34.72%) Microsoft
3 32 (22.22%) Veritas
4 16 (11.11%) HP
5 12 (8.33%) Oracle
6 7 (4.86%) IBM
6 7 (4.86%) McAfee
7 5 (3.47%) AppSense
7 5 (3.47%) Symantec
8 4 (2.78%) Altiris
8 4 (2.78%) Wyse
8 4 (2.78%) Red Hat
8 4 (2.78%) Cisco
8 4 (2.78%) Dell
9 3 (2.08%) Nortel
9 3 (2.08%) TIBCO
10 2 (1.39%) Avaya
10 2 (1.39%) EMC
11 1 (0.69%) Juniper
11 1 (0.69%) CA
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