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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 51 58 68
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +10
Contract jobs citing Citrix 86 57 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.09% 2.31% 1.78%
As % of the Vendors category 6.90% 5.54% 4.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 37 24
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£313 £310 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -6.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £125 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £444 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Average hourly rate £91.25 £14.75 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+518.64% -20.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.25 £12.95 £15.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £150.25 £16.55 £21.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
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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
1247 1028 1047
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 44.86% 41.60% 39.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 658 493 450
Average daily rate £350 £363 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +10.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £190 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 33 76
Average hourly rate £17.00 £13.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% -32.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

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 19 September 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
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 19 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Citrix within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 19 September 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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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 +6 23 £178 -60.55% 1
Glasgow -10 21 £275 -13.38% 3
Aberdeen +6 2 - -
Fife - 2 £370 -
North Lanarkshire +3 1 - - 2
West Lothian +1 1 - -
Inverclyde - - - -
Stirling - - - -
South Lanarkshire - - - -
Argyll and Bute - - - -
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Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 106 (66.25%) Windows
2 70 (43.75%) Microsoft
3 69 (43.13%) Active Directory
3 69 (43.13%) Security Cleared
4 68 (42.50%) SC Cleared
5 60 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 57 (35.63%) VMware
7 52 (32.50%) Windows 7
8 43 (26.88%) SQL
9 42 (26.25%) SAN
10 33 (20.63%) Windows Server 2003
11 30 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
12 29 (18.13%) Microsoft App-V
13 27 (16.88%) HP
14 26 (16.25%) Clustering
15 24 (15.00%) XenApp
15 24 (15.00%) MS Office
15 24 (15.00%) IPsec
16 23 (14.38%) Netcool
17 22 (13.75%) SQL Server
17 22 (13.75%) ITIL
17 22 (13.75%) MS Exchange
18 21 (13.13%) Veritas
18 21 (13.13%) VMware ESX
19 19 (11.88%) DNS
19 19 (11.88%) Linux
20 18 (11.25%) MS Excel
20 18 (11.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
21 17 (10.63%) Configuration Management
22 16 (10.00%) Solaris

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 22 (13.75%) MS Exchange
2 8 (5.00%) SharePoint
3 7 (4.38%) IIS
4 6 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (2.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.25%) Oracle Application Server
7 2 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.25%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.63%) Apache
8 1 (0.63%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.63%) Lync
Applications
1 24 (15.00%) MS Office
2 18 (11.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (3.13%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.88%) assyst
3 1 (0.63%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.63%) Sage 300 ERP
3 1 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.88%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 42 (26.25%) SAN
2 24 (15.00%) IPsec
3 19 (11.88%) DNS
4 16 (10.00%) NAS
5 14 (8.75%) DHCP
6 11 (6.88%) TCP/IP
7 10 (6.25%) Internet
8 9 (5.63%) VoIP
8 9 (5.63%) Firewall
9 7 (4.38%) WAN
9 7 (4.38%) LAN
10 6 (3.75%) NetScaler
11 4 (2.50%) Wireless
11 4 (2.50%) VPN
12 3 (1.88%) Intranet
13 2 (1.25%) WLAN
14 1 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
14 1 (0.63%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (13.75%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.88%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.25%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (1.25%) MySQL
4 2 (1.25%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.63%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (3.13%) WinRunner
1 5 (3.13%) TestDirector
1 5 (3.13%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 15 (9.38%) Finance
2 12 (7.50%) Banking
3 9 (5.63%) Publishing
4 1 (0.63%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 18 (11.25%) Citrix Engineer
2 15 (9.38%) Analyst
3 12 (7.50%) Desktop Support
4 11 (6.88%) Consultant
4 11 (6.88%) Support Engineer
4 11 (6.88%) 2nd Line Support
4 11 (6.88%) Wintel Engineer
5 10 (6.25%) Integration Engineer
6 7 (4.38%) Project Manager
6 7 (4.38%) Support Analyst
6 7 (4.38%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 7 (4.38%) Desktop Engineer
6 7 (4.38%) Server Engineer
7 6 (3.75%) Test Analyst
8 5 (3.13%) Architect
8 5 (3.13%) Administrator
8 5 (3.13%) 3rd Line Support
8 5 (3.13%) Citrix Server Engineer
9 4 (2.50%) Citrix Administrator
9 4 (2.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.88%) Application Packaging
2 8 (5.00%) Middleware
3 6 (3.75%) .NET
4 5 (3.13%) HTML
4 5 (3.13%) ASP.NET
4 5 (3.13%) JSP
5 2 (1.25%) X-Windows
5 2 (1.25%) Web Services
5 2 (1.25%) CSS
6 1 (0.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (0.63%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 26 (16.25%) Clustering
2 15 (9.38%) Fat Client
2 15 (9.38%) Thin Client
3 8 (5.00%) Blackberry
4 7 (4.38%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.13%) PDA
6 2 (1.25%) Replication
6 2 (1.25%) Open Source
6 2 (1.25%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.63%) iPhone
7 1 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.63%) iPad
7 1 (0.63%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.63%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.63%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.63%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 106 (66.25%) Windows
2 60 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 52 (32.50%) Windows 7
4 33 (20.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (11.88%) Linux
6 16 (10.00%) Solaris
7 12 (7.50%) Windows XP
7 12 (7.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (5.63%) Windows Vista
9 8 (5.00%) Windows 2000
10 7 (4.38%) UNIX
10 7 (4.38%) AIX
11 3 (1.88%) Windows NT
11 3 (1.88%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (1.25%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (1.25%) Mac OS
12 2 (1.25%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.25%) HPUX
13 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (13.75%) ITIL
2 17 (10.63%) Configuration Management
3 15 (9.38%) Software Distribution
4 13 (8.13%) Change Management
5 10 (6.25%) Service Management
6 9 (5.63%) Build Automation
7 8 (5.00%) Performance Testing
8 7 (4.38%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (4.38%) Unit Testing
8 7 (4.38%) Software Deployment
8 7 (4.38%) Validation
8 7 (4.38%) Migration
8 7 (4.38%) Software Testing
9 5 (3.13%) PRINCE2
9 5 (3.13%) Test Automation
9 5 (3.13%) Performance Management
10 4 (2.50%) Test Scripting
10 4 (2.50%) Service Delivery
10 4 (2.50%) Project Management
11 3 (1.88%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 43 (26.88%) SQL
2 13 (8.13%) PowerShell
3 7 (4.38%) VB
4 5 (3.13%) VBA
4 5 (3.13%) JavaScript
5 4 (2.50%) VBScript
6 1 (0.63%) C#
6 1 (0.63%) Perl
Qualifications
1 69 (43.13%) Security Cleared
2 68 (42.50%) SC Cleared
3 16 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (9.38%) MCSE
5 12 (7.50%) ISTQB
6 9 (5.63%) MCITP
7 7 (4.38%) MCTS
8 6 (3.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 5 (3.13%) MCSA
10 4 (2.50%) DV Cleared
10 4 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.25%) Degree
11 2 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (1.25%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (1.25%) CCNA
11 2 (1.25%) MCP
12 1 (0.63%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 69 (43.13%) Active Directory
2 30 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (18.13%) Microsoft App-V
4 24 (15.00%) XenApp
5 21 (13.13%) VMware ESX
6 16 (10.00%) Hyper-V
7 9 (5.63%) Terminal Services
8 8 (5.00%) XenDesktop
8 8 (5.00%) vSphere
9 4 (2.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 4 (2.50%) MetaFrame
10 2 (1.25%) DFS Replication
10 2 (1.25%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (1.25%) ISA Server
10 2 (1.25%) KVM
10 2 (1.25%) RHEV
11 1 (0.63%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.63%) XenServer
11 1 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 23 (14.38%) Netcool
2 18 (11.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 16 (10.00%) SCCM
4 15 (9.38%) Tivoli
5 7 (4.38%) McAfee ePO
5 7 (4.38%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (2.50%) Backup Exec
7 3 (1.88%) SCOM
8 2 (1.25%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (0.63%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 70 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 57 (35.63%) VMware
3 27 (16.88%) HP
4 21 (13.13%) Veritas
5 11 (6.88%) Altiris
5 11 (6.88%) AppSense
6 10 (6.25%) Dell
6 10 (6.25%) Oracle
7 8 (5.00%) EMC
8 7 (4.38%) Cisco
8 7 (4.38%) McAfee
9 6 (3.75%) Symantec
10 4 (2.50%) Wyse
10 4 (2.50%) Juniper
10 4 (2.50%) Apple
10 4 (2.50%) Lumension
10 4 (2.50%) Meru Networks
11 3 (1.88%) Nortel
11 3 (1.88%) CA
12 2 (1.25%) Red Hat
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