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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 79 45 63
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +18
Contract jobs citing Citrix 59 94 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.79% 3.41% 2.21%
As % of the Vendors category 4.99% 7.83% 5.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 49 37
Average daily rate
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£270 £313 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.60% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £197 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £371 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £17.38 £17.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.71% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -5.40%
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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
1182 1201 957
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 35.86% 43.53% 39.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 552 593 472
Average daily rate £350 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £203 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 28 23
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% +47.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.69 £46.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.98 £19.30
% change year-on-year
-1.22% -1.64%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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
Edinburgh -16 18 £348 +89.11% 3
Glasgow +3 17 £270 -8.08% 4
Renfrewshire -6 12 £345 +10.40%
Inverclyde -3 6 £250 -
Aberdeen +5 2 £230 - 1
Lanarkshire - 2 - -
Dundee -6 1 - - 1
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Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 73 (67.59%) Windows
2 63 (58.33%) Active Directory
3 43 (39.81%) Microsoft
4 38 (35.19%) VMware
5 37 (34.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 32 (29.63%) Data Centre
7 28 (25.93%) Security Cleared
8 27 (25.00%) SQL
9 26 (24.07%) ITIL
9 26 (24.07%) SharePoint
9 26 (24.07%) Finance
9 26 (24.07%) Windows 7
10 25 (23.15%) Migration
11 22 (20.37%) VMware Infrastructure
12 20 (18.52%) Windows Server 2003
12 20 (18.52%) MS Exchange
13 19 (17.59%) Hyper-V
14 18 (16.67%) SAN
15 17 (15.74%) MS Excel
16 16 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
16 16 (14.81%) OpenView Configuration Management
16 16 (14.81%) XenApp
17 15 (13.89%) Network Security
17 15 (13.89%) SCCM
17 15 (13.89%) Windows Server 2012
18 14 (12.96%) NAS
18 14 (12.96%) Microsoft App-V
18 14 (12.96%) Banking
18 14 (12.96%) Cisco
18 14 (12.96%) Linux

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (24.07%) SharePoint
2 20 (18.52%) MS Exchange
3 9 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (5.56%) Lync
6 5 (4.63%) Lotus Domino
7 4 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (2.78%) WorkSite
8 3 (2.78%) IIS
9 2 (1.85%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (1.85%) MQSeries
9 2 (1.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (15.74%) MS Excel
2 10 (9.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.78%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.70%) Office 365
2 3 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (16.67%) SAN
2 15 (13.89%) Network Security
3 14 (12.96%) NAS
4 11 (10.19%) WAN
5 9 (8.33%) DNS
5 9 (8.33%) IPsec
6 7 (6.48%) LAN
7 6 (5.56%) NetScaler
8 5 (4.63%) Firewall
8 5 (4.63%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (3.70%) DHCP
9 4 (3.70%) VPN
10 3 (2.78%) IPv4
10 3 (2.78%) VoIP
10 3 (2.78%) TCP/IP
10 3 (2.78%) Unified Communications
11 2 (1.85%) IP Telephony
11 2 (1.85%) Structured Cabling
12 1 (0.93%) MPLS
12 1 (0.93%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.04%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (10.19%) MSI
2 3 (2.78%) WinRunner
2 3 (2.78%) TestDirector
2 3 (2.78%) HP UFT
2 3 (2.78%) AdminStudio
3 2 (1.85%) InstallShield
General
1 26 (24.07%) Finance
2 14 (12.96%) Banking
3 5 (4.63%) Legal
4 4 (3.70%) Law
5 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (23.15%) Analyst
2 9 (8.33%) Project Manager
2 9 (8.33%) Applications Packager
2 9 (8.33%) Integration Engineer
2 9 (8.33%) Wintel Engineer
3 8 (7.41%) Technical Analyst
3 8 (7.41%) Support Analyst
4 6 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (4.63%) Architect
5 5 (4.63%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 5 (4.63%) Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (3.70%) Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (2.78%) Service Analyst
7 3 (2.78%) Test Analyst
7 3 (2.78%) Technical Architect
7 3 (2.78%) Consultant
7 3 (2.78%) Server Engineer
7 3 (2.78%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.11%) Application Packaging
2 3 (2.78%) HTML
2 3 (2.78%) CSS
2 3 (2.78%) Web Services
3 2 (1.85%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (0.93%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 32 (29.63%) Data Centre
2 13 (12.04%) Clustering
3 9 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.63%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.63%) PKI
4 5 (4.63%) Blackberry
5 4 (3.70%) Thin Client
5 4 (3.70%) Fat Client
6 3 (2.78%) PDA
7 2 (1.85%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.93%) NHS
8 1 (0.93%) Replication
8 1 (0.93%) Statistics
8 1 (0.93%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 73 (67.59%) Windows
2 37 (34.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (24.07%) Windows 7
4 20 (18.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (13.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (12.96%) Linux
7 9 (8.33%) Windows XP
8 8 (7.41%) Solaris
9 6 (5.56%) AIX
10 5 (4.63%) UNIX
10 5 (4.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.85%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.93%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (24.07%) ITIL
2 25 (23.15%) Migration
3 10 (9.26%) Server Building
4 8 (7.41%) Project Management
4 8 (7.41%) Service Management
5 7 (6.48%) Change Management
6 6 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (5.56%) Configuration Management
6 6 (5.56%) Software Distribution
6 6 (5.56%) Change Control
7 5 (4.63%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (4.63%) Incident Management
7 5 (4.63%) Time Management
8 4 (3.70%) Load Balancing
8 4 (3.70%) Risk Management
8 4 (3.70%) Service Delivery
8 4 (3.70%) Six Sigma
8 4 (3.70%) Software Testing
8 4 (3.70%) Test Scripting
9 3 (2.78%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 27 (25.00%) SQL
2 6 (5.56%) VBScript
2 6 (5.56%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.78%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.85%) VB
4 2 (1.85%) VBA
5 1 (0.93%) C
5 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (25.93%) Security Cleared
2 16 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (12.04%) SC Cleared
4 12 (11.11%) Degree
5 10 (9.26%) MCSE
6 5 (4.63%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (3.70%) ISTQB
8 3 (2.78%) MCP
8 3 (2.78%) MCTS
8 3 (2.78%) MCITP
8 3 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (2.78%) MCSA
8 3 (2.78%) CCNP
8 3 (2.78%) CCNA
9 2 (1.85%) CCEE
10 1 (0.93%) CCIA
10 1 (0.93%) ISEB
10 1 (0.93%) CCA
10 1 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 63 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 22 (20.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (17.59%) Hyper-V
4 16 (14.81%) XenApp
5 14 (12.96%) Microsoft App-V
6 9 (8.33%) XenDesktop
7 6 (5.56%) Terminal Server
8 5 (4.63%) VMware ESX
8 5 (4.63%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 4 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (2.78%) vSphere
10 3 (2.78%) Xen
11 2 (1.85%) MetaFrame
11 2 (1.85%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 16 (14.81%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 15 (13.89%) SCCM
3 8 (7.41%) Netcool
4 6 (5.56%) Tivoli
5 3 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (1.85%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (1.85%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (1.85%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.85%) AppDNA
7 1 (0.93%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 43 (39.81%) Microsoft
2 38 (35.19%) VMware
3 14 (12.96%) Cisco
4 9 (8.33%) HP
4 9 (8.33%) Veritas
5 7 (6.48%) AppSense
6 5 (4.63%) Lotus
7 4 (3.70%) EMC
7 4 (3.70%) Symantec
7 4 (3.70%) Oracle
7 4 (3.70%) F5
8 3 (2.78%) ServiceNow
8 3 (2.78%) McAfee
9 2 (1.85%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.85%) Dell
9 2 (1.85%) IBM
10 1 (0.93%) Apple
10 1 (0.93%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.93%) Remedy
10 1 (0.93%) Juniper
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