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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 77 54 77
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +23
Contract jobs citing Citrix 45 71 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.57% 2.75% 1.78%
As % of the Vendors category 4.41% 6.95% 4.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 27 19
Average daily rate
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£315 £320 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.56% -9.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £145 £141
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £404 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
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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
1021 1022 1082
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 35.60% 39.54% 43.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 526 486 502
Average daily rate £350 £350 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 28 37
Average hourly rate £16.00 £21.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £15.95 £9.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

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 29 May 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
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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 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 +1 14 £310 -4.61% 6
Edinburgh -19 14 £275 +4.76% 2
Renfrewshire -1 9 £347 +15.15%
North Lanarkshire - 1 £180 -
Highlands - 1 £105 -
Dundee - 1 £250 - 1
Fife - 1 - -
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UK

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 74 (63.25%) Active Directory
2 72 (61.54%) Windows
3 53 (45.30%) VMware
4 51 (43.59%) SQL
5 46 (39.32%) Security Cleared
6 41 (35.04%) Microsoft
7 40 (34.19%) SC Cleared
8 36 (30.77%) Windows 7
9 33 (28.21%) Windows Server 2008
10 27 (23.08%) Server Building
11 26 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
11 26 (22.22%) Clustering
12 25 (21.37%) IPsec
12 25 (21.37%) Veritas
12 25 (21.37%) Hyper-V
13 24 (20.51%) Data Centre
13 24 (20.51%) VMware ESX
13 24 (20.51%) Configuration Management
14 23 (19.66%) VMware Infrastructure
15 22 (18.80%) Netcool
15 22 (18.80%) OpenView Configuration Management
15 22 (18.80%) Windows XP
16 21 (17.95%) Finance
17 20 (17.09%) Linux
17 20 (17.09%) MCSE
17 20 (17.09%) Windows Server 2003
18 18 (15.38%) SAN
19 17 (14.53%) SharePoint
19 17 (14.53%) MS Exchange
19 17 (14.53%) Migration

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 17 (14.53%) SharePoint
1 17 (14.53%) MS Exchange
2 10 (8.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (6.84%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (5.98%) Lync
5 5 (4.27%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (3.42%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (2.56%) WorkSite
8 2 (1.71%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (0.85%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.85%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.85%) IIS
Applications
1 16 (13.68%) MS Excel
2 12 (10.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.56%) assyst
2 2 (1.71%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (21.37%) IPsec
2 18 (15.38%) SAN
3 14 (11.97%) WAN
4 12 (10.26%) NAS
5 11 (9.40%) LAN
6 8 (6.84%) DNS
7 7 (5.98%) TCP/IP
8 6 (5.13%) Firewall
8 6 (5.13%) Network Security
9 5 (4.27%) NetScaler
10 4 (3.42%) DHCP
10 4 (3.42%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (2.56%) Unified Communications
11 3 (2.56%) VoIP
11 3 (2.56%) Internet
12 2 (1.71%) VPN
13 1 (0.85%) IP Telephony
13 1 (0.85%) Structured Cabling
13 1 (0.85%) RTP
13 1 (0.85%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.55%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (11.11%) WinRunner
1 13 (11.11%) TestDirector
1 13 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (3.42%) MSI
3 1 (0.85%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.85%) AdminStudio
General
1 21 (17.95%) Finance
2 6 (5.13%) Law
3 4 (3.42%) Legal
4 1 (0.85%) Banking
4 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (18.80%) Analyst
2 16 (13.68%) Integration Engineer
3 13 (11.11%) Wintel Engineer
4 9 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
4 9 (7.69%) Support Analyst
5 8 (6.84%) Project Manager
6 7 (5.98%) Technical Leader
6 7 (5.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (5.98%) Test Engineer
7 6 (5.13%) Test Analyst
8 5 (4.27%) Citrix Engineer
8 5 (4.27%) Applications Packager
8 5 (4.27%) Consultant
8 5 (4.27%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 5 (4.27%) Infrastructure Manager
9 4 (3.42%) Support Engineer
9 4 (3.42%) VMware Engineer
9 4 (3.42%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 3 (2.56%) IT Support
10 3 (2.56%) Citrix Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.98%) Application Packaging
2 5 (4.27%) HTML
3 3 (2.56%) CSS
4 1 (0.85%) JSP
4 1 (0.85%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.85%) .NET
4 1 (0.85%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (0.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 26 (22.22%) Clustering
2 24 (20.51%) Data Centre
3 16 (13.68%) PDA
4 11 (9.40%) Computer Science
5 8 (6.84%) Blackberry
6 7 (5.98%) PKI
6 7 (5.98%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (4.27%) Client/Server
8 3 (2.56%) Fat Client
8 3 (2.56%) Thin Client
9 2 (1.71%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.85%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 72 (61.54%) Windows
2 36 (30.77%) Windows 7
3 33 (28.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (18.80%) Windows XP
5 20 (17.09%) Linux
5 20 (17.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (13.68%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (11.97%) AIX
8 12 (10.26%) Solaris
9 3 (2.56%) UNIX
10 1 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (23.08%) Server Building
2 24 (20.51%) Configuration Management
3 17 (14.53%) Migration
4 16 (13.68%) ITIL
5 14 (11.97%) Change Management
5 14 (11.97%) Software Testing
6 13 (11.11%) Test Automation
7 12 (10.26%) Test Scripting
8 11 (9.40%) Software Distribution
9 10 (8.55%) Project Management
10 6 (5.13%) Risk Management
10 6 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (4.27%) Patch Management
12 4 (3.42%) Incident Management
12 4 (3.42%) Time Management
12 4 (3.42%) Fault Management
12 4 (3.42%) Load Balancing
13 3 (2.56%) Software Licensing
14 2 (1.71%) Programme Management
14 2 (1.71%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (43.59%) SQL
2 7 (5.98%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.42%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.85%) Java
4 1 (0.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 46 (39.32%) Security Cleared
2 40 (34.19%) SC Cleared
3 26 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (17.09%) MCSE
5 17 (14.53%) MCITP
6 14 (11.97%) ISTQB
7 13 (11.11%) MCTS
7 13 (11.11%) MCSA
8 11 (9.40%) Degree
9 6 (5.13%) MCP
10 5 (4.27%) DV Cleared
11 4 (3.42%) CCNA
11 4 (3.42%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (2.56%) CCNP
13 2 (1.71%) Citrix Certification
13 2 (1.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 1 (0.85%) CCEE
14 1 (0.85%) CCIA
14 1 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.85%) SLA
System Software
1 74 (63.25%) Active Directory
2 25 (21.37%) Hyper-V
3 24 (20.51%) VMware ESX
4 23 (19.66%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (6.84%) XenApp
6 6 (5.13%) XenDesktop
7 4 (3.42%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (3.42%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 3 (2.56%) Xen
8 3 (2.56%) MetaFrame
9 2 (1.71%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.85%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.85%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 22 (18.80%) Netcool
1 22 (18.80%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 14 (11.97%) HP Quality Center
3 13 (11.11%) McAfee ePO
4 10 (8.55%) Tivoli
5 6 (5.13%) SCCM
6 3 (2.56%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.71%) WSUS
8 1 (0.85%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 1 (0.85%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.85%) XenMobile
8 1 (0.85%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 53 (45.30%) VMware
2 41 (35.04%) Microsoft
3 25 (21.37%) Veritas
4 13 (11.11%) McAfee
5 9 (7.69%) HP
6 8 (6.84%) Oracle
7 7 (5.98%) Cisco
8 5 (4.27%) Symantec
9 4 (3.42%) EMC
9 4 (3.42%) F5
10 3 (2.56%) ServiceNow
11 2 (1.71%) Lotus
11 2 (1.71%) Nortel
12 1 (0.85%) Brocade
12 1 (0.85%) Altiris
12 1 (0.85%) Riverbed
12 1 (0.85%) AppSense
12 1 (0.85%) Dell
12 1 (0.85%) Juniper
12 1 (0.85%) IBM
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