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 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 49 62 53
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -9
Contract jobs citing Citrix 90 52 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.22% 2.12% 2.18%
As % of the Vendors category 6.95% 5.18% 5.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 35 28
Average daily rate
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£325 £308 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.69% -3.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £125 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £434 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-7.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 5
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +14.28%
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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
1295 1004 1078
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 46.33% 40.95% 40.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 655 491 448
Average daily rate £350 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £175 £175
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 30 23 73
Average hourly rate £17.00 £13.63 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.77% -26.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £31.05 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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 August 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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -3 20 £184 -56.76% 2
Glasgow -8 19 £338 -3.57% 4
Fife - 3 £360 - 2
West Lothian +4 2 - -
Aberdeen +1 2 - - 2
North Lanarkshire +1 1 - -
Inverclyde -3 1 - -
Stirling - - - -
South Lanarkshire - - - -
Argyll and Bute - - - -
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Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 110 (68.32%) Windows
2 70 (43.48%) Microsoft
2 70 (43.48%) Security Cleared
2 70 (43.48%) SC Cleared
3 63 (39.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 63 (39.13%) VMware
4 60 (37.27%) Active Directory
5 54 (33.54%) Windows 7
6 39 (24.22%) SAN
6 39 (24.22%) SQL
7 38 (23.60%) Windows Server 2003
8 35 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
9 29 (18.01%) HP
10 28 (17.39%) Microsoft App-V
11 24 (14.91%) VMware ESX
11 24 (14.91%) XenApp
11 24 (14.91%) MS Office
12 23 (14.29%) Clustering
13 22 (13.66%) ITIL
14 21 (13.04%) SQL Server
14 21 (13.04%) Netcool
15 19 (11.80%) IPsec
15 19 (11.80%) DNS
15 19 (11.80%) MS Exchange
16 18 (11.18%) MS Excel
16 18 (11.18%) Veritas
16 18 (11.18%) Change Management
17 16 (9.94%) Thin Client
17 16 (9.94%) Windows XP
17 16 (9.94%) Hyper-V

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (11.80%) MS Exchange
2 9 (5.59%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.11%) IIS
4 4 (2.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (1.86%) Oracle Application Server
5 3 (1.86%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.62%) Lync
7 1 (0.62%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 24 (14.91%) MS Office
2 18 (11.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (3.11%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.86%) assyst
3 1 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.86%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 39 (24.22%) SAN
2 19 (11.80%) DNS
2 19 (11.80%) IPsec
3 15 (9.32%) DHCP
4 12 (7.45%) TCP/IP
5 11 (6.83%) NAS
6 10 (6.21%) Internet
7 9 (5.59%) VoIP
8 8 (4.97%) LAN
8 8 (4.97%) WAN
8 8 (4.97%) Firewall
9 5 (3.11%) Wireless
9 5 (3.11%) NetScaler
9 5 (3.11%) VPN
10 2 (1.24%) WLAN
11 1 (0.62%) Intranet
11 1 (0.62%) IP Telephony
11 1 (0.62%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.48%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.86%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (1.86%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.24%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.62%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 7 (4.35%) WinRunner
1 7 (4.35%) TestDirector
1 7 (4.35%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (0.62%) StarTeam
General
1 15 (9.32%) Finance
2 11 (6.83%) Banking
3 9 (5.59%) Publishing
4 1 (0.62%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 20 (12.42%) Citrix Engineer
2 15 (9.32%) Analyst
3 12 (7.45%) Project Manager
3 12 (7.45%) Desktop Support
3 12 (7.45%) Wintel Engineer
4 11 (6.83%) Support Engineer
4 11 (6.83%) 2nd Line Support
5 10 (6.21%) Consultant
6 8 (4.97%) Integration Engineer
7 7 (4.35%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 7 (4.35%) Desktop Engineer
7 7 (4.35%) Server Engineer
7 7 (4.35%) Support Analyst
7 7 (4.35%) Test Analyst
8 5 (3.11%) Architect
8 5 (3.11%) 3rd Line Support
8 5 (3.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (3.11%) Citrix Server Engineer
9 4 (2.48%) Test Engineer
9 4 (2.48%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.59%) Middleware
1 9 (5.59%) Application Packaging
2 6 (3.73%) .NET
3 5 (3.11%) ASP.NET
3 5 (3.11%) JSP
3 5 (3.11%) HTML
4 3 (1.86%) Web Services
4 3 (1.86%) CSS
5 1 (0.62%) EDI
5 1 (0.62%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 23 (14.29%) Clustering
2 16 (9.94%) Thin Client
2 16 (9.94%) Fat Client
3 8 (4.97%) Blackberry
4 7 (4.35%) PDA
5 3 (1.86%) Open Source
5 3 (1.86%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.24%) Replication
6 2 (1.24%) PKI
7 1 (0.62%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.62%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.62%) iPhone
7 1 (0.62%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.62%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 110 (68.32%) Windows
2 63 (39.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 54 (33.54%) Windows 7
4 38 (23.60%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (9.94%) Windows XP
6 13 (8.07%) Linux
7 12 (7.45%) Solaris
8 10 (6.21%) AIX
8 10 (6.21%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (5.59%) UNIX
9 9 (5.59%) Windows Vista
10 7 (4.35%) Windows 2000
11 3 (1.86%) Windows NT
11 3 (1.86%) HPUX
11 3 (1.86%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (1.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (1.24%) Mac OS
12 2 (1.24%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.62%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (13.66%) ITIL
2 18 (11.18%) Change Management
3 13 (8.07%) Configuration Management
4 12 (7.45%) Build Automation
5 11 (6.83%) Service Management
6 10 (6.21%) Software Distribution
7 9 (5.59%) Performance Testing
7 9 (5.59%) Software Testing
8 8 (4.97%) Validation
8 8 (4.97%) Migration
8 8 (4.97%) Project Management
9 7 (4.35%) Unit Testing
9 7 (4.35%) Test Automation
9 7 (4.35%) Software Deployment
10 6 (3.73%) Test Scripting
10 6 (3.73%) PRINCE2
10 6 (3.73%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (3.11%) Performance Management
11 5 (3.11%) Matrix Management
12 4 (2.48%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 39 (24.22%) SQL
2 14 (8.70%) PowerShell
3 8 (4.97%) VB
4 5 (3.11%) VBA
4 5 (3.11%) JavaScript
5 4 (2.48%) VBScript
6 1 (0.62%) Perl
6 1 (0.62%) C#
Qualifications
1 70 (43.48%) SC Cleared
1 70 (43.48%) Security Cleared
2 15 (9.32%) MCSE
2 15 (9.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (8.70%) ISTQB
4 11 (6.83%) MCITP
5 9 (5.59%) MCTS
6 7 (4.35%) MCSA
7 6 (3.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (2.48%) DV Cleared
8 4 (2.48%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.86%) Degree
10 2 (1.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (1.24%) CCNA
10 2 (1.24%) MCP
10 2 (1.24%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.62%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.62%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.97%) SLA
System Software
1 60 (37.27%) Active Directory
2 35 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (17.39%) Microsoft App-V
4 24 (14.91%) XenApp
4 24 (14.91%) VMware ESX
5 16 (9.94%) Hyper-V
6 10 (6.21%) Terminal Services
7 8 (4.97%) XenDesktop
8 7 (4.35%) vSphere
9 3 (1.86%) MetaFrame
9 3 (1.86%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (1.86%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (1.86%) KVM
9 3 (1.86%) RHEV
10 2 (1.24%) ISA Server
10 2 (1.24%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.62%) XenServer
11 1 (0.62%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 21 (13.04%) Netcool
2 15 (9.32%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 15 (9.32%) SCCM
3 10 (6.21%) Tivoli
4 9 (5.59%) HP Quality Center
4 9 (5.59%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (2.48%) Backup Exec
6 3 (1.86%) SCOM
6 3 (1.86%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.62%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.62%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.62%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 70 (43.48%) Microsoft
2 63 (39.13%) VMware
3 29 (18.01%) HP
4 18 (11.18%) Veritas
5 11 (6.83%) Oracle
5 11 (6.83%) Dell
5 11 (6.83%) AppSense
6 10 (6.21%) Altiris
7 9 (5.59%) McAfee
8 8 (4.97%) EMC
9 7 (4.35%) Cisco
10 6 (3.73%) Symantec
11 4 (2.48%) Apple
11 4 (2.48%) Juniper
11 4 (2.48%) Wyse
11 4 (2.48%) Lumension
11 4 (2.48%) Meru Networks
12 3 (1.86%) CA
12 3 (1.86%) Nortel
12 3 (1.86%) Red Hat
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