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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix
Rank 39 77 60
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -17
Contract jobs citing Citrix 143 55 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 4.78% 1.84% 2.82%
As % of the Vendors category 10.51% 4.83% 7.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 26 30
Average daily rate £321 £324 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.19% -5.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £120 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £425 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 1
Average hourly rate £38.50 £32.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.46% +109.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%
Citrix
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
1360 1139 1052
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 45.47% 38.08% 39.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 713 607 481
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £190 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £463 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 46 26
Average hourly rate £38.25 £16.00 £29.17
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+139.06% -45.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £12.10 £15.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £37.05 £37.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Renfrewshire -2 66 £320 -6.43%
Edinburgh +12 38 £388 -8.82% 3
Glasgow +3 18 £300 -3.22% 6
Highlands +3 1 - -
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UK

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

1 152 (72.38%) Windows
2 148 (70.48%) Microsoft
3 138 (65.71%) VMware
4 137 (65.24%) Active Directory
5 101 (48.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 78 (37.14%) VMware Infrastructure
7 75 (35.71%) XenApp
8 73 (34.76%) Security Cleared
8 73 (34.76%) SQL
9 71 (33.81%) PowerShell
10 66 (31.43%) Windows Server
10 66 (31.43%) Microsoft Certification
11 63 (30.00%) SQL Server
11 63 (30.00%) Clustering
12 57 (27.14%) Hyper-V
12 57 (27.14%) SC Cleared
13 54 (25.71%) Windows 7
14 50 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
15 49 (23.33%) VMware ESX
15 49 (23.33%) AIX
16 47 (22.38%) DNS
17 45 (21.43%) MCSE
18 43 (20.48%) ITIL
18 43 (20.48%) Windows Server 2003
18 43 (20.48%) Change Management
19 42 (20.00%) XenDesktop
20 40 (19.05%) DHCP
21 38 (18.10%) HP
22 37 (17.62%) Intel Security
23 36 (17.14%) WinRunner

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 33 (15.71%) MS Exchange
2 27 (12.86%) Skype for Business
3 26 (12.38%) SharePoint
4 21 (10.00%) OpenStack
5 18 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (3.81%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (3.33%) Live Communications Server
8 7 (3.33%) Office Communications Server
9 6 (2.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (2.38%) CICS
10 5 (2.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 4 (1.90%) IIS
12 1 (0.48%) Apache
12 1 (0.48%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.48%) Oracle Application Server
12 1 (0.48%) WebLogic
Applications
1 24 (11.43%) MS Excel
2 13 (6.19%) MS Office
3 5 (2.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.95%) assyst
2 1 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 47 (22.38%) DNS
2 40 (19.05%) DHCP
3 31 (14.76%) SAN
4 27 (12.86%) NetScaler
5 14 (6.67%) Firewall
6 12 (5.71%) WAN
7 10 (4.76%) Network Security
7 10 (4.76%) Skype
8 7 (3.33%) TCP/IP
9 6 (2.86%) LAN
9 6 (2.86%) LDAP
9 6 (2.86%) VPN
10 4 (1.90%) Wireshark
11 3 (1.43%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (1.43%) Internet
11 3 (1.43%) PABX
11 3 (1.43%) PBX
11 3 (1.43%) Software-Defined Networking
12 2 (0.95%) Intranet
12 2 (0.95%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (7.14%) Oracle Database
3 8 (3.81%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (3.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (2.86%) Informix
4 6 (2.86%) MongoDB
4 6 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (2.38%) DB2
5 5 (2.38%) Oracle BI EE
5 5 (2.38%) Oracle ODI
6 3 (1.43%) MySQL
7 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 36 (17.14%) HP UFT
1 36 (17.14%) TestDirector
1 36 (17.14%) WinRunner
2 4 (1.90%) Fiddler
3 3 (1.43%) MSI
4 2 (0.95%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.48%) Visual Studio
General
1 36 (17.14%) Finance
2 17 (8.10%) Banking
3 4 (1.90%) Back Office
3 4 (1.90%) Billing
4 1 (0.48%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.48%) Law
Job Titles
1 40 (19.05%) Analyst
2 25 (11.90%) Test Analyst
3 23 (10.95%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 22 (10.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 19 (9.05%) Citrix Engineer
5 19 (9.05%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
6 14 (6.67%) Wintel Engineer
7 13 (6.19%) 3rd Line Support
7 13 (6.19%) Architect
7 13 (6.19%) Support Engineer
8 12 (5.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 9 (4.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 8 (3.81%) Infrastructure Architect
10 8 (3.81%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
10 8 (3.81%) SIEM Engineer
10 8 (3.81%) Splunk Engineer
11 6 (2.86%) Cloud Engineer
11 6 (2.86%) Consultant
11 6 (2.86%) IT Support
11 6 (2.86%) Wintel Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (7.14%) .NET
2 8 (3.81%) HTML
3 7 (3.33%) CSS
4 2 (0.95%) LAMP
4 2 (0.95%) Middleware
4 2 (0.95%) Web Services
5 1 (0.48%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 63 (30.00%) Clustering
2 31 (14.76%) Data Centre
2 31 (14.76%) PDA
3 29 (13.81%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (9.52%) Computer Science
5 14 (6.67%) Private Cloud
6 8 (3.81%) Client/Server
7 7 (3.33%) Taxonomies
8 6 (2.86%) Blackberry
8 6 (2.86%) Hybrid Cloud
9 5 (2.38%) IBM Mainframe
9 5 (2.38%) Mainframe
9 5 (2.38%) Visualisation
10 4 (1.90%) Smart Meter
11 3 (1.43%) CESG
11 3 (1.43%) Fat Client
11 3 (1.43%) Thin Client
12 2 (0.95%) CMDB
12 2 (0.95%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.95%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 152 (72.38%) Windows
2 101 (48.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 66 (31.43%) Windows Server
4 54 (25.71%) Windows 7
5 50 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 49 (23.33%) AIX
7 43 (20.48%) Windows Server 2003
8 36 (17.14%) Windows XP
9 27 (12.86%) Unix
10 17 (8.10%) Linux
11 14 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (3.81%) Windows 10
13 7 (3.33%) Windows 8
14 6 (2.86%) Solaris
15 5 (2.38%) Mac OS
16 3 (1.43%) Android
16 3 (1.43%) Apple iOS
16 3 (1.43%) Windows Phone
17 2 (0.95%) Windows Mobile
18 1 (0.48%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (20.48%) Change Management
1 43 (20.48%) ITIL
2 36 (17.14%) Test Automation
3 35 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 33 (15.71%) Test Scripting
5 24 (11.43%) Application Packaging
6 20 (9.52%) Migration
6 20 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (6.19%) TOGAF
8 12 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (5.71%) Analytics
9 11 (5.24%) Server Virtualisation
10 9 (4.29%) Incident Management
11 8 (3.81%) Performance Tuning
11 8 (3.81%) Project Management
11 8 (3.81%) Root Cause Analysis
11 8 (3.81%) Service Management
11 8 (3.81%) SIEM
11 8 (3.81%) Threat Modelling
12 7 (3.33%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 73 (34.76%) SQL
2 71 (33.81%) PowerShell
3 32 (15.24%) VBScript
4 8 (3.81%) JavaScript
5 6 (2.86%) T-SQL
6 5 (2.38%) COBOL
7 4 (1.90%) Bash Shell
7 4 (1.90%) Java
7 4 (1.90%) VB
8 2 (0.95%) AWK
8 2 (0.95%) C-shell
8 2 (0.95%) Perl
8 2 (0.95%) Python
8 2 (0.95%) sed
8 2 (0.95%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.48%) C
Qualifications
1 73 (34.76%) Security Cleared
2 66 (31.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 57 (27.14%) SC Cleared
4 45 (21.43%) MCSE
5 35 (16.67%) MCITP
5 35 (16.67%) MCSA
5 35 (16.67%) MCTS
6 32 (15.24%) ISTQB
7 21 (10.00%) Degree
8 7 (3.33%) CISMP
8 7 (3.33%) CISSP
9 3 (1.43%) CCNP
9 3 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (1.43%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.48%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.48%) ISEB
10 1 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.24%) Disclosure Scotland
2 10 (4.76%) QA
3 1 (0.48%) SLA
System Software
1 137 (65.24%) Active Directory
2 78 (37.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 75 (35.71%) XenApp
4 57 (27.14%) Hyper-V
5 49 (23.33%) VMware ESX
6 42 (20.00%) XenDesktop
7 18 (8.57%) Microsoft App-V
8 16 (7.62%) Terminal Services
8 16 (7.62%) vSphere
9 12 (5.71%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (2.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (1.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (0.95%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 1 (0.48%) KVM
13 1 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
13 1 (0.48%) RHEV
13 1 (0.48%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 36 (17.14%) HP Quality Center
2 35 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
2 35 (16.67%) Netcool
3 29 (13.81%) SCCM
4 16 (7.62%) SCOM
5 13 (6.19%) WSUS
6 7 (3.33%) QRadar
6 7 (3.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 5 (2.38%) XenMobile
8 3 (1.43%) AirWatch
8 3 (1.43%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (0.95%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.48%) CA Spectrum
10 1 (0.48%) HP SIM
10 1 (0.48%) OpenView
10 1 (0.48%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 1 (0.48%) Perfmon
10 1 (0.48%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 148 (70.48%) Microsoft
2 138 (65.71%) VMware
3 38 (18.10%) HP
4 37 (17.62%) Intel Security
5 35 (16.67%) Veritas
6 34 (16.19%) AppSense
7 27 (12.86%) Cisco
8 25 (11.90%) Oracle
9 14 (6.67%) IBM
10 12 (5.71%) EMC
11 10 (4.76%) Red Hat
12 9 (4.29%) Symantec
13 8 (3.81%) Splunk
14 5 (2.38%) Sun
15 3 (1.43%) Apple
15 3 (1.43%) CheckPoint
15 3 (1.43%) Mitel
15 3 (1.43%) SAP
15 3 (1.43%) SolarWinds
16 2 (0.95%) Lumension
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