The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Citrix products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Citrix over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Citrix
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 50 37 41
Rank change year-on-year -13 +4  
Contract jobs citing Citrix 4 17 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.78% 2.96% 3.03%
As % of the Vendors category 1.67% 6.49% 7.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 15
Median daily rate £175 £313 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -44.00% -10.71%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £326 £325 £365
% change year-on-year +0.30% -10.95%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £16.32
% change year-on-year -15.15% +1.10%  

Citrix is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 239 262 330
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 46.50% 45.57% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 144 205
Median daily rate £370 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.33% -25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £175 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 14
Median hourly rate £37.50 £16.00 £22.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +134.37% -29.96%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

Citrix
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow citing Citrix as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Citrix in Glasgow

Citrix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Citrix in Glasgow.

Contractor daily rate trend for Citrix in Glasgow

Citrix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Citrix in Glasgow.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Citrix in Glasgow

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Citrix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for Citrix.

1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (82.35%) VMware
3 11 (64.71%) Windows Server
4 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
4 10 (58.82%) Active Directory
5 9 (52.94%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (47.06%) ITIL
7 7 (41.18%) SAN
7 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (35.29%) DNS
8 6 (35.29%) Dell
8 6 (35.29%) DHCP
8 6 (35.29%) SCCM
9 5 (29.41%) Migration
9 5 (29.41%) Data Centre
10 4 (23.53%) Change Control
10 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
10 4 (23.53%) XenApp
10 4 (23.53%) Clustering
10 4 (23.53%) Change Management
10 4 (23.53%) Problem Management
11 3 (17.65%) VMware Server
11 3 (17.65%) WSUS
11 3 (17.65%) Service Management
11 3 (17.65%) Terminal Server
11 3 (17.65%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (17.65%) ITIL V3
11 3 (17.65%) Root Cause Analysis

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.88%) IBM Notes
2 1 (5.88%) IIS
2 1 (5.88%) MQSeries
2 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) SAN
2 6 (35.29%) DHCP
2 6 (35.29%) DNS
3 3 (17.65%) NAS
4 2 (11.76%) Internet
4 2 (11.76%) VoIP
4 2 (11.76%) VPN
5 1 (5.88%) Firewall
5 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Migration Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Support Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Email Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Server Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Active Directory Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) IT Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) IT Support
4 2 (11.76%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Server Support
4 2 (11.76%) Server Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Designer
5 1 (5.88%) SCCM Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) SCCM Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Wintel Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Wintel Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Data Centre
2 4 (23.53%) Clustering
3 2 (11.76%) Smartphone
4 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (64.71%) Windows Server
3 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
6 1 (5.88%) AIX
6 1 (5.88%) Linux
6 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (5.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) ITIL
2 5 (29.41%) Migration
3 4 (23.53%) Change Control
3 4 (23.53%) Change Management
3 4 (23.53%) Problem Management
4 3 (17.65%) Email Migration
4 3 (17.65%) ITIL V3
4 3 (17.65%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (17.65%) Server Virtualisation
4 3 (17.65%) Service Management
5 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
1 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) MCSE
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (5.88%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (58.82%) Active Directory
2 9 (52.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (23.53%) XenApp
4 3 (17.65%) Terminal Server
4 3 (17.65%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (17.65%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (17.65%) VMware Server
5 2 (11.76%) XenDesktop
6 1 (5.88%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (5.88%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) SCCM
2 3 (17.65%) WSUS
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (5.88%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 14 (82.35%) VMware
2 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
3 6 (35.29%) Dell
4 2 (11.76%) Cisco
4 2 (11.76%) Symantec
5 1 (5.88%) Avaya
5 1 (5.88%) EMC
5 1 (5.88%) HP
5 1 (5.88%) IBM
5 1 (5.88%) Lotus
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle
5 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.88%) Veritas