Period
to 17 July 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Renfrewshire 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 6 months to 17 July 2018 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.

Citrix
Scotland > Renfrewshire
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 23 20
Rank change year-on-year +13 -3 -3
Contract jobs citing Citrix 90 11 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire 32.37% 8.94% 14.45%
As % of the Vendors category 42.25% 10.89% 23.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 9 59
Renfrewshire median daily rate £275 £340 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.12% +8.63% -9.27%
10th Percentile £220 £255 £258
90th Percentile £329 £434 £434
Scotland median daily rate £275 £323 £313
% change year-on-year -14.73% +3.12% -2.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Renfrewshire median hourly rate - - £36.00
Scotland median hourly rate £16.75 £15.86 £38.50
% change year-on-year +5.61% -58.81% +112.41%

Citrix is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Renfrewshire.

All Vendors
Renfrewshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 213 101 386
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire 76.62% 82.11% 61.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 96 255
Renfrewshire median daily rate £285 £344 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.09% +5.77% -6.61%
10th Percentile £222 £278 £258
90th Percentile £435 £445 £440
Scotland median daily rate £388 £384 £375
% change year-on-year +0.98% +2.33% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 35
Renfrewshire median hourly rate £26.50 - £37.50
10th Percentile £11.58 - £35.35
90th Percentile £59.25 - £42.60
Scotland median hourly rate £15.86 £27.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -42.33% -23.61% +125.00%

Citrix
Job Vacancy Trend in Renfrewshire

Job postings citing Citrix as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire.

Job vacancy trend for Citrix in Renfrewshire

Citrix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Citrix in Renfrewshire

Citrix
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Renfrewshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Citrix in Renfrewshire over the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Citrix in Renfrewshire

Citrix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Citrix in Renfrewshire

Citrix
Contract Job Locations in Renfrewshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Citrix within the Renfrewshire region over the 6 months to 17 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Erskine +17 88 £275 -15.38%
Citrix
Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Citrix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Renfrewshire region with a requirement for Citrix.

1 80 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 79 (87.78%) Windows
3 76 (84.44%) Active Directory
3 76 (84.44%) SC Cleared
3 76 (84.44%) Security Cleared
4 69 (76.67%) DHCP
4 69 (76.67%) DNS
5 68 (75.56%) VMware
6 61 (67.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 57 (63.33%) Ivanti
8 56 (62.22%) Windows Server 2003
9 55 (61.11%) SQL
10 49 (54.44%) VMware Infrastructure
11 47 (52.22%) Windows 7
12 43 (47.78%) XenApp
12 43 (47.78%) Windows Server
13 40 (44.44%) McAfee
14 34 (37.78%) Hyper-V
15 33 (36.67%) Clustering
16 32 (35.56%) VMware ESXi
17 31 (34.44%) McAfee ePO
17 31 (34.44%) Test Automation
17 31 (34.44%) Veritas
17 31 (34.44%) AIX
17 31 (34.44%) WinRunner
17 31 (34.44%) HP UFT
18 30 (33.33%) Change Management
18 30 (33.33%) Software Testing
19 29 (32.22%) ISTQB
19 29 (32.22%) Test Scripting

Citrix
Co-occurring IT Skills in Renfrewshire 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 9 (10.00%) OpenStack
2 5 (5.56%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 25 (27.78%) Office 365
2 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 69 (76.67%) DHCP
1 69 (76.67%) DNS
2 16 (17.78%) 3G
2 16 (17.78%) Wi-Fi
3 10 (11.11%) NetScaler
4 7 (7.78%) VSAN
5 6 (6.67%) Remote Desktop
5 6 (6.67%) SAN
6 3 (3.33%) SMS
7 1 (1.11%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 31 (34.44%) HP UFT
1 31 (34.44%) WinRunner
2 11 (12.22%) MSI
3 6 (6.67%) TestDirector
Job Titles
1 20 (22.22%) Analyst
2 17 (18.89%) Test Analyst
3 16 (17.78%) Support Engineer
4 10 (11.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 10 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
5 9 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 9 (10.00%) Citrix Engineer
5 9 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 9 (10.00%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
6 7 (7.78%) Mobility Engineer
7 6 (6.67%) Design Engineer
7 6 (6.67%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
8 5 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support
8 5 (5.56%) Test Leader
8 5 (5.56%) Virtualisation Specialist
8 5 (5.56%) Wintel Engineer
9 4 (4.44%) Citrix Specialist
9 4 (4.44%) Desktop Support
10 3 (3.33%) Support Consultant
10 3 (3.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.11%) Middleware
1 1 (1.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (36.67%) Clustering
2 28 (31.11%) PDA
3 17 (18.89%) Computer Science
3 17 (18.89%) Fat Client
3 17 (18.89%) Thin Client
4 9 (10.00%) PKI
5 6 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (2.22%) Analytical Mindset
6 2 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.11%) AS400
7 1 (1.11%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.11%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.11%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.11%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 79 (87.78%) Windows
2 61 (67.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 56 (62.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 47 (52.22%) Windows 7
5 43 (47.78%) Windows Server
6 31 (34.44%) AIX
7 14 (15.56%) Windows 10
7 14 (15.56%) Windows 8
8 8 (8.89%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (7.78%) Android
9 7 (7.78%) Apple iOS
9 7 (7.78%) Windows Phone
9 7 (7.78%) Windows Phone 8
10 6 (6.67%) Windows XP
11 2 (2.22%) Linux
11 2 (2.22%) Unix
12 1 (1.11%) HPUX
12 1 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (1.11%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (34.44%) Test Automation
2 30 (33.33%) Change Management
2 30 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 29 (32.22%) Test Scripting
4 27 (30.00%) Software Delivery
5 21 (23.33%) Smoke Testing
6 16 (17.78%) ITIL
7 11 (12.22%) Software Distribution
8 9 (10.00%) Analytics
9 7 (7.78%) Content Management
9 7 (7.78%) Incident Management
10 5 (5.56%) Personalization
11 3 (3.33%) Problem-Solving
12 2 (2.22%) Project Management
12 2 (2.22%) Records Management
13 1 (1.11%) Configuration Management
13 1 (1.11%) ITSM
13 1 (1.11%) Lean Six Sigma
13 1 (1.11%) Performance Testing
13 1 (1.11%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 55 (61.11%) SQL
2 28 (31.11%) PowerShell
3 11 (12.22%) T-SQL
3 11 (12.22%) VB
3 11 (12.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 76 (84.44%) SC Cleared
1 76 (84.44%) Security Cleared
2 29 (32.22%) ISTQB
3 21 (23.33%) BPSS Clearance
4 17 (18.89%) Degree
4 17 (18.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (17.78%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (7.78%) MCSE
7 6 (6.67%) MCITP
7 6 (6.67%) MCSA
7 6 (6.67%) MCTS
7 6 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (5.56%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (1.11%) CCNA
9 1 (1.11%) CCNP
9 1 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.11%) MCDBA
9 1 (1.11%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (17.78%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 76 (84.44%) Active Directory
2 49 (54.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (47.78%) XenApp
4 34 (37.78%) Hyper-V
5 32 (35.56%) VMware ESXi
6 29 (32.22%) XenDesktop
7 28 (31.11%) XenServer
8 26 (28.89%) Microsoft App-V
8 26 (28.89%) Virtual Desktop
9 7 (7.78%) VMware NSX
10 3 (3.33%) vSphere
11 1 (1.11%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 31 (34.44%) McAfee ePO
2 27 (30.00%) SCCM
3 25 (27.78%) HP ALM
4 24 (26.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 9 (10.00%) PowerCLI
6 8 (8.89%) AirWatch
6 8 (8.89%) XenMobile
7 7 (7.78%) SAP Afaria
7 7 (7.78%) vRealize
8 6 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
8 6 (6.67%) SafeCom
9 5 (5.56%) Netcool
10 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Clustering
11 1 (1.11%) OpenView
11 1 (1.11%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 80 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 68 (75.56%) VMware
3 57 (63.33%) Ivanti
4 40 (44.44%) McAfee
5 31 (34.44%) Veritas
6 28 (31.11%) HP
7 20 (22.22%) ThinPrint
8 8 (8.89%) SAP
9 7 (7.78%) Apple
10 2 (2.22%) ServiceNow
11 1 (1.11%) NetApp
11 1 (1.11%) Oracle
11 1 (1.11%) Symantec