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 3 months to 30 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.

Citrix
Scotland / Renfrewshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 22 12
Rank change year-on-year -2 -10  
Contract jobs citing Citrix 2 21 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire 2.63% 13.55% 14.95%
As % of the Vendors category 3.45% 18.58% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 7
Median daily rate £340 £285 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.50% -18.12%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £326 £325 £363
% change year-on-year +0.30% -10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -15.15% -  

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 Renfrewshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Renfrewshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 58 113 72
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Renfrewshire 76.32% 72.90% 67.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 77 43
Median daily rate £325 £400 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +15.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £271 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £445 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £24.10 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% +10.29%  

Citrix
Job Vacancy Trend in Renfrewshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Renfrewshire 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 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 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 3 months to 30 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Renfrew - 2 £340 -
Citrix
Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 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 Renfrewshire region with a requirement for Citrix.

1 7 (87.50%) SQL
1 7 (87.50%) MCSE
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (87.50%) Clustering
1 7 (87.50%) MCITP
2 6 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 6 (75.00%) Server Virtualisation
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (62.50%) MCTS
3 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
3 5 (62.50%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (62.50%) Office 365
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (62.50%) StarTeam
3 5 (62.50%) ISTQB
3 5 (62.50%) Test Scripting
3 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 5 (62.50%) Veritas
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (62.50%) Netcool
3 5 (62.50%) Intel Security
3 5 (62.50%) MCSA
3 5 (62.50%) SharePoint
3 5 (62.50%) Windows XP
3 5 (62.50%) Windows
3 5 (62.50%) AIX
4 4 (50.00%) MS Office
4 4 (50.00%) Change Management
4 4 (50.00%) Software Testing

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 5 (62.50%) SharePoint
2 2 (25.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (12.50%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
1 2 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (25.00%) SAN
1 2 (25.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) StarTeam
General
1 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) IT Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) IT Systems Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) SCCM Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Hardware Tester
3 1 (12.50%) IT Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) AIX
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
1 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
1 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
1 5 (62.50%) Windows XP
2 4 (50.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Server Virtualisation
2 5 (62.50%) Test Scripting
3 4 (50.00%) Change Management
3 4 (50.00%) Smoke Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Personalization
4 1 (12.50%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) MCITP
1 7 (87.50%) MCSE
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (62.50%) ISTQB
2 5 (62.50%) MCSA
2 5 (62.50%) MCTS
3 4 (50.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
4 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 2 (25.00%) XenApp
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) McAfee ePO
1 5 (62.50%) Netcool
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (25.00%) SCCM
2 2 (25.00%) SCOM
2 2 (25.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) Intel Security
2 5 (62.50%) Veritas
3 1 (12.50%) AppSense
3 1 (12.50%) VMware