Period
to 19 April 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 19 April 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 85 50
Rank change year-on-year +17 -35 +26
Contract jobs citing Citrix 150 78 187
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 3.01% 2.17% 3.44%
As % of the Vendors category 8.07% 4.85% 8.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 58 81
Scotland median daily rate £275 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.43% +9.38% -8.05%
10th Percentile £205 £224 £245
90th Percentile £443 £438 £435
UK median daily rate £325 £350 £343
% change year-on-year -7.14% +2.19% -2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Scotland median hourly rate £15.75 £38.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.09% +165.52% -55.38%
10th Percentile £15.33 £19.38 £14.25
90th Percentile £15.98 £41.65 £32.15
UK median hourly rate £15.12 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -5.53% -3.03% -

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 Scotland.

All Vendors
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,859 1,608 2,331
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 37.27% 44.64% 42.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,116 870 1,239
Scotland median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - -
10th Percentile £209 £200 £219
90th Percentile £532 £500 £518
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £408
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.29% +1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 49 47
Scotland median hourly rate £16.76 £19.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.79% -47.22% +100.00%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.32 £13.68
90th Percentile £45.50 £52.17 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +2.94% -10.53% +11.76%

Citrix
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Citrix in Scotland

Citrix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Citrix in Scotland

Citrix
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Citrix in Scotland over the 6 months to 19 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Citrix in Scotland

Citrix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Citrix in Scotland

Citrix
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Citrix within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 19 April 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
Renfrewshire +18 67 £275 +0.92% 1
Glasgow -3 35 £278 +19.35% 7
Edinburgh -30 34 £400 +0.63% 4
Dundee - 4 £277 -
Highlands - 3 - -
Aberdeen 0 2 £150 -49.32%
West Dunbartonshire - 2 £275 -
Strathclyde - 1 £215 -
Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Citrix
UK

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Citrix.

1 118 (78.67%) Windows
2 117 (78.00%) Microsoft
3 114 (76.00%) Active Directory
4 102 (68.00%) VMware
5 76 (50.67%) DHCP
6 74 (49.33%) DNS
7 71 (47.33%) XenApp
8 69 (46.00%) Security Cleared
9 68 (45.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 67 (44.67%) SC Cleared
11 63 (42.00%) SCCM
12 60 (40.00%) Windows Server
13 59 (39.33%) VMware Infrastructure
13 59 (39.33%) Windows 7
14 56 (37.33%) Ivanti
15 54 (36.00%) XenDesktop
16 51 (34.00%) PowerShell
17 50 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
18 47 (31.33%) Windows 10
19 46 (30.67%) SQL
20 45 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
21 31 (20.67%) Finance
21 31 (20.67%) VMware ESXi
21 31 (20.67%) Office 365
22 29 (19.33%) McAfee
23 28 (18.67%) Clustering
23 28 (18.67%) XenServer
24 27 (18.00%) Microsoft Certification
24 27 (18.00%) Software Delivery
25 25 (16.67%) ThinPrint

Citrix
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 15 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 12 (8.00%) Skype for Business
3 9 (6.00%) OpenStack
4 6 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (4.00%) SharePoint
5 5 (3.33%) IIS
6 3 (2.00%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.67%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.67%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.67%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
7 1 (0.67%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (6.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.67%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 31 (20.67%) Office 365
2 9 (6.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.33%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.67%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.67%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 76 (50.67%) DHCP
2 74 (49.33%) DNS
3 19 (12.67%) Wi-Fi
4 18 (12.00%) 3G
5 17 (11.33%) NetScaler
6 10 (6.67%) SAN
7 8 (5.33%) Internet
7 8 (5.33%) Remote Desktop
7 8 (5.33%) VSAN
8 7 (4.67%) Skype
9 6 (4.00%) LAN
9 6 (4.00%) Unified Communications
9 6 (4.00%) WAN
10 5 (3.33%) Firewall
11 3 (2.00%) SMS
11 3 (2.00%) TCP/IP
12 2 (1.33%) DMZ
12 2 (1.33%) IPv4
12 2 (1.33%) Network Security
12 2 (1.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (15.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 19 (12.67%) HP UFT
1 19 (12.67%) WinRunner
2 9 (6.00%) MSI
3 7 (4.67%) TestDirector
4 4 (2.67%) Hudson
General
1 31 (20.67%) Finance
2 7 (4.67%) Banking
3 4 (2.67%) Legal
4 2 (1.33%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.67%) Law
5 1 (0.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (15.33%) Support Engineer
2 22 (14.67%) Analyst
3 19 (12.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 18 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 15 (10.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 14 (9.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 12 (8.00%) Test Analyst
8 10 (6.67%) Architect
8 10 (6.67%) Citrix Engineer
8 10 (6.67%) Desktop Support
9 7 (4.67%) Infrastructure Architect
9 7 (4.67%) Mobility Engineer
10 6 (4.00%) Consultant
10 6 (4.00%) Design Engineer
11 5 (3.33%) Applications Engineer
11 5 (3.33%) Infrastructure Support
11 5 (3.33%) Virtualisation Engineer
11 5 (3.33%) Virtualisation Specialist
11 5 (3.33%) Wintel Engineer
12 4 (2.67%) Infrastructure Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.00%) COM
2 2 (1.33%) Middleware
3 1 (0.67%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (0.67%) LAMP
3 1 (0.67%) Web Services
3 1 (0.67%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 28 (18.67%) Clustering
2 20 (13.33%) Fat Client
2 20 (13.33%) Thin Client
3 17 (11.33%) PDA
4 16 (10.67%) Computer Science
5 12 (8.00%) PKI
6 8 (5.33%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (2.67%) Data Centre
7 4 (2.67%) EMC VNX
7 4 (2.67%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (2.00%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.67%) Analytical Mindset
9 1 (0.67%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.67%) AS400
9 1 (0.67%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.67%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.67%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.67%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.67%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.67%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 118 (78.67%) Windows
2 68 (45.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 60 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 59 (39.33%) Windows 7
5 47 (31.33%) Windows 10
6 45 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 20 (13.33%) AIX
8 19 (12.67%) Windows 8
8 19 (12.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (5.33%) Android
9 8 (5.33%) Linux
9 8 (5.33%) Windows Phone
10 7 (4.67%) Apple iOS
10 7 (4.67%) Windows Phone 8
10 7 (4.67%) Windows XP
11 3 (2.00%) Unix
12 2 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (1.33%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.67%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.67%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (18.00%) Software Delivery
2 25 (16.67%) ITIL
3 20 (13.33%) Change Management
3 20 (13.33%) Software Testing
4 19 (12.67%) Test Automation
5 17 (11.33%) Test Scripting
6 11 (7.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 11 (7.33%) Migration
6 11 (7.33%) Smoke Testing
7 9 (6.00%) Analytics
7 9 (6.00%) Software Distribution
8 8 (5.33%) Asset Management
9 7 (4.67%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (4.67%) Content Management
9 7 (4.67%) Incident Management
10 6 (4.00%) Problem-Solving
10 6 (4.00%) TOGAF
11 5 (3.33%) Enterprise Architecture
11 5 (3.33%) Performance Analysis
11 5 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (34.00%) PowerShell
2 46 (30.67%) SQL
3 9 (6.00%) T-SQL
3 9 (6.00%) VB
3 9 (6.00%) VBScript
4 1 (0.67%) Java
4 1 (0.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 69 (46.00%) Security Cleared
2 67 (44.67%) SC Cleared
3 27 (18.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (11.33%) ISTQB
5 16 (10.67%) BPSS Clearance
5 16 (10.67%) Degree
6 15 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
7 14 (9.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 13 (8.67%) MCSE
9 7 (4.67%) MCSA
10 6 (4.00%) MCITP
10 6 (4.00%) MCTS
11 5 (3.33%) Citrix Certification
11 5 (3.33%) Microsoft Certified Architect
12 2 (1.33%) CCNP
12 2 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (1.33%) CISSP
12 2 (1.33%) TOGAF Certification
13 1 (0.67%) CCNA
13 1 (0.67%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (11.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.33%) COBIT
2 2 (1.33%) GDPR
3 1 (0.67%) SLA
System Software
1 114 (76.00%) Active Directory
2 71 (47.33%) XenApp
3 59 (39.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 54 (36.00%) XenDesktop
5 50 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
6 31 (20.67%) VMware ESXi
7 28 (18.67%) XenServer
8 24 (16.00%) Hyper-V
9 16 (10.67%) Virtual Desktop
10 9 (6.00%) VMware NSX
11 7 (4.67%) vSphere
12 4 (2.67%) DFS Replication
13 3 (2.00%) ISA Server
14 1 (0.67%) BitLocker
14 1 (0.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 63 (42.00%) SCCM
2 24 (16.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 21 (14.00%) McAfee ePO
4 13 (8.67%) HP ALM
5 10 (6.67%) PowerCLI
6 9 (6.00%) AirWatch
7 8 (5.33%) SafeCom
7 8 (5.33%) vRealize
7 8 (5.33%) XenMobile
8 7 (4.67%) SAP Afaria
9 6 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
9 6 (4.00%) Microsoft Clustering
9 6 (4.00%) Netcool
9 6 (4.00%) SCOM
10 3 (2.00%) AppDNA
11 2 (1.33%) Ansible
11 2 (1.33%) Single Sign-On
11 2 (1.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 1 (0.67%) OpenView
12 1 (0.67%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 117 (78.00%) Microsoft
2 102 (68.00%) VMware
3 56 (37.33%) Ivanti
4 29 (19.33%) McAfee
5 25 (16.67%) ThinPrint
6 22 (14.67%) Veritas
7 18 (12.00%) HP
8 9 (6.00%) Cisco
9 8 (5.33%) Apple
9 8 (5.33%) SAP
10 6 (4.00%) Google
10 6 (4.00%) SolarWinds
11 5 (3.33%) CheckPoint
11 5 (3.33%) Oracle
11 5 (3.33%) Symantec
12 4 (2.67%) Riverbed
13 3 (2.00%) Bloomberg
13 3 (2.00%) EMC
13 3 (2.00%) NetApp
13 3 (2.00%) Twitter