The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Citrix products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Citrix over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Aberdeen region.

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.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 20 16 23
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Contract jobs citing Citrix 2 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 1.71% 6.31% 3.64%
As % of the Vendors category 4.17% 12.75% 7.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 4
Average daily rate - £325 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +62.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £15.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -9.09%
Vendors Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
48 102 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 41.03% 49.51% 48.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 40 55
Average daily rate £370 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 £210 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 2
Average hourly rate £29.17 £23.89 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.12% -6.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Citrix
Scotland

Citrix
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Citrix across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Citrix Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

Citrix
Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Citrix across the Aberdeen region.

Citrix Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

Citrix
Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

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

Citrix Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen 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 1 (50.00%) SAP
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) VoIP
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) CCIE
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Dell
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Remedy
1 1 (50.00%) BGP
1 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (50.00%) MGCP
1 1 (50.00%) H.323
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (50.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (50.00%) Network Design
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (50.00%) SAP CCM
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (50.00%) Riverbed

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (50.00%) SAP CCM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) VoIP
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) BGP
1 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (50.00%) MGCP
1 1 (50.00%) H.323
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
1 1 (50.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Network Design
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
1 1 (50.00%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCIE
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) SAP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Dell
1 1 (50.00%) Remedy
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) Riverbed