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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 19 20 20
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing Citrix 3 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 2.78% 4.30% 4.23%
As % of the Vendors category 4.23% 7.62% 7.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 5
Average daily rate
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£325 £283 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.04% -2.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -
Vendors Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
71 105 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 65.74% 56.45% 53.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 45 41
Average daily rate £275 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £147 £108
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £460 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 8
Average hourly rate - £15.77 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -54.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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 25 July 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 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) CommVault
2 2 (40.00%) Altiris
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (40.00%) MCSE
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (40.00%) MCTS
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) XenApp
2 2 (40.00%) vSphere
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (20.00%) Change Control
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (20.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (20.00%) Riverbed
3 1 (20.00%) SAP CCM
3 1 (20.00%) Time Management
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (20.00%) MCITP

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (20.00%) SAP CCM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) VoIP
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
1 1 (20.00%) VPN
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
1 1 (20.00%) BGP
1 1 (20.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (20.00%) MGCP
1 1 (20.00%) H.323
1 1 (20.00%) Wireless
1 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Administrator
1 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) IT Administrator
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) CRM
1 1 (20.00%) Service Management
1 1 (20.00%) Network Design
1 1 (20.00%) Time Management
1 1 (20.00%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) MCSE
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (40.00%) MCTS
2 1 (20.00%) MCITP
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (20.00%) CCIE
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) XenApp
1 2 (40.00%) vSphere
2 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Altiris
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) CommVault
3 1 (20.00%) NetApp
3 1 (20.00%) Symantec
3 1 (20.00%) Remedy
3 1 (20.00%) Dell
3 1 (20.00%) EMC
3 1 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Riverbed