The table below looks at the statistics 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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 20 29 24
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -5
Contract jobs citing Citrix 1 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 0.93% 2.14% 2.50%
As % of the Vendors category 1.47% 3.21% 4.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 4
Average daily rate
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- £300 £244
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

Vendors Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
68 156 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 63.55% 66.67% 53.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 75 38
Average daily rate £350 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £165 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £460 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 21
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.63 £36.83
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.14% -60.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.03 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.16% -5.10%

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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (50.00%) Altiris
2 2 (50.00%) MCTS
2 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (50.00%) MCSE
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) EMC
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) CommVault
2 2 (50.00%) NetApp
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) XenApp
2 2 (50.00%) vSphere
3 1 (25.00%) Lync
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (25.00%) Symantec
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint

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Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (25.00%) Lync
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) CRM
1 1 (25.00%) Service Management
1 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) MCSE
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (50.00%) MCTS
2 1 (25.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (50.00%) XenApp
1 2 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) SCOM
1 1 (25.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Altiris
2 2 (50.00%) EMC
2 2 (50.00%) CommVault
2 2 (50.00%) NetApp
3 1 (25.00%) Symantec