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 2 September 2015 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 15 19 20
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Contract jobs citing Citrix 2 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 5.00% 1.90% 4.41%
As % of the Vendors category 13.33% 3.33% 7.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 8
Average daily rate
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£230 - £295
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 - £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £234 - £302
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £301 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.37% -7.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -2.77%
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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
15 60 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 37.50% 57.14% 60.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 39 69
Average daily rate £330 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £110 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £135.00 - £11.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -4.14%

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

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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 10 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) DFS Replication
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory

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Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) DFS Replication
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) VMware