The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Citrix products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Citrix over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix
Rank 69 69 39
Rank change year-on-year
0 -30
Contract jobs citing Citrix 24 10 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.69% 0.74% 2.95%
As % of the Vendors category 4.87% 2.54% 9.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 20
Average daily rate £375 £438 £444
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -1.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -
Citrix
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Vendors Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
493 393 389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 34.74% 28.92% 32.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 204 199
Average daily rate £400 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £271 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 8
Average hourly rate £41.50 £21.64 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+91.81% +116.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

Citrix
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Citrix Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Citrix
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Citrix Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Citrix
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Citrix Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 41 (71.93%) Windows
2 38 (66.67%) Finance
2 38 (66.67%) Data Centre
3 30 (52.63%) Migration
4 29 (50.88%) Banking
5 28 (49.12%) SharePoint
6 27 (47.37%) Network Security
7 26 (45.61%) Active Directory
8 22 (38.60%) Microsoft
9 21 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
10 20 (35.09%) XenApp
10 20 (35.09%) VMware
11 18 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
12 16 (28.07%) PowerShell
13 15 (26.32%) XenDesktop
13 15 (26.32%) Unix
13 15 (26.32%) Threat Modelling
13 15 (26.32%) Windows Server
13 15 (26.32%) Splunk
13 15 (26.32%) SIEM
14 14 (24.56%) QRadar
14 14 (24.56%) CISSP
14 14 (24.56%) SCCM
14 14 (24.56%) SCOM
14 14 (24.56%) Taxonomies
14 14 (24.56%) CISMP
15 13 (22.81%) ITIL
16 12 (21.05%) Cisco
16 12 (21.05%) VMware ESX
16 12 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 28 (49.12%) SharePoint
2 8 (14.04%) Skype for Business
3 4 (7.02%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.75%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (3.51%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 27 (47.37%) Network Security
2 11 (19.30%) DHCP
2 11 (19.30%) DNS
3 7 (12.28%) NetScaler
4 5 (8.77%) LDAP
4 5 (8.77%) TCP/IP
5 3 (5.26%) Wireshark
6 2 (3.51%) Firewall
6 2 (3.51%) SAN
6 2 (3.51%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.54%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.51%) Informix
2 2 (3.51%) MongoDB
2 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.51%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.75%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Fiddler
General
1 38 (66.67%) Finance
2 29 (50.88%) Banking
3 1 (1.75%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 15 (26.32%) SIEM Engineer
1 15 (26.32%) Splunk Engineer
2 10 (17.54%) Project Manager
3 6 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support
3 6 (10.53%) Banking Project Manager
3 6 (10.53%) Infrastructure Manager
3 6 (10.53%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 5 (8.77%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 5 (8.77%) Analyst
4 5 (8.77%) Consultant
4 5 (8.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (8.77%) Support Engineer
4 5 (8.77%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) IT Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) VMware Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Citrix Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Senior IT Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Senior VMware Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.51%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 38 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 18 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (24.56%) Taxonomies
4 8 (14.04%) Clustering
5 5 (8.77%) Client/Server
5 5 (8.77%) Hybrid Cloud
5 5 (8.77%) Private Cloud
6 3 (5.26%) Management Information System
7 2 (3.51%) Blackberry
7 2 (3.51%) CMDB
8 1 (1.75%) Hedge funds
8 1 (1.75%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 41 (71.93%) Windows
2 21 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (26.32%) Unix
3 15 (26.32%) Windows Server
4 11 (19.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (17.54%) Windows 7
6 8 (14.04%) Windows 10
7 6 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (3.51%) Linux
8 2 (3.51%) Mac OS
8 2 (3.51%) Solaris
9 1 (1.75%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.75%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (52.63%) Migration
2 15 (26.32%) SIEM
2 15 (26.32%) Threat Modelling
3 13 (22.81%) ITIL
4 7 (12.28%) Application Packaging
4 7 (12.28%) Root Cause Analysis
4 7 (12.28%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (10.53%) Incident Management
5 6 (10.53%) Project Management
5 6 (10.53%) Service Delivery
6 5 (8.77%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (7.02%) Service Management
8 3 (5.26%) Asset Management
8 3 (5.26%) Change Management
8 3 (5.26%) Release Management
9 2 (3.51%) DevOps
9 2 (3.51%) Kanban
9 2 (3.51%) Problem Management
9 2 (3.51%) Re-Platforming
10 1 (1.75%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (28.07%) PowerShell
2 9 (15.79%) VBScript
3 4 (7.02%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (24.56%) CISMP
1 14 (24.56%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.02%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.75%) COBIT
System Software
1 26 (45.61%) Active Directory
2 20 (35.09%) XenApp
3 15 (26.32%) XenDesktop
4 12 (21.05%) VMware ESX
4 12 (21.05%) VMware ESXi
4 12 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (15.79%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (10.53%) Hyper-V
7 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.75%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (1.75%) MetaFrame
8 1 (1.75%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 14 (24.56%) QRadar
1 14 (24.56%) SCCM
1 14 (24.56%) SCOM
2 8 (14.04%) WSUS
3 3 (5.26%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (3.51%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (3.51%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (1.75%) MAINVIEW
Vendors
1 22 (38.60%) Microsoft
2 20 (35.09%) VMware
3 15 (26.32%) Splunk
4 12 (21.05%) Cisco
5 9 (15.79%) AppSense
6 4 (7.02%) Symantec
7 3 (5.26%) SAP
8 2 (3.51%) BMC
8 2 (3.51%) EMC
8 2 (3.51%) Oracle
8 2 (3.51%) Red Hat
8 2 (3.51%) Sun
9 1 (1.75%) Altiris
9 1 (1.75%) FrontRange
9 1 (1.75%) HP
9 1 (1.75%) Remedy
9 1 (1.75%) ServiceNow
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