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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 68 54 45
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -9
Contract jobs citing Citrix 14 32 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.98% 2.55% 1.64%
As % of the Vendors category 3.37% 8.25% 4.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 3
Average daily rate
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£275 £263 £125
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +110.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £112 £119
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £373 £201
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Average hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
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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 Edinburgh region.

Vendors Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
416 388 284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 29.01% 30.89% 33.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 196 105
Average daily rate £340 £375 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% -5.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £262 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £525 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.47% +2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £18.00 £12.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £32.00 £70.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Citrix across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

Citrix Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 May 2015, 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 16 (72.73%) Windows
2 11 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
4 9 (40.91%) Active Directory
4 9 (40.91%) LAN
4 9 (40.91%) Finance
4 9 (40.91%) Windows 7
5 8 (36.36%) Data Centre
5 8 (36.36%) WAN
6 7 (31.82%) MS Exchange
7 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
7 5 (22.73%) MS Office
7 5 (22.73%) Firewall
7 5 (22.73%) VMware
8 4 (18.18%) Migration
8 4 (18.18%) Linux
8 4 (18.18%) Network Security
8 4 (18.18%) Hyper-V
8 4 (18.18%) XenApp
9 3 (13.64%) XenDesktop
9 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
9 3 (13.64%) NetScaler
9 3 (13.64%) Unified Communications
9 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (13.64%) ITIL
9 3 (13.64%) Symantec
9 3 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (13.64%) Cisco

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 11 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 7 (31.82%) MS Exchange
3 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (9.09%) Lotus Domino
4 2 (9.09%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) MS Office
2 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 9 (40.91%) LAN
2 8 (36.36%) WAN
3 5 (22.73%) Firewall
4 4 (18.18%) Network Security
5 3 (13.64%) NetScaler
5 3 (13.64%) Unified Communications
5 3 (13.64%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (9.09%) Internet
6 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
6 2 (9.09%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 9 (40.91%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Project Manager
2 5 (22.73%) Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Support Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Network Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Network Project Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Citrix Specialist
4 2 (9.09%) Help Desk Support
4 2 (9.09%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Programme Manager
4 2 (9.09%) IT Support
4 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Service Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.09%) Blackberry
2 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 16 (72.73%) Windows
2 9 (40.91%) Windows 7
3 4 (18.18%) Linux
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) Migration
2 3 (13.64%) ITIL
2 3 (13.64%) Incident Management
3 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.55%) Server Building
4 1 (4.55%) Capacity Management
4 1 (4.55%) Project Management
4 1 (4.55%) Programme Management
4 1 (4.55%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
2 2 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (13.64%) CCNP
1 3 (13.64%) CCNA
2 2 (9.09%) MCP
System Software
1 9 (40.91%) Active Directory
2 4 (18.18%) Hyper-V
2 4 (18.18%) XenApp
3 3 (13.64%) XenDesktop
3 3 (13.64%) Xen
4 2 (9.09%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (9.09%) MetaFrame
5 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) Backup Exec
2 2 (9.09%) SCCM
3 1 (4.55%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 5 (22.73%) VMware
3 3 (13.64%) Symantec
3 3 (13.64%) Cisco
4 2 (9.09%) HP
4 2 (9.09%) Nortel
4 2 (9.09%) Lotus
4 2 (9.09%) Oracle