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 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix
Rank 58 72 53
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -19
Contract jobs citing Citrix 37 14 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.41% 0.95% 2.28%
As % of the Vendors category 6.27% 3.09% 7.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 9
Average daily rate £400 £425 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +34.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £114 £114
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £455 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%
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
590 453 386
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 38.49% 30.82% 30.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 235 190
Average daily rate £420 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.86% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £188 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 5
Average hourly rate £15.00 £22.75 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.06% -28.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 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 58 (87.88%) Windows
2 40 (60.61%) Microsoft
3 38 (57.58%) XenApp
4 36 (54.55%) Active Directory
5 31 (46.97%) VMware
6 29 (43.94%) Windows Server 2008
7 28 (42.42%) Finance
8 22 (33.33%) PowerShell
9 21 (31.82%) XenDesktop
9 21 (31.82%) SQL Server
10 20 (30.30%) VMware Infrastructure
10 20 (30.30%) Skype for Business
10 20 (30.30%) Data Centre
10 20 (30.30%) Windows Server
11 17 (25.76%) SCCM
12 16 (24.24%) SharePoint
12 16 (24.24%) Banking
13 15 (22.73%) Clustering
13 15 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
14 14 (21.21%) SCOM
15 13 (19.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 13 (19.70%) NetScaler
15 13 (19.70%) VMware ESX
15 13 (19.70%) Migration
15 13 (19.70%) DHCP
15 13 (19.70%) DNS
15 13 (19.70%) MS Exchange
16 12 (18.18%) VBScript
16 12 (18.18%) ITIL
16 12 (18.18%) Cisco

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 20 (30.30%) Skype for Business
2 16 (24.24%) SharePoint
3 13 (19.70%) MS Exchange
4 5 (7.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (7.58%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (12.12%) MS Office
2 5 (7.58%) MS Visio
3 3 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 13 (19.70%) DHCP
1 13 (19.70%) DNS
1 13 (19.70%) NetScaler
2 10 (15.15%) Network Security
3 6 (9.09%) LDAP
3 6 (9.09%) Skype
3 6 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 4 (6.06%) Firewall
4 4 (6.06%) Wireshark
5 3 (4.55%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (4.55%) Internet
5 3 (4.55%) LAN
5 3 (4.55%) PABX
5 3 (4.55%) PBX
5 3 (4.55%) SAN
5 3 (4.55%) Software-Defined Networking
6 2 (3.03%) Intranet
6 2 (3.03%) VPN
6 2 (3.03%) VXLAN
6 2 (3.03%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (31.82%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.09%) Informix
2 6 (9.09%) MongoDB
2 6 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 6 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (6.06%) Fiddler
2 2 (3.03%) InstallShield
2 2 (3.03%) MSI
General
1 28 (42.42%) Finance
2 16 (24.24%) Banking
3 1 (1.52%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.52%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 9 (13.64%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 8 (12.12%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 8 (12.12%) SIEM Engineer
3 8 (12.12%) Splunk Engineer
3 8 (12.12%) Support Engineer
4 6 (9.09%) Analyst
4 6 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (7.58%) IT Support
5 5 (7.58%) Project Manager
6 4 (6.06%) Citrix Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) Cloud Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) Coordinator
6 4 (6.06%) IT Analyst
6 4 (6.06%) IT Support Analyst
6 4 (6.06%) VMware Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) Windows Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Consultant
7 3 (4.55%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (4.55%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.03%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (30.30%) Data Centre
2 15 (22.73%) Clustering
3 12 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (16.67%) Private Cloud
5 8 (12.12%) Client/Server
6 7 (10.61%) Taxonomies
7 6 (9.09%) Hybrid Cloud
8 5 (7.58%) Blackberry
9 2 (3.03%) CMDB
9 2 (3.03%) Management Information System
9 2 (3.03%) Public Cloud
10 1 (1.52%) Fat Client
10 1 (1.52%) Hedge funds
10 1 (1.52%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 58 (87.88%) Windows
2 29 (43.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (30.30%) Windows Server
4 15 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (19.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (18.18%) Windows 7
7 8 (12.12%) Windows 10
8 7 (10.61%) Linux
8 7 (10.61%) Unix
9 6 (9.09%) Windows 8
10 5 (7.58%) Solaris
11 1 (1.52%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (19.70%) Migration
2 12 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (18.18%) ITIL
3 10 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (13.64%) Application Packaging
5 8 (12.12%) Root Cause Analysis
5 8 (12.12%) SIEM
5 8 (12.12%) Threat Modelling
6 7 (10.61%) Kanban
7 6 (9.09%) Change Management
7 6 (9.09%) Incident Management
7 6 (9.09%) Project Management
7 6 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (7.58%) Problem Management
8 5 (7.58%) Re-Platforming
9 4 (6.06%) DevOps
9 4 (6.06%) Service Management
9 4 (6.06%) Time Management
10 3 (4.55%) Risk Analysis
10 3 (4.55%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 22 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 12 (18.18%) VBScript
3 8 (12.12%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (10.61%) CISMP
1 7 (10.61%) CISSP
2 3 (4.55%) CCNP
2 3 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.52%) MCSE
3 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.12%) Disclosure Scotland
1 8 (12.12%) QA
System Software
1 38 (57.58%) XenApp
2 36 (54.55%) Active Directory
3 21 (31.82%) XenDesktop
4 20 (30.30%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (19.70%) VMware ESX
6 9 (13.64%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (9.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (4.55%) Hyper-V
9 2 (3.03%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (1.52%) vSphere
10 1 (1.52%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 17 (25.76%) SCCM
2 14 (21.21%) SCOM
3 12 (18.18%) WSUS
4 7 (10.61%) QRadar
5 5 (7.58%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 3 (4.55%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (4.55%) XenMobile
7 2 (3.03%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 40 (60.61%) Microsoft
2 31 (46.97%) VMware
3 12 (18.18%) Cisco
4 11 (16.67%) AppSense
5 8 (12.12%) Splunk
6 7 (10.61%) Red Hat
6 7 (10.61%) Symantec
7 6 (9.09%) Oracle
8 5 (7.58%) Sun
9 3 (4.55%) CheckPoint
9 3 (4.55%) EMC
9 3 (4.55%) Mitel
9 3 (4.55%) SAP
10 2 (3.03%) HP
11 1 (1.52%) NetApp