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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Citrix over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Citrix
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 43 63 77
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +14
Contract jobs citing Citrix 28 28 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.35% 2.04% 0.61%
As % of the Vendors category 8.28% 5.76% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 5 1
Median daily rate £410 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-14.70% +7.25%

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
338 486 380
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 40.48% 35.42% 28.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 240 186
Median daily rate £400 £395 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +3.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £535 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 5
Median hourly rate £19.50 £33.25 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.35% +110.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.35 £25.00 £12.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £41.50 £67.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.20 £23.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-20.89% +33.33%

Citrix
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Citrix as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Citrix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Citrix.

1 31 (68.89%) XenApp
2 30 (66.67%) Windows
3 28 (62.22%) Microsoft
4 27 (60.00%) Active Directory
5 26 (57.78%) Windows 7
6 24 (53.33%) XenDesktop
6 24 (53.33%) VMware
7 22 (48.89%) Windows Server 2008
8 19 (42.22%) Windows Server 2012
9 18 (40.00%) Windows 10
9 18 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
9 18 (40.00%) DHCP
9 18 (40.00%) DNS
10 17 (37.78%) VMware ESX
11 16 (35.56%) Finance
11 16 (35.56%) VMware Infrastructure
12 14 (31.11%) SCCM
13 10 (22.22%) SCOM
13 10 (22.22%) NetScaler
14 9 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
14 9 (20.00%) PowerShell
14 9 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
15 8 (17.78%) Stakeholder Management
15 8 (17.78%) Internet
16 7 (15.56%) Hyper-V
17 6 (13.33%) Skype for Business
17 6 (13.33%) Symantec
17 6 (13.33%) MS Exchange
17 6 (13.33%) MS Office
17 6 (13.33%) Wireless

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (13.33%) MS Exchange
1 6 (13.33%) Skype for Business
2 4 (8.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (13.33%) MS Office
2 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.89%) Office 365
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (40.00%) DHCP
1 18 (40.00%) DNS
2 10 (22.22%) NetScaler
3 8 (17.78%) Internet
4 6 (13.33%) Wireless
5 3 (6.67%) Firewall
6 2 (4.44%) Cisco ISE
6 2 (4.44%) Network Security
7 1 (2.22%) LAN
7 1 (2.22%) SAN
7 1 (2.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 5 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) WinDbg
General
1 16 (35.56%) Finance
2 4 (8.89%) Law
3 3 (6.67%) Banking
4 2 (4.44%) Retail
4 2 (4.44%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 8 (17.78%) Analyst
2 8 (17.78%) Support Engineer
3 7 (15.56%) Systems Analyst
4 6 (13.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 6 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 6 (13.33%) Citrix Support
4 6 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (11.11%) Citrix Specialist
5 5 (11.11%) Senior Systems Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) Applications Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Architect
6 4 (8.89%) Citrix Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Windows Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Desktop Support
7 3 (6.67%) Support Specialist
7 3 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.89%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.44%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.22%) EMC VNX
4 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.22%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.22%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 30 (66.67%) Windows
2 26 (57.78%) Windows 7
3 22 (48.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (42.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (40.00%) Windows 10
6 2 (4.44%) Linux
7 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 8 (17.78%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (11.11%) ITIL
4 4 (8.89%) Application Discovery
4 4 (8.89%) Migration
4 4 (8.89%) Translating Business Requirements
5 2 (4.44%) Application Packaging
5 2 (4.44%) Asset Management
5 2 (4.44%) Functional Testing
5 2 (4.44%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (4.44%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (4.44%) Project Management
6 1 (2.22%) Performance Testing
6 1 (2.22%) Release Management
6 1 (2.22%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (2.22%) Security Architecture
6 1 (2.22%) Test Scripting
6 1 (2.22%) TOGAF
6 1 (2.22%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (11.11%) SQL
3 3 (6.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (2.22%) CISSP
1 1 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 31 (68.89%) XenApp
2 27 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 24 (53.33%) XenDesktop
4 18 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 17 (37.78%) VMware ESX
6 16 (35.56%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (15.56%) Hyper-V
8 5 (11.11%) Virtual Desktop
9 4 (8.89%) XenServer
10 2 (4.44%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (2.22%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (2.22%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (2.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (31.11%) SCCM
2 10 (22.22%) SCOM
3 4 (8.89%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 4 (8.89%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (2.22%) AppDNA
4 1 (2.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (62.22%) Microsoft
2 24 (53.33%) VMware
3 6 (13.33%) Symantec
4 5 (11.11%) Cisco
5 4 (8.89%) CA
5 4 (8.89%) IBM
6 2 (4.44%) AlgoSec
6 2 (4.44%) CheckPoint
6 2 (4.44%) ScanSafe
6 2 (4.44%) Varonis
7 1 (2.22%) EMC
7 1 (2.22%) NetApp
7 1 (2.22%) Oracle