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 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix
Rank 61 71 65
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -6
Contract jobs citing Citrix 24 18 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.04% 1.07% 1.80%
As % of the Vendors category 4.99% 3.67% 5.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 10
Median daily rate £268 £325 £215
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.69% +51.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £137 £153 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £505 £481
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £320 £301
% change year-on-year
- +6.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -5.71%
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
481 491 410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 40.80% 29.30% 33.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 246 223
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 8
Median hourly rate £15.82 £13.43 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.75% +9.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £11.18 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £32.43 £33.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

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 26 August 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 26 August 2016, 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 52 (91.23%) Windows
2 46 (80.70%) Microsoft
3 37 (64.91%) Active Directory
4 35 (61.40%) XenApp
5 32 (56.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (43.86%) PowerShell
7 24 (42.11%) VMware
8 22 (38.60%) Finance
8 22 (38.60%) XenDesktop
9 19 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 19 (33.33%) SQL Server
10 18 (31.58%) VBScript
11 17 (29.82%) VMware ESX
11 17 (29.82%) WSUS
12 15 (26.32%) NetScaler
12 15 (26.32%) Clustering
13 14 (24.56%) Windows Server 2012
13 14 (24.56%) Data Centre
13 14 (24.56%) SCCM
14 13 (22.81%) Application Packaging
14 13 (22.81%) Windows Server
14 13 (22.81%) Microsoft Clustering
15 12 (21.05%) SCOM
15 12 (21.05%) Windows 7
15 12 (21.05%) Microsoft App-V
16 11 (19.30%) MS Office
17 10 (17.54%) Stakeholder Management
18 9 (15.79%) ITIL
18 9 (15.79%) Client/Server
18 9 (15.79%) NetApp

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 8 (14.04%) MS Exchange
1 8 (14.04%) SharePoint
2 5 (8.77%) Skype for Business
3 4 (7.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.51%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (19.30%) MS Office
2 4 (7.02%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.26%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.26%) Office 365
2 2 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.51%) Bluemix
2 2 (3.51%) IBM Cloud
2 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.51%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 15 (26.32%) NetScaler
2 7 (12.28%) DHCP
2 7 (12.28%) DNS
3 4 (7.02%) SAN
4 3 (5.26%) LAN
4 3 (5.26%) WAN
5 2 (3.51%) Intranet
5 2 (3.51%) NAS
5 2 (3.51%) VPN
5 2 (3.51%) Wireshark
6 1 (1.75%) DMZ
6 1 (1.75%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (1.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (1.75%) Firewall
6 1 (1.75%) Internet
6 1 (1.75%) LDAP
6 1 (1.75%) Network Security
6 1 (1.75%) SMS
6 1 (1.75%) SSL
6 1 (1.75%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.02%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Fiddler
1 2 (3.51%) InstallShield
1 2 (3.51%) MSI
1 2 (3.51%) StarTeam
General
1 22 (38.60%) Finance
2 8 (14.04%) Banking
3 4 (7.02%) Law
4 1 (1.75%) Advertising
4 1 (1.75%) Publishing
4 1 (1.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (31.58%) 3rd Line Support
2 11 (19.30%) Support Engineer
3 8 (14.04%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 8 (14.04%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 8 (14.04%) Windows Engineer
4 7 (12.28%) VMware Engineer
4 7 (12.28%) VMware Support Engineer
5 5 (8.77%) Analyst
5 5 (8.77%) Citrix Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Change Coordinator
6 4 (7.02%) Coordinator
6 4 (7.02%) Data Centre Manager
6 4 (7.02%) Data Centre Project Manager
6 4 (7.02%) Project Manager
6 4 (7.02%) Technical Support
6 4 (7.02%) Windows Support Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) IT Support
7 3 (5.26%) Storage Support Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Technical Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.51%) Middleware
2 1 (1.75%) Java EE
2 1 (1.75%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 15 (26.32%) Clustering
2 14 (24.56%) Data Centre
3 9 (15.79%) Client/Server
4 4 (7.02%) Blackberry
5 3 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (5.26%) Smartphone
6 2 (3.51%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.75%) CMDB
7 1 (1.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 52 (91.23%) Windows
2 32 (56.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (24.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (22.81%) Windows Server
5 12 (21.05%) Windows 7
6 9 (15.79%) Windows 10
7 6 (10.53%) Windows 8
8 5 (8.77%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (5.26%) Windows 2000
10 2 (3.51%) AIX
10 2 (3.51%) Linux
10 2 (3.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (3.51%) Unix
10 2 (3.51%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.75%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.81%) Application Packaging
2 10 (17.54%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (15.79%) ITIL
4 8 (14.04%) Change Management
5 6 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (8.77%) Incident Management
6 5 (8.77%) Project Management
6 5 (8.77%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (7.02%) Matrix Organization
7 4 (7.02%) Risk Analysis
7 4 (7.02%) Risk Management
7 4 (7.02%) Time Management
8 3 (5.26%) Migration
8 3 (5.26%) Software Delivery
9 2 (3.51%) ITIL V3
9 2 (3.51%) Server Virtualisation
9 2 (3.51%) Service Management
9 2 (3.51%) Smoke Testing
9 2 (3.51%) Test Scripting
9 2 (3.51%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 25 (43.86%) PowerShell
2 18 (31.58%) VBScript
3 8 (14.04%) SQL
4 2 (3.51%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.75%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (8.77%) MCSE
1 5 (8.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.26%) MCITP
2 3 (5.26%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.51%) CCA
3 2 (3.51%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (3.51%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.51%) MCSA
3 2 (3.51%) MCTS
3 2 (3.51%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.75%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.79%) QA
System Software
1 37 (64.91%) Active Directory
2 35 (61.40%) XenApp
3 22 (38.60%) XenDesktop
4 19 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 17 (29.82%) VMware ESX
6 12 (21.05%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (8.77%) Hyper-V
8 4 (7.02%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 4 (7.02%) XenServer
9 3 (5.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (5.26%) MetaFrame
10 1 (1.75%) KVM
10 1 (1.75%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 17 (29.82%) WSUS
2 14 (24.56%) SCCM
3 13 (22.81%) Microsoft Clustering
4 12 (21.05%) SCOM
5 4 (7.02%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 4 (7.02%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (3.51%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (3.51%) Netcool
7 1 (1.75%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 46 (80.70%) Microsoft
2 24 (42.11%) VMware
3 9 (15.79%) NetApp
4 5 (8.77%) AppSense
4 5 (8.77%) Symantec
5 4 (7.02%) CA
6 2 (3.51%) Altiris
6 2 (3.51%) Cisco
6 2 (3.51%) EMC
6 2 (3.51%) HP
6 2 (3.51%) Intel Security
6 2 (3.51%) Veritas
7 1 (1.75%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.75%) F5
7 1 (1.75%) Fortinet
7 1 (1.75%) IBM
7 1 (1.75%) Lumension
7 1 (1.75%) Oracle
7 1 (1.75%) Prolexic