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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix
Rank 60 67 59
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -8
Contract jobs citing Citrix 16 26 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.58% 1.53% 1.51%
As % of the Vendors category 4.12% 4.86% 4.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 10
Median daily rate £200 £464 £170
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-56.89% +172.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £136 £348 £114
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £520 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £320 £301
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -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
388 535 389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 38.42% 31.40% 32.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 268 234
Median daily rate £370 £390 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.12% -1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £275 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 8
Median hourly rate £47.25 £23.47 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+101.34% +91.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.00

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 46 (86.79%) Windows
2 45 (84.91%) Microsoft
3 37 (69.81%) Active Directory
4 30 (56.60%) Windows Server 2008
4 30 (56.60%) XenApp
5 24 (45.28%) VMware
6 22 (41.51%) PowerShell
7 19 (35.85%) XenDesktop
7 19 (35.85%) SQL Server
8 18 (33.96%) VBScript
8 18 (33.96%) Finance
9 17 (32.08%) WSUS
10 16 (30.19%) VMware ESX
10 16 (30.19%) VMware Infrastructure
11 15 (28.30%) Windows 7
11 15 (28.30%) NetScaler
11 15 (28.30%) Clustering
12 13 (24.53%) Windows Server
12 13 (24.53%) Microsoft Clustering
13 12 (22.64%) SCOM
14 11 (20.75%) Data Centre
14 11 (20.75%) Application Packaging
14 11 (20.75%) SCCM
15 10 (18.87%) MS Office
16 9 (16.98%) Windows Server 2012
16 9 (16.98%) Windows 10
16 9 (16.98%) Client/Server
16 9 (16.98%) NetApp
17 8 (15.09%) Microsoft App-V
18 7 (13.21%) Banking

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 (11.32%) MS Exchange
1 6 (11.32%) SharePoint
2 5 (9.43%) Skype for Business
3 4 (7.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.77%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (18.87%) MS Office
2 3 (5.66%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.55%) Office 365
2 2 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.77%) Bluemix
2 2 (3.77%) IBM Cloud
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.77%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 15 (28.30%) NetScaler
2 6 (11.32%) DHCP
2 6 (11.32%) DNS
3 4 (7.55%) SAN
3 4 (7.55%) Wireless
4 3 (5.66%) LAN
4 3 (5.66%) WAN
5 2 (3.77%) NAS
5 2 (3.77%) VPN
5 2 (3.77%) Wireshark
6 1 (1.89%) DMZ
6 1 (1.89%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (1.89%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (1.89%) Firewall
6 1 (1.89%) Internet
6 1 (1.89%) Kerberos
6 1 (1.89%) LDAP
6 1 (1.89%) Network Security
6 1 (1.89%) SMS
6 1 (1.89%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (35.85%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.55%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Fiddler
1 2 (3.77%) StarTeam
General
1 18 (33.96%) Finance
2 7 (13.21%) Banking
3 3 (5.66%) Law
3 3 (5.66%) Retail
4 2 (3.77%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.89%) Advertising
5 1 (1.89%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 23 (43.40%) 3rd Line Support
2 17 (32.08%) Support Engineer
3 12 (22.64%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 12 (22.64%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 10 (18.87%) Windows Engineer
5 7 (13.21%) VMware Engineer
5 7 (13.21%) VMware Support Engineer
6 6 (11.32%) Citrix Engineer
6 6 (11.32%) Windows Support Engineer
7 5 (9.43%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (9.43%) Citrix Support
8 4 (7.55%) Analyst
8 4 (7.55%) Citrix Support Engineer
8 4 (7.55%) Server Engineer
9 3 (5.66%) Data Centre Manager
9 3 (5.66%) Storage Engineer
9 3 (5.66%) Systems Analyst
9 3 (5.66%) Systems Support
9 3 (5.66%) Systems Support Analyst
9 3 (5.66%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.77%) Middleware
2 1 (1.89%) Java EE
2 1 (1.89%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 15 (28.30%) Clustering
2 11 (20.75%) Data Centre
3 9 (16.98%) Client/Server
4 4 (7.55%) Blackberry
5 2 (3.77%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.89%) CMDB
6 1 (1.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 46 (86.79%) Windows
2 30 (56.60%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (28.30%) Windows 7
4 13 (24.53%) Windows Server
5 9 (16.98%) Windows 10
5 9 (16.98%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (9.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (5.66%) Windows 2000
8 2 (3.77%) AIX
8 2 (3.77%) Linux
8 2 (3.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (3.77%) Unix
8 2 (3.77%) Windows 8
8 2 (3.77%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.89%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.75%) Application Packaging
2 7 (13.21%) ITIL
3 4 (7.55%) Change Management
3 4 (7.55%) Project Management
3 4 (7.55%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (7.55%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (5.66%) Incident Management
4 3 (5.66%) Matrix Organization
4 3 (5.66%) Risk Analysis
4 3 (5.66%) Risk Management
4 3 (5.66%) Software Delivery
5 2 (3.77%) Network Design
5 2 (3.77%) Server Virtualisation
5 2 (3.77%) Service Management
5 2 (3.77%) Smoke Testing
5 2 (3.77%) Software Testing
5 2 (3.77%) Test Scripting
5 2 (3.77%) Time Management
5 2 (3.77%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (1.89%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 22 (41.51%) PowerShell
2 18 (33.96%) VBScript
3 6 (11.32%) SQL
4 3 (5.66%) VBA
5 2 (3.77%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.89%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (9.43%) MCSE
1 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.66%) MCITP
3 2 (3.77%) CCA
3 2 (3.77%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (3.77%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.77%) MCSA
3 2 (3.77%) MCTS
3 2 (3.77%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.89%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.55%) QA
System Software
1 37 (69.81%) Active Directory
2 30 (56.60%) XenApp
3 19 (35.85%) XenDesktop
4 16 (30.19%) VMware ESX
4 16 (30.19%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (15.09%) Microsoft App-V
6 7 (13.21%) Hyper-V
6 7 (13.21%) XenServer
7 4 (7.55%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 3 (5.66%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 3 (5.66%) MetaFrame
9 1 (1.89%) KVM
9 1 (1.89%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 17 (32.08%) WSUS
2 13 (24.53%) Microsoft Clustering
3 12 (22.64%) SCOM
4 11 (20.75%) SCCM
5 4 (7.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 4 (7.55%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (3.77%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (3.77%) Netcool
7 1 (1.89%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 45 (84.91%) Microsoft
2 24 (45.28%) VMware
3 9 (16.98%) NetApp
4 5 (9.43%) AppSense
4 5 (9.43%) Symantec
5 4 (7.55%) CA
5 4 (7.55%) IBM
6 2 (3.77%) Altiris
6 2 (3.77%) EMC
6 2 (3.77%) Intel Security
6 2 (3.77%) Veritas
7 1 (1.89%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.89%) Cisco
7 1 (1.89%) F5
7 1 (1.89%) Fortinet
7 1 (1.89%) Lumension
7 1 (1.89%) Oracle
7 1 (1.89%) Prolexic