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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 67 60 52
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -8
Contract jobs citing Citrix 17 26 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.15% 2.04% 1.04%
As % of the Vendors category 4.14% 6.60% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 2
Average daily rate
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£120 £288 £259
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-58.43% +11.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £112 £136 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £485 £372
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £306 £320
% change year-on-year
+1.22% -4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Average hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+2.06% -
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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
411 394 305
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 27.81% 30.93% 31.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 196 106
Average daily rate £350 £375 £386
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -2.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £519 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 6
Average hourly rate £12.35 £21.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.19% +2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £18.00 £12.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.47 £32.00 £23.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 18 (64.29%) Windows
1 18 (64.29%) SharePoint
2 13 (46.43%) Finance
2 13 (46.43%) Data Centre
3 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
3 11 (39.29%) Active Directory
4 10 (35.71%) Migration
4 10 (35.71%) Network Security
5 9 (32.14%) Windows 7
6 8 (28.57%) MS Exchange
7 7 (25.00%) Cisco
7 7 (25.00%) Hyper-V
7 7 (25.00%) Banking
8 6 (21.43%) XenApp
8 6 (21.43%) LAN
8 6 (21.43%) WAN
9 5 (17.86%) ITIL
9 5 (17.86%) MS Office
9 5 (17.86%) SCCM
10 4 (14.29%) Incident Management
10 4 (14.29%) Application Packaging
10 4 (14.29%) VMware
11 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (10.71%) Firewall
11 3 (10.71%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (10.71%) Web Services
11 3 (10.71%) Linux
11 3 (10.71%) VBScript
11 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
11 3 (10.71%) MS Excel

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 18 (64.29%) SharePoint
2 8 (28.57%) MS Exchange
3 2 (7.14%) Lync
3 2 (7.14%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) MS Office
2 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (10.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (35.71%) Network Security
2 6 (21.43%) LAN
2 6 (21.43%) WAN
3 3 (10.71%) VPN
3 3 (10.71%) Firewall
3 3 (10.71%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (10.71%) Unified Communications
4 2 (7.14%) NetScaler
5 1 (3.57%) DNS
5 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.57%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MSI
1 2 (7.14%) AdminStudio
General
1 13 (46.43%) Finance
2 7 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (17.86%) Project Manager
1 5 (17.86%) Analyst
1 5 (17.86%) Support Analyst
2 3 (10.71%) Network Manager
2 3 (10.71%) Technical Architect
2 3 (10.71%) Architect
2 3 (10.71%) Network Project Manager
3 2 (7.14%) Business Manager
3 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (7.14%) Engagement Manager
3 2 (7.14%) IT Support
3 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 2 (7.14%) Business Engagement Manager
3 2 (7.14%) Coordinator
3 2 (7.14%) Programme Manager
3 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (7.14%) Help Desk Support
3 2 (7.14%) IT Support Analyst
3 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) Application Packaging
2 3 (10.71%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (46.43%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.57%) Replication
3 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 18 (64.29%) Windows
2 9 (32.14%) Windows 7
3 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (10.71%) Linux
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.57%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Migration
2 5 (17.86%) ITIL
3 4 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (7.14%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (7.14%) DNA
5 2 (7.14%) Programme Management
5 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.14%) Product Management
5 2 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (3.57%) Capacity Management
6 1 (3.57%) Coaching
6 1 (3.57%) Server Building
6 1 (3.57%) Data Migration
6 1 (3.57%) Project Management
6 1 (3.57%) Service Management
6 1 (3.57%) Change Management
6 1 (3.57%) Security Management
6 1 (3.57%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) VBScript
2 2 (7.14%) VB
3 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) CCNP
1 3 (10.71%) CCNA
1 3 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.14%) Degree
System Software
1 11 (39.29%) Active Directory
2 7 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 6 (21.43%) XenApp
4 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (10.71%) Xen
4 3 (10.71%) vSphere
5 2 (7.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (7.14%) XenDesktop
6 1 (3.57%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) SCCM
2 2 (7.14%) AppDNA
3 1 (3.57%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
2 7 (25.00%) Cisco
3 4 (14.29%) VMware
4 2 (7.14%) HP
4 2 (7.14%) Lotus
5 1 (3.57%) Apple
5 1 (3.57%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.57%) Remedy
5 1 (3.57%) Crossbeam
5 1 (3.57%) AlgoSec
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle