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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix
Rank 59 75 60
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -15
Contract jobs citing Citrix 30 16 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.39% 1.00% 1.79%
As % of the Vendors category 5.67% 3.46% 5.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 7
Median daily rate £295 £325 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.23% +44.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £153 £109
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £505 £484
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Median hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £16.60 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+12.95% -2.35%
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
529 462 421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 42.22% 28.77% 32.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 217 220
Median daily rate £400 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 11
Median hourly rate £29.16 £12.35 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+136.09% -41.19%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 60 (88.24%) Windows
2 54 (79.41%) Microsoft
3 44 (64.71%) Active Directory
3 44 (64.71%) XenApp
4 37 (54.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 32 (47.06%) VMware
6 30 (44.12%) PowerShell
7 28 (41.18%) XenDesktop
8 27 (39.71%) SQL Server
9 25 (36.76%) VMware Infrastructure
10 24 (35.29%) Finance
11 19 (27.94%) Clustering
11 19 (27.94%) SCCM
11 19 (27.94%) Windows Server 2012
12 18 (26.47%) Skype for Business
12 18 (26.47%) VMware ESX
12 18 (26.47%) VBScript
13 17 (25.00%) NetScaler
13 17 (25.00%) Windows Server
13 17 (25.00%) Microsoft Clustering
14 16 (23.53%) Windows 7
14 16 (23.53%) Data Centre
14 16 (23.53%) WSUS
15 15 (22.06%) MS Exchange
15 15 (22.06%) SCOM
16 13 (19.12%) Application Packaging
16 13 (19.12%) Windows 10
16 13 (19.12%) DHCP
16 13 (19.12%) DNS
16 13 (19.12%) Microsoft App-V

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 18 (26.47%) Skype for Business
2 15 (22.06%) MS Exchange
3 11 (16.18%) SharePoint
4 8 (11.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 8 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.94%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (14.71%) MS Office
2 5 (7.35%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.94%) Bluemix
1 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.94%) Office 365
1 2 (2.94%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 17 (25.00%) NetScaler
2 13 (19.12%) DHCP
2 13 (19.12%) DNS
3 6 (8.82%) LAN
3 6 (8.82%) Skype
4 5 (7.35%) SAN
4 5 (7.35%) WAN
5 4 (5.88%) Internet
5 4 (5.88%) VPN
6 3 (4.41%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (4.41%) Firewall
6 3 (4.41%) PABX
6 3 (4.41%) PBX
7 2 (2.94%) Intranet
7 2 (2.94%) LDAP
7 2 (2.94%) NAS
7 2 (2.94%) Network Security
7 2 (2.94%) VLAN
7 2 (2.94%) VXLAN
7 2 (2.94%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (39.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.88%) Informix
2 4 (5.88%) MongoDB
2 4 (5.88%) Oracle Database
2 4 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Fiddler
1 2 (2.94%) InstallShield
1 2 (2.94%) MSI
1 2 (2.94%) StarTeam
General
1 24 (35.29%) Finance
2 9 (13.24%) Banking
3 4 (5.88%) Law
4 1 (1.47%) Advertising
4 1 (1.47%) Publishing
4 1 (1.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (23.53%) 3rd Line Support
2 10 (14.71%) Support Engineer
3 8 (11.76%) VMware Engineer
3 8 (11.76%) Windows Engineer
4 7 (10.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 7 (10.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 7 (10.29%) Analyst
4 7 (10.29%) VMware Support Engineer
5 5 (7.35%) Citrix Engineer
5 5 (7.35%) IT Support
5 5 (7.35%) Systems Analyst
5 5 (7.35%) Systems Support
5 5 (7.35%) Systems Support Analyst
6 4 (5.88%) Change Coordinator
6 4 (5.88%) Coordinator
6 4 (5.88%) Technical Support
6 4 (5.88%) Windows Support Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) IT Analyst
7 3 (4.41%) Project Manager
7 3 (4.41%) Technical Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.94%) Middleware
2 1 (1.47%) Java EE
2 1 (1.47%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 19 (27.94%) Clustering
2 16 (23.53%) Data Centre
3 9 (13.24%) Client/Server
4 8 (11.76%) Blackberry
5 6 (8.82%) Private Cloud
6 4 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.94%) Public Cloud
7 2 (2.94%) Smartphone
8 1 (1.47%) CMDB
8 1 (1.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (1.47%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.47%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (1.47%) Taxonomies
8 1 (1.47%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 60 (88.24%) Windows
2 37 (54.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (27.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 16 (23.53%) Windows 7
6 13 (19.12%) Windows 10
7 9 (13.24%) Linux
7 9 (13.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (8.82%) Windows 8
9 5 (7.35%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (5.88%) Solaris
11 3 (4.41%) Unix
11 3 (4.41%) Windows 2000
12 2 (2.94%) AIX
12 2 (2.94%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (19.12%) Application Packaging
2 12 (17.65%) ITIL
3 10 (14.71%) Root Cause Analysis
4 9 (13.24%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (11.76%) Change Management
6 6 (8.82%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (7.35%) Kanban
7 5 (7.35%) Migration
7 5 (7.35%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 5 (7.35%) Two-Factor Authentication
8 4 (5.88%) Incident Management
8 4 (5.88%) Problem Management
8 4 (5.88%) Project Management
8 4 (5.88%) Time Management
9 3 (4.41%) Converged Infrastructure
9 3 (4.41%) DevOps
9 3 (4.41%) Risk Analysis
9 3 (4.41%) Risk Management
9 3 (4.41%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 30 (44.12%) PowerShell
2 18 (26.47%) VBScript
3 12 (17.65%) SQL
4 2 (2.94%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.47%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (8.82%) MCSE
1 6 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.41%) CCNP
2 3 (4.41%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (4.41%) MCITP
2 3 (4.41%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.94%) CCA
3 2 (2.94%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (2.94%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.94%) MCSA
3 2 (2.94%) MCTS
3 2 (2.94%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.47%) CISMP
4 1 (1.47%) CISSP
4 1 (1.47%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.76%) QA
2 4 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 44 (64.71%) Active Directory
1 44 (64.71%) XenApp
2 28 (41.18%) XenDesktop
3 25 (36.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (26.47%) VMware ESX
5 13 (19.12%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (5.88%) Hyper-V
6 4 (5.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (4.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (4.41%) MetaFrame
7 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (4.41%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (4.41%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (4.41%) XenServer
8 2 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.47%) KVM
9 1 (1.47%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (1.47%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (27.94%) SCCM
2 17 (25.00%) Microsoft Clustering
3 16 (23.53%) WSUS
4 15 (22.06%) SCOM
5 8 (11.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 4 (5.88%) Failover Clustering
6 4 (5.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 3 (4.41%) XenMobile
8 2 (2.94%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (2.94%) Netcool
9 1 (1.47%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (1.47%) QRadar
Vendors
1 54 (79.41%) Microsoft
2 32 (47.06%) VMware
3 9 (13.24%) NetApp
3 9 (13.24%) Symantec
4 6 (8.82%) Cisco
5 5 (7.35%) AppSense
5 5 (7.35%) Oracle
5 5 (7.35%) Red Hat
6 4 (5.88%) CA
6 4 (5.88%) CheckPoint
7 3 (4.41%) EMC
7 3 (4.41%) Mitel
7 3 (4.41%) Sun
8 2 (2.94%) Altiris
8 2 (2.94%) HP
8 2 (2.94%) Intel Security
8 2 (2.94%) Veritas
9 1 (1.47%) F5
9 1 (1.47%) Fortinet
9 1 (1.47%) Splunk