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 30 September 2014 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 60 64 53
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -11
Contract jobs citing Citrix 18 15 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.48% 1.28% 0.85%
As % of the Vendors category 4.07% 3.69% 2.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 1
Average daily rate
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£170 £450 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-62.22% +157.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £14.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -34.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
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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
442 406 328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 36.29% 34.67% 31.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 168 116
Average daily rate £400 £400 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +22.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £300 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £493 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 19
Average hourly rate £12.25 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.94% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.60 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £33.95 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
- -1.33%

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 30 September 2014.

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 2014, 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 40 (86.96%) Windows
2 26 (56.52%) Windows 7
3 24 (52.17%) Microsoft
4 21 (45.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (41.30%) Active Directory
6 17 (36.96%) MS Office
7 15 (32.61%) Microsoft App-V
8 11 (23.91%) Finance
8 11 (23.91%) Banking
9 9 (19.57%) Altiris
9 9 (19.57%) Application Packaging
10 8 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (17.39%) Windows 2000
10 8 (17.39%) MS Exchange
11 7 (15.22%) SQL Server
11 7 (15.22%) SLA
11 7 (15.22%) Blackberry
11 7 (15.22%) Internet
11 7 (15.22%) Windows Vista
11 7 (15.22%) SC Cleared
11 7 (15.22%) Security Cleared
11 7 (15.22%) Software Deployment
12 6 (13.04%) VMware
12 6 (13.04%) Publishing
12 6 (13.04%) ITIL
13 5 (10.87%) AppSense
13 5 (10.87%) SCCM
13 5 (10.87%) Exchange Server 2010
13 5 (10.87%) XenApp
14 4 (8.70%) PowerShell

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 8 (17.39%) MS Exchange
2 5 (10.87%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (6.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.17%) Apache
4 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (36.96%) MS Office
2 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.52%) assyst
2 1 (2.17%) Sage 300 ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.22%) Internet
2 4 (8.70%) Firewall
2 4 (8.70%) VoIP
3 3 (6.52%) WAN
3 3 (6.52%) DNS
3 3 (6.52%) Intranet
3 3 (6.52%) LAN
4 2 (4.35%) DHCP
4 2 (4.35%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.17%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.35%) MySQL
3 1 (2.17%) MS Access
General
1 11 (23.91%) Finance
1 11 (23.91%) Banking
2 6 (13.04%) Publishing
3 1 (2.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 11 (23.91%) 2nd Line Support
2 10 (21.74%) Desktop Support
2 10 (21.74%) Support Engineer
3 7 (15.22%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 7 (15.22%) Desktop Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) Server Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) Citrix Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) Citrix Server Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Citrix Administrator
5 4 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (8.70%) Administrator
6 3 (6.52%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.35%) Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Support Specialist
7 2 (4.35%) Applications Support
7 2 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Applications Packager
7 2 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Remote Desktop Support
8 1 (2.17%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (19.57%) Application Packaging
2 2 (4.35%) X-Windows
3 1 (2.17%) .NET
3 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.17%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.17%) Clustering
3 1 (2.17%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.17%) iPhone
3 1 (2.17%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 40 (86.96%) Windows
2 26 (56.52%) Windows 7
3 21 (45.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (17.39%) Windows 2000
4 8 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (15.22%) Windows Vista
6 3 (6.52%) Windows XP
6 3 (6.52%) Linux
7 2 (4.35%) Mac OS X
7 2 (4.35%) Mac OS
7 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.17%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.17%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.22%) Software Deployment
2 6 (13.04%) ITIL
3 3 (6.52%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (6.52%) Integration Testing
4 2 (4.35%) Migration
4 2 (4.35%) Business Continuity
4 2 (4.35%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.17%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.17%) CRM
5 1 (2.17%) E-Commerce
5 1 (2.17%) ERP
5 1 (2.17%) BCP
5 1 (2.17%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.17%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.70%) PowerShell
2 3 (6.52%) SQL
2 3 (6.52%) VBScript
2 3 (6.52%) VBA
3 1 (2.17%) C#
3 1 (2.17%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (15.22%) SC Cleared
1 7 (15.22%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.35%) MCP
3 1 (2.17%) MCSE
3 1 (2.17%) CCNA
3 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.17%) MCITP
3 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.22%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (41.30%) Active Directory
2 15 (32.61%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (10.87%) XenApp
4 4 (8.70%) Hyper-V
4 4 (8.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 4 (8.70%) MetaFrame
5 3 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (6.52%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (10.87%) SCCM
2 3 (6.52%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.17%) SCOM
3 1 (2.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 24 (52.17%) Microsoft
2 9 (19.57%) Altiris
3 6 (13.04%) VMware
4 5 (10.87%) AppSense
5 4 (8.70%) Lumension
5 4 (8.70%) Symantec
6 3 (6.52%) CA
6 3 (6.52%) Nortel
7 2 (4.35%) Cisco
8 1 (2.17%) Oracle
8 1 (2.17%) Avaya
8 1 (2.17%) Sage