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 1 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 60 55 52
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Contract jobs citing Citrix 20 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.67% 1.16% 0.94%
As % of the Vendors category 4.21% 3.72% 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 1
Average daily rate
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£184 £425 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-56.76% -15.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-7.44% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +14.28%
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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
475 349 367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 39.72% 31.16% 34.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 133 134
Average daily rate £398 £388 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.58% +17.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £297 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 14
Average hourly rate £12.00 £32.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.50% +56.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-1.73% +1.57%

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 1 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 1 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 45 (86.54%) Windows
2 31 (59.62%) Windows 7
3 29 (55.77%) Microsoft
4 21 (40.38%) MS Office
4 21 (40.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (38.46%) Active Directory
6 18 (34.62%) Microsoft App-V
7 12 (23.08%) Finance
8 11 (21.15%) Banking
9 10 (19.23%) Internet
10 9 (17.31%) Publishing
11 8 (15.38%) Altiris
11 8 (15.38%) Application Packaging
11 8 (15.38%) Blackberry
11 8 (15.38%) VoIP
12 7 (13.46%) SLA
12 7 (13.46%) MS Exchange
12 7 (13.46%) Windows 2000
12 7 (13.46%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (13.46%) Windows Vista
12 7 (13.46%) SC Cleared
12 7 (13.46%) Security Cleared
12 7 (13.46%) XenApp
12 7 (13.46%) Software Deployment
13 6 (11.54%) VMware
13 6 (11.54%) SCCM
14 5 (9.62%) AppSense
14 5 (9.62%) SQL Server
15 4 (7.69%) ITIL
15 4 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 7 (13.46%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (40.38%) MS Office
2 2 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.77%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.77%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (19.23%) Internet
2 8 (15.38%) VoIP
3 3 (5.77%) WAN
3 3 (5.77%) LAN
4 2 (3.85%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.85%) Firewall
5 1 (1.92%) WLAN
5 1 (1.92%) DNS
5 1 (1.92%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.62%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.92%) MS Access
General
1 12 (23.08%) Finance
2 11 (21.15%) Banking
3 9 (17.31%) Publishing
4 1 (1.92%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 11 (21.15%) 2nd Line Support
2 10 (19.23%) Desktop Support
2 10 (19.23%) Support Engineer
3 7 (13.46%) Desktop Engineer
3 7 (13.46%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 5 (9.62%) Server Engineer
4 5 (9.62%) Citrix Engineer
4 5 (9.62%) Citrix Server Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (7.69%) Applications Support
5 4 (7.69%) Applications Packager
6 3 (5.77%) Architect
6 3 (5.77%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (5.77%) Administrator
6 3 (5.77%) Citrix Administrator
6 3 (5.77%) Help Desk Support
7 2 (3.85%) Remote Desktop Support
7 2 (3.85%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.85%) Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.38%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (1.92%) .NET
2 1 (1.92%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.38%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.92%) Clustering
2 1 (1.92%) Fat Client
2 1 (1.92%) iPhone
2 1 (1.92%) iPad
2 1 (1.92%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 45 (86.54%) Windows
2 31 (59.62%) Windows 7
3 21 (40.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (13.46%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (13.46%) Windows Vista
4 7 (13.46%) Windows 2000
5 3 (5.77%) Windows XP
6 2 (3.85%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.92%) Windows NT
7 1 (1.92%) Linux
7 1 (1.92%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (13.46%) Software Deployment
2 4 (7.69%) ITIL
3 3 (5.77%) Integration Testing
4 2 (3.85%) Migration
4 2 (3.85%) Incident Management
5 1 (1.92%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (1.92%) PRINCE2
5 1 (1.92%) E-Commerce
5 1 (1.92%) ERP
5 1 (1.92%) Service Delivery
5 1 (1.92%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.69%) PowerShell
2 3 (5.77%) VBA
2 3 (5.77%) SQL
3 2 (3.85%) VBScript
4 1 (1.92%) C#
4 1 (1.92%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (13.46%) SC Cleared
1 7 (13.46%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.85%) MCP
3 1 (1.92%) MCSE
3 1 (1.92%) CCNA
3 1 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.92%) MCITP
3 1 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.46%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 18 (34.62%) Microsoft App-V
3 7 (13.46%) XenApp
4 4 (7.69%) XenDesktop
5 3 (5.77%) MetaFrame
5 3 (5.77%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (5.77%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (3.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (11.54%) SCCM
2 3 (5.77%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.92%) SCOM
3 1 (1.92%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 29 (55.77%) Microsoft
2 8 (15.38%) Altiris
3 6 (11.54%) VMware
4 5 (9.62%) AppSense
5 4 (7.69%) Lumension
5 4 (7.69%) Symantec
6 3 (5.77%) Nortel
6 3 (5.77%) CA
7 2 (3.85%) Cisco
8 1 (1.92%) Oracle
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £130.00 - £145.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
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Rate: £110.00 - £120.00 per day
Posted: 27 days ago