The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Edinburgh region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 61 56 50
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Contract jobs citing Citrix 23 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.80% 1.08% 1.08%
As % of the Vendors category 4.49% 3.41% 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 2
Average daily rate
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£225 £400 £458
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.75% -12.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £109 £400 £424
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £400 £492
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 1
Average hourly rate £18.00 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -
Vendors Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
512 323 371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 40.09% 31.57% 36.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 122 140
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £275 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £450 £442
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 7
Average hourly rate £21.00 £21.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.32% +22.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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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 25 July 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 25 July 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 44 (84.62%) Windows
2 30 (57.69%) Windows 7
3 28 (53.85%) Microsoft
4 22 (42.31%) Microsoft App-V
5 20 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (34.62%) MS Office
7 16 (30.77%) Active Directory
8 13 (25.00%) Finance
9 11 (21.15%) Publishing
9 11 (21.15%) Internet
10 8 (15.38%) Banking
11 7 (13.46%) SC Cleared
11 7 (13.46%) Security Cleared
11 7 (13.46%) Windows Vista
11 7 (13.46%) Application Packaging
11 7 (13.46%) Software Deployment
11 7 (13.46%) Blackberry
11 7 (13.46%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (11.54%) SLA
12 6 (11.54%) Windows 2000
12 6 (11.54%) XenApp
12 6 (11.54%) Altiris
13 5 (9.62%) SCCM
13 5 (9.62%) MS Exchange
13 5 (9.62%) VoIP
14 4 (7.69%) AppSense
14 4 (7.69%) VMware
14 4 (7.69%) Windows XP
14 4 (7.69%) Cisco
15 3 (5.77%) Integration Testing

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 5 (9.62%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (3.85%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 18 (34.62%) MS Office
2 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.77%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.77%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (21.15%) Internet
2 5 (9.62%) VoIP
3 2 (3.85%) WAN
3 2 (3.85%) LAN
3 2 (3.85%) NetScaler
4 1 (1.92%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.92%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.92%) Intranet
4 1 (1.92%) WLAN
4 1 (1.92%) DAB
4 1 (1.92%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.92%) MS Access
General
1 13 (25.00%) Finance
2 11 (21.15%) Publishing
3 8 (15.38%) Banking
4 1 (1.92%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 8 (15.38%) Desktop Support
1 8 (15.38%) Architect
1 8 (15.38%) Support Engineer
2 7 (13.46%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 7 (13.46%) Desktop Engineer
3 6 (11.54%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (9.62%) Applications Packager
4 5 (9.62%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (9.62%) Server Engineer
4 5 (9.62%) Citrix Engineer
4 5 (9.62%) Citrix Server Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) Lead Architect
5 4 (7.69%) Applications Support
6 3 (5.77%) Project Manager
6 3 (5.77%) Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Help Desk Support
6 3 (5.77%) 1st Line Support
7 2 (3.85%) IT Manager
7 2 (3.85%) Help Desk Analyst
8 1 (1.92%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.46%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (1.92%) .NET
2 1 (1.92%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.46%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.92%) Fat Client
2 1 (1.92%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 44 (84.62%) Windows
2 30 (57.69%) Windows 7
3 20 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (13.46%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (13.46%) Windows Vista
5 6 (11.54%) Windows 2000
6 4 (7.69%) Windows XP
7 2 (3.85%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.92%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.92%) Linux
8 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (13.46%) Software Deployment
2 3 (5.77%) Integration Testing
3 2 (3.85%) Incident Management
3 2 (3.85%) ITIL
4 1 (1.92%) PRINCE2
4 1 (1.92%) E-Commerce
4 1 (1.92%) ERP
4 1 (1.92%) Service Delivery
4 1 (1.92%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (1.92%) Security Management
4 1 (1.92%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.77%) SQL
2 2 (3.85%) VBA
3 1 (1.92%) C#
3 1 (1.92%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (13.46%) SC Cleared
1 7 (13.46%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.92%) CCNA
2 1 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.54%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (42.31%) Microsoft App-V
2 16 (30.77%) Active Directory
3 6 (11.54%) XenApp
4 3 (5.77%) XenDesktop
4 3 (5.77%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (3.85%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.85%) MetaFrame
5 2 (3.85%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (1.92%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (9.62%) SCCM
2 1 (1.92%) SCOM
Vendors
1 28 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.54%) Altiris
3 4 (7.69%) Cisco
3 4 (7.69%) VMware
3 4 (7.69%) AppSense
4 3 (5.77%) CA
4 3 (5.77%) Lumension
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle
5 1 (1.92%) Brocade
5 1 (1.92%) NetApp
5 1 (1.92%) IBM
5 1 (1.92%) HP
5 1 (1.92%) EMC
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