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 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 71 56 56
Rank change year-on-year
-15 0
Contract jobs citing Citrix 18 20 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.07% 1.67% 1.26%
As % of the Vendors category 3.61% 4.88% 4.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 6
Average daily rate
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£348 £184 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+89.11% -58.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £110 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £481 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £301 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.99% -7.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -2.77%
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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
499 410 347
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 29.67% 34.20% 31.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 221 134
Average daily rate £375 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £165 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 5
Average hourly rate £32.43 £12.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+170.20% -46.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £19.49
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -2.51%

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 September 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 September 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 23 (65.71%) SharePoint
2 21 (60.00%) Windows
3 20 (57.14%) Data Centre
4 19 (54.29%) Finance
5 18 (51.43%) Microsoft
6 16 (45.71%) Migration
7 15 (42.86%) Network Security
8 14 (40.00%) Banking
9 13 (37.14%) Active Directory
10 9 (25.71%) Windows 7
11 8 (22.86%) XenApp
11 8 (22.86%) MS Exchange
11 8 (22.86%) ITIL
12 7 (20.00%) Cisco
12 7 (20.00%) Hyper-V
13 6 (17.14%) Application Packaging
13 6 (17.14%) LAN
13 6 (17.14%) WAN
14 5 (14.29%) VBScript
14 5 (14.29%) MS Office
14 5 (14.29%) SCCM
14 5 (14.29%) Incident Management
14 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
15 4 (11.43%) VMware
15 4 (11.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 4 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
15 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Certification
15 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
16 3 (8.57%) Linux
16 3 (8.57%) Web Services

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 23 (65.71%) SharePoint
2 8 (22.86%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.71%) Lync
3 2 (5.71%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) MS Office
2 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (8.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (42.86%) Network Security
2 6 (17.14%) LAN
2 6 (17.14%) WAN
3 3 (8.57%) VPN
3 3 (8.57%) Firewall
3 3 (8.57%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (8.57%) Unified Communications
4 2 (5.71%) NetScaler
5 1 (2.86%) DNS
5 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.86%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MSI
2 2 (5.71%) AdminStudio
3 1 (2.86%) InstallShield
General
1 19 (54.29%) Finance
2 14 (40.00%) Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Law
3 1 (2.86%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) Project Manager
2 7 (20.00%) Analyst
3 5 (14.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 5 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 5 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (8.57%) Network Project Manager
4 3 (8.57%) Network Manager
4 3 (8.57%) Technical Architect
4 3 (8.57%) Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Coordinator
5 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Help Desk Support
5 2 (5.71%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (5.71%) Business Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Incident Manager
5 2 (5.71%) IT Support
5 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Engagement Manager
5 2 (5.71%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Business Engagement Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.14%) Application Packaging
2 3 (8.57%) Web Services
3 1 (2.86%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 20 (57.14%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.71%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.86%) Replication
3 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 21 (60.00%) Windows
2 9 (25.71%) Windows 7
3 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (8.57%) Linux
5 1 (2.86%) Windows 2000
5 1 (2.86%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (45.71%) Migration
2 8 (22.86%) ITIL
3 5 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 4 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (5.71%) DNA
5 2 (5.71%) Data Migration
5 2 (5.71%) Product Management
5 2 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (5.71%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (5.71%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.86%) Security Management
6 1 (2.86%) Capacity Management
6 1 (2.86%) Coaching
6 1 (2.86%) Software Delivery
6 1 (2.86%) Server Building
6 1 (2.86%) Financial Analysis
6 1 (2.86%) Project Management
6 1 (2.86%) Service Management
6 1 (2.86%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.29%) VBScript
2 2 (5.71%) VB
2 2 (5.71%) VBA
3 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (8.57%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (8.57%) CCNP
2 3 (8.57%) CCNA
3 2 (5.71%) Degree
4 1 (2.86%) CCEE
4 1 (2.86%) MCSE
4 1 (2.86%) CCA
4 1 (2.86%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (37.14%) Active Directory
2 8 (22.86%) XenApp
3 7 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 4 (11.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (8.57%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (8.57%) Xen
5 3 (8.57%) vSphere
6 2 (5.71%) MetaFrame
7 1 (2.86%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (14.29%) SCCM
2 2 (5.71%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 18 (51.43%) Microsoft
2 7 (20.00%) Cisco
3 4 (11.43%) VMware
4 2 (5.71%) HP
4 2 (5.71%) Lotus
5 1 (2.86%) Apple
5 1 (2.86%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.86%) Remedy
5 1 (2.86%) Altiris
5 1 (2.86%) Crossbeam
5 1 (2.86%) AlgoSec
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle