Period
to 17 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Citrix products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Citrix over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

Citrix
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 74 78
Rank change year-on-year -30 +4 +15
Contract jobs citing Citrix 35 46 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.20% 2.12% 1.61%
As % of the Vendors category 3.55% 5.08% 5.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 20 7
Edinburgh median daily rate £375 £293 £464
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.21% -36.96% +161.41%
10th Percentile £294 £139 £228
90th Percentile £546 £438 £535
Scotland median daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year +16.67% - -7.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £39.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -36.71% +125.71% -2.78%

Citrix is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Edinburgh.

All Vendors
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 987 906 1012
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 33.85% 41.71% 31.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 550 478 488
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% -1.90%
10th Percentile £242 £230 £250
90th Percentile £550 £525 £518
Scotland median daily rate £388 £350 £355
% change year-on-year +10.71% -1.41% +1.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 10
Edinburgh median hourly rate £30.00 £19.50 £19.76
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.85% -1.29% +25.27%
10th Percentile £12.63 £13.15 £10.65
90th Percentile £43.39 £52.07 £34.57
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £18.25 £14.51
% change year-on-year +36.99% +25.78% -8.66%

Citrix
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Citrix as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Citrix in Edinburgh

Citrix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Citrix in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for Citrix in Edinburgh

Citrix
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Citrix in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Citrix in Edinburgh

Citrix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Citrix in Edinburgh.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Citrix in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, 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 22 (62.86%) Microsoft
2 20 (57.14%) Windows
3 17 (48.57%) VMware
4 16 (45.71%) Firewall
4 16 (45.71%) NetScaler
5 13 (37.14%) Finance
6 12 (34.29%) Banking
6 12 (34.29%) Cisco
6 12 (34.29%) CheckPoint
6 12 (34.29%) VMware Infrastructure
7 11 (31.43%) F5
7 11 (31.43%) Active Directory
7 11 (31.43%) Linux
8 10 (28.57%) Change Control
9 9 (25.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (25.71%) Windows Server
9 9 (25.71%) ITIL
9 9 (25.71%) LDAP
9 9 (25.71%) LAN
9 9 (25.71%) WAN
9 9 (25.71%) PKI
10 8 (22.86%) Internet
10 8 (22.86%) Data Centre
11 7 (20.00%) DevOps
11 7 (20.00%) PowerShell
11 7 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
11 7 (20.00%) OSPF
11 7 (20.00%) BGP
11 7 (20.00%) EIGRP

Citrix
Co-occurring 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 7 (20.00%) JBoss
1 7 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (14.29%) IIS
3 4 (11.43%) Apache
3 4 (11.43%) Skype for Business
3 4 (11.43%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (8.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (8.57%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.43%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (11.43%) IaaS
1 4 (11.43%) PaaS
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.86%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (2.86%) Office 365
3 1 (2.86%) OpenShift
3 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (45.71%) Firewall
1 16 (45.71%) NetScaler
2 9 (25.71%) LAN
2 9 (25.71%) LDAP
2 9 (25.71%) WAN
3 8 (22.86%) Internet
4 7 (20.00%) BGP
4 7 (20.00%) BIG-IP
4 7 (20.00%) EIGRP
4 7 (20.00%) OSPF
4 7 (20.00%) VPN
5 6 (17.14%) DNS
5 6 (17.14%) SAN
5 6 (17.14%) TCP/IP
6 4 (11.43%) 802.11
6 4 (11.43%) Cisco Wireless
6 4 (11.43%) Intranet
6 4 (11.43%) IPsec
6 4 (11.43%) MPLS
6 4 (11.43%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Maven
General
1 13 (37.14%) Finance
2 12 (34.29%) Banking
3 4 (11.43%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.86%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) Network Engineer
2 7 (20.00%) Analyst
2 7 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 6 (17.14%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (14.29%) Platform Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Support Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (8.57%) Citrix Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Security Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Senior Support Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Windows Support Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Citrix Support
7 2 (5.71%) Java Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.00%) Java EE
1 7 (20.00%) SOAP
1 7 (20.00%) XML
1 7 (20.00%) XSLT
2 4 (11.43%) .NET
2 4 (11.43%) 802.1X
2 4 (11.43%) Ajax
2 4 (11.43%) EJB
2 4 (11.43%) EJB 3.0
2 4 (11.43%) Hibernate
2 4 (11.43%) JPA
2 4 (11.43%) jQuery
2 4 (11.43%) RESTful
3 2 (5.71%) Web Services
4 1 (2.86%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (2.86%) LAMP
4 1 (2.86%) Middleware
4 1 (2.86%) REST
4 1 (2.86%) Spring
4 1 (2.86%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.71%) PKI
2 8 (22.86%) Data Centre
3 5 (14.29%) Clustering
3 5 (14.29%) Private Cloud
4 4 (11.43%) DataPower
4 4 (11.43%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (5.71%) Client/Server
6 2 (5.71%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (2.86%) CMDB
7 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
7 1 (2.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (2.86%) EMC VNX
7 1 (2.86%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 20 (57.14%) Windows
2 11 (31.43%) Linux
3 9 (25.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (25.71%) Windows Server
3 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (17.14%) Windows 10
5 5 (14.29%) Unix
6 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (28.57%) Change Control
2 9 (25.71%) ITIL
3 7 (20.00%) DevOps
4 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (17.14%) E-Commerce
4 6 (17.14%) Migration
5 5 (14.29%) Asset Management
5 5 (14.29%) Service Delivery
6 4 (11.43%) High Availability
6 4 (11.43%) Information Security
6 4 (11.43%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (11.43%) Runbook
6 4 (11.43%) Service Management
6 4 (11.43%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (8.57%) Application Packaging
7 3 (8.57%) Application Performance Monitoring
7 3 (8.57%) Change Management
7 3 (8.57%) Matrix Organization
7 3 (8.57%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (8.57%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.00%) Java
1 7 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (14.29%) VBScript
3 4 (11.43%) JavaScript
3 4 (11.43%) Perl
4 3 (8.57%) VBA
5 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) CCNP
1 3 (8.57%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.86%) CEH
3 1 (2.86%) CISSP
3 1 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.86%) Degree
3 1 (2.86%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (8.57%) SLA
3 2 (5.71%) COBIT
4 1 (2.86%) ISO 22301
4 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (34.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (31.43%) Active Directory
3 7 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (14.29%) VMware NSX
4 5 (14.29%) XenApp
4 5 (14.29%) XenDesktop
5 4 (11.43%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (8.57%) Hyper-V
6 3 (8.57%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (5.71%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (2.86%) Docker
8 1 (2.86%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (2.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (20.00%) WSUS
2 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Clustering
3 4 (11.43%) Cacti
3 4 (11.43%) SCCM
4 3 (8.57%) SCOM
5 2 (5.71%) Ansible
6 1 (2.86%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (2.86%) Puppet
6 1 (2.86%) vRealize
Vendors
1 22 (62.86%) Microsoft
2 17 (48.57%) VMware
3 12 (34.29%) CheckPoint
3 12 (34.29%) Cisco
4 11 (31.43%) F5
5 6 (17.14%) Red Hat
6 4 (11.43%) IBM
6 4 (11.43%) SolarWinds
7 3 (8.57%) Adobe
7 3 (8.57%) AppSense
7 3 (8.57%) Bloomberg
7 3 (8.57%) Blue Coat
7 3 (8.57%) Fortinet
7 3 (8.57%) Imperva
8 2 (5.71%) Remedy
8 2 (5.71%) Sophos
9 1 (2.86%) EMC
9 1 (2.86%) ServiceNow