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 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 68 73
Rank change year-on-year +4 +5  
Contract jobs citing Citrix 16 30 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.34% 2.23% 1.17%
As % of the Vendors category 3.92% 4.97% 4.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 6
Median daily rate £425 £295 £120
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +44.06% +146.86%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £272 £112
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £395 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year +7.69% +1.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £18.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year -22.66% +7.14%  

Citrix is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 408 604 412
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 34.23% 44.84% 28.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 287 199
Median daily rate £400 £419 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.47% +19.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £290 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 7
Median hourly rate £34.20 £15.82 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +116.21% -60.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.18 £12.15 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.39 £48.50 £46.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.47
% change year-on-year -14.63% +11.02%  

Citrix
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Citrix as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 24 June 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 24 June 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 19 (61.29%) Windows
2 16 (51.61%) Microsoft
3 15 (48.39%) Finance
4 14 (45.16%) Active Directory
4 14 (45.16%) ITIL
5 12 (38.71%) XenApp
6 11 (35.48%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (35.48%) VMware
6 11 (35.48%) Internet
6 11 (35.48%) NetScaler
7 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (32.26%) Cisco
7 10 (32.26%) XenDesktop
7 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (29.03%) Microsoft App-V
9 8 (25.81%) Firewall
9 8 (25.81%) Windows 7
9 8 (25.81%) Windows Server
10 7 (22.58%) Windows 10
10 7 (22.58%) DNS
10 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (19.35%) PowerShell
11 6 (19.35%) DHCP
11 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Office
12 5 (16.13%) BGP
12 5 (16.13%) EIGRP
12 5 (16.13%) Wireless
12 5 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (16.13%) Linux
12 5 (16.13%) CheckPoint

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 4 (12.90%) IIS
1 4 (12.90%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (35.48%) Internet
1 11 (35.48%) NetScaler
2 8 (25.81%) Firewall
3 7 (22.58%) DNS
4 6 (19.35%) DHCP
5 5 (16.13%) BGP
5 5 (16.13%) EIGRP
5 5 (16.13%) OSPF
5 5 (16.13%) Wireless
6 4 (12.90%) SAN
6 4 (12.90%) VPN
7 3 (9.68%) 802.11
7 3 (9.68%) Cisco Wireless
7 3 (9.68%) HSRP
7 3 (9.68%) IPsec
7 3 (9.68%) LAN
7 3 (9.68%) MPLS
7 3 (9.68%) Wireshark
8 2 (6.45%) Network Security
8 2 (6.45%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 15 (48.39%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Back Office
2 1 (3.23%) Banking
2 1 (3.23%) Financial Institution
2 1 (3.23%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Analyst
2 6 (19.35%) Systems Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (16.13%) Network Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Senior Systems Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Architect
4 3 (9.68%) Citrix Specialist
4 3 (9.68%) Citrix Support
4 3 (9.68%) Desktop Support
4 3 (9.68%) IT Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Support Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Windows Support Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Citrix Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Citrix Support Specialist
5 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
5 2 (6.45%) IT Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Network Security Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.45%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (6.45%) Virtual Team
2 2 (6.45%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 1 (3.23%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 19 (61.29%) Windows
2 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (25.81%) Windows 7
3 8 (25.81%) Windows Server
4 7 (22.58%) Windows 10
5 5 (16.13%) Linux
6 2 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) ITIL
2 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (16.13%) ITIL V3
3 5 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (12.90%) DevOps
5 3 (9.68%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (9.68%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (9.68%) Project Management
6 2 (6.45%) Asset Management
6 2 (6.45%) Change Control
6 2 (6.45%) Load Balancing
6 2 (6.45%) Performance Management
6 2 (6.45%) Risk Management
6 2 (6.45%) Scrum
6 2 (6.45%) TOGAF
6 2 (6.45%) Translating Business Requirements
6 2 (6.45%) Zachman Framework
7 1 (3.23%) Coaching
7 1 (3.23%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (3.23%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (19.35%) PowerShell
2 4 (12.90%) SQL
3 3 (9.68%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.23%) VB
4 1 (3.23%) VBA
4 1 (3.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) CISSP
1 2 (6.45%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (6.45%) Degree
1 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (3.23%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (9.68%) SLA
2 1 (3.23%) ISO 22301
2 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 14 (45.16%) Active Directory
2 12 (38.71%) XenApp
3 11 (35.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (32.26%) XenDesktop
5 9 (29.03%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (12.90%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (12.90%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (6.45%) Hyper-V
8 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (3.23%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (3.23%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) SCCM
2 3 (9.68%) Cacti
3 2 (6.45%) vRealize
4 1 (3.23%) AppDNA
4 1 (3.23%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (3.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (51.61%) Microsoft
2 11 (35.48%) VMware
3 10 (32.26%) Cisco
4 5 (16.13%) CheckPoint
5 4 (12.90%) F5
6 3 (9.68%) SolarWinds
7 2 (6.45%) AlgoSec
7 2 (6.45%) ScanSafe
7 2 (6.45%) Symantec
8 1 (3.23%) Bloomberg
8 1 (3.23%) HP
8 1 (3.23%) Remedy
8 1 (3.23%) Reuters
8 1 (3.23%) ServiceNow
8 1 (3.23%) Sophos