Period
to 11 December 2018

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 11 December 2018 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 101 97 81
Rank change year-on-year -4 -16 0
Contract jobs citing Citrix 39 39 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.37% 1.33% 1.91%
As % of the Vendors category 4.02% 3.99% 4.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 13 17
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +63.27% -47.20%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £137
90th Percentile £481 £538 £438
Scotland median daily rate £300 £375 £298
% change year-on-year -20.00% +26.05% -0.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £73.38 £25.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year +193.50% -35.06% +140.63%

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 969 977 814
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 34.04% 33.38% 40.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 461 552 439
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%
10th Percentile £291 £250 £217
90th Percentile £575 £575 £525
Scotland median daily rate £400 £395 £350
% change year-on-year +1.27% +12.86% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 9 15
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.25 £16.86 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.31% -13.54% -1.29%
10th Percentile £10.75 £12.63 £14.35
90th Percentile £28.88 £36.50 £52.00
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -22.22% +32.35% +17.20%

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 11 December 2018.

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 11 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Citrix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Citrix.

1 23 (58.97%) Active Directory
2 22 (56.41%) Finance
3 20 (51.28%) Windows
4 19 (48.72%) XenApp
5 18 (46.15%) Microsoft
6 16 (41.03%) XenDesktop
7 12 (30.77%) Banking
7 12 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (28.21%) Office 365
8 11 (28.21%) VMware
9 10 (25.64%) Microsoft Office
9 10 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (23.08%) Windows 10
11 8 (20.51%) SCCM
11 8 (20.51%) NetScaler
11 8 (20.51%) XenServer
11 8 (20.51%) PowerShell
11 8 (20.51%) ITIL
12 7 (17.95%) Skype
13 6 (15.38%) Data Centre
13 6 (15.38%) VBA
13 6 (15.38%) DHCP
13 6 (15.38%) DNS
14 5 (12.82%) SharePoint
14 5 (12.82%) Firewall
14 5 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
14 5 (12.82%) VMware Infrastructure
14 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2012
15 4 (10.26%) Problem-Solving
15 4 (10.26%) Windows Server

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 5 (12.82%) SharePoint
2 4 (10.26%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.26%) Skype for Business
3 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (25.64%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (28.21%) Office 365
2 3 (7.69%) OneDrive
3 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.56%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.51%) NetScaler
2 7 (17.95%) Skype
3 6 (15.38%) DHCP
3 6 (15.38%) DNS
4 5 (12.82%) Firewall
5 4 (10.26%) LAN
6 3 (7.69%) Cisco Wireless
6 3 (7.69%) SAN
6 3 (7.69%) Unified Communications
6 3 (7.69%) WAN
6 3 (7.69%) Wireless
7 2 (5.13%) Wireshark
8 1 (2.56%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (2.56%) Internet
8 1 (2.56%) MPLS
8 1 (2.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) JIRA
General
1 22 (56.41%) Finance
2 12 (30.77%) Banking
3 3 (7.69%) Back Office
4 1 (2.56%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (17.95%) 2nd Line Support
1 7 (17.95%) Citrix Engineer
1 7 (17.95%) Support Engineer
2 6 (15.38%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 6 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 5 (12.82%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 5 (12.82%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
3 5 (12.82%) Analyst
3 5 (12.82%) Citrix Specialist
3 5 (12.82%) Desktop Engineer
3 5 (12.82%) Desktop Support
3 5 (12.82%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Architect
4 4 (10.26%) Office 365 Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Service Desk Support
5 3 (7.69%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
5 3 (7.69%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 3 (7.69%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Active Directory Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.13%) Fat Client
2 2 (5.13%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (5.13%) Private Cloud
2 2 (5.13%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.56%) Clustering
3 1 (2.56%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.56%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.56%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 20 (51.28%) Windows
2 12 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (23.08%) Windows 10
4 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (10.26%) Windows Server
6 3 (7.69%) Linux
6 3 (7.69%) Windows 7
7 2 (5.13%) Unix
8 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (20.51%) ITIL
3 5 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (10.26%) Business Continuity
4 4 (10.26%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (10.26%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (10.26%) Project Management
5 3 (7.69%) Asset Management
5 3 (7.69%) Migration
6 2 (5.13%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 2 (5.13%) Mentoring
6 2 (5.13%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 2 (5.13%) Network Design
6 2 (5.13%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2
6 2 (5.13%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (5.13%) TOGAF
6 2 (5.13%) Two-Factor Authentication
7 1 (2.56%) Converged Infrastructure
7 1 (2.56%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.51%) PowerShell
2 6 (15.38%) VBA
3 1 (2.56%) SQL
3 1 (2.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) AWS Certification
1 2 (5.13%) CCNP
1 2 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (5.13%) CISSP
2 1 (2.56%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) GDPR
System Software
1 23 (58.97%) Active Directory
2 19 (48.72%) XenApp
3 16 (41.03%) XenDesktop
4 8 (20.51%) XenServer
5 5 (12.82%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (5.13%) vSphere
8 1 (2.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
8 1 (2.56%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (2.56%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (2.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (20.51%) SCCM
2 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (5.13%) Cacti
3 2 (5.13%) XenMobile
4 1 (2.56%) AppDNA
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 18 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 11 (28.21%) VMware
3 4 (10.26%) CheckPoint
3 4 (10.26%) Cisco
4 3 (7.69%) Meraki
4 3 (7.69%) Palo Alto
4 3 (7.69%) SolarWinds
5 2 (5.13%) EMC
5 2 (5.13%) Lotus
5 2 (5.13%) Oracle
5 2 (5.13%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.56%) Ab Initio
6 1 (2.56%) Altiris
6 1 (2.56%) Charles River
6 1 (2.56%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.56%) Splunk