Period
to 20 March 2019

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 20 March 2019 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
20 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 83 104 67
Rank change year-on-year +21 -37 +3
Contract jobs citing Citrix 48 30 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.91% 1.07% 2.16%
As % of the Vendors category 5.60% 3.34% 5.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 13 29
Edinburgh median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £325 £308 £315
90th Percentile £575 £500 £491
Scotland median daily rate £375 £278 £329
% change year-on-year +35.14% -15.59% +5.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £73.45 £16.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year +359.06% -58.44% +165.52%

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 857 898 709
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 34.14% 31.96% 40.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 445 506 376
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% -1.25%
10th Percentile £225 £213 £259
90th Percentile £575 £563 £525
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 20
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.50 £16.86 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.80% -19.71% -16.00%
10th Percentile £15.04 £13.00 £14.25
90th Percentile £29.15 £43.75 £52.17
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £18.43 £19.00
% change year-on-year -5.05% -3.00% -44.53%

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 20 March 2019.

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 20 March 2019, 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 34 (70.83%) Active Directory
2 27 (56.25%) Microsoft
3 24 (50.00%) Windows
4 22 (45.83%) Finance
4 22 (45.83%) XenApp
5 18 (37.50%) XenDesktop
5 18 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
6 17 (35.42%) Office 365
6 17 (35.42%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (35.42%) Skype
7 16 (33.33%) Skype for Business
8 14 (29.17%) Banking
9 13 (27.08%) SCCM
10 12 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (25.00%) Windows 10
11 11 (22.92%) VMware
12 9 (18.75%) ITIL
12 9 (18.75%) PowerShell
12 9 (18.75%) Public Cloud
12 9 (18.75%) Agile Coaching
13 8 (16.67%) Business Transformation
13 8 (16.67%) SaaS
13 8 (16.67%) DHCP
14 7 (14.58%) DNS
14 7 (14.58%) Microsoft Office
14 7 (14.58%) Cisco
14 7 (14.58%) Firewall
14 7 (14.58%) XenServer
14 7 (14.58%) VMware Infrastructure
14 7 (14.58%) 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 16 (33.33%) Skype for Business
2 5 (10.42%) MS Exchange
3 3 (6.25%) Confluence
3 3 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (14.58%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 18 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (35.42%) Office 365
3 8 (16.67%) SaaS
4 5 (10.42%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (6.25%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 17 (35.42%) Skype
2 8 (16.67%) DHCP
3 7 (14.58%) DNS
3 7 (14.58%) Firewall
4 6 (12.50%) NetScaler
4 6 (12.50%) SAN
5 4 (8.33%) Unified Communications
6 3 (6.25%) Cisco Wireless
6 3 (6.25%) LAN
6 3 (6.25%) WAN
6 3 (6.25%) Wireless
7 2 (4.17%) MPLS
7 2 (4.17%) Wireshark
8 1 (2.08%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (2.08%) Internet
8 1 (2.08%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.25%) RDBMS
2 3 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 22 (45.83%) Finance
2 14 (29.17%) Banking
3 3 (6.25%) Back Office
4 1 (2.08%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (35.42%) Architect
2 9 (18.75%) Technical Architect
3 7 (14.58%) Citrix Engineer
3 7 (14.58%) Infrastructure Architect
4 6 (12.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 6 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 6 (12.50%) Support Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 5 (10.42%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) Analyst
5 5 (10.42%) Desktop Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) Desktop Support
5 5 (10.42%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
6 4 (8.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Deskside Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Deskside Support
6 4 (8.33%) Deskside Support Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) IBM Integration Bus
1 1 (2.08%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.75%) Public Cloud
2 6 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.25%) PKI
3 3 (6.25%) User Experience
4 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.17%) Clustering
4 2 (4.17%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (4.17%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.08%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 24 (50.00%) Windows
2 12 (25.00%) Windows 10
2 12 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (14.58%) Windows Server
4 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (10.42%) Linux
6 4 (8.33%) Windows 7
7 3 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (6.25%) Solaris
8 2 (4.17%) Ubuntu
9 1 (2.08%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (35.42%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (18.75%) Agile Coaching
2 9 (18.75%) ITIL
3 8 (16.67%) Business Transformation
4 6 (12.50%) Asset Management
5 5 (10.42%) Migration
5 5 (10.42%) Scrum
6 4 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (8.33%) DevOps
6 4 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (6.25%) Application Packaging
7 3 (6.25%) Business Continuity
7 3 (6.25%) Investment Management
7 3 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (4.17%) Identity Management
8 2 (4.17%) Process Management
8 2 (4.17%) Project Management
8 2 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.75%) PowerShell
2 4 (8.33%) SQL
2 4 (8.33%) VBA
3 1 (2.08%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (4.17%) CCNP
1 2 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.08%) CISSP
2 1 (2.08%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (70.83%) Active Directory
2 22 (45.83%) XenApp
3 18 (37.50%) XenDesktop
4 7 (14.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (14.58%) XenServer
5 4 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (4.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (4.17%) vSphere
7 1 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.08%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 13 (27.08%) SCCM
2 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (4.17%) Cacti
3 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (2.08%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 27 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 11 (22.92%) VMware
3 7 (14.58%) Cisco
4 6 (12.50%) Red Hat
5 4 (8.33%) CheckPoint
5 4 (8.33%) ServiceNow
6 3 (6.25%) Meraki
6 3 (6.25%) Palo Alto
6 3 (6.25%) SolarWinds
7 2 (4.17%) EMC
8 1 (2.08%) Ab Initio
8 1 (2.08%) Altiris
8 1 (2.08%) HP
8 1 (2.08%) IBM
8 1 (2.08%) Oracle
8 1 (2.08%) Veritas