The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Citrix products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Citrix over the 3 months to 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 68 39 31
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -8
Contract jobs citing Citrix 53 105 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.22% 4.31% 5.03%
As % of the Vendors category 4.30% 8.64% 10.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 46 52
Average daily rate
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£410 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.00% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £193 £126
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £306 £320
% change year-on-year
+1.22% -4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.43 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.27% -17.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.60 £16.69 £19.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.40 £18.17 £23.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -
Citrix
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Vendors Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1233 1215 1172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 51.74% 49.82% 49.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 592 536 447
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 34 48
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.14% -25.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £9.80 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £30.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%

Citrix
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Citrix across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Citrix Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Citrix
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Citrix across the Berkshire region.

Citrix Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Citrix
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Citrix across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

Citrix Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Citrix
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Citrix Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Citrix
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Citrix within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -8 19 £425 +38.21% 6
Bracknell +4 9 £300 +100.00% 2
Slough -1 9 £481 +60.41% 1
Maidenhead +4 8 £450 +87.50%
Newbury -1 2 £240 -12.72%
Citrix
South East

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 70 (55.56%) Windows
2 66 (52.38%) Microsoft
3 55 (43.65%) VMware
4 35 (27.78%) Active Directory
5 30 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
6 29 (23.02%) Security Cleared
7 28 (22.22%) MS Excel
8 26 (20.63%) SCCM
9 25 (19.84%) Windows Server 2008
10 24 (19.05%) MS Exchange
11 23 (18.25%) ITIL
12 22 (17.46%) XenApp
13 21 (16.67%) Windows 7
14 18 (14.29%) DV Cleared
14 18 (14.29%) Linux
14 18 (14.29%) Telecoms
15 17 (13.49%) Firewall
15 17 (13.49%) XenDesktop
16 16 (12.70%) Dell
17 15 (11.90%) UNIX
17 15 (11.90%) SQL
17 15 (11.90%) Windows Server 2003
17 15 (11.90%) Project Management
17 15 (11.90%) Hyper-V
17 15 (11.90%) NetScaler
18 14 (11.11%) Finance
19 13 (10.32%) Migration
19 13 (10.32%) AIX
19 13 (10.32%) Cisco
20 12 (9.52%) Oracle

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 24 (19.05%) MS Exchange
2 11 (8.73%) WebSphere
3 10 (7.94%) SharePoint
4 5 (3.97%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.38%) IIS
5 3 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.59%) Apache
6 2 (1.59%) MediaWiki
6 2 (1.59%) Confluence
7 1 (0.79%) Lync
7 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.79%) nginx
7 1 (0.79%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 28 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.14%) MS Visio
3 7 (5.56%) MS Office
4 2 (1.59%) MS Project
5 1 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (8.73%) Maximo
2 1 (0.79%) SAP CCM
2 1 (0.79%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.17%) Mimecast
2 2 (1.59%) Office 365
3 1 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (13.49%) Firewall
2 15 (11.90%) NetScaler
3 11 (8.73%) SAN
4 10 (7.94%) TCP/IP
5 9 (7.14%) VLAN
6 8 (6.35%) DNS
7 7 (5.56%) Network Security
8 6 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (3.97%) VoIP
9 5 (3.97%) WAN
10 4 (3.17%) OSPF
10 4 (3.17%) BGP
11 3 (2.38%) EIGRP
11 3 (2.38%) Internet
11 3 (2.38%) LAN
11 3 (2.38%) VPN
11 3 (2.38%) IPsec
12 2 (1.59%) DAB
12 2 (1.59%) IPv6
12 2 (1.59%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.94%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.97%) DB2
3 2 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.79%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.79%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (3.17%) Subversion
2 3 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.38%) SoapUI
3 2 (1.59%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.59%) Hudson
3 2 (1.59%) JIRA
3 2 (1.59%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.59%) WinRunner
3 2 (1.59%) TestDirector
3 2 (1.59%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.79%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.79%) MSI
4 1 (0.79%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 18 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 14 (11.11%) Finance
3 6 (4.76%) Advertising
3 6 (4.76%) Marketing
4 5 (3.97%) Banking
5 3 (2.38%) Retail
6 2 (1.59%) German Language
6 2 (1.59%) Publishing
6 2 (1.59%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.79%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 12 (9.52%) Consultant
2 11 (8.73%) Analyst
2 11 (8.73%) Desktop Engineer
3 9 (7.14%) Technical Manager
3 9 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 8 (6.35%) Project Manager
5 7 (5.56%) Architect
5 7 (5.56%) Security Engineer
6 6 (4.76%) Server Engineer
6 6 (4.76%) Marketing Manager
6 6 (4.76%) Desktop Support
6 6 (4.76%) Solutions Designer
6 6 (4.76%) Designer
7 5 (3.97%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (3.17%) Security Consultant
8 4 (3.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (3.17%) Technical Architect
8 4 (3.17%) Test Analyst
8 4 (3.17%) Software Manager
9 3 (2.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.35%) Application Packaging
2 5 (3.97%) SOAP
2 5 (3.97%) XML
3 4 (3.17%) REST
4 3 (2.38%) WCF
4 3 (2.38%) XSD
4 3 (2.38%) .NET
5 1 (0.79%) COM
5 1 (0.79%) Web Services
5 1 (0.79%) XSL
5 1 (0.79%) LAMP
5 1 (0.79%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.73%) AS400
1 11 (8.73%) Data Centre
2 10 (7.94%) iSeries
3 8 (6.35%) PKI
4 7 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (4.76%) Mainframe
5 6 (4.76%) Social Media
6 3 (2.38%) Fat Client
6 3 (2.38%) Thin Client
6 3 (2.38%) Blackberry
6 3 (2.38%) Clustering
7 2 (1.59%) IVR
7 2 (1.59%) Wiki
7 2 (1.59%) FMCG
7 2 (1.59%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.59%) EMC VNX
7 2 (1.59%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.79%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.79%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 70 (55.56%) Windows
2 25 (19.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 18 (14.29%) Linux
5 15 (11.90%) UNIX
5 15 (11.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (10.32%) AIX
7 9 (7.14%) Windows 8
8 6 (4.76%) zOS
9 5 (3.97%) Solaris
10 4 (3.17%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (2.38%) Windows XP
12 2 (1.59%) CentOS
12 2 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.79%) Debian
13 1 (0.79%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (18.25%) ITIL
2 15 (11.90%) Project Management
3 13 (10.32%) Migration
4 9 (7.14%) PRINCE2
5 7 (5.56%) Change Management
5 7 (5.56%) Matrix Management
6 6 (4.76%) Test Scripting
6 6 (4.76%) Telemarketing
6 6 (4.76%) Project Planning
6 6 (4.76%) B2B
6 6 (4.76%) Online Marketing
7 5 (3.97%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (3.97%) SOA
7 5 (3.97%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (3.97%) Service Management
8 4 (3.17%) Resource Management
8 4 (3.17%) Time Management
8 4 (3.17%) Change Control
9 3 (2.38%) Integration Testing
9 3 (2.38%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (11.90%) SQL
2 5 (3.97%) VBScript
3 4 (3.17%) Java
3 4 (3.17%) Perl
3 4 (3.17%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.59%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.59%) Ruby
5 1 (0.79%) XPath
5 1 (0.79%) VB
5 1 (0.79%) PHP
5 1 (0.79%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.79%) C
Qualifications
1 29 (23.02%) Security Cleared
2 18 (14.29%) DV Cleared
3 11 (8.73%) SC Cleared
4 8 (6.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (5.56%) MCITP
5 7 (5.56%) MCSE
6 5 (3.97%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (3.97%) Degree
7 4 (3.17%) MCSA
8 3 (2.38%) CCNP
8 3 (2.38%) MCP
8 3 (2.38%) CCA
8 3 (2.38%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (2.38%) MCTS
9 2 (1.59%) CCEE
9 2 (1.59%) CCAA
9 2 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (1.59%) CCNA
10 1 (0.79%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.79%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 30 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (17.46%) XenApp
4 17 (13.49%) XenDesktop
5 15 (11.90%) Hyper-V
6 11 (8.73%) Terminal Services
7 8 (6.35%) XenServer
7 8 (6.35%) vSphere
7 8 (6.35%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (3.17%) VMware ESX
9 2 (1.59%) ISA Server
9 2 (1.59%) Samba
9 2 (1.59%) Terminal Server
9 2 (1.59%) NFS
9 2 (1.59%) iptables
9 2 (1.59%) Postfix
10 1 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.79%) NDS
10 1 (0.79%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 26 (20.63%) SCCM
2 6 (4.76%) Tivoli
3 5 (3.97%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (3.97%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (2.38%) WSUS
4 3 (2.38%) SCOM
4 3 (2.38%) Netcool
4 3 (2.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 3 (2.38%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (2.38%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.59%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (1.59%) HP SIM
5 2 (1.59%) Puppet
5 2 (1.59%) ZABBIX
5 2 (1.59%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (0.79%) Salt
6 1 (0.79%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 1 (0.79%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.79%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 66 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 55 (43.65%) VMware
3 16 (12.70%) Dell
4 13 (10.32%) Cisco
5 12 (9.52%) Oracle
5 12 (9.52%) SAP
5 12 (9.52%) AppSense
5 12 (9.52%) Symantec
6 11 (8.73%) HP
7 9 (7.14%) Lumension
7 9 (7.14%) Wyse
8 6 (4.76%) IBM
8 6 (4.76%) CheckPoint
9 5 (3.97%) Remedy
9 5 (3.97%) McAfee
9 5 (3.97%) NetApp
10 4 (3.17%) Red Hat
10 4 (3.17%) Veeam
10 4 (3.17%) 3PAR
10 4 (3.17%) Varonis
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Rate: From £180 to £210 per annum
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