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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 70 44 45
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +1
Contract jobs citing Citrix 56 92 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.13% 3.76% 3.86%
As % of the Vendors category 4.17% 8.24% 8.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 44 59
Average daily rate
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£320 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £222 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £301 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.37% -7.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 8
Average hourly rate £18.25 £13.50 £17.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.18% -22.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £12.70 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.44 £14.30 £24.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -2.77%
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
1342 1117 1210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 51.14% 45.65% 47.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 724 508 454
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 37 56
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £12.25 £12.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £30.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -4.14%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 -16 26 £423 +40.83% 6
Slough +7 10 £438 +20.68%
Bracknell -3 7 £310 +106.66%
Newbury -9 3 £240 -12.72%
Maidenhead +2 1 - -
Wokingham -4 1 - -
Citrix
South East

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 78 (69.64%) Windows
2 56 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 47 (41.96%) VMware
4 43 (38.39%) Active Directory
5 35 (31.25%) SCCM
6 32 (28.57%) Windows 7
7 26 (23.21%) Windows Server 2008
8 22 (19.64%) Security Cleared
9 21 (18.75%) MS Exchange
10 20 (17.86%) MS Excel
10 20 (17.86%) ITIL
11 19 (16.96%) VMware Infrastructure
12 18 (16.07%) Linux
13 17 (15.18%) TCP/IP
13 17 (15.18%) Firewall
14 16 (14.29%) UNIX
15 15 (13.39%) XenApp
16 14 (12.50%) SAP
16 14 (12.50%) Cisco
16 14 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
16 14 (12.50%) Project Management
16 14 (12.50%) Finance
17 13 (11.61%) DV Cleared
17 13 (11.61%) SQL Server
18 12 (10.71%) SQL
18 12 (10.71%) SharePoint
18 12 (10.71%) DNS
18 12 (10.71%) Remedy
18 12 (10.71%) SAN
18 12 (10.71%) Microsoft App-V

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 21 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 12 (10.71%) SharePoint
3 11 (9.82%) WebSphere
4 4 (3.57%) IIS
5 3 (2.68%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (2.68%) Lync
5 3 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 20 (17.86%) MS Excel
2 9 (8.04%) MS Office
3 8 (7.14%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.68%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.79%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (9.82%) Maximo
2 3 (2.68%) SAP CCM
2 3 (2.68%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.57%) Office 365
2 2 (1.79%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 17 (15.18%) TCP/IP
1 17 (15.18%) Firewall
2 12 (10.71%) DNS
2 12 (10.71%) SAN
3 11 (9.82%) NetScaler
4 10 (8.93%) VLAN
5 9 (8.04%) WAN
5 9 (8.04%) DHCP
6 8 (7.14%) LAN
7 6 (5.36%) Wireless
7 6 (5.36%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (4.46%) Network Security
9 4 (3.57%) Internet
10 3 (2.68%) iSCSI
10 3 (2.68%) NAS
11 2 (1.79%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (1.79%) MPLS
11 2 (1.79%) OSPF
11 2 (1.79%) BGP
11 2 (1.79%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.61%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.46%) DB2
3 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (2.68%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (2.68%) SoapUI
2 2 (1.79%) Subversion
3 1 (0.89%) Wise Package Studio
3 1 (0.89%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.89%) MSI
General
1 14 (12.50%) Finance
2 8 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.79%) Local Government
3 2 (1.79%) French Language
4 1 (0.89%) Marketing
4 1 (0.89%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.89%) Advertising
4 1 (0.89%) Publishing
4 1 (0.89%) Banking
4 1 (0.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (10.71%) Desktop Support
1 12 (10.71%) Analyst
2 8 (7.14%) Consultant
3 7 (6.25%) Architect
3 7 (6.25%) Support Engineer
3 7 (6.25%) Service Analyst
3 7 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
3 7 (6.25%) Technical Manager
4 6 (5.36%) Desktop Engineer
4 6 (5.36%) Solutions Designer
4 6 (5.36%) Designer
5 5 (4.46%) Build Engineer
5 5 (4.46%) Administrator
5 5 (4.46%) Technical Architect
6 4 (3.57%) Project Manager
6 4 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (3.57%) Server Engineer
6 4 (3.57%) Citrix Engineer
7 3 (2.68%) Security Engineer
7 3 (2.68%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.25%) Application Packaging
2 4 (3.57%) REST
3 3 (2.68%) WCF
3 3 (2.68%) SOAP
3 3 (2.68%) Web Services
3 3 (2.68%) XML
3 3 (2.68%) XSD
4 1 (0.89%) WAP
4 1 (0.89%) Middleware
4 1 (0.89%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.82%) AS400
2 10 (8.93%) iSeries
3 8 (7.14%) Blackberry
4 6 (5.36%) Mainframe
4 6 (5.36%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.68%) Thin Client
5 3 (2.68%) Visualisation
5 3 (2.68%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.79%) IVR
6 2 (1.79%) PKI
6 2 (1.79%) EMC VNX
6 2 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.89%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.89%) CMDB
7 1 (0.89%) Wiki
7 1 (0.89%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.89%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.89%) Clustering
7 1 (0.89%) Social Media
7 1 (0.89%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 78 (69.64%) Windows
2 32 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 26 (23.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (16.07%) Linux
5 16 (14.29%) UNIX
6 14 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (9.82%) AIX
8 9 (8.04%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (7.14%) Windows 8
10 6 (5.36%) zOS
11 5 (4.46%) Solaris
12 3 (2.68%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.89%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.89%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (17.86%) ITIL
2 14 (12.50%) Project Management
3 8 (7.14%) Service Management
3 8 (7.14%) Migration
4 7 (6.25%) Matrix Management
5 6 (5.36%) Project Planning
6 5 (4.46%) PRINCE2
6 5 (4.46%) Service Delivery
6 5 (4.46%) Change Management
6 5 (4.46%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (4.46%) SOA
7 4 (3.57%) ITSM
7 4 (3.57%) Time Management
7 4 (3.57%) Resource Management
7 4 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (3.57%) Change Control
8 3 (2.68%) Line Management
8 3 (2.68%) Mentoring
8 3 (2.68%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (2.68%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 12 (10.71%) SQL
2 5 (4.46%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.57%) VBScript
4 1 (0.89%) VB
4 1 (0.89%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.89%) Java
Qualifications
1 22 (19.64%) Security Cleared
2 13 (11.61%) DV Cleared
3 9 (8.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (6.25%) MCITP
4 7 (6.25%) Degree
4 7 (6.25%) SC Cleared
4 7 (6.25%) MCSE
4 7 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (4.46%) CCNP
6 4 (3.57%) CCNA
6 4 (3.57%) MCSA
7 3 (2.68%) CCA
7 3 (2.68%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (2.68%) MOS
7 3 (2.68%) MCTS
8 2 (1.79%) MCP
8 2 (1.79%) CCEE
8 2 (1.79%) CCAA
9 1 (0.89%) CCIE
9 1 (0.89%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.68%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (38.39%) Active Directory
2 19 (16.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (13.39%) XenApp
4 12 (10.71%) Hyper-V
4 12 (10.71%) Microsoft App-V
5 11 (9.82%) vSphere
6 10 (8.93%) XenDesktop
7 8 (7.14%) VMware ESX
8 7 (6.25%) Terminal Services
9 5 (4.46%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (2.68%) XenServer
11 2 (1.79%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.89%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.89%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.89%) NDS
Systems Management
1 35 (31.25%) SCCM
2 6 (5.36%) SCOM
2 6 (5.36%) Tivoli
2 6 (5.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 6 (5.36%) NetBackup
2 6 (5.36%) WSUS
3 5 (4.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 5 (4.46%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (3.57%) CA Spectrum
4 4 (3.57%) Backup Exec
5 3 (2.68%) Nagios
6 2 (1.79%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.89%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.89%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.89%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.89%) WMI
Vendors
1 56 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 47 (41.96%) VMware
3 14 (12.50%) SAP
3 14 (12.50%) Cisco
4 12 (10.71%) AppSense
4 12 (10.71%) Remedy
5 10 (8.93%) CheckPoint
6 7 (6.25%) Symantec
6 7 (6.25%) Oracle
7 6 (5.36%) HP
7 6 (5.36%) Dell
8 5 (4.46%) McAfee
9 4 (3.57%) Blue Coat
9 4 (3.57%) IBM
9 4 (3.57%) CA
9 4 (3.57%) Lumension
10 3 (2.68%) NetApp
10 3 (2.68%) JD Edwards
10 3 (2.68%) EMC
10 3 (2.68%) SolarWinds
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