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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 53 77 57
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -20
Contract jobs citing Citrix 82 54 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.16% 2.14% 3.01%
As % of the Vendors category 6.55% 4.44% 6.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 32 44
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£363 £319 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.72% -1.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £235 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £423 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
- -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 11
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.20 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.07% +51.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.20 £17.05 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.60 £22.80 £20.07
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +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
1252 1215 1350
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 48.17% 48.16% 49.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 630 597 490
Average daily rate £375 £385 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 47 68
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.40%

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 21 November 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Citrix across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

Citrix Hourly Rate Histogram 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 21 November 2014. 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 +30 36 £400 +37.93% 6
Slough -2 9 £330 -
Bracknell -6 7 £300 -29.41% 3
Newbury +4 5 £205 - 1
Ascot - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Wokingham - - - -
Citrix
South East

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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.

1 112 (62.22%) Windows
2 75 (41.67%) Active Directory
3 66 (36.67%) VMware
4 60 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 52 (28.89%) DV Cleared
5 52 (28.89%) Microsoft
6 48 (26.67%) Windows 7
7 41 (22.78%) Windows Server 2008
8 34 (18.89%) XenApp
8 34 (18.89%) DNS
8 34 (18.89%) Linux
9 33 (18.33%) Windows Server 2012
10 32 (17.78%) Windows Server 2003
11 31 (17.22%) XenDesktop
12 30 (16.67%) MS Exchange
13 29 (16.11%) Cisco
14 28 (15.56%) ITIL
14 28 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
15 27 (15.00%) NetScaler
16 26 (14.44%) Finance
16 26 (14.44%) HP
16 26 (14.44%) Red Hat
17 25 (13.89%) UNIX
18 24 (13.33%) WAN
19 21 (11.67%) LAN
19 21 (11.67%) MS Excel
19 21 (11.67%) Migration
20 20 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
20 20 (11.11%) Internet
21 19 (10.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 30 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 11 (6.11%) Apache
2 11 (6.11%) SharePoint
3 7 (3.89%) WebLogic
3 7 (3.89%) IIS
4 6 (3.33%) IBM Notes
4 6 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (1.67%) Lync
6 3 (1.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.56%) TIBCO EMS
8 1 (0.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 21 (11.67%) MS Excel
2 14 (7.78%) MS Office
3 5 (2.78%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (0.56%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.22%) Office 365
2 1 (0.56%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 34 (18.89%) DNS
2 27 (15.00%) NetScaler
3 24 (13.33%) WAN
4 21 (11.67%) LAN
5 20 (11.11%) Internet
6 18 (10.00%) DHCP
7 14 (7.78%) Firewall
7 14 (7.78%) VLAN
8 13 (7.22%) VPN
9 12 (6.67%) SAN
9 12 (6.67%) Network Security
10 10 (5.56%) TCP/IP
11 8 (4.44%) Intranet
12 7 (3.89%) FTP
13 6 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
13 6 (3.33%) BGP
14 5 (2.78%) IPsec
14 5 (2.78%) Ethernet
14 5 (2.78%) Cisco Nexus
14 5 (2.78%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (9.44%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.33%) DB2
2 6 (3.33%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Ant
1 1 (0.56%) MSI
1 1 (0.56%) Hudson
1 1 (0.56%) Gradle
General
1 26 (14.44%) Finance
2 16 (8.89%) Telecoms
3 10 (5.56%) Banking
4 2 (1.11%) Retail
4 2 (1.11%) Marketing
4 2 (1.11%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.11%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 19 (10.56%) Architect
2 18 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 16 (8.89%) Analyst
4 14 (7.78%) Desktop Engineer
5 13 (7.22%) Security Engineer
5 13 (7.22%) Linux Engineer
6 12 (6.67%) Network Engineer
7 11 (6.11%) Consultant
7 11 (6.11%) Rollout Engineer
8 9 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
8 9 (5.00%) Desktop Support
9 8 (4.44%) Applications Packager
9 8 (4.44%) Administrator
9 8 (4.44%) Network Architect
10 7 (3.89%) Network Security Engineer
10 7 (3.89%) Linux Support
10 7 (3.89%) Linux Support Engineer
11 6 (3.33%) Windows Support Engineer
11 6 (3.33%) Project Manager
11 6 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.11%) Application Packaging
2 8 (4.44%) SOAP
3 5 (2.78%) Regular Expression
4 1 (0.56%) Middleware
4 1 (0.56%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.89%) Thin Client
1 16 (8.89%) Fat Client
2 8 (4.44%) Mobile App
3 4 (2.22%) Blackberry
4 3 (1.67%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.67%) Clustering
4 3 (1.67%) PKI
4 3 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.67%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.11%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 112 (62.22%) Windows
2 48 (26.67%) Windows 7
3 41 (22.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 34 (18.89%) Linux
5 33 (18.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 32 (17.78%) Windows Server 2003
7 25 (13.89%) UNIX
8 19 (10.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (7.78%) Windows XP
10 11 (6.11%) Solaris
11 7 (3.89%) Windows 8
12 5 (2.78%) Oracle Linux
12 5 (2.78%) AIX
12 5 (2.78%) SUSE
13 4 (2.22%) zOS
14 2 (1.11%) Windows Vista
14 2 (1.11%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (15.56%) ITIL
2 21 (11.67%) Migration
3 9 (5.00%) Change Management
3 9 (5.00%) Load Balancing
4 8 (4.44%) Service Delivery
5 7 (3.89%) Incident Management
5 7 (3.89%) Project Management
6 6 (3.33%) Service Management
6 6 (3.33%) Fault Management
6 6 (3.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (3.33%) Time Management
7 4 (2.22%) Investment Management
7 4 (2.22%) Line Management
8 3 (1.67%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (1.67%) PRINCE2
9 2 (1.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (1.11%) WFM
9 2 (1.11%) Customer Engagement
9 2 (1.11%) ITIL V3
9 2 (1.11%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 17 (9.44%) Perl
1 17 (9.44%) SQL
2 10 (5.56%) C
3 9 (5.00%) VB
3 9 (5.00%) Korn
3 9 (5.00%) PowerShell
3 9 (5.00%) Bourne shell
4 8 (4.44%) Java
5 2 (1.11%) VBScript
6 1 (0.56%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 60 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 52 (28.89%) DV Cleared
3 16 (8.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (7.78%) Citrix Certification
5 13 (7.22%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (7.22%) MCSE
6 12 (6.67%) CCNA
7 11 (6.11%) SC Cleared
8 10 (5.56%) CCA
9 9 (5.00%) HNC
10 8 (4.44%) JNCIA
11 6 (3.33%) RHCE
12 4 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (2.22%) MCP
13 3 (1.67%) RHCSA
14 2 (1.11%) CCIA
14 2 (1.11%) CCEE
14 2 (1.11%) MCSA
14 2 (1.11%) PhD
14 2 (1.11%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.33%) SLA
2 5 (2.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.11%) COBIT
4 1 (0.56%) QA
System Software
1 75 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 34 (18.89%) XenApp
3 31 (17.22%) XenDesktop
4 28 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 20 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
6 18 (10.00%) NFS
7 17 (9.44%) Hyper-V
7 17 (9.44%) vSphere
8 9 (5.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 7 (3.89%) VMware ESX
10 6 (3.33%) Xen
11 5 (2.78%) FreeRADIUS
12 4 (2.22%) Firmware
13 3 (1.67%) ProxySG
14 2 (1.11%) Terminal Services
14 2 (1.11%) VMware Workstation
14 2 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
14 2 (1.11%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 16 (8.89%) NetBackup
1 16 (8.89%) SCCM
2 13 (7.22%) Nagios
3 6 (3.33%) CA Spectrum
4 4 (2.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 4 (2.22%) SCOM
5 3 (1.67%) SCVMM
5 3 (1.67%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (1.67%) XenMobile
5 3 (1.67%) Nessus
6 2 (1.11%) WSUS
6 2 (1.11%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.56%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.56%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.56%) EdgeSight
7 1 (0.56%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.56%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.56%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 66 (36.67%) VMware
2 52 (28.89%) Microsoft
3 29 (16.11%) Cisco
4 26 (14.44%) HP
4 26 (14.44%) Red Hat
5 15 (8.33%) Oracle
6 12 (6.67%) Remedy
7 11 (6.11%) Isilon
8 10 (5.56%) AppSense
8 10 (5.56%) Altiris
8 10 (5.56%) Symantec
9 9 (5.00%) CheckPoint
9 9 (5.00%) IBM
9 9 (5.00%) Juniper
9 9 (5.00%) EMC
10 8 (4.44%) CA
10 8 (4.44%) Sun
10 8 (4.44%) Redknee
11 7 (3.89%) Veritas
11 7 (3.89%) F5
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