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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 51 52 63
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +11
Contract jobs citing Citrix 83 84 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.39% 3.32% 2.97%
As % of the Vendors category 7.40% 6.67% 5.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 49 39
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£319 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £224 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £303 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 7
Average hourly rate £14.50 £16.63 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.78% +38.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £12.90 £9.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.90 £22.35 £19.43
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +12.50%
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
1121 1260 1638
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 45.85% 49.82% 52.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 520 502 551
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £208 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 50 50
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £37.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 18 September 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 +19 39 £300 -22.07% 11
Slough -1 11 £375 +27.65% 1
Bracknell -6 3 £150 -59.73% 2
Wokingham - 3 £213 -
Maidenhead +2 2 - - 1
Newbury 0 2 £275 -31.25%
Ascot - - - -
Citrix
South East

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 132 (73.74%) Windows
2 73 (40.78%) Active Directory
3 59 (32.96%) Security Cleared
4 54 (30.17%) Windows 7
4 54 (30.17%) VMware
5 52 (29.05%) Microsoft
6 46 (25.70%) DV Cleared
7 43 (24.02%) Windows Server 2008
8 35 (19.55%) XenDesktop
9 34 (18.99%) ITIL
10 33 (18.44%) Windows Server 2003
10 33 (18.44%) Finance
10 33 (18.44%) XenApp
11 30 (16.76%) Cisco
12 29 (16.20%) Linux
13 27 (15.08%) DNS
13 27 (15.08%) Windows Server 2012
14 25 (13.97%) VMware Infrastructure
14 25 (13.97%) WAN
15 24 (13.41%) MS Exchange
15 24 (13.41%) Red Hat
16 22 (12.29%) UNIX
16 22 (12.29%) Microsoft App-V
17 21 (11.73%) SQL
17 21 (11.73%) Windows XP
18 20 (11.17%) LAN
18 20 (11.17%) HP
18 20 (11.17%) Thin Client
18 20 (11.17%) Migration
18 20 (11.17%) Fat Client

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 24 (13.41%) MS Exchange
2 14 (7.82%) IBM Notes
3 13 (7.26%) SharePoint
4 7 (3.91%) Apache
4 7 (3.91%) WebLogic
5 5 (2.79%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (2.79%) SharePoint Server
5 5 (2.79%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (2.79%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (2.23%) Lync
6 4 (2.23%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2000
7 3 (1.68%) IIS
8 1 (0.56%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.56%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.56%) TIBCO EMS
8 1 (0.56%) WorkSite
Applications
1 17 (9.50%) MS Excel
2 12 (6.70%) MS Office
3 3 (1.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (0.56%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.56%) Google Apps
1 1 (0.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (15.08%) DNS
2 25 (13.97%) WAN
3 20 (11.17%) LAN
4 17 (9.50%) NetScaler
5 14 (7.82%) DHCP
6 13 (7.26%) Firewall
7 7 (3.91%) SSL
7 7 (3.91%) SAN
8 6 (3.35%) VPN
8 6 (3.35%) Network Security
9 5 (2.79%) Internet
10 4 (2.23%) LDAP
10 4 (2.23%) VoIP
10 4 (2.23%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (2.23%) TCP/IP
11 3 (1.68%) HTTP
12 2 (1.12%) SSH
12 2 (1.12%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (1.12%) Wireshark
12 2 (1.12%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.26%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.35%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.12%) DB2
4 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (2.79%) WinRunner
1 5 (2.79%) TestDirector
1 5 (2.79%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (1.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.56%) Ant
3 1 (0.56%) Hudson
3 1 (0.56%) Gradle
General
1 33 (18.44%) Finance
2 16 (8.94%) Telecoms
3 11 (6.15%) Banking
4 2 (1.12%) Publishing
4 2 (1.12%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.56%) Law
5 1 (0.56%) Retail
5 1 (0.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (15.08%) Analyst
2 22 (12.29%) Support Engineer
3 13 (7.26%) Desktop Engineer
4 11 (6.15%) Rollout Engineer
4 11 (6.15%) Architect
5 10 (5.59%) Systems Engineer
6 9 (5.03%) Service Desk Analyst
6 9 (5.03%) Windows Support Engineer
7 8 (4.47%) Linux Engineer
7 8 (4.47%) Project Manager
7 8 (4.47%) Test Analyst
7 8 (4.47%) Applications Packager
7 8 (4.47%) Service Analyst
8 7 (3.91%) Desktop Support
8 7 (3.91%) Project Engineer
8 7 (3.91%) Security Engineer
9 6 (3.35%) Technical Manager
9 6 (3.35%) Network Engineer
9 6 (3.35%) Technical Project Manager
9 6 (3.35%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (8.94%) Application Packaging
2 10 (5.59%) SOAP
3 1 (0.56%) XML
3 1 (0.56%) Rendezvous
3 1 (0.56%) Middleware
3 1 (0.56%) OLE
3 1 (0.56%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.17%) Thin Client
1 20 (11.17%) Fat Client
2 10 (5.59%) Mobile App
2 10 (5.59%) Clustering
3 7 (3.91%) Client/Server
4 6 (3.35%) Blackberry
5 4 (2.23%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.23%) iPad
6 3 (1.68%) PKI
6 3 (1.68%) iPhone
7 2 (1.12%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.56%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.56%) Handset
8 1 (0.56%) Replication
8 1 (0.56%) Firmware
8 1 (0.56%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 132 (73.74%) Windows
2 54 (30.17%) Windows 7
3 43 (24.02%) Windows Server 2008
4 33 (18.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 29 (16.20%) Linux
6 27 (15.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 22 (12.29%) UNIX
8 21 (11.73%) Windows XP
9 19 (10.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 14 (7.82%) Solaris
11 12 (6.70%) Windows 8
12 7 (3.91%) AIX
13 4 (2.23%) zOS
14 2 (1.12%) HPUX
14 2 (1.12%) Windows Vista
14 2 (1.12%) Android
15 1 (0.56%) Oracle Linux
15 1 (0.56%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (18.99%) ITIL
2 20 (11.17%) Migration
3 9 (5.03%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (4.47%) Load Balancing
4 8 (4.47%) Service Delivery
4 8 (4.47%) Project Management
5 6 (3.35%) Service Management
5 6 (3.35%) PRINCE2
6 5 (2.79%) Incident Management
6 5 (2.79%) Test Automation
7 4 (2.23%) Investment Management
7 4 (2.23%) Time Management
7 4 (2.23%) Asset Management
7 4 (2.23%) Change Management
7 4 (2.23%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (1.68%) Information Security
8 3 (1.68%) BCP
8 3 (1.68%) Configuration Management
8 3 (1.68%) Change Control
8 3 (1.68%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 21 (11.73%) SQL
2 19 (10.61%) Perl
3 11 (6.15%) PowerShell
4 10 (5.59%) Java
5 8 (4.47%) C
5 8 (4.47%) Bourne shell
5 8 (4.47%) VB
5 8 (4.47%) Korn
6 2 (1.12%) VBScript
7 1 (0.56%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 59 (32.96%) Security Cleared
2 46 (25.70%) DV Cleared
3 14 (7.82%) SC Cleared
3 14 (7.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (6.15%) Citrix Certification
5 9 (5.03%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (5.03%) CCNA
5 9 (5.03%) MCSE
5 9 (5.03%) CCA
5 9 (5.03%) JNCIA
6 8 (4.47%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (3.91%) RHCE
8 6 (3.35%) MCP
8 6 (3.35%) ISEB
9 5 (2.79%) HNC
10 4 (2.23%) Degree
11 3 (1.68%) MCSA
11 3 (1.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.56%) MCDST
12 1 (0.56%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.15%) SLA
2 2 (1.12%) COBIT
3 1 (0.56%) QA
3 1 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 73 (40.78%) Active Directory
2 35 (19.55%) XenDesktop
3 33 (18.44%) XenApp
4 25 (13.97%) VMware Infrastructure
5 22 (12.29%) Microsoft App-V
6 19 (10.61%) NFS
7 15 (8.38%) vSphere
8 14 (7.82%) Hyper-V
9 12 (6.70%) Terminal Services
10 10 (5.59%) VMware ESX
11 8 (4.47%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 7 (3.91%) ProxySG
13 6 (3.35%) Xen
14 4 (2.23%) XenServer
15 3 (1.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 2 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
17 1 (0.56%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 16 (8.94%) SCCM
2 12 (6.70%) NetBackup
3 8 (4.47%) WMI
3 8 (4.47%) SCOM
3 8 (4.47%) Nagios
4 7 (3.91%) McAfee ePO
5 6 (3.35%) Norton AntiVirus
5 6 (3.35%) Netcool
6 5 (2.79%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 5 (2.79%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (2.79%) Backup Exec
7 4 (2.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 3 (1.68%) Nessus
8 3 (1.68%) ARCserve
9 2 (1.12%) WSUS
10 1 (0.56%) Netcool/Webtop
10 1 (0.56%) CA Spectrum
10 1 (0.56%) Netcool/OMNIbus
10 1 (0.56%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.56%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 54 (30.17%) VMware
2 52 (29.05%) Microsoft
3 30 (16.76%) Cisco
4 24 (13.41%) Red Hat
5 20 (11.17%) HP
6 15 (8.38%) Oracle
6 15 (8.38%) AppSense
7 14 (7.82%) Lotus
8 11 (6.15%) CheckPoint
8 11 (6.15%) Symantec
9 10 (5.59%) Redknee
9 10 (5.59%) Lumension
9 10 (5.59%) Juniper
10 9 (5.03%) Veritas
10 9 (5.03%) Sun
10 9 (5.03%) McAfee
11 8 (4.47%) Isilon
11 8 (4.47%) EMC
12 7 (3.91%) Nokia
12 7 (3.91%) Blue Coat
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