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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 56 71 61
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -10
Contract jobs citing Citrix 73 59 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.80% 2.28% 2.49%
As % of the Vendors category 5.85% 4.84% 5.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 30 29
Average daily rate
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£350 £253 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.61% -29.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £140 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £400 £467
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £324
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -15.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 6
Average hourly rate - £19.63 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.93% -
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
1247 1220 1048
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 47.81% 47.12% 49.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 608 600 413
Average daily rate £375 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 57 68
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £27.20 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -13.15%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 0 18 £450 +73.07% 10
Bracknell +10 17 £300 -8.81% 4
Slough -12 5 £331 +27.40%
Newbury - 4 £288 - 3
Wokingham - - - - 1
Maidenhead - - - -
Citrix
South East

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 79 (50.32%) Windows
2 65 (41.40%) VMware
3 62 (39.49%) Active Directory
4 44 (28.03%) Security Cleared
5 40 (25.48%) Microsoft
6 39 (24.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 37 (23.57%) DV Cleared
8 36 (22.93%) Windows 7
9 32 (20.38%) VMware Infrastructure
9 32 (20.38%) DNS
10 30 (19.11%) Windows Server 2003
11 29 (18.47%) Linux
12 28 (17.83%) XenApp
13 26 (16.56%) NetScaler
13 26 (16.56%) MS Exchange
14 24 (15.29%) Red Hat
15 23 (14.65%) Cisco
15 23 (14.65%) UNIX
16 22 (14.01%) Windows Server 2012
17 21 (13.38%) HP
17 21 (13.38%) Finance
18 20 (12.74%) Hyper-V
18 20 (12.74%) MS Excel
19 19 (12.10%) Perl
19 19 (12.10%) SQL
19 19 (12.10%) NFS
19 19 (12.10%) Internet
20 18 (11.46%) DHCP
20 18 (11.46%) SCCM
21 17 (10.83%) WAN

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 26 (16.56%) MS Exchange
2 9 (5.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (4.46%) SharePoint
4 6 (3.82%) Apache
5 5 (3.18%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (3.18%) IIS
5 5 (3.18%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (1.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.64%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.64%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.64%) Confluence
8 1 (0.64%) Lync
8 1 (0.64%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 20 (12.74%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.73%) MS Office
3 2 (1.27%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.64%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.91%) Office 365
2 1 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 32 (20.38%) DNS
2 26 (16.56%) NetScaler
3 19 (12.10%) Internet
4 18 (11.46%) DHCP
5 17 (10.83%) WAN
6 15 (9.55%) Network Security
7 14 (8.92%) LAN
7 14 (8.92%) VLAN
8 13 (8.28%) VPN
8 13 (8.28%) SAN
9 12 (7.64%) Firewall
9 12 (7.64%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (6.37%) Cisco Nexus
10 10 (6.37%) TCP/IP
11 8 (5.10%) Intranet
11 8 (5.10%) BGP
11 8 (5.10%) IPsec
12 7 (4.46%) FTP
13 6 (3.82%) VoIP
14 5 (3.18%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.82%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.18%) DB2
3 2 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (1.91%) MSI
2 1 (0.64%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.64%) JIRA
2 1 (0.64%) Subversion
2 1 (0.64%) WinRunner
2 1 (0.64%) TestDirector
2 1 (0.64%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (0.64%) Hudson
2 1 (0.64%) Jenkins
General
1 21 (13.38%) Finance
2 16 (10.19%) Telecoms
2 16 (10.19%) Banking
3 5 (3.18%) Marketing
4 4 (2.55%) Advertising
5 3 (1.91%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.27%) Back Office
7 1 (0.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (14.01%) Support Engineer
2 21 (13.38%) Architect
3 15 (9.55%) Security Engineer
3 15 (9.55%) Network Engineer
4 14 (8.92%) Linux Engineer
4 14 (8.92%) Desktop Engineer
5 9 (5.73%) Network Architect
5 9 (5.73%) Consultant
6 8 (5.10%) Desktop Support
6 8 (5.10%) Analyst
7 7 (4.46%) Linux Support
7 7 (4.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (4.46%) Project Engineer
7 7 (4.46%) 2nd Line Support
7 7 (4.46%) Administrator
7 7 (4.46%) Network Security Engineer
7 7 (4.46%) Linux Support Engineer
8 6 (3.82%) Windows Support Engineer
8 6 (3.82%) Systems Engineer
8 6 (3.82%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.73%) SOAP
2 5 (3.18%) Application Packaging
2 5 (3.18%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.37%) Thin Client
1 10 (6.37%) Fat Client
2 9 (5.73%) Mobile App
3 8 (5.10%) PKI
4 5 (3.18%) Blackberry
5 4 (2.55%) Social Media
6 3 (1.91%) Clustering
6 3 (1.91%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.91%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.64%) CMDB
7 1 (0.64%) Wiki
7 1 (0.64%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 79 (50.32%) Windows
2 39 (24.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 36 (22.93%) Windows 7
4 30 (19.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 29 (18.47%) Linux
6 23 (14.65%) UNIX
7 22 (14.01%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (10.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (5.73%) Solaris
9 9 (5.73%) Windows XP
10 6 (3.82%) Windows 8
10 6 (3.82%) AIX
11 5 (3.18%) SUSE
11 5 (3.18%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.64%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.64%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (10.19%) ITIL
1 16 (10.19%) Migration
2 13 (8.28%) Change Management
3 10 (6.37%) Load Balancing
4 7 (4.46%) Incident Management
4 7 (4.46%) Service Management
5 6 (3.82%) Time Management
5 6 (3.82%) Fault Management
6 4 (2.55%) Network Architecture
6 4 (2.55%) Online Marketing
6 4 (2.55%) Line Management
6 4 (2.55%) B2B
6 4 (2.55%) Service Delivery
6 4 (2.55%) Network Design
6 4 (2.55%) Telemarketing
7 3 (1.91%) Project Management
7 3 (1.91%) Customer Engagement
8 2 (1.27%) Network Management
8 2 (1.27%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (1.27%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 19 (12.10%) Perl
1 19 (12.10%) SQL
2 11 (7.01%) C
2 11 (7.01%) Java
3 9 (5.73%) Korn
3 9 (5.73%) VB
3 9 (5.73%) Bourne shell
4 6 (3.82%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.27%) VBScript
6 1 (0.64%) Ruby
6 1 (0.64%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 44 (28.03%) Security Cleared
2 37 (23.57%) DV Cleared
3 16 (10.19%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (8.28%) MCSE
5 12 (7.64%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (7.01%) Citrix Certification
7 9 (5.73%) CCNA
7 9 (5.73%) HNC
8 8 (5.10%) CCA
8 8 (5.10%) SC Cleared
9 5 (3.18%) JNCIA
10 4 (2.55%) Degree
11 3 (1.91%) MCTS
11 3 (1.91%) MCITP
11 3 (1.91%) RHCE
11 3 (1.91%) MCP
11 3 (1.91%) MCSA
11 3 (1.91%) RHCSA
12 2 (1.27%) PhD
12 2 (1.27%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.28%) SLA
2 5 (3.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.64%) QA
System Software
1 62 (39.49%) Active Directory
2 32 (20.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (17.83%) XenApp
4 20 (12.74%) Hyper-V
5 19 (12.10%) NFS
6 17 (10.83%) XenDesktop
7 11 (7.01%) vSphere
8 8 (5.10%) Microsoft App-V
9 7 (4.46%) Terminal Services
10 5 (3.18%) FreeRADIUS
11 4 (2.55%) Firmware
12 3 (1.91%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 2 (1.27%) XenServer
13 2 (1.27%) VMware ESX
13 2 (1.27%) VMware Workstation
13 2 (1.27%) ProxySG
14 1 (0.64%) Postfix
14 1 (0.64%) Xen
14 1 (0.64%) Samba
14 1 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 18 (11.46%) SCCM
2 16 (10.19%) NetBackup
3 13 (8.28%) Nagios
4 6 (3.82%) CA Spectrum
5 3 (1.91%) SCOM
5 3 (1.91%) SCVMM
5 3 (1.91%) XenMobile
6 1 (0.64%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.64%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.64%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.64%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.64%) Netcool
6 1 (0.64%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (0.64%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.64%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (0.64%) Puppet
6 1 (0.64%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.64%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.64%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 65 (41.40%) VMware
2 40 (25.48%) Microsoft
3 24 (15.29%) Red Hat
4 23 (14.65%) Cisco
5 21 (13.38%) HP
6 13 (8.28%) Dell
6 13 (8.28%) CheckPoint
7 12 (7.64%) Remedy
8 11 (7.01%) AppSense
8 11 (7.01%) Isilon
9 9 (5.73%) Redknee
9 9 (5.73%) EMC
9 9 (5.73%) F5
10 8 (5.10%) Lumension
10 8 (5.10%) Veritas
10 8 (5.10%) Symantec
10 8 (5.10%) Altiris
11 7 (4.46%) Wyse
11 7 (4.46%) Juniper
12 6 (3.82%) CA
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