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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix
Rank 79 58 60
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +2
Contract jobs citing Citrix 43 71 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.69% 2.63% 2.76%
As % of the Vendors category 3.43% 5.49% 5.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 33 34
Average daily rate £320 £400 £258
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +55.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £532 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £348 £300
% change year-on-year
-6.53% +15.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £32.50 - £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.93 £16.38
% change year-on-year
+8.32% -2.74%
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
1253 1294 1302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 49.23% 47.87% 49.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 620 622 613
Average daily rate £380 £388 £386
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +0.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £233 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 39 67
Average hourly rate £27.94 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.33% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £12.10 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £47.50 £29.16
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+23.56% +5.45%

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +4 23 £300 -33.33% 9
Slough +10 9 £336 -8.81% 3
Wokingham - 3 £325 - 2
Newbury +5 2 - -
Windsor - 1 £365 -
Citrix
South East

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 85 (85.86%) Windows
2 67 (67.68%) Active Directory
3 58 (58.59%) VMware
4 45 (45.45%) Microsoft
5 37 (37.37%) Windows Server
6 36 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 26 (26.26%) DNS
8 25 (25.25%) DHCP
9 24 (24.24%) XenApp
10 22 (22.22%) Windows 7
11 21 (21.21%) SCCM
11 21 (21.21%) Windows Server 2003
12 20 (20.20%) Unix
12 20 (20.20%) Windows Server 2012
13 19 (19.19%) ITIL
13 19 (19.19%) VMware Infrastructure
14 15 (15.15%) Linux
14 15 (15.15%) MS Excel
14 15 (15.15%) Cisco
14 15 (15.15%) Remedy
15 14 (14.14%) HP
15 14 (14.14%) SQL Server
16 13 (13.13%) SQL
16 13 (13.13%) Microsoft Certification
16 13 (13.13%) VMware ESX
17 12 (12.12%) TCP/IP
17 12 (12.12%) Degree
18 10 (10.10%) WSUS
18 10 (10.10%) vSphere
18 10 (10.10%) SLA

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 10 (10.10%) MS Exchange
2 7 (7.07%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (6.06%) IIS
4 5 (5.05%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.01%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.01%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (15.15%) MS Excel
2 10 (10.10%) MS Office
3 3 (3.03%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Maximo
1 1 (1.01%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.01%) SAP CCM
1 1 (1.01%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.09%) Office 365
2 4 (4.04%) IaaS
3 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.01%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (26.26%) DNS
2 25 (25.25%) DHCP
3 12 (12.12%) TCP/IP
4 7 (7.07%) Firewall
5 6 (6.06%) LAN
6 5 (5.05%) NetScaler
6 5 (5.05%) WAN
7 4 (4.04%) iSCSI
7 4 (4.04%) VLAN
7 4 (4.04%) VPN
8 3 (3.03%) ATM
8 3 (3.03%) MPLS
8 3 (3.03%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (3.03%) Unified Communications
9 2 (2.02%) Network Security
9 2 (2.02%) SAN
9 2 (2.02%) Wireshark
10 1 (1.01%) Internet
10 1 (1.01%) IPv4
10 1 (1.01%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.14%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.08%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (8.08%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 8 (8.08%) Telecoms
2 7 (7.07%) Finance
3 3 (3.03%) Publishing
4 2 (2.02%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.01%) German Language
Job Titles
1 21 (21.21%) Support Engineer
2 14 (14.14%) Windows Engineer
3 12 (12.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
4 9 (9.09%) Analyst
5 8 (8.08%) Architect
5 8 (8.08%) Desktop Support
5 8 (8.08%) Windows Support Engineer
6 7 (7.07%) VMware Engineer
7 6 (6.06%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 6 (6.06%) Active Directory Engineer
7 6 (6.06%) Administrator
7 6 (6.06%) Consultant
7 6 (6.06%) Exchange Engineer
7 6 (6.06%) IT Support
8 5 (5.05%) IT Support Engineer
8 5 (5.05%) Linux Engineer
8 5 (5.05%) Linux Support
8 5 (5.05%) Windows Administrator
8 5 (5.05%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.05%) Web Services
2 1 (1.01%) .NET
2 1 (1.01%) Middleware
2 1 (1.01%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 7 (7.07%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.06%) Blackberry
3 6 (6.06%) Clustering
4 5 (5.05%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (3.03%) Driving Licence
5 3 (3.03%) VCE vBlock
6 2 (2.02%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.01%) AS400
7 1 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.01%) HP Storage
7 1 (1.01%) iSeries
7 1 (1.01%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 85 (85.86%) Windows
2 37 (37.37%) Windows Server
3 36 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (22.22%) Windows 7
5 21 (21.21%) Windows Server 2003
6 20 (20.20%) Unix
6 20 (20.20%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (15.15%) Linux
8 5 (5.05%) Windows 8
9 4 (4.04%) AIX
9 4 (4.04%) SUSE
9 4 (4.04%) Windows XP
10 3 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (3.03%) Solaris
10 3 (3.03%) Windows 10
11 1 (1.01%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.01%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (19.19%) ITIL
2 10 (10.10%) Change Management
2 10 (10.10%) Project Management
3 8 (8.08%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (7.07%) Data Management
4 7 (7.07%) Portfolio Management
5 6 (6.06%) Configuration Management
5 6 (6.06%) Customer Engagement
5 6 (6.06%) Incident Management
5 6 (6.06%) Migration
5 6 (6.06%) Problem Management
6 5 (5.05%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (4.04%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (4.04%) Service Management
8 3 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (3.03%) Patch Management
8 3 (3.03%) Presales
8 3 (3.03%) Resource Management
8 3 (3.03%) Security Patching
8 3 (3.03%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 13 (13.13%) SQL
2 3 (3.03%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.01%) Java
3 1 (1.01%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.01%) VB
3 1 (1.01%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (13.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (12.12%) Degree
3 9 (9.09%) Security Cleared
4 8 (8.08%) CCNA
4 8 (8.08%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (7.07%) MCSE
6 6 (6.06%) SC Cleared
7 5 (5.05%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (4.04%) CCA
8 4 (4.04%) DV Cleared
8 4 (4.04%) HNC
8 4 (4.04%) MCITP
8 4 (4.04%) MCTS
8 4 (4.04%) RHCSA
9 3 (3.03%) DBS Check
9 3 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (2.02%) A+ Certification
10 2 (2.02%) CompTIA Security+
10 2 (2.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (2.02%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.10%) SLA
2 1 (1.01%) QA
System Software
1 67 (67.68%) Active Directory
2 24 (24.24%) XenApp
3 19 (19.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (13.13%) VMware ESX
5 10 (10.10%) vSphere
6 7 (7.07%) XenDesktop
7 6 (6.06%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (5.05%) BitLocker
8 5 (5.05%) Hyper-V
8 5 (5.05%) Terminal Server
8 5 (5.05%) XenServer
9 4 (4.04%) Terminal Services
10 3 (3.03%) Forefront TMG
10 3 (3.03%) ISA Server
11 2 (2.02%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (2.02%) VMware Server
11 2 (2.02%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (1.01%) NFS
Systems Management
1 21 (21.21%) SCCM
2 10 (10.10%) WSUS
3 8 (8.08%) NetBackup
4 7 (7.07%) Backup Exec
5 5 (5.05%) Nagios
5 5 (5.05%) SCOM
6 4 (4.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (3.03%) HP Data Protector
7 3 (3.03%) Tivoli
7 3 (3.03%) vRealize
8 2 (2.02%) EdgeSight
8 2 (2.02%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (2.02%) ServiceCenter
9 1 (1.01%) CA Spectrum
9 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (1.01%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 58 (58.59%) VMware
2 45 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 15 (15.15%) Cisco
3 15 (15.15%) Remedy
4 14 (14.14%) HP
5 6 (6.06%) Altiris
5 6 (6.06%) NetApp
5 6 (6.06%) Oracle
6 5 (5.05%) AppSense
6 5 (5.05%) Red Hat
7 4 (4.04%) Dell
7 4 (4.04%) Juniper
7 4 (4.04%) Symantec
8 3 (3.03%) IBM
8 3 (3.03%) ServiceNow
9 2 (2.02%) SAP
9 2 (2.02%) Veritas
10 1 (1.01%) Avaya
10 1 (1.01%) EMC
10 1 (1.01%) JD Edwards
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 6 days ago