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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 72 66 55
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -11
Contract jobs citing Citrix 65 64 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.31% 2.35% 2.88%
As % of the Vendors category 4.81% 4.71% 6.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 37 33
Average daily rate
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£425 £255 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -29.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £141 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £400 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £300 £309
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -2.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £24.69 £51.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -51.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.07 £16.13 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-0.34% +7.50%
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
1351 1360 1019
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 48.06% 49.96% 46.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 640 649 372
Average daily rate £398 £375 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £487
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 74 75
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -13.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.07 £13.25 £12.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £30.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.50 £18.90
% change year-on-year
-0.57% -7.40%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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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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 -8 15 £400 +53.84% 6
Bracknell +4 12 £375 +1.28% 7
Newbury 0 6 £475 +216.66% 1
Slough -8 6 £369 +41.82% 2
Windsor - - - -
Maidenhead - - - - 2
Citrix
South East

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 73 (48.03%) VMware
2 66 (43.42%) Windows
3 53 (34.87%) Microsoft
4 42 (27.63%) Active Directory
5 39 (25.66%) Security Cleared
6 36 (23.68%) VMware Infrastructure
7 31 (20.39%) DV Cleared
7 31 (20.39%) Windows Server 2008
8 28 (18.42%) XenApp
9 26 (17.11%) NetScaler
10 25 (16.45%) MS Excel
11 23 (15.13%) Windows Server 2003
11 23 (15.13%) Hyper-V
11 23 (15.13%) Windows 7
12 22 (14.47%) SQL
13 21 (13.82%) Cisco
13 21 (13.82%) Telecoms
14 20 (13.16%) Linux
15 19 (12.50%) DNS
15 19 (12.50%) Dell
15 19 (12.50%) MS Exchange
15 19 (12.50%) XenDesktop
16 18 (11.84%) SCCM
16 18 (11.84%) HP
16 18 (11.84%) ITIL
17 17 (11.18%) Internet
18 16 (10.53%) Red Hat
18 16 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
19 15 (9.87%) UNIX
19 15 (9.87%) WAN

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 19 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 10 (6.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (4.61%) IIS
4 6 (3.95%) Apache
5 5 (3.29%) SharePoint
5 5 (3.29%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (3.29%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (1.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.32%) MediaWiki
7 2 (1.32%) Confluence
8 1 (0.66%) Lync
8 1 (0.66%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.66%) nginx
Applications
1 25 (16.45%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.92%) MS Office
3 3 (1.97%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.66%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.97%) Office 365
2 1 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 26 (17.11%) NetScaler
2 19 (12.50%) DNS
3 17 (11.18%) Internet
4 15 (9.87%) WAN
5 14 (9.21%) LAN
5 14 (9.21%) Network Security
6 13 (8.55%) Cisco ASA
6 13 (8.55%) VLAN
6 13 (8.55%) VPN
7 12 (7.89%) Firewall
8 10 (6.58%) SAN
9 9 (5.92%) BGP
9 9 (5.92%) IPsec
9 9 (5.92%) Cisco Nexus
10 8 (5.26%) Intranet
10 8 (5.26%) TCP/IP
10 8 (5.26%) VoIP
10 8 (5.26%) DHCP
11 6 (3.95%) FTP
12 5 (3.29%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.95%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.63%) DB2
3 2 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.66%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.66%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (1.97%) MSI
2 2 (1.32%) Subversion
2 2 (1.32%) JIRA
2 2 (1.32%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.32%) Hudson
2 2 (1.32%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.32%) WinRunner
2 2 (1.32%) TestDirector
2 2 (1.32%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 21 (13.82%) Telecoms
2 14 (9.21%) Finance
3 12 (7.89%) Banking
4 6 (3.95%) Marketing
5 5 (3.29%) Advertising
6 3 (1.97%) Retail
7 2 (1.32%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.32%) Back Office
7 2 (1.32%) German Language
8 1 (0.66%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.66%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (15.79%) Architect
2 19 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 15 (9.87%) Desktop Engineer
3 15 (9.87%) Security Engineer
4 13 (8.55%) Network Engineer
4 13 (8.55%) Consultant
5 11 (7.24%) Network Architect
6 9 (5.92%) Analyst
7 8 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
8 7 (4.61%) Project Manager
8 7 (4.61%) Desktop Support
8 7 (4.61%) 2nd Line Support
9 6 (3.95%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (3.95%) Server Engineer
10 5 (3.29%) Linux Support
10 5 (3.29%) Marketing Manager
10 5 (3.29%) Network Security Engineer
10 5 (3.29%) Administrator
10 5 (3.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (3.29%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.61%) SOAP
2 5 (3.29%) Application Packaging
3 4 (2.63%) Regular Expression
4 3 (1.97%) .NET
5 2 (1.32%) XML
6 1 (0.66%) XSL
6 1 (0.66%) LAMP
6 1 (0.66%) COM
6 1 (0.66%) Web Services
6 1 (0.66%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.24%) PKI
2 9 (5.92%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.61%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.29%) Social Media
4 5 (3.29%) Blackberry
4 5 (3.29%) Clustering
5 3 (1.97%) Thin Client
5 3 (1.97%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.97%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.32%) FMCG
6 2 (1.32%) PDA
6 2 (1.32%) Wiki
7 1 (0.66%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 66 (43.42%) Windows
2 31 (20.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (15.13%) Windows 7
3 23 (15.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (13.16%) Linux
5 16 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (9.87%) UNIX
7 11 (7.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (5.92%) Windows 8
9 7 (4.61%) Solaris
10 6 (3.95%) AIX
11 4 (2.63%) SUSE
11 4 (2.63%) Oracle Linux
11 4 (2.63%) Windows XP
12 2 (1.32%) CentOS
13 1 (0.66%) Debian
13 1 (0.66%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (11.84%) ITIL
2 12 (7.89%) Change Management
3 11 (7.24%) Migration
4 8 (5.26%) Project Management
4 8 (5.26%) Load Balancing
5 6 (3.95%) Service Management
6 5 (3.29%) B2B
6 5 (3.29%) PRINCE2
6 5 (3.29%) Incident Management
6 5 (3.29%) Telemarketing
6 5 (3.29%) Fault Management
6 5 (3.29%) Online Marketing
7 4 (2.63%) Network Architecture
7 4 (2.63%) Service Delivery
7 4 (2.63%) Network Design
8 3 (1.97%) E-Commerce
8 3 (1.97%) Test Scripting
8 3 (1.97%) Time Management
8 3 (1.97%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (1.97%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (14.47%) SQL
2 12 (7.89%) Perl
3 10 (6.58%) Java
4 5 (3.29%) C
5 3 (1.97%) Korn
5 3 (1.97%) PowerShell
5 3 (1.97%) Bourne shell
5 3 (1.97%) VB
6 2 (1.32%) Ruby
6 2 (1.32%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.66%) XPath
7 1 (0.66%) VBScript
7 1 (0.66%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.66%) PHP
Qualifications
1 39 (25.66%) Security Cleared
2 31 (20.39%) DV Cleared
3 12 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (6.58%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (5.92%) MCSE
5 9 (5.92%) SC Cleared
6 6 (3.95%) CCNA
7 5 (3.29%) HNC
7 5 (3.29%) Citrix Certification
7 5 (3.29%) Degree
8 4 (2.63%) MCTS
8 4 (2.63%) MCITP
8 4 (2.63%) MCSA
9 3 (1.97%) MCP
9 3 (1.97%) CCIE
9 3 (1.97%) CCA
9 3 (1.97%) RHCSA
10 2 (1.32%) VCP4
10 2 (1.32%) JNCIA
10 2 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.89%) SLA
2 4 (2.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.66%) QA
System Software
1 42 (27.63%) Active Directory
2 36 (23.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (18.42%) XenApp
4 23 (15.13%) Hyper-V
5 19 (12.50%) XenDesktop
6 10 (6.58%) NFS
7 9 (5.92%) vSphere
8 8 (5.26%) Terminal Services
9 6 (3.95%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (3.29%) XenServer
11 4 (2.63%) FreeRADIUS
12 3 (1.97%) Firmware
13 2 (1.32%) Samba
13 2 (1.32%) VMware Workstation
13 2 (1.32%) Postfix
14 1 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
14 1 (0.66%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 1 (0.66%) VMware ESX
14 1 (0.66%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 18 (11.84%) SCCM
2 9 (5.92%) NetBackup
3 7 (4.61%) Nagios
4 5 (3.29%) CA Spectrum
5 3 (1.97%) XenMobile
5 3 (1.97%) Netcool
5 3 (1.97%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 3 (1.97%) SCVMM
6 2 (1.32%) ZABBIX
6 2 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (1.32%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (1.32%) Puppet
6 2 (1.32%) SCOM
7 1 (0.66%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.66%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.66%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.66%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.66%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 1 (0.66%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 73 (48.03%) VMware
2 53 (34.87%) Microsoft
3 21 (13.82%) Cisco
4 19 (12.50%) Dell
5 18 (11.84%) HP
6 16 (10.53%) Red Hat
7 14 (9.21%) Symantec
8 13 (8.55%) AppSense
9 11 (7.24%) Remedy
9 11 (7.24%) Wyse
9 11 (7.24%) Oracle
10 10 (6.58%) CheckPoint
10 10 (6.58%) F5
10 10 (6.58%) Lumension
11 7 (4.61%) Veritas
11 7 (4.61%) Redknee
12 6 (3.95%) IBM
13 5 (3.29%) NetApp
13 5 (3.29%) Juniper
13 5 (3.29%) CA
Bracknell
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Newbury
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £18.00 - £19.00 per hour + £18.50 Per Hour
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 18 days ago