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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 65 45 33
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -12
Contract jobs citing Citrix 55 85 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.27% 3.33% 4.51%
As % of the Vendors category 4.55% 6.89% 8.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 40 39
Average daily rate
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£419 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £127 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £452 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.43 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.33% -8.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
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
1208 1234 1227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 49.81% 48.34% 50.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 601 564 481
Average daily rate £400 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £180 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 43 46
Average hourly rate £21.55 £15.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.03% -27.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £11.25 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £30.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 -9 21 £400 +21.67% 4
Maidenhead +10 7 £450 +114.28% 1
Slough -5 7 £475 +35.71% 1
Bracknell -3 5 £300 - 2
Newbury -1 2 £275 -
Wokingham - 1 - -
Citrix
South East

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 62 (49.21%) Windows
2 60 (47.62%) Microsoft
3 56 (44.44%) VMware
4 35 (27.78%) Security Cleared
4 35 (27.78%) Active Directory
5 28 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
6 27 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 27 (21.43%) MS Excel
7 26 (20.63%) XenApp
8 23 (18.25%) DV Cleared
8 23 (18.25%) SCCM
9 21 (16.67%) MS Exchange
10 20 (15.87%) Dell
10 20 (15.87%) SQL
11 19 (15.08%) AppSense
11 19 (15.08%) XenDesktop
11 19 (15.08%) Hyper-V
12 18 (14.29%) NetScaler
12 18 (14.29%) Telecoms
13 17 (13.49%) Windows Server 2003
13 17 (13.49%) Windows 7
14 16 (12.70%) ITIL
14 16 (12.70%) Cisco
14 16 (12.70%) Firewall
15 14 (11.11%) Wyse
15 14 (11.11%) Finance
15 14 (11.11%) Data Centre
16 13 (10.32%) Migration
16 13 (10.32%) PKI
16 13 (10.32%) Terminal Services

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 21 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 8 (6.35%) SharePoint
3 7 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (4.76%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.38%) IIS
5 3 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.59%) Apache
6 2 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.59%) Confluence
6 2 (1.59%) MediaWiki
7 1 (0.79%) nginx
7 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.79%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 27 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.14%) MS Visio
3 6 (4.76%) MS Office
4 2 (1.59%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (4.76%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.17%) Mimecast
2 1 (0.79%) Office 365
2 1 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (14.29%) NetScaler
2 16 (12.70%) Firewall
3 11 (8.73%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (7.14%) Network Security
4 9 (7.14%) TCP/IP
5 8 (6.35%) SAN
5 8 (6.35%) VoIP
5 8 (6.35%) DNS
5 8 (6.35%) VLAN
6 6 (4.76%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (3.97%) IPsec
7 5 (3.97%) VPN
7 5 (3.97%) OSPF
7 5 (3.97%) BGP
8 4 (3.17%) WAN
9 3 (2.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 3 (2.38%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 3 (2.38%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (2.38%) Wireless
9 3 (2.38%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.35%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.38%) DB2
3 2 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.79%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.79%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (3.17%) Subversion
2 3 (2.38%) SoapUI
2 3 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.38%) MSI
3 2 (1.59%) WinRunner
3 2 (1.59%) TestDirector
3 2 (1.59%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (1.59%) JIRA
3 2 (1.59%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.59%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.59%) Hudson
4 1 (0.79%) Wise Package Studio
4 1 (0.79%) LoadRunner
General
1 18 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 14 (11.11%) Finance
3 7 (5.56%) Banking
4 5 (3.97%) Marketing
4 5 (3.97%) Advertising
5 3 (2.38%) Retail
6 2 (1.59%) Publishing
6 2 (1.59%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.59%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.59%) German Language
Job Titles
1 12 (9.52%) Desktop Engineer
2 11 (8.73%) Consultant
3 10 (7.94%) Analyst
3 10 (7.94%) Security Engineer
4 8 (6.35%) Project Manager
4 8 (6.35%) Server Engineer
5 7 (5.56%) Technical Manager
5 7 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
5 7 (5.56%) Support Engineer
5 7 (5.56%) Architect
6 5 (3.97%) Designer
6 5 (3.97%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (3.97%) Marketing Manager
6 5 (3.97%) Solutions Designer
6 5 (3.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (3.97%) Network Engineer
7 4 (3.17%) Desktop Support
7 4 (3.17%) Test Analyst
7 4 (3.17%) Design Engineer
7 4 (3.17%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.14%) Application Packaging
2 6 (4.76%) SOAP
3 5 (3.97%) XML
4 4 (3.17%) REST
5 3 (2.38%) WCF
5 3 (2.38%) .NET
5 3 (2.38%) XSD
6 1 (0.79%) LAMP
6 1 (0.79%) COM
6 1 (0.79%) HTML
6 1 (0.79%) XSL
6 1 (0.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 13 (10.32%) PKI
3 7 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.76%) AS400
5 5 (3.97%) Social Media
5 5 (3.97%) iSeries
6 4 (3.17%) Mainframe
7 3 (2.38%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.38%) Fat Client
7 3 (2.38%) Clustering
7 3 (2.38%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.59%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.59%) PDA
8 2 (1.59%) Wiki
8 2 (1.59%) FMCG
8 2 (1.59%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.59%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.79%) CMDB
9 1 (0.79%) IVR
9 1 (0.79%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 62 (49.21%) Windows
2 27 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (13.49%) Windows Server 2003
3 17 (13.49%) Windows 7
4 12 (9.52%) Linux
5 10 (7.94%) UNIX
6 8 (6.35%) AIX
6 8 (6.35%) Windows 8
7 7 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (3.17%) zOS
8 4 (3.17%) Windows XP
9 3 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (2.38%) Solaris
10 2 (1.59%) CentOS
11 1 (0.79%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.79%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (12.70%) ITIL
2 13 (10.32%) Migration
2 13 (10.32%) Project Management
3 10 (7.94%) Change Management
4 7 (5.56%) PRINCE2
5 6 (4.76%) Test Scripting
5 6 (4.76%) Matrix Management
6 5 (3.97%) Online Marketing
6 5 (3.97%) Project Planning
6 5 (3.97%) Telemarketing
6 5 (3.97%) B2B
6 5 (3.97%) SOA
7 4 (3.17%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (3.17%) Network Design
7 4 (3.17%) Load Balancing
7 4 (3.17%) Resource Management
7 4 (3.17%) Time Management
7 4 (3.17%) Network Architecture
7 4 (3.17%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (2.38%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (15.87%) SQL
2 6 (4.76%) Java
3 5 (3.97%) Perl
4 4 (3.17%) VBScript
5 3 (2.38%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.59%) Ruby
6 2 (1.59%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.79%) XPath
7 1 (0.79%) PHP
7 1 (0.79%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.79%) C
Qualifications
1 35 (27.78%) Security Cleared
2 23 (18.25%) DV Cleared
3 12 (9.52%) SC Cleared
4 7 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (4.76%) MCSE
5 6 (4.76%) MCITP
6 5 (3.97%) Degree
7 3 (2.38%) MCSA
7 3 (2.38%) CCIE
7 3 (2.38%) CCNP
7 3 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.59%) CCNA
8 2 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (1.59%) CCA
8 2 (1.59%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (1.59%) MCP
8 2 (1.59%) MCTS
9 1 (0.79%) CCEE
9 1 (0.79%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.79%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 28 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (20.63%) XenApp
4 19 (15.08%) XenDesktop
4 19 (15.08%) Hyper-V
5 13 (10.32%) Terminal Services
6 8 (6.35%) Microsoft App-V
6 8 (6.35%) XenServer
7 6 (4.76%) vSphere
8 3 (2.38%) VMware ESX
8 3 (2.38%) NFS
9 2 (1.59%) Terminal Server
9 2 (1.59%) ISA Server
9 2 (1.59%) Samba
9 2 (1.59%) Postfix
9 2 (1.59%) iptables
10 1 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.79%) NDS
Systems Management
1 23 (18.25%) SCCM
2 4 (3.17%) Tivoli
3 3 (2.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (2.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (2.38%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (2.38%) Netcool
3 3 (2.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (1.59%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.59%) WSUS
4 2 (1.59%) ZABBIX
4 2 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.59%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (1.59%) HP SIM
4 2 (1.59%) Puppet
5 1 (0.79%) Salt
5 1 (0.79%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.79%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 1 (0.79%) SCOM
5 1 (0.79%) WMI
Vendors
1 60 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 56 (44.44%) VMware
3 20 (15.87%) Dell
4 19 (15.08%) AppSense
5 16 (12.70%) Cisco
6 14 (11.11%) Wyse
7 12 (9.52%) Symantec
7 12 (9.52%) Lumension
8 10 (7.94%) Oracle
8 10 (7.94%) HP
9 9 (7.14%) CheckPoint
10 6 (4.76%) IBM
10 6 (4.76%) SAP
10 6 (4.76%) Blue Coat
10 6 (4.76%) SolarWinds
11 5 (3.97%) NetApp
11 5 (3.97%) Red Hat
12 4 (3.17%) McAfee
12 4 (3.17%) Veeam
12 4 (3.17%) Infoblox
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