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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 49 69 58
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -11
Contract jobs citing Citrix 87 60 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.28% 2.33% 2.77%
As % of the Vendors category 6.74% 4.85% 5.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 34 41
Average daily rate
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£375 £263 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £135 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £418 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £290 £326
% change year-on-year
+7.75% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 8
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.60 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.15% +15.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.33 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-1.03% -
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
1291 1236 1218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 48.74% 47.96% 49.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 677 621 470
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 46 76
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £12.40 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £37.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -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 19 December 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
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 19 December 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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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 +17 30 £400 +37.93% 3
Bracknell +1 12 £300 -29.41% 1
Slough -7 8 £325 +26.21% 1
Newbury +5 6 £275 - 1
Wokingham - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Citrix
South East

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 95 (56.21%) Windows
2 67 (39.64%) Active Directory
3 62 (36.69%) VMware
4 53 (31.36%) Security Cleared
5 46 (27.22%) Windows 7
6 45 (26.63%) DV Cleared
7 43 (25.44%) Microsoft
8 41 (24.26%) Windows Server 2008
9 36 (21.30%) DNS
10 32 (18.93%) Linux
10 32 (18.93%) XenApp
11 30 (17.75%) NetScaler
12 29 (17.16%) MS Exchange
13 28 (16.57%) Cisco
13 28 (16.57%) Windows Server 2003
13 28 (16.57%) VMware Infrastructure
13 28 (16.57%) Windows Server 2012
14 26 (15.38%) Red Hat
15 25 (14.79%) UNIX
15 25 (14.79%) Finance
16 24 (14.20%) HP
17 22 (13.02%) XenDesktop
18 21 (12.43%) Hyper-V
18 21 (12.43%) Migration
18 21 (12.43%) MS Excel
19 20 (11.83%) NFS
19 20 (11.83%) WAN
19 20 (11.83%) Internet
20 19 (11.24%) Perl
20 19 (11.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 29 (17.16%) MS Exchange
2 8 (4.73%) SharePoint
2 8 (4.73%) Apache
3 6 (3.55%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (3.55%) IIS
4 4 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (1.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (1.78%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.18%) Lync
6 2 (1.18%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.59%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 21 (12.43%) MS Excel
2 12 (7.10%) MS Office
3 3 (1.78%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.59%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.59%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (0.59%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.78%) Office 365
2 1 (0.59%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 36 (21.30%) DNS
2 30 (17.75%) NetScaler
3 20 (11.83%) WAN
3 20 (11.83%) Internet
4 18 (10.65%) DHCP
5 17 (10.06%) LAN
6 15 (8.88%) VPN
6 15 (8.88%) Firewall
7 14 (8.28%) Network Security
7 14 (8.28%) VLAN
8 12 (7.10%) Cisco ASA
8 12 (7.10%) SAN
9 10 (5.92%) TCP/IP
9 10 (5.92%) Cisco Nexus
10 8 (4.73%) Intranet
11 7 (4.14%) BGP
11 7 (4.14%) FTP
11 7 (4.14%) IPsec
12 5 (2.96%) Ethernet
12 5 (2.96%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.88%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.96%) DB2
3 3 (1.78%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (1.78%) MSI
General
1 25 (14.79%) Finance
2 18 (10.65%) Telecoms
3 15 (8.88%) Banking
4 3 (1.78%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.18%) Back Office
5 2 (1.18%) Retail
5 2 (1.18%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (11.83%) Architect
2 17 (10.06%) Support Engineer
3 16 (9.47%) Desktop Engineer
3 16 (9.47%) Security Engineer
3 16 (9.47%) Network Engineer
4 13 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
5 11 (6.51%) Analyst
5 11 (6.51%) Rollout Engineer
6 10 (5.92%) Consultant
7 9 (5.33%) Systems Engineer
7 9 (5.33%) Network Architect
8 8 (4.73%) Project Engineer
8 8 (4.73%) Desktop Support
8 8 (4.73%) Administrator
9 7 (4.14%) Network Security Engineer
9 7 (4.14%) Linux Support
9 7 (4.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (4.14%) Linux Support Engineer
10 6 (3.55%) Windows Support Engineer
10 6 (3.55%) Citrix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.92%) SOAP
2 7 (4.14%) Application Packaging
3 5 (2.96%) Regular Expression
4 1 (0.59%) Middleware
4 1 (0.59%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.51%) Thin Client
1 11 (6.51%) Fat Client
2 10 (5.92%) Mobile App
3 7 (4.14%) PKI
4 4 (2.37%) Blackberry
5 3 (1.78%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.78%) Clustering
5 3 (1.78%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.18%) iPad
7 1 (0.59%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 95 (56.21%) Windows
2 46 (27.22%) Windows 7
3 41 (24.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 32 (18.93%) Linux
5 28 (16.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 28 (16.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 25 (14.79%) UNIX
7 19 (11.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (8.28%) Windows XP
9 11 (6.51%) Solaris
10 7 (4.14%) Windows 8
11 5 (2.96%) AIX
11 5 (2.96%) SUSE
11 5 (2.96%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (1.18%) Windows Vista
12 2 (1.18%) zOS
13 1 (0.59%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (12.43%) Migration
2 18 (10.65%) ITIL
3 13 (7.69%) Change Management
4 10 (5.92%) Load Balancing
5 7 (4.14%) Incident Management
6 6 (3.55%) Fault Management
6 6 (3.55%) Time Management
6 6 (3.55%) Service Management
7 4 (2.37%) Line Management
7 4 (2.37%) Network Architecture
7 4 (2.37%) Investment Management
7 4 (2.37%) Network Design
7 4 (2.37%) Service Delivery
8 3 (1.78%) Project Management
8 3 (1.78%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (1.18%) Mobile Device Management
9 2 (1.18%) Network Management
9 2 (1.18%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (1.18%) Customer Engagement
9 2 (1.18%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 19 (11.24%) Perl
2 16 (9.47%) SQL
3 10 (5.92%) C
3 10 (5.92%) Java
4 9 (5.33%) Bourne shell
4 9 (5.33%) VB
4 9 (5.33%) Korn
4 9 (5.33%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 53 (31.36%) Security Cleared
2 45 (26.63%) DV Cleared
3 15 (8.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (8.28%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (7.69%) MCSE
5 13 (7.69%) Citrix Certification
6 11 (6.51%) CCNA
6 11 (6.51%) SC Cleared
7 10 (5.92%) CCA
8 9 (5.33%) HNC
9 7 (4.14%) JNCIA
10 5 (2.96%) RHCE
11 4 (2.37%) MCP
12 3 (1.78%) Degree
12 3 (1.78%) RHCSA
13 2 (1.18%) MCTS
13 2 (1.18%) MCITP
13 2 (1.18%) PhD
13 2 (1.18%) CCIE
13 2 (1.18%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.10%) SLA
2 5 (2.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.18%) COBIT
4 1 (0.59%) QA
System Software
1 67 (39.64%) Active Directory
2 32 (18.93%) XenApp
3 28 (16.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (13.02%) XenDesktop
5 21 (12.43%) Hyper-V
6 20 (11.83%) NFS
7 12 (7.10%) Microsoft App-V
7 12 (7.10%) vSphere
8 8 (4.73%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 7 (4.14%) VMware ESX
10 5 (2.96%) FreeRADIUS
11 4 (2.37%) Xen
11 4 (2.37%) Firmware
12 2 (1.18%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (1.18%) ProxySG
12 2 (1.18%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.59%) XenServer
13 1 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 17 (10.06%) SCCM
2 16 (9.47%) NetBackup
3 13 (7.69%) Nagios
4 6 (3.55%) CA Spectrum
5 4 (2.37%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 4 (2.37%) SCOM
6 3 (1.78%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (1.78%) SCVMM
6 3 (1.78%) XenMobile
7 2 (1.18%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (1.18%) Nessus
7 2 (1.18%) WSUS
8 1 (0.59%) Cisco UCCE
8 1 (0.59%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.59%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.59%) EdgeSight
8 1 (0.59%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (0.59%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 62 (36.69%) VMware
2 43 (25.44%) Microsoft
3 28 (16.57%) Cisco
4 26 (15.38%) Red Hat
5 24 (14.20%) HP
6 13 (7.69%) CheckPoint
7 12 (7.10%) Remedy
8 11 (6.51%) Isilon
8 11 (6.51%) AppSense
9 10 (5.92%) Redknee
9 10 (5.92%) Symantec
10 9 (5.33%) F5
10 9 (5.33%) Juniper
10 9 (5.33%) Dell
10 9 (5.33%) EMC
10 9 (5.33%) Altiris
11 8 (4.73%) Oracle
12 7 (4.14%) Veritas
12 7 (4.14%) CA
12 7 (4.14%) Sun