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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 72 42 31
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -11
Contract jobs citing Citrix 52 99 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.03% 3.94% 5.03%
As % of the Vendors category 3.93% 8.34% 10.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 46 60
Average daily rate
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£350 £323 £342
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.52% -5.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £193 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -29.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.60 £13.30 £19.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.40 £17.99 £25.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.85%
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
1324 1187 1176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 51.64% 47.25% 48.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 672 522 438
Average daily rate £375 £351 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 36 48
Average hourly rate £21.55 £18.36 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.37% -21.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £30.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%

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 July 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 July 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 -17 19 £450 +41.73% 5
Slough -1 11 £488 +39.28% 1
Bracknell +3 8 £300 +100.00% 1
Maidenhead +2 5 £363 +51.04%
Newbury -6 2 £240 -12.72%
Wokingham +2 1 - -
Citrix
South East

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 71 (61.21%) Windows
2 59 (50.86%) Microsoft
3 47 (40.52%) VMware
4 35 (30.17%) Active Directory
5 28 (24.14%) SCCM
6 26 (22.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (22.41%) Windows 7
6 26 (22.41%) MS Excel
7 25 (21.55%) Security Cleared
8 24 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
8 24 (20.69%) ITIL
9 20 (17.24%) MS Exchange
10 18 (15.52%) Firewall
10 18 (15.52%) XenApp
11 17 (14.66%) Telecoms
11 17 (14.66%) Linux
12 16 (13.79%) Cisco
13 15 (12.93%) DV Cleared
14 14 (12.07%) UNIX
14 14 (12.07%) Project Management
15 13 (11.21%) Symantec
15 13 (11.21%) SAP
15 13 (11.21%) Finance
15 13 (11.21%) Migration
15 13 (11.21%) Hyper-V
15 13 (11.21%) XenDesktop
16 12 (10.34%) NetScaler
16 12 (10.34%) AIX
16 12 (10.34%) TCP/IP
16 12 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 20 (17.24%) MS Exchange
2 11 (9.48%) WebSphere
2 11 (9.48%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.59%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (2.59%) IIS
4 2 (1.72%) Lync
4 2 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.86%) MediaWiki
5 1 (0.86%) nginx
5 1 (0.86%) Confluence
5 1 (0.86%) Apache
5 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 26 (22.41%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.76%) MS Visio
3 8 (6.90%) MS Office
4 2 (1.72%) MS Project
4 2 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (9.48%) Maximo
2 2 (1.72%) SAP CCM
2 2 (1.72%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.45%) Mimecast
2 3 (2.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (15.52%) Firewall
2 12 (10.34%) NetScaler
2 12 (10.34%) TCP/IP
3 11 (9.48%) SAN
4 9 (7.76%) VLAN
5 8 (6.90%) DNS
6 7 (6.03%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (5.17%) Network Security
7 6 (5.17%) WAN
8 5 (4.31%) LAN
9 4 (3.45%) OSPF
9 4 (3.45%) BGP
10 3 (2.59%) Internet
10 3 (2.59%) MPLS
10 3 (2.59%) VPN
10 3 (2.59%) DHCP
10 3 (2.59%) Wireless
10 3 (2.59%) IPsec
11 2 (1.72%) DAB
11 2 (1.72%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.62%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.31%) DB2
3 1 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.86%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (2.59%) Subversion
1 3 (2.59%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (2.59%) SoapUI
2 1 (0.86%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.86%) Wise Package Studio
2 1 (0.86%) Hudson
2 1 (0.86%) JIRA
2 1 (0.86%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.86%) WinRunner
2 1 (0.86%) TestDirector
2 1 (0.86%) HP UFT
2 1 (0.86%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.86%) MSI
General
1 17 (14.66%) Telecoms
2 13 (11.21%) Finance
3 3 (2.59%) Retail
4 2 (1.72%) Marketing
4 2 (1.72%) German Language
4 2 (1.72%) Advertising
4 2 (1.72%) Publishing
4 2 (1.72%) Banking
5 1 (0.86%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.86%) Local Government
5 1 (0.86%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 12 (10.34%) Analyst
1 12 (10.34%) Consultant
2 8 (6.90%) Desktop Engineer
2 8 (6.90%) Technical Manager
3 7 (6.03%) Desktop Support
3 7 (6.03%) Architect
4 6 (5.17%) Project Manager
4 6 (5.17%) Solutions Designer
4 6 (5.17%) Designer
5 5 (4.31%) Support Engineer
5 5 (4.31%) Security Engineer
6 4 (3.45%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (3.45%) Server Engineer
6 4 (3.45%) Security Consultant
6 4 (3.45%) Technical Architect
6 4 (3.45%) Service Analyst
6 4 (3.45%) Software Manager
7 3 (2.59%) Build Engineer
7 3 (2.59%) Lead Designer
7 3 (2.59%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.90%) Application Packaging
2 5 (4.31%) XML
3 4 (3.45%) SOAP
3 4 (3.45%) REST
4 3 (2.59%) WCF
4 3 (2.59%) .NET
4 3 (2.59%) XSD
5 1 (0.86%) XSL
5 1 (0.86%) LAMP
5 1 (0.86%) COM
5 1 (0.86%) Web Services
5 1 (0.86%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.48%) AS400
2 10 (8.62%) iSeries
3 9 (7.76%) Data Centre
4 7 (6.03%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (5.17%) Mainframe
6 5 (4.31%) Blackberry
7 4 (3.45%) PKI
8 3 (2.59%) Thin Client
8 3 (2.59%) Fat Client
9 2 (1.72%) Visualisation
9 2 (1.72%) Social Media
9 2 (1.72%) Clustering
9 2 (1.72%) IVR
9 2 (1.72%) EMC VNX
9 2 (1.72%) Wiki
10 1 (0.86%) PDA
10 1 (0.86%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.86%) HP Storage
10 1 (0.86%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.86%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 71 (61.21%) Windows
2 26 (22.41%) Windows Server 2008
2 26 (22.41%) Windows 7
3 17 (14.66%) Linux
4 14 (12.07%) UNIX
5 12 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (10.34%) AIX
6 9 (7.76%) Windows 8
7 6 (5.17%) zOS
8 5 (4.31%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (4.31%) Solaris
9 2 (1.72%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.86%) Debian
10 1 (0.86%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.86%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.86%) CentOS
10 1 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (20.69%) ITIL
2 14 (12.07%) Project Management
3 13 (11.21%) Migration
4 8 (6.90%) PRINCE2
5 7 (6.03%) Change Management
5 7 (6.03%) Matrix Management
6 6 (5.17%) Service Management
6 6 (5.17%) Project Planning
7 5 (4.31%) Test Scripting
7 5 (4.31%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (4.31%) SOA
8 4 (3.45%) Time Management
8 4 (3.45%) Resource Management
8 4 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (3.45%) Change Control
9 3 (2.59%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (2.59%) Integration Testing
9 3 (2.59%) Data Migration
9 3 (2.59%) Line Management
9 3 (2.59%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (9.48%) SQL
2 5 (4.31%) VBScript
3 4 (3.45%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.72%) Java
4 2 (1.72%) Perl
5 1 (0.86%) PHP
5 1 (0.86%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.86%) VB
5 1 (0.86%) Ruby
5 1 (0.86%) XPath
5 1 (0.86%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 25 (21.55%) Security Cleared
2 15 (12.93%) DV Cleared
3 9 (7.76%) SC Cleared
4 7 (6.03%) MCSE
4 7 (6.03%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (6.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (6.03%) MCITP
5 5 (4.31%) Degree
6 4 (3.45%) MCSA
6 4 (3.45%) CCNP
7 3 (2.59%) CCNA
7 3 (2.59%) MCTS
7 3 (2.59%) CCA
7 3 (2.59%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (1.72%) MCP
8 2 (1.72%) MOS
8 2 (1.72%) CCIE
8 2 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.72%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.72%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (30.17%) Active Directory
2 24 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (15.52%) XenApp
4 13 (11.21%) Hyper-V
4 13 (11.21%) XenDesktop
5 10 (8.62%) Microsoft App-V
6 9 (7.76%) vSphere
7 8 (6.90%) Terminal Services
8 7 (6.03%) XenServer
9 4 (3.45%) VMware ESX
10 3 (2.59%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (1.72%) ISA Server
11 2 (1.72%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.86%) NFS
12 1 (0.86%) NDS
12 1 (0.86%) Samba
12 1 (0.86%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.86%) iptables
12 1 (0.86%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 28 (24.14%) SCCM
2 6 (5.17%) Tivoli
2 6 (5.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (4.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 5 (4.31%) NetBackup
3 5 (4.31%) SCOM
4 4 (3.45%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (3.45%) WSUS
5 3 (2.59%) CA Spectrum
6 2 (1.72%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.72%) Netcool
6 2 (1.72%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 2 (1.72%) Nagios
6 2 (1.72%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.86%) Puppet
7 1 (0.86%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.86%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.86%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.86%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 59 (50.86%) Microsoft
2 47 (40.52%) VMware
3 16 (13.79%) Cisco
4 13 (11.21%) SAP
4 13 (11.21%) Symantec
5 11 (9.48%) AppSense
5 11 (9.48%) Oracle
6 10 (8.62%) HP
6 10 (8.62%) Dell
7 8 (6.90%) CheckPoint
8 7 (6.03%) Remedy
9 6 (5.17%) IBM
9 6 (5.17%) Lumension
10 5 (4.31%) NetApp
10 5 (4.31%) McAfee
10 5 (4.31%) Wyse
11 4 (3.45%) Veeam
11 4 (3.45%) 3PAR
11 4 (3.45%) Varonis
11 4 (3.45%) Zerto
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