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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 68 60 52
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -8
Contract jobs citing Citrix 64 71 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.27% 2.63% 3.26%
As % of the Vendors category 4.65% 5.29% 6.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 34 33
Average daily rate
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£400 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £100 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £446 £499
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £16.50 £27.88 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.80% +46.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
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
1375 1342 1205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 48.74% 49.74% 48.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 701 637 456
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £190 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 61 72
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £11.25 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £32.88 £44.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 28 April 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 28 April 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 -10 20 £400 +33.33% 6
Bracknell -3 8 £325 -18.75%
Newbury -2 6 £475 +216.66%
Slough -12 5 £338 +3.84%
Maidenhead +5 3 £450 - 2
Wokingham - 1 - -
Citrix
South East

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 64 (46.72%) Windows
2 63 (45.99%) VMware
3 59 (43.07%) Microsoft
4 34 (24.82%) Security Cleared
5 30 (21.90%) VMware Infrastructure
5 30 (21.90%) Active Directory
6 28 (20.44%) XenApp
7 26 (18.98%) SQL
8 24 (17.52%) DV Cleared
8 24 (17.52%) Windows Server 2008
8 24 (17.52%) NetScaler
9 23 (16.79%) Hyper-V
9 23 (16.79%) MS Excel
9 23 (16.79%) Cisco
10 22 (16.06%) Dell
11 21 (15.33%) MS Exchange
12 20 (14.60%) SCCM
12 20 (14.60%) XenDesktop
13 19 (13.87%) Telecoms
14 18 (13.14%) Linux
15 17 (12.41%) Windows Server 2003
15 17 (12.41%) AppSense
16 16 (11.68%) Finance
16 16 (11.68%) ITIL
16 16 (11.68%) Windows 7
17 15 (10.95%) Firewall
18 14 (10.22%) Migration
18 14 (10.22%) Wyse
18 14 (10.22%) Cisco ASA
18 14 (10.22%) Oracle

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 (15.33%) MS Exchange
2 9 (6.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (5.84%) SharePoint
4 7 (5.11%) IIS
5 6 (4.38%) Apache
6 5 (3.65%) WebSphere
6 5 (3.65%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.46%) Confluence
8 2 (1.46%) MediaWiki
9 1 (0.73%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.73%) nginx
9 1 (0.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 23 (16.79%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.84%) MS Visio
3 6 (4.38%) MS Office
4 2 (1.46%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (3.65%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.92%) Mimecast
2 2 (1.46%) Office 365
3 1 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (17.52%) NetScaler
2 15 (10.95%) Firewall
3 14 (10.22%) Cisco ASA
4 13 (9.49%) Network Security
5 12 (8.76%) DNS
6 11 (8.03%) SAN
7 9 (6.57%) BGP
7 9 (6.57%) VPN
7 9 (6.57%) VLAN
7 9 (6.57%) Cisco Nexus
7 9 (6.57%) IPsec
8 8 (5.84%) VoIP
9 7 (5.11%) Internet
10 5 (3.65%) OSPF
10 5 (3.65%) WAN
10 5 (3.65%) TCP/IP
11 4 (2.92%) Ethernet
11 4 (2.92%) LAN
11 4 (2.92%) Cisco ISE
11 4 (2.92%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.30%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.11%) DB2
3 2 (1.46%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.73%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.73%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (2.92%) MSI
2 2 (1.46%) Subversion
2 2 (1.46%) JIRA
2 2 (1.46%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.46%) WinRunner
2 2 (1.46%) TestDirector
2 2 (1.46%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (1.46%) Hudson
2 2 (1.46%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.73%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.73%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 19 (13.87%) Telecoms
2 16 (11.68%) Finance
3 10 (7.30%) Banking
4 5 (3.65%) Marketing
4 5 (3.65%) Advertising
5 4 (2.92%) Retail
6 2 (1.46%) German Language
6 2 (1.46%) Publishing
6 2 (1.46%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.73%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 14 (10.22%) Consultant
1 14 (10.22%) Security Engineer
2 12 (8.76%) Desktop Engineer
3 10 (7.30%) Network Engineer
3 10 (7.30%) Architect
3 10 (7.30%) Analyst
3 10 (7.30%) Support Engineer
4 9 (6.57%) Project Manager
5 8 (5.84%) 2nd Line Support
5 8 (5.84%) Server Engineer
6 7 (5.11%) Technical Manager
7 6 (4.38%) Desktop Support
8 5 (3.65%) Technical Consultant
8 5 (3.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (3.65%) Network Security Engineer
8 5 (3.65%) Delivery Manager
8 5 (3.65%) Project Engineer
8 5 (3.65%) Network Architect
8 5 (3.65%) Marketing Manager
8 5 (3.65%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.11%) Application Packaging
2 5 (3.65%) SOAP
3 4 (2.92%) Regular Expression
4 3 (2.19%) .NET
5 2 (1.46%) XML
6 1 (0.73%) XSL
6 1 (0.73%) LAMP
6 1 (0.73%) COM
6 1 (0.73%) Web Services
6 1 (0.73%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.49%) PKI
2 8 (5.84%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.65%) Social Media
3 5 (3.65%) Mobile App
3 5 (3.65%) AS400
4 4 (2.92%) Blackberry
4 4 (2.92%) Mainframe
4 4 (2.92%) iSeries
5 3 (2.19%) Clustering
6 2 (1.46%) PDA
6 2 (1.46%) FMCG
6 2 (1.46%) Wiki
6 2 (1.46%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.73%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.73%) CMDB
7 1 (0.73%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.73%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 64 (46.72%) Windows
2 24 (17.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (13.14%) Linux
4 17 (12.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (11.68%) Windows 7
6 12 (8.76%) UNIX
7 11 (8.03%) AIX
8 9 (6.57%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (5.11%) Windows 8
10 6 (4.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (3.65%) Solaris
11 5 (3.65%) Windows XP
12 4 (2.92%) zOS
12 4 (2.92%) SUSE
12 4 (2.92%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (1.46%) CentOS
14 1 (0.73%) Debian
14 1 (0.73%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (11.68%) ITIL
2 14 (10.22%) Migration
3 13 (9.49%) Project Management
3 13 (9.49%) Change Management
4 8 (5.84%) Load Balancing
5 7 (5.11%) PRINCE2
6 5 (3.65%) Service Management
6 5 (3.65%) Telemarketing
6 5 (3.65%) Matrix Management
6 5 (3.65%) Online Marketing
6 5 (3.65%) B2B
7 4 (2.92%) Line Management
7 4 (2.92%) Network Architecture
7 4 (2.92%) Time Management
7 4 (2.92%) Project Planning
7 4 (2.92%) Network Design
8 3 (2.19%) Business Development
8 3 (2.19%) Resource Management
8 3 (2.19%) E-Commerce
8 3 (2.19%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 26 (18.98%) SQL
2 8 (5.84%) Java
3 7 (5.11%) Perl
4 2 (1.46%) VBScript
4 2 (1.46%) Ruby
4 2 (1.46%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.46%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.73%) C
5 1 (0.73%) XPath
5 1 (0.73%) PHP
5 1 (0.73%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 34 (24.82%) Security Cleared
2 24 (17.52%) DV Cleared
3 10 (7.30%) SC Cleared
4 7 (5.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (4.38%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (4.38%) MCSE
6 4 (2.92%) MCSA
6 4 (2.92%) MCITP
7 3 (2.19%) Degree
7 3 (2.19%) CCIE
7 3 (2.19%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (2.19%) MCP
8 2 (1.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (1.46%) MCTS
9 1 (0.73%) PMP
9 1 (0.73%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.73%) HNC
9 1 (0.73%) CCNP
9 1 (0.73%) CCNA
9 1 (0.73%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.46%) SLA
2 1 (0.73%) QA
System Software
1 30 (21.90%) Active Directory
1 30 (21.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (20.44%) XenApp
3 23 (16.79%) Hyper-V
4 20 (14.60%) XenDesktop
5 10 (7.30%) Terminal Services
6 7 (5.11%) vSphere
6 7 (5.11%) XenServer
7 6 (4.38%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (3.65%) NFS
9 4 (2.92%) FreeRADIUS
10 3 (2.19%) Firmware
11 2 (1.46%) Terminal Server
11 2 (1.46%) Samba
11 2 (1.46%) iptables
11 2 (1.46%) Postfix
12 1 (0.73%) VMware ESX
12 1 (0.73%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.73%) NDS
Systems Management
1 20 (14.60%) SCCM
2 5 (3.65%) CA Spectrum
3 4 (2.92%) Tivoli
4 3 (2.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (2.19%) Netcool
4 3 (2.19%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 3 (2.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (1.46%) ZABBIX
5 2 (1.46%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.46%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (1.46%) Puppet
6 1 (0.73%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.73%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.73%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 1 (0.73%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (0.73%) SCOM
6 1 (0.73%) Nagios
6 1 (0.73%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.73%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 63 (45.99%) VMware
2 59 (43.07%) Microsoft
3 23 (16.79%) Cisco
4 22 (16.06%) Dell
5 17 (12.41%) AppSense
6 14 (10.22%) Wyse
6 14 (10.22%) Oracle
7 12 (8.76%) HP
7 12 (8.76%) CheckPoint
7 12 (8.76%) Lumension
8 11 (8.03%) Symantec
9 9 (6.57%) IBM
10 8 (5.84%) Red Hat
11 6 (4.38%) Blue Coat
11 6 (4.38%) Remedy
12 5 (3.65%) CA
12 5 (3.65%) NetApp
12 5 (3.65%) SAP
12 5 (3.65%) Redknee
12 5 (3.65%) 3PAR
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