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 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 42 41 59
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +18
Contract jobs citing Citrix 90 98 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.71% 3.86% 2.56%
As % of the Vendors category 8.07% 8.13% 4.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 58 34
Average daily rate
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£300 £373 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.46% +14.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £204 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-7.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 4
Average hourly rate £13.50 £17.38 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.30% +6.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £12.90 £10.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £24.10 £19.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +14.28%
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
1115 1205 1555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 45.94% 47.52% 51.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 507 451 533
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 56 48
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.03 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.91% -9.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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 August 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 28 August 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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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 +14 37 £300 -17.80% 7
Slough +5 9 £363 +23.40% 1
Wokingham +2 3 £213 -49.94%
Maidenhead - 3 £270 - 1
Newbury +3 2 £275 -31.25% 1
Bracknell -7 2 £150 -59.45% 2
Ascot - - - - 1
Citrix
South East

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 131 (74.86%) Windows
2 70 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 58 (33.14%) Security Cleared
4 53 (30.29%) VMware
5 52 (29.71%) Microsoft
6 50 (28.57%) Windows 7
7 44 (25.14%) DV Cleared
8 43 (24.57%) Windows Server 2008
9 36 (20.57%) XenDesktop
9 36 (20.57%) ITIL
10 35 (20.00%) XenApp
11 31 (17.71%) Windows Server 2003
12 30 (17.14%) Finance
13 28 (16.00%) Cisco
14 26 (14.86%) Windows Server 2012
15 25 (14.29%) WAN
16 24 (13.71%) MS Exchange
16 24 (13.71%) VMware Infrastructure
17 23 (13.14%) Linux
17 23 (13.14%) Microsoft App-V
18 21 (12.00%) LAN
18 21 (12.00%) Windows XP
19 20 (11.43%) DNS
19 20 (11.43%) SQL
19 20 (11.43%) Migration
20 19 (10.86%) Red Hat
21 18 (10.29%) Thin Client
21 18 (10.29%) Fat Client
21 18 (10.29%) SCCM
22 17 (9.71%) Microsoft Certification

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 24 (13.71%) MS Exchange
2 14 (8.00%) IBM Notes
3 11 (6.29%) SharePoint
4 7 (4.00%) WebLogic
5 6 (3.43%) Apache
5 6 (3.43%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (3.43%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (2.86%) SharePoint Server
7 4 (2.29%) Lync
7 4 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (1.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2000
9 2 (1.14%) IIS
10 1 (0.57%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.57%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.57%) TIBCO EMS
10 1 (0.57%) WorkSite
Applications
1 16 (9.14%) MS Excel
2 13 (7.43%) MS Office
3 3 (1.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (0.57%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.57%) Google Apps
1 1 (0.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (14.29%) WAN
2 21 (12.00%) LAN
3 20 (11.43%) DNS
4 15 (8.57%) NetScaler
5 11 (6.29%) Firewall
6 10 (5.71%) DHCP
7 6 (3.43%) VoIP
7 6 (3.43%) SSL
7 6 (3.43%) SAN
7 6 (3.43%) VPN
8 4 (2.29%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (2.29%) Network Security
8 4 (2.29%) Internet
8 4 (2.29%) TCP/IP
9 3 (1.71%) HTTP
9 3 (1.71%) LDAP
10 2 (1.14%) IPv4
10 2 (1.14%) IPv6
10 2 (1.14%) SSH
10 2 (1.14%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.43%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.43%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.57%) DB2
3 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (2.86%) WinRunner
1 5 (2.86%) TestDirector
1 5 (2.86%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (1.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.57%) Ant
3 1 (0.57%) Hudson
3 1 (0.57%) Gradle
General
1 30 (17.14%) Finance
2 14 (8.00%) Telecoms
3 8 (4.57%) Banking
4 4 (2.29%) Publishing
5 1 (0.57%) Retail
5 1 (0.57%) Marketing
5 1 (0.57%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.57%) Law
Job Titles
1 29 (16.57%) Analyst
2 22 (12.57%) Support Engineer
3 11 (6.29%) Architect
3 11 (6.29%) Service Desk Analyst
3 11 (6.29%) Desktop Engineer
3 11 (6.29%) Rollout Engineer
4 10 (5.71%) Service Analyst
5 9 (5.14%) Systems Engineer
6 8 (4.57%) Project Manager
6 8 (4.57%) Test Analyst
6 8 (4.57%) Applications Packager
6 8 (4.57%) Windows Support Engineer
7 7 (4.00%) Desktop Support
7 7 (4.00%) Project Engineer
8 6 (3.43%) Technical Manager
8 6 (3.43%) Consultant
8 6 (3.43%) Technical Project Manager
8 6 (3.43%) 2nd Line Support
8 6 (3.43%) Linux Engineer
8 6 (3.43%) Escalation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (9.14%) Application Packaging
2 8 (4.57%) SOAP
3 1 (0.57%) XML
3 1 (0.57%) Rendezvous
3 1 (0.57%) Middleware
3 1 (0.57%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.29%) Thin Client
1 18 (10.29%) Fat Client
2 10 (5.71%) Clustering
3 8 (4.57%) Mobile App
4 7 (4.00%) Client/Server
5 6 (3.43%) Blackberry
6 4 (2.29%) iPad
7 3 (1.71%) PKI
7 3 (1.71%) iPhone
8 2 (1.14%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.14%) Replication
9 1 (0.57%) IVR
9 1 (0.57%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.57%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 131 (74.86%) Windows
2 50 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 43 (24.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 31 (17.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 26 (14.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (13.14%) Linux
7 21 (12.00%) Windows XP
8 17 (9.71%) UNIX
9 15 (8.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (6.86%) Solaris
11 10 (5.71%) Windows 8
12 6 (3.43%) AIX
13 4 (2.29%) zOS
14 2 (1.14%) Windows Vista
14 2 (1.14%) Android
14 2 (1.14%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (20.57%) ITIL
2 20 (11.43%) Migration
3 9 (5.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (4.57%) Service Delivery
4 8 (4.57%) Project Management
5 6 (3.43%) PRINCE2
5 6 (3.43%) Incident Management
5 6 (3.43%) Load Balancing
6 5 (2.86%) Service Management
6 5 (2.86%) Test Automation
7 4 (2.29%) Time Management
7 4 (2.29%) ERP
7 4 (2.29%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (2.29%) ITSM
7 4 (2.29%) Asset Management
7 4 (2.29%) Change Control
8 3 (1.71%) Test Scripting
8 3 (1.71%) Investment Management
8 3 (1.71%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (1.71%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (11.43%) SQL
2 14 (8.00%) Perl
3 10 (5.71%) PowerShell
4 8 (4.57%) Java
5 5 (2.86%) C
5 5 (2.86%) Bourne shell
5 5 (2.86%) VB
5 5 (2.86%) Korn
6 1 (0.57%) Groovy
6 1 (0.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 58 (33.14%) Security Cleared
2 44 (25.14%) DV Cleared
3 17 (9.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (8.57%) SC Cleared
5 12 (6.86%) Citrix Certification
6 10 (5.71%) MCSE
6 10 (5.71%) CCA
7 8 (4.57%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (4.00%) JNCIA
8 7 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (4.00%) CCNA
9 6 (3.43%) ISEB
9 6 (3.43%) MCP
10 5 (2.86%) MCSA
10 5 (2.86%) RHCE
11 4 (2.29%) HNC
11 4 (2.29%) Degree
12 3 (1.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (0.57%) MCDST
13 1 (0.57%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.43%) SLA
2 2 (1.14%) COBIT
3 1 (0.57%) QA
3 1 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 70 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 36 (20.57%) XenDesktop
3 35 (20.00%) XenApp
4 24 (13.71%) VMware Infrastructure
5 23 (13.14%) Microsoft App-V
6 14 (8.00%) NFS
6 14 (8.00%) Hyper-V
6 14 (8.00%) vSphere
7 12 (6.86%) Terminal Services
8 10 (5.71%) VMware ESX
9 8 (4.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 6 (3.43%) ProxySG
10 6 (3.43%) Xen
10 6 (3.43%) XenServer
11 3 (1.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 18 (10.29%) SCCM
2 9 (5.14%) SCOM
2 9 (5.14%) NetBackup
3 8 (4.57%) WMI
4 7 (4.00%) McAfee ePO
5 6 (3.43%) Norton AntiVirus
5 6 (3.43%) Netcool
6 5 (2.86%) Backup Exec
6 5 (2.86%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 5 (2.86%) Nagios
6 5 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (1.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 3 (1.71%) ARCserve
7 3 (1.71%) Nessus
8 2 (1.14%) WSUS
9 1 (0.57%) Netcool/Webtop
9 1 (0.57%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.57%) Netcool/OMNIbus
9 1 (0.57%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.57%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 53 (30.29%) VMware
2 52 (29.71%) Microsoft
3 28 (16.00%) Cisco
4 19 (10.86%) Red Hat
5 17 (9.71%) HP
6 16 (9.14%) AppSense
7 14 (8.00%) Oracle
7 14 (8.00%) Lotus
8 11 (6.29%) Symantec
8 11 (6.29%) CheckPoint
8 11 (6.29%) McAfee
9 9 (5.14%) Lumension
10 8 (4.57%) Redknee
10 8 (4.57%) Juniper
11 7 (4.00%) Veritas
11 7 (4.00%) Sun
12 6 (3.43%) Nokia
12 6 (3.43%) Blue Coat
13 5 (2.86%) Isilon
13 5 (2.86%) EMC
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