The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Citrix products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham 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 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix
Rank 40 40 50
Rank change year-on-year
0 +10
Contract jobs citing Citrix 25 27 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.26% 3.34% 1.97%
As % of the Vendors category 6.38% 6.98% 3.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 12 8
Average daily rate £325 £346 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.13% +41.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £465 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £13.75 £15.50 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.29% +55.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.95 £10.30 £9.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.55 £20.70 £10.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +7.69%
Citrix
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Vendors Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
392 387 318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 51.11% 47.90% 52.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 250 167
Average daily rate £370 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.24% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £250 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 16 13
Average hourly rate £11.80 £16.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.48% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.00 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.10 £26.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.85%

Citrix
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Citrix across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Citrix Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Citrix
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Citrix across the Birmingham region.

Citrix Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Citrix
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Citrix across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

Citrix Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Citrix
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Citrix across the Birmingham region.

Citrix Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 36 (60.00%) Windows
2 35 (58.33%) Active Directory
3 22 (36.67%) Windows 7
4 18 (30.00%) SCCM
4 18 (30.00%) Security Cleared
4 18 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 17 (28.33%) Windows XP
6 15 (25.00%) SC Cleared
7 13 (21.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (21.67%) XenApp
7 13 (21.67%) Sophos
8 12 (20.00%) MS Office
8 12 (20.00%) Migration
9 11 (18.33%) VPN
9 11 (18.33%) Remote Desktop
10 10 (16.67%) ITIL
10 10 (16.67%) Blackberry
11 9 (15.00%) Finance
11 9 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
12 8 (13.33%) XenDesktop
12 8 (13.33%) Dell
12 8 (13.33%) VMware
13 7 (11.67%) Microsoft App-V
13 7 (11.67%) Legal
13 7 (11.67%) Firewall
13 7 (11.67%) Lotus
13 7 (11.67%) TCP/IP
13 7 (11.67%) IBM Notes

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 7 (11.67%) IBM Notes
2 5 (8.33%) IBM Domino
3 1 (1.67%) CMS
3 1 (1.67%) Drupal
3 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.67%) Joomla!
3 1 (1.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.67%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.67%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.67%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (20.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.67%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.33%) Office 365
2 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.33%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.33%) Remote Desktop
1 11 (18.33%) VPN
2 7 (11.67%) Firewall
2 7 (11.67%) TCP/IP
3 4 (6.67%) NetScaler
4 3 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (5.00%) DNS
4 3 (5.00%) LAN
4 3 (5.00%) SAN
4 3 (5.00%) WAN
4 3 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (3.33%) ADSL
5 2 (3.33%) Internet
5 2 (3.33%) Junos
5 2 (3.33%) SSL
5 2 (3.33%) Wireless
6 1 (1.67%) DHCP
6 1 (1.67%) NAS
6 1 (1.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.33%) InstallShield
2 1 (1.67%) MSI
General
1 9 (15.00%) Finance
2 7 (11.67%) Legal
3 6 (10.00%) Law
4 2 (3.33%) Banking
4 2 (3.33%) Billing
4 2 (3.33%) Front Office
4 2 (3.33%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.33%) Publishing
5 1 (1.67%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 10 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 9 (15.00%) Support Engineer
3 8 (13.33%) Analyst
4 7 (11.67%) Desktop Engineer
4 7 (11.67%) Desktop Support
5 6 (10.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 6 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (10.00%) IT Support
5 6 (10.00%) Network Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (8.33%) Service Analyst
6 5 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Citrix Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Consultant
7 4 (6.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (5.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.67%) .NET
1 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.67%) CSS
1 1 (1.67%) CSS3
1 1 (1.67%) HTML
1 1 (1.67%) HTML5
1 1 (1.67%) jQuery
1 1 (1.67%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.67%) Blackberry
2 4 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.67%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (5.00%) EMC VNX
3 3 (5.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.33%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.33%) iPad
4 2 (3.33%) iPhone
4 2 (3.33%) RSA SecurID
5 1 (1.67%) BYOD
5 1 (1.67%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.67%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (1.67%) PDA
5 1 (1.67%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 36 (60.00%) Windows
2 22 (36.67%) Windows 7
3 17 (28.33%) Windows XP
4 13 (21.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (11.67%) Windows Server
7 5 (8.33%) Windows 8
8 4 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (5.00%) Windows 10
10 2 (3.33%) Android
10 2 (3.33%) Apple iOS
10 2 (3.33%) BlackBerry OS
10 2 (3.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (20.00%) Migration
2 10 (16.67%) ITIL
3 8 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (8.33%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 4 (6.67%) Service Delivery
5 4 (6.67%) Service Management
6 3 (5.00%) Document Management
6 3 (5.00%) Incident Management
7 2 (3.33%) Business Continuity
7 2 (3.33%) Business Continuity Management
7 2 (3.33%) Business Transformation
7 2 (3.33%) Coaching
7 2 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (3.33%) ITIL V3
7 2 (3.33%) ITSM
7 2 (3.33%) Problem Management
7 2 (3.33%) Security Patching
7 2 (3.33%) Ticket Management
7 2 (3.33%) Time Management
7 2 (3.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.00%) Java
2 1 (1.67%) C
2 1 (1.67%) C#
2 1 (1.67%) C++
2 1 (1.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.67%) PHP
2 1 (1.67%) Python
2 1 (1.67%) Ruby
2 1 (1.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 9 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.67%) CCNA
5 1 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.33%) SLA
2 2 (3.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 35 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 13 (21.67%) XenApp
3 8 (13.33%) XenDesktop
4 7 (11.67%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (8.33%) XenServer
6 1 (1.67%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.67%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (30.00%) SCCM
2 4 (6.67%) Windows Intune
3 3 (5.00%) WSUS
4 2 (3.33%) SCOM
5 1 (1.67%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 18 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (21.67%) Sophos
3 8 (13.33%) Dell
3 8 (13.33%) VMware
4 7 (11.67%) Lotus
5 6 (10.00%) Cisco
6 5 (8.33%) iManage
7 4 (6.67%) EMC
8 3 (5.00%) Juniper
9 2 (3.33%) Acronis
9 2 (3.33%) LANDesk
9 2 (3.33%) Mitel
9 2 (3.33%) MobileIron
9 2 (3.33%) NetApp
9 2 (3.33%) Oracle
9 2 (3.33%) Rackspace
9 2 (3.33%) ServiceNow
10 1 (1.67%) HP
10 1 (1.67%) Sitecore
10 1 (1.67%) SolarWinds
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