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 21 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 46 31 39
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +8
Contract jobs citing Citrix 18 32 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.43% 4.87% 2.96%
As % of the Vendors category 4.86% 9.79% 6.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 20 15
Average daily rate
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£320 £288 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.30% +91.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £158 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £351 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 £11.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.21% -47.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.75 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +10.93%
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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
370 327 312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 49.93% 49.77% 46.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 178 149
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £203 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 11 17
Average hourly rate £18.25 £14.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.35% -23.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.83 £10.80 £11.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £20.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

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 21 August 2014.

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 21 August 2014, 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 16 (64.00%) Windows
2 14 (56.00%) VMware
3 12 (48.00%) Active Directory
3 12 (48.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
4 9 (36.00%) XenApp
5 8 (32.00%) Windows XP
5 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (32.00%) Windows 7
6 6 (24.00%) MS Exchange
6 6 (24.00%) WAN
6 6 (24.00%) TCP/IP
7 5 (20.00%) SQL
7 5 (20.00%) DNS
7 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared
7 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
8 4 (16.00%) LAN
8 4 (16.00%) HP
8 4 (16.00%) Hyper-V
8 4 (16.00%) Office 365
9 3 (12.00%) Oracle
9 3 (12.00%) MS Office
9 3 (12.00%) DHCP
9 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (12.00%) Terminal Services
9 3 (12.00%) Symantec
9 3 (12.00%) Blackberry
9 3 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (12.00%) Legal

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 6 (24.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (8.00%) WorkSite
4 1 (4.00%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Office
2 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) WAN
1 6 (24.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (20.00%) DNS
3 4 (16.00%) LAN
4 3 (12.00%) DHCP
5 2 (8.00%) VoIP
5 2 (8.00%) SAN
5 2 (8.00%) Wireless
6 1 (4.00%) VLAN
6 1 (4.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) PVCS
General
1 3 (12.00%) Legal
2 2 (8.00%) Banking
2 2 (8.00%) Investment Banking
2 2 (8.00%) Corporate Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Analyst
2 6 (24.00%) Support Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (16.00%) Administrator
4 3 (12.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Tester
4 3 (12.00%) Support Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (12.00%) Service Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (8.00%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Systems Support
5 2 (8.00%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Systems Support Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.00%) Clustering
2 2 (8.00%) Statistics
3 1 (4.00%) FMCG
3 1 (4.00%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 16 (64.00%) Windows
2 12 (48.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (32.00%) Windows 7
3 8 (32.00%) Windows XP
3 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (8.00%) Windows 2000
5 2 (8.00%) Windows NT
6 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
6 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (12.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (12.00%) Business Transformation
2 2 (8.00%) Migration
2 2 (8.00%) Fund Management
2 2 (8.00%) Wealth Management
2 2 (8.00%) ITIL
2 2 (8.00%) Service Management
3 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.00%) Change Management
3 1 (4.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (4.00%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.00%) C
3 1 (4.00%) Java
3 1 (4.00%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (8.00%) ISEB
3 2 (8.00%) MCITP
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.00%) MCSE
4 1 (4.00%) CCNP
4 1 (4.00%) CCNA
4 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 12 (48.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (36.00%) XenApp
3 8 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (16.00%) Hyper-V
5 3 (12.00%) Terminal Services
6 2 (8.00%) XenServer
7 1 (4.00%) XenDesktop
7 1 (4.00%) vSphere
7 1 (4.00%) VMware ESX
7 1 (4.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 14 (56.00%) VMware
2 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (16.00%) HP
4 3 (12.00%) Oracle
4 3 (12.00%) Symantec
5 2 (8.00%) Cisco
5 2 (8.00%) Compaq
5 2 (8.00%) EMC
5 2 (8.00%) Juniper
5 2 (8.00%) NetApp
5 2 (8.00%) Apple
5 2 (8.00%) Meru Networks
6 1 (4.00%) Progress