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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 40 49 28
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -21
Contract jobs citing Citrix 21 15 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.87% 2.12% 5.21%
As % of the Vendors category 6.56% 4.42% 10.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 17
Average daily rate
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£288 £310 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.33% +12.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £259 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £513 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.14% -
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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
320 339 307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 43.72% 47.95% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 178 146
Average daily rate £350 £320 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -5.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £185 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £491 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 18 11
Average hourly rate £16.00 £12.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.93 £10.50 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.00 £20.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015, 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 33 (68.75%) Windows
2 31 (64.58%) Active Directory
3 18 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 17 (35.42%) VMware
5 14 (29.17%) XenApp
5 14 (29.17%) Windows 7
6 12 (25.00%) MS Office
7 11 (22.92%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (22.92%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (20.83%) Windows XP
9 9 (18.75%) MS Exchange
9 9 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (16.67%) ITIL
10 8 (16.67%) SQL
11 7 (14.58%) SCCM
12 6 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
12 6 (12.50%) XenDesktop
12 6 (12.50%) Cisco
13 5 (10.42%) Blackberry
13 5 (10.42%) MS Excel
13 5 (10.42%) LAN
13 5 (10.42%) WAN
13 5 (10.42%) Service Management
13 5 (10.42%) Finance
13 5 (10.42%) NetScaler
13 5 (10.42%) Windows 8
14 4 (8.33%) vSphere
14 4 (8.33%) Hyper-V
14 4 (8.33%) TCP/IP
14 4 (8.33%) VPN

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 9 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.25%) WorkSite
2 3 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.08%) IIS
4 1 (2.08%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.08%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 12 (25.00%) MS Office
2 5 (10.42%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.17%) Vectorworks
3 2 (4.17%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.42%) LAN
1 5 (10.42%) WAN
1 5 (10.42%) NetScaler
2 4 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 4 (8.33%) VPN
3 3 (6.25%) DNS
3 3 (6.25%) DHCP
3 3 (6.25%) VoIP
4 2 (4.17%) Firewall
4 2 (4.17%) Wireless
5 1 (2.08%) Network Security
5 1 (2.08%) NAS
5 1 (2.08%) Broadband
5 1 (2.08%) Intranet
5 1 (2.08%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) LoadRunner
1 1 (2.08%) MSI
General
1 5 (10.42%) Finance
2 3 (6.25%) Legal
3 2 (4.17%) Retail
4 1 (2.08%) French Language
4 1 (2.08%) German Language
4 1 (2.08%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 11 (22.92%) Analyst
2 8 (16.67%) Service Analyst
2 8 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (8.33%) Consultant
3 4 (8.33%) Architect
3 4 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 4 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (8.33%) Administrator
3 4 (8.33%) Citrix Specialist
4 3 (6.25%) Citrix Consultant
4 3 (6.25%) Support Analyst
4 3 (6.25%) Technical Architect
4 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.17%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (4.17%) IT Administrator
5 2 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (4.17%) Help Desk Engineer
5 2 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (4.17%) Citrix Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Blackberry
2 3 (6.25%) Thin Client
2 3 (6.25%) CMDB
2 3 (6.25%) Fat Client
2 3 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.17%) NHS
3 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.08%) PDA
4 1 (2.08%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 33 (68.75%) Windows
2 14 (29.17%) Windows 7
3 11 (22.92%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (22.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (20.83%) Windows XP
5 9 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (10.42%) Windows 8
7 2 (4.17%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.08%) Linux
8 1 (2.08%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (16.67%) ITIL
2 5 (10.42%) Service Management
3 3 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (6.25%) Incident Management
4 2 (4.17%) Load Balancing
4 2 (4.17%) Data Cleansing
4 2 (4.17%) Project Management
4 2 (4.17%) Migration
5 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.08%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.08%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.08%) Change Management
5 1 (2.08%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.08%) ITSM
5 1 (2.08%) Project Governance
5 1 (2.08%) Dependency Management
5 1 (2.08%) Patch Management
5 1 (2.08%) Programme Management
5 1 (2.08%) Asset Management
5 1 (2.08%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (4.17%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.08%) VBScript
3 1 (2.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.25%) MCSE
3 2 (4.17%) MCSA
3 2 (4.17%) MCITP
3 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.08%) MCTS
4 1 (2.08%) CCA
4 1 (2.08%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (2.08%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) SLA
1 2 (4.17%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 31 (64.58%) Active Directory
2 14 (29.17%) XenApp
3 6 (12.50%) XenDesktop
3 6 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (8.33%) Hyper-V
4 4 (8.33%) vSphere
5 2 (4.17%) XenServer
5 2 (4.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (4.17%) MetaFrame
5 2 (4.17%) Terminal Server
6 1 (2.08%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.08%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (14.58%) SCCM
2 2 (4.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (4.17%) EdgeSight
3 1 (2.08%) vMotion
3 1 (2.08%) SCOM
3 1 (2.08%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 18 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 17 (35.42%) VMware
3 6 (12.50%) Cisco
4 3 (6.25%) Progress
4 3 (6.25%) HP
4 3 (6.25%) AppSense
5 2 (4.17%) CommVault
5 2 (4.17%) NetApp
5 2 (4.17%) Lotus
5 2 (4.17%) Oracle
5 2 (4.17%) Sophos
5 2 (4.17%) Autodesk
6 1 (2.08%) SAP
6 1 (2.08%) Dell
6 1 (2.08%) EMC
6 1 (2.08%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.08%) Remedy
6 1 (2.08%) McAfee
6 1 (2.08%) LANDesk
6 1 (2.08%) ProCurve
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