The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Birmingham region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 46 26 32
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +6
Contract jobs citing Citrix 15 32 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.12% 5.34% 3.91%
As % of the Vendors category 4.41% 10.60% 8.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 17 19
Average daily rate
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£310 £275 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.81% +83.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £150 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £373 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 £12.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -44.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.73
% change year-on-year
- +4.60%
Vendors Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
340 302 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 48.02% 50.42% 46.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 141 141
Average daily rate £320 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £210 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 11 19
Average hourly rate £12.00 £16.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.35 £20.70 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
Citrix
West Midlands

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 21 (75.00%) Windows
2 16 (57.14%) VMware
3 14 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (46.43%) Active Directory
5 12 (42.86%) Microsoft
6 10 (35.71%) Windows 7
7 9 (32.14%) XenApp
7 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (32.14%) Windows XP
8 8 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (25.00%) DNS
10 6 (21.43%) WAN
10 6 (21.43%) MS Exchange
11 5 (17.86%) DHCP
11 5 (17.86%) TCP/IP
11 5 (17.86%) HP
11 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (14.29%) Hyper-V
12 4 (14.29%) Office 365
12 4 (14.29%) Legal
12 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
12 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
12 4 (14.29%) LAN
12 4 (14.29%) MS Office
12 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
13 3 (10.71%) Terminal Services
13 3 (10.71%) Blackberry
13 3 (10.71%) Firewall
13 3 (10.71%) SQL
13 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2007

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (7.14%) WorkSite
4 1 (3.57%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Office
2 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.57%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) DNS
2 6 (21.43%) WAN
3 5 (17.86%) DHCP
3 5 (17.86%) TCP/IP
4 4 (14.29%) LAN
5 3 (10.71%) Firewall
6 2 (7.14%) Wireless
6 2 (7.14%) VoIP
6 2 (7.14%) SAN
6 2 (7.14%) VPN
7 1 (3.57%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) MS Access
2 1 (3.57%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) PVCS
General
1 4 (14.29%) Legal
2 3 (10.71%) Banking
3 2 (7.14%) Investment Banking
3 2 (7.14%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (3.57%) Advertising
4 1 (3.57%) Back Office
4 1 (3.57%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Analyst
2 7 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Administrator
3 4 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (14.29%) Wintel Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Consultant
4 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (10.71%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (10.71%) Support Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (10.71%) Service Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Systems Support
5 2 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Technical Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Blackberry
2 2 (7.14%) Clustering
3 1 (3.57%) PDA
3 1 (3.57%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 21 (75.00%) Windows
2 14 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (35.71%) Windows 7
4 9 (32.14%) Windows XP
4 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (7.14%) Windows 2000
6 2 (7.14%) Windows NT
7 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
7 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (10.71%) Business Transformation
2 2 (7.14%) ITIL
2 2 (7.14%) ERP
2 2 (7.14%) Migration
2 2 (7.14%) Fund Management
2 2 (7.14%) Wealth Management
3 1 (3.57%) Business Continuity
3 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
3 1 (3.57%) Change Management
3 1 (3.57%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) SQL
2 2 (7.14%) C
3 1 (3.57%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) MCITP
3 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.57%) MCSE
3 1 (3.57%) CCNP
3 1 (3.57%) CCNA
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 13 (46.43%) Active Directory
2 9 (32.14%) XenApp
3 8 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (14.29%) Hyper-V
5 3 (10.71%) Terminal Services
6 2 (7.14%) XenServer
6 2 (7.14%) vSphere
7 1 (3.57%) XenDesktop
7 1 (3.57%) VMware ESX
7 1 (3.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.57%) SCCM
2 1 (3.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (57.14%) VMware
2 12 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 5 (17.86%) HP
4 2 (7.14%) Compaq
4 2 (7.14%) EMC
4 2 (7.14%) Juniper
4 2 (7.14%) NetApp
4 2 (7.14%) Apple
4 2 (7.14%) Symantec
4 2 (7.14%) Cisco
4 2 (7.14%) Meru Networks
5 1 (3.57%) Northgate
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle
5 1 (3.57%) Progress
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