The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Citrix products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Citrix over the 3 months to 14 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 Bracknell 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
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 27 18 20
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +2
Contract jobs citing Citrix 3 19 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 1.46% 7.51% 2.41%
As % of the Vendors category 2.56% 13.48% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 2
Average daily rate
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£150 £341 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-56.01% +9.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.92 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.54% -5.71%
Vendors Category
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
117 141 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 57.07% 55.73% 57.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 42 34
Average daily rate £306 £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £161 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £462 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 6
Average hourly rate £11.50 £16.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.30% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.65 £14.00 £21.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £101.90 £150.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.07 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.15% -5.00%
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Citrix
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

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

Citrix Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

Citrix
Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

Citrix Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

Citrix
Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

Citrix Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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 (88.89%) Windows
2 11 (61.11%) Windows 7
3 10 (55.56%) Security Cleared
4 9 (50.00%) SC Cleared
5 8 (44.44%) Becrypt
5 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
5 8 (44.44%) Replication
5 8 (44.44%) AppSense
6 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
7 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (33.33%) Windows XP
7 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (27.78%) VMware
8 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
8 5 (27.78%) ITIL
9 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
9 4 (22.22%) Thin Client
9 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (22.22%) Fat Client
10 3 (16.67%) XenApp
10 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (16.67%) DHCP
10 3 (16.67%) SQL
11 2 (11.11%) Oracle
11 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
11 2 (11.11%) MS Office
11 2 (11.11%) Perl
11 2 (11.11%) Blackberry
11 2 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (11.11%) Live Communications Server
4 1 (5.56%) IBM Notes
4 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (5.56%) DNS
2 1 (5.56%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) VLAN
2 1 (5.56%) LAN
2 1 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Automotive
1 1 (5.56%) Retail
1 1 (5.56%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Architect
2 4 (22.22%) Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Test Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (11.11%) Messaging Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Messaging Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) IT Support
5 1 (5.56%) Platform Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Service Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Replication
2 4 (22.22%) Thin Client
2 4 (22.22%) Fat Client
3 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (11.11%) Blackberry
3 2 (11.11%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 16 (88.89%) Windows
2 11 (61.11%) Windows 7
3 6 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) ITIL
2 2 (11.11%) Service Management
2 2 (11.11%) Validation
2 2 (11.11%) Migration
2 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
2 2 (11.11%) High Availability
2 2 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (11.11%) Software Deployment
3 1 (5.56%) IT Governance
3 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.56%) Release Management
3 1 (5.56%) Investment Management
3 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 2 (11.11%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 9 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) MCP
3 1 (5.56%) CCNA
3 1 (5.56%) CCA
3 1 (5.56%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.56%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) COBIT
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (16.67%) XenApp
4 2 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (5.56%) XenDesktop
5 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) SCCM
1 2 (11.11%) SCOM
2 1 (5.56%) Tivoli
2 1 (5.56%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 1 (5.56%) Netcool
2 1 (5.56%) Netcool/OMNIbus
2 1 (5.56%) NetBackup
2 1 (5.56%) Netcool/Webtop
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) AppSense
1 8 (44.44%) Becrypt
2 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
3 5 (27.78%) VMware
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle
4 2 (11.11%) Veritas
5 1 (5.56%) Lotus
5 1 (5.56%) Symantec
5 1 (5.56%) Google
5 1 (5.56%) Lumension
5 1 (5.56%) SAP
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco
5 1 (5.56%) HP
5 1 (5.56%) NetApp