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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 24 22 14
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -8
Contract jobs citing Citrix 12 15 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 4.08% 6.98% 7.53%
As % of the Vendors category 7.27% 12.30% 15.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
Average daily rate £400 £450 £100
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +350.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £310 £324
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £24.69 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £15.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -9.09%
Vendors Category
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
165 122 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 56.12% 56.74% 47.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 39 12
Average daily rate £340 £375 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +53.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £165 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £510 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 1
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -43.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
Citrix
Berkshire

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 24 April 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 21 (91.30%) Windows
2 13 (56.52%) Windows 7
3 12 (52.17%) Active Directory
3 12 (52.17%) SC Cleared
3 12 (52.17%) Security Cleared
4 11 (47.83%) Becrypt
5 9 (39.13%) VMware
6 8 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (34.78%) Replication
6 8 (34.78%) AppSense
6 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (30.43%) Windows XP
8 6 (26.09%) DHCP
8 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
8 6 (26.09%) Oracle
8 6 (26.09%) XenApp
8 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (21.74%) Oracle Database
9 5 (21.74%) Non-Functional Testing
9 5 (21.74%) Software Deployment
9 5 (21.74%) SQL
9 5 (21.74%) Validation
9 5 (21.74%) Migration
10 4 (17.39%) MS Exchange
10 4 (17.39%) ITIL
11 3 (13.04%) LAN
11 3 (13.04%) WAN
11 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
11 3 (13.04%) SharePoint

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (17.39%) MS Exchange
2 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
3 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (8.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (8.70%) Live Communications Server
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) DHCP
2 3 (13.04%) LAN
2 3 (13.04%) WAN
3 1 (4.35%) DNS
3 1 (4.35%) Firewall
3 1 (4.35%) VLAN
3 1 (4.35%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle Database
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (4.35%) Automotive
1 1 (4.35%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Architect
2 6 (26.09%) Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Test Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Support Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Messaging Support Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (8.70%) Messaging Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) IT Support
6 1 (4.35%) Platform Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Network Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Help Desk Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Replication
2 3 (13.04%) Thin Client
2 3 (13.04%) Fat Client
3 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (8.70%) Blackberry
3 2 (8.70%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 21 (91.30%) Windows
2 13 (56.52%) Windows 7
3 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (30.43%) Windows XP
5 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Validation
1 5 (21.74%) Migration
1 5 (21.74%) Non-Functional Testing
1 5 (21.74%) Software Deployment
2 4 (17.39%) ITIL
3 2 (8.70%) Incident Management
3 2 (8.70%) High Availability
4 1 (4.35%) Data Migration
4 1 (4.35%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.35%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (52.17%) SC Cleared
1 12 (52.17%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) CCNA
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.35%) MCITP
System Software
1 12 (52.17%) Active Directory
2 8 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (26.09%) XenApp
4 2 (8.70%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (4.35%) XenDesktop
5 1 (4.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) NetBackup
1 2 (8.70%) SCCM
1 2 (8.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Becrypt
2 9 (39.13%) VMware
3 8 (34.78%) AppSense
4 6 (26.09%) Oracle
4 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
5 3 (13.04%) SAP
6 2 (8.70%) Veritas
7 1 (4.35%) Symantec
7 1 (4.35%) Lumension
7 1 (4.35%) Cisco
7 1 (4.35%) NetApp