The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Citrix products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Citrix over the 3 months to 17 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 Buckinghamshire 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 51 19 32
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +13
Contract jobs citing Citrix 38 56 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 3.19% 6.70% 4.39%
As % of the Vendors category 7.48% 14.66% 8.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 17 17
Average daily rate £300 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +9.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £204 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £425 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.43% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 15
Average hourly rate £15.35 £14.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.64% -6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.38 £15.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.16% -9.09%
Vendors Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
508 382 599
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 42.62% 45.69% 49.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 193 257
Average daily rate £350 £288 £324
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% -11.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £165 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £465 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 47 45
Average hourly rate £12.50 £14.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.75 £9.53 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £27.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
Citrix
South East

Citrix
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Citrix Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Citrix
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Citrix Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Citrix
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Citrix across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Citrix Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Citrix
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Citrix Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Citrix
Hourly Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Citrix across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Citrix Hourly Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Citrix
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Citrix within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -38 21 £325 -17.19% 5
High Wycombe -1 1 - -
Iver - - - - 1
Marlow - - - - 1
Beaconsfield - - - -
Citrix
South East

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 61 (88.41%) Windows
2 34 (49.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 33 (47.83%) Microsoft
3 33 (47.83%) Active Directory
4 32 (46.38%) MS Exchange
4 32 (46.38%) VMware
5 26 (37.68%) Security Cleared
6 25 (36.23%) Windows XP
7 24 (34.78%) ITIL
8 21 (30.43%) Exchange Server 2003
8 21 (30.43%) SC Cleared
9 20 (28.99%) SQL
10 19 (27.54%) Windows 7
11 18 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2010
11 18 (26.09%) Migration
12 17 (24.64%) Microsoft Certification
12 17 (24.64%) VMware Infrastructure
13 15 (21.74%) SAN
13 15 (21.74%) UNIX
13 15 (21.74%) Linux
14 12 (17.39%) SQL Server
14 12 (17.39%) MCSE
14 12 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
14 12 (17.39%) Blackberry
14 12 (17.39%) DV Cleared
14 12 (17.39%) Lumension
15 11 (15.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 11 (15.94%) MCP
15 11 (15.94%) Firewall
16 10 (14.49%) MS Excel

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 32 (46.38%) MS Exchange
2 21 (30.43%) Exchange Server 2003
3 18 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (15.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 7 (10.14%) SharePoint
5 7 (10.14%) Lync
6 5 (7.25%) IIS
7 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 10 (14.49%) MS Excel
2 7 (10.14%) MS Office
3 2 (2.90%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.14%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (21.74%) SAN
2 11 (15.94%) Firewall
3 6 (8.70%) NAS
3 6 (8.70%) Internet
3 6 (8.70%) SMTP
4 5 (7.25%) ICMP
4 5 (7.25%) iSCSI
5 4 (5.80%) Network Security
6 3 (4.35%) WAN
7 2 (2.90%) LAN
7 2 (2.90%) DHCP
7 2 (2.90%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.90%) DNS
8 1 (1.45%) SMS
8 1 (1.45%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (1.45%) BIG-IP
8 1 (1.45%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.90%) MS Access
2 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.45%) LoadRunner
General
1 5 (7.25%) Finance
2 1 (1.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (23.19%) Analyst
2 11 (15.94%) Service Analyst
2 11 (15.94%) Service Desk Analyst
3 8 (11.59%) 2nd Line Support
4 7 (10.14%) Consultant
5 6 (8.70%) Help Desk Support
5 6 (8.70%) Project Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) 1st Line Support
7 4 (5.80%) Support Specialist
7 4 (5.80%) Security Consultant
7 4 (5.80%) Desktop Support
7 4 (5.80%) Migration Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) Help Desk Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) Blackberry Support
7 4 (5.80%) Exchange Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) Service Desk Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Infrastructure Team Leader
8 3 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Team Leader
8 3 (4.35%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.39%) Blackberry
2 6 (8.70%) CESG
2 6 (8.70%) Cryptography
3 5 (7.25%) PKI
4 2 (2.90%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.45%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.45%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 61 (88.41%) Windows
2 34 (49.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (36.23%) Windows XP
4 19 (27.54%) Windows 7
5 15 (21.74%) UNIX
5 15 (21.74%) Linux
6 12 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (7.25%) Windows Vista
7 5 (7.25%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (34.78%) ITIL
2 18 (26.09%) Migration
3 8 (11.59%) Service Management
3 8 (11.59%) Service Delivery
3 8 (11.59%) Change Management
3 8 (11.59%) ITIL V3
4 7 (10.14%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (10.14%) Email Migration
4 7 (10.14%) CRM
5 6 (8.70%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (5.80%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (2.90%) Business Continuity
7 2 (2.90%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (2.90%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (2.90%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (1.45%) WAN Optimisation
8 1 (1.45%) Project Management
8 1 (1.45%) PRINCE2
8 1 (1.45%) Asset Management
8 1 (1.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 20 (28.99%) SQL
2 8 (11.59%) PowerShell
3 5 (7.25%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.90%) VB
4 2 (2.90%) VBA
5 1 (1.45%) C
Qualifications
1 26 (37.68%) Security Cleared
2 21 (30.43%) SC Cleared
3 17 (24.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (17.39%) DV Cleared
4 12 (17.39%) MCSE
5 11 (15.94%) MCP
6 2 (2.90%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.90%) MCITP
7 1 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.59%) QA
2 2 (2.90%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (47.83%) Active Directory
2 17 (24.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (14.49%) Hyper-V
4 7 (10.14%) vSphere
5 6 (8.70%) XenApp
6 3 (4.35%) Terminal Server
6 3 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (2.90%) XenServer
7 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.45%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (1.45%) Snort
8 1 (1.45%) Nmap
8 1 (1.45%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 7 (10.14%) Backup Exec
2 6 (8.70%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (5.80%) SCCM
4 2 (2.90%) SCOM
4 2 (2.90%) Hyperic
4 2 (2.90%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (2.90%) MOM
5 1 (1.45%) AppDNA
5 1 (1.45%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (1.45%) Nessus
Vendors
1 33 (47.83%) Microsoft
2 32 (46.38%) VMware
3 12 (17.39%) Lumension
4 8 (11.59%) HP
5 7 (10.14%) McAfee
5 7 (10.14%) Sophos
6 5 (7.25%) Remedy
6 5 (7.25%) StorageTek
6 5 (7.25%) Sun
7 4 (5.80%) Oracle
7 4 (5.80%) Cisco
8 3 (4.35%) Symantec
9 2 (2.90%) Altiris
9 2 (2.90%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.90%) Genesys
10 1 (1.45%) Cognizant
10 1 (1.45%) F5
10 1 (1.45%) AppSense
10 1 (1.45%) Wyse
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