The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 60 51 41
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -10
Contract jobs citing Citrix 28 33 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.02% 2.70% 4.12%
As % of the Vendors category 4.42% 6.29% 10.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 15 23
Average daily rate
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£320 £190 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.42% -41.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £113 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £370 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £301 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.48% -7.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 2
Average hourly rate £25.00 £12.25 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+104.08% -30.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.30 £12.00 £17.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £15.05 £17.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -2.77%
Citrix
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

Vendors Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
634 525 434
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 45.78% 43.00% 39.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 271 207
Average daily rate £388 £339 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.39% +2.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 33 35
Average hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.49 £8.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £16.50 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.73%

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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -13 20 £325 +91.17% 2
Aylesbury - 4 £291 -
Citrix
South East

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 41 (66.13%) Windows
2 38 (61.29%) VMware
3 31 (50.00%) ITIL
4 30 (48.39%) Microsoft
5 29 (46.77%) Active Directory
6 27 (43.55%) VMware Infrastructure
7 23 (37.10%) XenApp
8 18 (29.03%) XenDesktop
8 18 (29.03%) Windows Server 2008
9 17 (27.42%) SQL Server
10 15 (24.19%) PowerShell
11 13 (20.97%) Data Centre
12 12 (19.35%) Security Cleared
13 11 (17.74%) MS Excel
13 11 (17.74%) LAN
13 11 (17.74%) WAN
13 11 (17.74%) SC Cleared
13 11 (17.74%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 10 (16.13%) NetScaler
14 10 (16.13%) Hyper-V
14 10 (16.13%) MS Exchange
14 10 (16.13%) SQL
14 10 (16.13%) IIS
14 10 (16.13%) AppSense
15 9 (14.52%) Service Delivery
15 9 (14.52%) Oracle
15 9 (14.52%) Windows Server 2003
15 9 (14.52%) Windows Server 2012
16 8 (12.90%) Network Monitoring
16 8 (12.90%) vSphere

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 10 (16.13%) IIS
1 10 (16.13%) MS Exchange
2 7 (11.29%) SharePoint
3 5 (8.06%) Apache
3 5 (8.06%) Tomcat
4 3 (4.84%) Lync
4 3 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.61%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.61%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (17.74%) MS Excel
2 8 (12.90%) MS Office
3 2 (3.23%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.61%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (9.68%) Office 365
2 2 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (17.74%) LAN
1 11 (17.74%) WAN
2 10 (16.13%) NetScaler
3 8 (12.90%) DNS
4 7 (11.29%) TCP/IP
4 7 (11.29%) SAN
4 7 (11.29%) Firewall
5 6 (9.68%) VoIP
6 5 (8.06%) SMTP
6 5 (8.06%) DHCP
6 5 (8.06%) VPN
6 5 (8.06%) SSL
6 5 (8.06%) Wireless
6 5 (8.06%) Wireshark
6 5 (8.06%) Network Security
7 4 (6.45%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (4.84%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (4.84%) IP Telephony
8 3 (4.84%) 802.11
9 1 (1.61%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (27.42%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.06%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.61%) HP UFT
1 1 (1.61%) LoadRunner
General
1 7 (11.29%) Finance
2 3 (4.84%) Local Government
3 1 (1.61%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.61%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (19.35%) 3rd Line Support
2 10 (16.13%) Analyst
3 6 (9.68%) Citrix Specialist
4 5 (8.06%) Support Engineer
5 4 (6.45%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (6.45%) Service Analyst
5 4 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (6.45%) Consultant
5 4 (6.45%) Support Analyst
5 4 (6.45%) Project Manager
5 4 (6.45%) Network Engineer
5 4 (6.45%) Citrix Engineer
5 4 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (4.84%) Network Specialist
6 3 (4.84%) Principal Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) Administrator
7 2 (3.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (3.23%) Help Desk Support
7 2 (3.23%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.68%) Web Services
2 3 (4.84%) Application Packaging
2 3 (4.84%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.61%) Middleware
3 1 (1.61%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.97%) Data Centre
2 6 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.06%) NHS
3 5 (8.06%) Management Information System
3 5 (8.06%) User Experience
4 3 (4.84%) Fat Client
4 3 (4.84%) Thin Client
5 2 (3.23%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.61%) Telematics
6 1 (1.61%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 41 (66.13%) Windows
2 18 (29.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (14.52%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (14.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (9.68%) Windows 7
4 6 (9.68%) UNIX
5 4 (6.45%) Linux
6 1 (1.61%) Windows 2000
6 1 (1.61%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.61%) HPUX
6 1 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (50.00%) ITIL
2 11 (17.74%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 9 (14.52%) Service Delivery
4 8 (12.90%) Migration
4 8 (12.90%) Problem Management
4 8 (12.90%) Network Monitoring
5 7 (11.29%) ITIL V3
6 5 (8.06%) Capacity Management
6 5 (8.06%) Service Management
6 5 (8.06%) Mobile Device Management
6 5 (8.06%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (6.45%) ITSM
7 4 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (6.45%) Change Management
7 4 (6.45%) CRM
7 4 (6.45%) Project Management
8 3 (4.84%) Asset Management
8 3 (4.84%) Network Design
8 3 (4.84%) Supplier Management
8 3 (4.84%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (24.19%) PowerShell
2 10 (16.13%) SQL
3 5 (8.06%) Perl
3 5 (8.06%) Python
3 5 (8.06%) Shell Script
4 2 (3.23%) VB
5 1 (1.61%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.61%) Java
5 1 (1.61%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (19.35%) Security Cleared
2 11 (17.74%) SC Cleared
3 8 (12.90%) DV Cleared
4 7 (11.29%) CCA
4 7 (11.29%) Citrix Certification
5 6 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (9.68%) MCP
5 6 (9.68%) MCSE
5 6 (9.68%) CCNP
5 6 (9.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (9.68%) VCP5
6 5 (8.06%) VCAP
6 5 (8.06%) CCEE
6 5 (8.06%) CCAA
6 5 (8.06%) CCIA
7 4 (6.45%) CCNA
8 3 (4.84%) MCSA
8 3 (4.84%) CCDP
9 2 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) SLA
2 1 (1.61%) TickIT
2 1 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.61%) QA
2 1 (1.61%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 29 (46.77%) Active Directory
2 27 (43.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (37.10%) XenApp
4 18 (29.03%) XenDesktop
5 10 (16.13%) Hyper-V
6 8 (12.90%) vSphere
7 6 (9.68%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (8.06%) HDFS
9 2 (3.23%) UAG
9 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (3.23%) VMware ESX
9 2 (3.23%) XenServer
10 1 (1.61%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (8.06%) Nagios
1 5 (8.06%) Zenoss
1 5 (8.06%) XenMobile
1 5 (8.06%) AirWatch
2 4 (6.45%) OVSD
2 4 (6.45%) SCCM
3 3 (4.84%) WSUS
4 2 (3.23%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.61%) HP SIM
5 1 (1.61%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
5 1 (1.61%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.61%) NetVault Backup
5 1 (1.61%) SCOM
5 1 (1.61%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.61%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.61%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (1.61%) Control-M
Vendors
1 38 (61.29%) VMware
2 30 (48.39%) Microsoft
3 10 (16.13%) AppSense
4 9 (14.52%) Oracle
5 8 (12.90%) Cisco
6 7 (11.29%) HP
7 5 (8.06%) Splunk
7 5 (8.06%) Lumension
8 3 (4.84%) IronPort
8 3 (4.84%) F5
8 3 (4.84%) Sourcefire
8 3 (4.84%) NetApp
9 2 (3.23%) Symantec
9 2 (3.23%) McAfee
10 1 (1.61%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.61%) LANDesk
10 1 (1.61%) BMC
10 1 (1.61%) Sun
10 1 (1.61%) IBM
10 1 (1.61%) SAP