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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 52 35 39
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +4
Contract jobs citing Citrix 31 48 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.54% 4.38% 3.75%
As % of the Vendors category 5.79% 10.17% 7.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 26 17
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£190 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.53% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £138 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £405 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 9
Average hourly rate £14.00 £17.75 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.12% +36.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £17.55 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.95 £17.95 £13.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
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
535 472 520
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 43.78% 43.11% 49.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 233 243
Average daily rate £350 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £188 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 37 38
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.01 £8.85 £11.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £190.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

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 22 August 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
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 22 August 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
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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 -4 26 £170 -47.69% 3
High Wycombe -1 1 - - 1
Marlow - - - -
Amersham - - - -
Aylesbury - - - -
Citrix
South East

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 50 (78.13%) Windows
2 36 (56.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (46.88%) Microsoft
4 29 (45.31%) Active Directory
4 29 (45.31%) ITIL
5 27 (42.19%) VMware
6 23 (35.94%) SQL
7 22 (34.38%) MS Exchange
7 22 (34.38%) Security Cleared
8 20 (31.25%) SC Cleared
9 18 (28.13%) SAN
10 17 (26.56%) Windows Server 2003
10 17 (26.56%) Microsoft Certification
10 17 (26.56%) MCSE
11 16 (25.00%) UNIX
11 16 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 14 (21.88%) XenApp
12 14 (21.88%) Migration
12 14 (21.88%) MS Excel
13 13 (20.31%) Backup Exec
13 13 (20.31%) Exchange Server 2003
13 13 (20.31%) vSphere
14 12 (18.75%) IIS
14 12 (18.75%) MS Office
15 11 (17.19%) MCP
15 11 (17.19%) Service Management
16 10 (15.63%) Finance
16 10 (15.63%) Cisco
16 10 (15.63%) Windows 7
17 9 (14.06%) WAN

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 22 (34.38%) MS Exchange
2 13 (20.31%) Exchange Server 2003
3 12 (18.75%) IIS
4 7 (10.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (9.38%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (3.13%) SharePoint
7 2 (3.13%) Lync
8 1 (1.56%) Moodle
8 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2000
8 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 14 (21.88%) MS Excel
2 12 (18.75%) MS Office
3 2 (3.13%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (28.13%) SAN
2 9 (14.06%) WAN
2 9 (14.06%) LAN
3 7 (10.94%) NAS
4 6 (9.38%) Firewall
5 4 (6.25%) BIG-IP
5 4 (6.25%) TCP/IP
5 4 (6.25%) MPLS
5 4 (6.25%) DSL
6 3 (4.69%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (3.13%) Network Security
7 2 (3.13%) VoIP
7 2 (3.13%) DHCP
7 2 (3.13%) VPN
8 1 (1.56%) NetScaler
8 1 (1.56%) DNS
8 1 (1.56%) SMS
8 1 (1.56%) Broadband
8 1 (1.56%) VLAN
8 1 (1.56%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.06%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.13%) MS Access
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (4.69%) MSI
2 1 (1.56%) AdminStudio
General
1 10 (15.63%) Finance
2 3 (4.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (29.69%) Analyst
2 16 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
3 8 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 7 (10.94%) Project Engineer
5 6 (9.38%) Service Analyst
5 6 (9.38%) Service Desk Analyst
5 6 (9.38%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 5 (7.81%) Help Desk Support
6 5 (7.81%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (7.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) Applications Packager
7 4 (6.25%) Consultant
8 3 (4.69%) Service Desk Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (4.69%) Help Desk Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Administrator
9 2 (3.13%) Security Consultant
9 2 (3.13%) Virtualisation Engineer
9 2 (3.13%) Windows Administrator
9 2 (3.13%) Citrix Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.13%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.56%) WAMP
2 1 (1.56%) .NET
2 1 (1.56%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.94%) Blackberry
2 4 (6.25%) Clustering
2 4 (6.25%) Fat Client
2 4 (6.25%) Thin Client
2 4 (6.25%) EqualLogic
3 1 (1.56%) iPad
3 1 (1.56%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 50 (78.13%) Windows
2 36 (56.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (26.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (25.00%) UNIX
5 10 (15.63%) Windows 7
6 8 (12.50%) Windows 2000
7 4 (6.25%) Windows XP
7 4 (6.25%) Windows NT
8 3 (4.69%) Windows 2000 Server
8 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (4.69%) Linux
9 1 (1.56%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (45.31%) ITIL
2 14 (21.88%) Migration
3 11 (17.19%) Service Management
4 6 (9.38%) Change Management
5 4 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (4.69%) Service Delivery
7 2 (3.13%) CRM
7 2 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (3.13%) ITIL V3
8 1 (1.56%) Build Automation
8 1 (1.56%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (1.56%) Software Distribution
8 1 (1.56%) Business Continuity Planning
8 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (1.56%) Performance Management
8 1 (1.56%) Load Balancing
8 1 (1.56%) Problem Management
8 1 (1.56%) ITSM
8 1 (1.56%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 23 (35.94%) SQL
2 5 (7.81%) T-SQL
3 3 (4.69%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.69%) VB
4 2 (3.13%) VBA
4 2 (3.13%) C
5 1 (1.56%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (34.38%) Security Cleared
2 20 (31.25%) SC Cleared
3 17 (26.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (26.56%) MCSE
4 11 (17.19%) MCP
5 8 (12.50%) DV Cleared
6 3 (4.69%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (4.69%) CCNA
6 3 (4.69%) Degree
7 1 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.56%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.94%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (45.31%) Active Directory
2 16 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (21.88%) XenApp
4 13 (20.31%) vSphere
5 8 (12.50%) Hyper-V
6 7 (10.94%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (9.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 6 (9.38%) ISA Server
7 6 (9.38%) Terminal Services
8 5 (7.81%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (6.25%) NLBS
9 4 (6.25%) Xen
10 3 (4.69%) VMware ESX
11 2 (3.13%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (1.56%) DFS Replication
12 1 (1.56%) Sendmail
12 1 (1.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 13 (20.31%) Backup Exec
2 6 (9.38%) BladeLogic
3 5 (7.81%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 5 (7.81%) SCCM
3 5 (7.81%) SCOM
4 4 (6.25%) WSUS
4 4 (6.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (4.69%) WhatsUp Gold
5 3 (4.69%) OVSD
6 2 (3.13%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 2 (3.13%) ARCserve
6 2 (3.13%) Hyperic
7 1 (1.56%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (1.56%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (1.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (1.56%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 30 (46.88%) Microsoft
2 27 (42.19%) VMware
3 10 (15.63%) Cisco
4 5 (7.81%) CheckPoint
4 5 (7.81%) Symantec
5 4 (6.25%) NetApp
5 4 (6.25%) Intel
5 4 (6.25%) Veeam
6 3 (4.69%) HP
6 3 (4.69%) Sophos
6 3 (4.69%) AppSense
7 2 (3.13%) McAfee
7 2 (3.13%) Lumension
8 1 (1.56%) EMC
8 1 (1.56%) Juniper
8 1 (1.56%) PlateSpin
8 1 (1.56%) Wyse
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