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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 58 42 29
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -13
Contract jobs citing Citrix 28 39 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.36% 3.85% 4.86%
As % of the Vendors category 5.09% 9.07% 10.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 14
Average daily rate
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£290 £300 £248
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £120 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £405 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £300 £309
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -2.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 5
Average hourly rate £16.14 £15.30 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.49% +9.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.07 £16.13 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-0.34% +7.50%
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
550 430 359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 46.37% 42.49% 44.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 215 151
Average daily rate £350 £388 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +33.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £248 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 20 44
Average hourly rate £14.75 £14.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.35% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £9.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £145.00 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.50 £18.90
% change year-on-year
-0.57% -7.40%

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
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 6 March 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 -10 18 £330 +3.52% 2
Aylesbury - - - -
Chesham - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Iver - - - -
Marlow - - - -
Citrix
South East

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 49 (66.22%) Windows
2 37 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (45.95%) VMware
4 31 (41.89%) Active Directory
5 30 (40.54%) Security Cleared
6 28 (37.84%) SC Cleared
6 28 (37.84%) Microsoft
7 23 (31.08%) Windows Server 2003
8 21 (28.38%) SLA
8 21 (28.38%) ITIL
8 21 (28.38%) Windows Server 2012
9 19 (25.68%) Microsoft Certification
10 18 (24.32%) VMware Infrastructure
11 17 (22.97%) Windows 7
11 17 (22.97%) MS Excel
11 17 (22.97%) MS Exchange
12 16 (21.62%) MCSE
13 14 (18.92%) Change Management
13 14 (18.92%) XenDesktop
14 13 (17.57%) PowerShell
14 13 (17.57%) Disaster Recovery
15 12 (16.22%) IIS
15 12 (16.22%) Cisco
16 11 (14.86%) Windows XP
16 11 (14.86%) MCP
16 11 (14.86%) UNIX
16 11 (14.86%) SAN
16 11 (14.86%) Terminal Services
16 11 (14.86%) Firewall
16 11 (14.86%) Finance

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 17 (22.97%) MS Exchange
2 12 (16.22%) IIS
3 11 (14.86%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (9.46%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (9.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (8.11%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (5.41%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.70%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.35%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (1.35%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.35%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.35%) Lync
Applications
1 17 (22.97%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.11%) MS Office
3 1 (1.35%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.05%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.86%) Firewall
1 11 (14.86%) SAN
2 10 (13.51%) DNS
2 10 (13.51%) NAS
3 9 (12.16%) DHCP
4 8 (10.81%) WAN
4 8 (10.81%) LAN
4 8 (10.81%) TACACS
4 8 (10.81%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (4.05%) VoIP
5 3 (4.05%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.70%) VPN
6 2 (2.70%) Broadband
6 2 (2.70%) Intranet
6 2 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (2.70%) Radio Access Network
7 1 (1.35%) VLAN
7 1 (1.35%) Cisco IPT
7 1 (1.35%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (1.35%) Network Security
General
1 11 (14.86%) Finance
2 6 (8.11%) Banking
3 3 (4.05%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.35%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.35%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 18 (24.32%) Analyst
2 9 (12.16%) 1st Line Support
2 9 (12.16%) 2nd Line Support
2 9 (12.16%) Administrator
3 8 (10.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (9.46%) Network Analyst
4 7 (9.46%) Citrix Consultant
4 7 (9.46%) Consultant
4 7 (9.46%) Windows Administrator
5 6 (8.11%) Support Engineer
6 5 (6.76%) Support Analyst
7 4 (5.41%) Network Engineer
7 4 (5.41%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (5.41%) Technical Specialist
7 4 (5.41%) Service Analyst
7 4 (5.41%) Windows Engineer
8 3 (4.05%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 3 (4.05%) Citrix Specialist
8 3 (4.05%) Technical Design Authority
8 3 (4.05%) Desktop Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.46%) Blackberry
1 7 (9.46%) User Experience
1 7 (9.46%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.11%) Clustering
3 4 (5.41%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.35%) SecurID
4 1 (1.35%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.35%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 49 (66.22%) Windows
2 37 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (31.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 21 (28.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (22.97%) Windows 7
6 11 (14.86%) UNIX
6 11 (14.86%) Windows XP
7 10 (13.51%) Windows 2000
8 8 (10.81%) Windows NT
8 8 (10.81%) Windows 2000 Server
9 5 (6.76%) Windows Vista
10 4 (5.41%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.35%) Android
11 1 (1.35%) VMS
11 1 (1.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (28.38%) ITIL
2 14 (18.92%) Change Management
3 13 (17.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (10.81%) Incident Management
5 7 (9.46%) Mobile Device Management
6 6 (8.11%) Mentoring
6 6 (8.11%) Fault Management
6 6 (8.11%) Service Management
7 5 (6.76%) Asset Management
7 5 (6.76%) Problem Management
8 4 (5.41%) QMS
8 4 (5.41%) Migration
9 2 (2.70%) Project Planning
9 2 (2.70%) Data Migration
9 2 (2.70%) Service Delivery
9 2 (2.70%) Project Management
9 2 (2.70%) Line Management
10 1 (1.35%) Logistics
10 1 (1.35%) Supply Chain Management
10 1 (1.35%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 13 (17.57%) PowerShell
2 9 (12.16%) SQL
3 4 (5.41%) VB
4 1 (1.35%) C
Qualifications
1 30 (40.54%) Security Cleared
2 28 (37.84%) SC Cleared
3 19 (25.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (21.62%) MCSE
5 11 (14.86%) MCP
6 8 (10.81%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (10.81%) CCNP
6 8 (10.81%) CCSA
6 8 (10.81%) CCSE
7 7 (9.46%) DV Cleared
8 6 (8.11%) Degree
9 3 (4.05%) CNA
9 3 (4.05%) CNE
9 3 (4.05%) Novell Certification
10 2 (2.70%) CCNA
10 2 (2.70%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (1.35%) CCEA
11 1 (1.35%) CCA
11 1 (1.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (1.35%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (28.38%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (41.89%) Active Directory
2 18 (24.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (18.92%) XenDesktop
4 11 (14.86%) Terminal Services
5 10 (13.51%) VMware ESX
6 9 (12.16%) XenApp
7 8 (10.81%) Hyper-V
7 8 (10.81%) ISA Server
8 6 (8.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 4 (5.41%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (4.05%) vSphere
11 1 (1.35%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (13.51%) BladeLogic
2 9 (12.16%) SCCM
3 8 (10.81%) SCOM
4 7 (9.46%) XenMobile
5 4 (5.41%) Backup Exec
6 3 (4.05%) OVSD
6 3 (4.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (1.35%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 34 (45.95%) VMware
2 28 (37.84%) Microsoft
3 12 (16.22%) Cisco
4 9 (12.16%) Juniper
5 8 (10.81%) Nokia
5 8 (10.81%) CheckPoint
5 8 (10.81%) Intel
5 8 (10.81%) Blue Coat
5 8 (10.81%) F5
6 6 (8.11%) Computacenter
7 5 (6.76%) Dell
7 5 (6.76%) AppSense
8 3 (4.05%) HP
8 3 (4.05%) Remedy
8 3 (4.05%) Wyse
9 2 (2.70%) Oracle
9 2 (2.70%) Mitel
9 2 (2.70%) Lotus
10 1 (1.35%) Symantec
10 1 (1.35%) Altiris