The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Citrix products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Citrix over the 3 months to 22 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 17 30 21
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -9
Contract jobs citing Citrix 37 13 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 8.39% 3.50% 7.86%
As % of the Vendors category 18.14% 7.43% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 3 6
Average daily rate
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£163 £188 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -34.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £188 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £338 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.48% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 2 3
Average hourly rate £27.50 £11.25 £35.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+144.44% -68.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.25 £11.05 £33.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £11.45 £36.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.75 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +10.93%
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Cambridgeshire

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

Vendors Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
204 175 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 46.26% 47.17% 39.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 79 69
Average daily rate £340 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £188 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £515 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 13 23
Average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £11.15 £13.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £46.70 £38.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

Citrix
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Citrix Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Citrix
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Citrix Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Citrix
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Citrix across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Citrix Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

Citrix
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Citrix Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 47 (67.14%) Windows
2 32 (45.71%) ITIL
3 25 (35.71%) Active Directory
3 25 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (34.29%) VMware
4 24 (34.29%) Cisco
5 21 (30.00%) XenServer
6 19 (27.14%) Windows 7
7 18 (25.71%) Firewall
7 18 (25.71%) WatchGuard
7 18 (25.71%) Microsoft
8 17 (24.29%) VLAN
8 17 (24.29%) Finance
9 15 (21.43%) Remedy
9 15 (21.43%) VoIP
9 15 (21.43%) ISO 9001
9 15 (21.43%) Kindle
10 13 (18.57%) MS Exchange
11 11 (15.71%) Blackberry
11 11 (15.71%) HP
11 11 (15.71%) Exchange Server 2010
12 10 (14.29%) XenApp
12 10 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
13 8 (11.43%) AppSense
13 8 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2007
13 8 (11.43%) SCCM
13 8 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
13 8 (11.43%) SLA
13 8 (11.43%) MS Excel
13 8 (11.43%) Linux

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 13 (18.57%) MS Exchange
2 11 (15.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.43%) SAS
5 1 (1.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (11.43%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (8.57%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 18 (25.71%) Firewall
2 17 (24.29%) VLAN
3 15 (21.43%) VoIP
4 6 (8.57%) DHCP
4 6 (8.57%) DNS
5 3 (4.29%) Network Security
5 3 (4.29%) SMS
6 2 (2.86%) ISDN
6 2 (2.86%) Ethernet
6 2 (2.86%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.86%) VPN
6 2 (2.86%) SSL
6 2 (2.86%) MPLS
7 1 (1.43%) SAN
7 1 (1.43%) Internet
7 1 (1.43%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.43%) NAS
7 1 (1.43%) ADSL
7 1 (1.43%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.57%) Oracle Exadata
2 5 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.86%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (11.43%) MSI
2 4 (5.71%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (4.29%) InstallShield
3 3 (4.29%) AdminStudio
4 2 (2.86%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 17 (24.29%) Finance
2 6 (8.57%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 21 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (22.86%) Analyst
3 12 (17.14%) Service Analyst
3 12 (17.14%) Service Desk Analyst
4 7 (10.00%) Applications Packager
5 4 (5.71%) Consultant
6 3 (4.29%) Support Engineer
6 3 (4.29%) Citrix Engineer
6 3 (4.29%) Server Engineer
6 3 (4.29%) IT Support
7 2 (2.86%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (2.86%) Operations Analyst
7 2 (2.86%) Senior Architect
7 2 (2.86%) Wintel Consultant
7 2 (2.86%) Wintel Support
7 2 (2.86%) Team Leader
7 2 (2.86%) IT Support Engineer
7 2 (2.86%) Citrix Consultant
7 2 (2.86%) Network Engineer
7 2 (2.86%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.71%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.43%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (21.43%) Kindle
2 11 (15.71%) Blackberry
3 5 (7.14%) Thin Client
3 5 (7.14%) CCTV
3 5 (7.14%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.86%) PKI
5 1 (1.43%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.43%) CMDB
5 1 (1.43%) NHS
5 1 (1.43%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 47 (67.14%) Windows
2 25 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (27.14%) Windows 7
4 8 (11.43%) Linux
5 5 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (4.29%) Windows Vista
6 3 (4.29%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.86%) Windows 2000
7 2 (2.86%) Windows NT
8 1 (1.43%) Android
8 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.43%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (45.71%) ITIL
2 7 (10.00%) Service Management
3 2 (2.86%) Project Management
3 2 (2.86%) Incident Management
4 1 (1.43%) Software Distribution
4 1 (1.43%) Mentoring
4 1 (1.43%) Validation
4 1 (1.43%) Migration
4 1 (1.43%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.71%) C
2 3 (4.29%) VBScript
3 2 (2.86%) VB
4 1 (1.43%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (5.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (4.29%) CCA
3 3 (4.29%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.86%) MCSE
5 1 (1.43%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (21.43%) ISO 9001
2 8 (11.43%) SLA
3 1 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 25 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 21 (30.00%) XenServer
3 10 (14.29%) XenApp
3 10 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
4 8 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (8.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (2.86%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.86%) vSphere
6 2 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.43%) VMware Server
7 1 (1.43%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (11.43%) SCCM
2 4 (5.71%) SCOM
3 2 (2.86%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (2.86%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (2.86%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.86%) WSUS
4 1 (1.43%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 24 (34.29%) Cisco
1 24 (34.29%) VMware
2 18 (25.71%) WatchGuard
2 18 (25.71%) Microsoft
3 15 (21.43%) Remedy
4 11 (15.71%) HP
5 8 (11.43%) AppSense
5 8 (11.43%) Oracle
6 6 (8.57%) BMC
7 2 (2.86%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.86%) Symantec
7 2 (2.86%) Mitel
7 2 (2.86%) Imperva
7 2 (2.86%) 3PAR
8 1 (1.43%) Veeam
8 1 (1.43%) Fortinet
8 1 (1.43%) Wyse
8 1 (1.43%) Dell
8 1 (1.43%) EMC
8 1 (1.43%) Juniper
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