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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 11 36 13
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -23
Contract jobs citing Citrix 34 7 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 9.21% 2.11% 11.37%
As % of the Vendors category 18.99% 5.11% 26.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 2 15
Average daily rate
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£163 £413 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-60.60% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £383 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £443 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 1
Average hourly rate £27.50 £11.25 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+144.44% -66.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
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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
179 137 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 48.51% 41.39% 42.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 64 74
Average daily rate £325 £363 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +1.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £190 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £515 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 16 23
Average hourly rate £27.50 £40.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.09% +47.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £11.45 £13.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.95 £50.76 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -4.67%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 49 (69.01%) Windows
2 39 (54.93%) ITIL
3 30 (42.25%) Active Directory
4 28 (39.44%) Microsoft
5 26 (36.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (32.39%) Cisco
7 22 (30.99%) Windows 7
7 22 (30.99%) Finance
8 21 (29.58%) VMware
8 21 (29.58%) Remedy
9 18 (25.35%) Firewall
9 18 (25.35%) Blackberry
10 17 (23.94%) XenServer
10 17 (23.94%) VLAN
10 17 (23.94%) WatchGuard
11 15 (21.13%) Kindle
11 15 (21.13%) VoIP
11 15 (21.13%) ISO 9001
12 13 (18.31%) HP
13 12 (16.90%) MS Office
13 12 (16.90%) MS Exchange
13 12 (16.90%) MS Excel
14 11 (15.49%) Linux
15 10 (14.08%) Advertising
16 9 (12.68%) Service Management
16 9 (12.68%) VMware Infrastructure
16 9 (12.68%) Oracle
16 9 (12.68%) SLA
17 8 (11.27%) MSI
17 8 (11.27%) Microsoft App-V

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 12 (16.90%) MS Exchange
2 6 (8.45%) Exchange Server 2007
2 6 (8.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (4.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (2.82%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 12 (16.90%) MS Office
1 12 (16.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (9.86%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 18 (25.35%) Firewall
2 17 (23.94%) VLAN
3 15 (21.13%) VoIP
4 6 (8.45%) DHCP
4 6 (8.45%) DNS
5 3 (4.23%) VPN
5 3 (4.23%) Network Security
6 2 (2.82%) MPLS
6 2 (2.82%) SSL
6 2 (2.82%) Ethernet
6 2 (2.82%) ISDN
7 1 (1.41%) SMS
7 1 (1.41%) ADSL
7 1 (1.41%) Broadband
7 1 (1.41%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.41%) SAN
7 1 (1.41%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.86%) Oracle Exadata
2 3 (4.23%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (11.27%) MSI
2 5 (7.04%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (2.82%) InstallShield
3 2 (2.82%) AdminStudio
3 2 (2.82%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 22 (30.99%) Finance
2 10 (14.08%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 23 (32.39%) Analyst
2 20 (28.17%) Service Analyst
2 20 (28.17%) Service Desk Analyst
3 17 (23.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (9.86%) Applications Packager
5 4 (5.63%) Citrix Engineer
6 3 (4.23%) Server Engineer
6 3 (4.23%) Consultant
7 2 (2.82%) Network Engineer
7 2 (2.82%) Support Technician
7 2 (2.82%) Support Engineer
7 2 (2.82%) Team Leader
7 2 (2.82%) IT Support Technician
7 2 (2.82%) Operations Analyst
7 2 (2.82%) Wintel Support
7 2 (2.82%) Citrix Support
7 2 (2.82%) IT Support
7 2 (2.82%) Wintel Engineer
7 2 (2.82%) Wintel Consultant
8 1 (1.41%) Data Centre Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.63%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.41%) HTML
2 1 (1.41%) .NET
2 1 (1.41%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 18 (25.35%) Blackberry
2 15 (21.13%) Kindle
3 6 (8.45%) CCTV
4 5 (7.04%) Thin Client
4 5 (7.04%) Fat Client
5 3 (4.23%) PKI
6 2 (2.82%) Clustering
7 1 (1.41%) CMDB
7 1 (1.41%) Replication
7 1 (1.41%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.41%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 49 (69.01%) Windows
2 26 (36.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (30.99%) Windows 7
4 11 (15.49%) Linux
5 5 (7.04%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (5.63%) Windows XP
7 3 (4.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.82%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.41%) UNIX
9 1 (1.41%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.41%) Windows NT
9 1 (1.41%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.41%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (54.93%) ITIL
2 9 (12.68%) Service Management
3 3 (4.23%) Incident Management
4 1 (1.41%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (1.41%) Software Distribution
4 1 (1.41%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (1.41%) Mentoring
4 1 (1.41%) Validation
4 1 (1.41%) E-Commerce
4 1 (1.41%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.23%) C
1 3 (4.23%) VBScript
2 2 (2.82%) VB
2 2 (2.82%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (8.45%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (4.23%) MCSE
2 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.82%) MCDST
4 1 (1.41%) CCA
4 1 (1.41%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (21.13%) ISO 9001
2 9 (12.68%) SLA
3 1 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 30 (42.25%) Active Directory
2 17 (23.94%) XenServer
3 9 (12.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (11.27%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (8.45%) XenApp
6 3 (4.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (9.86%) SCCM
2 3 (4.23%) SCOM
3 2 (2.82%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.82%) WSUS
3 2 (2.82%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (1.41%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (1.41%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.41%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (1.41%) Nagios
Vendors
1 28 (39.44%) Microsoft
2 23 (32.39%) Cisco
3 21 (29.58%) Remedy
3 21 (29.58%) VMware
4 17 (23.94%) WatchGuard
5 13 (18.31%) HP
6 9 (12.68%) Oracle
7 7 (9.86%) BMC
8 6 (8.45%) AppSense
9 2 (2.82%) Mitel
9 2 (2.82%) Imperva
9 2 (2.82%) 3PAR
9 2 (2.82%) Symantec
9 2 (2.82%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.41%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.41%) Dell
10 1 (1.41%) EMC
10 1 (1.41%) McAfee
10 1 (1.41%) Clearswift
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