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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 11 36 10
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -26
Contract jobs citing Citrix 30 7 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 9.20% 2.11% 12.17%
As % of the Vendors category 19.48% 4.79% 25.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 5 15
Average daily rate
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£163 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-53.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £135 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £420 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
- -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
Average hourly rate £28.75 - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%
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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
154 146 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 47.24% 43.98% 46.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 75 97
Average daily rate £300 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £163 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £481 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 20 25
Average hourly rate £27.50 £39.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.48% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.02 £11.70 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.75 £50.75 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.40%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 41 (64.06%) Windows
2 36 (56.25%) ITIL
3 30 (46.88%) Active Directory
4 29 (45.31%) Microsoft
5 23 (35.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (34.38%) Finance
7 19 (29.69%) Remedy
7 19 (29.69%) Cisco
8 18 (28.13%) Blackberry
8 18 (28.13%) Firewall
8 18 (28.13%) Windows 7
9 17 (26.56%) XenServer
9 17 (26.56%) WatchGuard
9 17 (26.56%) VLAN
10 15 (23.44%) Kindle
10 15 (23.44%) VoIP
10 15 (23.44%) ISO 9001
11 14 (21.88%) VMware
12 13 (20.31%) MS Office
13 12 (18.75%) MS Excel
14 11 (17.19%) MS Exchange
14 11 (17.19%) Advertising
15 8 (12.50%) HP
16 6 (9.38%) Linux
16 6 (9.38%) Service Management
16 6 (9.38%) MSI
16 6 (9.38%) Microsoft App-V
17 5 (7.81%) Fat Client
17 5 (7.81%) Thin Client
17 5 (7.81%) Windows Server 2003

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 11 (17.19%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (20.31%) MS Office
2 12 (18.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (28.13%) Firewall
2 17 (26.56%) VLAN
3 15 (23.44%) VoIP
4 3 (4.69%) VPN
5 2 (3.13%) DNS
5 2 (3.13%) SSL
5 2 (3.13%) DHCP
5 2 (3.13%) Ethernet
5 2 (3.13%) ISDN
5 2 (3.13%) MPLS
6 1 (1.56%) Network Security
6 1 (1.56%) NAS
6 1 (1.56%) ADSL
6 1 (1.56%) Broadband
6 1 (1.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.69%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 6 (9.38%) MSI
2 3 (4.69%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.56%) InstallShield
3 1 (1.56%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 22 (34.38%) Finance
2 11 (17.19%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 24 (37.50%) Analyst
2 22 (34.38%) Service Analyst
2 22 (34.38%) Service Desk Analyst
3 16 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (9.38%) Applications Packager
5 4 (6.25%) Citrix Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) Citrix Support
7 2 (3.13%) IT Support
7 2 (3.13%) Desktop Technician
7 2 (3.13%) Server Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) IT Support Technician
7 2 (3.13%) Desktop Support Technician
7 2 (3.13%) Consultant
7 2 (3.13%) Network Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) Desktop Support
7 2 (3.13%) Support Technician
8 1 (1.56%) Technical Project Manager
8 1 (1.56%) Systems Administrator
8 1 (1.56%) Project Manager
8 1 (1.56%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.13%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.56%) .NET
2 1 (1.56%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 18 (28.13%) Blackberry
2 15 (23.44%) Kindle
3 5 (7.81%) Thin Client
3 5 (7.81%) Fat Client
4 3 (4.69%) CCTV
5 2 (3.13%) Clustering
6 1 (1.56%) PKI
6 1 (1.56%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 41 (64.06%) Windows
2 23 (35.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (28.13%) Windows 7
4 6 (9.38%) Linux
5 5 (7.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (6.25%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.56%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.56%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (56.25%) ITIL
2 6 (9.38%) Service Management
3 3 (4.69%) Incident Management
4 1 (1.56%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (1.56%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (1.56%) Mentoring
4 1 (1.56%) Programme Management
4 1 (1.56%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (1.56%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.69%) C
2 2 (3.13%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.56%) SQL
3 1 (1.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (4.69%) MCSE
1 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (4.69%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (3.13%) MCDST
3 1 (1.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.56%) CCA
3 1 (1.56%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (23.44%) ISO 9001
2 5 (7.81%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (46.88%) Active Directory
2 17 (26.56%) XenServer
3 6 (9.38%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.56%) XenApp
5 1 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (6.25%) SCCM
2 1 (1.56%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (1.56%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.56%) Nagios
Vendors
1 29 (45.31%) Microsoft
2 19 (29.69%) Cisco
2 19 (29.69%) Remedy
3 17 (26.56%) WatchGuard
4 14 (21.88%) VMware
5 8 (12.50%) HP
6 4 (6.25%) AppSense
7 3 (4.69%) Oracle
7 3 (4.69%) BMC
8 2 (3.13%) Mitel
8 2 (3.13%) Imperva
8 2 (3.13%) 3PAR
9 1 (1.56%) McAfee
9 1 (1.56%) Clearswift
9 1 (1.56%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.56%) Dell
9 1 (1.56%) EMC