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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 47 19 21
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +2
Contract jobs citing Citrix 10 36 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.00% 7.64% 5.04%
As % of the Vendors category 4.44% 17.73% 10.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 18 4
Average daily rate
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£281 £264 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.63% -10.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £150 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £393 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 4
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +161.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.14% -
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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
225 203 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 44.91% 43.10% 48.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 133 76
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £163 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £483 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 21 23
Average hourly rate £20.50 £27.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.45% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.70 £21.00 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £27.50 £47.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015, 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 18 (60.00%) Windows
2 14 (46.67%) VMware
3 11 (36.67%) MS Office
4 10 (33.33%) ITIL
4 10 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 9 (30.00%) Cisco
6 8 (26.67%) Active Directory
6 8 (26.67%) HP
6 8 (26.67%) MS Exchange
7 7 (23.33%) SLA
7 7 (23.33%) Blackberry
7 7 (23.33%) Finance
7 7 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (20.00%) WorldPay
8 6 (20.00%) Remedy
8 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
9 5 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
9 5 (16.67%) Oracle
9 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
9 5 (16.67%) NetApp
9 5 (16.67%) BYOD
9 5 (16.67%) Data Centre
9 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (16.67%) Windows 7
9 5 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (16.67%) Incident Management
9 5 (16.67%) Clustering

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 8 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 5 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (6.67%) IIS
5 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 11 (36.67%) MS Office
2 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) SAN
1 4 (13.33%) Firewall
1 4 (13.33%) Wireless
1 4 (13.33%) Network Security
1 4 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (13.33%) NetScaler
1 4 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (10.00%) LAN
2 3 (10.00%) WAN
3 1 (3.33%) DHCP
3 1 (3.33%) FTP
3 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.33%) DNS
3 1 (3.33%) VoIP
3 1 (3.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (13.33%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (13.33%) EDRMS
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (3.33%) JIRA
General
1 7 (23.33%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Legal
3 1 (3.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Analyst
2 5 (16.67%) Network Consultant
2 5 (16.67%) Consultant
2 5 (16.67%) Service Analyst
2 5 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Security Consultant
3 4 (13.33%) Implementation Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Network Security Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) Network Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Applications Specialist
5 2 (6.67%) Database Specialist
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) Help Desk Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (6.67%) Architect
5 2 (6.67%) SAN Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Server Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) NetApp Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Blackberry
2 5 (16.67%) Clustering
2 5 (16.67%) BYOD
2 5 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 3 (10.00%) HP StoreVirtual
4 1 (3.33%) CCTV
4 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 18 (60.00%) Windows
2 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (6.67%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (6.67%) Linux
5 1 (3.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) ITIL
2 5 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 3 (10.00%) Service Management
4 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
4 2 (6.67%) Migration
4 2 (6.67%) Business Analysis
5 1 (3.33%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.33%) Programme Management
5 1 (3.33%) Operations Management
5 1 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.33%) Performance Tuning
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) CCIE
1 4 (13.33%) CCSP
1 4 (13.33%) CCNP
1 4 (13.33%) CCDP
1 4 (13.33%) CCSE
1 4 (13.33%) JNCIP
1 4 (13.33%) JNCIE
1 4 (13.33%) HP ASE
1 4 (13.33%) HP MASE
1 4 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.67%) MCSE
4 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.33%) CCA
4 1 (3.33%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (23.33%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 7 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (6.67%) VMware ESX
4 2 (6.67%) XenApp
5 1 (3.33%) XenServer
5 1 (3.33%) vSphere
5 1 (3.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) SCCM
1 1 (3.33%) SCOM
1 1 (3.33%) Puppet
1 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (46.67%) VMware
2 10 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 9 (30.00%) Cisco
4 8 (26.67%) HP
5 6 (20.00%) Remedy
5 6 (20.00%) WorldPay
6 5 (16.67%) Oracle
6 5 (16.67%) NetApp
7 4 (13.33%) CheckPoint
7 4 (13.33%) Juniper
7 4 (13.33%) Fortinet
7 4 (13.33%) Riverbed
7 4 (13.33%) F5
8 1 (3.33%) ServiceNow
8 1 (3.33%) BMC