The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Cambridge region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 15 23 33
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +10
Contract jobs citing Citrix 35 17 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 7.16% 4.59% 4.03%
As % of the Vendors category 15.77% 9.50% 10.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 2 5
Average daily rate
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£213 £188 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -14.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £188 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £188 £290
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 5
Average hourly rate £27.50 £10.50 £35.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+161.90% -70.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Vendors Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
222 179 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 45.40% 48.38% 38.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 73 95
Average daily rate £350 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £200 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £470 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 22 26
Average hourly rate £27.50 £19.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.02% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £10.60 £11.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.90 £48.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
Citrix
Cambridgeshire

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 1 August 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 1 August 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 37 (68.52%) Windows
2 22 (40.74%) ITIL
3 21 (38.89%) VMware
4 20 (37.04%) Active Directory
5 17 (31.48%) Cisco
6 16 (29.63%) Windows 7
7 15 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (25.93%) Microsoft
9 13 (24.07%) XenServer
10 12 (22.22%) XenApp
10 12 (22.22%) Finance
10 12 (22.22%) MS Exchange
11 11 (20.37%) Exchange Server 2010
12 10 (18.52%) Firewall
12 10 (18.52%) Microsoft App-V
12 10 (18.52%) WatchGuard
13 9 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
13 9 (16.67%) VLAN
13 9 (16.67%) Remedy
13 9 (16.67%) Linux
13 9 (16.67%) Oracle
13 9 (16.67%) HP
14 8 (14.81%) DNS
14 8 (14.81%) VoIP
14 8 (14.81%) ISO 9001
14 8 (14.81%) DHCP
14 8 (14.81%) Blackberry
14 8 (14.81%) MSI
14 8 (14.81%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 8 (14.81%) AppSense

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 11 (20.37%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.85%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (9.26%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (9.26%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 10 (18.52%) Firewall
2 9 (16.67%) VLAN
3 8 (14.81%) DNS
3 8 (14.81%) VoIP
3 8 (14.81%) DHCP
4 3 (5.56%) Network Security
4 3 (5.56%) SMS
5 2 (3.70%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.85%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.85%) NAS
6 1 (1.85%) MPLS
6 1 (1.85%) Internet
6 1 (1.85%) SAN
6 1 (1.85%) ADSL
6 1 (1.85%) Broadband
6 1 (1.85%) ISDN
6 1 (1.85%) VPN
6 1 (1.85%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.96%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.26%) Oracle Exadata
3 4 (7.41%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (14.81%) MSI
2 3 (5.56%) InstallShield
2 3 (5.56%) AdminStudio
2 3 (5.56%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (3.70%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 12 (22.22%) Finance
2 3 (5.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (24.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (18.52%) Analyst
3 7 (12.96%) Applications Packager
4 6 (11.11%) Consultant
4 6 (11.11%) Service Analyst
4 6 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (7.41%) Wintel Support
5 4 (7.41%) Wintel Consultant
6 3 (5.56%) IT Support
6 3 (5.56%) Support Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Architect
7 2 (3.70%) Network Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Desktop Support
7 2 (3.70%) Technical Leader
7 2 (3.70%) Citrix Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Support Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) Team Leader
7 2 (3.70%) IT Support Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Citrix Consultant
7 2 (3.70%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.41%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.85%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.81%) Blackberry
1 8 (14.81%) Kindle
2 5 (9.26%) Fat Client
2 5 (9.26%) Thin Client
3 4 (7.41%) PKI
3 4 (7.41%) CCTV
4 1 (1.85%) Clustering
4 1 (1.85%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.85%) CMDB
4 1 (1.85%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 37 (68.52%) Windows
2 16 (29.63%) Windows 7
3 15 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (16.67%) Linux
5 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (5.56%) Windows Vista
6 3 (5.56%) Windows XP
7 2 (3.70%) Windows NT
7 2 (3.70%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.85%) Android
8 1 (1.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (40.74%) ITIL
2 5 (9.26%) Service Management
3 2 (3.70%) Project Management
4 1 (1.85%) Software Distribution
4 1 (1.85%) Validation
4 1 (1.85%) Migration
4 1 (1.85%) Network Design
4 1 (1.85%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.41%) C
2 3 (5.56%) VBScript
3 2 (3.70%) VB
4 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
1 4 (7.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (5.56%) CCA
2 3 (5.56%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (3.70%) MCSE
3 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.85%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.81%) ISO 9001
2 6 (11.11%) SLA
3 1 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (37.04%) Active Directory
2 13 (24.07%) XenServer
3 12 (22.22%) XenApp
4 10 (18.52%) Microsoft App-V
5 8 (14.81%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 6 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (5.56%) VMware ESX
8 2 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (3.70%) vSphere
9 1 (1.85%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.85%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (12.96%) SCCM
2 6 (11.11%) SCOM
3 4 (7.41%) WSUS
3 4 (7.41%) Backup Exec
3 4 (7.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (3.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (1.85%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 21 (38.89%) VMware
2 17 (31.48%) Cisco
3 14 (25.93%) Microsoft
4 10 (18.52%) WatchGuard
5 9 (16.67%) Remedy
5 9 (16.67%) Oracle
5 9 (16.67%) HP
6 8 (14.81%) AppSense
7 5 (9.26%) BMC
8 4 (7.41%) Red Hat
8 4 (7.41%) Symantec
9 1 (1.85%) 3PAR
9 1 (1.85%) Veeam
9 1 (1.85%) Imperva
9 1 (1.85%) Wyse
9 1 (1.85%) Mitel
9 1 (1.85%) Fortinet
9 1 (1.85%) Juniper
9 1 (1.85%) Dell
9 1 (1.85%) EMC
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