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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 33 26 26
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Contract jobs citing Citrix 7 10 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.18% 3.79% 5.96%
As % of the Vendors category 4.05% 8.13% 11.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 4
Average daily rate
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£275 £295 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.77% -18.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £150 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £410 £382
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £284 £320
% change year-on-year
+17.18% -11.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £16.25 £16.25
% change year-on-year
-10.76% -
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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
173 123 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 53.89% 46.59% 52.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 73 77
Average daily rate £425 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.86% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £483 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 16 27
Average hourly rate £42.50 £21.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £11.50 £11.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.15 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 27 (61.36%) Windows
1 27 (61.36%) Microsoft
2 26 (59.09%) ITIL
3 25 (56.82%) Active Directory
4 19 (43.18%) Finance
5 17 (38.64%) MS Office
5 17 (38.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (36.36%) Remedy
6 16 (36.36%) Blackberry
7 14 (31.82%) Cisco
8 13 (29.55%) MS Exchange
9 11 (25.00%) VMware
10 10 (22.73%) Firewall
10 10 (22.73%) Windows 7
11 9 (20.45%) XenServer
11 9 (20.45%) WatchGuard
11 9 (20.45%) VLAN
11 9 (20.45%) Advertising
11 9 (20.45%) MS Excel
12 8 (18.18%) VoIP
12 8 (18.18%) ISO 9001
12 8 (18.18%) Kindle
13 7 (15.91%) Exchange Server 2007
13 7 (15.91%) HP
14 6 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
15 5 (11.36%) SLA
15 5 (11.36%) Linux
15 5 (11.36%) Service Management
15 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2003
16 4 (9.09%) NetApp

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 13 (29.55%) MS Exchange
2 7 (15.91%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (38.64%) MS Office
2 9 (20.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (22.73%) Firewall
2 9 (20.45%) VLAN
3 8 (18.18%) VoIP
4 4 (9.09%) SAN
5 2 (4.55%) VPN
6 1 (2.27%) ISDN
6 1 (2.27%) DNS
6 1 (2.27%) SSL
6 1 (2.27%) DHCP
6 1 (2.27%) Ethernet
6 1 (2.27%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Oracle Forms
General
1 19 (43.18%) Finance
2 9 (20.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 21 (47.73%) Analyst
2 20 (45.45%) Service Analyst
2 20 (45.45%) Service Desk Analyst
3 9 (20.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) Network Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) Citrix Support
5 2 (4.55%) SAN Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) IT Support Technician
5 2 (4.55%) Desktop Support Technician
5 2 (4.55%) Server Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Citrix Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) IT Support
5 2 (4.55%) Desktop Technician
5 2 (4.55%) Support Technician
5 2 (4.55%) Desktop Support
5 2 (4.55%) Consultant
6 1 (2.27%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.27%) Network Consultant
6 1 (2.27%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) .NET
1 1 (2.27%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (36.36%) Blackberry
2 8 (18.18%) Kindle
3 2 (4.55%) CCTV
4 1 (2.27%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.27%) Replication
4 1 (2.27%) Clustering
4 1 (2.27%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 27 (61.36%) Windows
2 17 (38.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (22.73%) Windows 7
4 5 (11.36%) Linux
4 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (9.09%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.27%) UNIX
6 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.27%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (59.09%) ITIL
2 5 (11.36%) Service Management
3 3 (6.82%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.27%) E-Commerce
4 1 (2.27%) Programme Management
4 1 (2.27%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (2.27%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (2.27%) Mentoring
4 1 (2.27%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (2.27%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.27%) SQL
1 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) MCDST
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (4.55%) MCSE
2 1 (2.27%) CCA
2 1 (2.27%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (18.18%) ISO 9001
2 5 (11.36%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (56.82%) Active Directory
2 9 (20.45%) XenServer
3 6 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.27%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) SCCM
2 1 (2.27%) Nagios
2 1 (2.27%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (2.27%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 27 (61.36%) Microsoft
2 16 (36.36%) Remedy
3 14 (31.82%) Cisco
4 11 (25.00%) VMware
5 9 (20.45%) WatchGuard
6 7 (15.91%) HP
7 4 (9.09%) NetApp
8 2 (4.55%) BMC
8 2 (4.55%) Oracle
9 1 (2.27%) McAfee
9 1 (2.27%) Clearswift
9 1 (2.27%) CheckPoint
9 1 (2.27%) 3PAR
9 1 (2.27%) Imperva
9 1 (2.27%) Mitel
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