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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 30 31 45
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +14
Contract jobs citing Citrix 8 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.51% 2.86% 1.61%
As % of the Vendors category 4.42% 6.96% 3.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 1
Average daily rate
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£275 £285 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.50% +26.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £359 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+19.68% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.14 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-2.18% +10.00%
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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
181 115 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 56.74% 41.07% 50.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 70 62
Average daily rate £425 £370 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.86% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 34
Average hourly rate £42.50 £39.50 £24.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% +58.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.65 £20.00 £11.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £45.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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
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 26 February 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 25 (69.44%) Microsoft
2 23 (63.89%) Active Directory
3 21 (58.33%) Windows
4 20 (55.56%) ITIL
5 18 (50.00%) Finance
5 18 (50.00%) MS Office
6 15 (41.67%) Blackberry
6 15 (41.67%) Remedy
7 11 (30.56%) MS Exchange
7 11 (30.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (27.78%) Windows 7
8 10 (27.78%) Cisco
9 9 (25.00%) VMware
10 7 (19.44%) Advertising
10 7 (19.44%) HP
10 7 (19.44%) MS Excel
10 7 (19.44%) Exchange Server 2007
11 6 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (16.67%) SLA
12 5 (13.89%) Linux
12 5 (13.89%) Service Management
12 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (11.11%) SAN
13 4 (11.11%) NetApp
13 4 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 4 (11.11%) Firewall
13 4 (11.11%) Windows XP
13 4 (11.11%) Incident Management
14 3 (8.33%) WatchGuard
14 3 (8.33%) Kindle

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 11 (30.56%) MS Exchange
2 7 (19.44%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.78%) IIS
5 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 18 (50.00%) MS Office
2 7 (19.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) SAN
1 4 (11.11%) Firewall
2 3 (8.33%) VoIP
2 3 (8.33%) VLAN
3 1 (2.78%) Network Security
3 1 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.78%) NetScaler
3 1 (2.78%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (2.78%) DHCP
3 1 (2.78%) VPN
3 1 (2.78%) DNS
3 1 (2.78%) Wireless
3 1 (2.78%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Oracle Forms
General
1 18 (50.00%) Finance
2 7 (19.44%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (55.56%) Analyst
2 19 (52.78%) Service Analyst
2 19 (52.78%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Consultant
4 3 (8.33%) Network Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Citrix Support
5 2 (5.56%) SAN Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) IT Support
5 2 (5.56%) Desktop Technician
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) IT Support Technician
5 2 (5.56%) Desktop Support Technician
5 2 (5.56%) Server Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Network Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) Desktop Support
5 2 (5.56%) Support Technician
6 1 (2.78%) Security Consultant
6 1 (2.78%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (2.78%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) .NET
1 1 (2.78%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (41.67%) Blackberry
2 3 (8.33%) Kindle
3 2 (5.56%) CCTV
3 2 (5.56%) Clustering
4 1 (2.78%) PKI
4 1 (2.78%) Replication
4 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 21 (58.33%) Windows
2 11 (30.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (27.78%) Windows 7
4 5 (13.89%) Linux
4 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (11.11%) Windows XP
6 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.78%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.78%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (55.56%) ITIL
2 5 (13.89%) Service Management
3 4 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.78%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (2.78%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (2.78%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (2.78%) Mentoring
4 1 (2.78%) Programme Management
4 1 (2.78%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (2.78%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.78%) SQL
1 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) MCSE
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (5.56%) MCDST
2 1 (2.78%) HP ASE
2 1 (2.78%) HP MASE
2 1 (2.78%) CCSE
2 1 (2.78%) JNCIP
2 1 (2.78%) JNCIE
2 1 (2.78%) CCIE
2 1 (2.78%) CCSP
2 1 (2.78%) CCNP
2 1 (2.78%) CCDP
2 1 (2.78%) CCA
2 1 (2.78%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.67%) SLA
2 3 (8.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 23 (63.89%) Active Directory
2 6 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.33%) XenServer
4 2 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.78%) XenApp
5 1 (2.78%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) SCCM
2 1 (2.78%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (2.78%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.78%) Nagios
Vendors
1 25 (69.44%) Microsoft
2 15 (41.67%) Remedy
3 10 (27.78%) Cisco
4 9 (25.00%) VMware
5 7 (19.44%) HP
6 4 (11.11%) NetApp
7 3 (8.33%) WatchGuard
8 2 (5.56%) BMC
8 2 (5.56%) CheckPoint
8 2 (5.56%) Oracle
9 1 (2.78%) Juniper
9 1 (2.78%) McAfee
9 1 (2.78%) Clearswift
9 1 (2.78%) Riverbed
9 1 (2.78%) F5
9 1 (2.78%) Fortinet