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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 13 30 21
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -9
Contract jobs citing Citrix 40 11 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 9.64% 3.05% 8.85%
As % of the Vendors category 20.30% 6.83% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 2 7
Average daily rate
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£163 £413 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-60.60% +37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £383 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £443 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 2 1
Average hourly rate £27.50 £11.25 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+144.44% -66.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
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Cambridgeshire

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
197 161 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 47.47% 44.60% 38.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 74 57
Average daily rate £325 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £190 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 12 20
Average hourly rate £27.50 £29.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.77% +47.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.10 £11.15 £12.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.38 £40.70 £37.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -1.33%

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 October 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 October 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 49 (69.01%) Windows
2 35 (49.30%) ITIL
3 26 (36.62%) Active Directory
4 25 (35.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (33.80%) VMware
5 24 (33.80%) Cisco
6 22 (30.99%) Windows 7
7 21 (29.58%) Microsoft
8 20 (28.17%) XenServer
9 19 (26.76%) Finance
10 18 (25.35%) Firewall
10 18 (25.35%) WatchGuard
10 18 (25.35%) Remedy
11 17 (23.94%) VLAN
12 15 (21.13%) VoIP
12 15 (21.13%) ISO 9001
12 15 (21.13%) Kindle
13 13 (18.31%) Blackberry
14 12 (16.90%) HP
14 12 (16.90%) MS Exchange
15 10 (14.08%) Microsoft App-V
16 9 (12.68%) Service Management
16 9 (12.68%) VMware Infrastructure
16 9 (12.68%) Linux
16 9 (12.68%) Oracle
16 9 (12.68%) SLA
16 9 (12.68%) MS Excel
16 9 (12.68%) Exchange Server 2010
17 8 (11.27%) MS Office
17 8 (11.27%) MSI

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (16.90%) MS Exchange
2 9 (12.68%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (8.45%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.41%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (12.68%) MS Excel
2 8 (11.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (9.86%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 18 (25.35%) Firewall
2 17 (23.94%) VLAN
3 15 (21.13%) VoIP
4 6 (8.45%) DHCP
4 6 (8.45%) DNS
5 3 (4.23%) Network Security
5 3 (4.23%) SMS
6 2 (2.82%) SSL
6 2 (2.82%) ISDN
6 2 (2.82%) Ethernet
6 2 (2.82%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.82%) VPN
6 2 (2.82%) MPLS
7 1 (1.41%) NAS
7 1 (1.41%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.41%) SAN
7 1 (1.41%) Internet
7 1 (1.41%) ADSL
7 1 (1.41%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.86%) Oracle Exadata
2 5 (7.04%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (11.27%) MSI
2 5 (7.04%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (4.23%) InstallShield
3 3 (4.23%) AdminStudio
4 2 (2.82%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 19 (26.76%) Finance
2 7 (9.86%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (28.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 18 (25.35%) Analyst
3 15 (21.13%) Service Analyst
3 15 (21.13%) Service Desk Analyst
4 7 (9.86%) Applications Packager
5 4 (5.63%) Consultant
6 3 (4.23%) Server Engineer
6 3 (4.23%) Citrix Engineer
6 3 (4.23%) Support Engineer
7 2 (2.82%) Architect
7 2 (2.82%) Network Engineer
7 2 (2.82%) Wintel Support
7 2 (2.82%) Team Leader
7 2 (2.82%) IT Support Engineer
7 2 (2.82%) Citrix Consultant
7 2 (2.82%) Operations Analyst
7 2 (2.82%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (2.82%) Wintel Consultant
7 2 (2.82%) IT Support
7 2 (2.82%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.63%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.41%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (21.13%) Kindle
2 13 (18.31%) Blackberry
3 6 (8.45%) CCTV
4 5 (7.04%) Fat Client
4 5 (7.04%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.82%) PKI
6 1 (1.41%) CMDB
6 1 (1.41%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.41%) Clustering
6 1 (1.41%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 49 (69.01%) Windows
2 25 (35.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (30.99%) Windows 7
4 9 (12.68%) Linux
5 6 (8.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (5.63%) Windows XP
7 3 (4.23%) Windows Vista
8 2 (2.82%) Windows 2000
8 2 (2.82%) Windows NT
8 2 (2.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.41%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (49.30%) ITIL
2 9 (12.68%) Service Management
3 2 (2.82%) Incident Management
4 1 (1.41%) Mentoring
4 1 (1.41%) Software Distribution
4 1 (1.41%) Validation
4 1 (1.41%) Migration
4 1 (1.41%) Network Design
4 1 (1.41%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.63%) C
2 3 (4.23%) VBScript
3 2 (2.82%) VB
4 1 (1.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (8.45%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (4.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (2.82%) MCSE
3 2 (2.82%) CCA
3 2 (2.82%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.41%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (21.13%) ISO 9001
2 9 (12.68%) SLA
3 1 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (36.62%) Active Directory
2 20 (28.17%) XenServer
3 10 (14.08%) Microsoft App-V
4 9 (12.68%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (11.27%) XenApp
6 5 (7.04%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (1.41%) vSphere
7 1 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.41%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.41%) VMware Server
7 1 (1.41%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (11.27%) SCCM
2 4 (5.63%) SCOM
3 2 (2.82%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (2.82%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.82%) WSUS
3 2 (2.82%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (1.41%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 24 (33.80%) VMware
1 24 (33.80%) Cisco
2 21 (29.58%) Microsoft
3 18 (25.35%) WatchGuard
3 18 (25.35%) Remedy
4 12 (16.90%) HP
5 9 (12.68%) Oracle
6 8 (11.27%) AppSense
7 7 (9.86%) BMC
8 2 (2.82%) Symantec
8 2 (2.82%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.82%) Mitel
8 2 (2.82%) Imperva
8 2 (2.82%) 3PAR
9 1 (1.41%) Veeam
9 1 (1.41%) Fortinet
9 1 (1.41%) Wyse
9 1 (1.41%) Juniper
9 1 (1.41%) Dell
9 1 (1.41%) EMC
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