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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 20 33 42
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +9
Contract jobs citing Citrix 17 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 5.25% 2.17% 1.50%
As % of the Vendors category 9.24% 5.30% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 0
Average daily rate
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£275 £285 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £294 £300
% change year-on-year
+23.40% -2.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £17.00 - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £15.13
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +7.43%
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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
184 132 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 56.79% 40.87% 50.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 85 69
Average daily rate £388 £370 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.72% +23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £280 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £551 £500 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 28
Average hourly rate £20.50 £40.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.75% +110.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £19.60 £12.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.15 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

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 27 March 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 23 (71.88%) Microsoft
2 19 (59.38%) Active Directory
3 18 (56.25%) MS Office
4 15 (46.88%) Windows
5 14 (43.75%) ITIL
5 14 (43.75%) Blackberry
6 12 (37.50%) Finance
7 10 (31.25%) Remedy
8 9 (28.13%) MS Exchange
9 8 (25.00%) MS Excel
9 8 (25.00%) HP
9 8 (25.00%) Cisco
9 8 (25.00%) Windows 7
10 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2007
11 6 (18.75%) VMware
11 6 (18.75%) SLA
12 5 (15.63%) Advertising
12 5 (15.63%) CheckPoint
12 5 (15.63%) Incident Management
13 4 (12.50%) Fortinet
13 4 (12.50%) Network Security
13 4 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
13 4 (12.50%) HP ASE
13 4 (12.50%) HP MASE
13 4 (12.50%) JNCIP
13 4 (12.50%) JNCIE
13 4 (12.50%) Wireless
13 4 (12.50%) CCSE
13 4 (12.50%) F5

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Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 9 (28.13%) MS Exchange
2 6 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (3.13%) IIS
4 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (56.25%) MS Office
2 8 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) SAN
1 4 (12.50%) Wireless
1 4 (12.50%) Network Security
1 4 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (12.50%) NetScaler
1 4 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (3.13%) Intranet
2 1 (3.13%) Firewall
2 1 (3.13%) DHCP
2 1 (3.13%) VPN
2 1 (3.13%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 12 (37.50%) Finance
2 5 (15.63%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (53.13%) Analyst
2 14 (43.75%) Service Analyst
2 14 (43.75%) Service Desk Analyst
3 6 (18.75%) Consultant
4 5 (15.63%) Network Consultant
5 4 (12.50%) Security Consultant
5 4 (12.50%) Network Security Consultant
6 3 (9.38%) Network Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Support Technician
7 2 (6.25%) Help Desk Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Citrix Support
7 2 (6.25%) SAN Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) IT Support Technician
7 2 (6.25%) Desktop Support Technician
7 2 (6.25%) IT Support
7 2 (6.25%) Desktop Technician
7 2 (6.25%) Desktop Support
8 1 (3.13%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
8 1 (3.13%) Wintel Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) .NET
1 1 (3.13%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (43.75%) Blackberry
2 2 (6.25%) Clustering
3 1 (3.13%) PKI
3 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.13%) Replication
3 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 15 (46.88%) Windows
2 8 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (9.38%) Linux
4 3 (9.38%) Windows XP
4 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.13%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) ITIL
2 5 (15.63%) Incident Management
3 2 (6.25%) Service Management
3 2 (6.25%) Programme Management
4 1 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.13%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.13%) E-Commerce
4 1 (3.13%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (3.13%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) SQL
1 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) CCIE
1 4 (12.50%) CCSP
1 4 (12.50%) CCNP
1 4 (12.50%) CCDP
1 4 (12.50%) CCSE
1 4 (12.50%) JNCIP
1 4 (12.50%) JNCIE
1 4 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (12.50%) HP ASE
1 4 (12.50%) HP MASE
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.25%) MCSE
3 2 (6.25%) MCDST
4 1 (3.13%) CCA
4 1 (3.13%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.75%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (59.38%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.13%) XenApp
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Nagios
1 1 (3.13%) SCCM
1 1 (3.13%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (3.13%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 23 (71.88%) Microsoft
2 10 (31.25%) Remedy
3 8 (25.00%) Cisco
3 8 (25.00%) HP
4 6 (18.75%) VMware
5 5 (15.63%) CheckPoint
6 4 (12.50%) Juniper
6 4 (12.50%) NetApp
6 4 (12.50%) Fortinet
6 4 (12.50%) Riverbed
6 4 (12.50%) F5
7 1 (3.13%) ServiceNow
7 1 (3.13%) McAfee
7 1 (3.13%) Clearswift