The first table below looks at the demand for Citrix Presentation Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Citrix Presentation Server over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the City of London 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.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix Presentation Server
Rank 196 216 214
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -2
Contract jobs citing Citrix Presentation Server 9 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.15% 0.070% 0.090%
As % of the System Software category 1.67% 0.84% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 4
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£235 £364 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.39% +7.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £217 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £372 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £289 £283 £288
% change year-on-year
+2.21% -1.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £79.00 £29.00 -
% change year-on-year
+172.41% -
System Software Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
539 598 583
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.14% 8.42% 7.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 386 374 341
Average daily rate £330 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £499
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 51 58
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -4.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.97 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £48.40 £30.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
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Citrix Presentation Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Citrix Presentation Server across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Citrix Presentation Server Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Citrix Presentation Server
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Citrix Presentation Server across the City of London region.

Citrix Presentation Server Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Citrix Presentation Server
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Citrix Presentation Server across the City of London region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Citrix Presentation Server Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Citrix Presentation Server
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Citrix Presentation Server across the City of London region.

Citrix Presentation Server Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Citrix Presentation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Citrix Presentation Server 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 Presentation Server.

1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 10 (100.00%) Citrix
2 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (90.00%) XenApp
3 8 (80.00%) VMware
4 6 (60.00%) Firewall
4 6 (60.00%) MS Exchange
4 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (50.00%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
5 5 (50.00%) SharePoint
5 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 5 (50.00%) MS Office
5 5 (50.00%) IBM
5 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (50.00%) Backup Exec
5 5 (50.00%) Network Security
6 4 (40.00%) SAN
6 4 (40.00%) Symantec
6 4 (40.00%) LAN
6 4 (40.00%) WAN
6 4 (40.00%) UAG
6 4 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (40.00%) Lync
6 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
7 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
7 3 (30.00%) Software Deployment
7 3 (30.00%) DNS
7 3 (30.00%) Cisco

Citrix Presentation Server
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Citrix Presentation Server 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 Presentation Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 4 (40.00%) Lync
4 3 (30.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (10.00%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) Firewall
2 5 (50.00%) Network Security
3 4 (40.00%) LAN
3 4 (40.00%) WAN
3 4 (40.00%) SAN
4 3 (30.00%) Extranet
4 3 (30.00%) MPLS
4 3 (30.00%) DSL
4 3 (30.00%) DNS
4 3 (30.00%) BIG-IP
5 1 (10.00%) IMAP
5 1 (10.00%) SMTP
5 1 (10.00%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) InstallShield
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Thin Client
1 3 (30.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (30.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (10.00%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
1 3 (30.00%) Service Management
1 3 (30.00%) Problem Management
1 3 (30.00%) Performance Management
1 3 (30.00%) Software Deployment
2 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Change Management
2 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) VBScript
2 1 (10.00%) VB
2 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) MCP
1 1 (10.00%) MCSE
1 1 (10.00%) MCSA
1 1 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (10.00%) CCEA
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (10.00%) MCTS
1 1 (10.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 10 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (90.00%) XenApp
3 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (40.00%) UAG
4 4 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
5 3 (30.00%) Xen
5 3 (30.00%) NLBS
6 1 (10.00%) Terminal Services
6 1 (10.00%) ISA Server
6 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (10.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) Backup Exec
1 5 (50.00%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
2 3 (30.00%) WSUS
3 2 (20.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Citrix
2 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (80.00%) VMware
4 5 (50.00%) IBM
5 4 (40.00%) Symantec
6 3 (30.00%) Cisco
6 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
7 1 (10.00%) Altiris
7 1 (10.00%) EMC