The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Citrix products and/or services 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 over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 71 58 61
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +3
Contract jobs citing Citrix 174 190 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.97% 3.27% 3.05%
As % of the Vendors category 6.79% 7.38% 6.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 146 131
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£350 £300 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -18.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £185 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 29
Average hourly rate £21.75 £16.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.93% -17.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £11.10 £15.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.30 £20.70 £24.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.14% -
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London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2562 2575 3196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 43.76% 44.37% 45.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1890 1766 2207
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 51 116
Average hourly rate £17.98 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.10% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £34.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

Citrix
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Citrix Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Citrix
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 across the City of London region.

Citrix Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Citrix
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Citrix across the City of London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Citrix Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Citrix
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 across the City of London region.

Citrix Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Citrix
Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Citrix across the City of London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Citrix Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

1 234 (72.22%) Windows
2 164 (50.62%) Active Directory
3 148 (45.68%) VMware
4 130 (40.12%) Finance
5 119 (36.73%) XenApp
6 115 (35.49%) Microsoft
7 86 (26.54%) ITIL
8 79 (24.38%) Windows Server 2008
9 78 (24.07%) Windows 7
10 72 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
10 72 (22.22%) Cisco
11 69 (21.30%) Windows Server 2003
12 65 (20.06%) Windows Server 2012
13 59 (18.21%) MS Exchange
14 56 (17.28%) SCCM
15 51 (15.74%) LAN
16 50 (15.43%) MS Office
17 48 (14.81%) WAN
17 48 (14.81%) HP
17 48 (14.81%) Blackberry
18 46 (14.20%) SAN
19 45 (13.89%) MS Excel
20 42 (12.96%) vSphere
21 40 (12.35%) PowerShell
21 40 (12.35%) DNS
21 40 (12.35%) Firewall
22 38 (11.73%) Microsoft Certification
23 35 (10.80%) Data Centre
24 31 (9.57%) Banking
25 30 (9.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 59 (18.21%) MS Exchange
2 30 (9.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 29 (8.95%) Exchange Server 2010
4 23 (7.10%) Lync
5 21 (6.48%) SharePoint
6 13 (4.01%) IIS
6 13 (4.01%) Exchange Server 2007
7 11 (3.40%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (1.54%) IBM Notes
10 3 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.62%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.62%) Apache
11 2 (0.62%) WorkSite
11 2 (0.62%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.31%) Oracle Coherence
12 1 (0.31%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 50 (15.43%) MS Office
2 45 (13.89%) MS Excel
3 6 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.23%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.93%) MS Project
6 1 (0.31%) Shockwave
6 1 (0.31%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 9 (2.78%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.62%) RMDS
2 2 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.31%) Remedy AR System
3 1 (0.31%) RiskWrite
3 1 (0.31%) Adaptiv
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.01%) Office 365
2 4 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.23%) SaaS
3 2 (0.62%) Google Apps
3 2 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.31%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 51 (15.74%) LAN
2 48 (14.81%) WAN
3 46 (14.20%) SAN
4 40 (12.35%) Firewall
4 40 (12.35%) DNS
5 29 (8.95%) NetScaler
6 27 (8.33%) DHCP
7 24 (7.41%) VPN
8 21 (6.48%) TCP/IP
9 11 (3.40%) NAS
10 10 (3.09%) Internet
10 10 (3.09%) MPLS
11 9 (2.78%) HTTP
11 9 (2.78%) LDAP
11 9 (2.78%) VLAN
11 9 (2.78%) Network Security
12 8 (2.47%) VoIP
13 7 (2.16%) Ethernet
13 7 (2.16%) Intranet
13 7 (2.16%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.62%) DB2
4 2 (0.62%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.31%) FileMaker
5 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.31%) Big Data
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.31%) Ingres
5 1 (0.31%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.62%) MSI
1 2 (0.62%) WinDbg
2 1 (0.31%) MSBuild
2 1 (0.31%) Fiddler
2 1 (0.31%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.31%) Git (software)
General
1 130 (40.12%) Finance
2 31 (9.57%) Banking
3 16 (4.94%) Telecoms
3 16 (4.94%) Law
4 10 (3.09%) Legal
5 9 (2.78%) Financial Institution
6 6 (1.85%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.54%) Advertising
7 5 (1.54%) Publishing
8 4 (1.23%) Back Office
9 3 (0.93%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.62%) Electronics
10 2 (0.62%) Retail
10 2 (0.62%) Marketing
11 1 (0.31%) German Language
11 1 (0.31%) Polish Language
11 1 (0.31%) Swedish Language
11 1 (0.31%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.31%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 66 (20.37%) Analyst
2 32 (9.88%) Consultant
3 25 (7.72%) Architect
4 24 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 20 (6.17%) Desktop Support
6 18 (5.56%) Support Analyst
6 18 (5.56%) Service Analyst
6 18 (5.56%) Administrator
7 17 (5.25%) Service Desk Analyst
8 16 (4.94%) 2nd Line Support
8 16 (4.94%) Citrix Engineer
9 15 (4.63%) Systems Administrator
10 13 (4.01%) Support Engineer
10 13 (4.01%) 3rd Line Support
11 12 (3.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 11 (3.40%) Infrastructure Architect
12 11 (3.40%) Desktop Engineer
13 10 (3.09%) Systems Engineer
13 10 (3.09%) Server Engineer
14 9 (2.78%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.85%) SOAP
1 6 (1.85%) Middleware
1 6 (1.85%) .NET
1 6 (1.85%) Application Packaging
2 5 (1.54%) Web Services
3 2 (0.62%) WCF
3 2 (0.62%) HTML
4 1 (0.31%) Silverlight
4 1 (0.31%) Regular Expression
4 1 (0.31%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.31%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.31%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.31%) J2EE
4 1 (0.31%) COM
4 1 (0.31%) XML
4 1 (0.31%) Flash
4 1 (0.31%) SAML
4 1 (0.31%) X-Windows
4 1 (0.31%) XMPP
4 1 (0.31%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 48 (14.81%) Blackberry
2 35 (10.80%) Data Centre
3 30 (9.26%) Clustering
4 22 (6.79%) Thin Client
4 22 (6.79%) Fat Client
5 16 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (3.70%) Management Information System
7 9 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
8 7 (2.16%) PKI
9 5 (1.54%) Computer Science
10 4 (1.23%) iPhone
10 4 (1.23%) Mobile App
10 4 (1.23%) Replication
11 3 (0.93%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.93%) Data Integration
11 3 (0.93%) FlexPod
11 3 (0.93%) BYOD
12 2 (0.62%) User Experience
12 2 (0.62%) Freedom of Information Act
12 2 (0.62%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 234 (72.22%) Windows
2 79 (24.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 78 (24.07%) Windows 7
4 69 (21.30%) Windows Server 2003
5 65 (20.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (7.10%) Linux
7 18 (5.56%) Windows 8
8 17 (5.25%) Windows XP
9 14 (4.32%) UNIX
10 6 (1.85%) Mac OS X
10 6 (1.85%) Android
11 5 (1.54%) Windows 2000 Server
11 5 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (1.23%) Solaris
12 4 (1.23%) Windows Phone
13 3 (0.93%) AIX
14 2 (0.62%) CentOS
14 2 (0.62%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.62%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.62%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (26.54%) ITIL
2 28 (8.64%) Migration
3 19 (5.86%) Service Management
4 17 (5.25%) Change Management
5 16 (4.94%) Project Management
6 14 (4.32%) Disaster Recovery
7 13 (4.01%) Problem Management
8 12 (3.70%) Change Control
8 12 (3.70%) PRINCE2
8 12 (3.70%) Server Building
9 11 (3.40%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (3.40%) Incident Management
10 9 (2.78%) Information Security
10 9 (2.78%) Service Delivery
10 9 (2.78%) Performance Monitoring
11 8 (2.47%) ITSM
11 8 (2.47%) Technical Architecture
12 7 (2.16%) Data Protection
12 7 (2.16%) ITIL V3
12 7 (2.16%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (12.35%) PowerShell
2 30 (9.26%) SQL
3 8 (2.47%) VBScript
4 3 (0.93%) VB
4 3 (0.93%) Java
4 3 (0.93%) Python
4 3 (0.93%) Perl
5 2 (0.62%) Bash Shell
5 2 (0.62%) C
5 2 (0.62%) C#
6 1 (0.31%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.31%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.31%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 38 (11.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (8.95%) MCSE
3 17 (5.25%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (4.94%) Degree
5 15 (4.63%) MCSA
6 12 (3.70%) Citrix Certification
7 11 (3.40%) CCNP
8 10 (3.09%) Security Cleared
9 9 (2.78%) MCP
9 9 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (2.47%) CCNA
10 8 (2.47%) SC Cleared
11 6 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (1.85%) CCA
12 5 (1.54%) CCEA
12 5 (1.54%) CCEE
13 4 (1.23%) MCITP
13 4 (1.23%) CCIA
14 3 (0.93%) CCAA
14 3 (0.93%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.63%) SLA
2 4 (1.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.93%) QA
4 2 (0.62%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.31%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.31%) COBIT
System Software
1 164 (50.62%) Active Directory
2 119 (36.73%) XenApp
3 72 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 42 (12.96%) vSphere
5 28 (8.64%) XenDesktop
6 22 (6.79%) Microsoft App-V
7 13 (4.01%) VMware ESX
7 13 (4.01%) Hyper-V
7 13 (4.01%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 13 (4.01%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (3.09%) XenServer
9 7 (2.16%) VMware Server
9 7 (2.16%) Xen
10 5 (1.54%) NDS
11 4 (1.23%) Terminal Services
11 4 (1.23%) NLBS
12 3 (0.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (0.93%) vCloud
12 3 (0.93%) UAG
13 2 (0.62%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 56 (17.28%) SCCM
2 15 (4.63%) SCOM
3 9 (2.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 8 (2.47%) XenMobile
5 7 (2.16%) HP SIM
5 7 (2.16%) Tivoli
6 6 (1.85%) WSUS
6 6 (1.85%) EdgeSight
7 5 (1.54%) AirWatch
7 5 (1.54%) McAfee ePO
8 4 (1.23%) OpenView
9 3 (0.93%) DameWare
9 3 (0.93%) Puppet
9 3 (0.93%) HP SiteScope
10 2 (0.62%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 2 (0.62%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
10 2 (0.62%) BMC PATROL
10 2 (0.62%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.62%) ServiceCenter
10 2 (0.62%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 148 (45.68%) VMware
2 115 (35.49%) Microsoft
3 72 (22.22%) Cisco
4 48 (14.81%) HP
5 24 (7.41%) AppSense
6 21 (6.48%) CheckPoint
7 19 (5.86%) IBM
8 14 (4.32%) Juniper
8 14 (4.32%) Remedy
9 13 (4.01%) F5
10 11 (3.40%) BMC
10 11 (3.40%) NetApp
11 10 (3.09%) McAfee
11 10 (3.09%) Apple
11 10 (3.09%) Reuters
11 10 (3.09%) Dell
11 10 (3.09%) Oracle
12 9 (2.78%) EMC
12 9 (2.78%) Wyse
13 8 (2.47%) FactSet
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