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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 52 63 61
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -2
Contract jobs citing Citrix 189 219 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.25% 3.02% 2.79%
As % of the Vendors category 7.12% 6.55% 6.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 129 133
Average daily rate
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£320 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £499
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-7.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 28 20
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -1.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £15.39 £14.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £79.50 £22.78 £27.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +14.28%
Citrix
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
2655 3341 3370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 45.64% 46.10% 43.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1857 2320 2299
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 94 96
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +12.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.47 £13.97 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £59.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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 28 August 2014.

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 28 August 2014.

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 28 August 2014, 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.

1 281 (76.15%) Windows
2 177 (47.97%) Active Directory
3 160 (43.36%) Microsoft
3 160 (43.36%) VMware
4 147 (39.84%) XenApp
5 119 (32.25%) Finance
6 117 (31.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 107 (29.00%) Windows 7
8 96 (26.02%) VMware Infrastructure
9 89 (24.12%) SCCM
10 88 (23.85%) Banking
11 65 (17.62%) Windows Server 2003
12 63 (17.07%) ITIL
12 63 (17.07%) MS Exchange
13 59 (15.99%) Cisco
14 54 (14.63%) MS Office
15 51 (13.82%) Blackberry
15 51 (13.82%) XenDesktop
16 50 (13.55%) Microsoft App-V
17 48 (13.01%) SQL Server
18 47 (12.74%) SQL
19 45 (12.20%) SAN
19 45 (12.20%) XenServer
20 42 (11.38%) Linux
20 42 (11.38%) Firewall
21 41 (11.11%) NetScaler
21 41 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
22 39 (10.57%) PowerShell
22 39 (10.57%) DNS
23 37 (10.03%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 63 (17.07%) MS Exchange
2 33 (8.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 31 (8.40%) SharePoint
4 23 (6.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 21 (5.69%) Exchange Server 2007
6 13 (3.52%) GlassFish
6 13 (3.52%) Tomcat
6 13 (3.52%) WebLogic
6 13 (3.52%) IBM Notes
6 13 (3.52%) WebSphere
7 11 (2.98%) IIS
8 10 (2.71%) Exchange Server 2003
8 10 (2.71%) Lync
8 10 (2.71%) Exchange Server 2013
9 8 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
9 8 (2.17%) SharePoint Server
10 6 (1.63%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.81%) Apache
12 1 (0.27%) Tuxedo
12 1 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 54 (14.63%) MS Office
2 37 (10.03%) MS Excel
3 7 (1.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.36%) MS Project
5 2 (0.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (0.54%) RMDS
1 2 (0.54%) Kondor+
1 2 (0.54%) ReMetrica
2 1 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.27%) SimCorp Dimension
2 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.27%) Adaptiv
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.63%) SaaS
1 6 (1.63%) Office 365
2 4 (1.08%) PaaS
3 3 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.54%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (12.20%) SAN
2 42 (11.38%) Firewall
3 41 (11.11%) NetScaler
4 39 (10.57%) DNS
5 30 (8.13%) WAN
6 21 (5.69%) LAN
7 16 (4.34%) DHCP
7 16 (4.34%) VPN
8 12 (3.25%) Cisco ASA
9 11 (2.98%) Network Security
9 11 (2.98%) TCP/IP
9 11 (2.98%) Internet
10 8 (2.17%) MPLS
10 8 (2.17%) VLAN
10 8 (2.17%) VoIP
11 7 (1.90%) SSL
11 7 (1.90%) Extranet
11 7 (1.90%) Cisco Nexus
12 6 (1.63%) Unified Communications
12 6 (1.63%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (13.01%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (1.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (1.36%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (1.08%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (0.81%) DB2
7 2 (0.54%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.27%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (0.27%) Big Data
8 1 (0.27%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.27%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.27%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.27%) MS Access
8 1 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (2.71%) MSI
2 3 (0.81%) InstallShield
3 2 (0.54%) AdminStudio
3 2 (0.54%) JMeter
3 2 (0.54%) JIRA
3 2 (0.54%) Selenium
3 2 (0.54%) Wise Package Studio
4 1 (0.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.27%) Subversion
General
1 119 (32.25%) Finance
2 88 (23.85%) Banking
3 21 (5.69%) Investment Banking
4 20 (5.42%) Legal
5 11 (2.98%) Law
6 10 (2.71%) Back Office
7 8 (2.17%) Retail
8 7 (1.90%) Financial Institution
8 7 (1.90%) Front Office
9 6 (1.63%) Publishing
10 4 (1.08%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.81%) Advertising
12 2 (0.54%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 66 (17.89%) Analyst
2 49 (13.28%) Administrator
3 31 (8.40%) Support Analyst
3 31 (8.40%) Architect
4 26 (7.05%) Desktop Support
4 26 (7.05%) Citrix Engineer
5 25 (6.78%) Service Analyst
6 24 (6.50%) Desktop Engineer
7 23 (6.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 22 (5.96%) Service Desk Analyst
9 21 (5.69%) Support Engineer
10 17 (4.61%) 2nd Line Support
11 16 (4.34%) Infrastructure Architect
12 15 (4.07%) 3rd Line Support
13 13 (3.52%) Project Manager
13 13 (3.52%) Consultant
13 13 (3.52%) Wintel Engineer
14 12 (3.25%) Citrix Administrator
15 10 (2.71%) Citrix Support
15 10 (2.71%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.44%) Application Packaging
2 5 (1.36%) jQuery
3 4 (1.08%) .NET
4 3 (0.81%) HTML
4 3 (0.81%) Regular Expression
5 2 (0.54%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.54%) JSP
5 2 (0.54%) Middleware
6 1 (0.27%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (0.27%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.27%) Web Services
6 1 (0.27%) XML
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.27%) HTML5
6 1 (0.27%) iOS SDK
6 1 (0.27%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 51 (13.82%) Blackberry
2 22 (5.96%) Thin Client
2 22 (5.96%) Fat Client
3 20 (5.42%) Clustering
4 7 (1.90%) Handset
5 6 (1.63%) iPhone
6 5 (1.36%) EqualLogic
6 5 (1.36%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.08%) iPad
7 4 (1.08%) Replication
7 4 (1.08%) Fixed Income
7 4 (1.08%) Firmware
7 4 (1.08%) PKI
8 3 (0.81%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (0.81%) FlexPod
9 2 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.54%) Kindle
9 2 (0.54%) CMDB
9 2 (0.54%) Derivative
9 2 (0.54%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 281 (76.15%) Windows
2 117 (31.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 107 (29.00%) Windows 7
4 65 (17.62%) Windows Server 2003
5 42 (11.38%) Linux
6 41 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 34 (9.21%) Windows XP
8 25 (6.78%) UNIX
9 13 (3.52%) Windows 8
10 11 (2.98%) Solaris
11 6 (1.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (1.63%) Windows Vista
12 5 (1.36%) Android
13 3 (0.81%) AIX
13 3 (0.81%) SUSE
13 3 (0.81%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.54%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.54%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.54%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (17.07%) ITIL
2 32 (8.67%) Migration
3 15 (4.07%) Change Management
3 15 (4.07%) Incident Management
4 14 (3.79%) Release Management
5 13 (3.52%) Service Management
6 10 (2.71%) Project Management
7 9 (2.44%) Problem Management
7 9 (2.44%) Load Balancing
8 8 (2.17%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (1.90%) Configuration Management
10 6 (1.63%) Change Control
11 5 (1.36%) Capacity Planning
11 5 (1.36%) Performance Management
11 5 (1.36%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (1.36%) PRINCE2
11 5 (1.36%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (1.36%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (1.36%) Business Continuity
12 4 (1.08%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 47 (12.74%) SQL
2 39 (10.57%) PowerShell
3 21 (5.69%) Shell Script
4 13 (3.52%) VBScript
4 13 (3.52%) C
5 9 (2.44%) VB
6 4 (1.08%) C#
7 3 (0.81%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.54%) Java
9 1 (0.27%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 28 (7.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (7.32%) Citrix Certification
3 17 (4.61%) MCSE
4 16 (4.34%) MCITP
5 15 (4.07%) CCA
6 14 (3.79%) MCP
7 13 (3.52%) CCEA
8 12 (3.25%) Security Cleared
8 12 (3.25%) CCEE
9 11 (2.98%) MCTS
10 8 (2.17%) Degree
10 8 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (1.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (1.63%) MCSA
13 5 (1.36%) CCNP
13 5 (1.36%) CCNA
13 5 (1.36%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (1.36%) SC Cleared
13 5 (1.36%) DV Cleared
14 3 (0.81%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.34%) ISO 9001
2 10 (2.71%) SLA
3 5 (1.36%) QA
4 4 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 177 (47.97%) Active Directory
2 147 (39.84%) XenApp
3 96 (26.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 51 (13.82%) XenDesktop
5 50 (13.55%) Microsoft App-V
6 45 (12.20%) XenServer
7 29 (7.86%) vSphere
8 25 (6.78%) Hyper-V
9 16 (4.34%) VMware ESX
9 16 (4.34%) VMware ESXi
10 13 (3.52%) Oracle RMAN
11 12 (3.25%) Xen
12 11 (2.98%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 7 (1.90%) Terminal Server
13 7 (1.90%) UAG
14 6 (1.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 5 (1.36%) VMware Server
15 5 (1.36%) NLBS
16 4 (1.08%) ISA Server
16 4 (1.08%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 89 (24.12%) SCCM
2 22 (5.96%) SCOM
3 18 (4.88%) Tivoli
4 11 (2.98%) Backup Exec
5 9 (2.44%) NetBackup
5 9 (2.44%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 6 (1.63%) WSUS
7 5 (1.36%) XenMobile
8 4 (1.08%) SCOrch
8 4 (1.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 4 (1.08%) Control-M
9 3 (0.81%) ARCserve
9 3 (0.81%) BMC PATROL
9 3 (0.81%) EMC NetWorker
9 3 (0.81%) HP SIM
9 3 (0.81%) Cisco CUCM
9 3 (0.81%) AppDNA
10 2 (0.54%) HP Data Protector
10 2 (0.54%) ITRS Geneos
10 2 (0.54%) BMC Marimba
Vendors
1 160 (43.36%) Microsoft
1 160 (43.36%) VMware
2 59 (15.99%) Cisco
3 32 (8.67%) Oracle
4 29 (7.86%) Wyse
5 27 (7.32%) HP
6 26 (7.05%) NetApp
7 21 (5.69%) EMC
8 20 (5.42%) IBM
9 19 (5.15%) CheckPoint
10 17 (4.61%) AppSense
10 17 (4.61%) LANDesk
11 16 (4.34%) Bloomberg
12 15 (4.07%) Reuters
13 13 (3.52%) Lotus
13 13 (3.52%) JBoss
14 11 (2.98%) Remedy
15 10 (2.71%) Apple
15 10 (2.71%) Symantec
16 7 (1.90%) Dell
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