The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors 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.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 56 54 55
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing Citrix 206 207 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.19% 3.32% 2.88%
As % of the Vendors category 7.22% 7.44% 7.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 131 161
Average daily rate £325 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £205 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 26 25
Average hourly rate £21.75 £135.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-83.88% +575.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £19.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.85 £135.00 £27.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £15.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -9.09%
Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2854 2783 3309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 44.22% 44.66% 40.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2010 1965 2224
Average daily rate £425 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £263 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 74 97
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.44 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.18 £135.00 £40.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Citrix
London

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 18 April 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.

1 299 (74.38%) Windows
2 171 (42.54%) Active Directory
3 163 (40.55%) VMware
4 146 (36.32%) XenApp
5 143 (35.57%) Microsoft
6 126 (31.34%) Windows 7
7 103 (25.62%) VMware Infrastructure
8 102 (25.37%) Finance
9 84 (20.90%) Windows Server 2008
10 72 (17.91%) XenDesktop
10 72 (17.91%) ITIL
11 70 (17.41%) Blackberry
12 68 (16.92%) MS Exchange
13 66 (16.42%) Migration
14 65 (16.17%) Cisco
15 62 (15.42%) Windows Server 2003
16 61 (15.17%) Windows XP
16 61 (15.17%) SQL
17 56 (13.93%) SQL Server
17 56 (13.93%) Banking
18 54 (13.43%) SCCM
19 51 (12.69%) MS Office
20 48 (11.94%) DNS
20 48 (11.94%) Microsoft Certification
21 47 (11.69%) SAN
21 47 (11.69%) Linux
22 46 (11.44%) Firewall
23 40 (9.95%) Exchange Server 2010
24 38 (9.45%) Microsoft App-V
25 37 (9.20%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 68 (16.92%) MS Exchange
2 40 (9.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 35 (8.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 28 (6.97%) Exchange Server 2007
5 24 (5.97%) SharePoint
6 20 (4.98%) IBM Notes
7 16 (3.98%) Exchange Server 2003
8 14 (3.48%) IIS
9 12 (2.99%) Lync
9 12 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2013
10 7 (1.74%) SharePoint 2010
10 7 (1.74%) SharePoint Server
10 7 (1.74%) Apache
11 4 (1.00%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.75%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.50%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.50%) SAS
13 2 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.50%) Oracle Application Server
13 2 (0.50%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 51 (12.69%) MS Office
2 37 (9.20%) MS Excel
3 6 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.50%) MS Project
4 2 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.74%) RMDS
2 5 (1.24%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (1.24%) Eikon
3 1 (0.25%) Magento
3 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.25%) SimCorp Dimension
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.25%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.75%) Office 365
3 1 (0.25%) SaaS
3 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 48 (11.94%) DNS
2 47 (11.69%) SAN
3 46 (11.44%) Firewall
4 34 (8.46%) TCP/IP
5 31 (7.71%) NetScaler
6 30 (7.46%) WAN
7 21 (5.22%) DHCP
8 17 (4.23%) LAN
9 15 (3.73%) Cisco ASA
9 15 (3.73%) VPN
9 15 (3.73%) Internet
10 13 (3.23%) VoIP
11 7 (1.74%) Wireless
12 6 (1.49%) SSL
12 6 (1.49%) Unified Communications
13 5 (1.24%) NAS
13 5 (1.24%) VLAN
13 5 (1.24%) BGP
13 5 (1.24%) DMZ
13 5 (1.24%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (13.93%) SQL Server
2 16 (3.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (3.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (3.48%) Oracle Database
4 9 (2.24%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (1.74%) Oracle Database 10g
5 7 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (1.24%) Oracle Exadata
8 4 (1.00%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.00%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.75%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (0.75%) MySQL
9 3 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.50%) OLAP
10 2 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.50%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 2 (0.50%) SAS Enterprise Miner
11 1 (0.25%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.25%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (1.49%) MSI
2 5 (1.24%) JIRA
3 4 (1.00%) JMeter
3 4 (1.00%) Selenium
4 2 (0.50%) PhoneGap
4 2 (0.50%) InstallShield
4 2 (0.50%) Wise Package Studio
5 1 (0.25%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.25%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 102 (25.37%) Finance
2 56 (13.93%) Banking
3 28 (6.97%) Legal
4 20 (4.98%) Law
5 10 (2.49%) Back Office
6 7 (1.74%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.49%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.24%) Investment Banking
8 5 (1.24%) Publishing
9 4 (1.00%) Marketing
10 3 (0.75%) Retail
11 2 (0.50%) Front Office
11 2 (0.50%) Advertising
11 2 (0.50%) French Language
12 1 (0.25%) Mandarin Language
12 1 (0.25%) Billing
12 1 (0.25%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.25%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 101 (25.12%) Analyst
2 45 (11.19%) Support Analyst
3 39 (9.70%) Service Analyst
3 39 (9.70%) Service Desk Analyst
4 38 (9.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 34 (8.46%) Desktop Support
6 30 (7.46%) Architect
7 23 (5.72%) Support Engineer
8 21 (5.22%) Citrix Engineer
9 20 (4.98%) Project Manager
10 16 (3.98%) 2nd Line Support
10 16 (3.98%) Administrator
10 16 (3.98%) Consultant
10 16 (3.98%) Systems Engineer
11 15 (3.73%) Desktop Analyst
11 15 (3.73%) Infrastructure Architect
11 15 (3.73%) Solutions Architect
11 15 (3.73%) 3rd Line Support
11 15 (3.73%) Applications Packager
11 15 (3.73%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.73%) Application Packaging
2 8 (1.99%) .NET
3 6 (1.49%) HTML
4 5 (1.24%) jQuery
4 5 (1.24%) Middleware
4 5 (1.24%) Web Services
5 3 (0.75%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (0.50%) XML
6 2 (0.50%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (0.50%) iOS SDK
6 2 (0.50%) HTML5
7 1 (0.25%) WCF
7 1 (0.25%) Software Packaging
7 1 (0.25%) WSH
7 1 (0.25%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 70 (17.41%) Blackberry
2 31 (7.71%) Clustering
3 18 (4.48%) Handset
4 14 (3.48%) Thin Client
4 14 (3.48%) Fat Client
5 10 (2.49%) EqualLogic
6 7 (1.74%) PKI
7 6 (1.49%) Replication
8 5 (1.24%) E-Learning
8 5 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.00%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.00%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.00%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (0.75%) Data Integration
10 3 (0.75%) GIS
10 3 (0.75%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.50%) Mobile Computing
11 2 (0.50%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.50%) Firmware
11 2 (0.50%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 299 (74.38%) Windows
2 126 (31.34%) Windows 7
3 84 (20.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 62 (15.42%) Windows Server 2003
5 61 (15.17%) Windows XP
6 47 (11.69%) Linux
7 28 (6.97%) Windows Server 2012
8 26 (6.47%) UNIX
9 7 (1.74%) CentOS
9 7 (1.74%) Solaris
9 7 (1.74%) Windows 8
10 6 (1.49%) Apple iOS
10 6 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (1.49%) Windows 2000 Server
10 6 (1.49%) Android
11 5 (1.24%) Oracle Linux
11 5 (1.24%) Windows Vista
11 5 (1.24%) Fedora
11 5 (1.24%) SUSE
12 3 (0.75%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (17.91%) ITIL
2 66 (16.42%) Migration
3 25 (6.22%) Load Balancing
4 17 (4.23%) Change Management
5 15 (3.73%) User Acceptance Testing
6 14 (3.48%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (3.48%) Risk Management
7 13 (3.23%) Service Management
7 13 (3.23%) Project Management
8 11 (2.74%) TOGAF
8 11 (2.74%) Requirements Management
9 10 (2.49%) Problem Management
10 9 (2.24%) Incident Management
10 9 (2.24%) Business Analysis
10 9 (2.24%) Performance Monitoring
11 8 (1.99%) ITIL V3
11 8 (1.99%) High Availability
11 8 (1.99%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (1.99%) Use Case
12 7 (1.74%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 61 (15.17%) SQL
2 19 (4.73%) PowerShell
3 16 (3.98%) VBScript
4 8 (1.99%) Ruby
5 7 (1.74%) VB
5 7 (1.74%) Python
6 6 (1.49%) Bash Shell
7 5 (1.24%) AWK
7 5 (1.24%) C
7 5 (1.24%) T-SQL
7 5 (1.24%) sed
8 4 (1.00%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.50%) PHP
9 2 (0.50%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.50%) Java
9 2 (0.50%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.50%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.25%) Perl
10 1 (0.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 48 (11.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (7.96%) MCSE
3 24 (5.97%) MCP
4 23 (5.72%) MCITP
5 19 (4.73%) MCSA
6 18 (4.48%) Citrix Certification
7 13 (3.23%) Security Cleared
7 13 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (2.99%) CCA
9 11 (2.74%) MCTS
10 9 (2.24%) SC Cleared
10 9 (2.24%) Degree
10 9 (2.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 8 (1.99%) CCNP
12 6 (1.49%) CCEE
12 6 (1.49%) CCNA
12 6 (1.49%) CCEA
12 6 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 2 (0.50%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.24%) SLA
1 9 (2.24%) ISO 9001
2 8 (1.99%) QA
3 5 (1.24%) Basel III
4 4 (1.00%) COBIT
5 1 (0.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 171 (42.54%) Active Directory
2 146 (36.32%) XenApp
3 103 (25.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 72 (17.91%) XenDesktop
5 38 (9.45%) Microsoft App-V
6 31 (7.71%) XenServer
7 29 (7.21%) Hyper-V
8 23 (5.72%) vSphere
9 14 (3.48%) VMware ESX
9 14 (3.48%) VMware ESXi
10 11 (2.74%) Oracle RAC
11 10 (2.49%) Xen
12 7 (1.74%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 6 (1.49%) KVM
14 5 (1.24%) vCloud
15 4 (1.00%) UAG
15 4 (1.00%) VMware Server
16 3 (0.75%) IAG
16 3 (0.75%) ProxySG
16 3 (0.75%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 54 (13.43%) SCCM
2 26 (6.47%) SCOM
3 14 (3.48%) AppDNA
4 7 (1.74%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (0.75%) WSUS
5 3 (0.75%) NetBackup
5 3 (0.75%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (0.75%) ARCserve
5 3 (0.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (0.75%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 3 (0.75%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (0.50%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.50%) MOM
6 2 (0.50%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.50%) Data Guard
6 2 (0.50%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.25%) Ionix
7 1 (0.25%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 163 (40.55%) VMware
2 143 (35.57%) Microsoft
3 65 (16.17%) Cisco
4 36 (8.96%) HP
5 32 (7.96%) AppSense
6 31 (7.71%) NetApp
7 27 (6.72%) EMC
8 25 (6.22%) Dell
9 24 (5.97%) Oracle
10 21 (5.22%) Reuters
10 21 (5.22%) Bloomberg
11 20 (4.98%) Lotus
12 15 (3.73%) CheckPoint
13 14 (3.48%) LANDesk
14 13 (3.23%) SonicWALL
15 12 (2.99%) McAfee
16 10 (2.49%) Remedy
17 9 (2.24%) Blue Coat
17 9 (2.24%) Wyse
17 9 (2.24%) Symantec
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