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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 70 57 63
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +6
Contract jobs citing Citrix 159 197 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.72% 3.34% 3.09%
As % of the Vendors category 6.33% 7.42% 6.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 150 139
Average daily rate
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£350 £314 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.55% -14.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £189 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.62% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 27
Average hourly rate £22.83 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.15% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £12.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.94 £27.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%
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
2512 2655 3138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.95% 45.03% 45.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1866 1849 2198
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 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 39 114
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 £11.90 £12.50 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £32.01 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 30 June 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.

1 218 (67.70%) Windows
2 156 (48.45%) VMware
3 147 (45.65%) Active Directory
4 127 (39.44%) Finance
5 106 (32.92%) XenApp
6 104 (32.30%) Microsoft
7 81 (25.16%) ITIL
8 79 (24.53%) Cisco
8 79 (24.53%) Windows Server 2008
9 75 (23.29%) VMware Infrastructure
10 71 (22.05%) Windows 7
10 71 (22.05%) Windows Server 2003
11 65 (20.19%) Windows Server 2012
12 60 (18.63%) MS Exchange
13 53 (16.46%) SCCM
14 51 (15.84%) HP
15 48 (14.91%) Firewall
16 45 (13.98%) SAN
16 45 (13.98%) DNS
17 44 (13.66%) MS Excel
17 44 (13.66%) vSphere
18 42 (13.04%) MS Office
19 41 (12.73%) LAN
19 41 (12.73%) Blackberry
20 36 (11.18%) Microsoft Certification
20 36 (11.18%) PowerShell
20 36 (11.18%) Banking
20 36 (11.18%) Data Centre
21 35 (10.87%) NetScaler
21 35 (10.87%) WAN

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

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 60 (18.63%) MS Exchange
2 31 (9.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 24 (7.45%) SharePoint
4 23 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 18 (5.59%) Lync
6 12 (3.73%) Exchange Server 2013
6 12 (3.73%) IIS
6 12 (3.73%) Exchange Server 2007
7 10 (3.11%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (1.86%) IBM Notes
9 3 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.62%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.31%) Apache
11 1 (0.31%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.31%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.31%) WorkSite
Applications
1 44 (13.66%) MS Excel
2 42 (13.04%) MS Office
3 9 (2.80%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (2.17%) MS Project
4 7 (2.17%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.31%) Shockwave
5 1 (0.31%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 9 (2.80%) 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
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.42%) Office 365
2 5 (1.55%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.24%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.93%) SaaS
5 2 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.31%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.31%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 48 (14.91%) Firewall
2 45 (13.98%) SAN
2 45 (13.98%) DNS
3 41 (12.73%) LAN
4 35 (10.87%) WAN
4 35 (10.87%) NetScaler
5 31 (9.63%) DHCP
6 19 (5.90%) VPN
7 17 (5.28%) Cisco ASA
8 16 (4.97%) TCP/IP
9 15 (4.66%) Network Security
9 15 (4.66%) VLAN
10 14 (4.35%) HTTP
11 13 (4.04%) BGP
12 12 (3.73%) OSPF
12 12 (3.73%) BIG-IP
12 12 (3.73%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 11 (3.42%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 11 (3.42%) Internet
14 9 (2.80%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.31%) FileMaker
4 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.31%) Spotfire
4 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.31%) Big Data
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.31%) DB2
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.31%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.62%) MSI
1 2 (0.62%) WinDbg
2 1 (0.31%) Fiddler
General
1 127 (39.44%) Finance
2 36 (11.18%) Banking
3 18 (5.59%) Telecoms
4 13 (4.04%) Law
5 10 (3.11%) Financial Institution
6 8 (2.48%) Legal
7 7 (2.17%) Advertising
8 6 (1.86%) Investment Banking
9 4 (1.24%) Publishing
9 4 (1.24%) Back Office
9 4 (1.24%) French Language
10 3 (0.93%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.62%) Electronics
11 2 (0.62%) Retail
11 2 (0.62%) Marketing
12 1 (0.31%) German Language
12 1 (0.31%) Swedish Language
12 1 (0.31%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.31%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 56 (17.39%) Analyst
2 36 (11.18%) Consultant
3 25 (7.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 24 (7.45%) Architect
5 18 (5.59%) Service Analyst
5 18 (5.59%) Administrator
6 17 (5.28%) Desktop Support
7 16 (4.97%) Service Desk Analyst
8 15 (4.66%) Systems Administrator
8 15 (4.66%) Citrix Engineer
9 14 (4.35%) Support Analyst
10 13 (4.04%) Support Engineer
10 13 (4.04%) Systems Engineer
10 13 (4.04%) Project Manager
11 11 (3.42%) 2nd Line Support
11 11 (3.42%) Citrix Consultant
12 10 (3.11%) Server Engineer
12 10 (3.11%) Infrastructure Architect
12 10 (3.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 10 (3.11%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.42%) SOAP
2 8 (2.48%) Application Packaging
3 6 (1.86%) Web Services
3 6 (1.86%) .NET
4 5 (1.55%) Middleware
5 2 (0.62%) WCF
5 2 (0.62%) HTML
6 1 (0.31%) Silverlight
6 1 (0.31%) Regular Expression
6 1 (0.31%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.31%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.31%) X-Windows
6 1 (0.31%) JSON
6 1 (0.31%) J2EE
6 1 (0.31%) COM
6 1 (0.31%) XML
6 1 (0.31%) Flash
6 1 (0.31%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 41 (12.73%) Blackberry
2 36 (11.18%) Data Centre
3 28 (8.70%) Clustering
4 27 (8.39%) Thin Client
4 27 (8.39%) Fat Client
5 17 (5.28%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (3.42%) Management Information System
7 9 (2.80%) PKI
8 5 (1.55%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.24%) Replication
9 4 (1.24%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (1.24%) Data Integration
9 4 (1.24%) iPhone
9 4 (1.24%) BYOD
10 3 (0.93%) Private Cloud
10 3 (0.93%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.93%) Handset
10 3 (0.93%) NHS
11 2 (0.62%) DTV
11 2 (0.62%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 218 (67.70%) Windows
2 79 (24.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 71 (22.05%) Windows Server 2003
3 71 (22.05%) Windows 7
4 65 (20.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 28 (8.70%) Linux
6 17 (5.28%) Windows XP
7 14 (4.35%) UNIX
7 14 (4.35%) Windows 8
8 6 (1.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (1.55%) Windows 2000 Server
9 5 (1.55%) Android
10 4 (1.24%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.93%) Solaris
11 3 (0.93%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.62%) Windows Phone
12 2 (0.62%) AIX
12 2 (0.62%) CentOS
12 2 (0.62%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (25.16%) ITIL
2 26 (8.07%) Migration
3 22 (6.83%) Service Management
4 16 (4.97%) Change Management
5 15 (4.66%) Project Management
6 14 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
6 14 (4.35%) PRINCE2
7 13 (4.04%) Performance Monitoring
8 11 (3.42%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (3.42%) Incident Management
8 11 (3.42%) Problem Management
8 11 (3.42%) Change Control
9 10 (3.11%) Business Analysis
9 10 (3.11%) Application Performance Monitoring
9 10 (3.11%) Server Building
10 9 (2.80%) Load Balancing
11 8 (2.48%) Business Process Improvement
11 8 (2.48%) Service Delivery
11 8 (2.48%) E-Commerce
11 8 (2.48%) BPR
Programming Languages
1 36 (11.18%) PowerShell
2 29 (9.01%) SQL
3 6 (1.86%) VBScript
3 6 (1.86%) C
4 3 (0.93%) C#
4 3 (0.93%) Java
4 3 (0.93%) VB
4 3 (0.93%) Python
4 3 (0.93%) Perl
5 2 (0.62%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.31%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.31%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.31%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 36 (11.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (8.70%) MCSE
3 25 (7.76%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (5.90%) CCNP
5 14 (4.35%) Degree
6 11 (3.42%) Citrix Certification
7 10 (3.11%) MCSA
8 9 (2.80%) CCNA
8 9 (2.80%) CCSE
8 9 (2.80%) SC Cleared
8 9 (2.80%) Security Cleared
8 9 (2.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (2.17%) MCP
10 6 (1.86%) CCEA
10 6 (1.86%) MCITP
11 5 (1.55%) CCA
12 4 (1.24%) CCIE
12 4 (1.24%) CISSP
12 4 (1.24%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.35%) SLA
2 5 (1.55%) QA
2 5 (1.55%) ISO 9001
3 4 (1.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.62%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.31%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.31%) COBIT
System Software
1 147 (45.65%) Active Directory
2 106 (32.92%) XenApp
3 75 (23.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 44 (13.66%) vSphere
5 25 (7.76%) XenDesktop
6 24 (7.45%) Microsoft App-V
7 10 (3.11%) Hyper-V
7 10 (3.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 9 (2.80%) XenServer
9 8 (2.48%) VMware ESX
10 7 (2.17%) VMware Server
10 7 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
11 6 (1.86%) Xen
12 4 (1.24%) Terminal Services
12 4 (1.24%) NDS
13 3 (0.93%) vCloud
13 3 (0.93%) UAG
13 3 (0.93%) NLBS
14 2 (0.62%) ISA Server
14 2 (0.62%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 53 (16.46%) SCCM
2 17 (5.28%) SCOM
3 8 (2.48%) HP SiteScope
4 7 (2.17%) XenMobile
4 7 (2.17%) HP SIM
5 6 (1.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 5 (1.55%) WSUS
6 5 (1.55%) EdgeSight
6 5 (1.55%) AirWatch
6 5 (1.55%) Tivoli
7 4 (1.24%) OpenView
8 3 (0.93%) DameWare
8 3 (0.93%) Puppet
9 2 (0.62%) ZABBIX
9 2 (0.62%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.62%) ServiceCenter
9 2 (0.62%) WMI
9 2 (0.62%) BladeLogic
9 2 (0.62%) BMC PATROL
9 2 (0.62%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 156 (48.45%) VMware
2 104 (32.30%) Microsoft
3 79 (24.53%) Cisco
4 51 (15.84%) HP
5 27 (8.39%) CheckPoint
5 27 (8.39%) AppSense
6 18 (5.59%) F5
7 15 (4.66%) Remedy
7 15 (4.66%) IBM
8 14 (4.35%) Juniper
9 13 (4.04%) EMC
9 13 (4.04%) Red Hat
9 13 (4.04%) Blue Coat
10 12 (3.73%) NetApp
11 11 (3.42%) BMC
12 10 (3.11%) Apple
13 9 (2.80%) Infoblox
14 8 (2.48%) Imperva
14 8 (2.48%) Wyse
14 8 (2.48%) Oracle
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