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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 73 55 67
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +12
Contract jobs citing Citrix 155 234 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.66% 3.29% 2.68%
As % of the Vendors category 6.09% 7.35% 6.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 154 111
Average daily rate
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£350 £364 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.78% +3.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £196 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £493 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
- -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 31 12
Average hourly rate £20.25 £20.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £10.75 £14.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.08 £24.00 £23.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%
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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
2547 3184 2780
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 43.74% 44.79% 43.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1869 2246 1979
Average daily rate £415 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 88 69
Average hourly rate £17.87 £18.80 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.97% -1.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.20 £27.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.40%

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 21 November 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 260 (75.80%) Windows
2 176 (51.31%) Active Directory
3 162 (47.23%) VMware
4 139 (40.52%) Microsoft
5 130 (37.90%) XenApp
6 110 (32.07%) Finance
7 98 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 94 (27.41%) VMware Infrastructure
9 91 (26.53%) Windows 7
10 86 (25.07%) Banking
11 76 (22.16%) SCCM
12 73 (21.28%) ITIL
13 61 (17.78%) MS Exchange
14 59 (17.20%) XenDesktop
15 58 (16.91%) Windows Server 2003
16 52 (15.16%) MS Office
17 51 (14.87%) DNS
18 49 (14.29%) Linux
18 49 (14.29%) Blackberry
19 47 (13.70%) PowerShell
20 46 (13.41%) SAN
21 45 (13.12%) SQL
22 42 (12.24%) Cisco
23 40 (11.66%) Oracle
24 39 (11.37%) SQL Server
25 34 (9.91%) MS Excel
25 34 (9.91%) vSphere
26 33 (9.62%) XenServer
27 32 (9.33%) Microsoft App-V
28 30 (8.75%) Firewall

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 61 (17.78%) MS Exchange
2 28 (8.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 28 (8.16%) SharePoint
3 26 (7.58%) Exchange Server 2010
4 22 (6.41%) Tomcat
4 22 (6.41%) WebSphere
5 20 (5.83%) WebLogic
6 19 (5.54%) JBoss
6 19 (5.54%) GlassFish
7 14 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2007
8 12 (3.50%) IIS
9 11 (3.21%) IBM Notes
10 8 (2.33%) Lync
11 7 (2.04%) SharePoint 2013
12 6 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2003
13 5 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2013
14 4 (1.17%) SharePoint 2010
14 4 (1.17%) Apache
15 2 (0.58%) WorkSite
16 1 (0.29%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 52 (15.16%) MS Office
2 34 (9.91%) MS Excel
3 8 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.17%) MS Project
4 4 (1.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.46%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.58%) ReMetrica
2 2 (0.58%) RMDS
3 1 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.29%) Kondor+
3 1 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.29%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.29%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (0.29%) Adaptiv
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.46%) Office 365
2 4 (1.17%) SaaS
3 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (14.87%) DNS
2 46 (13.41%) SAN
3 30 (8.75%) Firewall
3 30 (8.75%) NetScaler
4 25 (7.29%) DHCP
5 20 (5.83%) WAN
6 19 (5.54%) VPN
7 18 (5.25%) LAN
8 14 (4.08%) Internet
9 12 (3.50%) Network Security
9 12 (3.50%) TCP/IP
10 10 (2.92%) MPLS
11 9 (2.62%) VLAN
12 8 (2.33%) Ethernet
13 6 (1.75%) VoIP
14 5 (1.46%) Extranet
14 5 (1.46%) Wireless
14 5 (1.46%) BIG-IP
14 5 (1.46%) DSL
14 5 (1.46%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (11.37%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (1.17%) MySQL
3 3 (0.87%) DB2
4 2 (0.58%) MS Access
4 2 (0.58%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.29%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (1.75%) MSI
2 2 (0.58%) JIRA
3 1 (0.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.29%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.29%) AdminStudio
3 1 (0.29%) Introscope
3 1 (0.29%) Subversion
General
1 110 (32.07%) Finance
2 86 (25.07%) Banking
3 24 (7.00%) Investment Banking
4 12 (3.50%) Law
5 11 (3.21%) Legal
6 10 (2.92%) Telecoms
7 9 (2.62%) Retail
8 8 (2.33%) Front Office
8 8 (2.33%) Back Office
9 7 (2.04%) Financial Institution
10 4 (1.17%) Publishing
11 2 (0.58%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.58%) French Language
Job Titles
1 78 (22.74%) Analyst
2 39 (11.37%) Administrator
3 36 (10.50%) Support Analyst
4 34 (9.91%) Desktop Support
5 26 (7.58%) Consultant
5 26 (7.58%) Support Engineer
6 24 (7.00%) Architect
7 23 (6.71%) Service Analyst
8 22 (6.41%) Desktop Engineer
9 19 (5.54%) Service Desk Analyst
9 19 (5.54%) 2nd Line Support
9 19 (5.54%) Citrix Engineer
10 17 (4.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 13 (3.79%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 13 (3.79%) Project Manager
12 12 (3.50%) 3rd Line Support
13 10 (2.92%) Citrix Consultant
13 10 (2.92%) SCCM Engineer
14 9 (2.62%) Infrastructure Architect
14 9 (2.62%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.50%) Application Packaging
2 6 (1.75%) .NET
3 3 (0.87%) HTML
3 3 (0.87%) LAMP
3 3 (0.87%) Regular Expression
4 2 (0.58%) Middleware
4 2 (0.58%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.58%) JSP
5 1 (0.29%) SOAP
5 1 (0.29%) Web Services
5 1 (0.29%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (0.29%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.29%) HTML5
5 1 (0.29%) iOS SDK
5 1 (0.29%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 49 (14.29%) Blackberry
2 30 (8.75%) Thin Client
2 30 (8.75%) Fat Client
3 15 (4.37%) Clustering
4 11 (3.21%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (2.33%) Replication
6 7 (2.04%) iPhone
7 6 (1.75%) Fixed Income
8 5 (1.46%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.46%) iPad
9 4 (1.17%) Handset
9 4 (1.17%) Derivative
10 3 (0.87%) SecurID
10 3 (0.87%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (0.87%) Kindle
11 2 (0.58%) CMDB
11 2 (0.58%) PKI
11 2 (0.58%) Smartphone
11 2 (0.58%) Equities
11 2 (0.58%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 260 (75.80%) Windows
2 98 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 91 (26.53%) Windows 7
4 58 (16.91%) Windows Server 2003
5 49 (14.29%) Linux
6 28 (8.16%) Windows XP
7 26 (7.58%) Windows Server 2012
8 25 (7.29%) UNIX
9 14 (4.08%) Windows 8
10 10 (2.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (2.04%) Solaris
12 5 (1.46%) Windows Vista
13 4 (1.17%) AIX
14 3 (0.87%) Windows 2000
14 3 (0.87%) Android
14 3 (0.87%) SUSE
14 3 (0.87%) Oracle Linux
15 2 (0.58%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.29%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.29%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (21.28%) ITIL
2 24 (7.00%) Migration
3 20 (5.83%) Release Management
4 19 (5.54%) Service Management
5 17 (4.96%) Incident Management
6 12 (3.50%) Change Management
7 10 (2.92%) Project Management
8 9 (2.62%) Load Balancing
9 8 (2.33%) Problem Management
9 8 (2.33%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (2.33%) TOGAF
10 7 (2.04%) Performance Management
10 7 (2.04%) Change Control
10 7 (2.04%) Coaching
11 6 (1.75%) Line Management
11 6 (1.75%) Mentoring
11 6 (1.75%) Software Deployment
11 6 (1.75%) Investment Management
11 6 (1.75%) Configuration Management
12 5 (1.46%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 47 (13.70%) PowerShell
2 45 (13.12%) SQL
3 26 (7.58%) Shell Script
4 21 (6.12%) C
5 9 (2.62%) VBScript
6 7 (2.04%) Java
7 5 (1.46%) VB
8 4 (1.17%) C#
9 3 (0.87%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.58%) C++
11 1 (0.29%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 25 (7.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (5.54%) Citrix Certification
3 15 (4.37%) MCSE
4 12 (3.50%) CCA
5 10 (2.92%) MCSA
6 8 (2.33%) MCITP
7 7 (2.04%) Security Cleared
8 6 (1.75%) Degree
8 6 (1.75%) MCP
8 6 (1.75%) CCEA
8 6 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (1.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (1.46%) CCEE
10 3 (0.87%) SC Cleared
10 3 (0.87%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.87%) MCDST
10 3 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.87%) MOS
10 3 (0.87%) RHCT
10 3 (0.87%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.12%) ISO 9001
2 11 (3.21%) SLA
3 4 (1.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.29%) QA
System Software
1 176 (51.31%) Active Directory
2 130 (37.90%) XenApp
3 94 (27.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 59 (17.20%) XenDesktop
5 34 (9.91%) vSphere
6 33 (9.62%) XenServer
7 32 (9.33%) Microsoft App-V
8 19 (5.54%) Hyper-V
8 19 (5.54%) VMware ESX
8 19 (5.54%) Oracle RMAN
9 18 (5.25%) Xen
10 16 (4.66%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 12 (3.50%) VMware ESXi
12 9 (2.62%) UAG
13 5 (1.46%) NLBS
13 5 (1.46%) Terminal Server
13 5 (1.46%) Terminal Services
14 4 (1.17%) VMware Server
14 4 (1.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 3 (0.87%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 76 (22.16%) SCCM
2 24 (7.00%) Tivoli
3 20 (5.83%) SCOM
4 13 (3.79%) Backup Exec
5 11 (3.21%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 7 (2.04%) NetBackup
7 5 (1.46%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 5 (1.46%) XenMobile
7 5 (1.46%) WSUS
8 4 (1.17%) HP SIM
8 4 (1.17%) Cisco CUCM
8 4 (1.17%) EdgeSight
8 4 (1.17%) SCOrch
8 4 (1.17%) BMC PATROL
8 4 (1.17%) Control-M
8 4 (1.17%) DameWare
9 3 (0.87%) SCVMM
9 3 (0.87%) MIMEsweeper
9 3 (0.87%) MAILsweeper
9 3 (0.87%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 162 (47.23%) VMware
2 139 (40.52%) Microsoft
3 42 (12.24%) Cisco
4 40 (11.66%) Oracle
5 28 (8.16%) NetApp
6 26 (7.58%) HP
6 26 (7.58%) Wyse
7 25 (7.29%) IBM
8 20 (5.83%) LANDesk
9 18 (5.25%) Reuters
10 17 (4.96%) EMC
11 13 (3.79%) Bloomberg
12 12 (3.50%) Symantec
12 12 (3.50%) CheckPoint
13 11 (3.21%) Lotus
14 10 (2.92%) Remedy
14 10 (2.92%) AppSense
15 8 (2.33%) Red Hat
16 7 (2.04%) Apple
16 7 (2.04%) Sybase
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