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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 65 63 63
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing Citrix 156 190 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.08% 3.16% 2.95%
As % of the Vendors category 7.02% 7.30% 6.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 133 98
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £190 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £483 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £278 £325
% change year-on-year
+17.11% -14.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 18
Average hourly rate £22.25 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.25% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.70 £15.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.55 £24.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.93% -
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
2222 2603 2459
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 43.85% 43.33% 42.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1647 1841 1761
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 63 71
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% -10.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £12.50 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £28.85 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 26 January 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 213 (65.74%) Windows
2 161 (49.69%) VMware
3 144 (44.44%) Active Directory
4 103 (31.79%) Microsoft
4 103 (31.79%) XenApp
5 102 (31.48%) Finance
6 100 (30.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 84 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
8 66 (20.37%) Windows 7
9 63 (19.44%) Cisco
10 59 (18.21%) SCCM
11 58 (17.90%) MS Exchange
12 57 (17.59%) Windows Server 2003
13 55 (16.98%) DNS
14 52 (16.05%) Banking
15 51 (15.74%) SAN
16 50 (15.43%) XenDesktop
17 46 (14.20%) ITIL
18 41 (12.65%) Blackberry
18 41 (12.65%) vSphere
19 39 (12.04%) Linux
19 39 (12.04%) SQL
20 36 (11.11%) MS Office
20 36 (11.11%) Firewall
20 36 (11.11%) NetScaler
21 34 (10.49%) PowerShell
22 33 (10.19%) DHCP
22 33 (10.19%) HP
23 32 (9.88%) Thin Client
23 32 (9.88%) Fat Client

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 58 (17.90%) MS Exchange
2 31 (9.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (8.02%) SharePoint
4 22 (6.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 13 (4.01%) Exchange Server 2007
6 11 (3.40%) WebSphere
6 11 (3.40%) IBM Notes
7 10 (3.09%) IIS
7 10 (3.09%) Tomcat
7 10 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (2.47%) WebLogic
9 7 (2.16%) JBoss
9 7 (2.16%) GlassFish
10 6 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2003
11 5 (1.54%) Lync
11 5 (1.54%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (1.23%) Apache
13 2 (0.62%) WorkSite
14 1 (0.31%) OpenStack
Applications
1 36 (11.11%) MS Office
2 27 (8.33%) MS Excel
3 10 (3.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.85%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.54%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.23%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.93%) Oracle HRMS
3 2 (0.62%) RMDS
4 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.31%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.31%) ReMetrica
4 1 (0.31%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.70%) Office 365
2 3 (0.93%) SaaS
3 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (16.98%) DNS
2 51 (15.74%) SAN
3 36 (11.11%) Firewall
3 36 (11.11%) NetScaler
4 33 (10.19%) DHCP
5 24 (7.41%) Cisco ASA
6 20 (6.17%) BGP
7 19 (5.86%) Network Security
8 17 (5.25%) OSPF
9 16 (4.94%) VLAN
10 15 (4.63%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 14 (4.32%) VPN
11 14 (4.32%) Internet
12 13 (4.01%) BIG-IP
12 13 (4.01%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 12 (3.70%) Cisco IOS
13 12 (3.70%) NetScreen
14 11 (3.40%) Cisco Nexus
14 11 (3.40%) LAN
14 11 (3.40%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (7.72%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.54%) MySQL
3 4 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (0.93%) DB2
5 2 (0.62%) MS Access
6 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.31%) Spotfire
6 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (0.62%) MSI
1 2 (0.62%) JIRA
2 1 (0.31%) Introscope
General
1 102 (31.48%) Finance
2 52 (16.05%) Banking
3 13 (4.01%) Telecoms
4 12 (3.70%) Investment Banking
5 10 (3.09%) Financial Institution
6 9 (2.78%) Law
7 8 (2.47%) Retail
8 7 (2.16%) Publishing
9 6 (1.85%) French Language
10 5 (1.54%) Back Office
11 3 (0.93%) Front Office
11 3 (0.93%) Legal
12 2 (0.62%) Advertising
12 2 (0.62%) Games
13 1 (0.31%) German Language
Job Titles
1 64 (19.75%) Analyst
2 35 (10.80%) Consultant
3 29 (8.95%) Desktop Support
4 25 (7.72%) Support Engineer
5 24 (7.41%) Support Analyst
5 24 (7.41%) Architect
5 24 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 18 (5.56%) Administrator
6 18 (5.56%) Service Analyst
7 16 (4.94%) Desktop Engineer
8 14 (4.32%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 14 (4.32%) 2nd Line Support
8 14 (4.32%) Network Engineer
8 14 (4.32%) Project Manager
9 13 (4.01%) Service Desk Analyst
9 13 (4.01%) Citrix Consultant
10 11 (3.40%) Citrix Engineer
11 10 (3.09%) Network Specialist
11 10 (3.09%) Network Security Specialist
11 10 (3.09%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (4.94%) Application Packaging
2 8 (2.47%) SOAP
3 4 (1.23%) .NET
4 3 (0.93%) LAMP
4 3 (0.93%) Regular Expression
5 1 (0.31%) HTML
5 1 (0.31%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.31%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.31%) JSP
5 1 (0.31%) Web Services
5 1 (0.31%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 41 (12.65%) Blackberry
2 32 (9.88%) Thin Client
2 32 (9.88%) Fat Client
3 17 (5.25%) Clustering
4 16 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (2.78%) Replication
6 4 (1.23%) Management Information System
7 3 (0.93%) NHS
7 3 (0.93%) IBM XIV
7 3 (0.93%) iPhone
8 2 (0.62%) Fixed Income
8 2 (0.62%) CMDB
8 2 (0.62%) iPad
8 2 (0.62%) Smartcard
8 2 (0.62%) Derivative
8 2 (0.62%) SecurID
8 2 (0.62%) PKI
8 2 (0.62%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.31%) PDA
9 1 (0.31%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 213 (65.74%) Windows
2 100 (30.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 66 (20.37%) Windows 7
4 57 (17.59%) Windows Server 2003
5 39 (12.04%) Linux
6 26 (8.02%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (6.48%) Windows XP
8 14 (4.32%) UNIX
9 10 (3.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (1.85%) AIX
10 6 (1.85%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.93%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (0.93%) SUSE
11 3 (0.93%) Android
12 2 (0.62%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.62%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.62%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.62%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.62%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (14.20%) ITIL
2 26 (8.02%) Migration
3 19 (5.86%) Service Management
4 15 (4.63%) Load Balancing
5 14 (4.32%) Incident Management
6 11 (3.40%) TOGAF
6 11 (3.40%) E-Commerce
6 11 (3.40%) Change Management
7 9 (2.78%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (2.78%) Line Management
8 8 (2.47%) Mentoring
8 8 (2.47%) Low Latency
8 8 (2.47%) Release Management
8 8 (2.47%) Business Process Improvement
8 8 (2.47%) Business Analysis
8 8 (2.47%) BPR
8 8 (2.47%) Configuration Management
9 7 (2.16%) Project Management
9 7 (2.16%) PRINCE2
9 7 (2.16%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 39 (12.04%) SQL
2 34 (10.49%) PowerShell
3 17 (5.25%) C
4 12 (3.70%) VBScript
5 9 (2.78%) Shell Script
6 6 (1.85%) Java
7 5 (1.54%) C#
8 4 (1.23%) VB
9 2 (0.62%) C++
10 1 (0.31%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 30 (9.26%) Cisco Certification
1 30 (9.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (6.79%) CCNP
3 19 (5.86%) MCSE
4 13 (4.01%) Citrix Certification
5 11 (3.40%) CCIE
6 10 (3.09%) MCSA
6 10 (3.09%) CCSE
6 10 (3.09%) MCITP
7 8 (2.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 5 (1.54%) MCP
9 5 (1.54%) CCEA
9 5 (1.54%) CCNA
9 5 (1.54%) CCA
10 4 (1.23%) Degree
10 4 (1.23%) Security Cleared
11 3 (0.93%) CCEE
11 3 (0.93%) MCTS
11 3 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.40%) ISO 9001
1 11 (3.40%) SLA
2 4 (1.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.93%) QA
4 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 144 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 103 (31.79%) XenApp
3 84 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 50 (15.43%) XenDesktop
5 41 (12.65%) vSphere
6 27 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
7 19 (5.86%) Hyper-V
8 17 (5.25%) XenServer
9 15 (4.63%) Xen
10 13 (4.01%) VMware ESX
11 12 (3.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 7 (2.16%) Oracle RMAN
13 6 (1.85%) UAG
13 6 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
13 6 (1.85%) Terminal Services
14 5 (1.54%) VMware Workstation
15 4 (1.23%) NFS
15 4 (1.23%) VMware Server
16 3 (0.93%) Firmware
16 3 (0.93%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 59 (18.21%) SCCM
2 25 (7.72%) SCOM
3 14 (4.32%) Tivoli
4 8 (2.47%) HP SiteScope
5 7 (2.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 6 (1.85%) SCOrch
6 6 (1.85%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
7 5 (1.54%) XenMobile
7 5 (1.54%) Backup Exec
8 4 (1.23%) DameWare
8 4 (1.23%) SCVMM
8 4 (1.23%) BMC PATROL
8 4 (1.23%) EdgeSight
8 4 (1.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 4 (1.23%) HP SIM
8 4 (1.23%) Cisco CUCM
9 3 (0.93%) WMI
9 3 (0.93%) WSUS
9 3 (0.93%) Control-M
9 3 (0.93%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 161 (49.69%) VMware
2 103 (31.79%) Microsoft
3 63 (19.44%) Cisco
4 33 (10.19%) HP
5 29 (8.95%) NetApp
6 24 (7.41%) EMC
6 24 (7.41%) Oracle
7 22 (6.79%) CheckPoint
8 20 (6.17%) F5
9 19 (5.86%) IBM
10 18 (5.56%) AppSense
11 15 (4.63%) Red Hat
12 14 (4.32%) Infoblox
13 13 (4.01%) Reuters
14 12 (3.70%) Blue Coat
15 11 (3.40%) Lotus
16 10 (3.09%) Imperva
17 8 (2.47%) LANDesk
17 8 (2.47%) Altiris
17 8 (2.47%) Wyse
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