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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 66 54 68
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +14
Contract jobs citing Citrix 169 231 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.87% 3.18% 2.56%
As % of the Vendors category 6.34% 6.97% 5.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 140 126
Average daily rate
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£375 £364 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.09% -3.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £200 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.79% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 29 11
Average hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.90 £11.35 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £79.80 £22.60 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +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
2666 3313 3152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 45.35% 45.62% 43.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1940 2319 2199
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 91 83
Average hourly rate £17.82 £19.75 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.79% +3.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.63 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.03 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-0.16% -3.84%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 22 October 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.

1 269 (75.35%) Windows
2 174 (48.74%) Active Directory
3 168 (47.06%) VMware
4 153 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 142 (39.78%) XenApp
6 123 (34.45%) Finance
7 103 (28.85%) Windows Server 2008
8 102 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
9 96 (26.89%) Windows 7
10 95 (26.61%) Banking
11 81 (22.69%) SCCM
12 73 (20.45%) ITIL
13 58 (16.25%) Windows Server 2003
14 57 (15.97%) MS Exchange
15 56 (15.69%) XenDesktop
16 55 (15.41%) Linux
17 54 (15.13%) MS Office
18 52 (14.57%) PowerShell
19 48 (13.45%) DNS
19 48 (13.45%) Blackberry
20 47 (13.17%) SQL
21 45 (12.61%) Microsoft App-V
21 45 (12.61%) SAN
22 43 (12.04%) Cisco
22 43 (12.04%) Oracle
23 40 (11.20%) SQL Server
24 36 (10.08%) MS Excel
24 36 (10.08%) Firewall
25 35 (9.80%) XenServer
26 34 (9.52%) NetScaler

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 57 (15.97%) MS Exchange
2 24 (6.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 24 (6.72%) SharePoint
3 23 (6.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 22 (6.16%) WebSphere
4 22 (6.16%) Tomcat
5 20 (5.60%) WebLogic
6 19 (5.32%) GlassFish
6 19 (5.32%) JBoss
7 13 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2007
8 11 (3.08%) IIS
8 11 (3.08%) IBM Notes
9 8 (2.24%) Lync
10 7 (1.96%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2013
12 4 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2003
13 3 (0.84%) Apache
13 3 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
14 2 (0.56%) WorkSite
15 1 (0.28%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 54 (15.13%) MS Office
2 36 (10.08%) MS Excel
3 7 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.12%) MS Project
5 3 (0.84%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.40%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.56%) Kondor+
2 2 (0.56%) ReMetrica
3 1 (0.28%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (0.28%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.28%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.28%) Adaptiv
3 1 (0.28%) RMDS
3 1 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.96%) SaaS
2 5 (1.40%) Office 365
3 4 (1.12%) PaaS
4 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (13.45%) DNS
2 45 (12.61%) SAN
3 36 (10.08%) Firewall
4 34 (9.52%) NetScaler
5 24 (6.72%) WAN
5 24 (6.72%) DHCP
6 20 (5.60%) LAN
7 18 (5.04%) VPN
8 14 (3.92%) Internet
9 13 (3.64%) Network Security
9 13 (3.64%) TCP/IP
10 11 (3.08%) MPLS
11 8 (2.24%) VLAN
11 8 (2.24%) Ethernet
12 7 (1.96%) BIG-IP
13 6 (1.68%) DSL
13 6 (1.68%) VoIP
14 5 (1.40%) Extranet
14 5 (1.40%) Cisco Nexus
15 4 (1.12%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (11.20%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (1.12%) MySQL
4 3 (0.84%) DB2
4 3 (0.84%) MS Access
5 2 (0.56%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.56%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (0.28%) Big Data
6 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 8 (2.24%) MSI
2 1 (0.28%) InstallShield
2 1 (0.28%) AdminStudio
2 1 (0.28%) Subversion
2 1 (0.28%) JIRA
2 1 (0.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 123 (34.45%) Finance
2 95 (26.61%) Banking
3 25 (7.00%) Investment Banking
4 16 (4.48%) Legal
5 11 (3.08%) Law
6 9 (2.52%) Back Office
6 9 (2.52%) Telecoms
7 8 (2.24%) Retail
7 8 (2.24%) Front Office
8 6 (1.68%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.40%) Publishing
10 2 (0.56%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.56%) Advertising
11 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.28%) French Language
Job Titles
1 79 (22.13%) Analyst
2 47 (13.17%) Administrator
3 35 (9.80%) Support Analyst
4 31 (8.68%) Architect
5 29 (8.12%) Desktop Support
6 26 (7.28%) Support Engineer
7 24 (6.72%) Service Analyst
8 23 (6.44%) Desktop Engineer
9 21 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
9 21 (5.88%) Consultant
10 19 (5.32%) Citrix Engineer
11 16 (4.48%) 2nd Line Support
12 14 (3.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 13 (3.64%) Infrastructure Architect
14 12 (3.36%) 3rd Line Support
14 12 (3.36%) Project Manager
15 10 (2.80%) Windows Administrator
15 10 (2.80%) SCCM Engineer
16 9 (2.52%) Citrix Consultant
16 9 (2.52%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.08%) Application Packaging
2 6 (1.68%) .NET
3 3 (0.84%) LAMP
3 3 (0.84%) HTML
3 3 (0.84%) Regular Expression
4 2 (0.56%) Middleware
4 2 (0.56%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.56%) JSP
5 1 (0.28%) Web Services
5 1 (0.28%) HTML5
5 1 (0.28%) PhoneGap
5 1 (0.28%) iOS SDK
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.28%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (0.28%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 48 (13.45%) Blackberry
2 29 (8.12%) Thin Client
2 29 (8.12%) Fat Client
3 17 (4.76%) Clustering
4 11 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (2.24%) Replication
6 7 (1.96%) iPhone
7 6 (1.68%) Handset
8 5 (1.40%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.40%) Fixed Income
9 4 (1.12%) iPad
10 3 (0.84%) Kindle
10 3 (0.84%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (0.84%) SecurID
10 3 (0.84%) Derivative
11 2 (0.56%) FlexPod
11 2 (0.56%) CMDB
11 2 (0.56%) PKI
11 2 (0.56%) Equities
12 1 (0.28%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 269 (75.35%) Windows
2 103 (28.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 96 (26.89%) Windows 7
4 58 (16.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 55 (15.41%) Linux
6 30 (8.40%) Windows XP
6 30 (8.40%) UNIX
7 27 (7.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (4.20%) Windows 8
9 11 (3.08%) Solaris
10 10 (2.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (1.40%) Windows Vista
12 4 (1.12%) Android
12 4 (1.12%) AIX
13 3 (0.84%) SUSE
13 3 (0.84%) Windows 2000
13 3 (0.84%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.28%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.28%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (20.45%) ITIL
2 30 (8.40%) Migration
3 20 (5.60%) Release Management
4 18 (5.04%) Incident Management
5 17 (4.76%) Service Management
6 11 (3.08%) Change Management
7 10 (2.80%) Load Balancing
7 10 (2.80%) Project Management
8 9 (2.52%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (2.52%) Problem Management
9 8 (2.24%) Performance Management
10 7 (1.96%) TOGAF
10 7 (1.96%) Mentoring
10 7 (1.96%) Coaching
11 6 (1.68%) Line Management
11 6 (1.68%) Technical Architecture
11 6 (1.68%) Investment Management
11 6 (1.68%) Change Control
11 6 (1.68%) Software Deployment
11 6 (1.68%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (14.57%) PowerShell
2 47 (13.17%) SQL
3 28 (7.84%) Shell Script
4 21 (5.88%) C
5 13 (3.64%) VBScript
6 6 (1.68%) VB
6 6 (1.68%) Java
7 4 (1.12%) C#
8 3 (0.84%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.28%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.28%) C++
9 1 (0.28%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 25 (7.00%) Citrix Certification
2 23 (6.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (3.64%) CCA
3 13 (3.64%) MCSE
4 11 (3.08%) CCEA
5 10 (2.80%) CCEE
5 10 (2.80%) Security Cleared
6 9 (2.52%) Degree
7 8 (2.24%) MCITP
8 7 (1.96%) MCSA
8 7 (1.96%) MCP
9 6 (1.68%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (1.40%) SC Cleared
10 5 (1.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (1.12%) DV Cleared
11 4 (1.12%) CCNA
12 3 (0.84%) RHCE
12 3 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.84%) MCTS
12 3 (0.84%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.16%) ISO 9001
2 11 (3.08%) SLA
3 4 (1.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.28%) QA
4 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 174 (48.74%) Active Directory
2 142 (39.78%) XenApp
3 102 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 56 (15.69%) XenDesktop
5 45 (12.61%) Microsoft App-V
6 35 (9.80%) XenServer
7 33 (9.24%) vSphere
8 22 (6.16%) VMware ESX
9 19 (5.32%) Oracle RMAN
10 18 (5.04%) Hyper-V
11 15 (4.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 15 (4.20%) VMware ESXi
12 14 (3.92%) Xen
13 9 (2.52%) UAG
14 6 (1.68%) NLBS
14 6 (1.68%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 6 (1.68%) Terminal Server
15 5 (1.40%) Terminal Services
16 4 (1.12%) VMware Server
16 4 (1.12%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 81 (22.69%) SCCM
2 24 (6.72%) Tivoli
3 16 (4.48%) SCOM
4 14 (3.92%) Backup Exec
5 11 (3.08%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 9 (2.52%) NetBackup
7 7 (1.96%) WSUS
8 5 (1.40%) Control-M
8 5 (1.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 5 (1.40%) XenMobile
9 4 (1.12%) SCOrch
9 4 (1.12%) HP SIM
9 4 (1.12%) BMC PATROL
10 3 (0.84%) MIMEsweeper
10 3 (0.84%) MAILsweeper
10 3 (0.84%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 2 (0.56%) ITRS Geneos
11 2 (0.56%) BMC Marimba
11 2 (0.56%) WMI
11 2 (0.56%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 168 (47.06%) VMware
2 153 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 43 (12.04%) Cisco
3 43 (12.04%) Oracle
4 31 (8.68%) NetApp
5 27 (7.56%) Wyse
6 26 (7.28%) HP
7 25 (7.00%) IBM
8 23 (6.44%) LANDesk
9 19 (5.32%) EMC
10 15 (4.20%) CheckPoint
10 15 (4.20%) Reuters
11 13 (3.64%) Bloomberg
12 11 (3.08%) Symantec
12 11 (3.08%) Lotus
13 9 (2.52%) Remedy
14 8 (2.24%) F5
14 8 (2.24%) Apple
14 8 (2.24%) Sybase
14 8 (2.24%) AppSense
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