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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 73 57 57
Rank change year-on-year
-16 0
Contract jobs citing Citrix 140 201 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.57% 3.24% 3.30%
As % of the Vendors category 6.15% 7.28% 7.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 148 126
Average daily rate
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£355 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £179 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £533 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 27
Average hourly rate £23.50 £21.75 £135.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.04% -83.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
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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
2278 2760 2773
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 41.87% 44.49% 44.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1661 1934 1954
Average daily rate £425 £425 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £613 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 49 75
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.45% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £33.18 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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.

1 186 (62.84%) Windows
2 148 (50.00%) VMware
3 131 (44.26%) Active Directory
4 99 (33.45%) Finance
5 93 (31.42%) Microsoft
6 78 (26.35%) Cisco
6 78 (26.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 75 (25.34%) XenApp
8 71 (23.99%) VMware Infrastructure
9 70 (23.65%) Windows 7
10 62 (20.95%) MS Exchange
11 55 (18.58%) ITIL
11 55 (18.58%) Windows Server 2003
12 46 (15.54%) HP
13 43 (14.53%) DNS
14 42 (14.19%) SCCM
15 39 (13.18%) Windows Server 2012
15 39 (13.18%) SAN
15 39 (13.18%) Blackberry
16 35 (11.82%) Cisco Certification
16 35 (11.82%) Microsoft Certification
16 35 (11.82%) MS Office
16 35 (11.82%) vSphere
17 34 (11.49%) NetScaler
17 34 (11.49%) Banking
17 34 (11.49%) MS Excel
17 34 (11.49%) Firewall
18 30 (10.14%) DHCP
19 29 (9.80%) CCNP
19 29 (9.80%) Thin Client

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 62 (20.95%) MS Exchange
2 29 (9.80%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (7.43%) SharePoint
4 20 (6.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 13 (4.39%) Exchange Server 2007
6 11 (3.72%) IIS
6 11 (3.72%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (3.38%) Lync
8 8 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
9 6 (2.03%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.68%) Apache
10 2 (0.68%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.68%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.34%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.34%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 35 (11.82%) MS Office
2 34 (11.49%) MS Excel
3 8 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (2.36%) MS Project
4 7 (2.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (2.70%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.01%) RMDS
3 2 (0.68%) Oracle HRMS
4 1 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.34%) Remedy AR System
4 1 (0.34%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.34%) RiskWrite
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.38%) Office 365
2 4 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.68%) SaaS
4 1 (0.34%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 43 (14.53%) DNS
2 39 (13.18%) SAN
3 34 (11.49%) Firewall
3 34 (11.49%) NetScaler
4 30 (10.14%) DHCP
5 26 (8.78%) Cisco ASA
6 22 (7.43%) LAN
7 20 (6.76%) BGP
8 19 (6.42%) OSPF
9 16 (5.41%) WAN
9 16 (5.41%) Network Security
9 16 (5.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 16 (5.41%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 15 (5.07%) HTTP
11 14 (4.73%) BIG-IP
11 14 (4.73%) VLAN
12 13 (4.39%) NetScreen
12 13 (4.39%) Cisco IOS
13 12 (4.05%) VPN
14 11 (3.72%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (6.08%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.68%) MySQL
4 1 (0.34%) Big Data
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.34%) DB2
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.34%) Spotfire
4 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.68%) MSI
1 2 (0.68%) WinDbg
2 1 (0.34%) Introscope
2 1 (0.34%) JIRA
2 1 (0.34%) Fiddler
General
1 99 (33.45%) Finance
2 34 (11.49%) Banking
3 14 (4.73%) Telecoms
4 10 (3.38%) Financial Institution
5 9 (3.04%) Law
6 7 (2.36%) Advertising
7 6 (2.03%) Publishing
8 5 (1.69%) Legal
8 5 (1.69%) French Language
9 4 (1.35%) Retail
9 4 (1.35%) Investment Banking
10 3 (1.01%) Back Office
11 2 (0.68%) Games
11 2 (0.68%) German Language
12 1 (0.34%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.34%) Marketing
12 1 (0.34%) Electronics
12 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 51 (17.23%) Analyst
2 34 (11.49%) Consultant
3 29 (9.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 20 (6.76%) Desktop Support
4 20 (6.76%) Service Analyst
5 19 (6.42%) Architect
5 19 (6.42%) Network Engineer
6 17 (5.74%) Support Engineer
7 15 (5.07%) Service Desk Analyst
8 13 (4.39%) 2nd Line Support
8 13 (4.39%) Support Analyst
8 13 (4.39%) Project Manager
9 12 (4.05%) Citrix Engineer
10 11 (3.72%) Security Specialist
10 11 (3.72%) Network Security Specialist
10 11 (3.72%) Network Specialist
10 11 (3.72%) Desktop Engineer
11 10 (3.38%) 3rd Line Support
12 9 (3.04%) Systems Engineer
12 9 (3.04%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.73%) SOAP
1 14 (4.73%) Application Packaging
2 5 (1.69%) Web Services
2 5 (1.69%) .NET
3 2 (0.68%) Middleware
3 2 (0.68%) WCF
4 1 (0.34%) Regular Expression
4 1 (0.34%) HTML
4 1 (0.34%) X-Windows
4 1 (0.34%) JSON
4 1 (0.34%) J2EE
4 1 (0.34%) XML
4 1 (0.34%) SAML
4 1 (0.34%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 39 (13.18%) Blackberry
2 29 (9.80%) Thin Client
2 29 (9.80%) Fat Client
3 19 (6.42%) Clustering
4 17 (5.74%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.36%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.69%) PKI
6 5 (1.69%) Replication
7 4 (1.35%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.35%) Data Integration
8 3 (1.01%) iPhone
8 3 (1.01%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.01%) BYOD
8 3 (1.01%) Handset
8 3 (1.01%) NHS
9 2 (0.68%) CLARiiON
9 2 (0.68%) PDA
9 2 (0.68%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.68%) FlexPod
9 2 (0.68%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 186 (62.84%) Windows
2 78 (26.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 70 (23.65%) Windows 7
4 55 (18.58%) Windows Server 2003
5 39 (13.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (8.11%) Linux
7 18 (6.08%) Windows XP
8 11 (3.72%) UNIX
9 10 (3.38%) Windows 8
10 4 (1.35%) Android
10 4 (1.35%) Apple iOS
11 3 (1.01%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (1.01%) AIX
12 2 (0.68%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.68%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.68%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.34%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.34%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.34%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (18.58%) ITIL
2 27 (9.12%) Migration
3 23 (7.77%) Service Management
4 19 (6.42%) Change Management
5 13 (4.39%) Business Analysis
6 12 (4.05%) Project Management
6 12 (4.05%) PRINCE2
6 12 (4.05%) E-Commerce
6 12 (4.05%) Performance Monitoring
7 11 (3.72%) BPR
7 11 (3.72%) Load Balancing
7 11 (3.72%) Business Process Improvement
8 10 (3.38%) Incident Management
8 10 (3.38%) Application Performance Monitoring
9 9 (3.04%) Problem Management
10 8 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (2.70%) Low Latency
11 7 (2.36%) Line Management
11 7 (2.36%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (2.36%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 28 (9.46%) SQL
2 19 (6.42%) PowerShell
3 8 (2.70%) VBScript
3 8 (2.70%) C
4 4 (1.35%) Java
5 3 (1.01%) C#
5 3 (1.01%) VB
6 2 (0.68%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.34%) Python
7 1 (0.34%) C++
7 1 (0.34%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 35 (11.82%) Cisco Certification
1 35 (11.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (9.80%) CCNP
3 27 (9.12%) MCSE
4 11 (3.72%) MCSA
4 11 (3.72%) CCIE
4 11 (3.72%) Citrix Certification
4 11 (3.72%) CCSE
5 10 (3.38%) Degree
6 8 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (2.70%) Security Cleared
6 8 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (2.36%) SC Cleared
8 6 (2.03%) MCITP
8 6 (2.03%) CCA
9 5 (1.69%) CCNA
9 5 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 5 (1.69%) MCTS
10 4 (1.35%) CCEA
10 4 (1.35%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.72%) SLA
2 5 (1.69%) ISO 9001
3 4 (1.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.01%) QA
5 1 (0.34%) PMBOK
System Software
1 131 (44.26%) Active Directory
2 75 (25.34%) XenApp
3 71 (23.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 35 (11.82%) vSphere
5 29 (9.80%) XenDesktop
6 22 (7.43%) Microsoft App-V
7 14 (4.73%) Hyper-V
8 10 (3.38%) Xen
9 7 (2.36%) XenServer
9 7 (2.36%) VMware Server
10 6 (2.03%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 5 (1.69%) VMware Workstation
11 5 (1.69%) Terminal Services
12 4 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (1.35%) vCloud
13 2 (0.68%) BitLocker
13 2 (0.68%) UAG
13 2 (0.68%) Sendmail
13 2 (0.68%) NDS
14 1 (0.34%) NFS
Systems Management
1 42 (14.19%) SCCM
2 17 (5.74%) SCOM
3 11 (3.72%) HP SiteScope
4 8 (2.70%) XenMobile
4 8 (2.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 6 (2.03%) Tivoli
6 5 (1.69%) AirWatch
6 5 (1.69%) HP SIM
7 4 (1.35%) WSUS
7 4 (1.35%) OpenView
8 3 (1.01%) DameWare
8 3 (1.01%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 3 (1.01%) CA Spectrum
9 2 (0.68%) SCOrch
9 2 (0.68%) Cisco UCCX
9 2 (0.68%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (0.68%) EdgeSight
9 2 (0.68%) ServiceCenter
9 2 (0.68%) Cisco UCCE
9 2 (0.68%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 148 (50.00%) VMware
2 93 (31.42%) Microsoft
3 78 (26.35%) Cisco
4 46 (15.54%) HP
5 24 (8.11%) CheckPoint
6 23 (7.77%) NetApp
7 22 (7.43%) AppSense
8 21 (7.09%) F5
9 15 (5.07%) Infoblox
9 15 (5.07%) EMC
10 13 (4.39%) Red Hat
10 13 (4.39%) Blue Coat
11 12 (4.05%) Remedy
11 12 (4.05%) IBM
12 11 (3.72%) Imperva
13 9 (3.04%) Juniper
14 8 (2.70%) BMC
14 8 (2.70%) Oracle
14 8 (2.70%) Wyse
15 7 (2.36%) SolarWinds
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