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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 62 62 53
Rank change year-on-year
0 -9
Contract jobs citing Citrix 162 189 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.16% 3.12% 3.40%
As % of the Vendors category 7.43% 7.23% 7.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 125 122
Average daily rate
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£400 £333 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.30% -8.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £161 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £548 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £294 £300
% change year-on-year
+23.40% -2.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 24
Average hourly rate £23.50 £20.88 £42.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.57% -51.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £13.65 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £23.40 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £15.13
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +7.43%
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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
2180 2615 2563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.46% 43.10% 43.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1608 1794 1820
Average daily rate £425 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 55 61
Average hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.57% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £14.50 £16.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £32.31 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

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 March 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 March 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.

1 192 (62.54%) Windows
2 143 (46.58%) VMware
3 135 (43.97%) Active Directory
4 97 (31.60%) Microsoft
5 95 (30.94%) Finance
6 81 (26.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 79 (25.73%) XenApp
8 76 (24.76%) Cisco
9 69 (22.48%) Windows 7
10 64 (20.85%) VMware Infrastructure
11 61 (19.87%) ITIL
12 59 (19.22%) MS Exchange
13 53 (17.26%) Windows Server 2003
14 47 (15.31%) SCCM
15 44 (14.33%) HP
16 41 (13.36%) SAN
17 39 (12.70%) Blackberry
17 39 (12.70%) DNS
18 38 (12.38%) Banking
18 38 (12.38%) NetScaler
19 37 (12.05%) MS Office
19 37 (12.05%) Microsoft Certification
20 36 (11.73%) Firewall
21 35 (11.40%) Cisco Certification
22 34 (11.07%) MS Excel
22 34 (11.07%) Windows Server 2012
23 33 (10.75%) Fat Client
23 33 (10.75%) Thin Client
24 32 (10.42%) vSphere
25 31 (10.10%) XenDesktop

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 59 (19.22%) MS Exchange
2 28 (9.12%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (6.84%) SharePoint
4 20 (6.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 12 (3.91%) Exchange Server 2007
5 12 (3.91%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2003
6 8 (2.61%) IIS
7 6 (1.95%) Lync
8 4 (1.30%) WebSphere
8 4 (1.30%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.65%) Apache
9 2 (0.65%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.65%) JBoss
9 2 (0.65%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.65%) GlassFish
9 2 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.65%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.33%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 37 (12.05%) MS Office
2 34 (11.07%) MS Excel
3 8 (2.61%) MS Visio
3 8 (2.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (2.28%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (2.61%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (1.30%) RMDS
3 3 (0.98%) Oracle HRMS
4 1 (0.33%) Remedy AR System
4 1 (0.33%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.33%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.33%) RiskWrite
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.93%) Office 365
2 3 (0.98%) SaaS
3 1 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (13.36%) SAN
2 39 (12.70%) DNS
3 38 (12.38%) NetScaler
4 36 (11.73%) Firewall
5 29 (9.45%) DHCP
6 25 (8.14%) Cisco ASA
7 21 (6.84%) LAN
8 19 (6.19%) BGP
9 18 (5.86%) OSPF
10 17 (5.54%) Network Security
11 15 (4.89%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 15 (4.89%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 15 (4.89%) WAN
12 14 (4.56%) BIG-IP
12 14 (4.56%) VLAN
13 13 (4.23%) Cisco IOS
13 13 (4.23%) NetScreen
13 13 (4.23%) HTTP
13 13 (4.23%) Internet
14 11 (3.58%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (5.21%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.65%) MySQL
4 1 (0.33%) Big Data
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.33%) DB2
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.33%) Spotfire
4 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.33%) MSI
1 1 (0.33%) Introscope
1 1 (0.33%) JIRA
General
1 95 (30.94%) Finance
2 38 (12.38%) Banking
3 17 (5.54%) Telecoms
4 12 (3.91%) Financial Institution
5 11 (3.58%) Law
6 6 (1.95%) Legal
6 6 (1.95%) Advertising
6 6 (1.95%) Publishing
7 5 (1.63%) French Language
8 4 (1.30%) Retail
9 3 (0.98%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.65%) German Language
10 2 (0.65%) Games
10 2 (0.65%) Back Office
11 1 (0.33%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 56 (18.24%) Analyst
2 39 (12.70%) Consultant
3 27 (8.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 21 (6.84%) Desktop Support
5 20 (6.51%) Support Engineer
5 20 (6.51%) Service Analyst
6 18 (5.86%) Architect
6 18 (5.86%) Network Engineer
7 16 (5.21%) Support Analyst
8 15 (4.89%) Service Desk Analyst
9 14 (4.56%) Project Manager
10 13 (4.23%) Citrix Engineer
11 12 (3.91%) Desktop Engineer
11 12 (3.91%) Citrix Consultant
12 11 (3.58%) Security Specialist
12 11 (3.58%) 2nd Line Support
12 11 (3.58%) Network Specialist
12 11 (3.58%) Network Security Specialist
13 10 (3.26%) Administrator
13 10 (3.26%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.56%) SOAP
1 14 (4.56%) Application Packaging
2 4 (1.30%) .NET
3 2 (0.65%) Web Services
4 1 (0.33%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (0.33%) Middleware
4 1 (0.33%) X-Windows
4 1 (0.33%) J2EE
4 1 (0.33%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.33%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 39 (12.70%) Blackberry
2 33 (10.75%) Thin Client
2 33 (10.75%) Fat Client
3 16 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (4.89%) Clustering
5 8 (2.61%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.63%) Replication
6 5 (1.63%) PKI
7 4 (1.30%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.30%) Data Integration
7 4 (1.30%) iPhone
8 3 (0.98%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.98%) IBM XIV
8 3 (0.98%) NHS
9 2 (0.65%) Smartcard
9 2 (0.65%) Handset
9 2 (0.65%) Fixed Income
9 2 (0.65%) Derivative
9 2 (0.65%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.65%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 192 (62.54%) Windows
2 81 (26.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 69 (22.48%) Windows 7
4 53 (17.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 34 (11.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 27 (8.79%) Linux
7 20 (6.51%) Windows XP
8 11 (3.58%) UNIX
9 10 (3.26%) Windows 8
10 4 (1.30%) AIX
11 3 (0.98%) Android
11 3 (0.98%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.65%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.65%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.65%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.33%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.33%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.33%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (19.87%) ITIL
2 26 (8.47%) Service Management
3 25 (8.14%) Migration
4 17 (5.54%) Change Management
5 13 (4.23%) PRINCE2
5 13 (4.23%) Business Analysis
5 13 (4.23%) Load Balancing
6 12 (3.91%) E-Commerce
7 11 (3.58%) BPR
7 11 (3.58%) Incident Management
7 11 (3.58%) Business Process Improvement
8 10 (3.26%) Project Management
8 10 (3.26%) Performance Monitoring
8 10 (3.26%) Application Performance Monitoring
9 9 (2.93%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (2.93%) TOGAF
9 9 (2.93%) Problem Management
10 8 (2.61%) Low Latency
10 8 (2.61%) Mentoring
11 7 (2.28%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (8.79%) SQL
2 20 (6.51%) PowerShell
3 10 (3.26%) C
4 8 (2.61%) VBScript
5 5 (1.63%) Java
6 4 (1.30%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.65%) VB
7 2 (0.65%) C++
8 1 (0.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 37 (12.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (11.40%) Cisco Certification
3 28 (9.12%) CCNP
4 25 (8.14%) MCSE
5 13 (4.23%) Citrix Certification
6 12 (3.91%) CCIE
7 11 (3.58%) MCSA
7 11 (3.58%) CCSE
7 11 (3.58%) Degree
8 8 (2.61%) MCITP
8 8 (2.61%) Security Cleared
8 8 (2.61%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (2.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (2.28%) SC Cleared
10 6 (1.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 5 (1.63%) CCA
11 5 (1.63%) CCEA
12 4 (1.30%) CISSP
12 4 (1.30%) CCNA
12 4 (1.30%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.61%) SLA
2 7 (2.28%) ISO 9001
3 4 (1.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.98%) QA
5 1 (0.33%) PMBOK
System Software
1 135 (43.97%) Active Directory
2 79 (25.73%) XenApp
3 64 (20.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 32 (10.42%) vSphere
5 31 (10.10%) XenDesktop
6 24 (7.82%) Microsoft App-V
7 15 (4.89%) Hyper-V
8 11 (3.58%) Xen
9 10 (3.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 9 (2.93%) XenServer
11 7 (2.28%) VMware Server
12 5 (1.63%) Terminal Services
12 5 (1.63%) VMware Workstation
13 4 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
13 4 (1.30%) vCloud
14 2 (0.65%) UAG
14 2 (0.65%) VMware ESX
14 2 (0.65%) NDS
14 2 (0.65%) Sendmail
15 1 (0.33%) NLBS
Systems Management
1 47 (15.31%) SCCM
2 22 (7.17%) SCOM
3 11 (3.58%) HP SiteScope
4 9 (2.93%) Tivoli
4 9 (2.93%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 6 (1.95%) XenMobile
6 5 (1.63%) EdgeSight
6 5 (1.63%) HP SIM
7 4 (1.30%) WSUS
7 4 (1.30%) DameWare
8 3 (0.98%) OpenView
8 3 (0.98%) SCVMM
8 3 (0.98%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 3 (0.98%) CA Spectrum
8 3 (0.98%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (0.65%) Cisco UCCE
9 2 (0.65%) Cisco UCCX
9 2 (0.65%) SCOrch
9 2 (0.65%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (0.65%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 143 (46.58%) VMware
2 97 (31.60%) Microsoft
3 76 (24.76%) Cisco
4 44 (14.33%) HP
5 23 (7.49%) NetApp
5 23 (7.49%) CheckPoint
6 22 (7.17%) F5
7 19 (6.19%) AppSense
8 15 (4.89%) Infoblox
9 13 (4.23%) Red Hat
9 13 (4.23%) IBM
9 13 (4.23%) EMC
10 12 (3.91%) Blue Coat
11 11 (3.58%) Imperva
11 11 (3.58%) Oracle
12 10 (3.26%) Remedy
13 9 (2.93%) Reuters
14 8 (2.61%) Juniper
14 8 (2.61%) BMC
14 8 (2.61%) Altiris
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