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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 71 56 64
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +8
Contract jobs citing Citrix 153 214 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.71% 3.15% 2.76%
As % of the Vendors category 6.22% 7.07% 6.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 153 103
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£350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £196 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £499 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £290 £326
% change year-on-year
+7.75% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 20 18
Average hourly rate £20.13 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.10 £15.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.23 £24.00 £70.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.33 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-1.03% -
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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
2459 3028 2642
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 43.58% 44.54% 43.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1816 2172 1895
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £601 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 75 80
Average hourly rate £17.87 £19.49 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £14.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.69 £30.83 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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.

1 248 (71.68%) Windows
2 178 (51.45%) Active Directory
3 162 (46.82%) VMware
4 136 (39.31%) Microsoft
5 126 (36.42%) XenApp
6 114 (32.95%) Finance
7 104 (30.06%) Windows Server 2008
8 86 (24.86%) VMware Infrastructure
9 85 (24.57%) Windows 7
10 74 (21.39%) SCCM
11 73 (21.10%) Banking
12 64 (18.50%) ITIL
13 63 (18.21%) MS Exchange
14 58 (16.76%) Windows Server 2003
15 56 (16.18%) XenDesktop
16 55 (15.90%) DNS
17 52 (15.03%) SAN
18 50 (14.45%) Cisco
18 50 (14.45%) MS Office
19 48 (13.87%) Blackberry
20 45 (13.01%) PowerShell
21 43 (12.43%) SQL
22 40 (11.56%) vSphere
23 39 (11.27%) Linux
24 34 (9.83%) Oracle
25 33 (9.54%) MS Excel
26 32 (9.25%) Firewall
26 32 (9.25%) NetScaler
27 31 (8.96%) Microsoft App-V
27 31 (8.96%) SQL Server

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 63 (18.21%) MS Exchange
2 29 (8.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (7.51%) SharePoint
3 26 (7.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 18 (5.20%) WebSphere
5 17 (4.91%) Tomcat
6 15 (4.34%) Exchange Server 2007
6 15 (4.34%) WebLogic
7 14 (4.05%) JBoss
7 14 (4.05%) GlassFish
8 12 (3.47%) IIS
9 10 (2.89%) IBM Notes
10 7 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2003
10 7 (2.02%) Lync
11 6 (1.73%) SharePoint 2013
11 6 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2013
12 4 (1.16%) Apache
12 4 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.58%) WorkSite
14 1 (0.29%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 50 (14.45%) MS Office
2 33 (9.54%) MS Excel
3 6 (1.73%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.58%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.58%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.45%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.87%) Oracle HRMS
3 2 (0.58%) ReMetrica
3 2 (0.58%) RMDS
4 1 (0.29%) Kondor+
4 1 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.29%) Adaptiv
4 1 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.29%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.29%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.31%) Office 365
2 3 (0.87%) SaaS
3 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (15.90%) DNS
2 52 (15.03%) SAN
3 32 (9.25%) Firewall
3 32 (9.25%) NetScaler
4 29 (8.38%) DHCP
5 17 (4.91%) VPN
6 15 (4.34%) Network Security
7 14 (4.05%) WAN
8 13 (3.76%) LAN
8 13 (3.76%) Internet
9 12 (3.47%) TCP/IP
9 12 (3.47%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (2.89%) VLAN
11 8 (2.31%) MPLS
11 8 (2.31%) BGP
11 8 (2.31%) Cisco Nexus
12 7 (2.02%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 7 (2.02%) BIG-IP
12 7 (2.02%) Ethernet
13 5 (1.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (8.96%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.45%) MySQL
3 4 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (0.87%) DB2
5 2 (0.58%) MS Access
5 2 (0.58%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.29%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (1.45%) MSI
2 2 (0.58%) JIRA
3 1 (0.29%) Subversion
3 1 (0.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.29%) Introscope
General
1 114 (32.95%) Finance
2 73 (21.10%) Banking
3 20 (5.78%) Investment Banking
4 12 (3.47%) Law
5 10 (2.89%) Telecoms
5 10 (2.89%) Financial Institution
5 10 (2.89%) Retail
6 8 (2.31%) Legal
6 8 (2.31%) Front Office
6 8 (2.31%) Back Office
7 6 (1.73%) Publishing
8 2 (0.58%) Games
8 2 (0.58%) French Language
8 2 (0.58%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.29%) German Language
Job Titles
1 77 (22.25%) Analyst
2 33 (9.54%) Support Analyst
3 32 (9.25%) Desktop Support
4 28 (8.09%) Consultant
5 26 (7.51%) Administrator
5 26 (7.51%) Support Engineer
5 26 (7.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 23 (6.65%) Service Analyst
7 22 (6.36%) Architect
8 19 (5.49%) Desktop Engineer
9 17 (4.91%) Service Desk Analyst
9 17 (4.91%) 2nd Line Support
10 14 (4.05%) Citrix Engineer
11 13 (3.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 13 (3.76%) 3rd Line Support
12 12 (3.47%) Project Manager
13 10 (2.89%) Network Engineer
14 9 (2.60%) Linux Administrator
14 9 (2.60%) Help Desk Support
14 9 (2.60%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.34%) Application Packaging
2 5 (1.45%) .NET
3 3 (0.87%) Regular Expression
3 3 (0.87%) LAMP
3 3 (0.87%) HTML
4 2 (0.58%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.58%) JSP
4 2 (0.58%) SOAP
4 2 (0.58%) Middleware
5 1 (0.29%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (0.29%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.29%) iOS SDK
5 1 (0.29%) PhoneGap
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.29%) HTML5
5 1 (0.29%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 48 (13.87%) Blackberry
2 27 (7.80%) Thin Client
2 27 (7.80%) Fat Client
3 17 (4.91%) Clustering
4 13 (3.76%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (2.60%) Replication
6 7 (2.02%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.73%) iPhone
8 4 (1.16%) Fixed Income
8 4 (1.16%) iPad
9 3 (0.87%) IBM XIV
9 3 (0.87%) CMDB
9 3 (0.87%) Handset
10 2 (0.58%) Smartcard
10 2 (0.58%) Equities
10 2 (0.58%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.58%) Derivative
10 2 (0.58%) PKI
10 2 (0.58%) Smartphone
10 2 (0.58%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 248 (71.68%) Windows
2 104 (30.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 85 (24.57%) Windows 7
4 58 (16.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 39 (11.27%) Linux
6 26 (7.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 26 (7.51%) Windows XP
7 18 (5.20%) UNIX
8 12 (3.47%) Windows 8
9 9 (2.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (1.73%) AIX
11 4 (1.16%) Android
12 3 (0.87%) Windows Vista
12 3 (0.87%) Oracle Linux
12 3 (0.87%) SUSE
12 3 (0.87%) Solaris
12 3 (0.87%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.58%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.58%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (18.50%) ITIL
2 30 (8.67%) Migration
3 20 (5.78%) Incident Management
4 16 (4.62%) Change Management
4 16 (4.62%) Service Management
5 15 (4.34%) Release Management
6 10 (2.89%) Problem Management
6 10 (2.89%) Load Balancing
7 9 (2.60%) Project Management
7 9 (2.60%) Configuration Management
8 8 (2.31%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (2.31%) Change Control
8 8 (2.31%) TOGAF
8 8 (2.31%) Coaching
9 7 (2.02%) Mentoring
10 6 (1.73%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (1.73%) Line Management
11 5 (1.45%) Asset Management
11 5 (1.45%) Investment Management
11 5 (1.45%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (13.01%) PowerShell
2 43 (12.43%) SQL
3 18 (5.20%) Shell Script
4 17 (4.91%) C
5 11 (3.18%) VBScript
6 6 (1.73%) Java
7 5 (1.45%) VB
8 4 (1.16%) C#
9 3 (0.87%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.58%) C++
11 1 (0.29%) Ruby
11 1 (0.29%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 28 (8.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (5.49%) Citrix Certification
3 16 (4.62%) MCSE
3 16 (4.62%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (3.47%) MCSA
5 10 (2.89%) CCA
6 8 (2.31%) CCNP
6 8 (2.31%) MCITP
7 7 (2.02%) CCIE
7 7 (2.02%) MCP
8 6 (1.73%) CCEA
8 6 (1.73%) Security Cleared
9 5 (1.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (1.45%) CCEE
10 4 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (1.16%) Degree
11 3 (0.87%) MCDST
11 3 (0.87%) MCTS
11 3 (0.87%) MOS
11 3 (0.87%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.05%) ISO 9001
2 12 (3.47%) SLA
3 4 (1.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 178 (51.45%) Active Directory
2 126 (36.42%) XenApp
3 86 (24.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 56 (16.18%) XenDesktop
5 40 (11.56%) vSphere
6 31 (8.96%) Microsoft App-V
7 27 (7.80%) XenServer
8 21 (6.07%) Hyper-V
9 17 (4.91%) Xen
9 17 (4.91%) VMware ESX
10 16 (4.62%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 14 (4.05%) Oracle RMAN
12 10 (2.89%) VMware ESXi
13 8 (2.31%) UAG
14 6 (1.73%) Terminal Services
15 5 (1.45%) Terminal Server
16 4 (1.16%) NFS
16 4 (1.16%) VMware Server
17 3 (0.87%) NLBS
17 3 (0.87%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 74 (21.39%) SCCM
2 24 (6.94%) SCOM
3 21 (6.07%) Tivoli
4 10 (2.89%) Backup Exec
4 10 (2.89%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
5 7 (2.02%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 6 (1.73%) XenMobile
7 5 (1.45%) SCOrch
7 5 (1.45%) WSUS
7 5 (1.45%) DameWare
8 4 (1.16%) BMC PATROL
8 4 (1.16%) Control-M
8 4 (1.16%) HP SIM
8 4 (1.16%) Cisco CUCM
8 4 (1.16%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 4 (1.16%) SCVMM
8 4 (1.16%) EdgeSight
9 3 (0.87%) NetBackup
9 3 (0.87%) MIMEsweeper
9 3 (0.87%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 162 (46.82%) VMware
2 136 (39.31%) Microsoft
3 50 (14.45%) Cisco
4 34 (9.83%) Oracle
5 30 (8.67%) NetApp
6 25 (7.23%) IBM
7 23 (6.65%) HP
8 22 (6.36%) EMC
9 20 (5.78%) Wyse
10 18 (5.20%) Reuters
11 15 (4.34%) LANDesk
11 15 (4.34%) CheckPoint
12 14 (4.05%) AppSense
13 12 (3.47%) Bloomberg
13 12 (3.47%) F5
14 11 (3.18%) Symantec
15 10 (2.89%) Lotus
16 8 (2.31%) Remedy
16 8 (2.31%) Red Hat
16 8 (2.31%) Altiris
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