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 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 71 59 56
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -3
Contract jobs citing Citrix 145 184 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.67% 3.08% 3.39%
As % of the Vendors category 6.28% 6.90% 7.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 130 143
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£350 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.76% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £189 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.16% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 29
Average hourly rate £22.83 £21.75 £135.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.96% -83.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.92 £16.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+2.54% +8.19%
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
2309 2667 2893
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.55% 44.61% 45.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1714 1881 2035
Average daily rate £425 £425 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 40 105
Average hourly rate £17.98 £21.00 £23.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.38% -10.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.90 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £27.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -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 22 May 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
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 May 2015.

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 May 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.

1 195 (63.31%) Windows
2 161 (52.27%) VMware
3 127 (41.23%) Active Directory
4 115 (37.34%) Finance
5 98 (31.82%) Microsoft
6 86 (27.92%) XenApp
7 80 (25.97%) Windows Server 2008
8 78 (25.32%) VMware Infrastructure
9 74 (24.03%) Cisco
10 66 (21.43%) ITIL
11 65 (21.10%) Windows Server 2003
12 64 (20.78%) Windows 7
13 62 (20.13%) MS Exchange
14 54 (17.53%) Windows Server 2012
15 51 (16.56%) HP
16 46 (14.94%) vSphere
17 45 (14.61%) SCCM
17 45 (14.61%) SAN
18 42 (13.64%) DNS
19 37 (12.01%) MS Excel
19 37 (12.01%) Firewall
20 34 (11.04%) MS Office
20 34 (11.04%) NetScaler
21 33 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
21 33 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
21 33 (10.71%) Blackberry
22 32 (10.39%) PowerShell
23 31 (10.06%) Exchange Server 2010
24 30 (9.74%) Migration
25 29 (9.42%) DHCP

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (20.13%) MS Exchange
2 31 (10.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (6.49%) SharePoint
4 14 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
4 14 (4.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 13 (4.22%) Exchange Server 2007
6 12 (3.90%) Lync
7 11 (3.57%) IIS
8 10 (3.25%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (1.62%) IBM Notes
10 3 (0.97%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.65%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.32%) Apache
12 1 (0.32%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.32%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 37 (12.01%) MS Excel
2 34 (11.04%) MS Office
3 6 (1.95%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (1.95%) MS Visio
3 6 (1.95%) MS Project
4 1 (0.32%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 9 (2.92%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.65%) RMDS
2 2 (0.65%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (0.32%) RiskWrite
3 1 (0.32%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.32%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.22%) Office 365
2 5 (1.62%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.65%) SaaS
3 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.32%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 45 (14.61%) SAN
2 42 (13.64%) DNS
3 37 (12.01%) Firewall
4 34 (11.04%) NetScaler
5 29 (9.42%) DHCP
6 27 (8.77%) LAN
6 27 (8.77%) Cisco ASA
7 22 (7.14%) WAN
8 20 (6.49%) BGP
9 19 (6.17%) OSPF
10 17 (5.52%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 17 (5.52%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 17 (5.52%) Network Security
11 15 (4.87%) HTTP
11 15 (4.87%) BIG-IP
11 15 (4.87%) VLAN
12 13 (4.22%) VPN
12 13 (4.22%) NetScreen
12 13 (4.22%) Cisco IOS
13 11 (3.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (6.17%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.65%) MySQL
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.32%) DB2
4 1 (0.32%) Big Data
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.32%) Spotfire
4 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.65%) WinDbg
1 2 (0.65%) MSI
2 1 (0.32%) Fiddler
General
1 115 (37.34%) Finance
2 29 (9.42%) Banking
3 14 (4.55%) Telecoms
4 10 (3.25%) Financial Institution
5 9 (2.92%) Law
6 7 (2.27%) Advertising
7 5 (1.62%) Publishing
7 5 (1.62%) Legal
8 4 (1.30%) French Language
9 3 (0.97%) Back Office
9 3 (0.97%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.97%) Retail
10 2 (0.65%) German Language
10 2 (0.65%) Marketing
10 2 (0.65%) Electronics
10 2 (0.65%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.65%) Games
11 1 (0.32%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.32%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 53 (17.21%) Analyst
2 36 (11.69%) Consultant
3 31 (10.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 21 (6.82%) Network Engineer
5 20 (6.49%) Architect
6 19 (6.17%) Service Analyst
7 15 (4.87%) Systems Engineer
7 15 (4.87%) Service Desk Analyst
8 13 (4.22%) Project Manager
8 13 (4.22%) Desktop Support
8 13 (4.22%) Administrator
9 12 (3.90%) Support Analyst
9 12 (3.90%) Support Engineer
9 12 (3.90%) Citrix Engineer
10 11 (3.57%) Server Engineer
10 11 (3.57%) Security Specialist
10 11 (3.57%) Desktop Engineer
10 11 (3.57%) Network Security Specialist
10 11 (3.57%) Network Specialist
11 10 (3.25%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.22%) SOAP
1 13 (4.22%) Application Packaging
2 6 (1.95%) Web Services
3 5 (1.62%) .NET
4 4 (1.30%) Middleware
5 2 (0.65%) WCF
5 2 (0.65%) HTML
6 1 (0.32%) X-Windows
6 1 (0.32%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.32%) SAML
6 1 (0.32%) XML
6 1 (0.32%) Flash
6 1 (0.32%) J2EE
6 1 (0.32%) Regular Expression
6 1 (0.32%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 33 (10.71%) Blackberry
2 28 (9.09%) Clustering
3 27 (8.77%) Thin Client
3 27 (8.77%) Fat Client
4 17 (5.52%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (3.25%) Management Information System
6 6 (1.95%) PKI
7 5 (1.62%) Replication
8 4 (1.30%) BYOD
8 4 (1.30%) Data Integration
8 4 (1.30%) Computer Science
9 3 (0.97%) NHS
9 3 (0.97%) Handset
9 3 (0.97%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.97%) Hedge funds
9 3 (0.97%) iPhone
9 3 (0.97%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.65%) IBM XIV
10 2 (0.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 2 (0.65%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 195 (63.31%) Windows
2 80 (25.97%) Windows Server 2008
3 65 (21.10%) Windows Server 2003
4 64 (20.78%) Windows 7
5 54 (17.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 25 (8.12%) Linux
7 16 (5.19%) Windows XP
8 11 (3.57%) UNIX
8 11 (3.57%) Windows 8
9 5 (1.62%) Windows 2000 Server
10 4 (1.30%) Android
10 4 (1.30%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.97%) AIX
11 3 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.65%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.65%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.32%) SUSE
13 1 (0.32%) Debian
13 1 (0.32%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.32%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (21.43%) ITIL
2 30 (9.74%) Migration
3 20 (6.49%) Service Management
4 18 (5.84%) Change Management
5 13 (4.22%) Incident Management
5 13 (4.22%) Problem Management
6 12 (3.90%) Load Balancing
6 12 (3.90%) Business Analysis
6 12 (3.90%) Performance Monitoring
6 12 (3.90%) Disaster Recovery
6 12 (3.90%) Project Management
6 12 (3.90%) E-Commerce
7 10 (3.25%) Business Process Improvement
7 10 (3.25%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (3.25%) BPR
7 10 (3.25%) PRINCE2
7 10 (3.25%) Application Performance Monitoring
8 9 (2.92%) Infrastructure Management
8 9 (2.92%) Change Control
9 8 (2.60%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 32 (10.39%) PowerShell
2 25 (8.12%) SQL
3 8 (2.60%) VBScript
3 8 (2.60%) C
4 3 (0.97%) VB
4 3 (0.97%) C#
4 3 (0.97%) Java
5 1 (0.32%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.32%) Python
5 1 (0.32%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 33 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
1 33 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (9.42%) CCNP
3 26 (8.44%) MCSE
4 13 (4.22%) Citrix Certification
5 11 (3.57%) CCIE
5 11 (3.57%) CCSE
6 10 (3.25%) Degree
7 9 (2.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 8 (2.60%) Security Cleared
8 8 (2.60%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (2.60%) MCSA
9 7 (2.27%) SC Cleared
10 6 (1.95%) CCA
11 5 (1.62%) CCNA
11 5 (1.62%) CCEA
11 5 (1.62%) MCTS
11 5 (1.62%) MCITP
12 4 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 4 (1.30%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.57%) SLA
2 5 (1.62%) ISO 9001
3 4 (1.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.97%) QA
5 1 (0.32%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.32%) PMBOK
System Software
1 127 (41.23%) Active Directory
2 86 (27.92%) XenApp
3 78 (25.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 46 (14.94%) vSphere
5 25 (8.12%) XenDesktop
6 23 (7.47%) Microsoft App-V
7 11 (3.57%) Hyper-V
8 7 (2.27%) XenServer
8 7 (2.27%) VMware Server
9 6 (1.95%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 6 (1.95%) Xen
10 5 (1.62%) VMware Workstation
11 4 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (1.30%) vCloud
11 4 (1.30%) VMware ESX
12 3 (0.97%) Terminal Services
12 3 (0.97%) UAG
13 2 (0.65%) BitLocker
13 2 (0.65%) NLBS
13 2 (0.65%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 45 (14.61%) SCCM
2 17 (5.52%) SCOM
3 10 (3.25%) HP SiteScope
4 8 (2.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 8 (2.60%) XenMobile
5 6 (1.95%) Tivoli
6 5 (1.62%) HP SIM
6 5 (1.62%) WSUS
6 5 (1.62%) AirWatch
7 4 (1.30%) OpenView
8 3 (0.97%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 2 (0.65%) EdgeSight
9 2 (0.65%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (0.65%) ServiceCenter
9 2 (0.65%) SCOrch
9 2 (0.65%) DameWare
10 1 (0.32%) CiscoWorks
10 1 (0.32%) Nagios
10 1 (0.32%) ARCserve
10 1 (0.32%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 161 (52.27%) VMware
2 98 (31.82%) Microsoft
3 74 (24.03%) Cisco
4 51 (16.56%) HP
5 28 (9.09%) CheckPoint
6 24 (7.79%) AppSense
7 22 (7.14%) F5
8 19 (6.17%) NetApp
9 18 (5.84%) EMC
10 16 (5.19%) Infoblox
11 15 (4.87%) Blue Coat
12 14 (4.55%) Remedy
13 13 (4.22%) Red Hat
13 13 (4.22%) IBM
14 11 (3.57%) Juniper
14 11 (3.57%) Imperva
15 9 (2.92%) Oracle
15 9 (2.92%) BMC
16 8 (2.60%) SolarWinds
17 7 (2.27%) 3PAR
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