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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix
Rank 80 60 58
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -2
Contract jobs citing Citrix 76 166 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.42% 3.23% 3.31%
As % of the Vendors category 6.18% 7.34% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 126 137
Average daily rate £330 £388 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.83% +16.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £211 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £497
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 11
Average hourly rate - £23.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +17.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -
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
1230 2261 2561
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 39.10% 43.98% 43.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 907 1664 1786
Average daily rate £430 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 45 57
Average hourly rate £24.00 £21.63 £19.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.98% +11.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £13.08 £13.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £33.60 £31.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016, 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.

1 116 (71.17%) Windows
2 90 (55.21%) Active Directory
3 78 (47.85%) VMware
4 67 (41.10%) Finance
5 60 (36.81%) Microsoft
5 60 (36.81%) SCCM
6 59 (36.20%) XenApp
7 52 (31.90%) Windows 7
8 48 (29.45%) ITIL
9 43 (26.38%) MS Office
10 41 (25.15%) Windows Server
11 38 (23.31%) Windows Server 2008
12 36 (22.09%) PowerShell
13 33 (20.25%) VMware Infrastructure
14 32 (19.63%) Blackberry
15 31 (19.02%) XenDesktop
16 25 (15.34%) Windows Server 2003
17 24 (14.72%) Microsoft App-V
17 24 (14.72%) Windows Server 2012
18 23 (14.11%) MS Excel
18 23 (14.11%) Microsoft Certification
19 22 (13.50%) MS Exchange
20 21 (12.88%) Cisco
20 21 (12.88%) NetScaler
21 19 (11.66%) MCSE
22 18 (11.04%) DNS
23 16 (9.82%) DHCP
23 16 (9.82%) VBScript
23 16 (9.82%) Firewall
23 16 (9.82%) Windows 8

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 22 (13.50%) MS Exchange
2 15 (9.20%) Exchange Server 2010
2 15 (9.20%) SharePoint
3 10 (6.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 8 (4.91%) Skype for Business
5 7 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (4.29%) IIS
6 6 (3.68%) IBM Notes
7 5 (3.07%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (1.84%) OpenStack
9 2 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.61%) WebSphere
Applications
1 43 (26.38%) MS Office
2 23 (14.11%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.84%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.23%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.61%) assyst
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.61%) Relativity
2 1 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.36%) Office 365
2 8 (4.91%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.23%) GitHub
3 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.61%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.61%) IaaS
4 1 (0.61%) PaaS
4 1 (0.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (12.88%) NetScaler
2 18 (11.04%) DNS
3 16 (9.82%) DHCP
3 16 (9.82%) Firewall
4 15 (9.20%) LAN
5 14 (8.59%) SAN
6 12 (7.36%) WAN
7 9 (5.52%) TCP/IP
8 8 (4.91%) Internet
9 7 (4.29%) VPN
10 4 (2.45%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (2.45%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (2.45%) SSL
11 3 (1.84%) DMVPN
11 3 (1.84%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 3 (1.84%) NetScreen
11 3 (1.84%) Network Security
11 3 (1.84%) Skype
11 3 (1.84%) SNMP
11 3 (1.84%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.98%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.23%) GIS
3 2 (1.23%) MySQL
3 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.61%) Big Data
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.61%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.61%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.23%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.23%) Jenkins
1 2 (1.23%) MSI
2 1 (0.61%) HP UFT
2 1 (0.61%) JIRA
2 1 (0.61%) JMeter
2 1 (0.61%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.61%) Vagrant
General
1 67 (41.10%) Finance
2 15 (9.20%) Banking
3 12 (7.36%) Financial Institution
4 11 (6.75%) Legal
5 8 (4.91%) Law
6 4 (2.45%) Front Office
6 4 (2.45%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.45%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.23%) Back Office
7 2 (1.23%) French Language
7 2 (1.23%) German Language
7 2 (1.23%) Marketing
7 2 (1.23%) Retail
8 1 (0.61%) Advertising
8 1 (0.61%) Electronics
8 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 39 (23.93%) Analyst
2 21 (12.88%) Support Analyst
3 18 (11.04%) Desktop Support
4 16 (9.82%) Support Engineer
5 14 (8.59%) Citrix Engineer
6 11 (6.75%) Architect
6 11 (6.75%) Citrix Support
6 11 (6.75%) Desktop Analyst
6 11 (6.75%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 10 (6.13%) 2nd Line Support
7 10 (6.13%) 3rd Line Support
8 9 (5.52%) 1st Line Support
8 9 (5.52%) Citrix Analyst
8 9 (5.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (4.91%) Citrix Support Analyst
9 8 (4.91%) Service Analyst
9 8 (4.91%) Service Desk Analyst
10 7 (4.29%) Administrator
10 7 (4.29%) Desktop Engineer
10 7 (4.29%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.84%) .NET
1 3 (1.84%) Web Services
2 1 (0.61%) .NET Framework
2 1 (0.61%) Ajax
2 1 (0.61%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (0.61%) Middleware
2 1 (0.61%) PKINIT
2 1 (0.61%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 32 (19.63%) Blackberry
2 13 (7.98%) Data Centre
3 6 (3.68%) PKI
4 5 (3.07%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.07%) BYOD
4 5 (3.07%) Clustering
4 5 (3.07%) Fat Client
4 5 (3.07%) NHS
4 5 (3.07%) Thin Client
4 5 (3.07%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (1.84%) iPad
5 3 (1.84%) User Experience
6 2 (1.23%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.23%) iPhone
6 2 (1.23%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.61%) CESG
7 1 (0.61%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.61%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.61%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 116 (71.17%) Windows
2 52 (31.90%) Windows 7
3 41 (25.15%) Windows Server
4 38 (23.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (15.34%) Windows Server 2003
6 24 (14.72%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (9.82%) Windows 8
8 14 (8.59%) Linux
9 13 (7.98%) Windows 2000 Server
10 11 (6.75%) Windows XP
11 10 (6.13%) Apple iOS
12 7 (4.29%) Unix
13 5 (3.07%) Windows 10
14 3 (1.84%) Android
14 3 (1.84%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.61%) AIX
15 1 (0.61%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.61%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (29.45%) ITIL
2 8 (4.91%) Migration
3 7 (4.29%) Incident Management
3 7 (4.29%) Service Management
3 7 (4.29%) Use Case
3 7 (4.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (3.68%) Line Management
4 6 (3.68%) Release Management
4 6 (3.68%) Service Delivery
4 6 (3.68%) SIEM
5 5 (3.07%) Information Security
5 5 (3.07%) Investment Management
5 5 (3.07%) Patch Management
5 5 (3.07%) Project Management
5 5 (3.07%) Security Operations
6 4 (2.45%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (2.45%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (2.45%) E-Commerce
6 4 (2.45%) Problem Management
6 4 (2.45%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (22.09%) PowerShell
2 16 (9.82%) VBScript
3 7 (4.29%) SQL
3 7 (4.29%) VB
4 3 (1.84%) C
5 1 (0.61%) C#
Qualifications
1 23 (14.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (11.66%) MCSE
3 14 (8.59%) MCP
4 13 (7.98%) MCDST
5 11 (6.75%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (4.91%) CCNP
6 8 (4.91%) Security Cleared
7 5 (3.07%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (2.45%) CCEE
8 4 (2.45%) CCNA
8 4 (2.45%) MCSA
8 4 (2.45%) SC Cleared
9 3 (1.84%) CCA
9 3 (1.84%) DV Cleared
9 3 (1.84%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.23%) CCSE
10 2 (1.23%) ISTQB
10 2 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.61%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.61%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.52%) SLA
2 3 (1.84%) QA
3 1 (0.61%) RMADS
System Software
1 90 (55.21%) Active Directory
2 59 (36.20%) XenApp
3 33 (20.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 31 (19.02%) XenDesktop
5 24 (14.72%) Microsoft App-V
6 11 (6.75%) Hyper-V
7 9 (5.52%) VMware ESX
8 7 (4.29%) XenServer
9 5 (3.07%) BitLocker
9 5 (3.07%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (2.45%) VMware Workstation
10 4 (2.45%) vSphere
11 3 (1.84%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 3 (1.84%) Xen
12 2 (1.23%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.61%) Firmware
13 1 (0.61%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.61%) MetaFrame
13 1 (0.61%) Sendmail
13 1 (0.61%) UAG
Systems Management
1 60 (36.81%) SCCM
2 14 (8.59%) SCOM
3 5 (3.07%) XenMobile
4 3 (1.84%) HP SIM
5 2 (1.23%) EdgeSight
5 2 (1.23%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (1.23%) Nagios
5 2 (1.23%) Opsview
5 2 (1.23%) SCVMM
5 2 (1.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (1.23%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.61%) Ansible
6 1 (0.61%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.61%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.61%) Control-M
6 1 (0.61%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.61%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.61%) vMotion
6 1 (0.61%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.61%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 78 (47.85%) VMware
2 60 (36.81%) Microsoft
3 21 (12.88%) Cisco
4 15 (9.20%) AppSense
5 14 (8.59%) HP
6 9 (5.52%) Bloomberg
7 8 (4.91%) Intel Security
8 7 (4.29%) Dell
8 7 (4.29%) F5
9 6 (3.68%) Juniper
9 6 (3.68%) Lotus
9 6 (3.68%) Reuters
10 5 (3.07%) Altiris
10 5 (3.07%) ArcSight
10 5 (3.07%) Cyber-Ark
11 4 (2.45%) CheckPoint
11 4 (2.45%) MobileIron
11 4 (2.45%) Wyse
12 3 (1.84%) NetApp
12 3 (1.84%) Remedy
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