The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Citrix products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Crawley region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Citrix over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 15 18 12
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Contract jobs citing Citrix 6 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 5.26% 3.65% 8.67%
As % of the Vendors category 11.54% 7.35% 19.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 8
Average daily rate
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£438 £416 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.10% +14.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £394 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £446 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £290 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.62% -10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
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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 Crawley region.

Vendors Category
Crawley
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
52 68 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 45.61% 49.64% 45.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 38 49
Average daily rate £400 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £170 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
Average hourly rate £20.00 £13.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -27.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

Citrix
Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Citrix across the Crawley region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Citrix Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

Citrix
Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Citrix across the Crawley region.

Citrix Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

Citrix
Hourly Rate Trend in Crawley

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Citrix across the Crawley region.

Citrix Hourly Rate Trend in Crawley

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Crawley 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 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (70.00%) Windows
3 6 (60.00%) XenDesktop
4 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (50.00%) XenApp
4 5 (50.00%) Finance
4 5 (50.00%) VMware
5 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
5 4 (40.00%) NetScaler
5 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (40.00%) Back Office
5 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
6 3 (30.00%) Windows 2000 Server
6 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
6 3 (30.00%) Linux
6 3 (30.00%) MCSE
6 3 (30.00%) MS Office
6 3 (30.00%) SNMP
6 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (30.00%) Terminal Services
6 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (20.00%) IBM
7 2 (20.00%) Blackberry
7 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
7 2 (20.00%) SCCM
7 2 (20.00%) iPhone
7 2 (20.00%) iPad

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Crawley 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 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (30.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) NetScaler
2 3 (30.00%) SNMP
3 1 (10.00%) DNS
3 1 (10.00%) SAN
3 1 (10.00%) DHCP
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Back Office
3 1 (10.00%) Publishing
3 1 (10.00%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Citrix Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Administrator
2 3 (30.00%) Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) Administrator
2 3 (30.00%) Citrix Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Server Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Server Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (20.00%) iPhone
2 2 (20.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (30.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 3 (30.00%) Linux
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
6 1 (10.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL
1 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (10.00%) Project Management
1 1 (10.00%) Strategic Planning
1 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) MCSE
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (60.00%) XenDesktop
3 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (50.00%) XenApp
4 3 (30.00%) Terminal Services
5 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
5 1 (10.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (10.00%) XenServer
5 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) IBM
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco
4 1 (10.00%) HP
4 1 (10.00%) Apple
4 1 (10.00%) Symantec