The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Citrix products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon 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 25 18 11
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -7
Contract jobs citing Citrix 8 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 3.31% 4.59% 9.20%
As % of the Vendors category 15.69% 9.26% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 4
Average daily rate £350 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 Croydon region.

Vendors Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
51 54 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 21.07% 49.54% 50.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 37 30
Average daily rate £375 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £294 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
Average hourly rate - £25.00 £16.92
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +47.75%
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 Croydon

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

Citrix Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

Citrix
Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Citrix Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

Citrix
Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Citrix across the Croydon region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Citrix Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

Citrix
Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Citrix Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 11 (64.71%) Finance
2 10 (58.82%) Windows
3 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
4 7 (41.18%) VMware
5 6 (35.29%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (35.29%) XenApp
5 6 (35.29%) vSphere
5 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (29.41%) XenDesktop
6 5 (29.41%) Windows 7
6 5 (29.41%) AppSense
6 5 (29.41%) Project Management
6 5 (29.41%) Avaya
6 5 (29.41%) Cisco
6 5 (29.41%) WAN
6 5 (29.41%) SQL
6 5 (29.41%) Oracle
7 4 (23.53%) Migration
7 4 (23.53%) X-Windows
8 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V
8 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
8 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
8 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (11.76%) Performance Testing
9 2 (11.76%) Capita
9 2 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (11.76%) Information Security
9 2 (11.76%) HP
9 2 (11.76%) BCP

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 2 (11.76%) IIS
2 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) WAN
2 2 (11.76%) DHCP
2 2 (11.76%) DNS
2 2 (11.76%) Firewall
3 1 (5.88%) NetScaler
3 1 (5.88%) SAN
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) LoadRunner
2 1 (5.88%) JIRA
2 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (64.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Citrix Engineer
1 5 (29.41%) Project Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Citrix Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Test Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Citrix Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) IT Manager
3 2 (11.76%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Performance Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Performance Test Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Senior IT Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Performance Test Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) X-Windows
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Windows
2 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (29.41%) Windows 7
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Project Management
2 4 (23.53%) Migration
3 2 (11.76%) BCP
3 2 (11.76%) Change Management
3 2 (11.76%) Information Security
3 2 (11.76%) Open Source
3 2 (11.76%) Performance Testing
3 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Business Transformation
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL
4 1 (5.88%) Network Architecture
4 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.88%) Supplier Management
4 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft App-V
1 6 (35.29%) vSphere
1 6 (35.29%) XenApp
2 5 (29.41%) XenDesktop
3 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
3 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V
3 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 7 (41.18%) VMware
3 5 (29.41%) AppSense
3 5 (29.41%) Avaya
3 5 (29.41%) Cisco
3 5 (29.41%) Oracle
4 2 (11.76%) Capita
4 2 (11.76%) HP
5 1 (5.88%) Atlassian
5 1 (5.88%) Cadence
5 1 (5.88%) NICE Systems