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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 23 15 15
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Contract jobs citing Citrix 11 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 7.59% 1.16% 5.38%
As % of the Vendors category 13.58% 1.92% 8.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 5
Average daily rate
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£463 £250 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+85.00% -21.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £250 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.85%
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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 Croydon region.

Vendors Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
81 52 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 55.86% 60.47% 61.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 38 42
Average daily rate £450 £335 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.32% -0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £125 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Average hourly rate £27.78 £17.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.41% +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%

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 29 July 2015.

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 29 July 2015, 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 19 (76.00%) Finance
2 16 (64.00%) VMware
3 14 (56.00%) Windows
4 13 (52.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
6 10 (40.00%) Active Directory
6 10 (40.00%) vSphere
7 8 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (32.00%) XenApp
7 8 (32.00%) XenDesktop
7 8 (32.00%) Windows 7
7 8 (32.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 8 (32.00%) WAN
8 7 (28.00%) Cisco
8 7 (28.00%) Oracle
9 6 (24.00%) Project Management
9 6 (24.00%) AppSense
10 5 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (20.00%) Data Centre
10 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (20.00%) Avaya
10 5 (20.00%) SAN
10 5 (20.00%) Migration
10 5 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (20.00%) IIS
10 5 (20.00%) SQL
10 5 (20.00%) ITIL
11 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
11 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 5 (20.00%) IIS
2 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (32.00%) WAN
2 5 (20.00%) SAN
3 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (16.00%) VLAN
3 4 (16.00%) NetScaler
4 3 (12.00%) Network Security
4 3 (12.00%) DNS
4 3 (12.00%) Firewall
4 3 (12.00%) DHCP
5 2 (8.00%) VPN
5 2 (8.00%) Internet
5 2 (8.00%) OSPF
5 2 (8.00%) BGP
5 2 (8.00%) EIGRP
5 2 (8.00%) Wireless
5 2 (8.00%) SSL
5 2 (8.00%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (8.00%) LAN
5 2 (8.00%) BIG-IP
5 2 (8.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) JIRA
1 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (76.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Banking
2 2 (8.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Citrix Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 4 (16.00%) Architect
3 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (12.00%) Wintel Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Network Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Applications Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Data Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Data Migration Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Wintel Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Data Migration Project Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Information Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Citrix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) X-Windows
2 1 (4.00%) HTML
2 1 (4.00%) XML
2 1 (4.00%) XSL
2 1 (4.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (4.00%) Thin Client
4 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.00%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (4.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 14 (56.00%) Windows
2 13 (52.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (32.00%) Windows 7
4 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (8.00%) SUSE
5 2 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (8.00%) UNIX
5 2 (8.00%) Linux
6 1 (4.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Project Management
2 5 (20.00%) ITIL
2 5 (20.00%) Migration
2 5 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (16.00%) TOGAF
4 3 (12.00%) Change Management
5 2 (8.00%) Zachman Framework
5 2 (8.00%) CRM
5 2 (8.00%) ERP
5 2 (8.00%) Data Analysis
5 2 (8.00%) Software Deployment
5 2 (8.00%) DDoS Mitigation
5 2 (8.00%) Information Architecture
5 2 (8.00%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (4.00%) Network Management
6 1 (4.00%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.00%) Change Control
6 1 (4.00%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) SQL
2 4 (16.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (12.00%) VBScript
3 3 (12.00%) VB
4 1 (4.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) MCSE
1 2 (8.00%) CCNP
1 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 10 (40.00%) vSphere
2 8 (32.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 8 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (32.00%) XenApp
2 8 (32.00%) XenDesktop
3 4 (16.00%) VMware ESX
4 3 (12.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (12.00%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (8.00%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) BladeLogic
1 3 (12.00%) EdgeSight
2 2 (8.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (64.00%) VMware
2 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (28.00%) Oracle
3 7 (28.00%) Cisco
4 6 (24.00%) AppSense
5 5 (20.00%) Avaya
6 4 (16.00%) Dell
7 2 (8.00%) EMC
7 2 (8.00%) Sun
7 2 (8.00%) Blue Coat
7 2 (8.00%) Sourcefire
7 2 (8.00%) NetApp
7 2 (8.00%) Red Hat
7 2 (8.00%) CheckPoint
7 2 (8.00%) F5
7 2 (8.00%) FireEye
8 1 (4.00%) Atlassian
8 1 (4.00%) IBM
8 1 (4.00%) BMC