The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Croydon region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 9 9 21
Rank change year-on-year
0 +12
Contract jobs citing Citrix 16 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 15.09% 7.69% 3.77%
As % of the Vendors category 21.92% 14.71% 8.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 3
Average daily rate £494 £290 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.25% +28.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £15.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -9.09%
Vendors Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
73 34 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 68.87% 52.31% 46.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 21 41
Average daily rate £475 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £503 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
Average hourly rate £19.00 - £15.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Citrix
London

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014, 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 14 (60.87%) Windows
2 12 (52.17%) VMware
3 11 (47.83%) Cisco
3 11 (47.83%) Active Directory
4 10 (43.48%) SAN
4 10 (43.48%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (43.48%) XenApp
5 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (39.13%) VMware ESX
6 8 (34.78%) XenDesktop
6 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (30.43%) Avaya
7 7 (30.43%) Red Hat
7 7 (30.43%) Linux
7 7 (30.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (30.43%) vSphere
7 7 (30.43%) Root Cause Analysis
7 7 (30.43%) SUSE
7 7 (30.43%) Telecoms
8 6 (26.09%) AppSense
8 6 (26.09%) Project Management
9 5 (21.74%) Change Management
9 5 (21.74%) HP
9 5 (21.74%) BCP
9 5 (21.74%) Symantec
9 5 (21.74%) SQL
9 5 (21.74%) Oracle
9 5 (21.74%) IIS
9 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
9 5 (21.74%) EMC

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (21.74%) IIS
2 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
2 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 10 (43.48%) SAN
2 5 (21.74%) NetScaler
3 4 (17.39%) LAN
3 4 (17.39%) WAN
3 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
4 3 (13.04%) Wireless
4 3 (13.04%) DNS
4 3 (13.04%) DHCP
5 2 (8.70%) VLAN
5 2 (8.70%) Unified Communications
5 2 (8.70%) VoIP
5 2 (8.70%) VPN
5 2 (8.70%) IPsec
5 2 (8.70%) Firewall
5 2 (8.70%) MPLS
5 2 (8.70%) OSPF
6 1 (4.35%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 7 (30.43%) Telecoms
2 3 (13.04%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Citrix Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Senior Citrix Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Project Manager
3 5 (21.74%) Wintel Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Senior Wintel Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Network Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (4.35%) IT Support
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) Application Packaging
2 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Replication
1 2 (8.70%) Mainframe
1 2 (8.70%) AS400
2 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.35%) Thin Client
2 1 (4.35%) iPad
2 1 (4.35%) EqualLogic
2 1 (4.35%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 14 (60.87%) Windows
2 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (30.43%) Linux
4 7 (30.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (30.43%) SUSE
5 4 (17.39%) Windows 7
5 4 (17.39%) UNIX
6 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (8.70%) AIX
6 2 (8.70%) Windows XP
7 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (30.43%) Root Cause Analysis
3 6 (26.09%) Project Management
4 5 (21.74%) Change Management
4 5 (21.74%) BCP
4 5 (21.74%) Migration
5 4 (17.39%) Programme Management
6 3 (13.04%) ITIL
7 2 (8.70%) Workflow
7 2 (8.70%) Data Protection
7 2 (8.70%) Data Virtualisation
7 2 (8.70%) Risk Management
8 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
8 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Management
8 1 (4.35%) Mobile Device Management
8 1 (4.35%) Business Continuity Planning
8 1 (4.35%) Business Transformation
8 1 (4.35%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) VBScript
2 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (8.70%) CCNP
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.35%) MCP
2 1 (4.35%) MCDST
System Software
1 11 (47.83%) Active Directory
2 10 (43.48%) XenApp
3 9 (39.13%) VMware ESX
4 8 (34.78%) XenDesktop
5 7 (30.43%) vSphere
6 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (8.70%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (8.70%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (8.70%) UAG
7 2 (8.70%) SRDF
7 2 (8.70%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 1 (4.35%) XenServer
8 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) BladeLogic
2 2 (8.70%) SCOM
2 2 (8.70%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (4.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (4.35%) AppDNA
3 1 (4.35%) WSUS
3 1 (4.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) VMware
2 11 (47.83%) Cisco
3 7 (30.43%) Avaya
3 7 (30.43%) Red Hat
4 6 (26.09%) AppSense
5 5 (21.74%) HP
5 5 (21.74%) Symantec
5 5 (21.74%) Oracle
5 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
5 5 (21.74%) EMC
5 5 (21.74%) Intel
5 5 (21.74%) Wyse
6 4 (17.39%) BMC
7 2 (8.70%) Brocade
7 2 (8.70%) Aruba
7 2 (8.70%) Stonesoft
7 2 (8.70%) IBM
7 2 (8.70%) Hitachi
7 2 (8.70%) NetApp
7 2 (8.70%) Dell