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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 20 16 12
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Contract jobs citing Citrix 9 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 6.67% 5.56% 5.45%
As % of the Vendors category 10.71% 7.69% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £475 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% +120.93%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
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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
84 65 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 62.22% 72.22% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 41 18
Average daily rate £350 £338 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +32.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £125 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 1
Average hourly rate - £19.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +26.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

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 May 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 May 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 15 (78.95%) Finance
2 12 (63.16%) VMware
3 10 (52.63%) Windows
3 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
4 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (42.11%) XenApp
5 8 (42.11%) XenDesktop
5 8 (42.11%) Windows 7
5 8 (42.11%) vSphere
5 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
6 7 (36.84%) Microsoft App-V
6 7 (36.84%) Oracle
6 7 (36.84%) NetScaler
7 6 (31.58%) Project Management
7 6 (31.58%) AppSense
8 5 (26.32%) Migration
8 5 (26.32%) Banking
8 5 (26.32%) Investment Banking
8 5 (26.32%) Avaya
8 5 (26.32%) Cisco
8 5 (26.32%) SQL
8 5 (26.32%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (21.05%) EdgeSight
9 4 (21.05%) WAN
10 3 (15.79%) Change Management
10 3 (15.79%) ITIL
10 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
10 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
11 2 (10.53%) PowerShell

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.53%) IIS
3 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) NetScaler
2 4 (21.05%) WAN
3 1 (5.26%) Firewall
3 1 (5.26%) SAN
3 1 (5.26%) DHCP
3 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.26%) DNS
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) JIRA
1 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (78.95%) Finance
2 5 (26.32%) Banking
2 5 (26.32%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Citrix Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Project Manager
3 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Applications Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Data Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Migration Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Information Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Data Migration Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Data Migration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Middleware
1 1 (5.26%) X-Windows
1 1 (5.26%) XML
1 1 (5.26%) XSL
1 1 (5.26%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Freedom of Information
1 1 (5.26%) Fat Client
1 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.26%) Thin Client
1 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
1 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Windows
2 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (42.11%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Project Management
2 5 (26.32%) Migration
2 5 (26.32%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (15.79%) Change Management
3 3 (15.79%) ITIL
4 2 (10.53%) Information Architecture
4 2 (10.53%) ERP
4 2 (10.53%) CRM
4 2 (10.53%) Zachman Framework
4 2 (10.53%) TOGAF
4 2 (10.53%) Data Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Use Case
5 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Management
5 1 (5.26%) Data Migration
5 1 (5.26%) Data Protection
5 1 (5.26%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.26%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.26%) VBScript
3 1 (5.26%) VB
3 1 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (10.53%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (42.11%) XenApp
1 8 (42.11%) XenDesktop
1 8 (42.11%) vSphere
1 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
2 7 (36.84%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
4 2 (10.53%) VMware ESX
5 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) EdgeSight
2 1 (5.26%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) VMware
2 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
3 7 (36.84%) Oracle
4 6 (31.58%) AppSense
5 5 (26.32%) Avaya
5 5 (26.32%) Cisco
6 2 (10.53%) Sun
7 1 (5.26%) Atlassian
7 1 (5.26%) Dell