The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Citrix products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands 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 58 32 38
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +6
Contract jobs citing Citrix 34 83 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.12% 5.20% 3.85%
As % of the Vendors category 4.85% 10.36% 7.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 40 5
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£400 £110 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+263.63% -68.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £110 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £325 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £290 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.62% -10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 21 18
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.50 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% +1.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £10.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.75 £29.00 £26.65
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 East Midlands region.

Vendors Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
701 801 717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 43.65% 50.16% 50.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 374 277
Average daily rate £350 £260 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £70 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £420 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 75 92
Average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.15 £9.90 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £34.00 £37.50
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 the East Midlands

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

Citrix Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Citrix
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Citrix Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Citrix
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Citrix across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Citrix Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Citrix
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Citrix Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Citrix
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Citrix within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire -9 12 £400 +45.45% 2
Derbyshire -8 7 £500 +354.54%
Leicestershire +7 6 £313 -29.69% 3
Lincolnshire +8 2 - - 1
Northamptonshire -26 2 £315 +80.00% 2
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Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 49 (62.82%) Windows
2 32 (41.03%) Microsoft
3 30 (38.46%) Active Directory
4 23 (29.49%) VMware
5 22 (28.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (26.92%) Migration
7 20 (25.64%) Windows Server 2003
7 20 (25.64%) Windows 7
8 18 (23.08%) Security Cleared
9 17 (21.79%) Cisco
9 17 (21.79%) MS Office
10 16 (20.51%) SC Cleared
10 16 (20.51%) XenApp
10 16 (20.51%) Windows Server 2012
11 14 (17.95%) LAN
12 13 (16.67%) WAN
13 11 (14.10%) UNIX
13 11 (14.10%) Linux
13 11 (14.10%) XenDesktop
14 10 (12.82%) DNS
15 9 (11.54%) Hyper-V
15 9 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
16 7 (8.97%) DHCP
16 7 (8.97%) ITIL
16 7 (8.97%) MS Excel
16 7 (8.97%) XenServer
17 6 (7.69%) MS Exchange
17 6 (7.69%) Apache
17 6 (7.69%) Firewall
18 5 (6.41%) Wireless

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Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 6 (7.69%) Apache
1 6 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.41%) Tomcat
3 4 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.85%) IBM Notes
4 3 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.56%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.28%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (1.28%) Quickr
6 1 (1.28%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.28%) IIS
6 1 (1.28%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 17 (21.79%) MS Office
2 7 (8.97%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.13%) Google Apps
2 1 (1.28%) Office 365
2 1 (1.28%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (17.95%) LAN
2 13 (16.67%) WAN
3 10 (12.82%) DNS
4 7 (8.97%) DHCP
5 6 (7.69%) Firewall
6 5 (6.41%) Wireless
6 5 (6.41%) LDAP
6 5 (6.41%) Kerberos
7 3 (3.85%) TCP/IP
7 3 (3.85%) NetScaler
8 2 (2.56%) VPN
8 2 (2.56%) SNMP
8 2 (2.56%) VoIP
8 2 (2.56%) SSL
8 2 (2.56%) SAN
8 2 (2.56%) Intranet
8 2 (2.56%) Internet
8 2 (2.56%) Network Security
9 1 (1.28%) iSCSI
9 1 (1.28%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.41%) MySQL
2 1 (1.28%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.28%) SQLPlus
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.28%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (6.41%) Eclipse
2 3 (3.85%) ClearCase
2 3 (3.85%) Subversion
3 2 (2.56%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 1 (1.28%) Gradle
4 1 (1.28%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.28%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.28%) Ant
4 1 (1.28%) JDeveloper
4 1 (1.28%) LoadRunner
General
1 4 (5.13%) Telecoms
1 4 (5.13%) Retail
2 3 (3.85%) Finance
2 3 (3.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (16.67%) Analyst
2 9 (11.54%) 2nd Line Support
3 8 (10.26%) Consultant
4 5 (6.41%) Architect
4 5 (6.41%) Server Support
4 5 (6.41%) Citrix Consultant
5 4 (5.13%) Service Analyst
5 4 (5.13%) Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (5.13%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (5.13%) Project Manager
6 3 (3.85%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 3 (3.85%) Support Engineer
6 3 (3.85%) Server Analyst
6 3 (3.85%) Technical Leader
6 3 (3.85%) Desktop Technician
7 2 (2.56%) Storage Support Analyst
7 2 (2.56%) Wintel Architect
7 2 (2.56%) Citrix Architect
7 2 (2.56%) Software Manager
7 2 (2.56%) Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.41%) ADSI
2 3 (3.85%) Middleware
3 2 (2.56%) XML
4 1 (1.28%) XSD
4 1 (1.28%) XSLT
4 1 (1.28%) HTML
4 1 (1.28%) SOAP
4 1 (1.28%) Web Services
4 1 (1.28%) WSDL
4 1 (1.28%) XML Schema
4 1 (1.28%) JAXP
4 1 (1.28%) JAXB
4 1 (1.28%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (1.28%) Spring
4 1 (1.28%) JSF
4 1 (1.28%) Java EE
4 1 (1.28%) JAX-WS
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.41%) Clustering
1 5 (6.41%) PKI
1 5 (6.41%) Smartphone
1 5 (6.41%) Fat Client
1 5 (6.41%) Thin Client
2 4 (5.13%) Open Source
3 3 (3.85%) FMCG
4 2 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.28%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.28%) DataPower
5 1 (1.28%) iSeries
5 1 (1.28%) iPad
5 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 49 (62.82%) Windows
2 22 (28.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (25.64%) Windows Server 2003
3 20 (25.64%) Windows 7
4 16 (20.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (14.10%) UNIX
5 11 (14.10%) Linux
6 5 (6.41%) CentOS
7 3 (3.85%) Windows XP
8 2 (2.56%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (2.56%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.28%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.28%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (26.92%) Migration
2 7 (8.97%) ITIL
3 5 (6.41%) Project Management
3 5 (6.41%) Information Security
4 4 (5.13%) Mentoring
5 3 (3.85%) Configuration Management
5 3 (3.85%) Data Transformation
5 3 (3.85%) Integration Testing
5 3 (3.85%) Service Management
6 2 (2.56%) Change Management
6 2 (2.56%) Logistics
6 2 (2.56%) Supplier Management
6 2 (2.56%) Software Testing
6 2 (2.56%) Problem Management
6 2 (2.56%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (2.56%) Performance Management
7 1 (1.28%) QMS
7 1 (1.28%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (1.28%) Network Management
7 1 (1.28%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.13%) SQL
2 3 (3.85%) Perl
3 1 (1.28%) C
3 1 (1.28%) Java
3 1 (1.28%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.28%) XPath
3 1 (1.28%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.28%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 18 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 16 (20.51%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.13%) ISTQB
3 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.85%) ISEB
5 2 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.28%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.28%) MCP
6 1 (1.28%) CCNP
6 1 (1.28%) CCNA
6 1 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.28%) CCSA
6 1 (1.28%) CCSE
6 1 (1.28%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.56%) SLA
2 1 (1.28%) QA
2 1 (1.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 30 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 16 (20.51%) XenApp
3 11 (14.10%) XenDesktop
4 9 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (11.54%) Hyper-V
5 7 (8.97%) XenServer
6 3 (3.85%) vSphere
7 2 (2.56%) Terminal Server
7 2 (2.56%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.28%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.28%) ProxySG
8 1 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.28%) VirtualBox
8 1 (1.28%) KVM
8 1 (1.28%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (5.13%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (2.56%) XenMobile
2 2 (2.56%) SCCM
2 2 (2.56%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.28%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.28%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.28%) HP SIM
3 1 (1.28%) Puppet
3 1 (1.28%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.28%) WSUS
Vendors
1 32 (41.03%) Microsoft
2 23 (29.49%) VMware
3 17 (21.79%) Cisco
4 5 (6.41%) Red Hat
5 4 (5.13%) Google
5 4 (5.13%) ServiceNow
6 3 (3.85%) Lotus
6 3 (3.85%) LANDesk
6 3 (3.85%) CollabNet
6 3 (3.85%) SAP
6 3 (3.85%) HP
7 2 (2.56%) Blue Coat
7 2 (2.56%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.56%) Mercator
7 2 (2.56%) Symantec
7 2 (2.56%) F5
8 1 (1.28%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.28%) 3PAR
8 1 (1.28%) Remedy
8 1 (1.28%) McAfee
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