The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 East Midlands 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 52 31 36
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +5
Contract jobs citing Citrix 44 66 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.73% 5.11% 3.39%
As % of the Vendors category 6.63% 11.58% 7.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 24 24
Average daily rate £243 £314 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.70% +14.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £225 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 11
Average hourly rate £13.63 £14.63 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.83% +0.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £11.50 £11.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £30.00 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £15.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -9.09%
Vendors Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
664 570 618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 41.17% 44.15% 43.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 235 291
Average daily rate £313 £315 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.79% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £230 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 54 50
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £20.03
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% -12.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.21 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £28.55 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Citrix
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire -9 14 £245 +8.88% 4
Nottinghamshire -17 14 £163 -42.47% 3
Derbyshire -12 11 £110 -66.15%
Northamptonshire -14 3 - - 1
Lincolnshire - - - -
Citrix
England

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 104 (78.20%) Windows
2 88 (66.17%) Active Directory
3 78 (58.65%) Microsoft
4 59 (44.36%) Windows XP
5 53 (39.85%) MS Office
6 49 (36.84%) MS Exchange
7 42 (31.58%) VBScript
8 41 (30.83%) Microsoft Certification
9 40 (30.08%) Blackberry
10 39 (29.32%) PowerShell
11 36 (27.07%) XenDesktop
11 36 (27.07%) HP
11 36 (27.07%) VMware
12 35 (26.32%) Windows 2000
13 34 (25.56%) VPN
14 33 (24.81%) Lotus
14 33 (24.81%) IBM Notes
15 32 (24.06%) NetWare
15 32 (24.06%) Novell
15 32 (24.06%) ServiceCenter
16 30 (22.56%) Windows Server 2008
17 27 (20.30%) Windows 7
18 25 (18.80%) Windows Vista
19 24 (18.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
20 23 (17.29%) Windows Server 2003
21 20 (15.04%) ITSM
22 18 (13.53%) Apple iOS
23 17 (12.78%) Migration
23 17 (12.78%) ITIL
24 15 (11.28%) MCP

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 49 (36.84%) MS Exchange
2 33 (24.81%) IBM Notes
3 24 (18.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 12 (9.02%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (4.51%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (3.76%) Lync
7 3 (2.26%) IIS
8 1 (0.75%) Site Server
8 1 (0.75%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.75%) Apache
8 1 (0.75%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.75%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 53 (39.85%) MS Office
2 15 (11.28%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.50%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 34 (25.56%) VPN
2 12 (9.02%) LAN
3 8 (6.02%) TCP/IP
3 8 (6.02%) WAN
4 6 (4.51%) DNS
5 4 (3.01%) Unified Communications
5 4 (3.01%) NetScaler
5 4 (3.01%) DHCP
5 4 (3.01%) VoIP
5 4 (3.01%) SAN
5 4 (3.01%) Internet
5 4 (3.01%) Wireless
6 2 (1.50%) FTP
6 2 (1.50%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.75%) WLAN
7 1 (0.75%) ADSL
7 1 (0.75%) PABX
7 1 (0.75%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (0.75%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.02%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.26%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (2.26%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (2.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.75%) MySQL
3 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (3.76%) Finance
2 2 (1.50%) Local Government
3 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.75%) Legal
3 1 (0.75%) Banking
3 1 (0.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 54 (40.60%) Support Engineer
2 14 (10.53%) Service Manager
2 14 (10.53%) Support Manager
2 14 (10.53%) Analyst
2 14 (10.53%) Service Support Manager
2 14 (10.53%) Environment Manager
3 13 (9.77%) IT Support
3 13 (9.77%) 2nd Line Support
4 10 (7.52%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 10 (7.52%) IT Support Engineer
4 10 (7.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (6.02%) Team Leader
6 7 (5.26%) Desktop Engineer
6 7 (5.26%) Desktop Support
7 6 (4.51%) Desktop Team Leader
7 6 (4.51%) Consultant
8 5 (3.76%) Support Analyst
9 4 (3.01%) Desktop Support Team Leader
9 4 (3.01%) Infrastructure Manager
9 4 (3.01%) Remote Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.75%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 40 (30.08%) Blackberry
2 7 (5.26%) Thin Client
2 7 (5.26%) Fat Client
3 4 (3.01%) Clustering
4 3 (2.26%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.75%) FlexPod
5 1 (0.75%) Blog
5 1 (0.75%) Statistics
5 1 (0.75%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 104 (78.20%) Windows
2 59 (44.36%) Windows XP
3 35 (26.32%) Windows 2000
4 32 (24.06%) NetWare
5 30 (22.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 27 (20.30%) Windows 7
7 25 (18.80%) Windows Vista
8 23 (17.29%) Windows Server 2003
9 18 (13.53%) Apple iOS
10 6 (4.51%) Linux
11 5 (3.76%) UNIX
12 2 (1.50%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.75%) AIX
13 1 (0.75%) Solaris
13 1 (0.75%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (15.04%) ITSM
2 17 (12.78%) Migration
2 17 (12.78%) ITIL
3 10 (7.52%) Incident Management
4 9 (6.77%) Service Management
4 9 (6.77%) Problem Management
5 6 (4.51%) Change Management
6 4 (3.01%) Software Testing
6 4 (3.01%) Integration Testing
6 4 (3.01%) Data Transformation
6 4 (3.01%) Data Security
7 3 (2.26%) Project Management
7 3 (2.26%) E-Commerce
7 3 (2.26%) Asset Management
8 2 (1.50%) Data Management
8 2 (1.50%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (1.50%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (1.50%) Quality Management
8 2 (1.50%) Service Delivery
9 1 (0.75%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 42 (31.58%) VBScript
2 39 (29.32%) PowerShell
3 9 (6.77%) SQL
4 7 (5.26%) VB
5 1 (0.75%) Perl
5 1 (0.75%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.75%) Korn
Qualifications
1 41 (30.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (11.28%) MCP
2 15 (11.28%) MCSE
3 6 (4.51%) MCITP
3 6 (4.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (3.76%) MCSA
4 5 (3.76%) MCDST
4 5 (3.76%) MCTS
5 4 (3.01%) ISTQB
5 4 (3.01%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (3.01%) ISEB
6 3 (2.26%) CCEE
7 2 (1.50%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.50%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.50%) CCA
8 1 (0.75%) NCDA
8 1 (0.75%) NCIE
8 1 (0.75%) CCIA
8 1 (0.75%) Degree
8 1 (0.75%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.77%) SLA
System Software
1 88 (66.17%) Active Directory
2 36 (27.07%) XenDesktop
3 14 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (9.02%) XenApp
5 7 (5.26%) Hyper-V
6 6 (4.51%) vSphere
7 5 (3.76%) XenServer
8 3 (2.26%) VMware Server
9 2 (1.50%) Xen
9 2 (1.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (1.50%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.75%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.75%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.75%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.75%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 32 (24.06%) ServiceCenter
2 9 (6.77%) SCCM
2 9 (6.77%) SCOM
3 1 (0.75%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.75%) ARCserve
3 1 (0.75%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.75%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 78 (58.65%) Microsoft
2 36 (27.07%) HP
2 36 (27.07%) VMware
3 33 (24.81%) Lotus
4 32 (24.06%) Novell
5 6 (4.51%) Cisco
6 4 (3.01%) Altiris
6 4 (3.01%) Oracle
7 3 (2.26%) LANDesk
7 3 (2.26%) Kaspersky
8 2 (1.50%) Remedy
8 2 (1.50%) Sophos
8 2 (1.50%) Avaya
9 1 (0.75%) AppSense
9 1 (0.75%) BMC
9 1 (0.75%) CA
9 1 (0.75%) Motorola
9 1 (0.75%) NetApp
9 1 (0.75%) IBM
9 1 (0.75%) Dell
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