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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 66 58 41
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -17
Contract jobs citing Citrix 38 36 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.32% 2.38% 3.71%
As % of the Vendors category 5.83% 5.27% 8.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 13 39
Average daily rate
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£368 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.07% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £135 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £350 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £301 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.48% -7.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 5
Average hourly rate £13.00 £20.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.00% +21.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.43 £16.90 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.30 £23.00 £22.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -2.77%
Citrix
England

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
652 683 691
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 39.83% 45.08% 42.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 314 340
Average daily rate £375 £375 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 70 44
Average hourly rate £15.03 £17.50 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.11% -17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.94 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.73%

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 1 September 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Citrix across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Citrix Hourly Rate Histogram 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 1 September 2015. 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
Derbyshire +3 13 £325 - 2
Nottinghamshire -4 12 £400 +34.45% 4
Leicestershire -5 7 £338 - 1
Lincolnshire +6 3 - -
Northamptonshire -10 3 £295 +24.07% 1
Citrix
England

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 44 (56.41%) Windows
2 35 (44.87%) VMware
3 34 (43.59%) Active Directory
4 32 (41.03%) Microsoft
5 20 (25.64%) VMware Infrastructure
6 19 (24.36%) Cisco
7 16 (20.51%) Security Cleared
8 14 (17.95%) ITIL
9 13 (16.67%) MS Excel
9 13 (16.67%) SAN
10 12 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (15.38%) XenApp
11 11 (14.10%) Windows 7
11 11 (14.10%) MS Office
11 11 (14.10%) SQL
11 11 (14.10%) Firewall
12 9 (11.54%) Migration
12 9 (11.54%) UNIX
12 9 (11.54%) SC Cleared
12 9 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (10.26%) Data Centre
13 8 (10.26%) SharePoint
13 8 (10.26%) Windows XP
14 7 (8.97%) IIS
14 7 (8.97%) Cisco Certification
14 7 (8.97%) Hyper-V
15 6 (7.69%) XenDesktop
15 6 (7.69%) F5
15 6 (7.69%) Juniper
15 6 (7.69%) HP

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 8 (10.26%) SharePoint
2 7 (8.97%) IIS
3 6 (7.69%) MS Exchange
4 4 (5.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (2.56%) Lync
5 2 (2.56%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.28%) JBoss
6 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 11 (14.10%) MS Office
3 1 (1.28%) Acrobat
3 1 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.13%) Office 365
2 2 (2.56%) Google Apps
3 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (16.67%) SAN
2 11 (14.10%) Firewall
3 6 (7.69%) DNS
4 5 (6.41%) LAN
4 5 (6.41%) WAN
4 5 (6.41%) Network Security
5 4 (5.13%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (5.13%) Internet
5 4 (5.13%) TACACS
5 4 (5.13%) NetScaler
6 3 (3.85%) DHCP
7 2 (2.56%) IP Telephony
7 2 (2.56%) BIG-IP
7 2 (2.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (2.56%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 1 (1.28%) Skype
8 1 (1.28%) Converged Networks
8 1 (1.28%) VLAN
8 1 (1.28%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.28%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.41%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.28%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.28%) DB2
3 1 (1.28%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.28%) LoadRunner
General
1 3 (3.85%) Telecoms
1 3 (3.85%) Finance
1 3 (3.85%) Advertising
1 3 (3.85%) Retail
2 1 (1.28%) Back Office
2 1 (1.28%) Military
2 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (19.23%) Analyst
2 9 (11.54%) Consultant
3 8 (10.26%) Support Engineer
4 7 (8.97%) Support Analyst
4 7 (8.97%) Project Manager
5 6 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (7.69%) Citrix Engineer
6 5 (6.41%) Infrastructure Manager
6 5 (6.41%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 4 (5.13%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (5.13%) Citrix Consultant
7 4 (5.13%) Service Analyst
7 4 (5.13%) Service Desk Analyst
8 3 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (3.85%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 3 (3.85%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 3 (3.85%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (3.85%) IT Project Manager
8 3 (3.85%) Desktop Support
8 3 (3.85%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.28%) Middleware
1 1 (1.28%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.26%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.41%) Replication
3 4 (5.13%) Blackberry
4 3 (3.85%) Clustering
4 3 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.56%) Chip and PIN
6 1 (1.28%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.28%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.28%) Web 2.0
6 1 (1.28%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.28%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.28%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 44 (56.41%) Windows
2 12 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (14.10%) Windows 7
4 9 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (11.54%) UNIX
5 8 (10.26%) Windows XP
6 6 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (6.41%) Linux
7 5 (6.41%) AIX
8 2 (2.56%) Solaris
8 2 (2.56%) Windows Vista
8 2 (2.56%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.56%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.28%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.28%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (17.95%) ITIL
2 9 (11.54%) Migration
3 6 (7.69%) Project Management
4 4 (5.13%) PRINCE2
4 4 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (3.85%) Data Protection
5 3 (3.85%) Change Control
6 2 (2.56%) Mentoring
6 2 (2.56%) Software Deployment
6 2 (2.56%) Network Management
6 2 (2.56%) Information Security
6 2 (2.56%) Load Balancing
6 2 (2.56%) Service Management
7 1 (1.28%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.28%) Change Management
7 1 (1.28%) RAD
7 1 (1.28%) CRM
7 1 (1.28%) ERP
7 1 (1.28%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 11 (14.10%) SQL
2 2 (2.56%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.28%) C-shell
3 1 (1.28%) Korn
3 1 (1.28%) Java
3 1 (1.28%) Perl
Qualifications
1 16 (20.51%) Security Cleared
2 9 (11.54%) SC Cleared
3 7 (8.97%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (5.13%) CCNP
4 4 (5.13%) CCSA
4 4 (5.13%) CCSE
5 3 (3.85%) MCP
5 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (2.56%) MCSE
7 1 (1.28%) CCNA
7 1 (1.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.28%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.28%) Degree
7 1 (1.28%) NVQ Level 3
7 1 (1.28%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.28%) SLA
1 1 (1.28%) COBIT
System Software
1 34 (43.59%) Active Directory
2 20 (25.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (15.38%) XenApp
4 7 (8.97%) Hyper-V
5 6 (7.69%) XenDesktop
6 4 (5.13%) XenServer
6 4 (5.13%) Terminal Services
7 3 (3.85%) VMware ESX
7 3 (3.85%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (3.85%) vSphere
8 2 (2.56%) Squid
9 1 (1.28%) Xen
9 1 (1.28%) MetaFrame
9 1 (1.28%) NFS
9 1 (1.28%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (1.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 5 (6.41%) SCCM
2 3 (3.85%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.28%) OVSD
3 1 (1.28%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.28%) MAILsweeper
3 1 (1.28%) DameWare
3 1 (1.28%) SCOM
3 1 (1.28%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 35 (44.87%) VMware
2 32 (41.03%) Microsoft
3 19 (24.36%) Cisco
4 6 (7.69%) HP
4 6 (7.69%) Juniper
4 6 (7.69%) F5
5 5 (6.41%) CheckPoint
6 4 (5.13%) NetApp
6 4 (5.13%) Nokia
6 4 (5.13%) Blue Coat
7 3 (3.85%) Red Hat
7 3 (3.85%) Sophos
7 3 (3.85%) Veeam
7 3 (3.85%) Meraki
7 3 (3.85%) Adobe
8 2 (2.56%) Oracle
8 2 (2.56%) EMC
8 2 (2.56%) Lotus
8 2 (2.56%) Symantec
8 2 (2.56%) Remedy