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 of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Citrix over the 3 months to 1 August 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 of England 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 41 32 18
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -14
Contract jobs citing Citrix 126 128 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 4.12% 5.38% 7.41%
As % of the Vendors category 9.23% 11.63% 15.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 48 116
Average daily rate
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£350 £330 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -1.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £165 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 22 17
Average hourly rate £16.75 £16.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.68% -27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.50 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £20.00 £37.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Vendors Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1365 1101 1411
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 44.61% 46.30% 46.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 743 494 649
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £200 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 121 137
Average hourly rate £24.50 £22.66 £24.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.12% -6.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £12.55 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.64 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
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England

Citrix
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Citrix Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Citrix
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Citrix Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Citrix
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Citrix across the East of England region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Citrix Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Citrix
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Citrix Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Citrix
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Citrix across the East of England region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Citrix Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Citrix
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 1 August 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
Essex +1 56 £394 +12.50% 2
Cambridgeshire +8 39 £206 +10.00% 18
Hertfordshire -5 13 £400 +19.85% 11
Norfolk -3 10 £265 -1.85%
Bedfordshire -36 8 £399 +29.14% 1
Suffolk - 1 - - 1
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England

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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.

1 174 (66.41%) Windows
2 99 (37.79%) VMware
3 85 (32.44%) Active Directory
4 79 (30.15%) Microsoft
5 71 (27.10%) ITIL
6 66 (25.19%) Windows 7
7 62 (23.66%) MS Exchange
8 57 (21.76%) XenApp
9 55 (20.99%) Windows Server 2008
10 51 (19.47%) Cisco
11 49 (18.70%) Finance
12 47 (17.94%) MS Office
13 43 (16.41%) VMware Infrastructure
14 41 (15.65%) Exchange Server 2010
15 37 (14.12%) MS Excel
16 31 (11.83%) Blackberry
17 30 (11.45%) Firewall
17 30 (11.45%) Incident Management
18 25 (9.54%) HP
19 24 (9.16%) Microsoft App-V
20 23 (8.78%) Windows Server 2003
20 23 (8.78%) SCCM
21 22 (8.40%) NetScaler
21 22 (8.40%) DHCP
21 22 (8.40%) DNS
21 22 (8.40%) Migration
22 20 (7.63%) Law
22 20 (7.63%) Windows XP
22 20 (7.63%) Thin Client
22 20 (7.63%) Symantec

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 62 (23.66%) MS Exchange
2 41 (15.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (7.25%) Exchange Server 2007
4 17 (6.49%) Exchange Server 2013
5 15 (5.73%) IBM Notes
6 12 (4.58%) Exchange Server 2003
7 7 (2.67%) SharePoint
8 5 (1.91%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.76%) IIS
9 2 (0.76%) Lotus Domino
9 2 (0.76%) Documentum
9 2 (0.76%) SAS
9 2 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.76%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.38%) Apache
10 1 (0.38%) Confluence
10 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.38%) Lync
10 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 47 (17.94%) MS Office
2 37 (14.12%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (3.44%) assyst
2 5 (1.91%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (11.45%) Firewall
2 22 (8.40%) NetScaler
2 22 (8.40%) DHCP
2 22 (8.40%) DNS
3 19 (7.25%) VoIP
4 16 (6.11%) LAN
5 15 (5.73%) Network Security
6 14 (5.34%) WAN
7 13 (4.96%) TCP/IP
8 12 (4.58%) SAN
9 9 (3.44%) VLAN
10 7 (2.67%) BGP
10 7 (2.67%) OSPF
10 7 (2.67%) Cisco IOS
10 7 (2.67%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (1.91%) BIG-IP
11 5 (1.91%) NetScreen
11 5 (1.91%) SMS
11 5 (1.91%) Ethernet
11 5 (1.91%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.58%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.91%) Oracle Exadata
3 4 (1.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (1.53%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (4.20%) MSI
2 6 (2.29%) AdminStudio
3 5 (1.91%) InstallShield
4 3 (1.15%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.76%) Wise Package Studio
6 1 (0.38%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.38%) JIRA
General
1 49 (18.70%) Finance
2 20 (7.63%) Law
3 9 (3.44%) Publishing
4 6 (2.29%) Banking
4 6 (2.29%) Legal
5 5 (1.91%) French Language
6 3 (1.15%) Advertising
6 3 (1.15%) Local Government
6 3 (1.15%) Retail
7 2 (0.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 71 (27.10%) Analyst
2 47 (17.94%) Service Analyst
2 47 (17.94%) Service Desk Analyst
3 23 (8.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 20 (7.63%) Help Desk Analyst
5 18 (6.87%) Support Analyst
6 17 (6.49%) Citrix Engineer
7 15 (5.73%) Server Engineer
7 15 (5.73%) Support Engineer
8 14 (5.34%) 1st Line Support
9 13 (4.96%) Architect
10 11 (4.20%) Consultant
11 10 (3.82%) Problem Manager
11 10 (3.82%) Applications Packager
11 10 (3.82%) 3rd Line Support
12 9 (3.44%) Help Desk Support
12 9 (3.44%) Test Leader
13 8 (3.05%) IT Support
13 8 (3.05%) Citrix Server Engineer
14 7 (2.67%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.82%) Application Packaging
2 7 (2.67%) .NET
3 3 (1.15%) Middleware
4 2 (0.76%) .NET Framework
4 2 (0.76%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.38%) Flash
5 1 (0.38%) HTML
5 1 (0.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (11.83%) Blackberry
2 20 (7.63%) Thin Client
2 20 (7.63%) Fat Client
3 8 (3.05%) Kindle
4 7 (2.67%) Clustering
5 5 (1.91%) PKI
5 5 (1.91%) iPhone
6 4 (1.53%) CCTV
7 3 (1.15%) Replication
7 3 (1.15%) NHS
7 3 (1.15%) CMDB
8 2 (0.76%) Smartphone
8 2 (0.76%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.38%) Tandem
9 1 (0.38%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 174 (66.41%) Windows
2 66 (25.19%) Windows 7
3 55 (20.99%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (8.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (7.63%) Windows XP
6 18 (6.87%) Linux
7 10 (3.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (3.05%) Windows Vista
9 4 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (1.53%) Windows 8
9 4 (1.53%) UNIX
10 3 (1.15%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.76%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (0.76%) Windows NT
11 2 (0.76%) HPUX
11 2 (0.76%) Solaris
12 1 (0.38%) VMS
12 1 (0.38%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.38%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (27.10%) ITIL
2 30 (11.45%) Incident Management
3 22 (8.40%) Migration
4 15 (5.73%) Disaster Recovery
5 14 (5.34%) Service Delivery
6 13 (4.96%) Service Management
6 13 (4.96%) ITSM
6 13 (4.96%) Problem Management
7 11 (4.20%) Test Scripting
8 10 (3.82%) Test Management
8 10 (3.82%) Load Balancing
8 10 (3.82%) Document Management
9 9 (3.44%) E-Commerce
9 9 (3.44%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (3.44%) Test Strategy
9 9 (3.44%) Root Cause Analysis
9 9 (3.44%) Email Migration
10 8 (3.05%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (2.29%) Project Management
11 6 (2.29%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 19 (7.25%) SQL
2 7 (2.67%) VBScript
2 7 (2.67%) VB
2 7 (2.67%) PowerShell
3 5 (1.91%) Java
4 4 (1.53%) C
5 2 (0.76%) C#
5 2 (0.76%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.76%) VB.NET
5 2 (0.76%) ABAP
5 2 (0.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (7.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (4.96%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (4.58%) ITIL Certification
3 12 (4.58%) MCSE
4 11 (4.20%) Security Cleared
5 9 (3.44%) Citrix Certification
5 9 (3.44%) SC Cleared
6 8 (3.05%) CCNP
6 8 (3.05%) MCSA
6 8 (3.05%) CCA
6 8 (3.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (2.67%) MCP
8 6 (2.29%) MCITP
9 5 (1.91%) CCSE
9 5 (1.91%) ISEB
10 4 (1.53%) CCNA
10 4 (1.53%) ISEB Practitioner
11 3 (1.15%) CCEA
11 3 (1.15%) VCAP
12 2 (0.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.73%) SLA
2 8 (3.05%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.38%) QA
System Software
1 85 (32.44%) Active Directory
2 57 (21.76%) XenApp
3 43 (16.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (9.16%) Microsoft App-V
5 18 (6.87%) XenServer
6 11 (4.20%) XenDesktop
6 11 (4.20%) Hyper-V
6 11 (4.20%) vSphere
7 8 (3.05%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 7 (2.67%) VMware ESX
9 5 (1.91%) Terminal Services
10 4 (1.53%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.76%) Xen
11 2 (0.76%) VMware Server
11 2 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.38%) vCloud
12 1 (0.38%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 23 (8.78%) SCCM
2 9 (3.44%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 8 (3.05%) SCOM
4 5 (1.91%) Backup Exec
5 4 (1.53%) WSUS
5 4 (1.53%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 4 (1.53%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.76%) XenMobile
6 2 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.76%) Cisco UCCX
6 2 (0.76%) OpenView
6 2 (0.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.76%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.38%) WMI
7 1 (0.38%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.38%) Nagios
7 1 (0.38%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.38%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.38%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 99 (37.79%) VMware
2 79 (30.15%) Microsoft
3 51 (19.47%) Cisco
4 25 (9.54%) HP
5 20 (7.63%) Symantec
6 19 (7.25%) NetApp
7 18 (6.87%) Oracle
8 15 (5.73%) Lotus
9 13 (4.96%) AppSense
10 11 (4.20%) WatchGuard
11 10 (3.82%) Dell
12 9 (3.44%) Remedy
12 9 (3.44%) McAfee
13 8 (3.05%) Adobe
13 8 (3.05%) CheckPoint
13 8 (3.05%) EMC
13 8 (3.05%) Altiris
14 7 (2.67%) IBM
15 6 (2.29%) Imperva
15 6 (2.29%) F5
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