The table below looks at the statistics 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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix
Rank 51 41 43
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +2
Contract jobs citing Citrix 78 104 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.27% 4.06% 4.36%
As % of the Vendors category 7.20% 8.09% 9.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 38 37
Average daily rate £325 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £135 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £505 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 33 23
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £11.55 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.55 £22.90 £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -
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 of England region.

Vendors Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1084 1285 1080
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 45.49% 50.21% 44.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 608 710 562
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 129 105
Average hourly rate £22.38 £16.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.84% +3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.74 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.75 £29.75 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -10 27 £265 +10.41% 7
Hertfordshire +11 22 £375 -25.37% 15
Cambridgeshire +4 13 £180 -34.54% 8
Bedfordshire +3 11 £295 +9.25% 8
Suffolk +5 5 £123 - 1
Citrix
England

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 153 (73.91%) Windows
2 129 (62.32%) Active Directory
3 100 (48.31%) Microsoft
4 82 (39.61%) VMware
5 66 (31.88%) Windows 7
6 62 (29.95%) MS Office
7 59 (28.50%) ITIL
8 56 (27.05%) MS Excel
9 50 (24.15%) XenApp
10 47 (22.71%) Windows Server 2008
11 46 (22.22%) Finance
12 45 (21.74%) Windows Server
13 42 (20.29%) Cisco
14 39 (18.84%) Incident Management
15 38 (18.36%) DNS
16 36 (17.39%) HP
16 36 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
17 32 (15.46%) MS Exchange
18 30 (14.49%) Firewall
19 29 (14.01%) SQL Server
19 29 (14.01%) Data Centre
19 29 (14.01%) Office 365
20 28 (13.53%) Windows Server 2012
20 28 (13.53%) DHCP
21 27 (13.04%) NetScaler
22 26 (12.56%) Windows Server 2003
22 26 (12.56%) Migration
23 25 (12.08%) Blackberry
24 23 (11.11%) SQL
24 23 (11.11%) Windows 8

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 32 (15.46%) MS Exchange
2 19 (9.18%) SharePoint
3 11 (5.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (5.31%) IBM Notes
4 10 (4.83%) Skype for Business
5 8 (3.86%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (3.38%) IIS
7 4 (1.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (1.93%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (1.93%) IBM Domino
7 4 (1.93%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.97%) CMS
8 2 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 62 (29.95%) MS Office
2 56 (27.05%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.97%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (2.90%) Maximo
2 4 (1.93%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.48%) assyst
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 29 (14.01%) Office 365
2 11 (5.31%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (3.86%) SaaS
4 6 (2.90%) IaaS
4 6 (2.90%) PaaS
5 3 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.97%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 38 (18.36%) DNS
2 30 (14.49%) Firewall
3 28 (13.53%) DHCP
4 27 (13.04%) NetScaler
5 14 (6.76%) SAN
5 14 (6.76%) WAN
6 13 (6.28%) LAN
7 12 (5.80%) Network Security
7 12 (5.80%) VLAN
7 12 (5.80%) VPN
8 11 (5.31%) Cisco ASA
9 10 (4.83%) TCP/IP
10 9 (4.35%) OSPF
11 8 (3.86%) BGP
12 7 (3.38%) Cisco IOS
12 7 (3.38%) Cisco Nexus
12 7 (3.38%) FTP
12 7 (3.38%) IP Telephony
12 7 (3.38%) NetScreen
13 6 (2.90%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (14.01%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.38%) RDBMS
2 7 (3.38%) Relational Database
3 6 (2.90%) GIS
4 4 (1.93%) Oracle Exadata
5 3 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.48%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (1.93%) MSI
1 4 (1.93%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.48%) AdminStudio
2 1 (0.48%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.48%) HP UFT
2 1 (0.48%) JIRA
2 1 (0.48%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 46 (22.22%) Finance
2 18 (8.70%) Law
3 13 (6.28%) Advertising
4 9 (4.35%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.90%) Local Government
6 5 (2.42%) Publishing
7 4 (1.93%) Electronics
8 2 (0.97%) Banking
8 2 (0.97%) Billing
8 2 (0.97%) Legal
9 1 (0.48%) Back Office
9 1 (0.48%) French Language
9 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.48%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 78 (37.68%) Analyst
2 40 (19.32%) Service Analyst
2 40 (19.32%) Service Desk Analyst
3 30 (14.49%) Help Desk Analyst
3 30 (14.49%) Support Analyst
4 18 (8.70%) Citrix Support
5 16 (7.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 15 (7.25%) Support Engineer
7 13 (6.28%) Active Directory Support
8 12 (5.80%) Citrix Analyst
8 12 (5.80%) Citrix Support Analyst
8 12 (5.80%) Network Engineer
9 11 (5.31%) 3rd Line Support
9 11 (5.31%) Consultant
9 11 (5.31%) Help Desk Support
9 11 (5.31%) IT Analyst
10 10 (4.83%) Active Directory Analyst
10 10 (4.83%) Active Directory Support Analyst
10 10 (4.83%) Citrix Engineer
10 10 (4.83%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.28%) Web Services
2 6 (2.90%) REST
2 6 (2.90%) SOAP
3 2 (0.97%) .NET
3 2 (0.97%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.48%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 29 (14.01%) Data Centre
2 25 (12.08%) Blackberry
3 14 (6.76%) Clustering
4 9 (4.35%) Fat Client
4 9 (4.35%) Thin Client
5 7 (3.38%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.90%) Data Integration
6 6 (2.90%) NHS
7 5 (2.42%) iPhone
8 4 (1.93%) CCTV
8 4 (1.93%) HP Storage
8 4 (1.93%) iPad
9 3 (1.45%) BYOD
9 3 (1.45%) FlexPod
9 3 (1.45%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.97%) CMDB
10 2 (0.97%) VCE vBlock
11 1 (0.48%) Celerra
11 1 (0.48%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.48%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 153 (73.91%) Windows
2 66 (31.88%) Windows 7
3 47 (22.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 45 (21.74%) Windows Server
5 28 (13.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 26 (12.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 23 (11.11%) Windows 8
8 19 (9.18%) Windows XP
9 15 (7.25%) Linux
10 9 (4.35%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (1.45%) Android
11 3 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.97%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.48%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.48%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.48%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.48%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (28.50%) ITIL
2 39 (18.84%) Incident Management
3 26 (12.56%) Migration
4 18 (8.70%) Document Management
5 10 (4.83%) Project Management
6 9 (4.35%) Service Delivery
7 7 (3.38%) ETL
7 7 (3.38%) High Availability
7 7 (3.38%) Load Balancing
7 7 (3.38%) Service Management
8 6 (2.90%) Configuration Management
8 6 (2.90%) Network Design
8 6 (2.90%) SOA
8 6 (2.90%) TOGAF
9 5 (2.42%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (2.42%) Line Management
10 4 (1.93%) Application Packaging
10 4 (1.93%) Mentoring
10 4 (1.93%) Presales
10 4 (1.93%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 23 (11.11%) SQL
2 12 (5.80%) PowerShell
3 6 (2.90%) VBScript
4 4 (1.93%) VB
5 3 (1.45%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (9.18%) ITIL Certification
2 17 (8.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (6.76%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (6.28%) MCSE
5 11 (5.31%) CCNP
6 10 (4.83%) MCP
7 8 (3.86%) Security Cleared
7 8 (3.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (3.38%) CCIE
8 7 (3.38%) Degree
8 7 (3.38%) MCSA
8 7 (3.38%) SC Cleared
9 6 (2.90%) CCNA
9 6 (2.90%) CCSE
9 6 (2.90%) JNCIS
9 6 (2.90%) MCITP
10 5 (2.42%) CCSA
10 5 (2.42%) JNCIA
10 5 (2.42%) JNCIE
10 5 (2.42%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.28%) SLA
2 2 (0.97%) QA
3 1 (0.48%) COBIT
3 1 (0.48%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.48%) ISO27002
3 1 (0.48%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 129 (62.32%) Active Directory
2 50 (24.15%) XenApp
3 36 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (9.66%) Microsoft App-V
5 17 (8.21%) vSphere
6 12 (5.80%) Hyper-V
7 10 (4.83%) XenDesktop
8 9 (4.35%) VMware ESX
9 5 (2.42%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 5 (2.42%) XenServer
10 4 (1.93%) MetaFrame
11 3 (1.45%) Terminal Server
11 3 (1.45%) Terminal Services
11 3 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.97%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.48%) Docker
13 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 22 (10.63%) SCCM
2 10 (4.83%) SCOM
3 6 (2.90%) Backup Exec
4 5 (2.42%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 5 (2.42%) XenMobile
5 4 (1.93%) Bacula
5 4 (1.93%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.48%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.48%) AppDNA
6 1 (0.48%) EdgeSight
6 1 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.48%) Mesos
6 1 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.48%) Puppet
6 1 (0.48%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.48%) WSUS
Vendors
1 100 (48.31%) Microsoft
2 82 (39.61%) VMware
3 42 (20.29%) Cisco
4 36 (17.39%) HP
5 18 (8.70%) CheckPoint
6 17 (8.21%) Symantec
7 14 (6.76%) Oracle
8 13 (6.28%) IBM
9 11 (5.31%) Lotus
10 9 (4.35%) 3PAR
10 9 (4.35%) NetApp
11 8 (3.86%) Blue Coat
11 8 (3.86%) Fortinet
11 8 (3.86%) Remedy
12 7 (3.38%) Juniper
13 6 (2.90%) Adobe
13 6 (2.90%) AppSense
13 6 (2.90%) ESRI
13 6 (2.90%) Intel Security
13 6 (2.90%) Nortel
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