The table below looks at the statistics for the Citrix Support role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Citrix Support in their job title over the 3 months to 27 August 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix Support
Rank 561 539 530
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Citrix Support 14 21 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.028% 0.043% 0.089%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.030% 0.046% 0.096%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 25
Average daily rate
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£300 £238 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.31% -20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £423 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £250 £375
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £25.75 £32.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.76% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year
-20.76% -
Citrix Support
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46443 45266 50025
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.33% 92.82% 92.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 28666 27485 28743
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1833 1984 2511
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £40.57 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%

Citrix Support
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Citrix Support in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Citrix Support Jobs Demand Trend in England

Citrix Support
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Citrix Support Daily Rate Trend in England

Citrix Support
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Citrix Support across the England region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Citrix Support Daily Rate Histogram in England

Citrix Support
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Citrix Support Hourly Rate Trend in England

Citrix Support
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Citrix Support across the England region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Citrix Support Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Citrix Support
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Citrix Support within the England region over the 3 months to 27 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
London -2 7 £328 +48.86% 1
South East -11 2 £300 -30.23%
North West - 2 £300 -
East of England -25 1 £225 -
Yorkshire - - - -
Citrix Support
UK

Citrix Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Citrix Support in their job title 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 with Citrix Support in their job title.

1 33 (100.00%) Citrix
2 27 (81.82%) XenApp
3 26 (78.79%) Windows
4 21 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (60.61%) Windows 7
6 19 (57.58%) XenDesktop
7 14 (42.42%) NetScaler
8 13 (39.39%) Active Directory
8 13 (39.39%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (33.33%) XenServer
10 10 (30.30%) VMware
10 10 (30.30%) Microsoft App-V
11 9 (27.27%) Cisco
11 9 (27.27%) ITIL
11 9 (27.27%) MS Exchange
11 9 (27.27%) SCCM
12 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
13 6 (18.18%) Firewall
13 6 (18.18%) MS Office
14 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
14 5 (15.15%) Windows XP
14 5 (15.15%) CCA
14 5 (15.15%) Citrix Certification
14 5 (15.15%) Blackberry
14 5 (15.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 5 (15.15%) AppSense
14 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2010
14 5 (15.15%) Hyper-V
14 5 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
15 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012

Citrix Support
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Citrix Support in their job title 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 with Citrix Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 5 (15.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 3 (9.09%) Lync
4 2 (6.06%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (6.06%) CloudStack
Applications
1 6 (18.18%) MS Office
2 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 14 (42.42%) NetScaler
2 6 (18.18%) Firewall
3 3 (9.09%) BIG-IP
3 3 (9.09%) LAN
3 3 (9.09%) WAN
3 3 (9.09%) SAN
3 3 (9.09%) MPLS
3 3 (9.09%) DSL
4 2 (6.06%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MSI
General
1 2 (6.06%) Banking
1 2 (6.06%) Investment Banking
2 1 (3.03%) Retail
2 1 (3.03%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Law
2 1 (3.03%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Blackberry
2 3 (9.09%) Thin Client
2 3 (9.09%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.03%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 26 (78.79%) Windows
2 21 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (60.61%) Windows 7
4 13 (39.39%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (15.15%) Windows XP
6 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.03%) Mac OS X
7 1 (3.03%) Linux
7 1 (3.03%) UNIX
7 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) ITIL
2 4 (12.12%) Service Management
2 4 (12.12%) ITSM
3 3 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (9.09%) BCP
3 3 (9.09%) Business Continuity
3 3 (9.09%) Problem Management
3 3 (9.09%) Performance Management
3 3 (9.09%) Business Continuity Planning
4 2 (6.06%) Change Management
4 2 (6.06%) Migration
5 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.03%) Release Management
5 1 (3.03%) Document Management
5 1 (3.03%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.12%) PowerShell
2 3 (9.09%) SQL
3 1 (3.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) CCA
1 5 (15.15%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.03%) MCP
2 1 (3.03%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (81.82%) XenApp
2 19 (57.58%) XenDesktop
3 13 (39.39%) Active Directory
4 11 (33.33%) XenServer
5 10 (30.30%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (15.15%) Hyper-V
7 4 (12.12%) Xen
8 3 (9.09%) NLBS
8 3 (9.09%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (6.06%) VMware ESX
10 1 (3.03%) vSphere
10 1 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (27.27%) SCCM
2 1 (3.03%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 33 (100.00%) Citrix
2 10 (30.30%) VMware
3 9 (27.27%) Cisco
4 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
5 5 (15.15%) AppSense
6 3 (9.09%) Mitel
6 3 (9.09%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.03%) HP