The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Job Titles advertised for the 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.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix Support
Rank 573 479 555
Rank change year-on-year
-94 +76
Contract jobs requiring a Citrix Support 17 24 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.033% 0.056% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.060% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 16
Average daily rate £255 £400 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.25% +8.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £245 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £462 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £250 £320
% change year-on-year
-30.00% -21.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% +26.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +26.02%
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47408 39975 51632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.36% 92.77% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 29341 23493 29070
Average daily rate £396 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1940 2055 2466
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Citrix Support
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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 18 April 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
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 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
London -27 8 £295 -26.25% 1
South East -14 6 £175 -36.36% 2
North West -16 1 - - 1
East of England - 1 - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - -
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Citrix Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 40 (100.00%) Citrix
2 27 (67.50%) XenApp
3 26 (65.00%) XenDesktop
4 23 (57.50%) Windows
5 20 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (47.50%) VMware
7 17 (42.50%) Microsoft
8 16 (40.00%) Active Directory
9 15 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
10 14 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 14 (35.00%) Microsoft App-V
11 13 (32.50%) ITIL
12 11 (27.50%) PowerShell
12 11 (27.50%) SCOM
12 11 (27.50%) XenServer
13 10 (25.00%) AppSense
13 10 (25.00%) vSphere
13 10 (25.00%) SQL Server
13 10 (25.00%) NetApp
14 9 (22.50%) SQL Server 2008
15 8 (20.00%) SCCM
15 8 (20.00%) Symantec
16 7 (17.50%) Service Management
16 7 (17.50%) Perl
16 7 (17.50%) CCA
16 7 (17.50%) Citrix Certification
16 7 (17.50%) XML
16 7 (17.50%) Lumension
16 7 (17.50%) NetBackup
17 6 (15.00%) NetScaler

Citrix Support
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (7.50%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (5.00%) CloudStack
3 2 (5.00%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.00%) NetScaler
2 5 (12.50%) SAN
3 4 (10.00%) DNS
4 3 (7.50%) DHCP
4 3 (7.50%) TCP/IP
4 3 (7.50%) MPLS
5 2 (5.00%) Firewall
5 2 (5.00%) VoIP
5 2 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (5.00%) Wireshark
6 1 (2.50%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (2.50%) WAN
6 1 (2.50%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (22.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MSI
General
1 1 (2.50%) Local Government
1 1 (2.50%) Finance
1 1 (2.50%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.50%) Clustering
2 1 (2.50%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 23 (57.50%) Windows
2 20 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (10.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (7.50%) Windows XP
6 2 (5.00%) Linux
7 1 (2.50%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.50%) UNIX
7 1 (2.50%) Solaris
7 1 (2.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (32.50%) ITIL
2 7 (17.50%) Service Management
3 4 (10.00%) Project Management
4 2 (5.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.50%) Release Management
5 1 (2.50%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (2.50%) ITIL V3
5 1 (2.50%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (27.50%) PowerShell
2 7 (17.50%) Perl
3 4 (10.00%) SQL
4 1 (2.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (17.50%) CCA
1 7 (17.50%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) CCNP
3 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.50%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (67.50%) XenApp
2 26 (65.00%) XenDesktop
3 16 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 14 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (35.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 11 (27.50%) XenServer
6 10 (25.00%) vSphere
7 4 (10.00%) Xen
8 2 (5.00%) Terminal Services
8 2 (5.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (2.50%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (27.50%) SCOM
2 8 (20.00%) SCCM
3 7 (17.50%) NetBackup
4 3 (7.50%) XenMobile
5 1 (2.50%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 40 (100.00%) Citrix
2 19 (47.50%) VMware
3 17 (42.50%) Microsoft
4 10 (25.00%) AppSense
4 10 (25.00%) NetApp
5 8 (20.00%) Symantec
6 7 (17.50%) Lumension
7 5 (12.50%) Cisco
8 4 (10.00%) HP
9 3 (7.50%) Mercator
10 1 (2.50%) Altiris
10 1 (2.50%) Dell
10 1 (2.50%) EMC
10 1 (2.50%) CheckPoint