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 8 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix Support
Rank 558 543 505
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -38
Contract jobs requiring a Citrix Support 44 48 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.093% 0.10% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.099% 0.11% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 29 29
Average daily rate £300 £275 £190
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +44.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £136 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £420 £346
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £220
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 11
Average hourly rate £16.50 £26.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.53% +30.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £26.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-36.53% +30.00%
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
44618 44325 41838
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.55% 94.46% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 29130 28067 25288
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1611 1774 1871
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.96 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 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
London +6 23 £320 +45.45% 5
East of England +6 7 £325 +8.33% 6
South East +2 6 £300 - 3
South West +6 3 £125 - 1
West Midlands -13 2 £235 -
Yorkshire -15 1 - - 1
North West -20 1 - - 1
Citrix Support
UK

Citrix Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 91 (100.00%) Citrix
2 77 (84.62%) Windows
3 65 (71.43%) Active Directory
4 44 (48.35%) XenApp
5 42 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 41 (45.05%) Windows 7
7 38 (41.76%) Windows Server
8 32 (35.16%) VMware
8 32 (35.16%) Microsoft
9 29 (31.87%) MS Office
10 26 (28.57%) ITIL
10 26 (28.57%) SCCM
11 25 (27.47%) MS Excel
12 24 (26.37%) Finance
13 23 (25.27%) Windows 8
14 20 (21.98%) XenDesktop
14 20 (21.98%) Windows Server 2003
15 17 (18.68%) Windows Server 2012
16 15 (16.48%) Blackberry
16 15 (16.48%) XenServer
17 14 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
17 14 (15.38%) MS Exchange
18 12 (13.19%) Microsoft Certification
18 12 (13.19%) Incident Management
19 11 (12.09%) DNS
20 10 (10.99%) PowerShell
20 10 (10.99%) Exchange Server 2010
21 9 (9.89%) Office 365
21 9 (9.89%) MCDST
21 9 (9.89%) MCP

Citrix Support
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 14 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 10 (10.99%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (5.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (5.49%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (3.30%) Skype for Business
5 2 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.20%) IIS
6 1 (1.10%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.10%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 29 (31.87%) MS Office
2 25 (27.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.89%) Office 365
2 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.09%) DNS
2 9 (9.89%) NetScaler
3 7 (7.69%) DHCP
4 6 (6.59%) VLAN
5 5 (5.49%) LAN
5 5 (5.49%) SAN
6 3 (3.30%) WAN
6 3 (3.30%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (2.20%) BIG-IP
7 2 (2.20%) Firewall
7 2 (2.20%) LDAP
7 2 (2.20%) MPLS
7 2 (2.20%) SSL
7 2 (2.20%) VPN
8 1 (1.10%) BGP
8 1 (1.10%) Internet
8 1 (1.10%) OSPF
8 1 (1.10%) SMTP
8 1 (1.10%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.10%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.20%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.10%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.10%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 24 (26.37%) Finance
2 4 (4.40%) Back Office
2 4 (4.40%) Legal
3 3 (3.30%) Front Office
3 3 (3.30%) Publishing
3 3 (3.30%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.20%) Advertising
4 2 (2.20%) Banking
5 1 (1.10%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.10%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.10%) Law
5 1 (1.10%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.10%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.48%) Blackberry
2 7 (7.69%) Fat Client
2 7 (7.69%) Thin Client
3 3 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.20%) CCTV
4 2 (2.20%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.20%) NHS
4 2 (2.20%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.10%) Clustering
5 1 (1.10%) Equities
5 1 (1.10%) iPhone
5 1 (1.10%) PKI
5 1 (1.10%) Reinsurance
5 1 (1.10%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 77 (84.62%) Windows
2 42 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 41 (45.05%) Windows 7
4 38 (41.76%) Windows Server
5 23 (25.27%) Windows 8
6 20 (21.98%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (18.68%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (7.69%) Windows 2000 Server
9 6 (6.59%) Windows XP
10 2 (2.20%) Linux
10 2 (2.20%) Windows 10
11 1 (1.10%) Android
11 1 (1.10%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.10%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (28.57%) ITIL
2 12 (13.19%) Incident Management
3 5 (5.49%) Capacity Management
4 4 (4.40%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (4.40%) Infrastructure Management
4 4 (4.40%) Patch Management
4 4 (4.40%) Service Management
4 4 (4.40%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (3.30%) Configuration Management
5 3 (3.30%) High Availability
5 3 (3.30%) ITIL V3
5 3 (3.30%) Project Management
5 3 (3.30%) System Testing
6 2 (2.20%) Change Management
6 2 (2.20%) Information Security
6 2 (2.20%) ITSM
6 2 (2.20%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (2.20%) Service Delivery
6 2 (2.20%) Software Licensing
6 2 (2.20%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.99%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.30%) Java
2 3 (3.30%) SQL
2 3 (3.30%) VBScript
3 2 (2.20%) VB
4 1 (1.10%) C#
4 1 (1.10%) Perl
4 1 (1.10%) PHP
4 1 (1.10%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (13.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (9.89%) MCDST
2 9 (9.89%) MCP
2 9 (9.89%) MCSE
3 2 (2.20%) CCNA
3 2 (2.20%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.20%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.10%) CCNP
4 1 (1.10%) MCITP
4 1 (1.10%) MCSA
4 1 (1.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.20%) SLA
System Software
1 65 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 44 (48.35%) XenApp
3 20 (21.98%) XenDesktop
4 15 (16.48%) XenServer
5 14 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (8.79%) Microsoft App-V
6 8 (8.79%) vSphere
7 6 (6.59%) VMware ESX
8 4 (4.40%) Hyper-V
9 2 (2.20%) Terminal Services
10 1 (1.10%) BitLocker
10 1 (1.10%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (1.10%) MetaFrame
10 1 (1.10%) NFS
10 1 (1.10%) NLBS
10 1 (1.10%) Xen
Systems Management
1 26 (28.57%) SCCM
2 2 (2.20%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.10%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.10%) Foglight
3 1 (1.10%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (1.10%) MAILsweeper
3 1 (1.10%) MIMEsweeper
3 1 (1.10%) SCOM
3 1 (1.10%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.10%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (1.10%) vMotion
3 1 (1.10%) WSUS
Vendors
1 91 (100.00%) Citrix
2 32 (35.16%) Microsoft
2 32 (35.16%) VMware
3 6 (6.59%) Cisco
3 6 (6.59%) HP
4 4 (4.40%) Apple
4 4 (4.40%) Wyse
5 3 (3.30%) AppSense
6 2 (2.20%) Bloomberg
6 2 (2.20%) BMC
6 2 (2.20%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.20%) NetApp
6 2 (2.20%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.20%) Remedy
6 2 (2.20%) Reuters
6 2 (2.20%) Sophos
7 1 (1.10%) Avaya
7 1 (1.10%) Dell
7 1 (1.10%) Lotus
7 1 (1.10%) Oracle
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