The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Citrix products and/or services 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 over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 64 62 57
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Contract jobs citing Citrix 1327 1246 1320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.86% 2.83% 3.26%
As % of the Vendors category 6.22% 6.21% 6.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 728 697 646
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £135 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £474 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £284 £320
% change year-on-year
+17.18% -11.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 129 203
Average hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% -10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.40 £31.81 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £16.25 £16.25
% change year-on-year
-10.76% -
Citrix
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
21330 20067 18887
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.93% 45.63% 46.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 12693 11425 10135
Average daily rate £400 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 934 897 1222
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £11.00 £10.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £39.65 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

Citrix
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Citrix Jobs Demand Trend in England

Citrix
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Citrix Daily Rate Trend in England

Citrix
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Citrix across the England region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Citrix Daily Rate Histogram in England

Citrix
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Citrix Hourly Rate Trend in England

Citrix
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Citrix across the England region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Citrix Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Citrix
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 within the England region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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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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 -6 591 £365 +4.28% 173
South East +1 273 £300 - 104
North West +8 106 £314 +39.44% 43
East of England +3 104 £275 -6.77% 44
South West +21 99 £375 +50.00% 38
West Midlands +29 75 £225 -35.71% 25
Yorkshire -9 44 £388 +29.16% 44
East Midlands -32 19 £326 +196.59% 19
North East -11 8 £255 -21.53% 4
Midlands +5 1 - -
Citrix
UK

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 1985 (68.80%) Windows
2 1330 (46.10%) Active Directory
3 1285 (44.54%) VMware
4 1136 (39.38%) Microsoft
5 780 (27.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 713 (24.71%) VMware Infrastructure
7 696 (24.12%) Windows 7
8 694 (24.06%) XenApp
9 563 (19.51%) Windows Server 2003
10 553 (19.17%) MS Office
11 548 (18.99%) MS Exchange
12 541 (18.75%) ITIL
13 524 (18.16%) Finance
14 463 (16.05%) MS Excel
15 462 (16.01%) Cisco
16 411 (14.25%) SAN
17 401 (13.90%) HP
18 398 (13.80%) SCCM
19 387 (13.41%) DNS
20 382 (13.24%) Windows Server 2012
21 373 (12.93%) Firewall
22 361 (12.51%) Windows XP
23 352 (12.20%) Security Cleared
24 344 (11.92%) XenDesktop
25 323 (11.20%) Blackberry
26 319 (11.06%) SQL
27 289 (10.02%) Microsoft Certification
28 277 (9.60%) Migration
29 275 (9.53%) DHCP
30 271 (9.39%) NetScaler

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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
1 548 (18.99%) MS Exchange
2 242 (8.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 216 (7.49%) SharePoint
4 168 (5.82%) IIS
5 152 (5.27%) IBM Notes
6 138 (4.78%) Exchange Server 2007
7 127 (4.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 111 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
9 84 (2.91%) Exchange Server 2013
10 79 (2.74%) Apache
11 74 (2.56%) Lync
12 37 (1.28%) WorkSite
13 23 (0.80%) WebSphere
14 20 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
15 19 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
16 16 (0.55%) OpenStack
17 15 (0.52%) Lotus Domino
18 14 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
18 14 (0.49%) Tomcat
19 13 (0.45%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 553 (19.17%) MS Office
2 463 (16.05%) MS Excel
3 38 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
4 27 (0.94%) MS Visio
5 22 (0.76%) MS Project
6 1 (0.035%) PrintSoft PReS
6 1 (0.035%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.035%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.035%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.035%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 59 (2.05%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.10%) Eikon
4 3 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.10%) assyst
4 3 (0.10%) Oracle HRMS
5 2 (0.069%) Maximo
5 2 (0.069%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.069%) RMDS
6 1 (0.035%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.035%) ReMetrica
6 1 (0.035%) Adaptiv
6 1 (0.035%) arcHouse
6 1 (0.035%) Academy Housing
6 1 (0.035%) SAP HCM
6 1 (0.035%) ION MarketView
6 1 (0.035%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.035%) CODA-Financials
6 1 (0.035%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 84 (2.91%) Office 365
2 24 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (0.31%) SaaS
4 8 (0.28%) IaaS
5 5 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.14%) IBM SmartCloud
7 3 (0.10%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.069%) PaaS
8 2 (0.069%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 411 (14.25%) SAN
2 387 (13.41%) DNS
3 373 (12.93%) Firewall
4 275 (9.53%) DHCP
5 271 (9.39%) NetScaler
6 266 (9.22%) WAN
7 255 (8.84%) LAN
8 236 (8.18%) TCP/IP
9 227 (7.87%) VPN
10 142 (4.92%) Network Security
11 107 (3.71%) Internet
11 107 (3.71%) Cisco ASA
12 97 (3.36%) BGP
13 93 (3.22%) VoIP
13 93 (3.22%) VLAN
14 79 (2.74%) NAS
15 76 (2.63%) OSPF
16 70 (2.43%) Wireless
17 63 (2.18%) IPsec
18 56 (1.94%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 240 (8.32%) SQL Server
2 62 (2.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 40 (1.39%) Oracle Reports
4 30 (1.04%) MySQL
5 23 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
6 22 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
7 21 (0.73%) DB2
8 16 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
9 13 (0.45%) Oracle Database
10 11 (0.38%) SQL Server 2000
11 10 (0.35%) Relational Database
12 8 (0.28%) MS Access
13 7 (0.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 5 (0.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 5 (0.17%) Data Warehouse
15 3 (0.10%) Amazon RDS
15 3 (0.10%) Big Data
15 3 (0.10%) MongoDB
15 3 (0.10%) DTS
15 3 (0.10%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 64 (2.22%) MSI
2 28 (0.97%) Hudson
2 28 (0.97%) Jenkins
3 18 (0.62%) JIRA
4 17 (0.59%) Subversion
5 15 (0.52%) AdminStudio
6 13 (0.45%) Git (software)
7 8 (0.28%) InstallShield
8 7 (0.24%) Visual Studio
9 5 (0.17%) QuickTest Pro
10 4 (0.14%) Eclipse
11 3 (0.10%) Wise Package Studio
11 3 (0.10%) WinRunner
11 3 (0.10%) TestDirector
12 2 (0.069%) Oracle Forms
12 2 (0.069%) ClearCase
12 2 (0.069%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (0.069%) TeamCity
13 1 (0.035%) Fiddler
13 1 (0.035%) Introscope
General
1 524 (18.16%) Finance
2 184 (6.38%) Banking
3 120 (4.16%) Telecoms
4 89 (3.08%) Law
5 68 (2.36%) Legal
6 48 (1.66%) Retail
7 42 (1.46%) Back Office
8 39 (1.35%) Advertising
9 27 (0.94%) French Language
10 26 (0.90%) Investment Banking
11 25 (0.87%) Publishing
12 24 (0.83%) Local Government
13 22 (0.76%) Financial Institution
14 20 (0.69%) Manufacturing
15 18 (0.62%) Games
16 16 (0.55%) Marketing
17 7 (0.24%) Retail Banking
18 6 (0.21%) German Language
19 5 (0.17%) Dutch Language
20 4 (0.14%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 671 (23.26%) Analyst
2 260 (9.01%) Support Analyst
3 237 (8.21%) Support Engineer
4 236 (8.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 233 (8.08%) Service Analyst
6 226 (7.83%) Service Desk Analyst
7 193 (6.69%) Consultant
8 169 (5.86%) Desktop Support
9 167 (5.79%) Architect
10 158 (5.48%) 3rd Line Support
11 154 (5.34%) 2nd Line Support
12 125 (4.33%) Project Manager
13 111 (3.85%) Administrator
14 106 (3.67%) Citrix Engineer
15 104 (3.60%) Network Engineer
16 96 (3.33%) Help Desk Analyst
16 96 (3.33%) 1st Line Support
17 93 (3.22%) Desktop Engineer
18 80 (2.77%) Wintel Engineer
19 79 (2.74%) Citrix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (2.50%) .NET
2 71 (2.46%) Application Packaging
3 55 (1.91%) HTML
4 47 (1.63%) ASP.NET
5 43 (1.49%) JSP
6 41 (1.42%) Middleware
7 30 (1.04%) SOAP
8 27 (0.94%) Web Services
9 19 (0.66%) LAMP
10 15 (0.52%) Regular Expression
11 7 (0.24%) REST
11 7 (0.24%) Software Packaging
12 6 (0.21%) CSS
12 6 (0.21%) ODBC
13 5 (0.17%) MSMQ
14 4 (0.14%) ASP.NET MVC
14 4 (0.14%) Ajax
15 3 (0.10%) HTML5
15 3 (0.10%) SAP Basis
15 3 (0.10%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 323 (11.20%) Blackberry
2 169 (5.86%) Analytical Skills
3 154 (5.34%) Clustering
4 142 (4.92%) Fat Client
4 142 (4.92%) Thin Client
5 72 (2.50%) Replication
6 63 (2.18%) Management Information System
7 33 (1.14%) PKI
8 30 (1.04%) PDA
9 28 (0.97%) iPad
10 24 (0.83%) Client/Server
11 21 (0.73%) NHS
12 20 (0.69%) CMDB
13 19 (0.66%) iPhone
14 18 (0.62%) Smartphone
15 16 (0.55%) Online Games
16 14 (0.49%) FMCG
16 14 (0.49%) Computer Science
16 14 (0.49%) Mobile App
17 13 (0.45%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1985 (68.80%) Windows
2 780 (27.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 696 (24.12%) Windows 7
4 563 (19.51%) Windows Server 2003
5 382 (13.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 361 (12.51%) Windows XP
7 259 (8.98%) Linux
8 171 (5.93%) UNIX
9 118 (4.09%) Windows 8
10 64 (2.22%) Windows Vista
11 57 (1.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 48 (1.66%) Windows 2000
13 42 (1.46%) AIX
14 39 (1.35%) Solaris
14 39 (1.35%) Windows 2000 Server
15 36 (1.25%) CentOS
16 24 (0.83%) Apple iOS
16 24 (0.83%) Android
16 24 (0.83%) Ubuntu
17 17 (0.59%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 541 (18.75%) ITIL
2 277 (9.60%) Migration
3 156 (5.41%) Service Management
4 151 (5.23%) Incident Management
5 147 (5.10%) Project Management
6 126 (4.37%) Change Management
7 114 (3.95%) Disaster Recovery
8 113 (3.92%) Load Balancing
9 97 (3.36%) Service Delivery
10 79 (2.74%) Knowledge Management
11 77 (2.67%) Stakeholder Management
12 71 (2.46%) Problem Management
13 69 (2.39%) PRINCE2
13 69 (2.39%) E-Commerce
14 61 (2.11%) Configuration Management
15 59 (2.05%) Line Management
16 53 (1.84%) Test Scripting
17 52 (1.80%) Mentoring
18 49 (1.70%) Document Management
19 48 (1.66%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 319 (11.06%) SQL
2 183 (6.34%) PowerShell
3 85 (2.95%) VBScript
4 68 (2.36%) Java
5 61 (2.11%) C
6 50 (1.73%) VB
7 47 (1.63%) Perl
8 46 (1.59%) JavaScript
9 28 (0.97%) C#
10 27 (0.94%) Ruby
11 26 (0.90%) PHP
11 26 (0.90%) Bash Shell
12 24 (0.83%) VBA
13 10 (0.35%) Shell Script
14 9 (0.31%) Korn
14 9 (0.31%) Bourne shell
15 6 (0.21%) C++
15 6 (0.21%) Python
16 3 (0.10%) RPG IV
16 3 (0.10%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 352 (12.20%) Security Cleared
2 289 (10.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 252 (8.73%) SC Cleared
4 195 (6.76%) MCSE
5 177 (6.14%) Cisco Certification
6 102 (3.54%) MCP
6 102 (3.54%) DV Cleared
7 97 (3.36%) Citrix Certification
8 89 (3.08%) CCNA
9 87 (3.02%) CCNP
10 79 (2.74%) ISTQB
11 77 (2.67%) Degree
12 75 (2.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 73 (2.53%) MCITP
14 67 (2.32%) CCA
15 64 (2.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 54 (1.87%) ITIL Certification
17 45 (1.56%) MCSA
18 37 (1.28%) CCSE
19 35 (1.21%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 195 (6.76%) SLA
2 22 (0.76%) QA
3 19 (0.66%) ISO 9001
4 15 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (0.21%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1330 (46.10%) Active Directory
2 713 (24.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 694 (24.06%) XenApp
4 344 (11.92%) XenDesktop
5 253 (8.77%) vSphere
6 230 (7.97%) Hyper-V
7 177 (6.14%) Microsoft App-V
8 151 (5.23%) VMware ESX
9 146 (5.06%) XenServer
10 132 (4.58%) Terminal Services
11 74 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
12 72 (2.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 48 (1.66%) NFS
14 46 (1.59%) Xen
15 34 (1.18%) ISA Server
16 28 (0.97%) MetaFrame
17 25 (0.87%) Terminal Server
18 24 (0.83%) Samba
19 22 (0.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
20 21 (0.73%) UAG
Systems Management
1 398 (13.80%) SCCM
2 131 (4.54%) SCOM
3 61 (2.11%) NetBackup
3 61 (2.11%) Backup Exec
4 46 (1.59%) Norton AntiVirus
5 45 (1.56%) HP SIM
6 43 (1.49%) EdgeSight
7 38 (1.32%) Puppet
8 37 (1.28%) WSUS
9 35 (1.21%) Tivoli
10 32 (1.11%) XenMobile
11 31 (1.07%) HP Quality Center
11 31 (1.07%) SCVMM
12 27 (0.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 26 (0.90%) CA Spectrum
14 24 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
15 23 (0.80%) Cisco CUCM
16 22 (0.76%) Salt
17 21 (0.73%) Nagios
18 20 (0.69%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 1285 (44.54%) VMware
2 1136 (39.38%) Microsoft
3 462 (16.01%) Cisco
4 401 (13.90%) HP
5 182 (6.31%) Oracle
6 154 (5.34%) Lotus
7 153 (5.30%) NetApp
7 153 (5.30%) Symantec
8 151 (5.23%) AppSense
9 148 (5.13%) CheckPoint
10 122 (4.23%) IBM
11 105 (3.64%) Dell
12 102 (3.54%) Red Hat
13 92 (3.19%) F5
14 84 (2.91%) EMC
15 74 (2.56%) Juniper
16 64 (2.22%) Remedy
17 61 (2.11%) CA
18 58 (2.01%) Veritas
18 58 (2.01%) Veeam
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