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 19 December 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.

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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 63 59 56
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Contract jobs citing Citrix 1493 1482 1479
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.96% 3.14% 3.27%
As % of the Vendors category 6.50% 6.79% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 822 852 711
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £150 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £290 £326
% change year-on-year
+7.75% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 195 154 218
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.25 £31.56 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.33 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-1.03% -
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
22961 21811 21448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.52% 46.18% 47.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 13942 12692 11463
Average daily rate £388 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.64% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1096 1036 1320
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.08 £36.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 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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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 -19 629 £334 -7.61% 137
South East +2 321 £300 - 80
East of England +10 140 £258 -6.36% 28
North West +1 123 £315 +26.00% 37
South West -5 102 £363 +39.42% 44
West Midlands 0 65 £225 -18.18% 44
Yorkshire +3 53 £375 +25.00% 21
East Midlands -23 35 £400 +263.63% 8
North East -23 15 £260 -32.46% 1
Midlands +5 3 £525 -
Citrix
UK

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 2132 (69.90%) Windows
2 1446 (47.41%) Active Directory
3 1327 (43.51%) VMware
4 1187 (38.92%) Microsoft
5 878 (28.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 788 (25.84%) Windows 7
7 785 (25.74%) XenApp
8 697 (22.85%) VMware Infrastructure
9 629 (20.62%) Windows Server 2003
10 601 (19.70%) MS Exchange
11 570 (18.69%) ITIL
12 569 (18.66%) MS Office
13 512 (16.79%) Finance
14 468 (15.34%) MS Excel
15 457 (14.98%) Cisco
16 446 (14.62%) SCCM
17 424 (13.90%) SAN
18 422 (13.84%) DNS
19 420 (13.77%) Windows XP
20 404 (13.25%) HP
21 400 (13.11%) Windows Server 2012
22 377 (12.36%) Firewall
23 368 (12.07%) Security Cleared
24 365 (11.97%) XenDesktop
25 342 (11.21%) Blackberry
26 325 (10.66%) SQL
27 321 (10.52%) Microsoft Certification
28 305 (10.00%) DHCP
29 288 (9.44%) Migration
30 286 (9.38%) NetScaler

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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
1 601 (19.70%) MS Exchange
2 269 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 200 (6.56%) SharePoint
4 164 (5.38%) Exchange Server 2007
5 152 (4.98%) IIS
6 138 (4.52%) Exchange Server 2003
7 135 (4.43%) IBM Notes
8 130 (4.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 86 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2013
10 80 (2.62%) Lync
11 67 (2.20%) Apache
12 34 (1.11%) WorkSite
13 30 (0.98%) WebSphere
14 28 (0.92%) Tomcat
15 25 (0.82%) WebLogic
16 22 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
16 22 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
17 21 (0.69%) JBoss
18 15 (0.49%) Lotus Domino
19 14 (0.46%) GlassFish
Applications
1 569 (18.66%) MS Office
2 468 (15.34%) MS Excel
3 33 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 24 (0.79%) MS Visio
5 18 (0.59%) MS Project
6 2 (0.066%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.033%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.033%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.033%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.033%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 59 (1.93%) Oracle EBS
2 15 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
3 8 (0.26%) assyst
4 7 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.13%) Adaptiv
6 3 (0.098%) Oracle HRMS
6 3 (0.098%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.098%) Kondor+
6 3 (0.098%) Eikon
7 2 (0.066%) ReMetrica
7 2 (0.066%) RMDS
7 2 (0.066%) Oracle CRM
7 2 (0.066%) Maximo
8 1 (0.033%) Agresso
8 1 (0.033%) CODA-Financials
8 1 (0.033%) SAP HR
8 1 (0.033%) BusinessWorks
8 1 (0.033%) CSG Singleview
8 1 (0.033%) Academy Housing
8 1 (0.033%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 87 (2.85%) Office 365
2 25 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (0.33%) SaaS
5 9 (0.30%) IaaS
6 7 (0.23%) Google Apps
7 6 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (0.16%) PaaS
8 5 (0.16%) IBM SmartCloud
9 2 (0.066%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.033%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 424 (13.90%) SAN
2 422 (13.84%) DNS
3 377 (12.36%) Firewall
4 305 (10.00%) DHCP
5 286 (9.38%) NetScaler
6 281 (9.21%) WAN
7 274 (8.98%) LAN
8 240 (7.87%) TCP/IP
9 215 (7.05%) VPN
10 107 (3.51%) VoIP
11 102 (3.34%) Internet
12 99 (3.25%) Network Security
13 94 (3.08%) VLAN
14 89 (2.92%) Wireless
15 84 (2.75%) Cisco ASA
16 79 (2.59%) NAS
17 75 (2.46%) BGP
18 62 (2.03%) MPLS
19 53 (1.74%) Cisco Nexus
20 52 (1.70%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 247 (8.10%) SQL Server
2 52 (1.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 35 (1.15%) Oracle Reports
4 29 (0.95%) MySQL
5 22 (0.72%) DB2
6 19 (0.62%) SQL Server 2005
6 19 (0.62%) Oracle Database
6 19 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (0.33%) SQL Server 2000
9 9 (0.30%) MS Access
9 9 (0.30%) Relational Database
10 7 (0.23%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (0.23%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (0.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (0.16%) MongoDB
11 5 (0.16%) Big Data
12 3 (0.098%) EDRMS
12 3 (0.098%) DTS
12 3 (0.098%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 77 (2.52%) MSI
2 18 (0.59%) Jenkins
3 17 (0.56%) Hudson
4 16 (0.52%) AdminStudio
5 14 (0.46%) Subversion
6 12 (0.39%) InstallShield
7 11 (0.36%) JIRA
8 8 (0.26%) Git (software)
9 5 (0.16%) QuickTest Pro
9 5 (0.16%) Eclipse
9 5 (0.16%) Visual Studio
10 3 (0.098%) LoadRunner
10 3 (0.098%) ClearCase
10 3 (0.098%) Wise Package Studio
11 2 (0.066%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 2 (0.066%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (0.066%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.066%) Oracle APEX
11 2 (0.066%) Oracle Forms
12 1 (0.033%) Introscope
General
1 512 (16.79%) Finance
2 206 (6.75%) Banking
3 128 (4.20%) Telecoms
4 96 (3.15%) Law
5 71 (2.33%) Legal
6 55 (1.80%) Retail
7 42 (1.38%) Back Office
8 36 (1.18%) Investment Banking
9 30 (0.98%) Advertising
10 28 (0.92%) Publishing
11 26 (0.85%) Local Government
12 22 (0.72%) Financial Institution
13 21 (0.69%) Games
14 19 (0.62%) Manufacturing
15 18 (0.59%) French Language
16 17 (0.56%) Front Office
17 11 (0.36%) Marketing
18 7 (0.23%) Retail Banking
19 5 (0.16%) Dutch Language
19 5 (0.16%) German Language
Job Titles
1 699 (22.92%) Analyst
2 279 (9.15%) Support Analyst
3 268 (8.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 261 (8.56%) Support Engineer
5 236 (7.74%) Service Analyst
6 227 (7.44%) Service Desk Analyst
7 192 (6.30%) Consultant
8 183 (6.00%) Desktop Support
9 174 (5.70%) 3rd Line Support
10 170 (5.57%) 2nd Line Support
11 167 (5.48%) Architect
12 138 (4.52%) Administrator
13 130 (4.26%) Project Manager
14 125 (4.10%) Citrix Engineer
15 111 (3.64%) Desktop Engineer
16 100 (3.28%) Network Engineer
17 99 (3.25%) 1st Line Support
18 93 (3.05%) Help Desk Analyst
19 80 (2.62%) Server Engineer
20 78 (2.56%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (2.66%) Application Packaging
2 68 (2.23%) .NET
3 58 (1.90%) HTML
4 51 (1.67%) Middleware
5 49 (1.61%) ASP.NET
6 47 (1.54%) JSP
7 38 (1.25%) Web Services
8 20 (0.66%) LAMP
9 19 (0.62%) SOAP
10 17 (0.56%) Regular Expression
11 11 (0.36%) Software Packaging
12 6 (0.20%) REST
12 6 (0.20%) ODBC
13 5 (0.16%) ADSI
13 5 (0.16%) CSS
13 5 (0.16%) MSMQ
14 4 (0.13%) ASP.NET MVC
15 3 (0.098%) SAP Basis
15 3 (0.098%) COM
15 3 (0.098%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 342 (11.21%) Blackberry
2 160 (5.25%) Clustering
3 155 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
4 141 (4.62%) Thin Client
4 141 (4.62%) Fat Client
5 70 (2.30%) Replication
6 60 (1.97%) Management Information System
7 41 (1.34%) iPad
8 36 (1.18%) PKI
9 30 (0.98%) Client/Server
10 29 (0.95%) PDA
11 21 (0.69%) NHS
11 21 (0.69%) iPhone
12 19 (0.62%) Smartphone
12 19 (0.62%) Online Games
13 16 (0.52%) Mobile App
13 16 (0.52%) Kindle
14 15 (0.49%) Statistics
14 15 (0.49%) CMDB
14 15 (0.49%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2132 (69.90%) Windows
2 878 (28.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 788 (25.84%) Windows 7
4 629 (20.62%) Windows Server 2003
5 420 (13.77%) Windows XP
6 400 (13.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 249 (8.16%) Linux
8 179 (5.87%) UNIX
9 125 (4.10%) Windows 8
10 80 (2.62%) Windows Vista
11 56 (1.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 54 (1.77%) Windows 2000
13 45 (1.48%) Solaris
14 44 (1.44%) Windows 2000 Server
15 41 (1.34%) AIX
16 35 (1.15%) CentOS
17 31 (1.02%) Android
18 29 (0.95%) Apple iOS
19 20 (0.66%) Ubuntu
20 18 (0.59%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 570 (18.69%) ITIL
2 288 (9.44%) Migration
3 157 (5.15%) Incident Management
4 153 (5.02%) Service Management
5 144 (4.72%) Project Management
6 135 (4.43%) Change Management
7 108 (3.54%) Disaster Recovery
8 101 (3.31%) Load Balancing
9 97 (3.18%) Service Delivery
10 75 (2.46%) Problem Management
11 69 (2.26%) Knowledge Management
12 63 (2.07%) PRINCE2
12 63 (2.07%) E-Commerce
13 58 (1.90%) Stakeholder Management
14 54 (1.77%) Mentoring
15 53 (1.74%) Change Control
16 52 (1.70%) Configuration Management
17 51 (1.67%) Line Management
18 50 (1.64%) Agile Software Development
19 49 (1.61%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 325 (10.66%) SQL
2 201 (6.59%) PowerShell
3 84 (2.75%) VBScript
4 61 (2.00%) VB
5 58 (1.90%) C
6 54 (1.77%) Java
7 49 (1.61%) JavaScript
8 42 (1.38%) Perl
9 23 (0.75%) Shell Script
10 22 (0.72%) PHP
11 19 (0.62%) C#
11 19 (0.62%) Ruby
12 18 (0.59%) Bash Shell
13 17 (0.56%) VBA
14 9 (0.30%) Korn
14 9 (0.30%) Bourne shell
15 6 (0.20%) C++
16 3 (0.098%) RPG
16 3 (0.098%) VB.NET
16 3 (0.098%) Python
Qualifications
1 368 (12.07%) Security Cleared
2 321 (10.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 264 (8.66%) SC Cleared
4 206 (6.75%) MCSE
5 155 (5.08%) Cisco Certification
6 108 (3.54%) MCP
7 107 (3.51%) Citrix Certification
7 107 (3.51%) DV Cleared
8 86 (2.82%) CCNA
9 83 (2.72%) MCITP
10 77 (2.52%) Degree
11 76 (2.49%) CCA
12 74 (2.43%) ISTQB
13 66 (2.16%) CCNP
14 61 (2.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 59 (1.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 57 (1.87%) MCSA
17 52 (1.70%) ITIL Certification
18 40 (1.31%) MCTS
19 33 (1.08%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 203 (6.66%) SLA
2 29 (0.95%) ISO 9001
3 18 (0.59%) QA
4 13 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 10 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.16%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.066%) COBIT
System Software
1 1446 (47.41%) Active Directory
2 785 (25.74%) XenApp
3 697 (22.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 365 (11.97%) XenDesktop
5 277 (9.08%) vSphere
6 248 (8.13%) Hyper-V
7 210 (6.89%) Microsoft App-V
8 192 (6.30%) XenServer
9 178 (5.84%) VMware ESX
10 121 (3.97%) Terminal Services
11 95 (3.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 85 (2.79%) VMware ESXi
13 51 (1.67%) Xen
14 50 (1.64%) NFS
15 33 (1.08%) MetaFrame
15 33 (1.08%) ISA Server
16 29 (0.95%) Terminal Server
17 23 (0.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 21 (0.69%) VMware Server
19 19 (0.62%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 446 (14.62%) SCCM
2 138 (4.52%) SCOM
3 82 (2.69%) Backup Exec
4 68 (2.23%) NetBackup
5 46 (1.51%) Norton AntiVirus
6 44 (1.44%) WSUS
7 43 (1.41%) Tivoli
8 41 (1.34%) HP SIM
9 34 (1.11%) EdgeSight
10 31 (1.02%) XenMobile
11 29 (0.95%) Puppet
12 28 (0.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 27 (0.89%) CA Spectrum
14 23 (0.75%) Cisco CUCM
14 23 (0.75%) SCVMM
15 22 (0.72%) BladeLogic
15 22 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
16 19 (0.62%) Nagios
16 19 (0.62%) ARCserve
16 19 (0.62%) OpenView
Vendors
1 1327 (43.51%) VMware
2 1187 (38.92%) Microsoft
3 457 (14.98%) Cisco
4 404 (13.25%) HP
5 208 (6.82%) Oracle
6 175 (5.74%) Symantec
7 156 (5.11%) AppSense
8 155 (5.08%) NetApp
9 136 (4.46%) Lotus
10 134 (4.39%) IBM
11 126 (4.13%) CheckPoint
12 103 (3.38%) Dell
13 96 (3.15%) EMC
14 94 (3.08%) Juniper
15 88 (2.89%) Red Hat
16 83 (2.72%) F5
17 81 (2.66%) Remedy
18 64 (2.10%) CA
19 58 (1.90%) Altiris
19 58 (1.90%) Veeam
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £160 - £180 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £12 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
FT Select
Rate: From £375 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Worcester, Worcestershire
Reed Professional Services
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £100 - £120 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £22 - £25 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Roc Search
Posted: Yesterday
Gosport, Hampshire
LA International
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
AWD Recruitment
Rate: £Neg
Posted: 3 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Information Technology Services
Rate: £18 - 23 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Rate: From £200 to £250 per day £250 a day
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Austin Fraser
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £430 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Big Red Recruitment
Posted: 4 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £0.00 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago