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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 62 55 56
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Contract jobs citing Citrix 1557 1637 1623
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.98% 3.39% 3.07%
As % of the Vendors category 6.52% 7.31% 6.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 918 904 804
Average daily rate
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£325 £330 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 213 181 161
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £31.56 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
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
23881 22408 24568
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.70% 46.46% 46.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 13824 12877 12857
Average daily rate £399 £388 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.96% +1.17%
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 £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1099 1030 1248
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.57 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

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 September 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 September 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 September 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
(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 -4 689 £350 +3.70% 177
South East -7 297 £320 -8.57% 93
North West -1 155 £300 -1.63% 42
East of England -9 119 £270 -16.92% 30
West Midlands +11 96 £303 +4.31% 26
South West -23 89 £323 -1.52% 40
Yorkshire +1 49 £320 +16.36% 28
East Midlands -5 44 £325 +14.03% 11
North East -24 20 £125 -64.28% 6
Citrix
UK

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 2234 (73.37%) Windows
2 1430 (46.96%) Active Directory
3 1293 (42.46%) VMware
4 1160 (38.10%) Microsoft
5 893 (29.33%) Windows 7
6 884 (29.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 855 (28.08%) XenApp
8 651 (21.38%) VMware Infrastructure
9 624 (20.49%) MS Exchange
10 622 (20.43%) Windows Server 2003
11 580 (19.05%) ITIL
12 518 (17.01%) Finance
13 512 (16.81%) MS Office
14 484 (15.89%) SCCM
15 443 (14.55%) Cisco
16 424 (13.92%) Windows XP
17 384 (12.61%) DNS
18 375 (12.32%) Firewall
19 372 (12.22%) XenDesktop
20 370 (12.15%) MS Excel
21 362 (11.89%) HP
22 360 (11.82%) Blackberry
23 355 (11.66%) SAN
24 354 (11.63%) SQL
25 352 (11.56%) Security Cleared
26 340 (11.17%) Windows Server 2012
27 309 (10.15%) Exchange Server 2010
27 309 (10.15%) Microsoft Certification
28 294 (9.66%) DHCP
29 289 (9.49%) Microsoft App-V

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
1 624 (20.49%) MS Exchange
2 309 (10.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 188 (6.17%) SharePoint
4 164 (5.39%) Exchange Server 2007
5 149 (4.89%) Exchange Server 2003
6 127 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 121 (3.97%) IIS
8 104 (3.42%) IBM Notes
9 74 (2.43%) Exchange Server 2013
10 71 (2.33%) Lync
11 56 (1.84%) Apache
12 49 (1.61%) WebSphere
13 36 (1.18%) Tomcat
14 35 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
15 34 (1.12%) WebLogic
16 32 (1.05%) SharePoint Server
17 28 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
18 25 (0.82%) WorkSite
19 17 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
20 16 (0.53%) GlassFish
Applications
1 512 (16.81%) MS Office
2 370 (12.15%) MS Excel
3 26 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 20 (0.66%) MS Visio
5 16 (0.53%) MS Project
6 7 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.13%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.033%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.033%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.033%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 39 (1.28%) Oracle EBS
2 19 (0.62%) assyst
2 19 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
3 15 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
4 10 (0.33%) JDE OneWorld
5 7 (0.23%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 6 (0.20%) Eikon
7 4 (0.13%) Kondor+
8 3 (0.099%) Adaptiv
8 3 (0.099%) Oracle General Ledger
8 3 (0.099%) Oracle Payables
8 3 (0.099%) Oracle Receivables
8 3 (0.099%) Oracle Assets
9 2 (0.066%) ReMetrica
9 2 (0.066%) Oracle CRM
9 2 (0.066%) Maximo
9 2 (0.066%) SAP BPC
9 2 (0.066%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 1 (0.033%) Dynamics AX
10 1 (0.033%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 100 (3.28%) Office 365
2 29 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (0.59%) IaaS
4 11 (0.36%) SaaS
5 8 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (0.23%) PaaS
6 7 (0.23%) Google Apps
7 5 (0.16%) IBM SmartCloud
8 2 (0.066%) Rackspace Cloud
8 2 (0.066%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 384 (12.61%) DNS
2 375 (12.32%) Firewall
3 355 (11.66%) SAN
4 294 (9.66%) DHCP
5 283 (9.29%) WAN
6 282 (9.26%) LAN
7 247 (8.11%) NetScaler
8 195 (6.40%) TCP/IP
9 192 (6.31%) VPN
10 101 (3.32%) VoIP
11 100 (3.28%) VLAN
12 94 (3.09%) Internet
13 91 (2.99%) Wireless
14 88 (2.89%) Network Security
15 61 (2.00%) BGP
16 59 (1.94%) NAS
17 57 (1.87%) Cisco ASA
18 55 (1.81%) MPLS
19 49 (1.61%) LDAP
20 47 (1.54%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 255 (8.37%) SQL Server
2 57 (1.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 38 (1.25%) MySQL
4 27 (0.89%) Oracle Database
5 24 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 20 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
7 18 (0.59%) DB2
8 17 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
8 17 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
9 15 (0.49%) Relational Database
10 12 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
11 11 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
11 11 (0.36%) SQL Server 2000
12 10 (0.33%) Amazon RDS
12 10 (0.33%) MS Access
13 9 (0.30%) Crystal Reports
14 8 (0.26%) Oracle Database 11g
15 7 (0.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 7 (0.23%) BusinessObjects
15 7 (0.23%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 86 (2.82%) MSI
2 29 (0.95%) InstallShield
3 25 (0.82%) AdminStudio
4 21 (0.69%) Jenkins
5 20 (0.66%) Hudson
6 16 (0.53%) Git (software)
6 16 (0.53%) Subversion
7 15 (0.49%) JIRA
8 13 (0.43%) LoadRunner
9 9 (0.30%) QuickTest Pro
10 8 (0.26%) Wise Package Studio
11 7 (0.23%) ClearCase
12 5 (0.16%) WinRunner
12 5 (0.16%) TestDirector
13 4 (0.13%) Oracle Forms
14 3 (0.099%) Visual Studio
14 3 (0.099%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 3 (0.099%) SoapUI
15 2 (0.066%) Gradle
15 2 (0.066%) NeoLoad
General
1 518 (17.01%) Finance
2 231 (7.59%) Banking
3 105 (3.45%) Law
4 104 (3.42%) Telecoms
5 74 (2.43%) Legal
6 62 (2.04%) Retail
7 39 (1.28%) Advertising
7 39 (1.28%) Investment Banking
8 36 (1.18%) Publishing
9 33 (1.08%) Local Government
10 31 (1.02%) Back Office
11 29 (0.95%) Front Office
12 25 (0.82%) Financial Institution
13 14 (0.46%) Marketing
14 13 (0.43%) Manufacturing
15 10 (0.33%) Dutch Language
15 10 (0.33%) French Language
16 8 (0.26%) Games
17 5 (0.16%) German Language
18 4 (0.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 619 (20.33%) Analyst
2 263 (8.64%) Support Analyst
3 262 (8.60%) Support Engineer
4 216 (7.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 212 (6.96%) Service Analyst
6 208 (6.83%) Service Desk Analyst
7 195 (6.40%) Architect
8 187 (6.14%) Desktop Support
9 180 (5.91%) 2nd Line Support
10 172 (5.65%) Administrator
11 151 (4.96%) Consultant
12 148 (4.86%) Project Manager
13 140 (4.60%) 3rd Line Support
14 129 (4.24%) Desktop Engineer
15 126 (4.14%) Citrix Engineer
16 111 (3.65%) 1st Line Support
17 82 (2.69%) Systems Administrator
17 82 (2.69%) Network Engineer
18 81 (2.66%) Systems Engineer
18 81 (2.66%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (3.22%) Application Packaging
2 51 (1.67%) Middleware
3 50 (1.64%) .NET
4 42 (1.38%) HTML
5 41 (1.35%) Web Services
6 34 (1.12%) ASP.NET
7 33 (1.08%) JSP
8 25 (0.82%) LAMP
9 16 (0.53%) Software Packaging
10 13 (0.43%) SOAP
11 12 (0.39%) Regular Expression
12 9 (0.30%) jQuery
13 7 (0.23%) ODBC
14 6 (0.20%) XML
15 4 (0.13%) ADSI
15 4 (0.13%) CSS
15 4 (0.13%) .NET Framework
16 3 (0.099%) Ajax
16 3 (0.099%) X-Windows
16 3 (0.099%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 360 (11.82%) Blackberry
2 169 (5.55%) Thin Client
2 169 (5.55%) Fat Client
3 157 (5.16%) Clustering
4 140 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
5 57 (1.87%) Replication
6 46 (1.51%) PKI
7 44 (1.44%) Management Information System
8 43 (1.41%) iPad
9 35 (1.15%) Client/Server
10 28 (0.92%) iPhone
11 27 (0.89%) PDA
12 22 (0.72%) Mainframe
13 21 (0.69%) Handset
13 21 (0.69%) AS400
14 20 (0.66%) iSeries
15 19 (0.62%) Video Conferencing
15 19 (0.62%) Kindle
16 18 (0.59%) EqualLogic
17 17 (0.56%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2234 (73.37%) Windows
2 893 (29.33%) Windows 7
3 884 (29.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 622 (20.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 424 (13.92%) Windows XP
6 340 (11.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 274 (9.00%) Linux
8 168 (5.52%) UNIX
9 109 (3.58%) Windows 8
10 107 (3.51%) Windows Vista
11 66 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 64 (2.10%) Solaris
13 57 (1.87%) Windows 2000
14 44 (1.44%) Apple iOS
15 42 (1.38%) AIX
16 41 (1.35%) Android
17 32 (1.05%) Windows 2000 Server
18 24 (0.79%) CentOS
19 21 (0.69%) Ubuntu
20 19 (0.62%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 580 (19.05%) ITIL
2 268 (8.80%) Migration
3 142 (4.66%) Incident Management
4 132 (4.33%) Service Management
5 127 (4.17%) Project Management
6 120 (3.94%) Change Management
7 116 (3.81%) Disaster Recovery
8 91 (2.99%) Load Balancing
9 87 (2.86%) Service Delivery
10 75 (2.46%) PRINCE2
11 72 (2.36%) E-Commerce
12 68 (2.23%) Problem Management
13 58 (1.90%) Configuration Management
14 49 (1.61%) Software Deployment
15 45 (1.48%) Agile Software Development
16 43 (1.41%) Document Management
17 41 (1.35%) Mentoring
18 39 (1.28%) Stakeholder Management
18 39 (1.28%) Asset Management
18 39 (1.28%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 354 (11.63%) SQL
2 179 (5.88%) PowerShell
3 76 (2.50%) VBScript
4 71 (2.33%) C
5 67 (2.20%) VB
6 53 (1.74%) Java
7 48 (1.58%) Perl
8 33 (1.08%) JavaScript
9 30 (0.99%) Shell Script
10 25 (0.82%) PHP
11 22 (0.72%) Bash Shell
12 21 (0.69%) Ruby
13 12 (0.39%) C#
14 9 (0.30%) Korn
15 8 (0.26%) Bourne shell
16 6 (0.20%) VBA
17 5 (0.16%) T-SQL
17 5 (0.16%) VB.NET
18 4 (0.13%) Python
19 3 (0.099%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 352 (11.56%) Security Cleared
2 309 (10.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 260 (8.54%) SC Cleared
4 192 (6.31%) MCSE
5 149 (4.89%) Cisco Certification
6 113 (3.71%) Citrix Certification
7 104 (3.42%) MCP
8 101 (3.32%) CCNA
9 91 (2.99%) DV Cleared
10 89 (2.92%) MCITP
11 77 (2.53%) CCA
11 77 (2.53%) Degree
12 75 (2.46%) CCNP
13 62 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 59 (1.94%) MCSA
15 58 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
16 41 (1.35%) ISTQB
17 36 (1.18%) CCEA
18 34 (1.12%) MCTS
19 31 (1.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 174 (5.71%) SLA
2 36 (1.18%) ISO 9001
3 31 (1.02%) QA
4 17 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.16%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.066%) COBIT
System Software
1 1430 (46.96%) Active Directory
2 855 (28.08%) XenApp
3 651 (21.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 372 (12.22%) XenDesktop
5 289 (9.49%) Microsoft App-V
6 253 (8.31%) vSphere
7 231 (7.59%) XenServer
8 210 (6.90%) Hyper-V
9 175 (5.75%) VMware ESX
10 101 (3.32%) Terminal Services
11 85 (2.79%) VMware ESXi
12 82 (2.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 51 (1.67%) Xen
14 44 (1.44%) NFS
15 30 (0.99%) ISA Server
16 29 (0.95%) VMware Server
17 28 (0.92%) MetaFrame
18 26 (0.85%) UAG
19 25 (0.82%) Terminal Server
20 20 (0.66%) Samba
Systems Management
1 484 (15.89%) SCCM
2 119 (3.91%) SCOM
3 110 (3.61%) Backup Exec
4 58 (1.90%) NetBackup
5 45 (1.48%) WSUS
6 44 (1.44%) Norton AntiVirus
7 37 (1.22%) Tivoli
8 30 (0.99%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 30 (0.99%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 28 (0.92%) Puppet
10 27 (0.89%) XenMobile
11 26 (0.85%) ARCserve
12 22 (0.72%) HP SIM
13 21 (0.69%) WMI
14 19 (0.62%) BladeLogic
14 19 (0.62%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 18 (0.59%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
16 17 (0.56%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
17 16 (0.53%) McAfee ePO
17 16 (0.53%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 1293 (42.46%) VMware
2 1160 (38.10%) Microsoft
3 443 (14.55%) Cisco
4 362 (11.89%) HP
5 212 (6.96%) Oracle
6 179 (5.88%) AppSense
7 173 (5.68%) Symantec
8 160 (5.25%) NetApp
9 128 (4.20%) IBM
10 125 (4.11%) EMC
11 115 (3.78%) CheckPoint
12 106 (3.48%) Lotus
13 101 (3.32%) Red Hat
13 101 (3.32%) Dell
14 89 (2.92%) Remedy
14 89 (2.92%) Juniper
15 65 (2.13%) Apple
16 62 (2.04%) CA
17 58 (1.90%) Altiris
17 58 (1.90%) SAP
Southampton, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 20 hours ago
Plymouth, Devon
Pertemps Plymouth
Rate: From £175 to £175 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Yorkshire Staffing Services
Rate: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Rate: £140 - 155 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Durham, County Durham
Square One Resources
Rate: From £240 to £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
CPS Group UK
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Middlesex
Mercator IT Solutions
Rate: £Market
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
Comtecs
Rate: £400 - £450 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
Comtecs
Rate: £375 - £400 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £270.00 - £297.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £380 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Cititec
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £6 - £14 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
JM
Rate: £100 - £175 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Roc Search
Posted: 2 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Proactive Appointments
Rate: Market
Posted: 2 days ago