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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 67 62 56
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Contract jobs citing Citrix 1445 1447 1379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.88% 3.01% 3.30%
As % of the Vendors category 6.38% 6.69% 7.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 829 800 715
Average daily rate
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£345 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £144 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 169 177
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £28.90 £39.72
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.53%
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
22641 21630 19465
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.18% 45.06% 46.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 13367 12551 10705
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.39% -1.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1033 1007 1106
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.03 £11.00 £11.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -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 27 May 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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -5 603 £350 +3.70% 139
South East -15 246 £350 +16.66% 63
North West 0 195 £375 +42.85% 72
East of England 0 157 £350 - 35
South West +30 92 £271 -23.59% 33
West Midlands +9 69 £325 +18.18% 34
East Midlands -13 43 £325 +8.33% 17
Yorkshire -36 39 £313 -19.35% 19
North East -8 7 £195 -30.35% 3
Midlands - 1 £300 -
Citrix
UK

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 1797 (64.34%) Windows
2 1318 (47.19%) VMware
3 1234 (44.18%) Active Directory
4 1048 (37.52%) Microsoft
5 724 (25.92%) VMware Infrastructure
6 719 (25.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 676 (24.20%) XenApp
8 606 (21.70%) Windows 7
9 550 (19.69%) ITIL
10 529 (18.94%) MS Exchange
11 528 (18.90%) Finance
12 522 (18.69%) Cisco
13 476 (17.04%) Windows Server 2003
14 446 (15.97%) Windows Server 2012
15 435 (15.57%) MS Office
16 425 (15.22%) MS Excel
17 392 (14.04%) Data Centre
18 387 (13.86%) Firewall
19 377 (13.50%) HP
20 374 (13.39%) SAN
21 372 (13.32%) SCCM
22 367 (13.14%) Migration
23 366 (13.10%) DNS
24 335 (11.99%) SQL
25 326 (11.67%) XenDesktop
26 298 (10.67%) WAN
27 294 (10.53%) Security Cleared
28 278 (9.95%) DHCP
29 270 (9.67%) SharePoint
30 264 (9.45%) LAN

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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
1 529 (18.94%) MS Exchange
2 270 (9.67%) SharePoint
3 241 (8.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 148 (5.30%) IIS
5 113 (4.05%) IBM Notes
6 101 (3.62%) Exchange Server 2007
7 90 (3.22%) Lync
8 88 (3.15%) Exchange Server 2003
9 83 (2.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 82 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
11 43 (1.54%) Apache
12 33 (1.18%) Node.js
13 29 (1.04%) WorkSite
14 24 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
15 23 (0.82%) WebSphere
16 22 (0.79%) OpenStack
17 19 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
18 16 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
18 16 (0.57%) Confluence
19 15 (0.54%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 435 (15.57%) MS Office
2 425 (15.22%) MS Excel
3 45 (1.61%) MS Visio
3 45 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 34 (1.22%) MS Project
5 4 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.072%) Vectorworks
6 2 (0.072%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.036%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.036%) Shockwave
7 1 (0.036%) SPSS
7 1 (0.036%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.036%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 32 (1.15%) Oracle EBS
2 29 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
3 18 (0.64%) Remedy ITSM
4 14 (0.50%) Maximo
5 9 (0.32%) SAP CRM
6 8 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 8 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.14%) Kondor+
7 4 (0.14%) Misys Midas
7 4 (0.14%) RMDS
7 4 (0.14%) IntelliMatch
8 3 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
8 3 (0.11%) JDE OneWorld
9 2 (0.072%) Oracle HRMS
9 2 (0.072%) Oracle Applications
9 2 (0.072%) Remedy AR System
9 2 (0.072%) ION MarketView
9 2 (0.072%) Oracle BPM
10 1 (0.036%) RiskWrite
10 1 (0.036%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 140 (5.01%) Office 365
2 104 (3.72%) Amazon AWS
3 57 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
4 50 (1.79%) IaaS
5 37 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
6 24 (0.86%) SaaS
7 15 (0.54%) PaaS
8 9 (0.32%) Mimecast
9 6 (0.21%) Google Apps
10 4 (0.14%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.14%) OneDrive
11 3 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.036%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.036%) Yammer
12 1 (0.036%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 387 (13.86%) Firewall
2 374 (13.39%) SAN
3 366 (13.10%) DNS
4 298 (10.67%) WAN
5 278 (9.95%) DHCP
6 264 (9.45%) LAN
7 225 (8.06%) VPN
8 215 (7.70%) NetScaler
9 209 (7.48%) Network Security
10 183 (6.55%) TCP/IP
11 144 (5.16%) Cisco ASA
12 113 (4.05%) BGP
13 106 (3.80%) OSPF
14 98 (3.51%) VoIP
15 85 (3.04%) Wireless
16 84 (3.01%) Internet
17 83 (2.97%) NAS
18 82 (2.94%) MPLS
19 79 (2.83%) SSL
20 77 (2.76%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 249 (8.92%) SQL Server
2 55 (1.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 50 (1.79%) Big Data
3 50 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
4 47 (1.68%) Hadoop
5 43 (1.54%) MongoDB
6 42 (1.50%) Apache Cassandra
6 42 (1.50%) Oracle Database
7 29 (1.04%) MySQL
8 24 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
8 24 (0.86%) Relational Database
9 23 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
9 23 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
10 18 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
11 10 (0.36%) RDBMS
12 8 (0.29%) DB2
12 8 (0.29%) Oracle Database 11g
13 7 (0.25%) MS Access
14 6 (0.21%) Amazon RDS
15 5 (0.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 37 (1.32%) MSI
2 24 (0.86%) Jenkins
3 23 (0.82%) Hudson
4 20 (0.72%) Subversion
5 17 (0.61%) JIRA
6 16 (0.57%) Git (software)
7 7 (0.25%) AdminStudio
8 6 (0.21%) LoadRunner
9 5 (0.18%) Visual Studio
9 5 (0.18%) QuickTest Pro
9 5 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (0.18%) Wise Package Studio
10 4 (0.14%) Fiddler
11 3 (0.11%) TeamCity
11 3 (0.11%) ClearCase
11 3 (0.11%) WinRunner
11 3 (0.11%) TestDirector
11 3 (0.11%) WinDbg
11 3 (0.11%) SoapUI
12 2 (0.072%) InstallShield
General
1 528 (18.90%) Finance
2 129 (4.62%) Banking
3 88 (3.15%) Telecoms
4 71 (2.54%) Law
5 55 (1.97%) Legal
6 47 (1.68%) Retail
7 33 (1.18%) Manufacturing
8 31 (1.11%) Local Government
9 27 (0.97%) Financial Institution
10 25 (0.90%) Advertising
11 24 (0.86%) Back Office
12 22 (0.79%) Investment Banking
13 21 (0.75%) French Language
13 21 (0.75%) Publishing
14 19 (0.68%) Marketing
15 13 (0.47%) Front Office
16 9 (0.32%) Games
17 7 (0.25%) Electronics
17 7 (0.25%) German Language
18 4 (0.14%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 573 (20.52%) Analyst
2 265 (9.49%) Architect
3 247 (8.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 204 (7.30%) Support Analyst
5 199 (7.12%) Support Engineer
6 196 (7.02%) Service Analyst
7 194 (6.95%) Consultant
8 188 (6.73%) Service Desk Analyst
9 156 (5.59%) 2nd Line Support
10 145 (5.19%) 3rd Line Support
11 141 (5.05%) Project Manager
12 135 (4.83%) Desktop Support
13 95 (3.40%) Technical Architect
14 93 (3.33%) Network Engineer
15 91 (3.26%) Administrator
16 89 (3.19%) Citrix Engineer
17 76 (2.72%) Infrastructure Architect
17 76 (2.72%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
18 73 (2.61%) Wintel Engineer
18 73 (2.61%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (3.08%) .NET
2 77 (2.76%) Application Packaging
3 54 (1.93%) Web Services
4 39 (1.40%) SOAP
5 35 (1.25%) Middleware
6 34 (1.22%) AngularJS
7 33 (1.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 28 (1.00%) HTML
9 20 (0.72%) ASP.NET
10 19 (0.68%) JSP
11 15 (0.54%) REST
12 14 (0.50%) XML
13 10 (0.36%) CSS
13 10 (0.36%) SAML
14 9 (0.32%) CSS3
15 8 (0.29%) Software Packaging
15 8 (0.29%) .NET Framework
15 8 (0.29%) OAuth
16 7 (0.25%) WCF
16 7 (0.25%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 392 (14.04%) Data Centre
2 212 (7.59%) Blackberry
3 155 (5.55%) Analytical Skills
4 132 (4.73%) Clustering
5 121 (4.33%) Thin Client
5 121 (4.33%) Fat Client
6 73 (2.61%) Management Information System
7 62 (2.22%) PKI
8 56 (2.01%) Replication
9 41 (1.47%) Visualisation
10 29 (1.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 28 (1.00%) NHS
12 26 (0.93%) iPad
13 24 (0.86%) Computer Science
14 22 (0.79%) iPhone
14 22 (0.79%) User Experience
15 21 (0.75%) CMDB
15 21 (0.75%) BYOD
16 20 (0.72%) Client/Server
17 19 (0.68%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 1797 (64.34%) Windows
2 719 (25.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 606 (21.70%) Windows 7
4 476 (17.04%) Windows Server 2003
5 446 (15.97%) Windows Server 2012
6 254 (9.09%) Windows XP
7 241 (8.63%) Linux
8 179 (6.41%) UNIX
9 136 (4.87%) Windows 8
10 49 (1.75%) Windows 2000 Server
11 40 (1.43%) Solaris
12 39 (1.40%) AIX
13 36 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 33 (1.18%) Android
15 25 (0.90%) Windows Vista
16 23 (0.82%) Apple iOS
17 22 (0.79%) CentOS
18 20 (0.72%) Windows 2000
19 19 (0.68%) Ubuntu
20 16 (0.57%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 550 (19.69%) ITIL
2 367 (13.14%) Migration
3 188 (6.73%) Project Management
4 167 (5.98%) Service Management
5 125 (4.48%) Incident Management
6 124 (4.44%) Change Management
7 115 (4.12%) Disaster Recovery
8 111 (3.97%) Service Delivery
9 108 (3.87%) Load Balancing
10 99 (3.54%) PRINCE2
11 91 (3.26%) Stakeholder Management
12 89 (3.19%) Configuration Management
13 78 (2.79%) Problem Management
14 77 (2.76%) Capacity Planning
15 70 (2.51%) Agile Software Development
16 63 (2.26%) Change Control
17 61 (2.18%) E-Commerce
18 59 (2.11%) CRM
19 57 (2.04%) TOGAF
20 55 (1.97%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 335 (11.99%) SQL
2 210 (7.52%) PowerShell
3 85 (3.04%) Java
4 65 (2.33%) JavaScript
4 65 (2.33%) VBScript
5 50 (1.79%) Python
6 47 (1.68%) Perl
7 41 (1.47%) R
8 40 (1.43%) C
8 40 (1.43%) C#
9 37 (1.32%) PHP
10 35 (1.25%) VB
11 25 (0.90%) Bash Shell
12 22 (0.79%) VBA
13 20 (0.72%) Shell Script
13 20 (0.72%) Ruby
14 4 (0.14%) C++
15 3 (0.11%) Jython
16 2 (0.072%) T-SQL
17 1 (0.036%) XPath
Qualifications
1 294 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 240 (8.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 205 (7.34%) Cisco Certification
4 200 (7.16%) SC Cleared
5 175 (6.27%) MCSE
6 114 (4.08%) CCNP
7 100 (3.58%) Degree
8 98 (3.51%) Citrix Certification
9 83 (2.97%) DV Cleared
10 82 (2.94%) CCNA
11 79 (2.83%) MCP
12 74 (2.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 73 (2.61%) MCITP
14 63 (2.26%) CCA
15 53 (1.90%) MCSA
16 46 (1.65%) ITIL Certification
17 45 (1.61%) CCSE
18 42 (1.50%) ISTQB
19 36 (1.29%) MCTS
20 33 (1.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 178 (6.37%) SLA
2 49 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 42 (1.50%) QA
4 20 (0.72%) PCI DSS
5 11 (0.39%) COBIT
5 11 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.21%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.11%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.036%) TickIT
System Software
1 1234 (44.18%) Active Directory
2 724 (25.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 676 (24.20%) XenApp
4 326 (11.67%) XenDesktop
5 264 (9.45%) vSphere
6 214 (7.66%) Hyper-V
6 214 (7.66%) Microsoft App-V
7 146 (5.23%) VMware ESX
8 115 (4.12%) XenServer
9 87 (3.11%) Terminal Services
10 60 (2.15%) VMware ESXi
11 58 (2.08%) Xen
12 49 (1.75%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 28 (1.00%) Terminal Server
14 19 (0.68%) VMware Server
14 19 (0.68%) vCloud
15 16 (0.57%) iptables
15 16 (0.57%) UAG
15 16 (0.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 15 (0.54%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 372 (13.32%) SCCM
2 100 (3.58%) SCOM
3 66 (2.36%) Backup Exec
4 62 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
5 45 (1.61%) EdgeSight
6 41 (1.47%) StatsD
7 36 (1.29%) Puppet
8 31 (1.11%) WSUS
9 30 (1.07%) XenMobile
10 29 (1.04%) ARCserve
11 24 (0.86%) Norton AntiVirus
11 24 (0.86%) Tivoli
11 24 (0.86%) HP SIM
12 22 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
13 20 (0.72%) SCVMM
13 20 (0.72%) ZABBIX
14 19 (0.68%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 17 (0.61%) CA Spectrum
16 16 (0.57%) Salt
16 16 (0.57%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 1318 (47.19%) VMware
2 1048 (37.52%) Microsoft
3 522 (18.69%) Cisco
4 377 (13.50%) HP
5 219 (7.84%) Oracle
6 181 (6.48%) AppSense
7 168 (6.02%) CheckPoint
8 160 (5.73%) NetApp
9 145 (5.19%) Symantec
10 131 (4.69%) Dell
11 118 (4.22%) Lotus
12 117 (4.19%) IBM
13 103 (3.69%) F5
14 100 (3.58%) Juniper
15 81 (2.90%) EMC
16 71 (2.54%) Red Hat
17 66 (2.36%) McAfee
17 66 (2.36%) Blue Coat
18 65 (2.33%) SAP
19 58 (2.08%) Remedy
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