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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 67 62 55
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -7
Contract jobs citing Citrix 1464 1494 1640
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.84% 3.03% 3.52%
As % of the Vendors category 6.47% 6.74% 7.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 873 868 911
Average daily rate
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£320 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £163 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £473 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 176 184
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.17 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.96% -4.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.55 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.75 £27.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.14% -
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 22172 21543
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 43.94% 44.92% 46.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 13646 12517 11993
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 990 998 1118
Average hourly rate £18.71 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.94% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.48 £37.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +2 639 £350 +2.94% 132
South East -4 282 £339 +12.91% 60
North West -1 171 £290 +9.43% 46
East of England +10 159 £300 -14.28% 25
South West -27 60 £263 -30.00% 26
West Midlands -22 52 £300 -0.16% 27
Yorkshire -22 51 £250 -21.87% 14
East Midlands -14 28 £325 - 4
North East -16 17 £251 -13.62% 2
Midlands +3 4 £298 -
Citrix
UK

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1968 (65.86%) Windows
2 1461 (48.90%) VMware
3 1371 (45.88%) Active Directory
4 1139 (38.12%) Microsoft
5 829 (27.74%) XenApp
6 799 (26.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 741 (24.80%) VMware Infrastructure
8 654 (21.89%) ITIL
9 644 (21.55%) Windows 7
10 558 (18.67%) Finance
11 552 (18.47%) MS Exchange
12 546 (18.27%) Windows Server 2012
13 545 (18.24%) Cisco
14 522 (17.47%) Windows Server 2003
15 472 (15.80%) SCCM
16 453 (15.16%) MS Office
17 421 (14.09%) MS Excel
18 410 (13.72%) SAN
19 403 (13.49%) Data Centre
20 396 (13.25%) HP
21 389 (13.02%) DNS
22 388 (12.99%) Migration
23 384 (12.85%) Firewall
23 384 (12.85%) SQL
24 360 (12.05%) WAN
25 351 (11.75%) XenDesktop
26 329 (11.01%) vSphere
27 323 (10.81%) LAN
28 316 (10.58%) DHCP
29 285 (9.54%) Microsoft App-V

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 552 (18.47%) MS Exchange
2 280 (9.37%) Exchange Server 2010
3 265 (8.87%) SharePoint
4 140 (4.69%) IIS
5 131 (4.38%) Lync
6 128 (4.28%) Exchange Server 2007
7 107 (3.58%) Exchange Server 2013
8 99 (3.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 98 (3.28%) IBM Notes
10 73 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2003
11 33 (1.10%) Node.js
12 26 (0.87%) WorkSite
12 26 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
13 24 (0.80%) WebSphere
14 20 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
15 19 (0.64%) Apache
16 18 (0.60%) OpenStack
16 18 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
17 11 (0.37%) Lotus Domino
18 10 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 453 (15.16%) MS Office
2 421 (14.09%) MS Excel
3 42 (1.41%) MS Visio
4 38 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
5 28 (0.94%) MS Project
6 12 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.13%) Acrobat
8 3 (0.10%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.10%) Vectorworks
9 1 (0.033%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.033%) Windchill
9 1 (0.033%) Shockwave
9 1 (0.033%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 34 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (0.70%) Maximo
3 20 (0.67%) Oracle EBS
4 17 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
5 15 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 11 (0.37%) SAP CRM
7 8 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
8 5 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
9 4 (0.13%) IntelliMatch
9 4 (0.13%) Kondor+
9 4 (0.13%) Misys Midas
9 4 (0.13%) RMDS
10 3 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
10 3 (0.10%) JDE OneWorld
11 2 (0.067%) SAP CCM
11 2 (0.067%) SAP ERP
11 2 (0.067%) Remedy AR System
11 2 (0.067%) ION MarketView
11 2 (0.067%) Oracle BPM
11 2 (0.067%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 165 (5.52%) Office 365
2 104 (3.48%) Amazon AWS
3 53 (1.77%) Cloud Computing
4 52 (1.74%) IaaS
5 49 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
6 31 (1.04%) SaaS
7 19 (0.64%) PaaS
8 11 (0.37%) Google Apps
9 8 (0.27%) Mimecast
10 4 (0.13%) OneDrive
11 2 (0.067%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.033%) IBM PureFlex
12 1 (0.033%) Yammer
12 1 (0.033%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 410 (13.72%) SAN
2 389 (13.02%) DNS
3 384 (12.85%) Firewall
4 360 (12.05%) WAN
5 323 (10.81%) LAN
6 316 (10.58%) DHCP
7 227 (7.60%) NetScaler
8 204 (6.83%) TCP/IP
9 203 (6.79%) VPN
10 172 (5.76%) Network Security
11 103 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
12 99 (3.31%) Wireless
13 98 (3.28%) VLAN
14 93 (3.11%) NAS
14 93 (3.11%) VoIP
15 91 (3.05%) MPLS
16 84 (2.81%) Internet
17 76 (2.54%) BGP
18 66 (2.21%) OSPF
19 65 (2.18%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 284 (9.50%) SQL Server
2 63 (2.11%) Oracle Database
3 58 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
4 55 (1.84%) SQL Server 2008
5 53 (1.77%) Big Data
6 50 (1.67%) Hadoop
7 46 (1.54%) MongoDB
8 44 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
9 36 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
10 35 (1.17%) SQL Server 2012
11 23 (0.77%) Relational Database
12 19 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
13 18 (0.60%) MySQL
14 13 (0.44%) RDBMS
15 11 (0.37%) DB2
16 10 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 10 (0.33%) Oracle Database 11g
17 9 (0.30%) BusinessObjects
18 8 (0.27%) PostgreSQL
19 4 (0.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 44 (1.47%) MSI
2 11 (0.37%) Git (software)
2 11 (0.37%) Jenkins
3 10 (0.33%) Subversion
4 9 (0.30%) Hudson
5 8 (0.27%) JIRA
5 8 (0.27%) LoadRunner
6 6 (0.20%) Oracle Forms
6 6 (0.20%) Wise Package Studio
6 6 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (0.20%) TeamCity
7 5 (0.17%) MSBuild
8 4 (0.13%) Visual Studio
8 4 (0.13%) Fiddler
9 3 (0.10%) AdminStudio
9 3 (0.10%) HP UFT
9 3 (0.10%) ClearCase
9 3 (0.10%) SoapUI
9 3 (0.10%) WinDbg
10 2 (0.067%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 558 (18.67%) Finance
2 140 (4.69%) Banking
3 90 (3.01%) Law
4 71 (2.38%) Telecoms
5 59 (1.97%) Legal
6 46 (1.54%) Local Government
7 45 (1.51%) Retail
8 39 (1.31%) Manufacturing
9 37 (1.24%) Investment Banking
10 32 (1.07%) Back Office
11 24 (0.80%) Financial Institution
12 23 (0.77%) Advertising
12 23 (0.77%) Publishing
13 18 (0.60%) Marketing
14 14 (0.47%) French Language
14 14 (0.47%) Front Office
15 12 (0.40%) Electronics
16 7 (0.23%) Military
17 6 (0.20%) German Language
18 4 (0.13%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 585 (19.58%) Analyst
2 297 (9.94%) Architect
3 273 (9.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 233 (7.80%) Support Engineer
5 208 (6.96%) Service Analyst
6 205 (6.86%) Consultant
7 202 (6.76%) Support Analyst
8 200 (6.69%) Service Desk Analyst
9 179 (5.99%) 2nd Line Support
10 176 (5.89%) 3rd Line Support
11 160 (5.35%) Project Manager
12 144 (4.82%) Desktop Support
13 131 (4.38%) Administrator
14 114 (3.82%) Citrix Engineer
15 93 (3.11%) Technical Architect
16 88 (2.95%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
17 87 (2.91%) Infrastructure Architect
18 76 (2.54%) Desktop Engineer
18 76 (2.54%) Network Engineer
19 74 (2.48%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (3.01%) .NET
2 73 (2.44%) Application Packaging
3 54 (1.81%) Web Services
4 34 (1.14%) AngularJS
5 33 (1.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 28 (0.94%) Middleware
7 25 (0.84%) SOAP
8 23 (0.77%) HTML
9 17 (0.57%) ASP.NET
10 16 (0.54%) XML
11 15 (0.50%) JSP
11 15 (0.50%) REST
12 13 (0.44%) WCF
13 11 (0.37%) Software Packaging
14 10 (0.33%) SAML
15 9 (0.30%) CSS
16 8 (0.27%) X-Windows
16 8 (0.27%) .NET Framework
16 8 (0.27%) OAuth
16 8 (0.27%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 403 (13.49%) Data Centre
2 215 (7.20%) Blackberry
3 152 (5.09%) Analytical Skills
4 142 (4.75%) Clustering
5 113 (3.78%) Thin Client
5 113 (3.78%) Fat Client
6 75 (2.51%) Management Information System
7 67 (2.24%) PKI
8 57 (1.91%) Replication
9 48 (1.61%) Visualisation
10 41 (1.37%) NHS
11 26 (0.87%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 25 (0.84%) Video Conferencing
13 24 (0.80%) User Experience
14 23 (0.77%) iPhone
14 23 (0.77%) iPad
14 23 (0.77%) Computer Science
14 23 (0.77%) Client/Server
15 21 (0.70%) BYOD
16 19 (0.64%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 1968 (65.86%) Windows
2 799 (26.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 644 (21.55%) Windows 7
4 546 (18.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 522 (17.47%) Windows Server 2003
6 246 (8.23%) Linux
7 239 (8.00%) Windows XP
8 180 (6.02%) UNIX
9 134 (4.48%) Windows 8
10 58 (1.94%) Android
11 48 (1.61%) Windows 2000 Server
12 41 (1.37%) Solaris
13 38 (1.27%) AIX
14 31 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 30 (1.00%) Apple iOS
16 28 (0.94%) Mac OS X
17 24 (0.80%) Windows 2000
18 18 (0.60%) Windows Vista
19 13 (0.44%) CentOS
19 13 (0.44%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 654 (21.89%) ITIL
2 388 (12.99%) Migration
3 213 (7.13%) Project Management
4 147 (4.92%) Service Management
5 132 (4.42%) Incident Management
6 124 (4.15%) Service Delivery
7 123 (4.12%) Change Management
8 114 (3.82%) Disaster Recovery
9 110 (3.68%) PRINCE2
10 84 (2.81%) Stakeholder Management
11 83 (2.78%) Configuration Management
11 83 (2.78%) Load Balancing
11 83 (2.78%) Problem Management
11 83 (2.78%) Capacity Planning
12 72 (2.41%) Change Control
13 66 (2.21%) Server Building
14 63 (2.11%) Agile Software Development
15 59 (1.97%) TOGAF
15 59 (1.97%) CRM
16 49 (1.64%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 384 (12.85%) SQL
2 264 (8.84%) PowerShell
3 77 (2.58%) Java
4 71 (2.38%) VBScript
5 64 (2.14%) JavaScript
6 51 (1.71%) Python
7 44 (1.47%) R
8 43 (1.44%) VB
8 43 (1.44%) Perl
9 39 (1.31%) C#
10 29 (0.97%) PHP
11 27 (0.90%) C
12 24 (0.80%) Shell Script
13 19 (0.64%) Bash Shell
14 10 (0.33%) VBA
15 8 (0.27%) Ruby
16 4 (0.13%) C++
17 3 (0.10%) T-SQL
17 3 (0.10%) Korn
17 3 (0.10%) Jython
Qualifications
1 276 (9.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 255 (8.53%) Security Cleared
3 196 (6.56%) Cisco Certification
4 191 (6.39%) MCSE
5 173 (5.79%) SC Cleared
6 119 (3.98%) Citrix Certification
7 103 (3.45%) Degree
8 100 (3.35%) CCNA
9 94 (3.15%) CCNP
10 83 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 79 (2.64%) MCP
12 75 (2.51%) MCSA
13 70 (2.34%) CCA
14 69 (2.31%) MCITP
15 65 (2.18%) DV Cleared
16 58 (1.94%) ITIL Certification
17 33 (1.10%) CCEE
18 32 (1.07%) MCTS
19 24 (0.80%) CCEA
20 23 (0.77%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 186 (6.22%) SLA
2 50 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 39 (1.31%) QA
4 22 (0.74%) PCI DSS
5 13 (0.44%) COBIT
6 9 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.13%) PMBOK
8 2 (0.067%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.033%) TickIT
System Software
1 1371 (45.88%) Active Directory
2 829 (27.74%) XenApp
3 741 (24.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 351 (11.75%) XenDesktop
5 329 (11.01%) vSphere
6 285 (9.54%) Microsoft App-V
7 270 (9.04%) Hyper-V
8 170 (5.69%) VMware ESX
9 126 (4.22%) XenServer
10 90 (3.01%) Terminal Services
11 83 (2.78%) Xen
12 79 (2.64%) VMware ESXi
13 53 (1.77%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 31 (1.04%) Terminal Server
15 23 (0.77%) vCloud
16 21 (0.70%) VMware Server
17 20 (0.67%) ISA Server
18 18 (0.60%) MetaFrame
19 16 (0.54%) ProxySG
20 13 (0.44%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 472 (15.80%) SCCM
2 110 (3.68%) SCOM
3 77 (2.58%) Backup Exec
4 61 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
5 44 (1.47%) StatsD
6 38 (1.27%) EdgeSight
7 33 (1.10%) NetBackup
8 31 (1.04%) Tivoli
8 31 (1.04%) Puppet
9 30 (1.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 29 (0.97%) XenMobile
10 29 (0.97%) McAfee ePO
10 29 (0.97%) WSUS
11 26 (0.87%) HP SIM
12 24 (0.80%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 24 (0.80%) ARCserve
13 23 (0.77%) Norton AntiVirus
14 22 (0.74%) CA Spectrum
15 20 (0.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
16 18 (0.60%) vMotion
Vendors
1 1461 (48.90%) VMware
2 1139 (38.12%) Microsoft
3 545 (18.24%) Cisco
4 396 (13.25%) HP
5 254 (8.50%) Oracle
6 194 (6.49%) Symantec
7 174 (5.82%) AppSense
8 159 (5.32%) NetApp
9 147 (4.92%) CheckPoint
10 126 (4.22%) Dell
11 123 (4.12%) IBM
12 111 (3.71%) Juniper
13 103 (3.45%) Lotus
14 98 (3.28%) EMC
15 87 (2.91%) SAP
15 87 (2.91%) F5
16 84 (2.81%) McAfee
17 71 (2.38%) Remedy
18 57 (1.91%) SolarWinds
19 54 (1.81%) Red Hat
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
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Rate: £350 - 370 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £300.00 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £140.00 - £160.00 per day + £150 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £150.00 - £175.00 per day + dep on experience
Posted: 19 hours ago
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TEKsystems
Rate: £375 - £395 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £350 to £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Havant, Hampshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
Colchester, Essex
Information Technology Services
Rate: £15 - 18 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Plymouth, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
LA International
Rate: £17 - £18.50 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
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KPRS Limited
Rate: Top Market
Posted: Yesterday
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Networking People
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
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City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
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Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
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Rate: £11 - £13 per hour
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Rate: £75k - 90k per year + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
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