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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 66 64 54
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -10
Contract jobs citing Citrix 1494 1480 1662
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.81% 2.94% 3.46%
As % of the Vendors category 6.38% 6.45% 7.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 875 883 937
Average daily rate
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£325 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £165 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £475 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £301 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.32% -7.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 181 180
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -1.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.50 £31.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -2.77%
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
23413 22961 22201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.06% 45.63% 46.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 14134 13103 12594
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £220 £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 1002 1014 1025
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% -4.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £37.50 £41.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +4 650 £350 - 115
South East -4 308 £328 +3.96% 54
East of England +26 167 £357 +3.40% 33
North West -14 158 £305 +1.80% 40
Yorkshire -22 57 £250 +11.11% 24
West Midlands -25 53 £350 +16.66% 29
South West -40 48 £175 -46.15% 48
East Midlands -5 35 £368 +13.07% 12
North East -18 15 £275 -5.17% 6
Midlands +5 4 £295 -
Citrix
UK

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1978 (67.90%) Windows
2 1426 (48.95%) VMware
3 1362 (46.76%) Active Directory
4 1096 (37.62%) Microsoft
5 814 (27.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 814 (27.94%) XenApp
6 693 (23.79%) VMware Infrastructure
7 659 (22.62%) Windows 7
8 642 (22.04%) ITIL
9 573 (19.67%) Finance
10 549 (18.85%) Cisco
11 532 (18.26%) MS Exchange
12 518 (17.78%) Windows Server 2012
13 496 (17.03%) Windows Server 2003
14 481 (16.51%) SCCM
15 452 (15.52%) MS Office
16 404 (13.87%) SAN
17 394 (13.53%) MS Excel
17 394 (13.53%) Data Centre
18 393 (13.49%) SQL
19 387 (13.29%) HP
20 379 (13.01%) DNS
21 359 (12.32%) Firewall
22 354 (12.15%) Migration
23 352 (12.08%) WAN
24 349 (11.98%) XenDesktop
25 334 (11.47%) vSphere
26 313 (10.74%) DHCP
26 313 (10.74%) LAN
27 291 (9.99%) SQL Server

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 532 (18.26%) MS Exchange
2 268 (9.20%) Exchange Server 2010
3 254 (8.72%) SharePoint
4 137 (4.70%) Exchange Server 2007
5 130 (4.46%) Lync
6 122 (4.19%) IIS
7 107 (3.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 97 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
9 87 (2.99%) IBM Notes
10 70 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2003
11 39 (1.34%) Node.js
12 30 (1.03%) WorkSite
13 26 (0.89%) BizTalk Server
14 25 (0.86%) WebSphere
15 15 (0.51%) Apache
15 15 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
16 13 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
17 10 (0.34%) OpenStack
17 10 (0.34%) Lotus Domino
18 8 (0.27%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 452 (15.52%) MS Office
2 394 (13.53%) MS Excel
3 36 (1.24%) MS Visio
4 31 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (0.48%) MS Project
6 13 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.14%) Acrobat
8 3 (0.10%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.10%) Vectorworks
9 1 (0.034%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.034%) Windchill
9 1 (0.034%) Shockwave
9 1 (0.034%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 35 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (0.79%) Maximo
3 17 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
4 14 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 11 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
5 11 (0.38%) SAP CRM
6 7 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
7 5 (0.17%) Adaptiv
8 4 (0.14%) RMDS
8 4 (0.14%) Kondor+
8 4 (0.14%) Misys Midas
8 4 (0.14%) IntelliMatch
9 3 (0.10%) SAP CCM
9 3 (0.10%) SAP ERP
9 3 (0.10%) JDE OneWorld
10 2 (0.069%) Oracle Applications
10 2 (0.069%) Remedy AR System
10 2 (0.069%) ION MarketView
10 2 (0.069%) Oracle BPM
10 2 (0.069%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 171 (5.87%) Office 365
2 109 (3.74%) Amazon AWS
3 57 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
4 56 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
5 54 (1.85%) IaaS
6 32 (1.10%) SaaS
7 20 (0.69%) PaaS
8 10 (0.34%) Google Apps
9 6 (0.21%) Mimecast
10 4 (0.14%) OneDrive
11 2 (0.069%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.034%) IBM PureFlex
12 1 (0.034%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 404 (13.87%) SAN
2 379 (13.01%) DNS
3 359 (12.32%) Firewall
4 352 (12.08%) WAN
5 313 (10.74%) DHCP
5 313 (10.74%) LAN
6 228 (7.83%) NetScaler
7 216 (7.42%) TCP/IP
8 182 (6.25%) VPN
9 163 (5.60%) Network Security
10 104 (3.57%) Wireless
11 103 (3.54%) Cisco ASA
12 95 (3.26%) VLAN
13 94 (3.23%) VoIP
14 91 (3.12%) MPLS
15 79 (2.71%) NAS
16 78 (2.68%) Internet
17 67 (2.30%) SSL
18 59 (2.03%) BGP
19 53 (1.82%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 291 (9.99%) SQL Server
2 63 (2.16%) Oracle Database
3 61 (2.09%) Data Warehouse
4 58 (1.99%) Big Data
5 56 (1.92%) Hadoop
5 56 (1.92%) MongoDB
6 55 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
7 50 (1.72%) Apache Cassandra
8 34 (1.17%) SQL Server 2005
9 31 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
10 24 (0.82%) DB2
11 22 (0.76%) Relational Database
12 21 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
13 19 (0.65%) MySQL
14 14 (0.48%) RDBMS
14 14 (0.48%) Oracle Database 11g
15 13 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 9 (0.31%) PostgreSQL
17 8 (0.27%) Oracle Database 12c
18 7 (0.24%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 42 (1.44%) MSI
2 9 (0.31%) LoadRunner
2 9 (0.31%) Subversion
2 9 (0.31%) JIRA
3 8 (0.27%) AdminStudio
4 7 (0.24%) Talend Open Studio
4 7 (0.24%) Oracle Forms
4 7 (0.24%) Wise Package Studio
5 6 (0.21%) Git (software)
6 5 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (0.17%) MSBuild
6 5 (0.17%) TeamCity
7 4 (0.14%) Fiddler
7 4 (0.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (0.10%) Visual Studio
8 3 (0.10%) WinDbg
8 3 (0.10%) SoapUI
9 2 (0.069%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.069%) ClearCase
9 2 (0.069%) InstallShield
General
1 573 (19.67%) Finance
2 141 (4.84%) Banking
3 104 (3.57%) Law
4 67 (2.30%) Legal
5 60 (2.06%) Telecoms
6 44 (1.51%) Back Office
7 42 (1.44%) Local Government
8 41 (1.41%) Retail
9 40 (1.37%) Investment Banking
10 32 (1.10%) Manufacturing
11 27 (0.93%) Financial Institution
12 22 (0.76%) Advertising
13 21 (0.72%) Publishing
14 17 (0.58%) Front Office
15 16 (0.55%) Marketing
16 13 (0.45%) French Language
16 13 (0.45%) Electronics
17 9 (0.31%) Military
18 4 (0.14%) Automotive
18 4 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 572 (19.64%) Analyst
2 277 (9.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 275 (9.44%) Architect
4 246 (8.44%) Support Engineer
5 211 (7.24%) Support Analyst
6 197 (6.76%) Service Analyst
7 190 (6.52%) Service Desk Analyst
8 189 (6.49%) Consultant
9 175 (6.01%) 2nd Line Support
10 174 (5.97%) 3rd Line Support
11 156 (5.36%) Desktop Support
12 142 (4.87%) Project Manager
13 129 (4.43%) Administrator
14 115 (3.95%) Citrix Engineer
15 94 (3.23%) Technical Architect
16 91 (3.12%) Infrastructure Architect
17 87 (2.99%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
18 79 (2.71%) Network Engineer
19 78 (2.68%) Desktop Engineer
20 73 (2.51%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (3.19%) .NET
2 65 (2.23%) Application Packaging
3 56 (1.92%) Web Services
4 39 (1.34%) AngularJS
4 39 (1.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 35 (1.20%) Middleware
6 23 (0.79%) ASP.NET
6 23 (0.79%) HTML
7 18 (0.62%) JSP
7 18 (0.62%) REST
8 17 (0.58%) SOAP
9 12 (0.41%) WCF
10 11 (0.38%) XML
10 11 (0.38%) .NET Framework
11 10 (0.34%) FIX Protocol
12 9 (0.31%) X-Windows
13 8 (0.27%) Software Packaging
14 7 (0.24%) SAML
14 7 (0.24%) 802.1X
15 6 (0.21%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 394 (13.53%) Data Centre
2 235 (8.07%) Blackberry
3 143 (4.91%) Analytical Skills
4 132 (4.53%) Clustering
5 101 (3.47%) Thin Client
5 101 (3.47%) Fat Client
6 72 (2.47%) Management Information System
7 65 (2.23%) PKI
8 55 (1.89%) Visualisation
9 46 (1.58%) Replication
10 39 (1.34%) NHS
11 32 (1.10%) Client/Server
11 32 (1.10%) iSeries
12 28 (0.96%) Video Conferencing
12 28 (0.96%) AS400
12 28 (0.96%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 27 (0.93%) User Experience
14 23 (0.79%) BYOD
15 20 (0.69%) iPad
16 19 (0.65%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1978 (67.90%) Windows
2 814 (27.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 659 (22.62%) Windows 7
4 518 (17.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 496 (17.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 259 (8.89%) Linux
7 228 (7.83%) Windows XP
8 179 (6.14%) UNIX
9 131 (4.50%) Windows 8
10 63 (2.16%) Android
11 41 (1.41%) Windows 2000 Server
12 36 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 35 (1.20%) Mac OS X
14 32 (1.10%) Apple iOS
15 31 (1.06%) AIX
16 28 (0.96%) Solaris
17 18 (0.62%) Windows Vista
18 17 (0.58%) Windows 2000
19 12 (0.41%) HPUX
20 11 (0.38%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 642 (22.04%) ITIL
2 354 (12.15%) Migration
3 206 (7.07%) Project Management
4 133 (4.57%) Incident Management
5 126 (4.33%) Service Delivery
6 118 (4.05%) Service Management
7 111 (3.81%) Change Management
8 108 (3.71%) Disaster Recovery
9 87 (2.99%) PRINCE2
10 82 (2.81%) Load Balancing
11 75 (2.57%) Problem Management
12 71 (2.44%) Capacity Planning
13 65 (2.23%) Stakeholder Management
13 65 (2.23%) Agile Software Development
14 60 (2.06%) TOGAF
14 60 (2.06%) CRM
14 60 (2.06%) Server Building
15 58 (1.99%) Change Control
15 58 (1.99%) Configuration Management
16 50 (1.72%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 393 (13.49%) SQL
2 278 (9.54%) PowerShell
3 82 (2.81%) Java
4 72 (2.47%) JavaScript
5 69 (2.37%) VBScript
6 52 (1.79%) Python
7 50 (1.72%) R
8 42 (1.44%) VB
9 40 (1.37%) Perl
10 38 (1.30%) C#
11 24 (0.82%) Shell Script
12 23 (0.79%) C
13 21 (0.72%) PHP
14 12 (0.41%) Bash Shell
15 10 (0.34%) VBA
16 9 (0.31%) Korn
17 4 (0.14%) C++
17 4 (0.14%) T-SQL
18 2 (0.069%) Jython
18 2 (0.069%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 261 (8.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 228 (7.83%) Security Cleared
3 181 (6.21%) Cisco Certification
4 178 (6.11%) MCSE
5 151 (5.18%) SC Cleared
6 114 (3.91%) Citrix Certification
7 104 (3.57%) Degree
8 95 (3.26%) CCNA
9 93 (3.19%) CCNP
10 81 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 77 (2.64%) MCP
12 71 (2.44%) MCSA
13 65 (2.23%) CCA
13 65 (2.23%) ITIL Certification
14 64 (2.20%) MCITP
15 60 (2.06%) DV Cleared
16 38 (1.30%) CCEE
17 25 (0.86%) MCTS
18 23 (0.79%) ISTQB
19 22 (0.76%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 178 (6.11%) SLA
2 47 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 43 (1.48%) QA
4 21 (0.72%) PCI DSS
5 11 (0.38%) COBIT
6 9 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.069%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.034%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.034%) COSO
8 1 (0.034%) TickIT
System Software
1 1362 (46.76%) Active Directory
2 814 (27.94%) XenApp
3 693 (23.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 349 (11.98%) XenDesktop
5 334 (11.47%) vSphere
6 279 (9.58%) Microsoft App-V
7 267 (9.17%) Hyper-V
8 174 (5.97%) VMware ESX
9 116 (3.98%) XenServer
10 80 (2.75%) Terminal Services
11 78 (2.68%) Xen
11 78 (2.68%) VMware ESXi
12 64 (2.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 27 (0.93%) vCloud
14 23 (0.79%) Terminal Server
15 19 (0.65%) VMware Server
15 19 (0.65%) MetaFrame
16 18 (0.62%) ISA Server
17 17 (0.58%) ProxySG
18 14 (0.48%) NLBS
Systems Management
1 481 (16.51%) SCCM
2 113 (3.88%) SCOM
3 76 (2.61%) Backup Exec
4 58 (1.99%) Opscode Chef
5 50 (1.72%) StatsD
6 45 (1.54%) Tivoli
7 37 (1.27%) WSUS
7 37 (1.27%) XenMobile
8 34 (1.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 34 (1.17%) NetBackup
9 29 (1.00%) McAfee ePO
10 28 (0.96%) Norton AntiVirus
11 27 (0.93%) EdgeSight
12 26 (0.89%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 23 (0.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 22 (0.76%) HP SIM
15 21 (0.72%) vMotion
16 20 (0.69%) RANCID
16 20 (0.69%) Puppet
17 19 (0.65%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 1426 (48.95%) VMware
2 1096 (37.62%) Microsoft
3 549 (18.85%) Cisco
4 387 (13.29%) HP
5 248 (8.51%) Oracle
6 198 (6.80%) Symantec
7 175 (6.01%) AppSense
8 148 (5.08%) CheckPoint
9 144 (4.94%) IBM
9 144 (4.94%) NetApp
10 122 (4.19%) Dell
11 116 (3.98%) Juniper
12 93 (3.19%) F5
13 91 (3.12%) Lotus
14 86 (2.95%) EMC
15 80 (2.75%) McAfee
16 75 (2.57%) SAP
17 63 (2.16%) Remedy
18 61 (2.09%) SolarWinds
19 58 (1.99%) Apple
Manchester, Lancashire
Kelway Ltd
Rate: Negotiable Day Rate
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £290 per day
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £110 - £130 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £130 - £150 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Real Staffing Group
Rate: Flexible Working
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
360 Resourcing Solutions
Rate: £25,359 - 35,802 per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Norfolk
CK Group
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £550.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £140.00 - £160.00 per day + Please quote a daily rate
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £140 - £150 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £15 - £16 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £150 - £160 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £500.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago