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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 60 60 52
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Contract jobs citing Citrix 1495 1513 1429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.95% 2.95% 3.32%
As % of the Vendors category 6.49% 6.47% 7.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 855 811 739
Average daily rate
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£360 £320 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £145 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 169 184
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £31.93 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
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
23033 23372 19990
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.40% 45.62% 46.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 13388 13404 10969
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £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 993 1044 1105
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 £11.09 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.90
% change year-on-year
- -7.40%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 21 April 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 -2 615 £355 +2.89% 121
South East -24 243 £375 +25.00% 91
North West +4 237 £450 +74.75% 47
East of England +4 132 £375 +21.35% 39
South West +25 94 £295 +3.05% 42
West Midlands +14 84 £300 +6.19% 31
East Midlands +3 48 £325 +34.02% 13
Yorkshire -33 41 £388 +6.89% 20
North East -9 3 £503 +54.61% 3
Citrix
UK

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 1822 (64.66%) Windows
2 1262 (44.78%) VMware
3 1242 (44.07%) Active Directory
4 1078 (38.25%) Microsoft
5 720 (25.55%) VMware Infrastructure
6 694 (24.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 648 (23.00%) XenApp
8 640 (22.71%) Windows 7
9 544 (19.30%) ITIL
10 523 (18.56%) MS Exchange
11 515 (18.28%) Cisco
12 492 (17.46%) Finance
13 480 (17.03%) Windows Server 2003
14 470 (16.68%) MS Office
15 438 (15.54%) Windows Server 2012
16 436 (15.47%) MS Excel
17 373 (13.24%) Firewall
18 364 (12.92%) SAN
19 361 (12.81%) HP
19 361 (12.81%) Migration
20 359 (12.74%) SCCM
21 356 (12.63%) DNS
22 333 (11.82%) XenDesktop
23 321 (11.39%) Security Cleared
24 306 (10.86%) SQL
25 277 (9.83%) Windows XP
26 275 (9.76%) WAN
27 269 (9.55%) DHCP
28 252 (8.94%) Microsoft Certification
29 246 (8.73%) LAN

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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
1 523 (18.56%) MS Exchange
2 243 (8.62%) SharePoint
3 222 (7.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 135 (4.79%) IIS
5 134 (4.76%) IBM Notes
6 100 (3.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 94 (3.34%) Exchange Server 2007
8 90 (3.19%) Lync
9 85 (3.02%) Exchange Server 2003
10 84 (2.98%) Exchange Server 2013
11 50 (1.77%) Apache
12 33 (1.17%) Node.js
13 31 (1.10%) WorkSite
14 25 (0.89%) OpenStack
15 18 (0.64%) Confluence
16 17 (0.60%) MediaWiki
16 17 (0.60%) WebSphere
16 17 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
17 16 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
17 16 (0.57%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 470 (16.68%) MS Office
2 436 (15.47%) MS Excel
3 44 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 42 (1.49%) MS Visio
5 34 (1.21%) MS Project
6 4 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.035%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.035%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 47 (1.67%) Oracle EBS
2 18 (0.64%) Remedy ITSM
3 9 (0.32%) Maximo
4 8 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 8 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (0.18%) RMDS
6 3 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.071%) Remedy AR System
7 2 (0.071%) thinkFolio
7 2 (0.071%) Oracle HRMS
7 2 (0.071%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.035%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.035%) SAP HR
8 1 (0.035%) assyst
8 1 (0.035%) SAP HCM
8 1 (0.035%) Eikon
8 1 (0.035%) RiskWrite
Cloud Services
1 111 (3.94%) Office 365
2 98 (3.48%) Amazon AWS
3 55 (1.95%) Cloud Computing
4 50 (1.77%) IaaS
5 30 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
6 23 (0.82%) SaaS
7 12 (0.43%) PaaS
8 8 (0.28%) Mimecast
9 7 (0.25%) Google Apps
10 5 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (0.14%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.035%) GitHub
12 1 (0.035%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 373 (13.24%) Firewall
2 364 (12.92%) SAN
3 356 (12.63%) DNS
4 275 (9.76%) WAN
5 269 (9.55%) DHCP
6 246 (8.73%) LAN
7 230 (8.16%) VPN
8 225 (7.98%) NetScaler
9 205 (7.27%) Network Security
10 188 (6.67%) TCP/IP
11 149 (5.29%) Cisco ASA
12 121 (4.29%) BGP
13 112 (3.97%) OSPF
14 101 (3.58%) VoIP
15 96 (3.41%) Internet
16 86 (3.05%) Wireless
17 83 (2.95%) NAS
18 76 (2.70%) IPsec
19 73 (2.59%) VLAN
19 73 (2.59%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 223 (7.91%) SQL Server
2 50 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
3 48 (1.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 48 (1.70%) Big Data
4 44 (1.56%) Hadoop
4 44 (1.56%) MongoDB
5 43 (1.53%) Apache Cassandra
6 29 (1.03%) Oracle Database
6 29 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
6 29 (1.03%) MySQL
7 24 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
8 21 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
9 20 (0.71%) Relational Database
10 18 (0.64%) SQL Server 2005
11 10 (0.35%) DB2
12 8 (0.28%) RDBMS
13 6 (0.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 6 (0.21%) Amazon RDS
14 4 (0.14%) MS Access
15 3 (0.11%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 46 (1.63%) MSI
2 26 (0.92%) Jenkins
3 25 (0.89%) Hudson
4 21 (0.75%) JIRA
5 18 (0.64%) Subversion
5 18 (0.64%) Git (software)
6 8 (0.28%) AdminStudio
7 6 (0.21%) QuickTest Pro
8 5 (0.18%) LoadRunner
8 5 (0.18%) Visual Studio
8 5 (0.18%) Fiddler
9 4 (0.14%) WinRunner
9 4 (0.14%) TestDirector
9 4 (0.14%) Wise Package Studio
10 3 (0.11%) WinDbg
10 3 (0.11%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.071%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (0.035%) LoadUI
12 1 (0.035%) Rational Performance Tester
12 1 (0.035%) Introscope
General
1 492 (17.46%) Finance
2 131 (4.65%) Banking
3 101 (3.58%) Telecoms
4 73 (2.59%) Law
5 58 (2.06%) Legal
6 44 (1.56%) Retail
7 32 (1.14%) Manufacturing
8 28 (0.99%) Local Government
8 28 (0.99%) French Language
9 26 (0.92%) Advertising
10 24 (0.85%) Investment Banking
11 22 (0.78%) Financial Institution
12 20 (0.71%) Back Office
12 20 (0.71%) Marketing
13 17 (0.60%) Publishing
14 16 (0.57%) Games
15 7 (0.25%) Electronics
15 7 (0.25%) German Language
16 4 (0.14%) Dutch Language
16 4 (0.14%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 609 (21.61%) Analyst
2 250 (8.87%) Architect
3 241 (8.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 221 (7.84%) Support Engineer
5 215 (7.63%) Support Analyst
6 213 (7.56%) Service Analyst
7 203 (7.20%) Service Desk Analyst
8 202 (7.17%) Consultant
9 159 (5.64%) 2nd Line Support
10 150 (5.32%) Desktop Support
11 143 (5.07%) 3rd Line Support
12 127 (4.51%) Project Manager
13 109 (3.87%) Citrix Engineer
14 101 (3.58%) Network Engineer
15 90 (3.19%) Technical Architect
16 79 (2.80%) 1st Line Support
17 78 (2.77%) Administrator
18 77 (2.73%) Desktop Engineer
18 77 (2.73%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
19 71 (2.52%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (3.41%) .NET
2 74 (2.63%) Application Packaging
3 47 (1.67%) Web Services
4 40 (1.42%) SOAP
5 39 (1.38%) HTML
6 34 (1.21%) AngularJS
7 33 (1.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 33 (1.17%) Middleware
8 31 (1.10%) ASP.NET
9 29 (1.03%) JSP
10 12 (0.43%) REST
11 11 (0.39%) CSS
12 10 (0.35%) SAML
12 10 (0.35%) CSS3
13 9 (0.32%) XML
13 9 (0.32%) LAMP
14 8 (0.28%) .NET Framework
14 8 (0.28%) OAuth
15 7 (0.25%) Software Packaging
15 7 (0.25%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 232 (8.23%) Blackberry
2 169 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
3 125 (4.44%) Clustering
4 119 (4.22%) Thin Client
4 119 (4.22%) Fat Client
5 72 (2.56%) Management Information System
6 58 (2.06%) Replication
7 54 (1.92%) PKI
8 41 (1.45%) Visualisation
9 30 (1.06%) iPad
10 26 (0.92%) iPhone
10 26 (0.92%) PDA
11 24 (0.85%) User Experience
12 23 (0.82%) NHS
13 22 (0.78%) BYOD
14 20 (0.71%) CMDB
15 19 (0.67%) Computer Science
15 19 (0.67%) Open Source
15 19 (0.67%) FlexPod
15 19 (0.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1822 (64.66%) Windows
2 694 (24.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 640 (22.71%) Windows 7
4 480 (17.03%) Windows Server 2003
5 438 (15.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 277 (9.83%) Windows XP
7 245 (8.69%) Linux
8 165 (5.86%) UNIX
9 143 (5.07%) Windows 8
10 42 (1.49%) Solaris
11 39 (1.38%) Windows 2000 Server
12 38 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 36 (1.28%) Windows Vista
13 36 (1.28%) AIX
14 32 (1.14%) CentOS
15 31 (1.10%) Android
16 24 (0.85%) Windows 2000
17 23 (0.82%) Apple iOS
18 20 (0.71%) Ubuntu
19 15 (0.53%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 544 (19.30%) ITIL
2 361 (12.81%) Migration
3 178 (6.32%) Project Management
4 176 (6.25%) Service Management
5 130 (4.61%) Change Management
6 121 (4.29%) Incident Management
7 111 (3.94%) Service Delivery
8 110 (3.90%) Load Balancing
9 101 (3.58%) Disaster Recovery
10 98 (3.48%) PRINCE2
11 93 (3.30%) Stakeholder Management
12 79 (2.80%) Configuration Management
13 68 (2.41%) E-Commerce
14 67 (2.38%) Agile Software Development
15 66 (2.34%) Problem Management
16 63 (2.24%) Capacity Planning
17 61 (2.16%) Knowledge Management
18 56 (1.99%) Change Control
19 49 (1.74%) TOGAF
20 48 (1.70%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 306 (10.86%) SQL
2 178 (6.32%) PowerShell
3 81 (2.87%) Java
4 76 (2.70%) JavaScript
5 71 (2.52%) VBScript
6 43 (1.53%) Python
7 40 (1.42%) Perl
7 40 (1.42%) C
7 40 (1.42%) R
8 33 (1.17%) C#
9 31 (1.10%) VB
10 30 (1.06%) PHP
11 27 (0.96%) VBA
12 26 (0.92%) Bash Shell
13 23 (0.82%) Ruby
14 12 (0.43%) Shell Script
15 5 (0.18%) C++
16 3 (0.11%) Jython
17 2 (0.071%) T-SQL
18 1 (0.035%) VB6
Qualifications
1 321 (11.39%) Security Cleared
2 252 (8.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 216 (7.67%) SC Cleared
4 202 (7.17%) Cisco Certification
5 173 (6.14%) MCSE
6 109 (3.87%) CCNP
7 95 (3.37%) Citrix Certification
7 95 (3.37%) MCP
8 94 (3.34%) DV Cleared
8 94 (3.34%) Degree
9 75 (2.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 75 (2.66%) CCNA
10 71 (2.52%) MCITP
11 68 (2.41%) CCA
12 63 (2.24%) ISTQB
13 61 (2.16%) MCSA
14 52 (1.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 49 (1.74%) ITIL Certification
16 45 (1.60%) CCSE
17 33 (1.17%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 184 (6.53%) SLA
2 41 (1.45%) QA
3 40 (1.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (0.46%) PCI DSS
5 10 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 9 (0.32%) COBIT
7 6 (0.21%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.071%) PMBOK
9 1 (0.035%) TickIT
System Software
1 1242 (44.07%) Active Directory
2 720 (25.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 648 (23.00%) XenApp
4 333 (11.82%) XenDesktop
5 234 (8.30%) vSphere
6 223 (7.91%) Hyper-V
7 201 (7.13%) Microsoft App-V
8 131 (4.65%) VMware ESX
9 121 (4.29%) XenServer
10 112 (3.97%) Terminal Services
11 58 (2.06%) VMware ESXi
12 53 (1.88%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 41 (1.45%) Xen
14 28 (0.99%) Terminal Server
15 21 (0.75%) vCloud
16 19 (0.67%) ISA Server
17 18 (0.64%) NFS
17 18 (0.64%) VMware Server
17 18 (0.64%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 18 (0.64%) iptables
Systems Management
1 359 (12.74%) SCCM
2 113 (4.01%) SCOM
3 63 (2.24%) Opscode Chef
4 46 (1.63%) EdgeSight
5 41 (1.45%) StatsD
6 39 (1.38%) Puppet
6 39 (1.38%) Backup Exec
7 32 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
8 29 (1.03%) SCVMM
9 28 (0.99%) NetBackup
9 28 (0.99%) HP SIM
10 27 (0.96%) WSUS
11 26 (0.92%) XenMobile
12 24 (0.85%) CA Spectrum
13 23 (0.82%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 23 (0.82%) Norton AntiVirus
14 21 (0.75%) ZABBIX
15 20 (0.71%) ARCserve
16 19 (0.67%) Tivoli
17 18 (0.64%) Salt
Vendors
1 1262 (44.78%) VMware
2 1078 (38.25%) Microsoft
3 515 (18.28%) Cisco
4 361 (12.81%) HP
5 222 (7.88%) Oracle
6 166 (5.89%) AppSense
7 158 (5.61%) NetApp
8 154 (5.46%) CheckPoint
9 138 (4.90%) Lotus
10 124 (4.40%) Dell
11 123 (4.36%) Symantec
12 108 (3.83%) F5
13 104 (3.69%) IBM
14 88 (3.12%) Juniper
15 87 (3.09%) Red Hat
16 79 (2.80%) EMC
17 63 (2.24%) Remedy
18 62 (2.20%) Blue Coat
19 57 (2.02%) Infoblox
20 56 (1.99%) McAfee
Hounslow, Middlesex
Harrington Starr
Rate: £200 - £350 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
LA International
Posted: 2 hours ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 hours ago
East London
Circle Housing
Rate: From £36,981 to £40,777 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £15 - £20 per hour + Uplift
Posted: 7 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Computer People
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
West London
Vadis People
Rate: circ £170 - £190 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Kelway Ltd
Rate: Negotiable Day Rate
Posted: 9 hours ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Proactive Appointments
Rate: Unspecified Up to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Connectus
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Northallerton, North Yorkshire
Reed Professional Services
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Rate: £100 - £125 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Rate: 400 to 600 per day GBP
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: on application
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Rate: 360 to 380 per day GBP
Posted: Yesterday