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 6 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 65 59 56
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Contract jobs citing Citrix 1438 1517 1576
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.89% 3.17% 3.53%
As % of the Vendors category 6.42% 7.01% 7.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 844 879 861
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £162 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £465 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £306 £320
% change year-on-year
+1.22% -4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 164 197
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.13 £27.50 £30.62
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -
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
22405 21642 20882
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.02% 45.20% 46.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 13442 12404 11460
Average daily rate £400 £388 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -1.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1012 974 1158
Average hourly rate £18.75 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%

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 6 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 6 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 6 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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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 -8 609 £350 +3.70% 138
South East +1 282 £350 +16.66% 73
North West +7 176 £300 +13.20% 51
East of England +2 162 £288 -17.85% 26
South West -14 73 £250 -29.57% 19
Yorkshire -26 48 £250 -33.33% 19
West Midlands -29 40 £300 - 32
East Midlands -18 32 £325 +8.33% 13
North East -12 17 £253 -12.84% 3
Midlands +3 4 £298 -
Citrix
UK

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 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 1951 (65.29%) Windows
2 1433 (47.96%) VMware
3 1347 (45.08%) Active Directory
4 1162 (38.89%) Microsoft
5 785 (26.27%) XenApp
6 762 (25.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 750 (25.10%) VMware Infrastructure
8 643 (21.52%) Windows 7
9 632 (21.15%) ITIL
10 572 (19.14%) Finance
11 558 (18.67%) MS Exchange
12 541 (18.11%) Cisco
13 510 (17.07%) Windows Server 2003
14 509 (17.03%) Windows Server 2012
15 451 (15.09%) MS Office
16 449 (15.03%) SCCM
17 432 (14.46%) MS Excel
18 411 (13.76%) Data Centre
19 409 (13.69%) Firewall
20 407 (13.62%) SAN
21 394 (13.19%) HP
22 385 (12.88%) Migration
23 377 (12.62%) DNS
24 370 (12.38%) SQL
25 337 (11.28%) WAN
26 336 (11.24%) XenDesktop
27 300 (10.04%) LAN
28 299 (10.01%) vSphere
29 295 (9.87%) DHCP
30 288 (9.64%) SQL Server

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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
1 558 (18.67%) MS Exchange
2 274 (9.17%) SharePoint
3 273 (9.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 156 (5.22%) IIS
5 116 (3.88%) IBM Notes
6 114 (3.82%) Lync
7 111 (3.71%) Exchange Server 2007
8 98 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2013
9 93 (3.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 79 (2.64%) Exchange Server 2003
11 42 (1.41%) Apache
12 33 (1.10%) Node.js
13 26 (0.87%) WorkSite
14 25 (0.84%) WebSphere
14 25 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
15 21 (0.70%) OpenStack
16 19 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
17 13 (0.44%) Confluence
18 12 (0.40%) MediaWiki
18 12 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 451 (15.09%) MS Office
2 432 (14.46%) MS Excel
3 43 (1.44%) MS Visio
4 41 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
5 31 (1.04%) MS Project
6 11 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.10%) Vectorworks
7 3 (0.10%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.10%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.033%) Windchill
8 1 (0.033%) Shockwave
8 1 (0.033%) SPSS
8 1 (0.033%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 32 (1.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 30 (1.00%) Oracle EBS
3 21 (0.70%) Maximo
4 17 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
5 13 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 11 (0.37%) SAP CRM
7 9 (0.30%) 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%) assyst
11 2 (0.067%) Dynamics NAV
11 2 (0.067%) Remedy AR System
11 2 (0.067%) ION MarketView
11 2 (0.067%) Oracle BPM
12 1 (0.033%) RiskWrite
Cloud Services
1 149 (4.99%) Office 365
2 113 (3.78%) Amazon AWS
3 59 (1.97%) Cloud Computing
4 54 (1.81%) IaaS
5 46 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
6 30 (1.00%) SaaS
7 19 (0.64%) PaaS
8 9 (0.30%) Google Apps
8 9 (0.30%) Mimecast
9 4 (0.13%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.033%) Yammer
10 1 (0.033%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.033%) IBM PureFlex
10 1 (0.033%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.033%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.033%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 409 (13.69%) Firewall
2 407 (13.62%) SAN
3 377 (12.62%) DNS
4 337 (11.28%) WAN
5 300 (10.04%) LAN
6 295 (9.87%) DHCP
7 225 (7.53%) VPN
8 216 (7.23%) NetScaler
9 196 (6.56%) Network Security
10 194 (6.49%) TCP/IP
11 115 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
12 97 (3.25%) VoIP
13 95 (3.18%) VLAN
14 93 (3.11%) Wireless
15 90 (3.01%) Internet
16 88 (2.95%) NAS
17 84 (2.81%) BGP
18 82 (2.74%) MPLS
19 78 (2.61%) OSPF
20 75 (2.51%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 288 (9.64%) SQL Server
2 59 (1.97%) Oracle Database
3 58 (1.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 57 (1.91%) Data Warehouse
5 53 (1.77%) Big Data
6 50 (1.67%) Hadoop
7 47 (1.57%) MongoDB
8 45 (1.51%) Apache Cassandra
9 36 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
10 35 (1.17%) SQL Server 2005
11 27 (0.90%) MySQL
12 25 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
13 24 (0.80%) Relational Database
14 15 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
15 12 (0.40%) RDBMS
16 10 (0.33%) DB2
16 10 (0.33%) Oracle Database 11g
17 7 (0.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 5 (0.17%) MS Access
19 4 (0.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 41 (1.37%) MSI
2 22 (0.74%) Jenkins
3 20 (0.67%) Hudson
4 17 (0.57%) Git (software)
4 17 (0.57%) Subversion
5 15 (0.50%) JIRA
6 8 (0.27%) LoadRunner
7 7 (0.23%) TeamCity
8 6 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (0.13%) Wise Package Studio
9 4 (0.13%) MSBuild
9 4 (0.13%) HP UFT
9 4 (0.13%) Fiddler
9 4 (0.13%) AdminStudio
9 4 (0.13%) Visual Studio
10 3 (0.10%) ClearCase
10 3 (0.10%) WinRunner
10 3 (0.10%) TestDirector
10 3 (0.10%) WinDbg
10 3 (0.10%) SoapUI
General
1 572 (19.14%) Finance
2 152 (5.09%) Banking
3 86 (2.88%) Law
4 74 (2.48%) Telecoms
5 62 (2.07%) Legal
6 47 (1.57%) Retail
7 42 (1.41%) Local Government
8 38 (1.27%) Manufacturing
9 37 (1.24%) Investment Banking
10 29 (0.97%) Advertising
11 27 (0.90%) Back Office
12 25 (0.84%) Financial Institution
13 21 (0.70%) Publishing
13 21 (0.70%) Marketing
14 14 (0.47%) French Language
14 14 (0.47%) Front Office
15 10 (0.33%) Electronics
16 6 (0.20%) Military
16 6 (0.20%) German Language
17 5 (0.17%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 591 (19.78%) Analyst
2 293 (9.81%) Architect
3 264 (8.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 231 (7.73%) Support Engineer
5 210 (7.03%) Service Analyst
6 208 (6.96%) Support Analyst
7 205 (6.86%) Consultant
8 201 (6.73%) Service Desk Analyst
9 178 (5.96%) 2nd Line Support
10 174 (5.82%) 3rd Line Support
11 157 (5.25%) Project Manager
12 140 (4.69%) Desktop Support
13 120 (4.02%) Administrator
14 111 (3.71%) Citrix Engineer
15 96 (3.21%) Technical Architect
16 90 (3.01%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
17 87 (2.91%) Infrastructure Architect
18 78 (2.61%) Desktop Engineer
18 78 (2.61%) Network Engineer
19 76 (2.54%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (3.38%) .NET
2 69 (2.31%) Application Packaging
3 60 (2.01%) Web Services
4 34 (1.14%) SOAP
4 34 (1.14%) AngularJS
5 33 (1.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 31 (1.04%) HTML
6 31 (1.04%) Middleware
7 24 (0.80%) ASP.NET
8 22 (0.74%) JSP
9 16 (0.54%) REST
10 14 (0.47%) XML
11 11 (0.37%) WCF
12 10 (0.33%) SAML
12 10 (0.33%) CSS
12 10 (0.33%) Software Packaging
13 9 (0.30%) CSS3
14 8 (0.27%) OAuth
14 8 (0.27%) .NET Framework
15 7 (0.23%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 411 (13.76%) Data Centre
2 216 (7.23%) Blackberry
3 158 (5.29%) Analytical Skills
4 139 (4.65%) Clustering
5 112 (3.75%) Thin Client
5 112 (3.75%) Fat Client
6 75 (2.51%) Management Information System
7 69 (2.31%) PKI
8 62 (2.07%) Replication
9 46 (1.54%) Visualisation
10 37 (1.24%) NHS
11 25 (0.84%) Computer Science
11 25 (0.84%) iPad
11 25 (0.84%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 24 (0.80%) User Experience
13 23 (0.77%) BYOD
14 22 (0.74%) iPhone
15 21 (0.70%) Client/Server
16 18 (0.60%) iSeries
16 18 (0.60%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 1951 (65.29%) Windows
2 762 (25.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 643 (21.52%) Windows 7
4 510 (17.07%) Windows Server 2003
5 509 (17.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 263 (8.80%) Linux
7 254 (8.50%) Windows XP
8 201 (6.73%) UNIX
9 143 (4.79%) Windows 8
10 49 (1.64%) Windows 2000 Server
11 48 (1.61%) Android
12 43 (1.44%) Solaris
13 42 (1.41%) AIX
14 33 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 30 (1.00%) Mac OS X
16 28 (0.94%) Apple iOS
17 23 (0.77%) Windows Vista
18 21 (0.70%) CentOS
18 21 (0.70%) Windows 2000
19 17 (0.57%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 632 (21.15%) ITIL
2 385 (12.88%) Migration
3 207 (6.93%) Project Management
4 157 (5.25%) Service Management
5 132 (4.42%) Incident Management
6 126 (4.22%) Service Delivery
7 118 (3.95%) Change Management
7 118 (3.95%) Disaster Recovery
8 110 (3.68%) PRINCE2
9 91 (3.05%) Load Balancing
10 89 (2.98%) Capacity Planning
11 87 (2.91%) Configuration Management
12 84 (2.81%) Stakeholder Management
13 76 (2.54%) Problem Management
14 70 (2.34%) Change Control
15 65 (2.18%) Agile Software Development
16 64 (2.14%) TOGAF
17 62 (2.07%) Server Building
18 61 (2.04%) Information Security
19 56 (1.87%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 370 (12.38%) SQL
2 235 (7.86%) PowerShell
3 83 (2.78%) Java
4 71 (2.38%) JavaScript
5 66 (2.21%) VBScript
6 56 (1.87%) Python
7 48 (1.61%) Perl
8 44 (1.47%) R
9 42 (1.41%) C#
10 38 (1.27%) VB
11 36 (1.20%) PHP
12 32 (1.07%) C
13 27 (0.90%) Bash Shell
14 23 (0.77%) Shell Script
15 17 (0.57%) Ruby
16 16 (0.54%) VBA
17 4 (0.13%) C++
18 3 (0.10%) T-SQL
18 3 (0.10%) Jython
19 2 (0.067%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 280 (9.37%) Security Cleared
2 272 (9.10%) Microsoft Certification
3 201 (6.73%) Cisco Certification
4 194 (6.49%) SC Cleared
5 183 (6.12%) MCSE
6 112 (3.75%) Citrix Certification
7 104 (3.48%) CCNA
7 104 (3.48%) Degree
8 97 (3.25%) CCNP
9 85 (2.84%) MCP
10 83 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 76 (2.54%) MCITP
12 71 (2.38%) DV Cleared
13 68 (2.28%) CCA
14 63 (2.11%) MCSA
15 54 (1.81%) ITIL Certification
16 35 (1.17%) ISTQB
17 31 (1.04%) MCTS
18 30 (1.00%) CISSP
19 29 (0.97%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 188 (6.29%) SLA
2 50 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 46 (1.54%) QA
4 19 (0.64%) PCI DSS
5 13 (0.44%) COBIT
6 10 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (0.20%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.13%) PMBOK
9 1 (0.033%) TickIT
System Software
1 1347 (45.08%) Active Directory
2 785 (26.27%) XenApp
3 750 (25.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 336 (11.24%) XenDesktop
5 299 (10.01%) vSphere
6 270 (9.04%) Microsoft App-V
7 256 (8.57%) Hyper-V
8 160 (5.35%) VMware ESX
9 125 (4.18%) XenServer
10 93 (3.11%) Terminal Services
11 77 (2.58%) Xen
12 65 (2.18%) VMware ESXi
13 46 (1.54%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 30 (1.00%) Terminal Server
15 20 (0.67%) vCloud
15 20 (0.67%) VMware Server
16 19 (0.64%) ISA Server
17 18 (0.60%) MetaFrame
18 15 (0.50%) ProxySG
19 13 (0.44%) iptables
Systems Management
1 449 (15.03%) SCCM
2 107 (3.58%) SCOM
3 76 (2.54%) Backup Exec
4 68 (2.28%) Opscode Chef
5 44 (1.47%) StatsD
5 44 (1.47%) Puppet
6 41 (1.37%) EdgeSight
7 28 (0.94%) XenMobile
7 28 (0.94%) WSUS
8 27 (0.90%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 27 (0.90%) McAfee ePO
8 27 (0.90%) HP SIM
9 26 (0.87%) NetBackup
10 25 (0.84%) ARCserve
10 25 (0.84%) Tivoli
11 22 (0.74%) Norton AntiVirus
12 20 (0.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 19 (0.64%) CA Spectrum
14 18 (0.60%) ZABBIX
15 17 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1433 (47.96%) VMware
2 1162 (38.89%) Microsoft
3 541 (18.11%) Cisco
4 394 (13.19%) HP
5 255 (8.53%) Oracle
6 187 (6.26%) Symantec
7 179 (5.99%) AppSense
8 161 (5.39%) NetApp
9 157 (5.25%) CheckPoint
10 130 (4.35%) Dell
11 125 (4.18%) IBM
12 122 (4.08%) Lotus
13 111 (3.71%) Juniper
14 95 (3.18%) EMC
15 89 (2.98%) SAP
16 86 (2.88%) McAfee
17 81 (2.71%) F5
18 68 (2.28%) Red Hat
19 67 (2.24%) Remedy
20 54 (1.81%) SolarWinds
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
LA International
Posted: 7 hours ago
Hertfordshire
LA International
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Spencer Rose
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
East Riding
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £270 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
JM
Rate: £375 - £395 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Rate: £35k - 40k per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £160 - £190 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £160 - £190 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £15 - £20 per hour + Uplift
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
Search Consultancy
Posted: 3 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
East Grinstead, West Sussex
Vadis People
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Rate: £350.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Chessington, Surrey
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £180 to £210 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago