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 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 62 61 57
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Contract jobs citing Citrix 1373 1362 1327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.88% 2.98% 3.26%
As % of the Vendors category 6.30% 6.53% 7.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 775 722 681
Average daily rate
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£375 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £135 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £300 £309
% change year-on-year
+20.41% -2.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 140 184
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.55 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.83 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.07 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-2.60% +10.00%
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
21777 20870 18793
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.72% 45.62% 46.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 12707 11662 10148
Average daily rate £400 £390 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £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 904 910 1165
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 £11.50 £11.36 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 February 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 February 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 February 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 0 593 £378 +7.85% 161
South East -12 273 £360 +20.00% 70
North West +6 163 £320 +28.17% 54
East of England +1 102 £290 -10.76% 39
South West +6 81 £393 +70.65% 54
West Midlands +13 78 £250 -28.57% 39
Yorkshire -20 46 £401 +17.79% 24
East Midlands -32 29 £333 +137.50% 15
Midlands +3 2 - -
North East -8 2 £518 +48.92% 3
Citrix
UK

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 1916 (66.39%) Windows
2 1294 (44.84%) VMware
3 1289 (44.66%) Active Directory
4 1165 (40.37%) Microsoft
5 736 (25.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 729 (25.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 680 (23.56%) Windows 7
8 657 (22.77%) XenApp
9 548 (18.99%) MS Office
10 546 (18.92%) ITIL
11 536 (18.57%) MS Exchange
12 520 (18.02%) Finance
13 518 (17.95%) Windows Server 2003
14 488 (16.91%) MS Excel
15 482 (16.70%) Cisco
16 393 (13.62%) SAN
17 392 (13.58%) Windows Server 2012
18 390 (13.51%) HP
19 387 (13.41%) Firewall
20 382 (13.24%) DNS
21 379 (13.13%) SCCM
22 362 (12.54%) Security Cleared
23 343 (11.88%) Windows XP
24 337 (11.68%) XenDesktop
25 309 (10.71%) Migration
26 302 (10.46%) SQL
27 299 (10.36%) Blackberry
28 290 (10.05%) DHCP
29 287 (9.94%) WAN
30 284 (9.84%) Microsoft Certification

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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
1 536 (18.57%) MS Exchange
2 239 (8.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 221 (7.66%) SharePoint
4 166 (5.75%) IIS
5 162 (5.61%) IBM Notes
6 129 (4.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 127 (4.40%) Exchange Server 2007
8 95 (3.29%) Exchange Server 2013
9 94 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2003
10 75 (2.60%) Lync
11 74 (2.56%) Apache
12 38 (1.32%) WorkSite
13 23 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
13 23 (0.80%) WebSphere
14 22 (0.76%) OpenStack
15 19 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
16 17 (0.59%) MediaWiki
16 17 (0.59%) Confluence
17 15 (0.52%) Lotus Domino
18 14 (0.49%) Tomcat
Applications
1 548 (18.99%) MS Office
2 488 (16.91%) MS Excel
3 46 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 36 (1.25%) MS Project
5 34 (1.18%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.035%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.035%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.035%) PrintSoft PReS
6 1 (0.035%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 57 (1.98%) Oracle EBS
2 17 (0.59%) Remedy ITSM
3 7 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.10%) Oracle HRMS
4 3 (0.10%) assyst
4 3 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.10%) Eikon
4 3 (0.10%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.069%) RMDS
5 2 (0.069%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.035%) SAP HCM
6 1 (0.035%) ION MarketView
6 1 (0.035%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.035%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.035%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.035%) Maximo
6 1 (0.035%) Adaptiv
6 1 (0.035%) Academy Housing
6 1 (0.035%) arcHouse
6 1 (0.035%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 99 (3.43%) Office 365
2 25 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
5 12 (0.42%) SaaS
6 10 (0.35%) IaaS
7 5 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (0.14%) Google Apps
9 3 (0.10%) IBM SmartCloud
9 3 (0.10%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.10%) PaaS
10 1 (0.035%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 393 (13.62%) SAN
2 387 (13.41%) Firewall
3 382 (13.24%) DNS
4 290 (10.05%) DHCP
5 287 (9.94%) WAN
6 268 (9.29%) LAN
7 263 (9.11%) NetScaler
8 237 (8.21%) VPN
9 230 (7.97%) TCP/IP
10 162 (5.61%) Network Security
11 123 (4.26%) Cisco ASA
12 114 (3.95%) BGP
13 107 (3.71%) Internet
14 98 (3.40%) OSPF
15 88 (3.05%) VoIP
16 87 (3.01%) VLAN
17 83 (2.88%) NAS
17 83 (2.88%) Wireless
18 68 (2.36%) IPsec
19 59 (2.04%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 247 (8.56%) SQL Server
2 60 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 36 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
4 35 (1.21%) MySQL
5 25 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
5 25 (0.87%) Oracle Database
6 23 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
7 20 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
8 17 (0.59%) DB2
9 12 (0.42%) Relational Database
10 9 (0.31%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (0.28%) MS Access
12 7 (0.24%) SQL Server 2000
13 5 (0.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 5 (0.17%) Amazon RDS
14 3 (0.10%) Oracle Database 11g
14 3 (0.10%) MongoDB
14 3 (0.10%) Big Data
14 3 (0.10%) EDRMS
14 3 (0.10%) DTS
Development Applications
1 59 (2.04%) MSI
2 33 (1.14%) Jenkins
3 32 (1.11%) Hudson
4 22 (0.76%) Subversion
4 22 (0.76%) JIRA
5 18 (0.62%) Git (software)
6 12 (0.42%) AdminStudio
7 6 (0.21%) QuickTest Pro
8 5 (0.17%) Visual Studio
9 4 (0.14%) Eclipse
9 4 (0.14%) WinRunner
9 4 (0.14%) TestDirector
9 4 (0.14%) Wise Package Studio
10 3 (0.10%) InstallShield
10 3 (0.10%) ClearCase
10 3 (0.10%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.069%) Fiddler
11 2 (0.069%) Oracle Forms
12 1 (0.035%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 1 (0.035%) Introscope
General
1 520 (18.02%) Finance
2 169 (5.86%) Banking
3 126 (4.37%) Telecoms
4 86 (2.98%) Law
5 67 (2.32%) Legal
6 45 (1.56%) Retail
7 32 (1.11%) Back Office
8 31 (1.07%) Manufacturing
8 31 (1.07%) Advertising
8 31 (1.07%) French Language
9 27 (0.94%) Local Government
10 25 (0.87%) Investment Banking
11 24 (0.83%) Financial Institution
12 21 (0.73%) Publishing
13 20 (0.69%) Marketing
14 17 (0.59%) Games
15 8 (0.28%) German Language
16 6 (0.21%) Electronics
16 6 (0.21%) Retail Banking
17 5 (0.17%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 687 (23.80%) Analyst
2 254 (8.80%) Support Analyst
3 244 (8.45%) Service Analyst
4 241 (8.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 238 (8.25%) Service Desk Analyst
6 225 (7.80%) Support Engineer
7 200 (6.93%) Consultant
8 198 (6.86%) Architect
9 165 (5.72%) Desktop Support
10 152 (5.27%) 3rd Line Support
10 152 (5.27%) 2nd Line Support
11 134 (4.64%) Project Manager
12 106 (3.67%) Citrix Engineer
13 99 (3.43%) Network Engineer
14 92 (3.19%) Help Desk Analyst
15 91 (3.15%) Desktop Engineer
16 90 (3.12%) 1st Line Support
17 84 (2.91%) Wintel Engineer
18 81 (2.81%) Administrator
19 79 (2.74%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (2.63%) Application Packaging
2 74 (2.56%) .NET
3 46 (1.59%) HTML
4 44 (1.52%) Middleware
5 39 (1.35%) ASP.NET
6 37 (1.28%) SOAP
7 36 (1.25%) JSP
8 28 (0.97%) Web Services
9 18 (0.62%) LAMP
10 12 (0.42%) Regular Expression
11 8 (0.28%) CSS
12 7 (0.24%) XML
12 7 (0.24%) REST
13 6 (0.21%) Software Packaging
14 5 (0.17%) J2EE
14 5 (0.17%) CSS3
15 4 (0.14%) HTML5
16 3 (0.10%) SAML
16 3 (0.10%) ODBC
16 3 (0.10%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 299 (10.36%) Blackberry
2 170 (5.89%) Analytical Skills
3 145 (5.02%) Clustering
4 144 (4.99%) Thin Client
4 144 (4.99%) Fat Client
5 74 (2.56%) Replication
6 66 (2.29%) Management Information System
7 34 (1.18%) PKI
8 27 (0.94%) iPad
9 23 (0.80%) PDA
10 22 (0.76%) NHS
10 22 (0.76%) CMDB
10 22 (0.76%) iPhone
11 20 (0.69%) Smartphone
12 19 (0.66%) Client/Server
13 17 (0.59%) Wiki
14 16 (0.55%) Computer Science
15 15 (0.52%) Online Games
15 15 (0.52%) Celerra
15 15 (0.52%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1916 (66.39%) Windows
2 729 (25.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 680 (23.56%) Windows 7
4 518 (17.95%) Windows Server 2003
5 392 (13.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 343 (11.88%) Windows XP
7 256 (8.87%) Linux
8 169 (5.86%) UNIX
9 146 (5.06%) Windows 8
10 54 (1.87%) Windows Vista
11 50 (1.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 46 (1.59%) Solaris
13 41 (1.42%) AIX
14 40 (1.39%) Windows 2000
15 37 (1.28%) Windows 2000 Server
16 35 (1.21%) CentOS
17 25 (0.87%) Android
18 24 (0.83%) Ubuntu
18 24 (0.83%) Apple iOS
19 14 (0.49%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 546 (18.92%) ITIL
2 309 (10.71%) Migration
3 172 (5.96%) Service Management
4 166 (5.75%) Project Management
5 161 (5.58%) Incident Management
6 135 (4.68%) Change Management
7 117 (4.05%) Load Balancing
8 108 (3.74%) Disaster Recovery
9 103 (3.57%) Service Delivery
10 95 (3.29%) Stakeholder Management
11 94 (3.26%) PRINCE2
12 82 (2.84%) Knowledge Management
13 78 (2.70%) Configuration Management
14 77 (2.67%) Problem Management
15 73 (2.53%) E-Commerce
16 57 (1.98%) Mentoring
17 56 (1.94%) Change Control
18 55 (1.91%) Capacity Planning
18 55 (1.91%) Line Management
19 49 (1.70%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 302 (10.46%) SQL
2 170 (5.89%) PowerShell
3 72 (2.49%) VBScript
4 64 (2.22%) Java
5 56 (1.94%) C
6 43 (1.49%) Perl
7 38 (1.32%) JavaScript
8 36 (1.25%) VB
9 30 (1.04%) Ruby
9 30 (1.04%) PHP
10 28 (0.97%) VBA
10 28 (0.97%) Bash Shell
11 24 (0.83%) C#
12 10 (0.35%) Python
12 10 (0.35%) Shell Script
13 6 (0.21%) C++
14 4 (0.14%) Korn
14 4 (0.14%) Bourne shell
15 1 (0.035%) RPG/400
15 1 (0.035%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 362 (12.54%) Security Cleared
2 284 (9.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 259 (8.97%) SC Cleared
4 196 (6.79%) Cisco Certification
5 191 (6.62%) MCSE
6 102 (3.53%) DV Cleared
7 99 (3.43%) MCP
7 99 (3.43%) Citrix Certification
8 96 (3.33%) CCNP
9 91 (3.15%) CCNA
10 85 (2.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 84 (2.91%) Degree
12 81 (2.81%) MCITP
13 77 (2.67%) ISTQB
14 70 (2.43%) CCA
15 64 (2.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 56 (1.94%) MCSA
17 52 (1.80%) VCP4
18 48 (1.66%) ITIL Certification
18 48 (1.66%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 207 (7.17%) SLA
2 22 (0.76%) QA
3 14 (0.49%) ISO 9001
3 14 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (0.24%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.21%) COBIT
7 2 (0.069%) PMBOK
System Software
1 1289 (44.66%) Active Directory
2 736 (25.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 657 (22.77%) XenApp
4 337 (11.68%) XenDesktop
5 248 (8.59%) Hyper-V
6 233 (8.07%) vSphere
7 185 (6.41%) Microsoft App-V
8 144 (4.99%) VMware ESX
9 136 (4.71%) XenServer
10 127 (4.40%) Terminal Services
11 65 (2.25%) VMware ESXi
12 64 (2.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 49 (1.70%) Xen
14 39 (1.35%) NFS
15 28 (0.97%) Terminal Server
16 26 (0.90%) ISA Server
17 24 (0.83%) Samba
18 18 (0.62%) UAG
19 17 (0.59%) Postfix
19 17 (0.59%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 379 (13.13%) SCCM
2 122 (4.23%) SCOM
3 56 (1.94%) Backup Exec
4 49 (1.70%) NetBackup
5 47 (1.63%) EdgeSight
6 44 (1.52%) HP SIM
7 42 (1.46%) Puppet
8 37 (1.28%) WSUS
9 35 (1.21%) HP Quality Center
10 34 (1.18%) Norton AntiVirus
11 32 (1.11%) SCVMM
12 30 (1.04%) Tivoli
12 30 (1.04%) CA Spectrum
13 29 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
13 29 (1.00%) XenMobile
14 25 (0.87%) Salt
15 23 (0.80%) ARCserve
16 22 (0.76%) Cisco CUCM
17 20 (0.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
18 19 (0.66%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 1294 (44.84%) VMware
2 1165 (40.37%) Microsoft
3 482 (16.70%) Cisco
4 390 (13.51%) HP
5 190 (6.58%) Oracle
6 165 (5.72%) Lotus
7 160 (5.54%) CheckPoint
8 157 (5.44%) NetApp
9 152 (5.27%) AppSense
10 139 (4.82%) Symantec
11 104 (3.60%) F5
12 103 (3.57%) IBM
13 101 (3.50%) Dell
14 95 (3.29%) Red Hat
15 91 (3.15%) EMC
16 75 (2.60%) Juniper
17 71 (2.46%) Remedy
18 63 (2.18%) CA
18 63 (2.18%) Blue Coat
19 56 (1.94%) McAfee
Warrington, Cheshire
Connectus
Rate: £750 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Talent International
Rate: £200 - £230 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
TELSTRA Associates
Rate: From £350 to £500 per day £350-450 per day+
Posted: 22 hours ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £200 - £220 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £275 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Candidate Source
Rate: From £700 to £750 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Rate: negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Connectus
Rate: £228 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £120 to £160 per day direct - no agency margin
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £520 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
London
Information Technology Services
Rate: £170 - 180 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £00.00 - £1 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Nakama
Rate: From £450 to £475 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chessington, Surrey
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago