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 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 62 53 58
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +5
Contract jobs citing Citrix 1480 1684 1645
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.94% 3.45% 3.06%
As % of the Vendors category 6.38% 7.40% 6.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 884 948 847
Average daily rate
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£320 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £174 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £466 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-7.48% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 180 149
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.75 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% -1.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.65 £31.56 £33.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +12.50%
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
23192 22746 24950
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 46.11% 46.64% 46.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 13297 12926 13098
Average daily rate £390 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1015 1045 1274
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.93 £42.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.48 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.59% +2.52%

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 August 2014.

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 August 2014.

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 August 2014. 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 -9 636 £350 +6.06% 109
South East -7 303 £315 -5.26% 109
North West +5 160 £300 - 45
East of England -24 107 £345 +4.54% 29
West Midlands +6 93 £300 +3.44% 19
South West -13 86 £325 -4.41% 35
Yorkshire +6 50 £225 -21.73% 24
East Midlands -15 35 £325 +18.18% 17
North East -29 8 £290 -17.14% 3
Midlands +2 2 - -
Citrix
UK

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 2180 (73.18%) Windows
2 1405 (47.16%) Active Directory
3 1267 (42.53%) VMware
4 1144 (38.40%) Microsoft
5 878 (29.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 861 (28.90%) Windows 7
7 859 (28.84%) XenApp
8 641 (21.52%) VMware Infrastructure
9 622 (20.88%) MS Exchange
10 603 (20.24%) Windows Server 2003
11 581 (19.50%) ITIL
12 489 (16.41%) MS Office
13 473 (15.88%) Finance
13 473 (15.88%) SCCM
14 449 (15.07%) Cisco
15 424 (14.23%) Windows XP
16 378 (12.69%) XenDesktop
17 368 (12.35%) DNS
17 368 (12.35%) Firewall
18 361 (12.12%) MS Excel
19 359 (12.05%) SQL
20 355 (11.92%) Blackberry
21 344 (11.55%) Security Cleared
22 343 (11.51%) SAN
23 337 (11.31%) HP
24 329 (11.04%) Windows Server 2012
25 315 (10.57%) Microsoft Certification
26 311 (10.44%) Exchange Server 2010
27 304 (10.20%) Microsoft App-V
28 290 (9.73%) DHCP

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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
1 622 (20.88%) MS Exchange
2 311 (10.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 187 (6.28%) SharePoint
4 165 (5.54%) Exchange Server 2007
5 152 (5.10%) Exchange Server 2003
6 121 (4.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 101 (3.39%) IIS
8 93 (3.12%) IBM Notes
9 78 (2.62%) Lync
10 72 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2013
11 45 (1.51%) Apache
12 42 (1.41%) WebSphere
13 40 (1.34%) SharePoint 2010
14 31 (1.04%) SharePoint 2013
15 30 (1.01%) SharePoint Server
16 27 (0.91%) Tomcat
16 27 (0.91%) WebLogic
17 20 (0.67%) WorkSite
18 15 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
19 14 (0.47%) nginx
Applications
1 489 (16.41%) MS Office
2 361 (12.12%) MS Excel
3 21 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 17 (0.57%) MS Project
5 16 (0.54%) MS Visio
6 10 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.13%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.034%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 37 (1.24%) Oracle EBS
2 19 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (0.64%) Remedy ITSM
3 18 (0.60%) assyst
4 10 (0.34%) JDE OneWorld
5 7 (0.23%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 7 (0.23%) Eikon
6 4 (0.13%) Kondor+
7 3 (0.10%) Oracle General Ledger
7 3 (0.10%) Adaptiv
7 3 (0.10%) Oracle Payables
7 3 (0.10%) Oracle Receivables
7 3 (0.10%) Oracle Assets
8 2 (0.067%) ReMetrica
8 2 (0.067%) RMDS
8 2 (0.067%) SAP BPC
8 2 (0.067%) Oracle CRM
9 1 (0.034%) Maximo
9 1 (0.034%) ResourceLink
9 1 (0.034%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 96 (3.22%) Office 365
2 32 (1.07%) Amazon AWS
3 31 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
4 18 (0.60%) IaaS
5 11 (0.37%) SaaS
6 9 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (0.23%) Google Apps
7 7 (0.23%) PaaS
8 4 (0.13%) IBM SmartCloud
9 2 (0.067%) Rackspace Cloud
9 2 (0.067%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 368 (12.35%) DNS
1 368 (12.35%) Firewall
2 343 (11.51%) SAN
3 290 (9.73%) DHCP
4 267 (8.96%) WAN
5 263 (8.83%) LAN
6 239 (8.02%) NetScaler
7 180 (6.04%) VPN
8 172 (5.77%) TCP/IP
9 97 (3.26%) Wireless
10 95 (3.19%) Internet
11 91 (3.05%) VoIP
12 90 (3.02%) Network Security
13 82 (2.75%) VLAN
14 63 (2.11%) BGP
15 61 (2.05%) Cisco ASA
16 60 (2.01%) NAS
17 55 (1.85%) OSPF
18 54 (1.81%) MPLS
19 45 (1.51%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 235 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 54 (1.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 34 (1.14%) MySQL
4 30 (1.01%) Oracle Database
5 23 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 18 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
7 16 (0.54%) Relational Database
7 16 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
8 14 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
9 13 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
10 12 (0.40%) DB2
10 12 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
11 11 (0.37%) Crystal Reports
12 10 (0.34%) Amazon RDS
12 10 (0.34%) Oracle Database 11g
13 8 (0.27%) MS Access
13 8 (0.27%) SQL Server 2000
14 7 (0.23%) BusinessObjects
15 6 (0.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 6 (0.20%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 82 (2.75%) MSI
2 26 (0.87%) InstallShield
3 25 (0.84%) AdminStudio
4 20 (0.67%) Jenkins
5 18 (0.60%) JIRA
5 18 (0.60%) Hudson
6 17 (0.57%) Git (software)
6 17 (0.57%) LoadRunner
6 17 (0.57%) Subversion
7 11 (0.37%) QuickTest Pro
8 7 (0.23%) ClearCase
8 7 (0.23%) Wise Package Studio
9 6 (0.20%) WinRunner
9 6 (0.20%) TestDirector
10 5 (0.17%) JMeter
10 5 (0.17%) SoapUI
11 4 (0.13%) Visual Studio
12 3 (0.10%) Oracle Forms
13 2 (0.067%) Ant
13 2 (0.067%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 473 (15.88%) Finance
2 213 (7.15%) Banking
3 99 (3.32%) Law
4 90 (3.02%) Telecoms
5 68 (2.28%) Legal
6 60 (2.01%) Retail
7 37 (1.24%) Investment Banking
8 36 (1.21%) Advertising
8 36 (1.21%) Publishing
9 29 (0.97%) Local Government
10 28 (0.94%) Financial Institution
10 28 (0.94%) Front Office
11 26 (0.87%) Back Office
12 14 (0.47%) Dutch Language
13 13 (0.44%) Marketing
14 9 (0.30%) French Language
14 9 (0.30%) Manufacturing
15 8 (0.27%) Games
16 4 (0.13%) German Language
17 3 (0.10%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 583 (19.57%) Analyst
2 267 (8.96%) Support Engineer
3 259 (8.69%) Support Analyst
4 209 (7.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 203 (6.81%) Service Analyst
6 199 (6.68%) Service Desk Analyst
7 182 (6.11%) 2nd Line Support
7 182 (6.11%) Architect
8 179 (6.01%) Desktop Support
9 169 (5.67%) Administrator
10 149 (5.00%) Consultant
11 144 (4.83%) Project Manager
12 135 (4.53%) 3rd Line Support
13 133 (4.46%) Citrix Engineer
14 128 (4.30%) Desktop Engineer
15 110 (3.69%) 1st Line Support
16 80 (2.69%) Systems Administrator
17 79 (2.65%) Network Engineer
17 79 (2.65%) Desktop Support Engineer
18 76 (2.55%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (2.95%) Application Packaging
2 56 (1.88%) .NET
3 49 (1.64%) Web Services
4 45 (1.51%) Middleware
5 42 (1.41%) HTML
6 35 (1.17%) ASP.NET
6 35 (1.17%) JSP
7 20 (0.67%) LAMP
8 16 (0.54%) Software Packaging
9 14 (0.47%) SOAP
10 9 (0.30%) jQuery
10 9 (0.30%) Regular Expression
11 6 (0.20%) XML
11 6 (0.20%) ODBC
12 4 (0.13%) .NET Framework
12 4 (0.13%) ADSI
12 4 (0.13%) WCF
13 3 (0.10%) X-Windows
13 3 (0.10%) Ajax
13 3 (0.10%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 355 (11.92%) Blackberry
2 172 (5.77%) Thin Client
2 172 (5.77%) Fat Client
3 130 (4.36%) Clustering
4 46 (1.54%) PKI
4 46 (1.54%) iPad
5 43 (1.44%) Replication
6 37 (1.24%) Management Information System
7 32 (1.07%) Client/Server
7 32 (1.07%) iPhone
8 24 (0.81%) Handset
9 23 (0.77%) PDA
10 22 (0.74%) Open Source
11 21 (0.70%) Video Conferencing
11 21 (0.70%) AS400
12 20 (0.67%) Mainframe
12 20 (0.67%) iSeries
13 19 (0.64%) EqualLogic
14 18 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
14 18 (0.60%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 2180 (73.18%) Windows
2 878 (29.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 861 (28.90%) Windows 7
4 603 (20.24%) Windows Server 2003
5 424 (14.23%) Windows XP
6 329 (11.04%) Windows Server 2012
7 274 (9.20%) Linux
8 165 (5.54%) UNIX
9 103 (3.46%) Windows 8
10 102 (3.42%) Windows Vista
11 62 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 58 (1.95%) Solaris
13 46 (1.54%) Windows 2000
14 41 (1.38%) Apple iOS
15 39 (1.31%) AIX
16 37 (1.24%) Android
17 30 (1.01%) Windows 2000 Server
18 21 (0.70%) CentOS
19 19 (0.64%) Ubuntu
20 17 (0.57%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 581 (19.50%) ITIL
2 268 (9.00%) Migration
3 135 (4.53%) Incident Management
4 128 (4.30%) Project Management
4 128 (4.30%) Service Management
5 124 (4.16%) Change Management
6 112 (3.76%) Disaster Recovery
7 82 (2.75%) PRINCE2
8 78 (2.62%) Load Balancing
9 77 (2.58%) Service Delivery
10 71 (2.38%) E-Commerce
11 67 (2.25%) Problem Management
12 58 (1.95%) Configuration Management
13 46 (1.54%) Software Deployment
14 44 (1.48%) Change Control
15 41 (1.38%) User Acceptance Testing
16 40 (1.34%) ITSM
17 39 (1.31%) Asset Management
18 34 (1.14%) Stakeholder Management
19 33 (1.11%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 359 (12.05%) SQL
2 187 (6.28%) PowerShell
3 75 (2.52%) VBScript
4 65 (2.18%) VB
5 63 (2.11%) C
6 48 (1.61%) Java
7 42 (1.41%) Perl
8 34 (1.14%) JavaScript
9 29 (0.97%) Shell Script
10 24 (0.81%) PHP
11 20 (0.67%) Ruby
11 20 (0.67%) Bash Shell
12 14 (0.47%) C#
13 7 (0.23%) T-SQL
13 7 (0.23%) VBA
13 7 (0.23%) Python
14 6 (0.20%) Korn
15 5 (0.17%) Bourne shell
15 5 (0.17%) VB.NET
16 4 (0.13%) VB6
Qualifications
1 344 (11.55%) Security Cleared
2 315 (10.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 254 (8.53%) SC Cleared
4 196 (6.58%) MCSE
5 158 (5.30%) Cisco Certification
6 116 (3.89%) Citrix Certification
7 113 (3.79%) MCP
8 102 (3.42%) CCNA
9 94 (3.16%) MCITP
10 89 (2.99%) DV Cleared
11 87 (2.92%) CCNP
12 82 (2.75%) CCA
13 71 (2.38%) Degree
14 67 (2.25%) MCSA
14 67 (2.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 48 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
16 38 (1.28%) ISTQB
17 37 (1.24%) CCEA
18 35 (1.17%) MCTS
19 29 (0.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 171 (5.74%) SLA
2 37 (1.24%) QA
3 30 (1.01%) ISO 9001
4 17 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.20%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.13%) COBIT
8 2 (0.067%) ISO 9002
System Software
1 1405 (47.16%) Active Directory
2 859 (28.84%) XenApp
3 641 (21.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 378 (12.69%) XenDesktop
5 304 (10.20%) Microsoft App-V
6 256 (8.59%) vSphere
7 234 (7.85%) XenServer
8 197 (6.61%) Hyper-V
9 157 (5.27%) VMware ESX
10 95 (3.19%) Terminal Services
11 85 (2.85%) VMware ESXi
12 83 (2.79%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 49 (1.64%) Xen
14 29 (0.97%) MetaFrame
14 29 (0.97%) VMware Server
15 28 (0.94%) ISA Server
16 26 (0.87%) NFS
17 25 (0.84%) Terminal Server
18 23 (0.77%) UAG
19 18 (0.60%) Samba
Systems Management
1 473 (15.88%) SCCM
2 123 (4.13%) SCOM
3 94 (3.16%) Backup Exec
4 47 (1.58%) NetBackup
5 41 (1.38%) WSUS
6 36 (1.21%) Norton AntiVirus
7 28 (0.94%) Tivoli
8 27 (0.91%) Puppet
9 26 (0.87%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 25 (0.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 24 (0.81%) XenMobile
12 22 (0.74%) WMI
13 21 (0.70%) ARCserve
14 18 (0.60%) McAfee ePO
15 17 (0.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
16 16 (0.54%) AppDNA
16 16 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
16 16 (0.54%) BladeLogic
16 16 (0.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
17 15 (0.50%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 1267 (42.53%) VMware
2 1144 (38.40%) Microsoft
3 449 (15.07%) Cisco
4 337 (11.31%) HP
5 205 (6.88%) Oracle
6 192 (6.45%) AppSense
7 162 (5.44%) Symantec
8 151 (5.07%) NetApp
9 114 (3.83%) IBM
10 113 (3.79%) Dell
10 113 (3.79%) EMC
11 110 (3.69%) CheckPoint
12 98 (3.29%) Red Hat
13 95 (3.19%) Lotus
14 82 (2.75%) Juniper
15 80 (2.69%) Remedy
16 76 (2.55%) Apple
17 64 (2.15%) McAfee
18 63 (2.11%) F5
19 61 (2.05%) CA
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