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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix
Rank 110 65 64
Rank change year-on-year
-45 -1
Contract jobs citing Citrix 988 1331 1285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.09% 2.84% 2.90%
As % of the Vendors category 4.89% 6.20% 6.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 576 741 692
Average daily rate £344 £350 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% +8.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £143 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £288
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +17.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 131 129
Average hourly rate £16.92 £15.85 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.75% -3.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.44 £27.50 £31.81
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+11.29% -3.12%
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
20185 21463 20154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 42.77% 45.74% 45.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 12222 12712 11398
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 813 916 900
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £17.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +2.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.43 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £39.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+29.31% +5.45%

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -48 399 £350 -4.10% 131
South East -19 207 £350 +16.66% 76
North West -10 113 £325 +4.83% 28
East of England -11 78 £325 +18.18% 41
South West -28 67 £233 -38.81% 19
West Midlands -25 55 £295 +31.11% 27
Yorkshire -18 41 £500 +29.03% 26
East Midlands -6 25 £313 -4.21% 14
North East -29 3 £700 +174.50% 2
Midlands +2 2 £530 -
Citrix
UK

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 1561 (70.03%) Windows
2 1141 (51.19%) Active Directory
3 1006 (45.13%) VMware
4 849 (38.09%) Microsoft
5 659 (29.56%) Windows Server
6 556 (24.94%) ITIL
7 532 (23.87%) XenApp
8 529 (23.73%) Windows 7
9 498 (22.34%) Windows Server 2008
10 495 (22.21%) VMware Infrastructure
11 438 (19.65%) Cisco
12 437 (19.61%) Finance
13 392 (17.59%) SCCM
14 386 (17.32%) MS Office
15 354 (15.88%) MS Exchange
16 342 (15.34%) Windows Server 2012
17 323 (14.49%) Data Centre
18 316 (14.18%) MS Excel
19 301 (13.50%) HP
20 298 (13.37%) DNS
21 293 (13.14%) XenDesktop
22 290 (13.01%) SQL
23 267 (11.98%) Migration
24 262 (11.75%) Windows Server 2003
25 250 (11.22%) Linux
26 246 (11.04%) SQL Server
27 243 (10.90%) PowerShell
28 242 (10.86%) Blackberry
29 232 (10.41%) Firewall
29 232 (10.41%) DHCP

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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
1 354 (15.88%) MS Exchange
2 172 (7.72%) Exchange Server 2010
3 159 (7.13%) SharePoint
4 107 (4.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 94 (4.22%) IIS
5 94 (4.22%) Skype for Business
6 78 (3.50%) IBM Notes
7 66 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2007
8 48 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2013
9 40 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2003
10 16 (0.72%) IBM Domino
10 16 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
11 15 (0.67%) WebSphere
12 14 (0.63%) Node.js
13 13 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
14 8 (0.36%) JBoss
15 6 (0.27%) Apache
15 6 (0.27%) OpenStack
16 5 (0.22%) Confluence
16 5 (0.22%) WebLogic
Applications
1 386 (17.32%) MS Office
2 316 (14.18%) MS Excel
3 25 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
4 20 (0.90%) MS Visio
5 12 (0.54%) MS Project
6 6 (0.27%) Acrobat
7 5 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.18%) QuarkXPress
9 3 (0.13%) ProjectWise
10 1 (0.045%) Revit
Business Applications
1 21 (0.94%) Remedy ITSM
2 13 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
3 11 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 7 (0.31%) Maximo
6 6 (0.27%) Faxination
7 4 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
7 4 (0.18%) Relativity
7 4 (0.18%) RMDS
8 3 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (0.13%) Eikon
8 3 (0.13%) Northgate Housing
8 3 (0.13%) Oracle 11i
8 3 (0.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 2 (0.090%) Adaptiv
9 2 (0.090%) assyst
9 2 (0.090%) Dynamics GP
9 2 (0.090%) Remedy AR System
10 1 (0.045%) Oracle Applications
10 1 (0.045%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 194 (8.70%) Office 365
2 71 (3.19%) Amazon AWS
3 62 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 41 (1.84%) IaaS
5 28 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
6 27 (1.21%) PaaS
7 23 (1.03%) SaaS
8 6 (0.27%) Google Apps
9 5 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 4 (0.18%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.090%) GitHub
11 2 (0.090%) Mimecast
12 1 (0.045%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.045%) Google Analytics
12 1 (0.045%) iPaaS
12 1 (0.045%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 298 (13.37%) DNS
2 232 (10.41%) DHCP
2 232 (10.41%) Firewall
3 230 (10.32%) NetScaler
4 225 (10.09%) WAN
5 214 (9.60%) LAN
6 201 (9.02%) SAN
7 174 (7.81%) TCP/IP
8 152 (6.82%) VPN
9 111 (4.98%) Network Security
10 101 (4.53%) Internet
11 80 (3.59%) VLAN
12 71 (3.19%) Wireless
13 66 (2.96%) VoIP
14 55 (2.47%) MPLS
15 53 (2.38%) Cisco ASA
16 47 (2.11%) SSL
17 43 (1.93%) OSPF
18 40 (1.79%) Remote Desktop
19 39 (1.75%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 246 (11.04%) SQL Server
2 56 (2.51%) Oracle Database
3 45 (2.02%) SQL Server 2008
4 39 (1.75%) DB2
5 26 (1.17%) SQL Server 2005
6 23 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
7 21 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
8 18 (0.81%) Big Data
8 18 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
9 15 (0.67%) MongoDB
10 14 (0.63%) Apache Cassandra
10 14 (0.63%) Hadoop
10 14 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
11 12 (0.54%) BusinessObjects
11 12 (0.54%) Relational Database
12 11 (0.49%) Oracle Database 12c
13 9 (0.40%) GIS
14 8 (0.36%) MySQL
14 8 (0.36%) Oracle Exadata
14 8 (0.36%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 22 (0.99%) HP UFT
2 17 (0.76%) MSI
3 14 (0.63%) LoadRunner
4 10 (0.45%) JIRA
5 7 (0.31%) JMeter
6 5 (0.22%) Git (software)
6 5 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (0.18%) Oracle Forms
7 4 (0.18%) Wise Package Studio
8 3 (0.13%) AdminStudio
8 3 (0.13%) Fiddler
8 3 (0.13%) SpecFlow
8 3 (0.13%) TestComplete
9 2 (0.090%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.090%) InstallShield
9 2 (0.090%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.090%) StarTeam
9 2 (0.090%) Subversion
9 2 (0.090%) Talend Open Studio
9 2 (0.090%) TeamCity
General
1 437 (19.61%) Finance
2 118 (5.29%) Banking
3 94 (4.22%) Law
4 76 (3.41%) Legal
5 64 (2.87%) Telecoms
6 41 (1.84%) Back Office
7 38 (1.70%) Financial Institution
8 27 (1.21%) Local Government
9 26 (1.17%) Investment Banking
9 26 (1.17%) Manufacturing
9 26 (1.17%) Retail
10 22 (0.99%) Advertising
11 19 (0.85%) Billing
12 18 (0.81%) French Language
13 17 (0.76%) Publishing
14 16 (0.72%) German Language
15 15 (0.67%) Front Office
16 12 (0.54%) Electronics
17 9 (0.40%) Marketing
18 8 (0.36%) Military
Job Titles
1 513 (23.01%) Analyst
2 244 (10.95%) Architect
3 242 (10.86%) Support Engineer
4 191 (8.57%) Service Analyst
5 178 (7.99%) Support Analyst
6 174 (7.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 172 (7.72%) Service Desk Analyst
8 145 (6.51%) 2nd Line Support
8 145 (6.51%) Desktop Support
9 133 (5.97%) Citrix Engineer
10 131 (5.88%) Consultant
11 124 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
12 108 (4.85%) Project Manager
13 95 (4.26%) Infrastructure Architect
13 95 (4.26%) Windows Engineer
14 91 (4.08%) Citrix Support
15 81 (3.63%) Desktop Engineer
16 76 (3.41%) Infrastructure Manager
17 74 (3.32%) Network Engineer
18 69 (3.10%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (2.83%) .NET
2 53 (2.38%) Web Services
3 22 (0.99%) Middleware
4 14 (0.63%) AngularJS
4 14 (0.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 13 (0.58%) .NET Framework
6 7 (0.31%) ASP.NET
6 7 (0.31%) HTML
6 7 (0.31%) REST
6 7 (0.31%) SOAP
6 7 (0.31%) Software Packaging
7 6 (0.27%) COM
8 5 (0.22%) Ajax
9 4 (0.18%) FIX Protocol
9 4 (0.18%) Flash
9 4 (0.18%) X-Windows
10 3 (0.13%) D3.js
10 3 (0.13%) WCF
10 3 (0.13%) WinForms
10 3 (0.13%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 323 (14.49%) Data Centre
2 242 (10.86%) Blackberry
3 124 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 66 (2.96%) Fat Client
4 66 (2.96%) Thin Client
5 64 (2.87%) Clustering
6 48 (2.15%) Management Information System
7 43 (1.93%) PKI
8 37 (1.66%) iPad
8 37 (1.66%) iSeries
9 34 (1.53%) AS400
9 34 (1.53%) Video Conferencing
10 31 (1.39%) iPhone
11 29 (1.30%) Hedge funds
12 22 (0.99%) NHS
13 21 (0.94%) Client/Server
13 21 (0.94%) VCE vBlock
14 20 (0.90%) Visualisation
15 19 (0.85%) Driving Licence
15 19 (0.85%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1561 (70.03%) Windows
2 659 (29.56%) Windows Server
3 529 (23.73%) Windows 7
4 498 (22.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 342 (15.34%) Windows Server 2012
6 262 (11.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 250 (11.22%) Linux
8 206 (9.24%) Windows XP
9 150 (6.73%) Windows 8
10 143 (6.42%) Unix
11 58 (2.60%) Apple iOS
12 42 (1.88%) Android
13 40 (1.79%) Windows 10
14 33 (1.48%) AIX
14 33 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 29 (1.30%) Windows Vista
16 27 (1.21%) HPUX
16 27 (1.21%) Mac OS X
16 27 (1.21%) Windows 2000 Server
17 17 (0.76%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 556 (24.94%) ITIL
2 267 (11.98%) Migration
3 170 (7.63%) Project Management
4 126 (5.65%) Change Management
5 120 (5.38%) Incident Management
6 111 (4.98%) Service Delivery
7 92 (4.13%) Service Management
8 81 (3.63%) Disaster Recovery
9 75 (3.36%) Agile Software Development
10 65 (2.92%) PRINCE2
11 60 (2.69%) Stakeholder Management
12 47 (2.11%) Configuration Management
12 47 (2.11%) High Availability
13 45 (2.02%) Load Balancing
14 43 (1.93%) TOGAF
15 42 (1.88%) Technical Architecture
16 41 (1.84%) ITSM
17 39 (1.75%) User Acceptance Testing
18 38 (1.70%) Problem Management
19 37 (1.66%) Application Packaging
Programming Languages
1 290 (13.01%) SQL
2 243 (10.90%) PowerShell
3 59 (2.65%) VBScript
4 55 (2.47%) Java
5 35 (1.57%) VB
6 26 (1.17%) JavaScript
7 19 (0.85%) C
7 19 (0.85%) Python
8 18 (0.81%) C#
9 16 (0.72%) Perl
10 12 (0.54%) R
11 9 (0.40%) VBA
12 7 (0.31%) Bash Shell
12 7 (0.31%) Shell Script
13 6 (0.27%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.13%) C++
14 3 (0.13%) Korn
14 3 (0.13%) PHP
14 3 (0.13%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 218 (9.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 193 (8.66%) Security Cleared
3 154 (6.91%) SC Cleared
4 122 (5.47%) Cisco Certification
5 114 (5.11%) MCSE
6 71 (3.19%) CCNA
7 66 (2.96%) CCNP
8 64 (2.87%) MCP
9 62 (2.78%) Citrix Certification
10 61 (2.74%) MCSA
11 58 (2.60%) ITIL Certification
12 57 (2.56%) Degree
13 55 (2.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 34 (1.53%) MCITP
15 31 (1.39%) DV Cleared
16 30 (1.35%) MCDST
17 29 (1.30%) CCA
18 27 (1.21%) CCSE
19 26 (1.17%) CCEE
20 22 (0.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 140 (6.28%) SLA
2 32 (1.44%) QA
3 14 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (0.49%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.31%) COBIT
6 5 (0.22%) Disclosure Scotland
7 4 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.13%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.045%) COSO
9 1 (0.045%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.045%) HL7
9 1 (0.045%) ISO27002
9 1 (0.045%) PMBOK
9 1 (0.045%) RMADS
System Software
1 1141 (51.19%) Active Directory
2 532 (23.87%) XenApp
3 495 (22.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 293 (13.14%) XenDesktop
5 191 (8.57%) Microsoft App-V
5 191 (8.57%) vSphere
6 187 (8.39%) Hyper-V
7 133 (5.97%) XenServer
8 89 (3.99%) VMware ESX
9 37 (1.66%) VMware ESXi
10 35 (1.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 35 (1.57%) Terminal Services
11 32 (1.44%) Terminal Server
12 21 (0.94%) BitLocker
13 15 (0.67%) vCloud
13 15 (0.67%) Xen
14 13 (0.58%) MetaFrame
15 12 (0.54%) VMware Workstation
16 11 (0.49%) ISA Server
17 9 (0.40%) NFS
Systems Management
1 392 (17.59%) SCCM
2 95 (4.26%) SCOM
3 46 (2.06%) Tivoli
4 34 (1.53%) WSUS
5 29 (1.30%) XenMobile
6 28 (1.26%) Backup Exec
7 27 (1.21%) HP Quality Center
8 24 (1.08%) NetBackup
9 20 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
10 19 (0.85%) Norton AntiVirus
11 17 (0.76%) EdgeSight
12 15 (0.67%) vMotion
12 15 (0.67%) vRealize
13 14 (0.63%) SCOrch
13 14 (0.63%) StatsD
14 13 (0.58%) AirWatch
15 12 (0.54%) Nagios
16 10 (0.45%) McAfee ePO
16 10 (0.45%) SCVMM
17 9 (0.40%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 1006 (45.13%) VMware
2 849 (38.09%) Microsoft
3 438 (19.65%) Cisco
4 301 (13.50%) HP
5 183 (8.21%) Oracle
6 113 (5.07%) IBM
7 108 (4.85%) NetApp
8 102 (4.58%) AppSense
9 99 (4.44%) CheckPoint
10 98 (4.40%) Dell
11 95 (4.26%) Juniper
12 81 (3.63%) Lotus
13 70 (3.14%) Symantec
14 68 (3.05%) EMC
15 61 (2.74%) F5
16 60 (2.69%) Remedy
17 47 (2.11%) Apple
18 41 (1.84%) Red Hat
19 39 (1.75%) Intel Security
20 38 (1.70%) Wyse
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