The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 61 50 60
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +10
Contract jobs citing Citrix 1516 1429 1546
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.95% 3.32% 2.78%
As % of the Vendors category 6.44% 7.11% 6.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 812 739 773
Average daily rate £320 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £190 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 184 185
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.75 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +4.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.93 £43.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £15.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -9.09%
Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23526 20102 25414
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.83% 46.65% 45.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 13507 11052 13355
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £228
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 1049 1107 1255
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Citrix
UK

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -6 659 £345 -9.21% 120
South East -7 309 £300 -10.44% 80
North West +6 168 £258 -8.93% 42
East of England +9 133 £309 -5.64% 31
South West -18 66 £286 -11.92% 18
Yorkshire -15 63 £363 +18.85% 24
West Midlands -15 58 £283 +2.72% 18
East Midlands -21 44 £243 -22.70% 8
North East -35 9 £325 +8.33% 4
Midlands -1 1 - -
Citrix
UK

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2144 (75.44%) Windows
2 1311 (46.13%) Active Directory
3 1245 (43.81%) VMware
4 1178 (41.45%) Microsoft
5 858 (30.19%) XenApp
6 800 (28.15%) Windows 7
7 750 (26.39%) Windows Server 2008
8 697 (24.52%) VMware Infrastructure
9 602 (21.18%) MS Exchange
10 567 (19.95%) Windows Server 2003
11 566 (19.92%) ITIL
12 522 (18.37%) MS Office
13 482 (16.96%) Windows XP
14 449 (15.80%) XenDesktop
15 441 (15.52%) Finance
16 438 (15.41%) SCCM
17 423 (14.88%) Cisco
18 403 (14.18%) Blackberry
19 393 (13.83%) SQL
20 380 (13.37%) HP
21 374 (13.16%) Migration
22 361 (12.70%) MS Excel
23 342 (12.03%) Microsoft Certification
24 340 (11.96%) SAN
25 323 (11.37%) DNS
26 312 (10.98%) Security Cleared
27 300 (10.56%) Microsoft App-V
28 298 (10.49%) Firewall
29 289 (10.17%) SQL Server
30 282 (9.92%) Linux

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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
1 602 (21.18%) MS Exchange
2 275 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2010
3 176 (6.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 164 (5.77%) SharePoint
5 147 (5.17%) IBM Notes
5 147 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2007
6 138 (4.86%) Exchange Server 2003
7 91 (3.20%) IIS
8 77 (2.71%) Lync
9 43 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2013
10 30 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
11 27 (0.95%) WebSphere
12 24 (0.84%) Apache
13 22 (0.77%) Lotus Domino
14 21 (0.74%) SharePoint Server
15 17 (0.60%) Tomcat
16 13 (0.46%) WorkSite
17 12 (0.42%) CloudStack
18 11 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
18 11 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 522 (18.37%) MS Office
2 361 (12.70%) MS Excel
3 27 (0.95%) MS Project
4 26 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
4 26 (0.91%) MS Visio
5 18 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
6 7 (0.25%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.070%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.070%) InDesign
7 2 (0.070%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.070%) SPSS
8 1 (0.035%) CATIA
8 1 (0.035%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 26 (0.91%) Eikon
2 24 (0.84%) Remedy ITSM
3 11 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (0.32%) RMDS
5 8 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
6 7 (0.25%) JDE OneWorld
7 6 (0.21%) Agresso
8 5 (0.18%) assyst
9 4 (0.14%) JDE EnterpriseOne
10 3 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
10 3 (0.11%) Oracle Receivables
10 3 (0.11%) Oracle Assets
10 3 (0.11%) Oracle General Ledger
11 2 (0.070%) Khalix
11 2 (0.070%) Cognos TM1
11 2 (0.070%) SAP ERP
11 2 (0.070%) Magento
11 2 (0.070%) SAP CRM
12 1 (0.035%) Oracle BPM
12 1 (0.035%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 39 (1.37%) Office 365
2 20 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
3 11 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (0.28%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (0.21%) IaaS
6 3 (0.11%) IBM SmartCloud
6 3 (0.11%) SaaS
7 2 (0.070%) PaaS
7 2 (0.070%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 340 (11.96%) SAN
2 323 (11.37%) DNS
3 298 (10.49%) Firewall
4 253 (8.90%) WAN
5 250 (8.80%) DHCP
6 245 (8.62%) LAN
7 224 (7.88%) VPN
8 220 (7.74%) TCP/IP
9 192 (6.76%) NetScaler
10 109 (3.84%) Internet
11 87 (3.06%) VoIP
12 77 (2.71%) Wireless
13 53 (1.86%) Network Security
14 51 (1.79%) Cisco ASA
15 47 (1.65%) NAS
16 45 (1.58%) OSPF
17 42 (1.48%) VLAN
18 39 (1.37%) BGP
19 35 (1.23%) SSL
20 34 (1.20%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 289 (10.17%) SQL Server
2 99 (3.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 51 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
4 29 (1.02%) Oracle Database
5 26 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 26 (0.91%) Oracle Reports
6 24 (0.84%) MySQL
7 22 (0.77%) SQL Server 2000
7 22 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
8 16 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
9 14 (0.49%) Relational Database
9 14 (0.49%) Oracle Database 11g
10 10 (0.35%) Oracle Database 10g
10 10 (0.35%) RDBMS
11 9 (0.32%) MS Access
12 8 (0.28%) Data Mining
13 6 (0.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (0.21%) QlikView
13 6 (0.21%) Oracle Exadata
14 5 (0.18%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 61 (2.15%) MSI
2 21 (0.74%) AdminStudio
3 20 (0.70%) QuickTest Pro
4 16 (0.56%) InstallShield
5 13 (0.46%) LoadRunner
5 13 (0.46%) JIRA
6 11 (0.39%) WinRunner
7 10 (0.35%) TestDirector
8 6 (0.21%) JMeter
9 5 (0.18%) Wise Package Studio
9 5 (0.18%) Jenkins
9 5 (0.18%) Visual Studio
9 5 (0.18%) ClearCase
10 4 (0.14%) Subversion
10 4 (0.14%) Selenium
10 4 (0.14%) Git (software)
10 4 (0.14%) Hudson
11 3 (0.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 2 (0.070%) ClearQuest
12 2 (0.070%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 441 (15.52%) Finance
2 172 (6.05%) Banking
3 91 (3.20%) Law
4 88 (3.10%) Telecoms
5 83 (2.92%) Legal
6 51 (1.79%) Local Government
7 42 (1.48%) Back Office
8 34 (1.20%) Retail
9 28 (0.99%) Financial Institution
10 26 (0.91%) Publishing
11 24 (0.84%) Investment Banking
12 15 (0.53%) Advertising
13 14 (0.49%) Marketing
14 13 (0.46%) Dutch Language
14 13 (0.46%) French Language
15 10 (0.35%) Manufacturing
16 7 (0.25%) Front Office
16 7 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
17 3 (0.11%) Automotive
17 3 (0.11%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 546 (19.21%) Analyst
2 319 (11.22%) Support Engineer
3 242 (8.52%) Support Analyst
4 221 (7.78%) Architect
5 204 (7.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 200 (7.04%) Consultant
7 183 (6.44%) Desktop Support
8 174 (6.12%) 2nd Line Support
9 173 (6.09%) Service Analyst
10 170 (5.98%) Service Desk Analyst
11 126 (4.43%) Citrix Engineer
12 122 (4.29%) Project Manager
13 118 (4.15%) 3rd Line Support
14 100 (3.52%) Desktop Engineer
15 92 (3.24%) Administrator
16 87 (3.06%) Infrastructure Architect
17 84 (2.96%) Server Engineer
18 78 (2.74%) Systems Engineer
19 77 (2.71%) Citrix Consultant
20 76 (2.67%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (3.38%) Application Packaging
2 48 (1.69%) .NET
3 36 (1.27%) HTML
4 33 (1.16%) Web Services
5 26 (0.91%) Middleware
6 20 (0.70%) JSP
7 16 (0.56%) XML
8 15 (0.53%) ASP.NET
9 11 (0.39%) SOAP
10 8 (0.28%) jQuery
11 7 (0.25%) SAML
11 7 (0.25%) LAMP
12 3 (0.11%) HTML5
12 3 (0.11%) OAuth2
12 3 (0.11%) ODBC
12 3 (0.11%) ADO
12 3 (0.11%) WSH
12 3 (0.11%) WAP
12 3 (0.11%) OAuth
12 3 (0.11%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 403 (14.18%) Blackberry
2 183 (6.44%) Thin Client
2 183 (6.44%) Fat Client
3 142 (5.00%) Clustering
4 48 (1.69%) Replication
5 46 (1.62%) Management Information System
6 43 (1.51%) iPhone
7 41 (1.44%) iPad
8 34 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
8 34 (1.20%) PKI
9 28 (0.99%) Handset
10 25 (0.88%) iSeries
11 24 (0.84%) AS400
12 23 (0.81%) Video Conferencing
13 22 (0.77%) Client/Server
14 21 (0.74%) Mainframe
15 16 (0.56%) EqualLogic
15 16 (0.56%) CLARiiON
16 15 (0.53%) CMDB
16 15 (0.53%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 2144 (75.44%) Windows
2 800 (28.15%) Windows 7
3 750 (26.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 567 (19.95%) Windows Server 2003
5 482 (16.96%) Windows XP
6 282 (9.92%) Linux
7 211 (7.42%) Windows Server 2012
8 163 (5.74%) UNIX
9 100 (3.52%) Windows Vista
10 95 (3.34%) Windows 8
11 94 (3.31%) Windows 2000
12 64 (2.25%) Solaris
13 61 (2.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 55 (1.94%) Apple iOS
15 50 (1.76%) Windows 2000 Server
16 49 (1.72%) NetWare
17 43 (1.51%) AIX
18 26 (0.91%) Mac OS X
19 23 (0.81%) Android
20 13 (0.46%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 566 (19.92%) ITIL
2 374 (13.16%) Migration
3 156 (5.49%) Project Management
4 145 (5.10%) Change Management
5 131 (4.61%) Incident Management
6 118 (4.15%) Service Management
7 116 (4.08%) PRINCE2
8 110 (3.87%) Disaster Recovery
9 86 (3.03%) Service Delivery
10 82 (2.89%) Load Balancing
11 77 (2.71%) Problem Management
12 56 (1.97%) Change Control
13 52 (1.83%) User Acceptance Testing
14 50 (1.76%) Stakeholder Management
15 48 (1.69%) ITSM
15 48 (1.69%) Software Deployment
16 47 (1.65%) Capacity Planning
17 44 (1.55%) Business Continuity
18 43 (1.51%) Configuration Management
19 42 (1.48%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 393 (13.83%) SQL
2 236 (8.30%) PowerShell
3 123 (4.33%) VBScript
4 67 (2.36%) VB
5 36 (1.27%) C
5 36 (1.27%) Java
6 21 (0.74%) Perl
7 19 (0.67%) JavaScript
8 17 (0.60%) T-SQL
9 15 (0.53%) Python
10 14 (0.49%) Bash Shell
11 13 (0.46%) PHP
11 13 (0.46%) Ruby
12 12 (0.42%) VBA
12 12 (0.42%) Shell Script
13 11 (0.39%) C#
14 7 (0.25%) VB6
15 5 (0.18%) sed
15 5 (0.18%) PL/SQL
15 5 (0.18%) AWK
Qualifications
1 342 (12.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 312 (10.98%) Security Cleared
3 251 (8.83%) SC Cleared
4 212 (7.46%) MCSE
5 137 (4.82%) Cisco Certification
6 126 (4.43%) Citrix Certification
7 119 (4.19%) MCP
8 115 (4.05%) MCITP
9 93 (3.27%) CCNA
10 90 (3.17%) CCA
11 81 (2.85%) Degree
12 77 (2.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 71 (2.50%) MCSA
14 70 (2.46%) ITIL Certification
15 68 (2.39%) CCNP
16 48 (1.69%) DV Cleared
17 47 (1.65%) MCTS
18 34 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 31 (1.09%) ISEB
19 31 (1.09%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 181 (6.37%) SLA
2 46 (1.62%) QA
3 12 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (0.39%) ISO 9001
5 10 (0.35%) COBIT
6 5 (0.18%) Basel III
6 5 (0.18%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.11%) GxP
9 2 (0.070%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 2 (0.070%) ISO 9002
10 1 (0.035%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 1311 (46.13%) Active Directory
2 858 (30.19%) XenApp
3 697 (24.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 449 (15.80%) XenDesktop
5 300 (10.56%) Microsoft App-V
6 237 (8.34%) vSphere
7 194 (6.83%) Hyper-V
8 180 (6.33%) XenServer
9 156 (5.49%) VMware ESX
10 60 (2.11%) VMware ESXi
11 59 (2.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 56 (1.97%) Terminal Services
13 46 (1.62%) Xen
14 32 (1.13%) UAG
15 29 (1.02%) VMware Server
15 29 (1.02%) Oracle RAC
15 29 (1.02%) Terminal Server
16 25 (0.88%) MetaFrame
16 25 (0.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 22 (0.77%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 438 (15.41%) SCCM
2 197 (6.93%) SCOM
3 58 (2.04%) NetBackup
4 46 (1.62%) Backup Exec
4 46 (1.62%) Norton AntiVirus
5 45 (1.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 44 (1.55%) ServiceCenter
6 44 (1.55%) AppDNA
7 38 (1.34%) WSUS
8 32 (1.13%) HP Quality Center
9 27 (0.95%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 25 (0.88%) McAfee ePO
10 25 (0.88%) Tivoli
11 24 (0.84%) EMC NetWorker
12 23 (0.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 21 (0.74%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 19 (0.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
15 16 (0.56%) HP SIM
16 15 (0.53%) WMI
17 12 (0.42%) MOM
Vendors
1 1245 (43.81%) VMware
2 1178 (41.45%) Microsoft
3 423 (14.88%) Cisco
4 380 (13.37%) HP
5 232 (8.16%) AppSense
6 189 (6.65%) NetApp
7 176 (6.19%) Oracle
8 157 (5.52%) Symantec
9 149 (5.24%) Lotus
10 142 (5.00%) EMC
11 98 (3.45%) Dell
12 94 (3.31%) IBM
13 88 (3.10%) McAfee
14 78 (2.74%) CheckPoint
15 75 (2.64%) Altiris
16 65 (2.29%) Red Hat
17 62 (2.18%) Remedy
18 61 (2.15%) Bloomberg
19 60 (2.11%) Apple
20 59 (2.08%) Reuters
London
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £120 - £130 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Etonwood
Rate: Excellent Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Experis IT
Rate: £350.00 - £390.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Certes Computing Ltd (Birmingham)
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £120 to £150 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350 - 450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £140 - £180 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
PruHealth
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
s-com
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
North East
Gem Partnership
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Rate: £200 - £225 per day + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £130 to £150 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Dorking, Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £12 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Experis IT
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 Per Day
Posted: 6 days ago