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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 61 53 53
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Contract jobs citing Citrix 1493 1651 1623
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.03% 3.54% 3.06%
As % of the Vendors category 6.65% 7.56% 6.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 865 917 866
Average daily rate
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£320 £325 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £175 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 175 189 147
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +1.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £35.00 £28.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.73
% change year-on-year
- +4.60%
Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
22446 21846 24533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.50% 46.86% 46.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 12730 12205 12861
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +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 1003 1114 1289
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.98 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
Citrix
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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 29 July 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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -4 649 £338 -2.17% 152
South East -18 306 £300 -9.09% 95
North West -1 132 £265 -11.66% 45
East of England -15 131 £350 +7.69% 32
South West -9 86 £375 -6.25% 43
West Midlands -3 77 £300 +3.89% 37
Yorkshire +6 52 £320 +16.36% 45
East Midlands -15 44 £325 +18.18% 13
North East -22 7 £290 -17.14% 4
Midlands +4 2 - -
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Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 2192 (73.43%) Windows
2 1344 (45.03%) Active Directory
3 1302 (43.62%) VMware
4 1170 (39.20%) Microsoft
5 904 (30.28%) Windows 7
6 864 (28.94%) XenApp
7 837 (28.04%) Windows Server 2008
8 663 (22.21%) VMware Infrastructure
9 612 (20.50%) MS Exchange
10 598 (20.03%) ITIL
11 579 (19.40%) Windows Server 2003
12 498 (16.68%) MS Office
13 468 (15.68%) SCCM
14 459 (15.38%) Finance
15 458 (15.34%) Cisco
16 415 (13.90%) Windows XP
17 394 (13.20%) XenDesktop
18 380 (12.73%) Firewall
19 377 (12.63%) MS Excel
20 375 (12.56%) Security Cleared
21 359 (12.03%) SQL
22 358 (11.99%) Blackberry
23 341 (11.42%) DNS
24 335 (11.22%) Microsoft App-V
25 329 (11.02%) HP
26 326 (10.92%) SAN
27 325 (10.89%) Microsoft Certification
28 299 (10.02%) Exchange Server 2010
29 295 (9.88%) Windows Server 2012
30 282 (9.45%) Linux

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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
1 612 (20.50%) MS Exchange
2 299 (10.02%) Exchange Server 2010
3 179 (6.00%) SharePoint
4 158 (5.29%) Exchange Server 2007
5 149 (4.99%) Exchange Server 2003
6 145 (4.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 97 (3.25%) IBM Notes
8 86 (2.88%) IIS
9 78 (2.61%) Lync
10 70 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2013
11 39 (1.31%) WebSphere
12 35 (1.17%) Apache
12 35 (1.17%) SharePoint 2010
13 28 (0.94%) Tomcat
13 28 (0.94%) SharePoint Server
14 25 (0.84%) WebLogic
14 25 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
15 18 (0.60%) WorkSite
16 13 (0.44%) nginx
16 13 (0.44%) Confluence
Applications
1 498 (16.68%) MS Office
2 377 (12.63%) MS Excel
3 27 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 19 (0.64%) MS Project
5 18 (0.60%) MS Visio
6 12 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.13%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.10%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.034%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 30 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
2 20 (0.67%) Remedy ITSM
3 19 (0.64%) assyst
4 16 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
5 10 (0.34%) JDE OneWorld
6 9 (0.30%) RMDS
6 9 (0.30%) Eikon
7 7 (0.23%) JDE EnterpriseOne
8 4 (0.13%) Kondor+
9 3 (0.10%) Oracle Payables
9 3 (0.10%) Oracle Receivables
9 3 (0.10%) Oracle Assets
9 3 (0.10%) Oracle General Ledger
9 3 (0.10%) Adaptiv
10 2 (0.067%) SAP BPC
10 2 (0.067%) Oracle CRM
11 1 (0.034%) Dynamics AX
11 1 (0.034%) ResourceLink
11 1 (0.034%) SAP ERP
11 1 (0.034%) Khalix
Cloud Services
1 97 (3.25%) Office 365
2 27 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
4 19 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
5 17 (0.57%) IaaS
6 10 (0.34%) SaaS
7 7 (0.23%) Google Apps
8 6 (0.20%) PaaS
9 3 (0.10%) IBM SmartCloud
10 2 (0.067%) Rackspace Cloud
10 2 (0.067%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 380 (12.73%) Firewall
2 341 (11.42%) DNS
3 326 (10.92%) SAN
4 278 (9.31%) DHCP
5 273 (9.15%) WAN
6 270 (9.05%) LAN
7 225 (7.54%) NetScaler
8 192 (6.43%) TCP/IP
9 188 (6.30%) VPN
10 106 (3.55%) Wireless
11 91 (3.05%) Internet
12 86 (2.88%) VoIP
13 83 (2.78%) Network Security
14 71 (2.38%) VLAN
15 69 (2.31%) NAS
16 64 (2.14%) OSPF
17 62 (2.08%) BGP
18 60 (2.01%) Cisco ASA
19 54 (1.81%) Cisco IOS
20 53 (1.78%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 244 (8.17%) SQL Server
2 63 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 33 (1.11%) MySQL
4 31 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
5 30 (1.01%) Oracle Database
6 22 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 17 (0.57%) SQL Server 2000
8 16 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
8 16 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
9 14 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
10 13 (0.44%) Relational Database
11 12 (0.40%) Oracle Database 11g
11 12 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
12 11 (0.37%) Crystal Reports
13 10 (0.34%) Amazon RDS
14 9 (0.30%) MS Access
15 7 (0.23%) BusinessObjects
16 6 (0.20%) DB2
16 6 (0.20%) Oracle Exadata
17 5 (0.17%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 86 (2.88%) MSI
2 26 (0.87%) AdminStudio
3 23 (0.77%) InstallShield
4 19 (0.64%) LoadRunner
4 19 (0.64%) JIRA
5 16 (0.54%) Git (software)
5 16 (0.54%) Subversion
6 15 (0.50%) Jenkins
7 13 (0.44%) Hudson
7 13 (0.44%) QuickTest Pro
8 8 (0.27%) ClearCase
8 8 (0.27%) Wise Package Studio
9 7 (0.23%) JMeter
10 6 (0.20%) WinRunner
10 6 (0.20%) TestDirector
11 5 (0.17%) SoapUI
12 4 (0.13%) Selenium
13 3 (0.10%) Visual Studio
13 3 (0.10%) Oracle Forms
14 2 (0.067%) Ant
General
1 459 (15.38%) Finance
2 202 (6.77%) Banking
3 97 (3.25%) Law
4 92 (3.08%) Telecoms
5 72 (2.41%) Legal
6 54 (1.81%) Retail
7 42 (1.41%) Investment Banking
8 36 (1.21%) Local Government
9 33 (1.11%) Publishing
10 30 (1.01%) Financial Institution
11 28 (0.94%) Front Office
12 27 (0.90%) Advertising
13 21 (0.70%) Back Office
14 15 (0.50%) Marketing
14 15 (0.50%) Dutch Language
15 10 (0.34%) Manufacturing
16 9 (0.30%) French Language
17 5 (0.17%) Games
18 4 (0.13%) Automotive
19 3 (0.10%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 601 (20.13%) Analyst
2 276 (9.25%) Support Engineer
3 274 (9.18%) Support Analyst
4 216 (7.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 197 (6.60%) Architect
6 196 (6.57%) Service Analyst
7 194 (6.50%) Service Desk Analyst
8 188 (6.30%) 2nd Line Support
9 180 (6.03%) Desktop Support
10 149 (4.99%) Consultant
11 147 (4.92%) Project Manager
11 147 (4.92%) Citrix Engineer
12 136 (4.56%) Desktop Engineer
13 133 (4.46%) Administrator
14 123 (4.12%) 3rd Line Support
15 99 (3.32%) 1st Line Support
16 85 (2.85%) Infrastructure Architect
17 84 (2.81%) Applications Packager
18 82 (2.75%) Server Engineer
18 82 (2.75%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (3.35%) Application Packaging
2 49 (1.64%) .NET
3 45 (1.51%) Middleware
4 42 (1.41%) Web Services
5 35 (1.17%) JSP
6 33 (1.11%) HTML
7 29 (0.97%) ASP.NET
8 16 (0.54%) LAMP
9 13 (0.44%) Software Packaging
9 13 (0.44%) SOAP
10 9 (0.30%) jQuery
11 6 (0.20%) XML
12 4 (0.13%) ADSI
12 4 (0.13%) SAML
12 4 (0.13%) Regular Expression
13 3 (0.10%) X-Windows
13 3 (0.10%) ODBC
14 2 (0.067%) Flash
14 2 (0.067%) COM
14 2 (0.067%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 358 (11.99%) Blackberry
2 193 (6.47%) Thin Client
2 193 (6.47%) Fat Client
3 120 (4.02%) Clustering
4 47 (1.57%) iPad
5 46 (1.54%) PKI
6 44 (1.47%) Replication
7 36 (1.21%) iPhone
8 32 (1.07%) Client/Server
8 32 (1.07%) Management Information System
9 24 (0.80%) Handset
9 24 (0.80%) EqualLogic
10 23 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
10 23 (0.77%) Video Conferencing
11 21 (0.70%) iSeries
11 21 (0.70%) Open Source
11 21 (0.70%) AS400
12 19 (0.64%) Hedge funds
13 18 (0.60%) Wiki
14 17 (0.57%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2192 (73.43%) Windows
2 904 (30.28%) Windows 7
3 837 (28.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 579 (19.40%) Windows Server 2003
5 415 (13.90%) Windows XP
6 295 (9.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 282 (9.45%) Linux
8 179 (6.00%) UNIX
9 112 (3.75%) Windows 8
10 99 (3.32%) Windows Vista
11 64 (2.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 62 (2.08%) Solaris
13 40 (1.34%) Windows 2000
14 39 (1.31%) Apple iOS
15 33 (1.11%) Android
16 31 (1.04%) AIX
17 30 (1.01%) Windows 2000 Server
18 19 (0.64%) CentOS
19 17 (0.57%) Ubuntu
20 16 (0.54%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 598 (20.03%) ITIL
2 276 (9.25%) Migration
3 141 (4.72%) Project Management
4 139 (4.66%) Incident Management
5 130 (4.36%) Service Management
6 124 (4.15%) Change Management
7 102 (3.42%) PRINCE2
8 101 (3.38%) Disaster Recovery
9 84 (2.81%) Service Delivery
10 77 (2.58%) Load Balancing
11 73 (2.45%) Problem Management
12 62 (2.08%) E-Commerce
13 55 (1.84%) Configuration Management
14 53 (1.78%) Software Deployment
15 47 (1.57%) ITSM
15 47 (1.57%) User Acceptance Testing
16 46 (1.54%) Change Control
17 42 (1.41%) Asset Management
18 40 (1.34%) Stakeholder Management
19 35 (1.17%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 359 (12.03%) SQL
2 204 (6.83%) PowerShell
3 70 (2.35%) VBScript
4 61 (2.04%) C
5 57 (1.91%) VB
6 41 (1.37%) Java
7 28 (0.94%) JavaScript
7 28 (0.94%) Perl
8 27 (0.90%) Shell Script
9 20 (0.67%) PHP
10 18 (0.60%) Ruby
11 17 (0.57%) Bash Shell
12 10 (0.34%) Python
13 9 (0.30%) VBA
14 7 (0.23%) C#
14 7 (0.23%) T-SQL
15 6 (0.20%) VB6
16 4 (0.13%) VB.NET
17 3 (0.10%) Progress 4GL
17 3 (0.10%) C++
Qualifications
1 375 (12.56%) Security Cleared
2 325 (10.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 279 (9.35%) SC Cleared
4 191 (6.40%) MCSE
5 159 (5.33%) Cisco Certification
6 125 (4.19%) MCP
7 118 (3.95%) Citrix Certification
8 110 (3.69%) MCITP
9 99 (3.32%) CCNA
10 94 (3.15%) DV Cleared
11 86 (2.88%) CCNP
12 84 (2.81%) CCA
13 78 (2.61%) MCSA
14 76 (2.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 76 (2.55%) Degree
15 56 (1.88%) ITIL Certification
16 39 (1.31%) MCTS
17 37 (1.24%) CCEA
18 35 (1.17%) ISTQB
19 30 (1.01%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 173 (5.80%) SLA
2 42 (1.41%) QA
3 24 (0.80%) ISO 9001
4 18 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.20%) COBIT
5 6 (0.20%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.067%) ISO 9002
7 2 (0.067%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 1344 (45.03%) Active Directory
2 864 (28.94%) XenApp
3 663 (22.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 394 (13.20%) XenDesktop
5 335 (11.22%) Microsoft App-V
6 227 (7.60%) XenServer
7 220 (7.37%) vSphere
8 204 (6.83%) Hyper-V
9 150 (5.03%) VMware ESX
10 79 (2.65%) Terminal Services
11 74 (2.48%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 70 (2.35%) VMware ESXi
13 55 (1.84%) Xen
14 28 (0.94%) VMware Server
15 26 (0.87%) Terminal Server
16 21 (0.70%) ISA Server
17 18 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
17 18 (0.60%) UAG
18 17 (0.57%) MetaFrame
19 16 (0.54%) NLBS
Systems Management
1 468 (15.68%) SCCM
2 133 (4.46%) SCOM
3 88 (2.95%) Backup Exec
4 55 (1.84%) WSUS
5 39 (1.31%) NetBackup
6 36 (1.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 29 (0.97%) Norton AntiVirus
8 28 (0.94%) AppDNA
9 25 (0.84%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 24 (0.80%) McAfee ePO
11 21 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
11 21 (0.70%) Tivoli
12 20 (0.67%) ARCserve
12 20 (0.67%) WMI
12 20 (0.67%) Puppet
12 20 (0.67%) XenMobile
13 16 (0.54%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 16 (0.54%) EMC NetWorker
14 14 (0.47%) BladeLogic
15 13 (0.44%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1302 (43.62%) VMware
2 1170 (39.20%) Microsoft
3 458 (15.34%) Cisco
4 329 (11.02%) HP
5 223 (7.47%) AppSense
6 200 (6.70%) Oracle
7 155 (5.19%) NetApp
8 144 (4.82%) Symantec
9 131 (4.39%) EMC
10 113 (3.79%) CheckPoint
11 111 (3.72%) Dell
12 99 (3.32%) Lotus
13 92 (3.08%) Red Hat
13 92 (3.08%) IBM
14 83 (2.78%) McAfee
15 82 (2.75%) Apple
16 77 (2.58%) Juniper
17 75 (2.51%) Remedy
18 66 (2.21%) CA
19 65 (2.18%) Sophos
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