The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Citrix products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Citrix over the 3 months to 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 31 22 27
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +5
Contract jobs citing Citrix 25 44 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 4.73% 6.56% 4.44%
As % of the Vendors category 9.43% 14.01% 9.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 29 11
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £140 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £400 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 2
Average hourly rate - £16.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
Citrix
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Vendors Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
265 314 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 50.09% 46.80% 48.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 159 90
Average daily rate £325 £388 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +28.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £190 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 24 51
Average hourly rate £32.10 £18.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.20% -31.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £12.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.40 £39.10 £37.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%

Citrix
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Citrix across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Citrix Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Citrix
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Citrix across the Essex region.

Citrix Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Citrix
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Citrix across the Essex region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

Citrix Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

Citrix
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Citrix across the Essex region.

Citrix Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Citrix
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Citrix within the Essex region over the 3 months to 4 May 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
Colchester -2 6 £420 +10.16%
Chelmsford -14 4 £135 -3.57%
Southend-on-Sea - 3 £208 -
Brentwood - 1 - - 2
Citrix
East of England

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 50 (76.92%) Windows
2 44 (67.69%) Active Directory
3 33 (50.77%) Finance
4 29 (44.62%) VMware
5 27 (41.54%) Microsoft
6 25 (38.46%) MS Office
6 25 (38.46%) MS Excel
7 19 (29.23%) VMware Infrastructure
7 19 (29.23%) Windows 7
8 18 (27.69%) SQL
9 17 (26.15%) XenApp
10 15 (23.08%) Incident Management
11 14 (21.54%) SAN
12 13 (20.00%) HP
12 13 (20.00%) Blackberry
12 13 (20.00%) Document Management
13 12 (18.46%) Law
13 12 (18.46%) Migration
13 12 (18.46%) Linux
14 11 (16.92%) Windows Server 2003
14 11 (16.92%) Windows Server 2012
15 10 (15.38%) 3PAR
15 10 (15.38%) NetApp
15 10 (15.38%) ITIL
15 10 (15.38%) MS Exchange
15 10 (15.38%) Clustering
16 9 (13.85%) VMware ESX
17 8 (12.31%) Windows Vista
17 8 (12.31%) Lync
17 8 (12.31%) Exchange Server 2010

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 10 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 8 (12.31%) Lync
2 8 (12.31%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (12.31%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (10.77%) SharePoint
4 6 (9.23%) IIS
5 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.54%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 25 (38.46%) MS Office
1 25 (38.46%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.62%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 14 (21.54%) SAN
2 6 (9.23%) DHCP
2 6 (9.23%) DNS
2 6 (9.23%) Firewall
2 6 (9.23%) Network Security
3 4 (6.15%) NetScaler
4 3 (4.62%) WAN
4 3 (4.62%) LAN
5 2 (3.08%) LDAP
6 1 (1.54%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (1.54%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.54%) DMVPN
6 1 (1.54%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (1.54%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (1.54%) BIG-IP
6 1 (1.54%) VLAN
6 1 (1.54%) NetScreen
6 1 (1.54%) OSPF
6 1 (1.54%) BGP
6 1 (1.54%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.62%) MS Access
3 2 (3.08%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.54%) MSI
General
1 33 (50.77%) Finance
2 12 (18.46%) Law
3 6 (9.23%) Legal
4 4 (6.15%) French Language
5 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.54%) Banking
5 1 (1.54%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 29 (44.62%) Analyst
2 20 (30.77%) Service Desk Analyst
2 20 (30.77%) Service Analyst
3 17 (26.15%) Help Desk Analyst
4 9 (13.85%) Support Analyst
5 5 (7.69%) 1st Line Support
6 4 (6.15%) Consultant
6 4 (6.15%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (6.15%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 4 (6.15%) Linux Administrator
6 4 (6.15%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 4 (6.15%) Administrator
6 4 (6.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 3 (4.62%) IT Support
7 3 (4.62%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (4.62%) Support Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Applications Packager
7 3 (4.62%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (4.62%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.08%) Flash
1 2 (3.08%) .NET
1 2 (3.08%) XML
2 1 (1.54%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.00%) Blackberry
2 10 (15.38%) Clustering
3 5 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.62%) iSeries
4 3 (4.62%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.62%) AS400
5 2 (3.08%) Thin Client
5 2 (3.08%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 50 (76.92%) Windows
2 19 (29.23%) Windows 7
3 12 (18.46%) Linux
4 11 (16.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (16.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (12.31%) Windows Vista
6 6 (9.23%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (6.15%) VMS
7 4 (6.15%) CentOS
8 3 (4.62%) Solaris
8 3 (4.62%) Windows XP
8 3 (4.62%) UNIX
8 3 (4.62%) AIX
9 2 (3.08%) HPUX
9 2 (3.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.54%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.08%) Incident Management
2 13 (20.00%) Document Management
3 12 (18.46%) Migration
4 10 (15.38%) ITIL
5 4 (6.15%) Service Management
5 4 (6.15%) Capacity Management
6 3 (4.62%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (3.08%) Project Management
7 2 (3.08%) Quality Management
7 2 (3.08%) Information Security
7 2 (3.08%) Change Control
8 1 (1.54%) Load Balancing
8 1 (1.54%) Problem Management
8 1 (1.54%) Line Management
8 1 (1.54%) Mentoring
8 1 (1.54%) Software Delivery
8 1 (1.54%) Change Management
8 1 (1.54%) Software Engineering
8 1 (1.54%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 18 (27.69%) SQL
2 2 (3.08%) C#
3 1 (1.54%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (4.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 3 (4.62%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.54%) CCSE
2 1 (1.54%) CCNP
2 1 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.54%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (67.69%) Active Directory
2 19 (29.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (26.15%) XenApp
4 9 (13.85%) VMware ESX
5 7 (10.77%) XenDesktop
6 5 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (4.62%) XenServer
8 2 (3.08%) Terminal Server
9 1 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (6.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (4.62%) SCCM
2 3 (4.62%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.54%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 29 (44.62%) VMware
2 27 (41.54%) Microsoft
3 13 (20.00%) HP
4 10 (15.38%) 3PAR
4 10 (15.38%) NetApp
5 5 (7.69%) Brocade
6 4 (6.15%) Cisco
6 4 (6.15%) IBM
6 4 (6.15%) Red Hat
7 3 (4.62%) Barracuda Networks
7 3 (4.62%) SolarWinds
7 3 (4.62%) Websense
7 3 (4.62%) BMC
7 3 (4.62%) Oracle
8 2 (3.08%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.54%) Infoblox
9 1 (1.54%) Imperva
9 1 (1.54%) F5
9 1 (1.54%) Altiris
9 1 (1.54%) Blue Coat