The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 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 Essex 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 8 10 9
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing Citrix 61 63 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 12.37% 13.49% 12.72%
As % of the Vendors category 23.19% 27.16% 21.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 24 37
Average daily rate
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£388 £350 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £158 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £413 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 15 1
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +10.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
Vendors Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
263 232 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 53.35% 49.68% 58.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 90 145
Average daily rate £388 £381 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.63% +8.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £164 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £413 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 57 23
Average hourly rate £18.50 £25.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.00% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.90 £17.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.70 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.04 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-8.08% -4.80%
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East of England

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 11 July 2014.

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 11 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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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 -1 27 £388 -6.06% 1
Chelmsford +11 10 - -
Brentwood -7 1 - -
Harlow - 1 £350 -
Basildon - - - -
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East of England

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 66 (65.35%) Windows
2 37 (36.63%) VMware
3 34 (33.66%) XenApp
4 33 (32.67%) Active Directory
5 32 (31.68%) Windows 7
6 31 (30.69%) Finance
7 29 (28.71%) MS Office
8 28 (27.72%) ITIL
9 25 (24.75%) Microsoft
10 24 (23.76%) MS Exchange
11 23 (22.77%) VMware Infrastructure
12 21 (20.79%) MS Excel
13 20 (19.80%) Blackberry
13 20 (19.80%) Windows Server 2008
14 19 (18.81%) Law
15 18 (17.82%) Incident Management
16 16 (15.84%) NetApp
16 16 (15.84%) Cisco
17 15 (14.85%) Exchange Server 2010
18 13 (12.87%) Exchange Server 2013
18 13 (12.87%) Firewall
18 13 (12.87%) ITSM
19 10 (9.90%) Document Management
19 10 (9.90%) Windows XP
19 10 (9.90%) Problem Management
20 9 (8.91%) assyst
20 9 (8.91%) Fat Client
20 9 (8.91%) Network Security
20 9 (8.91%) Root Cause Analysis
20 9 (8.91%) Thin Client

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 24 (23.76%) MS Exchange
2 15 (14.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (12.87%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (5.94%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.98%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.98%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (1.98%) Documentum
5 2 (1.98%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.99%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 29 (28.71%) MS Office
2 21 (20.79%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.96%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (8.91%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.98%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (12.87%) Firewall
2 9 (8.91%) Network Security
3 8 (7.92%) VoIP
4 7 (6.93%) OSPF
4 7 (6.93%) BGP
4 7 (6.93%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (6.93%) Cisco IOS
4 7 (6.93%) NetScaler
5 6 (5.94%) LAN
5 6 (5.94%) WAN
6 5 (4.95%) DHCP
6 5 (4.95%) DNS
6 5 (4.95%) NetScreen
6 5 (4.95%) BIG-IP
6 5 (4.95%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 5 (4.95%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 5 (4.95%) DMVPN
7 4 (3.96%) IP Telephony
8 2 (1.98%) SAN
8 2 (1.98%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.99%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (0.99%) MSI
General
1 31 (30.69%) Finance
2 19 (18.81%) Law
3 6 (5.94%) Publishing
4 5 (4.95%) French Language
5 4 (3.96%) Legal
Job Titles
1 39 (38.61%) Analyst
2 29 (28.71%) Service Analyst
2 29 (28.71%) Service Desk Analyst
3 17 (16.83%) Help Desk Analyst
4 10 (9.90%) Support Analyst
4 10 (9.90%) Problem Manager
5 9 (8.91%) Help Desk Support
6 7 (6.93%) Citrix Engineer
6 7 (6.93%) 1st Line Support
6 7 (6.93%) Network Specialist
7 6 (5.94%) Support Engineer
7 6 (5.94%) Architect
7 6 (5.94%) Infrastructure Architect
8 5 (4.95%) Security Specialist
8 5 (4.95%) Network Security Specialist
8 5 (4.95%) Service Desk Engineer
9 4 (3.96%) IT Support
9 4 (3.96%) Server Engineer
9 4 (3.96%) Security Analyst
10 3 (2.97%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.98%) .NET
1 2 (1.98%) ASP.NET
1 2 (1.98%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 20 (19.80%) Blackberry
2 9 (8.91%) Thin Client
2 9 (8.91%) Fat Client
3 4 (3.96%) iPhone
4 1 (0.99%) iSeries
4 1 (0.99%) NHS
4 1 (0.99%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.99%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 66 (65.35%) Windows
2 32 (31.68%) Windows 7
3 20 (19.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (9.90%) Windows XP
5 8 (7.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (5.94%) Linux
7 3 (2.97%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.99%) UNIX
8 1 (0.99%) AIX
8 1 (0.99%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (27.72%) ITIL
2 18 (17.82%) Incident Management
3 13 (12.87%) ITSM
4 10 (9.90%) Problem Management
4 10 (9.90%) Document Management
5 9 (8.91%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (4.95%) Information Security
6 5 (4.95%) E-Commerce
6 5 (4.95%) Service Management
7 4 (3.96%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (3.96%) TOGAF
7 4 (3.96%) Vulnerability Management
7 4 (3.96%) Change Control
7 4 (3.96%) Information Governance
8 3 (2.97%) Release Management
8 3 (2.97%) Migration
8 3 (2.97%) Business Analysis
8 3 (2.97%) Process Management
8 3 (2.97%) Service Delivery
9 2 (1.98%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.93%) SQL
2 5 (4.95%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.96%) VB
4 3 (2.97%) VBScript
5 2 (1.98%) C#
5 2 (1.98%) Java
5 2 (1.98%) VB.NET
5 2 (1.98%) ABAP
5 2 (1.98%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (8.91%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (8.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (6.93%) CCNP
3 6 (5.94%) MCSA
4 5 (4.95%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (4.95%) CCA
4 5 (4.95%) Citrix Certification
4 5 (4.95%) CCSE
5 3 (2.97%) CCEA
5 3 (2.97%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.97%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.97%) MCSE
6 2 (1.98%) MCITP
6 2 (1.98%) Degree
6 2 (1.98%) CCVP
6 2 (1.98%) CCIE
6 2 (1.98%) CCNA
7 1 (0.99%) CCAA
7 1 (0.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.99%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.97%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (33.66%) XenApp
2 33 (32.67%) Active Directory
3 23 (22.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (3.96%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (3.96%) Terminal Services
4 4 (3.96%) ISA Server
4 4 (3.96%) XenDesktop
5 3 (2.97%) vSphere
6 2 (1.98%) XenServer
6 2 (1.98%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.99%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.99%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (7.92%) SCCM
2 2 (1.98%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (0.99%) AppDNA
3 1 (0.99%) Opsview
3 1 (0.99%) Cacti
3 1 (0.99%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.99%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.99%) Nagios
3 1 (0.99%) WMI
Vendors
1 37 (36.63%) VMware
2 25 (24.75%) Microsoft
3 16 (15.84%) NetApp
3 16 (15.84%) Cisco
4 7 (6.93%) CheckPoint
5 6 (5.94%) Altiris
6 5 (4.95%) Blue Coat
6 5 (4.95%) Infoblox
6 5 (4.95%) Imperva
6 5 (4.95%) F5
6 5 (4.95%) Symantec
7 4 (3.96%) Qualys
7 4 (3.96%) ScanSafe
8 3 (2.97%) Veeam
8 3 (2.97%) Wyse
8 3 (2.97%) HP
8 3 (2.97%) Oracle
8 3 (2.97%) EMC
9 2 (1.98%) Juniper
9 2 (1.98%) SAP