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 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 22 23 12
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -11
Contract jobs citing Citrix 43 41 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 7.14% 8.45% 11.09%
As % of the Vendors category 16.93% 17.83% 25.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 18 16
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £309
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +13.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £500 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 14
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -5.40%
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
254 230 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 42.19% 47.42% 43.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 106 61
Average daily rate £375 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £488 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 41 47
Average hourly rate £28.00 £28.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.75% +58.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.50 £9.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.04 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.98 £19.30
% change year-on-year
-1.22% -1.64%

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 September 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 September 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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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 0 13 £410 +68.20%
Brentwood +1 7 - -
Chelmsford - 3 £375 -
Harlow -3 2 £265 -24.28%
Citrix
East of England

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 59 (77.63%) Windows
2 48 (63.16%) Active Directory
3 46 (60.53%) Finance
4 31 (40.79%) MS Excel
5 30 (39.47%) MS Office
5 30 (39.47%) Microsoft
6 29 (38.16%) VMware
6 29 (38.16%) Windows 7
7 22 (28.95%) Migration
7 22 (28.95%) Incident Management
8 20 (26.32%) Blackberry
9 19 (25.00%) XenApp
10 18 (23.68%) Data Centre
11 17 (22.37%) Microsoft App-V
12 16 (21.05%) Law
12 16 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
13 15 (19.74%) Windows 8
13 15 (19.74%) Document Management
14 14 (18.42%) HP
14 14 (18.42%) SQL
14 14 (18.42%) SharePoint
15 13 (17.11%) Firewall
15 13 (17.11%) SCCM
16 12 (15.79%) Network Security
16 12 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
17 11 (14.47%) DHCP
17 11 (14.47%) DNS
17 11 (14.47%) Windows Server 2003
18 9 (11.84%) NetApp
18 9 (11.84%) VMware ESX

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 14 (18.42%) SharePoint
2 7 (9.21%) IIS
3 6 (7.89%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.95%) Lync
5 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 31 (40.79%) MS Excel
2 30 (39.47%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.32%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 13 (17.11%) Firewall
2 12 (15.79%) Network Security
3 11 (14.47%) DNS
3 11 (14.47%) DHCP
4 8 (10.53%) SAN
5 7 (9.21%) NetScaler
6 5 (6.58%) LAN
6 5 (6.58%) WAN
7 4 (5.26%) TCP/IP
8 3 (3.95%) HTTPS
9 2 (2.63%) NAS
9 2 (2.63%) LDAP
10 1 (1.32%) SMS
10 1 (1.32%) VPN
10 1 (1.32%) Ethernet
10 1 (1.32%) Internet
10 1 (1.32%) MPLS
10 1 (1.32%) RTP
10 1 (1.32%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (1.32%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.21%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (6.58%) MSI
2 3 (3.95%) AdminStudio
2 3 (3.95%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 46 (60.53%) Finance
2 16 (21.05%) Law
3 5 (6.58%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.32%) Publishing
4 1 (1.32%) Banking
4 1 (1.32%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 29 (38.16%) Analyst
2 20 (26.32%) Help Desk Analyst
3 16 (21.05%) Service Analyst
3 16 (21.05%) Service Desk Analyst
4 9 (11.84%) Support Analyst
5 7 (9.21%) Desktop Support
5 7 (9.21%) Applications Packager
6 5 (6.58%) Architect
7 4 (5.26%) Consultant
7 4 (5.26%) DBA
7 4 (5.26%) Help Desk Support Analyst
7 4 (5.26%) Help Desk Support
7 4 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (5.26%) Applications Support
8 3 (3.95%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (3.95%) Administrator
8 3 (3.95%) Applications Specialist
8 3 (3.95%) Development Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.95%) Application Packaging
2 2 (2.63%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 20 (26.32%) Blackberry
2 18 (23.68%) Data Centre
3 9 (11.84%) Clustering
4 5 (6.58%) HP Storage
5 3 (3.95%) Mobile Computing
6 2 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.32%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.32%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.32%) PKI
7 1 (1.32%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 59 (77.63%) Windows
2 29 (38.16%) Windows 7
3 15 (19.74%) Windows 8
4 12 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (14.47%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (9.21%) Windows XP
7 5 (6.58%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (3.95%) Android
9 2 (2.63%) Linux
10 1 (1.32%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (28.95%) Migration
1 22 (28.95%) Incident Management
2 15 (19.74%) Document Management
3 8 (10.53%) ITIL
4 4 (5.26%) Configuration Management
5 3 (3.95%) ITSM
5 3 (3.95%) Load Balancing
5 3 (3.95%) Software Delivery
6 2 (2.63%) TOGAF
6 2 (2.63%) Change Management
6 2 (2.63%) Project Management
7 1 (1.32%) Service Management
7 1 (1.32%) Information Security
7 1 (1.32%) Problem Management
7 1 (1.32%) Time Management
7 1 (1.32%) Performance Management
7 1 (1.32%) Data Migration
7 1 (1.32%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (1.32%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (1.32%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 14 (18.42%) SQL
2 4 (5.26%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.32%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (5.26%) MCSE
1 4 (5.26%) Citrix Certification
1 4 (5.26%) MCITP
1 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.63%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.63%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.32%) CCEE
3 1 (1.32%) CCEA
3 1 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.32%) CCIE
3 1 (1.32%) CCA
3 1 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.32%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.95%) SLA
System Software
1 48 (63.16%) Active Directory
2 19 (25.00%) XenApp
3 17 (22.37%) Microsoft App-V
4 16 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (11.84%) VMware ESX
6 5 (6.58%) Terminal Server
7 2 (2.63%) XenServer
7 2 (2.63%) Hyper-V
8 1 (1.32%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 13 (17.11%) SCCM
2 3 (3.95%) SCOM
3 1 (1.32%) Puppet
3 1 (1.32%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.32%) ZENworks
3 1 (1.32%) WSUS
Vendors
1 30 (39.47%) Microsoft
2 29 (38.16%) VMware
3 14 (18.42%) HP
4 9 (11.84%) NetApp
5 7 (9.21%) Cisco
6 6 (7.89%) IBM
6 6 (7.89%) 3PAR
7 4 (5.26%) Altiris
7 4 (5.26%) Oracle
8 3 (3.95%) SolarWinds
8 3 (3.95%) LANDesk
8 3 (3.95%) Barracuda Networks
8 3 (3.95%) Apple
8 3 (3.95%) Symantec
8 3 (3.95%) Websense
8 3 (3.95%) Dell
9 2 (2.63%) EMC
9 2 (2.63%) F5
10 1 (1.32%) Brocade
10 1 (1.32%) Juniper