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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 24 20 18
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Contract jobs citing Citrix 43 40 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 8.40% 6.97% 6.85%
As % of the Vendors category 16.04% 13.61% 14.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 13
Average daily rate
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£275 £306 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.20% +17.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £126 £143 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £290 £326
% change year-on-year
+7.75% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 14 9
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.33 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-1.03% -
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
268 294 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 52.34% 51.22% 47.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 150 96
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £120 £107
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 49 28
Average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% -39.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.00 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.77 £36.50 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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
Colchester +3 20 £150 -39.69% 3
Brentwood 0 6 £288 -32.35% 1
Chelmsford +3 3 - -
Southend-on-Sea - 1 - -
Harlow - - - -
Braintree - - - -
Canvey Island - - - -
Citrix
East of England

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 63 (78.75%) Windows
2 52 (65.00%) Active Directory
3 43 (53.75%) MS Office
4 42 (52.50%) MS Excel
5 40 (50.00%) Finance
6 38 (47.50%) Windows 7
7 36 (45.00%) Blackberry
8 32 (40.00%) Incident Management
9 29 (36.25%) Document Management
10 27 (33.75%) Law
11 26 (32.50%) VMware
12 25 (31.25%) MS Exchange
13 22 (27.50%) Microsoft
14 21 (26.25%) XenApp
15 18 (22.50%) ITIL
16 16 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
17 15 (18.75%) HP
18 14 (17.50%) Linux
19 13 (16.25%) SQL
19 13 (16.25%) SAN
19 13 (16.25%) Exchange Server 2010
20 12 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
20 12 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2013
21 11 (13.75%) Clustering
21 11 (13.75%) Windows Server 2003
22 10 (12.50%) Migration
22 10 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
23 9 (11.25%) XenDesktop
24 8 (10.00%) 3PAR
24 8 (10.00%) Brocade

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 25 (31.25%) MS Exchange
2 13 (16.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (8.75%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (8.75%) Lync
5 3 (3.75%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.25%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 43 (53.75%) MS Office
2 42 (52.50%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.50%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.25%) PaaS
1 1 (1.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (16.25%) SAN
2 8 (10.00%) VoIP
3 5 (6.25%) DHCP
3 5 (6.25%) DNS
4 4 (5.00%) VPN
4 4 (5.00%) NetScaler
5 3 (3.75%) Ethernet
5 3 (3.75%) TCP/IP
5 3 (3.75%) WAN
5 3 (3.75%) Broadband
5 3 (3.75%) LAN
5 3 (3.75%) RTP
5 3 (3.75%) MPLS
5 3 (3.75%) Firewall
5 3 (3.75%) Wireless
6 2 (2.50%) NAS
7 1 (1.25%) Network Security
7 1 (1.25%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.00%) DB2
3 2 (2.50%) MS Access
4 1 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.25%) MSI
General
1 40 (50.00%) Finance
2 27 (33.75%) Law
3 6 (7.50%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.00%) Legal
5 2 (2.50%) Local Government
6 1 (1.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 42 (52.50%) Analyst
2 30 (37.50%) Service Analyst
2 30 (37.50%) Service Desk Analyst
3 25 (31.25%) Help Desk Analyst
4 12 (15.00%) Support Analyst
5 10 (12.50%) IT Support
6 7 (8.75%) IT Support Analyst
7 4 (5.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 4 (5.00%) Linux Administrator
7 4 (5.00%) Server Engineer
7 4 (5.00%) Problem Manager
7 4 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (5.00%) Administrator
8 3 (3.75%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
8 3 (3.75%) Architect
8 3 (3.75%) Desktop Support
8 3 (3.75%) Support Engineer
8 3 (3.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (3.75%) Desktop Engineer
9 2 (2.50%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.25%) Flash
1 1 (1.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 36 (45.00%) Blackberry
2 11 (13.75%) Clustering
3 8 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.75%) PKI
5 2 (2.50%) AS400
5 2 (2.50%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.50%) iSeries
6 1 (1.25%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.25%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 63 (78.75%) Windows
2 38 (47.50%) Windows 7
3 14 (17.50%) Linux
4 12 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (13.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (7.50%) AIX
7 6 (7.50%) Solaris
8 5 (6.25%) Windows XP
9 4 (5.00%) VMS
9 4 (5.00%) CentOS
10 2 (2.50%) UNIX
10 2 (2.50%) Apple iOS
10 2 (2.50%) Windows 8
10 2 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.25%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.25%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (40.00%) Incident Management
2 29 (36.25%) Document Management
3 18 (22.50%) ITIL
4 10 (12.50%) Migration
5 4 (5.00%) ITSM
5 4 (5.00%) Problem Management
6 3 (3.75%) Change Control
6 3 (3.75%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (3.75%) Mentoring
6 3 (3.75%) Service Management
6 3 (3.75%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (2.50%) Change Management
7 2 (2.50%) TOGAF
7 2 (2.50%) Capacity Management
7 2 (2.50%) Requirements Analysis
8 1 (1.25%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (1.25%) Waterfall
8 1 (1.25%) Business Transformation
8 1 (1.25%) ITIL V3
8 1 (1.25%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 13 (16.25%) SQL
2 3 (3.75%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (8.75%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (3.75%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.75%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.75%) MCSA
4 2 (2.50%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (2.50%) MCSE
4 2 (2.50%) MCITP
5 1 (1.25%) Degree
5 1 (1.25%) ISEB
5 1 (1.25%) PMP
5 1 (1.25%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 52 (65.00%) Active Directory
2 21 (26.25%) XenApp
3 16 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (11.25%) XenDesktop
5 5 (6.25%) VMware ESX
6 3 (3.75%) MetaFrame
6 3 (3.75%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (2.50%) XenServer
8 1 (1.25%) Hyper-V
8 1 (1.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (1.25%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (3.75%) SCCM
1 3 (3.75%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (2.50%) Tivoli
2 2 (2.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (1.25%) SCOM
3 1 (1.25%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 26 (32.50%) VMware
2 22 (27.50%) Microsoft
3 15 (18.75%) HP
4 8 (10.00%) 3PAR
4 8 (10.00%) Brocade
4 8 (10.00%) NetApp
4 8 (10.00%) IBM
4 8 (10.00%) Oracle
5 6 (7.50%) EMC
6 5 (6.25%) Cisco
7 4 (5.00%) Juniper
7 4 (5.00%) Red Hat
7 4 (5.00%) Veeam
8 3 (3.75%) Riverbed
8 3 (3.75%) BMC
9 2 (2.50%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.25%) SAP
10 1 (1.25%) Remedy
10 1 (1.25%) Websense
Colchester, Essex
Information Technology Services
Rate: £18 - 23 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Information Technology Services
Rate: £15 - 18 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Basildon
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 18 days ago