The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Citrix products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Citrix over the 3 months to 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 53 52 45
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Contract jobs citing Citrix 83 66 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 3.68% 3.18% 4.40%
As % of the Vendors category 8.08% 6.62% 8.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 23 32
Average daily rate
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£376 £300 £269
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.33% +11.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £152 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £461 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 28
Average hourly rate £12.50 £21.38 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.54% +44.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.13 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.70 £29.40 £26.98
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Citrix
South East

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

Vendors Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1027 997 858
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 45.54% 48.09% 50.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 561 535 495
Average daily rate £375 £363 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 63 92
Average hourly rate £21.50 £28.00 £19.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.21% +42.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.75 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £55.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.90
% change year-on-year
- -7.40%

Citrix
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

Citrix Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Citrix
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Citrix Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Citrix
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Citrix across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

Citrix Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Citrix
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Citrix Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Citrix
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Citrix across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

Citrix Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Citrix
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Citrix within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 21 April 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
Havant +16 24 £400 -13.51% 1
Southampton -19 10 £393 +42.72% 10
Winchester -2 7 £238 - 2
Eastleigh 0 5 £258 +3.00% 1
Gosport +2 4 £394 -12.55%
Basingstoke +1 3 - - 6
Portsmouth -8 3 - - 1
Ringwood - - - -
Farnborough - - - -
Petersfield - - - -
Fareham - - - -
Aldershot - - - -
Andover - - - - 1
Citrix
South East

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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.

1 100 (53.76%) Microsoft
2 95 (51.08%) Windows
3 78 (41.94%) Security Cleared
4 77 (41.40%) Active Directory
5 72 (38.71%) VMware
6 70 (37.63%) SC Cleared
7 54 (29.03%) SAN
8 53 (28.49%) HP
9 46 (24.73%) MS Excel
10 43 (23.12%) ISTQB
11 41 (22.04%) Windows Server 2008
12 40 (21.51%) Oracle
13 39 (20.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 38 (20.43%) Windows 7
14 38 (20.43%) Knowledge Management
15 37 (19.89%) Analytical Skills
16 33 (17.74%) Oracle EBS
17 29 (15.59%) DV Cleared
18 27 (14.52%) XenApp
18 27 (14.52%) VMware Infrastructure
18 27 (14.52%) Windows Server 2012
19 26 (13.98%) UNIX
20 23 (12.37%) HP Quality Center
20 23 (12.37%) Software Testing
21 22 (11.83%) SQL
22 21 (11.29%) HTML
22 21 (11.29%) JavaScript
22 21 (11.29%) VBA
22 21 (11.29%) Configuration Management
22 21 (11.29%) Test Scripting

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 20 (10.75%) IBM Notes
2 18 (9.68%) MS Exchange
3 9 (4.84%) SharePoint
4 7 (3.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (2.69%) SharePoint Server
6 5 (2.69%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (1.61%) IIS
8 2 (1.08%) Lync
9 1 (0.54%) Apache
Applications
1 46 (24.73%) MS Excel
2 19 (10.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 33 (17.74%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.15%) Office 365
2 1 (0.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (29.03%) SAN
2 15 (8.06%) TCP/IP
3 13 (6.99%) Firewall
4 6 (3.23%) DNS
4 6 (3.23%) LAN
5 5 (2.69%) SMTP
5 5 (2.69%) DHCP
6 4 (2.15%) IPsec
7 3 (1.61%) WAN
7 3 (1.61%) VPN
7 3 (1.61%) ATM
7 3 (1.61%) NAS
7 3 (1.61%) Unified Communications
8 2 (1.08%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (1.08%) VoIP
8 2 (1.08%) WLAN
8 2 (1.08%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.54%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (0.54%) Network Security
9 1 (0.54%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (9.68%) SQL Server
1 18 (9.68%) Oracle Reports
2 6 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (2.69%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (2.15%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.54%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (2.15%) MSI
2 2 (1.08%) Wise Package Studio
2 2 (1.08%) WinRunner
2 2 (1.08%) TestDirector
2 2 (1.08%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 6 (3.23%) Finance
2 3 (1.61%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.08%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.08%) Banking
4 1 (0.54%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 44 (23.66%) Analyst
2 21 (11.29%) Wintel Engineer
3 19 (10.22%) Service Desk Analyst
3 19 (10.22%) Service Analyst
4 14 (7.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 14 (7.53%) Test Analyst
5 11 (5.91%) Support Engineer
5 11 (5.91%) 3rd Line Support
6 10 (5.38%) Architect
7 8 (4.30%) Consultant
8 7 (3.76%) Desktop Engineer
8 7 (3.76%) Infrastructure Architect
8 7 (3.76%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (3.23%) Citrix Support
9 6 (3.23%) Systems Administrator
9 6 (3.23%) Server Support
9 6 (3.23%) 2nd Line Support
9 6 (3.23%) Administrator
10 5 (2.69%) Test Specialist
10 5 (2.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (11.29%) HTML
2 20 (10.75%) .NET
2 20 (10.75%) ASP.NET
2 20 (10.75%) JSP
3 7 (3.76%) Application Packaging
4 2 (1.08%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.54%) XML
5 1 (0.54%) XSL
5 1 (0.54%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 37 (19.89%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.38%) Blackberry
2 10 (5.38%) Clustering
3 3 (1.61%) Replication
3 3 (1.61%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.08%) NHS
4 2 (1.08%) PDA
5 1 (0.54%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 95 (51.08%) Windows
2 41 (22.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 38 (20.43%) Windows 7
4 27 (14.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 26 (13.98%) UNIX
6 20 (10.75%) Windows XP
7 19 (10.22%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (5.91%) Linux
9 10 (5.38%) Windows 8
10 4 (2.15%) AIX
10 4 (2.15%) Solaris
11 3 (1.61%) SUSE
12 2 (1.08%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.54%) CentOS
13 1 (0.54%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.54%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (20.43%) Knowledge Management
2 23 (12.37%) Software Testing
3 21 (11.29%) Configuration Management
3 21 (11.29%) Test Scripting
4 20 (10.75%) Service Management
5 19 (10.22%) Migration
6 17 (9.14%) Project Management
7 15 (8.06%) Fault Management
8 12 (6.45%) ITIL
9 9 (4.84%) Data Migration
10 6 (3.23%) Change Management
11 5 (2.69%) Disaster Recovery
12 4 (2.15%) Network Management
12 4 (2.15%) Mentoring
13 3 (1.61%) Portfolio Management
13 3 (1.61%) Software Distribution
13 3 (1.61%) Stakeholder Management
13 3 (1.61%) CRM
14 2 (1.08%) PRINCE2
14 2 (1.08%) CMMI
Programming Languages
1 22 (11.83%) SQL
2 21 (11.29%) JavaScript
2 21 (11.29%) VBA
3 2 (1.08%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.08%) VB
4 1 (0.54%) C
4 1 (0.54%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.54%) XPath
Qualifications
1 78 (41.94%) Security Cleared
2 70 (37.63%) SC Cleared
3 43 (23.12%) ISTQB
4 39 (20.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 29 (15.59%) DV Cleared
6 9 (4.84%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (2.69%) ISEB
7 5 (2.69%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 4 (2.15%) MCTS
8 4 (2.15%) MCSA
9 3 (1.61%) Degree
10 2 (1.08%) MCITP
10 2 (1.08%) MCDST
10 2 (1.08%) MCP
10 2 (1.08%) MCSE
11 1 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.76%) SLA
2 1 (0.54%) QA
System Software
1 77 (41.40%) Active Directory
2 27 (14.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (14.52%) XenApp
3 14 (7.53%) Microsoft App-V
4 12 (6.45%) XenDesktop
5 11 (5.91%) vSphere
5 11 (5.91%) Terminal Services
5 11 (5.91%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 6 (3.23%) Hyper-V
6 6 (3.23%) VMware ESX
7 5 (2.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 5 (2.69%) XenServer
8 3 (1.61%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 23 (12.37%) HP Quality Center
2 21 (11.29%) SCCM
3 9 (4.84%) ARCserve
4 6 (3.23%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (3.23%) EdgeSight
5 5 (2.69%) Netcool
6 4 (2.15%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 4 (2.15%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 3 (1.61%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (1.61%) Tivoli
8 2 (1.08%) Unicenter
8 2 (1.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (1.08%) HP SIM
9 1 (0.54%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.54%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 1 (0.54%) MOM
Vendors
1 100 (53.76%) Microsoft
2 72 (38.71%) VMware
3 53 (28.49%) HP
4 40 (21.51%) Oracle
5 20 (10.75%) Lotus
6 14 (7.53%) Altiris
7 13 (6.99%) Symantec
8 10 (5.38%) Cisco
9 9 (4.84%) AppSense
10 7 (3.76%) Veritas
10 7 (3.76%) Apple
10 7 (3.76%) CA
11 6 (3.23%) 3PAR
12 5 (2.69%) IBM
13 4 (2.15%) Red Hat
13 4 (2.15%) Sophos
13 4 (2.15%) Lumension
14 3 (1.61%) Ventyx
14 3 (1.61%) McAfee
14 3 (1.61%) OpenText