The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Citrix products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Citrix over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 52 34 39
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +5
Contract jobs citing Citrix 14 20 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.78% 3.87% 4.08%
As % of the Vendors category 3.66% 6.99% 8.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 20
Average daily rate
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£345 £280 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.21% -25.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £260 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £600 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-7.44% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Average hourly rate £12.50 £32.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.53% +116.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +12.50%
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 Hertfordshire region.

Vendors Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
382 286 485
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 48.54% 55.32% 50.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 146 189
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £180 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £583 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 23 35
Average hourly rate £21.50 £32.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.84% +51.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.55 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £50.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £19.48 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.46% +2.52%

Citrix
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Citrix Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Citrix
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Citrix Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Citrix
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Citrix across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

Citrix Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Citrix
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Citrix Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Citrix
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Citrix within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 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
Watford - 5 £270 - 3
Hemel Hempstead -4 3 - - 1
Stevenage - 1 £170 -
Potters Bar - 1 £525 -
Rickmansworth - - - -
Royston - - - -
St Albans - - - - 2
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Hitchin - - - -
Letchworth - - - -
Citrix
East of England

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 29 (74.36%) Windows
2 19 (48.72%) Microsoft
3 15 (38.46%) VMware
4 14 (35.90%) Active Directory
5 11 (28.21%) MS Excel
6 10 (25.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (20.51%) MS Exchange
7 8 (20.51%) TCP/IP
7 8 (20.51%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (17.95%) MS Office
8 7 (17.95%) NetScaler
9 6 (15.38%) ITIL
9 6 (15.38%) Security Cleared
9 6 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (15.38%) Requirements Analysis
9 6 (15.38%) Load Balancing
9 6 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (15.38%) Test Scripting
9 6 (15.38%) Windows 7
9 6 (15.38%) vSphere
9 6 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (15.38%) Banking
10 5 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (12.82%) Migration
10 5 (12.82%) SC Cleared
10 5 (12.82%) Oracle
10 5 (12.82%) DNS
10 5 (12.82%) DHCP
10 5 (12.82%) Windows XP
10 5 (12.82%) Finance

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 8 (20.51%) MS Exchange
2 6 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
2 6 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (10.26%) IIS
5 2 (5.13%) Lotus Domino
5 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
5 2 (5.13%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.56%) Confluence
6 1 (2.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 11 (28.21%) MS Excel
2 7 (17.95%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.51%) TCP/IP
2 7 (17.95%) NetScaler
3 5 (12.82%) DNS
3 5 (12.82%) DHCP
4 3 (7.69%) LAN
4 3 (7.69%) SAN
4 3 (7.69%) Firewall
5 1 (2.56%) VLAN
5 1 (2.56%) SMTP
5 1 (2.56%) FTP
5 1 (2.56%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) JIRA
General
1 6 (15.38%) Banking
2 5 (12.82%) Finance
3 3 (7.69%) Legal
3 3 (7.69%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (17.95%) Analyst
2 5 (12.82%) Senior Tester
2 5 (12.82%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (12.82%) Citrix Engineer
2 5 (12.82%) Server Engineer
2 5 (12.82%) Tester
2 5 (12.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (12.82%) Software Tester
2 5 (12.82%) Senior Software Tester
2 5 (12.82%) Citrix Server Engineer
3 3 (7.69%) Desktop Support
3 3 (7.69%) IT Support
3 3 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (5.13%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (5.13%) Architect
4 2 (5.13%) Project Manager
4 2 (5.13%) Consultant
4 2 (5.13%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (5.13%) Technical Support
4 2 (5.13%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) .NET
1 2 (5.13%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Blackberry
1 4 (10.26%) Clustering
2 1 (2.56%) PKI
2 1 (2.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 29 (74.36%) Windows
2 10 (25.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (15.38%) Windows 7
4 5 (12.82%) Windows XP
4 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (7.69%) Windows 2000
5 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (5.13%) HPUX
6 2 (5.13%) Linux
7 1 (2.56%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.56%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.51%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (15.38%) ITIL
2 6 (15.38%) Requirements Analysis
2 6 (15.38%) Load Balancing
2 6 (15.38%) Test Scripting
3 5 (12.82%) Migration
4 3 (7.69%) Network Management
5 2 (5.13%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (5.13%) Software Deployment
5 2 (5.13%) Zachman Framework
5 2 (5.13%) TOGAF
5 2 (5.13%) Problem Management
5 2 (5.13%) CRM
5 2 (5.13%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.13%) Validation
6 1 (2.56%) Workflow
6 1 (2.56%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.56%) Quality Management
6 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.56%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.69%) SQL
2 2 (5.13%) Java
2 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
2 2 (5.13%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.56%) Perl
3 1 (2.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 5 (12.82%) SC Cleared
3 4 (10.26%) MCSE
3 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (7.69%) MCITP
5 2 (5.13%) VCAP
6 1 (2.56%) MCP
6 1 (2.56%) ISTQB
6 1 (2.56%) MCTS
6 1 (2.56%) MCSA
6 1 (2.56%) CCNA
6 1 (2.56%) ISEB
6 1 (2.56%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) SLA
2 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 14 (35.90%) Active Directory
2 6 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (15.38%) vSphere
3 4 (10.26%) Hyper-V
4 3 (7.69%) VMware ESX
4 3 (7.69%) vCloud
5 2 (5.13%) XenDesktop
5 2 (5.13%) XenApp
6 1 (2.56%) XenServer
6 1 (2.56%) NFS
6 1 (2.56%) Xen
6 1 (2.56%) VMFS
6 1 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) NetBackup
2 3 (7.69%) Backup Exec
2 3 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (5.13%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (2.56%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 19 (48.72%) Microsoft
2 15 (38.46%) VMware
3 5 (12.82%) Oracle
4 4 (10.26%) Cisco
4 4 (10.26%) Symantec
5 3 (7.69%) Sophos
5 3 (7.69%) Acronis
5 3 (7.69%) IBM
5 3 (7.69%) NetApp
5 3 (7.69%) Veritas
5 3 (7.69%) HP
5 3 (7.69%) Dell
6 2 (5.13%) EMC
7 1 (2.56%) Wyse
7 1 (2.56%) Veeam