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 29 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 42 41 57
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +16
Contract jobs citing Citrix 20 23 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.92% 3.60% 2.20%
As % of the Vendors category 5.36% 7.23% 5.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 8
Average daily rate
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£501 £298 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.48% -33.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £246 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £378 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £290 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.75% -10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Average hourly rate £14.15 £14.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.03% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.23 £13.20 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.06 £14.80 £26.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
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
373 318 371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 54.45% 49.77% 40.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 162 179
Average daily rate £400 £370 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £176 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 21 28
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% +6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £10.56 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.90 £34.90 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 29 December 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 29 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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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 +6 6 £425 +62.67% 2
Stevenage +2 5 £510 +96.15%
Hemel Hempstead - - - - 1
Kings Langley - - - -
Letchworth - - - -
St Albans - - - -
Citrix
East of England

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 32 (86.49%) Windows
2 23 (62.16%) VMware
3 22 (59.46%) Active Directory
4 20 (54.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (40.54%) Microsoft
5 15 (40.54%) DNS
5 15 (40.54%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (35.14%) VMware Infrastructure
7 12 (32.43%) DHCP
8 11 (29.73%) MS Exchange
8 11 (29.73%) vSphere
8 11 (29.73%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (27.03%) Symantec
10 9 (24.32%) Security Cleared
11 8 (21.62%) SC Cleared
11 8 (21.62%) SCOM
11 8 (21.62%) vCloud
11 8 (21.62%) Exchange Server 2010
11 8 (21.62%) Firewall
11 8 (21.62%) MS Excel
12 7 (18.92%) PowerShell
12 7 (18.92%) Exchange Server 2003
12 7 (18.92%) Exchange Server 2007
13 6 (16.22%) NetBackup
13 6 (16.22%) Clustering
13 6 (16.22%) Windows 7
13 6 (16.22%) Migration
13 6 (16.22%) Blackberry
13 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
13 6 (16.22%) IIS

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 11 (29.73%) MS Exchange
2 8 (21.62%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (18.92%) Exchange Server 2003
3 7 (18.92%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (16.22%) IIS
5 5 (13.51%) SharePoint
6 2 (5.41%) Lync
7 1 (2.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 8 (21.62%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.51%) Office 365
2 2 (5.41%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (5.41%) Amazon S3
2 2 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (40.54%) DNS
2 12 (32.43%) DHCP
3 8 (21.62%) Firewall
4 4 (10.81%) LDAP
5 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
5 3 (8.11%) BIG-IP
5 3 (8.11%) iSCSI
5 3 (8.11%) NetScaler
6 2 (5.41%) VPN
7 1 (2.70%) SAN
7 1 (2.70%) VoIP
7 1 (2.70%) SMTP
7 1 (2.70%) FTP
7 1 (2.70%) VLAN
7 1 (2.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.51%) SQL Server 2000
2 5 (13.51%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (13.51%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.11%) Games
3 1 (2.70%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 10 (27.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (18.92%) Analyst
3 5 (13.51%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Consultant
5 3 (8.11%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (8.11%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Citrix Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Citrix Consultant
5 3 (8.11%) VMware Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Wintel Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.70%) Data Centre Project Manager
7 1 (2.70%) Senior Technical Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Problem Manager
7 1 (2.70%) Data Manager
7 1 (2.70%) Help Desk Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 1 (2.70%) SharePoint Consultant
7 1 (2.70%) Data Centre Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) SOAP
1 3 (8.11%) REST
2 2 (5.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Blackberry
1 6 (16.22%) Clustering
2 4 (10.81%) Replication
3 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.11%) Online Games
4 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.70%) Handset
5 1 (2.70%) PKI
5 1 (2.70%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 32 (86.49%) Windows
2 20 (54.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (40.54%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (29.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (16.22%) Windows 7
6 5 (13.51%) Windows 2000
7 4 (10.81%) Linux
8 3 (8.11%) Windows XP
8 3 (8.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.70%) Windows Vista
9 1 (2.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.22%) Migration
2 5 (13.51%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (13.51%) ITIL
3 4 (10.81%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (8.11%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (8.11%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (5.41%) Problem Management
5 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (5.41%) Project Management
5 2 (5.41%) Mentoring
5 2 (5.41%) People Management
6 1 (2.70%) Performance Improvement
6 1 (2.70%) Service Management
6 1 (2.70%) Quality Management
6 1 (2.70%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.70%) Change Management
6 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.70%) PRINCE
6 1 (2.70%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.70%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.92%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.70%) Perl
2 1 (2.70%) SQL
2 1 (2.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (24.32%) Security Cleared
2 8 (21.62%) SC Cleared
3 4 (10.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.70%) MCDST
4 1 (2.70%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.22%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (59.46%) Active Directory
2 13 (35.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (29.73%) vSphere
4 8 (21.62%) vCloud
5 5 (13.51%) Hyper-V
5 5 (13.51%) Terminal Services
5 5 (13.51%) NFS
5 5 (13.51%) VMware ESX
6 4 (10.81%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (8.11%) Forefront TMG
7 3 (8.11%) ISA Server
7 3 (8.11%) XenApp
7 3 (8.11%) XenDesktop
8 1 (2.70%) VMFS
Systems Management
1 8 (21.62%) SCOM
2 6 (16.22%) NetBackup
3 5 (13.51%) Backup Exec
3 5 (13.51%) SCCM
3 5 (13.51%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (13.51%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 3 (8.11%) HP Data Protector
4 3 (8.11%) Puppet
4 3 (8.11%) OpenView
5 2 (5.41%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 23 (62.16%) VMware
2 15 (40.54%) Microsoft
3 10 (27.03%) Symantec
4 5 (13.51%) Veritas
4 5 (13.51%) HP
4 5 (13.51%) Cisco
4 5 (13.51%) Sophos
4 5 (13.51%) Acronis
5 4 (10.81%) Veeam
5 4 (10.81%) NetApp
6 3 (8.11%) Dell
6 3 (8.11%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.70%) Mercator
7 1 (2.70%) Remedy
7 1 (2.70%) IBM
7 1 (2.70%) Mitel