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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 24 37 53
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +16
Contract jobs citing Citrix 50 27 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 6.73% 3.88% 1.69%
As % of the Vendors category 11.88% 7.48% 3.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 7 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £190 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+110.52% -41.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £152 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £360 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.16% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 0
Average hourly rate £10.00 £17.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.92 £16.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+2.54% +8.19%
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
421 361 298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 56.66% 51.94% 45.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 156 133
Average daily rate £370 £325 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.96% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 29 16
Average hourly rate £14.85 £22.93 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.23% +31.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £37.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 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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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 +3 7 £400 +110.52% 2
Welwyn Garden City - 6 £350 - 2
Hemel Hempstead -3 5 £75 -
Stevenage - 4 £310 - 1
St Albans - 1 - - 1
Citrix
East of England

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 46 (65.71%) Windows
2 39 (55.71%) VMware
3 33 (47.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 33 (47.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (41.43%) Active Directory
5 26 (37.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 25 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
7 21 (30.00%) DNS
8 20 (28.57%) SharePoint
8 20 (28.57%) Microsoft
9 19 (27.14%) HP
10 18 (25.71%) Web Services
11 17 (24.29%) DHCP
12 15 (21.43%) XenApp
13 14 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
13 14 (20.00%) Cisco
13 14 (20.00%) SOA
14 13 (18.57%) SQL Server
14 13 (18.57%) VMware Infrastructure
15 12 (17.14%) ITIL
15 12 (17.14%) MS Exchange
15 12 (17.14%) TCP/IP
15 12 (17.14%) IBM
15 12 (17.14%) Migration
16 11 (15.71%) Firewall
16 11 (15.71%) Dell
16 11 (15.71%) Windows XP
17 10 (14.29%) MS Office
17 10 (14.29%) Oracle
17 10 (14.29%) Cisco Certification

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 20 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 12 (17.14%) MS Exchange
3 6 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (4.29%) Lync
5 3 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.86%) Lotus Domino
6 2 (2.86%) IIS
7 1 (1.43%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 10 (14.29%) MS Office
2 1 (1.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (11.43%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 25 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (11.43%) SaaS
2 8 (11.43%) PaaS
2 8 (11.43%) Office 365
3 3 (4.29%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (4.29%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 21 (30.00%) DNS
2 17 (24.29%) DHCP
3 12 (17.14%) TCP/IP
4 11 (15.71%) Firewall
5 9 (12.86%) LAN
5 9 (12.86%) WAN
6 8 (11.43%) FTP
7 7 (10.00%) SAN
8 5 (7.14%) VPN
9 3 (4.29%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (4.29%) NetScaler
9 3 (4.29%) Network Security
10 2 (2.86%) Internet
10 2 (2.86%) Ethernet
11 1 (1.43%) VoIP
11 1 (1.43%) NetScreen
11 1 (1.43%) MPLS
11 1 (1.43%) OSPF
11 1 (1.43%) BGP
11 1 (1.43%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.57%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.43%) Relational Database
2 8 (11.43%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.43%) Amazon RDS
General
1 3 (4.29%) Finance
1 3 (4.29%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.43%) Retail
2 1 (1.43%) Legal
2 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (24.29%) Architect
2 14 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
3 11 (15.71%) Consultant
4 9 (12.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (12.86%) 2nd Line Support
5 7 (10.00%) Administrator
6 6 (8.57%) AWS Engineer
6 6 (8.57%) Applications Architect
6 6 (8.57%) Desktop Support
7 5 (7.14%) Analyst
7 5 (7.14%) Citrix Consultant
7 5 (7.14%) Help Desk Support
7 5 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
8 4 (5.71%) AWS Consultant
8 4 (5.71%) Support Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) Technical Architect
9 3 (4.29%) Infrastructure Architect
9 3 (4.29%) Citrix Engineer
9 3 (4.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 3 (4.29%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (25.71%) Web Services
2 8 (11.43%) REST
2 8 (11.43%) SOAP
3 2 (2.86%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.43%) Data Integration
1 8 (11.43%) GIS
2 4 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.71%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.71%) Clustering
3 2 (2.86%) VLE
3 2 (2.86%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (2.86%) Replication
4 1 (1.43%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.43%) AS400
4 1 (1.43%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.43%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.43%) CMDB
4 1 (1.43%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 46 (65.71%) Windows
2 33 (47.14%) Windows Server 2003
2 33 (47.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (37.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
5 11 (15.71%) Windows XP
6 9 (12.86%) Windows 7
7 8 (11.43%) Android
8 5 (7.14%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.86%) Apple iOS
9 2 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (2.86%) Mac OS X
9 2 (2.86%) Linux
10 1 (1.43%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.00%) SOA
2 12 (17.14%) ITIL
2 12 (17.14%) Migration
3 10 (14.29%) Project Management
4 9 (12.86%) Service Delivery
4 9 (12.86%) TOGAF
5 8 (11.43%) Content Management
5 8 (11.43%) ETL
6 7 (10.00%) Change Control
7 5 (7.14%) Change Management
7 5 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (5.71%) Incident Management
8 4 (5.71%) Asset Management
9 3 (4.29%) E-Commerce
9 3 (4.29%) Data Protection
10 2 (2.86%) High Availability
10 2 (2.86%) Build Automation
10 2 (2.86%) Load Balancing
10 2 (2.86%) Network Load Balancing
10 2 (2.86%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.57%) PowerShell
1 6 (8.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (11.43%) CCNA
3 4 (5.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (5.71%) MCSE
4 3 (4.29%) Degree
4 3 (4.29%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.29%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.86%) CCNP
6 1 (1.43%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (1.43%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.14%) SLA
2 1 (1.43%) QA
System Software
1 29 (41.43%) Active Directory
2 15 (21.43%) XenApp
3 13 (18.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (11.43%) Hyper-V
5 6 (8.57%) vSphere
5 6 (8.57%) Terminal Services
6 5 (7.14%) VMware ESX
6 5 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (4.29%) XenDesktop
8 2 (2.86%) XenServer
9 1 (1.43%) ISA Server
9 1 (1.43%) MetaFrame
9 1 (1.43%) BitLocker
9 1 (1.43%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 7 (10.00%) SCOM
2 6 (8.57%) SCCM
2 6 (8.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 3 (4.29%) OpenView
3 3 (4.29%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (1.43%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.43%) RANCID
Vendors
1 39 (55.71%) VMware
2 20 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 19 (27.14%) HP
4 14 (20.00%) Cisco
5 12 (17.14%) IBM
6 11 (15.71%) Dell
7 10 (14.29%) Oracle
7 10 (14.29%) Apple
8 8 (11.43%) ESRI
8 8 (11.43%) Symantec
9 4 (5.71%) Veeam
9 4 (5.71%) NetApp
10 3 (4.29%) Juniper
11 2 (2.86%) F5
11 2 (2.86%) ServiceNow
11 2 (2.86%) Red Hat
12 1 (1.43%) CheckPoint
12 1 (1.43%) JD Edwards
12 1 (1.43%) Lotus
12 1 (1.43%) Fortinet