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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 33 49 45
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -4
Contract jobs citing Citrix 36 13 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 4.57% 1.95% 2.64%
As % of the Vendors category 9.14% 4.29% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 5 5
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £178 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 3
Average hourly rate £9.50 £14.75 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.59% -54.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.14% -
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
394 303 320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 50.00% 45.56% 52.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 153 167
Average daily rate £377 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £189 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 35 18
Average hourly rate £20.94 £20.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.67% -38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.50 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £33.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

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 31 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Citrix across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Citrix Hourly Rate Histogram 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 31 July 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
Watford +6 13 £425 +123.68% 3
Hemel Hempstead +4 4 £275 - 2
Welwyn Garden City -4 4 £456 -
Hitchin - 2 £310 -
Stevenage -7 1 - -
Citrix
East of England

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 57 (66.28%) Windows
2 46 (53.49%) VMware
3 45 (52.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 42 (48.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 41 (47.67%) Active Directory
6 40 (46.51%) Windows Server 2003
7 31 (36.05%) Microsoft
8 27 (31.40%) DNS
9 25 (29.07%) Data Centre
10 24 (27.91%) HP
11 22 (25.58%) Amazon AWS
12 21 (24.42%) SCCM
12 21 (24.42%) SharePoint
12 21 (24.42%) DHCP
13 20 (23.26%) Cisco
14 19 (22.09%) Dell
14 19 (22.09%) XenApp
15 18 (20.93%) Hyper-V
15 18 (20.93%) Symantec
15 18 (20.93%) Web Services
15 18 (20.93%) ITIL
16 17 (19.77%) SQL Server
16 17 (19.77%) SCOM
17 16 (18.60%) Windows 2000 Server
17 16 (18.60%) PowerShell
17 16 (18.60%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
17 16 (18.60%) TCP/IP
17 16 (18.60%) SOA
17 16 (18.60%) Terminal Services
18 15 (17.44%) Windows XP

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 21 (24.42%) SharePoint
2 12 (13.95%) MS Exchange
3 6 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.33%) Lotus Domino
5 2 (2.33%) IIS
6 1 (1.16%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 13 (15.12%) MS Office
2 2 (2.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (11.63%) Maximo
2 2 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (25.58%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (11.63%) SaaS
2 10 (11.63%) PaaS
3 2 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (31.40%) DNS
2 21 (24.42%) DHCP
3 16 (18.60%) TCP/IP
4 13 (15.12%) WAN
5 12 (13.95%) LAN
6 11 (12.79%) Firewall
7 10 (11.63%) FTP
8 9 (10.47%) SAN
9 6 (6.98%) VPN
10 5 (5.81%) Network Security
11 4 (4.65%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (4.65%) NetScaler
12 3 (3.49%) VLAN
12 3 (3.49%) Wi-Fi
13 2 (2.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 2 (2.33%) Ethernet
13 2 (2.33%) Internet
13 2 (2.33%) OSPF
13 2 (2.33%) BGP
14 1 (1.16%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (19.77%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.63%) RDBMS
2 10 (11.63%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.16%) Amazon RDS
General
1 7 (8.14%) Finance
2 5 (5.81%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.49%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.33%) Electronics
4 2 (2.33%) Marketing
5 1 (1.16%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (25.58%) Architect
2 20 (23.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 17 (19.77%) Solutions Architect
4 13 (15.12%) 2nd Line Support
5 8 (9.30%) Administrator
5 8 (9.30%) Desktop Support
5 8 (9.30%) Consultant
6 7 (8.14%) Help Desk Support
7 6 (6.98%) Applications Architect
7 6 (6.98%) 1st Line Support
8 5 (5.81%) Analyst
9 4 (4.65%) Technical Architect
9 4 (4.65%) Support Engineer
9 4 (4.65%) Citrix Consultant
10 3 (3.49%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 3 (3.49%) Infrastructure Architect
10 3 (3.49%) Support Analyst
10 3 (3.49%) Technical Support
10 3 (3.49%) Systems Administrator
10 3 (3.49%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (20.93%) Web Services
2 10 (11.63%) REST
2 10 (11.63%) SOAP
3 2 (2.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 25 (29.07%) Data Centre
2 10 (11.63%) Data Integration
2 10 (11.63%) GIS
3 4 (4.65%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.65%) Clustering
4 3 (3.49%) PKI
5 2 (2.33%) VLE
5 2 (2.33%) Freedom of Information
5 2 (2.33%) DTV
5 2 (2.33%) Replication
5 2 (2.33%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.16%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.16%) iPhone
6 1 (1.16%) AS400
6 1 (1.16%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.16%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 57 (66.28%) Windows
2 45 (52.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 42 (48.84%) Windows Server 2012
4 40 (46.51%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (18.60%) Windows 2000 Server
6 15 (17.44%) Windows XP
7 12 (13.95%) Android
7 12 (13.95%) Windows 7
8 3 (3.49%) Windows 8
8 3 (3.49%) Linux
9 2 (2.33%) Mac OS X
9 2 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (2.33%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.16%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (20.93%) ITIL
2 16 (18.60%) SOA
3 11 (12.79%) Project Management
3 11 (12.79%) TOGAF
4 10 (11.63%) ETL
5 9 (10.47%) Service Delivery
6 8 (9.30%) Content Management
7 7 (8.14%) Migration
7 7 (8.14%) Change Control
7 7 (8.14%) Server Building
7 7 (8.14%) Asset Management
8 6 (6.98%) Change Management
9 5 (5.81%) Service Management
9 5 (5.81%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (5.81%) Build Automation
10 4 (4.65%) Incident Management
11 3 (3.49%) Load Balancing
11 3 (3.49%) Data Protection
11 3 (3.49%) E-Commerce
11 3 (3.49%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 16 (18.60%) PowerShell
2 9 (10.47%) SQL
3 4 (4.65%) C#
4 3 (3.49%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (16.28%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (12.79%) CCNA
3 6 (6.98%) Security Cleared
4 4 (4.65%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (4.65%) MCSE
5 3 (3.49%) CCNP
5 3 (3.49%) Degree
5 3 (3.49%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.16%) HP ASE
6 1 (1.16%) JNCIS
6 1 (1.16%) MCITP
6 1 (1.16%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.65%) SLA
2 1 (1.16%) QA
System Software
1 41 (47.67%) Active Directory
2 19 (22.09%) XenApp
3 18 (20.93%) Hyper-V
4 16 (18.60%) Terminal Services
5 15 (17.44%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (8.14%) VMware ESX
7 5 (5.81%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (4.65%) vSphere
9 3 (3.49%) XenDesktop
10 2 (2.33%) XenServer
11 1 (1.16%) MetaFrame
11 1 (1.16%) Docker
11 1 (1.16%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 21 (24.42%) SCCM
2 17 (19.77%) SCOM
3 16 (18.60%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 5 (5.81%) Puppet
5 4 (4.65%) SCOrch
6 2 (2.33%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.16%) RANCID
7 1 (1.16%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 46 (53.49%) VMware
2 31 (36.05%) Microsoft
3 24 (27.91%) HP
4 20 (23.26%) Cisco
5 19 (22.09%) Dell
6 18 (20.93%) Symantec
7 14 (16.28%) IBM
8 13 (15.12%) Apple
9 12 (13.95%) Oracle
10 10 (11.63%) ESRI
11 5 (5.81%) ServiceNow
11 5 (5.81%) NetApp
12 4 (4.65%) Juniper
13 3 (3.49%) EMC
13 3 (3.49%) 3PAR
13 3 (3.49%) F5
13 3 (3.49%) Lumension
14 2 (2.33%) CheckPoint
14 2 (2.33%) Fortinet
14 2 (2.33%) Riverbed