The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Citrix products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Citrix over the 3 months to 5 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 31 26 38
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +12
Contract jobs citing Citrix 7 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 2.87% 3.41% 1.17%
As % of the Vendors category 6.60% 6.42% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Average daily rate
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£320 £331 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.39% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Vendors Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
106 109 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 43.44% 53.17% 50.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 58 92
Average daily rate £450 £385 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.88% +28.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £530 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 9
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.07 £16.60 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £17.40 £90.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%

Citrix
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Citrix Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Citrix
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Citrix Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Citrix
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Citrix across the Kent region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

Citrix Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

Citrix
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Citrix Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (69.23%) Active Directory
3 13 (50.00%) VMware
4 12 (46.15%) MS Office
5 11 (42.31%) MS Exchange
5 11 (42.31%) XenApp
6 10 (38.46%) Windows 7
6 10 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (30.77%) Finance
8 7 (26.92%) SQL
8 7 (26.92%) Mobile Computing
9 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (23.08%) vSphere
9 6 (23.08%) XenDesktop
9 6 (23.08%) LAN
9 6 (23.08%) WAN
9 6 (23.08%) Windows XP
10 5 (19.23%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (19.23%) Advertising
10 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
10 5 (19.23%) ITIL
10 5 (19.23%) SLA
10 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
10 5 (19.23%) Banking
10 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (19.23%) SCCM
11 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (15.38%) Windows 8
11 4 (15.38%) Application Packaging
11 4 (15.38%) PowerShell

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 (42.31%) MS Exchange
2 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (7.69%) Lync
4 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.85%) IIS
5 1 (3.85%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 12 (46.15%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) LAN
1 6 (23.08%) WAN
2 3 (11.54%) Firewall
2 3 (11.54%) SAN
3 2 (7.69%) MPLS
3 2 (7.69%) OSPF
3 2 (7.69%) BGP
3 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 2 (7.69%) Wireless
4 1 (3.85%) Internet
4 1 (3.85%) DNS
4 1 (3.85%) DHCP
4 1 (3.85%) iSCSI
4 1 (3.85%) NAS
4 1 (3.85%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) AdminStudio
2 1 (3.85%) MSI
General
1 8 (30.77%) Finance
2 5 (19.23%) Advertising
2 5 (19.23%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.85%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Analyst
2 11 (42.31%) Support Analyst
3 7 (26.92%) Help Desk Support
4 6 (23.08%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 6 (23.08%) Help Desk Analyst
4 6 (23.08%) 1st Line Support
5 5 (19.23%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 3 (11.54%) Architect
6 3 (11.54%) Desktop Support
6 3 (11.54%) Service Analyst
6 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (11.54%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) Software Packager
7 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Architect
7 2 (7.69%) Desktop Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) Support Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Mobile Computing
2 2 (7.69%) PDA
2 2 (7.69%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.85%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.85%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (38.46%) Windows 7
2 10 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (23.08%) Windows XP
4 4 (15.38%) Windows 8
4 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (11.54%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) ITIL
2 2 (7.69%) Information Assurance
2 2 (7.69%) Software Deployment
2 2 (7.69%) Software Distribution
2 2 (7.69%) Software Testing
2 2 (7.69%) Security Testing
2 2 (7.69%) CRM
2 2 (7.69%) Change Management
3 1 (3.85%) Service Management
3 1 (3.85%) Migration
3 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management
3 1 (3.85%) BCP
3 1 (3.85%) Matrix Management
3 1 (3.85%) Performance Management
3 1 (3.85%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (3.85%) DevOps
3 1 (3.85%) Coaching
3 1 (3.85%) Change Control
3 1 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) SQL
2 4 (15.38%) PowerShell
2 4 (15.38%) VBScript
3 2 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) SLA
2 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 18 (69.23%) Active Directory
2 11 (42.31%) XenApp
3 6 (23.08%) vSphere
3 6 (23.08%) XenDesktop
4 5 (19.23%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (3.85%) VMware ESX
5 1 (3.85%) Terminal Services
5 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.85%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) SCCM
2 3 (11.54%) WSUS
2 3 (11.54%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (3.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (50.00%) VMware
2 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
3 4 (15.38%) Cisco
4 3 (11.54%) HP
4 3 (11.54%) SolarWinds
5 2 (7.69%) Wyse
5 2 (7.69%) CheckPoint
5 2 (7.69%) Reuters
5 2 (7.69%) Bloomberg
5 2 (7.69%) Symantec
6 1 (3.85%) Juniper