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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 25 20 19
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Contract jobs citing Citrix 17 20 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 5.84% 6.73% 4.69%
As % of the Vendors category 10.90% 15.27% 11.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 7
Average daily rate
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£406 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £150 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £11.00 £162.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -93.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Citrix
South East

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
156 131 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 53.61% 44.11% 42.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 71 59
Average daily rate £350 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £150 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 10
Average hourly rate £17.50 £11.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% -63.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.70 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £11.00 £162.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

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 19 September 2014.

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
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Citrix within the Kent region over the 3 months to 19 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
Dartford - - - -
Maidstone - - - -
Rochester - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - -
Citrix
South East

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (89.66%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (86.21%) VMware
4 22 (75.86%) Active Directory
5 21 (72.41%) MS Exchange
6 20 (68.97%) XenApp
7 15 (51.72%) Advertising
8 13 (44.83%) SCCM
9 12 (41.38%) VMware Infrastructure
9 12 (41.38%) vSphere
9 12 (41.38%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (34.48%) Firewall
11 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (31.03%) MS Excel
11 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
12 8 (27.59%) Cisco
12 8 (27.59%) XenDesktop
13 7 (24.14%) Exchange Server 2010
13 7 (24.14%) Windows 7
14 6 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2007
14 6 (20.69%) VMware ESXi
14 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification
15 5 (17.24%) LAN
15 5 (17.24%) WAN
15 5 (17.24%) Windows XP
15 5 (17.24%) MS Office
15 5 (17.24%) Network Monitoring
16 4 (13.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 4 (13.79%) CheckPoint
16 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2013

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 21 (72.41%) MS Exchange
2 7 (24.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (6.90%) IIS
6 1 (3.45%) Lync
Applications
1 9 (31.03%) MS Excel
2 5 (17.24%) MS Office
3 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (34.48%) Firewall
2 5 (17.24%) LAN
2 5 (17.24%) WAN
3 4 (13.79%) DNS
3 4 (13.79%) MPLS
3 4 (13.79%) OSPF
3 4 (13.79%) BGP
4 3 (10.34%) SAN
5 2 (6.90%) VLAN
5 2 (6.90%) DHCP
5 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
5 2 (6.90%) VPN
5 2 (6.90%) Internet
6 1 (3.45%) Intranet
6 1 (3.45%) NAS
6 1 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (51.72%) Advertising
2 2 (6.90%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Automotive
3 1 (3.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (55.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 15 (51.72%) Support Engineer
3 10 (34.48%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (10.34%) Desktop Support
6 3 (10.34%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Technical Specialist
7 2 (6.90%) IT Support
7 2 (6.90%) Virtualisation Specialist
7 2 (6.90%) Help Desk Support
7 2 (6.90%) Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) Network Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Support Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) Help Desk Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) Service Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support
8 1 (3.45%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) Application Packaging
2 1 (3.45%) Middleware
2 1 (3.45%) .NET
2 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Blackberry
1 1 (3.45%) Mainframe
1 1 (3.45%) Clustering
1 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (3.45%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (89.66%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (41.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (24.14%) Windows 7
6 5 (17.24%) Windows XP
7 2 (6.90%) Windows Vista
7 2 (6.90%) Windows 8
7 2 (6.90%) UNIX
8 1 (3.45%) zOS
8 1 (3.45%) Solaris
8 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.24%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (13.79%) BCP
3 3 (10.34%) ITIL
4 2 (6.90%) Network Management
4 2 (6.90%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (6.90%) Server Monitoring
4 2 (6.90%) Data Security
5 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.45%) Change Management
5 1 (3.45%) Project Management
5 1 (3.45%) Validation
5 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.45%) SOA
5 1 (3.45%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (3.45%) Information Governance
5 1 (3.45%) Network Architecture
5 1 (3.45%) Network Design
5 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (3.45%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) VBScript
2 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (13.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (13.79%) MCSE
2 4 (13.79%) CCNP
2 4 (13.79%) CCNA
2 4 (13.79%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
3 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (75.86%) Active Directory
2 20 (68.97%) XenApp
3 12 (41.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (41.38%) vSphere
4 8 (27.59%) XenDesktop
5 6 (20.69%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (10.34%) Hyper-V
7 2 (6.90%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (6.90%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (6.90%) VMware ESX
8 1 (3.45%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 13 (44.83%) SCCM
2 3 (10.34%) SCOM
3 2 (6.90%) HP SIM
4 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 25 (86.21%) VMware
2 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
3 8 (27.59%) Cisco
4 4 (13.79%) CheckPoint
4 4 (13.79%) SolarWinds
5 2 (6.90%) Veeam
5 2 (6.90%) Veritas
5 2 (6.90%) HP
6 1 (3.45%) IBM
6 1 (3.45%) EMC
6 1 (3.45%) Intel