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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 24 15 27
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +12
Contract jobs citing Citrix 19 23 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 6.25% 7.96% 3.01%
As % of the Vendors category 10.98% 16.79% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 2
Average daily rate
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£425 £390 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.11% +83.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £300 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £500 £223
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £11.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -42.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
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
173 137 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 56.91% 47.40% 43.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 72 61
Average daily rate £391 £405 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.39% +26.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £250 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 37
Average hourly rate £20.67 £11.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.90% -42.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £10.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.05 £21.00 £125.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -4.67%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £450 -
Dartford - - - - 1
Maidstone - - - - 1
Rochester - - - -
Citrix
South East

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 33 (97.06%) Windows
2 30 (88.24%) VMware
2 30 (88.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (73.53%) Active Directory
4 24 (70.59%) MS Exchange
5 23 (67.65%) XenApp
6 16 (47.06%) Advertising
6 16 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
7 15 (44.12%) vSphere
8 14 (41.18%) SCCM
9 13 (38.24%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (35.29%) Firewall
10 12 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
11 11 (32.35%) XenDesktop
11 11 (32.35%) Cisco
11 11 (32.35%) MS Excel
12 10 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2010
13 9 (26.47%) Exchange Server 2007
13 9 (26.47%) Microsoft Certification
14 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
14 8 (23.53%) LAN
14 8 (23.53%) WAN
15 7 (20.59%) MCSE
15 7 (20.59%) ITIL
15 7 (20.59%) CCNA
15 7 (20.59%) Cisco Certification
15 7 (20.59%) Windows 7
16 6 (17.65%) SolarWinds
16 6 (17.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 6 (17.65%) VMware ESXi

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 24 (70.59%) MS Exchange
2 10 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (26.47%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (5.88%) IIS
6 1 (2.94%) Lync
Applications
1 11 (32.35%) MS Excel
2 5 (14.71%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (35.29%) Firewall
2 8 (23.53%) LAN
2 8 (23.53%) WAN
3 6 (17.65%) SAN
3 6 (17.65%) MPLS
3 6 (17.65%) OSPF
3 6 (17.65%) BGP
4 4 (11.76%) DNS
5 2 (5.88%) NAS
5 2 (5.88%) BIG-IP
5 2 (5.88%) VLAN
5 2 (5.88%) DHCP
5 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
5 2 (5.88%) VPN
6 1 (2.94%) Internet
6 1 (2.94%) iSCSI
6 1 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.94%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.94%) MSI
General
1 16 (47.06%) Advertising
2 2 (5.88%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Automotive
3 1 (2.94%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (55.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (47.06%) Support Engineer
3 10 (29.41%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 7 (20.59%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (14.71%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (11.76%) Desktop Engineer
6 4 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) IT Support
7 3 (8.82%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Desktop Support
7 3 (8.82%) Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) Support Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) Help Desk Support
8 2 (5.88%) Technical Specialist
8 2 (5.88%) IT Support Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) Virtualisation Specialist
9 1 (2.94%) VMware Specialist
9 1 (2.94%) Senior Support Engineer
9 1 (2.94%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 1 (2.94%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.94%) .NET
2 1 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.94%) Blackberry
1 1 (2.94%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 33 (97.06%) Windows
2 30 (88.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (38.24%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (20.59%) Windows 7
6 5 (14.71%) Windows XP
7 3 (8.82%) Windows Vista
8 2 (5.88%) Windows 8
8 2 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.59%) ITIL
2 5 (14.71%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (11.76%) BCP
4 3 (8.82%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (5.88%) Network Management
5 2 (5.88%) Server Monitoring
5 2 (5.88%) Data Security
6 1 (2.94%) Network Design
6 1 (2.94%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.94%) Performance Management
6 1 (2.94%) Network Architecture
6 1 (2.94%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.94%) Change Management
6 1 (2.94%) SOA
6 1 (2.94%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.94%) Change Control
6 1 (2.94%) Information Governance
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.88%) SQL
2 1 (2.94%) VBScript
2 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (26.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (20.59%) MCSE
2 7 (20.59%) CCNA
2 7 (20.59%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (17.65%) CCNP
3 6 (17.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared
4 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
1 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.94%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (73.53%) Active Directory
2 23 (67.65%) XenApp
3 16 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (44.12%) vSphere
5 11 (32.35%) XenDesktop
6 6 (17.65%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (8.82%) Hyper-V
7 3 (8.82%) VMware ESX
7 3 (8.82%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (5.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (2.94%) DFS Replication
9 1 (2.94%) Xen
9 1 (2.94%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 14 (41.18%) SCCM
2 3 (8.82%) SCOM
2 3 (8.82%) SolarWinds Orion
2 3 (8.82%) Foglight
3 2 (5.88%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 30 (88.24%) VMware
2 11 (32.35%) Cisco
3 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
4 6 (17.65%) CheckPoint
4 6 (17.65%) SolarWinds
5 3 (8.82%) HP
6 2 (5.88%) Veeam
6 2 (5.88%) F5
6 2 (5.88%) Veritas
7 1 (2.94%) Mercator
7 1 (2.94%) Intel