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 31 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 32 31 36
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Contract jobs citing Citrix 9 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 3.40% 2.28% 1.18%
As % of the Vendors category 6.98% 5.10% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 0
Average daily rate
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£125 £361 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-65.39% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £294 £300
% change year-on-year
+22.55% -2.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.14 £16.38 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.43% +9.16%
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
129 98 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 48.68% 44.75% 49.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 50 83
Average daily rate £410 £385 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.49% +28.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £239 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £498 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 8
Average hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.88% -4.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.87 £16.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £24.50 £90.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -2.77%

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 31 March 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
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 31 March 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Chatham - 3 £125 -
Maidstone - 2 £125 -
Rochester - - - -
Sittingbourne - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - - 1
Dartford - - - -
Citrix
South East

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 (96.30%) Windows
2 18 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 13 (48.15%) MS Office
3 13 (48.15%) VMware
4 11 (40.74%) XenApp
5 10 (37.04%) Windows 7
5 10 (37.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (33.33%) MS Exchange
6 9 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (29.63%) Finance
7 8 (29.63%) LAN
7 8 (29.63%) WAN
7 8 (29.63%) ITIL
8 7 (25.93%) Mobile Computing
9 6 (22.22%) Advertising
9 6 (22.22%) XenDesktop
9 6 (22.22%) SCCM
9 6 (22.22%) SQL
9 6 (22.22%) Windows XP
10 5 (18.52%) SLA
10 5 (18.52%) Cisco
10 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
10 5 (18.52%) SAN
10 5 (18.52%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (18.52%) Banking
10 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (18.52%) vSphere
11 4 (14.81%) Windows 8
11 4 (14.81%) PowerShell
11 4 (14.81%) Windows Vista

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 9 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (7.41%) Lync
3 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.70%) IIS
4 1 (3.70%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 13 (48.15%) MS Office
2 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (29.63%) LAN
1 8 (29.63%) WAN
2 5 (18.52%) SAN
3 3 (11.11%) MPLS
3 3 (11.11%) Firewall
4 2 (7.41%) Wireless
4 2 (7.41%) BIG-IP
4 2 (7.41%) OSPF
4 2 (7.41%) BGP
4 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.70%) DNS
5 1 (3.70%) DHCP
5 1 (3.70%) Internet
5 1 (3.70%) iSCSI
5 1 (3.70%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) AdminStudio
2 2 (7.41%) MSI
General
1 8 (29.63%) Finance
2 6 (22.22%) Advertising
3 5 (18.52%) Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Automotive
4 1 (3.70%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.70%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Analyst
2 10 (37.04%) Support Analyst
3 7 (25.93%) Help Desk Support
4 6 (22.22%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 6 (22.22%) Help Desk Analyst
4 6 (22.22%) 1st Line Support
5 5 (18.52%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (11.11%) Service Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Desktop Support
7 2 (7.41%) Architect
7 2 (7.41%) Applications Packager
7 2 (7.41%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Support Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Software Packager
7 2 (7.41%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Mobile Computing
2 2 (7.41%) Blackberry
2 2 (7.41%) PDA
3 1 (3.70%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 26 (96.30%) Windows
2 10 (37.04%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (37.04%) Windows 7
3 6 (22.22%) Windows XP
4 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (14.81%) Windows 8
5 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (14.81%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) ITIL
2 2 (7.41%) Software Deployment
2 2 (7.41%) Software Distribution
2 2 (7.41%) Change Management
3 1 (3.70%) Migration
3 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (3.70%) Software Testing
3 1 (3.70%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (3.70%) Matrix Management
3 1 (3.70%) Security Testing
3 1 (3.70%) Performance Management
3 1 (3.70%) Information Assurance
3 1 (3.70%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (3.70%) Change Control
3 1 (3.70%) Coaching
3 1 (3.70%) CRM
3 1 (3.70%) BCP
3 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
3 1 (3.70%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) SQL
2 4 (14.81%) VBScript
2 4 (14.81%) PowerShell
3 2 (7.41%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) CCNA
1 3 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (11.11%) MCSE
2 2 (7.41%) CCNP
2 2 (7.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (7.41%) Degree
3 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) SLA
2 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 18 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 11 (40.74%) XenApp
3 9 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (22.22%) XenDesktop
5 5 (18.52%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (18.52%) vSphere
6 1 (3.70%) Xen
6 1 (3.70%) Terminal Services
6 1 (3.70%) VMware ESX
6 1 (3.70%) DFS Replication
6 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (22.22%) SCCM
2 3 (11.11%) Foglight
2 3 (11.11%) WSUS
3 2 (7.41%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (7.41%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (3.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (48.15%) VMware
2 5 (18.52%) Cisco
2 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.41%) HP
3 2 (7.41%) Reuters
3 2 (7.41%) Bloomberg
3 2 (7.41%) Symantec
3 2 (7.41%) SolarWinds
3 2 (7.41%) CheckPoint
3 2 (7.41%) Wyse
3 2 (7.41%) F5
4 1 (3.70%) Mercator
4 1 (3.70%) 3PAR
4 1 (3.70%) BT
4 1 (3.70%) Juniper
4 1 (3.70%) CommVault