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 28 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 25 27 14
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -13
Contract jobs citing Citrix 18 15 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 6.12% 5.70% 9.06%
As % of the Vendors category 14.88% 11.45% 17.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 14
Average daily rate
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£381 £350 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.92% +20.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £298 £126
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £409 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £17.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.85%
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
121 131 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 41.16% 49.81% 52.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 80 86
Average daily rate £388 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £158 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £448 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 13
Average hourly rate £9.00 £47.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-80.85% +193.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%

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 28 July 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 28 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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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
Tunbridge Wells -6 1 - -
Chatham - 1 £425 -
Sevenoaks - 1 - -
Tonbridge - 1 £475 -
Citrix
South East

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 25 (92.59%) Windows
1 25 (92.59%) VMware
2 20 (74.07%) MS Exchange
3 17 (62.96%) Active Directory
4 16 (59.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (59.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (55.56%) vSphere
5 15 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2007
6 14 (51.85%) XenApp
7 13 (48.15%) Cisco
8 12 (44.44%) XenDesktop
9 11 (40.74%) ITIL
10 9 (33.33%) SolarWinds
10 9 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
11 8 (29.63%) Capacity Planning
11 8 (29.63%) SolarWinds Orion
12 7 (25.93%) Firewall
12 7 (25.93%) LAN
12 7 (25.93%) WAN
12 7 (25.93%) HP
12 7 (25.93%) CheckPoint
12 7 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
13 6 (22.22%) SCCM
13 6 (22.22%) DFS Replication
13 6 (22.22%) MPLS
13 6 (22.22%) OSPF
13 6 (22.22%) BGP
13 6 (22.22%) SLA
13 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 20 (74.07%) MS Exchange
2 15 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2007
2 15 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (11.11%) Lync
5 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 4 (14.81%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Office 365
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.93%) LAN
1 7 (25.93%) WAN
1 7 (25.93%) Firewall
2 6 (22.22%) SAN
2 6 (22.22%) MPLS
2 6 (22.22%) OSPF
2 6 (22.22%) BGP
3 4 (14.81%) Wireless
3 4 (14.81%) iSCSI
3 4 (14.81%) NAS
4 3 (11.11%) BIG-IP
4 3 (11.11%) Internet
4 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 3 (11.11%) VPN
5 1 (3.70%) VLAN
5 1 (3.70%) NetScaler
5 1 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Law
3 1 (3.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Support Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (14.81%) Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Service Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Help Desk Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (7.41%) Support Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Help Desk Support
4 2 (7.41%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Team Leader
5 1 (3.70%) Project Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.41%) HP Storage
2 2 (7.41%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (3.70%) User Experience
3 1 (3.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 25 (92.59%) Windows
2 16 (59.26%) Windows Server 2008
2 16 (59.26%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (11.11%) Windows 7
5 2 (7.41%) Windows 8
5 2 (7.41%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) ITIL
2 8 (29.63%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (14.81%) Change Control
3 4 (14.81%) Performance Management
4 2 (7.41%) Information Assurance
4 2 (7.41%) Migration
4 2 (7.41%) Software Testing
4 2 (7.41%) CRM
4 2 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (7.41%) Security Testing
5 1 (3.70%) DevOps
5 1 (3.70%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (3.70%) SIEM
5 1 (3.70%) Risk Management
5 1 (3.70%) Service Management
5 1 (3.70%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) SQL
1 3 (11.11%) VBScript
1 3 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) MCSE
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (18.52%) CCNA
2 5 (18.52%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (14.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (11.11%) CCNP
5 1 (3.70%) CCSA
5 1 (3.70%) CCSE
5 1 (3.70%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (22.22%) SLA
2 1 (3.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (62.96%) Active Directory
2 15 (55.56%) vSphere
3 14 (51.85%) XenApp
4 12 (44.44%) XenDesktop
5 7 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (22.22%) DFS Replication
6 6 (22.22%) VMware ESX
7 4 (14.81%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (3.70%) Terminal Services
8 1 (3.70%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (29.63%) SolarWinds Orion
2 6 (22.22%) SCCM
3 3 (11.11%) Foglight
4 1 (3.70%) Nessus
4 1 (3.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (92.59%) VMware
2 13 (48.15%) Cisco
3 9 (33.33%) SolarWinds
4 7 (25.93%) HP
4 7 (25.93%) CheckPoint
5 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 3 (11.11%) F5
7 1 (3.70%) Splunk
7 1 (3.70%) LogRhythm
7 1 (3.70%) Juniper
7 1 (3.70%) NetApp
7 1 (3.70%) Mercator