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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 24 19 19
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Contract jobs citing Citrix 18 14 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 6.50% 5.93% 6.09%
As % of the Vendors category 12.00% 15.73% 11.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 10 13
Average daily rate
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£165 £275 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +61.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £259 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £344 £270
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £280 £320
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £16.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-10.76% -1.51%
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
150 89 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 54.15% 37.71% 53.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 41 92
Average daily rate £400 £298 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.45% +48.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £250 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £500 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 11
Average hourly rate £11.50 £15.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% -21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £13.50 £18.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.91 £22.50 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 January 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 January 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
Chatham - 2 £123 -
Maidstone - 1 £125 -
Sittingbourne - 1 £263 - 1
Snodland - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - -
Dartford - - - -
Faversham - - - -
Citrix
South East

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 37 (97.37%) Windows
2 25 (65.79%) VMware
3 24 (63.16%) Active Directory
4 21 (55.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (47.37%) XenApp
5 18 (47.37%) VMware Infrastructure
6 15 (39.47%) MS Office
7 14 (36.84%) MS Exchange
7 14 (36.84%) Windows 7
8 12 (31.58%) Microsoft
8 12 (31.58%) Advertising
9 11 (28.95%) SCCM
9 11 (28.95%) Windows XP
9 11 (28.95%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (28.95%) vSphere
10 10 (26.32%) XenDesktop
10 10 (26.32%) Finance
11 9 (23.68%) LAN
11 9 (23.68%) WAN
11 9 (23.68%) MS Excel
12 8 (21.05%) ITIL
12 8 (21.05%) SQL
13 7 (18.42%) Cisco
13 7 (18.42%) Microsoft App-V
13 7 (18.42%) Application Packaging
14 6 (15.79%) Banking
14 6 (15.79%) VMware ESXi
14 6 (15.79%) Mobile Computing
15 5 (13.16%) Windows Vista
15 5 (13.16%) SolarWinds

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 14 (36.84%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (7.89%) Lync
3 3 (7.89%) IIS
3 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.63%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 15 (39.47%) MS Office
2 9 (23.68%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.68%) LAN
1 9 (23.68%) WAN
2 5 (13.16%) SAN
3 4 (10.53%) Firewall
3 4 (10.53%) DNS
4 3 (7.89%) MPLS
4 3 (7.89%) TCP/IP
5 2 (5.26%) BIG-IP
5 2 (5.26%) VLAN
5 2 (5.26%) Wireless
5 2 (5.26%) VPN
5 2 (5.26%) DHCP
5 2 (5.26%) OSPF
5 2 (5.26%) BGP
5 2 (5.26%) Internet
6 1 (2.63%) NAS
6 1 (2.63%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.63%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 4 (10.53%) AdminStudio
2 2 (5.26%) MSI
3 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (31.58%) Advertising
2 10 (26.32%) Finance
3 6 (15.79%) Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Back Office
4 1 (2.63%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.63%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 14 (36.84%) Analyst
2 10 (26.32%) Support Analyst
3 8 (21.05%) Support Engineer
4 7 (18.42%) Help Desk Support
5 6 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (15.79%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (15.79%) Help Desk Analyst
5 6 (15.79%) Desktop Support
6 5 (13.16%) 1st Line Support
6 5 (13.16%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 5 (13.16%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (10.53%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 4 (10.53%) Desktop Engineer
8 3 (7.89%) IT Support
8 3 (7.89%) Service Analyst
8 3 (7.89%) IT Support Analyst
8 3 (7.89%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 3 (7.89%) Service Desk Analyst
9 2 (5.26%) Software Packager
9 2 (5.26%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.42%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.63%) Web Services
2 1 (2.63%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Mobile Computing
2 3 (7.89%) Blackberry
3 2 (5.26%) PDA
4 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.63%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.63%) Clustering
4 1 (2.63%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 37 (97.37%) Windows
2 21 (55.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (36.84%) Windows 7
4 11 (28.95%) Windows XP
4 11 (28.95%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (13.16%) Windows Vista
6 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (7.89%) Windows 8
8 2 (5.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.05%) ITIL
2 3 (7.89%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (7.89%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (7.89%) Change Management
3 2 (5.26%) Data Security
3 2 (5.26%) Server Monitoring
3 2 (5.26%) Software Deployment
3 2 (5.26%) Software Distribution
3 2 (5.26%) Network Management
4 1 (2.63%) Network Architecture
4 1 (2.63%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (2.63%) Change Control
4 1 (2.63%) Information Governance
4 1 (2.63%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (2.63%) Coaching
4 1 (2.63%) Configuration Management
4 1 (2.63%) BCP
4 1 (2.63%) SOA
4 1 (2.63%) CRM
4 1 (2.63%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.05%) SQL
2 5 (13.16%) VBScript
2 5 (13.16%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (7.89%) CCNA
2 3 (7.89%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (7.89%) MCSE
2 3 (7.89%) SC Cleared
2 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.26%) Degree
3 2 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (5.26%) CCNP
4 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) SLA
2 1 (2.63%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 24 (63.16%) Active Directory
2 18 (47.37%) XenApp
2 18 (47.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (28.95%) vSphere
4 10 (26.32%) XenDesktop
5 7 (18.42%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (15.79%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (5.26%) Hyper-V
8 1 (2.63%) DFS Replication
8 1 (2.63%) Terminal Services
8 1 (2.63%) VMware ESX
8 1 (2.63%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (28.95%) SCCM
2 4 (10.53%) SCOM
3 3 (7.89%) SolarWinds Orion
3 3 (7.89%) Foglight
3 3 (7.89%) WSUS
4 2 (5.26%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (5.26%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 25 (65.79%) VMware
2 12 (31.58%) Microsoft
3 7 (18.42%) Cisco
4 5 (13.16%) SolarWinds
5 4 (10.53%) HP
6 2 (5.26%) Wyse
6 2 (5.26%) Reuters
6 2 (5.26%) Bloomberg
6 2 (5.26%) Symantec
6 2 (5.26%) CheckPoint
6 2 (5.26%) Veeam
6 2 (5.26%) F5
7 1 (2.63%) 3PAR
7 1 (2.63%) Mercator
7 1 (2.63%) CommVault
7 1 (2.63%) Intel
7 1 (2.63%) BT
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