The first table below looks at the demand for Citrix Presentation Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Citrix Presentation Server over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the London region.

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.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix Presentation Server
Rank 407 365 392
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +27
Contract jobs citing Citrix Presentation Server 5 24 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.021% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the System Software category 0.26% 1.42% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 18 19
Average daily rate £325 £365 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.95% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £239 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £448 £384
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £270 £340
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -20.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £41.25 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +101.21%
System Software Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
1922 1696 2063
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.94% 7.85% 7.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1167 1040 1212
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £213 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 151 166
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £33.95 £32.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
Citrix Presentation Server
England

Citrix Presentation Server
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Citrix Presentation Server across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Citrix Presentation Server Jobs Demand Trend in London

Citrix Presentation Server
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Citrix Presentation Server across the London region.

Citrix Presentation Server Daily Rate Trend in London

Citrix Presentation Server
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Citrix Presentation Server across the London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Citrix Presentation Server Daily Rate Histogram in London

Citrix Presentation Server
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Citrix Presentation Server across the London region.

Citrix Presentation Server Hourly Rate Trend in London

Citrix Presentation Server
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Citrix Presentation Server within the London region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
City of London -15 1 £275 -33.33%
Croydon - - - -
Citrix Presentation Server
England

Citrix Presentation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Citrix Presentation Server 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 Presentation Server.

1 27 (100.00%) Citrix
2 24 (88.89%) XenApp
3 22 (81.48%) Windows
4 19 (70.37%) MS Exchange
5 18 (66.67%) Microsoft
6 17 (62.96%) VMware
7 16 (59.26%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (55.56%) Active Directory
8 15 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
9 14 (51.85%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (40.74%) Exchange Server 2010
10 11 (40.74%) Finance
11 10 (37.04%) Blackberry
11 10 (37.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 9 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
13 8 (29.63%) ITIL
13 8 (29.63%) SAN
14 7 (25.93%) Thin Client
14 7 (25.93%) Disaster Recovery
14 7 (25.93%) Fat Client
15 6 (22.22%) Problem Management
15 6 (22.22%) NetApp
15 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
15 6 (22.22%) EMC
15 6 (22.22%) Windows XP
16 5 (18.52%) SharePoint
16 5 (18.52%) TCP/IP
16 5 (18.52%) CCA
16 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
16 5 (18.52%) BCP

Citrix Presentation Server
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Citrix Presentation Server 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 Presentation Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 19 (70.37%) MS Exchange
2 11 (40.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (37.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (18.52%) SharePoint
4 5 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (11.11%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 8 (29.63%) SAN
2 5 (18.52%) TCP/IP
3 2 (7.41%) LAN
3 2 (7.41%) DNS
3 2 (7.41%) DHCP
4 1 (3.70%) SNMP
4 1 (3.70%) SMS
4 1 (3.70%) SMTP
4 1 (3.70%) Firewall
4 1 (3.70%) IMAP
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (3.70%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MSI
1 1 (3.70%) InstallShield
General
1 11 (40.74%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Publishing
3 2 (7.41%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Operations Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Wintel Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Architect
3 4 (14.81%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Consultant
4 3 (11.11%) Citrix Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) IT Support
5 2 (7.41%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Citrix Support
5 2 (7.41%) Support Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Support Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (3.70%) Applications Packager
6 1 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) Citrix Specialist
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) .NET
2 2 (7.41%) Application Packaging
2 2 (7.41%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (37.04%) Blackberry
2 7 (25.93%) Thin Client
2 7 (25.93%) Fat Client
3 2 (7.41%) Clustering
4 1 (3.70%) Replication
4 1 (3.70%) FMCG
4 1 (3.70%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 22 (81.48%) Windows
2 16 (59.26%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (51.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (22.22%) Windows XP
5 4 (14.81%) Windows 8
6 2 (7.41%) Apple iOS
6 2 (7.41%) Android
6 2 (7.41%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (3.70%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) ITIL
2 7 (25.93%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (22.22%) Problem Management
4 5 (18.52%) BCP
4 5 (18.52%) Business Continuity
4 5 (18.52%) Business Continuity Planning
4 5 (18.52%) Performance Management
5 4 (14.81%) TOGAF
6 2 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (7.41%) Migration
6 2 (7.41%) Process Management
6 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
6 2 (7.41%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (3.70%) Load Balancing
7 1 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (3.70%) Asset Management
7 1 (3.70%) Data Protection
7 1 (3.70%) Time Management
7 1 (3.70%) ITIL V3
7 1 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) SQL
2 2 (7.41%) VBScript
3 1 (3.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
2 5 (18.52%) CCA
2 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (11.11%) MCSE
3 3 (11.11%) MCITP
4 2 (7.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (3.70%) CCEA
5 1 (3.70%) MCP
5 1 (3.70%) MCSA
5 1 (3.70%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
1 1 (3.70%) ISO 9001
1 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 24 (88.89%) XenApp
2 15 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 15 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (18.52%) Xen
3 5 (18.52%) Hyper-V
4 4 (14.81%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (14.81%) XenDesktop
5 3 (11.11%) VMware ESX
5 3 (11.11%) XenServer
5 3 (11.11%) vSphere
6 2 (7.41%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (3.70%) MetaFrame
7 1 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) Backup Exec
1 3 (11.11%) SCCM
2 2 (7.41%) SCOM
3 1 (3.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (3.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (3.70%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) Citrix
2 18 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 17 (62.96%) VMware
4 6 (22.22%) NetApp
4 6 (22.22%) EMC
5 4 (14.81%) Hitachi
5 4 (14.81%) Cisco
5 4 (14.81%) SAP
5 4 (14.81%) Oracle
6 2 (7.41%) Acronis
6 2 (7.41%) SolarWinds
6 2 (7.41%) Google
6 2 (7.41%) Wyse
6 2 (7.41%) Apple
6 2 (7.41%) HP
7 1 (3.70%) Avaya
7 1 (3.70%) Symantec
7 1 (3.70%) Altiris
7 1 (3.70%) AppSense
7 1 (3.70%) ClickSoftware Technologies