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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix Presentation Server
Rank 391 393 370
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -23
Contract jobs citing Citrix Presentation Server 26 20 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.082% 0.14%
As % of the System Software category 1.25% 1.05% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 14 18
Average daily rate
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£333 £300 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.83% -13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £393 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £275 £288
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £79.00 £37.00 -
% change year-on-year
+113.51% -
System Software Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
2085 1902 2113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.87% 7.84% 8.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1313 1133 1155
Average daily rate £373 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £206 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £302 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 162 209
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £18.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% +6.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.93 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £31.00 £29.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-9.24% +2.94%
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 29 July 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 29 July 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
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City of London +29 9 £235 -35.61% 1
Citrix Presentation Server
England

Citrix Presentation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 31 (100.00%) Citrix
2 28 (90.32%) Microsoft
3 27 (87.10%) Windows
4 26 (83.87%) Active Directory
5 25 (80.65%) XenApp
6 22 (70.97%) VMware
7 17 (54.84%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (51.61%) VMware Infrastructure
8 16 (51.61%) MS Exchange
9 15 (48.39%) Windows Server 2003
10 14 (45.16%) MS Office
11 13 (41.94%) ITIL
11 13 (41.94%) Blackberry
12 12 (38.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 12 (38.71%) Firewall
12 12 (38.71%) Windows 7
13 10 (32.26%) Fat Client
13 10 (32.26%) Thin Client
13 10 (32.26%) LAN
13 10 (32.26%) WAN
13 10 (32.26%) SAN
14 9 (29.03%) Cisco
14 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
14 9 (29.03%) CheckPoint
14 9 (29.03%) DSL
14 9 (29.03%) MPLS
14 9 (29.03%) Service Management
14 9 (29.03%) Performance Management
14 9 (29.03%) Hyper-V
14 9 (29.03%) BIG-IP

Citrix Presentation Server
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 16 (51.61%) MS Exchange
2 12 (38.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (16.13%) Lync
3 5 (16.13%) SharePoint
4 4 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (6.45%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (3.23%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (3.23%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 14 (45.16%) MS Office
2 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (38.71%) Firewall
2 10 (32.26%) LAN
2 10 (32.26%) WAN
2 10 (32.26%) SAN
3 9 (29.03%) MPLS
3 9 (29.03%) DSL
3 9 (29.03%) BIG-IP
4 5 (16.13%) Network Security
5 3 (9.68%) DNS
5 3 (9.68%) Extranet
6 2 (6.45%) NetScaler
7 1 (3.23%) NAS
7 1 (3.23%) IMAP
7 1 (3.23%) SMTP
7 1 (3.23%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) InstallShield
General
1 7 (22.58%) Finance
2 5 (16.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Analyst
2 6 (19.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Operations Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) Citrix Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (9.68%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Support Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Citrix Support
4 3 (9.68%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Wintel Support Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Desktop Support
5 2 (6.45%) Wintel Support
6 1 (3.23%) Citrix Administrator
6 1 (3.23%) Desktop Technician
6 1 (3.23%) Desktop Support Technician
6 1 (3.23%) Release Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) Middleware
2 1 (3.23%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (41.94%) Blackberry
2 10 (32.26%) Fat Client
2 10 (32.26%) Thin Client
3 3 (9.68%) Clustering
4 1 (3.23%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (3.23%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 27 (87.10%) Windows
2 17 (54.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (48.39%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (38.71%) Windows 7
5 3 (9.68%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (6.45%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.23%) Windows Vista
7 1 (3.23%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) ITIL
2 9 (29.03%) Service Management
2 9 (29.03%) Performance Management
3 7 (22.58%) Problem Management
4 6 (19.35%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (12.90%) Configuration Management
6 3 (9.68%) Software Deployment
6 3 (9.68%) Business Continuity Planning
6 3 (9.68%) ITSM
6 3 (9.68%) Business Continuity
6 3 (9.68%) BCP
7 2 (6.45%) Incident Management
7 2 (6.45%) Change Management
8 1 (3.23%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (3.23%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (3.23%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (3.23%) Load Balancing
8 1 (3.23%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (19.35%) VBScript
2 4 (12.90%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.23%) VB
3 1 (3.23%) C#
3 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) Citrix Certification
2 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (12.90%) MCSE
2 4 (12.90%) CCA
2 4 (12.90%) MCITP
3 3 (9.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (6.45%) CCEA
5 1 (3.23%) MCTS
5 1 (3.23%) MCP
5 1 (3.23%) MCSA
5 1 (3.23%) CCEE
5 1 (3.23%) CCAA
5 1 (3.23%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
1 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 26 (83.87%) Active Directory
2 25 (80.65%) XenApp
3 16 (51.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (29.03%) Hyper-V
4 9 (29.03%) Xen
4 9 (29.03%) NLBS
5 7 (22.58%) VMware ESX
6 6 (19.35%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (16.13%) vSphere
7 5 (16.13%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (12.90%) UAG
8 4 (12.90%) Terminal Services
9 3 (9.68%) XenDesktop
10 2 (6.45%) XenServer
11 1 (3.23%) ISA Server
11 1 (3.23%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 6 (19.35%) WSUS
2 5 (16.13%) Backup Exec
2 5 (16.13%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 2 (6.45%) SCCM
3 2 (6.45%) SCOM
Vendors
1 31 (100.00%) Citrix
2 28 (90.32%) Microsoft
3 22 (70.97%) VMware
4 9 (29.03%) Cisco
4 9 (29.03%) CheckPoint
5 5 (16.13%) IBM
6 4 (12.90%) Symantec
6 4 (12.90%) Altiris
7 2 (6.45%) Avaya
8 1 (3.23%) CA
8 1 (3.23%) NetIQ
8 1 (3.23%) HP
8 1 (3.23%) EMC
8 1 (3.23%) AppSense