The table below looks at the statistics for the Citrix Support role 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 Support in their job title over the 3 months to 24 April 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix Support
Rank 403 405 386
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Citrix Support 5 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.022% 0.034% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.037% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 7
Average daily rate
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£325 £295 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.16% -27.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £255 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £363 £504
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £175 £250
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.69%
Citrix Support
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20567 21903 20424
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.35% 92.65% 92.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 14117 15218 13827
Average daily rate £450 £425 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -4.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 366 381 411
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £39.51 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

Citrix Support
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Citrix Support in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Citrix Support Jobs Demand Trend in London

Citrix Support
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Citrix Support Daily Rate Trend in London

Citrix Support
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Citrix Support across the London region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Citrix Support Daily Rate Histogram in London

Citrix Support
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Citrix Support Hourly Rate Trend in London

Citrix Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Citrix Support in their job title 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 with Citrix Support in their job title.

1 12 (100.00%) Citrix
2 10 (83.33%) XenApp
3 8 (66.67%) Windows
4 7 (58.33%) ITIL
4 7 (58.33%) XenDesktop
5 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
6 4 (33.33%) Migration
6 4 (33.33%) User Experience
6 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (25.00%) Incident Management
7 3 (25.00%) EdgeSight
7 3 (25.00%) NetScaler
7 3 (25.00%) VMware
7 3 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (25.00%) SAN
7 3 (25.00%) HP
7 3 (25.00%) Finance
8 2 (16.67%) Dell
8 2 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
8 2 (16.67%) C#
8 2 (16.67%) VBScript
8 2 (16.67%) MS Office
8 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
8 2 (16.67%) CA
8 2 (16.67%) Veritas
8 2 (16.67%) Replication
8 2 (16.67%) Middleware
8 2 (16.67%) Project Management

Citrix Support
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Citrix Support in their job title 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 with Citrix Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (16.67%) OpenStack
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) NetScaler
1 3 (25.00%) SAN
2 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (16.67%) NAS
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) User Experience
2 2 (16.67%) Replication
3 1 (8.33%) Fat Client
3 1 (8.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) ITIL
2 4 (33.33%) Migration
3 3 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) ITSM
4 2 (16.67%) Low Latency
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL V3
4 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (8.33%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C#
1 2 (16.67%) VBScript
1 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (83.33%) XenApp
2 7 (58.33%) XenDesktop
3 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
5 2 (16.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (8.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) EdgeSight
2 2 (16.67%) SCCM
2 2 (16.67%) SCOM
2 2 (16.67%) SCVMM
2 2 (16.67%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Citrix
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) VMware
3 3 (25.00%) HP
4 2 (16.67%) Dell
4 2 (16.67%) CA
4 2 (16.67%) Veritas
4 2 (16.67%) IBM
4 2 (16.67%) ServiceNow
4 2 (16.67%) Nimsoft
4 2 (16.67%) Veeam
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco