The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 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 Job Titles advertised 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix Support
Rank 396 390 403
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Citrix Support 10 13 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.044% 0.054% 0.077%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.059% 0.083%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 16
Average daily rate
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£330 £315 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -14.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £216 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £420 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
-4.16% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £32.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-20.76% +18.18%
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21143 22043 24232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.79% 92.40% 92.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 14595 14981 15695
Average daily rate £425 £443 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.95% +4.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 393 477 629
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £43.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.47 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -2.94%
Citrix Support
England

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 11 July 2014.

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
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 Support within the London region over the 3 months to 11 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
Vacancies
City of London +25 5 £302 -13.71%
Citrix Support
England

Citrix Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 20 (100.00%) Citrix
2 17 (85.00%) XenApp
3 15 (75.00%) Windows
4 14 (70.00%) Windows 7
5 12 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (50.00%) XenDesktop
7 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
7 8 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
8 7 (35.00%) SCCM
8 7 (35.00%) XenServer
8 7 (35.00%) NetScaler
9 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (30.00%) MS Exchange
9 6 (30.00%) MS Office
9 6 (30.00%) ITIL
9 6 (30.00%) CCA
9 6 (30.00%) Citrix Certification
9 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
10 5 (25.00%) Cisco
10 5 (25.00%) Blackberry
10 5 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (15.00%) Business Continuity Planning
11 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
11 3 (15.00%) Fat Client
11 3 (15.00%) VMware
11 3 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (15.00%) Firewall
11 3 (15.00%) ITSM
11 3 (15.00%) Service Management
11 3 (15.00%) MPLS

Citrix Support
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 6 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (10.00%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (30.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) NetScaler
2 3 (15.00%) LAN
2 3 (15.00%) WAN
2 3 (15.00%) SAN
2 3 (15.00%) MPLS
2 3 (15.00%) DSL
2 3 (15.00%) Firewall
2 3 (15.00%) BIG-IP
3 2 (10.00%) VoIP
4 1 (5.00%) DHCP
4 1 (5.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MSI
General
1 2 (10.00%) Banking
1 2 (10.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Law
2 1 (5.00%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (15.00%) Fat Client
2 3 (15.00%) Thin Client
3 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 15 (75.00%) Windows
2 14 (70.00%) Windows 7
3 12 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (5.00%) Mac OS X
5 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) ITIL
2 3 (15.00%) BCP
2 3 (15.00%) Service Management
2 3 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (15.00%) ITSM
2 3 (15.00%) Business Continuity
2 3 (15.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (15.00%) Performance Management
2 3 (15.00%) Business Continuity Planning
3 2 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (5.00%) Release Management
4 1 (5.00%) Document Management
4 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) CCA
1 6 (30.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.00%) MCP
2 1 (5.00%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (85.00%) XenApp
2 10 (50.00%) XenDesktop
3 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 7 (35.00%) XenServer
5 3 (15.00%) Xen
5 3 (15.00%) NLBS
5 3 (15.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
6 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (35.00%) SCCM
2 1 (5.00%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) Citrix
2 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (25.00%) Cisco
4 3 (15.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (15.00%) VMware
5 2 (10.00%) AppSense