The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Citrix products and/or services 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 over the 3 months to 22 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 Vendors 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.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 69 69 61
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Contract jobs citing Citrix 622 690 803
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.72% 2.85% 3.05%
As % of the Vendors category 6.08% 6.24% 6.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 420 435 466
Average daily rate
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£335 £339 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.10% -3.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £190 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 67 56
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -6.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.04 £13.99 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.60 £36.20 £27.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -2.85%
Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
10234 11062 11870
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.68% 45.64% 45.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 6485 7033 7101
Average daily rate £425 £425 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 217 297 330
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £48.00 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
Citrix
England

Citrix
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Citrix Jobs Demand Trend in London

Citrix
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Citrix Daily Rate Trend in London

Citrix
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Citrix across the London region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Citrix Daily Rate Histogram in London

Citrix
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Citrix Hourly Rate Trend in London

Citrix
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Citrix across the London region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Citrix Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Citrix
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 within the London region over the 3 months to 22 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
City of London +8 184 £300 -17.80% 50
Uxbridge +1 7 - -
Docklands, London +4 4 £568 +152.22%
Hounslow - 4 £400 - 2
Chiswick - 2 £400 -
Westminster +2 1 £600 +50.00%
Croydon +1 1 £250 -7.40% 3
Bromley 0 1 - - 1
Harrow - 1 £250 - 1
Hayes - 1 - -
Wembley - - - - 2
Barnet - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Ruislip - - - -
Sidcup - - - - 1
South Croydon - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Wimbledon - - - - 2
Citrix
England

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 964 (74.61%) Windows
2 572 (44.27%) Active Directory
3 521 (40.33%) VMware
4 518 (40.09%) Microsoft
5 451 (34.91%) Windows 7
6 411 (31.81%) XenApp
7 319 (24.69%) Finance
8 308 (23.84%) Windows Server 2008
9 294 (22.76%) VMware Infrastructure
10 231 (17.88%) ITIL
11 229 (17.72%) MS Exchange
12 220 (17.03%) Cisco
13 211 (16.33%) MS Office
14 210 (16.25%) SCCM
15 197 (15.25%) Windows Server 2003
16 187 (14.47%) Blackberry
17 182 (14.09%) Banking
18 176 (13.62%) MS Excel
19 168 (13.00%) SQL
20 163 (12.62%) Windows XP
20 163 (12.62%) XenDesktop
21 157 (12.15%) Firewall
22 142 (10.99%) Microsoft App-V
23 140 (10.84%) SAN
24 133 (10.29%) SQL Server
24 133 (10.29%) Migration
25 131 (10.14%) Microsoft Certification
26 128 (9.91%) Linux
27 125 (9.67%) DNS
28 124 (9.60%) Exchange Server 2010

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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
1 229 (17.72%) MS Exchange
2 124 (9.60%) Exchange Server 2010
3 86 (6.66%) SharePoint
4 85 (6.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 74 (5.73%) Exchange Server 2007
6 52 (4.02%) Exchange Server 2003
7 45 (3.48%) IBM Notes
8 38 (2.94%) IIS
9 30 (2.32%) Lync
9 30 (2.32%) Exchange Server 2013
10 27 (2.09%) WebSphere
11 22 (1.70%) SharePoint 2010
12 18 (1.39%) Tomcat
13 15 (1.16%) SharePoint Server
14 10 (0.77%) WebSphere Application Server
14 10 (0.77%) WebLogic
14 10 (0.77%) GlassFish
15 9 (0.70%) WorkSite
16 7 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
17 5 (0.39%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 211 (16.33%) MS Office
2 176 (13.62%) MS Excel
3 21 (1.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (1.08%) MS Project
5 10 (0.77%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.31%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.077%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (0.77%) JDE OneWorld
1 10 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
1 10 (0.77%) Eikon
2 9 (0.70%) RMDS
3 7 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (0.54%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 6 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.31%) Kondor+
6 3 (0.23%) Oracle General Ledger
6 3 (0.23%) Adaptiv
6 3 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
6 3 (0.23%) Oracle Assets
7 2 (0.15%) assyst
7 2 (0.15%) Agresso
7 2 (0.15%) Oracle CRM
7 2 (0.15%) SAP BPC
8 1 (0.077%) ReMetrica
8 1 (0.077%) Magento
8 1 (0.077%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 33 (2.55%) Office 365
2 12 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (0.62%) SaaS
5 4 (0.31%) PaaS
5 4 (0.31%) IaaS
6 2 (0.15%) IBM SmartCloud
6 2 (0.15%) Rackspace Cloud
6 2 (0.15%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.077%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 157 (12.15%) Firewall
2 140 (10.84%) SAN
3 125 (9.67%) DNS
4 123 (9.52%) NetScaler
5 109 (8.44%) WAN
6 100 (7.74%) LAN
7 84 (6.50%) DHCP
7 84 (6.50%) VPN
8 80 (6.19%) TCP/IP
9 54 (4.18%) Wireless
10 39 (3.02%) VoIP
10 39 (3.02%) Internet
11 29 (2.24%) MPLS
12 28 (2.17%) NAS
13 26 (2.01%) Network Security
14 25 (1.93%) VLAN
15 24 (1.86%) Cisco ASA
16 20 (1.55%) Fibre Channel
17 18 (1.39%) Cisco Nexus
18 17 (1.32%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (10.29%) SQL Server
2 45 (3.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 26 (2.01%) SQL Server 2005
4 22 (1.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (1.01%) MySQL
6 12 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (0.70%) Oracle Database
8 7 (0.54%) BusinessObjects
9 6 (0.46%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (0.39%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (0.31%) MS Access
12 3 (0.23%) DB2
12 3 (0.23%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (0.23%) MongoDB
13 2 (0.15%) Big Data
13 2 (0.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 2 (0.15%) Data Mining
13 2 (0.15%) SQL Server 2000
13 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 32 (2.48%) MSI
2 10 (0.77%) InstallShield
3 5 (0.39%) AdminStudio
3 5 (0.39%) JMeter
3 5 (0.39%) LoadRunner
4 4 (0.31%) Subversion
4 4 (0.31%) JIRA
4 4 (0.31%) Selenium
5 3 (0.23%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.15%) Fiddler
6 2 (0.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.15%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (0.15%) Wise Package Studio
6 2 (0.15%) SoapUI
6 2 (0.15%) NeoLoad
6 2 (0.15%) LoadUI
6 2 (0.15%) JConsole
6 2 (0.15%) VisualVM
7 1 (0.077%) PhoneGap
7 1 (0.077%) Jenkins
General
1 319 (24.69%) Finance
2 182 (14.09%) Banking
3 65 (5.03%) Law
4 60 (4.64%) Legal
5 44 (3.41%) Retail
6 38 (2.94%) Investment Banking
7 31 (2.40%) Telecoms
8 30 (2.32%) Financial Institution
9 26 (2.01%) Front Office
10 16 (1.24%) Publishing
11 15 (1.16%) Back Office
12 14 (1.08%) Advertising
13 9 (0.70%) Local Government
14 7 (0.54%) Marketing
15 5 (0.39%) Games
16 4 (0.31%) Manufacturing
16 4 (0.31%) French Language
17 3 (0.23%) General Ledger
18 2 (0.15%) Retail Banking
19 1 (0.077%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 283 (21.90%) Analyst
2 145 (11.22%) Support Analyst
3 113 (8.75%) Architect
4 91 (7.04%) Support Engineer
5 88 (6.81%) Service Analyst
5 88 (6.81%) Citrix Engineer
6 85 (6.58%) Service Desk Analyst
7 82 (6.35%) Project Manager
8 81 (6.27%) Desktop Support
9 77 (5.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 74 (5.73%) 2nd Line Support
11 71 (5.50%) Administrator
12 62 (4.80%) Consultant
13 61 (4.72%) Infrastructure Architect
14 58 (4.49%) Desktop Engineer
15 48 (3.72%) Network Engineer
16 46 (3.56%) 3rd Line Support
17 40 (3.10%) Systems Engineer
18 36 (2.79%) Infrastructure Analyst
19 35 (2.71%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (2.55%) Application Packaging
2 26 (2.01%) Middleware
3 12 (0.93%) Web Services
4 9 (0.70%) .NET
4 9 (0.70%) jQuery
5 6 (0.46%) HTML
6 4 (0.31%) XML
7 3 (0.23%) SAML
7 3 (0.23%) LAMP
7 3 (0.23%) Software Packaging
7 3 (0.23%) Regular Expression
8 2 (0.15%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.077%) COM
9 1 (0.077%) JSP
9 1 (0.077%) SOAP
9 1 (0.077%) XSL
9 1 (0.077%) Flash
9 1 (0.077%) MSMQ
9 1 (0.077%) WAP
9 1 (0.077%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 187 (14.47%) Blackberry
2 71 (5.50%) Thin Client
2 71 (5.50%) Fat Client
3 57 (4.41%) Clustering
4 27 (2.09%) Replication
5 21 (1.63%) AS400
5 21 (1.63%) iSeries
6 20 (1.55%) Handset
7 19 (1.47%) Hedge funds
8 18 (1.39%) iPhone
8 18 (1.39%) Client/Server
9 17 (1.32%) Management Information System
10 16 (1.24%) Video Conferencing
10 16 (1.24%) iPad
11 15 (1.16%) EqualLogic
11 15 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
11 15 (1.16%) PKI
12 13 (1.01%) CLARiiON
12 13 (1.01%) Enterprise Storage
13 12 (0.93%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 964 (74.61%) Windows
2 451 (34.91%) Windows 7
3 308 (23.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 197 (15.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 163 (12.62%) Windows XP
6 128 (9.91%) Linux
7 112 (8.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 70 (5.42%) UNIX
9 63 (4.88%) Windows 8
10 33 (2.55%) Windows Vista
11 31 (2.40%) Solaris
12 28 (2.17%) Android
12 28 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 22 (1.70%) Apple iOS
14 13 (1.01%) Windows 2000 Server
15 12 (0.93%) Windows 2000
16 10 (0.77%) SUSE
17 9 (0.70%) Mac OS X
18 8 (0.62%) zOS
18 8 (0.62%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 231 (17.88%) ITIL
2 133 (10.29%) Migration
3 64 (4.95%) Incident Management
3 64 (4.95%) Project Management
4 59 (4.57%) Change Management
5 56 (4.33%) Service Management
6 54 (4.18%) Disaster Recovery
7 46 (3.56%) PRINCE2
8 38 (2.94%) Load Balancing
9 30 (2.32%) E-Commerce
10 27 (2.09%) Risk Management
10 27 (2.09%) Service Delivery
10 27 (2.09%) Asset Management
11 25 (1.93%) Problem Management
12 24 (1.86%) Stakeholder Management
13 22 (1.70%) Document Management
14 20 (1.55%) Release Management
14 20 (1.55%) User Acceptance Testing
15 19 (1.47%) Business Continuity
16 18 (1.39%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 168 (13.00%) SQL
2 98 (7.59%) PowerShell
3 32 (2.48%) VBScript
4 24 (1.86%) VB
5 23 (1.78%) Shell Script
6 19 (1.47%) C
7 9 (0.70%) Java
7 9 (0.70%) Python
8 8 (0.62%) Perl
9 6 (0.46%) PHP
9 6 (0.46%) Ruby
10 4 (0.31%) Bash Shell
11 3 (0.23%) sed
11 3 (0.23%) Objective-C
11 3 (0.23%) AWK
11 3 (0.23%) T-SQL
11 3 (0.23%) C#
12 2 (0.15%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 131 (10.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 75 (5.80%) Citrix Certification
3 69 (5.34%) MCSE
4 66 (5.11%) Cisco Certification
5 64 (4.95%) MCITP
6 57 (4.41%) MCP
7 56 (4.33%) Security Cleared
8 50 (3.87%) Degree
9 48 (3.72%) CCA
10 43 (3.33%) CCNA
11 40 (3.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 38 (2.94%) SC Cleared
13 36 (2.79%) CCNP
14 28 (2.17%) CCEA
14 28 (2.17%) MCTS
15 27 (2.09%) CCEE
16 26 (2.01%) MCSA
17 18 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
18 12 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 11 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (3.33%) SLA
2 24 (1.86%) QA
3 13 (1.01%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.23%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.23%) COBIT
5 1 (0.077%) Basel III
System Software
1 572 (44.27%) Active Directory
2 411 (31.81%) XenApp
3 294 (22.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 163 (12.62%) XenDesktop
5 142 (10.99%) Microsoft App-V
6 81 (6.27%) vSphere
7 80 (6.19%) XenServer
8 77 (5.96%) Hyper-V
9 69 (5.34%) VMware ESX
10 43 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
11 34 (2.63%) Xen
12 30 (2.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 24 (1.86%) Terminal Services
14 18 (1.39%) Terminal Server
15 12 (0.93%) MetaFrame
15 12 (0.93%) NLBS
15 12 (0.93%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 10 (0.77%) Oracle RMAN
17 9 (0.70%) vCloud
17 9 (0.70%) NFS
Systems Management
1 210 (16.25%) SCCM
2 41 (3.17%) SCOM
3 28 (2.17%) Backup Exec
4 20 (1.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 20 (1.55%) WSUS
5 19 (1.47%) AppDNA
6 17 (1.32%) NetBackup
7 16 (1.24%) XenMobile
8 14 (1.08%) ARCserve
9 13 (1.01%) Tivoli
9 13 (1.01%) EMC NetWorker
10 12 (0.93%) BladeLogic
11 11 (0.85%) WMI
12 7 (0.54%) DameWare
13 6 (0.46%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 6 (0.46%) Cisco CUCM
13 6 (0.46%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
14 5 (0.39%) CA Spectrum
14 5 (0.39%) ITRS Geneos
14 5 (0.39%) Control-M
Vendors
1 521 (40.33%) VMware
2 518 (40.09%) Microsoft
3 220 (17.03%) Cisco
4 116 (8.98%) HP
5 89 (6.89%) NetApp
6 79 (6.11%) Oracle
7 77 (5.96%) EMC
8 72 (5.57%) AppSense
9 52 (4.02%) CheckPoint
9 52 (4.02%) IBM
10 49 (3.79%) Dell
10 49 (3.79%) Remedy
11 47 (3.64%) Bloomberg
12 45 (3.48%) Lotus
13 44 (3.41%) Reuters
14 39 (3.02%) Wyse
15 38 (2.94%) Juniper
16 34 (2.63%) Apple
16 34 (2.63%) Symantec
17 27 (2.09%) Altiris
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Next Ventures Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £445 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Cititec
Rate: £250 - 325 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: £180 - £220 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Intapeople
Rate: £150 to £175 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Cyber Team
Rate: From £100 to £100 per day 12 Month rolling contract
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Posted: 4 days ago
North London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £13 to £14 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Rate: £200 - £225 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £550 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Finshore Partners
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Kelway Ltd
Rate: Negotiable Day Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Rate: £225 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago