The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 July 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.

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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 78 66 68
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +2
Contract jobs citing Citrix 616 674 693
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.64% 2.94% 2.96%
As % of the Vendors category 5.91% 6.60% 6.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 383 457 429
Average daily rate
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£350 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £162 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £306 £320
% change year-on-year
+1.22% -4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 37 76
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £14.04 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £26.00 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+2.06% -
Citrix
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
10425 10213 10562
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.69% 44.57% 45.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 6885 6528 6618
Average daily rate £425 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 258 208 303
Average hourly rate £19.88 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.60% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.56 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £32.03 £46.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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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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 -16 159 £350 +13.91% 29
Croydon -3 9 £450 +67.44% 4
Canary Wharf -6 7 £246 -55.22%
Docklands, London -4 6 £450 -28.00% 1
Wembley - 6 £290 - 1
Chessington +2 4 - - 2
Bromley -2 4 £250 -55.55%
Ilford - 3 £230 -
Wimbledon +1 2 £300 -7.69% 1
Hounslow -1 2 £313 -21.87%
Welling - 2 £110 -
Hammersmith - 2 £438 -
Ealing -5 1 £200 -20.00%
Paddington - 1 £450 -
Hayes - 1 - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £250 - 1
Surbiton - 1 £150 -
Citrix
England

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

1 823 (65.58%) Windows
2 571 (45.50%) VMware
3 557 (44.38%) Active Directory
4 457 (36.41%) Microsoft
5 379 (30.20%) Finance
6 371 (29.56%) XenApp
7 316 (25.18%) Windows Server 2008
8 304 (24.22%) VMware Infrastructure
9 303 (24.14%) ITIL
10 300 (23.90%) Windows 7
11 254 (20.24%) Cisco
12 228 (18.17%) MS Exchange
13 225 (17.93%) Windows Server 2012
14 200 (15.94%) Windows Server 2003
15 199 (15.86%) MS Excel
16 191 (15.22%) Firewall
17 188 (14.98%) MS Office
18 180 (14.34%) SCCM
19 167 (13.31%) DNS
20 166 (13.23%) SAN
21 164 (13.07%) HP
22 163 (12.99%) Data Centre
23 160 (12.75%) XenDesktop
24 156 (12.43%) WAN
25 149 (11.87%) LAN
25 149 (11.87%) vSphere
26 141 (11.24%) Migration
27 138 (11.00%) NetScaler
28 128 (10.20%) SQL
29 126 (10.04%) VPN

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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
1 228 (18.17%) MS Exchange
2 122 (9.72%) Exchange Server 2010
3 107 (8.53%) SharePoint
4 56 (4.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 55 (4.38%) IIS
6 49 (3.90%) Lync
7 47 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2007
8 43 (3.43%) Exchange Server 2013
9 38 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
10 23 (1.83%) IBM Notes
11 21 (1.67%) WorkSite
12 19 (1.51%) OpenStack
13 9 (0.72%) WebSphere
13 9 (0.72%) Apache
14 8 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
15 6 (0.48%) Confluence
15 6 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
15 6 (0.48%) SharePoint Server
16 5 (0.40%) MediaWiki
17 4 (0.32%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 199 (15.86%) MS Excel
2 188 (14.98%) MS Office
3 27 (2.15%) MS Visio
4 26 (2.07%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (1.12%) MS Project
6 10 (0.80%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.16%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.080%) Vectorworks
8 1 (0.080%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.080%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.080%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 14 (1.12%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.32%) RMDS
3 4 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.32%) Kondor+
3 4 (0.32%) Misys Midas
3 4 (0.32%) IntelliMatch
4 3 (0.24%) JDE OneWorld
4 3 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.16%) Remedy AR System
5 2 (0.16%) ION MarketView
6 1 (0.080%) RiskWrite
6 1 (0.080%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.080%) Northgate Housing
Cloud Services
1 69 (5.50%) Office 365
2 27 (2.15%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (2.07%) Microsoft Azure
4 17 (1.35%) SaaS
5 13 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (0.56%) PaaS
7 5 (0.40%) IaaS
7 5 (0.40%) Mimecast
8 4 (0.32%) OneDrive
8 4 (0.32%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.080%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 191 (15.22%) Firewall
2 167 (13.31%) DNS
3 166 (13.23%) SAN
4 156 (12.43%) WAN
5 149 (11.87%) LAN
6 138 (11.00%) NetScaler
7 126 (10.04%) VPN
8 114 (9.08%) DHCP
9 102 (8.13%) Network Security
10 91 (7.25%) TCP/IP
11 62 (4.94%) MPLS
12 61 (4.86%) VLAN
13 52 (4.14%) NAS
14 49 (3.90%) Cisco ASA
14 49 (3.90%) BGP
15 45 (3.59%) VoIP
16 41 (3.27%) OSPF
17 36 (2.87%) Wireless
17 36 (2.87%) IPsec
18 35 (2.79%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (8.45%) SQL Server
2 30 (2.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (0.80%) MySQL
5 9 (0.72%) Big Data
5 9 (0.72%) Oracle Database
5 9 (0.72%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (0.56%) Relational Database
7 6 (0.48%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (0.32%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (0.32%) MS Access
8 4 (0.32%) QlikView
9 3 (0.24%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.16%) DB2
11 1 (0.080%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.080%) SAP BW
11 1 (0.080%) EDMS
11 1 (0.080%) FileMaker
11 1 (0.080%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 16 (1.27%) MSI
2 11 (0.88%) Jenkins
3 9 (0.72%) Git (software)
3 9 (0.72%) Hudson
4 7 (0.56%) Subversion
4 7 (0.56%) TeamCity
5 6 (0.48%) JIRA
6 4 (0.32%) MSBuild
7 3 (0.24%) WinDbg
7 3 (0.24%) AdminStudio
8 2 (0.16%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.16%) ClearCase
8 2 (0.16%) LoadRunner
8 2 (0.16%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.080%) InstallShield
9 1 (0.080%) Fiddler
General
1 379 (30.20%) Finance
2 120 (9.56%) Banking
3 53 (4.22%) Law
4 38 (3.03%) Legal
5 36 (2.87%) Investment Banking
6 30 (2.39%) Telecoms
7 22 (1.75%) Financial Institution
8 21 (1.67%) Retail
9 16 (1.27%) Back Office
10 14 (1.12%) Front Office
10 14 (1.12%) Advertising
10 14 (1.12%) Publishing
11 6 (0.48%) French Language
12 5 (0.40%) Local Government
13 4 (0.32%) Marketing
14 3 (0.24%) Dutch Language
14 3 (0.24%) Japanese Language
14 3 (0.24%) Games
14 3 (0.24%) Manufacturing
15 2 (0.16%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 230 (18.33%) Analyst
2 115 (9.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 103 (8.21%) Architect
4 92 (7.33%) Consultant
5 80 (6.37%) Service Analyst
6 79 (6.29%) Support Analyst
7 75 (5.98%) Service Desk Analyst
8 73 (5.82%) Desktop Support
8 73 (5.82%) Citrix Engineer
9 72 (5.74%) Support Engineer
10 64 (5.10%) 3rd Line Support
11 54 (4.30%) 2nd Line Support
11 54 (4.30%) Project Manager
12 52 (4.14%) Network Engineer
12 52 (4.14%) Administrator
13 49 (3.90%) Infrastructure Architect
14 40 (3.19%) Systems Engineer
15 35 (2.79%) Systems Administrator
15 35 (2.79%) Desktop Engineer
15 35 (2.79%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (2.31%) Application Packaging
2 28 (2.23%) Web Services
3 27 (2.15%) Middleware
4 26 (2.07%) .NET
5 20 (1.59%) SOAP
6 11 (0.88%) HTML
7 6 (0.48%) J2EE
8 5 (0.40%) XML
8 5 (0.40%) FIX Protocol
8 5 (0.40%) Software Packaging
9 4 (0.32%) WCF
9 4 (0.32%) X-Windows
9 4 (0.32%) ASP.NET
10 3 (0.24%) JSP
10 3 (0.24%) JSON
10 3 (0.24%) Oracle Fusion
10 3 (0.24%) Regular Expression
11 2 (0.16%) .NET Framework
11 2 (0.16%) HTML5
11 2 (0.16%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 163 (12.99%) Data Centre
2 104 (8.29%) Blackberry
3 60 (4.78%) Clustering
4 57 (4.54%) Analytical Skills
5 56 (4.46%) Thin Client
5 56 (4.46%) Fat Client
6 38 (3.03%) Management Information System
7 29 (2.31%) PKI
8 25 (1.99%) NHS
9 24 (1.91%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 23 (1.83%) Replication
11 14 (1.12%) Video Conferencing
12 12 (0.96%) FlexPod
12 12 (0.96%) Computer Science
13 11 (0.88%) Client/Server
14 10 (0.80%) CESG
14 10 (0.80%) Public Cloud
14 10 (0.80%) BYOD
15 9 (0.72%) Performance Metrics
16 8 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 823 (65.58%) Windows
2 316 (25.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 300 (23.90%) Windows 7
4 225 (17.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 200 (15.94%) Windows Server 2003
6 113 (9.00%) Linux
7 77 (6.14%) Windows XP
8 66 (5.26%) Windows 8
9 65 (5.18%) UNIX
10 25 (1.99%) Android
11 22 (1.75%) Mac OS X
12 17 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 16 (1.27%) Apple iOS
14 13 (1.04%) Windows 2000 Server
14 13 (1.04%) CentOS
15 9 (0.72%) Ubuntu
15 9 (0.72%) Solaris
16 7 (0.56%) AIX
17 5 (0.40%) SUSE
17 5 (0.40%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 303 (24.14%) ITIL
2 141 (11.24%) Migration
3 83 (6.61%) Project Management
4 75 (5.98%) Service Management
5 60 (4.78%) Change Management
6 56 (4.46%) Load Balancing
7 46 (3.67%) Disaster Recovery
8 44 (3.51%) Service Delivery
9 35 (2.79%) PRINCE2
10 33 (2.63%) Incident Management
10 33 (2.63%) Problem Management
11 32 (2.55%) Capacity Planning
11 32 (2.55%) Configuration Management
12 31 (2.47%) Performance Monitoring
13 30 (2.39%) Information Security
14 26 (2.07%) Stakeholder Management
14 26 (2.07%) ITSM
14 26 (2.07%) Change Control
15 25 (1.99%) Analytics
15 25 (1.99%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 128 (10.20%) SQL
2 120 (9.56%) PowerShell
3 36 (2.87%) Java
4 34 (2.71%) VBScript
5 28 (2.23%) C#
6 25 (1.99%) Perl
6 25 (1.99%) VB
7 21 (1.67%) PHP
8 18 (1.43%) Python
9 15 (1.20%) Shell Script
10 13 (1.04%) Bash Shell
11 10 (0.80%) C
12 9 (0.72%) Ruby
13 7 (0.56%) JavaScript
14 6 (0.48%) VBA
15 1 (0.080%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.080%) ABAP
15 1 (0.080%) C++
15 1 (0.080%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 112 (8.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 94 (7.49%) Cisco Certification
3 79 (6.29%) MCSE
4 63 (5.02%) Citrix Certification
5 61 (4.86%) Degree
6 50 (3.98%) Security Cleared
6 50 (3.98%) CCNP
7 38 (3.03%) CCNA
7 38 (3.03%) CCA
7 38 (3.03%) SC Cleared
8 31 (2.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 30 (2.39%) MCITP
10 24 (1.91%) MCP
11 23 (1.83%) MCSA
12 17 (1.35%) CCEA
13 16 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
14 15 (1.20%) MCTS
15 13 (1.04%) CCEE
16 12 (0.96%) CISSP
17 11 (0.88%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (6.37%) SLA
2 16 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (1.04%) PCI DSS
4 10 (0.80%) QA
5 9 (0.72%) COBIT
6 6 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.40%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.16%) PMBOK
System Software
1 557 (44.38%) Active Directory
2 371 (29.56%) XenApp
3 304 (24.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 160 (12.75%) XenDesktop
5 149 (11.87%) vSphere
6 101 (8.05%) Microsoft App-V
7 73 (5.82%) Hyper-V
8 64 (5.10%) VMware ESX
9 48 (3.82%) XenServer
10 34 (2.71%) VMware ESXi
11 25 (1.99%) Terminal Services
12 23 (1.83%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 19 (1.51%) Xen
13 19 (1.51%) vCloud
14 14 (1.12%) ProxySG
15 11 (0.88%) VMware Server
16 10 (0.80%) Terminal Server
17 9 (0.72%) NLBS
17 9 (0.72%) Veritas Cluster Server
18 8 (0.64%) UAG
Systems Management
1 180 (14.34%) SCCM
2 46 (3.67%) SCOM
3 25 (1.99%) EdgeSight
4 21 (1.67%) Puppet
5 19 (1.51%) HP SIM
6 18 (1.43%) XenMobile
7 17 (1.35%) CA Spectrum
8 15 (1.20%) RANCID
9 13 (1.04%) HP SiteScope
9 13 (1.04%) WSUS
10 11 (0.88%) ZABBIX
10 11 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
11 10 (0.80%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 10 (0.80%) SCVMM
11 10 (0.80%) NetBackup
11 10 (0.80%) Backup Exec
11 10 (0.80%) Nagios
11 10 (0.80%) ARCserve
12 9 (0.72%) Tivoli
13 8 (0.64%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 571 (45.50%) VMware
2 457 (36.41%) Microsoft
3 254 (20.24%) Cisco
4 164 (13.07%) HP
5 82 (6.53%) NetApp
6 77 (6.14%) AppSense
7 74 (5.90%) Juniper
8 73 (5.82%) Oracle
9 69 (5.50%) CheckPoint
10 63 (5.02%) Dell
11 61 (4.86%) IBM
12 52 (4.14%) F5
13 34 (2.71%) Red Hat
14 33 (2.63%) Apple
14 33 (2.63%) EMC
14 33 (2.63%) Symantec
15 32 (2.55%) Remedy
16 29 (2.31%) CA
17 27 (2.15%) Blue Coat
18 26 (2.07%) SolarWinds
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Chessington, Surrey
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £180 - £220 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Explore Group
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £90 - £100 per day + Full Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Computer People
Rate: £15.00 - £20.00 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Connectus
Rate: £281.79 - £356.16 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Docklands
iKonnect
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £0.00 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Rate: £70k - 80k per year + v good bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £275 - £350 per day
Posted: 11 days ago