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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 72 75 62
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -13
Contract jobs citing Citrix 577 570 611
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.75% 2.64% 3.12%
As % of the Vendors category 6.16% 5.96% 6.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 389 368 396
Average daily rate
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£388 £350 £364
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -3.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £162 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £359 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+19.68% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 34 64
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -15.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.45 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £35.20 £120.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
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
9371 9564 8896
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.73% 44.33% 45.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 6130 6119 5714
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 177 211 228
Average hourly rate £19.50 £18.70 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.27% -1.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.10 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.30 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
- -6.31%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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 5 March 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 -5 156 £413 +24.06% 55
Croydon -11 10 £438 -11.39% 3
Bromley +13 6 £309 -11.78% 1
Kingston Upon Thames -8 4 £358 +2.14% 5
Enfield -5 1 - - 2
Uxbridge - 1 - - 1
Hillingdon - 1 £135 -
Chessington - 1 - - 1
Barking - - - -
Beckenham - - - - 2
New Malden - - - -
Rainham - - - -
Sidcup - - - - 1
Surbiton - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Finchley - - - -
Chiswick - - - - 1
Mayfair - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Worcester Park - - - -
Ilford - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Citrix
England

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

1 856 (69.42%) Windows
2 566 (45.90%) Active Directory
3 539 (43.71%) VMware
4 448 (36.33%) Microsoft
5 339 (27.49%) Windows 7
6 330 (26.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 321 (26.03%) XenApp
8 293 (23.76%) VMware Infrastructure
9 290 (23.52%) Finance
10 244 (19.79%) Cisco
11 241 (19.55%) ITIL
12 238 (19.30%) MS Exchange
13 222 (18.00%) MS Office
13 222 (18.00%) Windows Server 2003
14 200 (16.22%) MS Excel
15 188 (15.25%) SAN
16 186 (15.09%) DNS
17 181 (14.68%) SCCM
18 173 (14.03%) NetScaler
19 171 (13.87%) Firewall
20 168 (13.63%) Windows Server 2012
21 161 (13.06%) XenDesktop
22 160 (12.98%) HP
23 150 (12.17%) Blackberry
24 149 (12.08%) Windows XP
25 138 (11.19%) VPN
26 130 (10.54%) Migration
27 126 (10.22%) WAN
28 125 (10.14%) vSphere
29 123 (9.98%) Exchange Server 2010

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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
1 238 (19.30%) MS Exchange
2 123 (9.98%) Exchange Server 2010
3 104 (8.43%) SharePoint
4 75 (6.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 63 (5.11%) Exchange Server 2007
6 52 (4.22%) IBM Notes
7 51 (4.14%) IIS
8 48 (3.89%) Exchange Server 2013
9 45 (3.65%) Exchange Server 2003
10 34 (2.76%) Lync
11 29 (2.35%) WorkSite
12 22 (1.78%) OpenStack
13 19 (1.54%) Apache
14 12 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
15 10 (0.81%) WebSphere
15 10 (0.81%) Tomcat
15 10 (0.81%) JBoss
16 9 (0.73%) WebLogic
17 6 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
17 6 (0.49%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 222 (18.00%) MS Office
2 200 (16.22%) MS Excel
3 33 (2.68%) MS PowerPoint
4 27 (2.19%) MS Visio
5 22 (1.78%) MS Project
6 1 (0.081%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 16 (1.30%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (0.97%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.24%) Oracle HRMS
3 3 (0.24%) Eikon
4 2 (0.16%) thinkFolio
4 2 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.16%) RMDS
5 1 (0.081%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.081%) Adaptiv
5 1 (0.081%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.081%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.081%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.081%) ION MarketView
5 1 (0.081%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 45 (3.65%) Office 365
2 13 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (0.89%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (0.81%) SaaS
5 5 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.32%) IaaS
7 3 (0.24%) Google Apps
8 2 (0.16%) IBM SmartCloud
9 1 (0.081%) PaaS
9 1 (0.081%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 188 (15.25%) SAN
2 186 (15.09%) DNS
3 173 (14.03%) NetScaler
4 171 (13.87%) Firewall
5 138 (11.19%) VPN
6 126 (10.22%) WAN
7 123 (9.98%) DHCP
8 120 (9.73%) LAN
9 118 (9.57%) TCP/IP
10 74 (6.00%) Network Security
11 51 (4.14%) BGP
12 50 (4.06%) Cisco ASA
12 50 (4.06%) Internet
13 44 (3.57%) VLAN
14 43 (3.49%) MPLS
14 43 (3.49%) OSPF
15 41 (3.33%) NAS
16 40 (3.24%) Wireless
17 37 (3.00%) VoIP
18 34 (2.76%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (9.49%) SQL Server
2 34 (2.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (1.05%) MySQL
3 13 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
6 8 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (0.41%) DB2
8 4 (0.32%) Oracle Database
8 4 (0.32%) Big Data
9 3 (0.24%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.24%) MS Access
9 3 (0.24%) EDRMS
9 3 (0.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.24%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.24%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.16%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.16%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.16%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.16%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 22 (1.78%) MSI
2 11 (0.89%) Jenkins
3 10 (0.81%) Hudson
3 10 (0.81%) JIRA
4 7 (0.57%) Subversion
5 6 (0.49%) Git (software)
6 5 (0.41%) Visual Studio
7 3 (0.24%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.16%) QuickTest Pro
8 2 (0.16%) AdminStudio
9 1 (0.081%) Introscope
9 1 (0.081%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.081%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 290 (23.52%) Finance
2 108 (8.76%) Banking
3 59 (4.79%) Telecoms
4 53 (4.30%) Law
5 38 (3.08%) Legal
6 24 (1.95%) French Language
7 23 (1.87%) Investment Banking
8 21 (1.70%) Retail
9 20 (1.62%) Financial Institution
10 14 (1.14%) Publishing
10 14 (1.14%) Games
11 12 (0.97%) Back Office
12 6 (0.49%) Advertising
13 4 (0.32%) Marketing
13 4 (0.32%) Local Government
14 3 (0.24%) Manufacturing
14 3 (0.24%) German Language
15 2 (0.16%) Corporate Banking
15 2 (0.16%) Front Office
16 1 (0.081%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 298 (24.17%) Analyst
2 119 (9.65%) Support Analyst
3 111 (9.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 96 (7.79%) Service Analyst
5 92 (7.46%) Consultant
6 90 (7.30%) Desktop Support
6 90 (7.30%) Service Desk Analyst
7 85 (6.89%) Support Engineer
8 78 (6.33%) Architect
9 69 (5.60%) 3rd Line Support
10 57 (4.62%) Network Engineer
11 56 (4.54%) Project Manager
12 53 (4.30%) Citrix Engineer
13 49 (3.97%) 2nd Line Support
14 38 (3.08%) Desktop Engineer
15 37 (3.00%) Wintel Engineer
16 33 (2.68%) Desktop Support Engineer
17 31 (2.51%) Infrastructure Analyst
17 31 (2.51%) 1st Line Support
18 30 (2.43%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (2.35%) Application Packaging
2 27 (2.19%) SOAP
2 27 (2.19%) Middleware
3 24 (1.95%) .NET
4 16 (1.30%) Web Services
5 14 (1.14%) HTML
6 11 (0.89%) ASP.NET
7 9 (0.73%) JSP
8 5 (0.41%) J2EE
8 5 (0.41%) Regular Expression
9 4 (0.32%) REST
9 4 (0.32%) Software Packaging
9 4 (0.32%) CSS
10 3 (0.24%) XML
10 3 (0.24%) Ajax
10 3 (0.24%) LAMP
10 3 (0.24%) HTML5
10 3 (0.24%) jQuery
11 2 (0.16%) Play Framework
11 2 (0.16%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 150 (12.17%) Blackberry
2 82 (6.65%) Thin Client
2 82 (6.65%) Fat Client
3 65 (5.27%) Analytical Skills
4 46 (3.73%) Clustering
5 42 (3.41%) Replication
6 24 (1.95%) Management Information System
7 18 (1.46%) NHS
8 14 (1.14%) Computer Science
9 13 (1.05%) Smartphone
9 13 (1.05%) PKI
10 12 (0.97%) Online Games
11 11 (0.89%) Client/Server
12 10 (0.81%) iPhone
12 10 (0.81%) Smartcard
13 9 (0.73%) Video Conferencing
14 8 (0.65%) iPad
14 8 (0.65%) Hedge funds
15 7 (0.57%) SecurID
15 7 (0.57%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 856 (69.42%) Windows
2 339 (27.49%) Windows 7
3 330 (26.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 222 (18.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 168 (13.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 149 (12.08%) Windows XP
7 85 (6.89%) Linux
8 75 (6.08%) Windows 8
9 40 (3.24%) UNIX
10 17 (1.38%) Windows Vista
11 16 (1.30%) Android
12 13 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 12 (0.97%) CentOS
14 9 (0.73%) AIX
14 9 (0.73%) Mac OS X
15 8 (0.65%) Apple iOS
15 8 (0.65%) Windows 2000
16 7 (0.57%) Windows 2000 Server
17 6 (0.49%) SUSE
18 5 (0.41%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 241 (19.55%) ITIL
2 130 (10.54%) Migration
3 84 (6.81%) Service Management
4 73 (5.92%) Project Management
5 72 (5.84%) Change Management
6 59 (4.79%) Load Balancing
7 51 (4.14%) Incident Management
8 38 (3.08%) PRINCE2
9 35 (2.84%) Disaster Recovery
10 31 (2.51%) Service Delivery
11 29 (2.35%) Line Management
12 28 (2.27%) Performance Monitoring
12 28 (2.27%) Low Latency
12 28 (2.27%) Problem Management
13 27 (2.19%) Business Analysis
13 27 (2.19%) Capacity Planning
14 26 (2.11%) E-Commerce
14 26 (2.11%) ITSM
15 25 (2.03%) Configuration Management
16 24 (1.95%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 112 (9.08%) SQL
2 95 (7.70%) PowerShell
3 48 (3.89%) VBScript
4 32 (2.60%) Java
5 20 (1.62%) C#
6 19 (1.54%) C
7 11 (0.89%) Ruby
8 10 (0.81%) JavaScript
9 9 (0.73%) Perl
9 9 (0.73%) VB
9 9 (0.73%) Bash Shell
10 8 (0.65%) Shell Script
10 8 (0.65%) PHP
11 5 (0.41%) Python
11 5 (0.41%) C++
11 5 (0.41%) VBA
12 1 (0.081%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 117 (9.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 89 (7.22%) Cisco Certification
3 78 (6.33%) MCSE
4 53 (4.30%) Degree
5 51 (4.14%) Security Cleared
6 50 (4.06%) MCITP
7 47 (3.81%) Citrix Certification
8 42 (3.41%) CCNP
9 41 (3.33%) SC Cleared
10 37 (3.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 33 (2.68%) CCA
12 32 (2.60%) CCNA
13 28 (2.27%) MCP
14 27 (2.19%) MCSA
15 23 (1.87%) MCTS
15 23 (1.87%) VCP4
16 21 (1.70%) ISTQB
17 20 (1.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 20 (1.62%) CCIE
18 17 (1.38%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (6.33%) SLA
2 10 (0.81%) QA
2 10 (0.81%) ISO 9001
3 8 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.32%) COBIT
5 2 (0.16%) PMBOK
5 2 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.081%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 566 (45.90%) Active Directory
2 321 (26.03%) XenApp
3 293 (23.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 161 (13.06%) XenDesktop
5 125 (10.14%) vSphere
6 94 (7.62%) Hyper-V
7 72 (5.84%) Microsoft App-V
8 68 (5.52%) VMware ESX
9 58 (4.70%) XenServer
10 33 (2.68%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 32 (2.60%) Xen
12 31 (2.51%) VMware ESXi
13 25 (2.03%) Terminal Services
14 18 (1.46%) NFS
15 16 (1.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 15 (1.22%) Terminal Server
17 13 (1.05%) vCloud
18 10 (0.81%) UAG
19 9 (0.73%) VMware Workstation
20 8 (0.65%) NLBS
Systems Management
1 181 (14.68%) SCCM
2 72 (5.84%) SCOM
3 35 (2.84%) EdgeSight
4 30 (2.43%) HP SIM
5 24 (1.95%) WSUS
6 23 (1.87%) CA Spectrum
7 22 (1.78%) Backup Exec
8 21 (1.70%) SCVMM
9 20 (1.62%) Cisco CUCM
10 18 (1.46%) Cisco UCCX
11 17 (1.38%) HP SiteScope
12 16 (1.30%) Puppet
13 14 (1.14%) Tivoli
14 13 (1.05%) Norton AntiVirus
14 13 (1.05%) XenMobile
15 12 (0.97%) NetBackup
16 11 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
17 8 (0.65%) Salt
17 8 (0.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
17 8 (0.65%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 539 (43.71%) VMware
2 448 (36.33%) Microsoft
3 244 (19.79%) Cisco
4 160 (12.98%) HP
5 95 (7.70%) NetApp
6 70 (5.68%) AppSense
7 65 (5.27%) CheckPoint
8 61 (4.95%) Oracle
9 58 (4.70%) IBM
10 52 (4.22%) Lotus
10 52 (4.22%) Dell
11 49 (3.97%) Symantec
12 48 (3.89%) F5
13 43 (3.49%) EMC
14 41 (3.33%) CA
15 40 (3.24%) Reuters
16 39 (3.16%) Veeam
17 36 (2.92%) Red Hat
18 35 (2.84%) Juniper
19 33 (2.68%) Bloomberg
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: Up to £1,000 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £480 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Sanderson
Rate: £250 - £350 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Picture More Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £22 - £28 per hour
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Premier IT
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Fusion Experience
Rate: Up to £535 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Sanderson
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Rate: £180 - 200 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Harris Global
Rate: £0.00 per annum + Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £12 - £16 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Venn Group
Rate: £100 - £140 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
London
PCR
Rate: £100 - £130 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Talent International
Rate: £200 - £230 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Connectus
Rate: £228 per day
Posted: 6 days ago