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 1 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.

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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 66 76 63
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -13
Contract jobs citing Citrix 634 600 655
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.85% 2.57% 3.08%
As % of the Vendors category 6.41% 5.85% 6.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 420 370 415
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £160 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £294 £300
% change year-on-year
+23.40% -2.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 47 66
Average hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -6.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £14.04 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.13 £30.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.32 £16.25 £15.13
% change year-on-year
+0.43% +7.43%
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
9895 10252 9673
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.49% 43.97% 45.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 6465 6620 6197
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £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 213 227 231
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% -1.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.09 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.40 £40.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

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 1 April 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 1 April 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 1 April 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 -2 166 £400 +23.07% 40
Croydon -5 14 £425 -13.92% 2
Bromley +10 6 £309 -33.24% 1
Canary Wharf +3 3 - -
Uxbridge 0 3 - -
Kingston Upon Thames -7 3 £209 -40.21% 1
Hammersmith - 2 £380 -
Docklands, London +4 1 £450 +181.25%
Hillingdon - 1 £135 -
Chessington - 1 - -
Barking - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Rainham - - - -
Sidcup - - - - 2
Surbiton - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Worcester Park - - - -
Ilford - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Finchley - - - - 1
Chiswick - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Citrix
England

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 April 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.

1 815 (67.36%) Windows
2 530 (43.80%) VMware
3 529 (43.72%) Active Directory
4 425 (35.12%) Microsoft
5 343 (28.35%) Windows 7
6 314 (25.95%) Windows Server 2008
7 300 (24.79%) XenApp
8 292 (24.13%) Finance
9 286 (23.64%) VMware Infrastructure
10 254 (20.99%) ITIL
11 251 (20.74%) Cisco
12 231 (19.09%) MS Exchange
13 201 (16.61%) Windows Server 2003
14 197 (16.28%) MS Office
15 190 (15.70%) Windows Server 2012
16 185 (15.29%) MS Excel
17 174 (14.38%) SAN
18 170 (14.05%) Firewall
19 167 (13.80%) DNS
20 166 (13.72%) SCCM
21 162 (13.39%) XenDesktop
22 158 (13.06%) NetScaler
23 152 (12.56%) Migration
24 150 (12.40%) HP
25 130 (10.74%) VPN
26 125 (10.33%) Blackberry
27 120 (9.92%) vSphere
28 115 (9.50%) WAN
29 112 (9.26%) Windows XP
30 111 (9.17%) SQL

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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
1 231 (19.09%) MS Exchange
2 109 (9.01%) Exchange Server 2010
3 107 (8.84%) SharePoint
4 62 (5.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 53 (4.38%) Exchange Server 2007
6 47 (3.88%) IIS
7 45 (3.72%) Exchange Server 2013
8 44 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2003
9 43 (3.55%) IBM Notes
10 35 (2.89%) Lync
11 26 (2.15%) WorkSite
12 22 (1.82%) OpenStack
13 17 (1.40%) Apache
14 9 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
15 7 (0.58%) Confluence
16 6 (0.50%) MediaWiki
17 5 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
18 4 (0.33%) nginx
18 4 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2000
18 4 (0.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 197 (16.28%) MS Office
2 185 (15.29%) MS Excel
3 25 (2.07%) MS PowerPoint
4 23 (1.90%) MS Visio
5 20 (1.65%) MS Project
6 2 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.083%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 15 (1.24%) Remedy ITSM
1 15 (1.24%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (0.50%) RMDS
3 2 (0.17%) Oracle HRMS
3 2 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.17%) Remedy AR System
3 2 (0.17%) thinkFolio
3 2 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.083%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.083%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.083%) RiskWrite
4 1 (0.083%) Eikon
4 1 (0.083%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.083%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.083%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 46 (3.80%) Office 365
2 15 (1.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (0.83%) SaaS
5 8 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.33%) IaaS
7 3 (0.25%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.083%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.083%) PaaS
8 1 (0.083%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 174 (14.38%) SAN
2 170 (14.05%) Firewall
3 167 (13.80%) DNS
4 158 (13.06%) NetScaler
5 130 (10.74%) VPN
6 115 (9.50%) WAN
7 109 (9.01%) DHCP
8 108 (8.93%) LAN
9 96 (7.93%) TCP/IP
10 89 (7.36%) Network Security
11 57 (4.71%) Cisco ASA
11 57 (4.71%) BGP
12 53 (4.38%) Internet
13 50 (4.13%) OSPF
14 46 (3.80%) NAS
15 44 (3.64%) MPLS
16 43 (3.55%) Wireless
17 41 (3.39%) VoIP
17 41 (3.39%) VLAN
18 40 (3.31%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (8.60%) SQL Server
2 28 (2.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
5 9 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (0.74%) MySQL
6 8 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (0.41%) Oracle Database
7 5 (0.41%) DB2
8 4 (0.33%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.25%) Big Data
9 3 (0.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.25%) EDRMS
10 2 (0.17%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.17%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.17%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.17%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.17%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.083%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.083%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 21 (1.74%) MSI
2 11 (0.91%) Jenkins
3 10 (0.83%) Hudson
3 10 (0.83%) JIRA
4 6 (0.50%) Subversion
4 6 (0.50%) Git (software)
5 5 (0.41%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.25%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.17%) AdminStudio
7 2 (0.17%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.083%) WinDbg
8 1 (0.083%) Wise Package Studio
8 1 (0.083%) Introscope
General
1 292 (24.13%) Finance
2 91 (7.52%) Banking
3 53 (4.38%) Telecoms
4 49 (4.05%) Law
5 36 (2.98%) Legal
6 22 (1.82%) Retail
6 22 (1.82%) French Language
7 21 (1.74%) Financial Institution
8 18 (1.49%) Investment Banking
9 14 (1.16%) Games
10 13 (1.07%) Publishing
11 10 (0.83%) Back Office
12 8 (0.66%) Advertising
13 5 (0.41%) Marketing
14 3 (0.25%) German Language
14 3 (0.25%) Local Government
15 2 (0.17%) Front Office
15 2 (0.17%) Corporate Banking
15 2 (0.17%) Japanese Language
16 1 (0.083%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 269 (22.23%) Analyst
2 107 (8.84%) Support Analyst
3 105 (8.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 103 (8.51%) Consultant
5 91 (7.52%) Service Analyst
6 83 (6.86%) Desktop Support
7 81 (6.69%) Service Desk Analyst
8 79 (6.53%) Architect
9 78 (6.45%) Support Engineer
10 64 (5.29%) 3rd Line Support
11 62 (5.12%) Network Engineer
12 61 (5.04%) Citrix Engineer
13 54 (4.46%) 2nd Line Support
14 52 (4.30%) Project Manager
15 31 (2.56%) Wintel Engineer
15 31 (2.56%) Administrator
16 30 (2.48%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
17 28 (2.31%) Desktop Engineer
17 28 (2.31%) Server Engineer
17 28 (2.31%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (2.23%) SOAP
2 26 (2.15%) .NET
2 26 (2.15%) Middleware
3 25 (2.07%) Application Packaging
4 18 (1.49%) Web Services
5 15 (1.24%) HTML
6 10 (0.83%) ASP.NET
7 9 (0.74%) JSP
8 5 (0.41%) Software Packaging
8 5 (0.41%) Regular Expression
8 5 (0.41%) J2EE
9 4 (0.33%) REST
10 3 (0.25%) jQuery
10 3 (0.25%) HTML5
10 3 (0.25%) Ajax
10 3 (0.25%) LAMP
10 3 (0.25%) CSS
10 3 (0.25%) XML
11 2 (0.17%) X-Windows
11 2 (0.17%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 125 (10.33%) Blackberry
2 69 (5.70%) Thin Client
2 69 (5.70%) Fat Client
3 58 (4.79%) Analytical Skills
4 47 (3.88%) Clustering
5 37 (3.06%) Replication
6 31 (2.56%) Management Information System
7 19 (1.57%) NHS
8 13 (1.07%) Smartphone
8 13 (1.07%) Computer Science
9 12 (0.99%) PKI
9 12 (0.99%) Online Games
10 11 (0.91%) FlexPod
11 10 (0.83%) Smartcard
11 10 (0.83%) iPhone
11 10 (0.83%) Video Conferencing
12 9 (0.74%) iPad
13 8 (0.66%) Hedge funds
14 7 (0.58%) Wiki
14 7 (0.58%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 815 (67.36%) Windows
2 343 (28.35%) Windows 7
3 314 (25.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 201 (16.61%) Windows Server 2003
5 190 (15.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 112 (9.26%) Windows XP
7 89 (7.36%) Linux
8 77 (6.36%) Windows 8
9 42 (3.47%) UNIX
10 16 (1.32%) CentOS
11 15 (1.24%) Android
12 13 (1.07%) Windows Vista
13 11 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 11 (0.91%) Windows 2000 Server
14 9 (0.74%) Apple iOS
14 9 (0.74%) AIX
14 9 (0.74%) Mac OS X
15 8 (0.66%) Ubuntu
16 7 (0.58%) Oracle Linux
17 6 (0.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 254 (20.99%) ITIL
2 152 (12.56%) Migration
3 88 (7.27%) Service Management
4 72 (5.95%) Change Management
5 71 (5.87%) Project Management
6 65 (5.37%) Load Balancing
7 45 (3.72%) Incident Management
8 37 (3.06%) PRINCE2
9 29 (2.40%) Service Delivery
10 28 (2.31%) Stakeholder Management
10 28 (2.31%) E-Commerce
10 28 (2.31%) Configuration Management
10 28 (2.31%) Low Latency
11 27 (2.23%) ITSM
11 27 (2.23%) Business Analysis
12 26 (2.15%) Disaster Recovery
12 26 (2.15%) Performance Monitoring
12 26 (2.15%) Line Management
13 25 (2.07%) Capacity Planning
14 24 (1.98%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 111 (9.17%) SQL
2 94 (7.77%) PowerShell
3 47 (3.88%) VBScript
4 27 (2.23%) Java
5 20 (1.65%) C#
6 14 (1.16%) C
7 12 (0.99%) Perl
7 12 (0.99%) Bash Shell
8 11 (0.91%) Ruby
8 11 (0.91%) JavaScript
9 9 (0.74%) Python
9 9 (0.74%) PHP
10 8 (0.66%) VB
11 5 (0.41%) VBA
11 5 (0.41%) C++
11 5 (0.41%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.083%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 110 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 95 (7.85%) Cisco Certification
3 74 (6.12%) MCSE
4 55 (4.55%) Security Cleared
5 52 (4.30%) Degree
6 50 (4.13%) CCNP
7 44 (3.64%) MCITP
8 41 (3.39%) Citrix Certification
8 41 (3.39%) SC Cleared
9 35 (2.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 31 (2.56%) CCA
11 29 (2.40%) CCNA
12 25 (2.07%) MCP
13 24 (1.98%) MCSA
14 21 (1.74%) CCIE
15 20 (1.65%) ISTQB
16 19 (1.57%) MCTS
17 17 (1.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 17 (1.40%) ISEB
18 16 (1.32%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (6.61%) SLA
2 10 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (0.74%) QA
4 6 (0.50%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.33%) COBIT
6 2 (0.17%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.083%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 529 (43.72%) Active Directory
2 300 (24.79%) XenApp
3 286 (23.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 162 (13.39%) XenDesktop
5 120 (9.92%) vSphere
6 79 (6.53%) Microsoft App-V
6 79 (6.53%) Hyper-V
7 62 (5.12%) VMware ESX
8 41 (3.39%) XenServer
9 35 (2.89%) VMware ESXi
10 28 (2.31%) Terminal Services
11 26 (2.15%) Xen
12 24 (1.98%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 16 (1.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 16 (1.32%) vCloud
14 11 (0.91%) NFS
14 11 (0.91%) Terminal Server
15 9 (0.74%) VMware Workstation
16 7 (0.58%) VMware Server
16 7 (0.58%) UAG
Systems Management
1 166 (13.72%) SCCM
2 63 (5.21%) SCOM
3 33 (2.73%) EdgeSight
4 25 (2.07%) HP SIM
5 22 (1.82%) CA Spectrum
6 21 (1.74%) Puppet
6 21 (1.74%) SCVMM
7 20 (1.65%) Cisco CUCM
8 19 (1.57%) WSUS
9 18 (1.49%) XenMobile
10 17 (1.40%) HP SiteScope
11 16 (1.32%) Cisco UCCX
12 13 (1.07%) Backup Exec
13 11 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
14 10 (0.83%) RANCID
14 10 (0.83%) ZABBIX
15 9 (0.74%) NetBackup
15 9 (0.74%) Norton AntiVirus
15 9 (0.74%) Tivoli
16 8 (0.66%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 530 (43.80%) VMware
2 425 (35.12%) Microsoft
3 251 (20.74%) Cisco
4 150 (12.40%) HP
5 84 (6.94%) NetApp
6 68 (5.62%) AppSense
7 66 (5.45%) Oracle
8 56 (4.63%) CheckPoint
9 55 (4.55%) Dell
9 55 (4.55%) F5
10 53 (4.38%) IBM
11 43 (3.55%) Lotus
12 40 (3.31%) CA
13 38 (3.14%) Symantec
13 38 (3.14%) Juniper
14 37 (3.06%) Reuters
15 36 (2.98%) EMC
16 35 (2.89%) Red Hat
17 33 (2.73%) Bloomberg
18 32 (2.64%) Veeam
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £150 - £300 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Latcom Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day - 3 Month Contract +
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £575 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
H&R Talent
Rate: From £15 to £17 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harris Global
Posted: 4 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £27.00 - £32.00 per hour
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £70000 - £90000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Harrow
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £350 - £385 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago