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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 67 67 60
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Contract jobs citing Citrix 666 704 784
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.84% 2.90% 2.98%
As % of the Vendors category 6.26% 6.30% 6.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 447 450 452
Average daily rate
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£343 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.73% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £194 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 63 56
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -4.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.58 £13.98 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.60 £28.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
10647 11180 11862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.37% 46.04% 45.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 6693 7118 7147
Average daily rate £423 £425 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.58% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £254 £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 217 291 340
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £48.00 £37.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
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 1 August 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 1 August 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 1 August 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 +4 193 £300 -18.91% 53
Uxbridge +4 8 - -
Hounslow - 4 £400 - 1
Docklands, London +4 3 £471 +48.42%
Chiswick - 2 £400 -
Westminster +2 1 £600 +50.00%
Croydon -1 1 £250 -21.87% 1
Bromley -2 1 - - 2
Harrow - 1 £250 - 2
Hayes - 1 - -
Wembley - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Wimbledon - - - - 2
Barnet - - - - 1
Enfield - - - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
New Malden - - - -
Sidcup - - - - 1
South Croydon - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Citrix
England

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 953 (73.48%) Windows
2 588 (45.34%) Active Directory
3 525 (40.48%) Microsoft
3 525 (40.48%) VMware
4 447 (34.46%) Windows 7
5 410 (31.61%) XenApp
6 316 (24.36%) Finance
7 310 (23.90%) Windows Server 2008
8 303 (23.36%) VMware Infrastructure
9 231 (17.81%) MS Exchange
10 230 (17.73%) ITIL
11 222 (17.12%) Cisco
12 217 (16.73%) SCCM
13 206 (15.88%) MS Office
14 198 (15.27%) Windows Server 2003
15 190 (14.65%) Blackberry
16 187 (14.42%) Banking
17 172 (13.26%) MS Excel
18 167 (12.88%) SQL
18 167 (12.88%) Windows XP
19 161 (12.41%) XenDesktop
20 158 (12.18%) Firewall
21 140 (10.79%) DNS
22 139 (10.72%) SAN
23 138 (10.64%) Microsoft App-V
24 135 (10.41%) Exchange Server 2010
24 135 (10.41%) NetScaler
25 131 (10.10%) Microsoft Certification
26 129 (9.95%) Migration
27 128 (9.87%) Linux

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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
1 231 (17.81%) MS Exchange
2 135 (10.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 87 (6.71%) SharePoint
4 84 (6.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 68 (5.24%) Exchange Server 2007
6 49 (3.78%) Exchange Server 2003
7 47 (3.62%) IBM Notes
8 41 (3.16%) IIS
9 30 (2.31%) WebSphere
9 30 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2013
10 28 (2.16%) Lync
11 24 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
12 20 (1.54%) Tomcat
13 15 (1.16%) SharePoint Server
14 13 (1.00%) WebLogic
14 13 (1.00%) GlassFish
15 10 (0.77%) WebSphere Application Server
16 8 (0.62%) WorkSite
17 7 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
18 6 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 206 (15.88%) MS Office
2 172 (13.26%) MS Excel
3 21 (1.62%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (0.85%) MS Project
5 9 (0.69%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.31%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.077%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (0.85%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (0.77%) JDE OneWorld
3 9 (0.69%) Eikon
3 9 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
5 7 (0.54%) RMDS
5 7 (0.54%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 4 (0.31%) Kondor+
7 3 (0.23%) Adaptiv
7 3 (0.23%) Oracle General Ledger
7 3 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
7 3 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
7 3 (0.23%) Oracle Assets
8 2 (0.15%) SAP BPC
8 2 (0.15%) assyst
8 2 (0.15%) Oracle CRM
9 1 (0.077%) Oracle 11i
9 1 (0.077%) Agresso
9 1 (0.077%) Khalix
9 1 (0.077%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 35 (2.70%) Office 365
2 12 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (0.77%) SaaS
4 5 (0.39%) IaaS
5 4 (0.31%) PaaS
5 4 (0.31%) IBM SmartCloud
5 4 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.15%) Rackspace Cloud
6 2 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.077%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 158 (12.18%) Firewall
2 140 (10.79%) DNS
3 139 (10.72%) SAN
4 135 (10.41%) NetScaler
5 103 (7.94%) WAN
6 97 (7.48%) LAN
7 95 (7.32%) DHCP
8 90 (6.94%) VPN
9 78 (6.01%) TCP/IP
10 58 (4.47%) Wireless
11 45 (3.47%) VoIP
12 40 (3.08%) Internet
13 32 (2.47%) MPLS
14 28 (2.16%) VLAN
15 27 (2.08%) NAS
16 26 (2.00%) Network Security
17 24 (1.85%) Cisco ASA
18 22 (1.70%) Cisco Nexus
19 18 (1.39%) Fibre Channel
19 18 (1.39%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (9.79%) SQL Server
2 41 (3.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
3 20 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (0.93%) MySQL
5 11 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (0.85%) Oracle Database
6 7 (0.54%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (0.39%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (0.39%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (0.31%) DB2
8 4 (0.31%) MS Access
9 3 (0.23%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.15%) Big Data
10 2 (0.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (0.15%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (0.15%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (0.15%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 36 (2.78%) MSI
2 12 (0.93%) InstallShield
3 5 (0.39%) LoadRunner
3 5 (0.39%) AdminStudio
3 5 (0.39%) JMeter
4 4 (0.31%) JIRA
4 4 (0.31%) Selenium
4 4 (0.31%) Subversion
5 3 (0.23%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.15%) Wise Package Studio
6 2 (0.15%) SoapUI
6 2 (0.15%) JConsole
6 2 (0.15%) VisualVM
6 2 (0.15%) NeoLoad
6 2 (0.15%) LoadUI
6 2 (0.15%) Fiddler
6 2 (0.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.15%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.077%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.077%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 316 (24.36%) Finance
2 187 (14.42%) Banking
3 65 (5.01%) Law
4 58 (4.47%) Legal
5 47 (3.62%) Retail
6 39 (3.01%) Investment Banking
7 32 (2.47%) Telecoms
8 30 (2.31%) Financial Institution
9 28 (2.16%) Front Office
10 17 (1.31%) Publishing
11 16 (1.23%) Back Office
12 14 (1.08%) Advertising
13 6 (0.46%) Marketing
13 6 (0.46%) Local Government
13 6 (0.46%) Games
14 4 (0.31%) French Language
14 4 (0.31%) Manufacturing
15 3 (0.23%) General Ledger
16 2 (0.15%) Retail Banking
17 1 (0.077%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 272 (20.97%) Analyst
2 139 (10.72%) Support Analyst
3 118 (9.10%) Architect
4 89 (6.86%) Support Engineer
5 86 (6.63%) Service Analyst
5 86 (6.63%) Citrix Engineer
6 84 (6.48%) Service Desk Analyst
7 83 (6.40%) Administrator
8 79 (6.09%) Desktop Support
9 74 (5.71%) Project Manager
10 73 (5.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 70 (5.40%) 2nd Line Support
12 65 (5.01%) Consultant
13 62 (4.78%) Infrastructure Architect
14 60 (4.63%) Desktop Engineer
15 50 (3.86%) Network Engineer
16 42 (3.24%) 3rd Line Support
17 39 (3.01%) Systems Engineer
18 36 (2.78%) Technical Support
19 34 (2.62%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (2.62%) Application Packaging
2 26 (2.00%) Middleware
3 15 (1.16%) Web Services
4 11 (0.85%) .NET
5 9 (0.69%) HTML
5 9 (0.69%) jQuery
6 5 (0.39%) ASP.NET
7 4 (0.31%) Regular Expression
7 4 (0.31%) Software Packaging
8 3 (0.23%) XML
8 3 (0.23%) JSP
8 3 (0.23%) SAML
8 3 (0.23%) LAMP
9 2 (0.15%) Ajax
9 2 (0.15%) COM
10 1 (0.077%) WAP
10 1 (0.077%) Flash
10 1 (0.077%) MSMQ
10 1 (0.077%) XSL
10 1 (0.077%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 190 (14.65%) Blackberry
2 69 (5.32%) Thin Client
2 69 (5.32%) Fat Client
3 59 (4.55%) Clustering
4 26 (2.00%) Replication
5 23 (1.77%) Handset
6 20 (1.54%) AS400
7 19 (1.46%) Hedge funds
8 18 (1.39%) iSeries
8 18 (1.39%) Client/Server
9 17 (1.31%) Management Information System
9 17 (1.31%) Video Conferencing
9 17 (1.31%) PKI
10 15 (1.16%) iPad
10 15 (1.16%) iPhone
11 14 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
11 14 (1.08%) CLARiiON
12 13 (1.00%) FlexPod
12 13 (1.00%) Enterprise Storage
13 12 (0.93%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 953 (73.48%) Windows
2 447 (34.46%) Windows 7
3 310 (23.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 198 (15.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 167 (12.88%) Windows XP
6 128 (9.87%) Linux
7 118 (9.10%) Windows Server 2012
8 61 (4.70%) UNIX
9 56 (4.32%) Windows 8
10 37 (2.85%) Windows Vista
11 31 (2.39%) Android
12 26 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 25 (1.93%) Solaris
14 24 (1.85%) Apple iOS
15 14 (1.08%) Windows 2000 Server
16 12 (0.93%) Windows 2000
17 11 (0.85%) Mac OS X
18 9 (0.69%) SUSE
19 8 (0.62%) CentOS
19 8 (0.62%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 230 (17.73%) ITIL
2 129 (9.95%) Migration
3 67 (5.17%) Incident Management
4 62 (4.78%) Project Management
4 62 (4.78%) Change Management
5 57 (4.39%) Service Management
6 54 (4.16%) Disaster Recovery
7 42 (3.24%) Load Balancing
8 40 (3.08%) PRINCE2
9 33 (2.54%) E-Commerce
10 28 (2.16%) Asset Management
11 24 (1.85%) Stakeholder Management
12 23 (1.77%) Problem Management
13 22 (1.70%) Risk Management
13 22 (1.70%) Service Delivery
14 20 (1.54%) Release Management
14 20 (1.54%) User Acceptance Testing
14 20 (1.54%) Business Continuity
14 20 (1.54%) Document Management
14 20 (1.54%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 167 (12.88%) SQL
2 105 (8.10%) PowerShell
3 34 (2.62%) VBScript
4 26 (2.00%) Shell Script
5 24 (1.85%) VB
5 24 (1.85%) C
6 8 (0.62%) Java
6 8 (0.62%) Perl
6 8 (0.62%) Python
7 5 (0.39%) PHP
7 5 (0.39%) JavaScript
7 5 (0.39%) Ruby
8 3 (0.23%) T-SQL
8 3 (0.23%) Objective-C
8 3 (0.23%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.15%) sed
9 2 (0.15%) AWK
9 2 (0.15%) C#
10 1 (0.077%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.077%) VBA
Qualifications
1 131 (10.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 73 (5.63%) Citrix Certification
3 69 (5.32%) MCSE
3 69 (5.32%) Cisco Certification
4 62 (4.78%) MCITP
5 53 (4.09%) MCP
5 53 (4.09%) Security Cleared
6 49 (3.78%) Degree
7 45 (3.47%) CCA
8 43 (3.32%) CCNA
9 38 (2.93%) CCNP
9 38 (2.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 34 (2.62%) SC Cleared
11 28 (2.16%) CCEA
12 27 (2.08%) CCEE
13 25 (1.93%) MCTS
13 25 (1.93%) MCSA
14 19 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
15 12 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 11 (0.85%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (3.32%) SLA
2 23 (1.77%) QA
3 16 (1.23%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.23%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.15%) COBIT
6 1 (0.077%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 588 (45.34%) Active Directory
2 410 (31.61%) XenApp
3 303 (23.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 161 (12.41%) XenDesktop
5 138 (10.64%) Microsoft App-V
6 89 (6.86%) vSphere
7 84 (6.48%) XenServer
8 80 (6.17%) Hyper-V
9 71 (5.47%) VMware ESX
10 44 (3.39%) VMware ESXi
11 32 (2.47%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 32 (2.47%) Xen
12 27 (2.08%) Terminal Services
13 18 (1.39%) Terminal Server
14 14 (1.08%) MetaFrame
15 13 (1.00%) Oracle RMAN
15 13 (1.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 12 (0.93%) NLBS
17 9 (0.69%) NFS
17 9 (0.69%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 217 (16.73%) SCCM
2 41 (3.16%) SCOM
3 33 (2.54%) Backup Exec
4 21 (1.62%) WSUS
5 20 (1.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 18 (1.39%) AppDNA
6 18 (1.39%) NetBackup
7 16 (1.23%) XenMobile
7 16 (1.23%) Tivoli
8 13 (1.00%) ARCserve
9 12 (0.93%) BladeLogic
10 11 (0.85%) WMI
10 11 (0.85%) EMC NetWorker
11 8 (0.62%) DameWare
12 7 (0.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 7 (0.54%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
12 7 (0.54%) Puppet
12 7 (0.54%) Cisco CUCM
13 6 (0.46%) CA Spectrum
13 6 (0.46%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 525 (40.48%) Microsoft
1 525 (40.48%) VMware
2 222 (17.12%) Cisco
3 127 (9.79%) HP
4 88 (6.78%) NetApp
5 86 (6.63%) Oracle
6 76 (5.86%) EMC
7 68 (5.24%) AppSense
8 60 (4.63%) IBM
9 55 (4.24%) Remedy
10 53 (4.09%) CheckPoint
11 51 (3.93%) Dell
12 47 (3.62%) Lotus
13 45 (3.47%) Bloomberg
14 44 (3.39%) Juniper
15 42 (3.24%) Reuters
15 42 (3.24%) Symantec
16 40 (3.08%) Wyse
17 38 (2.93%) Apple
18 33 (2.54%) SAP
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £120 - £180 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
West London
Kelway Ltd
Rate: Negotiable Day Rate
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £250 to £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
I3
Rate: £340 - £380 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: £180 - £220 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Networking People
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
QUANTICA
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market Rate Value
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market Rate Value
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market Rate Value
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £220 - £260 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Baker & McKenzie
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago