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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 70 71 65
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Contract jobs citing Citrix 632 636 665
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.82% 2.73% 3.02%
As % of the Vendors category 6.34% 6.16% 6.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 413 402 406
Average daily rate
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£350 £338 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -11.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £160 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 45 77
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.09 £14.04 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £26.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +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
9965 10332 10053
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.53% 44.30% 45.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 6470 6757 6335
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 209 272
Average hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.57% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £32.00 £44.58
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 May 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 May 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 May 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 -12 149 £355 +9.23% 38
Croydon -3 14 £438 -12.50% 4
Canary Wharf +1 7 £363 -34.09%
Hounslow - 5 £280 -
Ealing - 5 £180 -
Uxbridge +1 3 - -
Kingston Upon Thames -1 3 £209 -44.09%
Bromley +3 2 £500 -13.04%
Ilford - 2 £230 -
Welling - 2 £110 -
Wembley -1 1 £140 -53.33%
Barnet -2 1 £275 +71.87%
Docklands, London -5 1 £450 -28.00% 1
Twickenham -8 1 - -
Hillingdon - 1 £135 -
Surbiton - 1 £150 -
Chessington - 1 - -
Feltham - 1 £400 -
Citrix
England

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 802 (65.58%) Windows
2 556 (45.46%) VMware
3 527 (43.09%) Active Directory
4 425 (34.75%) Microsoft
5 324 (26.49%) Finance
6 319 (26.08%) VMware Infrastructure
6 319 (26.08%) XenApp
7 317 (25.92%) Windows 7
8 302 (24.69%) Windows Server 2008
9 274 (22.40%) ITIL
10 263 (21.50%) Cisco
11 232 (18.97%) MS Exchange
12 197 (16.11%) Windows Server 2003
13 193 (15.78%) Windows Server 2012
14 190 (15.54%) MS Office
15 187 (15.29%) MS Excel
16 183 (14.96%) Firewall
17 174 (14.23%) SAN
18 167 (13.65%) Migration
19 166 (13.57%) HP
20 164 (13.41%) XenDesktop
20 164 (13.41%) SCCM
21 160 (13.08%) DNS
22 148 (12.10%) NetScaler
23 134 (10.96%) vSphere
24 127 (10.38%) VPN
25 125 (10.22%) WAN
26 120 (9.81%) SQL
27 115 (9.40%) LAN
27 115 (9.40%) Blackberry

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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
1 232 (18.97%) MS Exchange
2 113 (9.24%) SharePoint
3 107 (8.75%) Exchange Server 2010
4 60 (4.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 53 (4.33%) IIS
6 42 (3.43%) Exchange Server 2013
7 39 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2003
7 39 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2007
8 36 (2.94%) Lync
9 32 (2.62%) IBM Notes
10 27 (2.21%) OpenStack
11 20 (1.64%) WorkSite
12 11 (0.90%) Apache
13 9 (0.74%) WebSphere
14 8 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
15 6 (0.49%) Confluence
15 6 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
16 5 (0.41%) MediaWiki
16 5 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2000
16 5 (0.41%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 190 (15.54%) MS Office
2 187 (15.29%) MS Excel
3 33 (2.70%) MS Visio
4 29 (2.37%) MS PowerPoint
5 22 (1.80%) MS Project
6 3 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.082%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.082%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.082%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 15 (1.23%) Remedy ITSM
2 13 (1.06%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.41%) RMDS
4 3 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.16%) Remedy AR System
5 2 (0.16%) Oracle HRMS
5 2 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.082%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.082%) RiskWrite
6 1 (0.082%) ION MarketView
6 1 (0.082%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.082%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 57 (4.66%) Office 365
2 18 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (1.14%) SaaS
3 14 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.41%) Mimecast
5 5 (0.41%) PaaS
6 3 (0.25%) Google Apps
6 3 (0.25%) IaaS
7 1 (0.082%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 183 (14.96%) Firewall
2 174 (14.23%) SAN
3 160 (13.08%) DNS
4 148 (12.10%) NetScaler
5 127 (10.38%) VPN
6 125 (10.22%) WAN
7 115 (9.40%) LAN
8 107 (8.75%) DHCP
9 105 (8.59%) Network Security
10 100 (8.18%) TCP/IP
11 64 (5.23%) Cisco ASA
12 61 (4.99%) BGP
12 61 (4.99%) MPLS
13 55 (4.50%) OSPF
14 49 (4.01%) NAS
15 48 (3.92%) VoIP
16 46 (3.76%) VLAN
17 43 (3.52%) Internet
18 42 (3.43%) Cisco IOS
19 41 (3.35%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (8.83%) SQL Server
2 25 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
4 9 (0.74%) MySQL
4 9 (0.74%) Big Data
5 7 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (0.57%) Relational Database
6 5 (0.41%) Oracle Database
6 5 (0.41%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (0.25%) DB2
7 3 (0.25%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.16%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.16%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.16%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.16%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.082%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.082%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.082%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 19 (1.55%) MSI
2 10 (0.82%) Jenkins
3 9 (0.74%) Hudson
3 9 (0.74%) JIRA
4 6 (0.49%) Subversion
5 5 (0.41%) Visual Studio
5 5 (0.41%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.25%) TeamCity
6 3 (0.25%) WinDbg
7 2 (0.16%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.16%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (0.16%) LoadRunner
7 2 (0.16%) AdminStudio
8 1 (0.082%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.082%) Introscope
8 1 (0.082%) Wise Package Studio
8 1 (0.082%) Fiddler
General
1 324 (26.49%) Finance
2 91 (7.44%) Banking
3 47 (3.84%) Telecoms
4 45 (3.68%) Law
5 28 (2.29%) Legal
6 23 (1.88%) Investment Banking
7 22 (1.80%) Retail
8 19 (1.55%) Financial Institution
9 18 (1.47%) French Language
10 14 (1.14%) Games
11 13 (1.06%) Back Office
12 10 (0.82%) Advertising
12 10 (0.82%) Publishing
13 9 (0.74%) Front Office
14 5 (0.41%) Marketing
15 3 (0.25%) Local Government
15 3 (0.25%) German Language
16 2 (0.16%) Japanese Language
16 2 (0.16%) Corporate Banking
16 2 (0.16%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 258 (21.10%) Analyst
2 104 (8.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 97 (7.93%) Consultant
3 97 (7.93%) Support Analyst
4 93 (7.60%) Architect
5 86 (7.03%) Desktop Support
6 81 (6.62%) Service Analyst
7 75 (6.13%) Support Engineer
8 71 (5.81%) Service Desk Analyst
9 65 (5.31%) Network Engineer
10 64 (5.23%) 3rd Line Support
11 61 (4.99%) Citrix Engineer
12 58 (4.74%) Project Manager
13 56 (4.58%) 2nd Line Support
14 39 (3.19%) Infrastructure Architect
15 36 (2.94%) Wintel Engineer
16 34 (2.78%) Administrator
17 33 (2.70%) Systems Engineer
18 32 (2.62%) Desktop Engineer
19 30 (2.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (2.86%) Middleware
2 31 (2.53%) Application Packaging
3 30 (2.45%) .NET
4 27 (2.21%) SOAP
4 27 (2.21%) Web Services
5 16 (1.31%) HTML
6 9 (0.74%) ASP.NET
7 8 (0.65%) JSP
8 5 (0.41%) XML
8 5 (0.41%) J2EE
9 4 (0.33%) JSON
9 4 (0.33%) WCF
9 4 (0.33%) Software Packaging
9 4 (0.33%) REST
10 3 (0.25%) CSS
10 3 (0.25%) Ajax
10 3 (0.25%) Regular Expression
10 3 (0.25%) HTML5
10 3 (0.25%) jQuery
11 2 (0.16%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 115 (9.40%) Blackberry
2 65 (5.31%) Thin Client
2 65 (5.31%) Fat Client
3 59 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
4 56 (4.58%) Clustering
5 34 (2.78%) Management Information System
6 33 (2.70%) Replication
7 23 (1.88%) NHS
8 19 (1.55%) PKI
9 13 (1.06%) Computer Science
10 12 (0.98%) Online Games
10 12 (0.98%) FlexPod
10 12 (0.98%) Client/Server
11 9 (0.74%) iPad
11 9 (0.74%) Public Cloud
11 9 (0.74%) BYOD
12 8 (0.65%) Hedge funds
13 7 (0.57%) CESG
13 7 (0.57%) Open Source
13 7 (0.57%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 802 (65.58%) Windows
2 317 (25.92%) Windows 7
3 302 (24.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 197 (16.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 193 (15.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 95 (7.77%) Windows XP
7 91 (7.44%) Linux
8 68 (5.56%) Windows 8
9 53 (4.33%) UNIX
10 20 (1.64%) Android
11 15 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 14 (1.14%) CentOS
12 14 (1.14%) Windows 2000 Server
13 13 (1.06%) Mac OS X
14 12 (0.98%) Apple iOS
15 10 (0.82%) Windows Vista
16 8 (0.65%) AIX
17 7 (0.57%) Ubuntu
18 6 (0.49%) Oracle Linux
18 6 (0.49%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 274 (22.40%) ITIL
2 167 (13.65%) Migration
3 95 (7.77%) Project Management
4 91 (7.44%) Service Management
5 69 (5.64%) Change Management
6 64 (5.23%) Load Balancing
7 46 (3.76%) Incident Management
8 42 (3.43%) PRINCE2
9 41 (3.35%) Disaster Recovery
10 36 (2.94%) ITSM
11 35 (2.86%) Service Delivery
11 35 (2.86%) Problem Management
12 31 (2.53%) E-Commerce
13 30 (2.45%) Low Latency
13 30 (2.45%) Performance Monitoring
14 28 (2.29%) Capacity Planning
14 28 (2.29%) Stakeholder Management
14 28 (2.29%) Configuration Management
15 26 (2.13%) Change Control
15 26 (2.13%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 120 (9.81%) SQL
2 103 (8.42%) PowerShell
3 49 (4.01%) VBScript
4 35 (2.86%) Java
5 34 (2.78%) C#
6 18 (1.47%) Perl
7 15 (1.23%) PHP
7 15 (1.23%) VB
8 13 (1.06%) C
9 12 (0.98%) Shell Script
9 12 (0.98%) JavaScript
9 12 (0.98%) Python
10 11 (0.90%) Bash Shell
11 10 (0.82%) Ruby
12 4 (0.33%) VBA
12 4 (0.33%) C++
13 1 (0.082%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 107 (8.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 104 (8.50%) Cisco Certification
3 74 (6.05%) MCSE
4 61 (4.99%) CCNP
5 59 (4.82%) Degree
5 59 (4.82%) Security Cleared
6 45 (3.68%) Citrix Certification
7 44 (3.60%) SC Cleared
8 41 (3.35%) MCITP
9 31 (2.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 30 (2.45%) CCA
11 28 (2.29%) CCNA
12 22 (1.80%) CCIE
13 21 (1.72%) MCSA
14 20 (1.64%) MCP
15 18 (1.47%) ISTQB
15 18 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 17 (1.39%) ISEB
16 17 (1.39%) MCTS
17 14 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (6.87%) SLA
2 15 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (0.82%) QA
4 7 (0.57%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.57%) COBIT
5 6 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.41%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.16%) PMBOK
System Software
1 527 (43.09%) Active Directory
2 319 (26.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 319 (26.08%) XenApp
3 164 (13.41%) XenDesktop
4 134 (10.96%) vSphere
5 94 (7.69%) Hyper-V
6 82 (6.70%) Microsoft App-V
7 69 (5.64%) VMware ESX
8 46 (3.76%) XenServer
9 38 (3.11%) VMware ESXi
10 28 (2.29%) Terminal Services
11 26 (2.13%) Xen
12 21 (1.72%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 20 (1.64%) vCloud
14 19 (1.55%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 9 (0.74%) Terminal Server
15 9 (0.74%) VMware Workstation
15 9 (0.74%) BitLocker
15 9 (0.74%) NLBS
16 8 (0.65%) UAG
Systems Management
1 164 (13.41%) SCCM
2 61 (4.99%) SCOM
3 30 (2.45%) EdgeSight
4 24 (1.96%) HP SIM
5 23 (1.88%) SCVMM
6 22 (1.80%) WSUS
7 20 (1.64%) Puppet
7 20 (1.64%) CA Spectrum
8 17 (1.39%) XenMobile
8 17 (1.39%) HP SiteScope
9 14 (1.14%) RANCID
10 13 (1.06%) Cisco UCCX
11 12 (0.98%) Cisco CUCM
12 10 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
13 9 (0.74%) Backup Exec
13 9 (0.74%) ZABBIX
14 8 (0.65%) Tivoli
14 8 (0.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 7 (0.57%) Nagios
15 7 (0.57%) Salt
Vendors
1 556 (45.46%) VMware
2 425 (34.75%) Microsoft
3 263 (21.50%) Cisco
4 166 (13.57%) HP
5 96 (7.85%) NetApp
6 70 (5.72%) Dell
6 70 (5.72%) IBM
7 69 (5.64%) Oracle
8 68 (5.56%) AppSense
9 66 (5.40%) CheckPoint
10 64 (5.23%) Juniper
11 63 (5.15%) F5
12 41 (3.35%) EMC
13 39 (3.19%) CA
14 38 (3.11%) Red Hat
15 35 (2.86%) Symantec
16 32 (2.62%) Lotus
17 29 (2.37%) Remedy
17 29 (2.37%) ServiceNow
17 29 (2.37%) Infoblox
Docklands
iKonnect
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
North London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £8 - £10 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £27.00 - £32.00 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £485 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
Upminster
Recruitment Genius
Rate: £30000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Jonothan Bosworth
Rate: From £275 to £315 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Thebes IT
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £16 - £18 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 6 days ago