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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 74 60 60
Rank change year-on-year
-14 0
Contract jobs citing Citrix 610 719 660
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.68% 3.02% 3.16%
As % of the Vendors category 6.02% 6.59% 6.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 405 485 361
Average daily rate
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£350 £361 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.11% +3.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £184 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £507 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £290 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.62% -10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 40 78
Average hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.88 £24.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
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
10136 10906 9687
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.54% 45.83% 46.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6883 7164 6077
Average daily rate £425 £425 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 246 234 301
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 24 December 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
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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 -12 145 £350 -6.60% 30
Kingston Upon Thames -6 6 £220 -43.12%
Canary Wharf +6 4 - -
Bromley -3 4 £110 -63.33%
Hammersmith - 3 £510 -
Twickenham - 2 - -
Docklands, London +14 1 - -
Chessington +1 1 - - 2
Croydon -2 1 - - 1
Uxbridge -3 1 £375 +3.44%
Wembley - - - -
Barnet - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
Ealing - - - - 1
Westminster - - - -
Enfield - - - - 2
New Malden - - - - 1
Sidcup - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Wimbledon - - - - 2
Mayfair - - - -
Citrix
England

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 929 (71.52%) Windows
2 631 (48.58%) Active Directory
3 558 (42.96%) VMware
4 476 (36.64%) Microsoft
5 391 (30.10%) XenApp
6 366 (28.18%) Windows 7
7 358 (27.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 308 (23.71%) VMware Infrastructure
9 306 (23.56%) Finance
10 256 (19.71%) MS Exchange
11 251 (19.32%) Windows Server 2003
12 231 (17.78%) ITIL
12 231 (17.78%) MS Office
13 228 (17.55%) SCCM
14 222 (17.09%) Cisco
15 209 (16.09%) SAN
16 190 (14.63%) DNS
17 182 (14.01%) NetScaler
18 176 (13.55%) Windows XP
19 172 (13.24%) XenDesktop
20 169 (13.01%) Blackberry
21 164 (12.63%) MS Excel
22 160 (12.32%) Firewall
23 153 (11.78%) HP
24 150 (11.55%) Windows Server 2012
25 145 (11.16%) Banking
26 142 (10.93%) Exchange Server 2010
27 137 (10.55%) vSphere
27 137 (10.55%) SQL
28 133 (10.24%) Migration

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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
1 256 (19.71%) MS Exchange
2 142 (10.93%) Exchange Server 2010
3 102 (7.85%) SharePoint
4 79 (6.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 77 (5.93%) Exchange Server 2007
6 60 (4.62%) IIS
7 58 (4.46%) Exchange Server 2003
8 46 (3.54%) IBM Notes
9 41 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2013
10 30 (2.31%) Lync
11 24 (1.85%) WorkSite
12 21 (1.62%) Apache
12 21 (1.62%) Tomcat
13 20 (1.54%) WebSphere
14 19 (1.46%) WebLogic
14 19 (1.46%) JBoss
15 17 (1.31%) SharePoint 2010
16 14 (1.08%) GlassFish
17 11 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
18 10 (0.77%) OpenStack
Applications
1 231 (17.78%) MS Office
2 164 (12.63%) MS Excel
3 25 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 16 (1.23%) MS Visio
5 13 (1.00%) MS Project
6 2 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.077%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 23 (1.77%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.31%) Adaptiv
5 3 (0.23%) Oracle HRMS
5 3 (0.23%) Kondor+
5 3 (0.23%) Eikon
6 2 (0.15%) ReMetrica
6 2 (0.15%) RMDS
6 2 (0.15%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.077%) Agresso
7 1 (0.077%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.077%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.077%) assyst
7 1 (0.077%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.077%) SAP HCM
7 1 (0.077%) ION MarketView
7 1 (0.077%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 32 (2.46%) Office 365
2 15 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (0.54%) SaaS
4 5 (0.38%) IaaS
4 5 (0.38%) IBM SmartCloud
5 3 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.15%) PaaS
7 1 (0.077%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.077%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 209 (16.09%) SAN
2 190 (14.63%) DNS
3 182 (14.01%) NetScaler
4 160 (12.32%) Firewall
5 118 (9.08%) DHCP
6 116 (8.93%) VPN
7 106 (8.16%) TCP/IP
8 99 (7.62%) WAN
9 91 (7.01%) LAN
10 58 (4.46%) Network Security
11 52 (4.00%) Internet
12 48 (3.70%) Wireless
13 45 (3.46%) Cisco ASA
14 44 (3.39%) MPLS
14 44 (3.39%) VoIP
15 39 (3.00%) Cisco Nexus
16 37 (2.85%) VLAN
17 36 (2.77%) BGP
18 29 (2.23%) IPsec
19 28 (2.16%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (9.47%) SQL Server
2 29 (2.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (1.00%) MySQL
4 11 (0.85%) DB2
4 11 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
5 10 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
6 9 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (0.54%) Oracle Database
7 7 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (0.38%) MongoDB
8 5 (0.38%) SQL Server 2000
9 4 (0.31%) MS Access
9 4 (0.31%) Big Data
10 3 (0.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.23%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.23%) EDRMS
11 2 (0.15%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.15%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.15%) BusinessObjects
12 1 (0.077%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 34 (2.62%) MSI
2 6 (0.46%) Subversion
2 6 (0.46%) JIRA
3 4 (0.31%) InstallShield
3 4 (0.31%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.23%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.15%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.15%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (0.15%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (0.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.077%) AdminStudio
6 1 (0.077%) Introscope
6 1 (0.077%) Wise Package Studio
6 1 (0.077%) Hudson
6 1 (0.077%) Jenkins
General
1 306 (23.56%) Finance
2 145 (11.16%) Banking
3 56 (4.31%) Law
4 54 (4.16%) Telecoms
5 42 (3.23%) Legal
6 37 (2.85%) Retail
7 35 (2.69%) Investment Banking
8 22 (1.69%) Publishing
9 18 (1.39%) Games
9 18 (1.39%) Financial Institution
10 17 (1.31%) French Language
11 16 (1.23%) Back Office
12 14 (1.08%) Front Office
13 8 (0.62%) Marketing
14 6 (0.46%) Local Government
14 6 (0.46%) Manufacturing
15 3 (0.23%) Advertising
16 2 (0.15%) Retail Banking
16 2 (0.15%) German Language
17 1 (0.077%) Norwegian Language
Job Titles
1 318 (24.48%) Analyst
2 133 (10.24%) Support Analyst
3 111 (8.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 94 (7.24%) Service Analyst
5 89 (6.85%) Support Engineer
6 88 (6.77%) Desktop Support
7 87 (6.70%) Service Desk Analyst
8 86 (6.62%) Consultant
9 80 (6.16%) Architect
10 66 (5.08%) 2nd Line Support
11 63 (4.85%) 3rd Line Support
12 61 (4.70%) Project Manager
13 60 (4.62%) Network Engineer
14 58 (4.46%) Administrator
15 55 (4.23%) Citrix Engineer
16 43 (3.31%) Desktop Engineer
17 37 (2.85%) Infrastructure Analyst
18 33 (2.54%) Desktop Support Engineer
19 30 (2.31%) Help Desk Analyst
19 30 (2.31%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (2.93%) Application Packaging
2 26 (2.00%) Middleware
3 25 (1.92%) .NET
4 17 (1.31%) HTML
5 16 (1.23%) ASP.NET
6 13 (1.00%) JSP
7 12 (0.92%) Web Services
8 11 (0.85%) Regular Expression
9 6 (0.46%) SOAP
10 4 (0.31%) CSS
10 4 (0.31%) LAMP
10 4 (0.31%) Software Packaging
11 3 (0.23%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (0.23%) REST
11 3 (0.23%) Ajax
11 3 (0.23%) COM
12 2 (0.15%) ADO.NET
12 2 (0.15%) MSMQ
12 2 (0.15%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 2 (0.15%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 169 (13.01%) Blackberry
2 80 (6.16%) Thin Client
2 80 (6.16%) Fat Client
3 61 (4.70%) Analytical Skills
4 59 (4.54%) Clustering
5 43 (3.31%) Replication
6 23 (1.77%) Management Information System
7 16 (1.23%) Client/Server
7 16 (1.23%) Online Games
8 13 (1.00%) NHS
9 12 (0.92%) Smartphone
9 12 (0.92%) iPhone
9 12 (0.92%) iPad
10 11 (0.85%) Computer Science
11 10 (0.77%) Smartcard
11 10 (0.77%) PKI
11 10 (0.77%) Video Conferencing
12 9 (0.69%) Handset
13 7 (0.54%) Statistics
13 7 (0.54%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 929 (71.52%) Windows
2 366 (28.18%) Windows 7
3 358 (27.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 251 (19.32%) Windows Server 2003
5 176 (13.55%) Windows XP
6 150 (11.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 95 (7.31%) Linux
8 59 (4.54%) Windows 8
9 53 (4.08%) UNIX
10 30 (2.31%) Windows Vista
11 23 (1.77%) Android
12 19 (1.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 16 (1.23%) Apple iOS
14 15 (1.15%) AIX
15 13 (1.00%) Windows 2000
16 12 (0.92%) Windows 2000 Server
16 12 (0.92%) SUSE
17 11 (0.85%) Oracle Linux
18 9 (0.69%) CentOS
19 7 (0.54%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 231 (17.78%) ITIL
2 133 (10.24%) Migration
3 69 (5.31%) Service Management
4 65 (5.00%) Change Management
4 65 (5.00%) Load Balancing
5 62 (4.77%) Project Management
6 53 (4.08%) Incident Management
7 42 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
8 34 (2.62%) Agile Software Development
9 32 (2.46%) Line Management
10 28 (2.16%) PRINCE2
10 28 (2.16%) E-Commerce
11 26 (2.00%) Problem Management
12 25 (1.92%) Asset Management
13 23 (1.77%) Service Delivery
13 23 (1.77%) Stakeholder Management
14 20 (1.54%) Scrum
14 20 (1.54%) Business Continuity
14 20 (1.54%) Knowledge Management
15 19 (1.46%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 137 (10.55%) SQL
2 133 (10.24%) PowerShell
3 52 (4.00%) VBScript
4 25 (1.92%) Java
5 24 (1.85%) C
5 24 (1.85%) VB
6 20 (1.54%) Shell Script
7 18 (1.39%) C#
8 15 (1.15%) JavaScript
9 5 (0.38%) C++
10 4 (0.31%) VBA
10 4 (0.31%) PHP
11 3 (0.23%) Python
11 3 (0.23%) Perl
12 2 (0.15%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.15%) Ruby
13 1 (0.077%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 124 (9.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 75 (5.77%) MCSE
3 67 (5.16%) Cisco Certification
4 51 (3.93%) Degree
5 50 (3.85%) Citrix Certification
6 47 (3.62%) MCITP
7 39 (3.00%) Security Cleared
8 33 (2.54%) CCA
9 32 (2.46%) MCP
10 30 (2.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 28 (2.16%) SC Cleared
12 27 (2.08%) CCNA
13 26 (2.00%) CCNP
14 22 (1.69%) ISTQB
15 21 (1.62%) MCSA
15 21 (1.62%) MCTS
16 19 (1.46%) CCEA
17 16 (1.23%) ISEB
17 16 (1.23%) MOS
18 15 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (4.62%) SLA
2 14 (1.08%) ISO 9001
3 10 (0.77%) QA
4 5 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.077%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 631 (48.58%) Active Directory
2 391 (30.10%) XenApp
3 308 (23.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 172 (13.24%) XenDesktop
5 137 (10.55%) vSphere
6 100 (7.70%) Hyper-V
7 90 (6.93%) VMware ESX
8 88 (6.77%) Microsoft App-V
9 75 (5.77%) XenServer
10 38 (2.93%) VMware ESXi
10 38 (2.93%) Xen
10 38 (2.93%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 30 (2.31%) Terminal Services
12 22 (1.69%) NFS
13 16 (1.23%) Terminal Server
14 14 (1.08%) MetaFrame
14 14 (1.08%) Oracle RMAN
15 13 (1.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 12 (0.92%) FreeRADIUS
16 12 (0.92%) UAG
Systems Management
1 228 (17.55%) SCCM
2 70 (5.39%) SCOM
3 32 (2.46%) Backup Exec
4 28 (2.16%) HP SIM
4 28 (2.16%) EdgeSight
5 27 (2.08%) WSUS
5 27 (2.08%) Tivoli
6 20 (1.54%) CA Spectrum
6 20 (1.54%) XenMobile
7 19 (1.46%) Cisco CUCM
8 16 (1.23%) NetBackup
8 16 (1.23%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
9 15 (1.15%) Cisco UCCX
9 15 (1.15%) Norton AntiVirus
9 15 (1.15%) SCVMM
10 12 (0.92%) BMC PATROL
10 12 (0.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 11 (0.85%) Control-M
11 11 (0.85%) MAILsweeper
12 10 (0.77%) WMI
Vendors
1 558 (42.96%) VMware
2 476 (36.64%) Microsoft
3 222 (17.09%) Cisco
4 153 (11.78%) HP
5 99 (7.62%) NetApp
6 85 (6.54%) Oracle
7 74 (5.70%) IBM
8 72 (5.54%) CheckPoint
9 70 (5.39%) AppSense
10 62 (4.77%) Symantec
11 47 (3.62%) Dell
12 46 (3.54%) Lotus
13 45 (3.46%) EMC
13 45 (3.46%) Reuters
14 42 (3.23%) Juniper
14 42 (3.23%) F5
15 40 (3.08%) Veeam
15 40 (3.08%) Bloomberg
16 33 (2.54%) Wyse
16 33 (2.54%) Altiris
City, London
Red10
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Premier IT
Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Connectus
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £0.00 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London, United Kingdom
Queen Mary Barts Cancer Institute
Rate: £30,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 8 days ago
South East London
FT Select
Rate: From £375 to £400 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Central London / West End
AWD Recruitment
Rate: £Neg
Posted: 10 days ago
South West London
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Rate: From £200 to £250 per day £250 a day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Lewis Paige
Rate: £300 - £420 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Central London / West End
Bite Consulting
Rate: From £200 to £400 per day
Posted: 26 days ago