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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 73 61 59
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -2
Contract jobs citing Citrix 654 770 688
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.79% 3.11% 3.04%
As % of the Vendors category 6.33% 6.82% 6.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 444 496 390
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £188 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
- -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 54 67
Average hourly rate £14.50 £19.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.67% -3.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.50 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.15 £23.70 £35.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%
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
10324 11289 10531
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.07% 45.54% 46.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 7098 7447 6548
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 263 240 300
Average hourly rate £17.77 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.30% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.57 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £33.15 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 26 November 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 26 November 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 26 November 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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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 -13 155 £350 -5.91% 55
Canary Wharf +12 5 - -
Kingston Upon Thames +1 5 £160 -58.70% 2
Uxbridge -5 4 £290 -17.14% 1
Chessington -2 3 £140 - 3
Bromley -5 3 £110 -76.21% 2
Southwark - 2 £110 -
Hammersmith - 2 £493 -
Docklands, London +15 1 - - 1
Harrow -3 1 - - 1
Barnet - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Ealing - - - - 1
Westminster - - - -
Wimbledon - - - - 2
Chiswick - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Wembley - - - - 1
Citrix
England

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 November 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.

1 946 (72.83%) Windows
2 649 (49.96%) Active Directory
3 570 (43.88%) VMware
4 481 (37.03%) Microsoft
5 397 (30.56%) XenApp
6 383 (29.48%) Windows 7
7 360 (27.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 310 (23.86%) VMware Infrastructure
9 295 (22.71%) Finance
10 264 (20.32%) MS Exchange
11 254 (19.55%) Windows Server 2003
12 232 (17.86%) ITIL
13 228 (17.55%) MS Office
14 227 (17.47%) SCCM
15 214 (16.47%) Cisco
16 201 (15.47%) SAN
17 191 (14.70%) DNS
18 176 (13.55%) Windows XP
19 172 (13.24%) MS Excel
20 170 (13.09%) NetScaler
21 165 (12.70%) Blackberry
21 165 (12.70%) Firewall
22 161 (12.39%) XenDesktop
23 157 (12.09%) Banking
24 154 (11.86%) HP
25 150 (11.55%) Exchange Server 2010
26 146 (11.24%) Windows Server 2012
27 135 (10.39%) PowerShell
28 133 (10.24%) SQL
29 130 (10.01%) SQL Server

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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
1 264 (20.32%) MS Exchange
2 150 (11.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 96 (7.39%) SharePoint
4 86 (6.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 84 (6.47%) Exchange Server 2007
6 64 (4.93%) Exchange Server 2003
7 63 (4.85%) IIS
8 48 (3.70%) IBM Notes
9 37 (2.85%) Exchange Server 2013
10 30 (2.31%) Lync
11 26 (2.00%) Tomcat
12 25 (1.92%) WorkSite
12 25 (1.92%) WebSphere
13 24 (1.85%) WebLogic
14 23 (1.77%) JBoss
15 21 (1.62%) Apache
16 20 (1.54%) SharePoint 2010
17 19 (1.46%) GlassFish
18 14 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
19 6 (0.46%) OpenStack
Applications
1 228 (17.55%) MS Office
2 172 (13.24%) MS Excel
3 25 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (1.08%) MS Visio
5 12 (0.92%) MS Project
6 3 (0.23%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.077%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 18 (1.39%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.31%) Adaptiv
5 3 (0.23%) Eikon
5 3 (0.23%) Kondor+
6 2 (0.15%) ReMetrica
6 2 (0.15%) RMDS
6 2 (0.15%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.077%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.077%) Agresso
7 1 (0.077%) Oracle HRMS
7 1 (0.077%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.077%) assyst
7 1 (0.077%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.077%) ResourceLink
7 1 (0.077%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.077%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 29 (2.23%) Office 365
2 16 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (0.62%) SaaS
4 7 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.38%) IBM SmartCloud
6 5 (0.38%) IaaS
7 3 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.15%) PaaS
8 2 (0.15%) Google Apps
8 2 (0.15%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 201 (15.47%) SAN
2 191 (14.70%) DNS
3 170 (13.09%) NetScaler
4 165 (12.70%) Firewall
5 117 (9.01%) DHCP
6 116 (8.93%) VPN
7 110 (8.47%) WAN
8 102 (7.85%) LAN
9 92 (7.08%) TCP/IP
10 58 (4.46%) Internet
11 55 (4.23%) Wireless
12 49 (3.77%) Network Security
13 45 (3.46%) VoIP
14 44 (3.39%) MPLS
15 37 (2.85%) Cisco Nexus
16 36 (2.77%) VLAN
17 32 (2.46%) Cisco ASA
18 29 (2.23%) BGP
19 28 (2.16%) IPsec
20 26 (2.00%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 130 (10.01%) SQL Server
2 30 (2.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (1.15%) MySQL
4 13 (1.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 12 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (0.92%) DB2
6 8 (0.62%) Oracle Reports
7 7 (0.54%) Oracle Database
8 6 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (0.38%) MongoDB
10 4 (0.31%) SQL Server 2000
10 4 (0.31%) MS Access
11 3 (0.23%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.23%) EDRMS
11 3 (0.23%) Big Data
11 3 (0.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.15%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.15%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (0.15%) Data Mining
13 1 (0.077%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 32 (2.46%) MSI
2 6 (0.46%) Subversion
2 6 (0.46%) InstallShield
3 5 (0.38%) JIRA
4 4 (0.31%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.15%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (0.15%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (0.15%) AdminStudio
5 2 (0.15%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.077%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.077%) Introscope
6 1 (0.077%) Hudson
6 1 (0.077%) Jenkins
General
1 295 (22.71%) Finance
2 157 (12.09%) Banking
3 59 (4.54%) Law
4 50 (3.85%) Legal
5 42 (3.23%) Telecoms
5 42 (3.23%) Retail
6 38 (2.93%) Investment Banking
7 20 (1.54%) Front Office
8 19 (1.46%) Publishing
9 16 (1.23%) Financial Institution
10 13 (1.00%) Back Office
10 13 (1.00%) Games
11 11 (0.85%) French Language
12 7 (0.54%) Manufacturing
13 6 (0.46%) Marketing
13 6 (0.46%) Local Government
14 3 (0.23%) Advertising
15 2 (0.15%) Retail Banking
16 1 (0.077%) Military
16 1 (0.077%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 332 (25.56%) Analyst
2 141 (10.85%) Support Analyst
3 99 (7.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 97 (7.47%) Service Analyst
5 92 (7.08%) Service Desk Analyst
6 86 (6.62%) Architect
7 85 (6.54%) Support Engineer
8 81 (6.24%) Desktop Support
9 77 (5.93%) Consultant
10 73 (5.62%) Administrator
11 72 (5.54%) 2nd Line Support
12 63 (4.85%) Project Manager
13 59 (4.54%) 3rd Line Support
14 58 (4.46%) Citrix Engineer
15 52 (4.00%) Network Engineer
16 43 (3.31%) Desktop Engineer
17 40 (3.08%) Infrastructure Analyst
18 35 (2.69%) 1st Line Support
19 32 (2.46%) Help Desk Support
20 31 (2.39%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (2.54%) Application Packaging
2 27 (2.08%) Middleware
3 21 (1.62%) .NET
4 16 (1.23%) HTML
5 14 (1.08%) Web Services
6 13 (1.00%) ASP.NET
7 12 (0.92%) Regular Expression
8 10 (0.77%) JSP
9 4 (0.31%) LAMP
9 4 (0.31%) CSS
10 3 (0.23%) SOAP
10 3 (0.23%) COM
10 3 (0.23%) Ajax
10 3 (0.23%) Software Packaging
10 3 (0.23%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (0.15%) HTML5
11 2 (0.15%) WCF
11 2 (0.15%) LINQ
11 2 (0.15%) .NET Framework
11 2 (0.15%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 165 (12.70%) Blackberry
2 83 (6.39%) Fat Client
2 83 (6.39%) Thin Client
3 55 (4.23%) Clustering
4 52 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
5 43 (3.31%) Replication
6 20 (1.54%) Management Information System
7 18 (1.39%) Client/Server
8 14 (1.08%) PKI
8 14 (1.08%) iPad
9 13 (1.00%) Online Games
9 13 (1.00%) iPhone
9 13 (1.00%) Video Conferencing
10 12 (0.92%) Smartphone
10 12 (0.92%) NHS
11 11 (0.85%) Computer Science
12 10 (0.77%) Handset
12 10 (0.77%) Smartcard
13 9 (0.69%) SecurID
14 8 (0.62%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 946 (72.83%) Windows
2 383 (29.48%) Windows 7
3 360 (27.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 254 (19.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 176 (13.55%) Windows XP
6 146 (11.24%) Windows Server 2012
7 111 (8.55%) Linux
8 61 (4.70%) UNIX
9 59 (4.54%) Windows 8
10 32 (2.46%) Windows Vista
11 28 (2.16%) Android
12 19 (1.46%) Apple iOS
12 19 (1.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 15 (1.15%) AIX
14 13 (1.00%) Windows 2000
14 13 (1.00%) SUSE
15 12 (0.92%) Oracle Linux
16 10 (0.77%) Windows 2000 Server
16 10 (0.77%) CentOS
17 9 (0.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 232 (17.86%) ITIL
2 109 (8.39%) Migration
3 70 (5.39%) Service Management
4 63 (4.85%) Change Management
5 61 (4.70%) Load Balancing
6 56 (4.31%) Incident Management
7 55 (4.23%) Project Management
8 45 (3.46%) Disaster Recovery
9 31 (2.39%) Line Management
10 29 (2.23%) Agile Software Development
11 28 (2.16%) Problem Management
12 25 (1.92%) E-Commerce
13 23 (1.77%) Release Management
14 22 (1.69%) Business Continuity
14 22 (1.69%) Scrum
15 21 (1.62%) PRINCE2
15 21 (1.62%) Asset Management
16 19 (1.46%) CRM
16 19 (1.46%) Service Delivery
17 18 (1.39%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 135 (10.39%) PowerShell
2 133 (10.24%) SQL
3 45 (3.46%) VBScript
4 30 (2.31%) VB
5 29 (2.23%) Shell Script
6 27 (2.08%) C
7 21 (1.62%) Java
8 14 (1.08%) C#
9 13 (1.00%) JavaScript
10 5 (0.38%) C++
10 5 (0.38%) Perl
11 4 (0.31%) Python
11 4 (0.31%) PHP
12 3 (0.23%) VBA
12 3 (0.23%) Objective-C
12 3 (0.23%) Ruby
13 2 (0.15%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.077%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 123 (9.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 71 (5.47%) MCSE
3 58 (4.46%) Cisco Certification
4 51 (3.93%) Citrix Certification
5 49 (3.77%) Degree
6 46 (3.54%) MCITP
7 38 (2.93%) Security Cleared
8 37 (2.85%) CCA
8 37 (2.85%) MCP
9 31 (2.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 30 (2.31%) CCNA
11 21 (1.62%) MCSA
11 21 (1.62%) SC Cleared
12 19 (1.46%) CCNP
12 19 (1.46%) CCEA
12 19 (1.46%) MCTS
13 17 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
13 17 (1.31%) MOS
14 16 (1.23%) ISTQB
15 15 (1.15%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (4.16%) SLA
2 20 (1.54%) ISO 9001
3 9 (0.69%) QA
4 5 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 649 (49.96%) Active Directory
2 397 (30.56%) XenApp
3 310 (23.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 161 (12.39%) XenDesktop
5 126 (9.70%) vSphere
6 102 (7.85%) Hyper-V
7 92 (7.08%) VMware ESX
8 85 (6.54%) Microsoft App-V
9 80 (6.16%) XenServer
10 42 (3.23%) Xen
10 42 (3.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 38 (2.93%) VMware ESXi
12 33 (2.54%) Terminal Services
13 23 (1.77%) NFS
14 19 (1.46%) Oracle RMAN
15 16 (1.23%) Terminal Server
16 14 (1.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 14 (1.08%) NLBS
16 14 (1.08%) UAG
16 14 (1.08%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 227 (17.47%) SCCM
2 59 (4.54%) SCOM
3 41 (3.16%) Backup Exec
4 30 (2.31%) Tivoli
5 25 (1.92%) WSUS
6 24 (1.85%) HP SIM
6 24 (1.85%) EdgeSight
7 22 (1.69%) CA Spectrum
7 22 (1.69%) NetBackup
8 19 (1.46%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
8 19 (1.46%) XenMobile
9 18 (1.39%) Cisco CUCM
10 14 (1.08%) Cisco UCCX
11 13 (1.00%) MAILsweeper
11 13 (1.00%) WMI
12 12 (0.92%) BMC PATROL
12 12 (0.92%) MIMEsweeper
12 12 (0.92%) Norton AntiVirus
13 11 (0.85%) Control-M
13 11 (0.85%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 570 (43.88%) VMware
2 481 (37.03%) Microsoft
3 214 (16.47%) Cisco
4 154 (11.86%) HP
5 101 (7.78%) NetApp
6 91 (7.01%) Oracle
7 73 (5.62%) CheckPoint
8 71 (5.47%) IBM
9 65 (5.00%) Symantec
10 59 (4.54%) AppSense
11 48 (3.70%) Lotus
12 46 (3.54%) Dell
13 44 (3.39%) Reuters
14 43 (3.31%) EMC
15 41 (3.16%) Bloomberg
15 41 (3.16%) Juniper
16 40 (3.08%) Remedy
17 38 (2.93%) Wyse
18 37 (2.85%) Veeam
19 35 (2.69%) F5
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