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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 72 66 63
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Contract jobs citing Citrix 635 744 752
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.65% 2.98% 2.89%
As % of the Vendors category 5.77% 6.41% 6.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 442 456 434
Average daily rate
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£350 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £190 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £490 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-7.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 65 60
Average hourly rate £18.50 £16.98 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.95% -17.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.04 £13.00 £14.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £24.80 £28.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +14.28%
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
11012 11599 11780
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.93% 46.38% 45.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 6939 7470 7135
Average daily rate £425 £425 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £588 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 233 262 338
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.98 £48.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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 28 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 28 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 28 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
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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 +11 189 £320 -14.66% 41
Hounslow - 11 £390 -
Uxbridge -3 8 - - 1
Docklands, London +8 2 £375 -5.95%
Kingston Upon Thames -4 2 £315 -16.00%
Croydon -1 1 £250 -22.48% 2
Bromley -4 1 - -
Westminster - 1 £600 -
Harrow - 1 £250 -
Hayes - 1 - -
Chiswick - 1 - -
Wembley - - - - 1
Canary Wharf - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Barnet - - - - 1
Enfield - - - - 1
New Malden - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
South Croydon - - - -
Upminster - - - -
Citrix
England

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 943 (73.33%) Windows
2 602 (46.81%) Active Directory
3 514 (39.97%) Microsoft
4 511 (39.74%) VMware
5 429 (33.36%) Windows 7
6 411 (31.96%) XenApp
7 334 (25.97%) Windows Server 2008
8 308 (23.95%) Finance
9 295 (22.94%) VMware Infrastructure
10 242 (18.82%) MS Exchange
11 237 (18.43%) SCCM
12 216 (16.80%) ITIL
13 211 (16.41%) Windows Server 2003
14 205 (15.94%) MS Office
15 204 (15.86%) Cisco
16 182 (14.15%) Blackberry
17 181 (14.07%) Banking
18 165 (12.83%) Windows XP
18 165 (12.83%) SQL
19 154 (11.98%) MS Excel
20 153 (11.90%) Firewall
21 152 (11.82%) SAN
22 147 (11.43%) NetScaler
23 146 (11.35%) XenDesktop
24 143 (11.12%) Exchange Server 2010
25 139 (10.81%) HP
26 136 (10.58%) DNS
27 130 (10.11%) Microsoft App-V
27 130 (10.11%) Windows Server 2012
28 127 (9.88%) SQL Server

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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
1 242 (18.82%) MS Exchange
2 143 (11.12%) Exchange Server 2010
3 97 (7.54%) SharePoint
4 79 (6.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 72 (5.60%) Exchange Server 2007
6 52 (4.04%) Exchange Server 2003
7 45 (3.50%) IIS
7 45 (3.50%) IBM Notes
8 32 (2.49%) Exchange Server 2013
9 31 (2.41%) WebSphere
10 28 (2.18%) SharePoint 2010
11 25 (1.94%) Lync
12 18 (1.40%) Tomcat
13 15 (1.17%) SharePoint Server
14 14 (1.09%) WebLogic
15 13 (1.01%) GlassFish
16 12 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
17 11 (0.86%) WorkSite
18 10 (0.78%) WebSphere Application Server
18 10 (0.78%) Apache
Applications
1 205 (15.94%) MS Office
2 154 (11.98%) MS Excel
3 15 (1.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (0.86%) MS Project
5 9 (0.70%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.31%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.078%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 16 (1.24%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (0.78%) JDE OneWorld
4 8 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
5 7 (0.54%) Eikon
5 7 (0.54%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 4 (0.31%) Kondor+
7 3 (0.23%) Adaptiv
7 3 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
7 3 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
7 3 (0.23%) Oracle Assets
7 3 (0.23%) Oracle General Ledger
8 2 (0.16%) SAP BPC
8 2 (0.16%) ReMetrica
8 2 (0.16%) RMDS
8 2 (0.16%) Oracle CRM
8 2 (0.16%) assyst
9 1 (0.078%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.078%) Oracle 11i
9 1 (0.078%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 34 (2.64%) Office 365
2 16 (1.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (0.78%) SaaS
4 8 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (0.47%) IaaS
6 5 (0.39%) PaaS
7 4 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (0.31%) IBM SmartCloud
8 2 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.16%) Rackspace Cloud
9 1 (0.078%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 153 (11.90%) Firewall
2 152 (11.82%) SAN
3 147 (11.43%) NetScaler
4 136 (10.58%) DNS
5 97 (7.54%) WAN
6 92 (7.15%) DHCP
7 87 (6.77%) LAN
8 86 (6.69%) VPN
9 62 (4.82%) TCP/IP
10 52 (4.04%) Wireless
11 47 (3.65%) Internet
12 41 (3.19%) VoIP
13 36 (2.80%) Network Security
14 31 (2.41%) VLAN
15 30 (2.33%) Cisco ASA
16 29 (2.26%) Cisco Nexus
17 28 (2.18%) MPLS
18 19 (1.48%) SSL
19 18 (1.40%) BGP
19 18 (1.40%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (9.88%) SQL Server
2 37 (2.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
5 12 (0.93%) MySQL
5 12 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (0.78%) Oracle Database
7 9 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (0.70%) DB2
8 7 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
8 7 (0.54%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (0.31%) MS Access
10 3 (0.23%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (0.23%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (0.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.23%) Big Data
10 3 (0.23%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.16%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.078%) QlikView
12 1 (0.078%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 41 (3.19%) MSI
2 11 (0.86%) InstallShield
3 5 (0.39%) AdminStudio
4 4 (0.31%) Subversion
4 4 (0.31%) LoadRunner
5 3 (0.23%) JMeter
5 3 (0.23%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.16%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.16%) Wise Package Studio
6 2 (0.16%) SoapUI
6 2 (0.16%) NeoLoad
6 2 (0.16%) LoadUI
6 2 (0.16%) JConsole
6 2 (0.16%) VisualVM
6 2 (0.16%) JIRA
6 2 (0.16%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (0.16%) Selenium
6 2 (0.16%) Fiddler
6 2 (0.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.16%) Visual Studio
General
1 308 (23.95%) Finance
2 181 (14.07%) Banking
3 66 (5.13%) Law
4 53 (4.12%) Legal
5 51 (3.97%) Retail
6 34 (2.64%) Investment Banking
7 27 (2.10%) Financial Institution
7 27 (2.10%) Front Office
8 24 (1.87%) Telecoms
9 21 (1.63%) Publishing
10 17 (1.32%) Back Office
11 16 (1.24%) Advertising
12 8 (0.62%) Games
13 6 (0.47%) Marketing
14 5 (0.39%) Local Government
15 4 (0.31%) Manufacturing
15 4 (0.31%) French Language
16 3 (0.23%) General Ledger
17 2 (0.16%) Retail Banking
18 1 (0.078%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 268 (20.84%) Analyst
2 128 (9.95%) Support Analyst
3 104 (8.09%) Architect
4 94 (7.31%) Administrator
5 89 (6.92%) Service Analyst
6 86 (6.69%) Service Desk Analyst
7 85 (6.61%) Citrix Engineer
8 81 (6.30%) Support Engineer
9 74 (5.75%) Project Manager
9 74 (5.75%) Desktop Support
10 73 (5.68%) 2nd Line Support
10 73 (5.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 61 (4.74%) Consultant
12 53 (4.12%) Network Engineer
13 52 (4.04%) Desktop Engineer
14 49 (3.81%) Infrastructure Architect
15 43 (3.34%) 3rd Line Support
16 36 (2.80%) Systems Engineer
17 35 (2.72%) Systems Administrator
18 33 (2.57%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (2.64%) Application Packaging
2 25 (1.94%) Middleware
3 18 (1.40%) .NET
4 16 (1.24%) Web Services
4 16 (1.24%) HTML
5 11 (0.86%) ASP.NET
6 9 (0.70%) jQuery
6 9 (0.70%) Regular Expression
7 8 (0.62%) JSP
8 3 (0.23%) MSMQ
8 3 (0.23%) Ajax
8 3 (0.23%) XML
8 3 (0.23%) Software Packaging
9 2 (0.16%) WCF
9 2 (0.16%) LAMP
9 2 (0.16%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.16%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (0.16%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 2 (0.16%) COM
9 2 (0.16%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 182 (14.15%) Blackberry
2 60 (4.67%) Thin Client
2 60 (4.67%) Clustering
2 60 (4.67%) Fat Client
3 27 (2.10%) Replication
4 21 (1.63%) Handset
5 18 (1.40%) AS400
5 18 (1.40%) Hedge funds
6 17 (1.32%) iSeries
6 17 (1.32%) Management Information System
7 16 (1.24%) PKI
8 14 (1.09%) Client/Server
8 14 (1.09%) iPhone
9 13 (1.01%) iPad
9 13 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
10 12 (0.93%) Enterprise Storage
10 12 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
11 11 (0.86%) FlexPod
12 10 (0.78%) EqualLogic
12 10 (0.78%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 943 (73.33%) Windows
2 429 (33.36%) Windows 7
3 334 (25.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 211 (16.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 165 (12.83%) Windows XP
6 130 (10.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 115 (8.94%) Linux
8 62 (4.82%) UNIX
9 52 (4.04%) Windows 8
10 39 (3.03%) Windows Vista
11 33 (2.57%) Android
12 28 (2.18%) Apple iOS
13 24 (1.87%) Solaris
14 19 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 12 (0.93%) Windows 2000 Server
15 12 (0.93%) AIX
16 11 (0.86%) Windows 2000
16 11 (0.86%) Mac OS X
16 11 (0.86%) SUSE
17 9 (0.70%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 216 (16.80%) ITIL
2 123 (9.56%) Migration
3 62 (4.82%) Change Management
4 59 (4.59%) Incident Management
5 55 (4.28%) Project Management
6 54 (4.20%) Service Management
7 46 (3.58%) Disaster Recovery
8 43 (3.34%) Load Balancing
9 37 (2.88%) PRINCE2
10 35 (2.72%) E-Commerce
11 27 (2.10%) Asset Management
12 22 (1.71%) Scrum
12 22 (1.71%) CRM
13 19 (1.48%) Configuration Management
13 19 (1.48%) Stakeholder Management
13 19 (1.48%) Document Management
13 19 (1.48%) Problem Management
14 18 (1.40%) Release Management
15 17 (1.32%) Service Delivery
16 16 (1.24%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 165 (12.83%) SQL
2 118 (9.18%) PowerShell
3 41 (3.19%) VBScript
4 31 (2.41%) VB
5 27 (2.10%) Shell Script
6 23 (1.79%) C
7 11 (0.86%) JavaScript
8 9 (0.70%) C#
9 8 (0.62%) Perl
10 7 (0.54%) Java
11 5 (0.39%) PHP
11 5 (0.39%) Python
12 3 (0.23%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.16%) Ruby
13 2 (0.16%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.078%) VBA
14 1 (0.078%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 125 (9.72%) Microsoft Certification
2 70 (5.44%) Citrix Certification
3 67 (5.21%) Cisco Certification
3 67 (5.21%) MCSE
4 54 (4.20%) MCITP
5 49 (3.81%) MCP
6 47 (3.65%) Degree
6 47 (3.65%) Security Cleared
7 43 (3.34%) CCNA
7 43 (3.34%) CCA
8 39 (3.03%) CCNP
9 31 (2.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 31 (2.41%) SC Cleared
10 30 (2.33%) CCEA
11 26 (2.02%) MCTS
12 23 (1.79%) CCEE
12 23 (1.79%) MCSA
13 17 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
14 13 (1.01%) DV Cleared
15 10 (0.78%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (3.03%) SLA
2 23 (1.79%) QA
3 16 (1.24%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.23%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.16%) COBIT
System Software
1 602 (46.81%) Active Directory
2 411 (31.96%) XenApp
3 295 (22.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 146 (11.35%) XenDesktop
5 130 (10.11%) Microsoft App-V
6 105 (8.16%) vSphere
7 81 (6.30%) Hyper-V
8 79 (6.14%) XenServer
9 73 (5.68%) VMware ESX
10 44 (3.42%) VMware ESXi
11 32 (2.49%) Terminal Services
11 32 (2.49%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 32 (2.49%) Xen
12 15 (1.17%) MetaFrame
12 15 (1.17%) Terminal Server
13 14 (1.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 13 (1.01%) Oracle RMAN
15 12 (0.93%) NLBS
16 10 (0.78%) NFS
16 10 (0.78%) UAG
Systems Management
1 237 (18.43%) SCCM
2 48 (3.73%) SCOM
3 35 (2.72%) Backup Exec
4 20 (1.56%) XenMobile
5 19 (1.48%) NetBackup
5 19 (1.48%) Tivoli
6 18 (1.40%) WSUS
7 15 (1.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 14 (1.09%) WMI
9 13 (1.01%) AppDNA
10 12 (0.93%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
10 12 (0.93%) ARCserve
11 11 (0.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 10 (0.78%) CA Spectrum
13 9 (0.70%) Control-M
14 8 (0.62%) BladeLogic
14 8 (0.62%) DameWare
14 8 (0.62%) Puppet
15 7 (0.54%) HP SIM
15 7 (0.54%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 514 (39.97%) Microsoft
2 511 (39.74%) VMware
3 204 (15.86%) Cisco
4 139 (10.81%) HP
5 91 (7.08%) Oracle
6 87 (6.77%) NetApp
7 72 (5.60%) IBM
8 64 (4.98%) EMC
9 60 (4.67%) CheckPoint
10 57 (4.43%) AppSense
11 56 (4.35%) Remedy
12 46 (3.58%) Dell
13 45 (3.50%) Lotus
14 44 (3.42%) Symantec
15 42 (3.27%) Juniper
16 40 (3.11%) Wyse
17 39 (3.03%) Bloomberg
18 37 (2.88%) Apple
19 36 (2.80%) Reuters
19 36 (2.80%) SAP
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