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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 72 71 71
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing Citrix 643 660 694
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.74% 2.81% 2.86%
As % of the Vendors category 6.28% 6.28% 6.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 408 445 442
Average daily rate
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£350 £336 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.08% -2.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £162 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £509 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 38 63
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.58 £13.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.60 £30.60 £28.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -
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
10238 10511 11005
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.66% 44.69% 45.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 6729 6581 6980
Average daily rate £425 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 249 219 284
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.53 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £34.33 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.16%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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 3 August 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 -14 175 £350 +16.75% 25
Croydon -6 11 £463 +85.00% 2
Docklands, London -1 8 £450 -4.50%
Bromley +4 6 £250 -
Chessington 0 6 - -
Canary Wharf - 6 £130 -
Wembley - 5 £293 -
Hammersmith -4 3 £438 -
Mayfair - 3 £320 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £319 - 1
Paddington - 2 £450 -
Hayes +5 1 - -
Ilford - 1 - -
Wimbledon - 1 - - 1
Citrix
England

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

1 830 (65.20%) Windows
2 579 (45.48%) VMware
3 576 (45.25%) Active Directory
4 451 (35.43%) Microsoft
5 393 (30.87%) XenApp
6 383 (30.09%) Finance
7 326 (25.61%) Windows Server 2008
8 310 (24.35%) ITIL
9 293 (23.02%) VMware Infrastructure
10 292 (22.94%) Windows 7
11 261 (20.50%) Cisco
12 236 (18.54%) Windows Server 2012
13 223 (17.52%) MS Exchange
14 208 (16.34%) MS Office
15 197 (15.48%) Windows Server 2003
16 192 (15.08%) MS Excel
17 186 (14.61%) SCCM
18 182 (14.30%) Firewall
19 176 (13.83%) WAN
20 172 (13.51%) SAN
21 167 (13.12%) DNS
22 165 (12.96%) LAN
23 164 (12.88%) XenDesktop
24 160 (12.57%) Data Centre
25 157 (12.33%) HP
26 154 (12.10%) Migration
27 153 (12.02%) vSphere
28 136 (10.68%) NetScaler
28 136 (10.68%) PowerShell
29 134 (10.53%) SQL

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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
1 223 (17.52%) MS Exchange
2 120 (9.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 106 (8.33%) SharePoint
4 66 (5.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 58 (4.56%) Lync
6 52 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2007
7 50 (3.93%) IIS
8 44 (3.46%) Exchange Server 2013
9 33 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2003
10 21 (1.65%) WorkSite
11 20 (1.57%) IBM Notes
12 15 (1.18%) OpenStack
13 10 (0.79%) WebSphere
14 9 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
14 9 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
15 7 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
15 7 (0.55%) Apache
16 5 (0.39%) Oracle Coherence
17 4 (0.31%) Oracle Workflow
18 3 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 208 (16.34%) MS Office
2 192 (15.08%) MS Excel
3 24 (1.89%) MS Visio
3 24 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (0.86%) Spreadsheet
5 10 (0.79%) MS Project
6 3 (0.24%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.079%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.079%) Vectorworks
7 1 (0.079%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.079%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 13 (1.02%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.31%) RMDS
3 4 (0.31%) Kondor+
3 4 (0.31%) Misys Midas
3 4 (0.31%) IntelliMatch
4 3 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.24%) JDE OneWorld
5 2 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.16%) Adaptiv
5 2 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.16%) Remedy AR System
5 2 (0.16%) ION MarketView
6 1 (0.079%) Eikon
6 1 (0.079%) RiskWrite
6 1 (0.079%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.079%) Northgate Housing
6 1 (0.079%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 78 (6.13%) Office 365
2 25 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (1.65%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (1.34%) SaaS
5 9 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (0.55%) PaaS
7 6 (0.47%) Google Apps
8 4 (0.31%) OneDrive
8 4 (0.31%) Mimecast
9 3 (0.24%) IaaS
10 1 (0.079%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 182 (14.30%) Firewall
2 176 (13.83%) WAN
3 172 (13.51%) SAN
4 167 (13.12%) DNS
5 165 (12.96%) LAN
6 136 (10.68%) NetScaler
7 126 (9.90%) DHCP
8 114 (8.96%) VPN
9 94 (7.38%) TCP/IP
10 93 (7.31%) Network Security
11 66 (5.18%) MPLS
12 58 (4.56%) VLAN
13 51 (4.01%) NAS
14 44 (3.46%) Cisco ASA
15 42 (3.30%) Wireless
15 42 (3.30%) VoIP
16 38 (2.99%) BGP
17 36 (2.83%) Cisco Nexus
18 34 (2.67%) Internet
18 34 (2.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (8.96%) SQL Server
2 29 (2.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (0.86%) Oracle Database
5 9 (0.71%) Big Data
6 7 (0.55%) Relational Database
6 7 (0.55%) MySQL
6 7 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (0.39%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (0.31%) QlikView
8 4 (0.31%) MS Access
8 4 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.24%) DB2
9 3 (0.24%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.16%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.16%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.16%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.079%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 18 (1.41%) MSI
2 6 (0.47%) Git (software)
3 5 (0.39%) TeamCity
3 5 (0.39%) Subversion
3 5 (0.39%) MSBuild
4 4 (0.31%) Jenkins
4 4 (0.31%) JIRA
5 3 (0.24%) WinDbg
5 3 (0.24%) Hudson
6 2 (0.16%) AdminStudio
6 2 (0.16%) ClearCase
6 2 (0.16%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.079%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.079%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.079%) Fiddler
7 1 (0.079%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.079%) InstallShield
7 1 (0.079%) Wise Package Studio
7 1 (0.079%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 383 (30.09%) Finance
2 114 (8.96%) Banking
3 57 (4.48%) Law
4 39 (3.06%) Investment Banking
5 38 (2.99%) Legal
6 28 (2.20%) Telecoms
7 22 (1.73%) Retail
8 20 (1.57%) Financial Institution
9 16 (1.26%) Front Office
9 16 (1.26%) Back Office
9 16 (1.26%) Publishing
10 14 (1.10%) Advertising
11 5 (0.39%) French Language
11 5 (0.39%) Marketing
11 5 (0.39%) Local Government
12 4 (0.31%) Retail Banking
12 4 (0.31%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.24%) Dutch Language
13 3 (0.24%) Japanese Language
14 2 (0.16%) German Language
Job Titles
1 251 (19.72%) Analyst
2 113 (8.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 106 (8.33%) Architect
4 88 (6.91%) Consultant
5 86 (6.76%) Service Analyst
6 85 (6.68%) Support Analyst
7 82 (6.44%) Service Desk Analyst
8 75 (5.89%) Citrix Engineer
9 74 (5.81%) Desktop Support
10 72 (5.66%) Support Engineer
11 69 (5.42%) 3rd Line Support
12 61 (4.79%) 2nd Line Support
12 61 (4.79%) Project Manager
13 55 (4.32%) Administrator
14 53 (4.16%) Network Engineer
15 47 (3.69%) Infrastructure Architect
16 43 (3.38%) Systems Engineer
17 37 (2.91%) Systems Administrator
18 35 (2.75%) Desktop Engineer
19 33 (2.59%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (2.28%) Application Packaging
2 26 (2.04%) Middleware
3 25 (1.96%) .NET
4 23 (1.81%) Web Services
5 7 (0.55%) XML
5 7 (0.55%) HTML
5 7 (0.55%) SOAP
5 7 (0.55%) FIX Protocol
6 6 (0.47%) WCF
6 6 (0.47%) J2EE
6 6 (0.47%) X-Windows
7 5 (0.39%) Software Packaging
7 5 (0.39%) XMPP
8 4 (0.31%) Oracle Fusion
9 3 (0.24%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (0.24%) Silverlight
9 3 (0.24%) Flash
9 3 (0.24%) ASP.NET
9 3 (0.24%) Regular Expression
10 2 (0.16%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 160 (12.57%) Data Centre
2 109 (8.56%) Blackberry
3 64 (5.03%) Clustering
4 60 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
5 55 (4.32%) Fat Client
5 55 (4.32%) Thin Client
6 45 (3.53%) Management Information System
7 31 (2.44%) PKI
8 24 (1.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 22 (1.73%) NHS
10 21 (1.65%) Video Conferencing
11 18 (1.41%) Replication
12 14 (1.10%) Client/Server
13 13 (1.02%) FlexPod
14 11 (0.86%) BYOD
14 11 (0.86%) Performance Metrics
15 10 (0.79%) Public Cloud
15 10 (0.79%) Computer Science
15 10 (0.79%) CESG
16 9 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 830 (65.20%) Windows
2 326 (25.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 292 (22.94%) Windows 7
4 236 (18.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 197 (15.48%) Windows Server 2003
6 101 (7.93%) Linux
7 72 (5.66%) Windows XP
8 60 (4.71%) Windows 8
9 57 (4.48%) UNIX
10 32 (2.51%) Android
11 21 (1.65%) Mac OS X
12 18 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 17 (1.34%) Apple iOS
14 14 (1.10%) Windows 2000 Server
15 9 (0.71%) CentOS
15 9 (0.71%) AIX
16 8 (0.63%) Solaris
16 8 (0.63%) SUSE
17 7 (0.55%) Ubuntu
18 6 (0.47%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 310 (24.35%) ITIL
2 154 (12.10%) Migration
3 91 (7.15%) Project Management
4 60 (4.71%) Service Management
5 56 (4.40%) Change Management
6 51 (4.01%) Load Balancing
7 47 (3.69%) Disaster Recovery
7 47 (3.69%) Service Delivery
8 39 (3.06%) Problem Management
9 38 (2.99%) PRINCE2
10 32 (2.51%) Information Security
11 31 (2.44%) Stakeholder Management
12 30 (2.36%) Incident Management
13 28 (2.20%) Analytics
14 27 (2.12%) Change Control
14 27 (2.12%) Configuration Management
15 25 (1.96%) ITSM
16 24 (1.89%) Server Building
17 23 (1.81%) BCP
18 22 (1.73%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 136 (10.68%) PowerShell
2 134 (10.53%) SQL
3 37 (2.91%) VBScript
4 36 (2.83%) Java
5 29 (2.28%) VB
6 26 (2.04%) C#
7 21 (1.65%) Perl
8 18 (1.41%) PHP
9 16 (1.26%) Python
9 16 (1.26%) Shell Script
10 8 (0.63%) Bash Shell
11 7 (0.55%) C
12 5 (0.39%) VBA
13 4 (0.31%) JavaScript
14 3 (0.24%) Ruby
15 1 (0.079%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.079%) ABAP
15 1 (0.079%) C++
15 1 (0.079%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.079%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 113 (8.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 88 (6.91%) Cisco Certification
3 75 (5.89%) MCSE
4 64 (5.03%) Citrix Certification
5 56 (4.40%) Degree
6 45 (3.53%) CCNP
7 43 (3.38%) Security Cleared
8 37 (2.91%) CCA
9 35 (2.75%) CCNA
10 30 (2.36%) MCSA
10 30 (2.36%) SC Cleared
11 26 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 24 (1.89%) MCP
13 23 (1.81%) MCITP
14 17 (1.34%) ITIL Certification
15 16 (1.26%) CCEE
16 15 (1.18%) MCTS
16 15 (1.18%) CCEA
17 11 (0.86%) PMI Certification
18 10 (0.79%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (5.89%) SLA
2 16 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (1.02%) PCI DSS
4 9 (0.71%) COBIT
5 8 (0.63%) QA
6 6 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.16%) PMBOK
System Software
1 576 (45.25%) Active Directory
2 393 (30.87%) XenApp
3 293 (23.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 164 (12.88%) XenDesktop
5 153 (12.02%) vSphere
6 105 (8.25%) Microsoft App-V
7 82 (6.44%) Hyper-V
8 63 (4.95%) VMware ESX
9 44 (3.46%) XenServer
10 42 (3.30%) VMware ESXi
11 25 (1.96%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 23 (1.81%) Xen
13 22 (1.73%) Terminal Services
14 20 (1.57%) vCloud
15 15 (1.18%) ProxySG
16 12 (0.94%) NLBS
16 12 (0.94%) VMware Server
17 10 (0.79%) Terminal Server
18 7 (0.55%) UAG
19 6 (0.47%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 186 (14.61%) SCCM
2 40 (3.14%) SCOM
3 26 (2.04%) XenMobile
4 22 (1.73%) EdgeSight
5 19 (1.49%) CA Spectrum
6 16 (1.26%) WSUS
7 15 (1.18%) Tivoli
7 15 (1.18%) RANCID
8 14 (1.10%) HP SIM
9 13 (1.02%) NetBackup
10 12 (0.94%) Puppet
10 12 (0.94%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 10 (0.79%) Cisco UCCX
11 10 (0.79%) Cisco CUCM
11 10 (0.79%) Backup Exec
11 10 (0.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 10 (0.79%) ARCserve
12 9 (0.71%) vMotion
13 8 (0.63%) McAfee ePO
14 7 (0.55%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 579 (45.48%) VMware
2 451 (35.43%) Microsoft
3 261 (20.50%) Cisco
4 157 (12.33%) HP
5 80 (6.28%) NetApp
6 77 (6.05%) CheckPoint
7 75 (5.89%) AppSense
8 74 (5.81%) Oracle
9 73 (5.73%) Juniper
10 64 (5.03%) Dell
10 64 (5.03%) IBM
11 50 (3.93%) F5
12 35 (2.75%) Apple
12 35 (2.75%) Symantec
13 34 (2.67%) EMC
14 32 (2.51%) Remedy
15 31 (2.44%) SolarWinds
16 28 (2.20%) Reuters
16 28 (2.20%) Blue Coat
16 28 (2.20%) CA
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