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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 72 66 57
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -9
Contract jobs citing Citrix 591 611 635
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.80% 2.83% 3.29%
As % of the Vendors category 6.16% 6.29% 7.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 413 376
Average daily rate
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£365 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £170 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £284 £320
% change year-on-year
+17.18% -11.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 40 80
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.75 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.39% -2.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.42 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.88 £25.60 £38.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £16.25 £16.25
% change year-on-year
-10.76% -
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
9588 9719 8783
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.39% 45.09% 45.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 6391 6290 5561
Average daily rate £425 £425 £411
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 193 219 277
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.61 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.09% -2.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.25 £33.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -5 156 £388 +10.71% 54
Bromley +7 7 £118 -53.00%
Hammersmith - 6 £445 -
Kingston Upon Thames -7 5 £228 -16.97% 1
Croydon -8 4 £413 -8.33% 2
Canary Wharf +8 2 - -
Twickenham - 2 - -
Chiswick +12 1 £150 - 1
Uxbridge 0 1 £375 +3.44% 1
Wembley - - - -
Worcester Park - - - - 1
Docklands, London - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Westminster - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Rainham - - - - 1
Sidcup - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Barnet - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Wimbledon - - - - 1
Hillingdon - - - -
Enfield - - - - 3
Citrix
England

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 888 (71.10%) Windows
2 583 (46.68%) Active Directory
3 553 (44.28%) VMware
4 441 (35.31%) Microsoft
5 358 (28.66%) XenApp
6 350 (28.02%) Windows Server 2008
7 335 (26.82%) Windows 7
8 309 (24.74%) VMware Infrastructure
9 295 (23.62%) Finance
10 245 (19.62%) MS Exchange
11 240 (19.22%) Windows Server 2003
12 229 (18.33%) Cisco
13 220 (17.61%) ITIL
14 214 (17.13%) MS Office
15 207 (16.57%) SAN
16 204 (16.33%) SCCM
17 184 (14.73%) NetScaler
17 184 (14.73%) DNS
18 170 (13.61%) XenDesktop
19 167 (13.37%) MS Excel
20 163 (13.05%) HP
21 162 (12.97%) Firewall
22 159 (12.73%) Windows XP
23 156 (12.49%) Blackberry
24 153 (12.25%) Windows Server 2012
25 135 (10.81%) vSphere
26 134 (10.73%) Exchange Server 2010
27 130 (10.41%) SQL
27 130 (10.41%) Migration
28 124 (9.93%) SQL Server

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 245 (19.62%) MS Exchange
2 134 (10.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 111 (8.89%) SharePoint
4 76 (6.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 67 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2007
6 61 (4.88%) IIS
7 52 (4.16%) IBM Notes
8 47 (3.76%) Exchange Server 2003
9 42 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2013
10 29 (2.32%) WorkSite
11 28 (2.24%) Lync
12 24 (1.92%) Apache
13 16 (1.28%) SharePoint 2010
13 16 (1.28%) OpenStack
14 13 (1.04%) Tomcat
15 12 (0.96%) WebSphere
16 11 (0.88%) JBoss
16 11 (0.88%) WebLogic
17 10 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
18 6 (0.48%) GlassFish
Applications
1 214 (17.13%) MS Office
2 167 (13.37%) MS Excel
3 30 (2.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 19 (1.52%) MS Visio
5 17 (1.36%) MS Project
6 1 (0.080%) PrintSoft PReS
6 1 (0.080%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 23 (1.84%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.24%) Oracle HRMS
3 3 (0.24%) Eikon
4 2 (0.16%) RMDS
4 2 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.080%) Agresso
5 1 (0.080%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.080%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.080%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.080%) Adaptiv
5 1 (0.080%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.080%) ReMetrica
5 1 (0.080%) ION MarketView
5 1 (0.080%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 36 (2.88%) Office 365
2 16 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (0.56%) SaaS
5 4 (0.32%) IaaS
5 4 (0.32%) IBM SmartCloud
6 3 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.080%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.080%) PaaS
7 1 (0.080%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 207 (16.57%) SAN
2 184 (14.73%) NetScaler
2 184 (14.73%) DNS
3 162 (12.97%) Firewall
4 124 (9.93%) VPN
5 118 (9.45%) TCP/IP
6 111 (8.89%) DHCP
7 104 (8.33%) WAN
8 96 (7.69%) LAN
9 75 (6.00%) Network Security
10 54 (4.32%) Internet
11 52 (4.16%) Cisco ASA
12 50 (4.00%) BGP
13 44 (3.52%) VLAN
14 40 (3.20%) MPLS
15 39 (3.12%) Wireless
16 38 (3.04%) Cisco Nexus
16 38 (3.04%) VoIP
17 37 (2.96%) OSPF
18 36 (2.88%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (9.93%) SQL Server
2 35 (2.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (1.12%) MySQL
3 14 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
4 11 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (0.80%) DB2
6 7 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (0.56%) Oracle Database
7 5 (0.40%) SQL Server 2000
7 5 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (0.32%) MS Access
9 3 (0.24%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.24%) EDRMS
9 3 (0.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.24%) Big Data
9 3 (0.24%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.16%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.16%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.16%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 32 (2.56%) MSI
2 10 (0.80%) JIRA
3 7 (0.56%) Jenkins
3 7 (0.56%) Hudson
4 6 (0.48%) Subversion
4 6 (0.48%) Visual Studio
5 5 (0.40%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.16%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.16%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.16%) InstallShield
6 2 (0.16%) AdminStudio
6 2 (0.16%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (0.080%) Introscope
7 1 (0.080%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 295 (23.62%) Finance
2 118 (9.45%) Banking
3 55 (4.40%) Telecoms
3 55 (4.40%) Law
4 40 (3.20%) Legal
5 28 (2.24%) Retail
6 25 (2.00%) Investment Banking
7 24 (1.92%) French Language
8 21 (1.68%) Publishing
9 18 (1.44%) Financial Institution
10 16 (1.28%) Back Office
11 15 (1.20%) Games
12 6 (0.48%) Local Government
12 6 (0.48%) Advertising
13 4 (0.32%) Marketing
13 4 (0.32%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.32%) Front Office
14 2 (0.16%) German Language
14 2 (0.16%) Corporate Banking
15 1 (0.080%) Military
Job Titles
1 308 (24.66%) Analyst
2 123 (9.85%) Support Analyst
3 110 (8.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 91 (7.29%) Service Analyst
5 90 (7.21%) Consultant
6 89 (7.13%) Support Engineer
6 89 (7.13%) Desktop Support
7 84 (6.73%) Service Desk Analyst
8 73 (5.84%) Architect
9 65 (5.20%) 3rd Line Support
10 60 (4.80%) Project Manager
11 59 (4.72%) Network Engineer
12 53 (4.24%) 2nd Line Support
13 50 (4.00%) Citrix Engineer
14 43 (3.44%) Administrator
15 39 (3.12%) Desktop Engineer
16 37 (2.96%) Infrastructure Analyst
17 36 (2.88%) Wintel Engineer
18 35 (2.80%) Desktop Support Engineer
19 32 (2.56%) Citrix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (2.88%) Application Packaging
2 27 (2.16%) .NET
3 25 (2.00%) Middleware
4 19 (1.52%) HTML
5 18 (1.44%) SOAP
6 17 (1.36%) ASP.NET
7 14 (1.12%) Web Services
7 14 (1.12%) JSP
8 10 (0.80%) Regular Expression
9 5 (0.40%) CSS
10 4 (0.32%) REST
10 4 (0.32%) Ajax
10 4 (0.32%) LAMP
11 3 (0.24%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (0.24%) Software Packaging
12 2 (0.16%) jQuery
12 2 (0.16%) Django
12 2 (0.16%) WCF
12 2 (0.16%) LINQ
12 2 (0.16%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 156 (12.49%) Blackberry
2 81 (6.49%) Thin Client
2 81 (6.49%) Fat Client
3 70 (5.60%) Analytical Skills
4 55 (4.40%) Clustering
5 49 (3.92%) Replication
6 22 (1.76%) Management Information System
7 17 (1.36%) NHS
8 13 (1.04%) Client/Server
8 13 (1.04%) Smartphone
8 13 (1.04%) Online Games
8 13 (1.04%) Computer Science
9 10 (0.80%) PKI
9 10 (0.80%) Smartcard
10 9 (0.72%) iPhone
10 9 (0.72%) iPad
11 8 (0.64%) Video Conferencing
12 7 (0.56%) SecurID
12 7 (0.56%) SWIFT
12 7 (0.56%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 888 (71.10%) Windows
2 350 (28.02%) Windows Server 2008
3 335 (26.82%) Windows 7
4 240 (19.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 159 (12.73%) Windows XP
6 153 (12.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 98 (7.85%) Linux
8 59 (4.72%) Windows 8
9 49 (3.92%) UNIX
10 24 (1.92%) Windows Vista
11 21 (1.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 19 (1.52%) Android
13 14 (1.12%) AIX
14 12 (0.96%) CentOS
14 12 (0.96%) Apple iOS
14 12 (0.96%) Windows 2000
15 10 (0.80%) Oracle Linux
15 10 (0.80%) SUSE
16 9 (0.72%) Windows 2000 Server
17 8 (0.64%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 220 (17.61%) ITIL
2 130 (10.41%) Migration
3 77 (6.16%) Service Management
4 69 (5.52%) Load Balancing
5 64 (5.12%) Project Management
6 63 (5.04%) Change Management
7 52 (4.16%) Incident Management
8 39 (3.12%) Disaster Recovery
9 38 (3.04%) Line Management
10 32 (2.56%) PRINCE2
11 30 (2.40%) E-Commerce
12 29 (2.32%) Service Delivery
13 27 (2.16%) Low Latency
14 26 (2.08%) Problem Management
14 26 (2.08%) Stakeholder Management
14 26 (2.08%) Agile Software Development
15 23 (1.84%) Configuration Management
15 23 (1.84%) Knowledge Management
16 22 (1.76%) Capacity Planning
16 22 (1.76%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 130 (10.41%) SQL
2 117 (9.37%) PowerShell
3 55 (4.40%) VBScript
4 31 (2.48%) Java
5 26 (2.08%) C#
6 21 (1.68%) C
7 16 (1.28%) JavaScript
7 16 (1.28%) VB
8 9 (0.72%) Shell Script
9 8 (0.64%) Ruby
10 6 (0.48%) Bash Shell
10 6 (0.48%) Perl
11 5 (0.40%) PHP
11 5 (0.40%) C++
12 4 (0.32%) VBA
13 3 (0.24%) Python
14 2 (0.16%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 112 (8.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 83 (6.65%) Cisco Certification
3 75 (6.00%) MCSE
4 53 (4.24%) Degree
5 47 (3.76%) MCITP
6 46 (3.68%) Citrix Certification
7 39 (3.12%) CCNP
7 39 (3.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 39 (3.12%) Security Cleared
8 33 (2.64%) CCNA
9 32 (2.56%) MCP
10 31 (2.48%) CCA
11 29 (2.32%) SC Cleared
12 23 (1.84%) ISTQB
13 21 (1.68%) MCTS
14 20 (1.60%) CCEA
15 19 (1.52%) CCIE
15 19 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 18 (1.44%) ISEB
17 17 (1.36%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (5.12%) SLA
2 11 (0.88%) ISO 9001
2 11 (0.88%) QA
3 4 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.080%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 583 (46.68%) Active Directory
2 358 (28.66%) XenApp
3 309 (24.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 170 (13.61%) XenDesktop
5 135 (10.81%) vSphere
6 96 (7.69%) Hyper-V
7 85 (6.81%) VMware ESX
8 80 (6.41%) Microsoft App-V
9 58 (4.64%) XenServer
10 35 (2.80%) Xen
11 34 (2.72%) VMware ESXi
12 33 (2.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 32 (2.56%) Terminal Services
14 21 (1.68%) NFS
15 17 (1.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 14 (1.12%) Terminal Server
17 13 (1.04%) UAG
18 11 (0.88%) FreeRADIUS
19 10 (0.80%) vCloud
19 10 (0.80%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 204 (16.33%) SCCM
2 71 (5.68%) SCOM
3 36 (2.88%) EdgeSight
4 32 (2.56%) HP SIM
5 27 (2.16%) Backup Exec
6 25 (2.00%) WSUS
7 21 (1.68%) SCVMM
8 20 (1.60%) CA Spectrum
9 19 (1.52%) Cisco CUCM
10 18 (1.44%) Tivoli
11 15 (1.20%) Norton AntiVirus
11 15 (1.20%) NetBackup
11 15 (1.20%) Cisco UCCX
12 14 (1.12%) Puppet
13 13 (1.04%) XenMobile
13 13 (1.04%) HP SiteScope
14 12 (0.96%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
14 12 (0.96%) MAILsweeper
15 11 (0.88%) MIMEsweeper
16 10 (0.80%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 553 (44.28%) VMware
2 441 (35.31%) Microsoft
3 229 (18.33%) Cisco
4 163 (13.05%) HP
5 99 (7.93%) NetApp
6 72 (5.76%) CheckPoint
6 72 (5.76%) Oracle
7 71 (5.68%) AppSense
8 67 (5.36%) IBM
9 54 (4.32%) Symantec
10 52 (4.16%) Lotus
10 52 (4.16%) Dell
11 45 (3.60%) EMC
11 45 (3.60%) F5
12 43 (3.44%) Veeam
13 40 (3.20%) Reuters
14 39 (3.12%) Red Hat
15 37 (2.96%) CA
16 35 (2.80%) Bloomberg
17 33 (2.64%) Juniper
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £140 - £170 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £450 - £485 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £365.00 - £430.00 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
EarthStream Global
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £125 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Connectus
Rate: £150 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Talent International
Rate: £190 - £230 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £20 - £27 per hour + overtime
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £600.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £200 - £220 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Roc Search
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £27.00 - £32.00 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: Excellent rates
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £0.00 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Rate: £20 - £25 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £14 - £17 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago