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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 70 64 70
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Contract jobs citing Citrix 691 747 709
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.82% 3.02% 2.75%
As % of the Vendors category 6.15% 6.54% 6.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 474 456 412
Average daily rate
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£350 £339 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.32% -3.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £189 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £478 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £303 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 63 52
Average hourly rate £18.25 £16.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.06% -17.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.04 £13.00 £14.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.30 £22.90 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +12.50%
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
11228 11427 11756
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.90% 46.18% 45.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 7256 7428 7139
Average daily rate £425 £421 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.07% -1.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £580 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 244 254 334
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £48.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 18 September 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 +12 199 £335 -10.66% 59
Uxbridge -3 12 £290 - 1
Hounslow - 10 £320 -
Kingston Upon Thames +1 5 £315 -17.37%
Docklands, London +13 2 £375 -14.28% 1
Canary Wharf +16 1 - -
Bromley -8 1 - - 1
Croydon -8 1 £425 -20.44% 2
Harrow - 1 £250 - 1
Hayes - 1 - -
Chiswick - 1 - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Enfield - - - - 1
New Malden - - - -
Sidcup - - - - 1
South Croydon - - - -
Upminster - - - -
Citrix
England

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 992 (73.54%) Windows
2 641 (47.52%) Active Directory
3 547 (40.55%) VMware
4 536 (39.73%) Microsoft
5 439 (32.54%) Windows 7
6 431 (31.95%) XenApp
7 348 (25.80%) Windows Server 2008
8 332 (24.61%) Finance
9 316 (23.42%) VMware Infrastructure
10 258 (19.13%) SCCM
11 253 (18.75%) MS Exchange
12 226 (16.75%) Windows Server 2003
13 223 (16.53%) ITIL
14 212 (15.72%) MS Office
15 202 (14.97%) Cisco
16 189 (14.01%) Banking
17 181 (13.42%) Blackberry
18 173 (12.82%) Windows XP
19 172 (12.75%) SAN
20 164 (12.16%) SQL
21 163 (12.08%) DNS
22 160 (11.86%) NetScaler
23 159 (11.79%) HP
24 157 (11.64%) Firewall
25 153 (11.34%) XenDesktop
26 151 (11.19%) Exchange Server 2010
27 150 (11.12%) MS Excel
28 142 (10.53%) SQL Server
29 133 (9.86%) Microsoft Certification
30 132 (9.79%) Windows Server 2012

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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
1 253 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 151 (11.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 101 (7.49%) SharePoint
4 82 (6.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 73 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2007
6 53 (3.93%) IIS
7 50 (3.71%) Exchange Server 2003
8 47 (3.48%) IBM Notes
9 36 (2.67%) WebSphere
10 33 (2.45%) Exchange Server 2013
11 30 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
12 27 (2.00%) Tomcat
13 21 (1.56%) WebLogic
14 20 (1.48%) Lync
15 16 (1.19%) GlassFish
15 16 (1.19%) SharePoint Server
16 15 (1.11%) WorkSite
17 14 (1.04%) SharePoint 2013
17 14 (1.04%) Apache
18 10 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 212 (15.72%) MS Office
2 150 (11.12%) MS Excel
3 19 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (0.82%) MS Visio
4 11 (0.82%) MS Project
5 4 (0.30%) InfoPath
5 4 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 19 (1.41%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (0.74%) JDE OneWorld
3 9 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.52%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 6 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
5 6 (0.44%) Eikon
6 4 (0.30%) Kondor+
7 3 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
7 3 (0.22%) Adaptiv
7 3 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
7 3 (0.22%) Oracle Receivables
7 3 (0.22%) Oracle Assets
8 2 (0.15%) assyst
8 2 (0.15%) Oracle CRM
8 2 (0.15%) SAP BPC
8 2 (0.15%) ReMetrica
9 1 (0.074%) Markit EDM
9 1 (0.074%) ResourceLink
9 1 (0.074%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.074%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 36 (2.67%) Office 365
2 14 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (0.74%) SaaS
4 8 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (0.44%) IaaS
6 5 (0.37%) IBM SmartCloud
6 5 (0.37%) PaaS
7 2 (0.15%) Rackspace Cloud
7 2 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.15%) Amazon AWS
8 1 (0.074%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 172 (12.75%) SAN
2 163 (12.08%) DNS
3 160 (11.86%) NetScaler
4 157 (11.64%) Firewall
5 108 (8.01%) DHCP
6 102 (7.56%) WAN
7 99 (7.34%) VPN
8 96 (7.12%) LAN
9 79 (5.86%) TCP/IP
10 49 (3.63%) VoIP
11 48 (3.56%) Internet
11 48 (3.56%) Wireless
12 40 (2.97%) VLAN
13 39 (2.89%) Network Security
14 32 (2.37%) Cisco Nexus
15 31 (2.30%) iSCSI
15 31 (2.30%) Cisco ASA
16 28 (2.08%) MPLS
17 27 (2.00%) Fibre Channel
18 25 (1.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 39 (2.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (1.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (1.26%) MySQL
5 14 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
6 12 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (0.82%) DB2
8 9 (0.67%) Oracle Database
9 7 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
9 7 (0.52%) MS Access
9 7 (0.52%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (0.37%) SQL Server 2000
11 3 (0.22%) MongoDB
11 3 (0.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.15%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.15%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.15%) Big Data
13 1 (0.074%) Oracle ODI
13 1 (0.074%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 44 (3.26%) MSI
2 11 (0.82%) InstallShield
3 5 (0.37%) AdminStudio
4 4 (0.30%) Subversion
4 4 (0.30%) LoadRunner
5 3 (0.22%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.15%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.15%) JIRA
6 2 (0.15%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (0.15%) JMeter
6 2 (0.15%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.15%) Fiddler
6 2 (0.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.15%) SoapUI
6 2 (0.15%) NeoLoad
6 2 (0.15%) LoadUI
6 2 (0.15%) JConsole
6 2 (0.15%) VisualVM
7 1 (0.074%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (0.074%) Selenium
General
1 332 (24.61%) Finance
2 189 (14.01%) Banking
3 69 (5.11%) Law
4 58 (4.30%) Legal
5 52 (3.85%) Retail
6 36 (2.67%) Investment Banking
7 30 (2.22%) Telecoms
8 28 (2.08%) Front Office
9 23 (1.70%) Financial Institution
9 23 (1.70%) Publishing
10 20 (1.48%) Back Office
11 17 (1.26%) Advertising
12 8 (0.59%) Games
13 7 (0.52%) Manufacturing
13 7 (0.52%) Local Government
14 6 (0.44%) Marketing
15 5 (0.37%) French Language
16 3 (0.22%) General Ledger
17 2 (0.15%) Retail Banking
18 1 (0.074%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 299 (22.16%) Analyst
2 135 (10.01%) Support Analyst
3 113 (8.38%) Architect
4 97 (7.19%) Administrator
5 94 (6.97%) Service Analyst
6 91 (6.75%) Service Desk Analyst
7 85 (6.30%) Citrix Engineer
8 83 (6.15%) Desktop Support
9 82 (6.08%) Support Engineer
10 79 (5.86%) Project Manager
11 78 (5.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 76 (5.63%) 2nd Line Support
13 69 (5.11%) Consultant
14 56 (4.15%) Desktop Engineer
15 52 (3.85%) Network Engineer
16 48 (3.56%) Infrastructure Architect
17 46 (3.41%) 3rd Line Support
18 41 (3.04%) Infrastructure Analyst
19 37 (2.74%) Systems Engineer
20 36 (2.67%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (3.19%) Application Packaging
2 29 (2.15%) Middleware
3 18 (1.33%) .NET
4 16 (1.19%) HTML
5 14 (1.04%) Web Services
6 11 (0.82%) ASP.NET
6 11 (0.82%) Regular Expression
7 9 (0.67%) jQuery
8 8 (0.59%) JSP
9 5 (0.37%) LAMP
10 3 (0.22%) Ajax
10 3 (0.22%) MSMQ
10 3 (0.22%) COM
10 3 (0.22%) CSS
10 3 (0.22%) XML
10 3 (0.22%) Software Packaging
11 2 (0.15%) WCF
11 2 (0.15%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (0.15%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 2 (0.15%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 181 (13.42%) Blackberry
2 72 (5.34%) Clustering
3 71 (5.26%) Thin Client
3 71 (5.26%) Fat Client
4 64 (4.74%) Analytical Skills
5 42 (3.11%) Replication
6 19 (1.41%) Handset
7 18 (1.33%) AS400
8 17 (1.26%) Management Information System
8 17 (1.26%) iSeries
8 17 (1.26%) Hedge funds
9 16 (1.19%) Client/Server
9 16 (1.19%) PKI
10 12 (0.89%) Enterprise Storage
10 12 (0.89%) iPhone
10 12 (0.89%) iPad
11 11 (0.82%) FlexPod
12 10 (0.74%) Video Conferencing
12 10 (0.74%) EqualLogic
12 10 (0.74%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 992 (73.54%) Windows
2 439 (32.54%) Windows 7
3 348 (25.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 226 (16.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 173 (12.82%) Windows XP
6 132 (9.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 116 (8.60%) Linux
8 65 (4.82%) UNIX
9 57 (4.23%) Windows 8
10 42 (3.11%) Windows Vista
11 35 (2.59%) Android
12 29 (2.15%) Apple iOS
13 24 (1.78%) Solaris
14 23 (1.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 14 (1.04%) AIX
15 14 (1.04%) Windows 2000
16 13 (0.96%) SUSE
17 12 (0.89%) Windows 2000 Server
18 11 (0.82%) Oracle Linux
19 10 (0.74%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 223 (16.53%) ITIL
2 127 (9.41%) Migration
3 59 (4.37%) Incident Management
3 59 (4.37%) Change Management
4 55 (4.08%) Project Management
5 54 (4.00%) Service Management
5 54 (4.00%) Load Balancing
6 47 (3.48%) Disaster Recovery
7 38 (2.82%) E-Commerce
8 35 (2.59%) PRINCE2
9 28 (2.08%) Agile Software Development
9 28 (2.08%) Asset Management
10 23 (1.70%) Service Delivery
11 22 (1.63%) Scrum
12 21 (1.56%) CRM
12 21 (1.56%) Release Management
12 21 (1.56%) Line Management
13 19 (1.41%) Problem Management
13 19 (1.41%) Business Continuity
14 18 (1.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 164 (12.16%) SQL
2 118 (8.75%) PowerShell
3 38 (2.82%) VBScript
4 29 (2.15%) VB
4 29 (2.15%) Shell Script
5 28 (2.08%) C
6 11 (0.82%) Java
6 11 (0.82%) JavaScript
7 9 (0.67%) C#
8 7 (0.52%) Perl
9 4 (0.30%) PHP
9 4 (0.30%) Python
10 3 (0.22%) Objective-C
11 2 (0.15%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.074%) VBA
12 1 (0.074%) Ruby
12 1 (0.074%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 133 (9.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 74 (5.49%) MCSE
3 73 (5.41%) Citrix Certification
4 66 (4.89%) Cisco Certification
5 57 (4.23%) MCITP
6 56 (4.15%) Degree
7 46 (3.41%) CCA
7 46 (3.41%) MCP
8 42 (3.11%) CCNA
9 39 (2.89%) Security Cleared
10 34 (2.52%) CCNP
10 34 (2.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 31 (2.30%) CCEA
12 27 (2.00%) CCEE
13 26 (1.93%) MCTS
14 25 (1.85%) MCSA
14 25 (1.85%) SC Cleared
15 21 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
16 14 (1.04%) MOS
17 13 (0.96%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (3.11%) SLA
2 19 (1.41%) QA
2 19 (1.41%) ISO 9001
3 5 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.22%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 641 (47.52%) Active Directory
2 431 (31.95%) XenApp
3 316 (23.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 153 (11.34%) XenDesktop
5 130 (9.64%) Microsoft App-V
6 110 (8.15%) vSphere
7 92 (6.82%) Hyper-V
8 91 (6.75%) XenServer
9 87 (6.45%) VMware ESX
10 39 (2.89%) VMware ESXi
11 34 (2.52%) Terminal Services
11 34 (2.52%) Xen
12 32 (2.37%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 22 (1.63%) NFS
14 16 (1.19%) Oracle RMAN
15 15 (1.11%) Terminal Server
16 14 (1.04%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 13 (0.96%) UAG
17 13 (0.96%) MetaFrame
17 13 (0.96%) NLBS
Systems Management
1 258 (19.13%) SCCM
2 51 (3.78%) SCOM
3 49 (3.63%) Backup Exec
4 26 (1.93%) Tivoli
5 21 (1.56%) WSUS
6 20 (1.48%) NetBackup
6 20 (1.48%) XenMobile
7 17 (1.26%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
8 16 (1.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 15 (1.11%) MAILsweeper
10 14 (1.04%) MIMEsweeper
11 13 (0.96%) WMI
11 13 (0.96%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 12 (0.89%) ARCserve
12 12 (0.89%) CA Spectrum
13 11 (0.82%) AppDNA
13 11 (0.82%) HP SIM
13 11 (0.82%) Control-M
14 10 (0.74%) BMC PATROL
15 8 (0.59%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 547 (40.55%) VMware
2 536 (39.73%) Microsoft
3 202 (14.97%) Cisco
4 159 (11.79%) HP
5 100 (7.41%) NetApp
6 98 (7.26%) Oracle
7 83 (6.15%) IBM
8 69 (5.11%) EMC
9 66 (4.89%) CheckPoint
10 58 (4.30%) Symantec
11 57 (4.23%) AppSense
12 55 (4.08%) Remedy
13 47 (3.48%) Lotus
14 45 (3.34%) Dell
15 42 (3.11%) Wyse
16 41 (3.04%) Juniper
17 35 (2.59%) SAP
18 31 (2.30%) Apple
18 31 (2.30%) Reuters
18 31 (2.30%) F5
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