The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Citrix products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Citrix over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 24 20 26
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Contract jobs citing Citrix 7 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 2.95% 4.91% 2.25%
As % of the Vendors category 6.54% 8.18% 4.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 3
Average daily rate
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£500 £308 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.33% -2.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Middlesex region.

Vendors Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
107 159 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 45.15% 60.00% 53.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 81 70
Average daily rate £500 £375 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £554 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 3
Average hourly rate £23.50 £30.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.66% +66.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -1.33%

Citrix
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Citrix across the Middlesex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Citrix Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Citrix
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Citrix across the Middlesex region.

Citrix Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Citrix
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Citrix across the Middlesex region.

Citrix Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) ITIL
3 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (50.00%) Cisco
4 5 (50.00%) Oracle
4 5 (50.00%) HP
4 5 (50.00%) VMware
4 5 (50.00%) XenApp
4 5 (50.00%) XenDesktop
5 4 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (40.00%) ITSM
5 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (40.00%) 3PAR
5 4 (40.00%) Enterprise Storage
5 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (40.00%) Service Management
5 4 (40.00%) NetApp
5 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
5 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 4 (40.00%) Web Services
5 4 (40.00%) AIX
5 4 (40.00%) Solaris
5 4 (40.00%) Linux
5 4 (40.00%) IBM
5 4 (40.00%) E-Commerce
5 4 (40.00%) LAN
5 4 (40.00%) WAN
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (20.00%) Change Management
6 2 (20.00%) Backup Exec

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (10.00%) WorkSite
1 1 (10.00%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) LAN
1 4 (40.00%) WAN
2 1 (10.00%) SAN
2 1 (10.00%) MPLS
2 1 (10.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Consultant
1 3 (30.00%) Technical Design Consultant
1 3 (30.00%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Coordinator
2 2 (20.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (20.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (40.00%) AIX
2 4 (40.00%) Solaris
2 4 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) ITSM
2 4 (40.00%) Service Management
2 4 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (20.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) Document Management
4 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) XenApp
1 5 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (10.00%) Xen
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (10.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) HP SIM
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) Cisco
2 5 (50.00%) Oracle
2 5 (50.00%) HP
2 5 (50.00%) VMware
3 4 (40.00%) 3PAR
3 4 (40.00%) NetApp
3 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 4 (40.00%) IBM
4 2 (20.00%) Symantec
4 2 (20.00%) EMC
5 1 (10.00%) NetIQ
5 1 (10.00%) AppSense