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 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 21 27 17
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -10
Contract jobs citing Citrix 7 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 3.38% 2.06% 4.00%
As % of the Vendors category 6.36% 4.50% 6.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 7
Average daily rate
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£355 £500 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.00% +62.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £301 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.32% -7.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -2.77%
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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
110 111 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 53.14% 45.68% 58.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 50 78
Average daily rate £355 £480 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.96% +36.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £278 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £550 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 3
Average hourly rate £28.13 £43.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +45.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 28 August 2015, 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 10 (90.91%) VMware
2 8 (72.73%) Windows
3 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (54.55%) Windows 7
4 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
5 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
5 5 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (36.36%) vSphere
6 4 (36.36%) Cisco
6 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
6 4 (36.36%) EMC
6 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (36.36%) SCCM
7 3 (27.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (27.27%) MS Office
7 3 (27.27%) ITIL
7 3 (27.27%) XenApp
8 2 (18.18%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Cloud
8 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
8 2 (18.18%) IaaS
8 2 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (18.18%) DevOps
8 2 (18.18%) Software-Defined Networking
8 2 (18.18%) Eucalyptus
8 2 (18.18%) Puppet
8 2 (18.18%) OpenStack
8 2 (18.18%) Windows 8

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
1 5 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (18.18%) OpenStack
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (18.18%) Eucalyptus
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Office
2 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (18.18%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Network Security
1 2 (18.18%) Software-Defined Networking
2 1 (9.09%) NAS
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
2 1 (9.09%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) MPLS
General
1 1 (9.09%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) Architect
1 2 (18.18%) Consultant
1 2 (18.18%) 1st Line Support
1 2 (18.18%) Technical Consultant
1 2 (18.18%) Help Desk Support
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Specialist
1 2 (18.18%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Architect
1 2 (18.18%) Platform Architect
1 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Project Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Technical Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Technical Project Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Clustering
1 2 (18.18%) Hybrid Cloud
1 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Cloud
1 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Fat Client
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (54.55%) Windows 7
4 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (18.18%) Linux
6 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
7 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
7 1 (9.09%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
2 2 (18.18%) Workflow
2 2 (18.18%) Performance Management
2 2 (18.18%) Open Source
2 2 (18.18%) DevOps
3 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
3 1 (9.09%) Change Control
3 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (18.18%) CCNA
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (9.09%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
1 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (36.36%) vSphere
2 3 (27.27%) XenApp
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
4 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) SCCM
2 2 (18.18%) Puppet
2 2 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (9.09%) NetBackup
3 1 (9.09%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) VMware
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco
3 4 (36.36%) EMC
4 2 (18.18%) CA
4 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
4 2 (18.18%) IBM
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle
4 2 (18.18%) SAP
4 2 (18.18%) HP
5 1 (9.09%) Apple