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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 26 18 27
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +9
Contract jobs citing Citrix 5 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 2.05% 4.38% 1.50%
As % of the Vendors category 4.46% 7.43% 3.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 2
Average daily rate
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£500 £329 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.97% +4.86%
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-7.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +14.28%
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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
112 148 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 45.90% 58.96% 49.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 79 58
Average daily rate £475 £352 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.94% -2.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £504
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 3
Average hourly rate £43.75 £30.00 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.83% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £30.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £30.00 £36.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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 29 August 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 6 (66.67%) ITIL
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) XenApp
2 5 (55.56%) XenDesktop
3 4 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (44.44%) VMware
3 4 (44.44%) 3PAR
3 4 (44.44%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (44.44%) HP
3 4 (44.44%) LAN
3 4 (44.44%) WAN
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco
3 4 (44.44%) IBM
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
3 4 (44.44%) E-Commerce
3 4 (44.44%) AIX
3 4 (44.44%) Solaris
3 4 (44.44%) Linux
3 4 (44.44%) NetApp
3 4 (44.44%) Red Hat
3 4 (44.44%) Web Services
3 4 (44.44%) Service Management
3 4 (44.44%) ITSM
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (22.22%) SCCM
4 2 (22.22%) Change Management

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 1 (11.11%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) LAN
1 4 (44.44%) WAN
2 1 (11.11%) SAN
2 1 (11.11%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MSI
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Technical Consultant
1 3 (33.33%) Consultant
1 3 (33.33%) Technical Design Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Project Coordinator
2 2 (22.22%) Coordinator
2 2 (22.22%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Packager
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (44.44%) AIX
2 4 (44.44%) Solaris
2 4 (44.44%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (44.44%) E-Commerce
2 4 (44.44%) Service Management
2 4 (44.44%) ITSM
3 2 (22.22%) Change Management
4 1 (11.11%) DNA
4 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) XenApp
1 5 (55.56%) XenDesktop
2 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) SCCM
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (11.11%) AppDNA
2 1 (11.11%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) VMware
2 4 (44.44%) 3PAR
2 4 (44.44%) HP
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) IBM
2 4 (44.44%) NetApp
2 4 (44.44%) Red Hat
3 1 (11.11%) Symantec
3 1 (11.11%) EMC
3 1 (11.11%) AppSense