The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Citrix products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Citrix over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 49 40 20
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -20
Contract jobs citing Citrix 23 23 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.75% 2.99% 7.34%
As % of the Vendors category 5.65% 6.95% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 9
Average daily rate
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£290 £319 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.01% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £298 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £409 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £300 £309
% change year-on-year
+20.41% -2.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Average hourly rate £16.14 £14.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.28% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.07 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-2.60% +10.00%
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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 Milton Keynes region.

Vendors Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
407 331 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 48.74% 43.04% 47.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 172 87
Average daily rate £338 £400 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% +20.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £248 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 31
Average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £10.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +32.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £9.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £15.00 £20.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Citrix
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Citrix Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Citrix
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Citrix Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Citrix
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Citrix across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Citrix Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Citrix
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Citrix Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 37 (62.71%) Windows
2 28 (47.46%) Microsoft
3 27 (45.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (44.07%) Security Cleared
5 24 (40.68%) SC Cleared
5 24 (40.68%) VMware
6 23 (38.98%) Active Directory
7 19 (32.20%) ITIL
7 19 (32.20%) SLA
8 18 (30.51%) MS Excel
8 18 (30.51%) Microsoft Certification
9 16 (27.12%) VMware Infrastructure
10 15 (25.42%) Windows Server 2003
10 15 (25.42%) MCSE
11 12 (20.34%) MCP
11 12 (20.34%) Cisco
11 12 (20.34%) Finance
11 12 (20.34%) Windows 7
11 12 (20.34%) Windows Server 2012
12 11 (18.64%) Change Management
12 11 (18.64%) Disaster Recovery
12 11 (18.64%) UNIX
13 10 (16.95%) MS Exchange
13 10 (16.95%) Terminal Services
13 10 (16.95%) Firewall
13 10 (16.95%) PowerShell
14 9 (15.25%) SAN
14 9 (15.25%) Windows 2000
14 9 (15.25%) IIS
15 8 (13.56%) MS Office

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 10 (16.95%) MS Exchange
2 9 (15.25%) IIS
3 6 (10.17%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (10.17%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (6.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (6.78%) SharePoint
5 3 (5.08%) IBM Notes
6 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.69%) Lync
7 1 (1.69%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (1.69%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 18 (30.51%) MS Excel
2 8 (13.56%) MS Office
3 1 (1.69%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.95%) Firewall
2 9 (15.25%) SAN
3 8 (13.56%) NAS
4 7 (11.86%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (11.86%) TACACS
4 7 (11.86%) LAN
4 7 (11.86%) WAN
5 4 (6.78%) DNS
6 3 (5.08%) DHCP
6 3 (5.08%) TCP/IP
7 2 (3.39%) VPN
7 2 (3.39%) VoIP
7 2 (3.39%) Broadband
7 2 (3.39%) Intranet
7 2 (3.39%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (3.39%) Cisco IPT
8 1 (1.69%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (1.69%) Network Security
8 1 (1.69%) VLAN
8 1 (1.69%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.69%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (20.34%) Finance
2 6 (10.17%) Banking
3 1 (1.69%) Spanish Language
3 1 (1.69%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 18 (30.51%) Analyst
2 10 (16.95%) 1st Line Support
3 8 (13.56%) 2nd Line Support
4 7 (11.86%) Administrator
5 6 (10.17%) Network Analyst
5 6 (10.17%) Support Analyst
6 5 (8.47%) Consultant
6 5 (8.47%) Citrix Consultant
6 5 (8.47%) Windows Administrator
7 4 (6.78%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 4 (6.78%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (6.78%) Technical Specialist
7 4 (6.78%) Service Analyst
7 4 (6.78%) Network Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Support Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Project Manager
8 3 (5.08%) Desktop Support
8 3 (5.08%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Help Desk Support
8 3 (5.08%) Desktop Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.56%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (11.86%) Clustering
3 5 (8.47%) User Experience
4 4 (6.78%) Blackberry
4 4 (6.78%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.69%) SecurID
5 1 (1.69%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.69%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 37 (62.71%) Windows
2 27 (45.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (25.42%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (20.34%) Windows 7
4 12 (20.34%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (18.64%) UNIX
6 9 (15.25%) Windows 2000
7 8 (13.56%) Windows NT
8 6 (10.17%) Windows 2000 Server
9 5 (8.47%) Windows Vista
10 4 (6.78%) Windows XP
10 4 (6.78%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.69%) VMS
11 1 (1.69%) Android
11 1 (1.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (32.20%) ITIL
2 11 (18.64%) Change Management
2 11 (18.64%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (13.56%) Incident Management
4 6 (10.17%) Fault Management
4 6 (10.17%) Mentoring
5 5 (8.47%) Mobile Device Management
5 5 (8.47%) Service Management
6 4 (6.78%) Migration
7 3 (5.08%) Asset Management
7 3 (5.08%) Service Delivery
7 3 (5.08%) QMS
8 2 (3.39%) Data Migration
8 2 (3.39%) Project Planning
8 2 (3.39%) Project Management
8 2 (3.39%) Line Management
9 1 (1.69%) Logistics
9 1 (1.69%) Supply Chain Management
9 1 (1.69%) Load Balancing
9 1 (1.69%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.95%) PowerShell
2 8 (13.56%) SQL
3 3 (5.08%) VB
4 1 (1.69%) C
Qualifications
1 26 (44.07%) Security Cleared
2 24 (40.68%) SC Cleared
3 18 (30.51%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (25.42%) MCSE
5 12 (20.34%) MCP
6 7 (11.86%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (11.86%) CCNP
6 7 (11.86%) CCSA
6 7 (11.86%) CCSE
7 6 (10.17%) DV Cleared
7 6 (10.17%) Degree
8 3 (5.08%) CNA
8 3 (5.08%) CNE
8 3 (5.08%) Novell Certification
9 2 (3.39%) CCNA
9 2 (3.39%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (1.69%) CCEA
10 1 (1.69%) CCA
10 1 (1.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (1.69%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (32.20%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (38.98%) Active Directory
2 16 (27.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (16.95%) Terminal Services
4 8 (13.56%) VMware ESX
4 8 (13.56%) XenApp
5 7 (11.86%) XenDesktop
6 6 (10.17%) ISA Server
6 6 (10.17%) Hyper-V
6 6 (10.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (5.08%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (3.39%) vSphere
9 1 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.69%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (13.56%) BladeLogic
2 7 (11.86%) SCOM
3 6 (10.17%) XenMobile
4 5 (8.47%) Backup Exec
5 4 (6.78%) OVSD
6 3 (5.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (5.08%) SCCM
7 1 (1.69%) ZENworks
7 1 (1.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (47.46%) Microsoft
2 24 (40.68%) VMware
3 12 (20.34%) Cisco
4 8 (13.56%) Intel
4 8 (13.56%) Juniper
5 7 (11.86%) Nokia
5 7 (11.86%) CheckPoint
5 7 (11.86%) F5
5 7 (11.86%) Blue Coat
6 6 (10.17%) Computacenter
7 4 (6.78%) Dell
7 4 (6.78%) AppSense
8 3 (5.08%) Lotus
8 3 (5.08%) Remedy
8 3 (5.08%) Wyse
9 2 (3.39%) HP
9 2 (3.39%) Oracle
9 2 (3.39%) Mitel
10 1 (1.69%) Altiris
10 1 (1.69%) EMC