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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 36 24 42
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +18
Contract jobs citing Citrix 37 37 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 4.11% 5.09% 2.94%
As % of the Vendors category 8.49% 11.56% 6.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 19 3
Average daily rate
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£270 £325 £190
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.92% +71.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £150 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £412 £218
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £290 £326
% change year-on-year
+7.75% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 2
Average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +12.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.33 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-1.03% -
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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
436 320 280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 48.39% 44.02% 48.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 160 111
Average daily rate £350 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £150 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 47 27
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £10.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +18.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.55 £9.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.40 £14.50 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014, 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 43 (62.32%) Windows
2 35 (50.72%) Microsoft
3 32 (46.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (39.13%) VMware
5 26 (37.68%) Microsoft Certification
6 24 (34.78%) Windows Server 2003
7 23 (33.33%) SLA
7 23 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 23 (33.33%) MCSE
7 23 (33.33%) MS Excel
7 23 (33.33%) Security Cleared
8 20 (28.99%) SC Cleared
8 20 (28.99%) ITIL
9 19 (27.54%) Finance
9 19 (27.54%) VMware Infrastructure
10 17 (24.64%) IIS
10 17 (24.64%) Terminal Services
11 16 (23.19%) SAN
11 16 (23.19%) UNIX
11 16 (23.19%) Change Management
12 15 (21.74%) BladeLogic
13 14 (20.29%) Windows 7
13 14 (20.29%) MCP
13 14 (20.29%) Windows 2000
14 13 (18.84%) MS Office
14 13 (18.84%) Windows NT
14 13 (18.84%) BizTalk Server
14 13 (18.84%) ISA Server
14 13 (18.84%) Intel
14 13 (18.84%) NAS

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 17 (24.64%) IIS
2 13 (18.84%) BizTalk Server
3 11 (15.94%) MS Exchange
4 8 (11.59%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (4.35%) IBM Notes
5 3 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.90%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.45%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.45%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (1.45%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.45%) Lync
Applications
1 23 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 13 (18.84%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (23.19%) SAN
2 13 (18.84%) NAS
3 10 (14.49%) Firewall
4 7 (10.14%) LAN
4 7 (10.14%) WAN
4 7 (10.14%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (8.70%) TACACS
6 5 (7.25%) TCP/IP
7 4 (5.80%) DNS
7 4 (5.80%) Broadband
8 3 (4.35%) DHCP
8 3 (4.35%) VPN
9 2 (2.90%) Cisco IPT
9 2 (2.90%) VoIP
9 2 (2.90%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (1.45%) IPsec
10 1 (1.45%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (1.45%) Network Security
10 1 (1.45%) VLAN
10 1 (1.45%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (2.90%) MSI
2 1 (1.45%) AdminStudio
General
1 19 (27.54%) Finance
2 8 (11.59%) Banking
3 1 (1.45%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 18 (26.09%) 1st Line Support
2 17 (24.64%) Analyst
3 9 (13.04%) Administrator
4 8 (11.59%) Support Analyst
4 8 (11.59%) 2nd Line Support
5 7 (10.14%) Windows Administrator
6 6 (8.70%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 5 (7.25%) Network Analyst
8 4 (5.80%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (5.80%) Network Engineer
9 3 (4.35%) Support Engineer
9 3 (4.35%) Service Analyst
9 3 (4.35%) Desktop Support
9 3 (4.35%) Help Desk Analyst
9 3 (4.35%) Desktop Engineer
9 3 (4.35%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 3 (4.35%) Help Desk Support
9 3 (4.35%) Service Desk Analyst
9 3 (4.35%) Windows Systems Administrator
10 2 (2.90%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.45%) .NET
1 1 (1.45%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.94%) Clustering
2 10 (14.49%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (8.70%) Mainframe
4 3 (4.35%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.45%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.45%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.45%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 43 (62.32%) Windows
2 32 (46.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (34.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (23.19%) UNIX
5 14 (20.29%) Windows 7
5 14 (20.29%) Windows 2000
6 13 (18.84%) Windows NT
7 10 (14.49%) Windows 2000 Server
8 9 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (7.25%) Windows Vista
10 4 (5.80%) Windows 8
10 4 (5.80%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.45%) VMS
11 1 (1.45%) Linux
11 1 (1.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (28.99%) ITIL
2 16 (23.19%) Change Management
3 12 (17.39%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (10.14%) Service Management
4 7 (10.14%) Incident Management
5 6 (8.70%) Migration
6 5 (7.25%) Fault Management
6 5 (7.25%) Mentoring
7 3 (4.35%) Service Delivery
7 3 (4.35%) QMS
8 2 (2.90%) Line Management
8 2 (2.90%) Load Balancing
8 2 (2.90%) Project Management
9 1 (1.45%) Validation
9 1 (1.45%) Supply Chain Management
9 1 (1.45%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (1.45%) Compatibility Testing
9 1 (1.45%) Project Planning
9 1 (1.45%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (15.94%) SQL
2 4 (5.80%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.35%) VB
4 2 (2.90%) C
5 1 (1.45%) VBScript
5 1 (1.45%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 26 (37.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (33.33%) MCSE
2 23 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 20 (28.99%) SC Cleared
4 14 (20.29%) MCP
5 10 (14.49%) Degree
6 6 (8.70%) DV Cleared
6 6 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (8.70%) CCNP
6 6 (8.70%) CCSA
6 6 (8.70%) CCSE
7 3 (4.35%) CNA
7 3 (4.35%) CNE
7 3 (4.35%) Novell Certification
8 2 (2.90%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (2.90%) CCNA
9 1 (1.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.45%) CCEA
9 1 (1.45%) CCA
9 1 (1.45%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 19 (27.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (24.64%) Terminal Services
4 13 (18.84%) ISA Server
4 13 (18.84%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 12 (17.39%) VMware ESX
6 7 (10.14%) XenApp
7 6 (8.70%) vSphere
7 6 (8.70%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (7.25%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (2.90%) XenDesktop
10 1 (1.45%) Xen
10 1 (1.45%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 15 (21.74%) BladeLogic
2 11 (15.94%) SCOM
3 8 (11.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 7 (10.14%) Backup Exec
5 5 (7.25%) OVSD
6 3 (4.35%) SCCM
7 1 (1.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (1.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (1.45%) ZENworks
7 1 (1.45%) WSUS
7 1 (1.45%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 35 (50.72%) Microsoft
2 27 (39.13%) VMware
3 13 (18.84%) Intel
4 12 (17.39%) Cisco
5 7 (10.14%) Juniper
6 6 (8.70%) F5
6 6 (8.70%) CheckPoint
6 6 (8.70%) Nokia
6 6 (8.70%) AppSense
6 6 (8.70%) Blue Coat
7 5 (7.25%) Computacenter
8 4 (5.80%) Dell
9 3 (4.35%) Wyse
9 3 (4.35%) HP
9 3 (4.35%) Lotus
9 3 (4.35%) Remedy
10 2 (2.90%) Oracle
10 2 (2.90%) EMC
10 2 (2.90%) Mitel
11 1 (1.45%) Altiris