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 28 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 45 40 30
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -10
Contract jobs citing Citrix 25 23 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 3.25% 3.12% 5.25%
As % of the Vendors category 6.49% 7.17% 10.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 5
Average daily rate
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£290 £354 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.02% +57.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £300 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £410 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £280 £320
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £14.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £16.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-10.76% -1.51%
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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
385 321 248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 50.07% 43.50% 48.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 178 88
Average daily rate £350 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £225 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 23 28
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.90 £9.55 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £14.73 £18.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 43 (61.43%) Windows
2 38 (54.29%) Microsoft
3 33 (47.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 30 (42.86%) VMware
5 26 (37.14%) Active Directory
6 25 (35.71%) Security Cleared
7 24 (34.29%) SLA
7 24 (34.29%) Microsoft Certification
7 24 (34.29%) ITIL
8 23 (32.86%) VMware Infrastructure
8 23 (32.86%) SC Cleared
9 22 (31.43%) Windows Server 2003
10 21 (30.00%) MCSE
10 21 (30.00%) MS Excel
11 18 (25.71%) Finance
12 16 (22.86%) Change Management
12 16 (22.86%) Disaster Recovery
12 16 (22.86%) IIS
12 16 (22.86%) Terminal Services
13 15 (21.43%) SAN
13 15 (21.43%) UNIX
14 14 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
14 14 (20.00%) BladeLogic
15 13 (18.57%) MCP
15 13 (18.57%) Windows 2000
15 13 (18.57%) MS Office
15 13 (18.57%) Cisco
16 12 (17.14%) Intel
16 12 (17.14%) BizTalk Server
16 12 (17.14%) ISA Server

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 16 (22.86%) IIS
2 12 (17.14%) BizTalk Server
3 10 (14.29%) MS Exchange
4 7 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (5.71%) SharePoint
6 3 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (4.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (4.29%) IBM Notes
7 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.43%) Lync
8 1 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.43%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.43%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 21 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 13 (18.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (21.43%) SAN
2 12 (17.14%) NAS
3 11 (15.71%) Firewall
4 8 (11.43%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (10.00%) LAN
5 7 (10.00%) WAN
5 7 (10.00%) TACACS
6 4 (5.71%) TCP/IP
6 4 (5.71%) DNS
7 3 (4.29%) Broadband
7 3 (4.29%) DHCP
7 3 (4.29%) VPN
8 2 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (2.86%) VoIP
8 2 (2.86%) Intranet
8 2 (2.86%) Cisco IPT
9 1 (1.43%) NetScaler
9 1 (1.43%) VLAN
9 1 (1.43%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (1.43%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 18 (25.71%) Finance
2 8 (11.43%) Banking
3 1 (1.43%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 18 (25.71%) Analyst
2 17 (24.29%) 1st Line Support
3 9 (12.86%) Administrator
4 8 (11.43%) 2nd Line Support
5 7 (10.00%) Windows Administrator
5 7 (10.00%) Support Analyst
6 6 (8.57%) Network Analyst
7 5 (7.14%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 5 (7.14%) Citrix Consultant
7 5 (7.14%) Consultant
8 4 (5.71%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (5.71%) Network Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) Technical Specialist
9 3 (4.29%) Citrix Technical Specialist
9 3 (4.29%) Windows Systems Administrator
9 3 (4.29%) Desktop Engineer
9 3 (4.29%) Citrix Specialist
9 3 (4.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 3 (4.29%) Help Desk Support
9 3 (4.29%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.43%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.29%) Clustering
2 9 (12.86%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (8.57%) Mainframe
4 5 (7.14%) User Experience
5 3 (4.29%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.43%) SecurID
6 1 (1.43%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.43%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 43 (61.43%) Windows
2 33 (47.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (31.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (21.43%) UNIX
5 14 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (18.57%) Windows 2000
7 12 (17.14%) Windows NT
7 12 (17.14%) Windows 7
8 9 (12.86%) Windows 2000 Server
9 5 (7.14%) Windows Vista
10 4 (5.71%) Windows 8
11 3 (4.29%) Windows XP
12 1 (1.43%) Android
12 1 (1.43%) VMS
12 1 (1.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (34.29%) ITIL
2 16 (22.86%) Change Management
2 16 (22.86%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (11.43%) Migration
3 8 (11.43%) Incident Management
4 6 (8.57%) Service Management
4 6 (8.57%) Fault Management
4 6 (8.57%) Mentoring
5 5 (7.14%) Mobile Device Management
6 3 (4.29%) QMS
6 3 (4.29%) Asset Management
6 3 (4.29%) Service Delivery
7 2 (2.86%) Project Management
7 2 (2.86%) Data Migration
7 2 (2.86%) Load Balancing
7 2 (2.86%) Line Management
8 1 (1.43%) Project Planning
8 1 (1.43%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (1.43%) Compatibility Testing
8 1 (1.43%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.29%) SQL
2 9 (12.86%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.29%) VB
4 1 (1.43%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.43%) VBScript
4 1 (1.43%) C
Qualifications
1 25 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 24 (34.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (32.86%) SC Cleared
4 21 (30.00%) MCSE
5 13 (18.57%) MCP
6 9 (12.86%) Degree
7 7 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (10.00%) CCNP
7 7 (10.00%) CCSE
7 7 (10.00%) CCSA
8 6 (8.57%) DV Cleared
9 3 (4.29%) CNA
9 3 (4.29%) CNE
9 3 (4.29%) Novell Certification
10 2 (2.86%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (2.86%) CCNA
11 1 (1.43%) VCAP
11 1 (1.43%) CCIA
11 1 (1.43%) MCTS
11 1 (1.43%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (34.29%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (37.14%) Active Directory
2 23 (32.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (22.86%) Terminal Services
4 12 (17.14%) ISA Server
4 12 (17.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 11 (15.71%) VMware ESX
6 10 (14.29%) XenApp
7 7 (10.00%) XenDesktop
8 6 (8.57%) Hyper-V
8 6 (8.57%) vSphere
9 4 (5.71%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (4.29%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (1.43%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (20.00%) BladeLogic
2 10 (14.29%) SCOM
3 7 (10.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 6 (8.57%) Backup Exec
4 6 (8.57%) XenMobile
5 4 (5.71%) OVSD
6 2 (2.86%) SCCM
7 1 (1.43%) WSUS
7 1 (1.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (1.43%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 38 (54.29%) Microsoft
2 30 (42.86%) VMware
3 13 (18.57%) Cisco
4 12 (17.14%) Intel
5 8 (11.43%) Juniper
6 7 (10.00%) F5
6 7 (10.00%) CheckPoint
6 7 (10.00%) Nokia
6 7 (10.00%) Blue Coat
7 6 (8.57%) Computacenter
8 4 (5.71%) AppSense
8 4 (5.71%) Dell
9 3 (4.29%) HP
9 3 (4.29%) Lotus
9 3 (4.29%) Remedy
9 3 (4.29%) Wyse
10 2 (2.86%) Mitel
10 2 (2.86%) Oracle
10 2 (2.86%) EMC
11 1 (1.43%) Veeam