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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 28 36 44
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +8
Contract jobs citing Citrix 45 30 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 5.08% 4.18% 1.95%
As % of the Vendors category 11.17% 9.15% 4.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 15 3
Average daily rate
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£175 £155 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -55.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £135 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £373 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 7
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £15.75 £13.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
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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
403 328 321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 45.49% 45.75% 48.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 145 165
Average daily rate £338 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £155 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £472 £492
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 49 26
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £8.60 £9.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.85 £15.08 £19.68
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -4.67%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 39 (65.00%) Windows
2 33 (55.00%) Microsoft
3 29 (48.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 24 (40.00%) ITIL
6 23 (38.33%) MCSE
6 23 (38.33%) VMware
7 21 (35.00%) MS Excel
7 21 (35.00%) Security Cleared
8 19 (31.67%) Active Directory
9 18 (30.00%) SLA
9 18 (30.00%) SC Cleared
10 17 (28.33%) UNIX
11 16 (26.67%) Finance
12 15 (25.00%) MCP
12 15 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
12 15 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
13 14 (23.33%) SAN
13 14 (23.33%) MS Exchange
14 13 (21.67%) Windows 2000
14 13 (21.67%) IIS
14 13 (21.67%) MS Office
14 13 (21.67%) Terminal Services
14 13 (21.67%) BladeLogic
15 12 (20.00%) Change Management
15 12 (20.00%) SQL
16 11 (18.33%) Windows NT
16 11 (18.33%) Cisco
16 11 (18.33%) BizTalk Server
16 11 (18.33%) Intel

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 14 (23.33%) MS Exchange
2 13 (21.67%) IIS
3 11 (18.33%) BizTalk Server
4 10 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (3.33%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.67%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.67%) Moodle
7 1 (1.67%) Lync
7 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 21 (35.00%) MS Excel
2 13 (21.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (23.33%) SAN
2 11 (18.33%) NAS
3 7 (11.67%) LAN
3 7 (11.67%) WAN
4 6 (10.00%) Firewall
4 6 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (8.33%) TACACS
6 3 (5.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (5.00%) Broadband
7 2 (3.33%) Cisco IPT
7 2 (3.33%) VoIP
8 1 (1.67%) VPN
8 1 (1.67%) IPsec
8 1 (1.67%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (1.67%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (3.33%) MSI
2 1 (1.67%) AdminStudio
General
1 16 (26.67%) Finance
2 7 (11.67%) Banking
3 1 (1.67%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 21 (35.00%) Analyst
2 17 (28.33%) 1st Line Support
3 10 (16.67%) Support Analyst
4 7 (11.67%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 6 (10.00%) Service Analyst
5 6 (10.00%) Administrator
5 6 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 6 (10.00%) Windows Administrator
6 5 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (6.67%) Help Desk Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) Network Analyst
8 3 (5.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
8 3 (5.00%) Server Support
8 3 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
9 2 (3.33%) Project Manager
9 2 (3.33%) Desktop Support
9 2 (3.33%) Systems Engineer
9 2 (3.33%) Applications Packager
9 2 (3.33%) Support Engineer
9 2 (3.33%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.67%) .NET
1 1 (1.67%) Application Packaging
1 1 (1.67%) Software Packaging
1 1 (1.67%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (15.00%) Clustering
3 4 (6.67%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.33%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.67%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.67%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.67%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.67%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 39 (65.00%) Windows
2 29 (48.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (28.33%) UNIX
4 15 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (21.67%) Windows 2000
6 11 (18.33%) Windows NT
6 11 (18.33%) Windows 7
7 8 (13.33%) Windows 2000 Server
8 6 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (8.33%) Windows Vista
10 4 (6.67%) Windows 8
11 2 (3.33%) Windows XP
12 1 (1.67%) Linux
12 1 (1.67%) Android
12 1 (1.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (40.00%) ITIL
2 12 (20.00%) Change Management
3 10 (16.67%) Service Management
4 9 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (10.00%) Incident Management
6 5 (8.33%) Migration
7 4 (6.67%) Service Delivery
7 4 (6.67%) Mentoring
7 4 (6.67%) Fault Management
8 2 (3.33%) Load Balancing
9 1 (1.67%) Project Planning
9 1 (1.67%) Build Automation
9 1 (1.67%) Software Distribution
9 1 (1.67%) Line Management
9 1 (1.67%) Project Management
9 1 (1.67%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (1.67%) VBScript
2 1 (1.67%) VB
2 1 (1.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.67%) C
Qualifications
1 25 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (38.33%) MCSE
3 21 (35.00%) Security Cleared
4 18 (30.00%) SC Cleared
5 15 (25.00%) MCP
6 8 (13.33%) Degree
7 6 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (8.33%) CCSA
8 5 (8.33%) CCSE
8 5 (8.33%) DV Cleared
9 4 (6.67%) CCNP
10 3 (5.00%) CCNA
10 3 (5.00%) CNA
10 3 (5.00%) CNE
10 3 (5.00%) Novell Certification
11 1 (1.67%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (30.00%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (31.67%) Active Directory
2 15 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (21.67%) Terminal Services
4 11 (18.33%) ISA Server
4 11 (18.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 10 (16.67%) VMware ESX
6 7 (11.67%) XenApp
7 6 (10.00%) vSphere
8 5 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (3.33%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (1.67%) Xen
11 1 (1.67%) Sendmail
11 1 (1.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (21.67%) BladeLogic
2 10 (16.67%) Backup Exec
3 7 (11.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 7 (11.67%) SCOM
4 6 (10.00%) OVSD
5 2 (3.33%) ARCserve
6 1 (1.67%) ZENworks
6 1 (1.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (1.67%) WSUS
6 1 (1.67%) SCCM
6 1 (1.67%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.67%) XenMobile
6 1 (1.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 33 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 23 (38.33%) VMware
3 11 (18.33%) Cisco
3 11 (18.33%) Intel
4 5 (8.33%) Juniper
4 5 (8.33%) Nokia
4 5 (8.33%) CheckPoint
4 5 (8.33%) Blue Coat
4 5 (8.33%) F5
5 4 (6.67%) Computacenter
6 3 (5.00%) Veeam
6 3 (5.00%) Remedy
7 2 (3.33%) AppSense
7 2 (3.33%) EMC
7 2 (3.33%) Lotus
7 2 (3.33%) Wyse
8 1 (1.67%) PlateSpin
8 1 (1.67%) HP
8 1 (1.67%) Oracle
8 1 (1.67%) Cognos