The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Milton Keynes region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 52 22 33
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +11
Contract jobs citing Citrix 16 48 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.79% 6.92% 4.63%
As % of the Vendors category 3.85% 15.05% 9.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 22 15
Average daily rate
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£210 £340 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.23% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £217 £131
10% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £423 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 5
Average hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -
Vendors Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
416 319 325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 46.64% 45.97% 48.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 139 137
Average daily rate £363 £335 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.20% +1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 39 24
Average hourly rate £14.75 £13.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.46% -3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £9.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £22.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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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 25 July 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 25 July 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 32 (80.00%) Windows
2 25 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 18 (45.00%) Microsoft
4 18 (45.00%) Active Directory
5 17 (42.50%) MS Exchange
6 16 (40.00%) ITIL
6 16 (40.00%) SC Cleared
7 13 (32.50%) UNIX
8 12 (30.00%) SQL
8 12 (30.00%) VMware
8 12 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2003
9 10 (25.00%) MCSE
9 10 (25.00%) MS Excel
9 10 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (22.50%) Backup Exec
11 8 (20.00%) Windows 7
11 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (20.00%) MCP
12 7 (17.50%) Service Management
12 7 (17.50%) Exchange Server 2010
12 7 (17.50%) DV Cleared
13 6 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
13 6 (15.00%) Microsoft App-V
13 6 (15.00%) SAN
13 6 (15.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 5 (12.50%) Blackberry
14 5 (12.50%) Linux
14 5 (12.50%) Windows 2000
14 5 (12.50%) Windows XP

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (42.50%) MS Exchange
2 12 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 7 (17.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (15.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (5.00%) IIS
6 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.50%) Moodle
6 1 (2.50%) Lync
Applications
1 10 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.50%) MS Office
3 2 (5.00%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.00%) SAN
2 5 (12.50%) NAS
3 4 (10.00%) LAN
3 4 (10.00%) WAN
4 3 (7.50%) SMTP
4 3 (7.50%) Internet
4 3 (7.50%) Firewall
5 2 (5.00%) Network Security
5 2 (5.00%) iSCSI
5 2 (5.00%) ICMP
5 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (5.00%) VoIP
6 1 (2.50%) NetScaler
6 1 (2.50%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MSI
2 1 (2.50%) AdminStudio
General
1 4 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (37.50%) Analyst
2 7 (17.50%) Support Analyst
2 7 (17.50%) 1st Line Support
3 5 (12.50%) Service Analyst
3 5 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (12.50%) Help Desk Support
3 5 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (12.50%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Applications Packager
5 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Help Desk Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Service Desk Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Blackberry Support
6 2 (5.00%) Server Support
6 2 (5.00%) Citrix Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Citrix Specialist
6 2 (5.00%) Support Specialist
6 2 (5.00%) Help Desk Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Desktop Support
6 2 (5.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) Application Packaging
1 1 (2.50%) Software Packaging
1 1 (2.50%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Blackberry
2 3 (7.50%) CESG
2 3 (7.50%) Cryptography
3 2 (5.00%) PKI
3 2 (5.00%) Clustering
4 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.50%) EqualLogic
4 1 (2.50%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 32 (80.00%) Windows
2 25 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (32.50%) UNIX
4 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 5 (12.50%) Windows XP
5 5 (12.50%) Linux
5 5 (12.50%) Windows 2000
6 2 (5.00%) Windows NT
6 2 (5.00%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (2.50%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (40.00%) ITIL
2 7 (17.50%) Service Management
3 4 (10.00%) Migration
4 3 (7.50%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (5.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.00%) Change Management
6 1 (2.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.50%) CRM
6 1 (2.50%) Project Management
6 1 (2.50%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (2.50%) ITIL V3
6 1 (2.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.50%) Build Automation
6 1 (2.50%) Software Distribution
6 1 (2.50%) Email Migration
6 1 (2.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.00%) SQL
2 3 (7.50%) VB
3 2 (5.00%) VBA
3 2 (5.00%) C
4 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 10 (25.00%) MCSE
3 10 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (20.00%) MCP
5 7 (17.50%) DV Cleared
6 2 (5.00%) Degree
6 2 (5.00%) CCNA
6 2 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) SLA
2 3 (7.50%) QA
System Software
1 18 (45.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (15.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 6 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (12.50%) XenApp
4 3 (7.50%) vSphere
4 3 (7.50%) Hyper-V
5 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (5.00%) Terminal Services
5 2 (5.00%) ISA Server
5 2 (5.00%) VMware ESX
5 2 (5.00%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (2.50%) Sendmail
6 1 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (22.50%) Backup Exec
2 4 (10.00%) SCCM
2 4 (10.00%) SCOM
3 3 (7.50%) OVSD
4 2 (5.00%) BladeLogic
4 2 (5.00%) Hyperic
4 2 (5.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (5.00%) ARCserve
5 1 (2.50%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (2.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (2.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 18 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (30.00%) VMware
3 4 (10.00%) Cisco
4 3 (7.50%) Lumension
5 2 (5.00%) AppSense
5 2 (5.00%) Veeam
5 2 (5.00%) Sun
5 2 (5.00%) HP
5 2 (5.00%) Intel
5 2 (5.00%) StorageTek
5 2 (5.00%) Symantec
6 1 (2.50%) McAfee
6 1 (2.50%) Sophos
6 1 (2.50%) Wyse
6 1 (2.50%) Cognizant