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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 39 53 20
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -33
Contract jobs citing Citrix 29 22 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 3.60% 2.42% 8.06%
As % of the Vendors category 7.32% 5.28% 17.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 9 24
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £190 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £410 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 13
Average hourly rate £18.07 £15.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.58% +10.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
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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
396 417 293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 49.19% 45.82% 46.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 230 139
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 24 43
Average hourly rate £10.04 £12.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.72% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £8.55 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.25 £18.75 £20.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%

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 7 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Citrix across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

Citrix Hourly Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 28 (63.64%) Windows
2 25 (56.82%) VMware
3 23 (52.27%) Microsoft
4 22 (50.00%) ITIL
5 21 (47.73%) Active Directory
6 17 (38.64%) Security Cleared
6 17 (38.64%) VMware Infrastructure
7 16 (36.36%) SC Cleared
8 14 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (29.55%) PowerShell
10 12 (27.27%) Hyper-V
10 12 (27.27%) MS Exchange
11 11 (25.00%) SQL Server
11 11 (25.00%) Data Centre
12 10 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (22.73%) SQL
12 10 (22.73%) MS Excel
13 9 (20.45%) DV Cleared
13 9 (20.45%) Migration
14 8 (18.18%) UNIX
14 8 (18.18%) XenApp
15 7 (15.91%) XenDesktop
15 7 (15.91%) Mobile Device Management
15 7 (15.91%) XenMobile
15 7 (15.91%) User Experience
15 7 (15.91%) AirWatch
15 7 (15.91%) MCP
15 7 (15.91%) MCSE
15 7 (15.91%) SharePoint
15 7 (15.91%) Microsoft Certification

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 12 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 7 (15.91%) SharePoint
3 4 (9.09%) IIS
3 4 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (6.82%) Lync
5 2 (4.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 10 (22.73%) MS Excel
2 5 (11.36%) MS Office
3 2 (4.55%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.36%) TCP/IP
2 4 (9.09%) VoIP
2 4 (9.09%) Network Security
3 3 (6.82%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (6.82%) Wireless
3 3 (6.82%) WAN
3 3 (6.82%) LAN
3 3 (6.82%) DNS
4 2 (4.55%) ATM
4 2 (4.55%) IP Telephony
4 2 (4.55%) 802.11
4 2 (4.55%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (2.27%) Firewall
5 1 (2.27%) SAN
5 1 (2.27%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) HP UFT
1 1 (2.27%) LoadRunner
General
1 6 (13.64%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Banking
2 2 (4.55%) Local Government
2 2 (4.55%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (20.45%) Analyst
2 7 (15.91%) Citrix Specialist
3 6 (13.64%) Consultant
4 5 (11.36%) Project Manager
4 5 (11.36%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (11.36%) Service Analyst
4 5 (11.36%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) Citrix Consultant
6 3 (6.82%) Support Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Support Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Principal Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Service Desk Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Wintel Consultant
7 2 (4.55%) 1st Line Support
7 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Help Desk Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Help Desk Support
7 2 (4.55%) Network Specialist
7 2 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 7 (15.91%) User Experience
3 4 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 3 (6.82%) NHS
5 2 (4.55%) Thin Client
5 2 (4.55%) Blackberry
5 2 (4.55%) Fat Client
6 1 (2.27%) Telematics
6 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.27%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 28 (63.64%) Windows
2 14 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (18.18%) UNIX
5 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (9.09%) Linux
6 3 (6.82%) Windows 7
7 2 (4.55%) Windows 2000
7 2 (4.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (50.00%) ITIL
2 9 (20.45%) Migration
3 7 (15.91%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (15.91%) Mobile Device Management
4 6 (13.64%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 5 (11.36%) Service Management
5 5 (11.36%) Service Delivery
6 4 (9.09%) Change Management
6 4 (9.09%) CRM
6 4 (9.09%) ITSM
6 4 (9.09%) Asset Management
6 4 (9.09%) Problem Management
7 3 (6.82%) Project Management
7 3 (6.82%) ITIL V3
7 3 (6.82%) Change Control
8 2 (4.55%) Network Management
8 2 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (4.55%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (4.55%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 13 (29.55%) PowerShell
2 10 (22.73%) SQL
3 1 (2.27%) VBScript
3 1 (2.27%) VB
3 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 17 (38.64%) Security Cleared
2 16 (36.36%) SC Cleared
3 9 (20.45%) DV Cleared
4 7 (15.91%) MCP
4 7 (15.91%) MCSE
4 7 (15.91%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (9.09%) CCNP
5 4 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (6.82%) CCNA
6 3 (6.82%) MCSA
7 2 (4.55%) CCDP
8 1 (2.27%) CCA
8 1 (2.27%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (2.27%) Degree
8 1 (2.27%) CCDA
8 1 (2.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) SLA
2 1 (2.27%) TickIT
2 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.27%) QA
2 1 (2.27%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 21 (47.73%) Active Directory
2 17 (38.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (27.27%) Hyper-V
4 8 (18.18%) XenApp
5 7 (15.91%) XenDesktop
6 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (2.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (15.91%) XenMobile
1 7 (15.91%) AirWatch
2 4 (9.09%) SCCM
2 4 (9.09%) OVSD
3 2 (4.55%) WSUS
3 2 (4.55%) Backup Exec
3 2 (4.55%) NetVault Backup
3 2 (4.55%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (2.27%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 25 (56.82%) VMware
2 23 (52.27%) Microsoft
3 5 (11.36%) HP
3 5 (11.36%) Cisco
3 5 (11.36%) Lumension
4 3 (6.82%) NetApp
5 2 (4.55%) Oracle
5 2 (4.55%) Symantec
5 2 (4.55%) McAfee
5 2 (4.55%) Sourcefire
5 2 (4.55%) IronPort
5 2 (4.55%) F5
6 1 (2.27%) SAP
6 1 (2.27%) IBM
6 1 (2.27%) CheckPoint