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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 38 34 33
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Contract jobs citing Citrix 26 35 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 3.10% 4.62% 4.65%
As % of the Vendors category 6.62% 9.94% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 18 14
Average daily rate
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£170 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.69% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £125 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 9
Average hourly rate £12.50 £17.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +34.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £17.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £17.50 £13.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
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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
393 352 385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 46.90% 46.44% 51.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 164 186
Average daily rate £350 £330 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £191 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 31 28
Average hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £8.50 £12.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £22.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 34 (72.34%) Windows
2 27 (57.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (51.06%) Microsoft
4 22 (46.81%) ITIL
5 19 (40.43%) Active Directory
6 18 (38.30%) Security Cleared
7 16 (34.04%) SC Cleared
8 15 (31.91%) Microsoft Certification
8 15 (31.91%) UNIX
8 15 (31.91%) MCSE
8 15 (31.91%) SQL
9 14 (29.79%) MS Exchange
9 14 (29.79%) VMware
10 12 (25.53%) MS Excel
11 11 (23.40%) Backup Exec
12 10 (21.28%) Finance
12 10 (21.28%) Exchange Server 2003
12 10 (21.28%) MCP
12 10 (21.28%) Windows Server 2003
13 9 (19.15%) Service Management
14 8 (17.02%) MS Office
14 8 (17.02%) VMware Infrastructure
15 7 (14.89%) DV Cleared
15 7 (14.89%) XenApp
15 7 (14.89%) vSphere
15 7 (14.89%) Migration
15 7 (14.89%) IIS
15 7 (14.89%) Windows 2000
15 7 (14.89%) SLA
15 7 (14.89%) SAN

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (29.79%) MS Exchange
2 10 (21.28%) Exchange Server 2003
3 7 (14.89%) IIS
4 6 (12.77%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (4.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (2.13%) Lync
6 1 (2.13%) Moodle
6 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (25.53%) MS Excel
2 8 (17.02%) MS Office
3 2 (4.26%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.89%) SAN
2 4 (8.51%) WAN
2 4 (8.51%) LAN
2 4 (8.51%) NAS
3 3 (6.38%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.26%) VoIP
4 2 (4.26%) Network Security
5 1 (2.13%) NetScaler
5 1 (2.13%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.13%) Firewall
5 1 (2.13%) IPsec
5 1 (2.13%) Broadband
5 1 (2.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.51%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.26%) MS Access
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) MSI
2 1 (2.13%) AdminStudio
General
1 10 (21.28%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (34.04%) Analyst
2 14 (29.79%) 1st Line Support
3 8 (17.02%) Support Analyst
4 6 (12.77%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 5 (10.64%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (10.64%) Service Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (8.51%) Applications Packager
6 4 (8.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Help Desk Support
7 2 (4.26%) Help Desk Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Administrator
7 2 (4.26%) Consultant
7 2 (4.26%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.26%) Desktop Support
7 2 (4.26%) Server Support
7 2 (4.26%) Citrix Specialist
7 2 (4.26%) Windows Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.26%) Windows Administrator
7 2 (4.26%) Citrix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) WAMP
1 1 (2.13%) Software Packaging
1 1 (2.13%) Application Packaging
1 1 (2.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.38%) Clustering
2 2 (4.26%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.13%) EqualLogic
3 1 (2.13%) iPad
3 1 (2.13%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 34 (72.34%) Windows
2 27 (57.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (31.91%) UNIX
4 10 (21.28%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (14.89%) Windows 2000
6 6 (12.77%) Windows 7
7 4 (8.51%) Windows NT
8 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (6.38%) Windows 2000 Server
8 3 (6.38%) Windows XP
9 2 (4.26%) Linux
10 1 (2.13%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (46.81%) ITIL
2 9 (19.15%) Service Management
3 7 (14.89%) Migration
4 5 (10.64%) Change Management
5 4 (8.51%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.26%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.13%) Software Distribution
7 1 (2.13%) ITIL V3
7 1 (2.13%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.13%) Build Automation
7 1 (2.13%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.13%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 15 (31.91%) SQL
2 3 (6.38%) VB
3 2 (4.26%) VBA
3 2 (4.26%) C
3 2 (4.26%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (38.30%) Security Cleared
2 16 (34.04%) SC Cleared
3 15 (31.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (31.91%) MCSE
4 10 (21.28%) MCP
5 7 (14.89%) DV Cleared
6 3 (6.38%) Degree
7 2 (4.26%) CCNA
7 2 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.89%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (40.43%) Active Directory
2 8 (17.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (14.89%) XenApp
3 7 (14.89%) vSphere
4 6 (12.77%) Terminal Services
4 6 (12.77%) ISA Server
4 6 (12.77%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (12.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 4 (8.51%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (6.38%) Hyper-V
6 3 (6.38%) VMware ESX
7 2 (4.26%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (2.13%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 11 (23.40%) Backup Exec
2 6 (12.77%) BladeLogic
3 5 (10.64%) SCOM
4 4 (8.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (8.51%) SCCM
5 3 (6.38%) OVSD
6 2 (4.26%) ARCserve
6 2 (4.26%) Hyperic
6 2 (4.26%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (2.13%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (2.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (2.13%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 24 (51.06%) Microsoft
2 14 (29.79%) VMware
3 5 (10.64%) Cisco
4 4 (8.51%) Intel
5 3 (6.38%) Veeam
6 2 (4.26%) Sophos
6 2 (4.26%) Symantec
6 2 (4.26%) AppSense
7 1 (2.13%) Lumension
7 1 (2.13%) PlateSpin
7 1 (2.13%) Wyse
7 1 (2.13%) McAfee
7 1 (2.13%) HP
7 1 (2.13%) EMC