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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 53 42 30
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -12
Contract jobs citing Citrix 23 27 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.34% 3.28% 4.53%
As % of the Vendors category 4.90% 7.12% 10.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 17
Average daily rate
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£350 £170 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+105.88% -47.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £113 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £385 £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £301 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.32% -7.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Average hourly rate £25.00 £12.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+104.08% -30.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -2.77%
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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
469 379 320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 47.66% 46.05% 42.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 204 146
Average daily rate £388 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 18 29
Average hourly rate £10.04 £11.15 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +1.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £8.90 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £14.80 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 August 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 28 August 2015.

Citrix Hourly Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 25 (55.56%) Windows
2 24 (53.33%) VMware
3 22 (48.89%) ITIL
3 22 (48.89%) Microsoft
3 22 (48.89%) Active Directory
4 16 (35.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (26.67%) Security Cleared
5 12 (26.67%) Data Centre
5 12 (26.67%) SQL Server
6 11 (24.44%) SC Cleared
6 11 (24.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (24.44%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 10 (22.22%) Hyper-V
7 10 (22.22%) PowerShell
7 10 (22.22%) SQL
7 10 (22.22%) MS Exchange
8 9 (20.00%) MS Excel
9 8 (17.78%) Service Delivery
9 8 (17.78%) Migration
9 8 (17.78%) DV Cleared
10 7 (15.56%) XenApp
10 7 (15.56%) XenDesktop
10 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (15.56%) Finance
10 7 (15.56%) SharePoint
10 7 (15.56%) Cisco
11 6 (13.33%) TCP/IP
11 6 (13.33%) CCNP
11 6 (13.33%) HP
11 6 (13.33%) Cisco Certification

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 10 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 7 (15.56%) SharePoint
3 5 (11.11%) IIS
4 3 (6.67%) Lync
4 3 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.22%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (13.33%) MS Office
3 1 (2.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.33%) VoIP
1 6 (13.33%) TCP/IP
2 5 (11.11%) Network Security
3 4 (8.89%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (8.89%) Wireless
3 4 (8.89%) WAN
3 4 (8.89%) LAN
4 3 (6.67%) DNS
4 3 (6.67%) 802.11
4 3 (6.67%) IP Telephony
4 3 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (2.22%) Firewall
5 1 (2.22%) SAN
5 1 (2.22%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) HP UFT
1 1 (2.22%) LoadRunner
General
1 7 (15.56%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Local Government
3 1 (2.22%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (15.56%) 3rd Line Support
2 6 (13.33%) Analyst
2 6 (13.33%) Citrix Specialist
3 4 (8.89%) Consultant
3 4 (8.89%) Project Manager
3 4 (8.89%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (6.67%) Service Analyst
4 3 (6.67%) Support Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Network Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Support Analyst
4 3 (6.67%) Principal Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Network Specialist
5 2 (4.44%) Wintel Consultant
5 2 (4.44%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Senior Network Specialist
5 2 (4.44%) Applications Packager
5 2 (4.44%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (4.44%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.67%) Application Packaging
1 3 (6.67%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.22%) .NET
2 1 (2.22%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.67%) Data Centre
2 5 (11.11%) NHS
2 5 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 5 (11.11%) User Experience
3 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.67%) Fat Client
3 3 (6.67%) Thin Client
4 2 (4.44%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.22%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.22%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 25 (55.56%) Windows
2 11 (24.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (13.33%) UNIX
4 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (8.89%) Linux
5 4 (8.89%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.22%) Windows 2000
6 1 (2.22%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.22%) HPUX
6 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (48.89%) ITIL
2 11 (24.44%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 8 (17.78%) Service Delivery
3 8 (17.78%) Migration
4 5 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (11.11%) Service Management
4 5 (11.11%) Mobile Device Management
5 4 (8.89%) ITSM
5 4 (8.89%) Change Management
5 4 (8.89%) CRM
5 4 (8.89%) Project Management
5 4 (8.89%) Problem Management
6 3 (6.67%) Asset Management
6 3 (6.67%) Network Design
6 3 (6.67%) Load Balancing
6 3 (6.67%) Network Management
6 3 (6.67%) ITIL V3
6 3 (6.67%) Change Control
6 3 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (22.22%) SQL
1 10 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.44%) VB
3 1 (2.22%) Java
3 1 (2.22%) VBScript
3 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 12 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 11 (24.44%) SC Cleared
3 8 (17.78%) DV Cleared
4 6 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (13.33%) MCP
4 6 (13.33%) MCSE
4 6 (13.33%) CCNP
5 4 (8.89%) CCNA
6 3 (6.67%) CCDP
6 3 (6.67%) MCSA
7 2 (4.44%) Degree
8 1 (2.22%) NVQ Level 4
8 1 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (2.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (2.22%) HNC
8 1 (2.22%) HND
8 1 (2.22%) CCA
8 1 (2.22%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (2.22%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) SLA
2 1 (2.22%) TickIT
2 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.22%) QA
2 1 (2.22%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 22 (48.89%) Active Directory
2 16 (35.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (22.22%) Hyper-V
4 7 (15.56%) XenApp
4 7 (15.56%) XenDesktop
5 2 (4.44%) vSphere
5 2 (4.44%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (2.22%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (2.22%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (11.11%) XenMobile
1 5 (11.11%) AirWatch
2 4 (8.89%) OVSD
2 4 (8.89%) SCCM
3 2 (4.44%) WSUS
3 2 (4.44%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.22%) HP SIM
4 1 (2.22%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 1 (2.22%) NetVault Backup
4 1 (2.22%) SCOM
4 1 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (2.22%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (2.22%) Control-M
4 1 (2.22%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.22%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 24 (53.33%) VMware
2 22 (48.89%) Microsoft
3 7 (15.56%) Cisco
4 6 (13.33%) HP
5 5 (11.11%) Lumension
6 3 (6.67%) Oracle
6 3 (6.67%) Sourcefire
6 3 (6.67%) IronPort
6 3 (6.67%) F5
6 3 (6.67%) NetApp
7 2 (4.44%) Symantec
7 2 (4.44%) McAfee
8 1 (2.22%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.22%) LANDesk
8 1 (2.22%) SAP
8 1 (2.22%) IBM
8 1 (2.22%) BMC
8 1 (2.22%) Sun