The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Citrix products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Citrix over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Nottingham 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 30 10 28
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +18
Contract jobs citing Citrix 10 30 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 3.07% 9.87% 2.60%
As % of the Vendors category 7.87% 21.13% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 4
Average daily rate £163 £290 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.96% -5.30%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 0
Average hourly rate £13.88 £20.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.13% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £15.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -9.09%
Vendors Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
127 142 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 38.96% 46.71% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 63 45
Average daily rate £380 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £225 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 21 1
Average hourly rate £14.50 £27.50 £20.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.27% +37.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Citrix
Nottinghamshire

Citrix
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Citrix across the Nottingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Citrix Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

Citrix
Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Citrix across the Nottingham region.

Citrix Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

Citrix
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Citrix across the Nottingham region.

Citrix Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 17 (70.83%) Active Directory
2 16 (66.67%) Windows
3 14 (58.33%) VMware
4 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
5 11 (45.83%) MS Exchange
6 9 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (33.33%) Windows XP
8 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (29.17%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (25.00%) ITIL
10 5 (20.83%) MCSE
10 5 (20.83%) MS Office
10 5 (20.83%) SCCM
10 5 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
11 4 (16.67%) MCITP
11 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
11 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
11 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (12.50%) Blackberry
12 3 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 3 (12.50%) MCP
12 3 (12.50%) MCSA
12 3 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
12 3 (12.50%) Windows Vista
12 3 (12.50%) MCDST
12 3 (12.50%) MCTS
12 3 (12.50%) VMware Server
12 3 (12.50%) vSphere

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 11 (45.83%) MS Exchange
2 7 (29.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) MS Office
2 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) Internet
1 2 (8.33%) SAN
2 1 (4.17%) DHCP
2 1 (4.17%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (4.17%) Legal
1 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Support Engineer
2 8 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 7 (29.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) IT Support
6 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Server Support
6 2 (8.33%) Server Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (4.17%) Sales Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (4.17%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Service Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 1 (4.17%) Pre Sales Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Service Desk Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.17%) Blog
2 1 (4.17%) FlexPod
2 1 (4.17%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 16 (66.67%) Windows
2 8 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (12.50%) Windows Vista
6 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
6 2 (8.33%) UNIX
7 1 (4.17%) AIX
7 1 (4.17%) Windows 2000
7 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (4.17%) Analytics
3 1 (4.17%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (20.83%) MCSE
4 4 (16.67%) MCITP
5 3 (12.50%) MCP
5 3 (12.50%) MCSA
5 3 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (12.50%) MCDST
5 3 (12.50%) MCTS
6 2 (8.33%) CCEE
7 1 (4.17%) CCA
7 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
7 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
7 1 (4.17%) CCIA
7 1 (4.17%) HP ASE
7 1 (4.17%) NCDA
7 1 (4.17%) NCIE
System Software
1 17 (70.83%) Active Directory
2 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (12.50%) VMware Server
3 3 (12.50%) vSphere
3 3 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 2 (8.33%) XenApp
5 1 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (4.17%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (4.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) SCCM
2 2 (8.33%) SCOM
3 1 (4.17%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 14 (58.33%) VMware
2 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.33%) Sophos
4 1 (4.17%) NetApp
4 1 (4.17%) HP
4 1 (4.17%) AppSense