The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Citrix products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Citrix over the 3 months to 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 42 22 33
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +11
Contract jobs citing Citrix 2 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.54% 2.91% 0.40%
As % of the Vendors category 1.14% 6.85% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £370 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £278 £325
% change year-on-year
+17.11% -14.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.93% -
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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 Oxford region.

Vendors Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
176 73 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 47.57% 42.44% 48.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 44 65
Average daily rate £475 £370 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.37% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £140 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £440 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 12
Average hourly rate £15.25 £18.50 £14.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.56% +26.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £13.87 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £19.85 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

Citrix
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Citrix Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Citrix
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Citrix Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Citrix
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Citrix Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) NAS
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (50.00%) SCDPM
3 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (50.00%) Symantec
3 2 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (50.00%) Backup Exec
3 2 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (50.00%) Sophos
3 2 (50.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Terminal Server
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (25.00%) LAN
4 1 (25.00%) VoIP
4 1 (25.00%) WAN
4 1 (25.00%) DHCP
4 1 (25.00%) NetWare
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (25.00%) Windows XP

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (25.00%) GroupWise
Applications
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) SAN
1 3 (75.00%) NAS
2 1 (25.00%) Intranet
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) VoIP
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Server Support
2 1 (25.00%) Support Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (25.00%) ICT Technician
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (25.00%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
2 1 (25.00%) Network Management
2 1 (25.00%) People Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Quality Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) ITSM
2 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (25.00%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Terminal Server
2 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (50.00%) Backup Exec
1 2 (50.00%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Symantec
2 2 (50.00%) Sophos
3 1 (25.00%) Novell
3 1 (25.00%) Kaspersky
3 1 (25.00%) Kaseya