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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 39 25 27
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +2
Contract jobs citing Citrix 2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.62% 1.52% 0.49%
As % of the Vendors category 1.53% 3.26% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £213 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -26.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £314 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.95% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £20.94 £23.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.83% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.84 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.91% +5.25%
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Oxfordshire

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
131 92 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 40.31% 46.70% 50.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 47 63
Average daily rate £381 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.68% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £150 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £540 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 4
Average hourly rate £17.50 £23.75 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% +41.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.80 £11.85 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £25.25 £17.31
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.08
% change year-on-year
- -0.41%

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 20 October 2014, 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 (80.00%) VMware
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (40.00%) Symantec
3 2 (40.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (40.00%) Sophos
3 2 (40.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (40.00%) NAS
3 2 (40.00%) XenApp
3 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (40.00%) SAN
3 2 (40.00%) Terminal Server
3 2 (40.00%) SCDPM
3 2 (40.00%) Backup Exec
3 2 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (20.00%) Lotus
4 1 (20.00%) LAN
4 1 (20.00%) WAN
4 1 (20.00%) IBM Notes

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (20.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
1 2 (40.00%) NAS
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Server Support
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Support
2 1 (20.00%) Help Desk Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) Support Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (40.00%) XenApp
3 2 (40.00%) Terminal Server
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (40.00%) Backup Exec
1 2 (40.00%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Symantec
2 2 (40.00%) Sophos
3 1 (20.00%) Lotus