The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Citrix products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Citrix over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix
Rank - 55 38
Contract jobs citing Citrix 0 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire - 1.24% 2.12%
As % of the Vendors category - 2.96% 4.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 3
Average daily rate - £320 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.51%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -
Citrix
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region.

Vendors Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
184 270 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 34.33% 41.93% 46.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 180 84
Average daily rate £350 £403 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +8.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £223 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 25 34
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £13.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +19.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.30 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.50 £25.00 £19.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

Citrix
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Citrix Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Citrix
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Citrix Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Citrix
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Citrix Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 19 (79.17%) Windows
2 17 (70.83%) Active Directory
3 15 (62.50%) Windows Server
4 13 (54.17%) VMware
5 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
6 9 (37.50%) XenApp
6 9 (37.50%) Data Centre
7 8 (33.33%) WAN
8 7 (29.17%) Windows 7
8 7 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (25.00%) Cisco
9 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (20.83%) OSPF
10 5 (20.83%) BGP
10 5 (20.83%) DHCP
10 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
10 5 (20.83%) MS Exchange
10 5 (20.83%) LAN
10 5 (20.83%) SCCM
10 5 (20.83%) vSphere
11 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
11 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
11 4 (16.67%) Migration
11 4 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (16.67%) AppSense
12 3 (12.50%) MS Office
12 3 (12.50%) DNS
12 3 (12.50%) Internet

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 5 (20.83%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
2 3 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (33.33%) WAN
2 5 (20.83%) BGP
2 5 (20.83%) DHCP
2 5 (20.83%) LAN
2 5 (20.83%) OSPF
3 3 (12.50%) DNS
3 3 (12.50%) Internet
4 1 (4.17%) SAN
4 1 (4.17%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 8 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Desktop Support
2 4 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Administrator
3 2 (8.33%) Network Support
3 2 (8.33%) Network Support Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (4.17%) Citrix Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Project Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Support Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.17%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.17%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) Fat Client
2 1 (4.17%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 19 (79.17%) Windows
2 15 (62.50%) Windows Server
3 7 (29.17%) Windows 7
4 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (12.50%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) Migration
2 3 (12.50%) Data Migration
3 2 (8.33%) ITIL
3 2 (8.33%) Server Building
3 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (4.17%) Capacity Management
4 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.17%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.17%) System Testing
4 1 (4.17%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.17%) A+ Certification
3 1 (4.17%) ACSA
3 1 (4.17%) CCENT
3 1 (4.17%) CCNA
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.17%) Degree
3 1 (4.17%) MCITP
3 1 (4.17%) MCSA
3 1 (4.17%) MCSE
3 1 (4.17%) MCTS
3 1 (4.17%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 17 (70.83%) Active Directory
2 9 (37.50%) XenApp
3 7 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (20.83%) vSphere
5 4 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (12.50%) Terminal Services
7 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
7 1 (4.17%) XenDesktop
7 1 (4.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) SCCM
2 1 (4.17%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.17%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) VMware
2 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 6 (25.00%) Cisco
4 4 (16.67%) AppSense
5 3 (12.50%) Apple
6 2 (8.33%) Acronis
6 2 (8.33%) CheckPoint
6 2 (8.33%) EMC
6 2 (8.33%) Lumension
7 1 (4.17%) Dell
7 1 (4.17%) HP
7 1 (4.17%) Juniper
7 1 (4.17%) Meru Networks
7 1 (4.17%) Remedy
7 1 (4.17%) Symantec
7 1 (4.17%) Wyse