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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 51 34 50
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +16
Contract jobs citing Citrix 4 15 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.69% 3.20% 0.21%
As % of the Vendors category 1.68% 6.58% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 1
Average daily rate
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£338 £325 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +54.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.48% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £18.38 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.44% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.75 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +10.93%
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
238 228 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 41.32% 48.61% 56.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 120 142
Average daily rate £360 £363 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% -6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £160 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £524
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 21 22
Average hourly rate £16.00 £23.75 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.63% +43.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.82 £12.00 £12.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £45.00 £22.43
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Citrix across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Citrix Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Citrix within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -1 2 £225 - 1
Banbury -4 1 £450 +12.50%
Kidlington - - - -
Wallingford - - - -
Abingdon - - - - 6
Citrix
South East

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (37.50%) XenApp
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (25.00%) Symantec
4 2 (25.00%) VPN
4 2 (25.00%) SAN
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) MS Office
4 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (25.00%) NAS
4 2 (25.00%) Terminal Server
4 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (12.50%) SCDPM
5 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) Finance
5 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
5 1 (12.50%) LAN
5 1 (12.50%) WAN

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (12.50%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) VPN
1 2 (25.00%) SAN
1 2 (25.00%) NAS
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Desktop Support
2 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Server Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Service Desk Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Technical Support
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Support
3 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (37.50%) XenApp
3 2 (25.00%) Terminal Server
3 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
1 1 (12.50%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Symantec
4 1 (12.50%) Sophos
4 1 (12.50%) Lotus