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 29 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 55 36 42
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +6
Contract jobs citing Citrix 4 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.64% 1.92% 1.49%
As % of the Vendors category 1.45% 4.15% 3.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 3
Average daily rate
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£320 £370 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.51% +23.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £280 £320
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £16.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-10.76% -1.51%
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
275 193 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 43.72% 46.39% 47.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 89 121
Average daily rate £425 £370 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.86% -4.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £175 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 31 21
Average hourly rate £15.25 £13.35 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.23% -11.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £10.74 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.10 £18.65 £20.00
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 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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 2015. 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 -19 2 £300 -18.91%
Abingdon - - - -
Banbury - - - - 1
Citrix
South East

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (66.67%) VMware
3 5 (55.56%) SAN
3 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
4 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
4 4 (44.44%) Blackberry
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (44.44%) Hyper-V
4 4 (44.44%) NAS
5 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (33.33%) Firewall
5 3 (33.33%) ITIL
5 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
5 3 (33.33%) Terminal Server
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (33.33%) Symantec
6 2 (22.22%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (22.22%) Sophos
6 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
6 2 (22.22%) VoIP
6 2 (22.22%) DHCP
6 2 (22.22%) Cisco
6 2 (22.22%) Finance
6 2 (22.22%) Backup Exec
6 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
2 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (11.11%) IIS
3 1 (11.11%) GroupWise
Applications
1 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) SAN
2 4 (44.44%) NAS
3 3 (33.33%) Firewall
4 2 (22.22%) VoIP
4 2 (22.22%) DHCP
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (11.11%) Network Security
5 1 (11.11%) iSCSI
5 1 (11.11%) Wireless
5 1 (11.11%) DNS
5 1 (11.11%) WAN
5 1 (11.11%) LAN
5 1 (11.11%) Intranet
5 1 (11.11%) Internet
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) ICT Technician
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) Support Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Server Support
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Support
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Blackberry
2 1 (11.11%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
5 1 (11.11%) NetWare
5 1 (11.11%) AIX
5 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
1 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (11.11%) People Management
2 1 (11.11%) Network Management
2 1 (11.11%) Service Management
2 1 (11.11%) Quality Management
2 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) Network Design
2 1 (11.11%) Time Management
2 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
2 1 (11.11%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (11.11%) CCNP
1 1 (11.11%) CCNA
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (44.44%) Hyper-V
3 3 (33.33%) Terminal Server
4 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (11.11%) XenApp
5 1 (11.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (22.22%) Backup Exec
1 2 (22.22%) SCDPM
2 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 6 (66.67%) VMware
2 3 (33.33%) Symantec
3 2 (22.22%) Sophos
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco
3 2 (22.22%) Kaspersky
4 1 (11.11%) Kaseya
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle
4 1 (11.11%) SAP
4 1 (11.11%) Remedy
4 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
4 1 (11.11%) NetApp
4 1 (11.11%) Novell
4 1 (11.11%) Veritas