The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Citrix products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Citrix over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 60 59 37
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -22
Contract jobs citing Citrix 15 16 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.49% 1.57% 3.54%
As % of the Vendors category 3.21% 3.15% 7.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 11
Average daily rate
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£400 £263 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.38% -19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £193 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £365 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £294 £300
% change year-on-year
+23.40% -2.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £15.13
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +7.43%
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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 Reading region.

Vendors Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
468 508 357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 46.38% 49.95% 50.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 242 137
Average daily rate £400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £190 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 30
Average hourly rate £21.50 £15.63 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.60% -21.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £10.65 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £180.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

Citrix
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Citrix Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Citrix
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Citrix Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Citrix
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Citrix across the Reading region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Citrix Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Citrix
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Citrix Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 31 (73.81%) Windows
2 22 (52.38%) Active Directory
3 19 (45.24%) VMware
4 14 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (30.95%) Windows 7
5 13 (30.95%) Microsoft
6 12 (28.57%) Security Cleared
7 11 (26.19%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (23.81%) XenApp
8 10 (23.81%) SCCM
9 9 (21.43%) DV Cleared
10 8 (19.05%) Cisco
10 8 (19.05%) HP
11 7 (16.67%) NetBackup
11 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (16.67%) MS Exchange
12 6 (14.29%) DHCP
12 6 (14.29%) MCSE
12 6 (14.29%) DNS
12 6 (14.29%) UNIX
12 6 (14.29%) MS Excel
12 6 (14.29%) Hyper-V
12 6 (14.29%) Windows 8
13 5 (11.90%) XenDesktop
13 5 (11.90%) ITIL
13 5 (11.90%) SLA
13 5 (11.90%) Linux
13 5 (11.90%) Red Hat

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 7 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.38%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.29%) DHCP
1 6 (14.29%) DNS
2 4 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (9.52%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (7.14%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.76%) FTP
4 2 (4.76%) VoIP
4 2 (4.76%) DMZ
4 2 (4.76%) NetScaler
4 2 (4.76%) SSH
5 1 (2.38%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (2.38%) Network Security
5 1 (2.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (2.38%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (2.38%) Internet
5 1 (2.38%) OSPF
5 1 (2.38%) BGP
5 1 (2.38%) EIGRP
5 1 (2.38%) TACACS
5 1 (2.38%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) MSI
2 1 (2.38%) WinRunner
2 1 (2.38%) TestDirector
2 1 (2.38%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 2 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Publishing
2 1 (2.38%) Retail
2 1 (2.38%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (19.05%) Architect
1 8 (19.05%) Support Engineer
2 5 (11.90%) Solutions Architect
2 5 (11.90%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (9.52%) Linux Support
3 4 (9.52%) Linux Support Engineer
3 4 (9.52%) Windows Support Engineer
3 4 (9.52%) Network Engineer
3 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Design Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 3 (7.14%) Desktop Support
4 3 (7.14%) Analyst
4 3 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (7.14%) Senior Design Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Network Design Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Senior Network Design Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Clustering
2 2 (4.76%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.38%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.38%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.38%) PKI
3 1 (2.38%) PDA
3 1 (2.38%) CMDB
3 1 (2.38%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 31 (73.81%) Windows
2 14 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (30.95%) Windows 7
4 11 (26.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (14.29%) UNIX
6 6 (14.29%) Windows 8
7 5 (11.90%) Linux
8 3 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (4.76%) Windows XP
10 1 (2.38%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (11.90%) ITIL
1 5 (11.90%) Change Management
2 4 (9.52%) Migration
2 4 (9.52%) Incident Management
3 3 (7.14%) Network Architecture
3 3 (7.14%) Network Design
4 2 (4.76%) People Management
4 2 (4.76%) Time Management
4 2 (4.76%) Business Development
4 2 (4.76%) Load Balancing
4 2 (4.76%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.38%) Project Management
5 1 (2.38%) Service Management
5 1 (2.38%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.38%) Release Management
5 1 (2.38%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (2.38%) Test Scripting
5 1 (2.38%) Data Migration
5 1 (2.38%) Test Automation
5 1 (2.38%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.14%) SQL
2 1 (2.38%) VB
2 1 (2.38%) Korn
2 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.38%) Bourne shell
2 1 (2.38%) C
2 1 (2.38%) Java
2 1 (2.38%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 9 (21.43%) DV Cleared
3 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (14.29%) MCSE
5 4 (9.52%) HNC
5 4 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (9.52%) SC Cleared
6 3 (7.14%) RHCSA
6 3 (7.14%) CCNA
6 3 (7.14%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (4.76%) CCA
7 2 (4.76%) MCITP
7 2 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (4.76%) PhD
7 2 (4.76%) MCP
8 1 (2.38%) MCSA
8 1 (2.38%) CCIE
8 1 (2.38%) ISEB
8 1 (2.38%) PMP
8 1 (2.38%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.90%) SLA
2 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 22 (52.38%) Active Directory
2 10 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (23.81%) XenApp
3 6 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 5 (11.90%) XenDesktop
5 4 (9.52%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (7.14%) Terminal Services
6 3 (7.14%) vSphere
7 2 (4.76%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (4.76%) XenServer
8 1 (2.38%) NFS
Systems Management
1 10 (23.81%) SCCM
2 7 (16.67%) NetBackup
3 5 (11.90%) Nagios
4 1 (2.38%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.38%) Netcool
4 1 (2.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (2.38%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (2.38%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 19 (45.24%) VMware
2 13 (30.95%) Microsoft
3 8 (19.05%) HP
3 8 (19.05%) Cisco
4 5 (11.90%) Red Hat
4 5 (11.90%) Symantec
5 4 (9.52%) Remedy
5 4 (9.52%) CheckPoint
5 4 (9.52%) AppSense
5 4 (9.52%) Altiris
5 4 (9.52%) NetApp
5 4 (9.52%) Veritas
5 4 (9.52%) 3PAR
6 3 (7.14%) Isilon
6 3 (7.14%) SolarWinds
6 3 (7.14%) Infoblox
6 3 (7.14%) Tufin
6 3 (7.14%) Blue Coat
7 2 (4.76%) Veeam
7 2 (4.76%) IBM
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