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 28 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix
Rank 60 52 47
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -5
Contract jobs citing Citrix 21 20 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.04% 2.01% 2.79%
As % of the Vendors category 3.82% 4.19% 5.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 16
Average daily rate £328 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.12% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £303 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £559 £485 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +7.69%
Citrix
Berkshire

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
550 477 535
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 53.45% 47.89% 51.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 249 251
Average daily rate £400 £400 £364
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £254 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 16
Average hourly rate £21.33 £21.55 £14.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.02% +45.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £17.50 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £21.55 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.85%

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 28 April 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Citrix across the Reading region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

Citrix Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 33 (78.57%) Windows
2 29 (69.05%) Active Directory
3 27 (64.29%) VMware
4 17 (40.48%) Microsoft
5 16 (38.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (35.71%) Windows Server
7 12 (28.57%) DNS
8 11 (26.19%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (26.19%) Linux
8 11 (26.19%) ITIL
8 11 (26.19%) XenApp
9 10 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (23.81%) MS Excel
9 10 (23.81%) DHCP
10 9 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (21.43%) Customer Engagement
11 8 (19.05%) SCCM
12 7 (16.67%) Windows 7
12 7 (16.67%) Unix
12 7 (16.67%) Cisco
12 7 (16.67%) Remedy
13 6 (14.29%) Terminal Server
13 6 (14.29%) HP
13 6 (14.29%) MS Office
13 6 (14.29%) NetBackup
13 6 (14.29%) WSUS
13 6 (14.29%) Problem Management
13 6 (14.29%) Office 365
13 6 (14.29%) BitLocker
14 5 (11.90%) IaaS

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 2 (4.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.38%) Apache
2 1 (2.38%) CMS
2 1 (2.38%) Drupal
2 1 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.38%) Joomla!
2 1 (2.38%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.38%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (2.38%) Umbraco
2 1 (2.38%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.38%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (2.38%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (23.81%) MS Excel
2 6 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.29%) Office 365
2 5 (11.90%) IaaS
3 2 (4.76%) SaaS
4 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.38%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (2.38%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.38%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 12 (28.57%) DNS
2 10 (23.81%) DHCP
3 4 (9.52%) MPLS
3 4 (9.52%) VPN
4 3 (7.14%) ATM
4 3 (7.14%) Unified Communications
5 2 (4.76%) NAS
5 2 (4.76%) SAN
6 1 (2.38%) Asterisk PBX
6 1 (2.38%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (2.38%) Firewall
6 1 (2.38%) Internet
6 1 (2.38%) iSCSI
6 1 (2.38%) LAN
6 1 (2.38%) NetScaler
6 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.38%) VLAN
6 1 (2.38%) VoIP
6 1 (2.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) MySQL
1 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.38%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 5 (11.90%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.38%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (21.43%) Support Engineer
2 8 (19.05%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 8 (19.05%) Windows Engineer
3 6 (14.29%) Windows Support Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) Linux Support
4 5 (11.90%) Linux Support Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) Architect
5 4 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (4.76%) Administrator
7 2 (4.76%) Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) Desktop Support
7 2 (4.76%) Field Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Network Architect
7 2 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) .NET
1 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.38%) CSS
1 1 (2.38%) CSS3
1 1 (2.38%) ELK Stack
1 1 (2.38%) HTML
1 1 (2.38%) HTML5
1 1 (2.38%) jQuery
1 1 (2.38%) LAMP
1 1 (2.38%) Middleware
1 1 (2.38%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (7.14%) Driving Licence
2 2 (4.76%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.76%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.38%) Clustering
3 1 (2.38%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 33 (78.57%) Windows
2 16 (38.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (35.71%) Windows Server
4 11 (26.19%) Linux
5 10 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (16.67%) Unix
6 7 (16.67%) Windows 7
7 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (7.14%) SUSE
9 2 (4.76%) Solaris
9 2 (4.76%) Windows 10
10 1 (2.38%) AIX
10 1 (2.38%) CentOS
10 1 (2.38%) Debian
10 1 (2.38%) Fedora
10 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (2.38%) Ubuntu
10 1 (2.38%) Windows 2000
10 1 (2.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.19%) ITIL
2 9 (21.43%) Customer Engagement
3 6 (14.29%) Problem Management
4 5 (11.90%) Incident Management
4 5 (11.90%) Service Management
5 4 (9.52%) Configuration Management
5 4 (9.52%) Presales
5 4 (9.52%) Software Architecture
5 4 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (7.14%) Change Management
7 2 (4.76%) Data Protection
7 2 (4.76%) Performance Management
7 2 (4.76%) Server Virtualisation
8 1 (2.38%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (2.38%) Cybersecurity
8 1 (2.38%) DevOps
8 1 (2.38%) High Availability
8 1 (2.38%) Migration
8 1 (2.38%) Waterfall
8 1 (2.38%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.76%) PHP
1 2 (4.76%) Python
2 1 (2.38%) C
2 1 (2.38%) C#
2 1 (2.38%) C++
2 1 (2.38%) Java
2 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (26.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (11.90%) CCNA
2 5 (11.90%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (11.90%) Degree
2 5 (11.90%) MCITP
2 5 (11.90%) MCSE
2 5 (11.90%) MCTS
3 4 (9.52%) HNC
3 4 (9.52%) RHCSA
4 3 (7.14%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.38%) CCA
5 1 (2.38%) CCAA
5 1 (2.38%) CCEA
5 1 (2.38%) CCEE
5 1 (2.38%) CCENT
5 1 (2.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (2.38%) MCP
5 1 (2.38%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.90%) SLA
2 1 (2.38%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 29 (69.05%) Active Directory
2 11 (26.19%) XenApp
3 9 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (14.29%) BitLocker
4 6 (14.29%) Terminal Server
5 2 (4.76%) NFS
5 2 (4.76%) VMware ESX
5 2 (4.76%) vSphere
5 2 (4.76%) XenServer
6 1 (2.38%) Docker
6 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.38%) KVM
6 1 (2.38%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (2.38%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (2.38%) Postfix
6 1 (2.38%) qmail
6 1 (2.38%) Sendmail
6 1 (2.38%) Varnish
6 1 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.38%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 8 (19.05%) SCCM
2 6 (14.29%) NetBackup
2 6 (14.29%) WSUS
3 5 (11.90%) Nagios
4 4 (9.52%) Backup Exec
5 3 (7.14%) vRealize
6 2 (4.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (2.38%) Ansible
7 1 (2.38%) Cacti
7 1 (2.38%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (2.38%) Kibana
7 1 (2.38%) logstash
7 1 (2.38%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (2.38%) Plesk
7 1 (2.38%) Puppet
7 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (2.38%) Salt
7 1 (2.38%) SCOM
7 1 (2.38%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 27 (64.29%) VMware
2 17 (40.48%) Microsoft
3 7 (16.67%) Cisco
3 7 (16.67%) Remedy
4 6 (14.29%) HP
5 4 (9.52%) Altiris
5 4 (9.52%) Red Hat
6 3 (7.14%) Symantec
7 2 (4.76%) Dell
7 2 (4.76%) Oracle
8 1 (2.38%) CommVault
8 1 (2.38%) Hitachi
8 1 (2.38%) IBM
8 1 (2.38%) Juniper
8 1 (2.38%) NetApp
8 1 (2.38%) Rackspace
8 1 (2.38%) ServiceNow
8 1 (2.38%) Sitecore
Reading, Berkshire
Bankside Recruitment
Rate: £25,000 - £35,000 per year plus on-going training and benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago