The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Reading region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 39 25 46
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +21
Contract jobs citing Citrix 31 49 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.42% 5.24% 3.31%
As % of the Vendors category 7.16% 9.57% 6.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 29 21
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £139 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Average hourly rate £16.50 £23.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.78% -14.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
Vendors Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
433 512 636
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 47.74% 54.70% 53.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 202 194
Average daily rate £388 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £140 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 25 36
Average hourly rate £17.07 £27.50 £15.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.92% +76.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.63 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.45 £31.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.04 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-8.08% -4.80%
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Berkshire

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 11 July 2014.

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 11 July 2014, 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 48 (84.21%) Windows
2 24 (42.11%) Active Directory
3 22 (38.60%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (36.84%) Microsoft
5 19 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 18 (31.58%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (29.82%) Windows 7
8 15 (26.32%) XenApp
9 14 (24.56%) MS Exchange
9 14 (24.56%) VMware
10 13 (22.81%) Terminal Services
11 12 (21.05%) SC Cleared
12 11 (19.30%) Windows 8
12 11 (19.30%) Clustering
12 11 (19.30%) Finance
12 11 (19.30%) Windows XP
13 9 (15.79%) MS Excel
13 9 (15.79%) NetScaler
13 9 (15.79%) WMI
13 9 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
13 9 (15.79%) Hyper-V
14 8 (14.04%) McAfee ePO
14 8 (14.04%) PowerShell
14 8 (14.04%) DV Cleared
14 8 (14.04%) Symantec
14 8 (14.04%) McAfee
15 7 (12.28%) Norton AntiVirus
15 7 (12.28%) Firewall
15 7 (12.28%) Netcool
15 7 (12.28%) OpenView Configuration Management

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 14 (24.56%) MS Exchange
2 7 (12.28%) Exchange Server 2003
2 7 (12.28%) SharePoint Server
3 6 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (8.77%) SharePoint
5 4 (7.02%) Apache
5 4 (7.02%) WebLogic
5 4 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2000
7 1 (1.75%) WorkSite
7 1 (1.75%) IIS
7 1 (1.75%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.75%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.75%) Lync
Applications
1 9 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.77%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.79%) NetScaler
2 7 (12.28%) Firewall
3 5 (8.77%) SSL
4 4 (7.02%) DNS
4 4 (7.02%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (5.26%) Network Security
5 3 (5.26%) SAN
6 2 (3.51%) WAN
6 2 (3.51%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.75%) VPN
7 1 (1.75%) DHCP
7 1 (1.75%) Internet
7 1 (1.75%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.28%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.02%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (12.28%) WinRunner
1 7 (12.28%) TestDirector
1 7 (12.28%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (1.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (19.30%) Finance
2 3 (5.26%) Publishing
3 1 (1.75%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.75%) Law
Job Titles
1 14 (24.56%) Support Engineer
2 12 (21.05%) Analyst
3 7 (12.28%) Test Analyst
3 7 (12.28%) Windows Support Engineer
4 6 (10.53%) Escalation Engineer
5 5 (8.77%) Desktop Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Desktop Support
6 4 (7.02%) Consultant
7 3 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Technical Architect
7 3 (5.26%) Architect
7 3 (5.26%) Security Consultant
7 3 (5.26%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Senior Support Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Desktop Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Wintel Architect
8 2 (3.51%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) Windows Systems Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) Help Desk Support Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.26%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.30%) Clustering
2 5 (8.77%) Thin Client
2 5 (8.77%) Fat Client
3 4 (7.02%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.75%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 48 (84.21%) Windows
2 22 (38.60%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (31.58%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (29.82%) Windows 7
5 11 (19.30%) Windows 8
5 11 (19.30%) Windows XP
6 7 (12.28%) AIX
6 7 (12.28%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (7.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (7.02%) Linux
7 4 (7.02%) zOS
8 3 (5.26%) Windows Vista
8 3 (5.26%) UNIX
9 2 (3.51%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (12.28%) ITIL
1 7 (12.28%) Test Automation
2 5 (8.77%) Load Balancing
2 5 (8.77%) Test Scripting
3 4 (7.02%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (7.02%) Change Control
4 3 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (3.51%) Scrum
5 2 (3.51%) Software Testing
5 2 (3.51%) Incident Management
5 2 (3.51%) Configuration Management
5 2 (3.51%) V-Model
5 2 (3.51%) Waterfall
6 1 (1.75%) Project Management
6 1 (1.75%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2
6 1 (1.75%) Benchmarking
6 1 (1.75%) Migration
6 1 (1.75%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (1.75%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.04%) PowerShell
2 7 (12.28%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 12 (21.05%) SC Cleared
3 8 (14.04%) DV Cleared
4 7 (12.28%) ISEB
5 5 (8.77%) MCP
5 5 (8.77%) Citrix Certification
5 5 (8.77%) Degree
6 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (7.02%) MCSE
6 4 (7.02%) CCA
7 3 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.75%) MCDST
8 1 (1.75%) MCITP
8 1 (1.75%) CCEE
8 1 (1.75%) CCAA
8 1 (1.75%) CCIA
8 1 (1.75%) MCSA
8 1 (1.75%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.75%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) SLA
1 1 (1.75%) COBIT
System Software
1 24 (42.11%) Active Directory
2 15 (26.32%) XenApp
3 13 (22.81%) Terminal Services
4 9 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (15.79%) Hyper-V
5 6 (10.53%) XenServer
5 6 (10.53%) XenDesktop
6 5 (8.77%) ProxySG
7 4 (7.02%) Xen
7 4 (7.02%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (5.26%) vSphere
8 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (5.26%) VMware ESX
9 2 (3.51%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (1.75%) MetaFrame
10 1 (1.75%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 9 (15.79%) WMI
2 8 (14.04%) McAfee ePO
3 7 (12.28%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (12.28%) SCCM
3 7 (12.28%) Netcool
3 7 (12.28%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 7 (12.28%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (8.77%) Backup Exec
5 4 (7.02%) NetBackup
6 3 (5.26%) ARCserve
6 3 (5.26%) Nessus
6 3 (5.26%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (3.51%) SCOM
8 1 (1.75%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 21 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 14 (24.56%) VMware
3 8 (14.04%) Symantec
3 8 (14.04%) McAfee
4 7 (12.28%) Veritas
4 7 (12.28%) HP
4 7 (12.28%) Cisco
5 6 (10.53%) AppSense
6 5 (8.77%) CheckPoint
6 5 (8.77%) Oracle
6 5 (8.77%) Nokia
6 5 (8.77%) Blue Coat
7 4 (7.02%) IBM
7 4 (7.02%) Red Hat
8 2 (3.51%) NetIQ
8 2 (3.51%) Altiris
8 2 (3.51%) CA
9 1 (1.75%) NetApp
9 1 (1.75%) Dell
9 1 (1.75%) Remedy
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