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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Citrix over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Citrix
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 45 57 50
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -7
Contract jobs citing Citrix 19 17 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.60% 1.85% 2.47%
As % of the Vendors category 4.43% 3.70% 5.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 12
Median daily rate £313 £225 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% -40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £215 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £330 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
- +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-14.70% +6.25%

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
429 459 380
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 58.69% 49.89% 44.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 248 227
Median daily rate £388 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £520 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 44 5
Median hourly rate £30.91 £30.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £11.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.26 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +34.32%

Citrix
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing Citrix as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Citrix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Citrix.

1 22 (70.97%) Windows
2 15 (48.39%) Microsoft
3 14 (45.16%) Firewall
3 14 (45.16%) VMware
4 13 (41.94%) Windows Server
5 9 (29.03%) Active Directory
6 8 (25.81%) VPN
7 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (19.35%) Load Balancing
8 6 (19.35%) LAN
8 6 (19.35%) Data Centre
9 5 (16.13%) Cisco
9 5 (16.13%) Office 365
10 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
10 4 (12.90%) Hyper-V
10 4 (12.90%) Project Management
10 4 (12.90%) Change Management
10 4 (12.90%) Wireless
10 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (12.90%) WAN
10 4 (12.90%) Linux
10 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (9.68%) NetScaler
11 3 (9.68%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (9.68%) Palo Alto
11 3 (9.68%) Cisco Wireless
11 3 (9.68%) AIX
11 3 (9.68%) SAP
11 3 (9.68%) ITIL
11 3 (9.68%) Oracle

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.45%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (45.16%) Firewall
2 8 (25.81%) VPN
3 6 (19.35%) LAN
4 4 (12.90%) WAN
4 4 (12.90%) Wireless
5 3 (9.68%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (9.68%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (9.68%) Cisco Wireless
5 3 (9.68%) NetScaler
5 3 (9.68%) Network Security
6 2 (6.45%) 3G
6 2 (6.45%) 4G
6 2 (6.45%) Internet
6 2 (6.45%) IPsec
6 2 (6.45%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (6.45%) SAN
6 2 (6.45%) Skype
6 2 (6.45%) SSL
7 1 (3.23%) DHCP
7 1 (3.23%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) DB2
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MSI
General
1 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.23%) Billing
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 7 (22.58%) 3rd Line Support
3 6 (19.35%) Support Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Architect
5 4 (12.90%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Network Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Active Directory Architect
6 3 (9.68%) Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Citrix Architect
6 3 (9.68%) Citrix Technical Architect
6 3 (9.68%) Desktop Support
6 3 (9.68%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Technical Architect
7 2 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
7 2 (6.45%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Support Specialist
7 2 (6.45%) Test Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) 802.1X
1 1 (3.23%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.68%) CMDB
3 2 (6.45%) Blackberry
3 2 (6.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (6.45%) Mobile Computing
3 2 (6.45%) PKI
4 1 (3.23%) AS400
4 1 (3.23%) iSeries
4 1 (3.23%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 22 (70.97%) Windows
2 13 (41.94%) Windows Server
3 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (12.90%) Linux
4 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (9.68%) AIX
6 2 (6.45%) Android
6 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
6 2 (6.45%) Windows 8
6 2 (6.45%) Windows Phone
6 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.23%) Unix
7 1 (3.23%) Windows 10
7 1 (3.23%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) Load Balancing
2 4 (12.90%) Change Management
2 4 (12.90%) Project Management
2 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (9.68%) ITIL
3 3 (9.68%) Network Management
3 3 (9.68%) Process Improvement
4 2 (6.45%) Automated Testing
4 2 (6.45%) Budget Control
4 2 (6.45%) Business Continuity
4 2 (6.45%) DDoS Mitigation
4 2 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (6.45%) Email Management
4 2 (6.45%) Performance Management
4 2 (6.45%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (6.45%) SIEM
4 2 (6.45%) Test Scripting
4 2 (6.45%) Validation
5 1 (3.23%) Analytics
5 1 (3.23%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.45%) CCNP
3 2 (6.45%) CISM
3 2 (6.45%) CISSP
3 2 (6.45%) CompTIA Security+
3 2 (6.45%) CRISC
3 2 (6.45%) DV Cleared
3 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.45%) Security+ Certification
4 1 (3.23%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (29.03%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.90%) Hyper-V
3 3 (9.68%) ProxySG
3 3 (9.68%) XenApp
3 3 (9.68%) XenDesktop
4 2 (6.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) OPNET
1 3 (9.68%) SCCM
2 2 (6.45%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (6.45%) Nessus
2 2 (6.45%) SCOM
2 2 (6.45%) WSUS
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (3.23%) Tivoli
3 1 (3.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (3.23%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 15 (48.39%) Microsoft
2 14 (45.16%) VMware
3 5 (16.13%) Cisco
4 3 (9.68%) Blue Coat
4 3 (9.68%) CheckPoint
4 3 (9.68%) Dell
4 3 (9.68%) HP
4 3 (9.68%) Oracle
4 3 (9.68%) Palo Alto
4 3 (9.68%) Riverbed
4 3 (9.68%) SAP
4 3 (9.68%) SolarWinds
5 2 (6.45%) Apple
5 2 (6.45%) EMC
5 2 (6.45%) Qualys
5 2 (6.45%) Samsung
6 1 (3.23%) F5
6 1 (3.23%) Fortinet
6 1 (3.23%) Juniper
6 1 (3.23%) Sourcefire