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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 51 40 28
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -12
Contract jobs citing Citrix 18 32 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.17% 3.50% 5.43%
As % of the Vendors category 3.97% 7.14% 9.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 15 28
Average daily rate
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£425 £308 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.21% -8.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £464 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £16.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -29.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
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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
453 448 502
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 54.71% 49.02% 54.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 179 195
Average daily rate £381 £388 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.61% +17.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £257 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 19 29
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.07 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.24% -43.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.12 £20.15 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 26 (70.27%) Windows
2 17 (45.95%) Microsoft
3 16 (43.24%) Security Cleared
4 14 (37.84%) Windows 7
5 13 (35.14%) Active Directory
6 12 (32.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (32.43%) SCCM
6 12 (32.43%) VMware
7 9 (24.32%) DV Cleared
7 9 (24.32%) MS Exchange
7 9 (24.32%) MS Excel
8 7 (18.92%) SC Cleared
8 7 (18.92%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (18.92%) Microsoft App-V
8 7 (18.92%) Windows 8
9 6 (16.22%) Cisco
9 6 (16.22%) AIX
9 6 (16.22%) Linux
9 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
9 6 (16.22%) UNIX
10 5 (13.51%) SAP
10 5 (13.51%) ITIL
10 5 (13.51%) AppSense
10 5 (13.51%) Maximo
10 5 (13.51%) AS400
10 5 (13.51%) WebSphere
10 5 (13.51%) iSeries
11 4 (10.81%) XenApp
11 4 (10.81%) XenServer
11 4 (10.81%) XenDesktop

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 9 (24.32%) MS Exchange
2 5 (13.51%) WebSphere
3 3 (8.11%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.70%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 9 (24.32%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) VoIP
1 2 (5.41%) WAN
1 2 (5.41%) DHCP
1 2 (5.41%) DNS
1 2 (5.41%) SAN
1 2 (5.41%) Internet
1 2 (5.41%) Network Security
1 2 (5.41%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (5.41%) NetScaler
1 2 (5.41%) Firewall
2 1 (2.70%) Wireless
2 1 (2.70%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (2.70%) MPLS
2 1 (2.70%) OSPF
2 1 (2.70%) BGP
2 1 (2.70%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (8.11%) SoapUI
2 1 (2.70%) Wise Package Studio
2 1 (2.70%) WinRunner
2 1 (2.70%) TestDirector
2 1 (2.70%) HP UFT
2 1 (2.70%) LoadRunner
2 1 (2.70%) MSI
General
1 2 (5.41%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Publishing
2 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (10.81%) Analyst
1 4 (10.81%) Test Analyst
1 4 (10.81%) Support Engineer
1 4 (10.81%) Technical Manager
2 3 (8.11%) Architect
2 3 (8.11%) Project Manager
2 3 (8.11%) Consultant
3 2 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (5.41%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (5.41%) Sales Consultant
3 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (5.41%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (5.41%) Team Leader
3 2 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (5.41%) Pre Sales Consultant
3 2 (5.41%) Network Architect
3 2 (5.41%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (5.41%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (5.41%) Desktop Support
4 1 (2.70%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) SOAP
1 3 (8.11%) XML
1 3 (8.11%) XSD
1 3 (8.11%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) AS400
1 5 (13.51%) iSeries
2 2 (5.41%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.41%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.70%) Clustering
3 1 (2.70%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 26 (70.27%) Windows
2 14 (37.84%) Windows 7
3 12 (32.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (18.92%) Windows 8
5 6 (16.22%) UNIX
5 6 (16.22%) AIX
5 6 (16.22%) Linux
6 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (5.41%) zOS
8 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.51%) ITIL
2 4 (10.81%) Test Scripting
2 4 (10.81%) Migration
3 3 (8.11%) Integration Testing
3 3 (8.11%) Business Development
4 2 (5.41%) PRINCE2
4 2 (5.41%) Change Management
5 1 (2.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.70%) Project Management
5 1 (2.70%) Service Management
5 1 (2.70%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.70%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.70%) Release Management
5 1 (2.70%) Performance Testing
5 1 (2.70%) Data Migration
5 1 (2.70%) Test Automation
5 1 (2.70%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (2.70%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (2.70%) People Management
5 1 (2.70%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) SQL
2 1 (2.70%) VBScript
2 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (43.24%) Security Cleared
2 9 (24.32%) DV Cleared
3 7 (18.92%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.41%) MCITP
4 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.70%) PMP
5 1 (2.70%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.70%) MCTS
5 1 (2.70%) Degree
5 1 (2.70%) MCP
5 1 (2.70%) MCSE
5 1 (2.70%) CCNP
5 1 (2.70%) CCNA
5 1 (2.70%) ISEB
5 1 (2.70%) CCA
5 1 (2.70%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 13 (35.14%) Active Directory
2 7 (18.92%) Microsoft App-V
2 7 (18.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (10.81%) XenApp
3 4 (10.81%) XenServer
3 4 (10.81%) XenDesktop
3 4 (10.81%) Terminal Services
4 3 (8.11%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.70%) Terminal Server
5 1 (2.70%) vSphere
5 1 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (32.43%) SCCM
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (5.41%) Tivoli
2 2 (5.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (2.70%) Netcool
3 1 (2.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (2.70%) WMI
3 1 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.70%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (2.70%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 17 (45.95%) Microsoft
2 12 (32.43%) VMware
3 6 (16.22%) Cisco
4 5 (13.51%) SAP
4 5 (13.51%) AppSense
5 4 (10.81%) Varonis
5 4 (10.81%) Zerto
5 4 (10.81%) Neverfail
5 4 (10.81%) IBM
5 4 (10.81%) HP
5 4 (10.81%) Dell
5 4 (10.81%) NetApp
5 4 (10.81%) Symantec
5 4 (10.81%) Veeam
5 4 (10.81%) 3PAR
6 2 (5.41%) Lumension
6 2 (5.41%) Oracle
6 2 (5.41%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.70%) Blue Coat
7 1 (2.70%) Juniper
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