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 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 56 46 38
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -8
Contract jobs citing Citrix 20 29 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.02% 2.80% 4.04%
As % of the Vendors category 4.14% 5.51% 7.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 15 15
Average daily rate
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£400 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £196 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £532
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
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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
483 526 401
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 48.69% 50.87% 50.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 246 159
Average daily rate £400 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £206 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £488 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 17 29
Average hourly rate £21.55 £15.17 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.05% -45.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £9.10 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.65 £180.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 28 April 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 28 April 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 24 (66.67%) Windows
2 14 (38.89%) VMware
3 13 (36.11%) Active Directory
4 12 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 12 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 11 (30.56%) Cisco
6 10 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (27.78%) Windows 7
7 9 (25.00%) SCCM
8 8 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (19.44%) DV Cleared
10 6 (16.67%) Windows 8
10 6 (16.67%) MS Excel
10 6 (16.67%) MS Exchange
11 5 (13.89%) HP
11 5 (13.89%) Symantec
11 5 (13.89%) CheckPoint
11 5 (13.89%) Change Management
11 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (13.89%) 3PAR
11 5 (13.89%) SC Cleared
11 5 (13.89%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (11.11%) Hyper-V
12 4 (11.11%) XenApp
12 4 (11.11%) XenServer
12 4 (11.11%) Veeam
12 4 (11.11%) Varonis
12 4 (11.11%) Mimecast
12 4 (11.11%) Zerto
12 4 (11.11%) Neverfail

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 6 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.56%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.78%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.11%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.89%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (5.56%) Network Security
3 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.56%) Firewall
3 2 (5.56%) VoIP
3 2 (5.56%) DHCP
3 2 (5.56%) DNS
3 2 (5.56%) SAN
4 1 (2.78%) Internet
4 1 (2.78%) OSPF
4 1 (2.78%) BGP
4 1 (2.78%) EIGRP
4 1 (2.78%) TACACS
4 1 (2.78%) FTP
4 1 (2.78%) WAN
4 1 (2.78%) IPsec
4 1 (2.78%) SSH
4 1 (2.78%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (2.78%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) MSI
2 1 (2.78%) Wise Package Studio
2 1 (2.78%) WinRunner
2 1 (2.78%) TestDirector
2 1 (2.78%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (2.78%) LoadRunner
General
1 3 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Publishing
2 1 (2.78%) Retail
2 1 (2.78%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (11.11%) Architect
1 4 (11.11%) Consultant
1 4 (11.11%) Network Engineer
2 3 (8.33%) Project Manager
2 3 (8.33%) Analyst
2 3 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (8.33%) Support Engineer
2 3 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
2 3 (8.33%) Design Engineer
2 3 (8.33%) Senior Network Design Engineer
2 3 (8.33%) Network Design Engineer
2 3 (8.33%) Senior Design Engineer
3 2 (5.56%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (5.56%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (5.56%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (5.56%) Technical Manager
3 2 (5.56%) Pre Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) Mainframe
1 2 (5.56%) AS400
1 2 (5.56%) iSeries
2 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.78%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.78%) Clustering
2 1 (2.78%) PKI
2 1 (2.78%) PDA
2 1 (2.78%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 24 (66.67%) Windows
2 10 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (27.78%) Windows 7
3 6 (16.67%) Windows 8
4 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (11.11%) UNIX
5 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (11.11%) Linux
6 3 (8.33%) AIX
7 2 (5.56%) Windows XP
7 2 (5.56%) zOS
8 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.89%) Change Management
2 4 (11.11%) Migration
2 4 (11.11%) ITIL
3 3 (8.33%) Network Design
3 3 (8.33%) Business Development
3 3 (8.33%) Network Architecture
4 2 (5.56%) Load Balancing
4 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.78%) Project Management
5 1 (2.78%) Service Management
5 1 (2.78%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.78%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.78%) Release Management
5 1 (2.78%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (2.78%) Performance Testing
5 1 (2.78%) Test Scripting
5 1 (2.78%) Time Management
5 1 (2.78%) Data Migration
5 1 (2.78%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (2.78%) VBScript
2 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.78%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 7 (19.44%) DV Cleared
3 5 (13.89%) SC Cleared
4 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (5.56%) MCSE
5 2 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (5.56%) MCITP
6 1 (2.78%) Degree
6 1 (2.78%) MCP
6 1 (2.78%) HNC
6 1 (2.78%) RHCSA
6 1 (2.78%) CCIE
6 1 (2.78%) CCNA
6 1 (2.78%) ISEB
6 1 (2.78%) CCA
6 1 (2.78%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (2.78%) PMP
6 1 (2.78%) PMI Certification
6 1 (2.78%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) SLA
2 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 13 (36.11%) Active Directory
2 8 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 4 (11.11%) XenApp
3 4 (11.11%) XenServer
3 4 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (8.33%) Terminal Services
5 2 (5.56%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.78%) vSphere
6 1 (2.78%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (2.78%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 9 (25.00%) SCCM
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (5.56%) Tivoli
2 2 (5.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (2.78%) Netcool
3 1 (2.78%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (2.78%) Nagios
3 1 (2.78%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.78%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.78%) WMI
3 1 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.78%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 14 (38.89%) VMware
2 12 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 11 (30.56%) Cisco
4 5 (13.89%) HP
4 5 (13.89%) CheckPoint
4 5 (13.89%) Symantec
4 5 (13.89%) 3PAR
5 4 (11.11%) AppSense
5 4 (11.11%) Varonis
5 4 (11.11%) Zerto
5 4 (11.11%) Neverfail
5 4 (11.11%) Blue Coat
5 4 (11.11%) Veeam
5 4 (11.11%) Dell
5 4 (11.11%) NetApp
5 4 (11.11%) IBM
6 3 (8.33%) SolarWinds
6 3 (8.33%) Infoblox
6 3 (8.33%) Tufin
7 2 (5.56%) Oracle
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