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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 55 50 51
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Contract jobs citing Citrix 17 25 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.82% 2.50% 2.33%
As % of the Vendors category 4.04% 5.00% 4.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 16 7
Average daily rate
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£400 £260 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £140 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £395 £384
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £300 £309
% change year-on-year
+20.41% -2.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £53.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.07 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-2.60% +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
421 500 389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 45.12% 50.05% 50.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 241 128
Average daily rate £400 £389 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.89% +29.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £190 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 34
Average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £10.36 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £180.00 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 27 February 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 27 February 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 36 (72.00%) Windows
2 27 (54.00%) Active Directory
3 25 (50.00%) VMware
4 19 (38.00%) Microsoft
4 19 (38.00%) Windows 7
5 17 (34.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (28.00%) Security Cleared
6 14 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 12 (24.00%) HP
8 11 (22.00%) DV Cleared
8 11 (22.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (20.00%) Windows 8
9 10 (20.00%) XenApp
9 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (20.00%) NetBackup
10 9 (18.00%) Symantec
10 9 (18.00%) Cisco
10 9 (18.00%) DNS
10 9 (18.00%) UNIX
10 9 (18.00%) DHCP
11 8 (16.00%) MS Exchange
11 8 (16.00%) Linux
11 8 (16.00%) Red Hat
11 8 (16.00%) Nagios
12 7 (14.00%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (14.00%) MS Excel
13 6 (12.00%) Incident Management
13 6 (12.00%) SCCM
13 6 (12.00%) Isilon
13 6 (12.00%) MCSE

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 8 (16.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.00%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.00%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (14.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.00%) DNS
1 9 (18.00%) DHCP
2 5 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (8.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (8.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (6.00%) Firewall
4 3 (6.00%) Network Security
4 3 (6.00%) NetScaler
5 2 (4.00%) SSH
5 2 (4.00%) FTP
5 2 (4.00%) VoIP
5 2 (4.00%) WAN
5 2 (4.00%) SSL
5 2 (4.00%) SAN
5 2 (4.00%) DMZ
6 1 (2.00%) Internet
6 1 (2.00%) OSPF
6 1 (2.00%) BGP
6 1 (2.00%) EIGRP
6 1 (2.00%) TACACS
Development Applications
1 2 (4.00%) MSI
2 1 (2.00%) WinRunner
2 1 (2.00%) TestDirector
2 1 (2.00%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 2 (4.00%) Financial Institution
1 2 (4.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (18.00%) Architect
1 9 (18.00%) Support Engineer
2 8 (16.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 7 (14.00%) Network Engineer
3 7 (14.00%) Linux Engineer
4 6 (12.00%) Security Engineer
5 5 (10.00%) Linux Support
5 5 (10.00%) Linux Support Engineer
5 5 (10.00%) Windows Support Engineer
5 5 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (8.00%) Desktop Support
6 4 (8.00%) Senior Network Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Design Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (6.00%) Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Project Manager
7 3 (6.00%) Consultant
7 3 (6.00%) Senior Design Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Network Design Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Senior Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) Thin Client
1 4 (8.00%) Fat Client
2 3 (6.00%) Clustering
3 2 (4.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.00%) PKI
4 1 (2.00%) PDA
4 1 (2.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 36 (72.00%) Windows
2 19 (38.00%) Windows 7
3 17 (34.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (22.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (20.00%) Windows 8
5 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (18.00%) UNIX
7 8 (16.00%) Linux
8 5 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (4.00%) Windows XP
10 1 (2.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (12.00%) Incident Management
2 5 (10.00%) Change Management
2 5 (10.00%) ITIL
3 4 (8.00%) Migration
4 3 (6.00%) Load Balancing
4 3 (6.00%) Network Architecture
4 3 (6.00%) Network Design
5 2 (4.00%) People Management
5 2 (4.00%) Time Management
5 2 (4.00%) Business Development
5 2 (4.00%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.00%) Project Management
6 1 (2.00%) Service Management
6 1 (2.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.00%) Data Migration
6 1 (2.00%) Test Automation
6 1 (2.00%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (2.00%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (2.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.00%) C
2 4 (8.00%) Perl
2 4 (8.00%) VB
2 4 (8.00%) Korn
2 4 (8.00%) Bourne shell
3 3 (6.00%) SQL
4 2 (4.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (28.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (22.00%) DV Cleared
3 7 (14.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (12.00%) MCSE
5 5 (10.00%) HNC
5 5 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (8.00%) SC Cleared
6 4 (8.00%) Citrix Certification
6 4 (8.00%) CCNA
7 3 (6.00%) CCA
7 3 (6.00%) RHCSA
8 2 (4.00%) PhD
8 2 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (2.00%) PMP
9 1 (2.00%) PMI Certification
9 1 (2.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (2.00%) MCTS
9 1 (2.00%) MCITP
9 1 (2.00%) Degree
9 1 (2.00%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 27 (54.00%) Active Directory
2 14 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (20.00%) XenApp
4 5 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 5 (10.00%) XenDesktop
5 4 (8.00%) NFS
6 3 (6.00%) vSphere
6 3 (6.00%) Terminal Services
7 2 (4.00%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (4.00%) XenServer
8 1 (2.00%) ProxySG
8 1 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (20.00%) NetBackup
2 8 (16.00%) Nagios
3 6 (12.00%) SCCM
4 1 (2.00%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (2.00%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (2.00%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (2.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.00%) Netcool
4 1 (2.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 25 (50.00%) VMware
2 19 (38.00%) Microsoft
3 12 (24.00%) HP
4 9 (18.00%) Cisco
4 9 (18.00%) Symantec
5 8 (16.00%) Red Hat
6 6 (12.00%) CheckPoint
6 6 (12.00%) Altiris
6 6 (12.00%) Veritas
6 6 (12.00%) Isilon
7 4 (8.00%) 3PAR
7 4 (8.00%) Blue Coat
7 4 (8.00%) Remedy
7 4 (8.00%) EMC
7 4 (8.00%) NetApp
8 3 (6.00%) SolarWinds
8 3 (6.00%) Infoblox
8 3 (6.00%) Tufin
9 2 (4.00%) Varonis
9 2 (4.00%) IBM
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