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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 30 42 44
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +2
Contract jobs citing Citrix 35 35 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.99% 3.50% 3.57%
As % of the Vendors category 8.41% 7.03% 6.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 29 22
Average daily rate
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£300 £365 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.80% +8.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £172 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £23.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -14.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
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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
416 498 702
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 47.38% 49.80% 55.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 190 218
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £176 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 28 21
Average hourly rate £17.50 £30.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.62% +52.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £37.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 53 (81.54%) Windows
2 32 (49.23%) Active Directory
3 26 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (35.38%) XenApp
5 21 (32.31%) Microsoft
6 20 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
7 18 (27.69%) Windows 7
7 18 (27.69%) Security Cleared
8 17 (26.15%) VMware
9 13 (20.00%) MS Exchange
10 12 (18.46%) XenDesktop
10 12 (18.46%) NetScaler
11 11 (16.92%) HP
12 10 (15.38%) SQL Server
12 10 (15.38%) Terminal Services
12 10 (15.38%) Finance
12 10 (15.38%) SC Cleared
13 9 (13.85%) DV Cleared
13 9 (13.85%) Windows 8
13 9 (13.85%) Clustering
13 9 (13.85%) Red Hat
13 9 (13.85%) Linux
14 8 (12.31%) DNS
14 8 (12.31%) Windows XP
14 8 (12.31%) Citrix Certification
14 8 (12.31%) Thin Client
14 8 (12.31%) NetBackup
14 8 (12.31%) Firewall
14 8 (12.31%) Windows Server 2012
14 8 (12.31%) Hyper-V

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 13 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (9.23%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (9.23%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (7.69%) SharePoint Server
3 5 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (7.69%) SharePoint
4 4 (6.15%) WebLogic
4 4 (6.15%) Apache
4 4 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2000
5 3 (4.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.54%) WorkSite
6 1 (1.54%) Lync
6 1 (1.54%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (9.23%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.62%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (18.46%) NetScaler
2 8 (12.31%) DNS
2 8 (12.31%) Firewall
3 5 (7.69%) DHCP
3 5 (7.69%) SSL
4 4 (6.15%) WAN
4 4 (6.15%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (4.62%) Network Security
6 2 (3.08%) LAN
7 1 (1.54%) Internet
7 1 (1.54%) SAN
7 1 (1.54%) VPN
7 1 (1.54%) IPv4
7 1 (1.54%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.15%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (7.69%) WinRunner
1 5 (7.69%) TestDirector
1 5 (7.69%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (1.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (15.38%) Finance
2 3 (4.62%) Publishing
3 1 (1.54%) Marketing
3 1 (1.54%) Law
Job Titles
1 13 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 12 (18.46%) Analyst
3 7 (10.77%) Windows Support Engineer
4 6 (9.23%) Systems Engineer
4 6 (9.23%) Desktop Engineer
5 5 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (7.69%) Escalation Engineer
5 5 (7.69%) Test Analyst
6 4 (6.15%) Consultant
7 3 (4.62%) Wintel Architect
7 3 (4.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (4.62%) Desktop Analyst
7 3 (4.62%) Citrix Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Security Consultant
7 3 (4.62%) Technical Architect
7 3 (4.62%) Architect
7 3 (4.62%) Desktop Support
8 2 (3.08%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.15%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.54%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.85%) Clustering
2 8 (12.31%) Thin Client
2 8 (12.31%) Fat Client
3 3 (4.62%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.08%) PKI
5 1 (1.54%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 53 (81.54%) Windows
2 26 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (27.69%) Windows 7
5 9 (13.85%) Windows 8
5 9 (13.85%) Linux
6 8 (12.31%) Windows XP
6 8 (12.31%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (9.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (7.69%) AIX
8 5 (7.69%) UNIX
9 4 (6.15%) zOS
10 1 (1.54%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (7.69%) Load Balancing
1 5 (7.69%) Test Automation
2 4 (6.15%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (6.15%) Change Control
3 3 (4.62%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (4.62%) Test Scripting
3 3 (4.62%) ITIL
4 2 (3.08%) Configuration Management
4 2 (3.08%) Migration
4 2 (3.08%) Incident Management
5 1 (1.54%) IT Governance
5 1 (1.54%) Investment Management
5 1 (1.54%) Time Management
5 1 (1.54%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (1.54%) Analytics
5 1 (1.54%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (1.54%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (1.54%) Change Management
5 1 (1.54%) Project Management
5 1 (1.54%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.23%) PowerShell
2 5 (7.69%) SQL
3 4 (6.15%) VB
3 4 (6.15%) C
3 4 (6.15%) Perl
3 4 (6.15%) Bourne shell
3 4 (6.15%) Korn
Qualifications
1 18 (27.69%) Security Cleared
2 10 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 9 (13.85%) DV Cleared
4 8 (12.31%) Citrix Certification
5 7 (10.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (10.77%) CCA
5 7 (10.77%) MCSE
6 5 (7.69%) ISEB
6 5 (7.69%) MCP
7 3 (4.62%) Degree
7 3 (4.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (4.62%) HNC
8 1 (1.54%) MCDST
8 1 (1.54%) MCITP
8 1 (1.54%) CCEE
8 1 (1.54%) CCAA
8 1 (1.54%) CCIA
8 1 (1.54%) PMP
8 1 (1.54%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.54%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) COBIT
1 1 (1.54%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (49.23%) Active Directory
2 23 (35.38%) XenApp
3 12 (18.46%) XenDesktop
4 10 (15.38%) Terminal Services
5 8 (12.31%) Hyper-V
6 7 (10.77%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 7 (10.77%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (9.23%) VMware ESX
7 6 (9.23%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (7.69%) XenServer
8 5 (7.69%) ProxySG
8 5 (7.69%) NFS
9 4 (6.15%) Xen
10 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (4.62%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (12.31%) NetBackup
1 8 (12.31%) SCCM
2 7 (10.77%) WMI
3 6 (9.23%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (9.23%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (7.69%) Netcool
4 5 (7.69%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 4 (6.15%) Nagios
5 4 (6.15%) Backup Exec
6 3 (4.62%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 3 (4.62%) Nessus
6 3 (4.62%) ARCserve
7 1 (1.54%) SCOM
7 1 (1.54%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (32.31%) Microsoft
2 17 (26.15%) VMware
3 11 (16.92%) HP
4 9 (13.85%) Red Hat
5 7 (10.77%) Symantec
5 7 (10.77%) Veritas
5 7 (10.77%) Cisco
6 6 (9.23%) McAfee
6 6 (9.23%) AppSense
7 5 (7.69%) Blue Coat
7 5 (7.69%) CheckPoint
7 5 (7.69%) Nokia
8 4 (6.15%) Oracle
8 4 (6.15%) IBM
8 4 (6.15%) EMC
8 4 (6.15%) Isilon
8 4 (6.15%) Altiris
9 2 (3.08%) NetIQ
9 2 (3.08%) CA
10 1 (1.54%) Lumension
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