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 30 June 2016 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix
Rank 48 43 39
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Contract jobs citing Citrix 23 22 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.64% 2.59% 3.70%
As % of the Vendors category 5.30% 4.74% 7.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 16
Median daily rate £235 £475 £304
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.52% +56.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £350 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £485 £461
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £43.28 - £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+10.14% +4.54%
Citrix
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
434 464 472
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 49.83% 54.59% 49.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 219 196
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £260 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 32 16
Median hourly rate £20.00 £21.55 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.19% +39.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £24.12 £20.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.22 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+15.24% +7.19%

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 30 June 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Citrix across the Reading region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016.

Citrix Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, 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 36 (76.60%) Windows
2 29 (61.70%) Active Directory
3 24 (51.06%) VMware
4 21 (44.68%) Microsoft
5 19 (40.43%) Windows Server
6 14 (29.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (27.66%) DNS
7 13 (27.66%) Cisco
8 12 (25.53%) Linux
9 11 (23.40%) MS Excel
9 11 (23.40%) DHCP
9 11 (23.40%) VMware Infrastructure
9 11 (23.40%) SCCM
10 10 (21.28%) XenApp
11 9 (19.15%) Customer Engagement
11 9 (19.15%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (17.02%) Cisco Certification
12 8 (17.02%) VPN
12 8 (17.02%) MPLS
12 8 (17.02%) Firewall
12 8 (17.02%) Telecoms
13 7 (14.89%) CCNA
13 7 (14.89%) ITIL
13 7 (14.89%) MS Office
13 7 (14.89%) Windows 7
13 7 (14.89%) Network Security
13 7 (14.89%) Degree
13 7 (14.89%) WSUS
13 7 (14.89%) Windows Server 2012
14 6 (12.77%) CCNP

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 (4.26%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.13%) Apache
2 1 (2.13%) CMS
2 1 (2.13%) Drupal
2 1 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.13%) Joomla!
2 1 (2.13%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.13%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (2.13%) Umbraco
2 1 (2.13%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.13%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (2.13%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (23.40%) MS Excel
2 7 (14.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.64%) Office 365
1 5 (10.64%) SaaS
2 4 (8.51%) IaaS
3 3 (6.38%) PaaS
4 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (2.13%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (2.13%) Amazon S3
5 1 (2.13%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 13 (27.66%) DNS
2 11 (23.40%) DHCP
3 8 (17.02%) Firewall
3 8 (17.02%) MPLS
3 8 (17.02%) VPN
4 7 (14.89%) Network Security
5 6 (12.77%) WAN
6 5 (10.64%) LAN
7 4 (8.51%) IPsec
7 4 (8.51%) VLAN
8 3 (6.38%) SAN
8 3 (6.38%) TCP/IP
9 2 (4.26%) NAS
9 2 (4.26%) NetScaler
9 2 (4.26%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (2.13%) Asterisk PBX
10 1 (2.13%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (2.13%) iSCSI
10 1 (2.13%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.51%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.13%) MySQL
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.13%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 8 (17.02%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.38%) Finance
3 1 (2.13%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (23.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (17.02%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 6 (12.77%) Support Engineer
4 5 (10.64%) Analyst
4 5 (10.64%) Architect
4 5 (10.64%) Citrix Engineer
4 5 (10.64%) Firewall Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (8.51%) IT Support
5 4 (8.51%) Network Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.38%) Consultant
6 3 (6.38%) IT Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) LAN Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Network Security Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Security Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Support Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Windows Consultant
6 3 (6.38%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.38%) .NET
2 2 (4.26%) XML
3 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.13%) CSS
3 1 (2.13%) CSS3
3 1 (2.13%) ELK Stack
3 1 (2.13%) HTML
3 1 (2.13%) HTML5
3 1 (2.13%) jQuery
3 1 (2.13%) LAMP
3 1 (2.13%) Middleware
3 1 (2.13%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.38%) Blackberry
2 3 (6.38%) Driving Licence
3 2 (4.26%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.13%) Clustering
4 1 (2.13%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 36 (76.60%) Windows
2 19 (40.43%) Windows Server
3 14 (29.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (25.53%) Linux
5 7 (14.89%) Windows 7
5 7 (14.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (4.26%) AIX
7 2 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (4.26%) Solaris
7 2 (4.26%) Unix
7 2 (4.26%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.13%) CentOS
8 1 (2.13%) Debian
8 1 (2.13%) Fedora
8 1 (2.13%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.13%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.13%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.15%) Customer Engagement
2 7 (14.89%) ITIL
3 5 (10.64%) Problem Management
3 5 (10.64%) Service Management
4 4 (8.51%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 4 (8.51%) Presales
4 4 (8.51%) SIEM
4 4 (8.51%) Software Architecture
4 4 (8.51%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 3 (6.38%) Server Virtualisation
6 2 (4.26%) Data Centre Operations
6 2 (4.26%) Data Protection
6 2 (4.26%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.26%) High Availability
6 2 (4.26%) Load Balancing
6 2 (4.26%) Mentoring
6 2 (4.26%) Performance Management
6 2 (4.26%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (4.26%) Software Testing
6 2 (4.26%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.51%) PowerShell
1 4 (8.51%) Python
2 3 (6.38%) C#
2 3 (6.38%) C++
2 3 (6.38%) Ruby
3 2 (4.26%) PHP
3 2 (4.26%) VB
3 2 (4.26%) VBScript
4 1 (2.13%) C
4 1 (2.13%) Java
4 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (19.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (17.02%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (14.89%) CCNA
3 7 (14.89%) Degree
4 6 (12.77%) CCNP
5 5 (10.64%) Citrix Certification
5 5 (10.64%) MCITP
5 5 (10.64%) MCTS
6 4 (8.51%) CCA
6 4 (8.51%) CCIE
7 3 (6.38%) DV Cleared
7 3 (6.38%) Security Cleared
8 2 (4.26%) MCSE
9 1 (2.13%) CCAA
9 1 (2.13%) CCENT
9 1 (2.13%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.77%) SLA
2 1 (2.13%) QA
2 1 (2.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 29 (61.70%) Active Directory
2 11 (23.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (21.28%) XenApp
4 5 (10.64%) BitLocker
4 5 (10.64%) Terminal Server
5 4 (8.51%) Hyper-V
5 4 (8.51%) vSphere
5 4 (8.51%) XenServer
6 3 (6.38%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (6.38%) VMware ESX
7 2 (4.26%) NFS
7 2 (4.26%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (4.26%) XenDesktop
8 1 (2.13%) Docker
8 1 (2.13%) KVM
8 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (2.13%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (2.13%) Postfix
8 1 (2.13%) qmail
8 1 (2.13%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 11 (23.40%) SCCM
2 7 (14.89%) WSUS
3 4 (8.51%) Backup Exec
3 4 (8.51%) SCOM
4 2 (4.26%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (4.26%) NetBackup
4 2 (4.26%) Perfmon
4 2 (4.26%) SCOrch
4 2 (4.26%) SCVMM
5 1 (2.13%) Ansible
5 1 (2.13%) Bacula
5 1 (2.13%) cPanel
5 1 (2.13%) Grafana
5 1 (2.13%) Graphite
5 1 (2.13%) Kibana
5 1 (2.13%) logstash
5 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (2.13%) Puppet
5 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (2.13%) Salt
Vendors
1 24 (51.06%) VMware
2 21 (44.68%) Microsoft
3 13 (27.66%) Cisco
4 4 (8.51%) Huawei
5 3 (6.38%) Remedy
6 2 (4.26%) Dell
6 2 (4.26%) EMC
6 2 (4.26%) HP
6 2 (4.26%) Juniper
6 2 (4.26%) Oracle
6 2 (4.26%) Red Hat
6 2 (4.26%) Symantec
7 1 (2.13%) Altiris
7 1 (2.13%) CommVault
7 1 (2.13%) Hitachi
7 1 (2.13%) IBM
7 1 (2.13%) Lumension
7 1 (2.13%) NetApp
7 1 (2.13%) Sitecore
7 1 (2.13%) Veritas