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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 49 49 62
Rank change year-on-year
0 +13
Contract jobs citing Citrix 18 26 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.13% 2.60% 1.45%
As % of the Vendors category 4.76% 5.33% 2.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 6
Average daily rate
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£450 £260 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+73.07% -22.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £129 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £396 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £324
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -15.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £25.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.93% -
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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
378 488 510
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 44.68% 48.85% 52.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 251 179
Average daily rate £375 £388 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 35
Average hourly rate £55.65 £14.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+297.50% -26.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -13.15%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 43 (74.14%) Windows
2 37 (63.79%) Active Directory
3 24 (41.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (39.66%) VMware
5 22 (37.93%) Windows 7
6 17 (29.31%) HP
6 17 (29.31%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (27.59%) Microsoft
7 16 (27.59%) NetBackup
8 15 (25.86%) DNS
8 15 (25.86%) DHCP
9 14 (24.14%) UNIX
9 14 (24.14%) Linux
9 14 (24.14%) Red Hat
10 13 (22.41%) Nagios
10 13 (22.41%) XenApp
10 13 (22.41%) Security Cleared
11 12 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
12 11 (18.97%) Isilon
12 11 (18.97%) Windows Server 2012
12 11 (18.97%) Microsoft Certification
13 10 (17.24%) MCSE
13 10 (17.24%) C
13 10 (17.24%) NFS
13 10 (17.24%) DV Cleared
14 9 (15.52%) Bourne shell
14 9 (15.52%) Korn
14 9 (15.52%) Fat Client
14 9 (15.52%) MS Exchange
14 9 (15.52%) Perl

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (15.52%) MS Exchange
2 5 (8.62%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.72%) Lync
5 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.72%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.72%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 4 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (25.86%) DNS
1 15 (25.86%) DHCP
2 5 (8.62%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (8.62%) TCP/IP
3 4 (6.90%) Firewall
3 4 (6.90%) Network Security
3 4 (6.90%) NetScaler
3 4 (6.90%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (5.17%) WAN
4 3 (5.17%) SSL
5 2 (3.45%) DMZ
5 2 (3.45%) SAN
5 2 (3.45%) VoIP
5 2 (3.45%) FTP
5 2 (3.45%) SSH
6 1 (1.72%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (1.72%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (1.72%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (1.72%) VLAN
6 1 (1.72%) EIGRP
Development Applications
1 2 (3.45%) MSI
2 1 (1.72%) WinRunner
2 1 (1.72%) TestDirector
2 1 (1.72%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 3 (5.17%) Financial Institution
1 3 (5.17%) Finance
2 1 (1.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (22.41%) Linux Engineer
2 11 (18.97%) Support Engineer
3 8 (13.79%) Network Engineer
3 8 (13.79%) Desktop Engineer
4 7 (12.07%) Linux Support
4 7 (12.07%) Linux Support Engineer
4 7 (12.07%) Security Engineer
4 7 (12.07%) Architect
5 6 (10.34%) Analyst
5 6 (10.34%) Windows Support Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) Senior Network Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) Desktop Support
7 4 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (5.17%) Senior Design Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Senior Network Design Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Network Design Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Network Security Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (5.17%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.17%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.52%) Fat Client
1 9 (15.52%) Thin Client
2 3 (5.17%) Clustering
3 2 (3.45%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.72%) CMDB
4 1 (1.72%) PDA
4 1 (1.72%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 43 (74.14%) Windows
2 24 (41.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (37.93%) Windows 7
4 17 (29.31%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (24.14%) UNIX
5 14 (24.14%) Linux
6 11 (18.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (12.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (10.34%) Windows 8
9 2 (3.45%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.72%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.72%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (12.07%) Incident Management
2 6 (10.34%) ITIL
3 4 (6.90%) Change Management
3 4 (6.90%) Load Balancing
3 4 (6.90%) Time Management
4 3 (5.17%) Network Architecture
4 3 (5.17%) Network Design
5 2 (3.45%) Migration
6 1 (1.72%) Network Management
6 1 (1.72%) People Management
6 1 (1.72%) Data Migration
6 1 (1.72%) Test Automation
6 1 (1.72%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (1.72%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (1.72%) Test Scripting
6 1 (1.72%) Problem Management
6 1 (1.72%) Service Management
6 1 (1.72%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.24%) C
2 9 (15.52%) Bourne shell
2 9 (15.52%) Korn
2 9 (15.52%) Perl
2 9 (15.52%) VB
3 3 (5.17%) SQL
4 2 (3.45%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.72%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (22.41%) Security Cleared
2 11 (18.97%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (17.24%) MCSE
3 10 (17.24%) DV Cleared
4 9 (15.52%) HNC
4 9 (15.52%) Citrix Certification
5 7 (12.07%) CCA
6 5 (8.62%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (6.90%) CCNA
7 4 (6.90%) SC Cleared
8 3 (5.17%) RHCSA
9 2 (3.45%) PhD
10 1 (1.72%) CCEE
10 1 (1.72%) CCIA
10 1 (1.72%) Degree
10 1 (1.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (1.72%) MCTS
10 1 (1.72%) MCITP
10 1 (1.72%) CCIE
10 1 (1.72%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.62%) SLA
2 1 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 37 (63.79%) Active Directory
2 13 (22.41%) XenApp
3 12 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (17.24%) NFS
5 6 (10.34%) XenDesktop
6 5 (8.62%) Hyper-V
7 4 (6.90%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (5.17%) vSphere
8 3 (5.17%) Terminal Services
9 2 (3.45%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (3.45%) ProxySG
9 2 (3.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (27.59%) NetBackup
2 13 (22.41%) Nagios
3 6 (10.34%) SCCM
4 1 (1.72%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (1.72%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (1.72%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.72%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.72%) Netcool
4 1 (1.72%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 23 (39.66%) VMware
2 17 (29.31%) HP
3 16 (27.59%) Microsoft
4 14 (24.14%) Red Hat
5 11 (18.97%) Isilon
6 9 (15.52%) EMC
7 8 (13.79%) Veritas
7 8 (13.79%) Altiris
8 7 (12.07%) Symantec
8 7 (12.07%) CheckPoint
8 7 (12.07%) Cisco
9 5 (8.62%) Blue Coat
10 4 (6.90%) Remedy
11 3 (5.17%) Tufin
11 3 (5.17%) SolarWinds
11 3 (5.17%) Infoblox
12 2 (3.45%) NetApp
12 2 (3.45%) Nokia
12 2 (3.45%) AppSense
12 2 (3.45%) 3PAR
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