The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Citrix products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Citrix over the 3 months to 27 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 30 26 34
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +8
Contract jobs citing Citrix 6 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 2.01% 3.08% 1.17%
As % of the Vendors category 3.82% 6.11% 2.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
Average daily rate
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£369 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.81% +10.34%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £294 £300
% change year-on-year
+23.40% -2.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £15.13
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +7.43%
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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 Slough region.

Vendors Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
157 131 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 52.51% 50.38% 47.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 65 51
Average daily rate £400 £369 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.47% -8.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £165 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 11
Average hourly rate £13.86 £21.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.77% -34.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £19.10 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.22 £22.50 £44.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

Citrix
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Citrix across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Citrix Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Citrix
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Citrix across the Slough region.

Citrix Daily Rate Trend in Slough

Citrix
Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Citrix across the Slough region.

Citrix Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 9 (64.29%) VMware
2 6 (42.86%) Finance
3 5 (35.71%) Telecoms
3 5 (35.71%) Banking
3 5 (35.71%) Redknee
3 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (35.71%) Mobile App
3 5 (35.71%) Java
3 5 (35.71%) Perl
3 5 (35.71%) SOAP
3 5 (35.71%) UNIX
3 5 (35.71%) Solaris
3 5 (35.71%) Linux
3 5 (35.71%) NFS
3 5 (35.71%) DNS
3 5 (35.71%) Red Hat
4 4 (28.57%) Windows
5 3 (21.43%) SLA
5 3 (21.43%) Nortel
5 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
5 3 (21.43%) Ericsson
5 3 (21.43%) DAB
5 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
5 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
5 3 (21.43%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 3 (21.43%) 4G
5 3 (21.43%) Huawei
5 3 (21.43%) Cramer
6 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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.

Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) DNS
2 3 (21.43%) DAB
2 3 (21.43%) 4G
3 2 (14.29%) LTE
3 2 (14.29%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (14.29%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 5 (35.71%) Telecoms
2 5 (35.71%) Banking
3 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 2 (14.29%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Project Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Support
4 1 (7.14%) Service Desk Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Server Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Mobile App
2 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
3 2 (14.29%) FMCG
4 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 5 (35.71%) UNIX
1 5 (35.71%) Solaris
1 5 (35.71%) Linux
2 4 (28.57%) Windows
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
1 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
2 2 (14.29%) WFM
2 2 (14.29%) Project Management
2 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (7.14%) Fault Management
3 1 (7.14%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) Java
1 5 (35.71%) Perl
2 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (35.71%) NFS
2 1 (7.14%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) SCCM
1 2 (14.29%) SCVMM
1 2 (14.29%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) VMware
2 5 (35.71%) Redknee
2 5 (35.71%) Red Hat
3 3 (21.43%) Nortel
3 3 (21.43%) Ericsson
3 3 (21.43%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 3 (21.43%) Huawei
3 3 (21.43%) Cramer
4 2 (14.29%) MobileIron
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 2 (14.29%) Dell
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle