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 8 February 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix
Rank 23 30 16
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -14
Contract jobs citing Citrix 7 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 2.77% 2.31% 5.35%
As % of the Vendors category 4.90% 4.22% 11.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 7
Average daily rate £353 £369 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.40% +41.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £329 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £400 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £288
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +17.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+11.29% -3.12%
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 Slough region.

Vendors Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
143 166 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 56.52% 54.79% 47.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 99 54
Average daily rate £380 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 6
Average hourly rate £18.00 - £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+29.31% +5.45%

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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 8 (72.73%) VMware
3 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (63.64%) Windows Server
4 6 (54.55%) Cisco
5 5 (45.45%) DNS
5 5 (45.45%) DHCP
5 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
6 4 (36.36%) NetApp
6 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (36.36%) HP
6 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
6 4 (36.36%) Change Management
6 4 (36.36%) XenApp
6 4 (36.36%) vSphere
7 3 (27.27%) Forefront TMG
7 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (27.27%) XenDesktop
7 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
7 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (27.27%) WSUS
7 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (27.27%) ServiceNow
7 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
7 3 (27.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
2 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) DHCP
1 5 (45.45%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) NAS
2 1 (9.09%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Support Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Team Leader
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Service Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Support Team Leader
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Cloud Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Network Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Clustering
1 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
1 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (9.09%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (27.27%) Linux
4 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (18.18%) AIX
5 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (18.18%) Unix
5 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
6 1 (9.09%) Solaris
6 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Change Management
2 3 (27.27%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Coaching
3 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL
3 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
3 2 (18.18%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (9.09%) Patch Management
4 1 (9.09%) Presales
4 1 (9.09%) Security Patching
4 1 (9.09%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) VCP5
2 2 (18.18%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (9.09%) CCNA
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 4 (36.36%) vSphere
2 4 (36.36%) XenApp
3 3 (27.27%) Forefront TMG
3 3 (27.27%) ISA Server
3 3 (27.27%) VMware ESX
3 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (27.27%) XenDesktop
4 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) WSUS
2 2 (18.18%) Backup Exec
2 2 (18.18%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (18.18%) SCCM
2 2 (18.18%) ServiceCenter
2 2 (18.18%) Tivoli
2 2 (18.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (9.09%) NetBackup
3 1 (9.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) VMware
2 6 (54.55%) Cisco
3 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
4 4 (36.36%) HP
4 4 (36.36%) NetApp
5 3 (27.27%) Dell
5 3 (27.27%) IBM
5 3 (27.27%) ServiceNow
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle
6 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
6 2 (18.18%) Symantec
6 2 (18.18%) Veritas
7 1 (9.09%) Avaya
7 1 (9.09%) Juniper