The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Slough region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 21 24 25
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Contract jobs citing Citrix 12 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 4.71% 5.53% 3.76%
As % of the Vendors category 10.17% 11.71% 8.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £125 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+180.00% -44.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -
Vendors Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
118 111 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 46.27% 47.23% 41.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 59 47
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Average hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -36.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.80 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.90 £19.00 £153.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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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
Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Citrix across the Slough region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Citrix Daily Rate Histogram 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 25 July 2014, 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 17 (68.00%) Windows
2 14 (56.00%) ITIL
3 13 (52.00%) VMware
4 11 (44.00%) Cisco
5 10 (40.00%) SQL
6 9 (36.00%) Oracle
6 9 (36.00%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (36.00%) Project Management
7 8 (32.00%) PRINCE2
7 8 (32.00%) WAN
8 7 (28.00%) Finance
8 7 (28.00%) LAN
8 7 (28.00%) SharePoint
9 6 (24.00%) Red Hat
9 6 (24.00%) Solaris
9 6 (24.00%) Linux
9 6 (24.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (20.00%) Mobile App
10 5 (20.00%) Telecoms
10 5 (20.00%) Redknee
10 5 (20.00%) IBM Notes
10 5 (20.00%) UNIX
10 5 (20.00%) SOAP
10 5 (20.00%) Java
10 5 (20.00%) Perl
10 5 (20.00%) NFS
10 5 (20.00%) CCNA
10 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
10 5 (20.00%) Juniper
10 5 (20.00%) Cisco Certification

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 7 (28.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (20.00%) IBM Notes
3 4 (16.00%) Lync
4 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (32.00%) WAN
2 7 (28.00%) LAN
3 5 (20.00%) DNS
4 4 (16.00%) VPN
5 3 (12.00%) SAN
6 2 (8.00%) Firewall
6 2 (8.00%) VoIP
7 1 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (4.00%) Wireshark
7 1 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (4.00%) SS7
7 1 (4.00%) ISUP
7 1 (4.00%) INAP
7 1 (4.00%) SMS
7 1 (4.00%) LDAP
7 1 (4.00%) Broadband
7 1 (4.00%) DHCP
7 1 (4.00%) HTTP
7 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 7 (28.00%) Finance
2 5 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (16.00%) Banking
4 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (4.00%) Publishing
5 1 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (4.00%) French Language
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Technical Project Manager
1 8 (32.00%) Project Manager
1 8 (32.00%) Technical Manager
2 7 (28.00%) Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Service Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Project Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Project Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Project Manager
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Manager
6 2 (8.00%) Support Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (8.00%) Contracts Manager
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Technical Project Manager
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Technical Manager
6 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) SOAP
2 1 (4.00%) XML
2 1 (4.00%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 4 (16.00%) Client/Server
2 4 (16.00%) Thin Client
2 4 (16.00%) Fat Client
3 2 (8.00%) FMCG
4 1 (4.00%) iPhone
4 1 (4.00%) iPad
4 1 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (4.00%) Handset
4 1 (4.00%) Clustering
4 1 (4.00%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 17 (68.00%) Windows
2 6 (24.00%) Solaris
2 6 (24.00%) Linux
2 6 (24.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (20.00%) UNIX
4 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (8.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.00%) AIX
6 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) ITIL
2 9 (36.00%) Project Management
3 8 (32.00%) PRINCE2
4 5 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.00%) Data Security
5 1 (4.00%) Migration
5 1 (4.00%) Business Continuity
5 1 (4.00%) Software Testing
5 1 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (4.00%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (4.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) SQL
2 5 (20.00%) Java
2 5 (20.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (20.00%) CCNA
2 5 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (16.00%) RHCE
3 4 (16.00%) JNCIA
4 1 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (4.00%) CCNP
4 1 (4.00%) ISEB
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) NFS
1 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (12.00%) XenApp
3 1 (4.00%) vSphere
3 1 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) VMware
2 11 (44.00%) Cisco
3 9 (36.00%) Oracle
4 6 (24.00%) Red Hat
5 5 (20.00%) Lotus
5 5 (20.00%) Redknee
5 5 (20.00%) Juniper
6 4 (16.00%) Sun
7 3 (12.00%) NetApp
7 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
8 2 (8.00%) HP
9 1 (4.00%) Dell
9 1 (4.00%) Avaya
9 1 (4.00%) Polycom
9 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
9 1 (4.00%) TIBCO