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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 25 32 19
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -13
Contract jobs citing Citrix 12 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 4.07% 0.76% 4.09%
As % of the Vendors category 9.52% 1.56% 12.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 5
Average daily rate
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£375 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.34% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £12.50 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.96%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.84 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.91% +5.25%
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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
126 128 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 42.71% 48.48% 31.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 55 26
Average daily rate £334 £420 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.47% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £530 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 9
Average hourly rate £11.50 £13.50 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.81% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £10.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £38.20 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.63
% change year-on-year
- -3.35%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 14 (58.33%) Finance
2 11 (45.83%) Cisco
3 10 (41.67%) DNS
3 10 (41.67%) ITIL
3 10 (41.67%) Windows
3 10 (41.67%) Banking
4 8 (33.33%) Redknee
4 8 (33.33%) JNCIA
4 8 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (33.33%) Mobile App
4 8 (33.33%) Solaris
4 8 (33.33%) Linux
4 8 (33.33%) UNIX
4 8 (33.33%) SOAP
4 8 (33.33%) Java
4 8 (33.33%) Perl
4 8 (33.33%) NFS
4 8 (33.33%) Sun
4 8 (33.33%) CCNA
4 8 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (33.33%) VMware
4 8 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 8 (33.33%) Juniper
4 8 (33.33%) Red Hat
5 7 (29.17%) Service Delivery
6 6 (25.00%) RHCE
7 5 (20.83%) LAN
7 5 (20.83%) WAN
8 4 (16.67%) Thin Client
8 4 (16.67%) Project Management

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 4 (16.67%) IBM Notes
1 4 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.33%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (41.67%) DNS
2 5 (20.83%) LAN
2 5 (20.83%) WAN
3 3 (12.50%) 4G
4 2 (8.33%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (8.33%) LDAP
4 2 (8.33%) DHCP
4 2 (8.33%) SAN
4 2 (8.33%) 3G
4 2 (8.33%) LTE
5 1 (4.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
General
1 14 (58.33%) Finance
2 10 (41.67%) Banking
3 8 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 2 (8.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Project Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 4 (16.67%) Technical Project Manager
3 4 (16.67%) Service Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Technical Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Project Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (8.33%) Support Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Support Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Contracts Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Applications Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Service Desk Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Network Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 4 (16.67%) Client/Server
2 4 (16.67%) Thin Client
2 4 (16.67%) Fat Client
3 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (41.67%) Windows
2 8 (33.33%) Solaris
2 8 (33.33%) Linux
2 8 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 8 (33.33%) UNIX
3 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) ITIL
2 7 (29.17%) Service Delivery
3 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 4 (16.67%) Project Management
4 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (8.33%) Change Management
4 2 (8.33%) WFM
4 2 (8.33%) Investment Management
5 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.17%) Fault Management
5 1 (4.17%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) Java
1 8 (33.33%) Perl
2 4 (16.67%) SQL
3 2 (8.33%) VBScript
3 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) CCNA
1 8 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (33.33%) JNCIA
2 6 (25.00%) RHCE
3 4 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (33.33%) NFS
2 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) SCCM
1 2 (8.33%) SCVMM
1 2 (8.33%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) Cisco
2 8 (33.33%) Sun
2 8 (33.33%) Juniper
2 8 (33.33%) VMware
2 8 (33.33%) Redknee
2 8 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 4 (16.67%) Lotus
3 4 (16.67%) Oracle
3 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (12.50%) Nortel
4 3 (12.50%) Ericsson
4 3 (12.50%) Cramer
4 3 (12.50%) Huawei
4 3 (12.50%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 2 (8.33%) MobileIron
5 2 (8.33%) Dell