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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 17 36 24
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -12
Contract jobs citing Citrix 14 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 5.62% 1.44% 2.50%
As % of the Vendors category 10.53% 2.90% 5.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 1
Average daily rate £325 £324 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.38% -19.06%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £15.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -9.09%
Vendors Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
133 138 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 53.41% 49.64% 49.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 62 58
Average daily rate £335 £375 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.66% +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £285 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 6
Average hourly rate £21.25 £32.50 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.61% +120.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.10 £11.17 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £44.88 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Citrix
Berkshire

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 18 (78.26%) Windows
2 13 (56.52%) VMware
3 10 (43.48%) Active Directory
4 9 (39.13%) ITIL
5 7 (30.43%) SQL
5 7 (30.43%) Cisco
6 6 (26.09%) Oracle
6 6 (26.09%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (26.09%) Project Management
7 5 (21.74%) PRINCE2
7 5 (21.74%) SharePoint
7 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
7 5 (21.74%) WAN
7 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (17.39%) XenApp
8 4 (17.39%) LAN
8 4 (17.39%) VPN
8 4 (17.39%) Windows XP
8 4 (17.39%) Solaris
8 4 (17.39%) Linux
8 4 (17.39%) MS Office
8 4 (17.39%) Avaya
8 4 (17.39%) NetApp
9 3 (13.04%) Lotus
9 3 (13.04%) Red Hat
9 3 (13.04%) HP
9 3 (13.04%) SAN
9 3 (13.04%) IBM Notes
9 3 (13.04%) DNS

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (21.74%) SharePoint
2 3 (13.04%) IBM Notes
3 2 (8.70%) Lync
3 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
4 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Office
2 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) WAN
2 4 (17.39%) LAN
2 4 (17.39%) VPN
3 3 (13.04%) SAN
3 3 (13.04%) DNS
3 3 (13.04%) Firewall
4 2 (8.70%) VoIP
4 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.35%) SS7
5 1 (4.35%) ISUP
5 1 (4.35%) INAP
5 1 (4.35%) Broadband
5 1 (4.35%) LDAP
5 1 (4.35%) DHCP
5 1 (4.35%) HTTP
5 1 (4.35%) SMS
5 1 (4.35%) Wireshark
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
General
1 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
1 3 (13.04%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (4.35%) French Language
2 1 (4.35%) Publishing
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Project Manager
1 5 (21.74%) Technical Project Manager
1 5 (21.74%) Technical Manager
2 4 (17.39%) Support Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Architect
2 4 (17.39%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (13.04%) Senior Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Desktop Support
3 3 (13.04%) Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Senior Technical Project Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Senior Technical Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Test Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Coordinator
4 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Service Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) SOAP
2 1 (4.35%) Rendezvous
2 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) FMCG
1 3 (13.04%) iPhone
2 2 (8.70%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.35%) iPad
3 1 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (4.35%) Clustering
3 1 (4.35%) IVR
3 1 (4.35%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 18 (78.26%) Windows
2 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (17.39%) Windows XP
3 4 (17.39%) Solaris
3 4 (17.39%) Linux
4 3 (13.04%) Windows 7
4 3 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (8.70%) UNIX
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.35%) AIX
6 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.35%) Android
6 1 (4.35%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) ITIL
2 6 (26.09%) Project Management
3 5 (21.74%) PRINCE2
4 3 (13.04%) Migration
5 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.35%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Business Continuity
5 1 (4.35%) Data Security
5 1 (4.35%) Risk Management
5 1 (4.35%) Software Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) Java
2 2 (8.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (8.70%) CCNA
2 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.35%) RHCE
3 1 (4.35%) ISEB
3 1 (4.35%) MCSE
3 1 (4.35%) MCSA
3 1 (4.35%) CCNP
3 1 (4.35%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (43.48%) Active Directory
2 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (17.39%) XenApp
3 2 (8.70%) vSphere
3 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
3 2 (8.70%) NFS
4 1 (4.35%) XenServer
4 1 (4.35%) XenDesktop
4 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Backup Exec
1 2 (8.70%) Tivoli
2 1 (4.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) VMware
2 7 (30.43%) Cisco
3 6 (26.09%) Oracle
4 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
5 4 (17.39%) Avaya
5 4 (17.39%) NetApp
6 3 (13.04%) Lotus
6 3 (13.04%) Red Hat
6 3 (13.04%) HP
6 3 (13.04%) IBM
7 2 (8.70%) Redknee
7 2 (8.70%) Sun
7 2 (8.70%) Juniper
8 1 (4.35%) TIBCO
8 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint
8 1 (4.35%) Dell
8 1 (4.35%) Polycom
8 1 (4.35%) Google
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