The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Citrix products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Citrix over the 3 months to 24 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 South East 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 52 33 62
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +29
Contract jobs citing Citrix 305 404 253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.32% 4.79% 2.56%
As % of the Vendors category 6.95% 9.72% 5.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 213 113
Average daily rate
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£304 £331 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.30% -2.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £168 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 49 32
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.10 £28.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -
Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4389 4157 4801
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.79% 49.31% 48.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2173 2059 2076
Average daily rate £350 £363 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +0.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £208 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 247 320 339
Average hourly rate £16.49 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.43% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.85 £12.00 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.50%
Citrix
England

Citrix
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Citrix Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Citrix
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Citrix Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Citrix
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Citrix across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Citrix Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Citrix
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Citrix Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Citrix
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Citrix across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Citrix Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Citrix
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Citrix within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -7 99 £325 -4.83% 30
Surrey +4 57 £310 -4.61% 17
Hampshire -43 54 £325 +0.77% 16
East Sussex +17 26 £238 -40.62% 5
West Sussex +4 24 £225 -47.05% 4
Buckinghamshire -37 21 £270 -18.18% 2
Kent -13 15 £350 +20.68% 1
Middlesex -7 3 £500 +42.85% 1
Oxfordshire -16 3 £225 -30.76% 10
Citrix
England

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 436 (70.66%) Windows
2 276 (44.73%) Active Directory
3 262 (42.46%) VMware
4 248 (40.19%) Microsoft
5 178 (28.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 168 (27.23%) MS Exchange
7 166 (26.90%) Windows 7
8 151 (24.47%) XenApp
8 151 (24.47%) Security Cleared
9 144 (23.34%) ITIL
10 116 (18.80%) VMware Infrastructure
11 115 (18.64%) Windows Server 2003
12 105 (17.02%) SC Cleared
13 94 (15.24%) Cisco
14 92 (14.91%) MS Office
15 91 (14.75%) Firewall
16 90 (14.59%) SAN
17 86 (13.94%) SCCM
18 85 (13.78%) SQL
19 82 (13.29%) XenDesktop
20 79 (12.80%) MS Excel
20 79 (12.80%) Microsoft App-V
21 75 (12.16%) Windows Server 2012
22 73 (11.83%) Exchange Server 2010
23 71 (11.51%) HP
24 70 (11.35%) Windows XP
25 68 (11.02%) WAN
26 65 (10.53%) UNIX
27 63 (10.21%) LAN
27 63 (10.21%) Microsoft Certification

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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
1 168 (27.23%) MS Exchange
2 73 (11.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 40 (6.48%) Exchange Server 2003
4 37 (6.00%) SharePoint
5 32 (5.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 26 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2007
7 24 (3.89%) Lync
7 24 (3.89%) IIS
8 18 (2.92%) IBM Notes
9 17 (2.76%) Exchange Server 2013
10 12 (1.94%) SharePoint 2013
11 8 (1.30%) Apache
11 8 (1.30%) CloudStack
12 7 (1.13%) WebLogic
12 7 (1.13%) SharePoint Server
12 7 (1.13%) WorkSite
13 4 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2000
13 4 (0.65%) SAS
13 4 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
14 3 (0.49%) Tomcat
Applications
1 92 (14.91%) MS Office
2 79 (12.80%) MS Excel
3 4 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (0.65%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.32%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 19 (3.08%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.16%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.16%) CSG Singleview
3 1 (0.16%) assyst
3 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 31 (5.02%) Office 365
2 14 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (1.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (1.78%) IaaS
5 10 (1.62%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.16%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 91 (14.75%) Firewall
2 90 (14.59%) SAN
3 68 (11.02%) WAN
4 63 (10.21%) LAN
5 54 (8.75%) DNS
6 47 (7.62%) TCP/IP
7 42 (6.81%) DHCP
8 40 (6.48%) VPN
9 38 (6.16%) NetScaler
10 35 (5.67%) Internet
11 19 (3.08%) NAS
12 17 (2.76%) Wi-Fi
13 15 (2.43%) VoIP
14 14 (2.27%) iSCSI
14 14 (2.27%) SMTP
15 13 (2.11%) MPLS
16 10 (1.62%) SSH
16 10 (1.62%) Wireless
16 10 (1.62%) SSL
16 10 (1.62%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (8.27%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.11%) SQL Server 2000
3 10 (1.62%) Amazon RDS
4 9 (1.46%) Oracle Database
5 7 (1.13%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (0.65%) MS Access
7 3 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.49%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.16%) DB2
Development Applications
1 15 (2.43%) MSI
2 12 (1.94%) QuickTest Pro
3 7 (1.13%) WinRunner
3 7 (1.13%) TestDirector
4 4 (0.65%) LoadRunner
5 2 (0.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.16%) Hudson
6 1 (0.16%) Wise Package Studio
6 1 (0.16%) Gradle
6 1 (0.16%) Ant
6 1 (0.16%) AdminStudio
General
1 48 (7.78%) Finance
2 28 (4.54%) Telecoms
3 13 (2.11%) Dutch Language
4 10 (1.62%) Advertising
5 8 (1.30%) Law
6 5 (0.81%) Publishing
6 5 (0.81%) Local Government
6 5 (0.81%) Banking
7 4 (0.65%) Marketing
7 4 (0.65%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.32%) Retail
8 2 (0.32%) Automotive
9 1 (0.16%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.16%) French Language
9 1 (0.16%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 125 (20.26%) Analyst
2 70 (11.35%) Support Engineer
3 58 (9.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 53 (8.59%) Support Analyst
5 41 (6.65%) 2nd Line Support
5 41 (6.65%) Project Manager
6 35 (5.67%) Desktop Support
7 34 (5.51%) Architect
8 28 (4.54%) 1st Line Support
9 27 (4.38%) Applications Packager
9 27 (4.38%) Consultant
9 27 (4.38%) Service Analyst
9 27 (4.38%) Service Desk Analyst
9 27 (4.38%) Desktop Engineer
10 24 (3.89%) Citrix Engineer
11 23 (3.73%) Test Analyst
12 20 (3.24%) Help Desk Analyst
13 19 (3.08%) 3rd Line Support
13 19 (3.08%) Help Desk Support
14 18 (2.92%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (4.21%) JSP
2 25 (4.05%) Application Packaging
3 22 (3.57%) HTML
4 21 (3.40%) .NET
4 21 (3.40%) ASP.NET
5 5 (0.81%) SOAP
5 5 (0.81%) Web Services
6 3 (0.49%) Software Packaging
7 2 (0.32%) Middleware
7 2 (0.32%) WAP
8 1 (0.16%) XML
8 1 (0.16%) ODBC
8 1 (0.16%) SAML
8 1 (0.16%) Rendezvous
8 1 (0.16%) X-Windows
8 1 (0.16%) OLE
8 1 (0.16%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 55 (8.91%) Blackberry
2 32 (5.19%) Thin Client
2 32 (5.19%) Fat Client
3 20 (3.24%) Clustering
4 19 (3.08%) PKI
5 15 (2.43%) iPad
6 11 (1.78%) Replication
7 10 (1.62%) iPhone
8 8 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (1.13%) Client/Server
9 7 (1.13%) CESG
10 6 (0.97%) Cryptography
10 6 (0.97%) Management Information System
10 6 (0.97%) EqualLogic
11 5 (0.81%) Mobile App
12 4 (0.65%) Mainframe
13 3 (0.49%) FlexPod
13 3 (0.49%) Enterprise Storage
13 3 (0.49%) Video Conferencing
13 3 (0.49%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 436 (70.66%) Windows
2 178 (28.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 166 (26.90%) Windows 7
4 115 (18.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 75 (12.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 70 (11.35%) Windows XP
7 65 (10.53%) UNIX
8 58 (9.40%) Linux
9 25 (4.05%) Windows 8
10 23 (3.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 16 (2.59%) Solaris
12 14 (2.27%) Windows 2000
12 14 (2.27%) AIX
13 9 (1.46%) Apple iOS
14 7 (1.13%) Windows Vista
15 5 (0.81%) zOS
15 5 (0.81%) Windows 2000 Server
16 4 (0.65%) Mac OS X
17 3 (0.49%) Windows Mobile
18 2 (0.32%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (23.34%) ITIL
2 58 (9.40%) Migration
3 39 (6.32%) Project Management
4 30 (4.86%) PRINCE2
5 29 (4.70%) Change Management
6 28 (4.54%) Service Management
7 24 (3.89%) Service Delivery
8 21 (3.40%) Incident Management
9 19 (3.08%) Configuration Management
10 16 (2.59%) Change Control
11 14 (2.27%) User Acceptance Testing
12 13 (2.11%) Disaster Recovery
13 12 (1.94%) Problem Management
13 12 (1.94%) Continuous Improvement
14 11 (1.78%) CRM
14 11 (1.78%) Asset Management
15 10 (1.62%) ITSM
16 9 (1.46%) Network Management
16 9 (1.46%) ITIL V3
16 9 (1.46%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 85 (13.78%) SQL
2 38 (6.16%) PowerShell
3 21 (3.40%) JavaScript
4 9 (1.46%) VB
5 6 (0.97%) VBA
5 6 (0.97%) Perl
5 6 (0.97%) Java
6 3 (0.49%) C
6 3 (0.49%) T-SQL
6 3 (0.49%) VBScript
6 3 (0.49%) VB6
7 1 (0.16%) C#
7 1 (0.16%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.16%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 151 (24.47%) Security Cleared
2 105 (17.02%) SC Cleared
3 63 (10.21%) Microsoft Certification
4 60 (9.72%) DV Cleared
5 48 (7.78%) MCSE
6 38 (6.16%) MCP
7 29 (4.70%) Cisco Certification
8 24 (3.89%) ISTQB
8 24 (3.89%) CCNA
9 22 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 21 (3.40%) Citrix Certification
11 20 (3.24%) ITIL Certification
11 20 (3.24%) MCSA
12 19 (3.08%) CCA
13 17 (2.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 14 (2.27%) CCNP
15 13 (2.11%) ISEB
16 10 (1.62%) Degree
17 9 (1.46%) MCITP
18 7 (1.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (6.32%) SLA
2 14 (2.27%) QA
3 3 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.49%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.32%) COBIT
4 2 (0.32%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 276 (44.73%) Active Directory
2 151 (24.47%) XenApp
3 116 (18.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 82 (13.29%) XenDesktop
5 79 (12.80%) Microsoft App-V
6 50 (8.10%) vSphere
7 41 (6.65%) Hyper-V
8 40 (6.48%) Terminal Services
9 39 (6.32%) XenServer
10 24 (3.89%) VMware ESX
11 14 (2.27%) Xen
12 13 (2.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 12 (1.94%) VMware ESXi
14 10 (1.62%) UAG
15 6 (0.97%) VMware Server
16 5 (0.81%) NFS
16 5 (0.81%) ProxySG
17 4 (0.65%) VMware Workstation
17 4 (0.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 4 (0.65%) NLBS
Systems Management
1 86 (13.94%) SCCM
2 29 (4.70%) Backup Exec
3 21 (3.40%) SCOM
4 17 (2.76%) WSUS
4 17 (2.76%) McAfee ePO
5 12 (1.94%) NetBackup
5 12 (1.94%) Norton AntiVirus
6 10 (1.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 10 (1.62%) Netcool
7 9 (1.46%) HP Quality Center
7 9 (1.46%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 8 (1.30%) WMI
8 8 (1.30%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 8 (1.30%) AppDNA
9 7 (1.13%) ARCserve
10 4 (0.65%) HP Data Protector
10 4 (0.65%) Cisco CUCM
11 3 (0.49%) WhatsUp Gold
11 3 (0.49%) Tivoli
11 3 (0.49%) MOM
Vendors
1 262 (42.46%) VMware
2 248 (40.19%) Microsoft
3 94 (15.24%) Cisco
4 71 (11.51%) HP
5 51 (8.27%) Oracle
6 50 (8.10%) AppSense
7 34 (5.51%) McAfee
8 33 (5.35%) Symantec
9 26 (4.21%) NetApp
10 25 (4.05%) CheckPoint
11 23 (3.73%) Red Hat
12 22 (3.57%) Lumension
13 18 (2.92%) Lotus
13 18 (2.92%) Apple
14 13 (2.11%) IBM
14 13 (2.11%) Veritas
14 13 (2.11%) CA
15 12 (1.94%) Sophos
15 12 (1.94%) Juniper
16 11 (1.78%) Veeam
Berkshire
Talent International
Posted: 20 hours ago
Berkshire
Venn Group - UK
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Sanderson
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
X4 Group
Rate: £200 - 250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
Interquest - Sand Resources
Rate: £350.00 - £380.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Middlesex
Think IT Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
ARM Utilities
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £195 to £245 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Logic Engagements Ltd
Rate: £175 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbury
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £14.00 - £15.00 per hour + Please quote
Posted: 8 days ago
Oxford
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £200 - £250 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Guildford
Austin Fraser Limited
Posted: 17 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Rate: £150 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Winchester
Interquest - Sand Resources
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £145 - £190 per day
Posted: 26 days ago