The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 July 2015 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 60 53 35
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -18
Contract jobs citing Citrix 280 305 404
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.92% 3.32% 4.79%
As % of the Vendors category 6.17% 7.08% 9.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 162 213
Average daily rate
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£336 £304 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.69% -8.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £160 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 35 49
Average hourly rate £16.14 £15.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.12% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.60 £25.10 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.85%
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England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4540 4310 4108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.42% 46.93% 48.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2560 2122 2033
Average daily rate £375 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 213 245 320
Average hourly rate £17.75 £16.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.57% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.55 £11.80 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%

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 28 July 2015.

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 28 July 2015.

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 28 July 2015. 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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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
Hampshire +14 72 £330 +1.53% 11
Berkshire -27 53 £350 +7.69% 7
Surrey -7 46 £350 +12.90% 19
Buckinghamshire +13 35 £320 +18.51% 5
Kent +2 18 £381 +8.92% 1
East Sussex -12 17 £325 +36.84% 1
West Sussex -20 14 £419 +86.11% 8
Oxfordshire -12 13 £300 +33.33% 2
Middlesex +10 9 £325 -35.00%
Home Counties +5 1 £475 -
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England

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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.

1 350 (66.79%) Windows
2 278 (53.05%) VMware
3 239 (45.61%) Active Directory
4 215 (41.03%) Microsoft
5 159 (30.34%) XenApp
6 136 (25.95%) Windows Server 2008
7 132 (25.19%) VMware Infrastructure
8 127 (24.24%) MS Exchange
9 114 (21.76%) SCCM
10 108 (20.61%) Windows 7
11 105 (20.04%) SAN
12 103 (19.66%) vSphere
13 102 (19.47%) Security Cleared
14 98 (18.70%) Windows Server 2012
15 95 (18.13%) ITIL
16 84 (16.03%) Firewall
16 84 (16.03%) HP
16 84 (16.03%) XenDesktop
17 79 (15.08%) Cisco
17 79 (15.08%) SQL
18 77 (14.69%) MS Excel
18 77 (14.69%) Data Centre
19 75 (14.31%) Windows Server 2003
20 72 (13.74%) Oracle
20 72 (13.74%) SC Cleared
21 70 (13.36%) SQL Server
22 66 (12.60%) MS Office
23 64 (12.21%) DNS
24 61 (11.64%) Migration
25 60 (11.45%) UNIX

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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
1 127 (24.24%) MS Exchange
2 59 (11.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 41 (7.82%) IIS
4 38 (7.25%) SharePoint
5 37 (7.06%) Exchange Server 2007
6 25 (4.77%) Lync
7 22 (4.20%) Exchange Server 2013
8 15 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
8 15 (2.86%) IBM Notes
9 13 (2.48%) WebSphere
10 11 (2.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 9 (1.72%) Apache
12 5 (0.95%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (0.57%) SharePoint Server
13 3 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
14 2 (0.38%) OpenStack
14 2 (0.38%) nginx
14 2 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
14 2 (0.38%) Eucalyptus
Applications
1 77 (14.69%) MS Excel
2 66 (12.60%) MS Office
3 13 (2.48%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.53%) MS Project
5 4 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 20 (3.82%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (2.10%) Maximo
3 3 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.38%) SAP CCM
4 2 (0.38%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 23 (4.39%) Office 365
2 11 (2.10%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (1.91%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.95%) IaaS
5 4 (0.76%) Mimecast
6 2 (0.38%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.19%) PaaS
7 1 (0.19%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 105 (20.04%) SAN
2 84 (16.03%) Firewall
3 64 (12.21%) DNS
4 49 (9.35%) DHCP
5 48 (9.16%) TCP/IP
6 45 (8.59%) WAN
7 43 (8.21%) LAN
8 41 (7.82%) NetScaler
9 35 (6.68%) VPN
10 23 (4.39%) VoIP
10 23 (4.39%) Network Security
11 20 (3.82%) NAS
11 20 (3.82%) Wireless
12 14 (2.67%) MPLS
12 14 (2.67%) Cisco ASA
13 13 (2.48%) iSCSI
14 12 (2.29%) VLAN
15 11 (2.10%) Fibre Channel
16 10 (1.91%) OSPF
16 10 (1.91%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (13.36%) SQL Server
2 18 (3.44%) Oracle Database
3 16 (3.05%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (2.29%) Oracle Reports
5 11 (2.10%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (1.34%) DB2
8 5 (0.95%) Hadoop
8 5 (0.95%) MySQL
9 4 (0.76%) Oracle Database 12c
9 4 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (0.76%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (0.57%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.38%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.38%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (0.19%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.19%) Redis
12 1 (0.19%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (1.91%) MSI
2 4 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (0.76%) Wise Package Studio
3 3 (0.57%) SoapUI
3 3 (0.57%) Subversion
3 3 (0.57%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.57%) HP UFT
3 3 (0.57%) LoadRunner
4 2 (0.38%) WinRunner
4 2 (0.38%) TestDirector
5 1 (0.19%) JIRA
5 1 (0.19%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.19%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.19%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.19%) Hudson
General
1 39 (7.44%) Finance
2 19 (3.63%) Telecoms
3 8 (1.53%) Retail
4 7 (1.34%) Banking
5 5 (0.95%) Military
6 4 (0.76%) Local Government
6 4 (0.76%) Back Office
6 4 (0.76%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.57%) Advertising
7 3 (0.57%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.38%) Publishing
8 2 (0.38%) Marketing
8 2 (0.38%) German Language
9 1 (0.19%) Japanese Language
9 1 (0.19%) Billing
9 1 (0.19%) Law
9 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 86 (16.41%) Analyst
2 51 (9.73%) Architect
3 49 (9.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 40 (7.63%) Consultant
5 34 (6.49%) Support Engineer
5 34 (6.49%) 3rd Line Support
6 30 (5.73%) Service Analyst
6 30 (5.73%) Service Desk Analyst
7 29 (5.53%) Project Manager
8 26 (4.96%) Support Analyst
9 23 (4.39%) 2nd Line Support
9 23 (4.39%) Desktop Support
10 21 (4.01%) Administrator
10 21 (4.01%) Infrastructure Architect
10 21 (4.01%) IT Support
11 19 (3.63%) Desktop Engineer
12 17 (3.24%) Systems Administrator
13 16 (3.05%) Infrastructure Manager
13 16 (3.05%) Wintel Engineer
14 15 (2.86%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (5.34%) .NET
2 19 (3.63%) Application Packaging
3 16 (3.05%) ASP.NET
3 16 (3.05%) HTML
4 15 (2.86%) JSP
5 7 (1.34%) Web Services
6 5 (0.95%) XML
7 4 (0.76%) SOAP
7 4 (0.76%) WCF
7 4 (0.76%) REST
8 3 (0.57%) 802.1X
8 3 (0.57%) Software Packaging
8 3 (0.57%) ODBC
8 3 (0.57%) XSD
9 2 (0.38%) COM
9 2 (0.38%) Middleware
10 1 (0.19%) X-Windows
10 1 (0.19%) LAMP
10 1 (0.19%) WinForms
10 1 (0.19%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 77 (14.69%) Data Centre
2 49 (9.35%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (5.15%) Blackberry
4 19 (3.63%) Clustering
5 18 (3.44%) Replication
6 13 (2.48%) Thin Client
6 13 (2.48%) Fat Client
7 12 (2.29%) iSeries
8 11 (2.10%) Management Information System
8 11 (2.10%) AS400
8 11 (2.10%) PKI
9 9 (1.72%) Mainframe
10 8 (1.53%) Computer Science
11 7 (1.34%) NHS
12 6 (1.15%) EMC VNX
12 6 (1.15%) User Experience
12 6 (1.15%) BYOD
13 5 (0.95%) Smartphone
13 5 (0.95%) HP Storage
14 4 (0.76%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 350 (66.79%) Windows
2 136 (25.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 108 (20.61%) Windows 7
4 98 (18.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 75 (14.31%) Windows Server 2003
6 60 (11.45%) UNIX
7 56 (10.69%) Linux
8 34 (6.49%) Windows XP
9 18 (3.44%) Windows 8
10 16 (3.05%) AIX
11 12 (2.29%) Solaris
12 7 (1.34%) Windows 2000
13 6 (1.15%) zOS
14 5 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 4 (0.76%) HPUX
16 3 (0.57%) SUSE
17 2 (0.38%) CentOS
17 2 (0.38%) Windows Vista
18 1 (0.19%) Android
18 1 (0.19%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (18.13%) ITIL
2 61 (11.64%) Migration
3 45 (8.59%) Project Management
4 35 (6.68%) Change Management
5 29 (5.53%) Configuration Management
5 29 (5.53%) Service Management
6 26 (4.96%) Disaster Recovery
7 23 (4.39%) PRINCE2
8 20 (3.82%) Test Scripting
9 19 (3.63%) Patch Management
10 17 (3.24%) Capacity Planning
11 15 (2.86%) Problem Management
12 13 (2.48%) Knowledge Management
12 13 (2.48%) Service Delivery
12 13 (2.48%) Data Migration
12 13 (2.48%) Change Control
13 12 (2.29%) Mobile Device Management
13 12 (2.29%) Stakeholder Management
14 11 (2.10%) Incident Management
14 11 (2.10%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 79 (15.08%) SQL
2 50 (9.54%) PowerShell
3 18 (3.44%) VBScript
4 16 (3.05%) JavaScript
5 9 (1.72%) Perl
6 7 (1.34%) VB
7 6 (1.15%) Python
8 5 (0.95%) Shell Script
8 5 (0.95%) VBA
9 4 (0.76%) C
9 4 (0.76%) Java
10 3 (0.57%) Bash Shell
10 3 (0.57%) C#
10 3 (0.57%) PHP
11 1 (0.19%) C++
11 1 (0.19%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.19%) Ruby
11 1 (0.19%) Korn
11 1 (0.19%) XPath
Qualifications
1 102 (19.47%) Security Cleared
2 72 (13.74%) SC Cleared
3 55 (10.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 46 (8.78%) MCSE
5 43 (8.21%) DV Cleared
6 32 (6.11%) Cisco Certification
7 25 (4.77%) CCNA
8 19 (3.63%) ISTQB
8 19 (3.63%) Degree
9 18 (3.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 16 (3.05%) MCSA
10 16 (3.05%) CCNP
11 14 (2.67%) MCP
12 13 (2.48%) Citrix Certification
13 12 (2.29%) CCA
13 12 (2.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 11 (2.10%) MCITP
15 8 (1.53%) ITIL Certification
16 7 (1.34%) VCP4
16 7 (1.34%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.01%) SLA
2 7 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.38%) COBIT
3 2 (0.38%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.19%) TickIT
4 1 (0.19%) QA
4 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 239 (45.61%) Active Directory
2 159 (30.34%) XenApp
3 132 (25.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 103 (19.66%) vSphere
5 84 (16.03%) XenDesktop
6 52 (9.92%) Microsoft App-V
7 39 (7.44%) Hyper-V
8 31 (5.92%) VMware ESX
9 27 (5.15%) XenServer
10 20 (3.82%) Terminal Services
11 7 (1.34%) DFS Replication
12 5 (0.95%) HDFS
13 4 (0.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 3 (0.57%) VMware Server
14 3 (0.57%) ISA Server
14 3 (0.57%) UAG
14 3 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
15 2 (0.38%) Terminal Server
15 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 1 (0.19%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 114 (21.76%) SCCM
2 19 (3.63%) SCOM
3 16 (3.05%) Tivoli
4 12 (2.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 11 (2.10%) ARCserve
6 10 (1.91%) EdgeSight
7 9 (1.72%) SolarWinds Orion
7 9 (1.72%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 9 (1.72%) Norton AntiVirus
8 8 (1.53%) HP Quality Center
8 8 (1.53%) Netcool
8 8 (1.53%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 8 (1.53%) Nagios
9 7 (1.34%) Backup Exec
9 7 (1.34%) McAfee ePO
9 7 (1.34%) WSUS
9 7 (1.34%) vMotion
10 6 (1.15%) AirWatch
10 6 (1.15%) XenMobile
10 6 (1.15%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 278 (53.05%) VMware
2 215 (41.03%) Microsoft
3 84 (16.03%) HP
4 79 (15.08%) Cisco
5 72 (13.74%) Oracle
6 39 (7.44%) Symantec
7 34 (6.49%) AppSense
8 27 (5.15%) CheckPoint
9 26 (4.96%) Dell
10 25 (4.77%) IBM
11 21 (4.01%) SAP
12 19 (3.63%) McAfee
13 16 (3.05%) 3PAR
14 15 (2.86%) Lumension
14 15 (2.86%) Lotus
14 15 (2.86%) Red Hat
14 15 (2.86%) EMC
15 14 (2.67%) Veeam
16 13 (2.48%) NetApp
16 13 (2.48%) Remedy
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