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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 53 55 52
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing Citrix 321 273 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.24% 3.20% 3.14%
As % of the Vendors category 6.61% 6.85% 6.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 146 144
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £174 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £430 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £290 £326
% change year-on-year
+7.75% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 22 31
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.55 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £18.18 £22.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.33 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-1.03% -
Citrix
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
4857 3986 4132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 48.99% 46.76% 49.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2544 2050 1923
Average daily rate £370 £363 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.93% -1.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 266 221 346
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 19 December 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
Hampshire +22 111 £290 -21.35% 30
Berkshire +20 87 £375 +42.85% 7
Buckinghamshire -6 47 £270 -14.28% 11
Surrey -22 34 £300 +1.69% 10
West Sussex -1 16 £381 -5.57% 3
Kent -14 15 £415 +38.33% 7
East Sussex -8 6 £150 -63.74% 3
Oxfordshire -35 3 £300 -18.91% 4
Middlesex - - - - 1
M4 Corridor - - - -
Thames Valley - - - -
Home Counties - - - -
Citrix
England

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 387 (62.62%) Windows
2 291 (47.09%) Active Directory
3 266 (43.04%) VMware
4 265 (42.88%) Microsoft
5 195 (31.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 167 (27.02%) Security Cleared
7 140 (22.65%) Windows 7
8 137 (22.17%) Windows Server 2003
9 134 (21.68%) XenApp
10 129 (20.87%) VMware Infrastructure
11 122 (19.74%) MS Excel
12 120 (19.42%) MS Exchange
13 116 (18.77%) SC Cleared
14 113 (18.28%) SAN
15 102 (16.50%) HP
16 101 (16.34%) ITIL
16 101 (16.34%) Windows Server 2012
17 88 (14.24%) MS Office
18 81 (13.11%) UNIX
18 81 (13.11%) Cisco
19 80 (12.94%) DNS
20 76 (12.30%) Microsoft Certification
20 76 (12.30%) Finance
21 75 (12.14%) DV Cleared
22 74 (11.97%) SCCM
22 74 (11.97%) Windows XP
23 73 (11.81%) Firewall
24 72 (11.65%) SQL
25 69 (11.17%) XenDesktop
26 63 (10.19%) WAN

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 120 (19.42%) MS Exchange
2 48 (7.77%) IIS
3 37 (5.99%) Exchange Server 2010
4 32 (5.18%) SharePoint
5 26 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2007
6 24 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2003
7 21 (3.40%) Lync
8 18 (2.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 18 (2.91%) Exchange Server 2013
9 16 (2.59%) IBM Notes
10 13 (2.10%) BizTalk Server
11 8 (1.29%) Apache
12 6 (0.97%) WorkSite
12 6 (0.97%) SharePoint Server
13 3 (0.49%) WebLogic
13 3 (0.49%) CMS
13 3 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
14 1 (0.16%) Tomcat
14 1 (0.16%) Lotus Domino
14 1 (0.16%) GroupWise
Applications
1 122 (19.74%) MS Excel
2 88 (14.24%) MS Office
3 4 (0.65%) MS Project
3 4 (0.65%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.16%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 36 (5.83%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.32%) assyst
2 2 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.32%) Maximo
3 1 (0.16%) CODA-Financials
3 1 (0.16%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.16%) CSG Singleview
3 1 (0.16%) Academy Housing
3 1 (0.16%) arcHouse
Cloud Services
1 17 (2.75%) Office 365
2 7 (1.13%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.32%) IaaS
5 2 (0.32%) SaaS
6 1 (0.16%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 113 (18.28%) SAN
2 80 (12.94%) DNS
3 73 (11.81%) Firewall
4 63 (10.19%) WAN
5 59 (9.55%) LAN
6 54 (8.74%) TCP/IP
7 51 (8.25%) DHCP
8 48 (7.77%) NetScaler
9 33 (5.34%) Internet
10 30 (4.85%) VPN
11 27 (4.37%) NAS
12 26 (4.21%) Cisco ASA
13 18 (2.91%) VLAN
14 16 (2.59%) Network Security
15 11 (1.78%) VoIP
15 11 (1.78%) Wi-Fi
15 11 (1.78%) IPsec
15 11 (1.78%) Cisco Nexus
16 10 (1.62%) BGP
16 10 (1.62%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (8.25%) SQL Server
2 23 (3.72%) Oracle Reports
3 15 (2.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (1.29%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (1.13%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (0.97%) DB2
7 5 (0.81%) SQL Server 2000
7 5 (0.81%) Oracle Database
8 4 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.49%) MS Access
10 2 (0.32%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.32%) MySQL
11 1 (0.16%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.16%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (1.46%) MSI
2 5 (0.81%) AdminStudio
3 2 (0.32%) Wise Package Studio
3 2 (0.32%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (0.32%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.16%) Visual Studio
General
1 76 (12.30%) Finance
2 35 (5.66%) Telecoms
3 32 (5.18%) Banking
4 15 (2.43%) Back Office
5 11 (1.78%) Advertising
6 6 (0.97%) Law
7 4 (0.65%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.49%) Automotive
8 3 (0.49%) Retail
8 3 (0.49%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.32%) Marketing
9 2 (0.32%) Publishing
10 1 (0.16%) Legal
10 1 (0.16%) Online Betting
10 1 (0.16%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 118 (19.09%) Analyst
2 70 (11.33%) Support Engineer
3 52 (8.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 40 (6.47%) Consultant
5 38 (6.15%) 2nd Line Support
6 37 (5.99%) Architect
7 34 (5.50%) Desktop Engineer
7 34 (5.50%) Support Analyst
8 32 (5.18%) Desktop Support
8 32 (5.18%) Administrator
9 30 (4.85%) Service Analyst
10 29 (4.69%) Service Desk Analyst
11 25 (4.05%) 3rd Line Support
11 25 (4.05%) 1st Line Support
12 24 (3.88%) Network Engineer
12 24 (3.88%) Test Analyst
13 20 (3.24%) Citrix Engineer
14 19 (3.07%) Project Manager
15 18 (2.91%) Citrix Consultant
15 18 (2.91%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (5.99%) HTML
2 34 (5.50%) .NET
3 32 (5.18%) ASP.NET
3 32 (5.18%) JSP
4 20 (3.24%) Application Packaging
5 10 (1.62%) SOAP
6 7 (1.13%) Web Services
7 5 (0.81%) Regular Expression
8 2 (0.32%) Software Packaging
9 1 (0.16%) CSS
9 1 (0.16%) OLE
9 1 (0.16%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 43 (6.96%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (5.99%) Blackberry
3 33 (5.34%) Clustering
4 17 (2.75%) Thin Client
4 17 (2.75%) Fat Client
5 10 (1.62%) Mobile App
5 10 (1.62%) PKI
6 8 (1.29%) Mainframe
7 6 (0.97%) iPad
8 5 (0.81%) Replication
9 4 (0.65%) Enterprise Storage
10 3 (0.49%) AS400
10 3 (0.49%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.32%) FlexPod
11 2 (0.32%) iPhone
11 2 (0.32%) EqualLogic
11 2 (0.32%) Smartphone
11 2 (0.32%) NHS
12 1 (0.16%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.16%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 387 (62.62%) Windows
2 195 (31.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 140 (22.65%) Windows 7
4 137 (22.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 101 (16.34%) Windows Server 2012
6 81 (13.11%) UNIX
7 74 (11.97%) Windows XP
8 51 (8.25%) Linux
9 33 (5.34%) Windows 2000
10 28 (4.53%) Windows 8
11 25 (4.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 19 (3.07%) Solaris
13 17 (2.75%) Windows 2000 Server
14 15 (2.43%) Windows Vista
15 13 (2.10%) Windows NT
16 10 (1.62%) AIX
17 6 (0.97%) Oracle Linux
18 5 (0.81%) SUSE
19 3 (0.49%) Windows Mobile
20 2 (0.32%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (16.34%) ITIL
2 59 (9.55%) Migration
3 43 (6.96%) Change Management
4 37 (5.99%) Project Management
5 35 (5.66%) Knowledge Management
6 32 (5.18%) Service Management
7 26 (4.21%) Disaster Recovery
8 21 (3.40%) Test Scripting
9 20 (3.24%) Incident Management
10 19 (3.07%) Fault Management
11 15 (2.43%) Configuration Management
11 15 (2.43%) Software Testing
12 14 (2.27%) Network Management
13 13 (2.10%) Service Delivery
13 13 (2.10%) Load Balancing
14 11 (1.78%) Time Management
15 9 (1.46%) PRINCE2
15 9 (1.46%) ITSM
16 8 (1.29%) Mentoring
17 7 (1.13%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 72 (11.65%) SQL
2 32 (5.18%) JavaScript
3 30 (4.85%) PowerShell
4 22 (3.56%) VB
5 19 (3.07%) Perl
6 14 (2.27%) C
6 14 (2.27%) VBScript
7 13 (2.10%) VBA
8 10 (1.62%) Java
9 9 (1.46%) Korn
9 9 (1.46%) Bourne shell
10 3 (0.49%) RPG
10 3 (0.49%) RPG IV
11 2 (0.32%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.16%) PHP
12 1 (0.16%) C#
12 1 (0.16%) C++
12 1 (0.16%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.16%) RPG/400
12 1 (0.16%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 167 (27.02%) Security Cleared
2 116 (18.77%) SC Cleared
3 76 (12.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 75 (12.14%) DV Cleared
5 59 (9.55%) MCSE
6 46 (7.44%) ISTQB
7 41 (6.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 33 (5.34%) MCP
9 29 (4.69%) Cisco Certification
10 21 (3.40%) Degree
11 20 (3.24%) Citrix Certification
12 19 (3.07%) CCNA
13 16 (2.59%) CCA
14 13 (2.10%) CCNP
15 11 (1.78%) MCSA
16 9 (1.46%) HNC
16 9 (1.46%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
17 8 (1.29%) ITIL Certification
18 7 (1.13%) CCSE
18 7 (1.13%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (9.55%) SLA
2 8 (1.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (0.81%) QA
4 2 (0.32%) COBIT
4 2 (0.32%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 291 (47.09%) Active Directory
2 134 (21.68%) XenApp
3 129 (20.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 69 (11.17%) XenDesktop
5 54 (8.74%) vSphere
6 45 (7.28%) Microsoft App-V
7 44 (7.12%) VMware ESX
8 42 (6.80%) Hyper-V
9 39 (6.31%) Terminal Services
10 26 (4.21%) VMware ESXi
11 24 (3.88%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 20 (3.24%) NFS
13 19 (3.07%) ISA Server
14 18 (2.91%) XenServer
15 16 (2.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 7 (1.13%) Xen
17 5 (0.81%) FreeRADIUS
17 5 (0.81%) vCloud
18 4 (0.65%) UAG
18 4 (0.65%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 74 (11.97%) SCCM
2 24 (3.88%) Backup Exec
2 24 (3.88%) SCOM
3 23 (3.72%) NetBackup
4 19 (3.07%) Norton AntiVirus
5 17 (2.75%) BladeLogic
6 13 (2.10%) HP Quality Center
6 13 (2.10%) Nagios
7 11 (1.78%) ARCserve
8 10 (1.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 6 (0.97%) CA Spectrum
9 6 (0.97%) HP SIM
9 6 (0.97%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 6 (0.97%) WSUS
10 5 (0.81%) OVSD
10 5 (0.81%) EdgeSight
11 4 (0.65%) XenMobile
11 4 (0.65%) HP Data Protector
11 4 (0.65%) Tivoli
11 4 (0.65%) Netcool
Vendors
1 266 (43.04%) VMware
2 265 (42.88%) Microsoft
3 102 (16.50%) HP
4 81 (13.11%) Cisco
5 59 (9.55%) Oracle
6 42 (6.80%) Symantec
7 33 (5.34%) Red Hat
8 25 (4.05%) AppSense
9 24 (3.88%) CheckPoint
10 22 (3.56%) Altiris
11 20 (3.24%) Juniper
11 20 (3.24%) Intel
12 19 (3.07%) Dell
13 18 (2.91%) Remedy
13 18 (2.91%) IBM
13 18 (2.91%) F5
14 17 (2.75%) NetApp
15 16 (2.59%) Veritas
15 16 (2.59%) Lotus
15 16 (2.59%) CA
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LA International
Posted: 19 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £430 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Church International
Rate: £485 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Church International
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South East England
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South East England
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 3 days ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Sanderson
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Crowborough, East Sussex
TEKsystems
Rate: £100 - £110 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Southampton
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £300.00 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Farnborough
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £180 - £200 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Eastleigh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £12.00 - £13.50 per hour
Posted: 18 days ago
Southampton
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 25 days ago