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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix
Rank 82 63 54
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -9
Contract jobs citing Citrix 206 274 276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.41% 2.87% 3.23%
As % of the Vendors category 5.01% 6.05% 6.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 139 126
Average daily rate £353 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.90% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £138 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £473 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 21
Average hourly rate £16.25 £13.63 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.26% -12.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.88 £10.60 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £19.55 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -
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
4108 4530 4011
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.98% 47.47% 46.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2368 2359 1964
Average daily rate £380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 216 235
Average hourly rate £43.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+145.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.46 £11.73 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -13 63 £420 +29.23% 9
Surrey +21 51 £343 +14.16% 11
Berkshire -21 41 £325 -18.75% 30
Buckinghamshire +1 21 £375 +29.31% 6
East Sussex +13 9 £306 +104.16% 4
West Sussex -1 9 £448 +103.40% 4
Kent -19 6 £425 +178.68% 5
Middlesex - 3 £350 -
Sussex - 1 £425 -
Citrix
England

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 361 (79.34%) Windows
2 273 (60.00%) VMware
3 228 (50.11%) Active Directory
4 175 (38.46%) Microsoft
5 167 (36.70%) Windows Server
6 148 (32.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 134 (29.45%) VMware Infrastructure
8 106 (23.30%) Linux
9 105 (23.08%) XenApp
10 101 (22.20%) Windows Server 2012
11 99 (21.76%) Cisco
12 86 (18.90%) SQL
12 86 (18.90%) Data Centre
13 84 (18.46%) ITIL
14 83 (18.24%) Security Cleared
15 82 (18.02%) Windows 7
16 80 (17.58%) SCCM
17 78 (17.14%) Unix
18 74 (16.26%) SC Cleared
19 72 (15.82%) Windows Server 2003
20 71 (15.60%) HP
21 70 (15.38%) Change Management
22 68 (14.95%) Oracle
23 66 (14.51%) MS Excel
24 63 (13.85%) vSphere
25 62 (13.63%) SQL Server
26 61 (13.41%) DNS
27 56 (12.31%) MS Exchange
28 51 (11.21%) PowerShell
29 50 (10.99%) XenDesktop

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 56 (12.31%) MS Exchange
2 32 (7.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 31 (6.81%) IIS
4 27 (5.93%) Skype for Business
5 19 (4.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 16 (3.52%) SharePoint
7 11 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2007
8 9 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2003
9 6 (1.32%) WebSphere
10 4 (0.88%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.66%) Apache
11 3 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.44%) IBM Domino
12 2 (0.44%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.44%) JBoss
13 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 66 (14.51%) MS Excel
2 33 (7.25%) MS Office
3 5 (1.10%) MS Project
4 4 (0.88%) QuarkXPress
5 3 (0.66%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.44%) ProjectWise
7 1 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (2.86%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.88%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.44%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.22%) Maximo
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.22%) SAP CCM
5 1 (0.22%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 32 (7.03%) Office 365
2 21 (4.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (4.40%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (3.52%) PaaS
5 15 (3.30%) IaaS
6 8 (1.76%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (1.10%) SaaS
8 4 (0.88%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 3 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 61 (13.41%) DNS
2 50 (10.99%) DHCP
3 43 (9.45%) TCP/IP
4 41 (9.01%) NetScaler
5 40 (8.79%) WAN
6 39 (8.57%) Firewall
6 39 (8.57%) SAN
7 36 (7.91%) LAN
8 23 (5.05%) VPN
9 19 (4.18%) Internet
10 16 (3.52%) VLAN
11 14 (3.08%) FTP
12 13 (2.86%) VoIP
13 10 (2.20%) Network Security
13 10 (2.20%) Wireless
14 9 (1.98%) SMTP
15 8 (1.76%) OSPF
15 8 (1.76%) Wi-Fi
16 7 (1.54%) BGP
16 7 (1.54%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (13.63%) SQL Server
2 33 (7.25%) DB2
3 25 (5.49%) Oracle Database
4 15 (3.30%) SQL Server 2005
4 15 (3.30%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
6 12 (2.64%) Oracle Database 11g
7 11 (2.42%) Oracle Database 12c
8 6 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (0.88%) FileMaker
9 4 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (0.66%) MySQL
11 2 (0.44%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (0.44%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.22%) Oracle Exadata
12 1 (0.22%) Oracle9i Database
12 1 (0.22%) Relational Database
12 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (0.66%) MSI
1 3 (0.66%) Wise Package Studio
2 2 (0.44%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.44%) StarTeam
3 1 (0.22%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.22%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 44 (9.67%) Finance
2 18 (3.96%) Telecoms
3 10 (2.20%) Back Office
4 9 (1.98%) Retail
5 7 (1.54%) Billing
5 7 (1.54%) Military
6 5 (1.10%) Banking
6 5 (1.10%) German Language
6 5 (1.10%) Publishing
7 4 (0.88%) Aerospace
8 3 (0.66%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.44%) Law
9 2 (0.44%) Local Government
10 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 64 (14.07%) Analyst
2 63 (13.85%) Architect
3 61 (13.41%) Support Engineer
4 46 (10.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 33 (7.25%) Windows Engineer
6 30 (6.59%) Consultant
6 30 (6.59%) Technical Architect
7 29 (6.37%) Linux Operator
7 29 (6.37%) Linux Specialist
8 25 (5.49%) Infrastructure Architect
9 24 (5.27%) 3rd Line Support
9 24 (5.27%) Desktop Support
10 23 (5.05%) 2nd Line Support
10 23 (5.05%) Project Manager
11 20 (4.40%) Solutions Architect
12 19 (4.18%) Citrix Engineer
12 19 (4.18%) Infrastructure Manager
13 18 (3.96%) Service Analyst
13 18 (3.96%) Support Analyst
14 17 (3.74%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (5.71%) .NET
2 9 (1.98%) Web Services
3 6 (1.32%) ASP.NET
3 6 (1.32%) HTML
3 6 (1.32%) Middleware
4 4 (0.88%) COM
5 3 (0.66%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.22%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.22%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 86 (18.90%) Data Centre
2 33 (7.25%) iSeries
3 31 (6.81%) AS400
4 26 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (5.27%) Blackberry
6 16 (3.52%) Clustering
7 11 (2.42%) PKI
8 9 (1.98%) Driving Licence
8 9 (1.98%) Fat Client
8 9 (1.98%) Thin Client
9 8 (1.76%) Public Cloud
10 7 (1.54%) CMDB
11 6 (1.32%) DataPower
11 6 (1.32%) Private Cloud
12 5 (1.10%) Enterprise Storage
12 5 (1.10%) iPad
12 5 (1.10%) iPhone
12 5 (1.10%) Management Information System
12 5 (1.10%) VCE vBlock
13 4 (0.88%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 361 (79.34%) Windows
2 167 (36.70%) Windows Server
3 148 (32.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 106 (23.30%) Linux
5 101 (22.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 82 (18.02%) Windows 7
7 78 (17.14%) Unix
8 72 (15.82%) Windows Server 2003
9 19 (4.18%) Windows XP
10 17 (3.74%) HPUX
11 16 (3.52%) AIX
12 14 (3.08%) Windows 8
13 13 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 9 (1.98%) Windows 10
14 9 (1.98%) Windows 2000
15 6 (1.32%) SUSE
16 4 (0.88%) Mac OS X
16 4 (0.88%) Solaris
16 4 (0.88%) Windows Vista
17 2 (0.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (18.46%) ITIL
2 70 (15.38%) Change Management
3 48 (10.55%) Project Management
4 38 (8.35%) Incident Management
5 32 (7.03%) Migration
6 26 (5.71%) Technical Architecture
7 19 (4.18%) Configuration Management
8 18 (3.96%) Infrastructure Management
8 18 (3.96%) TOGAF
9 17 (3.74%) PRINCE2
9 17 (3.74%) Stakeholder Management
10 14 (3.08%) Disaster Recovery
10 14 (3.08%) Service Delivery
11 13 (2.86%) Problem Management
11 13 (2.86%) User Acceptance Testing
12 11 (2.42%) Service Management
13 9 (1.98%) Mentoring
14 8 (1.76%) CRM
14 8 (1.76%) Data Management
14 8 (1.76%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 86 (18.90%) SQL
2 51 (11.21%) PowerShell
3 8 (1.76%) Java
3 8 (1.76%) JavaScript
4 7 (1.54%) C
5 6 (1.32%) Perl
5 6 (1.32%) VB
6 3 (0.66%) VBA
6 3 (0.66%) VBScript
7 2 (0.44%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.44%) Python
7 2 (0.44%) Ruby
8 1 (0.22%) Korn
8 1 (0.22%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 83 (18.24%) Security Cleared
2 74 (16.26%) SC Cleared
3 34 (7.47%) Microsoft Certification
4 23 (5.05%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (4.84%) CCNA
6 21 (4.62%) MCSE
7 20 (4.40%) Degree
8 17 (3.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 15 (3.30%) DV Cleared
10 11 (2.42%) ISTQB
10 11 (2.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 11 (2.42%) MCSA
11 8 (1.76%) Citrix Certification
11 8 (1.76%) DBS Check
11 8 (1.76%) MCITP
12 7 (1.54%) ISEB
13 6 (1.32%) CCA
13 6 (1.32%) CCNP
13 6 (1.32%) CCSE
14 5 (1.10%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (6.81%) SLA
2 5 (1.10%) QA
3 3 (0.66%) COBIT
3 3 (0.66%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.44%) PMBOK
System Software
1 228 (50.11%) Active Directory
2 134 (29.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 105 (23.08%) XenApp
4 63 (13.85%) vSphere
5 50 (10.99%) XenDesktop
6 49 (10.77%) XenServer
7 29 (6.37%) Hyper-V
8 25 (5.49%) VMware ESX
9 21 (4.62%) Microsoft App-V
10 14 (3.08%) VMware ESXi
11 12 (2.64%) Terminal Services
12 7 (1.54%) BitLocker
12 7 (1.54%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 7 (1.54%) Terminal Server
13 5 (1.10%) KVM
13 5 (1.10%) UAG
14 3 (0.66%) Forefront TMG
14 3 (0.66%) ISA Server
14 3 (0.66%) VMware Server
15 2 (0.44%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 80 (17.58%) SCCM
2 33 (7.25%) Tivoli
3 22 (4.84%) SCOM
4 17 (3.74%) WSUS
5 10 (2.20%) NetBackup
6 8 (1.76%) Backup Exec
6 8 (1.76%) SCVMM
7 7 (1.54%) AirWatch
7 7 (1.54%) EdgeSight
7 7 (1.54%) SCOrch
8 6 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
9 5 (1.10%) HP Data Protector
9 5 (1.10%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 5 (1.10%) HP SiteScope
9 5 (1.10%) Nagios
9 5 (1.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 5 (1.10%) vRealize
10 4 (0.88%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 4 (0.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 3 (0.66%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 273 (60.00%) VMware
2 175 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 99 (21.76%) Cisco
4 71 (15.60%) HP
5 68 (14.95%) Oracle
6 45 (9.89%) IBM
7 29 (6.37%) NetApp
8 24 (5.27%) Remedy
9 20 (4.40%) Red Hat
10 19 (4.18%) CheckPoint
11 17 (3.74%) Dell
12 14 (3.08%) Wyse
13 13 (2.86%) EMC
14 12 (2.64%) AppSense
15 10 (2.20%) Altiris
15 10 (2.20%) Juniper
16 9 (1.98%) Apple
17 8 (1.76%) IronPort
18 7 (1.54%) Symantec
19 6 (1.32%) Veritas
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