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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 65 53 50
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -3
Contract jobs citing Citrix 273 298 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.79% 3.37% 3.49%
As % of the Vendors category 5.91% 7.09% 7.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 135 117
Average daily rate
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£360 £300 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £148 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £427 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £300 £309
% change year-on-year
+20.41% -2.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 25 42
Average hourly rate £14.50 £16.25 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.76% +14.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £98.15 £26.78
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.07 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-2.60% +10.00%
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
4622 4206 3620
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.16% 47.50% 47.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2430 2025 1662
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 212 252 326
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.93 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 27 February 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
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 27 February 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 -1 91 £375 +25.00% 18
Berkshire 0 72 £431 +65.86% 21
Buckinghamshire -9 35 £290 -3.33% 5
Surrey -32 23 £350 +16.66% 15
Kent -6 17 £139 -50.44% 4
West Sussex -17 15 £220 -20.00%
Oxfordshire -10 9 £320 -13.51%
East Sussex -6 7 £150 -37.50% 3
M4 Corridor - 2 £405 -
Home Counties - - - -
Sussex - - - -
Middlesex - - - - 2
Citrix
England

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 323 (57.68%) Windows
2 265 (47.32%) Microsoft
3 256 (45.71%) VMware
4 246 (43.93%) Active Directory
5 176 (31.43%) Security Cleared
6 171 (30.54%) Windows Server 2008
7 130 (23.21%) SC Cleared
8 126 (22.50%) VMware Infrastructure
9 125 (22.32%) MS Excel
10 116 (20.71%) MS Exchange
11 108 (19.29%) Windows 7
12 105 (18.75%) XenApp
13 102 (18.21%) SAN
14 101 (18.04%) Windows Server 2003
15 98 (17.50%) Windows Server 2012
16 96 (17.14%) HP
17 95 (16.96%) ITIL
18 78 (13.93%) SQL
19 73 (13.04%) MS Office
19 73 (13.04%) Cisco
19 73 (13.04%) DV Cleared
20 72 (12.86%) XenDesktop
21 70 (12.50%) SCCM
22 68 (12.14%) Firewall
23 67 (11.96%) UNIX
24 65 (11.61%) Microsoft Certification
25 62 (11.07%) Windows XP
26 61 (10.89%) Oracle
27 57 (10.18%) DNS
27 57 (10.18%) Finance

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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
1 116 (20.71%) MS Exchange
2 49 (8.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 39 (6.96%) IIS
4 37 (6.61%) SharePoint
5 23 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2007
5 23 (4.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 22 (3.93%) Exchange Server 2003
7 20 (3.57%) IBM Notes
7 20 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
8 12 (2.14%) Lync
9 9 (1.61%) SharePoint Server
10 8 (1.43%) Apache
11 6 (1.07%) BizTalk Server
11 6 (1.07%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.36%) MediaWiki
12 2 (0.36%) Confluence
12 2 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.18%) GroupWise
13 1 (0.18%) nginx
13 1 (0.18%) Tomcat
Applications
1 125 (22.32%) MS Excel
2 73 (13.04%) MS Office
3 5 (0.89%) MS Project
4 4 (0.71%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.18%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 39 (6.96%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.54%) assyst
3 1 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.18%) CODA-Financials
3 1 (0.18%) Maximo
3 1 (0.18%) Academy Housing
3 1 (0.18%) arcHouse
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.86%) Office 365
2 7 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (0.89%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.89%) IaaS
5 2 (0.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 102 (18.21%) SAN
2 68 (12.14%) Firewall
3 57 (10.18%) DNS
4 51 (9.11%) WAN
5 46 (8.21%) LAN
6 44 (7.86%) TCP/IP
7 39 (6.96%) DHCP
8 35 (6.25%) NetScaler
9 32 (5.71%) Internet
10 28 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
11 27 (4.82%) VPN
12 22 (3.93%) Network Security
13 21 (3.75%) VLAN
14 20 (3.57%) VoIP
15 19 (3.39%) NAS
16 14 (2.50%) Cisco Nexus
16 14 (2.50%) IPsec
17 13 (2.32%) BGP
18 12 (2.14%) TACACS
19 11 (1.96%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (6.43%) SQL Server
2 24 (4.29%) Oracle Reports
3 13 (2.32%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (1.07%) DB2
7 5 (0.89%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (0.54%) MySQL
8 3 (0.54%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.36%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.18%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.18%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.18%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 11 (1.96%) MSI
2 4 (0.71%) AdminStudio
3 3 (0.54%) WinRunner
3 3 (0.54%) TestDirector
3 3 (0.54%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (0.54%) Wise Package Studio
4 2 (0.36%) Hudson
4 2 (0.36%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.36%) Subversion
4 2 (0.36%) JIRA
4 2 (0.36%) Git (software)
General
1 57 (10.18%) Finance
2 33 (5.89%) Telecoms
3 27 (4.82%) Banking
4 13 (2.32%) Advertising
5 12 (2.14%) Back Office
6 6 (1.07%) Marketing
7 5 (0.89%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.71%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.54%) Automotive
9 3 (0.54%) Retail
10 2 (0.36%) Publishing
10 2 (0.36%) German Language
11 1 (0.18%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.18%) Online Betting
11 1 (0.18%) Law
11 1 (0.18%) Legal
Job Titles
1 122 (21.79%) Analyst
2 55 (9.82%) Support Engineer
3 46 (8.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 41 (7.32%) Architect
5 35 (6.25%) Support Analyst
6 34 (6.07%) Consultant
6 34 (6.07%) 2nd Line Support
6 34 (6.07%) Service Analyst
6 34 (6.07%) Service Desk Analyst
7 28 (5.00%) Desktop Engineer
8 26 (4.64%) Administrator
9 24 (4.29%) 3rd Line Support
9 24 (4.29%) Network Engineer
10 23 (4.11%) Desktop Support
10 23 (4.11%) Wintel Engineer
11 21 (3.75%) Test Analyst
12 19 (3.39%) Project Manager
12 19 (3.39%) Security Engineer
13 17 (3.04%) Citrix Consultant
13 17 (3.04%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (5.36%) HTML
1 30 (5.36%) .NET
2 27 (4.82%) ASP.NET
2 27 (4.82%) JSP
3 19 (3.39%) Application Packaging
4 7 (1.25%) SOAP
5 5 (0.89%) Regular Expression
6 3 (0.54%) Software Packaging
7 2 (0.36%) Web Services
8 1 (0.18%) XML
8 1 (0.18%) X-Windows
8 1 (0.18%) LAMP
8 1 (0.18%) COM
8 1 (0.18%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 53 (9.46%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (6.79%) Blackberry
3 25 (4.46%) Clustering
4 17 (3.04%) PKI
5 8 (1.43%) Fat Client
5 8 (1.43%) Thin Client
6 7 (1.25%) Mobile Computing
6 7 (1.25%) Mobile App
6 7 (1.25%) User Experience
7 5 (0.89%) Social Media
7 5 (0.89%) Mainframe
7 5 (0.89%) PDA
8 4 (0.71%) iPad
8 4 (0.71%) Replication
9 3 (0.54%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.36%) NHS
10 2 (0.36%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.36%) FMCG
10 2 (0.36%) iPhone
10 2 (0.36%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 323 (57.68%) Windows
2 171 (30.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 108 (19.29%) Windows 7
4 101 (18.04%) Windows Server 2003
5 98 (17.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 67 (11.96%) UNIX
7 62 (11.07%) Windows XP
8 48 (8.57%) Linux
9 34 (6.07%) Windows 8
10 18 (3.21%) Windows 2000
11 17 (3.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 12 (2.14%) Solaris
12 12 (2.14%) Windows Vista
13 11 (1.96%) Windows 2000 Server
13 11 (1.96%) AIX
14 8 (1.43%) Windows NT
15 6 (1.07%) Oracle Linux
16 5 (0.89%) SUSE
17 3 (0.54%) CentOS
18 2 (0.36%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (16.96%) ITIL
2 46 (8.21%) Knowledge Management
3 42 (7.50%) Project Management
4 36 (6.43%) Migration
5 34 (6.07%) Change Management
6 33 (5.89%) Service Management
7 27 (4.82%) Test Scripting
8 26 (4.64%) Software Testing
9 24 (4.29%) Fault Management
9 24 (4.29%) Disaster Recovery
10 23 (4.11%) Configuration Management
11 18 (3.21%) Incident Management
12 17 (3.04%) PRINCE2
13 14 (2.50%) Service Delivery
14 12 (2.14%) Load Balancing
15 11 (1.96%) Data Migration
16 10 (1.79%) Network Management
17 9 (1.61%) Mobile Device Management
17 9 (1.61%) Mentoring
17 9 (1.61%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 78 (13.93%) SQL
2 27 (4.82%) JavaScript
2 27 (4.82%) PowerShell
3 23 (4.11%) VBA
4 14 (2.50%) VB
5 13 (2.32%) Perl
6 12 (2.14%) Java
7 10 (1.79%) C
8 7 (1.25%) VBScript
9 4 (0.71%) Bourne shell
9 4 (0.71%) Korn
10 2 (0.36%) Ruby
10 2 (0.36%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.36%) PHP
11 1 (0.18%) RPG
11 1 (0.18%) C#
11 1 (0.18%) C++
11 1 (0.18%) RPG/400
11 1 (0.18%) RPG IV
11 1 (0.18%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 176 (31.43%) Security Cleared
2 130 (23.21%) SC Cleared
3 73 (13.04%) DV Cleared
4 65 (11.61%) Microsoft Certification
5 52 (9.29%) ISTQB
6 46 (8.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 45 (8.04%) MCSE
8 29 (5.18%) Cisco Certification
9 27 (4.82%) MCP
10 20 (3.57%) Degree
11 17 (3.04%) CCNP
11 17 (3.04%) CCNA
12 16 (2.86%) MCSA
13 11 (1.96%) MCITP
14 9 (1.61%) MCTS
14 9 (1.61%) Citrix Certification
15 8 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
15 8 (1.43%) CCSA
15 8 (1.43%) CCSE
16 7 (1.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (9.29%) SLA
2 7 (1.25%) QA
3 5 (0.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.54%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 246 (43.93%) Active Directory
2 126 (22.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 105 (18.75%) XenApp
4 72 (12.86%) XenDesktop
5 47 (8.39%) Hyper-V
6 41 (7.32%) Terminal Services
7 39 (6.96%) Microsoft App-V
8 33 (5.89%) vSphere
9 25 (4.46%) VMware ESX
10 16 (2.86%) XenServer
11 15 (2.68%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 11 (1.96%) NFS
12 11 (1.96%) ISA Server
12 11 (1.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 10 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
14 6 (1.07%) UAG
15 5 (0.89%) FreeRADIUS
16 4 (0.71%) Firmware
17 3 (0.54%) MetaFrame
17 3 (0.54%) Xen
Systems Management
1 70 (12.50%) SCCM
2 26 (4.64%) HP Quality Center
3 18 (3.21%) SCOM
4 15 (2.68%) NetBackup
5 14 (2.50%) Backup Exec
6 13 (2.32%) ARCserve
6 13 (2.32%) Norton AntiVirus
7 11 (1.96%) XenMobile
8 10 (1.79%) BladeLogic
9 8 (1.43%) Nagios
9 8 (1.43%) HP SIM
10 6 (1.07%) CA Spectrum
10 6 (1.07%) EdgeSight
10 6 (1.07%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 6 (1.07%) Netcool
11 5 (0.89%) WSUS
11 5 (0.89%) HP Data Protector
11 5 (0.89%) McAfee ePO
12 4 (0.71%) OVSD
12 4 (0.71%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 265 (47.32%) Microsoft
2 256 (45.71%) VMware
3 96 (17.14%) HP
4 73 (13.04%) Cisco
5 61 (10.89%) Oracle
6 34 (6.07%) Symantec
7 28 (5.00%) AppSense
8 27 (4.82%) CheckPoint
8 27 (4.82%) Dell
9 23 (4.11%) Red Hat
9 23 (4.11%) Altiris
10 21 (3.75%) F5
11 20 (3.57%) Lotus
12 19 (3.39%) Juniper
13 18 (3.21%) Wyse
14 17 (3.04%) Remedy
14 17 (3.04%) CA
14 17 (3.04%) Lumension
15 15 (2.68%) NetApp
16 14 (2.50%) Veritas
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