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 2 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 56 53 37
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -16
Contract jobs citing Citrix 281 294 398
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.04% 3.24% 4.76%
As % of the Vendors category 6.37% 6.79% 9.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 151 201
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £160 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
- -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 32 56
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -1.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.05 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.80 £27.65 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £16.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +1.53%
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
4411 4330 4217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.78% 47.66% 50.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2426 2156 2071
Average daily rate £388 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £203 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 233 243 340
Average hourly rate £18.50 £16.00 £19.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% -18.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.18 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.47 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.61% -12.82%

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 2 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 2 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 2 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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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 +14 62 £340 +4.61% 18
Berkshire -23 57 £410 +17.00% 11
Surrey -6 46 £350 +16.66% 22
Buckinghamshire +13 37 £350 +16.66% 3
East Sussex -3 26 £331 +90.64% 3
Kent +4 17 £438 +25.00% 4
Oxfordshire -17 14 £300 +42.85% 2
West Sussex -24 10 £450 +102.24% 5
Middlesex +9 8 £220 +4.76% 1
Home Counties -1 1 £475 -
Citrix
England

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 337 (64.31%) Windows
2 272 (51.91%) VMware
3 233 (44.47%) Active Directory
4 224 (42.75%) Microsoft
5 149 (28.44%) XenApp
6 135 (25.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 133 (25.38%) MS Exchange
8 132 (25.19%) VMware Infrastructure
9 116 (22.14%) Security Cleared
10 106 (20.23%) SAN
11 105 (20.04%) SCCM
12 97 (18.51%) Windows 7
13 94 (17.94%) ITIL
14 88 (16.79%) Firewall
15 87 (16.60%) MS Excel
15 87 (16.60%) XenDesktop
15 87 (16.60%) Windows Server 2012
16 85 (16.22%) vSphere
17 83 (15.84%) HP
17 83 (15.84%) SC Cleared
18 78 (14.89%) SQL
18 78 (14.89%) Data Centre
19 77 (14.69%) Cisco
20 68 (12.98%) Oracle
20 68 (12.98%) SQL Server
20 68 (12.98%) MS Office
20 68 (12.98%) Windows Server 2003
21 63 (12.02%) UNIX
22 62 (11.83%) DNS
22 62 (11.83%) Migration

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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
1 133 (25.38%) MS Exchange
2 58 (11.07%) Exchange Server 2010
3 37 (7.06%) SharePoint
4 36 (6.87%) IIS
5 31 (5.92%) Exchange Server 2007
6 19 (3.63%) Exchange Server 2013
7 17 (3.24%) Lync
7 17 (3.24%) Exchange Server 2003
7 17 (3.24%) IBM Notes
8 14 (2.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 13 (2.48%) WebSphere
10 11 (2.10%) Apache
11 6 (1.15%) SharePoint Server
12 5 (0.95%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
14 2 (0.38%) Oracle Workflow
14 2 (0.38%) JBoss
14 2 (0.38%) nginx
14 2 (0.38%) Confluence
14 2 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 87 (16.60%) MS Excel
2 68 (12.98%) MS Office
3 13 (2.48%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.53%) MS Project
5 3 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 22 (4.20%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (2.10%) Maximo
3 3 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.19%) SAP CCM
5 1 (0.19%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.19%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 20 (3.82%) Office 365
2 11 (2.10%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (1.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.95%) IaaS
5 4 (0.76%) Mimecast
6 3 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.19%) PaaS
7 1 (0.19%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 106 (20.23%) SAN
2 88 (16.79%) Firewall
3 62 (11.83%) DNS
4 47 (8.97%) DHCP
5 42 (8.02%) TCP/IP
5 42 (8.02%) WAN
6 39 (7.44%) LAN
7 36 (6.87%) VPN
8 32 (6.11%) NetScaler
9 27 (5.15%) VoIP
10 25 (4.77%) Network Security
11 19 (3.63%) Wireless
12 17 (3.24%) NAS
13 13 (2.48%) Cisco ASA
14 12 (2.29%) iSCSI
15 11 (2.10%) VLAN
15 11 (2.10%) Internet
15 11 (2.10%) SMTP
16 10 (1.91%) MPLS
16 10 (1.91%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (12.98%) SQL Server
2 16 (3.05%) SQL Server 2005
3 15 (2.86%) Oracle Database
4 14 (2.67%) Oracle Reports
5 12 (2.29%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (1.91%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (1.34%) DB2
8 5 (0.95%) Hadoop
9 4 (0.76%) MySQL
10 3 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (0.57%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.57%) Oracle Database 12c
11 2 (0.38%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (0.38%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.19%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.19%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.19%) Redis
Development Applications
1 10 (1.91%) MSI
2 4 (0.76%) Subversion
2 4 (0.76%) HP UFT
2 4 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (0.76%) Wise Package Studio
3 3 (0.57%) SoapUI
3 3 (0.57%) LoadRunner
3 3 (0.57%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.57%) WinRunner
3 3 (0.57%) TestDirector
4 2 (0.38%) JIRA
4 2 (0.38%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.38%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.38%) Hudson
General
1 40 (7.63%) Finance
2 20 (3.82%) Telecoms
3 11 (2.10%) Advertising
4 10 (1.91%) Banking
5 6 (1.15%) Retail
5 6 (1.15%) Marketing
6 4 (0.76%) Manufacturing
6 4 (0.76%) Military
7 3 (0.57%) Local Government
7 3 (0.57%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.38%) Back Office
8 2 (0.38%) Publishing
8 2 (0.38%) German Language
9 1 (0.19%) Billing
9 1 (0.19%) Law
9 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 89 (16.98%) Analyst
2 51 (9.73%) Architect
3 47 (8.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 37 (7.06%) Consultant
5 34 (6.49%) Support Engineer
6 31 (5.92%) Support Analyst
6 31 (5.92%) Project Manager
7 30 (5.73%) 3rd Line Support
8 28 (5.34%) Service Analyst
8 28 (5.34%) Service Desk Analyst
9 24 (4.58%) 2nd Line Support
10 21 (4.01%) Desktop Support
10 21 (4.01%) IT Support
11 19 (3.63%) Desktop Engineer
11 19 (3.63%) Infrastructure Architect
12 18 (3.44%) Infrastructure Manager
13 17 (3.24%) Server Engineer
13 17 (3.24%) Wintel Engineer
14 15 (2.86%) Administrator
15 13 (2.48%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (5.15%) .NET
2 16 (3.05%) ASP.NET
2 16 (3.05%) Application Packaging
2 16 (3.05%) HTML
3 15 (2.86%) JSP
4 7 (1.34%) Web Services
5 5 (0.95%) XML
5 5 (0.95%) SOAP
6 4 (0.76%) WCF
6 4 (0.76%) REST
7 3 (0.57%) Software Packaging
7 3 (0.57%) ODBC
7 3 (0.57%) XSD
8 2 (0.38%) COM
8 2 (0.38%) Middleware
9 1 (0.19%) X-Windows
9 1 (0.19%) LAMP
9 1 (0.19%) WinForms
9 1 (0.19%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 78 (14.89%) Data Centre
2 49 (9.35%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (5.15%) Blackberry
4 20 (3.82%) Clustering
5 18 (3.44%) Replication
6 12 (2.29%) PKI
6 12 (2.29%) iSeries
7 11 (2.10%) Fat Client
7 11 (2.10%) Management Information System
7 11 (2.10%) AS400
7 11 (2.10%) Thin Client
8 9 (1.72%) Mainframe
8 9 (1.72%) User Experience
9 8 (1.53%) Computer Science
10 6 (1.15%) EMC VNX
10 6 (1.15%) Social Media
10 6 (1.15%) BYOD
11 5 (0.95%) HP Storage
11 5 (0.95%) Mobile Computing
11 5 (0.95%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 337 (64.31%) Windows
2 135 (25.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 97 (18.51%) Windows 7
4 87 (16.60%) Windows Server 2012
5 68 (12.98%) Windows Server 2003
6 63 (12.02%) UNIX
7 60 (11.45%) Linux
8 44 (8.40%) Windows XP
9 22 (4.20%) Windows 8
10 19 (3.63%) AIX
11 13 (2.48%) Solaris
12 6 (1.15%) Windows 2000
12 6 (1.15%) zOS
13 5 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 4 (0.76%) HPUX
15 3 (0.57%) SUSE
15 3 (0.57%) CentOS
15 3 (0.57%) Windows Vista
16 2 (0.38%) VMS
17 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (17.94%) ITIL
2 62 (11.83%) Migration
3 45 (8.59%) Project Management
4 31 (5.92%) Change Management
5 30 (5.73%) Service Management
6 28 (5.34%) Disaster Recovery
7 27 (5.15%) Configuration Management
8 25 (4.77%) PRINCE2
9 22 (4.20%) Test Scripting
10 19 (3.63%) Patch Management
11 17 (3.24%) Knowledge Management
12 15 (2.86%) Problem Management
12 15 (2.86%) Service Delivery
12 15 (2.86%) Data Migration
12 15 (2.86%) Mobile Device Management
13 14 (2.67%) Capacity Planning
14 13 (2.48%) Software Testing
15 12 (2.29%) Stakeholder Management
16 11 (2.10%) Change Control
16 11 (2.10%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 78 (14.89%) SQL
2 43 (8.21%) PowerShell
3 16 (3.05%) VBScript
3 16 (3.05%) JavaScript
4 10 (1.91%) Perl
5 9 (1.72%) VBA
6 7 (1.34%) Java
7 6 (1.15%) Python
7 6 (1.15%) C
7 6 (1.15%) VB
8 5 (0.95%) Shell Script
9 4 (0.76%) Bash Shell
10 3 (0.57%) C#
10 3 (0.57%) PHP
11 2 (0.38%) Ruby
12 1 (0.19%) XPath
12 1 (0.19%) C++
12 1 (0.19%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 116 (22.14%) Security Cleared
2 83 (15.84%) SC Cleared
3 51 (9.73%) Microsoft Certification
4 46 (8.78%) DV Cleared
5 39 (7.44%) MCSE
6 29 (5.53%) Cisco Certification
7 25 (4.77%) ISTQB
8 24 (4.58%) CCNA
9 20 (3.82%) Degree
10 16 (3.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 15 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 15 (2.86%) MCSA
11 15 (2.86%) CCNP
12 14 (2.67%) MCITP
13 13 (2.48%) MCP
14 12 (2.29%) Citrix Certification
15 11 (2.10%) CCA
16 8 (1.53%) ITIL Certification
16 8 (1.53%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
17 6 (1.15%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.82%) SLA
2 7 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.76%) QA
4 2 (0.38%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.38%) PMBOK
4 2 (0.38%) COBIT
5 1 (0.19%) TickIT
5 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 233 (44.47%) Active Directory
2 149 (28.44%) XenApp
3 132 (25.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 87 (16.60%) XenDesktop
5 85 (16.22%) vSphere
6 45 (8.59%) Microsoft App-V
7 41 (7.82%) Hyper-V
8 28 (5.34%) VMware ESX
9 24 (4.58%) Terminal Services
10 22 (4.20%) XenServer
11 5 (0.95%) DFS Replication
11 5 (0.95%) HDFS
12 3 (0.57%) UAG
12 3 (0.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 3 (0.57%) VMware Server
12 3 (0.57%) ISA Server
13 2 (0.38%) Samba
13 2 (0.38%) Terminal Server
13 2 (0.38%) NFS
13 2 (0.38%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 105 (20.04%) SCCM
2 16 (3.05%) SCOM
3 15 (2.86%) Tivoli
4 13 (2.48%) HP Quality Center
5 12 (2.29%) ARCserve
6 10 (1.91%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 9 (1.72%) Netcool
7 9 (1.72%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 9 (1.72%) XenMobile
7 9 (1.72%) EdgeSight
7 9 (1.72%) AirWatch
8 8 (1.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 8 (1.53%) Norton AntiVirus
9 7 (1.34%) Nagios
9 7 (1.34%) SolarWinds Orion
9 7 (1.34%) McAfee ePO
10 6 (1.15%) Puppet
10 6 (1.15%) Backup Exec
11 5 (0.95%) NetBackup
11 5 (0.95%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 272 (51.91%) VMware
2 224 (42.75%) Microsoft
3 83 (15.84%) HP
4 77 (14.69%) Cisco
5 68 (12.98%) Oracle
6 37 (7.06%) Symantec
7 33 (6.30%) AppSense
8 31 (5.92%) Dell
9 28 (5.34%) CheckPoint
10 26 (4.96%) IBM
11 22 (4.20%) SAP
12 18 (3.44%) McAfee
13 17 (3.24%) Lotus
13 17 (3.24%) NetApp
14 16 (3.05%) Lumension
15 15 (2.86%) 3PAR
15 15 (2.86%) Juniper
15 15 (2.86%) Red Hat
16 14 (2.67%) EMC
17 13 (2.48%) Veeam
Reading, Berkshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £180 to £210 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Forman Computer Staff
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Sussex
Comtecs
Rate: £400 - £425 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Fuel Recruitment
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £15 - £20 per hour + Uplift
Posted: 3 days ago
Winchester
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Staines
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £300 - £475 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Hampshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £240 - £241 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Hampshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £255 per day + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Middlesex
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Surrey
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Kent
First Point
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 23 days ago