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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 53 47 53
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Contract jobs citing Citrix 303 308 282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.12% 3.58% 3.03%
As % of the Vendors category 6.62% 7.32% 6.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 168 136
Average daily rate
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£325 £338 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +8.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £164 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 40 40
Average hourly rate £16.25 £15.63 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +20.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £11.45 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
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
4577 4208 4592
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.09% 48.95% 49.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2397 2125 1998
Average daily rate £360 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £215 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 290 247 302
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.16 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -4.67%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +3 85 £325 +6.90% 29
Berkshire +16 81 £325 -13.33% 29
Buckinghamshire +10 52 £175 +6.06% 5
Surrey -31 35 £300 -7.69% 23
Kent -9 19 £425 +9.11% 1
West Sussex +3 14 £425 - 14
Middlesex -2 5 £525 +80.10%
Oxfordshire -17 5 £450 +38.46%
East Sussex -16 2 £400 -9.09% 2
M4 Corridor - - - -
Thames Valley - - - -
Home Counties - - - -
Citrix
England

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 414 (68.09%) Windows
2 301 (49.51%) Active Directory
3 265 (43.59%) VMware
4 256 (42.11%) Microsoft
5 197 (32.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 158 (25.99%) MS Exchange
7 153 (25.16%) Security Cleared
8 148 (24.34%) XenApp
9 147 (24.18%) Windows 7
10 144 (23.68%) Windows Server 2003
11 131 (21.55%) ITIL
12 115 (18.91%) VMware Infrastructure
13 108 (17.76%) Windows Server 2012
14 103 (16.94%) SAN
15 98 (16.12%) MS Excel
16 97 (15.95%) Cisco
17 95 (15.63%) MS Office
18 92 (15.13%) SC Cleared
19 87 (14.31%) HP
19 87 (14.31%) Firewall
20 84 (13.82%) Microsoft Certification
21 83 (13.65%) XenDesktop
22 78 (12.83%) DNS
23 77 (12.66%) WAN
23 77 (12.66%) Finance
24 74 (12.17%) UNIX
25 73 (12.01%) Windows XP
25 73 (12.01%) DV Cleared
26 72 (11.84%) SCCM
27 71 (11.68%) LAN

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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
1 158 (25.99%) MS Exchange
2 52 (8.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 48 (7.89%) IIS
4 33 (5.43%) SharePoint
5 30 (4.93%) Exchange Server 2003
6 29 (4.77%) Exchange Server 2007
7 24 (3.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 23 (3.78%) Lync
9 21 (3.45%) IBM Notes
10 16 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
11 11 (1.81%) SharePoint 2013
11 11 (1.81%) BizTalk Server
12 8 (1.32%) WorkSite
13 7 (1.15%) WebLogic
13 7 (1.15%) Apache
14 5 (0.82%) SharePoint Server
15 3 (0.49%) CMS
16 2 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2000
16 2 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
16 2 (0.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 98 (16.12%) MS Excel
2 95 (15.63%) MS Office
3 3 (0.49%) MS Project
3 3 (0.49%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.16%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 28 (4.61%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.33%) Maximo
3 2 (0.33%) assyst
4 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.16%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.16%) CSG Singleview
4 1 (0.16%) CODA-Financials
4 1 (0.16%) Academy Housing
4 1 (0.16%) arcHouse
Cloud Services
1 33 (5.43%) Office 365
2 17 (2.80%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (2.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (1.81%) IaaS
5 3 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.16%) SaaS
6 1 (0.16%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 103 (16.94%) SAN
2 87 (14.31%) Firewall
3 78 (12.83%) DNS
4 77 (12.66%) WAN
5 71 (11.68%) LAN
6 57 (9.38%) DHCP
7 53 (8.72%) TCP/IP
8 40 (6.58%) NetScaler
9 36 (5.92%) Internet
10 29 (4.77%) NAS
11 27 (4.44%) VPN
12 16 (2.63%) MPLS
12 16 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
13 15 (2.47%) VLAN
14 14 (2.30%) Cisco ASA
15 10 (1.64%) Network Security
16 7 (1.15%) BGP
16 7 (1.15%) VoIP
16 7 (1.15%) Broadband
17 6 (0.99%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (7.57%) SQL Server
2 12 (1.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (1.81%) Oracle Reports
4 10 (1.64%) Amazon RDS
5 9 (1.48%) Oracle Database
6 6 (0.99%) SQL Server 2000
6 6 (0.99%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.49%) MS Access
9 3 (0.49%) DB2
10 1 (0.16%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.16%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.16%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (0.82%) MSI
2 3 (0.49%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (0.49%) Wise Package Studio
3 2 (0.33%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.16%) AdminStudio
4 1 (0.16%) Ant
4 1 (0.16%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.16%) WinRunner
4 1 (0.16%) TestDirector
4 1 (0.16%) Hudson
4 1 (0.16%) Gradle
General
1 77 (12.66%) Finance
2 31 (5.10%) Telecoms
3 20 (3.29%) Banking
4 16 (2.63%) Advertising
5 12 (1.97%) Back Office
6 8 (1.32%) Law
7 6 (0.99%) Dutch Language
8 4 (0.66%) Marketing
9 2 (0.33%) Retail
9 2 (0.33%) Local Government
9 2 (0.33%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.33%) Automotive
10 1 (0.16%) Legal
10 1 (0.16%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.16%) Publishing
10 1 (0.16%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.16%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 124 (20.39%) Analyst
2 69 (11.35%) Support Engineer
3 59 (9.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 46 (7.57%) Support Analyst
5 41 (6.74%) 2nd Line Support
6 39 (6.41%) Architect
7 34 (5.59%) Consultant
8 33 (5.43%) Desktop Support
9 31 (5.10%) 1st Line Support
10 30 (4.93%) Administrator
11 29 (4.77%) Desktop Engineer
12 27 (4.44%) Service Desk Analyst
12 27 (4.44%) Service Analyst
12 27 (4.44%) Project Manager
13 25 (4.11%) Test Analyst
14 19 (3.13%) Support Technician
14 19 (3.13%) IT Support
15 18 (2.96%) Citrix Engineer
16 17 (2.80%) 3rd Line Support
17 16 (2.63%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (5.43%) HTML
2 30 (4.93%) .NET
3 28 (4.61%) ASP.NET
3 28 (4.61%) JSP
4 22 (3.62%) Application Packaging
5 8 (1.32%) SOAP
6 7 (1.15%) Web Services
7 4 (0.66%) Software Packaging
8 1 (0.16%) WAMP
8 1 (0.16%) Regular Expression
8 1 (0.16%) ODBC
8 1 (0.16%) Middleware
8 1 (0.16%) OLE
8 1 (0.16%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 44 (7.24%) Blackberry
2 34 (5.59%) Thin Client
2 34 (5.59%) Fat Client
2 34 (5.59%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (5.26%) Clustering
4 14 (2.30%) PKI
5 10 (1.64%) iPad
6 8 (1.32%) Mobile App
7 7 (1.15%) Client/Server
8 6 (0.99%) Mainframe
8 6 (0.99%) EqualLogic
9 5 (0.82%) iPhone
10 4 (0.66%) Enterprise Storage
10 4 (0.66%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.49%) AS400
11 3 (0.49%) Replication
11 3 (0.49%) FlexPod
12 2 (0.33%) Smartphone
13 1 (0.16%) iSeries
13 1 (0.16%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 414 (68.09%) Windows
2 197 (32.40%) Windows Server 2008
3 147 (24.18%) Windows 7
4 144 (23.68%) Windows Server 2003
5 108 (17.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 74 (12.17%) UNIX
7 73 (12.01%) Windows XP
8 55 (9.05%) Linux
9 33 (5.43%) Windows 2000
9 33 (5.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 27 (4.44%) Windows 8
11 18 (2.96%) Solaris
12 16 (2.63%) Windows 2000 Server
13 15 (2.47%) Windows Vista
14 11 (1.81%) Windows NT
15 8 (1.32%) AIX
16 5 (0.82%) Apple iOS
17 4 (0.66%) zOS
18 3 (0.49%) Windows Mobile
19 2 (0.33%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (21.55%) ITIL
2 52 (8.55%) Migration
3 31 (5.10%) Change Management
4 29 (4.77%) Project Management
4 29 (4.77%) Service Management
5 24 (3.95%) Disaster Recovery
6 21 (3.45%) Service Delivery
6 21 (3.45%) Incident Management
7 16 (2.63%) Configuration Management
8 15 (2.47%) PRINCE2
8 15 (2.47%) Knowledge Management
9 11 (1.81%) Network Management
10 10 (1.64%) Test Scripting
10 10 (1.64%) Fault Management
11 9 (1.48%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (1.48%) ITSM
12 8 (1.32%) Problem Management
12 8 (1.32%) Root Cause Analysis
12 8 (1.32%) Mentoring
13 7 (1.15%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 63 (10.36%) SQL
2 28 (4.61%) JavaScript
3 24 (3.95%) PowerShell
4 20 (3.29%) VB
5 18 (2.96%) Perl
6 13 (2.14%) C
7 10 (1.64%) VBScript
8 9 (1.48%) Korn
8 9 (1.48%) Bourne shell
9 8 (1.32%) Java
10 5 (0.82%) VBA
11 3 (0.49%) RPG
11 3 (0.49%) RPG IV
12 2 (0.33%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.16%) C#
13 1 (0.16%) C++
13 1 (0.16%) PHP
13 1 (0.16%) Groovy
13 1 (0.16%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.16%) RPG/400
Qualifications
1 153 (25.16%) Security Cleared
2 92 (15.13%) SC Cleared
3 84 (13.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 73 (12.01%) DV Cleared
5 70 (11.51%) MCSE
6 39 (6.41%) MCP
7 34 (5.59%) ISTQB
8 33 (5.43%) Cisco Certification
9 30 (4.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 25 (4.11%) CCNA
11 22 (3.62%) Citrix Certification
12 19 (3.13%) MCSA
13 17 (2.80%) CCA
14 16 (2.63%) CCNP
15 12 (1.97%) Degree
16 11 (1.81%) ITIL Certification
17 10 (1.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 8 (1.32%) JNCIA
18 8 (1.32%) HNC
19 7 (1.15%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (9.87%) SLA
2 8 (1.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (0.82%) QA
4 4 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.33%) COBIT
6 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 301 (49.51%) Active Directory
2 148 (24.34%) XenApp
3 115 (18.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 83 (13.65%) XenDesktop
5 62 (10.20%) vSphere
6 50 (8.22%) Microsoft App-V
7 44 (7.24%) VMware ESX
8 38 (6.25%) Terminal Services
9 32 (5.26%) Hyper-V
10 26 (4.28%) VMware ESXi
11 19 (3.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 18 (2.96%) ISA Server
12 18 (2.96%) NFS
12 18 (2.96%) XenServer
13 13 (2.14%) Xen
14 12 (1.97%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 12 (1.97%) UAG
15 5 (0.82%) vCloud
15 5 (0.82%) VMware Workstation
16 4 (0.66%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 72 (11.84%) SCCM
2 32 (5.26%) Backup Exec
3 24 (3.95%) NetBackup
4 21 (3.45%) Norton AntiVirus
5 18 (2.96%) SCOM
6 15 (2.47%) BladeLogic
7 12 (1.97%) Nagios
7 12 (1.97%) ARCserve
8 10 (1.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 9 (1.48%) WSUS
9 9 (1.48%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 8 (1.32%) HP SIM
11 7 (1.15%) Netcool
12 6 (0.99%) OVSD
12 6 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
12 6 (0.99%) HP Data Protector
13 5 (0.82%) McAfee ePO
13 5 (0.82%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 5 (0.82%) Tivoli
14 4 (0.66%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 265 (43.59%) VMware
2 256 (42.11%) Microsoft
3 97 (15.95%) Cisco
4 87 (14.31%) HP
5 58 (9.54%) Oracle
6 52 (8.55%) Symantec
7 40 (6.58%) Red Hat
8 27 (4.44%) AppSense
9 26 (4.28%) CheckPoint
10 21 (3.45%) Lotus
10 21 (3.45%) Altiris
11 20 (3.29%) NetApp
12 18 (2.96%) Veritas
13 17 (2.80%) Remedy
13 17 (2.80%) IBM
13 17 (2.80%) Juniper
14 16 (2.63%) Intel
15 15 (2.47%) EMC
15 15 (2.47%) McAfee
16 14 (2.30%) Lumension
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TEKsystems
Rate: £200 - £210 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £140 - £150 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £15.00 - £17.00 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £30 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Roc Search
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Big Red Recruitment
Rate: £120 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
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Salt
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Roc Search
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnham, Surrey
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £10 - £15 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Gosport
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £350 - £445 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Church International
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Church International
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £30 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnham, Surrey
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £14 - £18 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
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Expert Employment
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 7 days ago
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Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 8 days ago