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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 79 50 55
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +5
Contract jobs citing Citrix 226 302 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.30% 3.34% 3.13%
As % of the Vendors category 5.02% 6.98% 6.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 131 97
Average daily rate
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£375 £288 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% -11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £125 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £405 £519
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £294 £300
% change year-on-year
+23.40% -2.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 30 42
Average hourly rate £15.88 £16.63 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.51% +14.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.45 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.05 £40.60 £26.98
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £15.13
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +7.43%
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
4502 4326 3773
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 45.73% 47.82% 47.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2380 2105 1784
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 £235 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 239 268 310
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.38 £19.26
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% -4.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £12.16 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £45.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

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 March 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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -2 80 £375 +25.00% 21
Berkshire -8 64 £425 +112.50% 15
Surrey -36 24 £295 -1.66% 12
Buckinghamshire -22 19 £250 -16.66% 5
Oxfordshire -6 13 £320 - 3
Kent -1 9 £125 -65.39% 2
West Sussex -32 8 £290 -5.69% 5
East Sussex -12 6 £375 +70.45% 5
Middlesex - - - -
Home Counties - - - -
Sussex - - - -
Citrix
England

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 314 (57.83%) Windows
2 256 (47.15%) Microsoft
3 247 (45.49%) VMware
4 232 (42.73%) Active Directory
5 168 (30.94%) Security Cleared
6 149 (27.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 123 (22.65%) SC Cleared
8 120 (22.10%) VMware Infrastructure
9 116 (21.36%) MS Excel
10 114 (20.99%) MS Exchange
11 109 (20.07%) XenApp
12 108 (19.89%) Windows 7
13 94 (17.31%) SAN
14 87 (16.02%) ITIL
14 87 (16.02%) Windows Server 2012
15 86 (15.84%) HP
16 84 (15.47%) SCCM
17 82 (15.10%) Windows Server 2003
18 74 (13.63%) SQL
18 74 (13.63%) XenDesktop
18 74 (13.63%) DV Cleared
19 71 (13.08%) MS Office
20 70 (12.89%) Cisco
20 70 (12.89%) Firewall
21 63 (11.60%) Microsoft Certification
22 60 (11.05%) Oracle
22 60 (11.05%) Windows XP
23 58 (10.68%) Analytical Skills
24 56 (10.31%) UNIX
25 54 (9.94%) Hyper-V

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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
1 114 (20.99%) MS Exchange
2 50 (9.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 36 (6.63%) SharePoint
4 28 (5.16%) IIS
5 24 (4.42%) Exchange Server 2007
6 23 (4.24%) IBM Notes
7 20 (3.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 17 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
9 16 (2.95%) Exchange Server 2003
10 11 (2.03%) Lync
11 7 (1.29%) SharePoint Server
11 7 (1.29%) Apache
12 6 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
14 2 (0.37%) MediaWiki
14 2 (0.37%) Confluence
14 2 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
15 1 (0.18%) nginx
15 1 (0.18%) GroupWise
15 1 (0.18%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 116 (21.36%) MS Excel
2 71 (13.08%) MS Office
3 4 (0.74%) MS Project
3 4 (0.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 37 (6.81%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.18%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.13%) Office 365
2 7 (1.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.92%) IaaS
5 2 (0.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 94 (17.31%) SAN
2 70 (12.89%) Firewall
3 53 (9.76%) DNS
4 49 (9.02%) WAN
5 45 (8.29%) LAN
6 40 (7.37%) TCP/IP
7 38 (7.00%) DHCP
8 33 (6.08%) NetScaler
9 29 (5.34%) Internet
10 27 (4.97%) Cisco ASA
11 26 (4.79%) VPN
12 23 (4.24%) VoIP
13 19 (3.50%) Network Security
14 17 (3.13%) VLAN
15 15 (2.76%) NAS
16 14 (2.58%) Cisco Nexus
17 13 (2.39%) Wireless
17 13 (2.39%) IPsec
18 12 (2.21%) BGP
18 12 (2.21%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (6.26%) SQL Server
2 22 (4.05%) Oracle Reports
3 8 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (0.92%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (0.74%) DB2
7 3 (0.55%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.37%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.37%) MySQL
8 2 (0.37%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.18%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 11 (2.03%) MSI
2 4 (0.74%) AdminStudio
3 3 (0.55%) WinRunner
3 3 (0.55%) TestDirector
3 3 (0.55%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (0.37%) Subversion
4 2 (0.37%) JIRA
4 2 (0.37%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.37%) Wise Package Studio
4 2 (0.37%) Hudson
4 2 (0.37%) Jenkins
General
1 46 (8.47%) Finance
2 27 (4.97%) Telecoms
3 22 (4.05%) Banking
4 11 (2.03%) Advertising
5 8 (1.47%) Back Office
6 6 (1.10%) Marketing
6 6 (1.10%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.55%) Retail
7 3 (0.55%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.55%) Publishing
7 3 (0.55%) Automotive
8 2 (0.37%) German Language
9 1 (0.18%) Law
9 1 (0.18%) Military
9 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 113 (20.81%) Analyst
2 50 (9.21%) Support Engineer
3 46 (8.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 45 (8.29%) Architect
5 36 (6.63%) Consultant
6 35 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support
7 33 (6.08%) Support Analyst
8 31 (5.71%) Service Analyst
8 31 (5.71%) Service Desk Analyst
9 25 (4.60%) 3rd Line Support
10 24 (4.42%) Wintel Engineer
11 23 (4.24%) Desktop Engineer
12 21 (3.87%) Network Engineer
13 20 (3.68%) Desktop Support
14 19 (3.50%) Test Analyst
14 19 (3.50%) Administrator
15 18 (3.31%) Project Manager
16 16 (2.95%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
17 15 (2.76%) 1st Line Support
17 15 (2.76%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (5.16%) .NET
2 26 (4.79%) HTML
3 25 (4.60%) ASP.NET
3 25 (4.60%) JSP
4 17 (3.13%) Application Packaging
5 5 (0.92%) SOAP
6 4 (0.74%) Regular Expression
7 2 (0.37%) Software Packaging
7 2 (0.37%) Web Services
7 2 (0.37%) XML
7 2 (0.37%) ODBC
8 1 (0.18%) X-Windows
8 1 (0.18%) LAMP
8 1 (0.18%) COM
8 1 (0.18%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 58 (10.68%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (6.81%) Blackberry
3 19 (3.50%) PKI
4 18 (3.31%) Clustering
5 7 (1.29%) Fat Client
5 7 (1.29%) Thin Client
5 7 (1.29%) User Experience
5 7 (1.29%) Mobile Computing
6 6 (1.10%) Management Information System
7 5 (0.92%) PDA
7 5 (0.92%) Mobile App
7 5 (0.92%) Social Media
8 3 (0.55%) iPad
8 3 (0.55%) Computer Science
8 3 (0.55%) FMCG
8 3 (0.55%) Smartphone
8 3 (0.55%) Replication
9 2 (0.37%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.37%) NHS
9 2 (0.37%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 314 (57.83%) Windows
2 149 (27.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 108 (19.89%) Windows 7
4 87 (16.02%) Windows Server 2012
5 82 (15.10%) Windows Server 2003
6 60 (11.05%) Windows XP
7 56 (10.31%) UNIX
8 46 (8.47%) Linux
9 29 (5.34%) Windows 8
10 13 (2.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (2.03%) Windows 2000
11 11 (2.03%) AIX
12 10 (1.84%) Windows Vista
13 9 (1.66%) Solaris
14 8 (1.47%) Windows 2000 Server
15 7 (1.29%) SUSE
16 5 (0.92%) Windows NT
16 5 (0.92%) Oracle Linux
17 3 (0.55%) CentOS
18 2 (0.37%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (16.02%) ITIL
2 43 (7.92%) Knowledge Management
3 39 (7.18%) Project Management
3 39 (7.18%) Migration
4 38 (7.00%) Service Management
5 34 (6.26%) Change Management
6 27 (4.97%) Configuration Management
7 26 (4.79%) Test Scripting
8 25 (4.60%) Fault Management
8 25 (4.60%) Software Testing
9 17 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
9 17 (3.13%) PRINCE2
10 13 (2.39%) Service Delivery
10 13 (2.39%) Incident Management
10 13 (2.39%) Data Migration
11 11 (2.03%) Mentoring
12 10 (1.84%) Mobile Device Management
13 9 (1.66%) Network Management
13 9 (1.66%) Load Balancing
14 8 (1.47%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 74 (13.63%) SQL
2 26 (4.79%) JavaScript
3 25 (4.60%) PowerShell
4 22 (4.05%) VBA
5 10 (1.84%) Java
5 10 (1.84%) VB
6 8 (1.47%) Perl
7 7 (1.29%) C
7 7 (1.29%) VBScript
8 3 (0.55%) PHP
9 2 (0.37%) C#
9 2 (0.37%) C++
9 2 (0.37%) Ruby
9 2 (0.37%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.18%) Bourne shell
10 1 (0.18%) Korn
10 1 (0.18%) XPath
10 1 (0.18%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 168 (30.94%) Security Cleared
2 123 (22.65%) SC Cleared
3 74 (13.63%) DV Cleared
4 63 (11.60%) Microsoft Certification
5 49 (9.02%) ISTQB
6 43 (7.92%) MCSE
6 43 (7.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 29 (5.34%) Cisco Certification
8 27 (4.97%) MCP
9 21 (3.87%) Degree
10 18 (3.31%) CCNP
11 16 (2.95%) CCNA
11 16 (2.95%) MCSA
12 12 (2.21%) MCITP
13 9 (1.66%) MCTS
14 8 (1.47%) CCSA
14 8 (1.47%) CCSE
14 8 (1.47%) Citrix Certification
15 7 (1.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 7 (1.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (8.29%) SLA
2 7 (1.29%) QA
3 3 (0.55%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.18%) TickIT
4 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 232 (42.73%) Active Directory
2 120 (22.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 109 (20.07%) XenApp
4 74 (13.63%) XenDesktop
5 54 (9.94%) Hyper-V
6 47 (8.66%) Microsoft App-V
7 42 (7.73%) Terminal Services
8 30 (5.52%) vSphere
9 17 (3.13%) VMware ESX
10 16 (2.95%) XenServer
11 13 (2.39%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 9 (1.66%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 7 (1.29%) UAG
14 6 (1.10%) ISA Server
14 6 (1.10%) NFS
15 4 (0.74%) VMware Server
15 4 (0.74%) FreeRADIUS
16 3 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
16 3 (0.55%) Firmware
17 2 (0.37%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 84 (15.47%) SCCM
2 25 (4.60%) HP Quality Center
3 14 (2.58%) SCOM
4 10 (1.84%) ARCserve
4 10 (1.84%) NetBackup
4 10 (1.84%) XenMobile
5 9 (1.66%) Backup Exec
5 9 (1.66%) Norton AntiVirus
6 6 (1.10%) BladeLogic
6 6 (1.10%) EdgeSight
7 5 (0.92%) McAfee ePO
7 5 (0.92%) CA Spectrum
7 5 (0.92%) Netcool
7 5 (0.92%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 5 (0.92%) Nagios
8 4 (0.74%) OVSD
8 4 (0.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 3 (0.55%) WSUS
9 3 (0.55%) HP SIM
9 3 (0.55%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 256 (47.15%) Microsoft
2 247 (45.49%) VMware
3 86 (15.84%) HP
4 70 (12.89%) Cisco
5 60 (11.05%) Oracle
6 35 (6.45%) AppSense
7 33 (6.08%) Dell
8 27 (4.97%) CheckPoint
8 27 (4.97%) Symantec
9 23 (4.24%) Lotus
10 21 (3.87%) Red Hat
10 21 (3.87%) Wyse
10 21 (3.87%) F5
11 19 (3.50%) Altiris
12 17 (3.13%) Lumension
13 16 (2.95%) Remedy
13 16 (2.95%) Juniper
13 16 (2.95%) NetApp
14 13 (2.39%) CA
14 13 (2.39%) McAfee
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