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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 50 42 55
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +13
Contract jobs citing Citrix 309 373 282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.33% 4.20% 2.85%
As % of the Vendors category 7.05% 8.60% 5.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 203 121
Average daily rate
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£318 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.22% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £200 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 46 31
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.51% +42.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.40 £31.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
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
4385 4335 4852
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.26% 48.86% 49.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2266 2187 2100
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £213 £225
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 231 273 300
Average hourly rate £16.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.94% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 22 August 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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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
Berkshire +2 95 £309 -15.98% 20
Hampshire -21 67 £325 +1.56% 25
Surrey -3 48 £323 -0.76% 20
Buckinghamshire -17 31 £190 -41.53% 9
West Sussex +11 19 £228 -49.16% 8
Kent -10 19 £350 -1.75% 2
East Sussex +12 18 £238 -26.97% 3
Oxfordshire -9 5 £225 -30.76% 18
Middlesex -6 4 £500 +71.52% 1
Thames Valley - - - -
Citrix
England

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 422 (72.01%) Windows
2 279 (47.61%) Active Directory
3 247 (42.15%) VMware
4 232 (39.59%) Microsoft
5 177 (30.20%) Windows Server 2008
6 155 (26.45%) MS Exchange
7 146 (24.91%) Windows 7
8 145 (24.74%) XenApp
9 135 (23.04%) ITIL
10 122 (20.82%) Security Cleared
11 119 (20.31%) Windows Server 2003
12 105 (17.92%) VMware Infrastructure
13 95 (16.21%) Cisco
14 90 (15.36%) SAN
15 82 (13.99%) MS Office
15 82 (13.99%) Windows Server 2012
16 80 (13.65%) XenDesktop
17 78 (13.31%) SQL
17 78 (13.31%) Firewall
18 76 (12.97%) MS Excel
18 76 (12.97%) SCCM
19 73 (12.46%) SC Cleared
20 72 (12.29%) Windows XP
21 67 (11.43%) Microsoft Certification
22 66 (11.26%) WAN
23 65 (11.09%) UNIX
24 64 (10.92%) Migration
25 63 (10.75%) LAN
25 63 (10.75%) DNS
26 61 (10.41%) Microsoft App-V

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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
1 155 (26.45%) MS Exchange
2 58 (9.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 36 (6.14%) IIS
4 31 (5.29%) Exchange Server 2003
4 31 (5.29%) SharePoint
5 26 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2007
6 23 (3.92%) Lync
7 21 (3.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 20 (3.41%) IBM Notes
9 18 (3.07%) Exchange Server 2013
10 11 (1.88%) SharePoint 2013
11 8 (1.37%) SharePoint Server
11 8 (1.37%) Apache
12 7 (1.19%) WebLogic
12 7 (1.19%) WorkSite
13 6 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
14 4 (0.68%) CloudStack
14 4 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2000
14 4 (0.68%) SAS
15 3 (0.51%) CMS
Applications
1 82 (13.99%) MS Office
2 76 (12.97%) MS Excel
3 4 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (0.68%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.34%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 20 (3.41%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.17%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.17%) CSG Singleview
3 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.17%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 32 (5.46%) Office 365
2 17 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (2.05%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (1.88%) IaaS
5 5 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.17%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 90 (15.36%) SAN
2 78 (13.31%) Firewall
3 66 (11.26%) WAN
4 63 (10.75%) LAN
4 63 (10.75%) DNS
5 44 (7.51%) DHCP
6 42 (7.17%) TCP/IP
7 37 (6.31%) NetScaler
8 34 (5.80%) VPN
9 30 (5.12%) Internet
10 16 (2.73%) NAS
11 15 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
12 14 (2.39%) VoIP
13 13 (2.22%) MPLS
14 8 (1.37%) Network Security
14 8 (1.37%) iSCSI
14 8 (1.37%) SSL
15 7 (1.19%) SMTP
15 7 (1.19%) HTTP
15 7 (1.19%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (8.53%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.71%) Amazon RDS
3 8 (1.37%) Oracle Database
4 7 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (0.68%) MS Access
5 4 (0.68%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.17%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (1.54%) QuickTest Pro
2 7 (1.19%) MSI
3 6 (1.02%) WinRunner
3 6 (1.02%) TestDirector
4 3 (0.51%) LoadRunner
5 2 (0.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.17%) AdminStudio
6 1 (0.17%) Ant
6 1 (0.17%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.17%) Hudson
6 1 (0.17%) Wise Package Studio
6 1 (0.17%) Gradle
General
1 57 (9.73%) Finance
2 33 (5.63%) Telecoms
3 14 (2.39%) Advertising
4 13 (2.22%) Banking
5 11 (1.88%) Dutch Language
6 8 (1.37%) Law
7 4 (0.68%) Marketing
7 4 (0.68%) Local Government
7 4 (0.68%) Publishing
7 4 (0.68%) Back Office
8 2 (0.34%) Retail
9 1 (0.17%) Automotive
9 1 (0.17%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 115 (19.62%) Analyst
2 69 (11.77%) Support Engineer
3 52 (8.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 45 (7.68%) Support Analyst
5 39 (6.66%) 2nd Line Support
6 35 (5.97%) 1st Line Support
7 34 (5.80%) Architect
7 34 (5.80%) Desktop Support
8 32 (5.46%) Project Manager
9 31 (5.29%) Consultant
10 26 (4.44%) Service Analyst
10 26 (4.44%) Service Desk Analyst
11 25 (4.27%) Desktop Engineer
12 23 (3.92%) Test Analyst
13 19 (3.24%) 3rd Line Support
13 19 (3.24%) Citrix Engineer
14 18 (3.07%) Support Technician
15 17 (2.90%) Systems Engineer
15 17 (2.90%) Administrator
15 17 (2.90%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (4.44%) Application Packaging
2 22 (3.75%) .NET
2 22 (3.75%) HTML
3 21 (3.58%) JSP
4 20 (3.41%) ASP.NET
5 9 (1.54%) Web Services
6 8 (1.37%) SOAP
7 3 (0.51%) Software Packaging
8 2 (0.34%) Middleware
9 1 (0.17%) Rendezvous
9 1 (0.17%) X-Windows
9 1 (0.17%) OLE
9 1 (0.17%) SAML
9 1 (0.17%) XML
9 1 (0.17%) ODBC
9 1 (0.17%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 46 (7.85%) Blackberry
2 36 (6.14%) Fat Client
2 36 (6.14%) Thin Client
3 29 (4.95%) Clustering
4 14 (2.39%) PKI
5 13 (2.22%) iPad
6 9 (1.54%) iPhone
7 8 (1.37%) Mobile App
7 8 (1.37%) Client/Server
8 7 (1.19%) Replication
9 6 (1.02%) EqualLogic
9 6 (1.02%) Mainframe
10 5 (0.85%) Enterprise Storage
11 4 (0.68%) Management Information System
12 3 (0.51%) Video Conferencing
12 3 (0.51%) FlexPod
13 2 (0.34%) Smartphone
13 2 (0.34%) PMI
13 2 (0.34%) AS400
14 1 (0.17%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 422 (72.01%) Windows
2 177 (30.20%) Windows Server 2008
3 146 (24.91%) Windows 7
4 119 (20.31%) Windows Server 2003
5 82 (13.99%) Windows Server 2012
6 72 (12.29%) Windows XP
7 65 (11.09%) UNIX
8 54 (9.22%) Linux
9 30 (5.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 24 (4.10%) Windows 8
11 21 (3.58%) Windows 2000
12 20 (3.41%) Solaris
13 15 (2.56%) AIX
14 8 (1.37%) Apple iOS
14 8 (1.37%) Windows 2000 Server
15 5 (0.85%) zOS
15 5 (0.85%) Windows Vista
16 4 (0.68%) Windows NT
17 3 (0.51%) Mac OS X
18 2 (0.34%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (23.04%) ITIL
2 64 (10.92%) Migration
3 30 (5.12%) Project Management
4 29 (4.95%) Change Management
5 28 (4.78%) Service Management
6 21 (3.58%) PRINCE2
7 19 (3.24%) Disaster Recovery
7 19 (3.24%) Incident Management
8 17 (2.90%) Service Delivery
8 17 (2.90%) Configuration Management
9 13 (2.22%) ITSM
9 13 (2.22%) User Acceptance Testing
10 12 (2.05%) Problem Management
11 10 (1.71%) Change Control
11 10 (1.71%) Load Balancing
12 9 (1.54%) Network Management
13 8 (1.37%) Root Cause Analysis
13 8 (1.37%) Asset Management
14 7 (1.19%) BCP
14 7 (1.19%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 78 (13.31%) SQL
2 28 (4.78%) PowerShell
3 20 (3.41%) JavaScript
4 16 (2.73%) VB
5 13 (2.22%) Perl
6 8 (1.37%) Java
6 8 (1.37%) VBScript
7 7 (1.19%) C
8 5 (0.85%) T-SQL
9 4 (0.68%) Korn
9 4 (0.68%) Bourne shell
9 4 (0.68%) VBA
10 3 (0.51%) VB6
11 2 (0.34%) RPG IV
11 2 (0.34%) RPG
12 1 (0.17%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.17%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.17%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 122 (20.82%) Security Cleared
2 73 (12.46%) SC Cleared
3 67 (11.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 58 (9.90%) DV Cleared
5 52 (8.87%) MCSE
6 32 (5.46%) MCP
7 25 (4.27%) Cisco Certification
8 24 (4.10%) Citrix Certification
9 23 (3.92%) CCA
9 23 (3.92%) ISTQB
10 21 (3.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 21 (3.58%) CCNA
11 19 (3.24%) MCSA
12 16 (2.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 13 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
14 11 (1.88%) ISEB
15 10 (1.71%) Degree
16 9 (1.54%) CCNP
17 7 (1.19%) JNCIA
17 7 (1.19%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (7.34%) SLA
2 7 (1.19%) QA
3 4 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.34%) COBIT
5 2 (0.34%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.34%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 279 (47.61%) Active Directory
2 145 (24.74%) XenApp
3 105 (17.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 80 (13.65%) XenDesktop
5 61 (10.41%) Microsoft App-V
6 58 (9.90%) vSphere
7 44 (7.51%) Terminal Services
8 38 (6.48%) Hyper-V
9 32 (5.46%) VMware ESX
10 28 (4.78%) XenServer
11 22 (3.75%) VMware ESXi
12 15 (2.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 13 (2.22%) NFS
14 11 (1.88%) UAG
15 10 (1.71%) Xen
16 9 (1.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 8 (1.37%) ISA Server
18 7 (1.19%) VMware Server
19 5 (0.85%) ProxySG
20 4 (0.68%) NLBS
Systems Management
1 76 (12.97%) SCCM
2 30 (5.12%) Backup Exec
3 22 (3.75%) SCOM
4 17 (2.90%) Norton AntiVirus
5 16 (2.73%) NetBackup
6 10 (1.71%) McAfee ePO
7 9 (1.54%) Netcool
7 9 (1.54%) ARCserve
7 9 (1.54%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 8 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
8 8 (1.37%) WSUS
8 8 (1.37%) WMI
8 8 (1.37%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 6 (1.02%) BladeLogic
10 5 (0.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 4 (0.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 4 (0.68%) Tivoli
11 4 (0.68%) Nagios
12 3 (0.51%) MOM
12 3 (0.51%) OVSD
Vendors
1 247 (42.15%) VMware
2 232 (39.59%) Microsoft
3 95 (16.21%) Cisco
4 60 (10.24%) HP
5 47 (8.02%) Oracle
6 43 (7.34%) Symantec
7 35 (5.97%) AppSense
8 33 (5.63%) Red Hat
9 27 (4.61%) NetApp
10 24 (4.10%) McAfee
11 23 (3.92%) CheckPoint
12 20 (3.41%) Lotus
13 18 (3.07%) IBM
14 15 (2.56%) Apple
14 15 (2.56%) Juniper
14 15 (2.56%) Veritas
14 15 (2.56%) Altiris
15 14 (2.39%) Veeam
15 14 (2.39%) EMC
16 12 (2.05%) Lumension
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £12.00 - £17.00 per annum + Great Company
Posted: 10 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Complete Tech Limited
Rate: From £300 to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Advanced Resource Managers
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Slough
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £320.00 per annum + Great Company
Posted: 2 days ago
Middlesex
Executive Resource Group Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Gibbs S3
Rate: From £300 to £340 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £150 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Roc Search
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Reigate
Computer Futures
Posted: 7 days ago
Surrey
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Buckinghamshire
DP Connect
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Newbury
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Berkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Oxfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £20.00 - £25.00 per hour
Posted: 18 days ago
Portsmouth
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 21 days ago
Wokingham
Orgtel
Rate: £200 - £250 per day + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
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Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Brighton
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £13.00 - £15.00 per hour
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