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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 54 55 56
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs citing Citrix 277 247 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.99% 2.94% 3.10%
As % of the Vendors category 6.22% 6.34% 6.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 121 122
Average daily rate
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£300 £290 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -12.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £175 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £425 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £320
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -14.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 15 32
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.25 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.91% +12.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £13.40 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £18.40 £20.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.68 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
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
4452 3893 3726
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 48.01% 46.35% 48.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2309 1928 1748
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 £224 £225 £212
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 225 227 322
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.13 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.22 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+4.36% -13.15%

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 January 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 January 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 January 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 +12 100 £290 -5.30% 35
Berkshire +9 73 £400 +58.41% 24
Buckinghamshire -5 36 £290 -12.45% 5
Surrey -34 20 £298 +10.18% 14
Kent -4 19 £165 -40.00% 13
West Sussex -7 16 £220 -46.01% 4
East Sussex -7 7 £150 -55.22% 1
Oxfordshire -22 4 £320 -13.51% 2
Middlesex - - - -
M4 Corridor - - - -
Home Counties - - - -
Sussex - - - -
Citrix
England

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 359 (61.79%) Windows
2 272 (46.82%) Active Directory
3 268 (46.13%) Microsoft
4 266 (45.78%) VMware
5 187 (32.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 170 (29.26%) Security Cleared
7 136 (23.41%) VMware Infrastructure
8 127 (21.86%) Windows Server 2003
9 126 (21.69%) MS Excel
10 124 (21.34%) SC Cleared
11 120 (20.65%) XenApp
12 117 (20.14%) Windows 7
13 115 (19.79%) MS Exchange
14 113 (19.45%) SAN
15 106 (18.24%) ITIL
16 101 (17.38%) Windows Server 2012
17 100 (17.21%) HP
18 82 (14.11%) MS Office
19 80 (13.77%) UNIX
20 77 (13.25%) SQL
20 77 (13.25%) Cisco
21 76 (13.08%) Microsoft Certification
22 73 (12.56%) Finance
23 72 (12.39%) SCCM
24 70 (12.05%) DV Cleared
25 69 (11.88%) Firewall
26 68 (11.70%) DNS
26 68 (11.70%) XenDesktop
27 66 (11.36%) Windows XP
28 61 (10.50%) SLA

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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
1 115 (19.79%) MS Exchange
2 44 (7.57%) IIS
3 42 (7.23%) Exchange Server 2010
4 35 (6.02%) SharePoint
5 25 (4.30%) Exchange Server 2003
5 25 (4.30%) Exchange Server 2007
6 20 (3.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 18 (3.10%) IBM Notes
7 18 (3.10%) Exchange Server 2013
8 16 (2.75%) Lync
9 12 (2.07%) BizTalk Server
10 9 (1.55%) SharePoint Server
11 7 (1.20%) Apache
12 4 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.17%) MediaWiki
13 1 (0.17%) Confluence
13 1 (0.17%) GroupWise
13 1 (0.17%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.17%) Lotus Domino
13 1 (0.17%) WorkSite
Applications
1 126 (21.69%) MS Excel
2 82 (14.11%) MS Office
3 4 (0.69%) MS Project
4 3 (0.52%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.17%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 35 (6.02%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.52%) assyst
3 2 (0.34%) Maximo
4 1 (0.17%) CODA-Financials
4 1 (0.17%) Academy Housing
4 1 (0.17%) arcHouse
4 1 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 17 (2.93%) Office 365
2 6 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.52%) IaaS
6 2 (0.34%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 113 (19.45%) SAN
2 69 (11.88%) Firewall
3 68 (11.70%) DNS
4 56 (9.64%) WAN
5 51 (8.78%) LAN
6 48 (8.26%) TCP/IP
7 45 (7.75%) DHCP
8 38 (6.54%) NetScaler
9 35 (6.02%) Internet
10 30 (5.16%) VPN
11 29 (4.99%) Cisco ASA
12 24 (4.13%) NAS
13 21 (3.61%) VLAN
14 19 (3.27%) Network Security
15 13 (2.24%) VoIP
16 12 (2.07%) IPsec
16 12 (2.07%) Cisco Nexus
17 11 (1.89%) Intranet
17 11 (1.89%) BGP
17 11 (1.89%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (7.23%) SQL Server
2 24 (4.13%) Oracle Reports
3 15 (2.58%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (1.55%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (1.03%) DB2
7 5 (0.86%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (0.52%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.34%) MySQL
9 2 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.17%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.17%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.17%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.17%) MS Access
10 1 (0.17%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (1.03%) MSI
2 4 (0.69%) AdminStudio
3 2 (0.34%) Wise Package Studio
4 1 (0.17%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.17%) Hudson
4 1 (0.17%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.17%) WinRunner
4 1 (0.17%) TestDirector
4 1 (0.17%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.17%) Subversion
4 1 (0.17%) JIRA
4 1 (0.17%) Git (software)
General
1 73 (12.56%) Finance
2 34 (5.85%) Banking
3 30 (5.16%) Telecoms
4 16 (2.75%) Back Office
4 16 (2.75%) Advertising
5 5 (0.86%) Marketing
6 4 (0.69%) Financial Institution
6 4 (0.69%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.52%) Automotive
8 2 (0.34%) Publishing
9 1 (0.17%) Law
9 1 (0.17%) Legal
9 1 (0.17%) Retail
9 1 (0.17%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.17%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 112 (19.28%) Analyst
2 63 (10.84%) Support Engineer
3 46 (7.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 41 (7.06%) Architect
5 39 (6.71%) Consultant
6 36 (6.20%) 2nd Line Support
7 33 (5.68%) Support Analyst
8 30 (5.16%) Administrator
8 30 (5.16%) Desktop Engineer
9 29 (4.99%) Service Desk Analyst
9 29 (4.99%) Service Analyst
10 26 (4.48%) 3rd Line Support
11 24 (4.13%) 1st Line Support
11 24 (4.13%) Network Engineer
11 24 (4.13%) Desktop Support
12 22 (3.79%) Test Analyst
13 20 (3.44%) Citrix Consultant
14 18 (3.10%) Security Engineer
15 17 (2.93%) Wintel Engineer
16 16 (2.75%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (5.85%) HTML
2 31 (5.34%) .NET
3 29 (4.99%) ASP.NET
3 29 (4.99%) JSP
4 17 (2.93%) Application Packaging
5 9 (1.55%) SOAP
6 5 (0.86%) Regular Expression
6 5 (0.86%) Web Services
7 2 (0.34%) Software Packaging
8 1 (0.17%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 41 (7.06%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (6.37%) Blackberry
3 32 (5.51%) Clustering
4 16 (2.75%) Fat Client
4 16 (2.75%) Thin Client
5 13 (2.24%) PKI
6 9 (1.55%) Mobile App
7 8 (1.38%) Mainframe
8 7 (1.20%) User Experience
9 6 (1.03%) Mobile Computing
10 5 (0.86%) Replication
11 4 (0.69%) iPad
11 4 (0.69%) Social Media
12 3 (0.52%) Management Information System
12 3 (0.52%) AS400
12 3 (0.52%) PDA
13 2 (0.34%) iPhone
13 2 (0.34%) NHS
13 2 (0.34%) Enterprise Storage
14 1 (0.17%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 359 (61.79%) Windows
2 187 (32.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 127 (21.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 117 (20.14%) Windows 7
5 101 (17.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 80 (13.77%) UNIX
7 66 (11.36%) Windows XP
8 53 (9.12%) Linux
9 29 (4.99%) Windows 8
10 27 (4.65%) Windows 2000
11 21 (3.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 15 (2.58%) Solaris
12 15 (2.58%) Windows 2000 Server
13 13 (2.24%) Windows Vista
14 12 (2.07%) Windows NT
15 11 (1.89%) AIX
16 6 (1.03%) Oracle Linux
17 5 (0.86%) SUSE
18 2 (0.34%) CentOS
18 2 (0.34%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (18.24%) ITIL
2 49 (8.43%) Migration
3 43 (7.40%) Knowledge Management
4 40 (6.88%) Project Management
5 39 (6.71%) Change Management
6 32 (5.51%) Service Management
7 29 (4.99%) Disaster Recovery
8 25 (4.30%) Test Scripting
9 20 (3.44%) Fault Management
9 20 (3.44%) Software Testing
10 19 (3.27%) Incident Management
11 15 (2.58%) Configuration Management
12 14 (2.41%) Service Delivery
13 13 (2.24%) Load Balancing
14 12 (2.07%) Network Management
15 11 (1.89%) PRINCE2
15 11 (1.89%) Time Management
16 10 (1.72%) Data Migration
16 10 (1.72%) Mentoring
17 9 (1.55%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 77 (13.25%) SQL
2 31 (5.34%) PowerShell
3 29 (4.99%) JavaScript
4 22 (3.79%) VB
5 19 (3.27%) VBA
5 19 (3.27%) Perl
6 15 (2.58%) C
7 14 (2.41%) VBScript
8 13 (2.24%) Java
9 9 (1.55%) Bourne shell
9 9 (1.55%) Korn
10 3 (0.52%) RPG IV
10 3 (0.52%) RPG
11 2 (0.34%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.34%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.17%) RPG/400
12 1 (0.17%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.17%) PHP
12 1 (0.17%) C#
12 1 (0.17%) C++
Qualifications
1 170 (29.26%) Security Cleared
2 124 (21.34%) SC Cleared
3 76 (13.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 70 (12.05%) DV Cleared
5 55 (9.47%) MCSE
6 49 (8.43%) ISTQB
7 44 (7.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 29 (4.99%) Cisco Certification
9 26 (4.48%) MCP
10 21 (3.61%) Degree
11 18 (3.10%) CCNA
12 15 (2.58%) CCNP
13 13 (2.24%) Citrix Certification
14 12 (2.07%) MCSA
15 9 (1.55%) CCA
15 9 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
15 9 (1.55%) HNC
15 9 (1.55%) MCITP
16 8 (1.38%) CCSE
16 8 (1.38%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (10.50%) SLA
2 8 (1.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 7 (1.20%) QA
4 4 (0.69%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 272 (46.82%) Active Directory
2 136 (23.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 120 (20.65%) XenApp
4 68 (11.70%) XenDesktop
5 47 (8.09%) Hyper-V
6 44 (7.57%) vSphere
7 42 (7.23%) Terminal Services
8 36 (6.20%) Microsoft App-V
9 31 (5.34%) VMware ESX
10 21 (3.61%) VMware ESXi
11 19 (3.27%) NFS
12 18 (3.10%) ISA Server
13 17 (2.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 15 (2.58%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 15 (2.58%) XenServer
15 5 (0.86%) UAG
15 5 (0.86%) FreeRADIUS
16 4 (0.69%) Xen
16 4 (0.69%) Firmware
16 4 (0.69%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 72 (12.39%) SCCM
2 23 (3.96%) SCOM
2 23 (3.96%) NetBackup
3 21 (3.61%) Backup Exec
4 20 (3.44%) HP Quality Center
5 18 (3.10%) Norton AntiVirus
6 16 (2.75%) BladeLogic
7 13 (2.24%) Nagios
8 12 (2.07%) ARCserve
9 11 (1.89%) XenMobile
10 9 (1.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 6 (1.03%) HP SIM
11 6 (1.03%) CA Spectrum
12 5 (0.86%) WSUS
13 4 (0.69%) HP Data Protector
13 4 (0.69%) OVSD
13 4 (0.69%) Tivoli
13 4 (0.69%) Netcool
14 3 (0.52%) EdgeSight
14 3 (0.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 268 (46.13%) Microsoft
2 266 (45.78%) VMware
3 100 (17.21%) HP
4 77 (13.25%) Cisco
5 53 (9.12%) Oracle
6 41 (7.06%) Symantec
7 30 (5.16%) Red Hat
8 29 (4.99%) CheckPoint
9 23 (3.96%) Dell
10 22 (3.79%) AppSense
10 22 (3.79%) Altiris
11 21 (3.61%) Juniper
12 20 (3.44%) F5
13 19 (3.27%) Intel
14 18 (3.10%) Lotus
15 17 (2.93%) Remedy
15 17 (2.93%) NetApp
16 16 (2.75%) CA
16 16 (2.75%) Wyse
17 15 (2.58%) Veritas
Southampton
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 hours ago
Kent
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £301 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 hours ago
Surrey
Roc Search
Rate: DOE
Posted: 21 hours ago
Buckingham, Buckinghamshire
Roc Search
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Rate: £375 - £425 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Sussex
Gold Group
Rate: £12 - £17 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Chatham, Kent
JNC Recruitment
Rate: Up to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Volt
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Southampton
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Eastleigh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £12.50 per hour
Posted: 14 days ago
Newbury
Recruitment Genius
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 18 days ago