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 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 70 55 43
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -12
Contract jobs citing Citrix 235 280 343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.52% 3.13% 4.20%
As % of the Vendors category 5.44% 6.61% 8.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 135 155
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 £200 £120 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £463 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.16% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 33 51
Average hourly rate £18.25 £15.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.74% +6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.20 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £27.60 £26.98
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.92 £16.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+2.54% +8.19%
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
4322 4234 4096
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 46.32% 47.29% 50.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2327 2139 2035
Average daily rate £375 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £180 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 258 251 323
Average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £19.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -10.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +17 69 £345 -5.47% 12
Berkshire -17 59 £410 +33.17% 12
Surrey -18 32 £250 +17.64% 24
Buckinghamshire -1 29 £289 -3.83% 4
East Sussex -8 24 £350 +55.55% 1
Oxfordshire -14 10 £290 - 3
Kent +5 8 £438 +59.09% 2
Middlesex +5 2 £115 -54.90% 2
West Sussex -37 2 £438 +25.00% 5
Citrix
England

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 315 (62.25%) Windows
2 244 (48.22%) VMware
3 231 (45.65%) Active Directory
4 218 (43.08%) Microsoft
5 136 (26.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 133 (26.28%) Security Cleared
7 124 (24.51%) MS Exchange
8 121 (23.91%) XenApp
9 113 (22.33%) VMware Infrastructure
10 100 (19.76%) Windows 7
11 97 (19.17%) SC Cleared
12 93 (18.38%) MS Excel
13 92 (18.18%) SCCM
14 91 (17.98%) SAN
15 82 (16.21%) SQL
16 80 (15.81%) ITIL
17 79 (15.61%) XenDesktop
17 79 (15.61%) Windows Server 2012
18 78 (15.42%) Firewall
19 74 (14.62%) HP
20 66 (13.04%) DNS
20 66 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
21 65 (12.85%) MS Office
22 64 (12.65%) Cisco
23 60 (11.86%) Oracle
24 56 (11.07%) vSphere
25 55 (10.87%) Windows XP
26 52 (10.28%) DV Cleared
27 51 (10.08%) SQL Server
27 51 (10.08%) Linux

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 124 (24.51%) MS Exchange
2 51 (10.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 38 (7.51%) SharePoint
4 37 (7.31%) IIS
5 24 (4.74%) Exchange Server 2007
6 18 (3.56%) IBM Notes
7 15 (2.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 15 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2013
8 13 (2.57%) Exchange Server 2003
9 11 (2.17%) Lync
10 9 (1.78%) Apache
11 8 (1.58%) WebSphere
12 6 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
12 6 (1.19%) SharePoint Server
13 5 (0.99%) Tomcat
14 3 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
15 2 (0.40%) MediaWiki
15 2 (0.40%) Confluence
15 2 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
15 2 (0.40%) JBoss
Applications
1 93 (18.38%) MS Excel
2 65 (12.85%) MS Office
3 11 (2.17%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.99%) MS Project
5 2 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 22 (4.35%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (1.19%) Maximo
3 3 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.40%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.20%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 19 (3.75%) Office 365
2 11 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.19%) IaaS
3 6 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.79%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.20%) PaaS
5 1 (0.20%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 91 (17.98%) SAN
2 78 (15.42%) Firewall
3 66 (13.04%) DNS
4 46 (9.09%) DHCP
5 40 (7.91%) WAN
6 36 (7.11%) LAN
6 36 (7.11%) TCP/IP
7 32 (6.32%) NetScaler
8 31 (6.13%) VoIP
9 29 (5.73%) VPN
10 25 (4.94%) Network Security
11 22 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
12 17 (3.36%) Wireless
13 14 (2.77%) Cisco Nexus
13 14 (2.77%) VLAN
13 14 (2.77%) NAS
14 12 (2.37%) iSCSI
14 12 (2.37%) IPsec
15 10 (1.98%) SMTP
15 10 (1.98%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (10.08%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.17%) Oracle Database
3 10 (1.98%) Oracle Reports
4 9 (1.78%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (1.38%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (0.99%) DB2
7 5 (0.99%) Hadoop
7 5 (0.99%) Amazon RDS
8 4 (0.79%) MySQL
9 3 (0.59%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.20%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 11 (2.17%) MSI
2 4 (0.79%) Wise Package Studio
2 4 (0.79%) Subversion
2 4 (0.79%) AdminStudio
2 4 (0.79%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (0.59%) WinRunner
3 3 (0.59%) TestDirector
3 3 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.59%) SoapUI
4 2 (0.40%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.40%) Hudson
4 2 (0.40%) JIRA
4 2 (0.40%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.40%) LoadRunner
General
1 45 (8.89%) Finance
2 29 (5.73%) Telecoms
3 19 (3.75%) Banking
4 11 (2.17%) Advertising
5 5 (0.99%) Financial Institution
5 5 (0.99%) Manufacturing
5 5 (0.99%) Marketing
5 5 (0.99%) Retail
6 4 (0.79%) Back Office
7 3 (0.59%) Publishing
8 2 (0.40%) Local Government
8 2 (0.40%) German Language
8 2 (0.40%) Automotive
9 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.20%) Military
9 1 (0.20%) Billing
Job Titles
1 86 (17.00%) Analyst
2 51 (10.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 41 (8.10%) Architect
4 34 (6.72%) Consultant
5 30 (5.93%) Support Engineer
6 28 (5.53%) Support Analyst
7 26 (5.14%) Service Analyst
7 26 (5.14%) Wintel Engineer
7 26 (5.14%) Service Desk Analyst
8 24 (4.74%) 3rd Line Support
8 24 (4.74%) 2nd Line Support
9 20 (3.95%) Project Manager
10 19 (3.75%) Desktop Engineer
10 19 (3.75%) Infrastructure Architect
11 17 (3.36%) IT Support
12 16 (3.16%) Network Engineer
12 16 (3.16%) Desktop Support
13 15 (2.96%) Infrastructure Manager
14 14 (2.77%) Server Engineer
14 14 (2.77%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (4.15%) Application Packaging
2 17 (3.36%) .NET
3 13 (2.57%) HTML
4 12 (2.37%) JSP
4 12 (2.37%) ASP.NET
5 8 (1.58%) SOAP
6 6 (1.19%) Web Services
7 5 (0.99%) XML
8 4 (0.79%) REST
9 3 (0.59%) XSD
9 3 (0.59%) Software Packaging
9 3 (0.59%) WCF
10 2 (0.40%) Middleware
10 2 (0.40%) ODBC
10 2 (0.40%) COM
11 1 (0.20%) XSL
11 1 (0.20%) X-Windows
11 1 (0.20%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 51 (10.08%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (4.94%) Blackberry
3 20 (3.95%) PKI
4 17 (3.36%) Clustering
5 13 (2.57%) Replication
6 10 (1.98%) Management Information System
7 9 (1.78%) Thin Client
7 9 (1.78%) Fat Client
8 8 (1.58%) Computer Science
9 7 (1.38%) Mobile Computing
9 7 (1.38%) User Experience
10 6 (1.19%) iSeries
10 6 (1.19%) AS400
10 6 (1.19%) Mainframe
11 5 (0.99%) PDA
11 5 (0.99%) Social Media
11 5 (0.99%) Mobile App
12 4 (0.79%) BYOD
13 3 (0.59%) FMCG
13 3 (0.59%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 315 (62.25%) Windows
2 136 (26.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 100 (19.76%) Windows 7
4 79 (15.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 66 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
6 55 (10.87%) Windows XP
7 51 (10.08%) Linux
8 45 (8.89%) UNIX
9 26 (5.14%) Windows 8
10 14 (2.77%) AIX
11 11 (2.17%) Solaris
12 10 (1.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (0.99%) Windows 2000
14 4 (0.79%) zOS
15 3 (0.59%) VMS
15 3 (0.59%) SUSE
15 3 (0.59%) CentOS
15 3 (0.59%) Windows Vista
16 1 (0.20%) HPUX
16 1 (0.20%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (15.81%) ITIL
2 45 (8.89%) Migration
3 35 (6.92%) Change Management
4 34 (6.72%) Configuration Management
5 32 (6.32%) Project Management
6 29 (5.73%) Service Management
7 24 (4.74%) Disaster Recovery
7 24 (4.74%) Knowledge Management
8 19 (3.75%) Software Testing
9 18 (3.56%) Test Scripting
9 18 (3.56%) PRINCE2
10 17 (3.36%) Fault Management
11 15 (2.96%) Data Migration
11 15 (2.96%) Problem Management
11 15 (2.96%) Mobile Device Management
12 11 (2.17%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (2.17%) Capacity Management
13 10 (1.98%) Capacity Planning
13 10 (1.98%) Network Management
14 9 (1.78%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 82 (16.21%) SQL
2 38 (7.51%) PowerShell
3 15 (2.96%) VBA
4 14 (2.77%) VBScript
5 13 (2.57%) JavaScript
6 12 (2.37%) Java
6 12 (2.37%) Perl
7 9 (1.78%) VB
8 6 (1.19%) Shell Script
8 6 (1.19%) C
9 5 (0.99%) Python
10 3 (0.59%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.40%) Ruby
11 2 (0.40%) C#
11 2 (0.40%) PHP
12 1 (0.20%) C++
12 1 (0.20%) XPath
Qualifications
1 133 (26.28%) Security Cleared
2 97 (19.17%) SC Cleared
3 52 (10.28%) DV Cleared
4 40 (7.91%) Microsoft Certification
5 30 (5.93%) MCSE
6 29 (5.73%) ISTQB
7 24 (4.74%) Cisco Certification
7 24 (4.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 20 (3.95%) Degree
9 17 (3.36%) CCNP
10 16 (3.16%) MCSA
11 15 (2.96%) CCNA
12 13 (2.57%) MCP
12 13 (2.57%) MCITP
13 10 (1.98%) CCA
13 10 (1.98%) Citrix Certification
14 9 (1.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 6 (1.19%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 6 (1.19%) MCTS
16 5 (0.99%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.95%) SLA
2 7 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.99%) QA
4 4 (0.79%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.40%) COBIT
6 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.20%) TickIT
6 1 (0.20%) PMBOK
System Software
1 231 (45.65%) Active Directory
2 121 (23.91%) XenApp
3 113 (22.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 79 (15.61%) XenDesktop
5 56 (11.07%) vSphere
6 45 (8.89%) Microsoft App-V
7 44 (8.70%) Hyper-V
8 27 (5.34%) Terminal Services
9 17 (3.36%) VMware ESX
9 17 (3.36%) XenServer
10 7 (1.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 6 (1.19%) UAG
12 5 (0.99%) NFS
12 5 (0.99%) HDFS
13 3 (0.59%) VMware Server
14 2 (0.40%) iptables
14 2 (0.40%) DFS Replication
14 2 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
14 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 2 (0.40%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 92 (18.18%) SCCM
2 19 (3.75%) HP Quality Center
3 16 (3.16%) SCOM
4 12 (2.37%) ARCserve
4 12 (2.37%) Tivoli
5 9 (1.78%) Norton AntiVirus
5 9 (1.78%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 9 (1.78%) EdgeSight
6 8 (1.58%) XenMobile
6 8 (1.58%) Netcool
6 8 (1.58%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 7 (1.38%) AirWatch
8 6 (1.19%) McAfee ePO
9 5 (0.99%) Nagios
9 5 (0.99%) NetBackup
9 5 (0.99%) Zenoss
9 5 (0.99%) WSUS
9 5 (0.99%) HP SIM
10 4 (0.79%) vMotion
10 4 (0.79%) OVSD
Vendors
1 244 (48.22%) VMware
2 218 (43.08%) Microsoft
3 74 (14.62%) HP
4 64 (12.65%) Cisco
5 60 (11.86%) Oracle
6 45 (8.89%) AppSense
7 34 (6.72%) Symantec
7 34 (6.72%) Dell
8 23 (4.55%) CheckPoint
9 20 (3.95%) Lumension
10 18 (3.56%) NetApp
10 18 (3.56%) Lotus
10 18 (3.56%) Red Hat
11 17 (3.36%) IBM
11 17 (3.36%) Wyse
12 14 (2.77%) SAP
13 13 (2.57%) 3PAR
14 11 (2.17%) Juniper
14 11 (2.17%) Veritas
14 11 (2.17%) McAfee
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Complete Tech Limited
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Connectus
Rate: £10 - £21.5 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Middlesex
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Middlesex
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Banstead, Surrey
Connectus
Rate: £200 - £270 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough
The People Network
Rate: £450 - £525 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Staines
CPS Group
Rate: £130 - £140 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
Romsey
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £170 - £180 per day
Posted: 27 days ago
Slough
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £250 - £270 per day
Posted: 27 days ago