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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 55 46 51
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +5
Contract jobs citing Citrix 287 338 305
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.08% 3.88% 3.07%
As % of the Vendors category 6.58% 7.90% 6.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 184 132
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £200 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 45 46
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.70 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.50 £27.00
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
4362 4279 4971
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 46.75% 49.14% 50.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2240 2174 2140
Average daily rate £363 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £220 £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 279 249 299
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £11.00 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
- -1.33%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 30 September 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 -18 86 £325 -1.51% 16
Berkshire +5 71 £325 -13.33% 32
Buckinghamshire 0 38 £200 -33.33% 7
Surrey -18 36 £335 -0.74% 23
Kent -2 17 £406 -9.72% 3
West Sussex +13 13 £250 -41.17% 8
East Sussex -5 10 £250 -0.19% 5
Middlesex -4 7 £500 +51.97%
Oxfordshire -18 4 £338 +3.84% 6
M4 Corridor - - - -
Thames Valley - - - -
Citrix
England

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 413 (70.72%) Windows
2 279 (47.77%) Active Directory
3 250 (42.81%) VMware
4 235 (40.24%) Microsoft
5 179 (30.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 146 (25.00%) MS Exchange
7 141 (24.14%) Windows 7
8 139 (23.80%) XenApp
9 136 (23.29%) Security Cleared
10 135 (23.12%) Windows Server 2003
11 128 (21.92%) ITIL
12 105 (17.98%) VMware Infrastructure
13 97 (16.61%) SAN
14 96 (16.44%) Cisco
15 89 (15.24%) Windows Server 2012
16 86 (14.73%) MS Office
17 82 (14.04%) SC Cleared
18 81 (13.87%) MS Excel
19 77 (13.18%) Firewall
19 77 (13.18%) XenDesktop
20 73 (12.50%) Finance
20 73 (12.50%) SQL
21 72 (12.33%) DNS
22 71 (12.16%) UNIX
23 70 (11.99%) HP
24 68 (11.64%) Windows XP
25 67 (11.47%) Microsoft Certification
25 67 (11.47%) SCCM
26 63 (10.79%) Migration
27 61 (10.45%) WAN

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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
1 146 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 52 (8.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 48 (8.22%) IIS
4 33 (5.65%) SharePoint
5 31 (5.31%) Exchange Server 2003
6 24 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2007
7 23 (3.94%) Lync
7 23 (3.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 23 (3.94%) IBM Notes
8 19 (3.25%) Exchange Server 2013
9 11 (1.88%) SharePoint 2013
10 10 (1.71%) BizTalk Server
11 9 (1.54%) SharePoint Server
11 9 (1.54%) Apache
12 8 (1.37%) WorkSite
13 7 (1.20%) WebLogic
14 4 (0.68%) SAS
14 4 (0.68%) Tomcat
14 4 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2000
15 3 (0.51%) CMS
Applications
1 86 (14.73%) MS Office
2 81 (13.87%) MS Excel
3 4 (0.68%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.51%) MS Project
5 2 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.17%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 21 (3.60%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.34%) Maximo
3 2 (0.34%) assyst
4 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.17%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.17%) CSG Singleview
4 1 (0.17%) CODA-Financials
4 1 (0.17%) Academy Housing
4 1 (0.17%) arcHouse
Cloud Services
1 30 (5.14%) Office 365
2 17 (2.91%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (2.05%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (1.88%) IaaS
5 3 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.17%) SaaS
6 1 (0.17%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 97 (16.61%) SAN
2 77 (13.18%) Firewall
3 72 (12.33%) DNS
4 61 (10.45%) WAN
5 57 (9.76%) LAN
6 50 (8.56%) DHCP
7 42 (7.19%) TCP/IP
8 34 (5.82%) NetScaler
9 29 (4.97%) Internet
10 27 (4.62%) NAS
11 24 (4.11%) VPN
12 15 (2.57%) Wi-Fi
13 13 (2.23%) MPLS
14 10 (1.71%) VoIP
15 9 (1.54%) VLAN
15 9 (1.54%) Cisco ASA
16 8 (1.37%) Network Security
16 8 (1.37%) iSCSI
17 6 (1.03%) LDAP
17 6 (1.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (7.36%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (1.71%) Amazon RDS
4 9 (1.54%) Oracle Database
5 6 (1.03%) SQL Server 2000
5 6 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (0.51%) MS Access
7 3 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.51%) DB2
8 1 (0.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (1.20%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (0.86%) WinRunner
2 5 (0.86%) TestDirector
3 4 (0.68%) MSI
4 3 (0.51%) Wise Package Studio
5 2 (0.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (0.34%) LoadRunner
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%) Gradle
General
1 73 (12.50%) Finance
2 36 (6.16%) Telecoms
3 21 (3.60%) Banking
4 15 (2.57%) Advertising
5 9 (1.54%) Back Office
6 8 (1.37%) Law
7 6 (1.03%) Dutch Language
8 4 (0.68%) Local Government
9 3 (0.51%) Marketing
10 2 (0.34%) Retail
10 2 (0.34%) Publishing
10 2 (0.34%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.17%) Automotive
11 1 (0.17%) Legal
11 1 (0.17%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.17%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.17%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 118 (20.21%) Analyst
2 67 (11.47%) Support Engineer
3 51 (8.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 44 (7.53%) Support Analyst
5 36 (6.16%) Architect
6 33 (5.65%) 2nd Line Support
7 32 (5.48%) 1st Line Support
7 32 (5.48%) Consultant
8 31 (5.31%) Project Manager
9 30 (5.14%) Desktop Support
10 29 (4.97%) Service Analyst
10 29 (4.97%) Service Desk Analyst
11 28 (4.79%) Desktop Engineer
12 25 (4.28%) Administrator
13 23 (3.94%) Test Analyst
14 18 (3.08%) Support Technician
15 17 (2.91%) 3rd Line Support
15 17 (2.91%) Citrix Engineer
15 17 (2.91%) IT Support
16 16 (2.74%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (4.62%) Application Packaging
2 26 (4.45%) HTML
3 23 (3.94%) .NET
4 21 (3.60%) ASP.NET
4 21 (3.60%) JSP
5 10 (1.71%) SOAP
6 9 (1.54%) Web Services
7 4 (0.68%) Software Packaging
8 2 (0.34%) Middleware
9 1 (0.17%) OLE
9 1 (0.17%) WAMP
9 1 (0.17%) Regular Expression
9 1 (0.17%) XML
9 1 (0.17%) ODBC
9 1 (0.17%) SAML
9 1 (0.17%) Rendezvous
9 1 (0.17%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 42 (7.19%) Blackberry
2 38 (6.51%) Clustering
3 35 (5.99%) Analytical Skills
4 33 (5.65%) Fat Client
4 33 (5.65%) Thin Client
5 14 (2.40%) PKI
6 12 (2.05%) iPad
7 10 (1.71%) Mobile App
8 9 (1.54%) Mainframe
9 8 (1.37%) Client/Server
10 7 (1.20%) iPhone
11 6 (1.03%) EqualLogic
12 5 (0.86%) Enterprise Storage
12 5 (0.86%) Replication
13 3 (0.51%) AS400
13 3 (0.51%) Video Conferencing
13 3 (0.51%) FlexPod
14 2 (0.34%) iSeries
14 2 (0.34%) Smartphone
14 2 (0.34%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 413 (70.72%) Windows
2 179 (30.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 141 (24.14%) Windows 7
4 135 (23.12%) Windows Server 2003
5 89 (15.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 71 (12.16%) UNIX
7 68 (11.64%) Windows XP
8 58 (9.93%) Linux
9 34 (5.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 31 (5.31%) Windows 2000
11 24 (4.11%) Solaris
11 24 (4.11%) Windows 8
12 14 (2.40%) AIX
13 13 (2.23%) Windows 2000 Server
14 10 (1.71%) Windows NT
15 8 (1.37%) Windows Vista
16 5 (0.86%) zOS
16 5 (0.86%) Apple iOS
17 2 (0.34%) Windows Mobile
17 2 (0.34%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (21.92%) ITIL
2 63 (10.79%) Migration
3 31 (5.31%) Change Management
4 29 (4.97%) Project Management
4 29 (4.97%) Service Management
5 27 (4.62%) Disaster Recovery
6 18 (3.08%) Configuration Management
6 18 (3.08%) Service Delivery
6 18 (3.08%) PRINCE2
7 16 (2.74%) Incident Management
8 12 (2.05%) User Acceptance Testing
9 11 (1.88%) Load Balancing
9 11 (1.88%) Network Management
10 10 (1.71%) Problem Management
10 10 (1.71%) ITSM
11 9 (1.54%) Root Cause Analysis
12 7 (1.20%) Change Control
12 7 (1.20%) Performance Management
12 7 (1.20%) Test Scripting
12 7 (1.20%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 73 (12.50%) SQL
2 23 (3.94%) PowerShell
3 21 (3.60%) JavaScript
4 19 (3.25%) Perl
5 18 (3.08%) VB
6 12 (2.05%) C
7 10 (1.71%) Java
7 10 (1.71%) VBScript
8 8 (1.37%) Korn
8 8 (1.37%) Bourne shell
9 3 (0.51%) RPG IV
9 3 (0.51%) RPG
9 3 (0.51%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.34%) VBA
11 1 (0.17%) Groovy
11 1 (0.17%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.17%) RPG/400
Qualifications
1 136 (23.29%) Security Cleared
2 82 (14.04%) SC Cleared
3 67 (11.47%) Microsoft Certification
4 61 (10.45%) DV Cleared
5 57 (9.76%) MCSE
6 32 (5.48%) MCP
7 25 (4.28%) Cisco Certification
8 24 (4.11%) ISTQB
9 22 (3.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 22 (3.77%) Citrix Certification
10 21 (3.60%) CCNA
11 19 (3.25%) CCA
12 17 (2.91%) MCSA
13 13 (2.23%) ITIL Certification
13 13 (2.23%) Degree
13 13 (2.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 9 (1.54%) JNCIA
14 9 (1.54%) CCNP
14 9 (1.54%) ISEB
15 7 (1.20%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (7.71%) SLA
2 5 (0.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.68%) QA
4 2 (0.34%) COBIT
5 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 279 (47.77%) Active Directory
2 139 (23.80%) XenApp
3 105 (17.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 77 (13.18%) XenDesktop
5 59 (10.10%) vSphere
6 48 (8.22%) Microsoft App-V
7 44 (7.53%) VMware ESX
8 39 (6.68%) Terminal Services
9 30 (5.14%) Hyper-V
10 28 (4.79%) VMware ESXi
11 19 (3.25%) NFS
12 17 (2.91%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 17 (2.91%) XenServer
13 15 (2.57%) ISA Server
14 13 (2.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 11 (1.88%) Xen
15 11 (1.88%) UAG
16 7 (1.20%) VMware Server
17 5 (0.86%) ProxySG
17 5 (0.86%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 67 (11.47%) SCCM
2 34 (5.82%) Backup Exec
3 21 (3.60%) Norton AntiVirus
4 20 (3.42%) SCOM
4 20 (3.42%) NetBackup
5 13 (2.23%) BladeLogic
5 13 (2.23%) ARCserve
6 11 (1.88%) Netcool
7 9 (1.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 9 (1.54%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 9 (1.54%) WSUS
7 9 (1.54%) McAfee ePO
7 9 (1.54%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 8 (1.37%) Nagios
9 7 (1.20%) Tivoli
9 7 (1.20%) HP SIM
9 7 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
10 6 (1.03%) WMI
11 5 (0.86%) HP Data Protector
11 5 (0.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 250 (42.81%) VMware
2 235 (40.24%) Microsoft
3 96 (16.44%) Cisco
4 70 (11.99%) HP
5 54 (9.25%) Oracle
6 50 (8.56%) Symantec
7 39 (6.68%) Red Hat
8 27 (4.62%) AppSense
9 23 (3.94%) NetApp
9 23 (3.94%) Lotus
10 21 (3.60%) CheckPoint
10 21 (3.60%) IBM
11 20 (3.42%) Veritas
12 19 (3.25%) EMC
13 18 (3.08%) Juniper
14 17 (2.91%) Altiris
15 16 (2.74%) Veeam
15 16 (2.74%) Intel
16 15 (2.57%) McAfee
17 13 (2.23%) Lumension
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