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 15 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 53 45 56
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +11
Contract jobs citing Citrix 305 351 306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.28% 4.00% 3.04%
As % of the Vendors category 6.98% 8.16% 6.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 187 135
Average daily rate
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£320 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £309 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 45 41
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +34.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.70 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.55 £31.50 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +12.50%
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
4370 4303 4983
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 46.93% 49.00% 49.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2276 2185 2156
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £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 255 250 287
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -

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 15 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 15 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 15 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
Berkshire +2 85 £309 -17.66% 23
Hampshire -18 79 £325 +1.56% 18
Surrey -6 42 £325 -3.56% 24
Buckinghamshire -8 35 £170 -47.69% 4
Kent -9 19 £400 +6.66% 2
West Sussex +6 16 £230 -45.88% 4
East Sussex +1 15 £238 -5.18% 1
Middlesex -4 6 £500 +51.97% 2
Oxfordshire -20 3 £225 -30.76% 7
M4 Corridor - - - -
Thames Valley - - - -
Citrix
England

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 15 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.

1 422 (71.53%) Windows
2 278 (47.12%) Active Directory
3 246 (41.69%) VMware
4 240 (40.68%) Microsoft
5 186 (31.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 148 (25.08%) MS Exchange
7 145 (24.58%) Windows 7
8 142 (24.07%) XenApp
9 136 (23.05%) Windows Server 2003
10 135 (22.88%) Security Cleared
11 123 (20.85%) ITIL
12 106 (17.97%) VMware Infrastructure
13 93 (15.76%) Cisco
13 93 (15.76%) SAN
14 89 (15.08%) Windows Server 2012
15 87 (14.75%) MS Office
16 82 (13.90%) SC Cleared
17 81 (13.73%) SQL
18 80 (13.56%) Firewall
19 79 (13.39%) MS Excel
20 76 (12.88%) XenDesktop
21 74 (12.54%) SCCM
22 72 (12.20%) DNS
23 69 (11.69%) Finance
23 69 (11.69%) UNIX
24 67 (11.36%) Windows XP
25 66 (11.19%) Microsoft Certification
26 65 (11.02%) HP
27 64 (10.85%) WAN
28 63 (10.68%) Migration

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 15 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
1 148 (25.08%) MS Exchange
2 54 (9.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 45 (7.63%) IIS
4 33 (5.59%) Exchange Server 2003
5 32 (5.42%) SharePoint
6 27 (4.58%) Exchange Server 2007
7 23 (3.90%) Lync
8 22 (3.73%) IBM Notes
9 18 (3.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 18 (3.05%) Exchange Server 2013
10 11 (1.86%) SharePoint 2013
11 9 (1.53%) BizTalk Server
11 9 (1.53%) Apache
12 8 (1.36%) SharePoint Server
12 8 (1.36%) WorkSite
13 7 (1.19%) WebLogic
14 4 (0.68%) SAS
14 4 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2000
15 3 (0.51%) CMS
15 3 (0.51%) Tomcat
Applications
1 87 (14.75%) MS Office
2 79 (13.39%) MS Excel
3 4 (0.68%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.34%) MS Project
5 1 (0.17%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 19 (3.22%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.17%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.17%) CSG Singleview
3 1 (0.17%) CODA-Financials
3 1 (0.17%) Maximo
3 1 (0.17%) Academy Housing
3 1 (0.17%) arcHouse
3 1 (0.17%) assyst
3 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 30 (5.08%) Office 365
2 17 (2.88%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (2.03%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (1.86%) IaaS
5 3 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.17%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 93 (15.76%) SAN
2 80 (13.56%) Firewall
3 72 (12.20%) DNS
4 64 (10.85%) WAN
5 61 (10.34%) LAN
6 50 (8.47%) DHCP
7 38 (6.44%) TCP/IP
8 36 (6.10%) NetScaler
9 28 (4.75%) Internet
10 26 (4.41%) VPN
11 23 (3.90%) NAS
12 15 (2.54%) Wi-Fi
13 13 (2.20%) MPLS
14 11 (1.86%) Network Security
14 11 (1.86%) VoIP
15 8 (1.36%) iSCSI
15 8 (1.36%) Cisco ASA
15 8 (1.36%) VLAN
16 7 (1.19%) SSL
17 6 (1.02%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (8.47%) SQL Server
2 11 (1.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (1.69%) Amazon RDS
4 9 (1.53%) Oracle Database
5 6 (1.02%) SQL Server 2000
6 5 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (0.51%) MS Access
7 3 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.34%) DB2
9 1 (0.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (1.19%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (0.85%) MSI
2 5 (0.85%) WinRunner
2 5 (0.85%) TestDirector
3 3 (0.51%) Wise Package Studio
4 2 (0.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (0.34%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.17%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.17%) Ant
5 1 (0.17%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.17%) Hudson
5 1 (0.17%) Gradle
General
1 69 (11.69%) Finance
2 35 (5.93%) Telecoms
3 18 (3.05%) Banking
4 15 (2.54%) Advertising
5 8 (1.36%) Law
6 7 (1.19%) Dutch Language
7 5 (0.85%) Back Office
8 4 (0.68%) Local Government
8 4 (0.68%) Marketing
9 3 (0.51%) Publishing
10 2 (0.34%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.34%) Retail
11 1 (0.17%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.17%) Automotive
11 1 (0.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 110 (18.64%) Analyst
2 70 (11.86%) Support Engineer
3 53 (8.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 44 (7.46%) Support Analyst
5 37 (6.27%) Architect
6 36 (6.10%) 1st Line Support
6 36 (6.10%) 2nd Line Support
7 34 (5.76%) Desktop Support
8 30 (5.08%) Project Manager
9 28 (4.75%) Consultant
10 27 (4.58%) Desktop Engineer
11 24 (4.07%) Service Desk Analyst
11 24 (4.07%) Service Analyst
12 21 (3.56%) Test Analyst
13 20 (3.39%) Systems Engineer
13 20 (3.39%) Administrator
14 19 (3.22%) Citrix Engineer
15 18 (3.05%) 3rd Line Support
15 18 (3.05%) Support Technician
16 17 (2.88%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (4.58%) Application Packaging
2 22 (3.73%) HTML
3 21 (3.56%) .NET
4 19 (3.22%) ASP.NET
4 19 (3.22%) JSP
5 9 (1.53%) SOAP
5 9 (1.53%) Web Services
6 4 (0.68%) Software Packaging
7 2 (0.34%) Middleware
8 1 (0.17%) OLE
8 1 (0.17%) X-Windows
8 1 (0.17%) WAMP
8 1 (0.17%) Regular Expression
8 1 (0.17%) XML
8 1 (0.17%) ODBC
8 1 (0.17%) SAML
8 1 (0.17%) Rendezvous
8 1 (0.17%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 42 (7.12%) Blackberry
2 37 (6.27%) Thin Client
2 37 (6.27%) Clustering
2 37 (6.27%) Fat Client
3 32 (5.42%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (2.37%) PKI
5 11 (1.86%) iPad
6 9 (1.53%) Mobile App
7 8 (1.36%) Replication
7 8 (1.36%) Client/Server
7 8 (1.36%) Mainframe
8 7 (1.19%) iPhone
9 6 (1.02%) EqualLogic
10 5 (0.85%) Enterprise Storage
11 3 (0.51%) FlexPod
11 3 (0.51%) Video Conferencing
11 3 (0.51%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.34%) AS400
12 2 (0.34%) PMI
12 2 (0.34%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 422 (71.53%) Windows
2 186 (31.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 145 (24.58%) Windows 7
4 136 (23.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 89 (15.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 69 (11.69%) UNIX
7 67 (11.36%) Windows XP
8 57 (9.66%) Linux
9 33 (5.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 27 (4.58%) Windows 2000
11 24 (4.07%) Windows 8
12 23 (3.90%) Solaris
13 14 (2.37%) AIX
14 11 (1.86%) Windows 2000 Server
15 8 (1.36%) Windows Vista
16 7 (1.19%) Windows NT
17 5 (0.85%) zOS
17 5 (0.85%) Apple iOS
18 2 (0.34%) Windows Mobile
18 2 (0.34%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (20.85%) ITIL
2 63 (10.68%) Migration
3 30 (5.08%) Change Management
4 27 (4.58%) Project Management
4 27 (4.58%) Service Management
5 26 (4.41%) Disaster Recovery
6 18 (3.05%) Configuration Management
6 18 (3.05%) Service Delivery
6 18 (3.05%) PRINCE2
7 15 (2.54%) Incident Management
8 14 (2.37%) Load Balancing
9 13 (2.20%) User Acceptance Testing
10 11 (1.86%) Network Management
11 10 (1.69%) ITSM
12 9 (1.53%) Root Cause Analysis
12 9 (1.53%) Problem Management
13 8 (1.36%) Enterprise Architecture
14 7 (1.19%) Asset Management
14 7 (1.19%) BCP
14 7 (1.19%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 81 (13.73%) SQL
2 24 (4.07%) PowerShell
3 19 (3.22%) VB
3 19 (3.22%) JavaScript
4 18 (3.05%) Perl
5 11 (1.86%) C
6 9 (1.53%) Java
6 9 (1.53%) VBScript
7 8 (1.36%) Bourne shell
7 8 (1.36%) Korn
8 4 (0.68%) T-SQL
9 3 (0.51%) VBA
10 2 (0.34%) VB6
10 2 (0.34%) RPG
10 2 (0.34%) RPG IV
11 1 (0.17%) Groovy
11 1 (0.17%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 135 (22.88%) Security Cleared
2 82 (13.90%) SC Cleared
3 66 (11.19%) Microsoft Certification
4 61 (10.34%) DV Cleared
5 55 (9.32%) MCSE
6 32 (5.42%) MCP
7 23 (3.90%) Citrix Certification
7 23 (3.90%) Cisco Certification
7 23 (3.90%) ISTQB
8 21 (3.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 21 (3.56%) CCA
9 19 (3.22%) CCNA
10 16 (2.71%) MCSA
11 13 (2.20%) Degree
11 13 (2.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 10 (1.69%) ISEB
12 10 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
13 8 (1.36%) CCNP
13 8 (1.36%) JNCIA
14 6 (1.02%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (7.12%) SLA
2 6 (1.02%) QA
3 4 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.34%) COBIT
5 2 (0.34%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 278 (47.12%) Active Directory
2 142 (24.07%) XenApp
3 106 (17.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 76 (12.88%) XenDesktop
5 62 (10.51%) vSphere
6 54 (9.15%) Microsoft App-V
7 43 (7.29%) Terminal Services
8 39 (6.61%) VMware ESX
9 34 (5.76%) Hyper-V
10 26 (4.41%) VMware ESXi
11 23 (3.90%) XenServer
12 18 (3.05%) NFS
13 16 (2.71%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 12 (2.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 11 (1.86%) UAG
15 11 (1.86%) Xen
15 11 (1.86%) ISA Server
16 7 (1.19%) ProxySG
16 7 (1.19%) VMware Server
17 5 (0.85%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 74 (12.54%) SCCM
2 32 (5.42%) Backup Exec
3 22 (3.73%) SCOM
4 21 (3.56%) Norton AntiVirus
5 20 (3.39%) NetBackup
6 12 (2.03%) ARCserve
7 11 (1.86%) Netcool
8 10 (1.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 9 (1.53%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 9 (1.53%) BladeLogic
10 8 (1.36%) WSUS
10 8 (1.36%) WMI
10 8 (1.36%) HP Quality Center
10 8 (1.36%) McAfee ePO
10 8 (1.36%) Nagios
10 8 (1.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 7 (1.19%) HP SIM
12 6 (1.02%) Tivoli
13 5 (0.85%) HP Data Protector
14 4 (0.68%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 246 (41.69%) VMware
2 240 (40.68%) Microsoft
3 93 (15.76%) Cisco
4 65 (11.02%) HP
5 51 (8.64%) Oracle
6 49 (8.31%) Symantec
7 38 (6.44%) Red Hat
8 30 (5.08%) AppSense
9 23 (3.90%) CheckPoint
9 23 (3.90%) NetApp
10 22 (3.73%) Lotus
11 20 (3.39%) Veritas
12 19 (3.22%) EMC
13 18 (3.05%) IBM
14 16 (2.71%) Juniper
14 16 (2.71%) Altiris
14 16 (2.71%) Veeam
15 15 (2.54%) McAfee
16 13 (2.20%) Lumension
17 12 (2.03%) Apple
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