The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Citrix products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Citrix over the 3 months to 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 38 35 15
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -20
Contract jobs citing Citrix 9 9 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 2.56% 2.75% 7.64%
As % of the Vendors category 6.92% 6.98% 13.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 15
Average daily rate
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£313 £428 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.90% +42.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £173 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £525 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £21.00 - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Vendors Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
130 129 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 36.93% 39.45% 57.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 89 91
Average daily rate £363 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £203 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 35
Average hourly rate £12.50 £19.13 £19.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.64% -2.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £16.23 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £22.03 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%

Citrix
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Citrix across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Citrix Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Citrix
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Citrix across the Southampton region.

Citrix Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Citrix
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Citrix across the Southampton region.

Citrix Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 11 (57.89%) Windows
1 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
1 11 (57.89%) Active Directory
1 11 (57.89%) SAN
2 10 (52.63%) HP
2 10 (52.63%) VMware
3 9 (47.37%) vSphere
4 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (42.11%) XenApp
5 7 (36.84%) PowerShell
5 7 (36.84%) SQL
6 6 (31.58%) VBA
6 6 (31.58%) Oracle
6 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
6 6 (31.58%) Oracle EBS
6 6 (31.58%) Knowledge Management
6 6 (31.58%) Software Testing
6 6 (31.58%) ISTQB
6 6 (31.58%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (31.58%) SCCM
6 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
6 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
6 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (31.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (26.32%) vMotion
7 5 (26.32%) FCoE
7 5 (26.32%) Fibre Channel
7 5 (26.32%) 3PAR
7 5 (26.32%) VCP4

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 4 (21.05%) IIS
2 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (5.26%) Apache
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (57.89%) SAN
2 5 (26.32%) FCoE
2 5 (26.32%) Fibre Channel
2 5 (26.32%) NetScaler
3 2 (10.53%) Firewall
3 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
3 2 (10.53%) DNS
4 1 (5.26%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (5.26%) Network Security
4 1 (5.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) IT Support
3 2 (10.53%) Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Support Technician
4 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Network Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Tester
4 1 (5.26%) Security Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) IT Support Technician
4 1 (5.26%) Citrix Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Designer
4 1 (5.26%) Tester
4 1 (5.26%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Designer
4 1 (5.26%) Network Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Blackberry
1 2 (10.53%) Clustering
2 1 (5.26%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 11 (57.89%) Windows
2 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
6 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Knowledge Management
1 6 (31.58%) Software Testing
2 5 (26.32%) Configuration Management
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (5.26%) Server Hardening
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) SQL
1 7 (36.84%) PowerShell
2 6 (31.58%) VBA
3 5 (26.32%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) ISTQB
1 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
1 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
1 6 (31.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (26.32%) MCSE
2 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (26.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (26.32%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (57.89%) Active Directory
2 9 (47.37%) vSphere
3 8 (42.11%) XenApp
4 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (10.53%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) SCCM
1 6 (31.58%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (26.32%) SCOM
2 5 (26.32%) vMotion
3 1 (5.26%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 10 (52.63%) HP
2 10 (52.63%) VMware
3 6 (31.58%) Oracle
4 5 (26.32%) 3PAR
5 1 (5.26%) F5
5 1 (5.26%) Lumension
5 1 (5.26%) MobileIron
5 1 (5.26%) LogRhythm
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco
5 1 (5.26%) IBM
5 1 (5.26%) Fortinet
5 1 (5.26%) IronPort
5 1 (5.26%) Imperva
5 1 (5.26%) Proofpoint
5 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.26%) McAfee
5 1 (5.26%) Sophos
5 1 (5.26%) Websense