The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Southampton region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 38 17 24
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +7
Contract jobs citing Citrix 8 22 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 2.31% 7.07% 5.11%
As % of the Vendors category 5.33% 13.10% 9.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 1
Average daily rate
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£313 £358 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.58% +5.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £20.00 £14.50 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% -65.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +1.44%
Vendors Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
150 168 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 43.23% 54.02% 51.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 88 50
Average daily rate £338 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £193 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £518 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 29 40
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.85 £12.33 £9.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.93 £28.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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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
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Citrix across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Citrix Daily Rate Histogram 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 23 July 2014, 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 16 (80.00%) Windows
2 12 (60.00%) VMware
3 9 (45.00%) Active Directory
4 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (25.00%) MS Office
6 5 (25.00%) Linux
6 5 (25.00%) LAN
6 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (25.00%) XenApp
6 5 (25.00%) vSphere
6 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (20.00%) ITIL
7 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (20.00%) Cisco
8 3 (15.00%) Identity Management
8 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
8 3 (15.00%) EMC
8 3 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
8 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
8 3 (15.00%) Windows XP
8 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
8 3 (15.00%) UNIX
8 3 (15.00%) Avaya
8 3 (15.00%) SAN
8 3 (15.00%) Office 365
8 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
9 2 (10.00%) VMware ESXi

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (10.00%) IIS
2 2 (10.00%) Apache
2 2 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.00%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS Office
2 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Office 365
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) LAN
2 3 (15.00%) SAN
2 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (10.00%) DNS
3 2 (10.00%) LDAP
3 2 (10.00%) Firewall
3 2 (10.00%) iSCSI
3 2 (10.00%) NAS
3 2 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (10.00%) WLAN
3 2 (10.00%) WAN
3 2 (10.00%) DHCP
General
1 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Desktop Support
1 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (10.00%) Technical Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Support Technician
3 2 (10.00%) Desktop Support Technician
3 2 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Technician
3 2 (10.00%) Desktop Technician
3 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Network Infrastructure Team Leader
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support Team Leader
4 1 (5.00%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Clustering
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.00%) Kindle
2 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 16 (80.00%) Windows
2 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (25.00%) Linux
3 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (15.00%) UNIX
4 3 (15.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (10.00%) Windows 2000
5 2 (10.00%) AIX
5 2 (10.00%) Solaris
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Vista
6 1 (5.00%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) ITIL
2 3 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (15.00%) Identity Management
3 2 (10.00%) Business Continuity
3 2 (10.00%) Information Security
3 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (10.00%) Project Management
3 2 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (5.00%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
1 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (10.00%) MCDST
2 2 (10.00%) MCTS
2 2 (10.00%) MCP
2 2 (10.00%) MCSE
2 2 (10.00%) MCSA
3 1 (5.00%) Degree
3 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (45.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (25.00%) XenApp
3 5 (25.00%) vSphere
4 2 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (10.00%) VMware ESX
4 2 (10.00%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (10.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (5.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Tivoli
1 2 (10.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) VMware
2 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (20.00%) Cisco
4 3 (15.00%) EMC
4 3 (15.00%) Avaya
5 2 (10.00%) Hitachi
5 2 (10.00%) NetApp
5 2 (10.00%) Veritas
5 2 (10.00%) CheckPoint
5 2 (10.00%) Sophos
5 2 (10.00%) IBM
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle
5 2 (10.00%) SAP
5 2 (10.00%) Brocade