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 4 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 46 27 15
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -12
Contract jobs citing Citrix 8 10 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.92% 2.79% 6.74%
As % of the Vendors category 5.16% 8.55% 11.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 11
Average daily rate
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£393 £288 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.52% +19.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £204 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £353 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £21.00 - £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
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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
155 117 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 37.26% 32.59% 56.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 87 89
Average daily rate £393 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.60% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £170 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £430 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 27
Average hourly rate £12.50 £20.50 £19.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.02% +4.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £11.94 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £45.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%

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 4 May 2015.

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 4 May 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 (52.38%) Windows
2 10 (47.62%) VMware
3 9 (42.86%) MS Excel
4 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
4 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
4 8 (38.10%) Security Cleared
5 7 (33.33%) HP
6 6 (28.57%) VBA
6 6 (28.57%) Oracle
6 6 (28.57%) SAN
6 6 (28.57%) SC Cleared
6 6 (28.57%) Knowledge Management
6 6 (28.57%) Software Testing
6 6 (28.57%) ISTQB
6 6 (28.57%) Oracle EBS
6 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (28.57%) Windows 7
6 6 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (23.81%) XenApp
8 4 (19.05%) vSphere
8 4 (19.05%) SQL
8 4 (19.05%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 4 (19.05%) MS Office
9 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
9 3 (14.29%) Cisco
9 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (14.29%) SCCM
9 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
10 2 (9.52%) Mitel

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) Apache
2 1 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 9 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 4 (19.05%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) SAN
2 2 (9.52%) Firewall
2 2 (9.52%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (4.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (4.76%) LAN
3 1 (4.76%) WLAN
3 1 (4.76%) WAN
3 1 (4.76%) Network Security
3 1 (4.76%) Reverse Proxy
General
1 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (14.29%) Consultant
1 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (9.52%) Citrix Consultant
2 2 (9.52%) Citrix Engineer
2 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
2 2 (9.52%) Analyst
2 2 (9.52%) IT Support
3 1 (4.76%) Designer
3 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Wintel Consultant
3 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support
3 1 (4.76%) IT Manager
3 1 (4.76%) Support Technician
3 1 (4.76%) Support Analyst
3 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (4.76%) Network Analyst
3 1 (4.76%) Security Analyst
3 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) IT Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 11 (52.38%) Windows
2 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (9.52%) Windows XP
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Knowledge Management
1 6 (28.57%) Software Testing
2 2 (9.52%) ITIL
2 2 (9.52%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
3 1 (4.76%) Project Management
3 1 (4.76%) Project Planning
3 1 (4.76%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) VBA
2 4 (19.05%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) Security Cleared
2 6 (28.57%) SC Cleared
2 6 (28.57%) ISTQB
2 6 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (4.76%) MCP
3 1 (4.76%) MCSA
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.76%) MCDST
3 1 (4.76%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
2 5 (23.81%) XenApp
3 4 (19.05%) vSphere
3 4 (19.05%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
6 1 (4.76%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (14.29%) SCCM
3 2 (9.52%) ARCserve
4 1 (4.76%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) VMware
2 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
3 7 (33.33%) HP
4 6 (28.57%) Oracle
5 3 (14.29%) Cisco
6 2 (9.52%) Mitel
6 2 (9.52%) NetApp
7 1 (4.76%) LogRhythm
7 1 (4.76%) Proofpoint
7 1 (4.76%) Imperva
7 1 (4.76%) F5
7 1 (4.76%) Lumension
7 1 (4.76%) MobileIron
7 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
7 1 (4.76%) IBM
7 1 (4.76%) McAfee
7 1 (4.76%) Sophos
7 1 (4.76%) Websense
7 1 (4.76%) IronPort
7 1 (4.76%) Fortinet