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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 36 23 32
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +9
Contract jobs citing Citrix 8 15 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 2.25% 4.53% 3.57%
As % of the Vendors category 5.33% 8.57% 7.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +10.29%
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.75 £16.25
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +9.23%
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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
150 175 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 42.13% 52.87% 50.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 107 61
Average daily rate £340 £353 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.54% -2.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £187 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £538 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 22 38
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -41.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £10.50 £10.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.65 £20.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 12 (66.67%) Windows
1 12 (66.67%) VMware
2 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
2 7 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (33.33%) ITIL
3 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 5 (27.78%) Linux
4 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (22.22%) LAN
5 4 (22.22%) Cisco
5 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
6 3 (16.67%) EMC
6 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (16.67%) Avaya
6 3 (16.67%) SAN
6 3 (16.67%) UNIX
6 3 (16.67%) MS Office
6 3 (16.67%) XenApp
6 3 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (16.67%) Identity Management
6 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
6 3 (16.67%) vSphere
6 3 (16.67%) Office 365
6 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (11.11%) RPG IV
7 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
7 2 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (11.11%) Fibre Channel

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 2 (11.11%) IIS
1 2 (11.11%) Apache
1 2 (11.11%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.56%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Office
2 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Office 365
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) LAN
2 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 3 (16.67%) SAN
3 2 (11.11%) Firewall
3 2 (11.11%) iSCSI
3 2 (11.11%) NAS
3 2 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (11.11%) LDAP
4 1 (5.56%) WLAN
4 1 (5.56%) WAN
General
1 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (16.67%) Desktop Support
1 3 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
1 3 (16.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
1 3 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Support Technician
2 2 (11.11%) Technical Architect
2 2 (11.11%) Architect
2 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
2 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (11.11%) Desktop Support Technician
2 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Technician
2 2 (11.11%) Desktop Technician
2 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Network Infrastructure Team Leader
3 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support Team Leader
3 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (5.56%) Network Support
3 1 (5.56%) Support Team Leader
3 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) HTML
1 2 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) AS400
1 2 (11.11%) Clustering
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.56%) Kindle
2 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.56%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 12 (66.67%) Windows
2 5 (27.78%) Linux
2 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (16.67%) UNIX
4 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Vista
5 2 (11.11%) Windows 2000
5 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
5 2 (11.11%) AIX
5 2 (11.11%) Solaris
6 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (16.67%) Identity Management
2 3 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (11.11%) ITSM
3 2 (11.11%) Business Continuity
3 2 (11.11%) Information Security
3 2 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 2 (11.11%) Project Management
3 2 (11.11%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) RPG
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
1 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 2 (11.11%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (11.11%) MCSE
3 1 (5.56%) MCSA
3 1 (5.56%) MCP
3 1 (5.56%) MCDST
3 1 (5.56%) MCTS
3 1 (5.56%) Degree
3 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (5.56%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
1 7 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (16.67%) XenApp
2 3 (16.67%) vSphere
3 2 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 2 (11.11%) VMware ESX
3 2 (11.11%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (11.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (5.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Tivoli
1 2 (11.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) VMware
2 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (22.22%) Cisco
4 3 (16.67%) EMC
4 3 (16.67%) Avaya
5 2 (11.11%) Hitachi
5 2 (11.11%) NetApp
5 2 (11.11%) Veritas
5 2 (11.11%) CheckPoint
5 2 (11.11%) Sophos
5 2 (11.11%) IBM
5 2 (11.11%) Oracle
5 2 (11.11%) SAP
5 2 (11.11%) Brocade