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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 41 29 20
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -9
Contract jobs citing Citrix 15 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 3.57% 2.68% 3.65%
As % of the Vendors category 10.34% 7.63% 7.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 3
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£393 £275 £145
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.72% +89.65%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £300 £309
% change year-on-year
+20.83% -2.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +36.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.07 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-2.60% +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
145 118 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 34.52% 35.12% 49.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 81 55
Average daily rate £375 £310 £352
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% -11.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £458 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 18
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.00 £11.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +27.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £11.98 £10.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £30.00 £39.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 3 March 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 3 March 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 19 (57.58%) Windows
2 14 (42.42%) Security Cleared
3 13 (39.39%) VMware
4 12 (36.36%) SC Cleared
4 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 11 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 10 (30.30%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (27.27%) SQL
7 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (24.24%) MS Office
8 8 (24.24%) Active Directory
8 8 (24.24%) Windows 7
9 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (21.21%) SAN
10 6 (18.18%) HP
10 6 (18.18%) VBA
10 6 (18.18%) Oracle
10 6 (18.18%) Oracle EBS
10 6 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
10 6 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 6 (18.18%) XenApp
10 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (18.18%) Knowledge Management
10 6 (18.18%) Software Testing
10 6 (18.18%) ISTQB
11 5 (15.15%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 5 (15.15%) LAN
11 5 (15.15%) WAN
12 4 (12.12%) ITIL
12 4 (12.12%) Migration

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 3 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.06%) Lync
3 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (3.03%) Apache
Applications
1 11 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 8 (24.24%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.21%) SAN
2 5 (15.15%) WAN
2 5 (15.15%) LAN
3 3 (9.09%) Firewall
3 3 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (6.06%) WLAN
4 2 (6.06%) ADSL
4 2 (6.06%) VPN
5 1 (3.03%) Internet
5 1 (3.03%) 3G
5 1 (3.03%) Broadband
5 1 (3.03%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (3.03%) Network Security
5 1 (3.03%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) DB2
2 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
1 2 (6.06%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (18.18%) Support Engineer
2 5 (15.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (15.15%) Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) Consultant
3 4 (12.12%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (12.12%) Desktop Support
4 3 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Migration Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (6.06%) Business Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Citrix Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Citrix Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Citrix Support
6 1 (3.03%) Network Security Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Mainframe Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Applications Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Blackberry
1 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.03%) AS400
2 1 (3.03%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 19 (57.58%) Windows
2 10 (30.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (24.24%) Windows 7
5 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (9.09%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.03%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (3.03%) Windows Vista
7 1 (3.03%) Linux
7 1 (3.03%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.18%) Knowledge Management
1 6 (18.18%) Software Testing
2 4 (12.12%) ITIL
2 4 (12.12%) Migration
3 2 (6.06%) Document Management
3 2 (6.06%) Data Analysis
3 2 (6.06%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (3.03%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (3.03%) Mentoring
4 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.03%) Project Management
4 1 (3.03%) ITSM
4 1 (3.03%) Project Planning
4 1 (3.03%) Resource Management
4 1 (3.03%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (27.27%) SQL
2 6 (18.18%) VBA
3 1 (3.03%) RPG/400
3 1 (3.03%) RPG IV
3 1 (3.03%) RPG
Qualifications
1 14 (42.42%) Security Cleared
2 12 (36.36%) SC Cleared
3 6 (18.18%) ISTQB
3 6 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (9.09%) MCDST
4 3 (9.09%) MCP
4 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (6.06%) MCSA
5 2 (6.06%) MCTS
6 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (24.24%) Active Directory
2 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (18.18%) XenApp
3 5 (15.15%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (6.06%) vSphere
4 2 (6.06%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.03%) Terminal Services
5 1 (3.03%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (3.03%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (9.09%) SCCM
3 2 (6.06%) ARCserve
4 1 (3.03%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (3.03%) Backup Exec
4 1 (3.03%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 13 (39.39%) VMware
2 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 6 (18.18%) Oracle
3 6 (18.18%) HP
4 2 (6.06%) NetApp
4 2 (6.06%) Cisco
4 2 (6.06%) IBM
4 2 (6.06%) Mitel
4 2 (6.06%) McAfee
5 1 (3.03%) Sophos
5 1 (3.03%) Websense
5 1 (3.03%) Wyse
5 1 (3.03%) Fortinet
5 1 (3.03%) Imperva
5 1 (3.03%) Proofpoint
5 1 (3.03%) F5
5 1 (3.03%) Lumension
5 1 (3.03%) MobileIron
5 1 (3.03%) LogRhythm
5 1 (3.03%) Adobe