The table below looks at the statistics for Citrix Certification in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Citrix Certification over the 3 months to 27 April 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix Certification
Rank 541 525 469
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -56
Contract jobs citing Citrix Certification 56 74 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.14% 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.52% 0.70% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 51 41
Average daily rate
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£348 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.92% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
-31.50% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 7
Average hourly rate £28.75 £22.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.68% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £19.25 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £22.25 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 £19.25 -
% change year-on-year
+157.14% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10752 10619 8699
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.32% 19.49% 18.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 6090 6036 4636
Average daily rate £390 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 506 528 473
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £24.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -17.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £42.50 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%

Citrix Certification
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Citrix Certification within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Citrix Certification Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Citrix Certification
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Citrix Certification within the UK.

Citrix Certification Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Citrix Certification
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Citrix Certification within the UK over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Citrix Certification Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Citrix Certification
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Citrix Certification within the UK.

Citrix Certification Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Citrix Certification
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Citrix Certification within the UK over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Citrix Certification Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Citrix Certification
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Citrix Certification within the UK over the 3 months to 27 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -9 55 £348 +6.92% 37
London -19 30 £375 +15.38% 7
North West -7 14 £375 - 3
City of London +1 6 £345 +6.15% 1
Manchester -4 6 £388 - 1
South East -25 5 £313 - 10
Merseyside - 5 £250 - 1
Liverpool - 5 £250 - 1
East of England +8 4 £250 -37.50% 3
Cambridgeshire +3 4 £177 -55.75%
Surrey 0 3 £250 -20.00% 1
Cumbria - 3 - -
Peterborough - 3 £104 -
Woking - 2 £250 -
Berkshire +4 1 - - 4
Reading +4 1 - - 1
Cambridge +2 1 £250 -37.50%
South West -3 1 - - 6
Lewes -8 1 £375 +108.33%
East Sussex -9 1 £375 +85.18%
Yorkshire -27 1 £350 -12.50% 1
Docklands, London - 1 £450 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £350 - 1
Northern Ireland - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 - - 1
Norfolk - 1 £250 -
Suffolk - 1 £250 -
Thetford - 1 £250 -
Norwich - 1 £250 -
County Antrim - 1 - -

Citrix Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Citrix Certification 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 Certification.

1 100 (92.59%) Citrix
2 82 (75.93%) Windows
3 81 (75.00%) CCA
4 76 (70.37%) XenApp
5 69 (63.89%) Microsoft Certification
6 65 (60.19%) VMware
7 61 (56.48%) Microsoft
8 57 (52.78%) Active Directory
9 54 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 52 (48.15%) MCSE
11 42 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
11 42 (38.89%) XenDesktop
12 37 (34.26%) Windows Server 2012
13 36 (33.33%) ITIL
14 33 (30.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 32 (29.63%) CCEA
16 30 (27.78%) vSphere
17 28 (25.93%) MS Exchange
18 27 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
19 26 (24.07%) Cisco
19 26 (24.07%) Cisco Certification
20 25 (23.15%) DNS
20 25 (23.15%) Migration
20 25 (23.15%) CCEE
21 24 (22.22%) MCITP
21 24 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
22 23 (21.30%) NetScaler
22 23 (21.30%) Finance
23 22 (20.37%) MS Excel
23 22 (20.37%) DHCP

Citrix Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Citrix Certification 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 Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 28 (25.93%) MS Exchange
2 24 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (9.26%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (6.48%) SharePoint
6 4 (3.70%) WebSphere
7 3 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (2.78%) Office Communications Server
7 3 (2.78%) IIS
7 3 (2.78%) IBM Notes
8 2 (1.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (1.85%) Lync
9 1 (0.93%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 22 (20.37%) MS Excel
2 16 (14.81%) MS Office
3 5 (4.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (3.70%) MS Visio
5 3 (2.78%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.85%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.56%) Office 365
2 3 (2.78%) SaaS
2 3 (2.78%) PaaS
3 1 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (23.15%) DNS
2 23 (21.30%) NetScaler
3 22 (20.37%) DHCP
4 21 (19.44%) SAN
5 19 (17.59%) WAN
6 18 (16.67%) LAN
6 18 (16.67%) TCP/IP
7 15 (13.89%) VPN
8 13 (12.04%) Firewall
9 9 (8.33%) VLAN
10 7 (6.48%) Network Security
11 6 (5.56%) SMTP
12 5 (4.63%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (4.63%) Cisco Nexus
13 4 (3.70%) SSL
13 4 (3.70%) SNMP
13 4 (3.70%) MPLS
14 3 (2.78%) Internet
14 3 (2.78%) Software-Defined Networking
14 3 (2.78%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.70%) Big Data
3 3 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.93%) MS Access
4 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (4.63%) Fiddler
2 1 (0.93%) MSI
General
1 23 (21.30%) Finance
2 6 (5.56%) Legal
3 3 (2.78%) Banking
4 2 (1.85%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.85%) Publishing
4 2 (1.85%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.93%) Back Office
5 1 (0.93%) Law
5 1 (0.93%) Military
5 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.93%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 32 (29.63%) Citrix Engineer
2 20 (18.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (9.26%) Consultant
3 10 (9.26%) Support Engineer
4 9 (8.33%) Analyst
4 9 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
5 8 (7.41%) Administrator
6 7 (6.48%) Architect
6 7 (6.48%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 6 (5.56%) Citrix Analyst
7 6 (5.56%) Citrix Consultant
7 6 (5.56%) Server Engineer
7 6 (5.56%) Senior Citrix Engineer
8 5 (4.63%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (3.70%) Support Analyst
9 4 (3.70%) Technical Analyst
9 4 (3.70%) Desktop Engineer
9 4 (3.70%) Technical Engineer
9 4 (3.70%) Infrastructure Architect
9 4 (3.70%) Citrix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.63%) Application Packaging
2 3 (2.78%) Web Services
3 1 (0.93%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.48%) Thin Client
1 7 (6.48%) Fat Client
2 5 (4.63%) Client/Server
2 5 (4.63%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.70%) PKI
3 4 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.70%) Public Cloud
4 3 (2.78%) Performance Metrics
4 3 (2.78%) Clustering
4 3 (2.78%) iPhone
4 3 (2.78%) iPad
4 3 (2.78%) Hedge funds
5 2 (1.85%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.85%) BYOD
6 1 (0.93%) Replication
6 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.93%) Life Science
6 1 (0.93%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 82 (75.93%) Windows
2 42 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (34.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 27 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (13.89%) Windows 7
6 7 (6.48%) UNIX
7 6 (5.56%) Windows 8
8 5 (4.63%) Solaris
9 4 (3.70%) Linux
10 3 (2.78%) AIX
10 3 (2.78%) Mac OS X
10 3 (2.78%) Mac OS
11 2 (1.85%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.93%) Debian
12 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (33.33%) ITIL
2 25 (23.15%) Migration
3 15 (13.89%) Project Management
4 6 (5.56%) Service Delivery
4 6 (5.56%) Load Testing
5 5 (4.63%) Time Management
5 5 (4.63%) Incident Management
5 5 (4.63%) Load Balancing
5 5 (4.63%) Problem Management
5 5 (4.63%) Change Management
6 4 (3.70%) Process Management
6 4 (3.70%) PRINCE2
6 4 (3.70%) E-Discovery
6 4 (3.70%) Data Analytics
6 4 (3.70%) Analytics
6 4 (3.70%) TOGAF
6 4 (3.70%) Data Architecture
7 3 (2.78%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (2.78%) Six Sigma
7 3 (2.78%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 22 (20.37%) PowerShell
2 13 (12.04%) SQL
3 9 (8.33%) VBScript
4 1 (0.93%) VB
Qualifications
1 81 (75.00%) CCA
2 69 (63.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 52 (48.15%) MCSE
4 33 (30.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 32 (29.63%) CCEA
6 26 (24.07%) Cisco Certification
7 25 (23.15%) CCEE
8 24 (22.22%) MCITP
9 19 (17.59%) CCAA
9 19 (17.59%) CCIA
10 18 (16.67%) MCP
11 17 (15.74%) CCNA
12 13 (12.04%) Security Cleared
13 12 (11.11%) MCTS
14 11 (10.19%) CCNP
14 11 (10.19%) MCSA
15 10 (9.26%) ITIL Certification
15 10 (9.26%) SC Cleared
16 8 (7.41%) VCP5
17 6 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (4.63%) SLA
3 4 (3.70%) QA
4 3 (2.78%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.93%) COBIT
System Software
1 76 (70.37%) XenApp
2 57 (52.78%) Active Directory
3 54 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 42 (38.89%) XenDesktop
5 30 (27.78%) vSphere
6 17 (15.74%) XenServer
7 16 (14.81%) Hyper-V
8 13 (12.04%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 9 (8.33%) Terminal Services
9 9 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
10 8 (7.41%) Terminal Server
11 6 (5.56%) vCloud
12 5 (4.63%) Xen
13 4 (3.70%) VMware Workstation
13 4 (3.70%) MetaFrame
14 2 (1.85%) Sendmail
14 2 (1.85%) UAG
15 1 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
15 1 (0.93%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 14 (12.96%) SCCM
2 5 (4.63%) SCOM
3 4 (3.70%) XenMobile
4 3 (2.78%) EdgeSight
4 3 (2.78%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.93%) WSUS
Vendors
1 100 (92.59%) Citrix
2 65 (60.19%) VMware
3 61 (56.48%) Microsoft
4 26 (24.07%) Cisco
5 18 (16.67%) HP
6 15 (13.89%) AppSense
7 8 (7.41%) Wyse
8 7 (6.48%) IBM
8 7 (6.48%) NetApp
9 6 (5.56%) Altiris
9 6 (5.56%) CheckPoint
10 5 (4.63%) Remedy
10 5 (4.63%) Sophos
10 5 (4.63%) ProCurve
10 5 (4.63%) CommVault
10 5 (4.63%) Apple
10 5 (4.63%) Dell
11 4 (3.70%) EMC
11 4 (3.70%) Juniper
11 4 (3.70%) 3PAR
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