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 25 November 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.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix Certification
Rank 535 486 461
Rank change year-on-year
-49 -25
Contract jobs citing Citrix Certification 66 91 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.18% 0.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.56% 1.03% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 54 50
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £290 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.98% -14.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 8
Average hourly rate £21.75 £22.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -2.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.40 £20.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.20 £27.60 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £20.75 £24.73
% change year-on-year
+4.81% -16.09%

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
11700 8868 9312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.56% 17.11% 17.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 6606 4972 4850
Average daily rate £383 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.13% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £530 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 542 389 607
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.25 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+6.94% -20.00%

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 25 November 2014.

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 25 November 2014.

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 25 November 2014. 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 -64 65 £350 +7.69% 39
London -14 31 £355 -17.68% 8
City of London +28 9 £415 -2.35% 1
South East -36 9 £300 +3.44% 7
Berkshire 0 8 £300 +20.00% 4
South West -25 8 £325 -35.10% 4
Reading +11 7 £300 +3.44%
North West -6 7 £351 +16.83% 4
East of England -6 6 - - 2
Manchester -11 6 £351 +40.90% 3
Cambridgeshire - 4 - -
Huntingdon - 3 - -
Essex -12 2 - -
Cheshire +11 1 - - 1
East Midlands -4 1 - - 3
Birmingham -4 1 - - 2
Yorkshire -10 1 £375 - 4
West Midlands -12 1 - - 5
Buckinghamshire -14 1 - -
Derbyshire - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 £128 -
Daresbury - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Wales - - - -
South Wales - - - -
Devon - - - - 1
Dorset - - - - 2
Barrow-in-Furness - - - -
Cumbria - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 2

Citrix Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, 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.

1 105 (92.11%) Citrix
2 84 (73.68%) Windows
3 80 (70.18%) CCA
4 71 (62.28%) XenApp
5 68 (59.65%) Microsoft
6 56 (49.12%) VMware
7 55 (48.25%) Active Directory
8 48 (42.11%) Microsoft Certification
9 39 (34.21%) XenDesktop
10 38 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 38 (33.33%) MCSE
11 32 (28.07%) VMware Infrastructure
12 30 (26.32%) SCCM
12 30 (26.32%) CCEA
12 30 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
13 29 (25.44%) DNS
14 28 (24.56%) NetScaler
15 27 (23.68%) DHCP
15 27 (23.68%) MS Exchange
15 27 (23.68%) Finance
16 25 (21.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 25 (21.93%) Microsoft App-V
17 23 (20.18%) XenServer
17 23 (20.18%) CCEE
17 23 (20.18%) HP
18 22 (19.30%) ITIL
19 21 (18.42%) MCITP
20 20 (17.54%) MS Office
21 19 (16.67%) MS Excel
22 18 (15.79%) MCP

Citrix Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, 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 27 (23.68%) MS Exchange
2 16 (14.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (8.77%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (3.51%) SharePoint
6 4 (3.51%) IIS
7 3 (2.63%) Lync
8 2 (1.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.88%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.88%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.88%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 20 (17.54%) MS Office
2 19 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (25.44%) DNS
2 28 (24.56%) NetScaler
3 27 (23.68%) DHCP
4 16 (14.04%) SAN
5 12 (10.53%) TCP/IP
6 10 (8.77%) Firewall
7 6 (5.26%) Network Security
8 5 (4.39%) LAN
8 5 (4.39%) VLAN
9 4 (3.51%) Junos
9 4 (3.51%) MPLS
9 4 (3.51%) WAN
10 3 (2.63%) SNMP
10 3 (2.63%) iSCSI
11 2 (1.75%) Fibre Channel
11 2 (1.75%) Internet
11 2 (1.75%) Ethernet
12 1 (0.88%) SMTP
12 1 (0.88%) Broadband
12 1 (0.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.88%) MS Access
3 1 (0.88%) DB2
3 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.88%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (3.51%) MSI
2 1 (0.88%) Fiddler
General
1 27 (23.68%) Finance
2 7 (6.14%) Banking
3 5 (4.39%) Legal
4 3 (2.63%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.75%) Retail
5 2 (1.75%) Publishing
5 2 (1.75%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.88%) Law
6 1 (0.88%) German Language
Job Titles
1 40 (35.09%) Citrix Engineer
2 17 (14.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 14 (12.28%) Support Engineer
4 10 (8.77%) 3rd Line Support
5 9 (7.89%) Linux Engineer
6 8 (7.02%) Architect
6 8 (7.02%) Analyst
6 8 (7.02%) Consultant
7 7 (6.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 6 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
9 5 (4.39%) Technical Architect
9 5 (4.39%) Citrix Consultant
9 5 (4.39%) Server Engineer
10 4 (3.51%) Wintel Engineer
10 4 (3.51%) Project Engineer
10 4 (3.51%) Senior Citrix Engineer
10 4 (3.51%) Support Analyst
11 3 (2.63%) Administrator
11 3 (2.63%) Network Engineer
11 3 (2.63%) Citrix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.51%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.88%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.40%) Thin Client
1 13 (11.40%) Fat Client
2 4 (3.51%) Replication
2 4 (3.51%) Clustering
3 3 (2.63%) Blackberry
3 3 (2.63%) PKI
4 2 (1.75%) Celerra
4 2 (1.75%) EqualLogic
4 2 (1.75%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.75%) CLARiiON
5 1 (0.88%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.88%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 84 (73.68%) Windows
2 38 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (14.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (13.16%) Windows 7
6 12 (10.53%) Linux
7 7 (6.14%) UNIX
8 5 (4.39%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.75%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (1.75%) AIX
9 2 (1.75%) Solaris
10 1 (0.88%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.88%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.88%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (19.30%) ITIL
2 11 (9.65%) Migration
3 7 (6.14%) Time Management
4 5 (4.39%) Load Testing
5 4 (3.51%) Investment Management
5 4 (3.51%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (3.51%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (3.51%) Change Control
5 4 (3.51%) Incident Management
5 4 (3.51%) Service Management
5 4 (3.51%) PRINCE2
6 3 (2.63%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (2.63%) Project Management
6 3 (2.63%) Load Balancing
6 3 (2.63%) Performance Management
6 3 (2.63%) Software Deployment
7 2 (1.75%) Low Latency
7 2 (1.75%) Network Management
7 2 (1.75%) IT Governance
7 2 (1.75%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (10.53%) PowerShell
2 11 (9.65%) SQL
3 10 (8.77%) VB
4 8 (7.02%) Perl
5 7 (6.14%) C
6 6 (5.26%) Bourne shell
6 6 (5.26%) Korn
7 5 (4.39%) VBScript
8 1 (0.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 80 (70.18%) CCA
2 48 (42.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 38 (33.33%) MCSE
4 30 (26.32%) CCEA
5 25 (21.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 23 (20.18%) CCEE
7 21 (18.42%) MCITP
8 18 (15.79%) MCP
9 14 (12.28%) Cisco Certification
10 13 (11.40%) CCIA
11 11 (9.65%) CCNA
11 11 (9.65%) CCAA
12 9 (7.89%) HNC
12 9 (7.89%) MCSA
13 8 (7.02%) Security Cleared
13 8 (7.02%) CCNP
14 7 (6.14%) Degree
14 7 (6.14%) MCTS
14 7 (6.14%) VCP5
15 5 (4.39%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.26%) SLA
2 2 (1.75%) COBIT
System Software
1 71 (62.28%) XenApp
2 55 (48.25%) Active Directory
3 39 (34.21%) XenDesktop
4 32 (28.07%) VMware Infrastructure
5 25 (21.93%) Microsoft App-V
6 23 (20.18%) XenServer
7 15 (13.16%) vSphere
8 13 (11.40%) Hyper-V
9 8 (7.02%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 7 (6.14%) Terminal Services
11 6 (5.26%) VMware ESX
11 6 (5.26%) NFS
12 2 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (1.75%) vCloud
12 2 (1.75%) Xen
13 1 (0.88%) MetaFrame
13 1 (0.88%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.88%) NLBS
13 1 (0.88%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 30 (26.32%) SCCM
2 9 (7.89%) SCOM
3 8 (7.02%) NetBackup
4 7 (6.14%) EdgeSight
5 6 (5.26%) Nagios
6 4 (3.51%) HP SIM
7 2 (1.75%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.88%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.88%) WSUS
8 1 (0.88%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 105 (92.11%) Citrix
2 68 (59.65%) Microsoft
3 56 (49.12%) VMware
4 23 (20.18%) HP
5 14 (12.28%) Cisco
6 11 (9.65%) EMC
6 11 (9.65%) AppSense
7 9 (7.89%) Wyse
8 7 (6.14%) CheckPoint
8 7 (6.14%) Altiris
9 6 (5.26%) Isilon
9 6 (5.26%) Red Hat
9 6 (5.26%) NetApp
10 4 (3.51%) Sophos
11 3 (2.63%) Veritas
11 3 (2.63%) Dell
11 3 (2.63%) IBM
11 3 (2.63%) Symantec
11 3 (2.63%) 3PAR
11 3 (2.63%) Veeam
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