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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix Certification
Rank 573 561 468
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -93
Contract jobs citing Citrix Certification 60 49 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.088% 0.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.54% 0.47% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 31 59
Average daily rate
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£394 £300 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -22.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £238 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £469 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
- -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 8
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £23.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.00%

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
11059 10517 9039
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.92% 18.83% 17.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 6665 5953 4982
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 529 450 469
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -0.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.17 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

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 4 September 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
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 4 September 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 +5 57 £400 +33.33% 13
London +13 32 £450 +20.00% 2
North West -24 12 £325 +31.31% 3
East of England +11 7 £250 -7.40% 4
Manchester -14 7 £325 +66.66% 1
City of London +2 5 £423 +5.62% 1
South East -35 5 - - 1
Essex +5 3 - - 2
Brentwood 0 3 - -
Scotland -9 3 £96 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 3 - -
Lancashire -13 2 £363 +20.83%
Merseyside - 2 £175 - 1
Blackpool - 2 £363 -
Liverpool - 2 £175 - 1
Cambridge - 2 £325 -
Glasgow - 2 £96 - 1
Bedfordshire - 2 £250 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £250 -
Berkshire -12 1 - - 1
Hampshire - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 - - 1
Great Yarmouth - 1 £250 -
Ipswich - 1 £250 -
Warrington - 1 - -
Winchester - 1 - -
Bedford - 1 £200 -
Luton - 1 £300 -
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Peterborough - 1 £250 -

Citrix Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 123 (91.11%) Citrix
2 87 (64.44%) Windows
2 87 (64.44%) XenApp
3 83 (61.48%) Microsoft
4 80 (59.26%) CCA
4 80 (59.26%) VMware
5 75 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 64 (47.41%) ITIL
7 59 (43.70%) Active Directory
8 55 (40.74%) MCSE
9 51 (37.78%) VMware Infrastructure
10 50 (37.04%) XenDesktop
11 48 (35.56%) NetScaler
12 43 (31.85%) CCEE
13 35 (25.93%) Windows Server 2008
14 34 (25.19%) Microsoft App-V
14 34 (25.19%) Finance
15 33 (24.44%) MS Excel
15 33 (24.44%) SCCM
16 32 (23.70%) AppSense
17 31 (22.96%) SAN
18 30 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
19 28 (20.74%) vSphere
20 27 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
21 26 (19.26%) Data Centre
22 25 (18.52%) PowerShell
22 25 (18.52%) MCP
23 23 (17.04%) CCEA
23 23 (17.04%) DHCP
23 23 (17.04%) DNS

Citrix Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 13 (9.63%) MS Exchange
2 10 (7.41%) IIS
2 10 (7.41%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (2.96%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (2.96%) WebSphere
4 4 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (2.22%) IBM Notes
5 3 (2.22%) TPMS
5 3 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (2.22%) Lync
6 2 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.74%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 33 (24.44%) MS Excel
2 14 (10.37%) MS Office
3 4 (2.96%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.22%) MS Project
5 1 (0.74%) Shockwave
Cloud Services
1 14 (10.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (5.19%) Office 365
4 4 (2.96%) SaaS
4 4 (2.96%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (35.56%) NetScaler
2 31 (22.96%) SAN
3 23 (17.04%) DNS
3 23 (17.04%) DHCP
4 19 (14.07%) VLAN
5 18 (13.33%) WAN
6 14 (10.37%) LAN
7 12 (8.89%) TCP/IP
8 9 (6.67%) VPN
9 8 (5.93%) Firewall
10 5 (3.70%) Ethernet
10 5 (3.70%) Network Security
11 4 (2.96%) iSCSI
11 4 (2.96%) SSL
11 4 (2.96%) SNMP
11 4 (2.96%) SMTP
11 4 (2.96%) MPLS
11 4 (2.96%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (2.96%) Software-Defined Networking
12 3 (2.22%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.96%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (2.96%) Big Data
3 1 (0.74%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (3.70%) Fiddler
2 3 (2.22%) MSI
General
1 34 (25.19%) Finance
2 14 (10.37%) Banking
3 4 (2.96%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.22%) Local Government
4 3 (2.22%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.48%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.48%) Legal
6 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.74%) Advertising
6 1 (0.74%) Publishing
6 1 (0.74%) Military
6 1 (0.74%) Back Office
6 1 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.74%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (28.89%) Citrix Engineer
2 21 (15.56%) Consultant
3 14 (10.37%) 3rd Line Support
4 13 (9.63%) Administrator
4 13 (9.63%) Citrix Consultant
5 12 (8.89%) Analyst
6 11 (8.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (5.93%) Support Analyst
8 7 (5.19%) 2nd Line Support
9 6 (4.44%) Citrix Specialist
9 6 (4.44%) Desktop Administrator
10 5 (3.70%) Citrix Support
10 5 (3.70%) Senior Architect
10 5 (3.70%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
10 5 (3.70%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 5 (3.70%) Infrastructure Architect
10 5 (3.70%) Support Consultant
10 5 (3.70%) Architect
11 4 (2.96%) Desktop Support
11 4 (2.96%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.67%) Application Packaging
2 5 (3.70%) Web Services
3 1 (0.74%) Flash
3 1 (0.74%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 26 (19.26%) Data Centre
2 15 (11.11%) Thin Client
2 15 (11.11%) Fat Client
3 14 (10.37%) Performance Metrics
3 14 (10.37%) PKI
4 11 (8.15%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (4.44%) Management Information System
6 5 (3.70%) Clustering
6 5 (3.70%) NHS
7 4 (2.96%) Client/Server
7 4 (2.96%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.48%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.74%) HP Storage
9 1 (0.74%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.74%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.74%) Life Science
9 1 (0.74%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 87 (64.44%) Windows
2 35 (25.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (16.30%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (11.85%) Windows 7
5 12 (8.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (4.44%) Linux
6 6 (4.44%) Windows XP
6 6 (4.44%) Windows 8
7 3 (2.22%) Mac OS
8 2 (1.48%) UNIX
8 2 (1.48%) Solaris
9 1 (0.74%) Debian
9 1 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (47.41%) ITIL
2 23 (17.04%) Migration
3 14 (10.37%) Project Management
4 8 (5.93%) Service Management
5 6 (4.44%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (4.44%) Incident Management
5 6 (4.44%) Load Balancing
5 6 (4.44%) Problem Management
6 5 (3.70%) Load Testing
6 5 (3.70%) Time Management
6 5 (3.70%) Server Building
7 4 (2.96%) Data Architecture
7 4 (2.96%) E-Discovery
7 4 (2.96%) ITIL V3
7 4 (2.96%) Data Analytics
7 4 (2.96%) Analytics
7 4 (2.96%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (2.96%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (2.96%) TOGAF
7 4 (2.96%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (18.52%) PowerShell
2 18 (13.33%) SQL
3 5 (3.70%) VBScript
4 3 (2.22%) Python
4 3 (2.22%) Java
5 1 (0.74%) C#
Qualifications
1 80 (59.26%) CCA
2 75 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 55 (40.74%) MCSE
4 43 (31.85%) CCEE
5 30 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
6 27 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 25 (18.52%) MCP
8 23 (17.04%) CCEA
9 22 (16.30%) CCIA
10 21 (15.56%) MCITP
11 17 (12.59%) CCAA
12 16 (11.85%) CCNA
13 15 (11.11%) MCSA
14 11 (8.15%) ITIL Certification
15 10 (7.41%) VCAP
16 9 (6.67%) VCP5
16 9 (6.67%) CCNP
17 8 (5.93%) MCTS
18 5 (3.70%) CCIE
18 5 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (3.70%) SLA
3 4 (2.96%) QA
3 4 (2.96%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 87 (64.44%) XenApp
2 59 (43.70%) Active Directory
3 51 (37.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 50 (37.04%) XenDesktop
5 34 (25.19%) Microsoft App-V
6 28 (20.74%) vSphere
7 17 (12.59%) Hyper-V
8 10 (7.41%) XenServer
9 7 (5.19%) Terminal Services
9 7 (5.19%) vCloud
10 6 (4.44%) VMware Workstation
10 6 (4.44%) MetaFrame
10 6 (4.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 5 (3.70%) Terminal Server
12 4 (2.96%) VMware ESXi
13 3 (2.22%) VMware ESX
13 3 (2.22%) UAG
14 1 (0.74%) DFS Replication
14 1 (0.74%) VMware Server
14 1 (0.74%) Xen
Systems Management
1 33 (24.44%) SCCM
2 21 (15.56%) SCOM
3 9 (6.67%) Backup Exec
4 8 (5.93%) XenMobile
5 2 (1.48%) EdgeSight
5 2 (1.48%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 123 (91.11%) Citrix
2 83 (61.48%) Microsoft
3 80 (59.26%) VMware
4 32 (23.70%) AppSense
5 22 (16.30%) Cisco
6 14 (10.37%) HP
7 12 (8.89%) Symantec
8 11 (8.15%) McAfee
8 11 (8.15%) IBM
8 11 (8.15%) Wyse
9 10 (7.41%) NetApp
10 9 (6.67%) Sophos
11 8 (5.93%) Dell
11 8 (5.93%) Juniper
12 7 (5.19%) Remedy
12 7 (5.19%) Apple
12 7 (5.19%) F5
13 5 (3.70%) 3PAR
13 5 (3.70%) Brocade
13 5 (3.70%) CheckPoint