The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications currently tracked.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix Certification
Rank 528 460 426
Rank change year-on-year
-68 -34
Contract jobs citing Citrix Certification 62 113 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.22% 0.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.60% 1.24% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 60 88
Average daily rate
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£335 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £184 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 6
Average hourly rate £23.50 £25.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.00% +13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.70 £22.30 £18.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £136.70 £26.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £94.25 £25.00 £21.44
% change year-on-year
+277.00% +16.63%
Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10372 9089 9867
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.98% 17.77% 17.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 5829 4872 5102
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £526 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 452 499 614
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.62% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.78 £12.00 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%

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 1 August 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 1 August 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 1 August 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 -53 61 £335 -4.28% 39
London -6 41 £378 +0.66% 12
City of London +26 16 £325 -13.33% 7
South East -13 13 £280 -27.27% 8
Berkshire -3 6 £300 -22.07% 3
Reading +2 5 £300 -22.07% 3
East Sussex - 4 £238 -
Brighton - 4 £238 -
Surrey -5 3 £413 +8.19% 2
North West -13 3 £248 -17.50% 5
Yorkshire -2 2 £369 +55.26% 3
Manchester -4 2 £195 -32.17% 5
Sheffield 0 1 £350 +47.36% 1
South Yorkshire -1 1 £350 +47.36% 1
Scotland -23 1 - -
South West -33 1 £550 - 1
North East - 1 - - 3
Dorset - 1 £550 - 1
York - 1 £388 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £388 -
Bournemouth - 1 £550 - 1
Bradford - - - -
Basildon - - - -
Bedford - - - -
Birmingham - - - - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - - 3
Newport - - - -
Northampton - - - - 1
Nottingham - - - -
Poole - - - -

Citrix Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 127 (92.70%) Citrix
2 92 (67.15%) CCA
3 91 (66.42%) XenApp
4 88 (64.23%) Windows
5 78 (56.93%) Microsoft
6 72 (52.55%) Active Directory
7 71 (51.82%) VMware
8 53 (38.69%) Windows Server 2008
9 44 (32.12%) Cisco
9 44 (32.12%) Cisco Certification
9 44 (32.12%) Microsoft Certification
10 38 (27.74%) CCEA
10 38 (27.74%) MCSE
10 38 (27.74%) Finance
11 36 (26.28%) Windows Server 2003
12 35 (25.55%) MS Exchange
12 35 (25.55%) XenDesktop
12 35 (25.55%) CCEE
13 34 (24.82%) VMware Infrastructure
14 33 (24.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 33 (24.09%) CCNA
14 33 (24.09%) NetScaler
15 30 (21.90%) Microsoft App-V
16 29 (21.17%) XenServer
17 25 (18.25%) Exchange Server 2010
17 25 (18.25%) Banking
18 24 (17.52%) SCCM
18 24 (17.52%) ITIL
18 24 (17.52%) MCP
19 23 (16.79%) Firewall

Citrix Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 35 (25.55%) MS Exchange
2 25 (18.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (10.95%) Exchange Server 2007
4 13 (9.49%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (5.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (3.65%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (2.92%) SAS
7 4 (2.92%) IIS
8 3 (2.19%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.46%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.73%) Lync
10 1 (0.73%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (12.41%) MS Excel
2 11 (8.03%) MS Office
3 2 (1.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.73%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.46%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 33 (24.09%) NetScaler
2 23 (16.79%) Firewall
3 13 (9.49%) WAN
3 13 (9.49%) DNS
4 11 (8.03%) SAN
4 11 (8.03%) LAN
5 10 (7.30%) DHCP
6 9 (6.57%) iSCSI
7 8 (5.84%) VLAN
8 7 (5.11%) Internet
9 6 (4.38%) VPN
10 5 (3.65%) Fibre Channel
10 5 (3.65%) MPLS
11 4 (2.92%) Wireless
11 4 (2.92%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (2.92%) Network Security
12 3 (2.19%) BIG-IP
12 3 (2.19%) DSL
12 3 (2.19%) SMTP
12 3 (2.19%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.03%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.19%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (1.46%) MSI
1 2 (1.46%) InstallShield
2 1 (0.73%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 38 (27.74%) Finance
2 25 (18.25%) Banking
3 6 (4.38%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.92%) Publishing
4 4 (2.92%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.46%) Law
5 2 (1.46%) Legal
6 1 (0.73%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 34 (24.82%) Citrix Engineer
2 17 (12.41%) Support Engineer
3 16 (11.68%) 3rd Line Support
4 14 (10.22%) Citrix Specialist
4 14 (10.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 14 (10.22%) Architect
5 10 (7.30%) Administrator
5 10 (7.30%) Consultant
6 9 (6.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 9 (6.57%) Technical Architect
7 8 (5.84%) Analyst
7 8 (5.84%) Citrix Administrator
8 6 (4.38%) Systems Engineer
9 5 (3.65%) Citrix Support
9 5 (3.65%) Citrix Consultant
9 5 (3.65%) Support Analyst
10 4 (2.92%) Systems Administrator
10 4 (2.92%) Server Engineer
10 4 (2.92%) Voice Engineer
10 4 (2.92%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.30%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.73%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.57%) Blackberry
2 5 (3.65%) EqualLogic
2 5 (3.65%) Celerra
2 5 (3.65%) PKI
2 5 (3.65%) CLARiiON
3 4 (2.92%) Thin Client
3 4 (2.92%) Clustering
3 4 (2.92%) Fat Client
4 3 (2.19%) Replication
5 2 (1.46%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.46%) NHS
6 1 (0.73%) FMCG
6 1 (0.73%) iPhone
6 1 (0.73%) CMDB
6 1 (0.73%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 88 (64.23%) Windows
2 53 (38.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 36 (26.28%) Windows Server 2003
4 23 (16.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (13.14%) Windows 7
6 16 (11.68%) Windows XP
7 6 (4.38%) Linux
8 4 (2.92%) Windows 8
9 3 (2.19%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (1.46%) UNIX
11 1 (0.73%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (17.52%) ITIL
2 7 (5.11%) Migration
3 6 (4.38%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (4.38%) Service Management
3 6 (4.38%) ITSM
3 6 (4.38%) Incident Management
4 5 (3.65%) Low Latency
4 5 (3.65%) Load Testing
5 4 (2.92%) Business Continuity
5 4 (2.92%) Network Design
5 4 (2.92%) Problem Management
5 4 (2.92%) Load Balancing
5 4 (2.92%) Investment Management
6 3 (2.19%) Business Continuity Planning
6 3 (2.19%) Performance Management
6 3 (2.19%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (2.19%) BCP
6 3 (2.19%) Change Management
7 2 (1.46%) Service Delivery
7 2 (1.46%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (11.68%) PowerShell
2 11 (8.03%) VBScript
3 7 (5.11%) SQL
4 6 (4.38%) Perl
5 4 (2.92%) VB
6 2 (1.46%) C
7 1 (0.73%) Bourne shell
7 1 (0.73%) Korn
7 1 (0.73%) Java
Qualifications
1 92 (67.15%) CCA
2 44 (32.12%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (32.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 38 (27.74%) CCEA
3 38 (27.74%) MCSE
4 35 (25.55%) CCEE
5 33 (24.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 33 (24.09%) CCNA
6 24 (17.52%) MCP
7 20 (14.60%) MCITP
8 17 (12.41%) CCNP
9 11 (8.03%) CCAA
10 10 (7.30%) MCSA
10 10 (7.30%) MCTS
11 8 (5.84%) VCP5
12 6 (4.38%) CCIA
13 5 (3.65%) VCP4
14 4 (2.92%) CCIE
15 3 (2.19%) HNC
16 2 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.38%) SLA
2 2 (1.46%) COBIT
3 1 (0.73%) QA
System Software
1 91 (66.42%) XenApp
2 72 (52.55%) Active Directory
3 35 (25.55%) XenDesktop
4 34 (24.82%) VMware Infrastructure
5 30 (21.90%) Microsoft App-V
6 29 (21.17%) XenServer
7 15 (10.95%) Hyper-V
8 11 (8.03%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 10 (7.30%) VMware Server
10 6 (4.38%) vSphere
10 6 (4.38%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (2.92%) VMware ESX
11 4 (2.92%) Xen
12 3 (2.19%) NLBS
12 3 (2.19%) ISA Server
13 2 (1.46%) Terminal Services
14 1 (0.73%) NFS
Systems Management
1 24 (17.52%) SCCM
2 9 (6.57%) NetBackup
3 8 (5.84%) SCOM
4 4 (2.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (2.92%) Cisco UCCE
4 4 (2.92%) Cisco UCCX
4 4 (2.92%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (2.19%) XenMobile
6 2 (1.46%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.73%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.73%) WSUS
7 1 (0.73%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 1 (0.73%) Nagios
7 1 (0.73%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.73%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.73%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 127 (92.70%) Citrix
2 78 (56.93%) Microsoft
3 71 (51.82%) VMware
4 44 (32.12%) Cisco
5 13 (9.49%) Wyse
5 13 (9.49%) HP
6 12 (8.76%) AppSense
7 10 (7.30%) CheckPoint
8 7 (5.11%) EMC
9 6 (4.38%) Dell
9 6 (4.38%) Symantec
9 6 (4.38%) Veeam
10 5 (3.65%) 3PAR
10 5 (3.65%) NetApp
10 5 (3.65%) Juniper
11 4 (2.92%) WatchGuard
12 3 (2.19%) Remedy
12 3 (2.19%) IBM
13 2 (1.46%) McAfee
14 1 (0.73%) ServiceNow
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