The table below looks at the statistics for Citrix Presentation Server skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Citrix Presentation Server over the 3 months to 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix Presentation Server
Rank 568 530 503
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -27
Contract jobs citing Citrix Presentation Server 44 45 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.075% 0.087% 0.14%
As % of the System Software category 0.78% 0.90% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 22 43
Average daily rate
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£330 £291 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.30% +5.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £374 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £230 £319
% change year-on-year
+41.30% -27.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 2
Average hourly rate £32.75 £31.56 £92.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.78% -65.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £30.62 £38.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £39.62 £146.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £31.56 £160.00
% change year-on-year
+3.78% -80.27%

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

System Software Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
5636 5022 4756
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.65% 9.73% 8.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 3163 2589 2289
Average daily rate £350 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 692 626 624
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.95 £31.56 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.78 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.25% -3.12%

Citrix Presentation Server
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Citrix Presentation Server within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Citrix Presentation Server Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Citrix Presentation Server
Daily Rate Trend

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

Citrix Presentation Server Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Citrix Presentation Server
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Citrix Presentation Server within the UK over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

Citrix Presentation Server Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Citrix Presentation Server
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Citrix Presentation Server Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Citrix Presentation Server
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Citrix Presentation Server within the UK over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

Citrix Presentation Server Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Citrix Presentation Server
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 Presentation Server within the UK over the 3 months to 23 October 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 -34 41 £360 +23.60% 7
London +4 19 £365 +21.66% 1
City of London +22 7 £353 -13.49% 1
South East -19 7 £360 - 2
West Midlands -15 6 £326 +0.38%
North West -18 5 £175 -22.22% 3
Manchester -13 3 £175 -36.36% 3
Berkshire - 3 £288 -
Cheshire -1 2 - -
Yorkshire -12 2 £240 -
West Bromwich - 2 £250 -
Reading - 2 £288 -
East of England -25 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £388 - 1
Birmingham - 1 £400 -
Crawley - 1 £388 - 1
Dewsbury - - - -
Knutsford - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Blackburn - - - -
Bristol - - - - 1
Coventry - - - -
Telford - - - -
Walsall - - - -
Watford - - - -
Norwich - - - -
Luton - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -

Citrix Presentation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Citrix Presentation Server 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 Presentation Server.

1 107 (100.00%) Citrix
2 99 (92.52%) Windows
3 84 (78.50%) Active Directory
4 79 (73.83%) Microsoft
5 74 (69.16%) XenApp
6 70 (65.42%) VMware
7 55 (51.40%) Windows Server 2003
8 53 (49.53%) Windows Server 2008
9 49 (45.79%) MS Exchange
10 39 (36.45%) Windows 7
11 35 (32.71%) VMware Infrastructure
12 32 (29.91%) VMware ESX
13 29 (27.10%) SAN
14 28 (26.17%) MS Office
15 27 (25.23%) Firewall
16 24 (22.43%) SQL Server
16 24 (22.43%) ITIL
17 23 (21.50%) Exchange Server 2007
18 22 (20.56%) LAN
18 22 (20.56%) Cisco
18 22 (20.56%) DNS
18 22 (20.56%) Symantec
19 21 (19.63%) Blackberry
19 21 (19.63%) SCCM
20 20 (18.69%) Windows Server 2012
20 20 (18.69%) WAN
21 19 (17.76%) PowerShell
22 18 (16.82%) Fat Client
22 18 (16.82%) Thin Client
23 17 (15.89%) MS Excel

Citrix Presentation Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Citrix Presentation Server 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 Presentation Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 49 (45.79%) MS Exchange
2 23 (21.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 17 (15.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 11 (10.28%) Exchange Server 2003
5 9 (8.41%) SharePoint
5 9 (8.41%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (7.48%) IIS
7 6 (5.61%) Lync
8 2 (1.87%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.87%) Site Server
9 1 (0.93%) Apache
9 1 (0.93%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.93%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2000
9 1 (0.93%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 28 (26.17%) MS Office
2 17 (15.89%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 29 (27.10%) SAN
2 27 (25.23%) Firewall
3 22 (20.56%) DNS
3 22 (20.56%) LAN
4 20 (18.69%) WAN
5 15 (14.02%) MPLS
5 15 (14.02%) DSL
6 14 (13.08%) BIG-IP
7 12 (11.21%) DHCP
8 8 (7.48%) NAS
8 8 (7.48%) NetScaler
9 7 (6.54%) Network Security
10 6 (5.61%) TCP/IP
11 5 (4.67%) VPN
11 5 (4.67%) Extranet
12 4 (3.74%) VLAN
12 4 (3.74%) Wireshark
12 4 (3.74%) FTP
13 2 (1.87%) VoIP
14 1 (0.93%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (22.43%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (4.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.87%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 3 (2.80%) Wise Package Studio
2 1 (0.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 16 (14.95%) Finance
2 10 (9.35%) Banking
3 5 (4.67%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.87%) Local Government
4 2 (1.87%) Law
4 2 (1.87%) Legal
4 2 (1.87%) Publishing
5 1 (0.93%) Marketing
5 1 (0.93%) Dutch Language
5 1 (0.93%) German Language
5 1 (0.93%) Online Betting
5 1 (0.93%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 27 (25.23%) Analyst
2 17 (15.89%) 3rd Line Support
3 15 (14.02%) Systems Engineer
4 14 (13.08%) Administrator
5 10 (9.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (8.41%) Systems Administrator
7 7 (6.54%) Technical Analyst
7 7 (6.54%) Operations Analyst
7 7 (6.54%) Citrix Engineer
8 6 (5.61%) Support Engineer
8 6 (5.61%) Support Analyst
9 5 (4.67%) Consultant
9 5 (4.67%) Systems Integration Engineer
9 5 (4.67%) Integration Engineer
10 4 (3.74%) Wintel Support
10 4 (3.74%) Citrix Support
10 4 (3.74%) Citrix Administrator
10 4 (3.74%) 2nd Line Support
10 4 (3.74%) Senior Systems Engineer
10 4 (3.74%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.35%) Software Packaging
2 9 (8.41%) Application Packaging
3 5 (4.67%) JSP
4 1 (0.93%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 21 (19.63%) Blackberry
2 18 (16.82%) Thin Client
2 18 (16.82%) Fat Client
3 6 (5.61%) Replication
4 5 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.74%) PKI
6 3 (2.80%) Clustering
7 2 (1.87%) SecurID
8 1 (0.93%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 99 (92.52%) Windows
2 55 (51.40%) Windows Server 2003
3 53 (49.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 39 (36.45%) Windows 7
5 20 (18.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (13.08%) Windows XP
7 12 (11.21%) Windows 2000
7 12 (11.21%) Windows 8
8 4 (3.74%) Apple iOS
8 4 (3.74%) Windows 2000 Server
8 4 (3.74%) Linux
9 3 (2.80%) Windows Vista
9 3 (2.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.93%) CentOS
10 1 (0.93%) Fedora
10 1 (0.93%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (22.43%) ITIL
2 16 (14.95%) Performance Management
3 14 (13.08%) Service Management
4 13 (12.15%) Problem Management
5 9 (8.41%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (7.48%) ITSM
7 7 (6.54%) BCP
7 7 (6.54%) Business Continuity
7 7 (6.54%) Business Continuity Planning
8 5 (4.67%) Software Deployment
8 5 (4.67%) ITIL V3
8 5 (4.67%) Software Distribution
8 5 (4.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 5 (4.67%) Compatibility Testing
8 5 (4.67%) Incident Management
8 5 (4.67%) Configuration Management
9 4 (3.74%) Change Management
10 3 (2.80%) Migration
10 3 (2.80%) Time Management
11 2 (1.87%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 19 (17.76%) PowerShell
2 13 (12.15%) VBScript
3 6 (5.61%) SQL
4 5 (4.67%) VB
5 1 (0.93%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (12.15%) Security Cleared
2 11 (10.28%) SC Cleared
3 8 (7.48%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (4.67%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (3.74%) CCA
6 3 (2.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (2.80%) MCP
6 3 (2.80%) MCSE
6 3 (2.80%) MCSA
6 3 (2.80%) MCITP
7 2 (1.87%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.87%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.93%) ISSAP
8 1 (0.93%) CCEE
8 1 (0.93%) CCAA
8 1 (0.93%) CCIA
8 1 (0.93%) MCDBA
8 1 (0.93%) CCNA
8 1 (0.93%) CCEA
8 1 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.67%) SLA
1 5 (4.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 84 (78.50%) Active Directory
2 74 (69.16%) XenApp
3 35 (32.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 32 (29.91%) VMware ESX
5 17 (15.89%) Hyper-V
6 15 (14.02%) XenDesktop
6 15 (14.02%) Xen
7 14 (13.08%) NLBS
8 12 (11.21%) Microsoft App-V
9 11 (10.28%) VMware ESXi
9 11 (10.28%) vSphere
9 11 (10.28%) XenServer
10 6 (5.61%) UAG
10 6 (5.61%) Terminal Services
11 5 (4.67%) MetaFrame
12 2 (1.87%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.93%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.93%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 21 (19.63%) SCCM
2 17 (15.89%) WSUS
3 16 (14.95%) Backup Exec
4 13 (12.15%) SCOM
5 8 (7.48%) Norton AntiVirus
6 7 (6.54%) ARCserve
6 7 (6.54%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
7 5 (4.67%) HP Data Protector
7 5 (4.67%) HP SIM
7 5 (4.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 4 (3.74%) Unicenter
9 3 (2.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (1.87%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 1 (0.93%) Nagios
11 1 (0.93%) NetBackup
11 1 (0.93%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 107 (100.00%) Citrix
2 79 (73.83%) Microsoft
3 70 (65.42%) VMware
4 22 (20.56%) Cisco
4 22 (20.56%) Symantec
5 14 (13.08%) CheckPoint
6 13 (12.15%) IBM
6 13 (12.15%) HP
7 11 (10.28%) Altiris
8 9 (8.41%) Lumension
8 9 (8.41%) CA
9 8 (7.48%) Dell
10 7 (6.54%) Veeam
11 5 (4.67%) Kaspersky
12 4 (3.74%) SolarWinds
12 4 (3.74%) Spiceworks
12 4 (3.74%) AppSense
13 3 (2.80%) NetIQ
13 3 (2.80%) Red Hat
14 2 (1.87%) Oracle
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