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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix Presentation Server
Rank 541 520 474
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -46
Contract jobs citing Citrix Presentation Server 30 39 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.060% 0.080% 0.13%
As % of the System Software category 0.62% 0.83% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 13 31
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£330 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £247 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £325 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £295
% change year-on-year
+8.41% +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 4
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.75 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.39% -39.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-11.39% -39.23%

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
4817 4688 4329
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.61% 9.60% 9.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2632 2379 2012
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £165 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 558 537 768
Average hourly rate £16.41 £16.00 £18.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -14.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £31.56 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.08 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.74% -11.42%

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 29 January 2015.

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
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 29 January 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 -22 29 £320 +6.66% 9
London +14 14 £330 +1.53% 3
South East -7 7 £276 - 2
City of London +15 5 £320 -5.18% 2
East of England 0 4 £365 -
Manchester 0 4 £363 -
North West -2 4 £363 +28.40%
Bedfordshire -10 3 - -
Cheshire - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Kent - - - - 1
Leicestershire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
West Sussex - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1
Nantwich - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Woking - - - - 1
Birmingham - - - -
Cheltenham - - - -
Coventry - - - -
Crawley - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Leeds - - - - 1
Leicester - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Luton - - - -
South West - - - - 2

Citrix Presentation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 77 (100.00%) Citrix
2 66 (85.71%) Windows
3 56 (72.73%) Active Directory
4 55 (71.43%) VMware
5 54 (70.13%) Microsoft
6 47 (61.04%) XenApp
7 45 (58.44%) Windows Server 2003
8 41 (53.25%) Windows Server 2008
9 38 (49.35%) MS Exchange
10 37 (48.05%) VMware Infrastructure
11 23 (29.87%) SAN
12 20 (25.97%) DNS
12 20 (25.97%) Windows Server 2012
13 17 (22.08%) Firewall
13 17 (22.08%) Finance
13 17 (22.08%) MS Office
13 17 (22.08%) Windows 7
13 17 (22.08%) Exchange Server 2007
14 16 (20.78%) Blackberry
15 15 (19.48%) VMware ESX
15 15 (19.48%) LAN
15 15 (19.48%) Cisco
15 15 (19.48%) XenDesktop
16 14 (18.18%) Symantec
17 13 (16.88%) XenServer
17 13 (16.88%) Hyper-V
17 13 (16.88%) Exchange Server 2010
18 12 (15.58%) PowerShell
18 12 (15.58%) Fat Client
18 12 (15.58%) Xen

Citrix Presentation Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 38 (49.35%) MS Exchange
2 17 (22.08%) Exchange Server 2007
3 13 (16.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (15.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 10 (12.99%) Exchange Server 2003
6 9 (11.69%) IIS
7 6 (7.79%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (3.90%) IBM Notes
8 3 (3.90%) Lotus Domino
9 2 (2.60%) Lync
9 2 (2.60%) SharePoint
10 1 (1.30%) Site Server
10 1 (1.30%) Apache
10 1 (1.30%) Tomcat
10 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 17 (22.08%) MS Office
2 8 (10.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 23 (29.87%) SAN
2 20 (25.97%) DNS
3 17 (22.08%) Firewall
4 15 (19.48%) LAN
5 12 (15.58%) WAN
5 12 (15.58%) DHCP
6 11 (14.29%) VPN
7 9 (11.69%) TCP/IP
8 8 (10.39%) MPLS
8 8 (10.39%) DSL
9 7 (9.09%) BIG-IP
9 7 (9.09%) NAS
10 6 (7.79%) VLAN
11 5 (6.49%) FTP
12 4 (5.19%) VoIP
13 3 (3.90%) Extranet
13 3 (3.90%) Wireless
13 3 (3.90%) Network Security
14 2 (2.60%) NetScaler
14 2 (2.60%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.99%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.79%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (7.79%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Wise Package Studio
2 1 (1.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 17 (22.08%) Finance
2 8 (10.39%) Legal
2 8 (10.39%) Banking
3 5 (6.49%) Publishing
4 4 (5.19%) Law
5 2 (2.60%) Local Government
6 1 (1.30%) Back Office
6 1 (1.30%) Online Betting
6 1 (1.30%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 22 (28.57%) Analyst
2 19 (24.68%) 3rd Line Support
3 11 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 11 (14.29%) Citrix Analyst
4 9 (11.69%) Administrator
5 7 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
6 6 (7.79%) Citrix Support
6 6 (7.79%) Consultant
6 6 (7.79%) Systems Administrator
6 6 (7.79%) Operations Analyst
7 5 (6.49%) Server Engineer
7 5 (6.49%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 4 (5.19%) Citrix Administrator
8 4 (5.19%) Technical Analyst
8 4 (5.19%) Citrix Consultant
8 4 (5.19%) Citrix Engineer
9 3 (3.90%) IT Support Analyst
9 3 (3.90%) Support Engineer
9 3 (3.90%) Citrix Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.39%) Application Packaging
2 3 (3.90%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 16 (20.78%) Blackberry
2 12 (15.58%) Fat Client
2 12 (15.58%) Thin Client
3 7 (9.09%) Replication
4 5 (6.49%) SecurID
5 3 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.60%) PKI
6 2 (2.60%) Clustering
7 1 (1.30%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 66 (85.71%) Windows
2 45 (58.44%) Windows Server 2003
3 41 (53.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (25.97%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (22.08%) Windows 7
6 10 (12.99%) Windows XP
7 9 (11.69%) Windows 8
8 8 (10.39%) Windows 2000
9 2 (2.60%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (2.60%) Linux
10 1 (1.30%) VMS
10 1 (1.30%) UNIX
10 1 (1.30%) Fedora
10 1 (1.30%) CentOS
10 1 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (14.29%) ITIL
2 9 (11.69%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (11.69%) Problem Management
2 9 (11.69%) Performance Management
3 7 (9.09%) Business Continuity
3 7 (9.09%) ITSM
3 7 (9.09%) BCP
3 7 (9.09%) Service Management
3 7 (9.09%) Business Continuity Planning
4 3 (3.90%) Incident Management
4 3 (3.90%) Time Management
4 3 (3.90%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (2.60%) Software Deployment
5 2 (2.60%) Change Management
6 1 (1.30%) CRM
6 1 (1.30%) Process Management
6 1 (1.30%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.30%) Configuration Management
6 1 (1.30%) Strategic Planning
6 1 (1.30%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 12 (15.58%) PowerShell
1 12 (15.58%) VBScript
2 3 (3.90%) VB
2 3 (3.90%) SQL
3 1 (1.30%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (11.69%) Citrix Certification
2 8 (10.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (10.39%) CCA
3 7 (9.09%) CCEA
3 7 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 7 (9.09%) CCIA
4 5 (6.49%) MCSE
4 5 (6.49%) SC Cleared
5 4 (5.19%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (2.60%) MCITP
6 2 (2.60%) MCP
7 1 (1.30%) MCSA
7 1 (1.30%) MCDBA
7 1 (1.30%) HNC
7 1 (1.30%) ISSAP
7 1 (1.30%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.30%) CCEE
7 1 (1.30%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.19%) SLA
System Software
1 56 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 47 (61.04%) XenApp
3 37 (48.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (19.48%) VMware ESX
4 15 (19.48%) XenDesktop
5 13 (16.88%) XenServer
5 13 (16.88%) Hyper-V
6 12 (15.58%) Xen
7 7 (9.09%) NLBS
7 7 (9.09%) vSphere
8 6 (7.79%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (7.79%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (6.49%) Terminal Services
9 5 (6.49%) MetaFrame
10 2 (2.60%) UAG
10 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (1.30%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 10 (12.99%) Norton AntiVirus
1 10 (12.99%) Backup Exec
2 6 (7.79%) SCCM
2 6 (7.79%) WSUS
2 6 (7.79%) ARCserve
3 5 (6.49%) SCOM
4 3 (3.90%) Unicenter
4 3 (3.90%) HP SIM
4 3 (3.90%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (2.60%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
5 2 (2.60%) EdgeSight
5 2 (2.60%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.30%) Nagios
6 1 (1.30%) ZENworks
6 1 (1.30%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 77 (100.00%) Citrix
2 55 (71.43%) VMware
3 54 (70.13%) Microsoft
4 15 (19.48%) Cisco
5 14 (18.18%) Symantec
6 8 (10.39%) Dell
7 7 (9.09%) IBM
7 7 (9.09%) CheckPoint
7 7 (9.09%) Altiris
7 7 (9.09%) Veeam
8 6 (7.79%) Kaspersky
9 5 (6.49%) HP
9 5 (6.49%) McAfee
10 4 (5.19%) CA
11 3 (3.90%) Lotus
11 3 (3.90%) Lumension
12 2 (2.60%) F5
12 2 (2.60%) Spiceworks
12 2 (2.60%) SolarWinds
12 2 (2.60%) WatchGuard
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