The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Citrix products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Citrix over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Citrix Systems.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix
Rank 83 71 63
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -8
Contract jobs citing Citrix 1451 1583 1627
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.69% 2.78% 3.02%
As % of the Vendors category 5.96% 6.31% 6.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 865 940 930
Median daily rate £330 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £170 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 146 181
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £35.75 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.60 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+14.45% -2.35%

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

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
24339 25095 24262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.07% 44.06% 45.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 14932 14721 13394
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 810 1084 1062
Median hourly rate £19.61 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.94% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Citrix
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Citrix as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Citrix Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Citrix
Daily Rate Trend

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

Citrix Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Citrix
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Citrix within the UK over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

Citrix Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Citrix
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Citrix Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Citrix
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Citrix within the UK over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

Citrix Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Citrix
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Citrix within the UK over the 3 months to 26 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -14 1319 £335 +4.68% 243
London -48 445 £400 +14.28% 93
South East -27 212 £325 -4.41% 49
North East +41 164 £240 -4.19% 1
Tyne and Wear +44 160 £246 +3.68% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne +42 160 £246 +3.68% 1
East of England +1 135 £381 +27.08% 13
North West -15 124 £375 +29.31% 19
City of London -14 87 £415 +18.57% 31
Scotland +17 86 £300 -0.82% 4
South West +8 80 £338 +35.00% 6
West Midlands -4 79 £325 +8.33% 13
Manchester -14 62 £375 +25.00% 13
Essex +11 58 £350 -9.67% 6
Berkshire +2 54 £235 -38.88% 18
Hampshire -12 53 £330 - 13
Yorkshire -9 46 £325 +30.00% 36
West Yorkshire +27 39 £325 +44.44% 24
Leeds +24 38 £325 +1.56% 18
Colchester -1 37 £425 +3.65% 2
Cheshire +11 33 £406 +30.00% 3
Surrey -16 33 £325 -7.14% 6
Edinburgh +16 32 £295 -9.23%
East Midlands +1 30 £336 +3.46% 13
Buckinghamshire +4 27 £468 +46.39% 6
Reading +16 26 £235 -50.52% 6
Milton Keynes +13 26 £462 +42.13% 4
Renfrewshire -2 26 £300 -12.40%
Erskine -5 26 £300 -12.40%
Bedfordshire 0 23 £388 +29.16%

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Citrix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Citrix.

1 2008 (70.73%) Windows
2 1640 (57.77%) Active Directory
3 1344 (47.34%) VMware
4 1292 (45.51%) Microsoft
5 970 (34.17%) Windows Server
6 770 (27.12%) XenApp
7 754 (26.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 717 (25.26%) VMware Infrastructure
9 678 (23.88%) ITIL
10 577 (20.32%) Windows 7
11 561 (19.76%) Windows Server 2012
12 503 (17.72%) SCCM
13 501 (17.65%) MS Excel
14 496 (17.47%) SQL
15 494 (17.40%) Security Cleared
16 493 (17.37%) DNS
17 463 (16.31%) MS Office
18 462 (16.27%) MS Exchange
19 460 (16.20%) Finance
19 460 (16.20%) XenDesktop
20 457 (16.10%) DHCP
21 449 (15.82%) Cisco
22 446 (15.71%) HP
23 443 (15.60%) SQL Server
24 433 (15.25%) Windows Server 2003
25 408 (14.37%) PowerShell
26 382 (13.46%) SC Cleared
27 371 (13.07%) Microsoft Certification
28 362 (12.75%) SAN
29 359 (12.65%) Firewall

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 462 (16.27%) MS Exchange
2 196 (6.90%) SharePoint
3 192 (6.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 185 (6.52%) Skype for Business
5 152 (5.35%) IIS
6 72 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2013
7 69 (2.43%) IBM Notes
8 65 (2.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 49 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2003
10 47 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2007
11 46 (1.62%) Apache
12 41 (1.44%) OpenStack
13 29 (1.02%) Confluence
14 26 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
15 22 (0.77%) WebSphere
16 18 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
17 15 (0.53%) IBM Domino
18 12 (0.42%) SharePoint Server
19 11 (0.39%) Live Communications Server
19 11 (0.39%) nginx
Applications
1 501 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 463 (16.31%) MS Office
3 27 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
4 24 (0.85%) MS Visio
5 15 (0.53%) MS Project
6 8 (0.28%) ProjectWise
7 2 (0.070%) QuarkXPress
7 2 (0.070%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.035%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.035%) ImageReady
Business Applications
1 11 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 10 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
4 8 (0.28%) assyst
4 8 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
5 7 (0.25%) RMDS
6 6 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.11%) Primavera
7 3 (0.11%) Unit4 Business World
8 2 (0.070%) Eikon
8 2 (0.070%) Northgate Housing
8 2 (0.070%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 2 (0.070%) Sophis RISQUE
9 1 (0.035%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.035%) Maximo
9 1 (0.035%) OpenText MBPM
9 1 (0.035%) Oracle ERP
9 1 (0.035%) Orchard Housing
9 1 (0.035%) Payment Gateway
9 1 (0.035%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 254 (8.95%) Office 365
2 108 (3.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 106 (3.73%) Amazon AWS
4 45 (1.59%) IaaS
5 35 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
6 32 (1.13%) PaaS
7 26 (0.92%) SaaS
8 16 (0.56%) GitHub
9 14 (0.49%) Mimecast
10 13 (0.46%) Google Apps
11 10 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
11 10 (0.35%) OneDrive
12 9 (0.32%) Azure Active Directory
13 8 (0.28%) Amazon S3
14 7 (0.25%) Yammer
15 6 (0.21%) SoftLayer
16 4 (0.14%) CloudFront
17 3 (0.11%) OpenShift
18 2 (0.070%) Adobe Creative Cloud
18 2 (0.070%) Bluemix
Communications & Networking
1 493 (17.37%) DNS
2 457 (16.10%) DHCP
3 362 (12.75%) SAN
4 359 (12.65%) Firewall
5 291 (10.25%) NetScaler
6 270 (9.51%) WAN
7 261 (9.19%) LAN
8 150 (5.28%) TCP/IP
9 149 (5.25%) VPN
10 132 (4.65%) Internet
11 108 (3.80%) Network Security
12 97 (3.42%) Wireless
13 73 (2.57%) SSL
14 68 (2.40%) VLAN
15 60 (2.11%) VoIP
16 52 (1.83%) MPLS
17 46 (1.62%) NAS
18 44 (1.55%) Cisco ASA
19 42 (1.48%) Skype
19 42 (1.48%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 443 (15.60%) SQL Server
2 71 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 61 (2.15%) DB2
4 49 (1.73%) SQL Server 2005
5 43 (1.51%) Oracle Database
6 38 (1.34%) MySQL
7 32 (1.13%) SQL Server 2012
8 30 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
9 23 (0.81%) Hadoop
9 23 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 22 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 21 (0.74%) Big Data
11 21 (0.74%) MongoDB
12 17 (0.60%) BusinessObjects
13 14 (0.49%) Amazon RDS
13 14 (0.49%) Relational Database
13 14 (0.49%) SQL Server 2014
14 13 (0.46%) MS Access
15 12 (0.42%) Apache Cassandra
15 12 (0.42%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 55 (1.94%) MSI
2 35 (1.23%) JIRA
3 27 (0.95%) Jenkins
4 24 (0.85%) HP UFT
4 24 (0.85%) WinRunner
5 22 (0.77%) TestDirector
6 20 (0.70%) Git (software)
7 17 (0.60%) Maven
8 16 (0.56%) LoadRunner
9 12 (0.42%) Hudson
10 8 (0.28%) SpecFlow
10 8 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (0.28%) TestComplete
11 7 (0.25%) StarTeam
11 7 (0.25%) Subversion
11 7 (0.25%) TeamCity
11 7 (0.25%) Vagrant
12 5 (0.18%) Zephyr
13 4 (0.14%) Octopus Deploy
13 4 (0.14%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 460 (16.20%) Finance
2 133 (4.68%) Banking
3 130 (4.58%) Law
4 95 (3.35%) Legal
5 76 (2.68%) Telecoms
6 41 (1.44%) Back Office
7 38 (1.34%) Manufacturing
8 31 (1.09%) Retail
9 29 (1.02%) Financial Institution
10 23 (0.81%) Advertising
11 20 (0.70%) Local Government
12 18 (0.63%) Publishing
13 16 (0.56%) Investment Banking
14 15 (0.53%) Billing
15 13 (0.46%) Marketing
16 12 (0.42%) French Language
17 9 (0.32%) German Language
18 8 (0.28%) Electronics
19 7 (0.25%) Aerospace
19 7 (0.25%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 533 (18.77%) Analyst
2 335 (11.80%) Architect
3 290 (10.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 276 (9.72%) Support Engineer
5 224 (7.89%) Citrix Engineer
6 198 (6.97%) Service Analyst
7 188 (6.62%) Support Analyst
8 176 (6.20%) Service Desk Analyst
9 174 (6.13%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 163 (5.74%) 3rd Line Support
11 143 (5.04%) Windows Engineer
12 136 (4.79%) Desktop Support
13 134 (4.72%) 2nd Line Support
13 134 (4.72%) Consultant
14 120 (4.23%) Citrix Support
15 114 (4.02%) Project Manager
16 104 (3.66%) Server Engineer
17 99 (3.49%) Infrastructure Manager
17 99 (3.49%) VMware Engineer
18 98 (3.45%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (2.82%) .NET
2 73 (2.57%) Middleware
3 55 (1.94%) Web Services
4 47 (1.66%) XML
5 34 (1.20%) HTML
6 30 (1.06%) REST
7 25 (0.88%) WSDL
8 24 (0.85%) XSD
9 23 (0.81%) Regular Expression
10 16 (0.56%) CSS
11 12 (0.42%) AngularJS
11 12 (0.42%) Node.js
11 12 (0.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 9 (0.32%) .NET Framework
12 9 (0.32%) SAP Basis
12 9 (0.32%) XSL
13 8 (0.28%) XSLT
14 7 (0.25%) HTML5
15 6 (0.21%) LAMP
15 6 (0.21%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 336 (11.84%) Data Centre
2 190 (6.69%) Clustering
3 181 (6.38%) Blackberry
4 133 (4.68%) Computer Science
5 112 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
6 108 (3.80%) Management Information System
7 99 (3.49%) Fat Client
7 99 (3.49%) Thin Client
8 56 (1.97%) Mainframe
9 51 (1.80%) Private Cloud
10 50 (1.76%) Smartphone
11 40 (1.41%) Replication
12 36 (1.27%) PKI
13 35 (1.23%) Hybrid Cloud
14 33 (1.16%) Client/Server
15 30 (1.06%) BYOD
15 30 (1.06%) CESG
15 30 (1.06%) Driving Licence
15 30 (1.06%) PDA
16 25 (0.88%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2008 (70.73%) Windows
2 970 (34.17%) Windows Server
3 754 (26.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 577 (20.32%) Windows 7
5 561 (19.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 433 (15.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 326 (11.48%) Linux
8 172 (6.06%) Windows XP
9 162 (5.71%) Unix
10 161 (5.67%) Windows 8
11 156 (5.49%) Windows 10
12 114 (4.02%) AIX
13 99 (3.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 82 (2.89%) Solaris
15 63 (2.22%) Apple iOS
16 52 (1.83%) Android
17 40 (1.41%) HPUX
18 25 (0.88%) Windows Phone
19 24 (0.85%) Mac OS X
20 22 (0.77%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 678 (23.88%) ITIL
2 324 (11.41%) Migration
3 252 (8.88%) Project Management
4 200 (7.04%) Incident Management
5 173 (6.09%) Change Management
6 147 (5.18%) Service Delivery
7 124 (4.37%) Disaster Recovery
8 114 (4.02%) Application Packaging
9 101 (3.56%) Service Management
10 99 (3.49%) Stakeholder Management
11 98 (3.45%) Load Balancing
12 97 (3.42%) Agile Software Development
13 95 (3.35%) High Availability
14 89 (3.13%) PRINCE2
14 89 (3.13%) Software Delivery
15 88 (3.10%) Problem Management
16 81 (2.85%) TOGAF
17 79 (2.78%) Document Management
18 75 (2.64%) ITIL V3
19 73 (2.57%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 496 (17.47%) SQL
2 408 (14.37%) PowerShell
3 129 (4.54%) VBScript
4 74 (2.61%) Java
5 60 (2.11%) T-SQL
6 55 (1.94%) VB
7 49 (1.73%) Python
8 41 (1.44%) C#
9 36 (1.27%) JavaScript
10 35 (1.23%) Bash Shell
10 35 (1.23%) Perl
11 24 (0.85%) PHP
12 21 (0.74%) C
13 16 (0.56%) Shell Script
14 14 (0.49%) PL/SQL
15 10 (0.35%) Ruby
16 9 (0.32%) R
17 5 (0.18%) C++
17 5 (0.18%) COBOL
17 5 (0.18%) VBA
Qualifications
1 494 (17.40%) Security Cleared
2 382 (13.46%) SC Cleared
3 371 (13.07%) Microsoft Certification
4 225 (7.93%) MCSE
5 187 (6.59%) Degree
6 130 (4.58%) Cisco Certification
7 111 (3.91%) MCSA
8 93 (3.28%) CCNA
9 75 (2.64%) BPSS Clearance
10 72 (2.54%) Citrix Certification
11 67 (2.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 66 (2.32%) MCITP
12 66 (2.32%) MCP
13 55 (1.94%) ITIL Certification
14 53 (1.87%) CCNP
14 53 (1.87%) DV Cleared
15 51 (1.80%) MCTS
16 44 (1.55%) CCA
17 38 (1.34%) MCDST
18 33 (1.16%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 140 (4.93%) SLA
2 65 (2.29%) Disclosure Scotland
3 39 (1.37%) QA
4 26 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (0.46%) HL7
5 13 (0.46%) PCI DSS
6 12 (0.42%) RMADS
7 6 (0.21%) COBIT
7 6 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (0.18%) ISO22301
8 5 (0.18%) PMBOK
9 2 (0.070%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.035%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1640 (57.77%) Active Directory
2 770 (27.12%) XenApp
3 717 (25.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 460 (16.20%) XenDesktop
5 305 (10.74%) Microsoft App-V
6 294 (10.36%) Hyper-V
7 214 (7.54%) XenServer
8 187 (6.59%) vSphere
9 128 (4.51%) VMware ESX
10 100 (3.52%) Terminal Services
11 72 (2.54%) VMware ESXi
12 69 (2.43%) Xen
13 56 (1.97%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 50 (1.76%) Virtual Desktop
15 45 (1.59%) Virtual Machines
16 41 (1.44%) Virtual Servers
17 28 (0.99%) VMware Server
18 23 (0.81%) Oracle RAC
19 22 (0.77%) BitLocker
20 21 (0.74%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 503 (17.72%) SCCM
2 156 (5.49%) SCOM
3 102 (3.59%) Microsoft Clustering
4 68 (2.40%) WSUS
5 67 (2.36%) XenMobile
6 60 (2.11%) EdgeSight
7 57 (2.01%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 46 (1.62%) Backup Exec
9 45 (1.59%) McAfee ePO
10 42 (1.48%) Microsoft Intune
10 42 (1.48%) Netcool
11 41 (1.44%) SafeCom
12 40 (1.41%) NetBackup
13 38 (1.34%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 37 (1.30%) HP SIM
15 36 (1.27%) OpenView Configuration Management
16 34 (1.20%) Puppet
17 32 (1.13%) SCVMM
18 28 (0.99%) AirWatch
18 28 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1344 (47.34%) VMware
2 1292 (45.51%) Microsoft
3 449 (15.82%) Cisco
4 446 (15.71%) HP
5 287 (10.11%) Oracle
6 236 (8.31%) AppSense
7 161 (5.67%) NetApp
8 149 (5.25%) EMC
9 124 (4.37%) Dell
9 124 (4.37%) Symantec
10 123 (4.33%) IBM
11 99 (3.49%) CheckPoint
12 96 (3.38%) Red Hat
13 88 (3.10%) Apple
13 88 (3.10%) Intel Security
14 74 (2.61%) SAP
15 68 (2.40%) Lotus
16 67 (2.36%) ThinPrint
17 61 (2.15%) Veritas
18 57 (2.01%) F5
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