The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Citrix products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Citrix over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the West Midlands region.

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.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 58 49 41
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -8
Contract jobs citing Citrix 58 63 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.42% 3.34% 3.06%
As % of the Vendors category 4.70% 6.81% 6.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 22 23
Average daily rate £290 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £523 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £306 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.96% -5.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 18
Average hourly rate £11.75 £15.00 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.66% +1.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.85 £12.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.26 £25.25 £25.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.13 £15.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -10.44%
Vendors Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1235 925 1076
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 51.57% 49.02% 47.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 596 401 451
Average daily rate £350 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £549 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 128 98
Average hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.44% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.03 £37.80 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
Citrix
England

Citrix
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Citrix across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Citrix Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Citrix
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Citrix across the West Midlands region.

Citrix Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Citrix
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Citrix across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Citrix Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Citrix
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Citrix across the West Midlands region.

Citrix Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Citrix
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Citrix within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire +1 16 £275 -46.34%
Birmingham -18 14 £250 +12.35% 8
Worcestershire - 7 £310 - 1
Coventry -9 4 £450 +373.68% 6
Staffordshire -1 3 - - 2
Solihull -3 3 - - 1
Shropshire -2 1 £187 -37.78% 1
Sutton Coldfield - - - -
Walsall - - - -
West Bromwich - - - -
Herefordshire - - - - 1
Citrix
England

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Citrix 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.

1 75 (75.00%) Windows
2 62 (62.00%) Active Directory
3 43 (43.00%) VMware
4 35 (35.00%) XenApp
5 32 (32.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 32 (32.00%) Windows 7
6 26 (26.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 23 (23.00%) Microsoft
7 23 (23.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 22 (22.00%) Windows XP
9 18 (18.00%) LAN
9 18 (18.00%) WAN
10 16 (16.00%) MS Office
11 15 (15.00%) MS Exchange
11 15 (15.00%) XenDesktop
12 11 (11.00%) Security Cleared
12 11 (11.00%) Cisco
13 10 (10.00%) ITIL
13 10 (10.00%) vSphere
14 9 (9.00%) Migration
14 9 (9.00%) Microsoft Certification
15 7 (7.00%) Firewall
15 7 (7.00%) IBM
15 7 (7.00%) Linux
15 7 (7.00%) TCP/IP
15 7 (7.00%) SQL
15 7 (7.00%) SC Cleared
15 7 (7.00%) SCCM
16 6 (6.00%) NetScaler
16 6 (6.00%) Incident Management

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Citrix 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (15.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (6.00%) SharePoint
3 5 (5.00%) IBM Notes
3 5 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.00%) IIS
5 1 (1.00%) WorkSite
5 1 (1.00%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.00%) Lync
Applications
1 16 (16.00%) MS Office
2 3 (3.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.00%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.00%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 18 (18.00%) LAN
1 18 (18.00%) WAN
2 7 (7.00%) Firewall
2 7 (7.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (6.00%) NetScaler
3 6 (6.00%) VPN
4 5 (5.00%) DNS
4 5 (5.00%) SAN
5 4 (4.00%) DHCP
6 2 (2.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (2.00%) HTTP
6 2 (2.00%) Wireless
6 2 (2.00%) Unified Communications
7 1 (1.00%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.00%) MPLS
7 1 (1.00%) Intranet
7 1 (1.00%) FTP
7 1 (1.00%) SMTP
7 1 (1.00%) BIG-IP
7 1 (1.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.00%) DataStage
3 1 (1.00%) SQLPlus
3 1 (1.00%) MS Access
3 1 (1.00%) Cognos Powerplay
3 1 (1.00%) Cognos Impromptu
3 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.00%) ClearQuest
2 1 (1.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.00%) ClearCase
General
1 3 (3.00%) Legal
1 3 (3.00%) Manufacturing
1 3 (3.00%) Finance
2 2 (2.00%) Banking
2 2 (2.00%) Back Office
3 1 (1.00%) Advertising
3 1 (1.00%) Automotive
3 1 (1.00%) Law
3 1 (1.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.00%) French Language
3 1 (1.00%) German Language
3 1 (1.00%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 18 (18.00%) Analyst
2 16 (16.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 10 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 10 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 8 (8.00%) Architect
5 7 (7.00%) Consultant
6 6 (6.00%) Wintel Engineer
6 6 (6.00%) Service Desk Analyst
6 6 (6.00%) Server Engineer
6 6 (6.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (6.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (6.00%) Service Analyst
6 6 (6.00%) Technical Architect
6 6 (6.00%) Desktop Support
7 5 (5.00%) IT Support
8 4 (4.00%) Designer
8 4 (4.00%) Desktop Analyst
8 4 (4.00%) Technical Analyst
8 4 (4.00%) Server Support
8 4 (4.00%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.00%) .NET
2 2 (2.00%) HTML
3 1 (1.00%) X-Windows
3 1 (1.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.00%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.00%) Clustering
1 4 (4.00%) FlexPod
2 3 (3.00%) Thin Client
2 3 (3.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (3.00%) Fat Client
3 2 (2.00%) PDA
3 2 (2.00%) Statistics
3 2 (2.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.00%) Blog
4 1 (1.00%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 75 (75.00%) Windows
2 32 (32.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 32 (32.00%) Windows 7
3 26 (26.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 22 (22.00%) Windows XP
5 7 (7.00%) Linux
6 6 (6.00%) Windows 8
6 6 (6.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (3.00%) UNIX
8 2 (2.00%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (2.00%) Solaris
9 1 (1.00%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.00%) HPUX
9 1 (1.00%) Windows NT
9 1 (1.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (10.00%) ITIL
2 9 (9.00%) Migration
3 6 (6.00%) Incident Management
4 4 (4.00%) Network Design
5 3 (3.00%) Service Delivery
5 3 (3.00%) Change Management
5 3 (3.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (3.00%) ERP
5 3 (3.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (3.00%) Supplier Management
5 3 (3.00%) Problem Management
6 2 (2.00%) Test Strategy
6 2 (2.00%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (2.00%) Performance Testing
6 2 (2.00%) Stress Testing
6 2 (2.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (2.00%) Load Balancing
6 2 (2.00%) TOGAF
6 2 (2.00%) Project Management
6 2 (2.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.00%) SQL
2 6 (6.00%) Java
3 3 (3.00%) C
3 3 (3.00%) Perl
3 3 (3.00%) Korn
3 3 (3.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.00%) PHP
4 1 (1.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.00%) VB
4 1 (1.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.00%) VBA
4 1 (1.00%) C#
4 1 (1.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (11.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (9.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (7.00%) SC Cleared
4 6 (6.00%) MCSE
5 3 (3.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (3.00%) MCITP
6 2 (2.00%) NCDA
6 2 (2.00%) NCIE
6 2 (2.00%) CCEE
6 2 (2.00%) CCIA
6 2 (2.00%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (2.00%) ISEB
6 2 (2.00%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.00%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.00%) SLA
2 2 (2.00%) COBIT
2 2 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 2 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 62 (62.00%) Active Directory
2 35 (35.00%) XenApp
3 23 (23.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (15.00%) XenDesktop
5 10 (10.00%) vSphere
6 4 (4.00%) XenServer
6 4 (4.00%) VMware ESX
7 3 (3.00%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (2.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (2.00%) Terminal Server
9 1 (1.00%) Hyper-V
9 1 (1.00%) VMware Server
9 1 (1.00%) IAG
9 1 (1.00%) UAG
Systems Management
1 7 (7.00%) SCCM
2 4 (4.00%) SCOM
3 3 (3.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (3.00%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (2.00%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (1.00%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 43 (43.00%) VMware
2 23 (23.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (11.00%) Cisco
4 7 (7.00%) IBM
5 6 (6.00%) Symantec
6 5 (5.00%) Lotus
7 4 (4.00%) Avaya
8 3 (3.00%) NetApp
8 3 (3.00%) HP
8 3 (3.00%) EMC
8 3 (3.00%) Oracle
9 2 (2.00%) PlateSpin
9 2 (2.00%) CA
9 2 (2.00%) Dell
9 2 (2.00%) Wyse
10 1 (1.00%) McAfee
10 1 (1.00%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.00%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.00%) Hyperion
10 1 (1.00%) Juniper
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