The table below looks at the statistics 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 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix
Rank 64 45 67
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +22
Contract jobs citing Citrix 60 77 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.35% 3.49% 1.96%
As % of the Vendors category 4.99% 7.01% 3.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 27 23
Average daily rate £305 £225 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.55% -39.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £157 £168 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £391 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 19 2
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.85 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.13% +32.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.31 £11.90 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.05 £29.00 £13.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -
Citrix
England

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

Vendors Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1202 1099 1052
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.10% 49.75% 49.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 604 555 504
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 111 61
Average hourly rate £15.80 £18.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.22% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.61 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.40 £30.00 £111.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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 11 February 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Citrix across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Citrix Hourly Rate Histogram 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 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Birmingham -5 33 £305 -2.40% 10
Coventry -8 7 £275 +19.56% 9
Staffordshire -3 4 - - 1
Wolverhampton +5 3 £338 -38.63%
Shropshire -21 3 - - 1
Solihull -12 2 - - 1
West Bromwich +5 1 - -
Worcestershire +3 1 - - 1
Warwickshire -5 1 £250 +18.34% 3
Citrix
England

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 85 (62.96%) Windows
2 63 (46.67%) Active Directory
3 42 (31.11%) Windows 7
4 39 (28.89%) Microsoft
5 36 (26.67%) MS Office
6 35 (25.93%) Windows XP
7 31 (22.96%) ITIL
8 30 (22.22%) VMware
9 26 (19.26%) Blackberry
10 24 (17.78%) SCCM
10 24 (17.78%) Security Cleared
11 21 (15.56%) Finance
11 21 (15.56%) Windows Server 2008
11 21 (15.56%) Windows Server
12 20 (14.81%) SC Cleared
12 20 (14.81%) Law
12 20 (14.81%) Migration
13 19 (14.07%) XenApp
14 18 (13.33%) Cisco
14 18 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
15 17 (12.59%) WAN
16 16 (11.85%) Legal
16 16 (11.85%) iManage
17 15 (11.11%) LAN
17 15 (11.11%) XenDesktop
17 15 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
18 14 (10.37%) Wireless
18 14 (10.37%) Windows Server 2003
18 14 (10.37%) Data Centre
19 13 (9.63%) Sophos

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 11 (8.15%) MS Exchange
2 10 (7.41%) IBM Notes
3 7 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (2.22%) IBM Domino
6 2 (1.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.74%) IIS
7 1 (0.74%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.74%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 36 (26.67%) MS Office
2 10 (7.41%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.96%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.74%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.44%) Office 365
2 2 (1.48%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (12.59%) WAN
2 15 (11.11%) LAN
3 14 (10.37%) Wireless
4 10 (7.41%) Firewall
4 10 (7.41%) Remote Desktop
5 9 (6.67%) VPN
6 7 (5.19%) DNS
6 7 (5.19%) SAN
6 7 (5.19%) TCP/IP
7 6 (4.44%) MPLS
7 6 (4.44%) NetScaler
7 6 (4.44%) Radio Access Network
8 5 (3.70%) 3G
8 5 (3.70%) 4G
9 4 (2.96%) DHCP
9 4 (2.96%) Internet
10 3 (2.22%) 2G
10 3 (2.22%) Cisco Wireless
10 3 (2.22%) LTE
11 2 (1.48%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.48%) InstallShield
2 1 (0.74%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.74%) MSI
General
1 21 (15.56%) Finance
2 20 (14.81%) Law
3 16 (11.85%) Legal
4 7 (5.19%) German Language
4 7 (5.19%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.96%) Back Office
6 3 (2.22%) Banking
6 3 (2.22%) Billing
7 2 (1.48%) Front Office
7 2 (1.48%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.48%) Local Government
7 2 (1.48%) Publishing
8 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.74%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (25.19%) Analyst
2 23 (17.04%) Support Engineer
3 20 (14.81%) Service Analyst
3 20 (14.81%) Service Desk Analyst
4 14 (10.37%) 2nd Line Support
5 13 (9.63%) Desktop Support
5 13 (9.63%) Project Manager
6 12 (8.89%) 3rd Line Support
6 12 (8.89%) Legal Analyst
6 12 (8.89%) Support Analyst
7 9 (6.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 9 (6.67%) Designer
7 9 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
7 9 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (5.93%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 8 (5.93%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 8 (5.93%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 8 (5.93%) Infrastructure Manager
8 8 (5.93%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 8 (5.93%) Network Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.74%) .NET
1 1 (0.74%) Web Services
1 1 (0.74%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (19.26%) Blackberry
2 14 (10.37%) Data Centre
3 9 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.44%) Enterprise Storage
5 5 (3.70%) Fat Client
5 5 (3.70%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.70%) Thin Client
6 3 (2.22%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.22%) NHS
6 3 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.48%) iPad
7 2 (1.48%) iPhone
7 2 (1.48%) SecurID
8 1 (0.74%) BYOD
8 1 (0.74%) CMDB
8 1 (0.74%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.74%) Mobile Computing
8 1 (0.74%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 85 (62.96%) Windows
2 42 (31.11%) Windows 7
3 35 (25.93%) Windows XP
4 21 (15.56%) Windows Server
4 21 (15.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (10.37%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (8.15%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (4.44%) Unix
8 4 (2.96%) Windows 8
9 3 (2.22%) Android
9 3 (2.22%) Apple iOS
9 3 (2.22%) Windows 10
10 2 (1.48%) BlackBerry OS
10 2 (1.48%) Linux
10 2 (1.48%) Mac OS X
10 2 (1.48%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.74%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (22.96%) ITIL
2 20 (14.81%) Migration
3 9 (6.67%) Service Delivery
4 8 (5.93%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (5.93%) Load Balancing
4 8 (5.93%) Root Cause Analysis
4 8 (5.93%) Service Management
5 7 (5.19%) Network Management
6 6 (4.44%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (4.44%) Fault Analysis
6 6 (4.44%) Fault Management
7 5 (3.70%) Change Management
7 5 (3.70%) Incident Management
8 3 (2.22%) Application Packaging
8 3 (2.22%) Business Continuity
8 3 (2.22%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (2.22%) ITSM
8 3 (2.22%) Problem Management
8 3 (2.22%) WFM
9 2 (1.48%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.22%) Java
1 3 (2.22%) SQL
2 2 (1.48%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.74%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (17.78%) Security Cleared
2 20 (14.81%) SC Cleared
3 18 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (3.70%) MCSE
5 4 (2.96%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (2.96%) Degree
5 4 (2.96%) MCP
6 3 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (2.22%) HNC
7 2 (1.48%) CCNA
7 2 (1.48%) CCNP
7 2 (1.48%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (1.48%) MCSA
8 1 (0.74%) APMP
8 1 (0.74%) CCAA
8 1 (0.74%) CCENT
8 1 (0.74%) MCDST
8 1 (0.74%) MCITP
8 1 (0.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.89%) SLA
2 3 (2.22%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 63 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 19 (14.07%) XenApp
3 15 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (11.11%) XenDesktop
4 10 (7.41%) Hyper-V
5 9 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (2.96%) XenServer
7 3 (2.22%) vSphere
8 2 (1.48%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.74%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 24 (17.78%) SCCM
2 3 (2.22%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (2.22%) SCOM
2 3 (2.22%) Windows Intune
2 3 (2.22%) WSUS
3 1 (0.74%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.74%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (0.74%) MAILsweeper
3 1 (0.74%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.74%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.74%) vRealize
3 1 (0.74%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (0.74%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 39 (28.89%) Microsoft
2 30 (22.22%) VMware
3 18 (13.33%) Cisco
4 16 (11.85%) iManage
5 13 (9.63%) Sophos
6 12 (8.89%) Dell
7 10 (7.41%) Lotus
8 7 (5.19%) F5
9 6 (4.44%) Cramer
9 6 (4.44%) Huawei
9 6 (4.44%) Juniper
9 6 (4.44%) Nortel
10 5 (3.70%) Ericsson
10 5 (3.70%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 5 (3.70%) Oracle
11 4 (2.96%) IBM
11 4 (2.96%) Symantec
12 3 (2.22%) Acronis
12 3 (2.22%) HP
12 3 (2.22%) ServiceNow
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