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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 48 43 54
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +11
Contract jobs citing Citrix 82 68 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.34% 3.42% 2.39%
As % of the Vendors category 6.82% 7.44% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 37 36
Average daily rate
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£308 £278 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.90% +11.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £174 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £455 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 8 4
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% +26.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Vendors Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1203 914 1059
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 49.00% 46.00% 47.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 564 401 462
Average daily rate £325 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £175 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 71 80
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £16.36
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +22.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.23 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.55 £28.15 £37.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
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 31 July 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
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 31 July 2014.

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 31 July 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
Worcestershire - 21 £315 - 5
Coventry -1 15 £306 +260.29% 4
Birmingham -16 15 £310 +18.19% 13
Staffordshire +12 8 - - 4
West Bromwich - 7 £248 -
Solihull - 2 £200 -
Sutton Coldfield - - - - 1
Walsall - - - -
Wolverhampton - - - -
Herefordshire - - - - 1
Shropshire - - - - 3
Warwickshire - - - - 3
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Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 111 (81.62%) Windows
2 94 (69.12%) Active Directory
3 78 (57.35%) VMware
4 61 (44.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 55 (40.44%) Microsoft
6 53 (38.97%) XenApp
7 46 (33.82%) VMware Infrastructure
8 45 (33.09%) Windows Server 2003
9 40 (29.41%) Windows 7
10 38 (27.94%) MS Exchange
11 35 (25.74%) MS Office
12 29 (21.32%) XenDesktop
13 26 (19.12%) Windows XP
14 23 (16.91%) ITIL
14 23 (16.91%) SCCM
15 22 (16.18%) XenServer
15 22 (16.18%) DNS
16 21 (15.44%) SAN
17 20 (14.71%) DHCP
17 20 (14.71%) Security Cleared
18 18 (13.24%) Exchange Server 2003
18 18 (13.24%) Dell
19 17 (12.50%) Migration
19 17 (12.50%) Blackberry
19 17 (12.50%) SC Cleared
20 15 (11.03%) NAS
20 15 (11.03%) vSphere
20 15 (11.03%) VLAN
21 14 (10.29%) PDA
21 14 (10.29%) Windows Server 2012

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 38 (27.94%) MS Exchange
2 18 (13.24%) Exchange Server 2003
3 9 (6.62%) IBM Notes
4 7 (5.15%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (3.68%) SharePoint Server
5 5 (3.68%) SharePoint
6 4 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (2.21%) IIS
7 3 (2.21%) Lotus Domino
8 2 (1.47%) ColdFusion
8 2 (1.47%) WorkSite
9 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.74%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.74%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 35 (25.74%) MS Office
2 9 (6.62%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.47%) MS Project
4 1 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (16.18%) DNS
2 21 (15.44%) SAN
3 20 (14.71%) DHCP
4 15 (11.03%) VLAN
4 15 (11.03%) NAS
5 13 (9.56%) WAN
6 12 (8.82%) LAN
7 11 (8.09%) TCP/IP
7 11 (8.09%) NetScaler
8 9 (6.62%) Firewall
9 5 (3.68%) VoIP
10 4 (2.94%) VPN
11 2 (1.47%) MPLS
11 2 (1.47%) Wireless
12 1 (0.74%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.47%) DataStage
3 1 (0.74%) SQLPlus
3 1 (0.74%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (0.74%) PVCS
1 1 (0.74%) ClearCase
1 1 (0.74%) Eclipse
1 1 (0.74%) ClearQuest
1 1 (0.74%) MSI
1 1 (0.74%) InstallShield
1 1 (0.74%) AdminStudio
General
1 6 (4.41%) Finance
2 4 (2.94%) Legal
3 3 (2.21%) Banking
4 2 (1.47%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.47%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (0.74%) Back Office
5 1 (0.74%) Advertising
5 1 (0.74%) Automotive
5 1 (0.74%) Law
Job Titles
1 33 (24.26%) Analyst
2 22 (16.18%) Support Analyst
3 20 (14.71%) 3rd Line Support
4 17 (12.50%) Support Engineer
5 15 (11.03%) Service Analyst
6 14 (10.29%) 1st Line Support
6 14 (10.29%) Service Desk Analyst
7 13 (9.56%) 2nd Line Support
8 12 (8.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 10 (7.35%) Administrator
10 9 (6.62%) Support Specialist
10 9 (6.62%) Consultant
10 9 (6.62%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 9 (6.62%) 1st Line Support Analyst
11 8 (5.88%) Wintel Engineer
12 6 (4.41%) Citrix Engineer
12 6 (4.41%) Systems Administrator
12 6 (4.41%) VMware Engineer
12 6 (4.41%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
13 5 (3.68%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.21%) Application Packaging
2 2 (1.47%) Middleware
3 1 (0.74%) X-Windows
3 1 (0.74%) HTML
3 1 (0.74%) .NET
3 1 (0.74%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.74%) ODBC
3 1 (0.74%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.50%) Blackberry
2 14 (10.29%) PDA
3 6 (4.41%) Clustering
4 3 (2.21%) NHS
5 2 (1.47%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.74%) Firmware
6 1 (0.74%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.74%) Statistics
6 1 (0.74%) SCADA
6 1 (0.74%) EqualLogic
6 1 (0.74%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 111 (81.62%) Windows
2 61 (44.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 45 (33.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 40 (29.41%) Windows 7
5 26 (19.12%) Windows XP
6 14 (10.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (6.62%) Windows 8
8 3 (2.21%) Apple iOS
8 3 (2.21%) Solaris
8 3 (2.21%) Linux
9 2 (1.47%) Windows 2000
9 2 (1.47%) Windows NT
9 2 (1.47%) UNIX
9 2 (1.47%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.74%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.74%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.74%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (16.91%) ITIL
2 17 (12.50%) Migration
3 11 (8.09%) Incident Management
4 4 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (2.21%) Problem Management
5 3 (2.21%) PRINCE2
5 3 (2.21%) Service Delivery
5 3 (2.21%) CRM
5 3 (2.21%) Business Transformation
6 2 (1.47%) Project Management
6 2 (1.47%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (1.47%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (1.47%) Time Management
6 2 (1.47%) Data Migration
6 2 (1.47%) Information Assurance
6 2 (1.47%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (1.47%) ERP
6 2 (1.47%) Change Management
6 2 (1.47%) Fund Management
6 2 (1.47%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (8.09%) SQL
2 5 (3.68%) C
3 3 (2.21%) Java
3 3 (2.21%) Progress 4GL
3 3 (2.21%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.47%) VB
5 1 (0.74%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.74%) Korn
5 1 (0.74%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.74%) Perl
5 1 (0.74%) PHP
5 1 (0.74%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.74%) C#
5 1 (0.74%) C++
5 1 (0.74%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (14.71%) Security Cleared
2 17 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 11 (8.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (5.15%) MCSE
5 5 (3.68%) CCNA
5 5 (3.68%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (2.94%) MCITP
7 2 (1.47%) CCNP
8 1 (0.74%) MCP
8 1 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.35%) SLA
System Software
1 94 (69.12%) Active Directory
2 53 (38.97%) XenApp
3 46 (33.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 29 (21.32%) XenDesktop
5 22 (16.18%) XenServer
6 15 (11.03%) vSphere
7 10 (7.35%) Hyper-V
8 7 (5.15%) VMware ESX
9 6 (4.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 6 (4.41%) VMware Server
10 3 (2.21%) Xen
10 3 (2.21%) Terminal Services
11 2 (1.47%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.74%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 23 (16.91%) SCCM
2 9 (6.62%) SCOM
3 6 (4.41%) Backup Exec
4 3 (2.21%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.74%) DameWare
5 1 (0.74%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.74%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 78 (57.35%) VMware
2 55 (40.44%) Microsoft
3 18 (13.24%) Dell
4 11 (8.09%) HP
4 11 (8.09%) Lotus
5 7 (5.15%) EMC
6 6 (4.41%) Cisco
7 5 (3.68%) Oracle
7 5 (3.68%) Symantec
8 4 (2.94%) SolarWinds
9 3 (2.21%) Juniper
9 3 (2.21%) Progress
10 2 (1.47%) Compaq
10 2 (1.47%) NetApp
10 2 (1.47%) Apple
10 2 (1.47%) Nimsoft
10 2 (1.47%) Spiceworks
10 2 (1.47%) Meru Networks
10 2 (1.47%) Northgate
11 1 (0.74%) Mercator
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