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 28 August 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.

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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 64 39 44
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +5
Contract jobs citing Citrix 53 93 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.13% 3.67% 3.37%
As % of the Vendors category 5.01% 7.35% 7.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 41 43
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £180 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £301 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.32% -7.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 20 6
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £11.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +26.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £9.50 £10.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £20.75 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -2.77%
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
1058 1265 922
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 42.54% 49.96% 44.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 539 612 455
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 100 57
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -10.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.79 £9.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.44 £31.50 £28.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 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
Birmingham +4 19 £288 -10.15% 13
Warwickshire - 7 £425 - 2
Staffordshire -10 4 £200 -55.55% 4
Coventry -11 4 £270 +5.36% 4
Shropshire - 4 - -
West Bromwich 0 3 - - 1
Herefordshire +1 2 £380 -
Wolverhampton +2 1 £250 -9.09%
Solihull -4 1 - - 1
Citrix
England

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 (72.03%) Windows
2 68 (57.63%) Active Directory
3 45 (38.14%) VMware
4 37 (31.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 35 (29.66%) Microsoft
6 25 (21.19%) Windows Server 2003
6 25 (21.19%) XenApp
7 23 (19.49%) Cisco
8 22 (18.64%) Windows Server 2012
9 21 (17.80%) Windows XP
10 20 (16.95%) MS Exchange
10 20 (16.95%) MS Office
11 17 (14.41%) SQL
11 17 (14.41%) ITIL
12 16 (13.56%) MS Excel
12 16 (13.56%) Windows 7
13 15 (12.71%) VMware Infrastructure
14 14 (11.86%) Blackberry
14 14 (11.86%) Finance
15 13 (11.02%) WAN
16 12 (10.17%) SCCM
17 11 (9.32%) XenDesktop
18 10 (8.47%) Migration
18 10 (8.47%) LAN
18 10 (8.47%) SAN
18 10 (8.47%) vSphere
19 9 (7.63%) Lync
19 9 (7.63%) Load Balancing
19 9 (7.63%) Microsoft Certification
19 9 (7.63%) HP

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 20 (16.95%) MS Exchange
2 9 (7.63%) Lync
3 8 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (6.78%) IBM Notes
4 7 (5.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (5.08%) WorkSite
5 6 (5.08%) SharePoint
6 4 (3.39%) Lotus Domino
7 3 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.85%) IIS
Applications
1 20 (16.95%) MS Office
2 16 (13.56%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.69%) Vectorworks
3 2 (1.69%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.69%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.02%) WAN
2 10 (8.47%) LAN
2 10 (8.47%) SAN
3 8 (6.78%) Firewall
4 7 (5.93%) Wireless
4 7 (5.93%) NetScaler
4 7 (5.93%) VPN
5 5 (4.24%) TCP/IP
6 4 (3.39%) NAS
6 4 (3.39%) DNS
7 2 (1.69%) DHCP
7 2 (1.69%) VoIP
7 2 (1.69%) WLAN
7 2 (1.69%) ADSL
7 2 (1.69%) MPLS
7 2 (1.69%) BGP
7 2 (1.69%) EIGRP
7 2 (1.69%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (1.69%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (1.69%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.78%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (1.69%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.85%) MSI
General
1 14 (11.86%) Finance
2 6 (5.08%) Legal
3 5 (4.24%) Local Government
4 4 (3.39%) Law
5 3 (2.54%) Back Office
6 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (24.58%) Analyst
2 16 (13.56%) Service Analyst
2 16 (13.56%) Service Desk Analyst
3 15 (12.71%) Support Analyst
3 15 (12.71%) Support Engineer
4 14 (11.86%) 3rd Line Support
5 11 (9.32%) 2nd Line Support
5 11 (9.32%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 10 (8.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (5.93%) Project Manager
7 7 (5.93%) Consultant
8 6 (5.08%) Administrator
8 6 (5.08%) Citrix Specialist
9 5 (4.24%) 1st Line Support
9 5 (4.24%) Desktop Support
10 4 (3.39%) Help Desk Analyst
10 4 (3.39%) Desktop Support Analyst
10 4 (3.39%) Desktop Analyst
11 3 (2.54%) Citrix Engineer
11 3 (2.54%) Citrix Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.86%) Blackberry
2 9 (7.63%) Data Centre
3 6 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.08%) Thin Client
3 6 (5.08%) Fat Client
4 4 (3.39%) NHS
5 2 (1.69%) Clustering
5 2 (1.69%) PDA
5 2 (1.69%) CMDB
5 2 (1.69%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.85%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.85%) EqualLogic
6 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 85 (72.03%) Windows
2 37 (31.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (21.19%) Windows Server 2003
4 22 (18.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (17.80%) Windows XP
6 16 (13.56%) Windows 7
7 6 (5.08%) Linux
8 4 (3.39%) Windows 8
9 3 (2.54%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (1.69%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.85%) UNIX
11 1 (0.85%) AIX
11 1 (0.85%) HPUX
11 1 (0.85%) Solaris
11 1 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.85%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (14.41%) ITIL
2 10 (8.47%) Migration
3 9 (7.63%) Load Balancing
4 6 (5.08%) Project Management
4 6 (5.08%) Service Management
5 5 (4.24%) PRINCE2
5 5 (4.24%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (4.24%) Performance Monitoring
5 5 (4.24%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (2.54%) Network Management
6 3 (2.54%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (2.54%) Supplier Management
7 2 (1.69%) ITSM
7 2 (1.69%) E-Commerce
7 2 (1.69%) ITIL V3
7 2 (1.69%) Network Design
7 2 (1.69%) Data Cleansing
7 2 (1.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (1.69%) Mentoring
7 2 (1.69%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 17 (14.41%) SQL
2 3 (2.54%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.85%) VBScript
3 1 (0.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (7.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (6.78%) MCSE
3 7 (5.93%) Security Cleared
4 5 (4.24%) MCITP
4 5 (4.24%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (2.54%) MCSA
5 3 (2.54%) MCP
6 2 (1.69%) CCNP
6 2 (1.69%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.85%) JNCIS
7 1 (0.85%) MCTS
7 1 (0.85%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.85%) HP ASE
7 1 (0.85%) HP MASE
7 1 (0.85%) CCA
7 1 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.85%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.93%) SLA
2 2 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 68 (57.63%) Active Directory
2 25 (21.19%) XenApp
3 15 (12.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (9.32%) XenDesktop
5 10 (8.47%) vSphere
6 5 (4.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 5 (4.24%) Hyper-V
7 3 (2.54%) Terminal Services
7 3 (2.54%) XenServer
8 2 (1.69%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.69%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (1.69%) MetaFrame
9 1 (0.85%) Xen
9 1 (0.85%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (0.85%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 12 (10.17%) SCCM
2 4 (3.39%) HP Data Protector
2 4 (3.39%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.69%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (1.69%) SCOM
4 1 (0.85%) vMotion
4 1 (0.85%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.85%) WSUS
4 1 (0.85%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 45 (38.14%) VMware
2 35 (29.66%) Microsoft
3 23 (19.49%) Cisco
4 9 (7.63%) HP
5 8 (6.78%) Lotus
6 7 (5.93%) NetApp
7 5 (4.24%) Symantec
8 4 (3.39%) Remedy
8 4 (3.39%) EMC
8 4 (3.39%) Juniper
8 4 (3.39%) IBM
8 4 (3.39%) Oracle
8 4 (3.39%) F5
9 3 (2.54%) Sophos
9 3 (2.54%) Brocade
9 3 (2.54%) LANDesk
10 2 (1.69%) AppSense
10 2 (1.69%) Autodesk
10 2 (1.69%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.69%) CheckPoint
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