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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 50 59 49
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -10
Contract jobs citing Citrix 87 57 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.21% 2.41% 3.34%
As % of the Vendors category 6.35% 4.73% 6.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 28 22
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£300 £283 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.19% +2.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £179 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £458 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £306
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 6
Average hourly rate £16.23 £11.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.08% -21.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.85 £9.85 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.45 £15.26 £25.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
1371 1206 920
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 50.59% 51.02% 48.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 757 584 397
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £213 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £541
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 82 128
Average hourly rate £20.50 £17.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.58% -24.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 17 April 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
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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 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 +8 31 £321 +31.12% 14
Warwickshire -2 15 £325 +18.18% 2
Coventry +14 12 £215 -52.22% 2
Staffordshire -3 10 £375 - 1
Herefordshire - 5 £200 -
Shropshire -7 4 £244 +30.59% 2
Dudley - 4 £300 -
West Bromwich - 2 - -
Wolverhampton +7 1 - -
Solihull +4 1 £185 - 2
Worcestershire -5 1 - -
Walsall - 1 - -
Kingswinford - - - -
Citrix
England

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 113 (74.83%) Windows
2 92 (60.93%) Active Directory
3 60 (39.74%) VMware
4 50 (33.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 48 (31.79%) XenApp
6 40 (26.49%) MS Office
7 39 (25.83%) Microsoft
8 36 (23.84%) Windows Server 2003
9 35 (23.18%) VMware Infrastructure
10 34 (22.52%) ITIL
11 30 (19.87%) Windows Server 2012
12 28 (18.54%) Windows XP
13 27 (17.88%) Migration
14 26 (17.22%) MS Exchange
15 24 (15.89%) SQL
15 24 (15.89%) SCCM
15 24 (15.89%) vSphere
16 23 (15.23%) Windows 7
17 22 (14.57%) MS Excel
17 22 (14.57%) Microsoft Certification
18 18 (11.92%) Finance
18 18 (11.92%) DNS
19 16 (10.60%) SLA
19 16 (10.60%) MCSE
19 16 (10.60%) Hyper-V
20 15 (9.93%) Security Cleared
20 15 (9.93%) SharePoint
20 15 (9.93%) DHCP
20 15 (9.93%) Service Management
21 14 (9.27%) Blackberry

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 26 (17.22%) MS Exchange
2 15 (9.93%) SharePoint
3 13 (8.61%) IBM Notes
4 9 (5.96%) Lync
4 9 (5.96%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (3.97%) Lotus Domino
5 6 (3.97%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (3.97%) WorkSite
6 3 (1.99%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (1.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.32%) CMS
7 2 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.66%) IIS
Applications
1 40 (26.49%) MS Office
2 22 (14.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (11.92%) DNS
2 15 (9.93%) DHCP
3 14 (9.27%) SAN
4 13 (8.61%) WAN
5 11 (7.28%) LAN
5 11 (7.28%) Network Security
6 7 (4.64%) NetScaler
7 5 (3.31%) NAS
8 4 (2.65%) VLAN
9 3 (1.99%) VoIP
9 3 (1.99%) TCP/IP
9 3 (1.99%) Internet
9 3 (1.99%) Wireless
10 2 (1.32%) VPN
10 2 (1.32%) SMS
11 1 (0.66%) WLAN
11 1 (0.66%) SMTP
11 1 (0.66%) SSH
11 1 (0.66%) IPv6
11 1 (0.66%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.30%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.66%) LoadRunner
General
1 18 (11.92%) Finance
2 6 (3.97%) Legal
2 6 (3.97%) Local Government
3 5 (3.31%) Retail
4 3 (1.99%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.32%) Back Office
5 2 (1.32%) Banking
5 2 (1.32%) Marketing
6 1 (0.66%) French Language
6 1 (0.66%) German Language
6 1 (0.66%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 48 (31.79%) Analyst
2 21 (13.91%) 3rd Line Support
3 19 (12.58%) Service Analyst
3 19 (12.58%) Service Desk Analyst
4 17 (11.26%) Support Analyst
5 16 (10.60%) Support Engineer
5 16 (10.60%) 2nd Line Support
6 12 (7.95%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 11 (7.28%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 9 (5.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (5.96%) Consultant
9 7 (4.64%) Help Desk Analyst
9 7 (4.64%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
10 6 (3.97%) Technical Architect
10 6 (3.97%) Desktop Support
10 6 (3.97%) Architect
11 5 (3.31%) Administrator
11 5 (3.31%) Citrix Engineer
11 5 (3.31%) Windows Administrator
11 5 (3.31%) Citrix Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.32%) SAP Basis
2 1 (0.66%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.27%) Blackberry
2 10 (6.62%) Management Information System
3 7 (4.64%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.97%) CMDB
5 5 (3.31%) PDA
6 2 (1.32%) NHS
6 2 (1.32%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.32%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 113 (74.83%) Windows
2 50 (33.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 36 (23.84%) Windows Server 2003
4 30 (19.87%) Windows Server 2012
5 28 (18.54%) Windows XP
6 23 (15.23%) Windows 7
7 8 (5.30%) Windows 2000 Server
8 6 (3.97%) Windows 2000
9 4 (2.65%) Linux
10 2 (1.32%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.32%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.66%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (22.52%) ITIL
2 27 (17.88%) Migration
3 15 (9.93%) Service Management
4 10 (6.62%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (5.30%) Programme Management
5 8 (5.30%) Dependency Management
6 7 (4.64%) Load Balancing
6 7 (4.64%) ITSM
7 6 (3.97%) Problem Management
8 5 (3.31%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (2.65%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (2.65%) Project Management
10 3 (1.99%) Service Delivery
10 3 (1.99%) Change Management
10 3 (1.99%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (1.99%) PRINCE2
10 3 (1.99%) E-Commerce
11 2 (1.32%) Information Security Management
11 2 (1.32%) Security Management
11 2 (1.32%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 24 (15.89%) SQL
2 5 (3.31%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.32%) VBScript
3 2 (1.32%) VB
4 1 (0.66%) PHP
Qualifications
1 22 (14.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (10.60%) MCSE
3 15 (9.93%) Security Cleared
4 14 (9.27%) SC Cleared
5 13 (8.61%) MCP
6 10 (6.62%) MCITP
7 5 (3.31%) CCA
7 5 (3.31%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (2.65%) CCEA
8 4 (2.65%) MCSA
8 4 (2.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (2.65%) MCTS
9 2 (1.32%) MCDST
9 2 (1.32%) A+ Certification
9 2 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.32%) CCNP
9 2 (1.32%) HNC
9 2 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.66%) CCSE
10 1 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (10.60%) SLA
2 3 (1.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.32%) QA
System Software
1 92 (60.93%) Active Directory
2 48 (31.79%) XenApp
3 35 (23.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (15.89%) vSphere
5 16 (10.60%) Hyper-V
6 13 (8.61%) XenDesktop
7 6 (3.97%) XenServer
7 6 (3.97%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (2.65%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (1.99%) VMware Server
10 2 (1.32%) MetaFrame
10 2 (1.32%) Terminal Server
10 2 (1.32%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.66%) Xen
Systems Management
1 24 (15.89%) SCCM
2 9 (5.96%) SCOM
3 6 (3.97%) Backup Exec
4 4 (2.65%) SCSM
4 4 (2.65%) EdgeSight
5 3 (1.99%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (1.32%) DameWare
6 2 (1.32%) Tivoli
6 2 (1.32%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.66%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 60 (39.74%) VMware
2 39 (25.83%) Microsoft
3 14 (9.27%) Lotus
4 13 (8.61%) Cisco
5 9 (5.96%) NetApp
6 8 (5.30%) AppSense
6 8 (5.30%) HP
7 6 (3.97%) Dell
7 6 (3.97%) IBM
7 6 (3.97%) Progress
8 5 (3.31%) Remedy
9 3 (1.99%) SAP
9 3 (1.99%) EMC
9 3 (1.99%) Brocade
9 3 (1.99%) Symantec
9 3 (1.99%) SolarWinds
10 2 (1.32%) Veeam
10 2 (1.32%) Oracle
10 2 (1.32%) Juniper
10 2 (1.32%) CommVault
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