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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Citrix over the 3 months to 26 June 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.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix
Rank 64 76 57
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -19
Contract jobs citing Citrix 83 46 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.78% 1.95% 2.74%
As % of the Vendors category 5.76% 4.17% 5.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 25 30
Median daily rate £340 £334 £283
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.87% +18.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £150 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £353
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £320 £305
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +4.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 12
Median hourly rate £11.50 £16.60 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.72% -11.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £14.00 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £22.00 £27.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £17.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +4.54%
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
1441 1102 1174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.27% 46.68% 50.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 791 640 552
Median daily rate £375 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £175 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 74 92
Median hourly rate £13.00 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.71% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.96 £11.20 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £30.00 £35.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.22 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+12.49% +7.19%

Citrix
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Citrix as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 June 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
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Citrix within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +1 27 £456 +36.70% 11
Solihull - 19 - - 1
Warwickshire -4 5 £378 -24.50%
Worcestershire - 5 £165 -
Coventry -12 4 £333 +33.00% 7
Walsall +1 3 £200 -
Shropshire -31 3 - - 1
Halesowen - 2 £240 -
West Bromwich +6 1 £300 -
Staffordshire 0 1 - - 2
Citrix
England

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Citrix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Citrix.

1 68 (50.75%) Active Directory
2 66 (49.25%) Windows
3 47 (35.07%) Security Cleared
4 42 (31.34%) SC Cleared
5 37 (27.61%) VMware
6 35 (26.12%) Microsoft
6 35 (26.12%) NetScaler
7 34 (25.37%) Windows Server
8 33 (24.63%) Windows Server 2008
9 32 (23.88%) Windows Server 2012
10 27 (20.15%) Cisco
11 23 (17.16%) XenApp
12 22 (16.42%) XenDesktop
12 22 (16.42%) Migration
13 21 (15.67%) Windows Server 2003
14 20 (14.93%) ITIL
14 20 (14.93%) Windows 7
14 20 (14.93%) SCCM
15 15 (11.19%) MS Office
15 15 (11.19%) Firewall
16 14 (10.45%) SQL
17 13 (9.70%) Amazon AWS
17 13 (9.70%) Network Design
17 13 (9.70%) Hybrid Cloud
18 12 (8.96%) VMware Infrastructure
18 12 (8.96%) MS Exchange
19 11 (8.21%) Windows XP
19 11 (8.21%) SAN
19 11 (8.21%) DAB
19 11 (8.21%) Microsoft Azure

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (8.96%) MS Exchange
2 8 (5.97%) IIS
3 6 (4.48%) IBM Notes
4 5 (3.73%) Skype for Business
5 4 (2.99%) IBM Domino
5 4 (2.99%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.75%) CMS
8 1 (0.75%) Drupal
8 1 (0.75%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.75%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.75%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.75%) WordPress
Applications
1 15 (11.19%) MS Office
2 8 (5.97%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.75%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.70%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (8.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (5.22%) Office 365
4 1 (0.75%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 35 (26.12%) NetScaler
2 15 (11.19%) Firewall
3 11 (8.21%) DAB
3 11 (8.21%) SAN
4 10 (7.46%) Remote Desktop
4 10 (7.46%) Wireless
5 9 (6.72%) DNS
6 7 (5.22%) LAN
6 7 (5.22%) VoIP
6 7 (5.22%) WAN
7 6 (4.48%) TCP/IP
8 5 (3.73%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (3.73%) Cisco Wireless
9 4 (2.99%) SSL
9 4 (2.99%) VPN
10 3 (2.24%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (2.24%) DHCP
10 3 (2.24%) Internet
10 3 (2.24%) Intranet
10 3 (2.24%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.49%) InstallShield
General
1 3 (2.24%) Finance
1 3 (2.24%) Legal
1 3 (2.24%) Publishing
2 2 (1.49%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.75%) Advertising
3 1 (0.75%) Aerospace
3 1 (0.75%) Back Office
3 1 (0.75%) Law
3 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (14.93%) Architect
2 15 (11.19%) Support Engineer
3 13 (9.70%) 3rd Line Support
4 12 (8.96%) 2nd Line Support
5 11 (8.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (7.46%) Analyst
6 10 (7.46%) Citrix Engineer
7 8 (5.97%) Cloud Architect
7 8 (5.97%) Migration Architect
7 8 (5.97%) Network Engineer
8 7 (5.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 7 (5.22%) Citrix Architect
9 6 (4.48%) Citrix Specialist
9 6 (4.48%) Designer
9 6 (4.48%) Infrastructure Specialist
10 5 (3.73%) Infrastructure Manager
10 5 (3.73%) Project Manager
10 5 (3.73%) Service Desk Analyst
10 5 (3.73%) Support Analyst
10 5 (3.73%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.99%) .NET
2 3 (2.24%) WAP
2 3 (2.24%) Web Services
2 3 (2.24%) XML
3 1 (0.75%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.75%) CSS
3 1 (0.75%) CSS3
3 1 (0.75%) HTML
3 1 (0.75%) HTML5
3 1 (0.75%) jQuery
3 1 (0.75%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.70%) Hybrid Cloud
2 5 (3.73%) Data Centre
3 4 (2.99%) Private Cloud
4 3 (2.24%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.24%) Blackberry
4 3 (2.24%) EMC VNX
4 3 (2.24%) Fat Client
4 3 (2.24%) PKI
4 3 (2.24%) Thin Client
5 2 (1.49%) BYOD
5 2 (1.49%) CMDB
5 2 (1.49%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.49%) NHS
5 2 (1.49%) PDA
5 2 (1.49%) Replication
5 2 (1.49%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.75%) FMCG
6 1 (0.75%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.75%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.75%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 66 (49.25%) Windows
2 34 (25.37%) Windows Server
3 33 (24.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 32 (23.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (15.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 20 (14.93%) Windows 7
7 11 (8.21%) Windows XP
8 8 (5.97%) Windows 10
9 7 (5.22%) Windows 8
10 5 (3.73%) Linux
11 2 (1.49%) Unix
11 2 (1.49%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.75%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (16.42%) Migration
2 20 (14.93%) ITIL
3 13 (9.70%) Network Design
4 8 (5.97%) Presales
5 7 (5.22%) Project Management
5 7 (5.22%) Risk Management
6 6 (4.48%) Load Balancing
7 5 (3.73%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (3.73%) Service Delivery
8 4 (2.99%) Desktop Virtualisation
8 4 (2.99%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (2.99%) Service Management
9 3 (2.24%) Application Packaging
9 3 (2.24%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (2.24%) CRM
9 3 (2.24%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (2.24%) Line Management
9 3 (2.24%) Network Architecture
9 3 (2.24%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (2.24%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 14 (10.45%) SQL
2 5 (3.73%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.49%) Java
3 2 (1.49%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.49%) PHP
4 1 (0.75%) C
4 1 (0.75%) C#
4 1 (0.75%) C++
4 1 (0.75%) Python
4 1 (0.75%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 47 (35.07%) Security Cleared
2 42 (31.34%) SC Cleared
3 10 (7.46%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (6.72%) CCNA
4 9 (6.72%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (4.48%) CCNP
6 4 (2.99%) LPIC
7 1 (0.75%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.75%) CCAA
7 1 (0.75%) CCENT
7 1 (0.75%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.75%) Degree
7 1 (0.75%) HNC
7 1 (0.75%) MCP
7 1 (0.75%) MCSA
7 1 (0.75%) MCSE
7 1 (0.75%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.75%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.24%) SLA
2 2 (1.49%) COBIT
2 2 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.75%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.75%) ISO22301
3 1 (0.75%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 68 (50.75%) Active Directory
2 23 (17.16%) XenApp
3 22 (16.42%) XenDesktop
4 12 (8.96%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (7.46%) XenServer
6 5 (3.73%) Hyper-V
6 5 (3.73%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (2.99%) Firmware
8 2 (1.49%) vSphere
9 1 (0.75%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.75%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.75%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 20 (14.93%) SCCM
2 6 (4.48%) Backup Exec
2 6 (4.48%) NetBackup
2 6 (4.48%) SCOM
3 4 (2.99%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (2.99%) WSUS
4 3 (2.24%) MAILsweeper
4 3 (2.24%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (2.24%) SmoothWall
5 1 (0.75%) Amdocs OSS
5 1 (0.75%) AppDNA
5 1 (0.75%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.75%) Simpana
5 1 (0.75%) vRealize
Vendors
1 37 (27.61%) VMware
2 35 (26.12%) Microsoft
3 27 (20.15%) Cisco
4 10 (7.46%) IBM
4 10 (7.46%) Rackspace
4 10 (7.46%) Sophos
5 8 (5.97%) Juniper
6 7 (5.22%) Dell
6 7 (5.22%) NetApp
7 6 (4.48%) HP
8 5 (3.73%) Aruba
8 5 (3.73%) EMC
8 5 (3.73%) Lotus
8 5 (3.73%) Symantec
9 4 (2.99%) LANDesk
9 4 (2.99%) Red Hat
10 3 (2.24%) CheckPoint
10 3 (2.24%) Oracle
11 2 (1.49%) Palo Alto
11 2 (1.49%) Wyse
Staffordshire
Venn Group
Rate: £25000 - £27000 Per Annum 6 month fixed term contract pro rate
Posted: 3 days ago
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