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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix
Rank 66 55 61
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +6
Contract jobs citing Citrix 79 81 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.76% 3.02% 2.41%
As % of the Vendors category 5.63% 5.98% 4.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 42 28
Median daily rate £325 £325 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +22.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £200 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 8
Median hourly rate £10.96 £18.88 £11.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.97% +60.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.22 £12.43 £9.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £22.60 £15.26
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%
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
1403 1354 1185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.97% 50.50% 50.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 750 766 563
Median daily rate £375 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 89 82
Median hourly rate £12.50 £24.50 £15.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.97% +54.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.38 £11.50 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 +8 32 £325 -7.14% 15
Warwickshire -7 8 £386 +18.76% 3
Solihull - 7 - - 4
Worcestershire -1 5 £165 -
Coventry -14 5 £225 -3.22% 4
Walsall +5 3 £200 - 1
Staffordshire +3 2 - -
Shropshire -33 2 £400 +60.00%
Halesowen - 2 £240 - 2
West Bromwich +5 1 £300 -
Citrix
England

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 73 (54.07%) Windows
2 71 (52.59%) Active Directory
3 39 (28.89%) Microsoft
4 37 (27.41%) Security Cleared
5 32 (23.70%) SC Cleared
6 31 (22.96%) VMware
7 30 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 30 (22.22%) Windows 7
8 29 (21.48%) Windows Server
9 26 (19.26%) Windows Server 2012
9 26 (19.26%) ITIL
10 24 (17.78%) SCCM
11 23 (17.04%) Cisco
12 22 (16.30%) MS Office
12 22 (16.30%) XenApp
13 21 (15.56%) NetScaler
14 20 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
14 20 (14.81%) Migration
15 19 (14.07%) Firewall
16 18 (13.33%) XenDesktop
17 16 (11.85%) Windows XP
18 15 (11.11%) Sophos
19 13 (9.63%) Microsoft Certification
19 13 (9.63%) Remote Desktop
20 12 (8.89%) Juniper
21 11 (8.15%) SAN
21 11 (8.15%) Dell
21 11 (8.15%) MS Exchange
21 11 (8.15%) VPN
21 11 (8.15%) DNS

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 11 (8.15%) MS Exchange
2 10 (7.41%) IBM Notes
3 7 (5.19%) IIS
4 6 (4.44%) IBM Domino
5 3 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.22%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.22%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.74%) CMS
6 1 (0.74%) Drupal
6 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.74%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.74%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.74%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.74%) WordPress
Applications
1 22 (16.30%) MS Office
2 8 (5.93%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.22%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.74%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.74%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.93%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (5.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (4.44%) Office 365
3 2 (1.48%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 21 (15.56%) NetScaler
2 19 (14.07%) Firewall
3 13 (9.63%) Remote Desktop
4 11 (8.15%) DNS
4 11 (8.15%) SAN
4 11 (8.15%) VPN
5 9 (6.67%) Wireless
6 8 (5.93%) LAN
6 8 (5.93%) TCP/IP
7 6 (4.44%) Internet
7 6 (4.44%) WAN
8 5 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (3.70%) Cisco Wireless
8 5 (3.70%) SSL
9 4 (2.96%) DHCP
9 4 (2.96%) VoIP
10 3 (2.22%) 3G
10 3 (2.22%) 4G
10 3 (2.22%) Intranet
10 3 (2.22%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.19%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.48%) InstallShield
2 1 (0.74%) MSI
General
1 9 (6.67%) Finance
2 7 (5.19%) Law
2 7 (5.19%) Legal
3 4 (2.96%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.22%) Billing
4 3 (2.22%) Publishing
5 2 (1.48%) Back Office
5 2 (1.48%) Banking
5 2 (1.48%) Front Office
5 2 (1.48%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.74%) Advertising
6 1 (0.74%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (14.81%) Support Engineer
2 16 (11.85%) 3rd Line Support
2 16 (11.85%) Analyst
3 15 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 12 (8.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 11 (8.15%) Citrix Engineer
6 10 (7.41%) Network Engineer
7 8 (5.93%) Infrastructure Manager
7 8 (5.93%) Project Manager
7 8 (5.93%) Service Desk Analyst
7 8 (5.93%) Support Analyst
8 7 (5.19%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 7 (5.19%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 7 (5.19%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 7 (5.19%) Architect
8 7 (5.19%) Desktop Engineer
8 7 (5.19%) Desktop Support
9 6 (4.44%) Consultant
9 6 (4.44%) IT Support
9 6 (4.44%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.96%) .NET
2 3 (2.22%) WAP
2 3 (2.22%) Web Services
2 3 (2.22%) XML
3 1 (0.74%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.74%) CSS
3 1 (0.74%) CSS3
3 1 (0.74%) HTML
3 1 (0.74%) HTML5
3 1 (0.74%) jQuery
3 1 (0.74%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.41%) Blackberry
2 9 (6.67%) Hybrid Cloud
3 8 (5.93%) Data Centre
4 4 (2.96%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.22%) BYOD
5 3 (2.22%) EMC VNX
5 3 (2.22%) Fat Client
5 3 (2.22%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.22%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.22%) PKI
5 3 (2.22%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.48%) CMDB
6 2 (1.48%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.48%) iPad
6 2 (1.48%) iPhone
6 2 (1.48%) NHS
6 2 (1.48%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.48%) RSA SecurID
7 1 (0.74%) Mobile Computing
7 1 (0.74%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 73 (54.07%) Windows
2 30 (22.22%) Windows 7
2 30 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (21.48%) Windows Server
4 26 (19.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (11.85%) Windows XP
7 8 (5.93%) Windows 10
8 7 (5.19%) Windows 8
9 4 (2.96%) Linux
10 3 (2.22%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.48%) Android
11 2 (1.48%) BlackBerry OS
11 2 (1.48%) Mac OS X
11 2 (1.48%) Unix
12 1 (0.74%) AIX
12 1 (0.74%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.74%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (19.26%) ITIL
2 20 (14.81%) Migration
3 9 (6.67%) Service Management
4 7 (5.19%) Presales
4 7 (5.19%) Risk Management
4 7 (5.19%) Root Cause Analysis
4 7 (5.19%) Service Delivery
5 6 (4.44%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (3.70%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 5 (3.70%) Incident Management
6 5 (3.70%) Network Design
6 5 (3.70%) Project Management
7 4 (2.96%) Business Continuity
7 4 (2.96%) Load Balancing
8 3 (2.22%) CRM
8 3 (2.22%) Fault Management
8 3 (2.22%) Information Security
8 3 (2.22%) ITIL V3
8 3 (2.22%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.93%) SQL
2 5 (3.70%) Java
3 4 (2.96%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.48%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.48%) PHP
5 1 (0.74%) C
5 1 (0.74%) C#
5 1 (0.74%) C++
5 1 (0.74%) Python
5 1 (0.74%) Ruby
5 1 (0.74%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 37 (27.41%) Security Cleared
2 32 (23.70%) SC Cleared
3 13 (9.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (4.44%) CCNA
4 6 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (2.96%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (2.22%) Degree
6 3 (2.22%) HNC
6 3 (2.22%) LPIC
7 2 (1.48%) CCNP
7 2 (1.48%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (1.48%) MCSA
7 2 (1.48%) MCSE
8 1 (0.74%) CCAA
8 1 (0.74%) CCENT
8 1 (0.74%) MCITP
8 1 (0.74%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.74%) PMP
8 1 (0.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.93%) SLA
2 3 (2.22%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.48%) COBIT
3 2 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.74%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.74%) ISO22301
4 1 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 71 (52.59%) Active Directory
2 22 (16.30%) XenApp
3 18 (13.33%) XenDesktop
4 10 (7.41%) XenServer
5 9 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (5.19%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (2.96%) Hyper-V
8 3 (2.22%) Firmware
9 1 (0.74%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.74%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.74%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 24 (17.78%) SCCM
2 6 (4.44%) Backup Exec
3 5 (3.70%) SCOM
3 5 (3.70%) WSUS
4 4 (2.96%) NetBackup
4 4 (2.96%) Windows Intune
5 3 (2.22%) Amdocs OSS
5 3 (2.22%) MAILsweeper
5 3 (2.22%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (2.22%) SmoothWall
6 1 (0.74%) AppDNA
6 1 (0.74%) Simpana
6 1 (0.74%) vRealize
6 1 (0.74%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (0.74%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 39 (28.89%) Microsoft
2 31 (22.96%) VMware
3 23 (17.04%) Cisco
4 15 (11.11%) Sophos
5 12 (8.89%) Juniper
6 11 (8.15%) Dell
7 9 (6.67%) IBM
7 9 (6.67%) Lotus
8 7 (5.19%) HP
8 7 (5.19%) NetApp
8 7 (5.19%) Rackspace
9 5 (3.70%) Aruba
9 5 (3.70%) Symantec
10 4 (2.96%) EMC
10 4 (2.96%) iManage
10 4 (2.96%) Oracle
11 3 (2.22%) Cramer
11 3 (2.22%) Nortel
11 3 (2.22%) ServiceNow
11 3 (2.22%) Tellabs
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