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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 46 65 55
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -10
Contract jobs citing Citrix 78 48 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.42% 2.23% 2.93%
As % of the Vendors category 6.77% 4.52% 6.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 23 18
Average daily rate
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£269 £358 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.82% +19.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £237 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £468 £527
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £300 £309
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -2.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 8
Average hourly rate £13.06 £11.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.52% -23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.20 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £14.60 £21.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.07 £16.13 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-0.34% +7.50%
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
1152 1063 830
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 50.50% 49.37% 45.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 588 500 339
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 60 120
Average hourly rate £22.50 £16.25 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -30.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £116.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.50 £18.90
% change year-on-year
-0.57% -7.40%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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 6 March 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 +17 40 £300 +11.11% 12
Coventry +5 10 £215 -49.41% 6
Warwickshire 0 9 £325 -26.76% 3
Shropshire - 4 - - 2
Dudley - 4 £300 -
Herefordshire -1 3 £200 -42.85%
Worcestershire -2 2 £168 -39.09% 1
Staffordshire -8 2 - - 3
Solihull +5 1 £185 - 1
West Bromwich - 1 - - 1
Wolverhampton - - - -
Walsall - - - -
Halesowen - - - -
Kingswinford - - - - 1
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England

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

1 106 (72.11%) Windows
2 75 (51.02%) Active Directory
3 53 (36.05%) VMware
4 45 (30.61%) MS Office
5 43 (29.25%) XenApp
6 42 (28.57%) Microsoft
7 41 (27.89%) Windows Server 2008
8 36 (24.49%) ITIL
8 36 (24.49%) Windows Server 2003
9 33 (22.45%) VMware Infrastructure
10 31 (21.09%) Windows XP
11 26 (17.69%) Windows 7
12 24 (16.33%) vSphere
13 23 (15.65%) SCCM
13 23 (15.65%) Migration
14 22 (14.97%) MS Exchange
15 21 (14.29%) Lotus
15 21 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
16 20 (13.61%) IBM Notes
16 20 (13.61%) Microsoft Certification
17 19 (12.93%) MS Excel
17 19 (12.93%) Hyper-V
18 16 (10.88%) DNS
18 16 (10.88%) SLA
18 16 (10.88%) Security Cleared
19 15 (10.20%) MCSE
19 15 (10.20%) Blackberry
20 14 (9.52%) Service Management
20 14 (9.52%) DHCP
21 13 (8.84%) SharePoint

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 22 (14.97%) MS Exchange
2 20 (13.61%) IBM Notes
3 13 (8.84%) SharePoint
4 7 (4.76%) Lotus Domino
5 6 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (3.40%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (3.40%) WorkSite
7 3 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (2.04%) Lync
8 2 (1.36%) CMS
8 2 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.36%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.68%) IIS
9 1 (0.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 45 (30.61%) MS Office
2 19 (12.93%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.68%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.68%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (10.88%) DNS
2 14 (9.52%) DHCP
3 12 (8.16%) SAN
3 12 (8.16%) Network Security
4 10 (6.80%) LAN
5 9 (6.12%) TCP/IP
5 9 (6.12%) WAN
6 7 (4.76%) NetScaler
7 6 (4.08%) Wireless
8 4 (2.72%) NAS
9 3 (2.04%) VLAN
9 3 (2.04%) VoIP
10 2 (1.36%) WLAN
10 2 (1.36%) SMS
10 2 (1.36%) IPv6
10 2 (1.36%) Internet
10 2 (1.36%) OSPF
10 2 (1.36%) BGP
10 2 (1.36%) EIGRP
10 2 (1.36%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.68%) LoadRunner
General
1 13 (8.84%) Finance
2 7 (4.76%) Banking
3 6 (4.08%) Local Government
4 5 (3.40%) Legal
4 5 (3.40%) Back Office
4 5 (3.40%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.40%) Retail
5 2 (1.36%) Marketing
6 1 (0.68%) French Language
6 1 (0.68%) German Language
6 1 (0.68%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 52 (35.37%) Analyst
2 24 (16.33%) Support Analyst
3 17 (11.56%) 2nd Line Support
4 16 (10.88%) 3rd Line Support
4 16 (10.88%) Service Analyst
4 16 (10.88%) Service Desk Analyst
5 13 (8.84%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 13 (8.84%) Support Engineer
6 11 (7.48%) Desktop Support
7 9 (6.12%) Consultant
8 8 (5.44%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 7 (4.76%) Desktop Analyst
9 7 (4.76%) Architect
9 7 (4.76%) Technical Architect
9 7 (4.76%) Desktop Support Analyst
10 6 (4.08%) Help Desk Analyst
10 6 (4.08%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
10 6 (4.08%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 5 (3.40%) Windows Administrator
11 5 (3.40%) Citrix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.36%) SAP Basis
2 1 (0.68%) .NET
2 1 (0.68%) APPC
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.20%) Blackberry
2 12 (8.16%) Management Information System
3 8 (5.44%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.40%) CMDB
5 3 (2.04%) PDA
6 2 (1.36%) Mobile Computing
6 2 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.36%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.36%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.68%) iPhone
7 1 (0.68%) iPad
7 1 (0.68%) GIS
7 1 (0.68%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.68%) NHS
7 1 (0.68%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 106 (72.11%) Windows
2 41 (27.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 36 (24.49%) Windows Server 2003
4 31 (21.09%) Windows XP
5 26 (17.69%) Windows 7
6 21 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (5.44%) Windows 2000 Server
8 7 (4.76%) Linux
9 6 (4.08%) Windows 2000
10 5 (3.40%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.36%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.68%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (24.49%) ITIL
2 23 (15.65%) Migration
3 14 (9.52%) Service Management
4 11 (7.48%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (6.12%) Load Balancing
6 8 (5.44%) Programme Management
6 8 (5.44%) Dependency Management
7 7 (4.76%) ITSM
8 6 (4.08%) Problem Management
9 5 (3.40%) Project Management
10 4 (2.72%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (2.72%) Information Security Management
10 4 (2.72%) Security Management
10 4 (2.72%) Information Security
10 4 (2.72%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (2.72%) Performance Monitoring
11 3 (2.04%) Service Delivery
11 3 (2.04%) Change Management
12 2 (1.36%) PRINCE2
12 2 (1.36%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 13 (8.84%) SQL
2 5 (3.40%) Java
3 3 (2.04%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.68%) PHP
4 1 (0.68%) VBScript
4 1 (0.68%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (13.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (10.88%) Security Cleared
3 15 (10.20%) MCSE
4 13 (8.84%) MCP
4 13 (8.84%) SC Cleared
5 8 (5.44%) MCITP
6 7 (4.76%) VCP4
7 5 (3.40%) CCA
7 5 (3.40%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (2.72%) CCEA
8 4 (2.72%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (2.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (2.72%) MCTS
9 3 (2.04%) CCNP
9 3 (2.04%) MCSA
10 2 (1.36%) HNC
10 2 (1.36%) A+ Certification
10 2 (1.36%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.36%) CCSE
10 2 (1.36%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (10.88%) SLA
2 4 (2.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 75 (51.02%) Active Directory
2 43 (29.25%) XenApp
3 33 (22.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (16.33%) vSphere
5 19 (12.93%) Hyper-V
6 12 (8.16%) XenDesktop
7 6 (4.08%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (3.40%) XenServer
9 4 (2.72%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 3 (2.04%) VMware Server
11 2 (1.36%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.68%) VMware ESX
12 1 (0.68%) Xen
Systems Management
1 23 (15.65%) SCCM
2 9 (6.12%) SCOM
3 5 (3.40%) Backup Exec
4 4 (2.72%) SCSM
4 4 (2.72%) EdgeSight
5 3 (2.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (1.36%) DameWare
6 2 (1.36%) Tivoli
6 2 (1.36%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.68%) XenMobile
7 1 (0.68%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 53 (36.05%) VMware
2 42 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 21 (14.29%) Lotus
4 10 (6.80%) HP
5 8 (5.44%) AppSense
5 8 (5.44%) Symantec
5 8 (5.44%) NetApp
6 7 (4.76%) Dell
6 7 (4.76%) Cisco
6 7 (4.76%) IBM
7 5 (3.40%) Progress
8 4 (2.72%) Brocade
9 3 (2.04%) SolarWinds
9 3 (2.04%) CheckPoint
9 3 (2.04%) Juniper
9 3 (2.04%) SAP
9 3 (2.04%) F5
10 2 (1.36%) Meraki
10 2 (1.36%) Oracle
10 2 (1.36%) CA
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