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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 75 58 40
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -18
Contract jobs citing Citrix 45 65 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.89% 2.74% 3.82%
As % of the Vendors category 4.09% 5.42% 7.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 29 39
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£325 £275 £299
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -7.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £157 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £355 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.62% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 8
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £13.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +33.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £12.30 £10.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.83 £26.60 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%
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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
1101 1200 845
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 46.36% 50.53% 48.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 638 552 364
Average daily rate £350 £340 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £210 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £519
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 95 78
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.23 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £35.60 £32.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 -2 20 £334 +21.36% 7
Coventry -2 7 £250 -2.43% 4
Staffordshire -2 7 £350 - 5
West Bromwich - 4 - -
Shropshire -2 2 £325 +74.12%
Warwickshire -4 2 £500 +81.81% 3
Wolverhampton - 1 £150 -
Herefordshire - 1 - -
Citrix
England

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 98 (71.53%) Windows
2 87 (63.50%) Active Directory
3 48 (35.04%) VMware
4 39 (28.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 36 (26.28%) Microsoft
6 35 (25.55%) XenApp
7 31 (22.63%) MS Office
7 31 (22.63%) Windows Server 2003
8 29 (21.17%) Windows Server 2012
9 28 (20.44%) Windows XP
10 25 (18.25%) Data Centre
11 23 (16.79%) ITIL
11 23 (16.79%) VMware Infrastructure
12 22 (16.06%) Migration
12 22 (16.06%) MS Exchange
13 21 (15.33%) SQL
14 20 (14.60%) MS Excel
14 20 (14.60%) Cisco
14 20 (14.60%) Windows 7
15 18 (13.14%) Finance
16 17 (12.41%) vSphere
17 16 (11.68%) Blackberry
18 15 (10.95%) WAN
18 15 (10.95%) SharePoint
18 15 (10.95%) SCCM
19 13 (9.49%) LAN
20 12 (8.76%) DNS
20 12 (8.76%) Microsoft Certification
20 12 (8.76%) NetApp
20 12 (8.76%) Service Management

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (16.06%) MS Exchange
2 15 (10.95%) SharePoint
3 11 (8.03%) Lync
4 10 (7.30%) IBM Notes
5 8 (5.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 8 (5.84%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (4.38%) WorkSite
7 4 (2.92%) Lotus Domino
8 3 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (2.19%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (1.46%) IIS
9 2 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 31 (22.63%) MS Office
2 20 (14.60%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.46%) Vectorworks
3 2 (1.46%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.46%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (10.95%) WAN
2 13 (9.49%) LAN
3 12 (8.76%) DNS
4 9 (6.57%) NetScaler
5 8 (5.84%) Network Security
5 8 (5.84%) SAN
5 8 (5.84%) DHCP
6 7 (5.11%) Firewall
7 6 (4.38%) Wireless
8 5 (3.65%) TCP/IP
9 4 (2.92%) VoIP
9 4 (2.92%) NAS
10 3 (2.19%) VPN
10 3 (2.19%) Internet
11 2 (1.46%) WLAN
11 2 (1.46%) SMS
11 2 (1.46%) VLAN
12 1 (0.73%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (0.73%) FCoE
12 1 (0.73%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.03%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.73%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.73%) LoadRunner
General
1 18 (13.14%) Finance
2 6 (4.38%) Legal
3 4 (2.92%) Retail
3 4 (2.92%) Local Government
4 3 (2.19%) Back Office
4 3 (2.19%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.73%) Banking
5 1 (0.73%) Marketing
5 1 (0.73%) French Language
5 1 (0.73%) German Language
5 1 (0.73%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 47 (34.31%) Analyst
2 20 (14.60%) Support Analyst
2 20 (14.60%) Service Analyst
2 20 (14.60%) Service Desk Analyst
3 18 (13.14%) 2nd Line Support
4 12 (8.76%) 3rd Line Support
4 12 (8.76%) Support Engineer
5 10 (7.30%) Consultant
6 8 (5.84%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 8 (5.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (5.11%) Desktop Support
7 7 (5.11%) Citrix Specialist
7 7 (5.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 6 (4.38%) Desktop Analyst
8 6 (4.38%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 6 (4.38%) Architect
8 6 (4.38%) Project Manager
9 5 (3.65%) Administrator
9 5 (3.65%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 5 (3.65%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 25 (18.25%) Data Centre
2 16 (11.68%) Blackberry
3 7 (5.11%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.38%) CMDB
4 6 (4.38%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.65%) Thin Client
5 5 (3.65%) Fat Client
6 4 (2.92%) NHS
7 2 (1.46%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.46%) PDA
8 1 (0.73%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 98 (71.53%) Windows
2 39 (28.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (22.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 29 (21.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 28 (20.44%) Windows XP
6 20 (14.60%) Windows 7
7 8 (5.84%) Windows 2000 Server
8 5 (3.65%) Windows 8
9 3 (2.19%) Linux
9 3 (2.19%) Windows 2000
10 2 (1.46%) Mac OS X
10 2 (1.46%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.73%) UNIX
11 1 (0.73%) AIX
11 1 (0.73%) HPUX
11 1 (0.73%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (16.79%) ITIL
2 22 (16.06%) Migration
3 12 (8.76%) Service Management
4 8 (5.84%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (5.11%) Load Balancing
6 6 (4.38%) Dependency Management
6 6 (4.38%) Programme Management
7 5 (3.65%) PRINCE2
7 5 (3.65%) Project Management
8 4 (2.92%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (2.92%) Performance Monitoring
9 3 (2.19%) Problem Management
9 3 (2.19%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (2.19%) Server Building
9 3 (2.19%) Supplier Management
9 3 (2.19%) Incident Management
9 3 (2.19%) E-Commerce
9 3 (2.19%) ITSM
10 2 (1.46%) Change Management
10 2 (1.46%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 21 (15.33%) SQL
2 6 (4.38%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.46%) VBScript
3 2 (1.46%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (8.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (5.84%) MCSE
2 8 (5.84%) MCITP
3 7 (5.11%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.11%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.19%) MCP
5 2 (1.46%) MCDST
5 2 (1.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (1.46%) MCSA
5 2 (1.46%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.73%) CCSE
6 1 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.73%) CCNP
6 1 (0.73%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.73%) JNCIS
6 1 (0.73%) HP ASE
6 1 (0.73%) HP MASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.30%) SLA
2 2 (1.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.46%) QA
System Software
1 87 (63.50%) Active Directory
2 35 (25.55%) XenApp
3 23 (16.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (12.41%) vSphere
5 12 (8.76%) XenDesktop
6 6 (4.38%) Hyper-V
7 4 (2.92%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (2.92%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 3 (2.19%) XenServer
8 3 (2.19%) Terminal Services
9 2 (1.46%) MetaFrame
9 2 (1.46%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.73%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 1 (0.73%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 15 (10.95%) SCCM
2 6 (4.38%) Backup Exec
3 3 (2.19%) SCOM
3 3 (2.19%) EdgeSight
4 2 (1.46%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (1.46%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (1.46%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.46%) DameWare
5 1 (0.73%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.73%) WSUS
5 1 (0.73%) SCSM
5 1 (0.73%) vMotion
5 1 (0.73%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 48 (35.04%) VMware
2 36 (26.28%) Microsoft
3 20 (14.60%) Cisco
4 12 (8.76%) NetApp
5 11 (8.03%) Lotus
6 8 (5.84%) HP
7 6 (4.38%) Progress
7 6 (4.38%) Remedy
7 6 (4.38%) AppSense
8 5 (3.65%) Symantec
8 5 (3.65%) IBM
9 4 (2.92%) EMC
10 3 (2.19%) LANDesk
11 2 (1.46%) Sophos
11 2 (1.46%) Autodesk
11 2 (1.46%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.46%) Juniper
11 2 (1.46%) CA
11 2 (1.46%) CommVault
11 2 (1.46%) Dell
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £14.00 - £16.00 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago