The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Citrix products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Citrix over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 15 15 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 -12
Contract jobs citing Citrix 2 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 2.99% 8.11% 17.14%
As % of the Vendors category 5.26% 24.00% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 6
Average daily rate
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£263 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.08% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £288 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £375 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
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Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Vendors Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
38 25 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 56.72% 33.78% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 20 13
Average daily rate £331 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.41% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £175 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £370 £356
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -4.67%

Citrix
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Citrix across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Citrix Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Citrix
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Citrix across the Bedford region.

Citrix Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

Citrix
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Citrix across the Bedford region.

Citrix Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

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Top 16 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford 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 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (50.00%) Network Design
2 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Lotus
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (50.00%) Lotus Domino
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford 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 1 (50.00%) IBM Notes
1 1 (50.00%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) IP Telephony
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Network Design
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Lotus