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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 4 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Citrix 10 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 21.28% - -
As % of the Vendors category 32.26% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
Average daily rate
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£250 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
- -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £25.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £16.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +1.53%
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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
31 47 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 65.96% 73.44% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 30 2
Average daily rate £200 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £19.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.52% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.47 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.61% -12.82%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Citrix across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

Citrix Daily Rate Histogram 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

Citrix
Hourly Rate Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Citrix across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

Citrix Hourly Rate Histogram in Bedford

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
2 10 (66.67%) ITIL
2 10 (66.67%) VMware
3 8 (53.33%) Windows
4 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
5 6 (40.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (33.33%) MS Office
6 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 5 (33.33%) Service Delivery
7 4 (26.67%) Change Management
7 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
7 4 (26.67%) Finance
7 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
7 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
8 3 (20.00%) Problem Management
8 3 (20.00%) Local Government
8 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (20.00%) SLA
8 3 (20.00%) Cisco
8 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
8 3 (20.00%) LAN
8 3 (20.00%) VoIP
8 3 (20.00%) CCNP
8 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (20.00%) NHS
8 3 (20.00%) Project Management
9 2 (13.33%) VPN
9 2 (13.33%) Symantec
9 2 (13.33%) Wireless

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (13.33%) IBM Notes
2 2 (13.33%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Office
1 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) LAN
1 3 (20.00%) VoIP
2 2 (13.33%) WAN
2 2 (13.33%) Wireless
2 2 (13.33%) IP Telephony
2 2 (13.33%) VPN
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (6.67%) 802.11
3 1 (6.67%) Firewall
3 1 (6.67%) VLAN
3 1 (6.67%) Network Security
3 1 (6.67%) Wireless Security
3 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Analyst
1 3 (20.00%) Support Engineer
1 3 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 3 (20.00%) Principal Engineer
1 3 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) IT Support
2 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (13.33%) Network Specialist
2 2 (13.33%) Support Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) IT Support Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Desktop Support
3 1 (6.67%) Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Technical Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
1 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (20.00%) NHS
3 2 (13.33%) Thin Client
3 2 (13.33%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) ITIL
2 6 (40.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 5 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 4 (26.67%) Change Management
5 3 (20.00%) Project Management
5 3 (20.00%) Problem Management
6 2 (13.33%) ITIL V3
7 1 (6.67%) Information Governance
7 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity Planning
7 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (6.67%) SDLC
7 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (6.67%) Network Management
7 1 (6.67%) Service Management
7 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
7 1 (6.67%) CRM
7 1 (6.67%) Migration
7 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) CCNP
1 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (13.33%) CCNA
2 2 (13.33%) CCA
2 2 (13.33%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (6.67%) CCDP
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.67%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (6.67%) TickIT
2 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (6.67%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (13.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (6.67%) XenApp
4 1 (6.67%) vSphere
4 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
2 10 (66.67%) VMware
3 3 (20.00%) Cisco
4 2 (13.33%) Symantec
4 2 (13.33%) Lotus
5 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
5 1 (6.67%) Intel
5 1 (6.67%) Sourcefire
5 1 (6.67%) LANDesk
5 1 (6.67%) IronPort
5 1 (6.67%) F5
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