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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 3 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Citrix 11 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 19.64% - -
As % of the Vendors category 34.38% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 0
Average daily rate
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£225 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -
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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
32 57 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 57.14% 74.03% 23.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 43 3
Average daily rate £210 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £425 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 4 August 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
2 12 (63.16%) ITIL
3 10 (52.63%) Windows
3 10 (52.63%) VMware
3 10 (52.63%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
5 6 (31.58%) MS Office
5 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
5 6 (31.58%) Service Delivery
6 5 (26.32%) Management Information System
6 5 (26.32%) NHS
7 4 (21.05%) SLA
7 4 (21.05%) Finance
7 4 (21.05%) Change Management
7 4 (21.05%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (15.79%) Problem Management
8 3 (15.79%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 3 (15.79%) Lotus
8 3 (15.79%) Backup Exec
8 3 (15.79%) Local Government
8 3 (15.79%) Cisco
8 3 (15.79%) CCNP
8 3 (15.79%) Symantec
8 3 (15.79%) Project Management
8 3 (15.79%) LAN
8 3 (15.79%) VoIP
8 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
8 3 (15.79%) IBM Notes

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (15.79%) IBM Notes
1 3 (15.79%) Lotus Domino
2 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (31.58%) MS Office
1 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) LAN
1 3 (15.79%) VoIP
2 2 (10.53%) WAN
2 2 (10.53%) Wireless
2 2 (10.53%) IP Telephony
2 2 (10.53%) VPN
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (5.26%) 802.11
3 1 (5.26%) Firewall
3 1 (5.26%) VLAN
3 1 (5.26%) Network Security
3 1 (5.26%) Wireless Security
3 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (15.79%) Service Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (15.79%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Principal Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) IT Support
4 2 (10.53%) Network Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Support Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Desktop Support
5 1 (5.26%) Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Application Packaging
1 1 (5.26%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) NHS
1 5 (26.32%) Management Information System
2 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
3 2 (10.53%) Fat Client
3 2 (10.53%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) ITIL
2 10 (52.63%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 6 (31.58%) Service Delivery
4 4 (21.05%) Change Management
5 3 (15.79%) Problem Management
5 3 (15.79%) Project Management
6 2 (10.53%) Service Management
6 2 (10.53%) ITIL V3
7 1 (5.26%) Information Governance
7 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity Planning
7 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (5.26%) SDLC
7 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
7 1 (5.26%) CRM
7 1 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (5.26%) Network Management
7 1 (5.26%) Migration
7 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (15.79%) CCNP
2 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (10.53%) CCNA
3 2 (10.53%) Degree
3 2 (10.53%) CCA
3 2 (10.53%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (5.26%) NVQ Level 4
4 1 (5.26%) CCDP
4 1 (5.26%) HNC
4 1 (5.26%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) SLA
2 1 (5.26%) TickIT
2 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.26%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
2 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (15.79%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
2 10 (52.63%) VMware
3 3 (15.79%) Lotus
3 3 (15.79%) Cisco
3 3 (15.79%) Symantec
4 2 (10.53%) LANDesk
5 1 (5.26%) IronPort
5 1 (5.26%) F5
5 1 (5.26%) Sourcefire
5 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint