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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 8 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs citing Citrix 5 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 12.82% 24.39% 8.70%
As % of the Vendors category 18.52% 43.48% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£370 - £226
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £294 £300
% change year-on-year
+23.40% -2.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £20.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £15.13
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +7.43%
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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
27 23 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 69.23% 56.10% 34.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 6 7
Average daily rate £325 £265 £211
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.64% +25.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £100 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £350 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+128.57% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

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
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 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 9 (69.23%) Windows
3 8 (61.54%) MS Office
3 8 (61.54%) VMware
3 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (53.85%) Lotus
4 7 (53.85%) ITIL
4 7 (53.85%) MS Excel
4 7 (53.85%) IBM Notes
4 7 (53.85%) Lotus Domino
5 6 (46.15%) SLA
6 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (30.77%) Network Design
7 4 (30.77%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (23.08%) Wireless
8 3 (23.08%) VPN
8 3 (23.08%) VoIP
8 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (23.08%) SecurID
9 2 (15.38%) ITIL V3
9 2 (15.38%) Mobile Device Management
9 2 (15.38%) Symantec
9 2 (15.38%) McAfee
9 2 (15.38%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (15.38%) Blackberry
9 2 (15.38%) Project Management
9 2 (15.38%) DHCP
9 2 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (15.38%) Active Directory

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 7 (53.85%) IBM Notes
1 7 (53.85%) Lotus Domino
2 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (61.54%) MS Office
2 7 (53.85%) MS Excel
3 4 (30.77%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) VoIP
1 3 (23.08%) VPN
1 3 (23.08%) Wireless
2 2 (15.38%) IP Telephony
2 2 (15.38%) DNS
2 2 (15.38%) LAN
2 2 (15.38%) DHCP
3 1 (7.69%) WAN
3 1 (7.69%) Firewall
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Analyst
1 6 (46.15%) Support Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Senior Support Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) IT Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) IT Support
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Network Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Network Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Principal Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Support Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) SecurID
2 2 (15.38%) Blackberry
2 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.69%) Fat Client
3 1 (7.69%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) ITIL
2 4 (30.77%) Network Design
3 2 (15.38%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
3 2 (15.38%) Change Management
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL V3
3 2 (15.38%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (7.69%) Information Governance
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity
4 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (7.69%) MCSE
2 1 (7.69%) CCNP
2 1 (7.69%) CCNA
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (46.15%) SLA
2 1 (7.69%) TickIT
2 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.69%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
3 1 (7.69%) XenApp
3 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 8 (61.54%) VMware
3 7 (53.85%) Lotus
4 2 (15.38%) Symantec
4 2 (15.38%) McAfee
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco
5 1 (7.69%) LANDesk
5 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
5 1 (7.69%) Intel