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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 6 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing Citrix 7 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 18.92% 18.18% 16.00%
As % of the Vendors category 28.00% 37.04% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 4
Average daily rate
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£275 £170 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.76% -42.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £278 £325
% change year-on-year
+17.11% -14.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.93% -
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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
25 27 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 67.57% 49.09% 48.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 11 7
Average daily rate £275 £309 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.93% +2.91%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 4
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -11.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 8 (88.89%) Windows
1 8 (88.89%) MS Office
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
1 8 (88.89%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (77.78%) MS Excel
2 7 (77.78%) IBM Notes
2 7 (77.78%) Lotus Domino
2 7 (77.78%) Lotus
2 7 (77.78%) VMware
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (44.44%) Network Design
4 4 (44.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (44.44%) SLA
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (33.33%) ITIL
5 3 (33.33%) VPN
5 3 (33.33%) SecurID
6 2 (22.22%) Wireless
6 2 (22.22%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (22.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (22.22%) DNS
6 2 (22.22%) VoIP
6 2 (22.22%) DHCP
6 2 (22.22%) Symantec
6 2 (22.22%) McAfee
6 2 (22.22%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (22.22%) Blackberry
6 2 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (11.11%) VMware ESX

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 (77.78%) IBM Notes
1 7 (77.78%) Lotus Domino
2 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (88.89%) MS Office
2 7 (77.78%) MS Excel
3 4 (44.44%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) VPN
2 2 (22.22%) DNS
2 2 (22.22%) Wireless
2 2 (22.22%) VoIP
2 2 (22.22%) DHCP
3 1 (11.11%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Analyst
1 6 (66.67%) Support Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Senior Support Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) IT Support
3 2 (22.22%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Support Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) SecurID
2 2 (22.22%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
1 8 (88.89%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Network Design
2 3 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) Mobile Device Management
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (11.11%) MCSE
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) XenApp
2 1 (11.11%) vSphere
2 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 7 (77.78%) Lotus
2 7 (77.78%) VMware
3 2 (22.22%) Symantec
3 2 (22.22%) McAfee
4 1 (11.11%) Intel
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco