The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Bedford region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank - - 3
Contract jobs citing Citrix 0 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford - - 18.75%
As % of the Vendors category - - 31.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Average daily rate
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- - £170
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.73
% change year-on-year
- +4.60%
Vendors Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
55 10 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 73.33% 23.81% 59.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 3 15
Average daily rate £300 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £410 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £19.00 - £101.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 - £30.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 - £172.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
Citrix
Bedfordshire

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

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) VMS
2 1 (33.33%) Dell
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) A+ Certification
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Tivoli
2 1 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) NAS
2 1 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support
1 1 (33.33%) Test Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (33.33%) Replication
1 1 (33.33%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (33.33%) VMS
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Use Case
1 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
1 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
2 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Tivoli
1 1 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
1 1 (33.33%) SCOM
1 1 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (33.33%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Dell
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) McAfee
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) LANDesk
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) IBM