The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Citrix products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Citrix over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 16 43 9
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -34
Contract jobs citing Citrix 26 9 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 6.88% 1.76% 11.49%
As % of the Vendors category 15.48% 4.43% 26.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 18
Average daily rate
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£300 £388 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% +32.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £375 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £434 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.14% -
Citrix
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Vendors Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
168 203 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 44.44% 39.73% 43.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 132 51
Average daily rate £330 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £239 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 1
Average hourly rate £32.50 £25.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.45% +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

Citrix
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Citrix across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Citrix Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Citrix
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Citrix across the Bedfordshire region.

Citrix Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Citrix
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Citrix across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Citrix Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

Citrix
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Citrix across the Bedfordshire region.

Citrix Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Citrix
Hourly Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Citrix across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Citrix Hourly Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

Citrix
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Citrix within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +16 10 £300 -20.00%
Bedford - 10 £250 -
Dunstable +1 2 £130 -68.29%
Citrix
East of England

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 27 (61.36%) Active Directory
2 26 (59.09%) Windows
2 26 (59.09%) Microsoft
2 26 (59.09%) VMware
3 20 (45.45%) ITIL
4 15 (34.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 10 (22.73%) MS Excel
8 9 (20.45%) Cisco
8 9 (20.45%) DNS
8 9 (20.45%) MS Exchange
8 9 (20.45%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (18.18%) DHCP
9 8 (18.18%) NHS
10 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (15.91%) LAN
10 7 (15.91%) WAN
10 7 (15.91%) Local Government
10 7 (15.91%) XenApp
11 6 (13.64%) Change Management
11 6 (13.64%) SQL Server
11 6 (13.64%) Symantec
11 6 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (11.36%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (11.36%) SAN
12 5 (11.36%) Thin Client
12 5 (11.36%) MS Office
12 5 (11.36%) SQL
12 5 (11.36%) VoIP

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 9 (20.45%) MS Exchange
2 4 (9.09%) IBM Notes
3 3 (6.82%) Lotus Domino
4 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.27%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.27%) Lync
5 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.27%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (22.73%) MS Excel
2 5 (11.36%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.82%) Office 365
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.45%) DNS
2 8 (18.18%) DHCP
3 7 (15.91%) LAN
3 7 (15.91%) WAN
4 5 (11.36%) IP Telephony
4 5 (11.36%) VoIP
4 5 (11.36%) SAN
5 3 (6.82%) VPN
5 3 (6.82%) Firewall
6 2 (4.55%) Wireless
6 2 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (4.55%) Telnet
6 2 (4.55%) SSH
6 2 (4.55%) VLAN
6 2 (4.55%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.27%) 802.11
7 1 (2.27%) OSPF
7 1 (2.27%) Network Security
7 1 (2.27%) Wireless Security
7 1 (2.27%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
General
1 7 (15.91%) Local Government
2 5 (11.36%) Finance
3 1 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (15.91%) Analyst
2 6 (13.64%) Support Engineer
2 6 (13.64%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (11.36%) Service Analyst
3 5 (11.36%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (11.36%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Citrix Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (9.09%) Network Specialist
4 4 (9.09%) Network Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) VMware Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Principal Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Citrix Server Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) IT Support
6 2 (4.55%) Designer
6 2 (4.55%) Windows Server Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Senior Network Specialist
6 2 (4.55%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) .NET
1 2 (4.55%) Web Services
1 2 (4.55%) XML
1 2 (4.55%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.27%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.18%) NHS
2 5 (11.36%) Thin Client
2 5 (11.36%) Management Information System
2 5 (11.36%) Fat Client
3 4 (9.09%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.27%) Replication
4 1 (2.27%) Clustering
4 1 (2.27%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 26 (59.09%) Windows
2 15 (34.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (20.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (9.09%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.27%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.27%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (2.27%) UNIX
6 1 (2.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (45.45%) ITIL
2 11 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 6 (13.64%) Change Management
4 5 (11.36%) Service Delivery
5 4 (9.09%) PRINCE2
6 3 (6.82%) Project Management
6 3 (6.82%) Problem Management
6 3 (6.82%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (4.55%) Business Continuity
7 2 (4.55%) Network Design
7 2 (4.55%) Migration
7 2 (4.55%) E-Commerce
7 2 (4.55%) SOA
7 2 (4.55%) Configuration Management
7 2 (4.55%) ITIL V3
7 2 (4.55%) Information Governance
7 2 (4.55%) Business Continuity Planning
7 2 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (4.55%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.27%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.36%) SQL
2 2 (4.55%) C#
2 2 (4.55%) C++
2 2 (4.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (11.36%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (9.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 4 (9.09%) CCNP
3 4 (9.09%) CCNA
4 3 (6.82%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (6.82%) MCITP
4 3 (6.82%) Degree
5 2 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (4.55%) CCA
5 2 (4.55%) MCSA
6 1 (2.27%) CCIE
6 1 (2.27%) CCDA
6 1 (2.27%) CCDP
6 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) SLA
2 1 (2.27%) TickIT
2 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.27%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 27 (61.36%) Active Directory
2 12 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (15.91%) XenApp
4 5 (11.36%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (11.36%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (6.82%) VMware ESX
5 3 (6.82%) vSphere
6 2 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (4.55%) VMware Server
7 1 (2.27%) MetaFrame
7 1 (2.27%) Firmware
7 1 (2.27%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (9.09%) Backup Exec
2 2 (4.55%) SCCM
2 2 (4.55%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 26 (59.09%) Microsoft
1 26 (59.09%) VMware
2 9 (20.45%) Cisco
3 6 (13.64%) Symantec
4 4 (9.09%) Lotus
5 2 (4.55%) CheckPoint
5 2 (4.55%) HP
6 1 (2.27%) Oracle
6 1 (2.27%) Mitel
6 1 (2.27%) Sourcefire
6 1 (2.27%) LANDesk
6 1 (2.27%) IronPort
6 1 (2.27%) F5