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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix
Rank 25 31 15
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -16
Contract jobs citing Citrix 14 13 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 4.26% 3.34% 6.99%
As % of the Vendors category 10.14% 7.51% 17.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 6
Average daily rate £295 £273 £354
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.25% -22.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £170 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £275 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £348 £300
% change year-on-year
-6.53% +15.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 8
Average hourly rate £29.53 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.72% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.91 £17.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.15 £24.15 £57.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.93 £16.38
% change year-on-year
+8.32% -2.74%
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
138 173 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 41.95% 44.47% 40.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 139 67
Average daily rate £431 £425 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.47% +41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £210 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 8 13
Average hourly rate £47.50 £17.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+171.42% +12.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £25.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+23.56% +5.45%

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 14 February 2016.

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
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 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Bedford +3 5 £170 -38.18% 3
Dunstable +5 4 - - 2
Luton +1 2 £295 - 3
Citrix
East of England

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 29 (80.56%) Windows
2 24 (66.67%) VMware
3 21 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (55.56%) Active Directory
5 17 (47.22%) Windows Server
6 16 (44.44%) Microsoft
6 16 (44.44%) ITIL
7 14 (38.89%) XenApp
8 13 (36.11%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (30.56%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (27.78%) MS Exchange
11 10 (27.78%) vSphere
12 9 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
12 9 (25.00%) Migration
13 8 (22.22%) SQL Server
13 8 (22.22%) DNS
14 7 (19.44%) Symantec
14 7 (19.44%) Backup Exec
14 7 (19.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 6 (16.67%) Local Government
15 6 (16.67%) MS Office
15 6 (16.67%) SQL
15 6 (16.67%) MS Excel
15 6 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
15 6 (16.67%) Data Centre
16 5 (13.89%) Office 365
16 5 (13.89%) VPN
16 5 (13.89%) Cisco
16 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Certification

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 10 (27.78%) MS Exchange
2 6 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (11.11%) IBM Domino
3 4 (11.11%) IBM Notes
3 4 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 4 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (11.11%) Skype for Business
4 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (5.56%) CMS
5 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 6 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 6 (16.67%) MS Office
2 2 (5.56%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.89%) Office 365
2 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.22%) DNS
2 5 (13.89%) VPN
3 4 (11.11%) DHCP
4 2 (5.56%) Firewall
4 2 (5.56%) IP Telephony
4 2 (5.56%) VoIP
5 1 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.78%) LAN
5 1 (2.78%) OSPF
5 1 (2.78%) VLAN
5 1 (2.78%) VRRP
5 1 (2.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.22%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (16.67%) Local Government
2 2 (5.56%) Billing
2 2 (5.56%) Electronics
3 1 (2.78%) Finance
3 1 (2.78%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (16.67%) Analyst
1 6 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (13.89%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
2 5 (13.89%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (13.89%) Server Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) VMware Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Citrix Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Consultant
4 3 (8.33%) Data Centre Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Systems Support
4 3 (8.33%) Systems Support Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Citrix Support
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Network Specialist
5 2 (5.56%) Voice Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 5 (13.89%) Clustering
3 3 (8.33%) NHS
4 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.56%) Fat Client
4 2 (5.56%) FlexPod
4 2 (5.56%) Thin Client
4 2 (5.56%) VCE vBlock
5 1 (2.78%) CMDB
5 1 (2.78%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 29 (80.56%) Windows
2 21 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (47.22%) Windows Server
4 13 (36.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (30.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (5.56%) Linux
7 2 (5.56%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.78%) Android
8 1 (2.78%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (44.44%) ITIL
2 9 (25.00%) Migration
3 3 (8.33%) Configuration Management
3 3 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (8.33%) Presales
4 2 (5.56%) Application Packaging
4 2 (5.56%) B2B
4 2 (5.56%) B2C
4 2 (5.56%) CRM
4 2 (5.56%) Data Migration
4 2 (5.56%) Mentoring
4 2 (5.56%) Server Building
4 2 (5.56%) Service Delivery
4 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (5.56%) Test Management
5 1 (2.78%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (2.78%) Data Protection
5 1 (2.78%) Network Architecture
5 1 (2.78%) Security Architecture
5 1 (2.78%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.67%) SQL
2 3 (8.33%) PowerShell
2 3 (8.33%) VB
2 3 (8.33%) VBScript
3 2 (5.56%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (11.11%) MCSA
3 3 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (8.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (8.33%) MCSE
4 2 (5.56%) CCNA
4 2 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (5.56%) Degree
4 2 (5.56%) MCITP
4 2 (5.56%) MCP
4 2 (5.56%) VCP5
4 2 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.78%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) SLA
2 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.78%) ISO27002
2 1 (2.78%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 20 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 14 (38.89%) XenApp
3 12 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (27.78%) vSphere
5 7 (19.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 4 (11.11%) MetaFrame
6 4 (11.11%) VMware ESX
7 2 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (5.56%) VMware Server
8 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (19.44%) Backup Exec
2 2 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (66.67%) VMware
2 16 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 7 (19.44%) Symantec
4 5 (13.89%) Cisco
4 5 (13.89%) NetApp
5 4 (11.11%) Lotus
6 2 (5.56%) CheckPoint
6 2 (5.56%) EMC
6 2 (5.56%) Fujitsu
6 2 (5.56%) Intel
7 1 (2.78%) Apple
7 1 (2.78%) Mitel
7 1 (2.78%) Palo Alto
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