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 27 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 35 17 13
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -4
Contract jobs citing Citrix 11 23 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.82% 6.82% 8.42%
As % of the Vendors category 6.36% 16.20% 16.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 14
Average daily rate
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£273 £375 £248
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.33% +51.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £302 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £413 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £300 £309
% change year-on-year
+20.41% -2.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.07 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-2.60% +10.00%
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
173 142 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 44.36% 42.14% 52.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 88 60
Average daily rate £425 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £150 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £447 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 5
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 27 February 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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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 0 8 £275 - 1
Dunstable - - - -
Luton - - - - 1
Citrix
East of England

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 19 (70.37%) VMware
2 18 (66.67%) Windows
3 17 (62.96%) Microsoft
4 14 (51.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (40.74%) Lotus
6 10 (37.04%) IBM Notes
6 10 (37.04%) MS Office
7 9 (33.33%) MS Excel
7 9 (33.33%) Lotus Domino
8 8 (29.63%) ITIL
9 7 (25.93%) SLA
9 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (22.22%) Network Design
10 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
11 5 (18.52%) MS PowerPoint
11 5 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
11 5 (18.52%) XenApp
12 4 (14.81%) SecurID
12 4 (14.81%) Microsoft App-V
12 4 (14.81%) VPN
13 3 (11.11%) DNS
13 3 (11.11%) VoIP
13 3 (11.11%) DHCP
13 3 (11.11%) MS Exchange
13 3 (11.11%) Symantec
13 3 (11.11%) McAfee
13 3 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
13 3 (11.11%) Blackberry
13 3 (11.11%) ITIL Certification

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 10 (37.04%) IBM Notes
2 9 (33.33%) Lotus Domino
3 3 (11.11%) MS Exchange
3 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 10 (37.04%) MS Office
2 9 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 5 (18.52%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) VPN
2 3 (11.11%) DNS
2 3 (11.11%) Wireless
2 3 (11.11%) VoIP
2 3 (11.11%) DHCP
3 1 (3.70%) LAN
3 1 (3.70%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Analyst
2 10 (37.04%) Support Analyst
3 6 (22.22%) Senior Analyst
3 6 (22.22%) Senior Support Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Support Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) IT Support Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) IT Support
6 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Server Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Technical Support Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Help Desk Support
7 1 (3.70%) Help Desk Support Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (3.70%) Support Specialist
7 1 (3.70%) Technical Support
7 1 (3.70%) Applications Packager
7 1 (3.70%) Help Desk Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) SecurID
2 3 (11.11%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 18 (66.67%) Windows
2 14 (51.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) ITIL
2 6 (22.22%) Network Design
3 3 (11.11%) Mobile Device Management
3 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 2 (7.41%) Project Management
4 2 (7.41%) ITIL V3
5 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (3.70%) VCP4
2 1 (3.70%) MCSE
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.93%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 5 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (18.52%) XenApp
3 4 (14.81%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (11.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 3 (11.11%) XenServer
5 1 (3.70%) vSphere
5 1 (3.70%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 19 (70.37%) VMware
2 17 (62.96%) Microsoft
3 11 (40.74%) Lotus
4 3 (11.11%) Symantec
4 3 (11.11%) McAfee
5 2 (7.41%) Altiris
6 1 (3.70%) LANDesk
6 1 (3.70%) HP
6 1 (3.70%) Intel
6 1 (3.70%) NetApp
6 1 (3.70%) Cisco