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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 20 31 11
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -20
Contract jobs citing Citrix 22 16 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.76% 3.56% 9.95%
As % of the Vendors category 12.79% 8.04% 25.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 13
Average daily rate
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£373 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £153 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £375 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.16% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.92 £16.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+2.54% +8.19%
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
172 199 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 45.03% 44.22% 39.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 104 49
Average daily rate £389 £395 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.58% +21.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £210 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £483 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 9 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £25.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.86% +45.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -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 22 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Bedford - 10 £370 - 6
Luton +8 7 £488 +30.00%
Dunstable -7 1 - - 1
Citrix
East of England

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 20 (60.61%) Microsoft
2 18 (54.55%) Windows
2 18 (54.55%) VMware
3 13 (39.39%) Active Directory
4 12 (36.36%) ITIL
4 12 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (30.30%) Lotus
5 10 (30.30%) MS Excel
6 9 (27.27%) IBM Notes
6 9 (27.27%) MS Office
7 7 (21.21%) Lotus Domino
8 6 (18.18%) LAN
8 6 (18.18%) VoIP
8 6 (18.18%) Network Design
8 6 (18.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (15.15%) WAN
9 5 (15.15%) SLA
9 5 (15.15%) Cisco
9 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
10 4 (12.12%) Symantec
10 4 (12.12%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (12.12%) DHCP
10 4 (12.12%) VPN
10 4 (12.12%) DNS
10 4 (12.12%) MS Exchange
10 4 (12.12%) Management Information System
10 4 (12.12%) Wireless

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (27.27%) IBM Notes
2 7 (21.21%) Lotus Domino
3 4 (12.12%) MS Exchange
4 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 10 (30.30%) MS Excel
2 9 (27.27%) MS Office
3 3 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.18%) LAN
1 6 (18.18%) VoIP
2 5 (15.15%) WAN
3 4 (12.12%) DHCP
3 4 (12.12%) VPN
3 4 (12.12%) DNS
3 4 (12.12%) Wireless
4 3 (9.09%) IP Telephony
5 2 (6.06%) Telnet
5 2 (6.06%) SSH
5 2 (6.06%) VLAN
5 2 (6.06%) Firewall
5 2 (6.06%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (3.03%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (3.03%) Network Security
6 1 (3.03%) Wireless Security
6 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.03%) VRRP
6 1 (3.03%) OSPF
6 1 (3.03%) 802.11
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 4 (12.12%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Local Government
3 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) Analyst
2 8 (24.24%) Support Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) Support Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (12.12%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Senior Support Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) IT Support
5 3 (9.09%) IT Support Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Service Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Network Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Network Specialist
6 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) .NET
1 2 (6.06%) Web Services
1 2 (6.06%) XML
2 1 (3.03%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Management Information System
2 3 (9.09%) SecurID
2 3 (9.09%) Fat Client
2 3 (9.09%) Thin Client
3 2 (6.06%) NHS
3 2 (6.06%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 18 (54.55%) Windows
2 12 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (6.06%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.03%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) ITIL
2 6 (18.18%) Network Design
2 6 (18.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 4 (12.12%) Change Management
4 3 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 3 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 2 (6.06%) Project Management
5 2 (6.06%) SOA
5 2 (6.06%) Problem Management
5 2 (6.06%) Business Continuity
5 2 (6.06%) ITIL V3
5 2 (6.06%) Information Governance
5 2 (6.06%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (6.06%) Business Continuity Planning
6 1 (3.03%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.03%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.03%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (3.03%) Network Management
6 1 (3.03%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.03%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.09%) SQL
2 2 (6.06%) C#
2 2 (6.06%) C++
2 2 (6.06%) Java
3 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.06%) CCNP
3 2 (6.06%) CCNA
3 2 (6.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (3.03%) MCITP
4 1 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (3.03%) Degree
4 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.03%) CCDP
4 1 (3.03%) CCA
4 1 (3.03%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (3.03%) MCSE
4 1 (3.03%) MCSA
4 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) SLA
2 1 (3.03%) TickIT
2 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.03%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (39.39%) Active Directory
2 5 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (9.09%) XenApp
3 3 (9.09%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (3.03%) vSphere
4 1 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.03%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.03%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (3.03%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.03%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.03%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (60.61%) Microsoft
2 18 (54.55%) VMware
3 10 (30.30%) Lotus
4 5 (15.15%) Cisco
5 4 (12.12%) Symantec
6 2 (6.06%) CheckPoint
6 2 (6.06%) McAfee
7 1 (3.03%) IronPort
7 1 (3.03%) F5
7 1 (3.03%) Mitel
7 1 (3.03%) Sourcefire
7 1 (3.03%) LANDesk
7 1 (3.03%) HP
7 1 (3.03%) Intel
7 1 (3.03%) Oracle
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