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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 49 9 5
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -4
Contract jobs citing Citrix 5 33 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.04% 11.96% 19.89%
As % of the Vendors category 2.51% 26.83% 35.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 27 45
Average daily rate
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£500 £330 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.51% -1.49%
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £20.00 £13.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -23.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
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
199 123 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 41.20% 44.57% 56.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 70 129
Average daily rate £350 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £380 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 14
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £8.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.20 £22.50 £160.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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
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 23 September 2014. 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 -24 1 - - 1
Bedford - - - - 1
Citrix
East of England

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 10 (62.50%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) VMware
3 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
4 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
4 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
6 3 (18.75%) ITIL
6 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
6 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (12.50%) Email Migration
7 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
7 2 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (12.50%) Migration
7 2 (12.50%) Cisco
7 2 (12.50%) Test Management
7 2 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (12.50%) Information Security
7 2 (12.50%) Local Government
7 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
8 1 (6.25%) LAN
8 1 (6.25%) WAN
8 1 (6.25%) DHCP
8 1 (6.25%) DNS
8 1 (6.25%) SQL
8 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
8 1 (6.25%) IBM Notes
8 1 (6.25%) MCSE

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.25%) IBM Notes
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) LAN
1 1 (6.25%) WAN
1 1 (6.25%) DHCP
1 1 (6.25%) DNS
General
1 2 (12.50%) Local Government
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (12.50%) Applications Packager
1 2 (12.50%) Services Delivery Manager
1 2 (12.50%) Service Manager
1 2 (12.50%) Server Engineer
1 2 (12.50%) Technical Manager
1 2 (12.50%) Delivery Manager
1 2 (12.50%) Technical Services Manager
1 2 (12.50%) Test Leader
1 2 (12.50%) Technical Delivery Manager
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (6.25%) Team Leader
2 1 (6.25%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (6.25%) Systems Architect
2 1 (6.25%) Service Analyst
2 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (6.25%) Administrator
2 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) Architect
2 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Thin Client
1 1 (6.25%) Replication
1 1 (6.25%) Fat Client
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) ITIL
1 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
2 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (12.50%) Migration
2 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
2 2 (12.50%) Test Management
2 2 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (12.50%) Information Security
2 2 (12.50%) Email Migration
3 1 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Test Strategy
3 1 (6.25%) Project Management
3 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
3 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) MCSE
1 1 (6.25%) ISEB
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (6.25%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.25%) XenApp
3 1 (6.25%) XenServer
3 1 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) VMware
2 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco
4 1 (6.25%) Altiris
4 1 (6.25%) NetApp
4 1 (6.25%) Lotus
4 1 (6.25%) Symantec