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 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 29 19 15
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -4
Contract jobs citing Citrix 22 15 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.37% 5.45% 6.90%
As % of the Vendors category 12.94% 12.20% 16.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 12
Average daily rate
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£273 £248 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.10% -22.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £170 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £370 £359
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £290 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.75% -10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 £12.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.83% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
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
170 123 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 41.46% 44.73% 42.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 78 76
Average daily rate £330 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £180 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £571 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 5
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.75 £25.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -26.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £14.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 December 2014.

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 December 2014.

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 December 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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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 +7 8 £275 +1.85% 3
Luton -17 3 - -
Dunstable - 2 - -
Citrix
East of England

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 20 (74.07%) VMware
2 18 (66.67%) Windows
3 15 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 13 (48.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (40.74%) Lotus
6 10 (37.04%) IBM Notes
7 9 (33.33%) MS Office
7 9 (33.33%) Lotus Domino
7 9 (33.33%) MS Excel
8 8 (29.63%) ITIL
8 8 (29.63%) Active Directory
9 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (22.22%) Network Design
9 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (18.52%) SLA
10 5 (18.52%) Service Delivery
10 5 (18.52%) MS PowerPoint
10 5 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
11 4 (14.81%) VPN
11 4 (14.81%) Symantec
11 4 (14.81%) SecurID
11 4 (14.81%) XenApp
12 3 (11.11%) VoIP
12 3 (11.11%) DHCP
12 3 (11.11%) DNS
12 3 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (11.11%) McAfee
12 3 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
12 3 (11.11%) Blackberry
12 3 (11.11%) Wireless

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 10 (37.04%) IBM Notes
2 9 (33.33%) Lotus Domino
3 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
3 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (33.33%) MS Office
1 9 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (18.52%) MS PowerPoint
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%) IP Telephony
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%) Technical Delivery Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Technical Services Manager
6 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Server Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Technical Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Team Leader
6 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Services Delivery Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Service Manager
6 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (3.70%) Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) SecurID
2 3 (11.11%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 18 (66.67%) Windows
2 13 (48.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) ITIL
2 6 (22.22%) Network Design
3 5 (18.52%) Service Delivery
4 3 (11.11%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (7.41%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (7.41%) Information Security
5 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.70%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (29.63%) Active Directory
2 5 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (14.81%) XenApp
4 3 (11.11%) XenServer
4 3 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (11.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (3.70%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 20 (74.07%) VMware
2 15 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 11 (40.74%) Lotus
4 4 (14.81%) Symantec
5 3 (11.11%) McAfee
5 3 (11.11%) Altiris
6 1 (3.70%) Cisco
6 1 (3.70%) HP
6 1 (3.70%) NetApp