The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Citrix products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Citrix over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Bradford region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 22 22 25
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs citing Citrix 3 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 2.07% 2.53% 1.20%
As % of the Vendors category 5.56% 4.35% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate - £250 £113
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +122.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £15.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -9.09%
Vendors Category
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
54 92 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 37.24% 58.23% 67.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 39 27
Average daily rate £325 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £461 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 3
Average hourly rate £11.00 £10.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -31.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £8.50 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £19.97 £28.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Citrix
West Yorkshire

Citrix
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Citrix across the Bradford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Citrix Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

Citrix
Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Citrix across the Bradford region.

Citrix Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

Citrix
Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Citrix across the Bradford region.

Citrix Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford 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 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (33.33%) Lotus Domino
3 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) XenApp
3 2 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 2 (33.33%) VMware ESX
3 2 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) Fat Client
4 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (16.67%) vSphere
4 1 (16.67%) CCEE
4 1 (16.67%) CCIA
4 1 (16.67%) NetScaler
4 1 (16.67%) XenServer
4 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford 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 2 (33.33%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Server Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Fat Client
1 1 (16.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (16.67%) UNIX
4 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Migration
1 2 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (16.67%) CCEE
1 1 (16.67%) CCIA
1 1 (16.67%) CCA
1 1 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) XenApp
2 2 (33.33%) XenDesktop
2 2 (33.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) vSphere
3 1 (16.67%) XenServer
3 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (66.67%) VMware