The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Citrix products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Citrix over the 3 months to 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 64 54 44
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -10
Contract jobs citing Citrix 11 19 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.19% 2.17% 1.12%
As % of the Vendors category 3.19% 5.48% 3.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 18 5
Average daily rate
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£143 £416 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-65.72% -7.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £228 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £301 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.99% -7.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -2.77%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Vendors Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
345 347 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 37.22% 39.66% 33.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 234 126
Average daily rate £350 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £270 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £492 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 13 16
Average hourly rate £21.50 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.30% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.50 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £27.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £19.49
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -2.51%

Citrix
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Citrix Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Citrix
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Citrix Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Citrix
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Citrix across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

Citrix Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Citrix
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Citrix Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 30 (73.17%) Windows
2 29 (70.73%) Active Directory
3 18 (43.90%) MS Exchange
3 18 (43.90%) Microsoft
4 16 (39.02%) VMware
5 15 (36.59%) MS Office
6 14 (34.15%) ITIL
7 13 (31.71%) Windows 7
8 11 (26.83%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (26.83%) WAN
8 11 (26.83%) Cisco
8 11 (26.83%) Office 365
9 9 (21.95%) MS Excel
10 8 (19.51%) LAN
10 8 (19.51%) Windows XP
10 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (19.51%) SCCM
11 7 (17.07%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (14.63%) Lync
12 6 (14.63%) Exchange Server 2010
12 6 (14.63%) VoIP
13 5 (12.20%) Windows 8
14 4 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2013
14 4 (9.76%) SLA
14 4 (9.76%) SQL
14 4 (9.76%) Configuration Management
14 4 (9.76%) Project Management
14 4 (9.76%) Statistics
14 4 (9.76%) Migration

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 18 (43.90%) MS Exchange
2 6 (14.63%) Lync
2 6 (14.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (4.88%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (2.44%) GroupWise
6 1 (2.44%) IIS
6 1 (2.44%) IBM Notes
6 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (36.59%) MS Office
2 9 (21.95%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (26.83%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (26.83%) WAN
2 8 (19.51%) LAN
3 6 (14.63%) VoIP
4 3 (7.32%) VPN
4 3 (7.32%) DNS
5 2 (4.88%) DHCP
5 2 (4.88%) Intranet
6 1 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.44%) NetScaler
6 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.44%) SSL
6 1 (2.44%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (9.76%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.88%) Legal
3 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.44%) Marketing
3 1 (2.44%) Electronics
3 1 (2.44%) Law
Job Titles
1 13 (31.71%) Analyst
2 6 (14.63%) Service Analyst
2 6 (14.63%) Service Desk Analyst
2 6 (14.63%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (9.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (9.76%) Desktop Support
4 3 (7.32%) Project Manager
4 3 (7.32%) Support Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (7.32%) Field Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) IT Support
4 3 (7.32%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (4.88%) Consultant
5 2 (4.88%) Applications Specialist
5 2 (4.88%) Support Analyst
6 1 (2.44%) Help Desk Analyst
6 1 (2.44%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.44%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.44%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Statistics
2 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.32%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.88%) Thin Client
3 2 (4.88%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.44%) NHS
4 1 (2.44%) DTV
4 1 (2.44%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 30 (73.17%) Windows
2 13 (31.71%) Windows 7
3 11 (26.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (19.51%) Windows XP
4 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (12.20%) Windows 8
7 2 (4.88%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (34.15%) ITIL
2 4 (9.76%) Configuration Management
2 4 (9.76%) Project Management
2 4 (9.76%) Service Delivery
2 4 (9.76%) Migration
3 3 (7.32%) ITSM
3 3 (7.32%) Incident Management
3 3 (7.32%) PRINCE2
3 3 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (4.88%) TOGAF
4 2 (4.88%) Change Control
4 2 (4.88%) Business Transformation
4 2 (4.88%) CRM
4 2 (4.88%) Programme Management
5 1 (2.44%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.44%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.44%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.44%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (2.44%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (2.44%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.76%) SQL
2 2 (4.88%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (2.44%) MCP
1 1 (2.44%) MCSE
1 1 (2.44%) MCSA
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (2.44%) MCITP
1 1 (2.44%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) SLA
2 2 (4.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (2.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 29 (70.73%) Active Directory
2 7 (17.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (9.76%) Hyper-V
3 4 (9.76%) XenApp
4 3 (7.32%) XenDesktop
4 3 (7.32%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (4.88%) Xen
5 2 (4.88%) VMware ESX
5 2 (4.88%) BitLocker
6 1 (2.44%) VMware Server
6 1 (2.44%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (19.51%) SCCM
2 2 (4.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (2.44%) SCOM
3 1 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.44%) ARCserve
3 1 (2.44%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 18 (43.90%) Microsoft
2 16 (39.02%) VMware
3 11 (26.83%) Cisco
4 3 (7.32%) AppSense
5 2 (4.88%) CA
5 2 (4.88%) Lotus
5 2 (4.88%) CheckPoint
5 2 (4.88%) Symantec
5 2 (4.88%) Wyse
6 1 (2.44%) Adobe
6 1 (2.44%) HP
6 1 (2.44%) Avaya
6 1 (2.44%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.44%) Meraki
6 1 (2.44%) SAP