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 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 52 48 46
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Contract jobs citing Citrix 20 9 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.16% 1.45% 3.34%
As % of the Vendors category 5.67% 4.55% 9.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 7 16
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£450 £448 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.55% +68.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £330 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £295
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £13.75 - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
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South West

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
353 198 333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 38.08% 31.83% 37.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 124 188
Average daily rate £375 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 15 31
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £45.00 £50.00
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 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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 2014, 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 24 (66.67%) WAN
2 23 (63.89%) VMware
3 20 (55.56%) LAN
4 18 (50.00%) Perl
4 18 (50.00%) PHP
4 18 (50.00%) Windows
4 18 (50.00%) Linux
4 18 (50.00%) Apache
4 18 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 18 (50.00%) LAMP
4 18 (50.00%) Samba
4 18 (50.00%) Ruby
4 18 (50.00%) Bash Shell
4 18 (50.00%) Puppet
4 18 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 18 (50.00%) DevOps
5 17 (47.22%) Hudson
5 17 (47.22%) XenServer
5 17 (47.22%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (47.22%) Ubuntu
5 17 (47.22%) Firewall
5 17 (47.22%) LDAP
6 14 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
6 14 (38.89%) CentOS
7 13 (36.11%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (33.33%) SQL
8 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (30.56%) Salt
9 11 (30.56%) Opscode Chef
9 11 (30.56%) Capacity Planning

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 (50.00%) Apache
2 10 (27.78%) nginx
3 9 (25.00%) Confluence
3 9 (25.00%) MediaWiki
4 5 (13.89%) SharePoint
5 3 (8.33%) MS Exchange
5 3 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.78%) MS Project
2 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 24 (66.67%) WAN
2 20 (55.56%) LAN
3 17 (47.22%) LDAP
3 17 (47.22%) Firewall
4 10 (27.78%) VPN
5 9 (25.00%) IPv6
5 9 (25.00%) OSPF
5 9 (25.00%) BGP
5 9 (25.00%) EIGRP
5 9 (25.00%) IPsec
5 9 (25.00%) Network Security
6 2 (5.56%) Wireless
6 2 (5.56%) SAN
6 2 (5.56%) DNS
6 2 (5.56%) DHCP
7 1 (2.78%) Internet
7 1 (2.78%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.00%) MySQL
1 9 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
1 9 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 17 (47.22%) Hudson
3 10 (27.78%) Git (software)
4 9 (25.00%) Subversion
4 9 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Automotive
2 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.78%) Marketing
2 1 (2.78%) Electronics
2 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (41.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (33.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) Project Manager
3 5 (13.89%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (13.89%) Administrator
4 4 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 3 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Support Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Applications Support
5 3 (8.33%) Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Systems Support
6 2 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (50.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) Wiki
2 4 (11.11%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.78%) DTV
3 1 (2.78%) Clustering
3 1 (2.78%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 18 (50.00%) Windows
1 18 (50.00%) Linux
2 17 (47.22%) Ubuntu
3 14 (38.89%) CentOS
4 13 (36.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (27.78%) Debian
6 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (11.11%) Windows XP
7 4 (11.11%) Windows 7
8 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (2.78%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (50.00%) DevOps
2 17 (47.22%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (30.56%) Capacity Planning
5 9 (25.00%) Data Modelling
5 9 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (11.11%) Risk Management
6 4 (11.11%) Project Management
6 4 (11.11%) Service Delivery
6 4 (11.11%) Change Management
6 4 (11.11%) PRINCE2
7 3 (8.33%) ITIL
7 3 (8.33%) Programme Management
7 3 (8.33%) Change Control
7 3 (8.33%) Build Automation
8 2 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (5.56%) Configuration Management
9 1 (2.78%) Load Balancing
9 1 (2.78%) Digital Marketing
9 1 (2.78%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (50.00%) Perl
1 18 (50.00%) PHP
1 18 (50.00%) Ruby
1 18 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 12 (33.33%) SQL
3 10 (27.78%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (25.00%) CCNA
1 9 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (22.22%) SC Cleared
2 8 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.56%) MCITP
5 1 (2.78%) MCTS
System Software
1 18 (50.00%) Samba
2 17 (47.22%) XenServer
3 14 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (27.78%) Postfix
5 5 (13.89%) Active Directory
6 4 (11.11%) XenApp
6 4 (11.11%) Hyper-V
7 1 (2.78%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (50.00%) Puppet
2 11 (30.56%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (30.56%) Salt
3 10 (27.78%) ZABBIX
4 2 (5.56%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 23 (63.89%) VMware
2 18 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.56%) HP
4 2 (5.56%) EMC
4 2 (5.56%) Juniper
4 2 (5.56%) Apple
4 2 (5.56%) Symantec
4 2 (5.56%) Meru Networks
5 1 (2.78%) SAP
5 1 (2.78%) Cisco
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £140 - £170 per day
Posted: 16 days ago