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 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 53 46 51
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +5
Contract jobs citing Citrix 22 16 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.42% 2.21% 1.84%
As % of the Vendors category 5.77% 6.13% 4.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 10 6
Average daily rate
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£419 £203 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+106.79% -22.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £165 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £331 £331
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £290 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.75% -10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
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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
381 261 311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 41.91% 36.00% 40.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 171 160
Average daily rate £400 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £170 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 19 18
Average hourly rate £22.50 £15.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.16% -55.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £30.90 £50.00
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 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 22 December 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 22 December 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 28 (66.67%) VMware
2 24 (57.14%) Windows
3 23 (54.76%) WAN
4 22 (52.38%) LAN
5 18 (42.86%) Linux
5 18 (42.86%) Firewall
6 17 (40.48%) Apache
6 17 (40.48%) Red Hat
7 16 (38.10%) Perl
7 16 (38.10%) PHP
7 16 (38.10%) LDAP
7 16 (38.10%) LAMP
7 16 (38.10%) Samba
7 16 (38.10%) Ruby
7 16 (38.10%) Ubuntu
7 16 (38.10%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (38.10%) CentOS
7 16 (38.10%) XenServer
7 16 (38.10%) Bash Shell
7 16 (38.10%) Puppet
7 16 (38.10%) Hudson
7 16 (38.10%) Jenkins
7 16 (38.10%) Opscode Chef
7 16 (38.10%) DevOps
7 16 (38.10%) Salt
8 14 (33.33%) Security Cleared
9 13 (30.95%) SC Cleared
9 13 (30.95%) VMware Infrastructure
10 12 (28.57%) CCNA
10 12 (28.57%) Active Directory

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 17 (40.48%) Apache
2 6 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 5 (11.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (11.90%) nginx
3 5 (11.90%) Confluence
3 5 (11.90%) MediaWiki
4 4 (9.52%) SharePoint
5 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (2.38%) IIS
7 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (2.38%) CMS
7 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 4 (9.52%) MS Office
2 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 23 (54.76%) WAN
2 22 (52.38%) LAN
3 18 (42.86%) Firewall
4 16 (38.10%) LDAP
5 7 (16.67%) VPN
6 6 (14.29%) IPsec
7 5 (11.90%) Network Security
7 5 (11.90%) IPv6
7 5 (11.90%) OSPF
7 5 (11.90%) BGP
7 5 (11.90%) EIGRP
8 4 (9.52%) TCP/IP
9 2 (4.76%) DNS
9 2 (4.76%) DHCP
9 2 (4.76%) SAN
10 1 (2.38%) Unified Communications
10 1 (2.38%) Wireless
10 1 (2.38%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.29%) MySQL
2 5 (11.90%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (11.90%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (38.10%) Hudson
1 16 (38.10%) Jenkins
2 5 (11.90%) Subversion
2 5 (11.90%) JIRA
2 5 (11.90%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (11.90%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.38%) Marketing
3 1 (2.38%) Automotive
3 1 (2.38%) Law
3 1 (2.38%) Electronics
3 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (38.10%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (26.19%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 8 (19.05%) Analyst
4 6 (14.29%) Support Engineer
5 5 (11.90%) Support Analyst
5 5 (11.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Project Manager
7 3 (7.14%) Applications Support
7 3 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (7.14%) Service Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (4.76%) Help Desk Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Architect
9 1 (2.38%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 1 (2.38%) IT Support
9 1 (2.38%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (38.10%) LAMP
2 1 (2.38%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Blackberry
2 5 (11.90%) Wiki
3 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.38%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.38%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.38%) DTV
4 1 (2.38%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 24 (57.14%) Windows
2 18 (42.86%) Linux
3 16 (38.10%) Ubuntu
3 16 (38.10%) CentOS
4 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 5 (11.90%) Debian
5 5 (11.90%) Windows XP
6 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (4.76%) UNIX
7 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (38.10%) Continuous Integration
1 16 (38.10%) DevOps
2 12 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (11.90%) Build Automation
4 5 (11.90%) Database Theory
4 5 (11.90%) Relational Database Theory
4 5 (11.90%) Data Modelling
5 3 (7.14%) ITIL
6 2 (4.76%) PRINCE2
6 2 (4.76%) Project Management
6 2 (4.76%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (2.38%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (2.38%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.38%) Change Management
7 1 (2.38%) Document Management
7 1 (2.38%) Logistics
7 1 (2.38%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.38%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 16 (38.10%) Perl
1 16 (38.10%) PHP
1 16 (38.10%) Ruby
1 16 (38.10%) Bash Shell
2 10 (23.81%) SQL
3 6 (14.29%) Java
4 2 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 13 (30.95%) SC Cleared
3 12 (28.57%) CCNA
3 12 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (4.76%) MCP
6 1 (2.38%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.38%) MCDST
6 1 (2.38%) MCTS
6 1 (2.38%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (38.10%) Samba
1 16 (38.10%) XenServer
2 13 (30.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 7 (16.67%) XenApp
5 5 (11.90%) Postfix
6 4 (9.52%) Hyper-V
7 2 (4.76%) XenDesktop
8 1 (2.38%) vSphere
8 1 (2.38%) Terminal Services
8 1 (2.38%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 16 (38.10%) Puppet
1 16 (38.10%) Opscode Chef
1 16 (38.10%) Salt
2 5 (11.90%) ZABBIX
3 1 (2.38%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.38%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.38%) WSUS
3 1 (2.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 28 (66.67%) VMware
2 17 (40.48%) Red Hat
3 5 (11.90%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.76%) SAP
4 2 (4.76%) Symantec
4 2 (4.76%) McAfee
5 1 (2.38%) Sophos
5 1 (2.38%) Wyse
5 1 (2.38%) Open Text
5 1 (2.38%) Mitel
5 1 (2.38%) LANDesk
5 1 (2.38%) Meru Networks
5 1 (2.38%) Cisco
5 1 (2.38%) Apple
5 1 (2.38%) HP
5 1 (2.38%) EMC
5 1 (2.38%) Juniper
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle