The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Citrix products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Citrix over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 42 25 29
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +4
Contract jobs citing Citrix 3 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.91% 3.29% 2.90%
As % of the Vendors category 2.17% 6.96% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 5
Average daily rate
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£250 £330 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.24% +38.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £328 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £415 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £290 £326
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £16.00 - £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
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South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Vendors Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
138 115 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 41.82% 47.33% 46.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 71 55
Average daily rate £325 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £218 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 6
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.97 £9.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.65% +103.54%
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 Cardiff

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

Citrix Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Citrix
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Citrix Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Citrix
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Citrix Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (44.44%) XenApp
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 3 (33.33%) LAN
4 3 (33.33%) WAN
4 3 (33.33%) IIS
4 3 (33.33%) VMware
5 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (22.22%) XenDesktop
5 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
5 2 (22.22%) Lync
5 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
5 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
5 2 (22.22%) Windows 8
5 2 (22.22%) MS Office
5 2 (22.22%) SOAP
5 2 (22.22%) XML
5 2 (22.22%) ITIL
5 2 (22.22%) UML
5 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
5 2 (22.22%) DNS
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (22.22%) MPLS

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 3 (33.33%) IIS
2 2 (22.22%) Lync
2 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
2 2 (22.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) LAN
1 3 (33.33%) WAN
2 2 (22.22%) DNS
2 2 (22.22%) MPLS
2 2 (22.22%) DSL
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Wintel Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Wintel Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Service Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Help Desk Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Wintel Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) SOAP
1 2 (22.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Blackberry
2 1 (11.11%) Thin Client
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
3 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 8
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL
1 2 (22.22%) UML
1 2 (22.22%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) XenApp
2 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (22.22%) XenDesktop
4 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 1 (11.11%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) NetApp
3 1 (11.11%) LANDesk