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 17 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 38 27 19
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -8
Contract jobs citing Citrix 6 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.60% 3.97% 6.86%
As % of the Vendors category 4.96% 7.86% 16.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 6
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£183 £275 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.63% -29.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £121 £220 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £475 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £303 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
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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
121 140 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 32.18% 50.54% 42.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 96 35
Average daily rate £338 £275 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% -16.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £220 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £447
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 2
Average hourly rate £14.75 £16.16 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.72% -18.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.76 £15.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.50 £16.16 £23.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +2.70%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Citrix across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

Citrix Daily Rate Histogram 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

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 12 (66.67%) Windows
2 10 (55.56%) XenApp
3 9 (50.00%) DNS
3 9 (50.00%) VMware
3 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
6 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
6 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
6 5 (27.78%) Mentoring
6 5 (27.78%) XenDesktop
7 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (22.22%) SCCM
7 4 (22.22%) SCOM
7 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (22.22%) Symantec
7 4 (22.22%) Cisco
7 4 (22.22%) HP
7 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
8 3 (16.67%) Windows XP
8 3 (16.67%) LAN
8 3 (16.67%) Firewall
9 2 (11.11%) Wireless
9 2 (11.11%) AppSense
9 2 (11.11%) Web Design
9 2 (11.11%) CheckPoint
9 2 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (11.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.11%) Tomcat
2 2 (11.11%) IIS
2 2 (11.11%) Lync
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (50.00%) DNS
2 3 (16.67%) LAN
2 3 (16.67%) Firewall
3 2 (11.11%) Wireless
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (11.11%) WLAN
3 2 (11.11%) WAN
3 2 (11.11%) DHCP
3 2 (11.11%) VPN
3 2 (11.11%) Unified Communications
3 2 (11.11%) NetScaler
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (5.56%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (5.56%) DSL
4 1 (5.56%) SAN
4 1 (5.56%) LDAP
4 1 (5.56%) SMS
4 1 (5.56%) MPLS
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Wintel Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Wintel Consultant
2 4 (22.22%) Architect
2 4 (22.22%) Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Wintel Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Wintel Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Wintel Support
4 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Applications Packager
4 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Service Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support
4 1 (5.56%) Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) SOAP
1 2 (11.11%) XML
2 1 (5.56%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) User Experience
1 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
1 1 (5.56%) Thin Client
1 1 (5.56%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 12 (66.67%) Windows
2 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (16.67%) Windows XP
6 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
6 2 (11.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Mentoring
2 2 (11.11%) Web Design
2 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (11.11%) UML
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL
3 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
1 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) CCA
2 1 (5.56%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 10 (55.56%) XenApp
2 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 5 (27.78%) XenDesktop
4 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (11.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) SCCM
1 4 (22.22%) SCOM
2 2 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) VMware
2 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
3 4 (22.22%) Symantec
3 4 (22.22%) Cisco
3 4 (22.22%) HP
4 2 (11.11%) AppSense
4 2 (11.11%) CheckPoint
4 2 (11.11%) EMC
4 2 (11.11%) Juniper
4 2 (11.11%) NetApp
4 2 (11.11%) McAfee
4 2 (11.11%) SolarWinds
5 1 (5.56%) Blue Coat