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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 33 35 24
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -11
Contract jobs citing Citrix 5 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.00% 2.74% 4.32%
As % of the Vendors category 4.00% 7.44% 8.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 5
Average daily rate
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£200 £288 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.43% +35.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £235 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £400 £286
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £294 £300
% change year-on-year
+23.40% -2.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £15.13
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +7.43%
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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
125 121 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 50.00% 36.89% 53.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 78 49
Average daily rate £363 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 8
Average hourly rate £16.75 £53.75 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.83% +283.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £15.40 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.35 £90.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

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

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (62.50%) Windows XP
5 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
5 4 (50.00%) ITIL
6 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (37.50%) Mobile Device Management
6 3 (37.50%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (37.50%) AppSense
6 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
6 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
6 3 (37.50%) Java
6 3 (37.50%) .NET
6 3 (37.50%) MSI
6 3 (37.50%) InstallShield
6 3 (37.50%) Firewall
6 3 (37.50%) VMware
7 2 (25.00%) LAN
7 2 (25.00%) WAN
7 2 (25.00%) Cisco
7 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
7 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
7 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
8 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (12.50%) XenApp

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (12.50%) IIS
3 1 (12.50%) Lync
3 1 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) LAN
2 2 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (12.50%) MPLS
3 1 (12.50%) DSL
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MSI
1 3 (37.50%) InstallShield
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Support Technician
3 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Wintel Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Support Technician
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Packager
3 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Service Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (62.50%) Windows XP
5 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
6 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CCNA
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (12.50%) XenApp
4 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
1 3 (37.50%) VMware
1 3 (37.50%) AppSense
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) LANDesk
3 1 (12.50%) NetApp
3 1 (12.50%) Lotus