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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 31 34 19
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -15
Contract jobs citing Citrix 8 15 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.84% 3.81% 5.41%
As % of the Vendors category 7.84% 10.07% 10.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 8
Average daily rate
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£170 £313 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.60% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £127 £238 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £450 £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
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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 Cardiff region.

Vendors Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
102 149 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 36.17% 37.82% 50.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 91 53
Average daily rate £310 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.06% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £180 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.21% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 6
Average hourly rate £11.50 - £12.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 - £10.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 - £35.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 26 May 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 11 (91.67%) Windows
1 11 (91.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (75.00%) Windows XP
3 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (66.67%) VMware
4 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
5 6 (50.00%) ITIL
6 5 (41.67%) Cisco
6 5 (41.67%) MS Exchange
6 5 (41.67%) CCNA
6 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (41.67%) Windows 7
7 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (33.33%) Firewall
8 3 (25.00%) MSI
8 3 (25.00%) InstallShield
8 3 (25.00%) Java
8 3 (25.00%) .NET
8 3 (25.00%) AppSense
8 3 (25.00%) Patch Management
8 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
9 2 (16.67%) Lync
9 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
9 2 (16.67%) HP
10 1 (8.33%) SAN
10 1 (8.33%) Lotus
10 1 (8.33%) Mac OS X

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 5 (41.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (16.67%) Lync
4 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) Network Security
2 1 (8.33%) SAN
2 1 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MSI
1 3 (25.00%) InstallShield
General
1 1 (8.33%) Back Office
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
1 4 (33.33%) 1st Line Support
1 4 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Desktop Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support Technician
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Packager
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Support Technician
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
1 11 (91.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (75.00%) Windows XP
3 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (41.67%) Windows 7
5 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (8.33%) Mac OS X
6 1 (8.33%) AIX
6 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 3 (25.00%) Patch Management
3 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) CCNA
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (8.33%) CCENT
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (8.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Tivoli
1 1 (8.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
1 1 (8.33%) SCOM
1 1 (8.33%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 8 (66.67%) VMware
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco
3 3 (25.00%) AppSense
4 2 (16.67%) HP
5 1 (8.33%) Lotus