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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Citrix over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 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.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix
Rank 50 27 37
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +10
Contract jobs citing Citrix 4 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.22% 3.76% 3.17%
As % of the Vendors category 2.96% 9.43% 8.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 11
Median daily rate £238 £170 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.70% -40.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £130 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £194 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £10.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%
Citrix
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
135 106 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 41.03% 39.85% 36.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 71 88
Median daily rate £338 £325 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -8.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £170 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £464 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 1
Median hourly rate £19.00 £11.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.21% -20.68%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

Citrix
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff region citing Citrix as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 4 May 2016.

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 4 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Citrix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for Citrix.

1 19 (86.36%) VMware
2 16 (72.73%) Windows
2 16 (72.73%) Windows Server
3 11 (50.00%) Cisco
3 11 (50.00%) HP
4 9 (40.91%) Data Centre
5 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (36.36%) SAN
5 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 8 (36.36%) Migration
5 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (31.82%) CCNA
6 7 (31.82%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (27.27%) NetApp
7 6 (27.27%) ITIL
7 6 (27.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 5 (22.73%) Firewall
8 5 (22.73%) Incident Management
8 5 (22.73%) HP Data Protector
8 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
8 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
8 5 (22.73%) Internet
8 5 (22.73%) Tivoli
8 5 (22.73%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 5 (22.73%) SLA
9 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
9 4 (18.18%) LAN
9 4 (18.18%) WAN
9 4 (18.18%) AIX

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.55%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (36.36%) SAN
2 5 (22.73%) Firewall
2 5 (22.73%) Internet
3 4 (18.18%) LAN
3 4 (18.18%) WAN
4 3 (13.64%) NetScaler
5 2 (9.09%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (4.55%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) 2nd Line Support
1 6 (27.27%) Technical Design Authority
2 5 (22.73%) Support Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
3 3 (13.64%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 3 (13.64%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Help Desk Support
3 3 (13.64%) IT Support
3 3 (13.64%) Network Support
4 2 (9.09%) Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Data Centre Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Network Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Test Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Test Data Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) Data Centre
2 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (9.09%) NHS
4 1 (4.55%) Clustering
4 1 (4.55%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 16 (72.73%) Windows
1 16 (72.73%) Windows Server
2 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (18.18%) AIX
4 4 (18.18%) Linux
5 2 (9.09%) Windows XP
6 1 (4.55%) Mac OS X
6 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Migration
2 6 (27.27%) ITIL
3 5 (22.73%) Incident Management
4 4 (18.18%) Logistics
5 3 (13.64%) Information Security
5 3 (13.64%) ITSM
5 3 (13.64%) Project Governance
5 3 (13.64%) Project Management
5 3 (13.64%) Risk Management
5 3 (13.64%) Service Management
6 2 (9.09%) Data Migration
6 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Load Balancing
7 1 (4.55%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) CCNA
1 7 (31.82%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (27.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
2 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) HP Data Protector
1 5 (22.73%) Tivoli
1 5 (22.73%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 19 (86.36%) VMware
2 11 (50.00%) Cisco
2 11 (50.00%) HP
3 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 6 (27.27%) NetApp
5 3 (13.64%) SAP
6 2 (9.09%) Juniper