The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Citrix products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Citrix over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 21 18 15
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Contract jobs citing Citrix 5 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 3.73% 0.89% 2.47%
As % of the Vendors category 7.58% 1.43% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Average daily rate
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£415 - £387
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £306 £320
% change year-on-year
+1.22% -4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+2.06% -
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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 Cheltenham region.

Vendors Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
66 70 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 49.25% 62.50% 49.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 26 15
Average daily rate £415 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.80% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £387
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 6
Average hourly rate £42.50 £33.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.78% +144.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

Citrix
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

Citrix Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Citrix
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Citrix Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Citrix
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Citrix across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Citrix Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

Citrix
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Citrix Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 6 (85.71%) DV Cleared
1 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) Data Centre
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco
3 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (57.14%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
4 3 (42.86%) SCCM
4 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
4 3 (42.86%) MCTS
4 3 (42.86%) MCITP
4 3 (42.86%) Patch Management
4 3 (42.86%) vSphere
4 3 (42.86%) Clustering
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (42.86%) Firmware
4 3 (42.86%) Linux
4 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 3 (42.86%) HP
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) DHCP
4 3 (42.86%) DNS
5 2 (28.57%) SSL

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Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) DHCP
1 3 (42.86%) DNS
2 2 (28.57%) SSL
2 2 (28.57%) OSPF
2 2 (28.57%) BGP
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) IPsec
2 2 (28.57%) LAN
2 2 (28.57%) WAN
3 1 (14.29%) NetScaler
3 1 (14.29%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Publishing
1 1 (14.29%) Military
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Network Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Data Centre
2 3 (42.86%) Clustering
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) Patch Management
3 1 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
1 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) DV Cleared
1 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (42.86%) MCTS
2 3 (42.86%) MCITP
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) CCIA
3 1 (14.29%) CCA
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (14.29%) CCEA
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
1 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
2 3 (42.86%) Firmware
2 3 (42.86%) vSphere
3 1 (14.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) HP
4 2 (28.57%) TOWER Software