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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 20 12 16
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +4
Contract jobs citing Citrix 5 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 4.31% 2.08% 3.66%
As % of the Vendors category 7.46% 3.70% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£600 £190 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+215.78% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
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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
67 27 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 57.76% 56.25% 32.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 14 4
Average daily rate £350 £294 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.14% -25.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £195 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £358 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 3
Average hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £32.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £30.00 £25.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.03 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.16% -5.10%

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
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

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 5 (71.43%) VMware
4 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (57.14%) XenApp
5 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (42.86%) MS Office
6 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
7 1 (14.29%) Altiris
7 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (14.29%) VLAN
7 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (14.29%) Degree
7 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
7 1 (14.29%) Fat Client
7 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
7 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
7 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
7 1 (14.29%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
7 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
7 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
7 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
7 1 (14.29%) Finance
7 1 (14.29%) Migration
7 1 (14.29%) TOWER Software
7 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
7 1 (14.29%) VBScript
7 1 (14.29%) ITIL

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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%) SharePoint
1 1 (14.29%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
1 1 (14.29%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) ClearCase
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Service Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (28.57%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Design Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Thin Client
1 1 (14.29%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 1 (14.29%) UNIX
4 1 (14.29%) AIX
4 1 (14.29%) Solaris
4 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL
1 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
1 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
1 1 (14.29%) Migration
1 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
1 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) VBScript
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) MCSD
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) CCA
1 1 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (14.29%) CCEA
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) XenApp
3 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
4 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Altiris
2 1 (14.29%) Symantec
2 1 (14.29%) McAfee
2 1 (14.29%) Sophos
2 1 (14.29%) TOWER Software
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