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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 24 16 20
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +4
Contract jobs citing Citrix 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 1.67% 2.86% 1.20%
As % of the Vendors category 2.63% 5.13% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £329 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.48% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.75 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +10.93%
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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
76 39 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 63.33% 55.71% 36.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 23 7
Average daily rate £365 £286 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.33% +21.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £200 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £373 £382
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.50 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.14% +16.19%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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

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Top 23 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) VBScript
3 1 (33.33%) ClearCase
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (33.33%) Altiris
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) XenApp
3 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 1 (33.33%) Symantec
3 1 (33.33%) McAfee
3 1 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (33.33%) Sophos
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) ClearCase
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) VBScript
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
2 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Symantec
3 1 (33.33%) McAfee
3 1 (33.33%) Sophos
3 1 (33.33%) Altiris