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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 25 15 10
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -5
Contract jobs citing Citrix 5 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 3.38% 3.90% 12.50%
As % of the Vendors category 11.90% 6.67% 25.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 8
Average daily rate
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- £293 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.59%
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £300 £309
% change year-on-year
+20.41% -2.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.07 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-2.60% +10.00%
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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
42 45 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 28.38% 58.44% 48.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 23 19
Average daily rate £413 £365 £409
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.01% -10.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £255 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 9
Average hourly rate £39.00 £22.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.27% -43.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £15.50 £36.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.80 £42.25 £39.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 27 February 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 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (41.67%) BGP
3 5 (41.67%) DV Cleared
3 5 (41.67%) Firewall
3 5 (41.67%) IPsec
3 5 (41.67%) OSPF
3 5 (41.67%) LAN
3 5 (41.67%) WAN
3 5 (41.67%) SSL
3 5 (41.67%) Cisco
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 4 (33.33%) VMware
5 3 (25.00%) MS Office
5 3 (25.00%) Windows XP
5 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (25.00%) XenApp
5 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
6 2 (16.67%) AIX
6 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (16.67%) MCSE
7 1 (8.33%) Change Management
7 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
7 1 (8.33%) Clustering
7 1 (8.33%) Finance
7 1 (8.33%) Legal
7 1 (8.33%) Migration

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Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (8.33%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) LAN
1 5 (41.67%) WAN
1 5 (41.67%) SSL
1 5 (41.67%) OSPF
1 5 (41.67%) BGP
1 5 (41.67%) Firewall
1 5 (41.67%) IPsec
2 1 (8.33%) VLAN
2 1 (8.33%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) WinRunner
1 1 (8.33%) TestDirector
1 1 (8.33%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Architect
2 4 (33.33%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Network Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Service Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) IT Support
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Design Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Technology Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Thin Client
1 1 (8.33%) Clustering
1 1 (8.33%) PDA
1 1 (8.33%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (16.67%) AIX
5 1 (8.33%) Solaris
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
5 1 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (8.33%) ITIL
1 1 (8.33%) Change Management
1 1 (8.33%) Migration
1 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
1 1 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
1 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
1 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (41.67%) DV Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) MCSE
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (8.33%) MCTS
4 1 (8.33%) MCITP
4 1 (8.33%) Degree
4 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) MCSA
4 1 (8.33%) CCA
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (8.33%) CCEA
4 1 (8.33%) MCSD
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (25.00%) XenApp
3 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Netcool
1 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (8.33%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) Avaya
3 1 (8.33%) Veritas
3 1 (8.33%) McAfee
3 1 (8.33%) TOWER Software