The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Cheltenham region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 20 10 52
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +42
Contract jobs citing Citrix 3 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 2.59% 9.72% 1.16%
As % of the Vendors category 3.80% 26.92% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 4
Average daily rate £293 £387 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.41% -8.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.43% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.38 £15.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.16% -9.09%
Vendors Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
79 26 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 68.10% 36.11% 49.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 15 115
Average daily rate £325 £430 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.40% -4.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 15
Average hourly rate £27.50 - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
Citrix
Gloucestershire

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 25 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 17 April 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%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 3 (100.00%) Service Management
1 3 (100.00%) ITSM
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) AppSense
1 3 (100.00%) Application Packaging
1 3 (100.00%) Fat Client
1 3 (100.00%) SCCM
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (100.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) MCSA
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) C

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
General
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 3 (100.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Service Management
1 3 (100.00%) ITSM
1 3 (100.00%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) MCSE
1 2 (66.67%) MCSA
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) AppSense