The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Citrix products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Citrix over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 24 36 21
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -15
Contract jobs citing Citrix 14 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 4.32% 1.37% 3.83%
As % of the Vendors category 8.59% 3.29% 6.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 2
Average daily rate
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£225 £250 £95
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +163.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.16% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £18.88 - £25.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 - £23.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.38 - £27.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.92 £16.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+2.54% +8.19%
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West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Coventry region.

Vendors Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
163 152 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 50.31% 41.76% 55.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 61 33
Average daily rate £330 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £250 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £499 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 32
Average hourly rate £18.14 £30.50 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.52% -19.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

Citrix
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

Citrix Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Citrix
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Citrix Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

Citrix
Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Citrix across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Citrix Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

Citrix
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Citrix Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 17 (80.95%) Windows
2 12 (57.14%) VMware
3 11 (52.38%) Active Directory
4 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
5 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (23.81%) MCITP
6 5 (23.81%) SCCM
6 5 (23.81%) XenApp
6 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (23.81%) ITIL
7 4 (19.05%) MS Office
7 4 (19.05%) IBM Notes
7 4 (19.05%) MCSE
7 4 (19.05%) LAN
7 4 (19.05%) WAN
7 4 (19.05%) IBM
7 4 (19.05%) Windows XP
7 4 (19.05%) DNS
7 4 (19.05%) Lotus
7 4 (19.05%) vSphere
8 3 (14.29%) XenDesktop
8 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
8 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (14.29%) Load Balancing
8 3 (14.29%) NHS
8 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
8 3 (14.29%) Migration
8 3 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 4 (19.05%) IBM Notes
2 3 (14.29%) Lotus Domino
3 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
4 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Office
2 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) LAN
1 4 (19.05%) WAN
1 4 (19.05%) DNS
2 3 (14.29%) SAN
2 3 (14.29%) Internet
3 1 (4.76%) NAS
3 1 (4.76%) Wireless
3 1 (4.76%) DHCP
3 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Analyst
2 9 (42.86%) Support Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (14.29%) Server Support
4 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Consultant
4 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Support Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Desktop Support
5 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (9.52%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (9.52%) Service Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Server Support Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Server Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Server Support
6 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (14.29%) NHS
2 2 (9.52%) Thin Client
2 2 (9.52%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 17 (80.95%) Windows
2 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (19.05%) Windows XP
4 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Vista
5 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) ITIL
2 3 (14.29%) Load Balancing
2 3 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (4.76%) PLM
3 1 (4.76%) PDM
3 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) MCITP
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (19.05%) MCSE
3 1 (4.76%) MCDST
3 1 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (4.76%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (4.76%) A+ Certification
3 1 (4.76%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (52.38%) Active Directory
2 6 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (23.81%) XenApp
4 4 (19.05%) vSphere
5 3 (14.29%) XenDesktop
5 3 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (9.52%) XenServer
7 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) SCCM
2 2 (9.52%) SCOM
3 1 (4.76%) WSUS
3 1 (4.76%) DameWare
3 1 (4.76%) NetBackup
3 1 (4.76%) Backup Exec
3 1 (4.76%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) VMware
2 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
3 4 (19.05%) IBM
3 4 (19.05%) Lotus
4 2 (9.52%) NetApp
5 1 (4.76%) Symantec
5 1 (4.76%) Sophos
5 1 (4.76%) CommVault