The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Citrix products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Citrix over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 30 37 20
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -17
Contract jobs citing Citrix 12 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 4.04% 0.39% 6.58%
As % of the Vendors category 11.11% 1.16% 14.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 6
Average daily rate
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£200 £280 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £157 £280 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £280 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.85%
Citrix
South West

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

Vendors Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
108 86 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 36.36% 33.33% 44.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 51 35
Average daily rate £305 £300 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £405 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 7
Average hourly rate £19.50 £15.25 £17.23
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.86% -11.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.85 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.20 £25.95 £43.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%

Citrix
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

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

Citrix Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

Citrix
Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Citrix Daily Rate Trend in Devon

Citrix
Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

Citrix Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

Citrix
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Citrix within the Devon region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter - 10 £200 -
Plymouth -5 1 - -
Citrix
South West

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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 15 (93.75%) Windows
2 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (68.75%) Active Directory
4 9 (56.25%) VMware
5 8 (50.00%) MS Exchange
6 5 (31.25%) MS Office
6 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (31.25%) XenDesktop
7 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (25.00%) Internet
7 4 (25.00%) SLA
8 3 (18.75%) Firmware
8 3 (18.75%) ISA Server
8 3 (18.75%) Blackberry
8 3 (18.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
8 3 (18.75%) ITIL
8 3 (18.75%) UNIX
8 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
8 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
8 3 (18.75%) XenApp
8 3 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (18.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
8 3 (18.75%) VMware ESX
8 3 (18.75%) Data Management
8 3 (18.75%) Back Office
8 3 (18.75%) SCOM
9 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
9 2 (12.50%) Windows XP

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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 8 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (18.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.25%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) MS Office
2 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) Internet
2 2 (12.50%) DHCP
2 2 (12.50%) DNS
3 1 (6.25%) LAN
3 1 (6.25%) WAN
3 1 (6.25%) Firewall
General
1 3 (18.75%) Back Office
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Help Desk Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Desktop Support
4 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) IT Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Blackberry
2 1 (6.25%) Fat Client
2 1 (6.25%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 15 (93.75%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (18.75%) UNIX
5 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
5 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) ITIL
1 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
1 3 (18.75%) Data Management
1 3 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
1 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
2 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
2 1 (6.25%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (68.75%) Active Directory
2 5 (31.25%) XenDesktop
3 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
3 3 (18.75%) XenApp
3 3 (18.75%) Firmware
3 3 (18.75%) ISA Server
3 3 (18.75%) VMware ESX
4 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) SCOM
2 1 (6.25%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (56.25%) VMware
3 2 (12.50%) HP
3 2 (12.50%) Compaq
3 2 (12.50%) Dell
4 1 (6.25%) Veeam