The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Citrix products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Exeter region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Citrix over the 3 months to 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 25 16 22
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +6
Contract jobs citing Citrix 5 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 3.65% 5.00% 4.42%
As % of the Vendors category 7.46% 11.11% 6.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£195 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £290 £329
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -11.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Average hourly rate £10.75 £14.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.86% -27.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.55 £14.50 £14.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.95 £14.50 £23.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
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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 Exeter region.

Vendors Category
Exeter
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
67 36 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 48.91% 45.00% 63.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 19 46
Average daily rate £225 £175 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -46.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £165 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 15
Average hourly rate £11.00 £14.50 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.13% -22.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £14.50 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.40 £17.50 £24.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

Citrix
Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

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

Citrix Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

Citrix
Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

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

Citrix Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

Citrix
Hourly Rate Trend in Exeter

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

Citrix Hourly Rate Trend in Exeter

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Exeter 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 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) MS Office
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
3 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
3 3 (42.86%) SLA
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 3 (42.86%) Office 365
4 2 (28.57%) Lync
4 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (28.57%) Fat Client
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco PIX
4 2 (28.57%) CTC Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (28.57%) Firewall
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (28.57%) Thin Client
4 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco
4 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
4 2 (28.57%) Solaris
5 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
5 1 (14.29%) Internet
5 1 (14.29%) ISA Server
5 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
5 1 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Exeter 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 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
2 2 (28.57%) Lync
3 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 1 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Office
2 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco PIX
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) Internet
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Desktop Support
1 3 (42.86%) Consultant
1 3 (42.86%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (28.57%) IT Support
2 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Server Support
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Server Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (28.57%) Fat Client
1 2 (28.57%) Thin Client
2 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 2 (28.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Data Management
3 1 (14.29%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CTC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) ISA Server
3 1 (14.29%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) HP