The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Citrix products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Citrix over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 20 15 29
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +14
Contract jobs citing Citrix 39 26 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 7.50% 8.90% 4.34%
As % of the Vendors category 18.14% 15.57% 9.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 10
Average daily rate
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£338 £300 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -9.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £149 £253 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £400 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £290 £326
% change year-on-year
+7.75% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 0
Average hourly rate £19.50 £14.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.48% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.33 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-1.03% -
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 Gloucestershire region.

Vendors Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
215 167 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 41.35% 57.19% 46.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 73 72
Average daily rate £375 £315 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -17.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £200 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 23 14
Average hourly rate £23.00 £21.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.52% -44.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £12.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £30.01 £41.46
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

Citrix
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Citrix Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Citrix
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Citrix Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Citrix
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Citrix across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Citrix Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

Citrix
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Citrix Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Citrix
Hourly Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Citrix across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Citrix Hourly Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

Citrix
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Citrix within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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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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
Gloucester -1 13 £338 +2.27% 2
Cheltenham - 11 £639 -
Citrix
South West

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 41 (75.93%) Windows
2 22 (40.74%) VMware
2 22 (40.74%) Security Cleared
3 21 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (37.04%) XenApp
5 16 (29.63%) Active Directory
6 15 (27.78%) Microsoft
7 13 (24.07%) Windows XP
8 12 (22.22%) LAN
8 12 (22.22%) WAN
8 12 (22.22%) MS Excel
8 12 (22.22%) DV Cleared
9 11 (20.37%) Firewall
9 11 (20.37%) XenDesktop
9 11 (20.37%) MS Office
10 10 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (16.67%) Windows 7
11 9 (16.67%) vSphere
11 9 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
12 8 (14.81%) SCCM
12 8 (14.81%) Fat Client
12 8 (14.81%) Thin Client
13 7 (12.96%) MS Exchange
13 7 (12.96%) NetScaler
14 6 (11.11%) Telecoms
14 6 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (11.11%) VMware ESX
14 6 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
14 6 (11.11%) Application Packaging
14 6 (11.11%) SC Cleared

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 7 (12.96%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (5.56%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.85%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (1.85%) Lync
5 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.85%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 11 (20.37%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (22.22%) LAN
1 12 (22.22%) WAN
2 11 (20.37%) Firewall
3 7 (12.96%) NetScaler
4 5 (9.26%) IPsec
4 5 (9.26%) OSPF
4 5 (9.26%) BGP
4 5 (9.26%) SSL
5 4 (7.41%) VPN
5 4 (7.41%) Internet
6 3 (5.56%) TCP/IP
7 2 (3.70%) IPv4
7 2 (3.70%) IPv6
7 2 (3.70%) SAN
8 1 (1.85%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (1.85%) VLAN
8 1 (1.85%) DNS
8 1 (1.85%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) WinRunner
1 1 (1.85%) TestDirector
1 1 (1.85%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 6 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.56%) Finance
3 1 (1.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (22.22%) Citrix Engineer
2 11 (20.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (16.67%) Analyst
4 8 (14.81%) Senior Citrix Engineer
5 7 (12.96%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (11.11%) Architect
7 5 (9.26%) Service Analyst
7 5 (9.26%) Service Desk Analyst
7 5 (9.26%) Desktop Support
8 4 (7.41%) Support Engineer
8 4 (7.41%) Network Architect
8 4 (7.41%) Server Engineer
8 4 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (5.56%) Deployment Engineer
9 3 (5.56%) Support Analyst
9 3 (5.56%) Help Desk Analyst
10 2 (3.70%) 1st Line Support
10 2 (3.70%) Consultant
10 2 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
10 2 (3.70%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.11%) Application Packaging
2 4 (7.41%) Web Services
3 1 (1.85%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.81%) Fat Client
1 8 (14.81%) Thin Client
2 3 (5.56%) PDA
3 2 (3.70%) iPad
4 1 (1.85%) Clustering
4 1 (1.85%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.85%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 41 (75.93%) Windows
2 21 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (24.07%) Windows XP
4 10 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (16.67%) Windows 7
6 6 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (3.70%) AIX
7 2 (3.70%) Linux
7 2 (3.70%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.85%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.85%) Solaris
8 1 (1.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
1 3 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (3.70%) Software Deployment
3 1 (1.85%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (1.85%) Load Balancing
3 1 (1.85%) Problem Management
3 1 (1.85%) Test Scripting
3 1 (1.85%) Test Automation
3 1 (1.85%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (1.85%) Software Testing
3 1 (1.85%) Change Management
3 1 (1.85%) Migration
3 1 (1.85%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.56%) SQL
2 2 (3.70%) VBScript
2 2 (3.70%) VB
3 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (40.74%) Security Cleared
2 12 (22.22%) DV Cleared
3 6 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 5 (9.26%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (7.41%) MCSE
5 4 (7.41%) CCEE
5 4 (7.41%) CCAA
6 3 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (5.56%) CCA
7 2 (3.70%) MCP
7 2 (3.70%) VCP5
8 1 (1.85%) Degree
8 1 (1.85%) MCTS
8 1 (1.85%) MCITP
8 1 (1.85%) MCSA
8 1 (1.85%) MCSD
8 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.85%) CCEA
System Software
1 20 (37.04%) XenApp
2 16 (29.63%) Active Directory
3 11 (20.37%) XenDesktop
4 9 (16.67%) vSphere
4 9 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (11.11%) VMware ESX
5 6 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (9.26%) Hyper-V
7 2 (3.70%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 8 (14.81%) SCCM
2 5 (9.26%) Backup Exec
3 3 (5.56%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (3.70%) WSUS
5 1 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.85%) Netcool
Vendors
1 22 (40.74%) VMware
2 15 (27.78%) Microsoft
3 5 (9.26%) Cisco
4 3 (5.56%) McAfee
4 3 (5.56%) NetApp
4 3 (5.56%) HP
5 2 (3.70%) Oracle
5 2 (3.70%) Apple
5 2 (3.70%) AppSense
6 1 (1.85%) Symantec
6 1 (1.85%) Veritas
6 1 (1.85%) TOWER Software
6 1 (1.85%) Avaya