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 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 37 33 25
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -8
Contract jobs citing Citrix 13 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.99% 3.00% 4.73%
As % of the Vendors category 9.03% 5.95% 11.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 8
Average daily rate
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£430 £400 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.16% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £10.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.92 £16.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+2.54% +8.19%
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
144 185 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 33.10% 50.41% 41.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 103 54
Average daily rate £415 £375 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 24 12
Average hourly rate £42.50 £15.75 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+169.84% +43.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.27 £11.35 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.40 £35.00 £40.50
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 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 22 May 2015.

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
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 22 May 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
Cheltenham -5 6 £415 -
Gloucester +11 4 £175 -33.33% 1
Cirencester +5 1 - - 1
Berkeley - 1 £445 -
Citrix
South West

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 28 (70.00%) Windows
2 23 (57.50%) VMware
3 18 (45.00%) Active Directory
4 17 (42.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 16 (40.00%) Security Cleared
6 14 (35.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (32.50%) DV Cleared
8 12 (30.00%) Firewall
8 12 (30.00%) WAN
8 12 (30.00%) Cisco
9 11 (27.50%) Microsoft
9 11 (27.50%) LAN
9 11 (27.50%) OSPF
9 11 (27.50%) BGP
9 11 (27.50%) IPsec
9 11 (27.50%) Windows 7
10 10 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (22.50%) Clustering
11 9 (22.50%) SSL
12 7 (17.50%) MS Exchange
12 7 (17.50%) SQL Server
12 7 (17.50%) Root Cause Analysis
13 5 (12.50%) Blackberry
13 5 (12.50%) MS Office
13 5 (12.50%) Linux
13 5 (12.50%) HP
13 5 (12.50%) Finance
13 5 (12.50%) Migration
13 5 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
13 5 (12.50%) Hyper-V

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 (17.50%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (7.50%) IIS
4 2 (5.00%) nginx
4 2 (5.00%) Confluence
4 2 (5.00%) MediaWiki
4 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.00%) Apache
5 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.50%) Lync
5 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (12.50%) MS Office
2 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (30.00%) Firewall
1 12 (30.00%) WAN
2 11 (27.50%) LAN
2 11 (27.50%) OSPF
2 11 (27.50%) BGP
2 11 (27.50%) IPsec
3 9 (22.50%) SSL
4 4 (10.00%) DNS
4 4 (10.00%) DHCP
5 2 (5.00%) NetScaler
5 2 (5.00%) NAS
5 2 (5.00%) Network Security
5 2 (5.00%) VPN
5 2 (5.00%) IPv6
5 2 (5.00%) LDAP
5 2 (5.00%) SAN
5 2 (5.00%) EIGRP
6 1 (2.50%) Intranet
6 1 (2.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (5.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (5.00%) Hudson
1 2 (5.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.00%) JIRA
1 2 (5.00%) Subversion
2 1 (2.50%) WinRunner
2 1 (2.50%) TestDirector
2 1 (2.50%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 5 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Military
2 1 (2.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (22.50%) Architect
2 8 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 8 (20.00%) Network Architect
3 7 (17.50%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (15.00%) Consultant
5 5 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Support Specialist
6 4 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (10.00%) Administrator
7 3 (7.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
8 2 (5.00%) VMware Consultant
8 2 (5.00%) Wintel Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Citrix Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Technical Support Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Network Administrator
8 2 (5.00%) Technical Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) Clustering
2 5 (12.50%) Blackberry
3 2 (5.00%) Fat Client
3 2 (5.00%) Wiki
3 2 (5.00%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.50%) PDA
4 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 28 (70.00%) Windows
2 14 (35.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (27.50%) Windows 7
4 10 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (12.50%) Linux
6 4 (10.00%) Apple iOS
6 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (7.50%) Windows XP
8 2 (5.00%) CentOS
8 2 (5.00%) Ubuntu
8 2 (5.00%) Debian
8 2 (5.00%) Windows NT
8 2 (5.00%) Windows 2000
9 1 (2.50%) Mac OS X
9 1 (2.50%) AIX
9 1 (2.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.50%) Root Cause Analysis
2 5 (12.50%) Migration
2 5 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (7.50%) Programme Management
3 3 (7.50%) Problem Management
4 2 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (5.00%) Build Automation
4 2 (5.00%) DevOps
4 2 (5.00%) IT Asset Management
4 2 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (5.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (5.00%) Asset Management
5 1 (2.50%) Project Management
5 1 (2.50%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.50%) Validation
5 1 (2.50%) Change Management
5 1 (2.50%) Software Testing
5 1 (2.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.50%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.00%) SQL
2 3 (7.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (32.50%) DV Cleared
3 4 (10.00%) MCTS
3 4 (10.00%) MCITP
3 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (7.50%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (5.00%) CCNA
6 1 (2.50%) MCSE
6 1 (2.50%) MCSA
6 1 (2.50%) CCA
6 1 (2.50%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (2.50%) CCEA
6 1 (2.50%) CCNP
6 1 (2.50%) Degree
6 1 (2.50%) CCIA
System Software
1 18 (45.00%) Active Directory
2 17 (42.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 5 (12.50%) XenApp
4 4 (10.00%) vSphere
5 3 (7.50%) Firmware
5 3 (7.50%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (7.50%) XenDesktop
6 2 (5.00%) XenServer
6 2 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (5.00%) iptables
6 2 (5.00%) Postfix
6 2 (5.00%) Samba
6 2 (5.00%) VMware ESX
6 2 (5.00%) ISA Server
7 1 (2.50%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) SCCM
2 2 (5.00%) Puppet
2 2 (5.00%) ZABBIX
3 1 (2.50%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.50%) Netcool
3 1 (2.50%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.50%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.50%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (57.50%) VMware
2 12 (30.00%) Cisco
3 11 (27.50%) Microsoft
4 5 (12.50%) HP
5 2 (5.00%) Acronis
5 2 (5.00%) TOWER Software
5 2 (5.00%) EMC
5 2 (5.00%) Symantec
5 2 (5.00%) Juniper
5 2 (5.00%) Veritas
5 2 (5.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (5.00%) Websense
6 1 (2.50%) McAfee
6 1 (2.50%) Sophos
6 1 (2.50%) Lotus
6 1 (2.50%) Wyse
6 1 (2.50%) AppSense