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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 31 21 34
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +13
Contract jobs citing Citrix 21 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 4.58% 4.05% 2.02%
As % of the Vendors category 8.97% 8.41% 5.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 6
Average daily rate
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£275 £130 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+111.53% -38.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £130 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £397 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-7.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +14.28%
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
234 107 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 50.98% 48.20% 37.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 55 92
Average daily rate £375 £310 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% -13.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £130 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 11
Average hourly rate £27.50 £19.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.73% -49.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £13.25 £12.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £22.40 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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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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
Gloucester -5 9 £188 -44.44% 4
Cheltenham -6 1 - -
Citrix
South West

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 27 (87.10%) Windows
2 21 (67.74%) VMware
3 16 (51.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (48.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (41.94%) XenDesktop
6 11 (35.48%) Security Cleared
6 11 (35.48%) XenApp
7 10 (32.26%) Active Directory
8 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
8 9 (29.03%) VMware ESX
9 8 (25.81%) Firewall
9 8 (25.81%) vSphere
9 8 (25.81%) DV Cleared
10 7 (22.58%) MS Exchange
11 6 (19.35%) Web Services
11 6 (19.35%) VPN
11 6 (19.35%) McAfee
11 6 (19.35%) AppSense
11 6 (19.35%) Amazon AWS
11 6 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2010
12 5 (16.13%) Performance Tuning
12 5 (16.13%) Performance Monitoring
12 5 (16.13%) iPad
12 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
12 5 (16.13%) Backup Exec
12 5 (16.13%) Telecoms
12 5 (16.13%) Apple
12 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP
13 4 (12.90%) Windows XP

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (22.58%) MS Exchange
2 6 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (19.35%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.81%) Firewall
2 6 (19.35%) VPN
3 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP
4 4 (12.90%) LAN
4 4 (12.90%) WAN
4 4 (12.90%) IPv4
4 4 (12.90%) IPv6
5 3 (9.68%) SAN
6 2 (6.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) ClearCase
2 1 (3.23%) MSI
General
1 5 (16.13%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (19.35%) Consultant
3 5 (16.13%) Server Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Windows Server Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Citrix Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Citrix Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Architect
5 2 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (3.23%) Network Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Technical Support
6 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Deployment Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Environment Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Technical Support Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Help Desk Support
6 1 (3.23%) Team Leader
6 1 (3.23%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) Web Services
2 4 (12.90%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) iPad
2 3 (9.68%) Fat Client
2 3 (9.68%) Thin Client
3 2 (6.45%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.23%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.23%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 27 (87.10%) Windows
2 16 (51.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (48.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (12.90%) Windows XP
6 2 (6.45%) Linux
6 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.13%) Performance Tuning
1 5 (16.13%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (9.68%) Service Delivery
3 2 (6.45%) Unit Testing
3 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.23%) Project Management
4 1 (3.23%) Data Protection
4 1 (3.23%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (3.23%) High Availability
4 1 (3.23%) Information Security
4 1 (3.23%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (3.23%) Problem Management
4 1 (3.23%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) VBScript
2 3 (9.68%) SQL
2 3 (9.68%) PowerShell
3 2 (6.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (35.48%) Security Cleared
2 8 (25.81%) DV Cleared
3 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (6.45%) MCP
4 2 (6.45%) MCSE
4 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 13 (41.94%) XenDesktop
2 11 (35.48%) XenApp
3 10 (32.26%) Active Directory
4 9 (29.03%) VMware ESX
5 8 (25.81%) vSphere
6 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (12.90%) Hyper-V
7 4 (12.90%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (6.45%) ISA Server
9 1 (3.23%) MetaFrame
9 1 (3.23%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) Backup Exec
2 4 (12.90%) WSUS
2 4 (12.90%) SCCM
2 4 (12.90%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (6.45%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 21 (67.74%) VMware
2 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
3 6 (19.35%) McAfee
3 6 (19.35%) AppSense
4 5 (16.13%) Apple
5 4 (12.90%) HP
5 4 (12.90%) NetApp
6 3 (9.68%) Symantec
7 2 (6.45%) Altiris
7 2 (6.45%) Oracle
7 2 (6.45%) Cisco
7 2 (6.45%) CheckPoint
7 2 (6.45%) Sophos
8 1 (3.23%) IBM
8 1 (3.23%) IronPort
8 1 (3.23%) Lumension
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