The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Citrix products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Citrix over the 3 months to 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 18 - 23
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Citrix 1 0 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 0.77% - 5.42%
As % of the Vendors category 1.89% - 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 6
Average daily rate
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£425 - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £306 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.20% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% +3.03%
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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 Ipswich region.

Vendors Category
Ipswich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
53 32 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 40.77% 30.19% 48.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 17 59
Average daily rate £375 £339 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.70% +4.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £563 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 4
Average hourly rate - £24.35 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +18.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

Citrix
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

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

Citrix Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

Citrix
Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Citrix Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

Citrix
Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Citrix Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

Citrix
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Network Design
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) Sophos
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich 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 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Designer
1 1 (50.00%) Designer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Network Design
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) Sophos