The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Citrix products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Citrix over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 54 68 71
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +3
Contract jobs citing Citrix 24 13 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.38% 1.38% 1.81%
As % of the Vendors category 5.35% 3.10% 3.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 6
Average daily rate
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£200 £275 £123
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +124.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £215 £116
10% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £335 £283
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-7.48% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £90.75 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +536.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +12.50%
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West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Vendors Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
449 419 536
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 44.46% 44.62% 46.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 231 275
Average daily rate £320 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £125 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £444 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 25 21
Average hourly rate £50.00 £36.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% +140.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £11.50 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £150.00 £45.00 £19.58
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.48 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.59% +2.52%

Citrix
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Citrix Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Citrix
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Citrix Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Citrix
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Citrix across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Citrix Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Citrix
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Citrix Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 30 (69.77%) Windows
2 22 (51.16%) VMware
3 20 (46.51%) Active Directory
4 14 (32.56%) Microsoft
5 13 (30.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (27.91%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (23.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (23.26%) vSphere
8 8 (18.60%) XenApp
8 8 (18.60%) Firewall
9 7 (16.28%) HP
9 7 (16.28%) ITIL
9 7 (16.28%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (13.95%) MS Excel
10 6 (13.95%) MS Office
11 5 (11.63%) SAN
11 5 (11.63%) NetApp
11 5 (11.63%) Cisco
11 5 (11.63%) SQL
11 5 (11.63%) MS Exchange
11 5 (11.63%) DNS
12 4 (9.30%) VPN
12 4 (9.30%) DHCP
12 4 (9.30%) LoadRunner
12 4 (9.30%) VMware ESX
12 4 (9.30%) Service Management
12 4 (9.30%) Finance
12 4 (9.30%) SCCM
12 4 (9.30%) Performance Testing
12 4 (9.30%) Hyper-V

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 5 (11.63%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.65%) Office Communications Server
2 2 (4.65%) Lync
3 1 (2.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (13.95%) MS Office
1 6 (13.95%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) SaaS
1 1 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.60%) Firewall
2 5 (11.63%) DNS
2 5 (11.63%) SAN
3 4 (9.30%) DHCP
3 4 (9.30%) VPN
4 3 (6.98%) Wireless
5 2 (4.65%) IPsec
5 2 (4.65%) LAN
5 2 (4.65%) MPLS
5 2 (4.65%) WAN
5 2 (4.65%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.33%) WLAN
6 1 (2.33%) HTTP
6 1 (2.33%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (2.33%) iSCSI
6 1 (2.33%) NAS
6 1 (2.33%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) MySQL
1 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) LoadRunner
2 3 (6.98%) AdminStudio
3 1 (2.33%) JMeter
3 1 (2.33%) JIRA
3 1 (2.33%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.33%) MSI
3 1 (2.33%) InstallShield
General
1 4 (9.30%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (13.95%) Architect
1 6 (13.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 6 (13.95%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (11.63%) Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (9.30%) Performance Tester
3 4 (9.30%) Tester
3 4 (9.30%) Analyst
4 3 (6.98%) Consultant
4 3 (6.98%) Support Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Technical Operations Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (4.65%) Service Manager
5 2 (4.65%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Service Desk Manager
5 2 (4.65%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (4.65%) Business Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) Senior Architect
5 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) SOAP
1 2 (4.65%) Web Services
1 2 (4.65%) XMPP
2 1 (2.33%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.33%) Software Packaging
2 1 (2.33%) WCF
2 1 (2.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.65%) Replication
1 2 (4.65%) Statistics
2 1 (2.33%) Open Source
2 1 (2.33%) EqualLogic
2 1 (2.33%) Clustering
2 1 (2.33%) IVR
2 1 (2.33%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 30 (69.77%) Windows
2 13 (30.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (23.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (16.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (9.30%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.65%) Windows 2000
6 2 (4.65%) Windows NT
6 2 (4.65%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.33%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (16.28%) ITIL
2 4 (9.30%) Service Management
2 4 (9.30%) Performance Testing
3 3 (6.98%) Change Management
3 3 (6.98%) Test Scripting
4 2 (4.65%) Project Management
4 2 (4.65%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (4.65%) Master Data Management
4 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (4.65%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (4.65%) Service Desk Management
4 2 (4.65%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (4.65%) Validation
4 2 (4.65%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (4.65%) Data Management
5 1 (2.33%) Supplier Management
5 1 (2.33%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.33%) Project Planning
5 1 (2.33%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.33%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.63%) SQL
2 4 (9.30%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.33%) C#
3 1 (2.33%) C++
3 1 (2.33%) Java
3 1 (2.33%) VBScript
3 1 (2.33%) VB
3 1 (2.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) MCSE
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) MCITP
2 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.33%) ISO 9002
2 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (46.51%) Active Directory
2 12 (27.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (23.26%) vSphere
4 8 (18.60%) XenApp
5 4 (9.30%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (9.30%) Hyper-V
5 4 (9.30%) VMware ESX
6 3 (6.98%) XenDesktop
7 2 (4.65%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (4.65%) Xen
8 1 (2.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (2.33%) MetaFrame
8 1 (2.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) SCCM
2 2 (4.65%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (4.65%) NetBackup
2 2 (4.65%) SCOrch
3 1 (2.33%) SCOM
3 1 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.33%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 22 (51.16%) VMware
2 14 (32.56%) Microsoft
3 7 (16.28%) HP
4 5 (11.63%) Cisco
4 5 (11.63%) NetApp
5 3 (6.98%) Oracle
6 2 (4.65%) BMC
6 2 (4.65%) EMC
6 2 (4.65%) IBM
6 2 (4.65%) Symantec
6 2 (4.65%) Remedy
7 1 (2.33%) Capita
7 1 (2.33%) ProCurve
7 1 (2.33%) Dell
7 1 (2.33%) Juniper