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 18 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 73 61 76
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +15
Contract jobs citing Citrix 13 17 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.06% 1.75% 0.41%
As % of the Vendors category 2.80% 4.34% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 2
Average daily rate
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£313 £370 £243
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.54% +52.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £370 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £370 £349
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £290 £326
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £14.87 £12.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.92% -30.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
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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
464 392 415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 37.72% 40.45% 42.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 293 226 206
Average daily rate £338 £331 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.88% +1.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 19
Average hourly rate £14.87 £15.00 £10.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.90% +39.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.22 £10.10 £7.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £17.20 £33.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 24 (75.00%) Windows
1 24 (75.00%) VMware
2 17 (53.13%) Active Directory
3 16 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 15 (46.88%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (40.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (34.38%) SAN
7 9 (28.13%) ITIL
7 9 (28.13%) vSphere
7 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (18.75%) HP
9 6 (18.75%) MS Exchange
10 5 (15.63%) DHCP
10 5 (15.63%) MCSE
10 5 (15.63%) MS Office
10 5 (15.63%) VPN
10 5 (15.63%) DNS
10 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (15.63%) VMware ESX
10 5 (15.63%) Replication
10 5 (15.63%) Firewall
11 4 (12.50%) Legal
11 4 (12.50%) Service Management
11 4 (12.50%) MSI
11 4 (12.50%) SQL
11 4 (12.50%) MCSA
11 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
11 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
11 4 (12.50%) iSCSI

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 6 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 3 (9.38%) WorkSite
2 3 (9.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.25%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (15.63%) MS Office
2 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Office 365
1 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (34.38%) SAN
2 5 (15.63%) DHCP
2 5 (15.63%) VPN
2 5 (15.63%) DNS
2 5 (15.63%) Firewall
3 4 (12.50%) iSCSI
4 3 (9.38%) NAS
4 3 (9.38%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (9.38%) RTSP
4 3 (9.38%) Ethernet
4 3 (9.38%) FTP
4 3 (9.38%) SMTP
5 2 (6.25%) LAN
5 2 (6.25%) WAN
6 1 (3.13%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (3.13%) WLAN
6 1 (3.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.13%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MSI
2 1 (3.13%) InstallShield
2 1 (3.13%) AdminStudio
General
1 4 (12.50%) Legal
2 3 (9.38%) Finance
3 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (21.88%) Analyst
2 6 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (6.25%) Business Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Project Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (6.25%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) VMware Specialist
5 1 (3.13%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Contracts Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Deskside Support
5 1 (3.13%) Deskside Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Deskside Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) Web Services
2 1 (3.13%) Application Packaging
2 1 (3.13%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Replication
2 3 (9.38%) PDA
3 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.13%) EqualLogic
4 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.13%) NHS
4 1 (3.13%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 24 (75.00%) Windows
2 13 (40.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (6.25%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.13%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) ITIL
2 4 (12.50%) Service Management
3 3 (9.38%) Software Deployment
3 3 (9.38%) Problem Management
3 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2
3 3 (9.38%) Service Delivery
4 2 (6.25%) Configuration Management
4 2 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (3.13%) Line Management
5 1 (3.13%) Analytics
5 1 (3.13%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.13%) Big Data Analytics
5 1 (3.13%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.13%) Project Planning
5 1 (3.13%) Project Management
5 1 (3.13%) Change Management
5 1 (3.13%) Quality Management
5 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.50%) SQL
2 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.13%) VBScript
3 1 (3.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) MCSE
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (12.50%) MCSA
3 3 (9.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.13%) MCITP
5 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 17 (53.13%) Active Directory
2 15 (46.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (28.13%) vSphere
4 5 (15.63%) VMware ESX
5 4 (12.50%) XenApp
6 3 (9.38%) XenDesktop
7 2 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (6.25%) Hyper-V
8 1 (3.13%) XenServer
8 1 (3.13%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (6.25%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.13%) SCCM
2 1 (3.13%) SCOM
2 1 (3.13%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 24 (75.00%) VMware
2 16 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (18.75%) HP
4 3 (9.38%) ServiceNow
4 3 (9.38%) Cisco
4 3 (9.38%) Reuters
4 3 (9.38%) CommVault
4 3 (9.38%) NetApp
5 2 (6.25%) Symantec
5 2 (6.25%) Remedy
5 2 (6.25%) BMC
6 1 (3.13%) ProCurve
6 1 (3.13%) Dell
6 1 (3.13%) Juniper
6 1 (3.13%) Genesys