The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Leeds region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 56 59 54
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Contract jobs citing Citrix 24 18 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.31% 2.06% 2.80%
As % of the Vendors category 5.57% 4.33% 5.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 12
Average daily rate
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£210 £250 £136
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +83.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £320 £289
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £16.50 £14.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Vendors Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
431 416 550
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 41.40% 47.60% 49.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 225 306
Average daily rate £325 £315 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £125 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 20 23
Average hourly rate £15.00 £36.00 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.33% +144.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.35 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £18.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
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West Yorkshire

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 1 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 1 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 28 (68.29%) Windows
2 21 (51.22%) VMware
3 17 (41.46%) Active Directory
4 12 (29.27%) Microsoft
4 12 (29.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (24.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (21.95%) vSphere
7 8 (19.51%) Firewall
8 7 (17.07%) XenApp
8 7 (17.07%) HP
8 7 (17.07%) ITIL
9 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (12.20%) Cisco
10 5 (12.20%) MS Office
10 5 (12.20%) VPN
10 5 (12.20%) DNS
10 5 (12.20%) MS Exchange
11 4 (9.76%) MS Excel
11 4 (9.76%) DHCP
11 4 (9.76%) SQL
11 4 (9.76%) SAN
11 4 (9.76%) LoadRunner
11 4 (9.76%) NetApp
11 4 (9.76%) Service Management
11 4 (9.76%) VMware ESX
11 4 (9.76%) Finance
11 4 (9.76%) Hyper-V
11 4 (9.76%) PowerShell
11 4 (9.76%) Performance Testing

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (12.20%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.88%) Office Communications Server
2 2 (4.88%) Lync
3 1 (2.44%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.44%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (12.20%) MS Office
2 4 (9.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Office 365
1 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.51%) Firewall
2 5 (12.20%) VPN
2 5 (12.20%) DNS
3 4 (9.76%) DHCP
3 4 (9.76%) SAN
4 3 (7.32%) Wireless
4 3 (7.32%) TCP/IP
5 2 (4.88%) MPLS
5 2 (4.88%) IPsec
5 2 (4.88%) NetScaler
6 1 (2.44%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (2.44%) iSCSI
6 1 (2.44%) NAS
6 1 (2.44%) VLAN
6 1 (2.44%) LAN
6 1 (2.44%) WLAN
6 1 (2.44%) WAN
6 1 (2.44%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) MySQL
1 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) Big Data
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (9.76%) LoadRunner
2 2 (4.88%) AdminStudio
3 1 (2.44%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.44%) JIRA
3 1 (2.44%) JMeter
General
1 4 (9.76%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Marketing
2 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (19.51%) Architect
2 6 (14.63%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (14.63%) Infrastructure Architect
3 5 (12.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Tester
4 4 (9.76%) Performance Tester
5 3 (7.32%) Operations Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Consultant
5 3 (7.32%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Service Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Service Desk Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Citrix Specialist
6 2 (4.88%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (4.88%) Technical Operations Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) SOAP
1 2 (4.88%) Web Services
1 2 (4.88%) XMPP
2 1 (2.44%) WCF
2 1 (2.44%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.88%) Replication
1 2 (4.88%) Statistics
2 1 (2.44%) Open Source
2 1 (2.44%) EqualLogic
2 1 (2.44%) IVR
2 1 (2.44%) Clustering
2 1 (2.44%) NHS
2 1 (2.44%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 28 (68.29%) Windows
2 10 (24.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (7.32%) Windows 7
5 3 (7.32%) Windows 2000
6 2 (4.88%) Windows XP
6 2 (4.88%) Windows NT
6 2 (4.88%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (2.44%) UNIX
7 1 (2.44%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.07%) ITIL
2 4 (9.76%) Service Management
2 4 (9.76%) Performance Testing
3 3 (7.32%) Test Scripting
3 3 (7.32%) Change Management
4 2 (4.88%) Validation
4 2 (4.88%) Data Management
4 2 (4.88%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (4.88%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (4.88%) Software Deployment
4 2 (4.88%) Master Data Management
4 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (4.88%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (4.88%) Service Desk Management
5 1 (2.44%) Analytics
5 1 (2.44%) Big Data Analytics
5 1 (2.44%) Business Process Improvement
5 1 (2.44%) Waterfall
5 1 (2.44%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.44%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.76%) SQL
1 4 (9.76%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.44%) Python
2 1 (2.44%) C#
2 1 (2.44%) C++
2 1 (2.44%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.44%) MCSE
1 1 (2.44%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.44%) ISO 9002
2 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (41.46%) Active Directory
2 12 (29.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (21.95%) vSphere
4 7 (17.07%) XenApp
5 4 (9.76%) VMware ESX
5 4 (9.76%) Hyper-V
5 4 (9.76%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (7.32%) XenDesktop
7 2 (4.88%) MetaFrame
7 2 (4.88%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (4.88%) Xen
8 1 (2.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (2.44%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) SCCM
2 2 (4.88%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (4.88%) NetBackup
2 2 (4.88%) SCOrch
3 1 (2.44%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (51.22%) VMware
2 12 (29.27%) Microsoft
3 7 (17.07%) HP
4 5 (12.20%) Cisco
5 4 (9.76%) NetApp
6 3 (7.32%) Oracle
7 2 (4.88%) BMC
7 2 (4.88%) Symantec
7 2 (4.88%) Remedy
7 2 (4.88%) IBM
7 2 (4.88%) EMC
8 1 (2.44%) ProCurve
8 1 (2.44%) Capita
8 1 (2.44%) Juniper
8 1 (2.44%) Dell
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