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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 59 64 78
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +14
Contract jobs citing Citrix 19 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.90% 1.38% 0.74%
As % of the Vendors category 4.52% 3.17% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 4
Average daily rate
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£205 £223 £116
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.86% +91.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £201 £106
10% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £245 £122
UK excluding London average daily rate £303 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £165.00 £13.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1157.14%
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
420 379 443
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 41.92% 43.66% 40.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 210 216
Average daily rate £313 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £154 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 19 16
Average hourly rate £50.00 £39.75 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.78% +174.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £11.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £150.00 £45.00 £21.96
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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 September 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 September 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 29 (72.50%) Windows
2 22 (55.00%) VMware
3 19 (47.50%) Active Directory
4 13 (32.50%) Microsoft
4 13 (32.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (25.00%) vSphere
7 8 (20.00%) XenApp
7 8 (20.00%) Firewall
8 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (15.00%) HP
9 6 (15.00%) ITIL
9 6 (15.00%) MS Office
10 5 (12.50%) MS Excel
10 5 (12.50%) MS Exchange
10 5 (12.50%) Cisco
10 5 (12.50%) SAN
10 5 (12.50%) NetApp
11 4 (10.00%) VMware ESX
11 4 (10.00%) Finance
11 4 (10.00%) Hyper-V
11 4 (10.00%) Service Management
11 4 (10.00%) VPN
11 4 (10.00%) DNS
11 4 (10.00%) SQL
11 4 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (7.50%) Windows 7
12 3 (7.50%) DHCP
12 3 (7.50%) LoadRunner

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.00%) Office Communications Server
2 2 (5.00%) Lync
3 1 (2.50%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (15.00%) MS Office
2 5 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) SaaS
1 1 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.00%) Firewall
2 5 (12.50%) SAN
3 4 (10.00%) VPN
3 4 (10.00%) DNS
4 3 (7.50%) DHCP
4 3 (7.50%) Wireless
5 2 (5.00%) IPsec
5 2 (5.00%) MPLS
5 2 (5.00%) LAN
5 2 (5.00%) WAN
5 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.50%) WLAN
6 1 (2.50%) HTTP
6 1 (2.50%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (2.50%) iSCSI
6 1 (2.50%) NAS
6 1 (2.50%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) MySQL
1 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.50%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) LoadRunner
2 2 (5.00%) AdminStudio
3 1 (2.50%) MSI
3 1 (2.50%) InstallShield
General
1 4 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (15.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 6 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (12.50%) Architect
2 5 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (10.00%) Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) Consultant
4 3 (7.50%) Tester
4 3 (7.50%) Performance Tester
4 3 (7.50%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (5.00%) Service Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Business Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Senior Architect
5 2 (5.00%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Service Desk Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (2.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Contracts Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) Web Services
1 2 (5.00%) XMPP
2 1 (2.50%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.50%) Software Packaging
2 1 (2.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) Replication
1 2 (5.00%) Statistics
1 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.50%) EqualLogic
2 1 (2.50%) Clustering
2 1 (2.50%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.50%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 29 (72.50%) Windows
2 13 (32.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (7.50%) Windows 7
6 2 (5.00%) Windows 2000
6 2 (5.00%) Windows NT
6 2 (5.00%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.50%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.00%) ITIL
2 4 (10.00%) Service Management
3 3 (7.50%) Performance Testing
3 3 (7.50%) Test Scripting
4 2 (5.00%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (5.00%) Master Data Management
4 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (5.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (5.00%) Service Desk Management
4 2 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (5.00%) Data Management
4 2 (5.00%) Change Management
4 2 (5.00%) Project Management
5 1 (2.50%) Validation
5 1 (2.50%) Migration
5 1 (2.50%) Supplier Management
5 1 (2.50%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.50%) Project Planning
5 1 (2.50%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (2.50%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.00%) SQL
2 3 (7.50%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.50%) VBScript
3 1 (2.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) MCSE
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) MCITP
2 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) SLA
1 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (47.50%) Active Directory
2 12 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (25.00%) vSphere
4 8 (20.00%) XenApp
5 4 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (10.00%) Hyper-V
5 4 (10.00%) VMware ESX
6 2 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (5.00%) Xen
6 2 (5.00%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.50%) XenServer
7 1 (2.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (2.50%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) SCCM
2 2 (5.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (5.00%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.50%) SCOM
3 1 (2.50%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (2.50%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 22 (55.00%) VMware
2 13 (32.50%) Microsoft
3 6 (15.00%) HP
4 5 (12.50%) Cisco
4 5 (12.50%) NetApp
5 2 (5.00%) Symantec
5 2 (5.00%) Remedy
5 2 (5.00%) IBM
5 2 (5.00%) EMC
5 2 (5.00%) Oracle
5 2 (5.00%) BMC
6 1 (2.50%) Juniper
6 1 (2.50%) Dell
6 1 (2.50%) ProCurve