The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Citrix products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Citrix over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Leicestershire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 33 24 28
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +4
Contract jobs citing Citrix 14 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 3.93% 4.98% 0.78%
As % of the Vendors category 8.59% 10.09% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 1
Average daily rate £245 £225 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.88% -35.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.63 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +21.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £15.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -9.09%
Vendors Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
163 109 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 45.79% 49.32% 43.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 40 37
Average daily rate £300 £300 £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £225 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £425 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 17 8
Average hourly rate £13.75 £16.00 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.06% +68.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.50 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £27.50 £24.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Citrix
East Midlands

Citrix
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

Citrix Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Citrix
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Citrix Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Citrix
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Citrix Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Citrix
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Citrix within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Leicester -8 8 £240 +6.66% 2
Coalville - - - -
Hinckley - - - - 1
Citrix
East Midlands

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 (93.75%) Windows
2 21 (65.63%) Active Directory
3 17 (53.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 13 (40.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (34.38%) VMware
6 11 (34.38%) Windows XP
7 9 (28.13%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (21.88%) TCP/IP
8 7 (21.88%) MCSE
8 7 (21.88%) SCOM
9 6 (18.75%) Migration
9 6 (18.75%) XenApp
9 6 (18.75%) LAN
10 5 (15.63%) MS Office
10 5 (15.63%) ITIL
10 5 (15.63%) MCP
10 5 (15.63%) Change Management
10 5 (15.63%) PowerShell
11 4 (12.50%) SCCM
11 4 (12.50%) Incident Management
11 4 (12.50%) Altiris
11 4 (12.50%) Lync
11 4 (12.50%) Unified Communications
11 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (12.50%) NetScaler
11 4 (12.50%) Data Security
11 4 (12.50%) Clustering
11 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
11 4 (12.50%) MS Excel

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 4 (12.50%) Lync
1 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 3 (9.38%) IIS
3 1 (3.13%) Site Server
3 1 (3.13%) IBM Notes
3 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (15.63%) MS Office
2 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.88%) TCP/IP
2 6 (18.75%) LAN
3 4 (12.50%) Unified Communications
3 4 (12.50%) NetScaler
3 4 (12.50%) WAN
3 4 (12.50%) DNS
4 3 (9.38%) VoIP
4 3 (9.38%) Wireless
5 2 (6.25%) Internet
5 2 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (6.25%) DHCP
5 2 (6.25%) FTP
6 1 (3.13%) VPN
6 1 (3.13%) WLAN
6 1 (3.13%) SAN
6 1 (3.13%) ADSL
6 1 (3.13%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (3.13%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (18.75%) Desktop Engineer
2 5 (15.63%) Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Support Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Server Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Deployment Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Windows Server Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Help Desk Supervisor
5 2 (6.25%) IT Support
5 2 (6.25%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Help Desk Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Desktop Support
6 1 (3.13%) Migration Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Desktop Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Clustering
2 3 (9.38%) Thin Client
2 3 (9.38%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.13%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 30 (93.75%) Windows
2 17 (53.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (40.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (34.38%) Windows XP
5 2 (6.25%) Windows 7
5 2 (6.25%) Windows 2000
6 1 (3.13%) Linux
6 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.75%) Migration
2 5 (15.63%) ITIL
2 5 (15.63%) Change Management
3 4 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 4 (12.50%) Data Security
4 3 (9.38%) E-Commerce
4 3 (9.38%) Problem Management
4 3 (9.38%) Asset Management
5 2 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (6.25%) ITSM
5 2 (6.25%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.13%) Project Management
6 1 (3.13%) Capacity Management
6 1 (3.13%) Change Control
6 1 (3.13%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.13%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) PowerShell
2 3 (9.38%) SQL
2 3 (9.38%) VBScript
3 1 (3.13%) Perl
3 1 (3.13%) VB
3 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.13%) Korn
Qualifications
1 9 (28.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (21.88%) MCSE
3 5 (15.63%) MCP
4 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (65.63%) Active Directory
2 6 (18.75%) XenApp
3 3 (9.38%) vSphere
4 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (6.25%) XenDesktop
5 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (21.88%) SCOM
2 4 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (34.38%) VMware
3 4 (12.50%) Altiris
4 3 (9.38%) Kaspersky
5 2 (6.25%) Remedy
5 2 (6.25%) Cisco
6 1 (3.13%) HP
6 1 (3.13%) Dell
6 1 (3.13%) CA
6 1 (3.13%) Motorola
6 1 (3.13%) Lotus
6 1 (3.13%) PlateSpin
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