The table below looks at the statistics 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 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 32 34 21
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -13
Contract jobs citing Citrix 5 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.51% 3.71% 4.93%
As % of the Vendors category 4.10% 7.98% 9.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 3
Average daily rate
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£300 £250 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £306
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £14.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +2.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Citrix
East Midlands

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

Vendors Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
122 163 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 36.86% 46.57% 50.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 70 38
Average daily rate £300 £300 £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £81 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £386 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 21 19
Average hourly rate £12.75 £15.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.18 £10.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.45 £30.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 17 April 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +3 1 - -
Loughborough - - - -
Lutterworth - - - -
Hinckley - - - -
Citrix
East Midlands

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 5 (62.50%) XenApp
1 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) LAN
3 3 (37.50%) WAN
3 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
3 3 (37.50%) NetScaler
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) Wireless
4 2 (25.00%) MS Office
4 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 1 (12.50%) Dell
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (12.50%) SAN
5 1 (12.50%) Thin Client
5 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
5 1 (12.50%) Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) Service Management
5 1 (12.50%) Firewall
5 1 (12.50%) ITSM
5 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (12.50%) Blue Coat
5 1 (12.50%) ProxySG
5 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management
5 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (12.50%) Smartphone
5 1 (12.50%) Degree
5 1 (12.50%) Application Packaging

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) LAN
1 3 (37.50%) WAN
1 3 (37.50%) NetScaler
2 2 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security
3 1 (12.50%) iSCSI
3 1 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (12.50%) SAN
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall
3 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) ICT Technician
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Applications Packager
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Support Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Thin Client
1 1 (12.50%) Smartphone
1 1 (12.50%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
2 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (12.50%) Network Management
2 1 (12.50%) Change Control
2 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Resilience Testing
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Service Management
2 1 (12.50%) ITSM
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (12.50%) MCP
2 1 (12.50%) CCNA
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) NVQ Level 3
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) XenApp
2 4 (50.00%) XenDesktop
3 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (12.50%) ProxySG
4 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Dell
2 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
2 1 (12.50%) Blue Coat
2 1 (12.50%) F5
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco