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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 27 29 28
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing Citrix 14 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 4.53% 2.33% 1.99%
As % of the Vendors category 10.22% 6.12% 3.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 2
Average daily rate
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£300 £190 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.89% -17.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £90 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £278 £246
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Vendors Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
137 98 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 44.34% 38.13% 52.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 49 37
Average daily rate £350 £328 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.68% +9.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £103 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £503 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 11 20
Average hourly rate £20.50 £31.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.92% +57.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.69 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
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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 31 July 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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 -1 13 £300 +57.89%
Hinckley - - - -
Citrix
East Midlands

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 27 (93.10%) Windows
2 18 (62.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (55.17%) XenApp
3 16 (55.17%) Active Directory
4 11 (37.93%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (37.93%) Migration
4 11 (37.93%) VMware
4 11 (37.93%) XenDesktop
5 10 (34.48%) Windows 7
6 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
7 8 (27.59%) Lync
8 7 (24.14%) Fat Client
8 7 (24.14%) Thin Client
8 7 (24.14%) MS Office
8 7 (24.14%) ITIL
8 7 (24.14%) LAN
9 6 (20.69%) WAN
9 6 (20.69%) Wireless
9 6 (20.69%) SCCM
10 5 (17.24%) Office 365
10 5 (17.24%) SharePoint
10 5 (17.24%) Windows XP
11 4 (13.79%) Remedy
11 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (13.79%) ITSM
11 4 (13.79%) Remedy ITSM
12 3 (10.34%) Asset Management
12 3 (10.34%) Smartphone
12 3 (10.34%) VMware ESX
12 3 (10.34%) Service Delivery

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 8 (27.59%) Lync
2 5 (17.24%) SharePoint
3 3 (10.34%) MS Exchange
3 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.45%) Site Server
4 1 (3.45%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 7 (24.14%) MS Office
2 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.24%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (24.14%) LAN
2 6 (20.69%) WAN
2 6 (20.69%) Wireless
3 3 (10.34%) VoIP
3 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.90%) DNS
4 2 (6.90%) DHCP
4 2 (6.90%) FTP
5 1 (3.45%) WLAN
5 1 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (3.45%) VPN
5 1 (3.45%) PABX
5 1 (3.45%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (20.69%) Analyst
2 5 (17.24%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (13.79%) Support Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Support Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Citrix Administrator
4 3 (10.34%) IT Support
4 3 (10.34%) Desktop Technician
4 3 (10.34%) Wintel Administrator
4 3 (10.34%) Administrator
5 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Help Desk Manager
5 2 (6.90%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Citrix Support
5 2 (6.90%) Deployment Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Citrix Support Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Help Desk Supervisor
6 1 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Thin Client
1 7 (24.14%) Fat Client
2 3 (10.34%) Smartphone
3 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 27 (93.10%) Windows
2 18 (62.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (37.93%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (34.48%) Windows 7
5 5 (17.24%) Windows XP
6 3 (10.34%) Windows 8
6 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (6.90%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) Migration
2 7 (24.14%) ITIL
3 4 (13.79%) ITSM
4 3 (10.34%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (10.34%) Service Delivery
4 3 (10.34%) Asset Management
5 1 (3.45%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.45%) Change Control
5 1 (3.45%) Change Management
5 1 (3.45%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.45%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) SLA
1 2 (6.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (55.17%) Active Directory
1 16 (55.17%) XenApp
2 11 (37.93%) XenDesktop
3 3 (10.34%) XenServer
3 3 (10.34%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (20.69%) SCCM
2 3 (10.34%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (37.93%) VMware
2 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
3 4 (13.79%) Remedy
4 3 (10.34%) Kaspersky
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco
5 1 (3.45%) Lotus