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 16 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 33 35 31
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs citing Citrix 8 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 2.82% 3.29% 2.36%
As % of the Vendors category 5.06% 10.75% 5.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 2
Average daily rate
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- £200 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.04%
UK excluding London average daily rate £303 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-6.92% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 3
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.13 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.78% -23.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £14.63 £20.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £19.63 £28.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +12.50%
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
158 93 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 55.63% 30.59% 46.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 41 41
Average daily rate £325 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £116 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 12 27
Average hourly rate £23.00 £36.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.98% +62.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.22 £12.20 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £44.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +1.33%

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 16 September 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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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 +5 6 - -
Coalville - 1 - -
Loughborough - - - - 1
Citrix
East Midlands

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 23 (92.00%) Windows
2 19 (76.00%) XenApp
3 17 (68.00%) Active Directory
4 15 (60.00%) XenDesktop
5 13 (52.00%) Windows 7
6 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
6 11 (44.00%) LAN
6 11 (44.00%) Migration
6 11 (44.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (40.00%) WAN
7 10 (40.00%) MS Office
8 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (28.00%) Thin Client
9 7 (28.00%) Fat Client
10 6 (24.00%) VMware
10 6 (24.00%) Wireless
11 5 (20.00%) ITIL
11 5 (20.00%) SharePoint
11 5 (20.00%) Smartphone
11 5 (20.00%) Lync
11 5 (20.00%) Office 365
12 4 (16.00%) Cisco
13 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
13 3 (12.00%) VMware ESX
13 3 (12.00%) SCCM
13 3 (12.00%) Service Delivery
13 3 (12.00%) XenServer
13 3 (12.00%) Windows 8
13 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (8.00%) Structured Cabling

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 5 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 5 (20.00%) Lync
2 2 (8.00%) IBM Notes
3 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.00%) Site Server
Applications
1 10 (40.00%) MS Office
2 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (44.00%) LAN
2 10 (40.00%) WAN
3 6 (24.00%) Wireless
4 2 (8.00%) Structured Cabling
4 2 (8.00%) DHCP
4 2 (8.00%) DNS
5 1 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (4.00%) WLAN
5 1 (4.00%) FTP
5 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.00%) VPN
5 1 (4.00%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (16.00%) Support Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Desktop Technician
4 3 (12.00%) Wintel Administrator
4 3 (12.00%) IT Support
4 3 (12.00%) Administrator
4 3 (12.00%) Technical Leader
4 3 (12.00%) Citrix Administrator
4 3 (12.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Citrix Support
5 2 (8.00%) Citrix Support Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support Technician
6 1 (4.00%) Wintel Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Wintel Support Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Thin Client
1 7 (28.00%) Fat Client
2 5 (20.00%) Smartphone
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 23 (92.00%) Windows
2 13 (52.00%) Windows 7
3 11 (44.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (12.00%) Windows 8
5 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (8.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) Migration
2 5 (20.00%) ITIL
3 3 (12.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (8.00%) ITSM
5 1 (4.00%) Change Management
5 1 (4.00%) ERP
5 1 (4.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.00%) Time Management
5 1 (4.00%) Change Control
5 1 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (76.00%) XenApp
2 17 (68.00%) Active Directory
3 15 (60.00%) XenDesktop
4 3 (12.00%) VMware ESX
4 3 (12.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (24.00%) VMware
3 4 (16.00%) Cisco
4 2 (8.00%) Remedy
4 2 (8.00%) Lotus
5 1 (4.00%) Symantec