The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Citrix products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Citrix over the 3 months to 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 22 22 25
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs citing Citrix 2 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.20% 0.68% 2.86%
As % of the Vendors category 2.06% 1.04% 4.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£525 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
- -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

Vendors Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
97 96 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 58.08% 64.86% 64.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 36 57
Average daily rate £375 £375 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -18.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £328 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £520 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £10.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+250.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.40%

Citrix
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

Citrix Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Citrix
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Citrix Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Citrix
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Citrix Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

Citrix
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) SCCM
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) XenApp
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (25.00%) vSphere
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (25.00%) Trend Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (25.00%) Software Distribution
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) SLA
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) IIS

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 (25.00%) IIS
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Windows Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Microsoft Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Architect
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Change Management
1 1 (25.00%) Trend Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Software Distribution
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) XenApp
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft