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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 22 25 26
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Contract jobs citing Citrix 4 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.93% 1.15% 1.36%
As % of the Vendors category 3.48% 2.00% 2.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£298 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.14% -
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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
115 100 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 55.56% 57.47% 49.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 20 44
Average daily rate £459 £438 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.85% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £180 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £525 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £18.00 £175.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-89.71% +900.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

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 26 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) PRINCE
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Wireless
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (20.00%) Patch Management
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (20.00%) MCTS
3 1 (20.00%) MCITP
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Application Packaging
3 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Field Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Server Support
2 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Server Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Server Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (40.00%) PRINCE
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (20.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (20.00%) MCTS
1 1 (20.00%) MCITP
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) VMware