The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Citrix products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Citrix over the 3 months to 7 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 54 43 38
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -5
Contract jobs citing Citrix 13 24 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.23% 3.70% 1.61%
As % of the Vendors category 6.05% 9.34% 3.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 16 4
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£343 £425 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.41% +54.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £200 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £450 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £11.50 - £10.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Citrix
Wales

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

Vendors Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
215 257 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 36.82% 39.66% 47.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 168 104
Average daily rate £325 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £190 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 17
Average hourly rate £13.10 £16.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.14% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.45 £11.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £22.50 £15.51
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%

Citrix
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Citrix Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Citrix
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Citrix Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Citrix
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Citrix across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

Citrix Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

Citrix
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Citrix Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Citrix
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Citrix within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 7 July 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
Cardiff +6 10 £343 +9.60% 4
Caerphilly - 1 £165 -
Citrix
Wales

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 19 (65.52%) Windows
2 18 (62.07%) VMware
3 14 (48.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (44.83%) Microsoft
5 12 (41.38%) Windows XP
6 11 (37.93%) Active Directory
7 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (31.03%) ITIL
8 8 (27.59%) Windows 7
9 7 (24.14%) MS Exchange
9 7 (24.14%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (20.69%) Microsoft App-V
10 6 (20.69%) CCNA
10 6 (20.69%) Cisco
10 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
11 5 (17.24%) AppSense
11 5 (17.24%) Firewall
12 4 (13.79%) IBM
12 4 (13.79%) SLA
12 4 (13.79%) MS Office
12 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
12 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
12 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared
12 4 (13.79%) Lync
12 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2010
13 3 (10.34%) DV Cleared
13 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (10.34%) Mobile Device Management
13 3 (10.34%) Patch Management
13 3 (10.34%) Data Migration

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 7 (24.14%) MS Exchange
2 4 (13.79%) Lync
2 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MS Office
1 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Office 365
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) Firewall
2 2 (6.90%) Internet
3 1 (3.45%) SAN
3 1 (3.45%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MSI
1 3 (10.34%) InstallShield
General
1 2 (6.90%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.45%) Back Office
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Analyst
2 6 (20.69%) 1st Line Support
3 4 (13.79%) Support Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Consultant
3 4 (13.79%) Support Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) VMware Consultant
4 3 (10.34%) Technical Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (6.90%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Desktop Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) IT Support
5 2 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) 1st Line Support Technician
6 1 (3.45%) Clinical Project Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Architect
6 1 (3.45%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) .NET
1 3 (10.34%) EDI
1 3 (10.34%) EDIFACT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) PACS
2 2 (6.90%) Data Integration
2 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) NHS
3 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.45%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 19 (65.52%) Windows
2 14 (48.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (41.38%) Windows XP
4 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (27.59%) Windows 7
6 3 (10.34%) Linux
6 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (6.90%) AIX
8 1 (3.45%) Mac OS X
8 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) ITIL
2 3 (10.34%) ETL
2 3 (10.34%) Migration
2 3 (10.34%) Data Migration
2 3 (10.34%) Mobile Device Management
2 3 (10.34%) Patch Management
3 2 (6.90%) Test Strategy
3 2 (6.90%) Validation
3 2 (6.90%) Software Testing
3 2 (6.90%) Incident Management
3 2 (6.90%) IT Governance
3 2 (6.90%) Project Management
4 1 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.45%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) Java
2 2 (6.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (20.69%) CCNA
2 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
3 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared
4 3 (10.34%) DV Cleared
5 2 (6.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (6.90%) MCP
5 2 (6.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (6.90%) Degree
6 1 (3.45%) CCENT
6 1 (3.45%) CCIE
6 1 (3.45%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) SLA
2 3 (10.34%) HL7
2 3 (10.34%) DICOM
3 2 (6.90%) GxP
System Software
1 11 (37.93%) Active Directory
2 6 (20.69%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (6.90%) XenApp
5 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) SCCM
2 2 (6.90%) Tivoli
2 2 (6.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (6.90%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (3.45%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (3.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (3.45%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (62.07%) VMware
2 13 (44.83%) Microsoft
3 6 (20.69%) Cisco
4 5 (17.24%) AppSense
5 4 (13.79%) IBM
6 3 (10.34%) Fiorano
6 3 (10.34%) HP
7 1 (3.45%) NetApp
7 1 (3.45%) Lotus
7 1 (3.45%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.45%) Symantec
7 1 (3.45%) McAfee
7 1 (3.45%) Sophos
7 1 (3.45%) F5
7 1 (3.45%) Oracle