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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix
Rank 43 34 38
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +4
Contract jobs citing Citrix 27 20 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 4.69% 4.01% 1.15%
As % of the Vendors category 11.69% 8.10% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 16 4
Average daily rate £158 £450 £304
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-65.00% +48.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £137 £325 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £442
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £348 £300
% change year-on-year
-6.53% +15.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.93 £16.38
% change year-on-year
+8.32% -2.74%
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
231 247 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 40.10% 49.50% 40.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 180 98
Average daily rate £325 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £225 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 12
Average hourly rate £11.00 £11.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £9.65 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.20 £23.50 £61.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+23.56% +5.45%

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Cardiff -1 18 £200 -5.88% 2
Newport - 3 £300 -
Caerphilly 0 1 - -
Citrix
Wales

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 27 (77.14%) VMware
2 21 (60.00%) Windows
2 21 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 20 (57.14%) Cisco
4 15 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 15 (42.86%) HP
5 12 (34.29%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (31.43%) CCNA
6 11 (31.43%) Firewall
6 11 (31.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (28.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 10 (28.57%) Internet
7 10 (28.57%) ITIL
8 9 (25.71%) MS Excel
8 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (25.71%) Tivoli
8 9 (25.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 9 (25.71%) HP Data Protector
8 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (22.86%) Incident Management
9 8 (22.86%) Logistics
9 8 (22.86%) Data Centre
9 8 (22.86%) Active Directory
9 8 (22.86%) AIX
9 8 (22.86%) Linux
10 7 (20.00%) SAN
10 7 (20.00%) NetApp
10 7 (20.00%) Migration
11 6 (17.14%) SLA
11 6 (17.14%) WAN

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 3 (8.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.86%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (25.71%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.71%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (31.43%) Firewall
2 10 (28.57%) Internet
3 7 (20.00%) SAN
4 6 (17.14%) LAN
4 6 (17.14%) WAN
5 5 (14.29%) NetScaler
5 5 (14.29%) VPN
6 1 (2.86%) ADSL
6 1 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.86%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (2.86%) Ethernet
6 1 (2.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (2.86%) Wireless
6 1 (2.86%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (2.86%) Finance
1 1 (2.86%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) Support Engineer
2 7 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 7 (20.00%) Network Support
3 6 (17.14%) 1st Line Support
3 6 (17.14%) Technical Design Authority
4 5 (14.29%) 1st Line Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (11.43%) Network Support Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
6 3 (8.57%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 3 (8.57%) Help Desk Support
6 3 (8.57%) IT Support
7 2 (5.71%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Architect
7 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.57%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.71%) NHS
4 1 (2.86%) Clustering
4 1 (2.86%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.86%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 21 (60.00%) Windows
1 21 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 11 (31.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (22.86%) AIX
4 8 (22.86%) Linux
5 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.86%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.86%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (28.57%) ITIL
2 8 (22.86%) Incident Management
2 8 (22.86%) Logistics
3 7 (20.00%) Migration
4 5 (14.29%) Resource Management
5 3 (8.57%) Information Security
5 3 (8.57%) ITSM
5 3 (8.57%) Project Governance
5 3 (8.57%) Project Management
5 3 (8.57%) Risk Management
5 3 (8.57%) Service Management
6 2 (5.71%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.86%) Data Migration
7 1 (2.86%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.86%) Non-Functional Testing
7 1 (2.86%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 1 (2.86%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (34.29%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (31.43%) CCNA
3 10 (28.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
5 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.86%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.14%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (22.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (25.71%) HP Data Protector
1 9 (25.71%) Tivoli
1 9 (25.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (2.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (77.14%) VMware
2 20 (57.14%) Cisco
3 15 (42.86%) HP
3 15 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 7 (20.00%) NetApp
5 3 (8.57%) Juniper
5 3 (8.57%) SAP
6 1 (2.86%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.86%) Dell
6 1 (2.86%) F5
6 1 (2.86%) Fortinet
6 1 (2.86%) Nokia
6 1 (2.86%) Palo Alto
6 1 (2.86%) Veeam