The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the South Wales region.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 50 38 38
Rank change year-on-year
-12 0
Contract jobs citing Citrix 13 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.15% 2.10% 1.59%
As % of the Vendors category 5.44% 4.15% 3.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 5
Average daily rate
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£313 £275 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £253 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £258
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £10.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Vendors Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
239 217 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 39.44% 50.58% 41.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 131 94
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £200 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 13
Average hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% +3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.10 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £16.00 £26.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
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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 31 July 2014.

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 31 July 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
(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 -7 8 £313 +13.63% 1
Newport - - - -
Caerphilly - - - -
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Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 26 (63.41%) Windows
2 25 (60.98%) Microsoft
3 23 (56.10%) VMware
4 21 (51.22%) Security Cleared
5 17 (41.46%) SC Cleared
6 16 (39.02%) XenApp
6 16 (39.02%) Active Directory
7 14 (34.15%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (31.71%) XenDesktop
8 13 (31.71%) SAN
9 12 (29.27%) Symantec
9 12 (29.27%) DNS
9 12 (29.27%) MS Exchange
9 12 (29.27%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (26.83%) Hyper-V
10 11 (26.83%) vSphere
10 11 (26.83%) HP
11 10 (24.39%) SCCM
12 9 (21.95%) MS Excel
12 9 (21.95%) DV Cleared
12 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (19.51%) PowerShell
13 8 (19.51%) UNIX
13 8 (19.51%) Terminal Services
13 8 (19.51%) NetBackup
13 8 (19.51%) Backup Exec
14 7 (17.07%) Remedy
14 7 (17.07%) Norton AntiVirus
14 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2003
14 7 (17.07%) Cisco

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 12 (29.27%) MS Exchange
2 6 (14.63%) SharePoint
3 5 (12.20%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (7.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (2.44%) IIS
6 1 (2.44%) Lync
Applications
1 9 (21.95%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (7.32%) SAP SRM
2 1 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (31.71%) SAN
2 12 (29.27%) DNS
3 5 (12.20%) DHCP
4 4 (9.76%) TCP/IP
4 4 (9.76%) VPN
4 4 (9.76%) Firewall
5 2 (4.88%) Wireless
5 2 (4.88%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (4.88%) LAN
5 2 (4.88%) VoIP
5 2 (4.88%) WLAN
5 2 (4.88%) WAN
5 2 (4.88%) Unified Communications
5 2 (4.88%) NetScaler
5 2 (4.88%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (2.44%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (2.44%) SMS
6 1 (2.44%) LDAP
6 1 (2.44%) NAS
6 1 (2.44%) L2TP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) LoadRunner
2 1 (2.44%) MSI
2 1 (2.44%) InstallShield
2 1 (2.44%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 4 (9.76%) Local Government
2 1 (2.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (24.39%) Wintel Engineer
2 7 (17.07%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 5 (12.20%) Consultant
3 5 (12.20%) Wintel Consultant
4 4 (9.76%) Analyst
4 4 (9.76%) Support Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Wintel Support
5 3 (7.32%) Security Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Architect
6 2 (4.88%) Test Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (4.88%) Network Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.88%) Performance Test Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Performance Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Citrix Specialist
6 2 (4.88%) Technical Support
6 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.44%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Clustering
2 3 (7.32%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 26 (63.41%) Windows
2 14 (34.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (19.51%) UNIX
5 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (9.76%) Windows XP
6 4 (9.76%) Windows 7
6 4 (9.76%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (12.20%) ITIL
2 3 (7.32%) ERP
2 3 (7.32%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (7.32%) Performance Testing
2 3 (7.32%) Stress Testing
2 3 (7.32%) Test Scripting
3 2 (4.88%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.44%) Load Balancing
4 1 (2.44%) Problem Management
4 1 (2.44%) Release Management
4 1 (2.44%) Change Control
4 1 (2.44%) Capacity Management
4 1 (2.44%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (2.44%) ITSM
4 1 (2.44%) Risk Management
4 1 (2.44%) Network Design
4 1 (2.44%) Service Management
4 1 (2.44%) Change Management
4 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2
4 1 (2.44%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.51%) PowerShell
2 5 (12.20%) VBScript
3 1 (2.44%) VB
3 1 (2.44%) C
3 1 (2.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (51.22%) Security Cleared
2 17 (41.46%) SC Cleared
3 9 (21.95%) DV Cleared
4 5 (12.20%) Oracle Certification
5 4 (9.76%) ISEB
6 3 (7.32%) MCP
6 3 (7.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (7.32%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (7.32%) ISTQB
7 2 (4.88%) MCSE
7 2 (4.88%) CCA
8 1 (2.44%) MCSA
8 1 (2.44%) MCITP
8 1 (2.44%) Degree
8 1 (2.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (39.02%) Active Directory
1 16 (39.02%) XenApp
2 13 (31.71%) XenDesktop
3 12 (29.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (26.83%) Hyper-V
4 11 (26.83%) vSphere
5 8 (19.51%) Terminal Services
6 7 (17.07%) vCloud
7 6 (14.63%) MetaFrame
8 5 (12.20%) XenServer
9 3 (7.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (7.32%) UAG
10 2 (4.88%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (4.88%) VMware ESX
10 2 (4.88%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 10 (24.39%) SCCM
2 8 (19.51%) NetBackup
2 8 (19.51%) Backup Exec
3 7 (17.07%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (12.20%) HP Data Protector
5 4 (9.76%) SCOM
6 3 (7.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (7.32%) ARCserve
6 3 (7.32%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (4.88%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (4.88%) WSUS
8 1 (2.44%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 25 (60.98%) Microsoft
2 23 (56.10%) VMware
3 12 (29.27%) Symantec
4 11 (26.83%) HP
5 7 (17.07%) Oracle
5 7 (17.07%) Cisco
5 7 (17.07%) Remedy
6 6 (14.63%) McAfee
7 4 (9.76%) Sophos
8 3 (7.32%) AppSense
8 3 (7.32%) SAP
9 2 (4.88%) Dell
9 2 (4.88%) EMC
9 2 (4.88%) Juniper
9 2 (4.88%) NetApp
9 2 (4.88%) CheckPoint
9 2 (4.88%) Mitel
9 2 (4.88%) Websense
9 2 (4.88%) ProCurve
9 2 (4.88%) SolarWinds
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