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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 34 36 33
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing Citrix 16 15 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 3.56% 2.80% 2.71%
As % of the Vendors category 7.48% 7.32% 5.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 6
Average daily rate
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£425 £289 £231
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.18% +24.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £241 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £396 £299
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £294 £300
% change year-on-year
+23.40% -2.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £15.13
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +7.43%
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
214 205 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 47.66% 38.32% 49.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 116 81
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £176 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 12
Average hourly rate £18.00 £15.25 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.03% +8.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £14.85 £9.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £90.00 £21.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +2 5 £200 -30.43%
Bridgend 0 3 £450 +16.12%
Caerphilly - 2 - -
Newport - - - -
Glamorgan - - - - 1
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Wales

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 21 (70.00%) Windows
2 19 (63.33%) VMware
3 15 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 11 (36.67%) Security Cleared
5 10 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
7 8 (26.67%) Windows XP
7 8 (26.67%) MCP
7 8 (26.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (26.67%) XenApp
8 7 (23.33%) Windows 7
8 7 (23.33%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (23.33%) MS Exchange
8 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (20.00%) ITIL
9 6 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (20.00%) SC Cleared
10 5 (16.67%) DV Cleared
10 5 (16.67%) Hyper-V
10 5 (16.67%) McAfee
10 5 (16.67%) VMware ESX
11 4 (13.33%) Blackberry
11 4 (13.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (13.33%) Terminal Services
11 4 (13.33%) MS Office
11 4 (13.33%) SQL
11 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
11 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2000

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (23.33%) MS Exchange
2 6 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (13.33%) Lync
3 4 (13.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2000
4 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.33%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MS Office
1 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) Firewall
2 2 (6.67%) LAN
2 2 (6.67%) WAN
3 1 (3.33%) MPLS
3 1 (3.33%) DSL
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MSI
1 3 (10.00%) InstallShield
General
1 2 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (6.67%) Manufacturing
1 2 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Analyst
2 9 (30.00%) Consultant
3 6 (20.00%) VMware Consultant
4 4 (13.33%) Wintel Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) 1st Line Support
5 3 (10.00%) Support Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Change Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) MI Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Wintel Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) IT Support
6 2 (6.67%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Desktop Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Help Desk Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Server Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Server Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Applications Packager
7 1 (3.33%) Support Technician
7 1 (3.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Blackberry
1 4 (13.33%) Visualisation
1 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.00%) Clustering
3 2 (6.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 21 (70.00%) Windows
2 8 (26.67%) Windows XP
2 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (23.33%) Windows 7
3 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (6.67%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (20.00%) ITIL
3 3 (10.00%) CRM
3 3 (10.00%) Analytics
3 3 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 3 (10.00%) Campaign Analysis
4 2 (6.67%) Validation
4 2 (6.67%) Software Testing
4 2 (6.67%) IT Governance
5 1 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.33%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) SQL
2 3 (10.00%) VBA
2 3 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (36.67%) Security Cleared
2 8 (26.67%) MCP
2 8 (26.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 5 (16.67%) DV Cleared
5 2 (6.67%) Degree
6 1 (3.33%) CCNA
6 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) GxP
1 2 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (26.67%) XenApp
4 5 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 5 (16.67%) VMware ESX
5 4 (13.33%) Terminal Services
6 3 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (3.33%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.33%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.33%) SCCM
2 1 (3.33%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 19 (63.33%) VMware
2 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (16.67%) McAfee
4 3 (10.00%) Sophos
4 3 (10.00%) AppSense
4 3 (10.00%) Sage
4 3 (10.00%) Symantec
5 2 (6.67%) Cisco
6 1 (3.33%) NetApp
6 1 (3.33%) Lotus
6 1 (3.33%) LANDesk