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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 54 31 27
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -4
Contract jobs citing Citrix 7 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.20% 3.44% 3.48%
As % of the Vendors category 3.47% 7.08% 8.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 7
Average daily rate
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£260 £250 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £136 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £475 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £303 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +12.50%
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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
202 212 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 34.53% 48.62% 42.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 135 83
Average daily rate £350 £300 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -8.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 6
Average hourly rate £22.50 £15.58 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.41% -5.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.43 £13.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £16.73 £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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
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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 -15 6 £183 -33.63% 1
Bridgend -2 1 £270 +9.09%
Caerphilly - - - - 1
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Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (74.29%) Windows
2 20 (57.14%) VMware
3 19 (54.29%) Microsoft
4 17 (48.57%) Security Cleared
5 14 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (40.00%) SC Cleared
5 14 (40.00%) Active Directory
6 13 (37.14%) XenApp
7 11 (31.43%) DNS
8 10 (28.57%) Symantec
8 10 (28.57%) XenDesktop
8 10 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
9 9 (25.71%) Hyper-V
9 9 (25.71%) vSphere
9 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (25.71%) SCCM
9 9 (25.71%) HP
10 8 (22.86%) MS Exchange
10 8 (22.86%) SAN
10 8 (22.86%) DV Cleared
11 7 (20.00%) Terminal Services
11 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
12 6 (17.14%) McAfee
12 6 (17.14%) Cisco
12 6 (17.14%) UNIX
12 6 (17.14%) SharePoint
12 6 (17.14%) NetBackup
12 6 (17.14%) Backup Exec
13 5 (14.29%) vCloud

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 8 (22.86%) MS Exchange
2 6 (17.14%) SharePoint
3 5 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (11.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (8.57%) IIS
5 3 (8.57%) Tomcat
5 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2000
5 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (5.71%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (31.43%) DNS
2 8 (22.86%) SAN
3 4 (11.43%) DHCP
4 3 (8.57%) Firewall
4 3 (8.57%) LAN
5 2 (5.71%) VoIP
5 2 (5.71%) WLAN
5 2 (5.71%) WAN
5 2 (5.71%) Wireless
5 2 (5.71%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (5.71%) Unified Communications
5 2 (5.71%) NetScaler
5 2 (5.71%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
5 2 (5.71%) VPN
6 1 (2.86%) LDAP
6 1 (2.86%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (2.86%) SMS
6 1 (2.86%) MPLS
6 1 (2.86%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (8.57%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) Wintel Engineer
2 6 (17.14%) Architect
3 5 (14.29%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Wintel Support
4 4 (11.43%) Wintel Consultant
4 4 (11.43%) Consultant
4 4 (11.43%) Support Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Security Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Wintel Support Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Technical Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Network Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Technical Support
6 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Technical Support Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) SOAP
1 3 (8.57%) XML
2 1 (2.86%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Blackberry
2 3 (8.57%) Clustering
3 1 (2.86%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.86%) User Experience
3 1 (2.86%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 26 (74.29%) Windows
2 14 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (17.14%) UNIX
6 4 (11.43%) Windows XP
6 4 (11.43%) Windows 7
6 4 (11.43%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (14.29%) Mentoring
2 3 (8.57%) ITIL
2 3 (8.57%) UML
2 3 (8.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (8.57%) Web Design
2 3 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (5.71%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (2.86%) Network Design
4 1 (2.86%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.86%) Load Balancing
4 1 (2.86%) Change Control
4 1 (2.86%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.29%) VBScript
1 5 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.86%) C
2 1 (2.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (48.57%) Security Cleared
2 14 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 8 (22.86%) DV Cleared
4 3 (8.57%) Oracle Certification
4 3 (8.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (8.57%) MCP
5 1 (2.86%) MCSE
5 1 (2.86%) CCA
5 1 (2.86%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.86%) MCITP
System Software
1 14 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (37.14%) XenApp
3 10 (28.57%) XenDesktop
3 10 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (25.71%) Hyper-V
4 9 (25.71%) vSphere
5 7 (20.00%) Terminal Services
6 5 (14.29%) MetaFrame
6 5 (14.29%) vCloud
7 3 (8.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (8.57%) XenServer
8 2 (5.71%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (5.71%) UAG
9 1 (2.86%) VMware ESX
9 1 (2.86%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 9 (25.71%) SCCM
2 7 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (17.14%) NetBackup
3 6 (17.14%) Backup Exec
4 4 (11.43%) SCOM
5 3 (8.57%) HP Data Protector
5 3 (8.57%) ARCserve
6 2 (5.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (5.71%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (5.71%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (57.14%) VMware
2 19 (54.29%) Microsoft
3 10 (28.57%) Symantec
4 9 (25.71%) HP
5 6 (17.14%) Cisco
5 6 (17.14%) McAfee
6 5 (14.29%) Oracle
6 5 (14.29%) Remedy
7 4 (11.43%) Sophos
8 2 (5.71%) Websense
8 2 (5.71%) ProCurve
8 2 (5.71%) SolarWinds
8 2 (5.71%) AppSense
8 2 (5.71%) Mitel
8 2 (5.71%) Dell
8 2 (5.71%) EMC
8 2 (5.71%) Juniper
8 2 (5.71%) NetApp
8 2 (5.71%) CheckPoint
9 1 (2.86%) Blue Coat
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