The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Citrix products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Citrix over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 57 38 68
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +30
Contract jobs citing Citrix 93 89 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.76% 4.14% 2.38%
As % of the Vendors category 6.48% 10.28% 5.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 52 39
Average daily rate
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£350 £260 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £145 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £445 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 7 7
Average hourly rate £20.06 £14.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.28% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.85 £10.28 £14.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.20 £14.50 £26.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
Citrix
England

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

Vendors Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1436 866 1240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 42.60% 40.30% 41.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 936 515 651
Average daily rate £375 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £165 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 88 108
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +20.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.44 £12.50 £11.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £30.50 £42.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -4.67%

Citrix
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Citrix Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Citrix
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Citrix Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Citrix
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Citrix across the South West region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Citrix Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Citrix
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Citrix Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Citrix
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Citrix across the South West region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Citrix Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

Citrix
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 24 October 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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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
Bristol -11 27 £450 +100.00% 18
Wiltshire -11 20 £450 +140.00% 2
Gloucestershire -25 13 £328 +25.96% 5
Somerset -13 11 £213 -26.72% 8
Dorset +2 7 £248 -2.94% 7
Devon -13 3 £165 - 3
Citrix
England

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

1 119 (67.23%) Windows
2 103 (58.19%) VMware
3 55 (31.07%) Microsoft
4 51 (28.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 50 (28.25%) Active Directory
6 48 (27.12%) Firewall
7 45 (25.42%) XenApp
8 44 (24.86%) VMware Infrastructure
9 40 (22.60%) Security Cleared
10 39 (22.03%) WAN
11 36 (20.34%) Windows Server 2003
12 35 (19.77%) LAN
12 35 (19.77%) ITIL
13 32 (18.08%) Windows 7
14 31 (17.51%) XenDesktop
15 30 (16.95%) MS Exchange
16 29 (16.38%) Linux
16 29 (16.38%) SC Cleared
17 27 (15.25%) Windows Server 2012
18 25 (14.12%) VPN
19 22 (12.43%) TCP/IP
19 22 (12.43%) Apache
19 22 (12.43%) MS Excel
20 21 (11.86%) Red Hat
20 21 (11.86%) LDAP
20 21 (11.86%) Perl
20 21 (11.86%) PHP
20 21 (11.86%) SQL
20 21 (11.86%) SCCM
20 21 (11.86%) Ruby

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 30 (16.95%) MS Exchange
2 22 (12.43%) Apache
3 20 (11.30%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (6.78%) SharePoint
4 12 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2003
4 12 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (5.65%) nginx
6 9 (5.08%) Confluence
6 9 (5.08%) MediaWiki
7 5 (2.82%) Lync
7 5 (2.82%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.56%) IIS
10 1 (0.56%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 22 (12.43%) MS Excel
2 16 (9.04%) MS Office
3 1 (0.56%) MS Project
3 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.69%) assyst
2 1 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.78%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (4.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 48 (27.12%) Firewall
2 39 (22.03%) WAN
3 35 (19.77%) LAN
4 25 (14.12%) VPN
5 22 (12.43%) TCP/IP
6 21 (11.86%) LDAP
7 13 (7.34%) IPv6
8 12 (6.78%) SAN
9 11 (6.21%) DNS
10 9 (5.08%) DHCP
10 9 (5.08%) OSPF
10 9 (5.08%) BGP
10 9 (5.08%) EIGRP
10 9 (5.08%) IPsec
10 9 (5.08%) Network Security
11 5 (2.82%) Internet
12 4 (2.26%) Wireless
12 4 (2.26%) IPv4
12 4 (2.26%) NetScaler
13 2 (1.13%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.65%) SQL Server
1 10 (5.65%) Relational Database
2 9 (5.08%) MySQL
2 9 (5.08%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 21 (11.86%) Jenkins
2 20 (11.30%) Hudson
3 10 (5.65%) Git (software)
4 9 (5.08%) Subversion
4 9 (5.08%) JIRA
5 7 (3.95%) MSI
6 3 (1.69%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.56%) InstallShield
7 1 (0.56%) AdminStudio
General
1 21 (11.86%) Finance
2 19 (10.73%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.95%) Banking
4 6 (3.39%) Retail
5 5 (2.82%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.13%) Back Office
6 2 (1.13%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.56%) Automotive
7 1 (0.56%) Legal
7 1 (0.56%) Electronics
7 1 (0.56%) Front Office
7 1 (0.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (12.43%) Consultant
2 19 (10.73%) 3rd Line Support
3 18 (10.17%) Support Engineer
3 18 (10.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 18 (10.17%) DevOps Engineer
4 17 (9.60%) Architect
5 16 (9.04%) Analyst
6 15 (8.47%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 14 (7.91%) Systems Engineer
8 13 (7.34%) Project Manager
9 12 (6.78%) 2nd Line Support
10 11 (6.21%) Server Engineer
11 10 (5.65%) Administrator
12 9 (5.08%) Systems Administrator
12 9 (5.08%) Technical Architect
12 9 (5.08%) Citrix Consultant
13 8 (4.52%) Support Analyst
14 7 (3.95%) Integration Engineer
14 7 (3.95%) Systems Integration Engineer
15 5 (2.82%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (11.86%) LAMP
2 12 (6.78%) Web Services
3 6 (3.39%) Application Packaging
3 6 (3.39%) Software Packaging
4 5 (2.82%) JSP
5 1 (0.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.78%) iPad
2 9 (5.08%) Wiki
3 8 (4.52%) Fat Client
3 8 (4.52%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.52%) Thin Client
3 8 (4.52%) Blackberry
4 6 (3.39%) Client/Server
5 5 (2.82%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.82%) Mobile Banking
6 4 (2.26%) Clustering
6 4 (2.26%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (1.69%) PDA
7 3 (1.69%) iPhone
8 1 (0.56%) Open Source
8 1 (0.56%) Statistics
8 1 (0.56%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 119 (67.23%) Windows
2 51 (28.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 36 (20.34%) Windows Server 2003
4 32 (18.08%) Windows 7
5 29 (16.38%) Linux
6 27 (15.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 20 (11.30%) Ubuntu
8 19 (10.73%) Windows XP
9 18 (10.17%) CentOS
10 10 (5.65%) Debian
11 6 (3.39%) UNIX
12 4 (2.26%) Solaris
13 2 (1.13%) Windows 8
13 2 (1.13%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (1.13%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.56%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.56%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (19.77%) ITIL
2 21 (11.86%) DevOps
3 20 (11.30%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (8.47%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (6.78%) Capacity Planning
6 11 (6.21%) Performance Tuning
6 11 (6.21%) Performance Monitoring
6 11 (6.21%) Project Management
6 11 (6.21%) Service Delivery
7 9 (5.08%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (5.08%) PRINCE2
7 9 (5.08%) Data Modelling
8 7 (3.95%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (3.95%) Problem Management
9 6 (3.39%) TOGAF
9 6 (3.39%) Configuration Management
9 6 (3.39%) Process Management
9 6 (3.39%) Change Management
10 5 (2.82%) Service Management
10 5 (2.82%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 21 (11.86%) Perl
1 21 (11.86%) PHP
1 21 (11.86%) SQL
1 21 (11.86%) Ruby
1 21 (11.86%) Bash Shell
2 10 (5.65%) PowerShell
2 10 (5.65%) Java
3 7 (3.95%) VBScript
4 4 (2.26%) VB
5 1 (0.56%) R
Qualifications
1 40 (22.60%) Security Cleared
2 29 (16.38%) SC Cleared
3 17 (9.60%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (7.91%) CCNA
4 14 (7.91%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (7.34%) DV Cleared
6 12 (6.78%) MCSE
7 9 (5.08%) MCITP
8 8 (4.52%) MCP
9 5 (2.82%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (2.26%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (1.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (1.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (1.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (1.13%) CTC Cleared
12 2 (1.13%) CCA
12 2 (1.13%) MCSA
13 1 (0.56%) MCSD
13 1 (0.56%) CCEA
13 1 (0.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.95%) SLA
2 5 (2.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 50 (28.25%) Active Directory
2 45 (25.42%) XenApp
3 44 (24.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 31 (17.51%) XenDesktop
5 21 (11.86%) XenServer
5 21 (11.86%) Samba
6 16 (9.04%) Hyper-V
7 15 (8.47%) vSphere
8 10 (5.65%) Postfix
8 10 (5.65%) Microsoft App-V
9 9 (5.08%) VMware ESX
10 7 (3.95%) MetaFrame
11 6 (3.39%) Terminal Services
12 5 (2.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 4 (2.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 4 (2.26%) Novell eDirectory
14 3 (1.69%) ISA Server
14 3 (1.69%) Terminal Server
15 1 (0.56%) UAG
15 1 (0.56%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 21 (11.86%) SCCM
1 21 (11.86%) Puppet
2 14 (7.91%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (7.91%) Salt
3 12 (6.78%) WSUS
4 10 (5.65%) ZABBIX
5 8 (4.52%) Backup Exec
6 7 (3.95%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 5 (2.82%) Norton AntiVirus
7 5 (2.82%) SCOM
8 4 (2.26%) McAfee ePO
8 4 (2.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (1.13%) SCVMM
10 1 (0.56%) HP SIM
10 1 (0.56%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.56%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 103 (58.19%) VMware
2 55 (31.07%) Microsoft
3 21 (11.86%) Red Hat
4 20 (11.30%) HP
5 18 (10.17%) Symantec
6 16 (9.04%) Cisco
7 12 (6.78%) IBM
7 12 (6.78%) Apple
7 12 (6.78%) AppSense
8 8 (4.52%) Oracle
8 8 (4.52%) SAP
8 8 (4.52%) EMC
9 7 (3.95%) Avaya
9 7 (3.95%) McAfee
10 6 (3.39%) Unisys
10 6 (3.39%) Lumension
11 5 (2.82%) NetApp
11 5 (2.82%) Novell
12 4 (2.26%) CheckPoint
12 4 (2.26%) Juniper
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