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 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix
Rank 79 55 79
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +24
Contract jobs citing Citrix 66 94 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.26% 2.96% 1.89%
As % of the Vendors category 5.62% 7.43% 4.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 57 21
Average daily rate £190 £385 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.64% +67.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £130 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £348 £300
% change year-on-year
-6.53% +15.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 9
Average hourly rate £18.00 £10.75 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.44% -25.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.15 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £55.10 £20.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.93 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+6.75% -2.00%
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
1174 1265 1088
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 40.23% 39.89% 41.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 771 752 631
Average daily rate £356 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £220 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £538 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 72 56
Average hourly rate £18.50 £22.69 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.46% +44.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.03 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £44.50 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 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
Gloucestershire -8 21 £275 +29.41% 4
Bristol -11 19 £310 -31.11% 6
Dorset +14 10 £170 -42.12% 3
Devon +2 10 £190 -20.00% 2
Somerset +3 3 - - 1
Wiltshire -13 2 - - 3
Citrix
England

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 98 (82.35%) Windows
2 74 (62.18%) Active Directory
3 54 (45.38%) VMware
3 54 (45.38%) Windows Server
4 46 (38.66%) Microsoft
5 38 (31.93%) ITIL
6 31 (26.05%) Windows 7
7 30 (25.21%) MS Exchange
8 27 (22.69%) VMware Infrastructure
9 25 (21.01%) Windows Server 2008
10 23 (19.33%) XenApp
11 22 (18.49%) Windows Server 2003
12 21 (17.65%) Hyper-V
13 20 (16.81%) SQL
14 18 (15.13%) Security Cleared
15 17 (14.29%) SCCM
15 17 (14.29%) SQL Server
15 17 (14.29%) SLA
16 16 (13.45%) HP
16 16 (13.45%) SharePoint
16 16 (13.45%) Service Management
16 16 (13.45%) Windows Server 2012
17 15 (12.61%) vSphere
17 15 (12.61%) Exchange Server 2010
17 15 (12.61%) MS Excel
18 14 (11.76%) Windows XP
18 14 (11.76%) Oracle
18 14 (11.76%) Cisco
18 14 (11.76%) Internet
18 14 (11.76%) PowerShell

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (25.21%) MS Exchange
2 16 (13.45%) SharePoint
3 15 (12.61%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (6.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 8 (6.72%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (4.20%) IBM Domino
5 5 (4.20%) IBM Notes
6 4 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (2.52%) Skype for Business
8 2 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.84%) IIS
9 1 (0.84%) JBoss
9 1 (0.84%) LiveLink
9 1 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.84%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.84%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (12.61%) MS Excel
2 11 (9.24%) MS Office
3 5 (4.20%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 3 (2.52%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.40%) Office 365
2 6 (5.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.76%) Internet
2 11 (9.24%) DHCP
2 11 (9.24%) DNS
3 8 (6.72%) TCP/IP
4 6 (5.04%) VPN
5 5 (4.20%) Firewall
5 5 (4.20%) LAN
5 5 (4.20%) Remote Desktop
5 5 (4.20%) SAN
5 5 (4.20%) VoIP
5 5 (4.20%) WAN
6 4 (3.36%) NetScaler
7 2 (1.68%) Intranet
7 2 (1.68%) Wireless
8 1 (0.84%) HTTP
8 1 (0.84%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.84%) MPLS
8 1 (0.84%) NAS
8 1 (0.84%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.40%) Oracle Database
3 9 (7.56%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (5.04%) Oracle Database 10g
4 6 (5.04%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.84%) MSI
1 1 (0.84%) WiX
General
1 13 (10.92%) Finance
2 5 (4.20%) Back Office
2 5 (4.20%) Billing
2 5 (4.20%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.52%) Banking
4 1 (0.84%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.84%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 37 (31.09%) Support Engineer
2 20 (16.81%) 3rd Line Support
3 15 (12.61%) Analyst
4 14 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
5 12 (10.08%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 12 (10.08%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 11 (9.24%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 11 (9.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (6.72%) Administrator
7 8 (6.72%) Consultant
7 8 (6.72%) Windows Engineer
8 7 (5.88%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 7 (5.88%) Citrix Consultant
8 7 (5.88%) DBA
8 7 (5.88%) Desktop Engineer
8 7 (5.88%) Desktop Support
8 7 (5.88%) SQL DBA
9 6 (5.04%) Active Directory Support
9 6 (5.04%) Exchange Support
9 6 (5.04%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.36%) Web Services
2 3 (2.52%) .NET
2 3 (2.52%) WCF
3 1 (0.84%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.08%) Fat Client
1 12 (10.08%) Thin Client
2 11 (9.24%) Blackberry
2 11 (9.24%) Data Centre
3 6 (5.04%) HP Storage
4 2 (1.68%) Clustering
4 2 (1.68%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.68%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (1.68%) Private Cloud
4 2 (1.68%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.84%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.84%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.84%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 98 (82.35%) Windows
2 54 (45.38%) Windows Server
3 31 (26.05%) Windows 7
4 25 (21.01%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (18.49%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (13.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (11.76%) Windows XP
8 8 (6.72%) Windows 8
9 6 (5.04%) Linux
10 5 (4.20%) Apple iOS
10 5 (4.20%) Windows 2000
10 5 (4.20%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.84%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (31.93%) ITIL
2 16 (13.45%) Service Management
3 8 (6.72%) DevOps
3 8 (6.72%) Patch Management
4 6 (5.04%) Database Security
4 6 (5.04%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (5.04%) Incident Management
4 6 (5.04%) Migration
4 6 (5.04%) Service Delivery
5 5 (4.20%) High Availability
5 5 (4.20%) ITIL V3
6 4 (3.36%) Asset Management
6 4 (3.36%) Data Security
6 4 (3.36%) Mentoring
6 4 (3.36%) Project Management
6 4 (3.36%) Software Asset Management
6 4 (3.36%) Software Audit
6 4 (3.36%) Software Licensing
6 4 (3.36%) Unit Testing
7 3 (2.52%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (16.81%) SQL
2 14 (11.76%) PowerShell
3 8 (6.72%) Java
4 5 (4.20%) VBScript
5 4 (3.36%) Bash Shell
5 4 (3.36%) C#
5 4 (3.36%) Perl
Qualifications
1 18 (15.13%) Security Cleared
2 9 (7.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (6.72%) SC Cleared
4 7 (5.88%) DV Cleared
5 4 (3.36%) MCP
6 2 (1.68%) CCNA
6 2 (1.68%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.68%) ISEB
6 2 (1.68%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.68%) MCDST
7 1 (0.84%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.84%) MCITP
7 1 (0.84%) MCSE
7 1 (0.84%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (14.29%) SLA
2 4 (3.36%) QA
System Software
1 74 (62.18%) Active Directory
2 27 (22.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (19.33%) XenApp
4 21 (17.65%) Hyper-V
5 15 (12.61%) vSphere
6 10 (8.40%) XenDesktop
7 8 (6.72%) Microsoft App-V
7 8 (6.72%) VMware ESX
8 7 (5.88%) XenServer
9 2 (1.68%) BitLocker
9 2 (1.68%) UAG
10 1 (0.84%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.84%) Firmware
10 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.84%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 17 (14.29%) SCCM
2 6 (5.04%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (3.36%) Windows Intune
4 2 (1.68%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.84%) AppDNA
5 1 (0.84%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.84%) SCOM
5 1 (0.84%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 54 (45.38%) VMware
2 46 (38.66%) Microsoft
3 16 (13.45%) HP
4 14 (11.76%) Cisco
4 14 (11.76%) Oracle
5 12 (10.08%) Symantec
6 10 (8.40%) Dell
7 8 (6.72%) Apple
8 7 (5.88%) Remedy
9 6 (5.04%) AppSense
9 6 (5.04%) Lotus
10 5 (4.20%) Adobe
10 5 (4.20%) Wyse
11 3 (2.52%) BMC
11 3 (2.52%) EMC
11 3 (2.52%) Sophos
12 2 (1.68%) CA
12 2 (1.68%) Canon
12 2 (1.68%) Veeam
13 1 (0.84%) Mitel
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