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 22 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 62 37 58
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +21
Contract jobs citing Citrix 91 84 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.73% 3.72% 2.70%
As % of the Vendors category 6.55% 9.16% 6.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 50 46
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£325 £334 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.62% +19.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £145 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.48% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 7
Average hourly rate £30.00 £80.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.61% +358.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.43 £28.45 £14.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £85.00 £132.05 £17.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.75 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +10.93%
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
1390 917 1258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 41.67% 40.61% 40.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 891 567 659
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 77 110
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.25 £11.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £45.00
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 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 22 September 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 22 September 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 22 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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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
Wiltshire -12 22 £419 -11.84% 4
Bristol -6 20 £450 +0.55% 9
Gloucestershire -15 15 £300 +10.09% 1
Somerset -15 12 £264 -9.05% 13
Dorset +2 5 £265 +3.92% 8
Devon -19 2 £165 -61.17% 4
Citrix
England

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 121 (71.18%) Windows
2 102 (60.00%) VMware
3 55 (32.35%) Microsoft
4 52 (30.59%) Active Directory
5 51 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 47 (27.65%) VMware Infrastructure
7 45 (26.47%) Security Cleared
7 45 (26.47%) XenApp
8 44 (25.88%) Firewall
9 42 (24.71%) Windows Server 2003
10 38 (22.35%) XenDesktop
11 35 (20.59%) Windows 7
11 35 (20.59%) WAN
12 33 (19.41%) ITIL
13 31 (18.24%) LAN
13 31 (18.24%) SC Cleared
14 29 (17.06%) MS Exchange
14 29 (17.06%) Windows Server 2012
15 28 (16.47%) Linux
16 27 (15.88%) VPN
17 26 (15.29%) Telecoms
18 24 (14.12%) SCCM
19 23 (13.53%) MS Excel
19 23 (13.53%) SQL
20 22 (12.94%) Apache
20 22 (12.94%) XenServer
21 21 (12.35%) Bash Shell
21 21 (12.35%) Jenkins
21 21 (12.35%) Puppet
21 21 (12.35%) DevOps

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 29 (17.06%) MS Exchange
2 22 (12.94%) Apache
3 16 (9.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (7.65%) nginx
5 12 (7.06%) Confluence
5 12 (7.06%) Exchange Server 2003
5 12 (7.06%) SharePoint
5 12 (7.06%) MediaWiki
6 10 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (4.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 7 (4.12%) Lync
9 3 (1.76%) WebSphere
10 2 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 23 (13.53%) MS Excel
2 13 (7.65%) MS Office
3 1 (0.59%) MS Project
3 1 (0.59%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (4.12%) assyst
2 2 (1.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (5.88%) Office 365
2 3 (1.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 44 (25.88%) Firewall
2 35 (20.59%) WAN
3 31 (18.24%) LAN
4 27 (15.88%) VPN
5 21 (12.35%) LDAP
6 17 (10.00%) TCP/IP
7 16 (9.41%) IPv6
8 12 (7.06%) OSPF
8 12 (7.06%) BGP
8 12 (7.06%) EIGRP
8 12 (7.06%) IPsec
8 12 (7.06%) Network Security
9 10 (5.88%) SAN
10 9 (5.29%) DNS
11 7 (4.12%) DHCP
11 7 (4.12%) Internet
12 5 (2.94%) Wireless
13 4 (2.35%) Nortel Meridian
13 4 (2.35%) IPv4
13 4 (2.35%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.65%) Relational Database
2 12 (7.06%) PostgreSQL
2 12 (7.06%) MySQL
3 11 (6.47%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.59%) DTS
4 1 (0.59%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 21 (12.35%) Jenkins
2 20 (11.76%) Hudson
3 13 (7.65%) Git (software)
4 12 (7.06%) Subversion
4 12 (7.06%) JIRA
5 10 (5.88%) MSI
6 6 (3.53%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.59%) InstallShield
7 1 (0.59%) AdminStudio
General
1 26 (15.29%) Telecoms
2 16 (9.41%) Finance
3 5 (2.94%) Banking
4 3 (1.76%) Retail
4 3 (1.76%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.18%) Marketing
5 2 (1.18%) Back Office
5 2 (1.18%) Electronics
5 2 (1.18%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.59%) Front Office
6 1 (0.59%) Automotive
6 1 (0.59%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (11.76%) Consultant
2 18 (10.59%) Architect
3 17 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 16 (9.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 15 (8.82%) DevOps Engineer
6 13 (7.65%) 2nd Line Support
6 13 (7.65%) Administrator
7 12 (7.06%) Support Engineer
7 12 (7.06%) Systems Administrator
7 12 (7.06%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 10 (5.88%) Project Manager
8 10 (5.88%) Analyst
8 10 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
8 10 (5.88%) Citrix Consultant
9 8 (4.71%) Server Engineer
9 8 (4.71%) Technical Architect
10 7 (4.12%) Desktop Support
10 7 (4.12%) Systems Integration Engineer
10 7 (4.12%) Integration Engineer
11 6 (3.53%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (12.35%) LAMP
2 10 (5.88%) Web Services
3 6 (3.53%) Application Packaging
3 6 (3.53%) Software Packaging
4 5 (2.94%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.65%) Blackberry
2 12 (7.06%) Wiki
2 12 (7.06%) iPad
3 6 (3.53%) Fat Client
3 6 (3.53%) Client/Server
3 6 (3.53%) Thin Client
4 5 (2.94%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.35%) Clustering
5 4 (2.35%) PDA
5 4 (2.35%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (2.35%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (2.35%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.76%) Mobile Banking
6 3 (1.76%) iPhone
7 2 (1.18%) CMDB
7 2 (1.18%) DTV
8 1 (0.59%) Firmware
8 1 (0.59%) Statistics
8 1 (0.59%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 121 (71.18%) Windows
2 51 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 42 (24.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 35 (20.59%) Windows 7
5 29 (17.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 28 (16.47%) Linux
7 20 (11.76%) Ubuntu
8 18 (10.59%) Windows XP
9 15 (8.82%) CentOS
10 13 (7.65%) Debian
11 5 (2.94%) UNIX
12 3 (1.76%) Windows 8
13 2 (1.18%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (1.18%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (1.18%) Solaris
14 1 (0.59%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (19.41%) ITIL
2 21 (12.35%) DevOps
3 20 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (8.82%) Capacity Planning
5 14 (8.24%) Project Management
5 14 (8.24%) Service Delivery
6 12 (7.06%) Disaster Recovery
6 12 (7.06%) Data Modelling
6 12 (7.06%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (5.88%) Problem Management
8 9 (5.29%) Performance Tuning
8 9 (5.29%) Performance Monitoring
8 9 (5.29%) Configuration Management
8 9 (5.29%) Service Management
9 8 (4.71%) Change Management
10 7 (4.12%) PRINCE2
11 6 (3.53%) Identity Management
11 6 (3.53%) Unit Testing
12 5 (2.94%) Compatibility Testing
12 5 (2.94%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 23 (13.53%) SQL
2 21 (12.35%) Perl
2 21 (12.35%) PHP
2 21 (12.35%) Ruby
2 21 (12.35%) Bash Shell
3 13 (7.65%) PowerShell
3 13 (7.65%) Java
4 9 (5.29%) VBScript
5 3 (1.76%) VB
6 1 (0.59%) R
Qualifications
1 45 (26.47%) Security Cleared
2 31 (18.24%) SC Cleared
3 19 (11.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (10.59%) DV Cleared
5 12 (7.06%) MCSE
6 11 (6.47%) CCNA
6 11 (6.47%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (5.29%) MCITP
7 9 (5.29%) MCP
8 4 (2.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (1.76%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (1.76%) MCSA
9 3 (1.76%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.59%) CCA
11 1 (0.59%) MCTS
11 1 (0.59%) Degree
11 1 (0.59%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.59%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.12%) SLA
2 5 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.59%) QA
System Software
1 52 (30.59%) Active Directory
2 47 (27.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (26.47%) XenApp
4 38 (22.35%) XenDesktop
5 22 (12.94%) XenServer
6 21 (12.35%) Samba
7 18 (10.59%) vSphere
8 16 (9.41%) Hyper-V
9 15 (8.82%) VMware ESX
10 13 (7.65%) Microsoft App-V
10 13 (7.65%) Postfix
11 7 (4.12%) MetaFrame
12 6 (3.53%) Terminal Services
13 5 (2.94%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 4 (2.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 4 (2.35%) Novell eDirectory
15 3 (1.76%) Terminal Server
15 3 (1.76%) DFS Replication
16 2 (1.18%) ISA Server
17 1 (0.59%) UAG
Systems Management
1 24 (14.12%) SCCM
2 21 (12.35%) Puppet
3 13 (7.65%) ZABBIX
4 11 (6.47%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (6.47%) WSUS
4 11 (6.47%) Salt
5 7 (4.12%) Norton AntiVirus
5 7 (4.12%) Backup Exec
6 6 (3.53%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 5 (2.94%) SCOM
8 4 (2.35%) McAfee ePO
9 3 (1.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.59%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.59%) HP SIM
10 1 (0.59%) SCVMM
10 1 (0.59%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 102 (60.00%) VMware
2 55 (32.35%) Microsoft
3 21 (12.35%) Red Hat
3 21 (12.35%) Symantec
4 17 (10.00%) HP
5 16 (9.41%) Cisco
6 13 (7.65%) AppSense
7 12 (7.06%) Apple
8 11 (6.47%) Avaya
8 11 (6.47%) Altiris
9 10 (5.88%) McAfee
10 9 (5.29%) EMC
11 7 (4.12%) Oracle
11 7 (4.12%) SAP
11 7 (4.12%) Sophos
12 6 (3.53%) Lumension
12 6 (3.53%) IBM
13 5 (2.94%) Dell
14 4 (2.35%) Unisys
14 4 (2.35%) Nortel
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Rate: £120 to £150 per day
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Rate: £500 - £650 per day
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Rate: £250 - £300 per day
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Rate: £150 - £300 per day + competitive
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Rate: £140 - £170 per day
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