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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix
Rank 74 61 87
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +26
Contract jobs citing Citrix 64 83 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.18% 2.68% 1.94%
As % of the Vendors category 5.37% 6.79% 4.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 51 29
Average daily rate £340 £280 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -4.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £115 £131
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 9
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.19 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.91% +44.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.75 £19.70 £11.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £116.40 £121.50 £16.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%
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
1191 1223 1357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 40.65% 39.53% 42.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 758 693 816
Average daily rate £363 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £538 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 92 80
Average hourly rate £23.50 £20.19 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.42% +34.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.40 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.24 £41.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 29 April 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 29 April 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 29 April 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 +16 23 £133 -47.00% 2
Wiltshire +4 15 £375 -10.71%
Bristol -17 13 £340 +17.24% 3
Dorset -10 5 £278 +0.90% 1
Devon +5 4 £413 +83.33% 1
Somerset -4 3 - -
Citrix
England

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 96 (75.59%) Windows
2 72 (56.69%) Active Directory
3 62 (48.82%) VMware
4 52 (40.94%) Microsoft
5 49 (38.58%) Windows Server
6 35 (27.56%) ITIL
7 30 (23.62%) Windows Server 2008
8 27 (21.26%) Windows 7
8 27 (21.26%) MS Exchange
9 26 (20.47%) XenApp
10 25 (19.69%) SCCM
11 24 (18.90%) VMware Infrastructure
12 23 (18.11%) Finance
13 22 (17.32%) HP
14 21 (16.54%) Windows Server 2012
15 20 (15.75%) MS Excel
16 19 (14.96%) XenDesktop
17 18 (14.17%) Hyper-V
17 18 (14.17%) Cisco
18 15 (11.81%) Microsoft App-V
18 15 (11.81%) SQL
18 15 (11.81%) Data Centre
19 14 (11.02%) VPN
19 14 (11.02%) Service Management
19 14 (11.02%) Blackberry
20 13 (10.24%) Windows Server 2003
20 13 (10.24%) Internet
20 13 (10.24%) MS Office
21 12 (9.45%) Dell
21 12 (9.45%) SLA

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 27 (21.26%) MS Exchange
2 12 (9.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (7.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 7 (5.51%) SharePoint
5 5 (3.94%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (3.94%) IBM Domino
5 5 (3.94%) IBM Notes
6 2 (1.57%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.79%) CMS
7 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.79%) JBoss
7 1 (0.79%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.79%) Tomcat
Applications
1 20 (15.75%) MS Excel
2 13 (10.24%) MS Office
3 5 (3.94%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 3 (2.36%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.79%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.45%) Office 365
2 9 (7.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.94%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (3.15%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (3.15%) Amazon S3
4 4 (3.15%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.57%) IaaS
5 2 (1.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.02%) VPN
2 13 (10.24%) Internet
3 10 (7.87%) DHCP
3 10 (7.87%) DNS
3 10 (7.87%) LAN
3 10 (7.87%) WAN
4 9 (7.09%) SAN
5 8 (6.30%) TCP/IP
6 5 (3.94%) VoIP
7 4 (3.15%) HTTPS
7 4 (3.15%) NetScaler
7 4 (3.15%) SSL
8 3 (2.36%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (1.57%) Firewall
9 2 (1.57%) Wireless
10 1 (0.79%) HTTP
10 1 (0.79%) NAS
10 1 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.15%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (6.30%) LoadRunner
General
1 23 (18.11%) Finance
2 6 (4.72%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.94%) Billing
4 4 (3.15%) Back Office
4 4 (3.15%) Law
5 2 (1.57%) Banking
6 1 (0.79%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 33 (25.98%) Support Engineer
2 27 (21.26%) Analyst
3 25 (19.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 24 (18.90%) 3rd Line Support
5 17 (13.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 15 (11.81%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 11 (8.66%) Consultant
7 11 (8.66%) Desktop Support
8 8 (6.30%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (6.30%) Citrix Consultant
8 8 (6.30%) Desktop Engineer
8 8 (6.30%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 8 (6.30%) Test Analyst
9 7 (5.51%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 7 (5.51%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
9 7 (5.51%) Service Analyst
10 6 (4.72%) Desktop Support Analyst
10 6 (4.72%) Service Desk Analyst
10 6 (4.72%) Support Analyst
10 6 (4.72%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.94%) Web Services
2 1 (0.79%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.81%) Data Centre
2 14 (11.02%) Blackberry
3 8 (6.30%) Fat Client
3 8 (6.30%) Thin Client
4 6 (4.72%) HP Storage
5 3 (2.36%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.57%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.57%) CMDB
6 2 (1.57%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.57%) iPad
6 2 (1.57%) iPhone
6 2 (1.57%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.57%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.79%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.79%) Clustering
7 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.79%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.79%) iSeries
7 1 (0.79%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.79%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 96 (75.59%) Windows
2 49 (38.58%) Windows Server
3 30 (23.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (21.26%) Windows 7
5 21 (16.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (10.24%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (8.66%) Windows XP
8 5 (3.94%) Apple iOS
8 5 (3.94%) Linux
8 5 (3.94%) Windows 2000
8 5 (3.94%) Windows Vista
9 4 (3.15%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.57%) Android
11 1 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (27.56%) ITIL
2 14 (11.02%) Service Management
3 10 (7.87%) Migration
4 9 (7.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (7.09%) Service Delivery
5 8 (6.30%) Incident Management
5 8 (6.30%) Load Testing
5 8 (6.30%) Non-Functional Testing
5 8 (6.30%) Performance Testing
6 7 (5.51%) ITIL V3
6 7 (5.51%) Software Licensing
7 6 (4.72%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (3.15%) Asset Management
8 4 (3.15%) Change Management
8 4 (3.15%) Infrastructure Management
8 4 (3.15%) ITSM
8 4 (3.15%) Load Balancing
8 4 (3.15%) Patch Management
8 4 (3.15%) Project Management
8 4 (3.15%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (11.81%) SQL
2 12 (9.45%) PowerShell
3 5 (3.94%) Java
4 2 (1.57%) VB
5 1 (0.79%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.79%) Perl
5 1 (0.79%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (9.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (7.09%) CCNA
2 9 (7.09%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (7.09%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.94%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.15%) DV Cleared
4 4 (3.15%) MCP
5 3 (2.36%) MCDST
6 2 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.79%) MCITP
7 1 (0.79%) MCSE
7 1 (0.79%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.45%) SLA
System Software
1 72 (56.69%) Active Directory
2 26 (20.47%) XenApp
3 24 (18.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (14.96%) XenDesktop
5 18 (14.17%) Hyper-V
6 15 (11.81%) Microsoft App-V
7 10 (7.87%) vSphere
8 5 (3.94%) XenServer
9 4 (3.15%) BitLocker
9 4 (3.15%) UAG
10 2 (1.57%) VMware ESX
10 2 (1.57%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.79%) Firmware
11 1 (0.79%) Xen
Systems Management
1 25 (19.69%) SCCM
2 5 (3.94%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (2.36%) Windows Intune
4 1 (0.79%) AppDNA
4 1 (0.79%) EdgeSight
4 1 (0.79%) Nagios
4 1 (0.79%) Puppet
4 1 (0.79%) SCOM
4 1 (0.79%) WSUS
Vendors
1 62 (48.82%) VMware
2 52 (40.94%) Microsoft
3 22 (17.32%) HP
4 18 (14.17%) Cisco
5 12 (9.45%) Dell
6 10 (7.87%) AppSense
7 8 (6.30%) Apple
8 7 (5.51%) Symantec
9 6 (4.72%) Lotus
10 5 (3.94%) Adobe
10 5 (3.94%) Remedy
10 5 (3.94%) Sophos
11 4 (3.15%) CA
11 4 (3.15%) Canon
11 4 (3.15%) Oracle
12 3 (2.36%) BMC
12 3 (2.36%) EMC
12 3 (2.36%) Forcepoint
13 2 (1.57%) IBM
13 2 (1.57%) Wyse
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