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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 54 48 71
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +23
Contract jobs citing Citrix 100 84 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.06% 3.56% 2.14%
As % of the Vendors category 7.32% 8.57% 4.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 42 29
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£369 £260 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.82% -25.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £127 £163 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £290 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.62% -10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 6
Average hourly rate £18.00 £14.50 £23.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% -37.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.47 £18.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.20 £15.00 £29.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
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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
1367 980 1215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 41.84% 41.54% 45.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 859 582 665
Average daily rate £375 £330 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £170 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £479 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 78 79
Average hourly rate £23.00 £19.30 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.17% -10.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £10.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £30.96 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 December 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 December 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 December 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
Gloucestershire -1 39 £338 +12.50% 3
Bristol -6 22 £419 +135.91% 7
Wiltshire -15 16 £375 +44.23% 6
Somerset -4 10 £145 +1.76% 4
Devon -9 6 £225 - 4
Dorset -1 2 £230 -16.36% 5
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England

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 129 (69.73%) Windows
2 96 (51.89%) VMware
3 55 (29.73%) Active Directory
4 52 (28.11%) Microsoft
5 49 (26.49%) Security Cleared
6 47 (25.41%) VMware Infrastructure
6 47 (25.41%) XenApp
7 46 (24.86%) Firewall
8 43 (23.24%) Windows Server 2008
9 39 (21.08%) Windows 7
9 39 (21.08%) WAN
10 38 (20.54%) LAN
11 34 (18.38%) XenDesktop
12 31 (16.76%) MS Exchange
13 29 (15.68%) MS Office
14 28 (15.14%) Finance
15 27 (14.59%) ITIL
16 26 (14.05%) Linux
16 26 (14.05%) Windows Server 2003
17 25 (13.51%) Windows XP
17 25 (13.51%) SC Cleared
17 25 (13.51%) SCCM
18 24 (12.97%) Windows Server 2012
18 24 (12.97%) Cisco
19 23 (12.43%) MS Excel
20 21 (11.35%) VPN
20 21 (11.35%) Hyper-V
21 20 (10.81%) XenServer
21 20 (10.81%) TCP/IP
22 19 (10.27%) SQL

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 31 (16.76%) MS Exchange
2 17 (9.19%) Apache
2 17 (9.19%) SharePoint
3 14 (7.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (4.86%) Exchange Server 2003
4 9 (4.86%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (4.86%) Lync
5 7 (3.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (2.70%) WebSphere
6 5 (2.70%) MediaWiki
6 5 (2.70%) nginx
6 5 (2.70%) Confluence
7 3 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.62%) IIS
8 1 (0.54%) JBoss
8 1 (0.54%) CMS
8 1 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2000
8 1 (0.54%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 29 (15.68%) MS Office
2 23 (12.43%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.41%) Office 365
2 9 (4.86%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 46 (24.86%) Firewall
2 39 (21.08%) WAN
3 38 (20.54%) LAN
4 21 (11.35%) VPN
5 20 (10.81%) TCP/IP
6 17 (9.19%) LDAP
7 12 (6.49%) NetScaler
8 11 (5.95%) IPsec
8 11 (5.95%) DNS
9 10 (5.41%) OSPF
9 10 (5.41%) BGP
10 9 (4.86%) DHCP
11 8 (4.32%) SAN
12 7 (3.78%) IPv6
13 5 (2.70%) Internet
13 5 (2.70%) EIGRP
13 5 (2.70%) SSL
13 5 (2.70%) Network Security
14 3 (1.62%) Wireless
14 3 (1.62%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.24%) MySQL
1 6 (3.24%) SQL Server
1 6 (3.24%) Relational Database
2 5 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.54%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 16 (8.65%) Hudson
1 16 (8.65%) Jenkins
2 8 (4.32%) MSI
3 5 (2.70%) Subversion
3 5 (2.70%) JIRA
3 5 (2.70%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.54%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.54%) AdminStudio
4 1 (0.54%) WinRunner
4 1 (0.54%) TestDirector
4 1 (0.54%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 28 (15.14%) Finance
2 11 (5.95%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.78%) Banking
4 6 (3.24%) Retail
5 5 (2.70%) Retail Banking
6 3 (1.62%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.08%) Back Office
7 2 (1.08%) Electronics
7 2 (1.08%) Marketing
8 1 (0.54%) Automotive
8 1 (0.54%) Law
8 1 (0.54%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (14.05%) Analyst
2 24 (12.97%) Support Engineer
3 21 (11.35%) 3rd Line Support
4 20 (10.81%) Consultant
5 19 (10.27%) 2nd Line Support
5 19 (10.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 17 (9.19%) Architect
7 16 (8.65%) DevOps Engineer
8 15 (8.11%) Citrix Engineer
9 13 (7.03%) Desktop Support
10 12 (6.49%) Server Engineer
11 11 (5.95%) Support Analyst
11 11 (5.95%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 10 (5.41%) Systems Engineer
13 9 (4.86%) Service Analyst
13 9 (4.86%) Service Desk Analyst
13 9 (4.86%) Citrix Consultant
14 8 (4.32%) Senior Citrix Engineer
14 8 (4.32%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 7 (3.78%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (8.65%) LAMP
2 11 (5.95%) Application Packaging
3 9 (4.86%) Web Services
4 2 (1.08%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.54%) Flash
5 1 (0.54%) Middleware
5 1 (0.54%) HTML
5 1 (0.54%) .NET
5 1 (0.54%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.03%) Blackberry
2 11 (5.95%) Thin Client
2 11 (5.95%) Fat Client
3 9 (4.86%) iPad
4 7 (3.78%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.24%) Clustering
5 6 (3.24%) PDA
6 5 (2.70%) Wiki
6 5 (2.70%) Client/Server
6 5 (2.70%) Mobile Banking
7 3 (1.62%) FlexPod
7 3 (1.62%) iPhone
7 3 (1.62%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.62%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (1.08%) DTV
9 1 (0.54%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.54%) Open Source
9 1 (0.54%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.54%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 129 (69.73%) Windows
2 43 (23.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 39 (21.08%) Windows 7
4 26 (14.05%) Linux
4 26 (14.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 25 (13.51%) Windows XP
6 24 (12.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (8.65%) CentOS
7 16 (8.65%) Ubuntu
8 5 (2.70%) Windows 2000 Server
8 5 (2.70%) Debian
9 4 (2.16%) UNIX
9 4 (2.16%) Solaris
9 4 (2.16%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.08%) AIX
10 2 (1.08%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (1.08%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.54%) Android
11 1 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.54%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (14.59%) ITIL
2 16 (8.65%) Continuous Integration
2 16 (8.65%) DevOps
3 12 (6.49%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (5.95%) Performance Tuning
5 9 (4.86%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (4.32%) Performance Monitoring
7 7 (3.78%) Capacity Planning
7 7 (3.78%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (3.24%) Project Management
8 6 (3.24%) Process Management
8 6 (3.24%) TOGAF
9 5 (2.70%) Service Delivery
9 5 (2.70%) Data Security
9 5 (2.70%) PRINCE2
9 5 (2.70%) Data Modelling
9 5 (2.70%) Build Automation
9 5 (2.70%) Database Theory
9 5 (2.70%) Relational Database Theory
10 4 (2.16%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 19 (10.27%) SQL
2 16 (8.65%) Perl
2 16 (8.65%) PHP
2 16 (8.65%) Ruby
2 16 (8.65%) Bash Shell
3 9 (4.86%) PowerShell
4 6 (3.24%) Java
5 4 (2.16%) VBScript
5 4 (2.16%) VB
6 1 (0.54%) R
Qualifications
1 49 (26.49%) Security Cleared
2 25 (13.51%) SC Cleared
3 16 (8.65%) DV Cleared
3 16 (8.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (7.57%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (7.03%) CCNA
6 10 (5.41%) MCSE
7 8 (4.32%) Citrix Certification
8 6 (3.24%) MCP
8 6 (3.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (3.24%) MCITP
9 5 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (2.70%) CCEE
10 4 (2.16%) CCAA
10 4 (2.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 4 (2.16%) CCA
11 3 (1.62%) MCSA
11 3 (1.62%) MCTS
12 2 (1.08%) CTC Cleared
12 2 (1.08%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.32%) SLA
2 1 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 55 (29.73%) Active Directory
2 47 (25.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 47 (25.41%) XenApp
3 34 (18.38%) XenDesktop
4 21 (11.35%) Hyper-V
5 20 (10.81%) XenServer
6 18 (9.73%) vSphere
7 16 (8.65%) Samba
8 12 (6.49%) Microsoft App-V
9 9 (4.86%) Terminal Services
10 8 (4.32%) VMware ESX
11 7 (3.78%) MetaFrame
12 5 (2.70%) Postfix
13 4 (2.16%) Novell eDirectory
14 3 (1.62%) ISA Server
14 3 (1.62%) Terminal Server
15 2 (1.08%) Firmware
16 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 1 (0.54%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 1 (0.54%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 25 (13.51%) SCCM
2 16 (8.65%) Puppet
2 16 (8.65%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (8.65%) Salt
3 7 (3.78%) Backup Exec
4 6 (3.24%) WSUS
5 5 (2.70%) ZABBIX
6 4 (2.16%) SCOM
6 4 (2.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (1.62%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (1.62%) NetBackup
7 3 (1.62%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (1.08%) SCVMM
8 2 (1.08%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.54%) AppDNA
9 1 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.54%) Netcool
9 1 (0.54%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 96 (51.89%) VMware
2 52 (28.11%) Microsoft
3 24 (12.97%) Cisco
4 17 (9.19%) Red Hat
5 15 (8.11%) HP
6 12 (6.49%) IBM
7 11 (5.95%) AppSense
7 11 (5.95%) Symantec
8 9 (4.86%) SAP
8 9 (4.86%) EMC
9 8 (4.32%) Apple
10 7 (3.78%) Oracle
11 6 (3.24%) Unisys
12 5 (2.70%) Novell
12 5 (2.70%) Avaya
12 5 (2.70%) McAfee
13 4 (2.16%) NetApp
13 4 (2.16%) Dell
14 2 (1.08%) Juniper
14 2 (1.08%) Sophos
Swindon, Wiltshire
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