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 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 102 60 49
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -11
Contract jobs citing Citrix 48 89 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.44% 2.71% 3.21%
As % of the Vendors category 3.47% 6.72% 8.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 54 45
Average daily rate
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£175 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.15% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £202 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £301 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.99% -7.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 2
Average hourly rate £16.75 £25.75 £80.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.95% -67.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £19.50 £28.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.85 £113.75 £132.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -2.77%
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
1382 1325 899
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 41.55% 40.32% 40.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 843 841 538
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 67 70
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.46 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £19.49
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -2.51%

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 3 September 2015.

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
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 3 September 2015. 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
Devon +20 13 £275 +66.66% 5
Bristol -10 11 £143 -65.72% 20
Wiltshire -14 8 £275 -31.03% 6
Dorset +5 7 £150 -33.33% 6
Gloucestershire -23 4 £155 -46.08% 7
Somerset +1 2 - - 7
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England

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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.

1 109 (78.99%) Windows
2 88 (63.77%) Active Directory
3 73 (52.90%) VMware
4 55 (39.86%) Microsoft
5 54 (39.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 50 (36.23%) MS Exchange
7 49 (35.51%) Windows Server 2003
8 37 (26.81%) Windows 7
9 34 (24.64%) VMware Infrastructure
10 26 (18.84%) XenApp
10 26 (18.84%) Windows Server 2012
11 25 (18.12%) Cisco
12 23 (16.67%) MS Office
13 21 (15.22%) ITIL
14 20 (14.49%) PowerShell
14 20 (14.49%) XenDesktop
14 20 (14.49%) Exchange Server 2010
15 19 (13.77%) Hyper-V
16 18 (13.04%) MS Excel
16 18 (13.04%) WAN
17 17 (12.32%) SCCM
18 16 (11.59%) LAN
18 16 (11.59%) HP
19 15 (10.87%) SQL Server
19 15 (10.87%) SQL
19 15 (10.87%) Security Cleared
19 15 (10.87%) Office 365
20 14 (10.14%) Clustering
20 14 (10.14%) Lync
20 14 (10.14%) SharePoint

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 50 (36.23%) MS Exchange
2 20 (14.49%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (10.14%) Lync
3 14 (10.14%) SharePoint
4 12 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (2.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (2.17%) IBM Notes
7 2 (1.45%) IIS
7 2 (1.45%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.72%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.72%) GroupWise
8 1 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 23 (16.67%) MS Office
2 18 (13.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Agresso
1 1 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (10.87%) Office 365
2 1 (0.72%) IBM PureFlex
2 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (13.04%) WAN
2 16 (11.59%) LAN
3 11 (7.97%) DNS
4 9 (6.52%) DHCP
4 9 (6.52%) Firewall
5 8 (5.80%) VoIP
6 6 (4.35%) SAN
7 5 (3.62%) SSL
7 5 (3.62%) Internet
8 4 (2.90%) OSPF
8 4 (2.90%) BGP
8 4 (2.90%) IPsec
8 4 (2.90%) NAS
9 3 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (2.17%) Intranet
9 3 (2.17%) VPN
10 2 (1.45%) WLAN
10 2 (1.45%) NetScaler
10 2 (1.45%) Network Security
11 1 (0.72%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.87%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (2.17%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (2.17%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.72%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.72%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.72%) Big Data
3 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 14 (10.14%) Finance
2 4 (2.90%) Financial Institution
2 4 (2.90%) Back Office
2 4 (2.90%) Retail
3 3 (2.17%) Banking
4 2 (1.45%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.45%) Legal
5 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.72%) Publishing
5 1 (0.72%) Military
5 1 (0.72%) Electronics
5 1 (0.72%) Law
5 1 (0.72%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (19.57%) Support Engineer
2 20 (14.49%) Analyst
3 18 (13.04%) 2nd Line Support
4 15 (10.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 13 (9.42%) 3rd Line Support
6 9 (6.52%) Architect
6 9 (6.52%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 8 (5.80%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 8 (5.80%) Project Manager
8 7 (5.07%) Consultant
9 6 (4.35%) Desktop Support
9 6 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
9 6 (4.35%) Service Analyst
9 6 (4.35%) Administrator
9 6 (4.35%) Service Desk Analyst
9 6 (4.35%) Desktop Engineer
10 5 (3.62%) IT Support
10 5 (3.62%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 4 (2.90%) Network Architect
11 4 (2.90%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.90%) .NET
2 3 (2.17%) Web Services
2 3 (2.17%) Application Packaging
2 3 (2.17%) WCF
3 1 (0.72%) PostGIS
3 1 (0.72%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.14%) Clustering
1 14 (10.14%) Data Centre
2 7 (5.07%) Blackberry
3 6 (4.35%) PKI
4 5 (3.62%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.90%) Thin Client
5 4 (2.90%) Statistics
5 4 (2.90%) Fat Client
6 3 (2.17%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.45%) Replication
7 2 (1.45%) EMC VNX
8 1 (0.72%) NHS
8 1 (0.72%) DTV
8 1 (0.72%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 109 (78.99%) Windows
2 54 (39.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 49 (35.51%) Windows Server 2003
4 37 (26.81%) Windows 7
5 26 (18.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (10.14%) Windows XP
7 9 (6.52%) Linux
8 6 (4.35%) Windows 8
9 4 (2.90%) UNIX
10 2 (1.45%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.72%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.72%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.72%) AIX
11 1 (0.72%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (15.22%) ITIL
2 11 (7.97%) Service Delivery
3 9 (6.52%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (5.80%) Migration
5 7 (5.07%) Project Management
6 6 (4.35%) PRINCE2
6 6 (4.35%) Patch Management
7 5 (3.62%) Configuration Management
7 5 (3.62%) Programme Management
7 5 (3.62%) TOGAF
7 5 (3.62%) Incident Management
8 4 (2.90%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (2.90%) Data Management
8 4 (2.90%) DevOps
8 4 (2.90%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (2.90%) Database Security
9 3 (2.17%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (2.17%) Mentoring
9 3 (2.17%) Unit Testing
9 3 (2.17%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 20 (14.49%) PowerShell
2 15 (10.87%) SQL
3 3 (2.17%) C#
3 3 (2.17%) Perl
3 3 (2.17%) Bash Shell
3 3 (2.17%) VBScript
4 1 (0.72%) VBA
4 1 (0.72%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (10.87%) Security Cleared
2 10 (7.25%) DV Cleared
3 8 (5.80%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (4.35%) SC Cleared
5 5 (3.62%) MCSE
5 5 (3.62%) MCSA
6 4 (2.90%) MCITP
7 3 (2.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (2.17%) MCTS
8 1 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.72%) CCNP
8 1 (0.72%) CCA
8 1 (0.72%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.72%) CCEA
8 1 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.72%) CCIA
8 1 (0.72%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.72%) Degree
8 1 (0.72%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.70%) SLA
2 4 (2.90%) QA
3 3 (2.17%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 88 (63.77%) Active Directory
2 34 (24.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (18.84%) XenApp
4 20 (14.49%) XenDesktop
5 19 (13.77%) Hyper-V
6 13 (9.42%) vSphere
7 10 (7.25%) VMware ESX
8 6 (4.35%) Firmware
9 5 (3.62%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (3.62%) ISA Server
10 3 (2.17%) Terminal Services
11 2 (1.45%) Xen
11 2 (1.45%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.72%) XenServer
12 1 (0.72%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 17 (12.32%) SCCM
2 11 (7.97%) SCOM
3 10 (7.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 5 (3.62%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.45%) ARCserve
6 1 (0.72%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.72%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.72%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.72%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 73 (52.90%) VMware
2 55 (39.86%) Microsoft
3 25 (18.12%) Cisco
4 16 (11.59%) HP
5 14 (10.14%) Symantec
6 7 (5.07%) Veeam
6 7 (5.07%) Lotus
7 5 (3.62%) AppSense
8 4 (2.90%) EMC
8 4 (2.90%) Oracle
9 3 (2.17%) CommVault
9 3 (2.17%) Hitachi
9 3 (2.17%) Dell
10 2 (1.45%) Zerto
10 2 (1.45%) Websense
10 2 (1.45%) Wyse
10 2 (1.45%) TOWER Software
10 2 (1.45%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.45%) Juniper
10 2 (1.45%) CA
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