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 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 57 82 74
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -8
Contract jobs citing Citrix 88 63 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.80% 1.95% 2.51%
As % of the Vendors category 7.11% 4.50% 5.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 29 33
Average daily rate
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£285 £293 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -16.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £131 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 5
Average hourly rate £20.19 £14.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.17% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.70 £11.24 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £121.50 £16.70 £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
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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
1238 1401 1027
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 39.40% 43.41% 43.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 706 838 586
Average daily rate £363 £360 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £542 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 81 57
Average hourly rate £20.19 £15.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.56% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £37.25 £40.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 April 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
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 April 2015.

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 April 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
Bristol +29 33 £290 -31.76% 5
Somerset +9 15 £253 +29.74% 1
Gloucestershire -11 14 £250 -23.66% 10
Dorset +5 12 £275 -35.33% 7
Wiltshire +15 10 £410 +13.10% 5
Devon 0 4 £225 +52.54% 3
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England

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 146 (77.66%) Windows
2 97 (51.60%) VMware
3 96 (51.06%) Active Directory
4 68 (36.17%) VMware Infrastructure
5 63 (33.51%) Microsoft
6 49 (26.06%) MS Exchange
6 49 (26.06%) Windows Server 2003
7 47 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 46 (24.47%) Windows 7
9 42 (22.34%) Security Cleared
10 41 (21.81%) XenApp
11 36 (19.15%) Firewall
12 32 (17.02%) WAN
13 31 (16.49%) LAN
14 27 (14.36%) MS Office
15 26 (13.83%) Cisco
15 26 (13.83%) XenDesktop
15 26 (13.83%) Windows Server 2012
16 25 (13.30%) Linux
17 24 (12.77%) Finance
17 24 (12.77%) SCCM
18 22 (11.70%) SQL
18 22 (11.70%) Exchange Server 2010
19 20 (10.64%) DV Cleared
19 20 (10.64%) Hyper-V
19 20 (10.64%) IPsec
20 19 (10.11%) Disaster Recovery
20 19 (10.11%) Clustering
20 19 (10.11%) VPN
20 19 (10.11%) Windows XP

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 49 (26.06%) MS Exchange
2 22 (11.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (9.57%) SharePoint
4 16 (8.51%) Lync
5 14 (7.45%) Apache
6 12 (6.38%) IIS
7 10 (5.32%) Exchange Server 2007
8 9 (4.79%) Confluence
8 9 (4.79%) nginx
8 9 (4.79%) MediaWiki
9 6 (3.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (2.66%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (2.66%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2000
11 3 (1.60%) WebSphere
12 2 (1.06%) Office Communications Server
12 2 (1.06%) JBoss
12 2 (1.06%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.53%) CMS
13 1 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 27 (14.36%) MS Office
2 18 (9.57%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.06%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (9.04%) Office 365
2 5 (2.66%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 36 (19.15%) Firewall
2 32 (17.02%) WAN
3 31 (16.49%) LAN
4 20 (10.64%) IPsec
5 19 (10.11%) VPN
6 15 (7.98%) OSPF
6 15 (7.98%) BGP
7 13 (6.91%) NetScaler
8 11 (5.85%) Network Security
9 10 (5.32%) DNS
10 9 (4.79%) LDAP
11 8 (4.26%) DHCP
11 8 (4.26%) SSL
11 8 (4.26%) IPv6
11 8 (4.26%) SAN
11 8 (4.26%) EIGRP
12 6 (3.19%) VoIP
13 4 (2.13%) Internet
14 2 (1.06%) NAS
14 2 (1.06%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (7.45%) MySQL
2 10 (5.32%) SQL Server
3 9 (4.79%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (3.19%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.53%) DB2
6 1 (0.53%) Big Data
6 1 (0.53%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.53%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 13 (6.91%) Hudson
1 13 (6.91%) Jenkins
2 9 (4.79%) JIRA
2 9 (4.79%) Subversion
2 9 (4.79%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.06%) MSI
4 1 (0.53%) WinRunner
4 1 (0.53%) TestDirector
4 1 (0.53%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 24 (12.77%) Finance
2 5 (2.66%) Retail
3 4 (2.13%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.60%) Law
4 3 (1.60%) Legal
5 2 (1.06%) Banking
5 2 (1.06%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.53%) Marketing
6 1 (0.53%) Back Office
6 1 (0.53%) Electronics
6 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.53%) Publishing
6 1 (0.53%) Military
Job Titles
1 27 (14.36%) Analyst
2 25 (13.30%) Support Engineer
3 23 (12.23%) 2nd Line Support
4 22 (11.70%) Consultant
5 18 (9.57%) 3rd Line Support
5 18 (9.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 15 (7.98%) Architect
7 14 (7.45%) Citrix Engineer
7 14 (7.45%) Desktop Support
8 11 (5.85%) IT Support
8 11 (5.85%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 11 (5.85%) DevOps Engineer
9 10 (5.32%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 8 (4.26%) Senior Citrix Engineer
11 7 (3.72%) Systems Engineer
11 7 (3.72%) Server Engineer
11 7 (3.72%) Administrator
11 7 (3.72%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 6 (3.19%) Infrastructure Architect
12 6 (3.19%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.79%) Application Packaging
2 5 (2.66%) .NET
2 5 (2.66%) LAMP
3 3 (1.60%) Middleware
4 1 (0.53%) Flash
4 1 (0.53%) Web Services
4 1 (0.53%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.11%) Clustering
2 13 (6.91%) Blackberry
3 10 (5.32%) Fat Client
3 10 (5.32%) Thin Client
4 9 (4.79%) Wiki
5 6 (3.19%) PKI
6 4 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.60%) Statistics
7 3 (1.60%) PDA
7 3 (1.60%) FlexPod
7 3 (1.60%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.06%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.53%) DTV
9 1 (0.53%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.53%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.53%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.53%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.53%) IBM XIV
9 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 146 (77.66%) Windows
2 49 (26.06%) Windows Server 2003
3 47 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 46 (24.47%) Windows 7
5 26 (13.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 25 (13.30%) Linux
7 19 (10.11%) Windows XP
8 12 (6.38%) UNIX
9 9 (4.79%) Ubuntu
9 9 (4.79%) Debian
9 9 (4.79%) CentOS
10 8 (4.26%) Windows 8
11 5 (2.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (2.66%) Windows 2000 Server
12 4 (2.13%) Apple iOS
13 3 (1.60%) Windows 2000
13 3 (1.60%) Windows NT
13 3 (1.60%) Windows Vista
14 2 (1.06%) AIX
14 2 (1.06%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (10.11%) Disaster Recovery
2 17 (9.04%) ITIL
3 15 (7.98%) Migration
4 13 (6.91%) DevOps
4 13 (6.91%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (4.79%) Service Delivery
5 9 (4.79%) Capacity Planning
6 8 (4.26%) Build Automation
6 8 (4.26%) Incident Management
7 6 (3.19%) Database Theory
7 6 (3.19%) Relational Database Theory
7 6 (3.19%) Load Balancing
7 6 (3.19%) Data Modelling
8 5 (2.66%) Technical Architecture
8 5 (2.66%) TOGAF
8 5 (2.66%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (2.13%) Data Migration
9 4 (2.13%) Problem Management
9 4 (2.13%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (2.13%) Email Migration
Programming Languages
1 22 (11.70%) SQL
2 12 (6.38%) PowerShell
3 10 (5.32%) Bash Shell
3 10 (5.32%) Ruby
3 10 (5.32%) Java
3 10 (5.32%) Perl
3 10 (5.32%) PHP
4 5 (2.66%) Python
5 3 (1.60%) VBScript
5 3 (1.60%) VB
Qualifications
1 42 (22.34%) Security Cleared
2 20 (10.64%) DV Cleared
3 13 (6.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 13 (6.91%) SC Cleared
4 12 (6.38%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (5.32%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (5.32%) CCNA
6 9 (4.79%) MCP
7 8 (4.26%) MCSE
8 6 (3.19%) Citrix Certification
9 5 (2.66%) CCEE
10 4 (2.13%) CCAA
10 4 (2.13%) MCSA
10 4 (2.13%) CCA
11 2 (1.06%) VCP5
11 2 (1.06%) MCTS
12 1 (0.53%) CCNP
12 1 (0.53%) CCEA
12 1 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.66%) SLA
2 3 (1.60%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 96 (51.06%) Active Directory
2 68 (36.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (21.81%) XenApp
4 26 (13.83%) XenDesktop
5 20 (10.64%) Hyper-V
6 17 (9.04%) XenServer
7 14 (7.45%) Microsoft App-V
8 12 (6.38%) vSphere
9 11 (5.85%) VMware ESX
10 9 (4.79%) Samba
10 9 (4.79%) Postfix
10 9 (4.79%) iptables
11 7 (3.72%) Terminal Services
12 5 (2.66%) ISA Server
13 3 (1.60%) Xen
13 3 (1.60%) VMware ESXi
14 2 (1.06%) BitLocker
14 2 (1.06%) VMware Server
14 2 (1.06%) Firmware
15 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 24 (12.77%) SCCM
2 13 (6.91%) Puppet
3 10 (5.32%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 10 (5.32%) SCOM
4 9 (4.79%) ZABBIX
4 9 (4.79%) Salt
4 9 (4.79%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (2.66%) NetBackup
6 4 (2.13%) SCVMM
6 4 (2.13%) Ansible
6 4 (2.13%) Backup Exec
7 3 (1.60%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (1.06%) ARCserve
9 1 (0.53%) Netcool
9 1 (0.53%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.53%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 97 (51.60%) VMware
2 63 (33.51%) Microsoft
3 26 (13.83%) Cisco
4 19 (10.11%) Symantec
5 14 (7.45%) Red Hat
6 12 (6.38%) AppSense
6 12 (6.38%) HP
7 10 (5.32%) Oracle
8 8 (4.26%) Wyse
9 7 (3.72%) McAfee
9 7 (3.72%) EMC
9 7 (3.72%) IBM
10 6 (3.19%) Avaya
11 5 (2.66%) Sophos
11 5 (2.66%) Veeam
12 4 (2.13%) SAP
12 4 (2.13%) CheckPoint
12 4 (2.13%) Lotus
13 3 (1.60%) NetApp
13 3 (1.60%) Acronis
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