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 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 51 78 66
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -12
Contract jobs citing Citrix 90 69 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.99% 2.33% 2.34%
As % of the Vendors category 7.92% 5.41% 5.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 44 31
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£271 £394 £387
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.11% +1.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £133 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £468 £537
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 6
Average hourly rate £20.19 £14.50 £15.51
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.20% -6.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.35 £14.00 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.13 £20.95 £18.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
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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
1136 1275 875
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 37.78% 43.03% 42.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 665 843 512
Average daily rate £363 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 74 54
Average hourly rate £20.19 £17.25 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.01% +27.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.35 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.40 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -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 29 May 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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +26 31 £243 -42.94% 6
Somerset +22 20 £328 +67.94%
Gloucestershire -1 13 £430 +7.50% 8
Devon +2 9 £213 -24.10% 5
Dorset +1 9 £120 -75.38% 8
Wiltshire +3 8 £460 +16.82% 6
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England

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 133 (77.33%) Windows
2 96 (55.81%) Active Directory
3 91 (52.91%) VMware
4 60 (34.88%) Microsoft
5 59 (34.30%) VMware Infrastructure
6 49 (28.49%) MS Exchange
7 48 (27.91%) Windows Server 2003
8 47 (27.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 38 (22.09%) Windows 7
10 32 (18.60%) Data Centre
10 32 (18.60%) WAN
11 31 (18.02%) Firewall
11 31 (18.02%) XenApp
12 29 (16.86%) Cisco
13 28 (16.28%) Security Cleared
14 27 (15.70%) LAN
15 26 (15.12%) Windows Server 2012
16 25 (14.53%) SQL
17 24 (13.95%) Linux
17 24 (13.95%) Disaster Recovery
17 24 (13.95%) Exchange Server 2010
18 23 (13.37%) MS Office
19 21 (12.21%) Finance
19 21 (12.21%) Clustering
19 21 (12.21%) XenDesktop
20 20 (11.63%) DV Cleared
21 19 (11.05%) Hyper-V
21 19 (11.05%) IPsec
21 19 (11.05%) Migration
21 19 (11.05%) SharePoint

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (28.49%) MS Exchange
2 24 (13.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (11.05%) SharePoint
4 14 (8.14%) Lync
5 12 (6.98%) Apache
5 12 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2007
6 11 (6.40%) IIS
7 8 (4.65%) Confluence
7 8 (4.65%) nginx
7 8 (4.65%) MediaWiki
8 6 (3.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 6 (3.49%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (3.49%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (1.74%) WebSphere
9 3 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2000
10 2 (1.16%) IBM Notes
10 2 (1.16%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.58%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.58%) JBoss
Applications
1 23 (13.37%) MS Office
2 17 (9.88%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.58%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (10.47%) Office 365
2 4 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (18.60%) WAN
2 31 (18.02%) Firewall
3 27 (15.70%) LAN
4 19 (11.05%) IPsec
5 15 (8.72%) VPN
5 15 (8.72%) OSPF
5 15 (8.72%) BGP
6 14 (8.14%) DNS
7 13 (7.56%) DHCP
8 12 (6.98%) Network Security
9 9 (5.23%) SSL
10 8 (4.65%) LDAP
11 7 (4.07%) EIGRP
11 7 (4.07%) IPv6
12 6 (3.49%) VoIP
13 5 (2.91%) NetScaler
14 4 (2.33%) SAN
15 3 (1.74%) Internet
16 2 (1.16%) NAS
17 1 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.30%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.98%) MySQL
3 8 (4.65%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (2.91%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.91%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (2.91%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.74%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.74%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (1.74%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (1.74%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.58%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.58%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.58%) Big Data
6 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.58%) DB2
Development Applications
1 12 (6.98%) Hudson
1 12 (6.98%) Jenkins
2 8 (4.65%) Subversion
2 8 (4.65%) JIRA
2 8 (4.65%) Git (software)
General
1 21 (12.21%) Finance
2 5 (2.91%) Retail
3 3 (1.74%) Legal
4 2 (1.16%) Retail Banking
4 2 (1.16%) Banking
4 2 (1.16%) Law
4 2 (1.16%) Back Office
5 1 (0.58%) Military
5 1 (0.58%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.58%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 26 (15.12%) Support Engineer
2 22 (12.79%) Analyst
3 21 (12.21%) 2nd Line Support
4 20 (11.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 18 (10.47%) Architect
5 18 (10.47%) Consultant
6 17 (9.88%) 3rd Line Support
7 11 (6.40%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 10 (5.81%) Desktop Support
8 10 (5.81%) DevOps Engineer
9 9 (5.23%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 7 (4.07%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 7 (4.07%) IT Support
10 7 (4.07%) Network Architect
10 7 (4.07%) Administrator
10 7 (4.07%) Project Manager
11 6 (3.49%) Wintel Engineer
11 6 (3.49%) Desktop Engineer
12 5 (2.91%) Technical Analyst
12 5 (2.91%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.33%) .NET
1 4 (2.33%) LAMP
2 3 (1.74%) Application Packaging
3 2 (1.16%) Middleware
4 1 (0.58%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 32 (18.60%) Data Centre
2 21 (12.21%) Clustering
3 15 (8.72%) Blackberry
4 8 (4.65%) Wiki
5 6 (3.49%) Thin Client
5 6 (3.49%) PKI
5 6 (3.49%) Fat Client
6 4 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.74%) Visualisation
7 3 (1.74%) FlexPod
7 3 (1.74%) Statistics
7 3 (1.74%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.16%) Replication
8 2 (1.16%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.58%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.58%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 133 (77.33%) Windows
2 48 (27.91%) Windows Server 2003
3 47 (27.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 38 (22.09%) Windows 7
5 26 (15.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (13.95%) Linux
7 12 (6.98%) Windows XP
7 12 (6.98%) UNIX
8 8 (4.65%) Ubuntu
8 8 (4.65%) CentOS
8 8 (4.65%) Debian
8 8 (4.65%) Windows 8
9 4 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (2.33%) Apple iOS
10 3 (1.74%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (1.74%) Windows NT
10 3 (1.74%) Windows 2000
11 2 (1.16%) AIX
11 2 (1.16%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.58%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (13.95%) Disaster Recovery
2 19 (11.05%) Migration
3 17 (9.88%) ITIL
4 16 (9.30%) DevOps
5 12 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (5.23%) Service Delivery
7 8 (4.65%) Project Management
7 8 (4.65%) Capacity Planning
8 7 (4.07%) Build Automation
8 7 (4.07%) Root Cause Analysis
8 7 (4.07%) TOGAF
8 7 (4.07%) Incident Management
8 7 (4.07%) Configuration Management
9 6 (3.49%) Programme Management
10 5 (2.91%) Database Theory
10 5 (2.91%) Relational Database Theory
10 5 (2.91%) Information Security
10 5 (2.91%) Load Balancing
10 5 (2.91%) Technical Architecture
10 5 (2.91%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 25 (14.53%) SQL
2 14 (8.14%) PowerShell
3 9 (5.23%) Bash Shell
3 9 (5.23%) Ruby
3 9 (5.23%) Perl
3 9 (5.23%) PHP
4 8 (4.65%) Java
5 5 (2.91%) Python
Qualifications
1 28 (16.28%) Security Cleared
2 20 (11.63%) DV Cleared
3 12 (6.98%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (6.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 9 (5.23%) CCNA
5 8 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (4.65%) MCP
5 8 (4.65%) SC Cleared
6 5 (2.91%) MCSE
7 3 (1.74%) MCITP
7 3 (1.74%) MCTS
7 3 (1.74%) MCSA
8 2 (1.16%) CCNP
8 2 (1.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.58%) CCIA
9 1 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.58%) Degree
9 1 (0.58%) CCA
9 1 (0.58%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.58%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.23%) SLA
2 4 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.74%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 96 (55.81%) Active Directory
2 59 (34.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (18.02%) XenApp
4 21 (12.21%) XenDesktop
5 19 (11.05%) Hyper-V
6 12 (6.98%) VMware ESX
6 12 (6.98%) XenServer
7 11 (6.40%) vSphere
8 10 (5.81%) Microsoft App-V
9 8 (4.65%) Postfix
9 8 (4.65%) Samba
9 8 (4.65%) iptables
10 5 (2.91%) Terminal Services
10 5 (2.91%) Firmware
11 4 (2.33%) ISA Server
12 3 (1.74%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (1.74%) Xen
13 2 (1.16%) BitLocker
14 1 (0.58%) VMware Server
14 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 17 (9.88%) SCCM
2 12 (6.98%) Puppet
3 11 (6.40%) SCOM
4 10 (5.81%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 8 (4.65%) ZABBIX
5 8 (4.65%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (4.65%) Salt
6 6 (3.49%) Backup Exec
7 4 (2.33%) Ansible
8 3 (1.74%) SCVMM
8 3 (1.74%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (1.74%) ARCserve
9 2 (1.16%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 91 (52.91%) VMware
2 60 (34.88%) Microsoft
3 29 (16.86%) Cisco
4 14 (8.14%) Symantec
4 14 (8.14%) HP
5 12 (6.98%) Red Hat
6 10 (5.81%) AppSense
7 8 (4.65%) Oracle
8 7 (4.07%) Wyse
9 6 (3.49%) McAfee
9 6 (3.49%) Veeam
10 5 (2.91%) Lotus
10 5 (2.91%) Avaya
10 5 (2.91%) EMC
11 4 (2.33%) IBM
11 4 (2.33%) Sophos
12 3 (1.74%) Dell
12 3 (1.74%) CommVault
12 3 (1.74%) Hitachi
12 3 (1.74%) CheckPoint
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