The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Citrix products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Citrix over the 3 months to 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix
Rank 23 19 23
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Contract jobs citing Citrix 4 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.80% 1.15% 2.86%
As % of the Vendors category 10.00% 3.03% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £125 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £334 £288
% change year-on-year
-2.62% +16.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £13.81 - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.68 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+10.04% -2.03%
Citrix
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Staffordshire region.

Vendors Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
40 33 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 27.97% 37.93% 45.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 21 34
Average daily rate £400 £348 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.10% +13.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £194 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £455 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 10
Average hourly rate £17.00 £14.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -41.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

Citrix
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Citrix across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Citrix Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Citrix
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Citrix across the Staffordshire region.

Citrix Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Citrix
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Citrix across the Staffordshire region.

Citrix Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Citrix
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Citrix within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
Cannock - 2 - -
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 - - 3
Citrix
West Midlands

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 5 (55.56%) ITIL
2 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 4 (44.44%) VMware
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle
3 3 (33.33%) MS Office
3 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 2 (22.22%) Migration
4 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
4 2 (22.22%) Application Packaging
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (11.11%) Thin Client
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (11.11%) Tivoli
5 1 (11.11%) Symantec
5 1 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (11.11%) HP
5 1 (11.11%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (11.11%) MCSE
5 1 (11.11%) MCSA
5 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
5 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
5 1 (11.11%) SLA
5 1 (11.11%) Fat Client
5 1 (11.11%) CCENT
5 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (11.11%) SAP

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
General
1 1 (11.11%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) 2nd Line Support
1 4 (44.44%) Support Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 2 (22.22%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Support
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
4 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Driving Licence
1 1 (11.11%) Fat Client
1 1 (11.11%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Application Packaging
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (11.11%) CCAA
2 1 (11.11%) CCENT
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (11.11%) MCSA
2 1 (11.11%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
1 4 (44.44%) VMware
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) Brocade
3 1 (11.11%) Capita
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) SAP
3 1 (11.11%) ServiceNow
3 1 (11.11%) Symantec