The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Citrix products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Citrix over the 3 months to 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 27 27 35
Rank change year-on-year
0 +8
Contract jobs citing Citrix 17 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 3.74% 3.33% 1.31%
As % of the Vendors category 9.44% 7.58% 2.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 8 2
Average daily rate
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£450 £286 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.20% -19.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £162 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £480 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £306 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.20% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% +3.03%
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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 Swindon region.

Vendors Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
180 132 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 39.56% 44.00% 54.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 99 144
Average daily rate £438 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.02% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 7
Average hourly rate £13.55 £13.25 £16.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.24% -19.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.43 £12.00 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £140.50 £22.50 £55.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

Citrix
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

Citrix Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Citrix
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Citrix Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Citrix
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Citrix across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

Citrix Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

Citrix
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Citrix Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 14 (56.00%) Windows
2 13 (52.00%) VMware
3 12 (48.00%) Finance
4 10 (40.00%) XenDesktop
5 9 (36.00%) Windows 7
6 7 (28.00%) Cisco
6 7 (28.00%) Active Directory
6 7 (28.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (28.00%) Banking
7 6 (24.00%) SCCM
7 6 (24.00%) TOGAF
7 6 (24.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (24.00%) IBM
7 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
7 6 (24.00%) EMC
7 6 (24.00%) SAP
7 6 (24.00%) ITIL
7 6 (24.00%) Unisys
8 5 (20.00%) MSI
8 5 (20.00%) Data Security
8 5 (20.00%) Process Management
8 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (20.00%) Retail
8 5 (20.00%) Retail Banking
8 5 (20.00%) WebSphere
8 5 (20.00%) Hyper-V
8 5 (20.00%) XenApp
8 5 (20.00%) Mobile Banking
9 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (16.00%) System Testing

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 5 (20.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Office
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) NetScaler
2 2 (8.00%) DHCP
2 2 (8.00%) DNS
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) MSI
2 1 (4.00%) InstallShield
2 1 (4.00%) AdminStudio
General
1 12 (48.00%) Finance
2 7 (28.00%) Banking
3 5 (20.00%) Retail
3 5 (20.00%) Retail Banking
4 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (4.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Architect
1 9 (36.00%) Consultant
2 5 (20.00%) Technical Architect
2 5 (20.00%) Applications Architect
3 4 (16.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (12.00%) Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) SCCM Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Citrix Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Citrix Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Citrix Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Network Support
6 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Citrix Support
6 1 (4.00%) Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) Application Packaging
1 1 (4.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (56.00%) Windows
2 9 (36.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (8.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Vista
6 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (24.00%) ITIL
2 6 (24.00%) TOGAF
3 5 (20.00%) Process Management
3 5 (20.00%) Data Security
4 4 (16.00%) System Testing
5 3 (12.00%) Test Scripting
6 2 (8.00%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (8.00%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (8.00%) Requirements Management
7 1 (4.00%) Business Analysis
7 1 (4.00%) Incident Management
7 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (4.00%) Migration
7 1 (4.00%) Data Management
7 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
7 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) VBScript
1 2 (8.00%) VB
2 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) MCSE
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (4.00%) MCITP
2 1 (4.00%) MCSA
2 1 (4.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (40.00%) XenDesktop
2 7 (28.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (24.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 5 (20.00%) XenApp
5 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (4.00%) Firmware
6 1 (4.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) SCCM
2 3 (12.00%) SCVMM
3 1 (4.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (4.00%) SCOM
3 1 (4.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (4.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) VMware
2 7 (28.00%) Cisco
3 6 (24.00%) IBM
3 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (24.00%) SAP
3 6 (24.00%) Unisys
3 6 (24.00%) EMC
4 3 (12.00%) AppSense
5 1 (4.00%) Symantec
5 1 (4.00%) Dell