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 1 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 36 47 32
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -15
Contract jobs citing Citrix 6 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.70% 0.66% 2.68%
As % of the Vendors category 4.00% 1.62% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 6
Average daily rate
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£420 £400 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -23.80%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
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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
150 185 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 42.61% 40.84% 48.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 152 98
Average daily rate £400 £380 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -10.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £212 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 2 5
Average hourly rate £20.19 £37.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.17% +177.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £18.70 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £37.50 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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
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 1 May 2015, 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 9 (50.00%) Windows
1 9 (50.00%) Finance
2 7 (38.89%) VMware
2 7 (38.89%) Hyper-V
3 6 (33.33%) XenApp
3 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 5 (27.78%) Incident Management
4 5 (27.78%) XenDesktop
5 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (22.22%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (22.22%) AppSense
5 4 (22.22%) Terminal Services
5 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (22.22%) ITIL
6 3 (16.67%) Cisco
6 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
6 3 (16.67%) EMC
6 3 (16.67%) Migration
6 3 (16.67%) Information Security
6 3 (16.67%) Test Management
6 3 (16.67%) SCVMM
6 3 (16.67%) FlexPod
7 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
7 2 (11.11%) Coaching
7 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (11.11%) XenServer
7 2 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (11.11%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (11.11%) vSphere

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (11.11%) WebSphere
1 2 (11.11%) IBM Notes
1 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Network Security
1 2 (11.11%) VoIP
2 1 (5.56%) SAN
2 1 (5.56%) Firewall
General
1 9 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Retail Banking
2 2 (11.11%) Banking
2 2 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Analyst
2 2 (11.11%) Applications Architect
2 2 (11.11%) Citrix Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Deployment Manager
2 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (11.11%) Architect
2 2 (11.11%) Test Manager
2 2 (11.11%) Technical Architect
3 1 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (5.56%) Administrator
3 1 (5.56%) UAT Test Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Server Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Test Leader
3 1 (5.56%) UAT Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Senior Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) FlexPod
2 2 (11.11%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Incident Management
2 4 (22.22%) ITIL
3 3 (16.67%) Migration
3 3 (16.67%) Information Security
3 3 (16.67%) Test Management
4 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 2 (11.11%) Coaching
4 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (11.11%) Security Architecture
4 2 (11.11%) Portfolio Management
4 2 (11.11%) Performance Improvement
4 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
4 2 (11.11%) Performance Management
4 2 (11.11%) TOGAF
4 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (11.11%) Data Security
4 2 (11.11%) Service Management
4 2 (11.11%) Process Management
4 2 (11.11%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) CCA
1 1 (5.56%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (5.56%) MCTS
1 1 (5.56%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) PCI DSS
1 2 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (38.89%) Hyper-V
2 6 (33.33%) XenApp
3 5 (27.78%) XenDesktop
4 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (22.22%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (22.22%) Terminal Services
5 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
6 2 (11.11%) XenServer
6 2 (11.11%) vSphere
7 1 (5.56%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) SCVMM
2 1 (5.56%) NetBackup
2 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) VMware
2 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (22.22%) AppSense
4 3 (16.67%) Cisco
4 3 (16.67%) EMC
5 2 (11.11%) Splunk
5 2 (11.11%) ArcSight
5 2 (11.11%) Lotus
5 2 (11.11%) McAfee
5 2 (11.11%) IBM
5 2 (11.11%) SAP
5 2 (11.11%) Unisys
6 1 (5.56%) BMC
6 1 (5.56%) Symantec
6 1 (5.56%) Veeam