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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 44 31 23
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -8
Contract jobs citing Citrix 4 14 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.82% 3.23% 3.98%
As % of the Vendors category 1.69% 7.78% 8.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 10
Average daily rate
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£365 £399 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.46% -22.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £201 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £547 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -5.40%
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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
236 180 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 48.66% 41.47% 45.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 132 108
Average daily rate £425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £521 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 14 8
Average hourly rate £19.03 £20.06 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.13% +14.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.71 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £27.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.98 £19.30
% change year-on-year
-1.22% -1.64%

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 4 September 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 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (41.67%) VMware
2 5 (41.67%) Finance
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (25.00%) XenApp
4 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
4 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (16.67%) XenDesktop
5 2 (16.67%) Migration
5 2 (16.67%) vSphere
5 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (16.67%) Network Security
5 2 (16.67%) PCI DSS
5 2 (16.67%) Firewall
5 2 (16.67%) Lotus
5 2 (16.67%) Terminal Services
5 2 (16.67%) VoIP
5 2 (16.67%) Linux
5 2 (16.67%) IBM Notes
5 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
6 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
6 1 (8.33%) AIX
6 1 (8.33%) SQL
6 1 (8.33%) ITIL
6 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
6 1 (8.33%) WLAN

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (16.67%) IBM Notes
2 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (8.33%) Lync
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) VoIP
1 2 (16.67%) Firewall
1 2 (16.67%) Network Security
2 1 (8.33%) NAS
2 1 (8.33%) WLAN
2 1 (8.33%) SAN
2 1 (8.33%) LAN
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Test Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Network Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Solutions Architect
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) EMC VNX
2 1 (8.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
4 1 (8.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (8.33%) Information Security
2 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (8.33%) Line Management
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (8.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (25.00%) XenApp
3 2 (16.67%) XenDesktop
3 2 (16.67%) vSphere
3 2 (16.67%) Terminal Services
4 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) ARCserve
1 1 (8.33%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) VMware
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) Lotus
4 1 (8.33%) Dell
4 1 (8.33%) EMC
4 1 (8.33%) AppSense