The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Swindon region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 40 28 31
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +3
Contract jobs citing Citrix 6 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.40% 3.70% 2.10%
As % of the Vendors category 3.26% 7.46% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 6
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£318 £525 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.52% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £495 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £528 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -
Vendors Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
184 201 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 42.89% 49.63% 54.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 135 115
Average daily rate £450 £425 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £250 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £499
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 4
Average hourly rate £20.06 £16.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.37% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.50%
Citrix
Wiltshire

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) VMware
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (33.33%) XenDesktop
2 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (22.22%) SOAP
3 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
3 2 (22.22%) JIRA
3 2 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (22.22%) Open Source
3 2 (22.22%) vSphere
3 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
3 2 (22.22%) SoapUI
3 2 (22.22%) AppSense
3 2 (22.22%) Capita
3 2 (22.22%) WCF
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Test Management
3 2 (22.22%) SCCM
3 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (22.22%) HP
3 2 (22.22%) JMeter
3 2 (22.22%) LoadRunner
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (22.22%) MSI
3 2 (22.22%) Python
3 2 (22.22%) ISO 9002

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) MySQL
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) JIRA
1 2 (22.22%) SoapUI
1 2 (22.22%) JMeter
1 2 (22.22%) LoadRunner
1 2 (22.22%) MSI
2 1 (11.11%) InstallShield
2 1 (11.11%) AdminStudio
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Performance Tester
1 2 (22.22%) Tester
1 2 (22.22%) Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (11.11%) Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Project Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix Support
2 1 (11.11%) SCCM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) SOAP
1 2 (22.22%) WCF
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) Application Packaging
2 1 (11.11%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
4 1 (11.11%) Linux
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
1 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
1 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
1 2 (22.22%) Test Management
1 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (11.11%) System Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
2 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Python
1 2 (22.22%) C#
1 2 (22.22%) C++
1 2 (22.22%) Java
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) VBScript
2 1 (11.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) MCSE
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (11.11%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) ISO 9002
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
1 3 (33.33%) XenDesktop
2 2 (22.22%) vSphere
3 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 1 (11.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (22.22%) SCCM
2 1 (11.11%) SCOM
2 1 (11.11%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) AppSense
2 2 (22.22%) Capita
2 2 (22.22%) HP
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
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