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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 35 32 40
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Contract jobs citing Citrix 13 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 3.16% 1.31% 0.85%
As % of the Vendors category 7.07% 3.08% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 2
Average daily rate
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£392 £273 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.94% -30.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £263 £379
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £282 £407
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £278 £325
% change year-on-year
+17.11% -14.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.93% -
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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
184 130 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 44.66% 42.48% 43.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 101 125
Average daily rate £375 £378 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.66% -11.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £547 £502 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 8
Average hourly rate £22.69 £23.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.34% +12.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £15.50 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £25.00 £36.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 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 17 (56.67%) VMware
2 16 (53.33%) Finance
3 15 (50.00%) Windows
4 11 (36.67%) XenDesktop
5 9 (30.00%) EMC
5 9 (30.00%) Cisco
5 9 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (30.00%) Banking
5 9 (30.00%) Hyper-V
5 9 (30.00%) XenApp
6 8 (26.67%) TOGAF
6 8 (26.67%) IBM
6 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
6 8 (26.67%) Unisys
6 8 (26.67%) SAP
6 8 (26.67%) ITIL
7 7 (23.33%) Retail
7 7 (23.33%) Process Management
7 7 (23.33%) Data Security
7 7 (23.33%) Mobile Banking
7 7 (23.33%) Retail Banking
7 7 (23.33%) WebSphere
8 6 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (20.00%) Windows 7
8 6 (20.00%) Active Directory
9 5 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (16.67%) SCCM
10 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (13.33%) AppSense
11 3 (10.00%) MSI

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 7 (23.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Office
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) NetScaler
2 2 (6.67%) DHCP
2 2 (6.67%) DNS
3 1 (3.33%) SAN
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MSI
General
1 16 (53.33%) Finance
2 9 (30.00%) Banking
3 7 (23.33%) Retail
3 7 (23.33%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Back Office
4 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Architect
2 7 (23.33%) Technical Architect
2 7 (23.33%) Consultant
2 7 (23.33%) Applications Architect
3 6 (20.00%) Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Citrix Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Test Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Citrix Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Citrix Architect
5 2 (6.67%) SCCM Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Citrix Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Banking Business Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) UAT Test Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Mobile Banking
2 3 (10.00%) FlexPod
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (26.67%) ITIL
2 8 (26.67%) TOGAF
3 7 (23.33%) Process Management
3 7 (23.33%) Data Security
4 3 (10.00%) Incident Management
4 3 (10.00%) Test Management
4 3 (10.00%) System Testing
5 2 (6.67%) Test Scripting
5 2 (6.67%) Requirements Management
5 2 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (6.67%) Migration
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (6.67%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (3.33%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.33%) Information Security
6 1 (3.33%) Data Management
6 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.33%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.33%) VBScript
2 1 (3.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (3.33%) MCTS
2 1 (3.33%) CCEE
2 1 (3.33%) MCP
2 1 (3.33%) MCSE
2 1 (3.33%) MCSA
2 1 (3.33%) CCA
2 1 (3.33%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (36.67%) XenDesktop
2 9 (30.00%) Hyper-V
2 9 (30.00%) XenApp
3 6 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (6.67%) Terminal Services
5 2 (6.67%) XenServer
5 2 (6.67%) vSphere
6 1 (3.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) SCCM
2 3 (10.00%) SCVMM
3 1 (3.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (3.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (3.33%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (3.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 17 (56.67%) VMware
2 9 (30.00%) Cisco
2 9 (30.00%) EMC
3 8 (26.67%) SAP
3 8 (26.67%) Unisys
3 8 (26.67%) IBM
3 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
4 4 (13.33%) AppSense
5 2 (6.67%) Symantec
6 1 (3.33%) Veeam
6 1 (3.33%) Dell
6 1 (3.33%) BMC