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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 32 25 28
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +3
Contract jobs citing Citrix 13 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 3.02% 3.80% 3.34%
As % of the Vendors category 7.10% 8.28% 6.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 8
Average daily rate
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£413 £513 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.51% +33.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £358 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £528 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-7.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +14.28%
Citrix
Wiltshire

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
183 157 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 42.56% 45.91% 51.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 106 114
Average daily rate £450 £425 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +8.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 8
Average hourly rate £20.06 £17.50 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.62% +14.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.71 £12.15 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £22.50 £20.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 10 (62.50%) Windows
2 7 (43.75%) VMware
2 7 (43.75%) XenDesktop
3 6 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 6 (37.50%) Finance
4 5 (31.25%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (25.00%) MSI
5 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (25.00%) SCCM
5 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (18.75%) System Testing
6 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
6 3 (18.75%) XenApp
6 3 (18.75%) Cisco
6 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
7 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
7 2 (12.50%) HP
7 2 (12.50%) Python
7 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
7 2 (12.50%) Unisys
7 2 (12.50%) ISO 9002
7 2 (12.50%) IBM
7 2 (12.50%) EMC
7 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (12.50%) LoadRunner
7 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (12.50%) MCSE
7 2 (12.50%) SAP
7 2 (12.50%) SOAP

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) MySQL
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MSI
2 2 (12.50%) JMeter
2 2 (12.50%) JIRA
2 2 (12.50%) SoapUI
2 2 (12.50%) LoadRunner
3 1 (6.25%) InstallShield
3 1 (6.25%) AdminStudio
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Banking
2 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.25%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Consultant
2 4 (25.00%) Architect
3 3 (18.75%) SCCM Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Tester
4 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (12.50%) Performance Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Project Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Citrix Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Applications Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Citrix Support
5 1 (6.25%) Citrix Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) .NET
1 2 (12.50%) SOAP
1 2 (12.50%) WCF
2 1 (6.25%) Application Packaging
2 1 (6.25%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Open Source
2 1 (6.25%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (6.25%) Linux
5 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
2 3 (18.75%) System Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
3 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
3 2 (12.50%) Performance Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Test Management
3 2 (12.50%) TOGAF
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.25%) Process Management
4 1 (6.25%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Data Security
4 1 (6.25%) Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
4 1 (6.25%) Requirements Management
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) C#
1 2 (12.50%) C++
1 2 (12.50%) Java
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
1 2 (12.50%) Python
2 1 (6.25%) VBScript
2 1 (6.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) MCSE
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (6.25%) MCITP
2 1 (6.25%) MCSA
2 1 (6.25%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) ISO 9002
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) XenDesktop
2 5 (31.25%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (18.75%) XenApp
4 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
4 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 2 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) SCCM
2 2 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (6.25%) SCOM
3 1 (6.25%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) VMware
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco
3 2 (12.50%) IBM
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle
3 2 (12.50%) SAP
3 2 (12.50%) Unisys
3 2 (12.50%) HP
3 2 (12.50%) AppSense
3 2 (12.50%) Capita
3 2 (12.50%) EMC
4 1 (6.25%) Dell
Swindon
Computer Futures
Rate: £150 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Rate: £23.00 - £24 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Rate: NEG
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £180 - £230 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Swindon
The People Network
Rate: £490 - £540 per day
Posted: 19 days ago