The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Citrix products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Citrix over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 27 10 18
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +8
Contract jobs citing Citrix 8 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 4.88% 9.43% 5.66%
As % of the Vendors category 12.31% 17.86% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 3
Average daily rate
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£313 - £313
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 - £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 - £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.75 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +10.93%
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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 Taunton region.

Vendors Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
65 28 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 39.63% 52.83% 62.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 13 10
Average daily rate £356 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.94% -20.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £125 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £380 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 £19.30 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.27% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

Citrix
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Citrix across the Taunton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Citrix Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

Citrix
Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Citrix across the Taunton region.

Citrix Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

Citrix
Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Citrix across the Taunton region.

Citrix Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 (71.43%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) VMware
2 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (42.86%) ITIL
3 6 (42.86%) Service Management
3 6 (42.86%) assyst
3 6 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (42.86%) Windows 7
4 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
4 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
4 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
4 5 (35.71%) SAN
4 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (28.57%) Oracle
5 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 4 (28.57%) MCP
5 4 (28.57%) HP
5 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (21.43%) MS Office
6 3 (21.43%) UNIX
6 3 (21.43%) MCSE
6 3 (21.43%) Windows XP
6 3 (21.43%) LAN
6 3 (21.43%) Cisco
6 3 (21.43%) Nortel

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
2 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (21.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
2 3 (21.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (42.86%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) SAN
2 3 (21.43%) Internet
2 3 (21.43%) Nortel Meridian
2 3 (21.43%) LAN
3 2 (14.29%) WAN
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (14.29%) Firewall
4 1 (7.14%) DHCP
4 1 (7.14%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MSI
General
1 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
2 2 (14.29%) Back Office
3 1 (7.14%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Support Technician
2 3 (21.43%) Desktop Support
2 3 (21.43%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (21.43%) Network Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Desktop Technician
3 2 (14.29%) Desktop Support Technician
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Service Desk Manager
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Technician
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Technician
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Service Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Blackberry
1 3 (21.43%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) Statistics
2 1 (7.14%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (21.43%) Windows XP
4 3 (21.43%) UNIX
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) ITIL
1 6 (42.86%) Service Management
2 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.14%) Change Management
3 1 (7.14%) ITSM
3 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
3 1 (7.14%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
1 1 (7.14%) R
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 4 (28.57%) MCP
3 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (21.43%) MCITP
4 3 (21.43%) MCSE
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
3 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (21.43%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (21.43%) XenApp
5 1 (7.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) VMware
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle
2 4 (28.57%) HP
3 3 (21.43%) Nortel
3 3 (21.43%) Cisco
3 3 (21.43%) Altiris
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 2 (14.29%) Juniper
5 1 (7.14%) Sophos