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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 24 9 19
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +10
Contract jobs citing Citrix 2 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 1.89% 15.09% 3.64%
As % of the Vendors category 7.14% 33.33% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
Average daily rate
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£291 £338 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.70% +14.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £318 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £388 £299
UK excluding London average daily rate £314 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.95% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.84 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.91% +5.25%
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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
28 24 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 26.42% 45.28% 65.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 13 16
Average daily rate £336 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.08% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £125 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £400 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 £19.30 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.27% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.08
% change year-on-year
- -0.41%

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 20 October 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 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) ITIL
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (50.00%) SAN
3 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 4 (40.00%) Oracle
4 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (40.00%) MCSE
4 4 (40.00%) HP
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (40.00%) MCITP
4 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (30.00%) VMware
5 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (30.00%) assyst
5 3 (30.00%) XenApp
5 3 (30.00%) Service Management
5 3 (30.00%) MCP
5 3 (30.00%) UNIX
5 3 (30.00%) LAN
5 3 (30.00%) Cisco
6 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 2 (20.00%) WAN
6 2 (20.00%) SLA
6 2 (20.00%) MS Excel

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) SAN
2 3 (30.00%) LAN
3 2 (20.00%) WAN
3 2 (20.00%) Firewall
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (20.00%) Back Office
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Support Technician
3 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Support
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Service Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Technician
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (10.00%) Clustering
1 1 (10.00%) Statistics
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (30.00%) UNIX
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) Service Management
3 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
1 1 (10.00%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) MCSE
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (40.00%) MCITP
1 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (30.00%) MCP
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 3 (30.00%) XenApp
3 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (10.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle
1 4 (40.00%) HP
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco
2 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) Juniper
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft