The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Taunton 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 30 24 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing Citrix 8 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 3.76% 1.28% -
As % of the Vendors category 6.25% 1.82% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate £195 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £15.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -9.09%
Vendors Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
128 55 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 60.09% 70.51% 69.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 13 16
Average daily rate £325 £285 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.03% -21.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £265 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £430 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 0
Average hourly rate £21.50 £10.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+115.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Citrix
Somerset

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Citrix across the Taunton region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Citrix Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 April 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 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 7 (63.64%) MS Exchange
3 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
3 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (54.55%) Telecoms
3 6 (54.55%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (45.45%) Finance
4 5 (45.45%) Windows
4 5 (45.45%) MCSE
4 5 (45.45%) DNS
4 5 (45.45%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (36.36%) DHCP
5 4 (36.36%) MCP
5 4 (36.36%) VMware
5 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (27.27%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
6 3 (27.27%) SCCM
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (27.27%) Migration
6 3 (27.27%) Altiris
6 3 (27.27%) Nortel Meridian
6 3 (27.27%) assyst
6 3 (27.27%) Service Management
6 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (27.27%) Internet
6 3 (27.27%) Blackberry
6 3 (27.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (27.27%) MSI

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 7 (63.64%) MS Exchange
2 6 (54.55%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (27.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
2 3 (27.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) DNS
2 4 (36.36%) DHCP
3 3 (27.27%) Nortel Meridian
3 3 (27.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MSI
General
1 6 (54.55%) Telecoms
2 5 (45.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Systems Administrator
1 4 (36.36%) Administrator
2 3 (27.27%) Support Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Desktop Support
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Desktop Support Technician
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Support
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Support Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Support Technician
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Desktop Technician
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Team Leader
4 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Team Leader
4 1 (9.09%) Support Team Leader
4 1 (9.09%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Support Team Leader
4 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Video Conferencing
1 3 (27.27%) Blackberry
2 2 (18.18%) Clustering
3 1 (9.09%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
2 3 (27.27%) Windows XP
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (18.18%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Migration
1 3 (27.27%) Service Management
1 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) ITSM
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (45.45%) MCSE
2 5 (45.45%) Citrix Certification
3 4 (36.36%) MCP
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (27.27%) CCNA
4 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
5 2 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (18.18%) MCITP
5 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
4 1 (9.09%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) SCCM
2 2 (18.18%) SCOM
3 1 (9.09%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) VMware
3 3 (27.27%) Altiris
3 3 (27.27%) Nortel
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco
4 1 (9.09%) Symantec
4 1 (9.09%) Sophos