The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Citrix products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Citrix over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 62 44 40
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -4
Contract jobs citing Citrix 14 29 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.63% 3.63% 2.26%
As % of the Vendors category 4.15% 9.06% 4.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 19 5
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£173 £425 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-59.41% +54.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £200 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £455 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.62% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £11.50 - £10.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%
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UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Vendors Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
337 320 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 39.23% 40.05% 46.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 191 125
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £474 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 19
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.25 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.88% -1.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.05 £10.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £22.50 £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%

Citrix
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Citrix Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Citrix
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Citrix Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Citrix
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Citrix across the Wales region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

Citrix Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Citrix
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Citrix Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Citrix
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Citrix within the Wales region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -15 12 £170 -60.00% 8
West Wales +7 2 £360 -15.29%
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UK

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 23 (74.19%) Windows
1 23 (74.19%) VMware
2 16 (51.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (48.39%) Microsoft
4 13 (41.94%) Active Directory
4 13 (41.94%) Windows XP
5 10 (32.26%) ITIL
5 10 (32.26%) Windows 7
6 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (25.81%) MS Exchange
7 8 (25.81%) Security Cleared
8 7 (22.58%) Microsoft App-V
8 7 (22.58%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (19.35%) AppSense
9 6 (19.35%) CCNA
9 6 (19.35%) Cisco
9 6 (19.35%) SC Cleared
10 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (16.13%) MS Office
10 5 (16.13%) Firewall
11 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
11 4 (12.90%) SLA
11 4 (12.90%) HP
11 4 (12.90%) Lync
11 4 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (12.90%) SCCM
12 3 (9.68%) Mobile Device Management
12 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2013
12 3 (9.68%) Patch Management

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 8 (25.81%) MS Exchange
2 4 (12.90%) Lync
2 4 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.23%) ArcGIS
4 1 (3.23%) ArcSDE
4 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (16.13%) MS Office
2 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Office 365
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) Firewall
2 2 (6.45%) Internet
3 1 (3.23%) Network Security
3 1 (3.23%) DNS
3 1 (3.23%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MSI
1 3 (9.68%) InstallShield
General
1 2 (6.45%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.23%) Back Office
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (22.58%) Analyst
2 6 (19.35%) 1st Line Support
3 5 (16.13%) Support Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Consultant
3 5 (16.13%) VMware Consultant
4 4 (12.90%) Technical Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (6.45%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Desktop Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) IT Support
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Architect
6 1 (3.23%) 3rd Line Server Support
6 1 (3.23%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Citrix Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.23%) GIS
2 1 (3.23%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 23 (74.19%) Windows
2 16 (51.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (41.94%) Windows XP
4 10 (32.26%) Windows 7
5 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (9.68%) Linux
8 2 (6.45%) AIX
9 1 (3.23%) Mac OS X
9 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) ITIL
2 3 (9.68%) Mobile Device Management
2 3 (9.68%) Patch Management
3 2 (6.45%) Validation
3 2 (6.45%) Network Design
3 2 (6.45%) Software Testing
3 2 (6.45%) Incident Management
3 2 (6.45%) IT Governance
4 1 (3.23%) Change Control
4 1 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) Java
1 3 (9.68%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (25.81%) Security Cleared
2 7 (22.58%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (19.35%) SC Cleared
3 6 (19.35%) CCNA
4 3 (9.68%) DV Cleared
5 2 (6.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (6.45%) MCP
5 2 (6.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (6.45%) Degree
6 1 (3.23%) CCENT
6 1 (3.23%) CCIE
6 1 (3.23%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) SLA
2 2 (6.45%) GxP
3 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 13 (41.94%) Active Directory
2 7 (22.58%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (6.45%) XenApp
5 1 (3.23%) XenDesktop
5 1 (3.23%) vSphere
5 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) SCCM
2 2 (6.45%) Tivoli
2 2 (6.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (6.45%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (6.45%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (6.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (3.23%) Legato
3 1 (3.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 23 (74.19%) VMware
2 15 (48.39%) Microsoft
3 6 (19.35%) AppSense
3 6 (19.35%) Cisco
4 4 (12.90%) HP
5 2 (6.45%) NetApp
5 2 (6.45%) Symantec
5 2 (6.45%) IBM
5 2 (6.45%) Oracle
6 1 (3.23%) F5
6 1 (3.23%) McAfee
6 1 (3.23%) Sophos
6 1 (3.23%) ESRI
6 1 (3.23%) Lotus
6 1 (3.23%) CheckPoint