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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 57 37 41
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +4
Contract jobs citing Citrix 15 14 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.18% 2.75% 2.27%
As % of the Vendors category 5.34% 5.81% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 6
Average daily rate
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£450 £330 £231
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% +42.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £320 £131
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £398 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £290 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.62% -10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £16.00 - £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
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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 Wales region.

Vendors Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
281 241 258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 40.90% 47.35% 48.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 119 115
Average daily rate £350 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £234 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £453 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 16 17
Average hourly rate £13.13 £15.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.32% +19.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.23 £13.57 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.35 £23.75 £21.28
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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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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 -12 12 £450 +36.36% 7
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Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 16 (69.57%) Windows
2 11 (47.83%) Active Directory
3 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
3 10 (43.48%) Security Cleared
4 9 (39.13%) SC Cleared
4 9 (39.13%) XenApp
4 9 (39.13%) MS Exchange
5 8 (34.78%) VMware
6 6 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (21.74%) VMware ESX
7 5 (21.74%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (21.74%) SQL
7 5 (21.74%) Blackberry
7 5 (21.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (17.39%) Terminal Services
8 4 (17.39%) MCP
8 4 (17.39%) IIS
8 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2000
8 4 (17.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (17.39%) Hyper-V
8 4 (17.39%) Lync
8 4 (17.39%) Windows 7
8 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (13.04%) Analytics
9 3 (13.04%) Campaign Analysis
9 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
9 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2007

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 9 (39.13%) MS Exchange
2 6 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (21.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2000
4 4 (17.39%) IIS
4 4 (17.39%) Lync
5 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (13.04%) Tomcat
6 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Office
2 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) LAN
1 3 (13.04%) WAN
2 2 (8.70%) MPLS
2 2 (8.70%) DSL
3 1 (4.35%) DNS
General
1 2 (8.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Consultant
2 5 (21.74%) Wintel Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) MI Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Wintel Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Architect
3 3 (13.04%) Change Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Applications Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Service Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Support Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Wintel Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Wintel Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) IT Technician
5 1 (4.35%) Service Desk Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (4.35%) Development Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Desktop Support
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) SOAP
1 3 (13.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Blackberry
2 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (13.04%) Clustering
4 2 (8.70%) Statistics
4 2 (8.70%) Visualisation
5 1 (4.35%) Thin Client
5 1 (4.35%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 16 (69.57%) Windows
2 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (17.39%) Windows 7
2 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (13.04%) Windows XP
3 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (8.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (13.04%) Web Design
2 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (13.04%) UML
2 3 (13.04%) CRM
2 3 (13.04%) Analytics
2 3 (13.04%) Campaign Analysis
3 2 (8.70%) ITIL
4 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.35%) Business Development
4 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.35%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) SQL
2 3 (13.04%) VBA
2 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.35%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (43.48%) Security Cleared
2 9 (39.13%) SC Cleared
3 4 (17.39%) MCP
3 4 (17.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 11 (47.83%) Active Directory
2 9 (39.13%) XenApp
3 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (21.74%) VMware ESX
4 4 (17.39%) Terminal Services
4 4 (17.39%) Hyper-V
5 1 (4.35%) XenDesktop
5 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (4.35%) NetBackup
2 1 (4.35%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.35%) SCCM
2 1 (4.35%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
2 8 (34.78%) VMware
3 3 (13.04%) Sage
3 3 (13.04%) Symantec
3 3 (13.04%) McAfee
4 1 (4.35%) Sophos
4 1 (4.35%) LANDesk
4 1 (4.35%) Dell
4 1 (4.35%) NetApp
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco