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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 61 46 35
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -11
Contract jobs citing Citrix 10 32 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.29% 3.97% 2.81%
As % of the Vendors category 3.28% 10.63% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 24 10
Average daily rate
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£168 £381 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-56.06% +38.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £241 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £450 £324
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.16% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.92 £16.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+2.54% +8.19%
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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
305 301 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 39.41% 37.30% 42.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 179 98
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £185 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 3 15
Average hourly rate £13.73 £11.05 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.20% -26.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £10.85 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £13.53 £25.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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
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 22 May 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 -18 9 £168 -56.06% 2
Mid Wales - 1 - -
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Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 28 (80.00%) VMware
2 26 (74.29%) Windows
3 21 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 16 (45.71%) Microsoft
5 14 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (34.29%) Security Cleared
6 12 (34.29%) Windows XP
7 11 (31.43%) MS Exchange
8 10 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
9 9 (25.71%) XenApp
9 9 (25.71%) ITIL
9 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (22.86%) MCP
10 8 (22.86%) Exchange Server 2010
10 8 (22.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 7 (20.00%) SC Cleared
11 7 (20.00%) Windows 7
11 7 (20.00%) Cisco
11 7 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
12 6 (17.14%) CCNA
12 6 (17.14%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (14.29%) Hyper-V
13 5 (14.29%) DV Cleared
13 5 (14.29%) VMware ESX
13 5 (14.29%) Firewall
13 5 (14.29%) McAfee
14 4 (11.43%) Terminal Services
14 4 (11.43%) HP
14 4 (11.43%) SLA

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 11 (31.43%) MS Exchange
2 8 (22.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2000
3 4 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (11.43%) Lync
4 3 (8.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.86%) ArcSDE
6 1 (2.86%) IIS
6 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.86%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Office 365
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.86%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.29%) Firewall
2 2 (5.71%) Internet
3 1 (2.86%) Network Security
3 1 (2.86%) SAN
3 1 (2.86%) DNS
3 1 (2.86%) LAN
3 1 (2.86%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MSI
1 3 (8.57%) InstallShield
General
1 2 (5.71%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (5.71%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.86%) Back Office
2 1 (2.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (28.57%) Consultant
2 7 (20.00%) Analyst
3 6 (17.14%) 1st Line Support
3 6 (17.14%) VMware Consultant
4 5 (14.29%) Wintel Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Support Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Support Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Wintel Consultant
5 4 (11.43%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Change Consultant
7 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (5.71%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (5.71%) Desktop Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) IT Support Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Technical Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) IT Support
8 1 (2.86%) Senior Architect
8 1 (2.86%) 3rd Line Server Support
8 1 (2.86%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Visualisation
2 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.57%) Clustering
2 3 (8.57%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.86%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 26 (74.29%) Windows
2 14 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (34.29%) Windows XP
4 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (8.57%) Linux
8 2 (5.71%) AIX
9 1 (2.86%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.86%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) ITIL
2 7 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (8.57%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (5.71%) Validation
4 2 (5.71%) Software Testing
4 2 (5.71%) Incident Management
4 2 (5.71%) IT Governance
4 2 (5.71%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.57%) PowerShell
1 3 (8.57%) Java
2 2 (5.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (34.29%) Security Cleared
2 8 (22.86%) MCP
2 8 (22.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 7 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 6 (17.14%) CCNA
4 6 (17.14%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (14.29%) DV Cleared
6 2 (5.71%) Degree
6 2 (5.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (2.86%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) SLA
2 2 (5.71%) GxP
3 1 (2.86%) QA
3 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (25.71%) XenApp
4 5 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 5 (14.29%) VMware ESX
5 4 (11.43%) Terminal Services
5 4 (11.43%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (2.86%) vSphere
6 1 (2.86%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (5.71%) Tivoli
2 2 (5.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (5.71%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (2.86%) SCCM
3 1 (2.86%) SCOM
3 1 (2.86%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.86%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.86%) ARCserve
3 1 (2.86%) Legato
Vendors
1 28 (80.00%) VMware
2 16 (45.71%) Microsoft
3 7 (20.00%) Cisco
4 5 (14.29%) McAfee
5 4 (11.43%) HP
6 3 (8.57%) AppSense
6 3 (8.57%) Symantec
6 3 (8.57%) Sophos
7 1 (2.86%) LANDesk
7 1 (2.86%) NetApp
7 1 (2.86%) Lotus
7 1 (2.86%) ESRI