The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 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 Wales 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 54 43 41
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -2
Contract jobs citing Citrix 19 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.54% 1.75% 2.21%
As % of the Vendors category 6.05% 3.60% 4.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 11
Average daily rate
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£375 £275 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -6.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £245 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £275 £308
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £10.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -2.85%
Vendors Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
314 250 287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 41.92% 48.73% 45.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 147 137
Average daily rate £400 £325 £324
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +0.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £167 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 18 17
Average hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £16.14
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.89% -10.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £11.39 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £15.50 £25.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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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 22 July 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 22 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -4 16 £325 +18.18% 2
North Wales - - - - 2
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Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 30 (62.50%) Windows
2 27 (56.25%) Microsoft
3 25 (52.08%) VMware
4 24 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 20 (41.67%) XenApp
6 19 (39.58%) SC Cleared
6 19 (39.58%) Active Directory
7 16 (33.33%) XenDesktop
8 14 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (27.08%) VMware Infrastructure
9 13 (27.08%) SAN
10 12 (25.00%) DNS
10 12 (25.00%) MS Exchange
10 12 (25.00%) Symantec
11 11 (22.92%) HP
11 11 (22.92%) Hyper-V
11 11 (22.92%) SCCM
11 11 (22.92%) vSphere
12 10 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (20.83%) MS Excel
13 9 (18.75%) DV Cleared
13 9 (18.75%) XenServer
14 8 (16.67%) PowerShell
14 8 (16.67%) UNIX
14 8 (16.67%) Terminal Services
14 8 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (16.67%) NetBackup
14 8 (16.67%) Backup Exec
15 7 (14.58%) Remedy
15 7 (14.58%) Norton AntiVirus

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Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 12 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 5 (10.42%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (6.25%) IIS
5 3 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2000
5 3 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.08%) Apache
6 1 (2.08%) nginx
6 1 (2.08%) Confluence
6 1 (2.08%) Lync
6 1 (2.08%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 10 (20.83%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.25%) SAP SRM
2 1 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (27.08%) SAN
2 12 (25.00%) DNS
3 6 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 5 (10.42%) Firewall
4 5 (10.42%) DHCP
4 5 (10.42%) VPN
4 5 (10.42%) WAN
4 5 (10.42%) LAN
5 4 (8.33%) NetScaler
5 4 (8.33%) LDAP
6 2 (4.17%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (4.17%) Unified Communications
6 2 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (4.17%) VoIP
6 2 (4.17%) WLAN
6 2 (4.17%) Internet
6 2 (4.17%) POP3
6 2 (4.17%) SMTP
6 2 (4.17%) Wireless
7 1 (2.08%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.08%) EDRMS
2 1 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.08%) MySQL
2 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (6.25%) LoadRunner
2 2 (4.17%) MSI
3 1 (2.08%) InstallShield
3 1 (2.08%) Subversion
3 1 (2.08%) JIRA
3 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.08%) Wise Package Studio
3 1 (2.08%) Hudson
General
1 4 (8.33%) Local Government
2 3 (6.25%) Finance
3 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.08%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (22.92%) Wintel Engineer
2 7 (14.58%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 5 (10.42%) Consultant
3 5 (10.42%) Wintel Consultant
4 4 (8.33%) Wintel Support
4 4 (8.33%) Citrix Specialist
4 4 (8.33%) Analyst
4 4 (8.33%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Architect
5 3 (6.25%) Security Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Wintel Support Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Performance Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Performance Test Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Technical Support
6 2 (4.17%) Applications Packager
6 2 (4.17%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Technical Support Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.25%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.08%) LAMP
2 1 (2.08%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) Clustering
2 3 (6.25%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.17%) NHS
4 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.08%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 30 (62.50%) Windows
2 14 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (16.67%) UNIX
4 8 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (8.33%) Windows 8
5 4 (8.33%) Windows 7
5 4 (8.33%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.08%) Debian
6 1 (2.08%) Linux
6 1 (2.08%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.08%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (14.58%) ITIL
2 4 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (6.25%) ERP
3 3 (6.25%) Performance Testing
3 3 (6.25%) Load Testing
3 3 (6.25%) Stress Testing
3 3 (6.25%) Test Scripting
4 2 (4.17%) Incident Management
4 2 (4.17%) ITSM
4 2 (4.17%) Service Management
5 1 (2.08%) Change Management
5 1 (2.08%) Risk Management
5 1 (2.08%) Data Modelling
5 1 (2.08%) CRM
5 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.08%) Business Development
5 1 (2.08%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.08%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.08%) Network Design
5 1 (2.08%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 5 (10.42%) VBScript
3 2 (4.17%) SQL
3 2 (4.17%) C
4 1 (2.08%) Java
4 1 (2.08%) Perl
4 1 (2.08%) PHP
4 1 (2.08%) VB
4 1 (2.08%) Ruby
4 1 (2.08%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 24 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 19 (39.58%) SC Cleared
3 9 (18.75%) DV Cleared
4 6 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
5 5 (10.42%) Oracle Certification
5 5 (10.42%) ISEB
5 5 (10.42%) CCA
6 4 (8.33%) MCP
6 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (6.25%) MCSE
7 3 (6.25%) ISTQB
7 3 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (6.25%) CCEE
7 3 (6.25%) CCAA
8 2 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (4.17%) Degree
9 1 (2.08%) MCSA
9 1 (2.08%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (41.67%) XenApp
2 19 (39.58%) Active Directory
3 16 (33.33%) XenDesktop
4 13 (27.08%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (22.92%) Hyper-V
5 11 (22.92%) vSphere
6 9 (18.75%) XenServer
7 8 (16.67%) Terminal Services
8 7 (14.58%) vCloud
9 6 (12.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 6 (12.50%) MetaFrame
10 3 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (6.25%) UAG
11 2 (4.17%) Forefront TMG
11 2 (4.17%) ISA Server
11 2 (4.17%) VMware ESX
12 1 (2.08%) Samba
12 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (2.08%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 11 (22.92%) SCCM
2 8 (16.67%) NetBackup
2 8 (16.67%) Backup Exec
3 7 (14.58%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (10.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (10.42%) HP Data Protector
4 5 (10.42%) SCOM
5 3 (6.25%) ARCserve
5 3 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (4.17%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (4.17%) WSUS
7 1 (2.08%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 1 (2.08%) ZABBIX
7 1 (2.08%) Puppet
Vendors
1 27 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 25 (52.08%) VMware
3 12 (25.00%) Symantec
4 11 (22.92%) HP
5 7 (14.58%) Remedy
5 7 (14.58%) Cisco
5 7 (14.58%) Oracle
6 6 (12.50%) McAfee
7 4 (8.33%) Sophos
8 3 (6.25%) AppSense
8 3 (6.25%) SAP
9 2 (4.17%) SolarWinds
9 2 (4.17%) ProCurve
9 2 (4.17%) NetApp
9 2 (4.17%) Juniper
9 2 (4.17%) CheckPoint
9 2 (4.17%) Dell
9 2 (4.17%) EMC
9 2 (4.17%) Websense
9 2 (4.17%) Mitel