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 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 69 33 39
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +6
Contract jobs citing Citrix 10 22 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.29% 3.96% 2.71%
As % of the Vendors category 3.51% 8.06% 5.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 8
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£260 £263 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.95% -19.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £101 £220 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £445 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.48% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.75 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +10.93%
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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
285 273 256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 36.73% 49.10% 46.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 155 121
Average daily rate £360 £275 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.90% -18.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £213 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 9
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.16 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.57% -17.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £12.70 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £19.00 £36.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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 September 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 September 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 -13 6 £260 +1.46% 3
North Wales -1 1 £98 -
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Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 27 (72.97%) Windows
2 20 (54.05%) VMware
3 18 (48.65%) Microsoft
3 18 (48.65%) Security Cleared
4 15 (40.54%) SC Cleared
5 14 (37.84%) Active Directory
6 13 (35.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (35.14%) XenApp
7 11 (29.73%) DNS
8 10 (27.03%) XenDesktop
8 10 (27.03%) VMware Infrastructure
9 9 (24.32%) Hyper-V
9 9 (24.32%) vSphere
9 9 (24.32%) Symantec
10 8 (21.62%) DV Cleared
10 8 (21.62%) SCCM
10 8 (21.62%) HP
10 8 (21.62%) MS Exchange
10 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (18.92%) SAN
11 7 (18.92%) Terminal Services
11 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (18.92%) Norton AntiVirus
12 6 (16.22%) McAfee
12 6 (16.22%) UNIX
12 6 (16.22%) NetBackup
12 6 (16.22%) Backup Exec
13 5 (13.51%) Cisco
13 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
13 5 (13.51%) SharePoint

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 8 (21.62%) MS Exchange
2 5 (13.51%) SharePoint
2 5 (13.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (10.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2000
4 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (8.11%) Tomcat
4 3 (8.11%) IIS
4 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (5.41%) Lync
6 1 (2.70%) nginx
6 1 (2.70%) Confluence
6 1 (2.70%) MediaWiki
6 1 (2.70%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (29.73%) DNS
2 7 (18.92%) SAN
3 4 (10.81%) LAN
3 4 (10.81%) DHCP
4 3 (8.11%) VPN
4 3 (8.11%) Firewall
5 2 (5.41%) Wireless
5 2 (5.41%) LDAP
5 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
5 2 (5.41%) VoIP
5 2 (5.41%) WLAN
5 2 (5.41%) WAN
5 2 (5.41%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (5.41%) NetScaler
5 2 (5.41%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (2.70%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (2.70%) Unified Communications
6 1 (2.70%) IPv6
6 1 (2.70%) IPsec
6 1 (2.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MSI
1 1 (2.70%) Subversion
1 1 (2.70%) JIRA
1 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.70%) Hudson
1 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (8.11%) Local Government
2 1 (2.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (24.32%) Wintel Engineer
2 5 (13.51%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 5 (13.51%) Architect
3 4 (10.81%) Consultant
3 4 (10.81%) Support Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Wintel Support
3 4 (10.81%) Wintel Consultant
4 3 (8.11%) Security Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Technical Architect
5 2 (5.41%) Network Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (5.41%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Technical Support
5 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Wintel Support Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Technical Support Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) SOAP
1 3 (8.11%) XML
2 1 (2.70%) LAMP
2 1 (2.70%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Blackberry
2 3 (8.11%) Clustering
3 1 (2.70%) Wiki
3 1 (2.70%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.70%) User Experience
3 1 (2.70%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 27 (72.97%) Windows
2 13 (35.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (16.22%) UNIX
6 5 (13.51%) Windows 7
7 4 (10.81%) Windows XP
8 3 (8.11%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.70%) Linux
9 1 (2.70%) Debian
9 1 (2.70%) Ubuntu
9 1 (2.70%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.51%) Mentoring
2 4 (10.81%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (8.11%) Web Design
3 3 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (8.11%) ITIL
3 3 (8.11%) UML
4 2 (5.41%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (2.70%) Data Modelling
5 1 (2.70%) Network Design
5 1 (2.70%) Business Development
5 1 (2.70%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.70%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (2.70%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (2.70%) Change Control
5 1 (2.70%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (2.70%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.51%) VBScript
1 5 (13.51%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.70%) VB
2 1 (2.70%) Ruby
2 1 (2.70%) C
2 1 (2.70%) Java
2 1 (2.70%) Perl
2 1 (2.70%) PHP
2 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (48.65%) Security Cleared
2 15 (40.54%) SC Cleared
3 8 (21.62%) DV Cleared
4 3 (8.11%) MCP
4 3 (8.11%) Oracle Certification
4 3 (8.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.70%) MCITP
5 1 (2.70%) MCSE
5 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 14 (37.84%) Active Directory
2 13 (35.14%) XenApp
3 10 (27.03%) XenDesktop
3 10 (27.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (24.32%) Hyper-V
4 9 (24.32%) vSphere
5 7 (18.92%) Terminal Services
6 5 (13.51%) MetaFrame
6 5 (13.51%) vCloud
7 4 (10.81%) XenServer
8 3 (8.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (5.41%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (5.41%) UAG
10 1 (2.70%) Postfix
10 1 (2.70%) Samba
10 1 (2.70%) VMware ESX
10 1 (2.70%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 8 (21.62%) SCCM
2 7 (18.92%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (16.22%) NetBackup
3 6 (16.22%) Backup Exec
4 4 (10.81%) SCOM
5 3 (8.11%) HP Data Protector
5 3 (8.11%) ARCserve
6 2 (5.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (5.41%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (5.41%) WSUS
7 1 (2.70%) ZABBIX
7 1 (2.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (54.05%) VMware
2 18 (48.65%) Microsoft
3 9 (24.32%) Symantec
4 8 (21.62%) HP
5 6 (16.22%) McAfee
6 5 (13.51%) Remedy
6 5 (13.51%) Oracle
6 5 (13.51%) Cisco
7 4 (10.81%) Sophos
8 3 (8.11%) Dell
9 2 (5.41%) Juniper
9 2 (5.41%) Websense
9 2 (5.41%) Mitel
9 2 (5.41%) ProCurve
9 2 (5.41%) SolarWinds
9 2 (5.41%) CheckPoint
10 1 (2.70%) Blue Coat
10 1 (2.70%) AppSense
10 1 (2.70%) NetApp
10 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
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