The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Citrix products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Citrix over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 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.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix
Rank 61 17 30
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +13
Contract jobs citing Citrix 32 83 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.90% 8.31% 6.06%
As % of the Vendors category 5.91% 17.89% 13.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 63 12
Median daily rate £385 £625 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.40% +138.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £400 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £720 £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 19
Median hourly rate - £17.17 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -47.16%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%
Citrix
North West

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

Vendors Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
541 464 358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 49.05% 46.45% 44.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 252 160
Median daily rate £425 £475 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +39.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £700 £511
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 24 34
Median hourly rate £14.75 £15.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £13.55 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.54 £21.25 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

Citrix
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing Citrix as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Citrix Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Citrix
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Citrix Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Citrix
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Citrix across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

Citrix Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Citrix
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Citrix Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Citrix
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Citrix within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester 0 12 £425 -5.55%
Warrington -40 9 £390 -40.90% 1
Knutsford - 3 £450 -
Wilmslow - 1 - -
Citrix
North West

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Citrix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Citrix.

1 45 (61.64%) Active Directory
2 42 (57.53%) Windows
3 38 (52.05%) Migration
4 31 (42.47%) Microsoft
5 26 (35.62%) VMware
6 24 (32.88%) Data Centre
7 23 (31.51%) SCCM
8 22 (30.14%) Hyper-V
9 19 (26.03%) ITIL
10 16 (21.92%) HP
10 16 (21.92%) Local Government
10 16 (21.92%) Microsoft Azure
11 15 (20.55%) VMware Infrastructure
11 15 (20.55%) Office 365
12 14 (19.18%) Cisco
13 13 (17.81%) IBM
14 12 (16.44%) WAN
15 11 (15.07%) DNS
15 11 (15.07%) MS Excel
15 11 (15.07%) SharePoint
15 11 (15.07%) Skype for Business
16 9 (12.33%) Windows 7
16 9 (12.33%) Amazon RDS
16 9 (12.33%) VLAN
16 9 (12.33%) DHCP
16 9 (12.33%) VPN
16 9 (12.33%) Windows Server
17 8 (10.96%) Juniper
17 8 (10.96%) Microsoft Certification
17 8 (10.96%) Linux

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (15.07%) SharePoint
1 11 (15.07%) Skype for Business
2 8 (10.96%) MS Exchange
3 6 (8.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (4.11%) IIS
5 2 (2.74%) Node.js
5 2 (2.74%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (15.07%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.37%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 16 (21.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (20.55%) Office 365
3 5 (6.85%) IaaS
4 3 (4.11%) PaaS
4 3 (4.11%) SaaS
5 2 (2.74%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (2.74%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.44%) WAN
2 11 (15.07%) DNS
3 9 (12.33%) DHCP
3 9 (12.33%) VLAN
3 9 (12.33%) VPN
4 6 (8.22%) SAN
4 6 (8.22%) SSL
5 5 (6.85%) Skype
6 4 (5.48%) Internet
6 4 (5.48%) LAN
6 4 (5.48%) TCP/IP
6 4 (5.48%) Wireless
7 3 (4.11%) Firewall
7 3 (4.11%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (4.11%) Unified Communications
7 3 (4.11%) VoIP
8 2 (2.74%) Network Security
9 1 (1.37%) NetScaler
9 1 (1.37%) PCoIP
9 1 (1.37%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.33%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (5.48%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.74%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (2.74%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.74%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.74%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (8.22%) SpecFlow
1 6 (8.22%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (8.22%) TestComplete
2 5 (6.85%) TeamCity
2 5 (6.85%) Vagrant
3 4 (5.48%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.37%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.37%) Gradle
4 1 (1.37%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.37%) MSI
General
1 16 (21.92%) Local Government
2 8 (10.96%) Finance
3 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.37%) Marketing
3 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (35.62%) Architect
2 8 (10.96%) Network Architect
3 7 (9.59%) Infrastructure Architect
4 6 (8.22%) Project Manager
5 5 (6.85%) IT Architect
5 5 (6.85%) IT Infrastructure Architect
5 5 (6.85%) Migration Engineer
5 5 (6.85%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (6.85%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (5.48%) Administrator
6 4 (5.48%) Analyst
6 4 (5.48%) Cloud Engineer
6 4 (5.48%) Senior Architect
7 3 (4.11%) Integration Architect
7 3 (4.11%) Network Engineer
7 3 (4.11%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (4.11%) Windows Administrator
7 3 (4.11%) Windows Engineer
7 3 (4.11%) Windows Systems Administrator
8 2 (2.74%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.59%) .NET
2 3 (4.11%) Middleware
3 2 (2.74%) AngularJS
3 2 (2.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (2.74%) X-Windows
4 1 (1.37%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.37%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 24 (32.88%) Data Centre
2 6 (8.22%) Blackberry
2 6 (8.22%) Clustering
2 6 (8.22%) FlexPod
2 6 (8.22%) VCE vBlock
3 5 (6.85%) Fat Client
3 5 (6.85%) PKI
3 5 (6.85%) Thin Client
4 4 (5.48%) Mobile App
5 3 (4.11%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.74%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.74%) Social Media
6 2 (2.74%) User Experience
7 1 (1.37%) Handset
7 1 (1.37%) Health Informatics
7 1 (1.37%) Informatics
7 1 (1.37%) iPad
7 1 (1.37%) PMI
7 1 (1.37%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 42 (57.53%) Windows
2 9 (12.33%) Windows 7
2 9 (12.33%) Windows Server
3 8 (10.96%) Linux
3 8 (10.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (10.96%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (9.59%) Windows 10
5 6 (8.22%) AIX
5 6 (8.22%) Android
5 6 (8.22%) Apple iOS
5 6 (8.22%) HPUX
5 6 (8.22%) Solaris
5 6 (8.22%) Windows 8
5 6 (8.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (5.48%) Unix
7 2 (2.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.74%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.37%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (52.05%) Migration
2 19 (26.03%) ITIL
3 8 (10.96%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (8.22%) Code Coverage
4 6 (8.22%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (8.22%) Network Design
4 6 (8.22%) Software Engineering
4 6 (8.22%) TDD
4 6 (8.22%) Test Automation
5 5 (6.85%) Infrastructure Transformation
6 4 (5.48%) Data Migration
6 4 (5.48%) High Availability
6 4 (5.48%) PRINCE2
6 4 (5.48%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (5.48%) Storage Virtualisation
7 3 (4.11%) Identity Management
7 3 (4.11%) Project Management
7 3 (4.11%) Service Management
8 2 (2.74%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (2.74%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.96%) PowerShell
2 5 (6.85%) SQL
3 2 (2.74%) C#
3 2 (2.74%) Java
3 2 (2.74%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.37%) C
4 1 (1.37%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (10.96%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (10.96%) Security Cleared
2 7 (9.59%) Citrix Certification
2 7 (9.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 7 (9.59%) MCITP
2 7 (9.59%) MCSA
3 6 (8.22%) CCEA
3 6 (8.22%) Degree
4 4 (5.48%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (4.11%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (4.11%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.74%) CCNP
7 1 (1.37%) CCIE
7 1 (1.37%) CCNA
7 1 (1.37%) CCSP
7 1 (1.37%) HND
7 1 (1.37%) MCDST
7 1 (1.37%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.11%) SLA
System Software
1 45 (61.64%) Active Directory
2 22 (30.14%) Hyper-V
3 15 (20.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (6.85%) XenApp
5 3 (4.11%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.74%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (2.74%) vSphere
7 1 (1.37%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.37%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 23 (31.51%) SCCM
2 7 (9.59%) SCOM
3 6 (8.22%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (6.85%) Puppet
5 4 (5.48%) SCOrch
6 3 (4.11%) Windows Intune
7 2 (2.74%) SmoothWall
7 2 (2.74%) StatsD
8 1 (1.37%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (1.37%) SCVMM
8 1 (1.37%) vRealize
Vendors
1 31 (42.47%) Microsoft
2 26 (35.62%) VMware
3 16 (21.92%) HP
4 14 (19.18%) Cisco
5 13 (17.81%) IBM
6 8 (10.96%) Juniper
7 7 (9.59%) Dell
7 7 (9.59%) Sun
8 5 (6.85%) Oracle
9 3 (4.11%) 3PAR
9 3 (4.11%) EMC
10 2 (2.74%) Apigee
10 2 (2.74%) AppSense
10 2 (2.74%) Avaya
10 2 (2.74%) Mashery
11 1 (1.37%) Apple
11 1 (1.37%) Google
11 1 (1.37%) ProCurve
11 1 (1.37%) Wyse