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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Citrix over the 3 months to 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 41 24 20
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -4
Contract jobs citing Citrix 25 54 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.07% 5.87% 6.96%
As % of the Vendors category 6.53% 13.27% 13.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 16
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£300 £325 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -12.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £205 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £575 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.34% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 22 5
Average hourly rate £29.50 £31.56 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.51% +125.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.67 £21.90 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.12 £33.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.84 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.91% +5.25%
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
383 407 442
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 47.05% 44.24% 50.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 181 232
Average daily rate £400 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £238 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 43 22
Average hourly rate £18.50 £31.56 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.37% +106.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £12.45 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.57 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.63
% change year-on-year
- -3.35%

Citrix
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Citrix across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 21 October 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Citrix across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Citrix Hourly Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Citrix
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Citrix within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 21 October 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
Chester -2 16 £430 +91.11% 2
Warrington -10 5 £300 +114.28% 2
Runcorn -2 1 £270 - 1
Alderley Edge - - - -
Crewe - - - -
Knutsford - - - -
Widnes - - - -
Wilmslow - - - - 3
Citrix
North West

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 43 (70.49%) Windows
2 39 (63.93%) Active Directory
3 33 (54.10%) VMware
4 28 (45.90%) Microsoft
5 27 (44.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (42.62%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (26.23%) Local Government
8 15 (24.59%) Windows 7
9 13 (21.31%) LAN
9 13 (21.31%) WAN
10 12 (19.67%) XenApp
11 11 (18.03%) SCCM
11 11 (18.03%) MS Exchange
11 11 (18.03%) TCP/IP
11 11 (18.03%) Sophos
12 10 (16.39%) Windows XP
12 10 (16.39%) ITIL
12 10 (16.39%) SCOM
13 9 (14.75%) VLAN
13 9 (14.75%) Linux
14 8 (13.11%) MS Office
15 7 (11.48%) DHCP
15 7 (11.48%) Cisco
15 7 (11.48%) CCNA
15 7 (11.48%) Cisco Certification
15 7 (11.48%) SC Cleared
15 7 (11.48%) Security Cleared
15 7 (11.48%) VMware Infrastructure
15 7 (11.48%) Firewall
16 6 (9.84%) CCSA

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 (18.03%) MS Exchange
2 5 (8.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (4.92%) Lync
3 3 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (4.92%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 8 (13.11%) MS Office
2 5 (8.20%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (21.31%) LAN
1 13 (21.31%) WAN
2 11 (18.03%) TCP/IP
3 9 (14.75%) VLAN
4 7 (11.48%) DHCP
4 7 (11.48%) Firewall
5 6 (9.84%) VPN
6 5 (8.20%) DNS
7 4 (6.56%) SAN
8 3 (4.92%) Wireless
9 2 (3.28%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.84%) Crystal Reports
2 5 (8.20%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.28%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 2 (3.28%) AdminStudio
General
1 16 (26.23%) Local Government
2 3 (4.92%) Banking
3 1 (1.64%) Finance
3 1 (1.64%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (18.03%) Analyst
2 6 (9.84%) Support Analyst
2 6 (9.84%) Wintel Engineer
3 5 (8.20%) Help Desk Support
3 5 (8.20%) Network Manager
4 4 (6.56%) Server Engineer
4 4 (6.56%) Desktop Support
4 4 (6.56%) 1st Line Support
5 3 (4.92%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 3 (4.92%) Windows Server Engineer
5 3 (4.92%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (4.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (4.92%) Wintel Specialist
5 3 (4.92%) Wintel Analyst
5 3 (4.92%) Wintel Technical Specialist
5 3 (4.92%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (3.28%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (3.28%) 1st Line Support Technician
6 2 (3.28%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (3.28%) Help Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.64%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.20%) Blackberry
2 4 (6.56%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.92%) Handset
3 3 (4.92%) Clustering
3 3 (4.92%) iPad
3 3 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.28%) Thin Client
4 2 (3.28%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.28%) PKI
4 2 (3.28%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 43 (70.49%) Windows
2 27 (44.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (42.62%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (24.59%) Windows 7
5 10 (16.39%) Windows XP
6 9 (14.75%) Linux
7 6 (9.84%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (4.92%) Windows Vista
9 2 (3.28%) Android
9 2 (3.28%) Apple iOS
9 2 (3.28%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.39%) ITIL
2 4 (6.56%) Migration
2 4 (6.56%) Performance Management
3 3 (4.92%) Service Management
3 3 (4.92%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (3.28%) Validation
4 2 (3.28%) Compatibility Testing
4 2 (3.28%) High Availability
5 1 (1.64%) Change Control
5 1 (1.64%) Service Continuity Management
5 1 (1.64%) Email Migration
5 1 (1.64%) Software Licensing
5 1 (1.64%) People Management
5 1 (1.64%) Problem Management
5 1 (1.64%) Release Management
5 1 (1.64%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.56%) SQL
2 3 (4.92%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.28%) VBScript
3 2 (3.28%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (11.48%) CCNA
1 7 (11.48%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (11.48%) SC Cleared
1 7 (11.48%) Security Cleared
2 6 (9.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (9.84%) CCIE
2 6 (9.84%) CCNP
2 6 (9.84%) CCSA
3 3 (4.92%) MCDST
3 3 (4.92%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.64%) Degree
4 1 (1.64%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (63.93%) Active Directory
2 12 (19.67%) XenApp
3 7 (11.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (9.84%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (8.20%) Hyper-V
6 2 (3.28%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (3.28%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (3.28%) vSphere
7 1 (1.64%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.64%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.64%) NFS
Systems Management
1 11 (18.03%) SCCM
2 10 (16.39%) SCOM
3 1 (1.64%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 33 (54.10%) VMware
2 28 (45.90%) Microsoft
3 11 (18.03%) Sophos
4 7 (11.48%) Cisco
5 6 (9.84%) SonicWALL
5 6 (9.84%) Draytek
5 6 (9.84%) SolarWinds
6 5 (8.20%) Becrypt
6 5 (8.20%) Veeam
6 5 (8.20%) SAP
6 5 (8.20%) Adobe
6 5 (8.20%) McAfee
6 5 (8.20%) CA
6 5 (8.20%) Red Hat
6 5 (8.20%) Symantec
7 3 (4.92%) AppSense
8 2 (3.28%) Business Objects
8 2 (3.28%) Juniper
9 1 (1.64%) HP
9 1 (1.64%) Avaya
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