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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 60 40 31
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -9
Contract jobs citing Citrix 19 26 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.75% 3.30% 5.33%
As % of the Vendors category 5.49% 7.32% 11.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 10
Average daily rate
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£300 £270 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -41.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £304 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 18 19
Average hourly rate £25.00 £16.92 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.75% -46.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.47 £8.50 £21.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £45.00 £41.44
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -5.40%
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
346 355 400
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 31.89% 45.11% 47.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 157 173
Average daily rate £400 £400 £364
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £213 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 27 35
Average hourly rate £15.77 £16.84 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.35% -46.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £8.50 £14.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.40 £45.00 £41.87
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.98 £19.30
% change year-on-year
-1.22% -1.64%

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 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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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
Warrington -19 6 £300 +71.42% 7
Chester -11 4 £500 - 1
Runcorn +5 2 - - 3
Northwich - 2 £300 -
Crewe - 1 - -
Macclesfield - 1 - -
Citrix
North West

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 44 (46.81%) Data Warehouse
2 43 (45.74%) Oracle
3 41 (43.62%) JavaScript
3 41 (43.62%) Amazon AWS
3 41 (43.62%) MongoDB
3 41 (43.62%) Apache Cassandra
3 41 (43.62%) IaaS
3 41 (43.62%) Opscode Chef
3 41 (43.62%) StatsD
4 40 (42.55%) Big Data
4 40 (42.55%) R
4 40 (42.55%) Hadoop
4 40 (42.55%) Teradata
5 39 (41.49%) Tableau
5 39 (41.49%) Machine Learning
6 38 (40.43%) Cloud Computing
6 38 (40.43%) Apigee
6 38 (40.43%) Mashery
7 37 (39.36%) Visualisation
8 32 (34.04%) Agile Software Development
9 31 (32.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 31 (32.98%) Node.js
9 31 (32.98%) AngularJS
10 28 (29.79%) Windows
11 25 (26.60%) Python
11 25 (26.60%) Java
11 25 (26.60%) .NET
12 24 (25.53%) Active Directory
13 21 (22.34%) XenApp
14 18 (19.15%) Microsoft

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 31 (32.98%) Node.js
2 5 (5.32%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.32%) MS Exchange
2 5 (5.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (4.26%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.06%) IIS
5 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (5.32%) MS Office
2 1 (1.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.26%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.13%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (2.13%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 41 (43.62%) Amazon AWS
1 41 (43.62%) IaaS
2 38 (40.43%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (5.32%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.13%) Office 365
5 1 (1.06%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.51%) DHCP
1 8 (8.51%) TCP/IP
1 8 (8.51%) VPN
1 8 (8.51%) DNS
1 8 (8.51%) Internet
1 8 (8.51%) Wireless
2 6 (6.38%) Firewall
2 6 (6.38%) Broadband
3 5 (5.32%) LAN
3 5 (5.32%) WAN
3 5 (5.32%) SAN
4 3 (3.19%) VoIP
4 3 (3.19%) VLAN
5 2 (2.13%) Network Security
5 2 (2.13%) NAS
5 2 (2.13%) NetScaler
5 2 (2.13%) SSL
6 1 (1.06%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.06%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (46.81%) Data Warehouse
2 41 (43.62%) MongoDB
2 41 (43.62%) Apache Cassandra
3 40 (42.55%) Big Data
3 40 (42.55%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (1.06%) MSI
1 1 (1.06%) AdminStudio
General
1 12 (12.77%) Finance
2 10 (10.64%) Local Government
3 1 (1.06%) Banking
3 1 (1.06%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (39.36%) Architect
2 30 (31.91%) Technical Architect
3 21 (22.34%) Digital Architect
4 19 (20.21%) Digital Technical Architect
5 16 (17.02%) Senior Architect
6 15 (15.96%) Senior Technical Architect
7 10 (10.64%) Senior Digital Architect
8 9 (9.57%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
9 5 (5.32%) Desktop Support
10 4 (4.26%) Consultant
10 4 (4.26%) 3rd Line Support
10 4 (4.26%) Applications Architect
10 4 (4.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 3 (3.19%) Analyst
11 3 (3.19%) Service Desk Analyst
11 3 (3.19%) IT Support Technician
11 3 (3.19%) Service Analyst
11 3 (3.19%) Support Technician
11 3 (3.19%) Project Manager
11 3 (3.19%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (32.98%) AngularJS
1 31 (32.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 25 (26.60%) .NET
3 6 (6.38%) .NET Framework
4 5 (5.32%) OAuth
4 5 (5.32%) CSS3
4 5 (5.32%) CSS
4 5 (5.32%) SAML
5 2 (2.13%) Application Packaging
6 1 (1.06%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 37 (39.36%) Visualisation
2 9 (9.57%) User Experience
2 9 (9.57%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (8.51%) Blackberry
4 7 (7.45%) iPad
5 5 (5.32%) Mobile App
5 5 (5.32%) Management Information System
6 4 (4.26%) Handset
6 4 (4.26%) Smartphone
6 4 (4.26%) iPhone
7 2 (2.13%) CMDB
7 2 (2.13%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.06%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 28 (29.79%) Windows
2 17 (18.09%) Linux
2 17 (18.09%) UNIX
3 11 (11.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (8.51%) Windows 7
5 6 (6.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (6.38%) Windows XP
6 3 (3.19%) Windows Vista
6 3 (3.19%) Android
6 3 (3.19%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.13%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (41.49%) Machine Learning
2 32 (34.04%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (10.64%) Migration
4 7 (7.45%) Web Accessibility
5 6 (6.38%) Project Management
5 6 (6.38%) ITIL
6 5 (5.32%) SOA
6 5 (5.32%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (5.32%) Service Management
6 5 (5.32%) Open Source
6 5 (5.32%) TOGAF
7 4 (4.26%) Incident Management
7 4 (4.26%) Business Transformation
8 3 (3.19%) Enterprise Architecture
9 2 (2.13%) ITSM
10 1 (1.06%) Patch Management
10 1 (1.06%) Server Building
10 1 (1.06%) Web Development
10 1 (1.06%) Compatibility Testing
10 1 (1.06%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (43.62%) JavaScript
2 40 (42.55%) R
3 25 (26.60%) Java
3 25 (26.60%) Python
4 2 (2.13%) Jython
4 2 (2.13%) Perl
4 2 (2.13%) PHP
4 2 (2.13%) SQL
5 1 (1.06%) VBScript
5 1 (1.06%) VB
5 1 (1.06%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (4.26%) MCDST
2 3 (3.19%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (3.19%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.13%) Degree
3 2 (2.13%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.06%) A+ Certification
4 1 (1.06%) CCSA
4 1 (1.06%) CCIE
4 1 (1.06%) CCNP
4 1 (1.06%) CCNA
4 1 (1.06%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.19%) SLA
2 1 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 24 (25.53%) Active Directory
2 21 (22.34%) XenApp
3 9 (9.57%) XenDesktop
4 6 (6.38%) VMware ESX
4 6 (6.38%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (5.32%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (5.32%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.13%) XenServer
6 2 (2.13%) ISA Server
6 2 (2.13%) vSphere
7 1 (1.06%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 41 (43.62%) Opscode Chef
1 41 (43.62%) StatsD
2 9 (9.57%) SCCM
3 1 (1.06%) WSUS
Vendors
1 43 (45.74%) Oracle
2 40 (42.55%) Teradata
3 39 (41.49%) Tableau
4 38 (40.43%) Apigee
4 38 (40.43%) Mashery
5 18 (19.15%) VMware
5 18 (19.15%) Microsoft
6 7 (7.45%) HP
6 7 (7.45%) Cisco
6 7 (7.45%) AppSense
7 6 (6.38%) IBM
8 3 (3.19%) Avaya
8 3 (3.19%) SolarWinds
9 2 (2.13%) Remedy
9 2 (2.13%) Toshiba
9 2 (2.13%) BT
9 2 (2.13%) Fortinet
10 1 (1.06%) McAfee
10 1 (1.06%) Sophos
10 1 (1.06%) BMC
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