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 29 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix
Rank 55 19 27
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +8
Contract jobs citing Citrix 33 78 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.27% 7.74% 5.78%
As % of the Vendors category 6.64% 17.03% 13.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 57 13
Median daily rate £425 £613 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.61% +126.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £390 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £700 £288
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 18
Median hourly rate - £16.84 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%
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
497 458 353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 49.31% 45.44% 43.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 252 157
Median daily rate £425 £488 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% +52.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £700 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £369 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.98% +5.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 26 31
Median hourly rate £13.00 £16.84 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.80% +34.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £14.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £37.50 £43.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +4.34%

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 29 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 29 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
Warrington -40 11 £425 -34.61% 3
Chester -12 10 £430 -4.44%
Knutsford - 4 £438 -
Wilmslow - 1 - -
Citrix
North West

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 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 48 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 43 (59.72%) Windows
3 35 (48.61%) Microsoft
3 35 (48.61%) Migration
4 26 (36.11%) VMware
5 24 (33.33%) SCCM
5 24 (33.33%) Data Centre
6 21 (29.17%) ITIL
7 19 (26.39%) Hyper-V
8 17 (23.61%) Local Government
9 16 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
10 15 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
10 15 (20.83%) Office 365
11 13 (18.06%) MS Excel
11 13 (18.06%) Windows Server
12 12 (16.67%) Cisco
12 12 (16.67%) HP
12 12 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
12 12 (16.67%) Skype for Business
12 12 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
13 11 (15.28%) DNS
13 11 (15.28%) SharePoint
14 10 (13.89%) WAN
14 10 (13.89%) DHCP
14 10 (13.89%) Security Cleared
14 10 (13.89%) Windows 7
15 9 (12.50%) PowerShell
15 9 (12.50%) Amazon RDS
15 9 (12.50%) VPN
15 9 (12.50%) IBM

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 12 (16.67%) Skype for Business
2 11 (15.28%) SharePoint
3 9 (12.50%) MS Exchange
4 6 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (5.56%) IIS
6 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.78%) Node.js
6 2 (2.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (18.06%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.39%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 15 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
1 15 (20.83%) Office 365
2 5 (6.94%) IaaS
3 3 (4.17%) PaaS
3 3 (4.17%) SaaS
4 2 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.28%) DNS
2 10 (13.89%) DHCP
2 10 (13.89%) WAN
3 9 (12.50%) VPN
4 8 (11.11%) VLAN
5 7 (9.72%) SAN
6 6 (8.33%) Skype
6 6 (8.33%) SSL
7 5 (6.94%) LAN
8 4 (5.56%) Internet
8 4 (5.56%) TCP/IP
8 4 (5.56%) Wireless
9 3 (4.17%) Firewall
9 3 (4.17%) Remote Desktop
9 3 (4.17%) Unified Communications
9 3 (4.17%) VoIP
10 2 (2.78%) Network Security
10 2 (2.78%) PCoIP
10 2 (2.78%) Reverse Proxy
10 2 (2.78%) Softphone
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.50%) Amazon RDS
2 7 (9.72%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.78%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.78%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.39%) DB2
4 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (9.72%) SpecFlow
1 7 (9.72%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (9.72%) TestComplete
2 6 (8.33%) TeamCity
2 6 (8.33%) Vagrant
3 4 (5.56%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (2.78%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.78%) Gradle
4 2 (2.78%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.39%) AdminStudio
5 1 (1.39%) MSI
General
1 17 (23.61%) Local Government
2 8 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.39%) Marketing
3 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (29.17%) Architect
2 7 (9.72%) Network Architect
3 6 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (6.94%) Administrator
4 5 (6.94%) Project Manager
4 5 (6.94%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (5.56%) Analyst
5 4 (5.56%) Migration Engineer
5 4 (5.56%) Senior Architect
5 4 (5.56%) Server Engineer
5 4 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (5.56%) Windows Administrator
5 4 (5.56%) Windows Engineer
5 4 (5.56%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 3 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (4.17%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (4.17%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (4.17%) Integration Architect
6 3 (4.17%) IT Architect
6 3 (4.17%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.11%) .NET
2 2 (2.78%) AngularJS
2 2 (2.78%) Middleware
2 2 (2.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (2.78%) X-Windows
3 1 (1.39%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.39%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 24 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 6 (8.33%) Blackberry
2 6 (8.33%) PKI
3 5 (6.94%) Fat Client
3 5 (6.94%) Thin Client
4 4 (5.56%) Mobile App
5 3 (4.17%) Clustering
5 3 (4.17%) FlexPod
5 3 (4.17%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (4.17%) VCE vBlock
6 2 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.78%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.78%) Social Media
6 2 (2.78%) User Experience
7 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.39%) Health Informatics
7 1 (1.39%) HP StoreVirtual
7 1 (1.39%) Informatics
7 1 (1.39%) iPad
7 1 (1.39%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 43 (59.72%) Windows
2 13 (18.06%) Windows Server
3 12 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (13.89%) Windows 7
5 9 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (11.11%) Linux
7 7 (9.72%) Windows 10
8 6 (8.33%) Android
8 6 (8.33%) Apple iOS
8 6 (8.33%) Windows 8
9 4 (5.56%) AIX
9 4 (5.56%) Solaris
9 4 (5.56%) Unix
10 3 (4.17%) HPUX
10 3 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (2.78%) Windows XP
12 1 (1.39%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (48.61%) Migration
2 21 (29.17%) ITIL
3 9 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (9.72%) Code Coverage
4 7 (9.72%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (9.72%) Software Engineering
4 7 (9.72%) TDD
4 7 (9.72%) Test Automation
5 5 (6.94%) Infrastructure Transformation
5 5 (6.94%) Network Design
5 5 (6.94%) PRINCE2
6 4 (5.56%) Application Packaging
6 4 (5.56%) Data Migration
6 4 (5.56%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 4 (5.56%) Storage Virtualisation
6 4 (5.56%) Two-Factor Authentication
7 3 (4.17%) High Availability
7 3 (4.17%) Identity Management
7 3 (4.17%) Service Management
7 3 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 7 (9.72%) SQL
3 2 (2.78%) C#
3 2 (2.78%) Java
3 2 (2.78%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.39%) C
4 1 (1.39%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (13.89%) Security Cleared
2 9 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (11.11%) Citrix Certification
3 8 (11.11%) Degree
4 7 (9.72%) CCEA
4 7 (9.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 7 (9.72%) MCITP
4 7 (9.72%) MCSA
5 6 (8.33%) SC Cleared
6 4 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (2.78%) CCNP
9 1 (1.39%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (1.39%) CCIE
9 1 (1.39%) CCNA
9 1 (1.39%) CCSP
9 1 (1.39%) HND
9 1 (1.39%) MCDST
9 1 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (1.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 48 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 19 (26.39%) Hyper-V
3 16 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (11.11%) XenApp
5 4 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (5.56%) VMware ESX
6 3 (4.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 3 (4.17%) vSphere
7 2 (2.78%) VMware Server
8 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 24 (33.33%) SCCM
2 8 (11.11%) SCOM
3 6 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (8.33%) Puppet
4 4 (5.56%) SCOrch
5 3 (4.17%) Windows Intune
6 2 (2.78%) SmoothWall
6 2 (2.78%) StatsD
7 1 (1.39%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (1.39%) SCVMM
7 1 (1.39%) vRealize
Vendors
1 35 (48.61%) Microsoft
2 26 (36.11%) VMware
3 12 (16.67%) Cisco
3 12 (16.67%) HP
4 9 (12.50%) IBM
5 8 (11.11%) Juniper
6 5 (6.94%) AppSense
6 5 (6.94%) Oracle
7 4 (5.56%) Dell
7 4 (5.56%) Sun
8 3 (4.17%) Avaya
8 3 (4.17%) EMC
9 2 (2.78%) 3PAR
9 2 (2.78%) Apigee
9 2 (2.78%) Mashery
10 1 (1.39%) Apple
10 1 (1.39%) Google
10 1 (1.39%) ProCurve
10 1 (1.39%) Wyse