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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Citrix
North West / Cheshire
Rank 33 29 55
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +26
Contract jobs citing Citrix 14 42 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.89% 4.72% 1.78%
As % of the Vendors category 6.42% 11.67% 3.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 17 4
Median daily rate £300 £300 £349
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £209 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £485 £431
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
- +0.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 5
Median hourly rate £16.06 £31.03 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.22% +210.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £17.00 £15.93
% change year-on-year
-14.70% +6.75%

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
218 360 353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 44.95% 40.45% 48.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 200 176
Median daily rate £375 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £565 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £373
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 19 24
Median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £18.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +37.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.98 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £35.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +32.35%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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 +15 6 £275 -8.33% 1
Chester -1 3 £115 -69.12%
Macclesfield -6 2 - -
Citrix
North West

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 24 (66.67%) Windows
2 22 (61.11%) Microsoft
3 12 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 11 (30.56%) MS Office
5 9 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 9 (25.00%) VMware
5 9 (25.00%) SCCM
5 9 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 7 (19.44%) Security Cleared
6 7 (19.44%) WSUS
7 6 (16.67%) XenApp
7 6 (16.67%) XenDesktop
7 6 (16.67%) Cisco
7 6 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
7 6 (16.67%) MS Visio
7 6 (16.67%) VPN
7 6 (16.67%) DNS
7 6 (16.67%) Finance
7 6 (16.67%) Migration
8 5 (13.89%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (13.89%) Firewall
8 5 (13.89%) Intel Security
8 5 (13.89%) LAN
8 5 (13.89%) WAN
8 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (13.89%) Banking
8 5 (13.89%) VMware ESX
8 5 (13.89%) McAfee ePO
8 5 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (13.89%) Waterfall

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 3 (8.33%) IBM Notes
1 3 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 5.5
3 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (30.56%) MS Office
2 9 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 6 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (16.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.11%) Office 365
2 3 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.67%) DNS
1 6 (16.67%) VPN
2 5 (13.89%) Firewall
2 5 (13.89%) LAN
2 5 (13.89%) WAN
3 3 (8.33%) DHCP
3 3 (8.33%) VLAN
4 2 (5.56%) NAS
4 2 (5.56%) SAN
4 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.56%) VoIP
5 1 (2.78%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (2.78%) NetScaler
5 1 (2.78%) Network Security
5 1 (2.78%) SSL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (16.67%) Finance
2 5 (13.89%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
1 4 (11.11%) Architect
1 4 (11.11%) Citrix Engineer
1 4 (11.11%) Consultant
1 4 (11.11%) Delivery Manager
1 4 (11.11%) Support Engineer
2 3 (8.33%) 1st Line Engineer
2 3 (8.33%) 1st Line Support Engineer
2 3 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (8.33%) Enterprise Architect
2 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
2 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (8.33%) Migration Manager
2 3 (8.33%) Network Engineer
3 2 (5.56%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 2 (5.56%) Data Migration Manager
3 2 (5.56%) Data Migration Project Manager
3 2 (5.56%) Project Manager
3 2 (5.56%) Senior Architect
3 2 (5.56%) Senior Enterprise Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Fat Client
1 3 (8.33%) Hybrid Cloud
1 3 (8.33%) Thin Client
2 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.78%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.78%) Digital Media
2 1 (2.78%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.78%) iPhone
2 1 (2.78%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 24 (66.67%) Windows
2 9 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (13.89%) Windows 10
3 5 (13.89%) Windows Server
4 4 (11.11%) Windows XP
5 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.67%) Migration
2 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (13.89%) Software Deployment
2 5 (13.89%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (13.89%) Waterfall
3 4 (11.11%) Project Management
4 3 (8.33%) ITIL
4 3 (8.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 3 (8.33%) Service Design
4 3 (8.33%) Service Management
4 3 (8.33%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 2 (5.56%) Data Migration
5 2 (5.56%) Identity Management
5 2 (5.56%) Network Design
5 2 (5.56%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.78%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.78%) IT Governance
6 1 (2.78%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.78%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (2.78%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.56%) VB
2 2 (5.56%) VB6
2 2 (5.56%) VBScript
3 1 (2.78%) Java
3 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.78%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.56%) Degree
4 1 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.78%) CCA
4 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.78%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (2.78%) MCSE
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) SLA
2 2 (5.56%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.78%) BS25999
3 1 (2.78%) COBIT
3 1 (2.78%) COSO
3 1 (2.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 6 (16.67%) XenApp
2 6 (16.67%) XenDesktop
3 5 (13.89%) VMware ESX
3 5 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (8.33%) Hyper-V
4 3 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (5.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (5.56%) VMware GSX
6 1 (2.78%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (25.00%) SCCM
2 7 (19.44%) WSUS
3 5 (13.89%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (5.56%) MOM
4 2 (5.56%) SCOM
4 2 (5.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (2.78%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 22 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 9 (25.00%) VMware
3 6 (16.67%) Cisco
4 5 (13.89%) Intel Security
5 3 (8.33%) AppSense
5 3 (8.33%) HP
5 3 (8.33%) Lotus
6 2 (5.56%) NetApp
6 2 (5.56%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.78%) F5
7 1 (2.78%) Juniper