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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 42 22 19
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -3
Contract jobs citing Citrix 22 60 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.79% 6.58% 6.73%
As % of the Vendors category 6.51% 14.25% 12.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 15 18
Average daily rate
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£295 £325 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.23% -12.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £164 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £575 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 23 6
Average hourly rate £18.50 £31.56 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.37% +125.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £17.97 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.57 £32.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
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
338 421 484
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 42.89% 46.16% 53.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 191 250
Average daily rate £400 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £231 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 38 28
Average hourly rate £16.92 £31.56 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.37% +106.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £14.50 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.57 £42.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

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
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 19 September 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 19 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -4 12 - - 2
Warrington -3 5 - - 4
Wilmslow - 3 - - 3
Runcorn -4 1 £270 - 1
Alderley Edge - - - -
Crewe - - - -
Knutsford - - - -
Citrix
North West

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (68.25%) Windows
2 41 (65.08%) Active Directory
3 38 (60.32%) VMware
4 33 (52.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 33 (52.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 29 (46.03%) Microsoft
6 19 (30.16%) Local Government
7 16 (25.40%) SCOM
7 16 (25.40%) LAN
7 16 (25.40%) WAN
8 13 (20.63%) ITIL
8 13 (20.63%) Sophos
8 13 (20.63%) SCCM
8 13 (20.63%) XenApp
9 12 (19.05%) Windows 7
10 10 (15.87%) MS Office
10 10 (15.87%) MS Exchange
10 10 (15.87%) TCP/IP
10 10 (15.87%) VMware Infrastructure
10 10 (15.87%) VLAN
11 9 (14.29%) Windows XP
11 9 (14.29%) DHCP
11 9 (14.29%) Cisco
11 9 (14.29%) Linux
11 9 (14.29%) McAfee
11 9 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (12.70%) Crystal Reports
12 8 (12.70%) SC Cleared
12 8 (12.70%) Security Cleared
13 7 (11.11%) SAP

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 10 (15.87%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (6.35%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (4.76%) Lync
4 2 (3.17%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.59%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (15.87%) MS Office
2 5 (7.94%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (25.40%) LAN
1 16 (25.40%) WAN
2 10 (15.87%) TCP/IP
2 10 (15.87%) VLAN
3 9 (14.29%) DHCP
4 7 (11.11%) SAN
5 6 (9.52%) DNS
5 6 (9.52%) Firewall
6 5 (7.94%) VPN
7 2 (3.17%) SSL
7 2 (3.17%) Wireless
8 1 (1.59%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (1.59%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.70%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (4.76%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.59%) AdminStudio
General
1 19 (30.16%) Local Government
2 1 (1.59%) Finance
2 1 (1.59%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (19.05%) Analyst
2 8 (12.70%) Wintel Engineer
3 6 (9.52%) Support Analyst
4 5 (7.94%) Network Manager
4 5 (7.94%) Server Engineer
5 4 (6.35%) 1st Line Support
5 4 (6.35%) Help Desk Support
5 4 (6.35%) Wintel Analyst
6 3 (4.76%) Wintel Specialist
6 3 (4.76%) Wintel Technical Specialist
6 3 (4.76%) Technical Specialist
6 3 (4.76%) Windows Server Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 3 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (4.76%) Desktop Support
7 2 (3.17%) Network Engineer
7 2 (3.17%) Support Technician
7 2 (3.17%) Help Desk Analyst
7 2 (3.17%) 1st Line Support Technician
7 2 (3.17%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.59%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.52%) Clustering
2 5 (7.94%) PKI
3 4 (6.35%) Blackberry
4 3 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.76%) Fat Client
4 3 (4.76%) Thin Client
5 2 (3.17%) CESG
5 2 (3.17%) Handset
5 2 (3.17%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.17%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 43 (68.25%) Windows
2 33 (52.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 33 (52.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (19.05%) Windows 7
4 9 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 9 (14.29%) Linux
4 9 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.17%) UNIX
5 2 (3.17%) AIX
5 2 (3.17%) Android
5 2 (3.17%) Windows Vista
5 2 (3.17%) Windows 8
5 2 (3.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.63%) ITIL
2 5 (7.94%) Migration
2 5 (7.94%) Performance Management
3 4 (6.35%) Validation
4 3 (4.76%) High Availability
5 2 (3.17%) Service Management
5 2 (3.17%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (3.17%) Security Management
6 1 (1.59%) Software Licensing
6 1 (1.59%) People Management
6 1 (1.59%) Service Continuity Management
6 1 (1.59%) Email Migration
6 1 (1.59%) Change Control
6 1 (1.59%) Information Security
6 1 (1.59%) Information Security Management
6 1 (1.59%) Risk Management
6 1 (1.59%) Problem Management
6 1 (1.59%) Release Management
6 1 (1.59%) Compatibility Testing
6 1 (1.59%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.17%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.59%) SQL
2 1 (1.59%) VBScript
2 1 (1.59%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (12.70%) SC Cleared
1 8 (12.70%) Security Cleared
2 6 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (9.52%) CCIE
2 6 (9.52%) CCNP
2 6 (9.52%) CCNA
2 6 (9.52%) CCSA
3 3 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (3.17%) MCDST
5 1 (1.59%) Degree
5 1 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.59%) ISEB
5 1 (1.59%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) SLA
2 2 (3.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 41 (65.08%) Active Directory
2 13 (20.63%) XenApp
3 10 (15.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (9.52%) Hyper-V
4 6 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (4.76%) vSphere
5 3 (4.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (1.59%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.59%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.59%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.59%) NFS
Systems Management
1 16 (25.40%) SCOM
2 13 (20.63%) SCCM
Vendors
1 38 (60.32%) VMware
2 29 (46.03%) Microsoft
3 13 (20.63%) Sophos
4 9 (14.29%) Cisco
4 9 (14.29%) McAfee
5 7 (11.11%) SAP
5 7 (11.11%) Adobe
5 7 (11.11%) Symantec
5 7 (11.11%) CA
5 7 (11.11%) Red Hat
5 7 (11.11%) Becrypt
5 7 (11.11%) Veeam
6 6 (9.52%) SolarWinds
6 6 (9.52%) SonicWALL
6 6 (9.52%) Draytek
7 3 (4.76%) Juniper
8 2 (3.17%) AppSense
9 1 (1.59%) HP
9 1 (1.59%) Remedy
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