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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 40 34 18
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -16
Contract jobs citing Citrix 26 38 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.31% 4.74% 7.74%
As % of the Vendors category 7.32% 11.21% 15.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 14
Average daily rate
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£388 £273 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.20% -10.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £117 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £765 £320 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £300 £309
% change year-on-year
+20.83% -2.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 17 11
Average hourly rate £10.00 £34.06 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.63% +1.65%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.07 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-2.60% +10.00%
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
355 339 356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 45.22% 42.27% 50.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 147 155
Average daily rate £400 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £158 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 40 32
Average hourly rate £18.13 £35.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.20% +75.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £14.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 2 March 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
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 2 March 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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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
Warrington -1 8 £750 +172.72% 8
Macclesfield +3 4 £326 +283.82%
Chester -9 4 £450 +52.54%
Runcorn -2 2 £375 +38.88%
Wilmslow - 1 - - 2
Sandbach - - - -
Nantwich - - - -
Crewe - - - -
Knutsford - - - -
Lymm - - - -
Citrix
North West

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 29 (64.44%) Windows
2 25 (55.56%) Active Directory
3 20 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 16 (35.56%) XenApp
5 14 (31.11%) VMware
6 10 (22.22%) Microsoft App-V
6 10 (22.22%) SCCM
6 10 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (20.00%) Windows 7
7 9 (20.00%) MS Office
7 9 (20.00%) WAN
8 8 (17.78%) Cisco
8 8 (17.78%) AppSense
8 8 (17.78%) Local Government
9 7 (15.56%) LAN
9 7 (15.56%) MS Exchange
9 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (13.33%) PowerShell
10 6 (13.33%) VBScript
10 6 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (13.33%) Firewall
11 5 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (11.11%) Finance
11 5 (11.11%) VLAN
11 5 (11.11%) Compatibility Testing
11 5 (11.11%) Blackberry
11 5 (11.11%) SQL Server
11 5 (11.11%) ITIL
11 5 (11.11%) SQL
11 5 (11.11%) Broadband

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 7 (15.56%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (4.44%) Lync
5 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (20.00%) MS Office
2 5 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.00%) WAN
2 7 (15.56%) LAN
3 6 (13.33%) Firewall
4 5 (11.11%) VLAN
4 5 (11.11%) Broadband
4 5 (11.11%) DHCP
4 5 (11.11%) VPN
4 5 (11.11%) DNS
5 4 (8.89%) Wireless
6 2 (4.44%) SSL
6 2 (4.44%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.22%) SAN
7 1 (2.22%) NAS
7 1 (2.22%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.44%) DataStage
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.22%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (8.89%) AdminStudio
2 3 (6.67%) MSI
General
1 8 (17.78%) Local Government
2 5 (11.11%) Finance
3 4 (8.89%) Banking
4 2 (4.44%) Retail
4 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.44%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.44%) Publishing
5 1 (2.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (13.33%) Architect
2 5 (11.11%) Applications Packager
2 5 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (6.67%) Analyst
3 3 (6.67%) Support Technician
3 3 (6.67%) IT Support Technician
3 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (6.67%) Citrix Engineer
3 3 (6.67%) IT Support
4 2 (4.44%) IT Architect
4 2 (4.44%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (4.44%) Consultant
4 2 (4.44%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (4.44%) Network Technician
4 2 (4.44%) Service Analyst
4 2 (4.44%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (2.22%) Support Engineer
5 1 (2.22%) Applications Consultant
5 1 (2.22%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (2.22%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.89%) Application Packaging
2 2 (4.44%) OAuth
2 2 (4.44%) CSS3
2 2 (4.44%) CSS
2 2 (4.44%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Blackberry
2 4 (8.89%) Mobile App
3 3 (6.67%) FlexPod
3 3 (6.67%) iPad
4 2 (4.44%) iPhone
4 2 (4.44%) Open Source
4 2 (4.44%) Clustering
4 2 (4.44%) Smartphone
5 1 (2.22%) CMDB
5 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.22%) Handset
5 1 (2.22%) User Experience
5 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 29 (64.44%) Windows
2 9 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (11.11%) Android
4 5 (11.11%) Apple iOS
4 5 (11.11%) Windows 8
5 4 (8.89%) Linux
5 4 (8.89%) Windows XP
5 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (6.67%) AIX
6 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (6.67%) UNIX
7 2 (4.44%) HPUX
7 2 (4.44%) Solaris
8 1 (2.22%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (11.11%) ITIL
1 5 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (11.11%) Compatibility Testing
2 4 (8.89%) Business Transformation
2 4 (8.89%) TOGAF
2 4 (8.89%) Incident Management
2 4 (8.89%) Migration
3 3 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (4.44%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (4.44%) Zachman Framework
4 2 (4.44%) Service Management
4 2 (4.44%) SOA
4 2 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.22%) Project Management
5 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.22%) Change Management
5 1 (2.22%) Web Development
5 1 (2.22%) Resource Management
5 1 (2.22%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.33%) VBScript
1 6 (13.33%) PowerShell
2 5 (11.11%) SQL
3 4 (8.89%) VB
4 1 (2.22%) Jython
4 1 (2.22%) Perl
4 1 (2.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (8.89%) CCNA
3 3 (6.67%) CCNP
4 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.44%) VCP4
4 2 (4.44%) CCIE
4 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.44%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (4.44%) CCSA
5 1 (2.22%) MCDST
5 1 (2.22%) MCITP
5 1 (2.22%) MCP
5 1 (2.22%) CCA
5 1 (2.22%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 25 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 16 (35.56%) XenApp
3 10 (22.22%) Microsoft App-V
3 10 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (8.89%) Hyper-V
5 3 (6.67%) XenServer
5 3 (6.67%) XenDesktop
6 2 (4.44%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (22.22%) SCCM
2 1 (2.22%) SCOM
2 1 (2.22%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.22%) MOM
Vendors
1 20 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 14 (31.11%) VMware
3 8 (17.78%) AppSense
3 8 (17.78%) Cisco
4 4 (8.89%) Sun
4 4 (8.89%) HP
5 3 (6.67%) IBM
5 3 (6.67%) Oracle
6 2 (4.44%) Business Objects
6 2 (4.44%) SolarWinds
6 2 (4.44%) Dell
6 2 (4.44%) Avaya
6 2 (4.44%) Juniper
7 1 (2.22%) BMC
7 1 (2.22%) NetApp
Warrington, Cheshire
Connectus
Rate: £750 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Candidate Source
Rate: From £700 to £750 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington
Universe Technology Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington
Venturi
Rate: £10 - £12 per hour
Posted: 24 days ago