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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 49 30 29
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -1
Contract jobs citing Citrix 27 37 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.76% 4.65% 5.26%
As % of the Vendors category 8.33% 9.89% 10.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 8
Average daily rate
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£300 £260 £354
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -26.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £168 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £282 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 17 14
Average hourly rate £21.25 £12.50 £36.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.00% -65.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.67 £9.60 £16.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.90 £44.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.85%
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
324 374 374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 33.13% 47.04% 49.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 162 130
Average daily rate £400 £320 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -10.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £168 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £490 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 31 30
Average hourly rate £18.13 £12.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.00% -64.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £22.30 £44.96
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.25%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 30 July 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
Chester -8 8 £270 +17.39% 1
Warrington -16 8 £650 +271.42% 10
Runcorn -1 2 - - 2
Crewe - 2 - - 1
Northwich - 2 £300 -
Macclesfield - 1 - -
Citrix
North West

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 45 (41.28%) Oracle
1 45 (41.28%) Data Warehouse
2 40 (36.70%) JavaScript
2 40 (36.70%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (36.70%) MongoDB
2 40 (36.70%) Apache Cassandra
2 40 (36.70%) IaaS
2 40 (36.70%) Opscode Chef
2 40 (36.70%) StatsD
3 39 (35.78%) Big Data
3 39 (35.78%) R
3 39 (35.78%) Hadoop
3 39 (35.78%) Teradata
4 38 (34.86%) Tableau
4 38 (34.86%) Machine Learning
5 37 (33.94%) Cloud Computing
5 37 (33.94%) Apigee
5 37 (33.94%) Mashery
6 36 (33.03%) Visualisation
7 34 (31.19%) Agile Software Development
8 31 (28.44%) XenApp
9 30 (27.52%) Node.js
9 30 (27.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 30 (27.52%) AngularJS
10 29 (26.61%) Windows
11 28 (25.69%) Active Directory
12 25 (22.94%) Python
12 25 (22.94%) Java
12 25 (22.94%) .NET
13 23 (21.10%) Microsoft

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 30 (27.52%) Node.js
2 7 (6.42%) MS Exchange
3 6 (5.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (3.67%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (3.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (3.67%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.92%) IIS
6 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (5.50%) MS Office
2 1 (0.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (4.59%) Oracle Payables
2 4 (3.67%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.83%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 40 (36.70%) Amazon AWS
1 40 (36.70%) IaaS
2 37 (33.94%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (6.42%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.83%) Office 365
5 1 (0.92%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.09%) Broadband
2 10 (9.17%) DNS
3 9 (8.26%) DHCP
4 8 (7.34%) Internet
4 8 (7.34%) Firewall
4 8 (7.34%) Wireless
5 7 (6.42%) TCP/IP
6 6 (5.50%) VPN
7 4 (3.67%) LAN
7 4 (3.67%) WAN
7 4 (3.67%) SAN
7 4 (3.67%) VLAN
8 3 (2.75%) NAS
9 2 (1.83%) NetScaler
9 2 (1.83%) Network Security
9 2 (1.83%) SSL
10 1 (0.92%) VoIP
10 1 (0.92%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (0.92%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (41.28%) Data Warehouse
2 40 (36.70%) MongoDB
2 40 (36.70%) Apache Cassandra
3 39 (35.78%) Big Data
3 39 (35.78%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.92%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.92%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.83%) MSI
2 1 (0.92%) AdminStudio
General
1 12 (11.01%) Finance
2 11 (10.09%) Local Government
3 1 (0.92%) Publishing
3 1 (0.92%) Banking
3 1 (0.92%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (35.78%) Architect
2 29 (26.61%) Technical Architect
3 20 (18.35%) Digital Architect
4 18 (16.51%) Digital Technical Architect
5 15 (13.76%) Senior Architect
6 14 (12.84%) Senior Technical Architect
7 9 (8.26%) Senior Digital Architect
8 8 (7.34%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
9 7 (6.42%) Environment Manager
10 6 (5.50%) IT Support
10 6 (5.50%) IT Support Technician
10 6 (5.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (5.50%) Support Technician
11 5 (4.59%) Citrix Engineer
12 4 (3.67%) Applications Architect
12 4 (3.67%) Service Analyst
12 4 (3.67%) Desktop Support
12 4 (3.67%) Service Desk Analyst
12 4 (3.67%) Analyst
13 3 (2.75%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (27.52%) AngularJS
1 30 (27.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 25 (22.94%) .NET
3 7 (6.42%) CSS
3 7 (6.42%) SAML
3 7 (6.42%) OAuth
3 7 (6.42%) CSS3
4 6 (5.50%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.83%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.92%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 36 (33.03%) Visualisation
2 10 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (8.26%) Blackberry
4 8 (7.34%) iPad
4 8 (7.34%) User Experience
5 7 (6.42%) Mobile App
6 6 (5.50%) iPhone
6 6 (5.50%) Smartphone
7 4 (3.67%) Management Information System
8 3 (2.75%) Handset
8 3 (2.75%) CMDB
9 1 (0.92%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.92%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 29 (26.61%) Windows
2 18 (16.51%) UNIX
2 18 (16.51%) Linux
3 9 (8.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (7.34%) Windows XP
5 7 (6.42%) Windows 7
6 6 (5.50%) Windows 8
6 6 (5.50%) Android
7 5 (4.59%) Apple iOS
8 4 (3.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.83%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.83%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.83%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.92%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (34.86%) Machine Learning
2 34 (31.19%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (10.09%) Enterprise Architecture
4 10 (9.17%) Business Transformation
5 8 (7.34%) Incident Management
5 8 (7.34%) Migration
6 7 (6.42%) TOGAF
6 7 (6.42%) ITIL
6 7 (6.42%) SOA
6 7 (6.42%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (6.42%) Web Accessibility
6 7 (6.42%) Open Source
7 5 (4.59%) Service Management
8 4 (3.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (2.75%) Project Management
10 2 (1.83%) Web Development
10 2 (1.83%) ITSM
11 1 (0.92%) Validation
11 1 (0.92%) Service Delivery
11 1 (0.92%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 40 (36.70%) JavaScript
2 39 (35.78%) R
3 25 (22.94%) Java
3 25 (22.94%) Python
4 3 (2.75%) Jython
4 3 (2.75%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.75%) Perl
4 3 (2.75%) PHP
4 3 (2.75%) SQL
4 3 (2.75%) VBScript
5 1 (0.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (5.50%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.59%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.67%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.75%) MCDST
5 2 (1.83%) Degree
6 1 (0.92%) CCIE
6 1 (0.92%) CCNP
6 1 (0.92%) CCNA
6 1 (0.92%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.92%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.83%) SLA
2 1 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.92%) QA
System Software
1 31 (28.44%) XenApp
2 28 (25.69%) Active Directory
3 18 (16.51%) Microsoft App-V
4 10 (9.17%) XenDesktop
5 5 (4.59%) Hyper-V
6 4 (3.67%) VMware ESX
6 4 (3.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (2.75%) XenServer
7 3 (2.75%) vSphere
8 2 (1.83%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.92%) Xen
9 1 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.92%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 40 (36.70%) Opscode Chef
1 40 (36.70%) StatsD
2 9 (8.26%) SCCM
3 1 (0.92%) WSUS
Vendors
1 45 (41.28%) Oracle
2 39 (35.78%) Teradata
3 38 (34.86%) Tableau
4 37 (33.94%) Apigee
4 37 (33.94%) Mashery
5 23 (21.10%) Microsoft
6 18 (16.51%) VMware
7 15 (13.76%) AppSense
8 6 (5.50%) Cisco
8 6 (5.50%) HP
9 4 (3.67%) IBM
10 3 (2.75%) SolarWinds
11 2 (1.83%) BMC
11 2 (1.83%) Remedy
11 2 (1.83%) Fortinet
12 1 (0.92%) McAfee
12 1 (0.92%) Sophos
12 1 (0.92%) NetApp
12 1 (0.92%) CheckPoint
12 1 (0.92%) Avaya
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