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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix
Rank 31 37 31
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Contract jobs citing Citrix 45 41 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.92% 4.31% 4.88%
As % of the Vendors category 10.47% 10.30% 10.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 28 10
Median daily rate £419 £513 £258
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.29% +99.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £285 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £650 £281
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 14
Median hourly rate - £17.50 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +22.80%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.92 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+12.29% +2.54%
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
430 398 364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 47.05% 41.81% 46.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 215 160
Median daily rate £425 £426 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.23% +37.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £650 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 27 28
Median hourly rate £21.00 £16.31 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.79% +30.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.83 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+12.59% +8.82%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 -7 24 £433 -33.46% 2
Chester -14 7 £425 +3.03%
Knutsford - 3 £425 -
Crewe +14 2 £388 -
Wilmslow - 1 - -
Citrix
North West

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 54 (69.23%) Active Directory
2 49 (62.82%) Windows
3 41 (52.56%) Migration
4 31 (39.74%) Microsoft
5 22 (28.21%) SQL
5 22 (28.21%) DHCP
5 22 (28.21%) SCCM
5 22 (28.21%) Security Cleared
5 22 (28.21%) Data Centre
6 21 (26.92%) VMware
7 20 (25.64%) Linux
7 20 (25.64%) Oracle
8 18 (23.08%) EMC
8 18 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 17 (21.79%) ITIL
10 16 (20.51%) AIX
10 16 (20.51%) Solaris
10 16 (20.51%) DB2
10 16 (20.51%) Mainframe
10 16 (20.51%) SC Cleared
11 15 (19.23%) HPUX
12 14 (17.95%) MS Excel
12 14 (17.95%) Hyper-V
13 13 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
13 13 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
13 13 (16.67%) Office 365
13 13 (16.67%) Windows Server
14 12 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
14 12 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
14 12 (15.38%) Local Government

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 10 (12.82%) SharePoint
1 10 (12.82%) Skype for Business
2 7 (8.97%) MS Exchange
3 4 (5.13%) IIS
4 3 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (17.95%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.28%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 13 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 13 (16.67%) Office 365
2 5 (6.41%) IaaS
3 3 (3.85%) PaaS
3 3 (3.85%) SaaS
4 2 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (28.21%) DHCP
2 8 (10.26%) DNS
2 8 (10.26%) WAN
3 7 (8.97%) SAN
4 6 (7.69%) LAN
4 6 (7.69%) SSL
5 5 (6.41%) Skype
5 5 (6.41%) VLAN
5 5 (6.41%) VPN
6 4 (5.13%) Firewall
6 4 (5.13%) Internet
7 3 (3.85%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (3.85%) TCP/IP
7 3 (3.85%) Unified Communications
7 3 (3.85%) VoIP
7 3 (3.85%) Wireless
8 2 (2.56%) PCoIP
8 2 (2.56%) Reverse Proxy
8 2 (2.56%) Softphone
9 1 (1.28%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (20.51%) DB2
2 9 (11.54%) Amazon RDS
3 7 (8.97%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.56%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (10.26%) SpecFlow
1 8 (10.26%) Team Foundation Server
1 8 (10.26%) TestComplete
2 7 (8.97%) TeamCity
2 7 (8.97%) Vagrant
3 4 (5.13%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (3.85%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.85%) Gradle
4 3 (3.85%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.28%) AdminStudio
5 1 (1.28%) MSI
General
1 12 (15.38%) Local Government
2 8 (10.26%) Finance
3 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.28%) Marketing
3 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (26.92%) Architect
2 7 (8.97%) Lead Architect
3 6 (7.69%) Project Manager
3 6 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (6.41%) Administrator
4 5 (6.41%) AIX Architect
4 5 (6.41%) Network Architect
5 4 (5.13%) Network Engineer
5 4 (5.13%) Senior Architect
5 4 (5.13%) Server Engineer
5 4 (5.13%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (5.13%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (5.13%) Windows Administrator
5 4 (5.13%) Windows Engineer
5 4 (5.13%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 3 (3.85%) Analyst
6 3 (3.85%) Consultant
6 3 (3.85%) Designer
6 3 (3.85%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (3.85%) Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.54%) .NET
2 2 (2.56%) AngularJS
2 2 (2.56%) Middleware
2 2 (2.56%) Node.js
2 2 (2.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (2.56%) X-Windows
3 1 (1.28%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.28%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 22 (28.21%) Data Centre
2 16 (20.51%) Mainframe
3 6 (7.69%) PKI
4 5 (6.41%) Fat Client
4 5 (6.41%) Thin Client
5 3 (3.85%) Blackberry
5 3 (3.85%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.56%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.56%) Social Media
6 2 (2.56%) User Experience
7 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.28%) Health Informatics
7 1 (1.28%) HP StoreVirtual
7 1 (1.28%) Informatics
7 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.28%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 49 (62.82%) Windows
2 20 (25.64%) Linux
3 18 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (20.51%) AIX
4 16 (20.51%) Solaris
5 15 (19.23%) HPUX
6 13 (16.67%) Windows Server
7 12 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (10.26%) Unix
10 7 (8.97%) Windows 10
10 7 (8.97%) Windows 7
11 4 (5.13%) Android
11 4 (5.13%) Apple iOS
11 4 (5.13%) Windows 8
12 1 (1.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (52.56%) Migration
2 17 (21.79%) ITIL
3 10 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (10.26%) Code Coverage
4 8 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (10.26%) Software Engineering
4 8 (10.26%) TDD
4 8 (10.26%) Test Automation
5 5 (6.41%) Infrastructure Transformation
6 4 (5.13%) Application Packaging
6 4 (5.13%) Data Migration
6 4 (5.13%) PRINCE2
6 4 (5.13%) Storage Virtualisation
6 4 (5.13%) Virtual Environments
7 3 (3.85%) DevOps
7 3 (3.85%) High Availability
7 3 (3.85%) Identity Management
7 3 (3.85%) Network Design
7 3 (3.85%) Project Management
8 2 (2.56%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 22 (28.21%) SQL
2 9 (11.54%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.56%) C#
3 2 (2.56%) Java
3 2 (2.56%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.28%) C
4 1 (1.28%) Python
Qualifications
1 22 (28.21%) Security Cleared
2 16 (20.51%) SC Cleared
3 9 (11.54%) Citrix Certification
3 9 (11.54%) Degree
4 8 (10.26%) CCEA
5 6 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (6.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 5 (6.41%) MCITP
6 5 (6.41%) MCSA
7 2 (2.56%) CCNP
7 2 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.28%) CCAA
8 1 (1.28%) CCEE
8 1 (1.28%) CCIE
8 1 (1.28%) CCNA
8 1 (1.28%) CCSP
8 1 (1.28%) HND
8 1 (1.28%) VCAP
8 1 (1.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 54 (69.23%) Active Directory
2 14 (17.95%) Hyper-V
3 13 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (10.26%) XenApp
5 4 (5.13%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (5.13%) VMware ESX
6 3 (3.85%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 3 (3.85%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (3.85%) vSphere
7 2 (2.56%) VMware Server
8 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.28%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 22 (28.21%) SCCM
2 8 (10.26%) SCOM
3 7 (8.97%) Puppet
4 6 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (5.13%) SCOrch
6 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (2.56%) SmoothWall
7 2 (2.56%) StatsD
8 1 (1.28%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (1.28%) SCVMM
8 1 (1.28%) vRealize
Vendors
1 31 (39.74%) Microsoft
2 21 (26.92%) VMware
3 20 (25.64%) Oracle
4 18 (23.08%) EMC
5 9 (11.54%) HP
5 9 (11.54%) IBM
6 8 (10.26%) Cisco
6 8 (10.26%) Juniper
7 5 (6.41%) AppSense
8 3 (3.85%) Avaya
9 2 (2.56%) 3PAR
9 2 (2.56%) Apigee
9 2 (2.56%) F5
9 2 (2.56%) Mashery
10 1 (1.28%) Apple
10 1 (1.28%) Dell
10 1 (1.28%) Google
10 1 (1.28%) ProCurve
10 1 (1.28%) Sun
10 1 (1.28%) Wyse