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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 42 29 26
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -3
Contract jobs citing Citrix 26 38 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.13% 4.61% 5.88%
As % of the Vendors category 7.03% 9.69% 10.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 16
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£270 £425 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.47% +14.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £180 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £575 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-7.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 4
Average hourly rate £16.84 £31.56 £16.34
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.63% +93.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £19.67 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.74 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +14.28%
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
370 392 489
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 44.52% 47.52% 54.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 167 248
Average daily rate £400 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £254 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 32 30
Average hourly rate £16.13 £31.56 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.89% +97.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £14.35 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.90 £42.26
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -2 9 - - 1
Warrington -5 8 £175 - 7
Wilmslow - 3 - - 2
Runcorn - 3 £275 - 2
Knutsford +7 1 - -
Alderley Edge - - - -
Crewe - - - -
Citrix
North West

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 46 (64.79%) Windows
2 42 (59.15%) VMware
3 40 (56.34%) Active Directory
4 34 (47.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 33 (46.48%) Windows Server 2003
6 29 (40.85%) Microsoft
7 18 (25.35%) XenApp
8 17 (23.94%) LAN
8 17 (23.94%) Local Government
9 15 (21.13%) WAN
9 15 (21.13%) Sophos
9 15 (21.13%) SCOM
10 13 (18.31%) SCCM
10 13 (18.31%) ITIL
11 12 (16.90%) Windows 7
12 11 (15.49%) MS Office
12 11 (15.49%) Linux
12 11 (15.49%) TCP/IP
12 11 (15.49%) McAfee
13 10 (14.08%) Symantec
13 10 (14.08%) Windows XP
13 10 (14.08%) MS Exchange
13 10 (14.08%) DHCP
13 10 (14.08%) Crystal Reports
13 10 (14.08%) SC Cleared
13 10 (14.08%) Security Cleared
13 10 (14.08%) VMware Infrastructure
14 9 (12.68%) Veeam
14 9 (12.68%) Windows Server 2012
14 9 (12.68%) Becrypt

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (14.08%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (2.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (2.82%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (2.82%) Lync
3 2 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.41%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (15.49%) MS Office
2 5 (7.04%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (23.94%) LAN
2 15 (21.13%) WAN
3 11 (15.49%) TCP/IP
4 10 (14.08%) DHCP
5 9 (12.68%) DNS
5 9 (12.68%) VLAN
6 8 (11.27%) Firewall
6 8 (11.27%) SAN
7 4 (5.63%) VPN
8 3 (4.23%) NetScaler
9 2 (2.82%) EIGRP
9 2 (2.82%) OSPF
9 2 (2.82%) HTTP
9 2 (2.82%) Wireless
9 2 (2.82%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (1.41%) Reverse Proxy
10 1 (1.41%) BIG-IP
10 1 (1.41%) Broadband
10 1 (1.41%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.08%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (5.63%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.41%) MSI
1 1 (1.41%) AdminStudio
General
1 17 (23.94%) Local Government
2 1 (1.41%) Finance
2 1 (1.41%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (18.31%) Analyst
2 9 (12.68%) Wintel Engineer
3 7 (9.86%) Support Analyst
4 5 (7.04%) Network Manager
4 5 (7.04%) Server Engineer
4 5 (7.04%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 4 (5.63%) Network Engineer
5 4 (5.63%) Help Desk Support
5 4 (5.63%) 1st Line Support
5 4 (5.63%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (5.63%) Wintel Technical Specialist
5 4 (5.63%) Wintel Specialist
5 4 (5.63%) Wintel Analyst
5 4 (5.63%) Technical Specialist
6 3 (4.23%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 3 (4.23%) Windows Server Engineer
6 3 (4.23%) Desktop Support
7 2 (2.82%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (2.82%) Linux Specialist
7 2 (2.82%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.82%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.45%) Clustering
2 5 (7.04%) PKI
3 4 (5.63%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.23%) Fat Client
4 3 (4.23%) iPad
4 3 (4.23%) Thin Client
4 3 (4.23%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.82%) Handset
5 2 (2.82%) CESG
6 1 (1.41%) iPhone
6 1 (1.41%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.41%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 46 (64.79%) Windows
2 34 (47.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 33 (46.48%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (16.90%) Windows 7
5 11 (15.49%) Linux
6 10 (14.08%) Windows XP
7 9 (12.68%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (5.63%) UNIX
9 2 (2.82%) AIX
9 2 (2.82%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (18.31%) ITIL
2 7 (9.86%) Migration
3 6 (8.45%) Validation
4 5 (7.04%) Performance Management
5 3 (4.23%) High Availability
5 3 (4.23%) Service Management
5 3 (4.23%) PRINCE2
6 2 (2.82%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (2.82%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (2.82%) Security Management
6 2 (2.82%) Problem Management
7 1 (1.41%) Release Management
7 1 (1.41%) Compatibility Testing
7 1 (1.41%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (1.41%) Change Control
7 1 (1.41%) Service Desk Management
7 1 (1.41%) Service Continuity Management
7 1 (1.41%) Email Migration
7 1 (1.41%) Information Security
7 1 (1.41%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.23%) SQL
2 2 (2.82%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.41%) VBScript
3 1 (1.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (14.08%) SC Cleared
1 10 (14.08%) Security Cleared
2 7 (9.86%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (9.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (9.86%) CCNP
3 5 (7.04%) CCSA
3 5 (7.04%) CCIE
3 5 (7.04%) CCNA
4 2 (2.82%) CCIP
4 2 (2.82%) MCDST
5 1 (1.41%) Degree
5 1 (1.41%) MCSA
5 1 (1.41%) ISEB
5 1 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.23%) SLA
2 2 (2.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 40 (56.34%) Active Directory
2 18 (25.35%) XenApp
3 10 (14.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (8.45%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (8.45%) Hyper-V
5 5 (7.04%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (5.63%) vSphere
6 4 (5.63%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (4.23%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.41%) XenServer
8 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.41%) NFS
8 1 (1.41%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 15 (21.13%) SCOM
2 13 (18.31%) SCCM
3 1 (1.41%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 42 (59.15%) VMware
2 29 (40.85%) Microsoft
3 15 (21.13%) Sophos
4 11 (15.49%) McAfee
5 10 (14.08%) Symantec
6 9 (12.68%) Veeam
6 9 (12.68%) Becrypt
6 9 (12.68%) SAP
6 9 (12.68%) Adobe
6 9 (12.68%) Cisco
6 9 (12.68%) CA
6 9 (12.68%) Red Hat
7 6 (8.45%) SonicWALL
7 6 (8.45%) Draytek
8 5 (7.04%) SolarWinds
9 4 (5.63%) AppSense
10 3 (4.23%) F5
11 2 (2.82%) HP
11 2 (2.82%) Riverbed
12 1 (1.41%) IBM
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