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 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix
Rank 33 56 47
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -9
Contract jobs citing Citrix 43 13 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.56% 1.69% 3.43%
As % of the Vendors category 11.78% 3.47% 8.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 5 10
Average daily rate £295 £310 £279
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.83% +11.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £242 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £425 £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 13
Average hourly rate £25.00 £10.00 £34.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -70.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.84 £10.00 £22.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £34.00 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -
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
365 375 370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 38.67% 48.64% 40.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 186 164
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £260 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 26 34
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.13 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.79% -42.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.95 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.60 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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 12 February 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
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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +11 12 £250 -19.35% 1
Warrington -4 8 £300 - 1
Macclesfield -1 6 - -
Knutsford - 3 £475 - 1
Sandbach - 1 £420 -
Citrix
North West

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 39 (53.42%) Windows
2 36 (49.32%) Active Directory
3 35 (47.95%) VMware
4 33 (45.21%) Migration
5 30 (41.10%) Microsoft
6 25 (34.25%) ITIL
7 22 (30.14%) SCCM
8 18 (24.66%) Hyper-V
8 18 (24.66%) Data Centre
9 15 (20.55%) VMware Infrastructure
9 15 (20.55%) IBM
9 15 (20.55%) Local Government
10 14 (19.18%) Cisco
10 14 (19.18%) HP
11 12 (16.44%) DNS
11 12 (16.44%) WAN
12 11 (15.07%) Microsoft Certification
12 11 (15.07%) Windows 7
12 11 (15.07%) Windows Server
13 10 (13.70%) XenApp
13 10 (13.70%) DHCP
13 10 (13.70%) VPN
13 10 (13.70%) Linux
13 10 (13.70%) Finance
14 9 (12.33%) VLAN
14 9 (12.33%) MCSA
14 9 (12.33%) SharePoint
14 9 (12.33%) MS Exchange
14 9 (12.33%) Office 365
15 8 (10.96%) Windows Server 2008

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 9 (12.33%) MS Exchange
1 9 (12.33%) SharePoint
2 7 (9.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 7 (9.59%) Skype for Business
3 3 (4.11%) IIS
4 2 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.74%) Node.js
5 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (8.22%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.74%) MS Office
2 2 (2.74%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.33%) Office 365
2 7 (9.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.74%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.74%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.74%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.44%) DNS
1 12 (16.44%) WAN
2 10 (13.70%) DHCP
2 10 (13.70%) VPN
3 9 (12.33%) VLAN
4 6 (8.22%) SAN
4 6 (8.22%) SSL
4 6 (8.22%) TCP/IP
5 4 (5.48%) LAN
5 4 (5.48%) VoIP
5 4 (5.48%) Wireless
6 3 (4.11%) Network Security
7 2 (2.74%) Firewall
7 2 (2.74%) Internet
7 2 (2.74%) NetScaler
8 1 (1.37%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (1.37%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.74%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (2.74%) Big Data
2 2 (2.74%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.74%) Hadoop
2 2 (2.74%) MongoDB
2 2 (2.74%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (4.11%) SpecFlow
1 3 (4.11%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (4.11%) TestComplete
2 2 (2.74%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.37%) MSI
General
1 15 (20.55%) Local Government
2 10 (13.70%) Finance
3 3 (4.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (28.77%) Architect
2 8 (10.96%) Migration Engineer
2 8 (10.96%) Network Architect
3 7 (9.59%) Infrastructure Architect
4 6 (8.22%) Citrix Engineer
4 6 (8.22%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (6.85%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (6.85%) Consultant
5 5 (6.85%) IT Architect
5 5 (6.85%) IT Infrastructure Architect
5 5 (6.85%) Project Manager
6 4 (5.48%) Cloud Engineer
7 3 (4.11%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (4.11%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (4.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 3 (4.11%) Windows Consultant
7 3 (4.11%) Windows Engineer
8 2 (2.74%) Delivery Project Manager
8 2 (2.74%) Network Engineer
8 2 (2.74%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.48%) .NET
2 2 (2.74%) AngularJS
2 2 (2.74%) Middleware
2 2 (2.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 18 (24.66%) Data Centre
2 7 (9.59%) Blackberry
3 6 (8.22%) Clustering
3 6 (8.22%) FlexPod
3 6 (8.22%) VCE vBlock
4 4 (5.48%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.74%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.74%) Handset
5 2 (2.74%) iPad
5 2 (2.74%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.74%) PMI
5 2 (2.74%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.74%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.37%) PKI
6 1 (1.37%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 39 (53.42%) Windows
2 11 (15.07%) Windows 7
2 11 (15.07%) Windows Server
3 10 (13.70%) Linux
4 8 (10.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (8.22%) AIX
5 6 (8.22%) Android
5 6 (8.22%) Apple iOS
5 6 (8.22%) HPUX
5 6 (8.22%) Solaris
5 6 (8.22%) Windows 8
5 6 (8.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (6.85%) Windows XP
7 4 (5.48%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.74%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.37%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (45.21%) Migration
2 25 (34.25%) ITIL
3 7 (9.59%) Configuration Management
4 6 (8.22%) Network Design
4 6 (8.22%) Project Management
5 4 (5.48%) High Availability
5 4 (5.48%) ITIL V3
5 4 (5.48%) PRINCE2
5 4 (5.48%) Service Management
5 4 (5.48%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (4.11%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (4.11%) Change Management
6 3 (4.11%) Code Coverage
6 3 (4.11%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (4.11%) Incident Management
6 3 (4.11%) Release Management
6 3 (4.11%) Software Engineering
6 3 (4.11%) TDD
6 3 (4.11%) Test Automation
7 2 (2.74%) E-Procurement
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.22%) SQL
2 5 (6.85%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.74%) C#
3 2 (2.74%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.74%) R
4 1 (1.37%) Java
4 1 (1.37%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (15.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (12.33%) MCSA
3 7 (9.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 7 (9.59%) MCITP
4 5 (6.85%) Citrix Certification
4 5 (6.85%) Security Cleared
5 4 (5.48%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (4.11%) CCEA
6 3 (4.11%) Degree
7 2 (2.74%) CCAA
7 2 (2.74%) CCEE
7 2 (2.74%) MCDST
7 2 (2.74%) MCP
7 2 (2.74%) PMI Certification
7 2 (2.74%) VCAP
7 2 (2.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.37%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.11%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (49.32%) Active Directory
2 18 (24.66%) Hyper-V
3 15 (20.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (13.70%) XenApp
5 4 (5.48%) vSphere
6 3 (4.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 3 (4.11%) VMware ESX
7 2 (2.74%) XenDesktop
7 2 (2.74%) XenServer
8 1 (1.37%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.37%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 22 (30.14%) SCCM
2 2 (2.74%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.74%) StatsD
3 1 (1.37%) SCOM
3 1 (1.37%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.37%) vRealize
Vendors
1 35 (47.95%) VMware
2 30 (41.10%) Microsoft
3 15 (20.55%) IBM
4 14 (19.18%) Cisco
4 14 (19.18%) HP
5 7 (9.59%) Dell
5 7 (9.59%) Sun
6 6 (8.22%) Juniper
7 5 (6.85%) Oracle
8 3 (4.11%) Avaya
8 3 (4.11%) EMC
9 2 (2.74%) 3PAR
9 2 (2.74%) Apigee
9 2 (2.74%) Apple
9 2 (2.74%) BT
9 2 (2.74%) Mashery
9 2 (2.74%) Tableau
9 2 (2.74%) Teradata
9 2 (2.74%) Toshiba
10 1 (1.37%) SolarWinds
Warrington, Cheshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago