The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Citrix products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Citrix over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 9 6 9
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Contract jobs citing Citrix 16 35 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 11.68% 16.59% 11.62%
As % of the Vendors category 23.19% 28.93% 29.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Average daily rate
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£430 £225 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+91.11% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 20 0
Average hourly rate £39.00 £31.56 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.59% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
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Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Vendors Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
69 121 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 50.36% 57.35% 39.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 28 26
Average daily rate £400 £323 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.03% -5.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £225 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £425 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 26 5
Average hourly rate £31.50 £31.56 £62.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.17% -49.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -4.67%

Citrix
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Citrix across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Citrix Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Citrix
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Citrix across the Chester region.

Citrix Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Citrix
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Citrix across the Chester region.

Citrix Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

Citrix
Hourly Rate Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Citrix across the Chester region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Citrix Hourly Rate Histogram in Chester

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 17 (73.91%) Windows
2 16 (69.57%) Local Government
3 15 (65.22%) Active Directory
4 11 (47.83%) LAN
4 11 (47.83%) WAN
5 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
5 9 (39.13%) VLAN
6 8 (34.78%) SCCM
6 8 (34.78%) SCOM
6 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (34.78%) ITIL
6 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (30.43%) Cisco
7 7 (30.43%) VMware
7 7 (30.43%) XenApp
7 7 (30.43%) Windows 7
8 6 (26.09%) SolarWinds
8 6 (26.09%) CCSA
8 6 (26.09%) Firewall
8 6 (26.09%) CCIE
8 6 (26.09%) CCNP
8 6 (26.09%) CCNA
8 6 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (26.09%) DHCP
9 5 (21.74%) VPN
9 5 (21.74%) Blackberry
9 5 (21.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (17.39%) DNS
10 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012

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Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 5 (21.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
3 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
3 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (8.70%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Office
2 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (47.83%) LAN
1 11 (47.83%) WAN
2 9 (39.13%) VLAN
3 6 (26.09%) DHCP
3 6 (26.09%) Firewall
4 5 (21.74%) VPN
5 4 (17.39%) DNS
6 3 (13.04%) Wireless
6 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
6 3 (13.04%) SAN
7 2 (8.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
1 2 (8.70%) DataStage
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) AdminStudio
General
1 16 (69.57%) Local Government
2 2 (8.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Network Manager
2 3 (13.04%) Desktop Support
2 3 (13.04%) Analyst
2 3 (13.04%) Wintel Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Help Desk Support
3 2 (8.70%) Server Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Applications Packager
4 1 (4.35%) Applications Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Blackberry
2 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
2 3 (13.04%) Handset
2 3 (13.04%) Clustering
2 3 (13.04%) iPad
3 2 (8.70%) Mobile App
3 2 (8.70%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 17 (73.91%) Windows
2 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (30.43%) Windows 7
4 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (13.04%) Windows Vista
5 3 (13.04%) Windows XP
6 2 (8.70%) Android
6 2 (8.70%) Apple iOS
6 2 (8.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) ITIL
2 3 (13.04%) Service Management
2 3 (13.04%) Migration
3 2 (8.70%) Compatibility Testing
3 2 (8.70%) Performance Management
3 2 (8.70%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.70%) VBScript
2 2 (8.70%) VB
3 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) CCIE
1 6 (26.09%) CCNP
1 6 (26.09%) CCNA
1 6 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (26.09%) CCSA
2 3 (13.04%) MCDST
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (13.04%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 15 (65.22%) Active Directory
2 7 (30.43%) XenApp
3 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (13.04%) Hyper-V
5 2 (8.70%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (8.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (8.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (34.78%) SCCM
1 8 (34.78%) SCOM
2 1 (4.35%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 7 (30.43%) Cisco
2 7 (30.43%) VMware
3 6 (26.09%) SolarWinds
4 2 (8.70%) AppSense
4 2 (8.70%) Business Objects
4 2 (8.70%) Juniper