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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 16 21 10
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -11
Contract jobs citing Citrix 19 16 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 8.05% 7.96% 11.76%
As % of the Vendors category 16.81% 16.33% 22.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 2
Average daily rate
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£450 £230 £299
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+95.65% -23.01%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 4
Average hourly rate £16.84 £42.50 £44.95
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.37% -5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £30.20 £43.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.74 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
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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
113 98 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 47.88% 48.76% 51.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 34 14
Average daily rate £400 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £226 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £730 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 11
Average hourly rate £15.92 £32.50 £44.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.01% -27.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £15.50 £14.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Citrix across the Chester region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015.

Citrix Daily Rate Histogram 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 2 June 2015.

Citrix Hourly Rate Histogram in Chester

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 15 (65.22%) Active Directory
2 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
2 12 (52.17%) Windows
3 10 (43.48%) Local Government
4 7 (30.43%) TOGAF
4 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (30.43%) OAuth
4 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (30.43%) Open Source
4 7 (30.43%) CSS3
4 7 (30.43%) Mobile App
4 7 (30.43%) CSS
4 7 (30.43%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (30.43%) SOA
4 7 (30.43%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (30.43%) SAML
5 6 (26.09%) VMware
5 6 (26.09%) TCP/IP
5 6 (26.09%) HP
6 5 (21.74%) Finance
6 5 (21.74%) Service Management
6 5 (21.74%) Windows 7
6 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (17.39%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (17.39%) Migration
7 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
7 4 (17.39%) VMware ESX
7 4 (17.39%) IBM

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 4 (17.39%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
2 3 (13.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (8.70%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) TCP/IP
2 3 (13.04%) SAN
2 3 (13.04%) VPN
2 3 (13.04%) Wireless
2 3 (13.04%) NAS
3 1 (4.35%) LAN
3 1 (4.35%) VoIP
3 1 (4.35%) WAN
3 1 (4.35%) Internet
3 1 (4.35%) Firewall
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (4.35%) VLAN
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MSI
1 1 (4.35%) AdminStudio
General
1 10 (43.48%) Local Government
2 5 (21.74%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Architect
2 4 (17.39%) Applications Architect
3 3 (13.04%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (13.04%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Desktop Support
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Support Technician
5 1 (4.35%) Applications Packager
5 1 (4.35%) Service Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.35%) Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) IT Support
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) OAuth
1 7 (30.43%) CSS3
1 7 (30.43%) CSS
1 7 (30.43%) SAML
2 1 (4.35%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Mobile App
2 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
3 3 (13.04%) Blackberry
3 3 (13.04%) Handset
3 3 (13.04%) CMDB
4 2 (8.70%) iPad
5 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (52.17%) Windows
2 5 (21.74%) Windows 7
2 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (13.04%) UNIX
4 3 (13.04%) Windows XP
4 3 (13.04%) Linux
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Vista
6 1 (4.35%) AIX
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.35%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) TOGAF
1 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (30.43%) Open Source
1 7 (30.43%) SOA
1 7 (30.43%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (21.74%) Service Management
3 4 (17.39%) Migration
3 4 (17.39%) ITIL
4 2 (8.70%) Web Development
4 2 (8.70%) Project Management
4 2 (8.70%) ITSM
5 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.35%) Information Management
5 1 (4.35%) Compatibility Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) Perl
1 3 (13.04%) PHP
1 3 (13.04%) SQL
1 3 (13.04%) Jython
2 1 (4.35%) VBScript
2 1 (4.35%) VB
2 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (13.04%) MCDST
2 2 (8.70%) Degree
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.35%) A+ Certification
3 1 (4.35%) CCIE
3 1 (4.35%) CCNP
3 1 (4.35%) CCNA
3 1 (4.35%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
1 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (65.22%) Active Directory
2 4 (17.39%) VMware ESX
3 2 (8.70%) XenApp
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (4.35%) BitLocker
4 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
2 6 (26.09%) VMware
2 6 (26.09%) HP
3 4 (17.39%) IBM
4 3 (13.04%) AppSense
5 2 (8.70%) Remedy
5 2 (8.70%) BMC
5 2 (8.70%) Cisco
6 1 (4.35%) Avaya
6 1 (4.35%) Sun
6 1 (4.35%) McAfee
6 1 (4.35%) SolarWinds
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