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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 10 6 12
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Contract jobs citing Citrix 12 34 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 9.02% 15.96% 10.61%
As % of the Vendors category 18.75% 26.98% 27.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
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- £225 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 20 0
Average hourly rate £38.25 £31.56 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
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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
64 126 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 48.12% 59.15% 38.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 32 20
Average daily rate £388 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £225 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £425 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 25 3
Average hourly rate £27.50 £31.56 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.85% -18.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.35 £16.84 £37.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.90 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

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 19 September 2014.

Citrix Hourly Rate Histogram in Chester

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 19 (82.61%) Local Government
2 17 (73.91%) Windows
2 17 (73.91%) Active Directory
3 15 (65.22%) LAN
3 15 (65.22%) WAN
4 13 (56.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (56.52%) SCOM
4 13 (56.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (47.83%) ITIL
6 10 (43.48%) VLAN
6 10 (43.48%) VMware
7 9 (39.13%) Cisco
7 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
8 8 (34.78%) DHCP
8 8 (34.78%) SCCM
8 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (30.43%) XenApp
10 6 (26.09%) SolarWinds
10 6 (26.09%) CCIE
10 6 (26.09%) CCNP
10 6 (26.09%) CCNA
10 6 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (26.09%) Clustering
10 6 (26.09%) CCSA
10 6 (26.09%) SAN
10 6 (26.09%) Firewall
10 6 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
11 5 (21.74%) PKI
11 5 (21.74%) DNS
12 4 (17.39%) Blackberry

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 4 (17.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (13.04%) MS Exchange
3 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
3 2 (8.70%) Lync
4 1 (4.35%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 15 (65.22%) LAN
1 15 (65.22%) WAN
2 10 (43.48%) VLAN
3 8 (34.78%) DHCP
4 6 (26.09%) SAN
4 6 (26.09%) Firewall
5 5 (21.74%) DNS
6 4 (17.39%) VPN
7 2 (8.70%) SSL
7 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
7 2 (8.70%) Wireless
8 1 (4.35%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (4.35%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
General
1 19 (82.61%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Network Manager
2 4 (17.39%) Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Wintel Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Server Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Desktop Support
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Help Desk Support
4 2 (8.70%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Security Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Security Officer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Clustering
2 5 (21.74%) PKI
3 4 (17.39%) Blackberry
4 2 (8.70%) CESG
4 2 (8.70%) Handset
4 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
4 2 (8.70%) Mobile App
4 2 (8.70%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 17 (73.91%) Windows
2 13 (56.52%) Windows Server 2003
2 13 (56.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (17.39%) Windows 7
5 2 (8.70%) Windows XP
5 2 (8.70%) AIX
5 2 (8.70%) UNIX
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Vista
5 2 (8.70%) Android
5 2 (8.70%) Windows 8
5 2 (8.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) ITIL
2 4 (17.39%) Migration
3 3 (13.04%) High Availability
3 3 (13.04%) Performance Management
4 2 (8.70%) Security Management
4 2 (8.70%) Service Management
5 1 (4.35%) Information Security Management
5 1 (4.35%) Information Security
5 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
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%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (8.70%) MCDST
4 1 (4.35%) ISEB
4 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (73.91%) Active Directory
2 7 (30.43%) XenApp
3 6 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (17.39%) Hyper-V
5 3 (13.04%) vSphere
5 3 (13.04%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 13 (56.52%) SCOM
2 8 (34.78%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) VMware
2 9 (39.13%) Cisco
2 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
3 6 (26.09%) SolarWinds
4 3 (13.04%) Juniper
5 2 (8.70%) McAfee