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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Citrix over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 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.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Citrix
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 16 12 25
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +13
Contract jobs citing Citrix 4 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 4.26% 11.11% 1.41%
As % of the Vendors category 11.43% 29.55% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 2
Median daily rate £115 £250 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-54.00% -34.21%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 0
Median hourly rate £12.50 £25.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £17.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year
-14.70% +4.61%

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
35 44 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 37.23% 37.61% 50.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 23 43
Median daily rate £350 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £245 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 14
Median hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.44% +38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £16.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.13 £35.00 £18.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-19.53% +22.85%

Citrix
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Chester region citing Citrix as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Citrix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Chester region with a requirement for Citrix.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Lotus
3 1 (25.00%) Terminal Services
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Back Office
3 1 (25.00%) DameWare
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (25.00%) SCCM
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) IBM Notes
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (25.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (25.00%) VPN
General
1 1 (25.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 1st Line Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory Support
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix Support
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Support
2 1 (25.00%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) DameWare
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Lotus
2 1 (25.00%) VMware