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 30 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 12 6 12
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Contract jobs citing Citrix 12 33 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 9.09% 15.28% 9.18%
As % of the Vendors category 17.91% 26.19% 24.66%
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
-7.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 18 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 £17.00 £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
67 126 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 50.76% 58.33% 37.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 32 27
Average daily rate £400 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £225 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £425 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 23 5
Average hourly rate £27.50 £31.56 £43.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.85% -27.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.14 £18.03 £37.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.90 £62.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
- -1.33%

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 30 September 2014.

Citrix Hourly Rate Histogram in Chester

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 30 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 17 (80.95%) Local Government
2 15 (71.43%) Windows
2 15 (71.43%) Active Directory
3 13 (61.90%) LAN
3 13 (61.90%) WAN
4 11 (52.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (52.38%) SCOM
4 11 (52.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (47.62%) VLAN
5 10 (47.62%) VMware
5 10 (47.62%) ITIL
6 8 (38.10%) DHCP
6 8 (38.10%) Cisco
6 8 (38.10%) SCCM
7 7 (33.33%) XenApp
7 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 6 (28.57%) CCIE
8 6 (28.57%) CCNP
8 6 (28.57%) CCNA
8 6 (28.57%) Firewall
8 6 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (28.57%) SolarWinds
8 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (28.57%) CCSA
9 5 (23.81%) DNS
10 4 (19.05%) VPN
10 4 (19.05%) Blackberry
10 4 (19.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (19.05%) Clustering

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 (19.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
3 2 (9.52%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 13 (61.90%) LAN
1 13 (61.90%) WAN
2 10 (47.62%) VLAN
3 8 (38.10%) DHCP
4 6 (28.57%) Firewall
5 5 (23.81%) DNS
6 4 (19.05%) VPN
6 4 (19.05%) SAN
7 2 (9.52%) SSL
7 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
7 2 (9.52%) Wireless
General
1 17 (80.95%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Network Manager
2 4 (19.05%) Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Wintel Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Desktop Support
3 2 (9.52%) Network Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Help Desk Support
3 2 (9.52%) Server Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Clustering
1 4 (19.05%) Blackberry
2 3 (14.29%) PKI
3 2 (9.52%) iPad
3 2 (9.52%) Mobile App
3 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
3 2 (9.52%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 15 (71.43%) Windows
2 11 (52.38%) Windows Server 2003
2 11 (52.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (19.05%) Windows 7
5 2 (9.52%) Apple iOS
5 2 (9.52%) Windows 8
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Vista
5 2 (9.52%) Android
5 2 (9.52%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) ITIL
2 4 (19.05%) Migration
3 3 (14.29%) Performance Management
3 3 (14.29%) High Availability
4 2 (9.52%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) CCIE
1 6 (28.57%) CCNP
1 6 (28.57%) CCNA
1 6 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (28.57%) CCSA
2 3 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (9.52%) MCDST
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 15 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 7 (33.33%) XenApp
3 6 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (19.05%) Hyper-V
5 3 (14.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (52.38%) SCOM
2 8 (38.10%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) VMware
2 8 (38.10%) Cisco
3 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 6 (28.57%) SolarWinds
5 2 (9.52%) Juniper
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