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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 24 19 10
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -9
Contract jobs citing Citrix 14 29 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 5.79% 11.24% 10.34%
As % of the Vendors category 14.14% 23.97% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £290 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.17% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £306
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 17 3
Average hourly rate £15.92 £34.06 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.25% -38.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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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
99 121 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 40.91% 46.90% 49.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 39 12
Average daily rate £413 £345 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.56% +2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £160 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £478 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 24 11
Average hourly rate £15.00 £35.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.14% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £20.60 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.25 £52.50 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
1 11 (68.75%) Active Directory
2 8 (50.00%) Local Government
3 7 (43.75%) TOGAF
3 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (43.75%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (43.75%) SAML
3 7 (43.75%) CSS
3 7 (43.75%) Windows
3 7 (43.75%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (43.75%) SOA
3 7 (43.75%) OAuth
3 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (43.75%) Open Source
3 7 (43.75%) CSS3
3 7 (43.75%) Mobile App
4 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
5 4 (25.00%) Service Management
5 4 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 3 (18.75%) CMDB
6 3 (18.75%) NAS
6 3 (18.75%) SCCM
6 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (18.75%) Jython
6 3 (18.75%) AppSense
6 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
6 3 (18.75%) Linux
6 3 (18.75%) ITIL

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (12.50%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
2 3 (18.75%) SAN
2 3 (18.75%) NAS
3 2 (12.50%) Wireless
3 2 (12.50%) VPN
4 1 (6.25%) Internet
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (6.25%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
2 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MSI
1 2 (12.50%) AdminStudio
General
1 8 (50.00%) Local Government
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Architect
2 4 (25.00%) Applications Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Applications Packager
4 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Project Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Services Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Service Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) CSS
1 7 (43.75%) SAML
1 7 (43.75%) OAuth
1 7 (43.75%) CSS3
2 2 (12.50%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Open Source
1 7 (43.75%) Mobile App
2 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
2 3 (18.75%) CMDB
3 2 (12.50%) Blackberry
3 2 (12.50%) Handset
4 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 1 (6.25%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (18.75%) UNIX
3 3 (18.75%) Linux
4 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Vista
5 1 (6.25%) Android
5 1 (6.25%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) SOA
1 7 (43.75%) Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (43.75%) TOGAF
2 4 (25.00%) Service Management
3 3 (18.75%) ITIL
4 2 (12.50%) Project Management
4 2 (12.50%) ITSM
4 2 (12.50%) Web Development
4 2 (12.50%) Compatibility Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (6.25%) Information Management
5 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) Perl
1 3 (18.75%) PHP
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
1 3 (18.75%) Jython
2 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 2 (12.50%) VBScript
2 2 (12.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (12.50%) MCDST
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (68.75%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (12.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) AppSense
3 2 (12.50%) BMC
3 2 (12.50%) Remedy
3 2 (12.50%) VMware
3 2 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (6.25%) Avaya
4 1 (6.25%) Sun
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco