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 1 May 2016 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix
Rank 23 21 15
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Contract jobs citing Citrix 12 15 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 6.32% 6.07% 10.93%
As % of the Vendors category 16.00% 15.46% 22.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 2
Average daily rate £425 £450 £223
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +102.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £400 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £450 £301
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 16
Average hourly rate - £15.92 £34.53
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -53.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%
Citrix
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
75 97 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 39.47% 39.27% 49.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 58 39
Average daily rate £400 £413 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +19.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £350 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £500 £730
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 23
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -58.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.00 £20.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.60 £21.25 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 1 May 2016.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 21 (95.45%) Active Directory
2 19 (86.36%) Microsoft
3 16 (72.73%) Local Government
4 15 (68.18%) Windows
5 14 (63.64%) SCCM
6 13 (59.09%) Hyper-V
7 12 (54.55%) Microsoft Azure
7 12 (54.55%) ITIL
8 11 (50.00%) Office 365
9 10 (45.45%) VMware
10 9 (40.91%) Migration
11 8 (36.36%) MS Exchange
11 8 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (36.36%) Skype for Business
12 7 (31.82%) SCOM
12 7 (31.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 7 (31.82%) DHCP
12 7 (31.82%) DNS
12 7 (31.82%) MCSA
12 7 (31.82%) MCITP
13 6 (27.27%) Data Centre
13 6 (27.27%) Windows 7
14 5 (22.73%) Infrastructure Transformation
14 5 (22.73%) Amazon RDS
14 5 (22.73%) SharePoint
14 5 (22.73%) VPN
14 5 (22.73%) Blackberry
14 5 (22.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 4 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
15 4 (18.18%) Juniper

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 8 (36.36%) MS Exchange
1 8 (36.36%) Skype for Business
2 5 (22.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (22.73%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.55%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (54.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (50.00%) Office 365
3 3 (13.64%) IaaS
3 3 (13.64%) PaaS
3 3 (13.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) DHCP
1 7 (31.82%) DNS
2 5 (22.73%) VPN
3 4 (18.18%) Skype
3 4 (18.18%) SSL
4 3 (13.64%) Remote Desktop
4 3 (13.64%) Unified Communications
5 2 (9.09%) Wireless
6 1 (4.55%) LAN
6 1 (4.55%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (4.55%) SAN
6 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
6 1 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MSI
General
1 16 (72.73%) Local Government
2 2 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (18.18%) Architect
1 4 (18.18%) Cloud Engineer
1 4 (18.18%) Migration Engineer
1 4 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (9.09%) Active Directory Administrator
2 2 (9.09%) Administrator
2 2 (9.09%) Cloud Architect
2 2 (9.09%) Cloud Solutions Architect
2 2 (9.09%) ICT Support
2 2 (9.09%) Senior Architect
2 2 (9.09%) Senior Solutions Architect
2 2 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (9.09%) VMWare Administrator
2 2 (9.09%) VMware Engineer
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Administrator
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) Wintel Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Data Centre
2 5 (22.73%) Blackberry
3 4 (18.18%) Mobile App
4 3 (13.64%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (4.55%) Handset
5 1 (4.55%) HP StoreVirtual
5 1 (4.55%) iPad
5 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.55%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 15 (68.18%) Windows
2 6 (27.27%) Windows 7
3 4 (18.18%) Android
3 4 (18.18%) Apple iOS
3 4 (18.18%) Windows 8
3 4 (18.18%) Windows Server
3 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (13.64%) Windows 10
4 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (9.09%) Windows XP
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) ITIL
2 9 (40.91%) Migration
3 5 (22.73%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 3 (13.64%) Identity Management
4 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
5 2 (9.09%) Project Management
5 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
5 2 (9.09%) TOGAF
6 1 (4.55%) Application Packaging
6 1 (4.55%) Change Management
6 1 (4.55%) ITIL V3
6 1 (4.55%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (4.55%) Project Planning
6 1 (4.55%) Server Virtualisation
6 1 (4.55%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (31.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 7 (31.82%) MCITP
2 7 (31.82%) MCSA
3 4 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.55%) MCDST
4 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 21 (95.45%) Active Directory
2 13 (59.09%) Hyper-V
3 3 (13.64%) VMware ESX
3 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (13.64%) XenApp
4 1 (4.55%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (4.55%) VMware Server
4 1 (4.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (63.64%) SCCM
2 7 (31.82%) SCOM
3 3 (13.64%) Windows Intune
4 1 (4.55%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (4.55%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 19 (86.36%) Microsoft
2 10 (45.45%) VMware
3 4 (18.18%) Juniper
4 3 (13.64%) HP
5 2 (9.09%) AppSense
5 2 (9.09%) IBM
6 1 (4.55%) Avaya
6 1 (4.55%) ProCurve