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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 20 20 15
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Contract jobs citing Citrix 11 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 5.56% 5.59% 9.46%
As % of the Vendors category 10.78% 10.47% 17.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £230 £299
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+73.91% -23.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £230 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £230 £346
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £306 £320
% change year-on-year
+1.22% -4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 6
Average hourly rate £16.84 £45.00 £37.03
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.57% +21.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.37 £22.70 £22.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.37 £45.00 £44.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+2.06% -
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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
102 86 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 51.52% 53.42% 54.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 25 18
Average daily rate £400 £333 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.30% +10.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £730 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 11
Average hourly rate £16.84 £45.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.57% +55.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.35 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

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 3 July 2015.

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
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 3 July 2015.

Citrix Hourly Rate Histogram in Chester

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 14 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (50.00%) Windows
3 10 (45.45%) Local Government
4 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (31.82%) TOGAF
4 7 (31.82%) OAuth
4 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (31.82%) Open Source
4 7 (31.82%) CSS3
4 7 (31.82%) Mobile App
4 7 (31.82%) CSS
4 7 (31.82%) SOA
4 7 (31.82%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (31.82%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (31.82%) SAML
5 6 (27.27%) VMware
5 6 (27.27%) HP
5 6 (27.27%) TCP/IP
6 5 (22.73%) Service Management
6 5 (22.73%) Finance
6 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
7 4 (18.18%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (18.18%) Migration
7 4 (18.18%) Management Information System
7 4 (18.18%) VMware ESX
7 4 (18.18%) BizTalk Server

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (13.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
Business Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (9.09%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) TCP/IP
2 3 (13.64%) VPN
2 3 (13.64%) SAN
2 3 (13.64%) Wireless
2 3 (13.64%) NAS
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (4.55%) VLAN
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (4.55%) LAN
3 1 (4.55%) VoIP
3 1 (4.55%) WAN
3 1 (4.55%) Internet
3 1 (4.55%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
General
1 10 (45.45%) Local Government
2 5 (22.73%) Finance
3 1 (4.55%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Architect
2 4 (18.18%) Applications Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Project Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Desktop Support
5 1 (4.55%) Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Network Team Leader
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Services Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support Technician
5 1 (4.55%) Support Technician
5 1 (4.55%) Service Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) CSS
1 7 (31.82%) SAML
1 7 (31.82%) OAuth
1 7 (31.82%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Mobile App
2 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (18.18%) Management Information System
3 3 (13.64%) Handset
3 3 (13.64%) CMDB
3 3 (13.64%) Blackberry
4 2 (9.09%) iPad
5 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
4 3 (13.64%) Linux
4 3 (13.64%) Windows XP
4 3 (13.64%) UNIX
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Vista
6 1 (4.55%) Android
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.55%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) SOA
1 7 (31.82%) Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (31.82%) TOGAF
1 7 (31.82%) Open Source
2 5 (22.73%) Service Management
3 4 (18.18%) Migration
3 4 (18.18%) ITIL
4 2 (9.09%) Project Management
4 2 (9.09%) ITSM
4 2 (9.09%) Web Development
5 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.55%) Information Management
5 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) Perl
1 3 (13.64%) PHP
1 3 (13.64%) SQL
1 3 (13.64%) Jython
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (13.64%) MCDST
2 2 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (4.55%) A+ Certification
3 1 (4.55%) CCSA
3 1 (4.55%) CCIE
3 1 (4.55%) CCNP
3 1 (4.55%) CCNA
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
1 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 4 (18.18%) VMware ESX
3 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.55%) XenApp
3 1 (4.55%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (27.27%) HP
2 6 (27.27%) VMware
3 4 (18.18%) IBM
4 2 (9.09%) Cisco
4 2 (9.09%) BMC
4 2 (9.09%) Remedy
4 2 (9.09%) AppSense
5 1 (4.55%) SolarWinds
5 1 (4.55%) McAfee
5 1 (4.55%) Avaya
5 1 (4.55%) Sun
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