The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Citrix products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Knutsford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Citrix over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Knutsford region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank - 5 17
Contract jobs citing Citrix 0 17 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford - 21.25% 4.11%
As % of the Vendors category - 40.48% 7.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 11 0
Average daily rate - £288 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £15.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -9.09%
Vendors Category
Knutsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
24 42 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 40.68% 52.50% 56.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 26 19
Average daily rate £269 £288 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.52% -12.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £246 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £366 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Citrix
Cheshire

Citrix
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Citrix across the Knutsford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Citrix Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

Citrix
Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Citrix across the Knutsford region.

Citrix Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

Citrix
Hourly Rate Trend in Knutsford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Citrix across the Knutsford region.

Citrix Hourly Rate Trend in Knutsford

Citrix
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (80.00%) XenApp
3 3 (60.00%) XenServer
3 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 3 (60.00%) VMware ESX
3 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) Banking
4 2 (40.00%) AppSense
5 1 (20.00%) Clustering
5 1 (20.00%) Altiris
5 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (20.00%) WSUS
5 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (20.00%) Change Management
5 1 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) HP
5 1 (20.00%) Dell
5 1 (20.00%) Terminal Services
5 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000
5 1 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (20.00%) IIS
5 1 (20.00%) ITIL

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford 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 1 (20.00%) IIS
General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Consultant
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (20.00%) Change Management
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) XenApp
3 3 (60.00%) XenServer
3 3 (60.00%) VMware ESX
3 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (20.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) AppSense
3 1 (20.00%) Altiris
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Dell