The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Citrix products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Citrix over the 3 months to 24 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 Lancashire 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 10 12 35
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +23
Contract jobs citing Citrix 53 16 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 12.68% 7.96% 0.87%
As % of the Vendors category 33.13% 14.04% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 6 2
Average daily rate £255 £245 £480
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.08% -48.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £215 £472
10% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £259 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £310 £324
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 1
Average hourly rate £24.75 £19.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.26% -36.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £15.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -9.09%
Vendors Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
160 114 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 38.28% 56.72% 48.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 47 76
Average daily rate £275 £288 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% -23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 17 5
Average hourly rate £29.50 £19.04 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.93% -4.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £17.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £27.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
Citrix
North West

Citrix
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Citrix Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Citrix
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Citrix Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Citrix
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Citrix across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Citrix Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

Citrix
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Citrix Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

Citrix
Hourly Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Citrix across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Citrix Hourly Rate Histogram in Lancashire

Citrix
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Citrix within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Vacancies
Preston -3 15 £166 - 2
Blackburn - - - - 1
Burnley - - - -
Lancaster - - - -
Citrix
North West

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 53 (96.36%) Windows
2 38 (69.09%) Microsoft
3 36 (65.45%) Active Directory
4 33 (60.00%) Security Cleared
5 31 (56.36%) SC Cleared
6 29 (52.73%) Windows 7
6 29 (52.73%) Windows Server 2008
7 28 (50.91%) VMware
8 27 (49.09%) Windows Server 2003
9 26 (47.27%) Windows XP
10 23 (41.82%) Microsoft App-V
11 21 (38.18%) AppSense
11 21 (38.18%) SLA
12 20 (36.36%) HP
12 20 (36.36%) MS Office
12 20 (36.36%) XenApp
13 18 (32.73%) ITIL
13 18 (32.73%) DHCP
13 18 (32.73%) DNS
13 18 (32.73%) Blackberry
14 17 (30.91%) MS Exchange
14 17 (30.91%) SCCM
15 16 (29.09%) Windows Vista
16 15 (27.27%) XenServer
16 15 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
16 15 (27.27%) CA
17 14 (25.45%) XenDesktop
18 12 (21.82%) vSphere
18 12 (21.82%) Lumension
18 12 (21.82%) Software Deployment

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 17 (30.91%) MS Exchange
2 12 (21.82%) SharePoint
3 7 (12.73%) IIS
3 7 (12.73%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (7.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (5.45%) Lync
6 3 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.82%) SAS
Applications
1 20 (36.36%) MS Office
2 3 (5.45%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 18 (32.73%) DHCP
1 18 (32.73%) DNS
2 10 (18.18%) SAN
2 10 (18.18%) LAN
3 8 (14.55%) Firewall
4 7 (12.73%) WAN
5 5 (9.09%) SMS
6 4 (7.27%) VPN
6 4 (7.27%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (7.27%) Wireless
6 4 (7.27%) 3G
7 3 (5.45%) IP Telephony
7 3 (5.45%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.27%) QlikView
2 1 (1.82%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.64%) MSI
General
1 3 (5.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (38.18%) Support Engineer
2 14 (25.45%) Desktop Support
3 11 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 9 (16.36%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 6 (10.91%) Analyst
5 6 (10.91%) Server Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (7.27%) Applications Support
8 3 (5.45%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) Support Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) Technical Support
8 3 (5.45%) Network Manager
8 3 (5.45%) Windows Server Engineer
9 2 (3.64%) Technical Engineer
9 2 (3.64%) Technical Support Engineer
9 2 (3.64%) Senior Support Analyst
9 2 (3.64%) 3rd Line Support
10 1 (1.82%) Support Specialist
10 1 (1.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 1 (1.82%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.27%) .NET
1 4 (7.27%) Web Services
2 1 (1.82%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 18 (32.73%) Blackberry
2 10 (18.18%) Fat Client
2 10 (18.18%) Thin Client
3 7 (12.73%) Clustering
4 6 (10.91%) Wiki
5 3 (5.45%) iPhone
5 3 (5.45%) iPad
5 3 (5.45%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.82%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 53 (96.36%) Windows
2 29 (52.73%) Windows Server 2008
2 29 (52.73%) Windows 7
3 27 (49.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 26 (47.27%) Windows XP
5 16 (29.09%) Windows Vista
6 11 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.82%) MVS
7 1 (1.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (32.73%) ITIL
2 12 (21.82%) Software Deployment
3 7 (12.73%) TQM
4 6 (10.91%) Change Control
5 4 (7.27%) Project Management
6 3 (5.45%) Change Management
6 3 (5.45%) PRINCE2
6 3 (5.45%) Migration
7 1 (1.82%) Software Distribution
7 1 (1.82%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 10 (18.18%) PowerShell
2 9 (16.36%) SQL
3 1 (1.82%) REXX
3 1 (1.82%) JCL
3 1 (1.82%) SELCOPY
3 1 (1.82%) PHP
Qualifications
1 33 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 31 (56.36%) SC Cleared
3 12 (21.82%) MCSE
3 12 (21.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (5.45%) Degree
4 3 (5.45%) CCNA
4 3 (5.45%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (38.18%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (65.45%) Active Directory
2 23 (41.82%) Microsoft App-V
3 20 (36.36%) XenApp
4 15 (27.27%) XenServer
4 15 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (25.45%) XenDesktop
6 12 (21.82%) vSphere
7 7 (12.73%) Oracle RAC
7 7 (12.73%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 17 (30.91%) SCCM
2 6 (10.91%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (5.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.82%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 38 (69.09%) Microsoft
2 28 (50.91%) VMware
3 21 (38.18%) AppSense
4 20 (36.36%) HP
5 15 (27.27%) CA
6 12 (21.82%) Lumension
7 11 (20.00%) Compaq
7 11 (20.00%) Dell
8 9 (16.36%) Siebel
8 9 (16.36%) Open Text
8 9 (16.36%) Informatica
9 7 (12.73%) IronPort
9 7 (12.73%) Oracle
10 4 (7.27%) Business Objects
10 4 (7.27%) Cisco
11 3 (5.45%) Apple
12 1 (1.82%) Remedy
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