The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Citrix products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Citrix over the 3 months to 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix
Rank 37 28 9
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -19
Contract jobs citing Citrix 8 18 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.97% 4.17% 11.91%
As % of the Vendors category 4.42% 9.78% 29.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 34
Median daily rate £338 £235 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.66% -9.64%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 13
Median hourly rate - £22.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +22.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.34% +4.54%
Citrix
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

Vendors Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
181 184 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 44.58% 42.59% 40.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 90 118
Median daily rate £365 £301 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.33% +7.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £571 £437
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 28 30
Median hourly rate £20.50 £16.50 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.24% -42.10%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

Citrix
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire region citing Citrix as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 31 May 2016.

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
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Citrix within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lytham St Annes -3 2 £338 -
Chorley - 2 - -
Preston - 1 £135 -
Citrix
North West

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Citrix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for Citrix.

1 13 (72.22%) Windows
2 12 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 10 (55.56%) VMware
3 10 (55.56%) ITIL
4 9 (50.00%) SQL
4 9 (50.00%) MS Exchange
5 8 (44.44%) Windows Server
6 7 (38.89%) HP
6 7 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (38.89%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (33.33%) MCSE
7 6 (33.33%) DHCP
7 6 (33.33%) DNS
7 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 6 (33.33%) Oracle
7 6 (33.33%) MS Office
8 5 (27.78%) Java
8 5 (27.78%) Firewall
8 5 (27.78%) Finance
8 5 (27.78%) Windows 7
9 4 (22.22%) XenApp
9 4 (22.22%) XenServer
9 4 (22.22%) XenDesktop
9 4 (22.22%) vSphere
9 4 (22.22%) Skype for Business
9 4 (22.22%) Office 365
9 4 (22.22%) Brightmail

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (38.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
3 4 (22.22%) Skype for Business
4 2 (11.11%) Apache
4 2 (11.11%) FileNet
4 2 (11.11%) IIS
4 2 (11.11%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (33.33%) MS Office
2 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Office 365
2 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (11.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) DHCP
1 6 (33.33%) DNS
2 5 (27.78%) Firewall
3 4 (22.22%) VoIP
4 2 (11.11%) HTTPS
4 2 (11.11%) Internet
4 2 (11.11%) LAN
4 2 (11.11%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (11.11%) Big Data
1 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (11.11%) Hadoop
1 2 (11.11%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.56%) DB2
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Support Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Support Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) IFS Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) IT Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) IT Support
3 3 (16.67%) IT Support Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Messaging Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Messaging Support
3 3 (16.67%) Messaging Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Data Centre Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Data Migration Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Migration Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Server Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Server Support
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Programme Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) .NET
1 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
1 2 (11.11%) AngularJS
1 2 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Life Science
1 3 (16.67%) Mainframe
2 2 (11.11%) Clustering
2 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.11%) Tandem
2 2 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (11.11%) Visualisation
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.56%) iPad
3 1 (5.56%) iPhone
3 1 (5.56%) Social Media
3 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (72.22%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) Windows Server
3 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (27.78%) Windows 7
5 4 (22.22%) Linux
5 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (16.67%) Windows 10
7 2 (11.11%) AIX
7 2 (11.11%) HPUX
7 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (11.11%) Solaris
7 2 (11.11%) Unix
8 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) ITIL
2 4 (22.22%) Kalman Filter
2 4 (22.22%) Migration
3 3 (16.67%) ERP
3 3 (16.67%) System Testing
3 3 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 2 (11.11%) Change Management
4 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (11.11%) Data Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) Machine Learning
4 2 (11.11%) People Management
4 2 (11.11%) Problem Management
4 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 2 (11.11%) Web Accessibility
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.56%) Project Management
5 1 (5.56%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (27.78%) Java
3 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
4 3 (16.67%) PL/SQL
5 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 2 (11.11%) JCL
5 2 (11.11%) Python
5 2 (11.11%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) MCSE
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 2 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (11.11%) CCNA
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (11.11%) MCP
3 2 (11.11%) MCSA
4 1 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 12 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 7 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (22.22%) Brightmail
3 4 (22.22%) vSphere
3 4 (22.22%) XenApp
3 4 (22.22%) XenDesktop
3 4 (22.22%) XenServer
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (11.11%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (11.11%) SCCM
2 2 (11.11%) StatsD
2 2 (11.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) VMware
2 7 (38.89%) HP
3 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (33.33%) Oracle
4 4 (22.22%) Compaq
4 4 (22.22%) Dell
4 4 (22.22%) IronPort
4 4 (22.22%) Symantec
4 4 (22.22%) ThinPrint
5 3 (16.67%) Cisco
5 3 (16.67%) IFS
6 2 (11.11%) Apigee
6 2 (11.11%) Ektron
6 2 (11.11%) EMC
6 2 (11.11%) Genesys
6 2 (11.11%) Informatica
6 2 (11.11%) Mashery
6 2 (11.11%) Polycom
6 2 (11.11%) Tableau
6 2 (11.11%) Teradata