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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Citrix over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 8 7 42
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +35
Contract jobs citing Citrix 57 30 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 13.16% 11.07% 0.74%
As % of the Vendors category 24.15% 24.00% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 17 1
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£300 £310 £490
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -36.73%
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.87 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
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
236 125 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 54.50% 46.13% 57.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 48 127
Average daily rate £350 £313 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -21.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £252 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £423 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 13
Average hourly rate £22.00 £15.00 £26.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% -43.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £11.00 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £116.40 £22.43 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 19 September 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackburn - - - - 1
Burnley - - - -
Citrix
North West

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 105 (93.75%) Windows
2 64 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 59 (52.68%) Windows 7
4 57 (50.89%) Microsoft App-V
5 54 (48.21%) AppSense
6 53 (47.32%) Security Cleared
7 52 (46.43%) SC Cleared
7 52 (46.43%) Windows XP
8 47 (41.96%) Microsoft
9 46 (41.07%) XenApp
10 41 (36.61%) VMware
11 39 (34.82%) DNS
12 37 (33.04%) MS Office
12 37 (33.04%) Windows Server 2008
13 36 (32.14%) SCCM
14 35 (31.25%) Windows Vista
15 34 (30.36%) DHCP
16 33 (29.46%) Windows Server 2003
17 31 (27.68%) Blackberry
18 29 (25.89%) Software Deployment
19 27 (24.11%) CA
19 27 (24.11%) SMS
19 27 (24.11%) XenServer
20 25 (22.32%) SLA
20 25 (22.32%) Lumension
21 20 (17.86%) MS Exchange
22 19 (16.96%) XenDesktop
22 19 (16.96%) Exchange Server 2010
23 18 (16.07%) HP
23 18 (16.07%) SQL

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 20 (17.86%) MS Exchange
2 19 (16.96%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (9.82%) SharePoint
4 10 (8.93%) Exchange Server 2003
5 9 (8.04%) Lync
6 2 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.89%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 37 (33.04%) MS Office
2 5 (4.46%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 39 (34.82%) DNS
2 34 (30.36%) DHCP
3 27 (24.11%) SMS
4 9 (8.04%) Wi-Fi
4 9 (8.04%) 3G
5 6 (5.36%) LAN
6 5 (4.46%) WAN
7 2 (1.79%) Wireless
8 1 (0.89%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (0.89%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 1 (0.89%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.89%) BIG-IP
8 1 (0.89%) SAN
8 1 (0.89%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.89%) VPN
8 1 (0.89%) VoIP
8 1 (0.89%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 9 (8.04%) MSI
2 6 (5.36%) InstallShield
2 6 (5.36%) AdminStudio
General
1 1 (0.89%) Finance
Job Titles
1 36 (32.14%) Support Engineer
2 33 (29.46%) Desktop Support
3 27 (24.11%) Desktop Engineer
4 24 (21.43%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 8 (7.14%) Analyst
6 7 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (5.36%) Technical Support
7 6 (5.36%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (4.46%) Solutions Designer
8 5 (4.46%) Designer
8 5 (4.46%) Tester
8 5 (4.46%) Applications Packager
9 4 (3.57%) Test Analyst
9 4 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 3 (2.68%) Technical Specialist
10 3 (2.68%) Technical Support Engineer
10 3 (2.68%) Technical Engineer
10 3 (2.68%) Technical Support Specialist
10 3 (2.68%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.46%) ODBC
2 1 (0.89%) Web Services
2 1 (0.89%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 31 (27.68%) Blackberry
2 13 (11.61%) Fat Client
2 13 (11.61%) Thin Client
3 1 (0.89%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 105 (93.75%) Windows
2 59 (52.68%) Windows 7
3 52 (46.43%) Windows XP
4 37 (33.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 35 (31.25%) Windows Vista
6 33 (29.46%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.79%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (25.89%) Software Deployment
2 18 (16.07%) ITIL
3 8 (7.14%) TQM
4 6 (5.36%) Project Management
5 3 (2.68%) Migration
6 2 (1.79%) Software Distribution
7 1 (0.89%) Capacity Management
7 1 (0.89%) Content Management
7 1 (0.89%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (0.89%) Compatibility Testing
7 1 (0.89%) Load Balancing
7 1 (0.89%) Validation
7 1 (0.89%) Information Security
7 1 (0.89%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.89%) PRINCE2
7 1 (0.89%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 18 (16.07%) SQL
2 11 (9.82%) C
3 3 (2.68%) Java
4 2 (1.79%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.89%) VBScript
5 1 (0.89%) VB
Qualifications
1 53 (47.32%) Security Cleared
2 52 (46.43%) SC Cleared
3 9 (8.04%) MCSE
3 9 (8.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.79%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (0.89%) Degree
5 1 (0.89%) CCNA
5 1 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (22.32%) SLA
System Software
1 64 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 57 (50.89%) Microsoft App-V
3 46 (41.07%) XenApp
4 27 (24.11%) XenServer
5 19 (16.96%) XenDesktop
6 14 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (8.04%) vSphere
8 5 (4.46%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.89%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 36 (32.14%) SCCM
2 9 (8.04%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 8 (7.14%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (0.89%) SCOM
Vendors
1 54 (48.21%) AppSense
2 47 (41.96%) Microsoft
3 41 (36.61%) VMware
4 27 (24.11%) CA
5 25 (22.32%) Lumension
6 18 (16.07%) HP
7 7 (6.25%) Compaq
7 7 (6.25%) Dell
8 5 (4.46%) Oracle
9 4 (3.57%) Cisco
10 1 (0.89%) MobileIron
10 1 (0.89%) ScanSafe
10 1 (0.89%) F5
10 1 (0.89%) NetApp
10 1 (0.89%) Remedy
10 1 (0.89%) McAfee
10 1 (0.89%) IBM
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