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 2 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 27 9 8
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -1
Contract jobs citing Citrix 19 52 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 4.97% 10.42% 11.98%
As % of the Vendors category 11.31% 26.67% 26.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 31 8
Average daily rate
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£270 £265 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.88% -16.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £214 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £300 £344
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
- -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 7
Average hourly rate £22.00 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £16.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +1.53%
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
168 195 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 43.98% 39.08% 45.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 109 38
Average daily rate £350 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £437 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 19 20
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +7.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £18.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.38 £32.47 £31.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.47 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.61% -12.82%

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 2 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Citrix within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015. 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
Blackpool -10 10 £270 +3.84%
Lytham St Annes -2 2 £451 +50.49%
Chorley - 1 £375 -
Citrix
North West

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 33 (86.84%) Windows
2 25 (65.79%) VMware
3 22 (57.89%) Active Directory
4 21 (55.26%) Microsoft
4 21 (55.26%) VMware Infrastructure
5 17 (44.74%) Windows 7
6 16 (42.11%) XenApp
7 14 (36.84%) PowerShell
7 14 (36.84%) AppSense
7 14 (36.84%) SharePoint
8 13 (34.21%) DHCP
8 13 (34.21%) DNS
8 13 (34.21%) SQL
8 13 (34.21%) Security Cleared
9 12 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (31.58%) XenServer
9 12 (31.58%) ITIL
10 11 (28.95%) MS Exchange
11 10 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (23.68%) Microsoft Certification
12 9 (23.68%) HP
13 8 (21.05%) SQL Server
13 8 (21.05%) VMware ESX
13 8 (21.05%) Validation
13 8 (21.05%) Microsoft App-V
13 8 (21.05%) Symantec
13 8 (21.05%) McAfee
14 7 (18.42%) XenDesktop
14 7 (18.42%) vSphere
15 6 (15.79%) C

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 14 (36.84%) SharePoint
2 11 (28.95%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.63%) Lync
4 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.63%) Node.js
4 1 (2.63%) TPMS
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) SaaS
2 1 (2.63%) IaaS
2 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (34.21%) DHCP
1 13 (34.21%) DNS
2 5 (13.16%) SAN
3 3 (7.89%) SMS
4 1 (2.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.63%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.63%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (2.63%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MSI
General
1 1 (2.63%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (23.68%) Support Engineer
2 7 (18.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Tester
3 4 (10.53%) Analyst
3 4 (10.53%) Applications Tester
4 3 (7.89%) Test Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Server Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Test Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (5.26%) Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Security Support Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Security Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Architect
6 1 (2.63%) Digital Architect
6 1 (2.63%) Senior Digital Architect
6 1 (2.63%) Digital Technical Architect
6 1 (2.63%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) .NET
1 1 (2.63%) Web Services
1 1 (2.63%) Application Packaging
1 1 (2.63%) AngularJS
1 1 (2.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.26%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.63%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.63%) Statistics
3 1 (2.63%) iPhone
3 1 (2.63%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.63%) iPad
3 1 (2.63%) User Experience
3 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 33 (86.84%) Windows
2 17 (44.74%) Windows 7
3 12 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (5.26%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.63%) UNIX
7 1 (2.63%) Linux
7 1 (2.63%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (31.58%) ITIL
2 8 (21.05%) Validation
3 6 (15.79%) Server Building
4 4 (10.53%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (7.89%) Compatibility Testing
5 3 (7.89%) Software Deployment
6 2 (5.26%) Mentoring
6 2 (5.26%) Content Management
7 1 (2.63%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.63%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 1 (2.63%) Test Management
7 1 (2.63%) Web Accessibility
7 1 (2.63%) Machine Learning
7 1 (2.63%) Business Transformation
7 1 (2.63%) Migration
7 1 (2.63%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.63%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.63%) CRM
7 1 (2.63%) Service Management
7 1 (2.63%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 14 (36.84%) PowerShell
2 13 (34.21%) SQL
3 6 (15.79%) C
4 4 (10.53%) VBScript
5 1 (2.63%) Python
5 1 (2.63%) Java
5 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.63%) R
Qualifications
1 13 (34.21%) Security Cleared
2 9 (23.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (15.79%) MCSE
4 5 (13.16%) SC Cleared
5 4 (10.53%) MCITP
5 4 (10.53%) MCSA
5 4 (10.53%) CCNA
5 4 (10.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (7.89%) CCNP
6 3 (7.89%) VCP4
6 3 (7.89%) VCP5
7 1 (2.63%) CCA
7 1 (2.63%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (2.63%) MCP
7 1 (2.63%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (57.89%) Active Directory
2 21 (55.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (42.11%) XenApp
4 12 (31.58%) XenServer
5 8 (21.05%) VMware ESX
5 8 (21.05%) Microsoft App-V
6 7 (18.42%) XenDesktop
6 7 (18.42%) vSphere
7 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (7.89%) McAfee ePO
1 3 (7.89%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 3 (7.89%) EdgeSight
2 2 (5.26%) SCCM
3 1 (2.63%) SCOM
3 1 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.63%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.63%) StatsD
3 1 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 25 (65.79%) VMware
2 21 (55.26%) Microsoft
3 14 (36.84%) AppSense
4 9 (23.68%) HP
5 8 (21.05%) Symantec
5 8 (21.05%) McAfee
6 4 (10.53%) Compaq
6 4 (10.53%) Dell
7 3 (7.89%) Altiris
7 3 (7.89%) Lumension
8 2 (5.26%) 3PAR
8 2 (5.26%) Stellent
9 1 (2.63%) Oracle
9 1 (2.63%) Sophos
9 1 (2.63%) NetApp
9 1 (2.63%) Tableau
9 1 (2.63%) Teradata
9 1 (2.63%) Apigee
9 1 (2.63%) Mashery