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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 25 10 12
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +2
Contract jobs citing Citrix 20 53 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 4.75% 12.68% 7.96%
As % of the Vendors category 10.20% 33.76% 14.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 29 6
Average daily rate
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£230 £255 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.80% +4.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £222 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £586 £301 £259
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 4
Average hourly rate - £24.75 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +30.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
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
196 157 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 46.56% 37.56% 56.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 79 47
Average daily rate £331 £275 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.36% -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £388 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 25 17
Average hourly rate £13.00 £29.50 £19.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.93% +54.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £18.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.06 £33.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 -1 17 £230 -9.80%
Lytham St Annes -1 1 - -
Citrix
North West

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 24 (82.76%) Windows
2 21 (72.41%) VMware
3 20 (68.97%) Active Directory
4 18 (62.07%) VMware Infrastructure
5 17 (58.62%) Microsoft
6 11 (37.93%) MS Exchange
6 11 (37.93%) DHCP
6 11 (37.93%) DNS
7 10 (34.48%) PowerShell
7 10 (34.48%) XenApp
8 8 (27.59%) VMware ESX
8 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (27.59%) HP
8 8 (27.59%) ITIL
8 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
8 8 (27.59%) SQL
8 8 (27.59%) XenServer
8 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (24.14%) Windows 7
9 7 (24.14%) vSphere
9 7 (24.14%) McAfee
9 7 (24.14%) Security Cleared
10 6 (20.69%) SharePoint
10 6 (20.69%) AppSense
11 5 (17.24%) XenDesktop
11 5 (17.24%) MCSE
11 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (13.79%) Compaq
12 4 (13.79%) Dell
13 3 (10.34%) MS Excel

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 11 (37.93%) MS Exchange
2 6 (20.69%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.90%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (6.90%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (3.45%) Lync
4 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.45%) Node.js
4 1 (3.45%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) SaaS
2 1 (3.45%) IaaS
2 1 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (37.93%) DHCP
1 11 (37.93%) DNS
2 2 (6.90%) SAN
2 2 (6.90%) SMS
3 1 (3.45%) WAN
3 1 (3.45%) Internet
3 1 (3.45%) 3G
3 1 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.45%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (3.45%) Big Data
General
1 1 (3.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Support Engineer
2 7 (24.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Tester
3 3 (10.34%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (10.34%) Server Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Applications Tester
4 2 (6.90%) Security Support Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Security Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Technical Director
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Server Support Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Applications Support
5 1 (3.45%) Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Digital Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Digital Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Digital Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) .NET
2 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.45%) Web Services
2 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (3.45%) HTML5
2 1 (3.45%) AngularJS
2 1 (3.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (3.45%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.45%) Thin Client
2 1 (3.45%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.45%) Statistics
2 1 (3.45%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.45%) iPhone
2 1 (3.45%) Visualisation
2 1 (3.45%) iPad
2 1 (3.45%) User Experience
2 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 24 (82.76%) Windows
2 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (24.14%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.45%) Linux
4 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) ITIL
2 3 (10.34%) Validation
2 3 (10.34%) Compatibility Testing
2 3 (10.34%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
3 2 (6.90%) Content Management
4 1 (3.45%) Software Delivery
4 1 (3.45%) Web Accessibility
4 1 (3.45%) Machine Learning
4 1 (3.45%) Business Transformation
4 1 (3.45%) Migration
4 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.45%) CRM
4 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.45%) Change Management
4 1 (3.45%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 10 (34.48%) PowerShell
2 8 (27.59%) SQL
3 3 (10.34%) C
4 2 (6.90%) Java
4 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.45%) C#
5 1 (3.45%) VB
5 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.45%) Python
5 1 (3.45%) VB6
5 1 (3.45%) R
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) Security Cleared
2 5 (17.24%) MCSE
2 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 20 (68.97%) Active Directory
2 18 (62.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (34.48%) XenApp
4 8 (27.59%) XenServer
4 8 (27.59%) VMware ESX
5 7 (24.14%) vSphere
6 5 (17.24%) XenDesktop
7 3 (10.34%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (10.34%) McAfee ePO
1 3 (10.34%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 3 (10.34%) EdgeSight
2 1 (3.45%) StatsD
2 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (72.41%) VMware
2 17 (58.62%) Microsoft
3 8 (27.59%) HP
4 7 (24.14%) McAfee
5 6 (20.69%) AppSense
6 4 (13.79%) Compaq
6 4 (13.79%) Dell
7 3 (10.34%) Symantec
7 3 (10.34%) Lumension
8 2 (6.90%) Stellent
9 1 (3.45%) Oracle
9 1 (3.45%) Lotus
9 1 (3.45%) Apigee
9 1 (3.45%) Mashery
9 1 (3.45%) Teradata
9 1 (3.45%) Tableau