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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 32 20 19
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -1
Contract jobs citing Citrix 14 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.46% 4.94% 5.10%
As % of the Vendors category 7.41% 15.85% 9.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 6
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£266 £225 £259
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.33% -13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £224 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £306 £270
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £300 £309
% change year-on-year
+20.83% -2.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £22.00 £14.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.15% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.07 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-2.60% +10.00%
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
189 82 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 46.67% 31.18% 51.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 32 62
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £399 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 15
Average hourly rate £28.83 £18.00 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.16% -23.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.90 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.03 £22.00 £29.55
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 2 March 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 March 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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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 -2 12 £260 +16.07% 1
Chorley - - - -
Preston - - - -
Blackburn - - - - 1
Citrix
North West

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 36 (87.80%) Windows
2 28 (68.29%) Active Directory
3 20 (48.78%) XenApp
3 20 (48.78%) Windows 7
4 17 (41.46%) AppSense
4 17 (41.46%) Microsoft
5 15 (36.59%) VMware
6 13 (31.71%) DNS
7 12 (29.27%) DHCP
7 12 (29.27%) MS Exchange
8 11 (26.83%) VMware Infrastructure
8 11 (26.83%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (24.39%) Security Cleared
10 9 (21.95%) Microsoft App-V
10 9 (21.95%) SMS
10 9 (21.95%) Windows XP
10 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (19.51%) SQL
11 8 (19.51%) SC Cleared
12 7 (17.07%) SCCM
12 7 (17.07%) Validation
13 6 (14.63%) ITIL
13 6 (14.63%) PowerShell
14 5 (12.20%) Compatibility Testing
14 5 (12.20%) XenServer
14 5 (12.20%) XenDesktop
14 5 (12.20%) MS Office
14 5 (12.20%) SharePoint
15 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
15 4 (9.76%) C

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 12 (29.27%) MS Exchange
2 5 (12.20%) SharePoint
3 3 (7.32%) Lync
3 3 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.88%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (4.88%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.44%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5 (12.20%) MS Office
2 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (31.71%) DNS
2 12 (29.27%) DHCP
3 9 (21.95%) SMS
4 4 (9.76%) 3G
4 4 (9.76%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (7.32%) VoIP
5 3 (7.32%) TCP/IP
6 2 (4.88%) WAN
6 2 (4.88%) SAN
7 1 (2.44%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MSI
1 1 (2.44%) InstallShield
1 1 (2.44%) AdminStudio
General
1 1 (2.44%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (21.95%) Support Engineer
2 7 (17.07%) Tester
3 6 (14.63%) Analyst
4 5 (12.20%) Applications Tester
5 4 (9.76%) Desktop Support
5 4 (9.76%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (7.32%) Service Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Tester
7 2 (4.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (4.88%) Consultant
7 2 (4.88%) Server Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) IT Administrator
8 1 (2.44%) Project Manager
8 1 (2.44%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) HTML
1 1 (2.44%) .NET
1 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.44%) Web Services
1 1 (2.44%) ODBC
1 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (2.44%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Thin Client
1 4 (9.76%) Blackberry
1 4 (9.76%) Fat Client
2 2 (4.88%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.44%) iPhone
3 1 (2.44%) iPad
3 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 36 (87.80%) Windows
2 20 (48.78%) Windows 7
3 11 (26.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (21.95%) Windows XP
4 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (7.32%) Windows Vista
6 1 (2.44%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.07%) Validation
2 6 (14.63%) ITIL
3 5 (12.20%) Compatibility Testing
4 3 (7.32%) Software Deployment
5 2 (4.88%) Mentoring
5 2 (4.88%) Content Management
5 2 (4.88%) Software Testing
6 1 (2.44%) Migration
6 1 (2.44%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.44%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.44%) TQM
6 1 (2.44%) MVC
6 1 (2.44%) Test Scripting
6 1 (2.44%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.51%) SQL
2 6 (14.63%) PowerShell
3 4 (9.76%) C
4 1 (2.44%) C#
4 1 (2.44%) Java
4 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.44%) VB
4 1 (2.44%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.44%) VB6
Qualifications
1 10 (24.39%) Security Cleared
2 8 (19.51%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (4.88%) MCSE
3 2 (4.88%) ISEB
3 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.88%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (68.29%) Active Directory
2 20 (48.78%) XenApp
3 11 (26.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (21.95%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (12.20%) XenServer
5 5 (12.20%) XenDesktop
6 4 (9.76%) VMware ESX
7 2 (4.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (17.07%) SCCM
2 1 (2.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (2.44%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 17 (41.46%) Microsoft
1 17 (41.46%) AppSense
2 15 (36.59%) VMware
3 4 (9.76%) McAfee
4 3 (7.32%) HP
5 2 (4.88%) Compaq
5 2 (4.88%) Dell
5 2 (4.88%) Stellent
6 1 (2.44%) Oracle
6 1 (2.44%) CA
6 1 (2.44%) Lotus
6 1 (2.44%) Lumension
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