The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Lancashire region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 10 8 47
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +39
Contract jobs citing Citrix 52 37 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 11.11% 13.60% 0.66%
As % of the Vendors category 23.74% 29.84% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 14 2
Average daily rate
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£270 £293 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -28.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £240 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £344 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.19% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -
Vendors Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
219 124 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 46.79% 45.59% 49.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 50 107
Average daily rate £338 £300 £404
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -25.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £227 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £350 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 18 12
Average hourly rate £20.56 £20.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.30% -41.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £14.50 £17.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £32.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.50%
Citrix
North West

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 24 July 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
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 24 July 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
Preston +7 16 £300 - 2
Blackburn - - - - 1
Chorley - - - -
Lancaster - - - -
Citrix
North West

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 99 (94.29%) Windows
2 64 (60.95%) Active Directory
3 56 (53.33%) Microsoft
4 53 (50.48%) Security Cleared
4 53 (50.48%) Windows 7
5 50 (47.62%) SC Cleared
6 48 (45.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 46 (43.81%) VMware
7 46 (43.81%) Windows XP
7 46 (43.81%) Windows Server 2003
8 44 (41.90%) XenApp
9 43 (40.95%) Microsoft App-V
10 40 (38.10%) AppSense
11 37 (35.24%) DNS
12 36 (34.29%) DHCP
13 34 (32.38%) MS Office
14 32 (30.48%) HP
15 31 (29.52%) SCCM
16 30 (28.57%) SLA
17 28 (26.67%) Windows Vista
18 27 (25.71%) Blackberry
18 27 (25.71%) ITIL
19 26 (24.76%) XenServer
20 25 (23.81%) XenDesktop
20 25 (23.81%) Software Deployment
21 24 (22.86%) CA
22 23 (21.90%) MS Exchange
23 21 (20.00%) Lumension
24 20 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
25 19 (18.10%) SMS

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 23 (21.90%) MS Exchange
2 18 (17.14%) SharePoint
3 13 (12.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (6.67%) IIS
4 7 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (5.71%) Lync
5 6 (5.71%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (3.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.95%) SAS
Applications
1 34 (32.38%) MS Office
2 4 (3.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.95%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 37 (35.24%) DNS
2 36 (34.29%) DHCP
3 19 (18.10%) SMS
4 11 (10.48%) LAN
5 10 (9.52%) SAN
6 9 (8.57%) 3G
6 9 (8.57%) Wi-Fi
7 8 (7.62%) WAN
8 7 (6.67%) Firewall
9 4 (3.81%) Wireless
9 4 (3.81%) VPN
10 3 (2.86%) WLAN
10 3 (2.86%) IP Telephony
11 1 (0.95%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 1 (0.95%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 1 (0.95%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.81%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 7 (6.67%) MSI
2 3 (2.86%) InstallShield
2 3 (2.86%) AdminStudio
General
1 3 (2.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 37 (35.24%) Support Engineer
2 29 (27.62%) Desktop Support
3 25 (23.81%) Desktop Engineer
4 22 (20.95%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 7 (6.67%) Analyst
5 7 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
5 7 (6.67%) Server Engineer
6 6 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (5.71%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (4.76%) Technical Support
8 4 (3.81%) Applications Support
8 4 (3.81%) Windows Server Engineer
8 4 (3.81%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (2.86%) Tester
9 3 (2.86%) Technical Support Specialist
9 3 (2.86%) Support Analyst
9 3 (2.86%) Applications Packager
9 3 (2.86%) Support Specialist
9 3 (2.86%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (2.86%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.76%) Web Services
2 4 (3.81%) .NET
3 1 (0.95%) ODBC
3 1 (0.95%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 27 (25.71%) Blackberry
2 18 (17.14%) Thin Client
2 18 (17.14%) Fat Client
3 7 (6.67%) Clustering
4 6 (5.71%) Wiki
5 3 (2.86%) iPad
5 3 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.86%) iPhone
6 1 (0.95%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 99 (94.29%) Windows
2 53 (50.48%) Windows 7
3 48 (45.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 46 (43.81%) Windows XP
4 46 (43.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 28 (26.67%) Windows Vista
6 11 (10.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.90%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.95%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (25.71%) ITIL
2 25 (23.81%) Software Deployment
3 13 (12.38%) TQM
4 6 (5.71%) Change Control
5 4 (3.81%) Migration
5 4 (3.81%) Project Management
6 3 (2.86%) PRINCE2
6 3 (2.86%) Change Management
7 2 (1.90%) Software Distribution
8 1 (0.95%) Capacity Management
8 1 (0.95%) CRM
8 1 (0.95%) Content Management
8 1 (0.95%) Load Balancing
8 1 (0.95%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 15 (14.29%) SQL
2 11 (10.48%) PowerShell
3 8 (7.62%) C
4 1 (0.95%) SELCOPY
4 1 (0.95%) JCL
4 1 (0.95%) REXX
4 1 (0.95%) Java
4 1 (0.95%) VBScript
4 1 (0.95%) VB
Qualifications
1 53 (50.48%) Security Cleared
2 50 (47.62%) SC Cleared
3 18 (17.14%) MCSE
3 18 (17.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.86%) CCNA
4 3 (2.86%) Degree
5 1 (0.95%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 64 (60.95%) Active Directory
2 44 (41.90%) XenApp
3 43 (40.95%) Microsoft App-V
4 26 (24.76%) XenServer
5 25 (23.81%) XenDesktop
6 20 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
7 18 (17.14%) vSphere
8 7 (6.67%) VMware ESX
8 7 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
9 4 (3.81%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.95%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.95%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 31 (29.52%) SCCM
2 6 (5.71%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (5.71%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 4 (3.81%) HP Data Protector
4 3 (2.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.95%) SCOM
Vendors
1 56 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 46 (43.81%) VMware
3 40 (38.10%) AppSense
4 32 (30.48%) HP
5 24 (22.86%) CA
6 21 (20.00%) Lumension
7 16 (15.24%) Compaq
7 16 (15.24%) Dell
8 9 (8.57%) Informatica
8 9 (8.57%) Siebel
8 9 (8.57%) Open Text
9 8 (7.62%) Oracle
10 7 (6.67%) IronPort
11 6 (5.71%) Cisco
12 4 (3.81%) Business Objects
13 3 (2.86%) Apple
14 1 (0.95%) F5
14 1 (0.95%) MobileIron
14 1 (0.95%) ScanSafe
14 1 (0.95%) Remedy
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