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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 29 9 16
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +7
Contract jobs citing Citrix 19 62 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 4.33% 11.99% 7.88%
As % of the Vendors category 10.05% 29.95% 15.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 31 6
Average daily rate
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£230 £260 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.53% +6.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £214 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £300 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.16% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 12 6
Average hourly rate - £19.06 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +0.32%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.92 £16.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+2.54% +8.19%
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
189 207 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 43.05% 40.04% 50.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 109 43
Average daily rate £301 £280 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.43% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £425 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 30 18
Average hourly rate £13.00 £28.50 £19.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.38% +49.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £18.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.03 £33.00 £29.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -5 13 £230 -10.67%
Lytham St Annes -1 1 - -
Citrix
North West

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 26 (81.25%) Windows
2 21 (65.63%) Active Directory
2 21 (65.63%) VMware
3 18 (56.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (53.13%) Microsoft
5 12 (37.50%) XenApp
6 11 (34.38%) MS Exchange
7 10 (31.25%) DHCP
7 10 (31.25%) DNS
7 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (31.25%) Windows 7
7 10 (31.25%) PowerShell
8 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (28.13%) SharePoint
8 9 (28.13%) SQL
8 9 (28.13%) ITIL
9 8 (25.00%) McAfee
9 8 (25.00%) VMware ESX
9 8 (25.00%) AppSense
9 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 8 (25.00%) HP
9 8 (25.00%) XenServer
9 8 (25.00%) Security Cleared
10 7 (21.88%) XenDesktop
10 7 (21.88%) vSphere
11 6 (18.75%) Validation
11 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (18.75%) C
11 6 (18.75%) MCSE
12 5 (15.63%) Microsoft App-V

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (34.38%) MS Exchange
2 9 (28.13%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (3.13%) Lync
4 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.13%) Node.js
4 1 (3.13%) TPMS
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) SaaS
2 1 (3.13%) IaaS
2 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (31.25%) DHCP
1 10 (31.25%) DNS
2 3 (9.38%) SAN
2 3 (9.38%) SMS
3 1 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (3.13%) Big Data
2 1 (3.13%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MSI
General
1 1 (3.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (28.13%) Support Engineer
2 7 (21.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Applications Tester
4 3 (9.38%) Server Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Tester
4 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (9.38%) Test Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (6.25%) Security Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Security Support Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Digital Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Digital Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Digital Technical Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (3.13%) AngularJS
1 1 (3.13%) Application Packaging
1 1 (3.13%) .NET
1 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.13%) User Experience
2 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) iPad
2 1 (3.13%) iPhone
2 1 (3.13%) Visualisation
2 1 (3.13%) Statistics
2 1 (3.13%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 26 (81.25%) Windows
2 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (31.25%) Windows 7
3 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.25%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.13%) Linux
5 1 (3.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) ITIL
2 6 (18.75%) Validation
3 4 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (9.38%) Compatibility Testing
5 2 (6.25%) Content Management
5 2 (6.25%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.13%) Machine Learning
6 1 (3.13%) Business Transformation
6 1 (3.13%) Web Accessibility
6 1 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.13%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.13%) CRM
6 1 (3.13%) Migration
6 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.13%) Service Management
6 1 (3.13%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.13%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (31.25%) PowerShell
2 9 (28.13%) SQL
3 6 (18.75%) C
4 1 (3.13%) R
4 1 (3.13%) Python
4 1 (3.13%) Java
4 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (18.75%) MCSE
3 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (3.13%) MCTS
4 1 (3.13%) MCITP
4 1 (3.13%) CCNA
4 1 (3.13%) CCA
4 1 (3.13%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.13%) MCSA
4 1 (3.13%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (65.63%) Active Directory
2 18 (56.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (37.50%) XenApp
4 8 (25.00%) VMware ESX
4 8 (25.00%) XenServer
5 7 (21.88%) XenDesktop
5 7 (21.88%) vSphere
6 5 (15.63%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 3 (9.38%) EdgeSight
1 3 (9.38%) McAfee ePO
1 3 (9.38%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (3.13%) StatsD
2 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.13%) SCCM
2 1 (3.13%) SCOM
2 1 (3.13%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 21 (65.63%) VMware
2 17 (53.13%) Microsoft
3 8 (25.00%) McAfee
3 8 (25.00%) AppSense
3 8 (25.00%) HP
4 4 (12.50%) Symantec
4 4 (12.50%) Compaq
4 4 (12.50%) Dell
5 3 (9.38%) Lumension
6 2 (6.25%) Stellent
7 1 (3.13%) Apigee
7 1 (3.13%) Mashery
7 1 (3.13%) Tableau
7 1 (3.13%) NetApp
7 1 (3.13%) Oracle
7 1 (3.13%) Teradata
7 1 (3.13%) Sophos