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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix
Rank 35 37 30
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Contract jobs citing Citrix 12 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.05% 2.18% 0.88%
As % of the Vendors category 6.94% 5.03% 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 0
Average daily rate £255 £270 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £334 £288
% change year-on-year
-2.62% +16.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £22.00 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +49.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.68 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+10.04% -2.03%
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
173 179 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 44.02% 43.45% 27.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 113 22
Average daily rate £375 £325 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £638
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 11 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 £32.54 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.92% +109.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £22.00 £14.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.80 £63.00 £17.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -6 8 £268 -0.92% 1
Lytham St Annes - 1 - -
Skelmersdale - 1 £170 -
Citrix
North West

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 27 (90.00%) Windows
2 26 (86.67%) Active Directory
2 26 (86.67%) VMware
3 20 (66.67%) MS Exchange
3 20 (66.67%) ITIL
4 18 (60.00%) XenApp
4 18 (60.00%) XenServer
4 18 (60.00%) Windows Server
5 17 (56.67%) DHCP
5 17 (56.67%) DNS
6 16 (53.33%) XenDesktop
6 16 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 15 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 15 (50.00%) Microsoft
8 13 (43.33%) Lync
8 13 (43.33%) PowerShell
9 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (33.33%) HP
9 10 (33.33%) SQL
9 10 (33.33%) AppSense
10 9 (30.00%) SMS
10 9 (30.00%) Microsoft App-V
10 9 (30.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 8 (26.67%) SharePoint
11 8 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (23.33%) Compaq
12 7 (23.33%) Dell
12 7 (23.33%) MCSE
12 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2012

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 20 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 15 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (43.33%) Lync
4 8 (26.67%) SharePoint
5 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (6.67%) Node.js
8 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS Office
2 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Office 365
2 2 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (6.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (56.67%) DHCP
1 17 (56.67%) DNS
2 9 (30.00%) SMS
3 4 (13.33%) VoIP
4 2 (6.67%) Firewall
4 2 (6.67%) Internet
5 1 (3.33%) LAN
5 1 (3.33%) SAN
5 1 (3.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (6.67%) Big Data
2 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.67%) Hadoop
2 2 (6.67%) MongoDB
General
1 2 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Support Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Applications Support
4 4 (13.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Messaging Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Messaging Support
5 3 (10.00%) Messaging Support Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Technical Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Desktop Support
6 2 (6.67%) IT Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) IT Support
6 2 (6.67%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Server Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Server Support
6 2 (6.67%) Service Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) .NET
1 2 (6.67%) AngularJS
1 2 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (3.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (6.67%) Blackberry
1 2 (6.67%) iPad
1 2 (6.67%) iPhone
1 2 (6.67%) Life Science
1 2 (6.67%) Visualisation
2 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.33%) Social Media
2 1 (3.33%) User Experience
2 1 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 27 (90.00%) Windows
2 18 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (13.33%) Windows 7
6 2 (6.67%) Linux
6 2 (6.67%) Unix
6 2 (6.67%) Windows 10
6 2 (6.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (66.67%) ITIL
2 9 (30.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 4 (13.33%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (10.00%) Content Management
5 2 (6.67%) Machine Learning
5 2 (6.67%) Web Accessibility
6 1 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.33%) Migration
6 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.33%) Server Building
6 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.33%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 13 (43.33%) PowerShell
2 10 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (6.67%) Java
3 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.67%) Python
3 2 (6.67%) R
4 1 (3.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (23.33%) MCSE
3 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
5 2 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (6.67%) CCNA
5 2 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (6.67%) MCSA
5 2 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (3.33%) CCNP
6 1 (3.33%) MCITP
6 1 (3.33%) MCP
6 1 (3.33%) VCP4
6 1 (3.33%) VCP5
System Software
1 26 (86.67%) Active Directory
2 18 (60.00%) XenApp
2 18 (60.00%) XenServer
3 16 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (53.33%) XenDesktop
4 9 (30.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (23.33%) vSphere
6 5 (16.67%) VMware ESX
7 4 (13.33%) Brightmail
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (6.67%) SCCM
2 2 (6.67%) StatsD
3 1 (3.33%) SCSM
Vendors
1 26 (86.67%) VMware
2 15 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (33.33%) AppSense
3 10 (33.33%) HP
4 7 (23.33%) Compaq
4 7 (23.33%) Dell
4 7 (23.33%) ThinPrint
5 5 (16.67%) Symantec
6 4 (13.33%) IronPort
7 3 (10.00%) McAfee
7 3 (10.00%) Stellent
8 2 (6.67%) Apigee
8 2 (6.67%) Cisco
8 2 (6.67%) Mashery
8 2 (6.67%) Oracle
8 2 (6.67%) Tableau
8 2 (6.67%) Teradata
9 1 (3.33%) 3PAR
9 1 (3.33%) Altiris
9 1 (3.33%) Polycom
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