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 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 6 6 46
Rank change year-on-year
0 +40
Contract jobs citing Citrix 63 41 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 15.33% 13.85% 0.76%
As % of the Vendors category 29.72% 30.83% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 21 2
Average daily rate
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£270 £310 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% -23.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £235 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 0
Average hourly rate £21.87 £20.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.65% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
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
212 133 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 51.58% 44.93% 51.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 54 107
Average daily rate £301 £305 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.37% -23.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £243 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 13
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £26.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% -23.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £14.00 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £22.04 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

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 August 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Citrix across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Citrix Hourly Rate Histogram 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 August 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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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 +5 15 £300 - 1
Blackburn - - - - 1
Lancaster - - - -
Citrix
North West

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 117 (93.60%) Windows
2 73 (58.40%) Active Directory
3 64 (51.20%) Security Cleared
4 62 (49.60%) SC Cleared
5 60 (48.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 60 (48.00%) Microsoft
6 59 (47.20%) Windows 7
7 56 (44.80%) Windows XP
8 55 (44.00%) AppSense
8 55 (44.00%) VMware
9 54 (43.20%) XenApp
10 52 (41.60%) Windows Server 2008
11 47 (37.60%) DNS
11 47 (37.60%) Windows Server 2003
12 43 (34.40%) DHCP
13 39 (31.20%) SCCM
13 39 (31.20%) MS Office
14 37 (29.60%) Windows Vista
15 36 (28.80%) XenServer
16 34 (27.20%) Blackberry
17 32 (25.60%) HP
18 31 (24.80%) CA
18 31 (24.80%) Software Deployment
19 30 (24.00%) SLA
20 29 (23.20%) Lumension
21 28 (22.40%) XenDesktop
21 28 (22.40%) ITIL
22 25 (20.00%) SMS
23 24 (19.20%) MS Exchange
23 24 (19.20%) VMware Infrastructure

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 24 (19.20%) MS Exchange
2 20 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (15.20%) SharePoint
4 12 (9.60%) Exchange Server 2003
5 8 (6.40%) Lync
6 7 (5.60%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (4.80%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (2.40%) IIS
8 3 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (1.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 39 (31.20%) MS Office
2 6 (4.80%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.80%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 47 (37.60%) DNS
2 43 (34.40%) DHCP
3 25 (20.00%) SMS
4 10 (8.00%) LAN
5 9 (7.20%) 3G
5 9 (7.20%) Wi-Fi
6 7 (5.60%) WAN
7 6 (4.80%) SAN
8 4 (3.20%) Wireless
9 3 (2.40%) WLAN
9 3 (2.40%) IP Telephony
9 3 (2.40%) Firewall
10 2 (1.60%) VPN
11 1 (0.80%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 1 (0.80%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 1 (0.80%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.80%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 9 (7.20%) MSI
2 5 (4.00%) InstallShield
2 5 (4.00%) AdminStudio
General
1 3 (2.40%) Finance
Job Titles
1 42 (33.60%) Support Engineer
2 37 (29.60%) Desktop Support
3 31 (24.80%) Desktop Engineer
4 28 (22.40%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 9 (7.20%) Analyst
6 7 (5.60%) Server Engineer
6 7 (5.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (5.60%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (4.80%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (4.80%) Technical Support
8 5 (4.00%) Applications Packager
8 5 (4.00%) Support Analyst
9 4 (3.20%) Solutions Designer
9 4 (3.20%) Windows Server Engineer
9 4 (3.20%) Tester
9 4 (3.20%) Test Analyst
9 4 (3.20%) Designer
9 4 (3.20%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 3 (2.40%) Support Specialist
10 3 (2.40%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.00%) Web Services
2 4 (3.20%) ODBC
3 3 (2.40%) .NET
4 1 (0.80%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 34 (27.20%) Blackberry
2 16 (12.80%) Thin Client
2 16 (12.80%) Fat Client
3 3 (2.40%) Wiki
3 3 (2.40%) Clustering
4 2 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.80%) iPad
5 1 (0.80%) NHS
5 1 (0.80%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 117 (93.60%) Windows
2 59 (47.20%) Windows 7
3 56 (44.80%) Windows XP
4 52 (41.60%) Windows Server 2008
5 47 (37.60%) Windows Server 2003
6 37 (29.60%) Windows Vista
7 7 (5.60%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.60%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (24.80%) Software Deployment
2 28 (22.40%) ITIL
3 12 (9.60%) TQM
4 8 (6.40%) Project Management
5 4 (3.20%) Migration
6 3 (2.40%) Change Control
6 3 (2.40%) PRINCE2
7 2 (1.60%) Change Management
7 2 (1.60%) Software Distribution
8 1 (0.80%) Capacity Management
8 1 (0.80%) CRM
8 1 (0.80%) Content Management
8 1 (0.80%) Load Balancing
8 1 (0.80%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (0.80%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 19 (15.20%) SQL
2 11 (8.80%) C
3 7 (5.60%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.40%) Java
5 1 (0.80%) VBScript
5 1 (0.80%) VB
Qualifications
1 64 (51.20%) Security Cleared
2 62 (49.60%) SC Cleared
3 19 (15.20%) MCSE
3 19 (15.20%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.40%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.40%) CCNA
4 3 (2.40%) Degree
5 2 (1.60%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (24.00%) SLA
System Software
1 73 (58.40%) Active Directory
2 60 (48.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 54 (43.20%) XenApp
4 36 (28.80%) XenServer
5 28 (22.40%) XenDesktop
6 24 (19.20%) VMware Infrastructure
7 19 (15.20%) vSphere
8 5 (4.00%) ISA Server
9 3 (2.40%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (2.40%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.80%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.80%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 39 (31.20%) SCCM
2 8 (6.40%) HP Data Protector
2 8 (6.40%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (2.40%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.80%) SCOM
Vendors
1 60 (48.00%) Microsoft
2 55 (44.00%) AppSense
2 55 (44.00%) VMware
3 32 (25.60%) HP
4 31 (24.80%) CA
5 29 (23.20%) Lumension
6 17 (13.60%) Compaq
6 17 (13.60%) Dell
7 7 (5.60%) Oracle
8 6 (4.80%) Cisco
9 5 (4.00%) Informatica
9 5 (4.00%) Siebel
9 5 (4.00%) Open Text
10 3 (2.40%) IronPort
11 1 (0.80%) F5
11 1 (0.80%) MobileIron
11 1 (0.80%) ScanSafe
11 1 (0.80%) NetApp
11 1 (0.80%) Apple
11 1 (0.80%) Remedy
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