The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Citrix products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Citrix over the 3 months to 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 22 18 23
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Contract jobs citing Citrix 7 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 3.61% 6.29% 1.31%
As % of the Vendors category 8.54% 13.89% 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 2
Average daily rate
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£335 £211 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.57% -29.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £207 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £213 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £306 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.20% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% +3.03%
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Merseyside

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Liverpool region.

Vendors Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
82 72 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 42.27% 45.28% 41.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 48 26
Average daily rate £375 £240 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.25% -26.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £150 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £470 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 5
Average hourly rate £11.00 £20.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.20 £20.00 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £20.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

Citrix
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Citrix across the Liverpool region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Citrix Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Citrix
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Citrix across the Liverpool region.

Citrix Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

Citrix
Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Citrix across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

Citrix Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

Citrix
Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Citrix across the Liverpool region.

Citrix Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Windows XP
3 7 (58.33%) Windows 7
4 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
6 4 (33.33%) Windows 2000
6 4 (33.33%) MS Office
7 3 (25.00%) Thin Client
7 3 (25.00%) Finance
7 3 (25.00%) Windows Vista
7 3 (25.00%) Fat Client
8 2 (16.67%) Investment Banking
8 2 (16.67%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (16.67%) Banking
8 2 (16.67%) Time Management
8 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (16.67%) ITIL
8 2 (16.67%) Oracle
8 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
8 2 (16.67%) HP
9 1 (8.33%) EMC
9 1 (8.33%) BMC
9 1 (8.33%) NetApp
9 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
9 1 (8.33%) LAN
9 1 (8.33%) WAN
9 1 (8.33%) SLA
9 1 (8.33%) Siebel
9 1 (8.33%) Linux

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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.

Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Office
2 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) PaaS
1 1 (8.33%) Google Apps
1 1 (8.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) LAN
1 1 (8.33%) WAN
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
2 2 (16.67%) Investment Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Desktop Support
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Help Desk Support
3 2 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Service Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Architect
3 2 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Rollout Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Security Architect
4 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Printer Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Thin Client
1 3 (25.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (8.33%) RMADS
2 1 (8.33%) iPad
2 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Windows XP
3 7 (58.33%) Windows 7
4 4 (33.33%) Windows 2000
5 3 (25.00%) Windows Vista
6 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (16.67%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (8.33%) Linux
7 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (8.33%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) ITIL
1 2 (16.67%) Time Management
2 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
2 1 (8.33%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) NetBackup
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) HP
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) Siebel
3 1 (8.33%) EMC
3 1 (8.33%) BMC
3 1 (8.33%) NetApp
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (8.33%) VMware