The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Citrix products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Citrix over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 34 41 61
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +20
Contract jobs citing Citrix 69 42 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 4.91% 3.67% 1.83%
As % of the Vendors category 11.00% 8.11% 3.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 17 8
Average daily rate
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£357 £135 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+164.07% -65.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £135 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £325 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £290 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.62% -10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 1
Average hourly rate £11.50 £30.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.66% +76.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
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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 Manchester region.

Vendors Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
627 518 597
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 44.66% 45.32% 49.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 275 296
Average daily rate £350 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £135 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 30 38
Average hourly rate £14.25 £20.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.48% -4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £11.19 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £30.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

Citrix
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Citrix Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Citrix
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Citrix Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Citrix
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Citrix across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Citrix Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Citrix
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Citrix Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Citrix
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Citrix within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
Oldham -1 3 £450 +38.46%
Wigan +2 2 - - 1
Stockport - 1 - -
Altrincham - - - -
Rochdale - - - - 2
Salford - - - - 1
Citrix
North West

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 87 (68.50%) Windows
2 63 (49.61%) Active Directory
3 55 (43.31%) VMware
4 53 (41.73%) Microsoft
5 34 (26.77%) VMware Infrastructure
6 28 (22.05%) ITIL
7 25 (19.69%) MS Exchange
7 25 (19.69%) SAN
7 25 (19.69%) Hyper-V
8 24 (18.90%) Windows 7
8 24 (18.90%) MS Office
9 22 (17.32%) MS Excel
9 22 (17.32%) Windows Server 2012
9 22 (17.32%) Windows Server 2008
10 20 (15.75%) Windows Server 2003
10 20 (15.75%) Migration
10 20 (15.75%) Microsoft Certification
11 18 (14.17%) XenApp
12 17 (13.39%) Change Control
12 17 (13.39%) Cisco
12 17 (13.39%) LAN
12 17 (13.39%) Finance
13 16 (12.60%) Windows XP
13 16 (12.60%) Terminal Services
13 16 (12.60%) XenDesktop
14 15 (11.81%) HP
15 13 (10.24%) MCSE
15 13 (10.24%) SQL
15 13 (10.24%) Clustering
16 12 (9.45%) Exchange Server 2010

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 25 (19.69%) MS Exchange
2 12 (9.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (8.66%) IIS
3 11 (8.66%) IBM Notes
4 8 (6.30%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (3.94%) SharePoint
5 5 (3.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (2.36%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (2.36%) Site Server
6 3 (2.36%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 24 (18.90%) MS Office
2 22 (17.32%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (19.69%) SAN
2 17 (13.39%) LAN
3 11 (8.66%) WAN
4 9 (7.09%) Fibre Channel
5 8 (6.30%) NAS
5 8 (6.30%) DHCP
5 8 (6.30%) DNS
5 8 (6.30%) iSCSI
6 7 (5.51%) NetScaler
7 6 (4.72%) VPN
8 5 (3.94%) Intranet
9 4 (3.15%) Wireshark
9 4 (3.15%) Firewall
10 2 (1.57%) Wireless
10 2 (1.57%) TCP/IP
11 1 (0.79%) VoIP
11 1 (0.79%) WLAN
11 1 (0.79%) OSPF
11 1 (0.79%) BGP
11 1 (0.79%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.87%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.94%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Fiddler
General
1 17 (13.39%) Finance
2 7 (5.51%) Legal
2 7 (5.51%) Banking
3 2 (1.57%) Retail
3 2 (1.57%) Law
4 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (16.54%) Project Manager
2 15 (11.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 13 (10.24%) Analyst
4 11 (8.66%) 3rd Line Support
4 11 (8.66%) Server Engineer
5 10 (7.87%) Architect
6 9 (7.09%) Desktop Support
6 9 (7.09%) Support Engineer
6 9 (7.09%) Citrix Engineer
7 8 (6.30%) Administrator
7 8 (6.30%) Support Analyst
7 8 (6.30%) Team Leader
8 6 (4.72%) Systems Engineer
8 6 (4.72%) Senior Manager
8 6 (4.72%) Consultant
8 6 (4.72%) 1st Line Support
8 6 (4.72%) 2nd Line Support
8 6 (4.72%) Senior Project Manager
9 5 (3.94%) Help Desk Support
10 4 (3.15%) Network Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.57%) ODBC
1 2 (1.57%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.79%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.24%) Clustering
2 7 (5.51%) Replication
2 7 (5.51%) Blackberry
2 7 (5.51%) Celerra
3 4 (3.15%) iPad
3 4 (3.15%) Fat Client
3 4 (3.15%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.15%) Thin Client
4 3 (2.36%) Life Science
4 3 (2.36%) CMDB
5 2 (1.57%) AS400
5 2 (1.57%) Statistics
6 1 (0.79%) NHS
6 1 (0.79%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.79%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.79%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 87 (68.50%) Windows
2 24 (18.90%) Windows 7
3 22 (17.32%) Windows Server 2012
3 22 (17.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (15.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (12.60%) Windows XP
6 10 (7.87%) UNIX
7 9 (7.09%) Linux
8 7 (5.51%) Solaris
9 4 (3.15%) Apple iOS
9 4 (3.15%) Windows 8
10 3 (2.36%) Windows Vista
11 2 (1.57%) Windows 2000
11 2 (1.57%) NetWare
12 1 (0.79%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.79%) Android
12 1 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (22.05%) ITIL
2 20 (15.75%) Migration
3 17 (13.39%) Change Control
4 10 (7.87%) PRINCE2
4 10 (7.87%) Project Management
5 9 (7.09%) Service Management
6 7 (5.51%) Incident Management
7 6 (4.72%) Change Management
8 5 (3.94%) Line Management
8 5 (3.94%) Problem Management
9 4 (3.15%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (3.15%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (3.15%) Configuration Management
9 4 (3.15%) Coaching
10 3 (2.36%) People Management
10 3 (2.36%) PRINCE
10 3 (2.36%) Project Governance
10 3 (2.36%) Mentoring
10 3 (2.36%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (2.36%) Email Migration
Programming Languages
1 13 (10.24%) SQL
2 4 (3.15%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.36%) VBScript
4 1 (0.79%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (15.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (10.24%) MCSE
3 9 (7.09%) Citrix Certification
4 8 (6.30%) CCA
4 8 (6.30%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (5.51%) CCEA
5 7 (5.51%) MCSA
5 7 (5.51%) MCP
5 7 (5.51%) CCNA
5 7 (5.51%) CCIA
6 6 (4.72%) MCITP
7 5 (3.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 5 (3.94%) MCTS
8 4 (3.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.57%) PMP
9 2 (1.57%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.79%) CCSE
10 1 (0.79%) JNCIS
10 1 (0.79%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.15%) SLA
2 2 (1.57%) QA
3 1 (0.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 63 (49.61%) Active Directory
2 34 (26.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (19.69%) Hyper-V
4 18 (14.17%) XenApp
5 16 (12.60%) XenDesktop
5 16 (12.60%) Terminal Services
6 10 (7.87%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 9 (7.09%) VMware ESX
8 7 (5.51%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 7 (5.51%) XenServer
9 4 (3.15%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (1.57%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.79%) NFS
11 1 (0.79%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.79%) Xen
11 1 (0.79%) vSphere
11 1 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (8.66%) SCCM
2 5 (3.94%) SCOM
3 4 (3.15%) NetBackup
3 4 (3.15%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.57%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 55 (43.31%) VMware
2 53 (41.73%) Microsoft
3 17 (13.39%) Cisco
4 15 (11.81%) HP
5 11 (8.66%) Lotus
5 11 (8.66%) Symantec
6 9 (7.09%) EMC
7 6 (4.72%) Dell
7 6 (4.72%) Oracle
8 4 (3.15%) 3PAR
8 4 (3.15%) Spiceworks
8 4 (3.15%) Sophos
8 4 (3.15%) SolarWinds
8 4 (3.15%) IBM
9 3 (2.36%) NetApp
10 2 (1.57%) Novell
10 2 (1.57%) Apple
10 2 (1.57%) Avaya
10 2 (1.57%) Juniper
10 2 (1.57%) Wyse
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