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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 24 36 57
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +21
Contract jobs citing Citrix 96 59 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 5.89% 4.16% 1.90%
As % of the Vendors category 13.77% 9.15% 4.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 20 5
Average daily rate
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£325 £243 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.02% -15.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £100 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £400 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £306
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 4
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.03 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.03% +10.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £15.50 £15.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.25 £25.00 £26.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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 Manchester region.

Vendors Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
697 645 402
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 42.76% 45.49% 40.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 294 171
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £168 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 38 37
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.44% -4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.01 £10.56 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £32.49 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 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
Oldham -2 2 £200 -11.11%
Rochdale - - - -
Salford - - - - 1
Stockport - - - - 1
Altrincham - - - -
Bolton - - - - 1
Bury - - - -
Citrix
North West

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 98 (60.12%) Windows
2 74 (45.40%) VMware
3 66 (40.49%) Microsoft
4 64 (39.26%) Active Directory
5 52 (31.90%) VMware Infrastructure
6 50 (30.67%) Migration
7 38 (23.31%) Cisco
8 37 (22.70%) Windows Server 2012
9 34 (20.86%) WAN
10 33 (20.25%) SAN
11 32 (19.63%) XenApp
12 31 (19.02%) Firewall
13 30 (18.40%) Windows Server 2003
13 30 (18.40%) Windows Server 2008
14 29 (17.79%) CheckPoint
15 28 (17.18%) Finance
16 27 (16.56%) MS Exchange
16 27 (16.56%) ITIL
17 25 (15.34%) Cisco ASA
18 24 (14.72%) IIS
19 22 (13.50%) MS Excel
19 22 (13.50%) Hyper-V
20 21 (12.88%) LAN
20 21 (12.88%) SSL
20 21 (12.88%) Windows 7
21 20 (12.27%) VPN
21 20 (12.27%) Lotus
21 20 (12.27%) IBM Notes
21 20 (12.27%) Oracle
22 19 (11.66%) EMC

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 27 (16.56%) MS Exchange
2 24 (14.72%) IIS
3 20 (12.27%) IBM Notes
4 12 (7.36%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (6.75%) Apache
6 8 (4.91%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (4.29%) SharePoint
8 4 (2.45%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (1.84%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (1.84%) Site Server
10 2 (1.23%) Lync
10 2 (1.23%) Node.js
11 1 (0.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.61%) Liferay
Applications
1 22 (13.50%) MS Excel
2 15 (9.20%) MS Office
3 5 (3.07%) MS Project
3 5 (3.07%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.36%) Office 365
2 2 (1.23%) IaaS
2 2 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.61%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 34 (20.86%) WAN
2 33 (20.25%) SAN
3 31 (19.02%) Firewall
4 25 (15.34%) Cisco ASA
5 21 (12.88%) SSL
5 21 (12.88%) LAN
6 20 (12.27%) VPN
7 16 (9.82%) Network Security
8 11 (6.75%) iSCSI
9 10 (6.13%) Fibre Channel
10 9 (5.52%) NAS
11 8 (4.91%) NetScaler
11 8 (4.91%) Wireless
12 7 (4.29%) DMZ
12 7 (4.29%) Internet
12 7 (4.29%) MPLS
12 7 (4.29%) OSPF
12 7 (4.29%) BGP
12 7 (4.29%) EIGRP
12 7 (4.29%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (10.43%) Oracle Database
2 16 (9.82%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.84%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.23%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.23%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (1.23%) Big Data
5 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (1.84%) Fiddler
General
1 28 (17.18%) Finance
2 10 (6.13%) Banking
3 8 (4.91%) Legal
3 8 (4.91%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.45%) Local Government
5 3 (1.84%) Law
6 2 (1.23%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.23%) Retail
7 1 (0.61%) Electronics
7 1 (0.61%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (22.70%) Analyst
2 27 (16.56%) Architect
3 24 (14.72%) Project Manager
4 17 (10.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 13 (7.98%) Technical Analyst
6 11 (6.75%) Security Analyst
7 10 (6.13%) Solutions Architect
7 10 (6.13%) Programme Manager
7 10 (6.13%) Technical Architect
8 8 (4.91%) Network Engineer
8 8 (4.91%) Support Engineer
8 8 (4.91%) Security Engineer
8 8 (4.91%) Citrix Analyst
9 7 (4.29%) Infrastructure Architect
9 7 (4.29%) Network Security Engineer
9 7 (4.29%) Support Analyst
9 7 (4.29%) Desktop Support
10 6 (3.68%) Business Analyst
10 6 (3.68%) Senior Manager
10 6 (3.68%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.52%) Application Packaging
2 2 (1.23%) ODBC
2 2 (1.23%) AngularJS
2 2 (1.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (0.61%) CSS
3 1 (0.61%) SAML
3 1 (0.61%) OAuth
3 1 (0.61%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.98%) Clustering
2 10 (6.13%) PKI
2 10 (6.13%) Life Science
3 9 (5.52%) Replication
3 9 (5.52%) Celerra
4 6 (3.68%) Fat Client
4 6 (3.68%) Thin Client
5 3 (1.84%) CMDB
6 2 (1.23%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.23%) AS400
6 2 (1.23%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.23%) Open Source
7 1 (0.61%) iPad
7 1 (0.61%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.61%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.61%) BYOD
7 1 (0.61%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.61%) iPhone
7 1 (0.61%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.61%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 98 (60.12%) Windows
2 37 (22.70%) Windows Server 2012
3 30 (18.40%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (18.40%) Windows Server 2003
4 21 (12.88%) Windows 7
5 15 (9.20%) UNIX
6 13 (7.98%) Windows XP
6 13 (7.98%) Solaris
7 6 (3.68%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.23%) Linux
9 1 (0.61%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.61%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.61%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.61%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.61%) Android
9 1 (0.61%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (30.67%) Migration
2 27 (16.56%) ITIL
3 18 (11.04%) Project Management
4 16 (9.82%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (9.20%) PRINCE2
5 15 (9.20%) Programme Management
6 14 (8.59%) Capacity Planning
6 14 (8.59%) Change Control
7 12 (7.36%) Information Security
7 12 (7.36%) Service Delivery
8 11 (6.75%) Configuration Management
9 10 (6.13%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 10 (6.13%) Kalman Filter
10 9 (5.52%) SIEM
10 9 (5.52%) Penetration Testing
10 9 (5.52%) Technical Architecture
11 8 (4.91%) Business Continuity
11 8 (4.91%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 8 (4.91%) Matrix Management
12 7 (4.29%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 10 (6.13%) SQL
2 6 (3.68%) PowerShell
3 4 (2.45%) VBScript
4 2 (1.23%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.23%) R
5 1 (0.61%) C
5 1 (0.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (8.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (7.98%) CISSP
2 13 (7.98%) Citrix Certification
2 13 (7.98%) CISMP
3 12 (7.36%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (7.36%) ITIL Certification
4 10 (6.13%) CISM
4 10 (6.13%) CCA
4 10 (6.13%) MCSE
5 9 (5.52%) CCEA
5 9 (5.52%) CCENT
5 9 (5.52%) CCIA
6 8 (4.91%) CCNA
7 7 (4.29%) CCEE
8 4 (2.45%) CCAA
8 4 (2.45%) MCITP
8 4 (2.45%) CCIE
9 3 (1.84%) MCP
9 3 (1.84%) MCSA
9 3 (1.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (11.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (10.43%) QA
3 4 (2.45%) SLA
4 2 (1.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 64 (39.26%) Active Directory
2 52 (31.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (19.63%) XenApp
4 22 (13.50%) Hyper-V
5 16 (9.82%) XenDesktop
6 14 (8.59%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 12 (7.36%) Terminal Services
8 10 (6.13%) VMware ESX
9 9 (5.52%) Microsoft App-V
9 9 (5.52%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 8 (4.91%) MetaFrame
10 8 (4.91%) VMware ESXi
11 6 (3.68%) Xen
11 6 (3.68%) XenServer
12 4 (2.45%) ISA Server
13 3 (1.84%) Terminal Server
14 2 (1.23%) Oracle RAC
15 1 (0.61%) NFS
15 1 (0.61%) vSphere
15 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 9 (5.52%) SCCM
2 4 (2.45%) MIMEsweeper
3 3 (1.84%) NetBackup
3 3 (1.84%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (1.23%) StatsD
4 2 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.23%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.61%) WSUS
5 1 (0.61%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 74 (45.40%) VMware
2 66 (40.49%) Microsoft
3 38 (23.31%) Cisco
4 29 (17.79%) CheckPoint
5 20 (12.27%) Lotus
5 20 (12.27%) Oracle
6 19 (11.66%) EMC
7 17 (10.43%) Clearswift
8 14 (8.59%) AppSense
9 10 (6.13%) Kaspersky
10 9 (5.52%) HP
11 8 (4.91%) SAP
12 7 (4.29%) Nortel
12 7 (4.29%) NetApp
12 7 (4.29%) SolarWinds
13 4 (2.45%) Avaya
13 4 (2.45%) Dell
13 4 (2.45%) Wyse
13 4 (2.45%) SurfControl
13 4 (2.45%) Red Hat
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