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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 26 54 47
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -7
Contract jobs citing Citrix 87 29 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 5.78% 2.28% 2.84%
As % of the Vendors category 12.48% 5.50% 6.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 12 14
Average daily rate
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£310 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £116 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £349 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
- -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 4
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £12.00 £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.45 £25.00 £26.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £16.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +1.53%
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
697 527 461
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 46.28% 41.46% 45.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 279 213
Average daily rate £325 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 32 36
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.45 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.47 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.61% -12.82%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 - -
Stockport 0 1 £175 - 2
Bolton -4 1 £1,000 -
Stalybridge - 1 - -
Citrix
North West

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

1 116 (62.37%) VMware
2 112 (60.22%) Windows
3 77 (41.40%) Microsoft
4 75 (40.32%) Active Directory
5 66 (35.48%) VMware Infrastructure
6 65 (34.95%) Migration
7 54 (29.03%) Hyper-V
8 50 (26.88%) SCCM
9 47 (25.27%) ITIL
10 46 (24.73%) Cisco
10 46 (24.73%) Data Centre
11 42 (22.58%) XenApp
12 38 (20.43%) WAN
13 37 (19.89%) MS Exchange
14 35 (18.82%) CheckPoint
14 35 (18.82%) Firewall
15 33 (17.74%) SAN
16 32 (17.20%) Lotus
16 32 (17.20%) IBM Notes
17 30 (16.13%) EMC
18 29 (15.59%) Cisco ASA
18 29 (15.59%) Windows Server 2008
18 29 (15.59%) Capacity Planning
18 29 (15.59%) Windows Server 2012
19 27 (14.52%) Windows 7
20 26 (13.98%) Oracle
21 25 (13.44%) SQL
21 25 (13.44%) SSL
21 25 (13.44%) Microsoft App-V
22 24 (12.90%) Windows Server 2003

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 37 (19.89%) MS Exchange
2 32 (17.20%) IBM Notes
3 21 (11.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 18 (9.68%) IIS
5 13 (6.99%) Exchange Server 2013
6 11 (5.91%) Apache
7 3 (1.61%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (1.61%) Lync
8 2 (1.08%) Node.js
8 2 (1.08%) TPMS
9 1 (0.54%) Liferay
9 1 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 17 (9.14%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.30%) MS Office
3 5 (2.69%) MS Project
3 5 (2.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (11.83%) Office 365
2 2 (1.08%) IaaS
2 2 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.54%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 38 (20.43%) WAN
2 35 (18.82%) Firewall
3 33 (17.74%) SAN
4 29 (15.59%) Cisco ASA
5 25 (13.44%) SSL
6 20 (10.75%) VPN
7 19 (10.22%) Network Security
8 18 (9.68%) LAN
9 8 (4.30%) Wireless
10 7 (3.76%) VPLS
10 7 (3.76%) iSCSI
10 7 (3.76%) DMZ
10 7 (3.76%) Internet
10 7 (3.76%) MPLS
10 7 (3.76%) OSPF
10 7 (3.76%) BGP
10 7 (3.76%) EIGRP
10 7 (3.76%) NAS
10 7 (3.76%) Fibre Channel
11 6 (3.23%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (12.90%) Oracle Database
2 16 (8.60%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.08%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.08%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.08%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (1.08%) Big Data
5 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (2.69%) MSI
2 2 (1.08%) Fiddler
General
1 18 (9.68%) Finance
2 13 (6.99%) Manufacturing
3 12 (6.45%) Local Government
4 8 (4.30%) Banking
5 4 (2.15%) Legal
6 3 (1.61%) Retail
6 3 (1.61%) Marketing
6 3 (1.61%) Law
6 3 (1.61%) Electronics
6 3 (1.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (25.27%) Analyst
2 32 (17.20%) Architect
3 28 (15.05%) Support Engineer
4 23 (12.37%) Project Manager
5 20 (10.75%) 3rd Line Support
6 19 (10.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 19 (10.22%) Solutions Architect
7 17 (9.14%) 2nd Line Support
8 15 (8.06%) Support Analyst
8 15 (8.06%) Technical Analyst
8 15 (8.06%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 13 (6.99%) Security Analyst
10 10 (5.38%) Network Engineer
11 9 (4.84%) Technical Architect
11 9 (4.84%) Security Engineer
11 9 (4.84%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 8 (4.30%) Citrix Analyst
12 8 (4.30%) Network Security Engineer
12 8 (4.30%) Infrastructure Architect
13 7 (3.76%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.30%) Application Packaging
2 2 (1.08%) AngularJS
2 2 (1.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (0.54%) OAuth
3 1 (0.54%) CSS3
3 1 (0.54%) CSS
3 1 (0.54%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 46 (24.73%) Data Centre
2 14 (7.53%) PKI
3 12 (6.45%) Life Science
3 12 (6.45%) Clustering
4 7 (3.76%) EMC VNX
4 7 (3.76%) Celerra
4 7 (3.76%) Replication
5 3 (1.61%) Thin Client
5 3 (1.61%) Blackberry
5 3 (1.61%) DTV
5 3 (1.61%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.08%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.08%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.54%) Handset
7 1 (0.54%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.54%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.54%) iPad
7 1 (0.54%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.54%) BYOD
7 1 (0.54%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 112 (60.22%) Windows
2 29 (15.59%) Windows Server 2008
2 29 (15.59%) Windows Server 2012
3 27 (14.52%) Windows 7
4 24 (12.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (9.68%) Windows XP
6 12 (6.45%) UNIX
7 11 (5.91%) Solaris
8 8 (4.30%) Windows 8
9 4 (2.15%) Linux
10 2 (1.08%) Windows 2000
10 2 (1.08%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (34.95%) Migration
2 47 (25.27%) ITIL
3 29 (15.59%) Capacity Planning
4 22 (11.83%) Project Management
5 18 (9.68%) PRINCE2
6 16 (8.60%) Service Delivery
7 14 (7.53%) Kalman Filter
8 13 (6.99%) Security Patching
8 13 (6.99%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 12 (6.45%) Change Control
9 12 (6.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 12 (6.45%) Data Protection
10 11 (5.91%) SIEM
10 11 (5.91%) Penetration Testing
10 11 (5.91%) Information Security
10 11 (5.91%) Programme Management
11 10 (5.38%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (4.84%) Configuration Management
12 9 (4.84%) Incident Management
13 8 (4.30%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (13.44%) SQL
2 4 (2.15%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.61%) VBScript
4 2 (1.08%) R
4 2 (1.08%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (10.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (9.14%) ITIL Certification
3 15 (8.06%) CISSP
3 15 (8.06%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (8.06%) CISMP
4 13 (6.99%) Citrix Certification
5 12 (6.45%) MCSE
5 12 (6.45%) CISM
6 11 (5.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 11 (5.91%) CCNA
6 11 (5.91%) CCENT
7 10 (5.38%) CCA
8 8 (4.30%) MCSA
8 8 (4.30%) MCITP
9 6 (3.23%) CCEE
9 6 (3.23%) MCP
10 4 (2.15%) CCAA
10 4 (2.15%) CCIE
10 4 (2.15%) MCTS
11 3 (1.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (11.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (10.75%) QA
3 6 (3.23%) SLA
4 1 (0.54%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 75 (40.32%) Active Directory
2 66 (35.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 54 (29.03%) Hyper-V
4 42 (22.58%) XenApp
5 25 (13.44%) Microsoft App-V
6 17 (9.14%) Xen
7 14 (7.53%) XenDesktop
8 9 (4.84%) VMware ESX
8 9 (4.84%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (4.30%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 8 (4.30%) MetaFrame
10 7 (3.76%) Terminal Services
10 7 (3.76%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 4 (2.15%) XenServer
11 4 (2.15%) ISA Server
12 2 (1.08%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.54%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.54%) ProxySG
13 1 (0.54%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 50 (26.88%) SCCM
2 10 (5.38%) SCOM
3 7 (3.76%) Backup Exec
4 4 (2.15%) MIMEsweeper
5 3 (1.61%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (1.08%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (1.08%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.08%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.08%) StatsD
7 1 (0.54%) WSUS
Vendors
1 116 (62.37%) VMware
2 77 (41.40%) Microsoft
3 46 (24.73%) Cisco
4 35 (18.82%) CheckPoint
5 32 (17.20%) Lotus
6 30 (16.13%) EMC
7 26 (13.98%) Oracle
8 22 (11.83%) SAP
8 22 (11.83%) Clearswift
9 14 (7.53%) Kaspersky
10 12 (6.45%) AppSense
10 12 (6.45%) NetApp
11 10 (5.38%) Symantec
11 10 (5.38%) McAfee
12 9 (4.84%) Sophos
13 7 (3.76%) HP
13 7 (3.76%) Nortel
13 7 (3.76%) SolarWinds
14 4 (2.15%) SurfControl
14 4 (2.15%) Red Hat
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