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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 39 44 62
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +18
Contract jobs citing Citrix 58 35 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 4.26% 2.88% 2.02%
As % of the Vendors category 9.37% 6.52% 4.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 11 8
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£340 £325 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% +62.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £300 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £359
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 11
Average hourly rate £14.25 £25.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.00% +47.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £15.20 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.55 £30.10 £21.00
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 Manchester region.

Vendors Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
619 537 640
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 45.45% 44.20% 43.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 239 268
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £222 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £445 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 48 66
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% +8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £27.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
Altrincham - - - -
Rochdale - - - - 1
Salford - - - -
Stockport - - - -
Wigan - - - - 1
Citrix
North West

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 70 (76.09%) Windows
2 47 (51.09%) Active Directory
3 39 (42.39%) VMware
4 34 (36.96%) Microsoft
5 25 (27.17%) ITIL
5 25 (27.17%) MS Exchange
6 23 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 21 (22.83%) Windows 7
8 20 (21.74%) SAN
9 18 (19.57%) Windows Server 2003
9 18 (19.57%) Microsoft Certification
9 18 (19.57%) MS Excel
10 16 (17.39%) MS Office
11 15 (16.30%) XenApp
11 15 (16.30%) VMware Infrastructure
12 14 (15.22%) SCCM
12 14 (15.22%) Hyper-V
12 14 (15.22%) Cisco
13 13 (14.13%) SQL
14 12 (13.04%) Linux
14 12 (13.04%) LAN
14 12 (13.04%) Windows XP
14 12 (13.04%) HP
15 10 (10.87%) Finance
15 10 (10.87%) Blackberry
15 10 (10.87%) MCSE
15 10 (10.87%) Exchange Server 2010
16 9 (9.78%) Windows Server 2012
16 9 (9.78%) SCOM
16 9 (9.78%) DHCP

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (27.17%) MS Exchange
2 10 (10.87%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (5.43%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (5.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (4.35%) IBM Notes
6 2 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.09%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.09%) Lync
7 1 (1.09%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (1.09%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.09%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.09%) Site Server
Applications
1 18 (19.57%) MS Excel
2 16 (17.39%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (21.74%) SAN
2 12 (13.04%) LAN
3 9 (9.78%) DHCP
3 9 (9.78%) DNS
4 7 (7.61%) VPN
5 6 (6.52%) WAN
6 5 (5.43%) NetScaler
7 4 (4.35%) Wireshark
8 3 (3.26%) Intranet
8 3 (3.26%) VoIP
9 2 (2.17%) HTTP
9 2 (2.17%) Firewall
9 2 (2.17%) Wireless
10 1 (1.09%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (1.09%) VLAN
10 1 (1.09%) NAS
10 1 (1.09%) TCP/IP
10 1 (1.09%) SMS
10 1 (1.09%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.09%) MSDE
2 1 (1.09%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (2.17%) AdminStudio
2 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.09%) Wise Package Studio
2 1 (1.09%) InstallShield
General
1 10 (10.87%) Finance
2 4 (4.35%) Banking
3 2 (2.17%) Retail
4 1 (1.09%) Law
4 1 (1.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (18.48%) Analyst
2 12 (13.04%) Project Manager
3 11 (11.96%) 3rd Line Support
4 10 (10.87%) Support Analyst
5 9 (9.78%) Support Engineer
5 9 (9.78%) Desktop Support
5 9 (9.78%) Administrator
6 8 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
6 8 (8.70%) Team Leader
7 6 (6.52%) Consultant
7 6 (6.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (5.43%) Senior Project Manager
8 5 (5.43%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (5.43%) Senior Manager
9 4 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 4 (4.35%) Network Administrator
10 3 (3.26%) Wintel Engineer
10 3 (3.26%) Service Desk Team Leader
10 3 (3.26%) Desktop Team Leader
10 3 (3.26%) Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.26%) Middleware
2 2 (2.17%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.09%) .NET
3 1 (1.09%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.87%) Blackberry
2 4 (4.35%) iPad
2 4 (4.35%) Clustering
3 3 (3.26%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.26%) Replication
4 2 (2.17%) GIS
4 2 (2.17%) Statistics
5 1 (1.09%) iPhone
5 1 (1.09%) CMDB
5 1 (1.09%) Life Science
5 1 (1.09%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.09%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.09%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.09%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 70 (76.09%) Windows
2 23 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (22.83%) Windows 7
4 18 (19.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (13.04%) Linux
5 12 (13.04%) Windows XP
6 9 (9.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (4.35%) Windows 2000
7 4 (4.35%) UNIX
8 3 (3.26%) Windows Vista
9 2 (2.17%) NetWare
9 2 (2.17%) Apple iOS
9 2 (2.17%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.09%) Android
10 1 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.09%) AIX
10 1 (1.09%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (27.17%) ITIL
2 7 (7.61%) PRINCE2
3 6 (6.52%) Project Management
3 6 (6.52%) Change Management
3 6 (6.52%) Service Management
4 5 (5.43%) Incident Management
4 5 (5.43%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (5.43%) Change Control
5 4 (4.35%) Problem Management
5 4 (4.35%) Coaching
6 3 (3.26%) People Management
6 3 (3.26%) Line Management
6 3 (3.26%) Email Migration
6 3 (3.26%) Project Governance
6 3 (3.26%) Business Continuity
7 2 (2.17%) E-Commerce
7 2 (2.17%) ITSM
7 2 (2.17%) Service Delivery
7 2 (2.17%) Migration
7 2 (2.17%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (14.13%) SQL
2 4 (4.35%) VBScript
3 3 (3.26%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.09%) Java
4 1 (1.09%) VB
4 1 (1.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (19.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (10.87%) MCSE
3 6 (6.52%) MCP
3 6 (6.52%) MCSA
3 6 (6.52%) MCITP
4 5 (5.43%) MCTS
5 4 (4.35%) CCNA
5 4 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (4.35%) SC Cleared
5 4 (4.35%) Security Cleared
6 3 (3.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.17%) CCA
7 2 (2.17%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.09%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.43%) SLA
2 2 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 47 (51.09%) Active Directory
2 15 (16.30%) XenApp
2 15 (16.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (15.22%) Hyper-V
4 5 (5.43%) XenDesktop
5 4 (4.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 3 (3.26%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (3.26%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.09%) XenServer
7 1 (1.09%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 14 (15.22%) SCCM
2 9 (9.78%) SCOM
3 4 (4.35%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.17%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.17%) WSUS
4 2 (2.17%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (1.09%) HP SiteScope
5 1 (1.09%) SCSM
5 1 (1.09%) ZENworks
5 1 (1.09%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.09%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 1 (1.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.09%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 39 (42.39%) VMware
2 34 (36.96%) Microsoft
3 14 (15.22%) Cisco
4 12 (13.04%) HP
5 8 (8.70%) Symantec
6 5 (5.43%) IBM
7 4 (4.35%) Dell
7 4 (4.35%) Lotus
7 4 (4.35%) Sophos
7 4 (4.35%) SolarWinds
7 4 (4.35%) Spiceworks
8 3 (3.26%) AppSense
8 3 (3.26%) Novell
8 3 (3.26%) Oracle
8 3 (3.26%) Avaya
9 2 (2.17%) EMC
9 2 (2.17%) Juniper
9 2 (2.17%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.17%) Apple
9 2 (2.17%) McAfee
Manchester, Lancashire
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