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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Citrix over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 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.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Citrix
North West / Manchester
Rank 65 69 26
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -43
Contract jobs citing Citrix 27 35 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.04% 1.93% 6.10%
As % of the Vendors category 5.19% 5.03% 14.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 15 43
Median daily rate £300 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £118 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £486 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Median hourly rate £19.45 £17.00 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.41% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.69 £15.40 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.21 £18.60 £18.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £17.25 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-15.94% +7.81%

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
520 696 625
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 39.30% 38.47% 41.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 348 336
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £218 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £510 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 26 28
Median hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +40.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.43 £14.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.37 £48.00 £29.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

Citrix
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing Citrix as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Citrix within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oldham - 1 - -
Stockport - 1 £650 -
Citrix
North West

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Citrix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Citrix.

1 40 (59.70%) Windows
2 34 (50.75%) VMware
3 26 (38.81%) Windows Server
4 23 (34.33%) Microsoft
5 22 (32.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (31.34%) Active Directory
7 18 (26.87%) SCCM
7 18 (26.87%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (25.37%) XenApp
8 17 (25.37%) Firewall
9 16 (23.88%) Windows Server 2003
10 15 (22.39%) Cisco
11 12 (17.91%) XenDesktop
12 11 (16.42%) VMware Infrastructure
12 11 (16.42%) ITIL
13 10 (14.93%) Microsoft Azure
14 9 (13.43%) Amazon AWS
14 9 (13.43%) Intel Security
14 9 (13.43%) Web Services
14 9 (13.43%) MS Exchange
14 9 (13.43%) AppSense
15 8 (11.94%) Blue Coat
15 8 (11.94%) ProxySG
15 8 (11.94%) NetApp
15 8 (11.94%) Project Management
16 7 (10.45%) Data Centre
16 7 (10.45%) vSphere
16 7 (10.45%) McAfee ePO
16 7 (10.45%) NetScaler
16 7 (10.45%) MS Office

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (13.43%) MS Exchange
2 5 (7.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (5.97%) IBM Notes
4 3 (4.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (4.48%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.99%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (10.45%) MS Office
2 4 (5.97%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.99%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (13.43%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.99%) Office 365
3 2 (2.99%) SaaS
4 1 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.49%) IaaS
4 1 (1.49%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (25.37%) Firewall
2 7 (10.45%) NetScaler
3 6 (8.96%) VPN
4 5 (7.46%) TCP/IP
4 5 (7.46%) VLAN
5 4 (5.97%) LAN
5 4 (5.97%) WAN
6 1 (1.49%) DHCP
6 1 (1.49%) DNS
6 1 (1.49%) IPsec
6 1 (1.49%) MPLS
6 1 (1.49%) Network Security
6 1 (1.49%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.46%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 7 (10.45%) Finance
2 6 (8.96%) Banking
3 3 (4.48%) Investment Banking
3 3 (4.48%) Legal
3 3 (4.48%) Local Government
4 2 (2.99%) Law
4 2 (2.99%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (20.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (14.93%) 3rd Line Support
2 10 (14.93%) Analyst
3 8 (11.94%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 8 (11.94%) Support Engineer
4 7 (10.45%) Consultant
5 6 (8.96%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 6 (8.96%) Network Engineer
5 6 (8.96%) Service Analyst
6 5 (7.46%) Citrix Specialist
7 4 (5.97%) Citrix Expert
7 4 (5.97%) Service Desk Analyst
8 3 (4.48%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 3 (4.48%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (4.48%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) Active Directory Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) Server Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) Technical Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) Windows Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.45%) Data Centre
2 6 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.97%) Fat Client
3 4 (5.97%) Thin Client
4 3 (4.48%) NHS
5 2 (2.99%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.99%) iPad
5 2 (2.99%) Life Science
5 2 (2.99%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.49%) PKI
6 1 (1.49%) Smartcard
6 1 (1.49%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 40 (59.70%) Windows
2 26 (38.81%) Windows Server
3 22 (32.84%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (26.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (23.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (5.97%) Windows 7
6 4 (5.97%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.99%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.99%) Windows 10
7 2 (2.99%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.49%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (16.42%) ITIL
2 8 (11.94%) Project Management
3 7 (10.45%) Service Management
4 5 (7.46%) Migration
4 5 (7.46%) Software Deployment
5 4 (5.97%) High Availability
6 3 (4.48%) Application Discovery
6 3 (4.48%) Document Management
6 3 (4.48%) ITSM
6 3 (4.48%) Service Design
7 2 (2.99%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (2.99%) Application Packaging
7 2 (2.99%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (2.99%) CRM
7 2 (2.99%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (2.99%) Problem Management
7 2 (2.99%) Security Patching
7 2 (2.99%) Service Delivery
7 2 (2.99%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (2.99%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.97%) SQL
2 2 (2.99%) C
2 2 (2.99%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.99%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (8.96%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (7.46%) CCNA
2 5 (7.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (5.97%) CCDP
3 4 (5.97%) CCIE
4 3 (4.48%) MCSE
5 2 (2.99%) MCITP
5 2 (2.99%) MCP
5 2 (2.99%) MCTS
6 1 (1.49%) CCA
6 1 (1.49%) CCNP
6 1 (1.49%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (31.34%) Active Directory
2 17 (25.37%) XenApp
3 12 (17.91%) XenDesktop
4 11 (16.42%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (11.94%) ProxySG
6 7 (10.45%) vSphere
7 5 (7.46%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (5.97%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 4 (5.97%) Hyper-V
9 1 (1.49%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 18 (26.87%) SCCM
2 7 (10.45%) McAfee ePO
2 7 (10.45%) WSUS
3 1 (1.49%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 34 (50.75%) VMware
2 23 (34.33%) Microsoft
3 15 (22.39%) Cisco
4 9 (13.43%) AppSense
4 9 (13.43%) Intel Security
5 8 (11.94%) Blue Coat
5 8 (11.94%) NetApp
6 7 (10.45%) Wyse
7 4 (5.97%) CheckPoint
7 4 (5.97%) HP
7 4 (5.97%) Juniper
7 4 (5.97%) Lotus
7 4 (5.97%) Palo Alto
8 2 (2.99%) CommVault
8 2 (2.99%) IBM
9 1 (1.49%) F5
9 1 (1.49%) Fortinet
9 1 (1.49%) ServiceNow
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