The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Manchester region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 49 40 52
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +12
Contract jobs citing Citrix 33 41 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.64% 3.60% 2.56%
As % of the Vendors category 6.27% 7.74% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 19 17
Average daily rate
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£263 £300 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +41.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £222 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £408 £322
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 6
Average hourly rate £20.50 £26.00 £16.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.15% +54.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.95 £11.90 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £30.10 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Vendors Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
526 530 648
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 42.15% 46.49% 45.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 246 263
Average daily rate £323 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 38 57
Average hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £18.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% +10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.19 £31.40 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
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North West

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 1 August 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Citrix across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Citrix Hourly Rate Histogram 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 1 August 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
Bolton 0 1 - -
Stockport -2 1 - - 1
Wigan - - - -
Rochdale - - - - 1
Salford - - - - 1
Altrincham - - - - 3
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North West

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 73 (82.95%) Windows
2 45 (51.14%) Active Directory
3 43 (48.86%) VMware
4 36 (40.91%) Microsoft
5 28 (31.82%) MS Exchange
6 27 (30.68%) ITIL
7 20 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
8 19 (21.59%) VMware Infrastructure
9 18 (20.45%) Windows 7
10 17 (19.32%) SQL
11 16 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
11 16 (18.18%) XenApp
11 16 (18.18%) SCOM
12 15 (17.05%) Windows Server 2003
13 14 (15.91%) MS Excel
14 13 (14.77%) Windows XP
14 13 (14.77%) SCCM
14 13 (14.77%) Hyper-V
15 12 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
15 12 (13.64%) MS Office
15 12 (13.64%) Cisco
16 11 (12.50%) SAN
16 11 (12.50%) Symantec
17 10 (11.36%) DHCP
17 10 (11.36%) DNS
17 10 (11.36%) XenDesktop
18 9 (10.23%) EMC
18 9 (10.23%) Service Management
19 8 (9.09%) Blackberry
19 8 (9.09%) MCP

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 28 (31.82%) MS Exchange
2 12 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (7.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (6.82%) IBM Notes
5 6 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (2.27%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.27%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (2.27%) Lync
7 1 (1.14%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.14%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.14%) IIS
7 1 (1.14%) Apache
7 1 (1.14%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 14 (15.91%) MS Excel
2 12 (13.64%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.50%) SAN
2 10 (11.36%) DHCP
2 10 (11.36%) DNS
3 7 (7.95%) LAN
4 6 (6.82%) Firewall
5 5 (5.68%) WAN
6 3 (3.41%) NetScaler
6 3 (3.41%) VPN
6 3 (3.41%) SMS
6 3 (3.41%) VoIP
7 2 (2.27%) Wireless
7 2 (2.27%) HTTP
7 2 (2.27%) Wireshark
8 1 (1.14%) VLAN
8 1 (1.14%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.14%) Network Security
8 1 (1.14%) IP Telephony
8 1 (1.14%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (1.14%) Intranet
8 1 (1.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.55%) Ingres
1 4 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.14%) DB2
2 1 (1.14%) MSDE
Development Applications
1 2 (2.27%) AdminStudio
2 1 (1.14%) Wise Package Studio
2 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.14%) InstallShield
General
1 5 (5.68%) Finance
2 2 (2.27%) Banking
2 2 (2.27%) Local Government
3 1 (1.14%) Retail
3 1 (1.14%) Law
3 1 (1.14%) Legal
3 1 (1.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (28.41%) Analyst
2 14 (15.91%) Support Analyst
3 13 (14.77%) 2nd Line Support
4 11 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
5 9 (10.23%) Support Engineer
6 8 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 6 (6.82%) Consultant
7 6 (6.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (6.82%) Server Engineer
8 5 (5.68%) Service Desk Analyst
8 5 (5.68%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (5.68%) Service Analyst
8 5 (5.68%) Administrator
9 4 (4.55%) Desktop Support
9 4 (4.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 4 (4.55%) Technical Manager
10 3 (3.41%) Wintel Engineer
10 3 (3.41%) Citrix Engineer
10 3 (3.41%) Technical Operations Manager
10 3 (3.41%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.41%) Middleware
2 2 (2.27%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.14%) .NET
3 1 (1.14%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.09%) Blackberry
2 3 (3.41%) Replication
2 3 (3.41%) Clustering
3 2 (2.27%) GIS
4 1 (1.14%) Statistics
4 1 (1.14%) iPhone
4 1 (1.14%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.14%) iPad
4 1 (1.14%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.14%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.14%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 73 (82.95%) Windows
2 20 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (20.45%) Windows 7
4 15 (17.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (14.77%) Windows XP
6 8 (9.09%) UNIX
6 8 (9.09%) Solaris
7 7 (7.95%) Windows 8
8 5 (5.68%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (5.68%) Linux
9 2 (2.27%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.14%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.14%) Android
10 1 (1.14%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (30.68%) ITIL
2 9 (10.23%) Service Management
3 7 (7.95%) PRINCE2
3 7 (7.95%) Project Management
4 4 (4.55%) Change Management
4 4 (4.55%) Server Monitoring
4 4 (4.55%) Supplier Management
4 4 (4.55%) Problem Management
5 3 (3.41%) Incident Management
5 3 (3.41%) Time Management
5 3 (3.41%) Capacity Management
5 3 (3.41%) Business Continuity
6 2 (2.27%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (2.27%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (1.14%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (1.14%) Compatibility Testing
7 1 (1.14%) Business Analysis
7 1 (1.14%) Data Analysis
7 1 (1.14%) Business Process Improvement
7 1 (1.14%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 17 (19.32%) SQL
2 8 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.27%) VBScript
4 1 (1.14%) VB
4 1 (1.14%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (9.09%) MCP
2 8 (9.09%) MCITP
3 7 (7.95%) MCTS
4 6 (6.82%) MCSE
4 6 (6.82%) MCSA
4 6 (6.82%) Security Cleared
5 5 (5.68%) CCNA
5 5 (5.68%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (4.55%) SC Cleared
7 3 (3.41%) Degree
7 3 (3.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (3.41%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (2.27%) CCA
8 2 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (2.27%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.14%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.68%) SLA
2 1 (1.14%) QA
System Software
1 45 (51.14%) Active Directory
2 19 (21.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (18.18%) XenApp
4 13 (14.77%) Hyper-V
5 10 (11.36%) XenDesktop
6 4 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (4.55%) VMware Server
7 3 (3.41%) VMware ESX
8 2 (2.27%) Terminal Server
8 2 (2.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (1.14%) vSphere
9 1 (1.14%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.14%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 16 (18.18%) SCOM
2 13 (14.77%) SCCM
3 5 (5.68%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (4.55%) Backup Exec
4 4 (4.55%) WSUS
5 1 (1.14%) SCSM
5 1 (1.14%) HP SiteScope
5 1 (1.14%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.14%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 1 (1.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.14%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (1.14%) ZENworks
5 1 (1.14%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 43 (48.86%) VMware
2 36 (40.91%) Microsoft
3 12 (13.64%) Cisco
4 11 (12.50%) Symantec
5 9 (10.23%) EMC
6 8 (9.09%) Oracle
7 6 (6.82%) McAfee
7 6 (6.82%) HP
7 6 (6.82%) Lotus
8 5 (5.68%) Avaya
8 5 (5.68%) CheckPoint
9 4 (4.55%) Sophos
9 4 (4.55%) AppSense
9 4 (4.55%) Nortel
10 3 (3.41%) IBM
11 2 (2.27%) Juniper
11 2 (2.27%) NetApp
11 2 (2.27%) Apple
11 2 (2.27%) Spiceworks
11 2 (2.27%) Meru Networks
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