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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 26 37 63
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +26
Contract jobs citing Citrix 93 51 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 5.97% 4.23% 1.41%
As % of the Vendors category 14.29% 9.27% 3.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 15 4
Average daily rate
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£323 £260 £281
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.03% -7.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £114 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £340 £384
UK excluding London average daily rate £359 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+19.68% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 3
Average hourly rate £14.50 £19.03 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% +8.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.40 £17.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.25 £30.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
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
651 550 387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 41.76% 45.61% 42.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 261 180
Average daily rate £365 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £176 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £463 £497
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 29 30
Average hourly rate £13.00 £17.50 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.71% +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.65 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £30.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
- -6.31%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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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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 -6 5 £325 - 2
Rochdale - - - - 1
Salford - - - -
Stockport - - - -
Altrincham - - - -
Bolton - - - -
Bury - - - - 1
Citrix
North West

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

1 100 (64.52%) Windows
2 72 (46.45%) Microsoft
3 71 (45.81%) VMware
4 60 (38.71%) Active Directory
5 57 (36.77%) VMware Infrastructure
6 48 (30.97%) Migration
7 36 (23.23%) SAN
8 30 (19.35%) Cisco
8 30 (19.35%) Finance
8 30 (19.35%) Windows Server 2012
9 29 (18.71%) IIS
9 29 (18.71%) Hyper-V
10 26 (16.77%) MS Exchange
11 24 (15.48%) Change Control
12 23 (14.84%) MS Excel
13 22 (14.19%) Terminal Services
13 22 (14.19%) Windows Server 2003
13 22 (14.19%) XenApp
13 22 (14.19%) Windows 7
13 22 (14.19%) Windows Server 2008
14 21 (13.55%) Firewall
14 21 (13.55%) Lotus
14 21 (13.55%) IBM Notes
14 21 (13.55%) WAN
14 21 (13.55%) SQL Server
15 20 (12.90%) EMC
15 20 (12.90%) VCP4
16 19 (12.26%) Clustering
16 19 (12.26%) CheckPoint
17 18 (11.61%) Oracle

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 29 (18.71%) IIS
2 26 (16.77%) MS Exchange
3 21 (13.55%) IBM Notes
4 11 (7.10%) Apache
5 10 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (5.81%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (4.52%) SharePoint
8 4 (2.58%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (1.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (1.94%) Site Server
9 3 (1.94%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (1.29%) Lync
11 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.65%) Liferay
11 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 23 (14.84%) MS Excel
2 16 (10.32%) MS Office
3 5 (3.23%) MS Project
3 5 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.81%) Office 365
2 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.65%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 36 (23.23%) SAN
2 21 (13.55%) Firewall
2 21 (13.55%) WAN
3 16 (10.32%) Fibre Channel
3 16 (10.32%) iSCSI
4 15 (9.68%) LAN
5 14 (9.03%) VPN
5 14 (9.03%) NAS
5 14 (9.03%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (7.10%) SSL
7 8 (5.16%) EIGRP
7 8 (5.16%) BGP
7 8 (5.16%) OSPF
7 8 (5.16%) Wireless
7 8 (5.16%) NetScaler
8 7 (4.52%) MPLS
8 7 (4.52%) Internet
8 7 (4.52%) DMZ
8 7 (4.52%) Network Security
8 7 (4.52%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (13.55%) SQL Server
2 17 (10.97%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (1.29%) Fiddler
General
1 30 (19.35%) Finance
2 13 (8.39%) Banking
3 8 (5.16%) Legal
4 4 (2.58%) Local Government
4 4 (2.58%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.94%) Law
6 2 (1.29%) Retail
7 1 (0.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (16.13%) Architect
1 25 (16.13%) Project Manager
2 21 (13.55%) Analyst
3 15 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (7.10%) Server Engineer
4 11 (7.10%) Solutions Architect
5 10 (6.45%) Programme Manager
6 8 (5.16%) Security Engineer
6 8 (5.16%) Citrix Engineer
6 8 (5.16%) Desktop Support
6 8 (5.16%) Technical Architect
6 8 (5.16%) Support Engineer
7 7 (4.52%) Data Centre Project Manager
7 7 (4.52%) Network Security Engineer
7 7 (4.52%) Support Analyst
7 7 (4.52%) Network Engineer
8 6 (3.87%) Infrastructure Manager
8 6 (3.87%) Infrastructure Architect
8 6 (3.87%) Business Analyst
8 6 (3.87%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.81%) Application Packaging
2 2 (1.29%) ODBC
3 1 (0.65%) Middleware
3 1 (0.65%) SAML
3 1 (0.65%) CSS
3 1 (0.65%) OAuth
3 1 (0.65%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.26%) Clustering
2 14 (9.03%) Replication
2 14 (9.03%) Celerra
3 9 (5.81%) Life Science
4 5 (3.23%) Thin Client
4 5 (3.23%) Fat Client
5 4 (2.58%) Blackberry
6 3 (1.94%) CMDB
6 3 (1.94%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.29%) Open Source
7 2 (1.29%) AS400
7 2 (1.29%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.65%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.65%) NHS
8 1 (0.65%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.65%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.65%) iPad
8 1 (0.65%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 100 (64.52%) Windows
2 30 (19.35%) Windows Server 2012
3 22 (14.19%) Windows Server 2003
3 22 (14.19%) Windows 7
3 22 (14.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (11.61%) UNIX
5 16 (10.32%) Windows XP
6 14 (9.03%) Solaris
7 5 (3.23%) Windows 8
8 3 (1.94%) Linux
8 3 (1.94%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.29%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.65%) NetWare
10 1 (0.65%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.65%) Android
10 1 (0.65%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (30.97%) Migration
2 24 (15.48%) Change Control
3 16 (10.32%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (10.32%) Project Management
4 15 (9.68%) ITIL
4 15 (9.68%) PRINCE2
5 14 (9.03%) Programme Management
6 12 (7.74%) Information Security
7 11 (7.10%) Configuration Management
8 9 (5.81%) Technical Architecture
9 8 (5.16%) Matrix Management
9 8 (5.16%) Business Continuity
10 7 (4.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 7 (4.52%) Service Management
10 7 (4.52%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (3.87%) Validation
12 4 (2.58%) Capacity Planning
12 4 (2.58%) Incident Management
13 3 (1.94%) Change Management
13 3 (1.94%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 11 (7.10%) SQL
2 5 (3.23%) PowerShell
3 4 (2.58%) VBScript
4 1 (0.65%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (12.90%) VCP4
2 9 (5.81%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (5.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (5.16%) Citrix Certification
3 8 (5.16%) CCEA
3 8 (5.16%) CCNA
3 8 (5.16%) CCIA
4 6 (3.87%) CCA
5 5 (3.23%) MCSE
6 3 (1.94%) CISSP
6 3 (1.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (1.94%) CISMP
6 3 (1.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (1.94%) ISACA
7 2 (1.29%) CCEE
7 2 (1.29%) MCITP
7 2 (1.29%) Degree
7 2 (1.29%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.29%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.29%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.23%) SLA
2 2 (1.29%) QA
3 1 (0.65%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 60 (38.71%) Active Directory
2 57 (36.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (18.71%) Hyper-V
4 22 (14.19%) Terminal Services
4 22 (14.19%) XenApp
5 16 (10.32%) VMware ESX
6 15 (9.68%) XenDesktop
7 14 (9.03%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 9 (5.81%) Microsoft App-V
9 7 (4.52%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (3.87%) XenServer
10 6 (3.87%) Xen
10 6 (3.87%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 4 (2.58%) ISA Server
12 2 (1.29%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (1.29%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.65%) NFS
13 1 (0.65%) vSphere
13 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 8 (5.16%) SCCM
2 5 (3.23%) NetBackup
3 4 (2.58%) MIMEsweeper
4 3 (1.94%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (1.29%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.65%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (0.65%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 72 (46.45%) Microsoft
2 71 (45.81%) VMware
3 30 (19.35%) Cisco
4 21 (13.55%) Lotus
5 20 (12.90%) EMC
6 19 (12.26%) CheckPoint
7 18 (11.61%) Oracle
8 13 (8.39%) HP
9 7 (4.52%) Symantec
9 7 (4.52%) Clearswift
9 7 (4.52%) Nortel
9 7 (4.52%) NetApp
9 7 (4.52%) SAP
9 7 (4.52%) SolarWinds
10 5 (3.23%) AppSense
10 5 (3.23%) 3PAR
11 4 (2.58%) Dell
11 4 (2.58%) Avaya
11 4 (2.58%) SurfControl
12 3 (1.94%) Wyse
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