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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 35 35 39
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Contract jobs citing Citrix 74 61 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.93% 4.62% 3.18%
As % of the Vendors category 8.87% 10.72% 7.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 34 13
Average daily rate
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£313 £333 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.01% +10.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £175 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £407 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £301 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.48% -7.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 8
Average hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -45.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £12.00 £15.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.40 £25.00 £29.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -2.77%
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
834 569 539
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 44.27% 43.11% 45.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 465 337 249
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £195 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 32 51
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -18.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.83 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £25.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.73%

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 September 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 1 September 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Rochdale - 1 - -
Citrix
North West

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 104 (73.76%) VMware
2 81 (57.45%) Windows
3 63 (44.68%) Active Directory
4 55 (39.01%) VMware Infrastructure
5 51 (36.17%) ITIL
6 47 (33.33%) SCCM
7 45 (31.91%) Microsoft
8 42 (29.79%) Hyper-V
9 40 (28.37%) Migration
10 39 (27.66%) Cisco
11 34 (24.11%) XenApp
12 30 (21.28%) Windows Server 2008
13 29 (20.57%) Data Centre
14 28 (19.86%) WAN
15 27 (19.15%) SQL
15 27 (19.15%) Capacity Planning
16 26 (18.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 26 (18.44%) MS Exchange
17 25 (17.73%) Windows Server 2012
18 23 (16.31%) Microsoft App-V
18 23 (16.31%) CheckPoint
19 22 (15.60%) Firewall
20 21 (14.89%) Service Delivery
20 21 (14.89%) EMC
20 21 (14.89%) Microsoft Certification
21 20 (14.18%) Lotus
21 20 (14.18%) IBM Notes
21 20 (14.18%) Clearswift
21 20 (14.18%) QA
21 20 (14.18%) Cisco ASA

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 26 (18.44%) MS Exchange
2 20 (14.18%) IBM Notes
3 19 (13.48%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (9.22%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.42%) TPMS
6 2 (1.42%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.42%) Node.js
7 1 (0.71%) Lync
7 1 (0.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.71%) WorkSite
Applications
1 8 (5.67%) MS Office
2 5 (3.55%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.13%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (3.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (12.77%) Office 365
2 2 (1.42%) IaaS
2 2 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.42%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (19.86%) WAN
2 22 (15.60%) Firewall
3 20 (14.18%) Cisco ASA
4 18 (12.77%) SSL
5 17 (12.06%) SAN
5 17 (12.06%) LAN
6 14 (9.93%) Network Security
7 9 (6.38%) VPN
8 8 (5.67%) DNS
8 8 (5.67%) DHCP
9 7 (4.96%) NetScaler
10 3 (2.13%) TCP/IP
10 3 (2.13%) VoIP
10 3 (2.13%) iSCSI
10 3 (2.13%) VLAN
10 3 (2.13%) Fibre Channel
11 1 (0.71%) Unified Communications
11 1 (0.71%) Wireless
11 1 (0.71%) TACACS
11 1 (0.71%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.51%) Oracle Database
2 5 (3.55%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.42%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.42%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.42%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (1.42%) Big Data
4 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (3.55%) MSI
2 2 (1.42%) Fiddler
General
1 12 (8.51%) Finance
2 11 (7.80%) Manufacturing
3 8 (5.67%) Local Government
4 4 (2.84%) Banking
4 4 (2.84%) Legal
5 3 (2.13%) Retail
5 3 (2.13%) Marketing
5 3 (2.13%) Law
5 3 (2.13%) Electronics
5 3 (2.13%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.71%) Mandarin Language
6 1 (0.71%) French Language
6 1 (0.71%) German Language
Job Titles
1 37 (26.24%) Analyst
2 25 (17.73%) Support Engineer
3 20 (14.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 19 (13.48%) 3rd Line Support
5 18 (12.77%) Architect
6 17 (12.06%) Technical Analyst
7 16 (11.35%) 2nd Line Support
8 15 (10.64%) Security Analyst
8 15 (10.64%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 13 (9.22%) Solutions Architect
10 11 (7.80%) Project Manager
11 10 (7.09%) Support Analyst
12 9 (6.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 8 (5.67%) Citrix Analyst
14 7 (4.96%) Project Engineer
15 6 (4.26%) Consultant
16 5 (3.55%) Infrastructure Architect
17 4 (2.84%) Network Analyst
17 4 (2.84%) Service Analyst
18 3 (2.13%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.42%) Application Packaging
1 2 (1.42%) AngularJS
1 2 (1.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (0.71%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 29 (20.57%) Data Centre
2 18 (12.77%) PKI
3 8 (5.67%) Life Science
4 5 (3.55%) Clustering
5 3 (2.13%) Blackberry
5 3 (2.13%) DTV
6 2 (1.42%) NHS
6 2 (1.42%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.42%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.42%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.42%) BYOD
7 1 (0.71%) iPad
7 1 (0.71%) iPhone
7 1 (0.71%) Handset
7 1 (0.71%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.71%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 81 (57.45%) Windows
2 30 (21.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (17.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (13.48%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (13.48%) Windows 7
5 12 (8.51%) Windows XP
6 7 (4.96%) Windows 8
6 7 (4.96%) Linux
7 5 (3.55%) UNIX
8 4 (2.84%) Solaris
9 2 (1.42%) Windows 2000
9 2 (1.42%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (36.17%) ITIL
2 40 (28.37%) Migration
3 27 (19.15%) Capacity Planning
4 21 (14.89%) Service Delivery
5 18 (12.77%) Kalman Filter
6 17 (12.06%) Security Patching
6 17 (12.06%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 15 (10.64%) Penetration Testing
7 15 (10.64%) SIEM
8 14 (9.93%) Project Management
9 10 (7.09%) PRINCE2
10 9 (6.38%) Data Protection
11 8 (5.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 8 (5.67%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (5.67%) Service Management
11 8 (5.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
12 7 (4.96%) Incident Management
13 5 (3.55%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (3.55%) Application Discovery
14 3 (2.13%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (19.15%) SQL
2 9 (6.38%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.13%) C
4 2 (1.42%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.42%) VBScript
4 2 (1.42%) R
5 1 (0.71%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (14.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (13.48%) ITIL Certification
3 15 (10.64%) MCSE
3 15 (10.64%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (9.93%) CISM
4 14 (9.93%) CISSP
4 14 (9.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 14 (9.93%) CISMP
5 13 (9.22%) Citrix Certification
6 11 (7.80%) CCENT
7 10 (7.09%) CCNA
7 10 (7.09%) CCA
7 10 (7.09%) MCSA
8 8 (5.67%) MCITP
9 6 (4.26%) CCEE
9 6 (4.26%) MCP
10 4 (2.84%) MCTS
10 4 (2.84%) CCIE
10 4 (2.84%) CCAA
11 3 (2.13%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (18.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (14.18%) QA
3 4 (2.84%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.84%) SLA
System Software
1 63 (44.68%) Active Directory
2 55 (39.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (29.79%) Hyper-V
4 34 (24.11%) XenApp
5 23 (16.31%) Microsoft App-V
6 18 (12.77%) XenDesktop
7 15 (10.64%) Xen
8 8 (5.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 8 (5.67%) MetaFrame
9 6 (4.26%) VMware ESX
10 5 (3.55%) vSphere
11 4 (2.84%) XenServer
12 3 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (2.13%) NFS
12 3 (2.13%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.71%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.71%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 47 (33.33%) SCCM
2 10 (7.09%) SCOM
3 7 (4.96%) Backup Exec
4 5 (3.55%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.42%) StatsD
5 2 (1.42%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (1.42%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.71%) WSUS
Vendors
1 104 (73.76%) VMware
2 45 (31.91%) Microsoft
3 39 (27.66%) Cisco
4 23 (16.31%) CheckPoint
5 21 (14.89%) EMC
6 20 (14.18%) Lotus
6 20 (14.18%) Clearswift
7 18 (12.77%) Kaspersky
8 15 (10.64%) SAP
9 14 (9.93%) Oracle
10 13 (9.22%) McAfee
11 11 (7.80%) Symantec
11 11 (7.80%) AppSense
11 11 (7.80%) NetApp
12 10 (7.09%) HP
13 9 (6.38%) Sophos
14 4 (2.84%) Red Hat
15 3 (2.13%) IBM
15 3 (2.13%) 3PAR
16 2 (1.42%) Wyse
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