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 29 July 2016 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix
Rank 42 28 49
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +21
Contract jobs citing Citrix 61 83 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.29% 5.11% 2.63%
As % of the Vendors category 7.55% 11.59% 6.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 49 15
Median daily rate £350 £300 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £210 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £475 £345
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 10
Median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.12% -19.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £12.00 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.73 £21.75 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £16.60 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+12.95% -2.35%
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
808 716 518
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 43.63% 44.06% 41.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 454 390 290
Median daily rate £400 £325 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +0.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 29 33
Median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% -18.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.60 £37.00 £29.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 29 July 2016.

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 29 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Stockport -12 1 - - 1
Citrix
North West

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, 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 80 (72.07%) Windows
2 78 (70.27%) Active Directory
3 58 (52.25%) VMware
4 53 (47.75%) Windows Server
5 34 (30.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 31 (27.93%) Windows Server 2003
7 30 (27.03%) Windows Server 2008
8 27 (24.32%) Microsoft
9 26 (23.42%) ITIL
9 26 (23.42%) SQL Server
10 25 (22.52%) Cisco
11 23 (20.72%) HP
12 21 (18.92%) Wyse
12 21 (18.92%) VMware Infrastructure
13 20 (18.02%) XenApp
14 19 (17.12%) Windows 7
14 19 (17.12%) Migration
15 18 (16.22%) AppSense
15 18 (16.22%) MS Office
15 18 (16.22%) Application Packaging
16 17 (15.32%) Finance
16 17 (15.32%) Data Centre
17 15 (13.51%) Microsoft App-V
17 15 (13.51%) MS Excel
17 15 (13.51%) MS Exchange
17 15 (13.51%) DHCP
17 15 (13.51%) DNS
17 15 (13.51%) NetScaler
18 14 (12.61%) Thin Client
18 14 (12.61%) Firewall

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 15 (13.51%) MS Exchange
2 9 (8.11%) IIS
2 9 (8.11%) Skype for Business
3 7 (6.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 7 (6.31%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.60%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.90%) JBoss
5 1 (0.90%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.90%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.90%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.90%) WebSphere
Applications
1 18 (16.22%) MS Office
2 15 (13.51%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.90%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.90%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.21%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.50%) Office 365
3 4 (3.60%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (3.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.60%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 15 (13.51%) DHCP
1 15 (13.51%) DNS
1 15 (13.51%) NetScaler
2 14 (12.61%) Firewall
3 11 (9.91%) LAN
3 11 (9.91%) WAN
4 10 (9.01%) VLAN
5 8 (7.21%) TCP/IP
6 7 (6.31%) VPN
7 6 (5.41%) SAN
8 5 (4.50%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (3.60%) Fibre Channel
9 4 (3.60%) iSCSI
9 4 (3.60%) Skype
10 3 (2.70%) Network Security
11 2 (1.80%) Unified Communications
11 2 (1.80%) VoIP
12 1 (0.90%) MPLS
12 1 (0.90%) PBX
12 1 (0.90%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (23.42%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.70%) DB2
3 1 (0.90%) SAP BW
General
1 17 (15.32%) Finance
2 13 (11.71%) Manufacturing
3 10 (9.01%) Banking
4 9 (8.11%) Legal
5 8 (7.21%) Law
6 4 (3.60%) French Language
6 4 (3.60%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.70%) German Language
8 2 (1.80%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.90%) Back Office
9 1 (0.90%) Electronics
9 1 (0.90%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.90%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.90%) Marketing
9 1 (0.90%) Publishing
9 1 (0.90%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (19.82%) Analyst
2 16 (14.41%) Citrix Specialist
2 16 (14.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 12 (10.81%) Architect
4 8 (7.21%) Consultant
5 7 (6.31%) Desktop Support
5 7 (6.31%) Infrastructure Support
5 7 (6.31%) Service Analyst
5 7 (6.31%) Service Desk Analyst
5 7 (6.31%) Windows Specialist
6 6 (5.41%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
6 6 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (5.41%) Infrastructure Architect
6 6 (5.41%) Project Manager
6 6 (5.41%) Server Specialist
6 6 (5.41%) Support Analyst
6 6 (5.41%) Windows Server Specialist
7 5 (4.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (4.50%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 5 (4.50%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.50%) SAP Basis
2 1 (0.90%) .NET
2 1 (0.90%) Middleware
2 1 (0.90%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.32%) Data Centre
2 14 (12.61%) Fat Client
2 14 (12.61%) Thin Client
3 12 (10.81%) Life Science
4 7 (6.31%) Blackberry
5 4 (3.60%) PKI
6 3 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.70%) Driving Licence
6 3 (2.70%) EMC VNX
7 2 (1.80%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.80%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.90%) iPad
8 1 (0.90%) iPhone
8 1 (0.90%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.90%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 80 (72.07%) Windows
2 53 (47.75%) Windows Server
3 34 (30.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 31 (27.93%) Windows Server 2003
5 30 (27.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (17.12%) Windows 7
7 11 (9.91%) Linux
8 7 (6.31%) Unix
9 6 (5.41%) Windows 8
10 5 (4.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (4.50%) Solaris
10 5 (4.50%) Windows 10
11 3 (2.70%) Windows XP
12 2 (1.80%) AIX
12 2 (1.80%) Android
12 2 (1.80%) HPUX
13 1 (0.90%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.90%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (23.42%) ITIL
2 19 (17.12%) Migration
3 18 (16.22%) Application Packaging
4 10 (9.01%) PRINCE2
5 9 (8.11%) Project Management
5 9 (8.11%) Service Delivery
6 8 (7.21%) Technical Analysis
7 7 (6.31%) Document Management
7 7 (6.31%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (5.41%) Configuration Management
9 5 (4.50%) ERP
9 5 (4.50%) IT Governance
9 5 (4.50%) Risk Management
10 4 (3.60%) Infrastructure Transformation
10 4 (3.60%) ITSM
10 4 (3.60%) Re-Platforming
10 4 (3.60%) Software Engineering
10 4 (3.60%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (2.70%) Release Management
11 3 (2.70%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 12 (10.81%) SQL
2 11 (9.91%) PowerShell
3 7 (6.31%) C
4 1 (0.90%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (11.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (6.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 7 (6.31%) MCDST
2 7 (6.31%) MOS
3 6 (5.41%) CCNA
3 6 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (4.50%) MCSA
4 5 (4.50%) MCSE
5 4 (3.60%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (3.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (2.70%) EMCSA
6 3 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (1.80%) CISM
7 2 (1.80%) CISSP
7 2 (1.80%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.90%) CCDP
8 1 (0.90%) CCIP
8 1 (0.90%) CCNP
8 1 (0.90%) IBM Certification
8 1 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (4.50%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.80%) SLA
3 1 (0.90%) QA
System Software
1 78 (70.27%) Active Directory
2 21 (18.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (18.02%) XenApp
4 15 (13.51%) Microsoft App-V
5 9 (8.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 7 (6.31%) VMware ESX
7 4 (3.60%) NFS
7 4 (3.60%) vSphere
7 4 (3.60%) Xen
8 3 (2.70%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (2.70%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.90%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.90%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 9 (8.11%) SCOM
2 7 (6.31%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (4.50%) SCCM
4 3 (2.70%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.90%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.90%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.90%) SmoothWall
5 1 (0.90%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 58 (52.25%) VMware
2 27 (24.32%) Microsoft
3 25 (22.52%) Cisco
4 23 (20.72%) HP
5 21 (18.92%) Wyse
6 18 (16.22%) AppSense
7 13 (11.71%) EMC
8 9 (8.11%) CheckPoint
9 8 (7.21%) Clearswift
10 7 (6.31%) Intel Security
11 6 (5.41%) IBM
11 6 (5.41%) NetApp
11 6 (5.41%) SAP
12 4 (3.60%) Red Hat
13 3 (2.70%) LANDesk
13 3 (2.70%) Oracle
14 2 (1.80%) Dell
14 2 (1.80%) Riverbed
14 2 (1.80%) SolarWinds
14 2 (1.80%) Veeam