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 22 October 2014 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 36 54 67
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +13
Contract jobs citing Citrix 65 24 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 4.77% 2.05% 1.82%
As % of the Vendors category 10.48% 4.99% 3.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 7 5
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £255 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £370 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.79% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 9
Average hourly rate £13.50 £23.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.15% +35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.25 £15.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £28.50 £43.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
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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
620 481 632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 45.45% 41.11% 45.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 211 282
Average daily rate £340 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £458 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 51 55
Average hourly rate £14.25 £18.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.83% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £27.50 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.03 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-0.16% -3.84%

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 22 October 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
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 22 October 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 - 3 £365 -
Wigan 0 2 - - 2
Stockport - 1 - - 2
Altrincham - - - - 1
Salford - - - -
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North West

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 70 (72.16%) Windows
2 48 (49.48%) Active Directory
3 42 (43.30%) VMware
4 36 (37.11%) Microsoft
5 26 (26.80%) SAN
6 25 (25.77%) ITIL
6 25 (25.77%) Windows Server 2008
7 22 (22.68%) Hyper-V
7 22 (22.68%) Windows 7
7 22 (22.68%) MS Exchange
8 20 (20.62%) Microsoft Certification
8 20 (20.62%) VMware Infrastructure
9 18 (18.56%) MS Excel
10 17 (17.53%) Windows Server 2003
11 16 (16.49%) Cisco
12 15 (15.46%) MS Office
12 15 (15.46%) Change Control
13 14 (14.43%) XenApp
13 14 (14.43%) LAN
14 13 (13.40%) Windows XP
14 13 (13.40%) HP
14 13 (13.40%) SCCM
15 11 (11.34%) Migration
15 11 (11.34%) Terminal Services
15 11 (11.34%) MCSE
15 11 (11.34%) SQL
15 11 (11.34%) Windows Server 2012
16 10 (10.31%) Exchange Server 2010
16 10 (10.31%) Symantec
17 9 (9.28%) Linux

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 22 (22.68%) MS Exchange
2 10 (10.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (8.25%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (6.19%) IIS
4 6 (6.19%) IBM Notes
5 5 (5.15%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (4.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (3.09%) SharePoint
8 2 (2.06%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (1.03%) Lync
9 1 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (1.03%) Site Server
Applications
1 18 (18.56%) MS Excel
2 15 (15.46%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (26.80%) SAN
2 14 (14.43%) LAN
3 9 (9.28%) DNS
3 9 (9.28%) WAN
3 9 (9.28%) DHCP
4 7 (7.22%) VPN
5 6 (6.19%) NAS
5 6 (6.19%) Fibre Channel
5 6 (6.19%) NetScaler
6 5 (5.15%) iSCSI
7 4 (4.12%) Wireshark
8 3 (3.09%) VoIP
8 3 (3.09%) Intranet
8 3 (3.09%) Firewall
8 3 (3.09%) Wireless
9 1 (1.03%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 1 (1.03%) FCoE
9 1 (1.03%) Wireless Security
9 1 (1.03%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (1.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.19%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.03%) AdminStudio
General
1 9 (9.28%) Finance
2 4 (4.12%) Banking
3 2 (2.06%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (13.40%) Analyst
2 12 (12.37%) Project Manager
3 11 (11.34%) 3rd Line Support
4 9 (9.28%) Administrator
5 8 (8.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (8.25%) Team Leader
5 8 (8.25%) Support Analyst
5 8 (8.25%) Desktop Support
6 6 (6.19%) Consultant
6 6 (6.19%) Support Engineer
6 6 (6.19%) Citrix Engineer
7 5 (5.15%) Server Engineer
7 5 (5.15%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (5.15%) Senior Manager
7 5 (5.15%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (5.15%) Senior Project Manager
8 4 (4.12%) Network Administrator
8 4 (4.12%) Support Consultant
8 4 (4.12%) 1st Line Support
9 3 (3.09%) Citrix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.06%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.03%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.25%) Clustering
1 8 (8.25%) Blackberry
2 6 (6.19%) Replication
3 5 (5.15%) Celerra
4 4 (4.12%) iPad
4 4 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.09%) Life Science
6 2 (2.06%) Statistics
7 1 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.03%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.03%) CMDB
7 1 (1.03%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.03%) iPhone
7 1 (1.03%) NHS
7 1 (1.03%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.03%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.03%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.03%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 70 (72.16%) Windows
2 25 (25.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (22.68%) Windows 7
4 17 (17.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (13.40%) Windows XP
6 11 (11.34%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (9.28%) Linux
8 8 (8.25%) UNIX
9 6 (6.19%) Solaris
10 3 (3.09%) Apple iOS
11 2 (2.06%) Windows 2000
11 2 (2.06%) NetWare
11 2 (2.06%) Windows Vista
12 1 (1.03%) Android
12 1 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (25.77%) ITIL
2 15 (15.46%) Change Control
3 11 (11.34%) Migration
4 8 (8.25%) PRINCE2
5 6 (6.19%) Project Management
6 5 (5.15%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (5.15%) Incident Management
6 5 (5.15%) Service Management
7 4 (4.12%) Change Management
7 4 (4.12%) Problem Management
7 4 (4.12%) Coaching
8 3 (3.09%) People Management
8 3 (3.09%) Line Management
8 3 (3.09%) Mentoring
8 3 (3.09%) Email Migration
8 3 (3.09%) Project Governance
9 2 (2.06%) Business Continuity
9 2 (2.06%) Service Delivery
9 2 (2.06%) ITSM
9 2 (2.06%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.34%) SQL
2 3 (3.09%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.09%) VBScript
3 1 (1.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (20.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (11.34%) MCSE
3 7 (7.22%) MCP
4 6 (6.19%) MCSA
4 6 (6.19%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (6.19%) MCITP
5 5 (5.15%) MCTS
5 5 (5.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 5 (5.15%) CCNA
6 4 (4.12%) SC Cleared
6 4 (4.12%) Security Cleared
6 4 (4.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (2.06%) CCA
7 2 (2.06%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (2.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (2.06%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.03%) JNCIS
8 1 (1.03%) CCSE
8 1 (1.03%) HP ASE
8 1 (1.03%) HP MASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.12%) SLA
2 2 (2.06%) QA
System Software
1 48 (49.48%) Active Directory
2 22 (22.68%) Hyper-V
3 20 (20.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (14.43%) XenApp
5 11 (11.34%) Terminal Services
6 7 (7.22%) VMware ESX
7 6 (6.19%) XenDesktop
8 5 (5.15%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 4 (4.12%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (2.06%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (1.03%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (13.40%) SCCM
2 8 (8.25%) SCOM
3 4 (4.12%) Backup Exec
4 3 (3.09%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.06%) ServiceCenter
5 2 (2.06%) WSUS
6 1 (1.03%) SCSM
Vendors
1 42 (43.30%) VMware
2 36 (37.11%) Microsoft
3 16 (16.49%) Cisco
4 13 (13.40%) HP
5 10 (10.31%) Symantec
6 8 (8.25%) EMC
7 6 (6.19%) Lotus
8 4 (4.12%) Dell
8 4 (4.12%) IBM
8 4 (4.12%) Sophos
8 4 (4.12%) SolarWinds
8 4 (4.12%) Spiceworks
9 3 (3.09%) 3PAR
9 3 (3.09%) Juniper
10 2 (2.06%) McAfee
10 2 (2.06%) Novell
10 2 (2.06%) Apple
10 2 (2.06%) Avaya
10 2 (2.06%) Meru Networks
11 1 (1.03%) Meraki
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