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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix
Rank 47 32 47
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +15
Contract jobs citing Citrix 62 67 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.38% 4.48% 2.90%
As % of the Vendors category 7.83% 10.09% 6.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 35 18
Median daily rate £325 £325 £264
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £185 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £483 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 4
Median hourly rate - £17.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -18.60%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%
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
792 664 539
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 43.21% 44.44% 43.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 443 331 263
Median daily rate £378 £330 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.54% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £175 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.40% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 34 36
Median hourly rate £13.50 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.85% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £30.50 £38.75
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 26 May 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 79 (82.29%) Windows
2 62 (64.58%) Active Directory
3 51 (53.13%) VMware
4 45 (46.88%) Windows Server
5 43 (44.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 38 (39.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 33 (34.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 32 (33.33%) HP
9 28 (29.17%) SQL Server
10 24 (25.00%) AppSense
10 24 (25.00%) NetScaler
10 24 (25.00%) Application Packaging
11 23 (23.96%) Microsoft App-V
11 23 (23.96%) Wyse
12 21 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
12 21 (21.88%) Microsoft
13 19 (19.79%) Windows 7
13 19 (19.79%) Data Centre
14 18 (18.75%) Fat Client
14 18 (18.75%) Cisco
14 18 (18.75%) Thin Client
14 18 (18.75%) MS Office
14 18 (18.75%) Finance
15 17 (17.71%) ITIL
16 15 (15.63%) Migration
16 15 (15.63%) XenApp
17 12 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
18 11 (11.46%) Manufacturing
19 10 (10.42%) Risk Management
19 10 (10.42%) Service Delivery

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 9 (9.38%) MS Exchange
2 7 (7.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 6 (6.25%) IIS
4 5 (5.21%) SharePoint
5 4 (4.17%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (2.08%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 18 (18.75%) MS Office
2 7 (7.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.08%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (1.04%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (1.04%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.17%) Office 365
2 3 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (3.13%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 24 (25.00%) NetScaler
2 10 (10.42%) DHCP
2 10 (10.42%) DNS
3 9 (9.38%) LAN
4 7 (7.29%) VPN
5 6 (6.25%) Firewall
5 6 (6.25%) SAN
5 6 (6.25%) VLAN
5 6 (6.25%) WAN
6 5 (5.21%) TCP/IP
7 3 (3.13%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (3.13%) iSCSI
7 3 (3.13%) Network Security
8 2 (2.08%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (2.08%) VoIP
9 1 (1.04%) Ethernet
9 1 (1.04%) PCoIP
9 1 (1.04%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (1.04%) Skype
9 1 (1.04%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (29.17%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.08%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.04%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.04%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (1.04%) HP UFT
General
1 18 (18.75%) Finance
2 11 (11.46%) Manufacturing
3 10 (10.42%) Banking
4 9 (9.38%) Legal
5 8 (8.33%) Law
6 4 (4.17%) French Language
6 4 (4.17%) Telecoms
7 3 (3.13%) German Language
8 2 (2.08%) Italian Language
8 2 (2.08%) Spanish Language
9 1 (1.04%) Back Office
9 1 (1.04%) Electronics
9 1 (1.04%) Financial Institution
9 1 (1.04%) Marketing
9 1 (1.04%) Publishing
9 1 (1.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (22.92%) Citrix Specialist
2 15 (15.63%) Analyst
3 10 (10.42%) Architect
4 9 (9.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (9.38%) Service Analyst
5 8 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
6 7 (7.29%) 1st Line Support
7 6 (6.25%) Citrix Engineer
7 6 (6.25%) Citrix Expert
7 6 (6.25%) Project Manager
7 6 (6.25%) Technical Support
7 6 (6.25%) Windows Specialist
8 5 (5.21%) 3rd Line Support
8 5 (5.21%) Infrastructure Architect
9 4 (4.17%) Applications Specialist
9 4 (4.17%) Infrastructure Designer
9 4 (4.17%) Infrastructure Manager
9 4 (4.17%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
9 4 (4.17%) Server Specialist
9 4 (4.17%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.04%) Web Services
1 1 (1.04%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 19 (19.79%) Data Centre
2 18 (18.75%) Fat Client
2 18 (18.75%) Thin Client
3 10 (10.42%) Life Science
4 8 (8.33%) Blackberry
5 4 (4.17%) PKI
6 3 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.13%) EMC VNX
7 2 (2.08%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.04%) iPad
8 1 (1.04%) iPhone
8 1 (1.04%) Mainframe
8 1 (1.04%) NHS
8 1 (1.04%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 79 (82.29%) Windows
2 45 (46.88%) Windows Server
3 43 (44.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 38 (39.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 33 (34.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (19.79%) Windows 7
7 9 (9.38%) Linux
8 6 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (6.25%) Unix
8 6 (6.25%) Windows XP
9 4 (4.17%) Solaris
9 4 (4.17%) Windows 10
9 4 (4.17%) Windows 8
10 3 (3.13%) AIX
10 3 (3.13%) HPUX
11 2 (2.08%) Android
12 1 (1.04%) Mac OS
12 1 (1.04%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (25.00%) Application Packaging
2 17 (17.71%) ITIL
3 15 (15.63%) Migration
4 10 (10.42%) IT Governance
4 10 (10.42%) Risk Management
4 10 (10.42%) Service Delivery
5 7 (7.29%) Document Management
5 7 (7.29%) Project Management
6 6 (6.25%) PRINCE2
7 5 (5.21%) Technical Analysis
8 4 (4.17%) Configuration Management
8 4 (4.17%) ITSM
8 4 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (3.13%) Infrastructure Transformation
9 3 (3.13%) Supplier Management
10 2 (2.08%) Desktop Virtualisation
10 2 (2.08%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (2.08%) Line Management
10 2 (2.08%) Technical Architecture
10 2 (2.08%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.38%) SQL
2 4 (4.17%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.13%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (7.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 7 (7.29%) MCDST
2 7 (7.29%) MOS
3 6 (6.25%) CCNA
3 6 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (4.17%) MCSA
4 4 (4.17%) MCSE
5 3 (3.13%) EMCSA
5 3 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (2.08%) CISM
6 2 (2.08%) CISSP
6 2 (2.08%) DBS Check
6 2 (2.08%) MCP
7 1 (1.04%) CCNP
7 1 (1.04%) IBM Certification
7 1 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.04%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (4.17%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.08%) QA
3 2 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 62 (64.58%) Active Directory
2 23 (23.96%) Microsoft App-V
3 21 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (15.63%) XenApp
5 8 (8.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 3 (3.13%) NFS
6 3 (3.13%) vSphere
6 3 (3.13%) Xen
7 2 (2.08%) Hyper-V
7 2 (2.08%) VMware ESX
7 2 (2.08%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.04%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 5 (5.21%) NetBackup
1 5 (5.21%) SCOM
2 3 (3.13%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (3.13%) SCCM
3 2 (2.08%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.04%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.04%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 51 (53.13%) VMware
2 32 (33.33%) HP
3 24 (25.00%) AppSense
4 23 (23.96%) Wyse
5 21 (21.88%) Microsoft
6 18 (18.75%) Cisco
7 7 (7.29%) EMC
8 6 (6.25%) IBM
8 6 (6.25%) Red Hat
9 5 (5.21%) 3PAR
9 5 (5.21%) NetApp
10 4 (4.17%) CheckPoint
11 3 (3.13%) Clearswift
11 3 (3.13%) Oracle
11 3 (3.13%) Symantec
12 2 (2.08%) Avaya
12 2 (2.08%) Dell
12 2 (2.08%) Intel Security
12 2 (2.08%) Veeam
13 1 (1.04%) Remedy
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