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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 33 51 55
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +4
Contract jobs citing Citrix 67 35 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 4.41% 2.78% 2.14%
As % of the Vendors category 10.04% 6.34% 5.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 18 8
Average daily rate
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£325 £264 £372
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.22% -29.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £110 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +56.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £19.00 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.62 £25.00 £16.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.53%
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
667 552 383
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 43.88% 43.88% 41.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 269 164
Average daily rate £338 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £185 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 37 28
Average hourly rate £16.83 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.85% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £40.00 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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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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 0 2 - -
Wigan +1 1 - -
Bolton -9 1 £1,000 -
Stalybridge - 1 - -
Citrix
North West

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 91 (56.88%) Windows
2 84 (52.50%) VMware
3 64 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 59 (36.88%) Microsoft
5 48 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 46 (28.75%) Migration
6 46 (28.75%) Data Centre
7 43 (26.88%) Cisco
8 36 (22.50%) Firewall
9 35 (21.88%) CheckPoint
9 35 (21.88%) XenApp
10 34 (21.25%) ITIL
10 34 (21.25%) WAN
11 33 (20.63%) SAN
12 29 (18.13%) Cisco ASA
13 28 (17.50%) Windows Server 2008
13 28 (17.50%) Windows Server 2012
14 25 (15.63%) Hyper-V
14 25 (15.63%) SSL
14 25 (15.63%) MS Exchange
14 25 (15.63%) Windows Server 2003
15 23 (14.38%) Finance
16 22 (13.75%) Clearswift
16 22 (13.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 20 (12.50%) QA
17 20 (12.50%) Oracle
17 20 (12.50%) IIS
17 20 (12.50%) VPN
18 19 (11.88%) MS Excel
18 19 (11.88%) Network Security

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 25 (15.63%) MS Exchange
2 20 (12.50%) IIS
3 17 (10.63%) IBM Notes
4 13 (8.13%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (6.88%) Apache
6 7 (4.38%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (3.13%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.88%) Site Server
8 3 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (1.25%) TPMS
9 2 (1.25%) Node.js
9 2 (1.25%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (1.25%) Lync
10 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.63%) Liferay
10 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 19 (11.88%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.63%) MS Office
3 5 (3.13%) MS Project
3 5 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.88%) Office 365
2 2 (1.25%) IaaS
2 2 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.63%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 36 (22.50%) Firewall
2 34 (21.25%) WAN
3 33 (20.63%) SAN
4 29 (18.13%) Cisco ASA
5 25 (15.63%) SSL
6 20 (12.50%) VPN
7 19 (11.88%) Network Security
8 18 (11.25%) LAN
9 9 (5.63%) iSCSI
10 8 (5.00%) Fibre Channel
10 8 (5.00%) Wireless
11 7 (4.38%) DMZ
11 7 (4.38%) Internet
11 7 (4.38%) MPLS
11 7 (4.38%) OSPF
11 7 (4.38%) BGP
11 7 (4.38%) EIGRP
11 7 (4.38%) VPLS
11 7 (4.38%) NAS
12 6 (3.75%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (10.63%) Oracle Database
2 16 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.88%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.25%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.25%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.25%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (1.25%) Big Data
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (1.25%) Fiddler
General
1 23 (14.38%) Finance
2 10 (6.25%) Banking
3 9 (5.63%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.50%) Legal
4 4 (2.50%) Local Government
5 3 (1.88%) Retail
6 2 (1.25%) Law
6 2 (1.25%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.63%) Electronics
7 1 (0.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 42 (26.25%) Analyst
2 22 (13.75%) Architect
2 22 (13.75%) Project Manager
3 15 (9.38%) Support Engineer
3 15 (9.38%) Technical Analyst
4 14 (8.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 13 (8.13%) Security Analyst
6 10 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
6 10 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
6 10 (6.25%) Programme Manager
6 10 (6.25%) Technical Architect
6 10 (6.25%) Network Engineer
6 10 (6.25%) Support Analyst
7 9 (5.63%) Security Engineer
8 8 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
8 8 (5.00%) Network Security Engineer
8 8 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 8 (5.00%) Citrix Analyst
9 6 (3.75%) Data Centre Project Manager
9 6 (3.75%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.00%) Application Packaging
2 2 (1.25%) ODBC
2 2 (1.25%) AngularJS
2 2 (1.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (0.63%) CSS
3 1 (0.63%) SAML
3 1 (0.63%) OAuth
3 1 (0.63%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 46 (28.75%) Data Centre
2 14 (8.75%) PKI
3 12 (7.50%) Clustering
4 11 (6.88%) Life Science
5 7 (4.38%) Celerra
5 7 (4.38%) Replication
6 5 (3.13%) Thin Client
6 5 (3.13%) Fat Client
7 3 (1.88%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.88%) CMDB
8 2 (1.25%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.25%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.25%) AS400
9 1 (0.63%) Handset
9 1 (0.63%) DTV
9 1 (0.63%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.63%) iPad
9 1 (0.63%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.63%) BYOD
9 1 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 91 (56.88%) Windows
2 28 (17.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 28 (17.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 25 (15.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (9.38%) Windows 7
5 13 (8.13%) UNIX
6 11 (6.88%) Solaris
7 9 (5.63%) Windows XP
8 4 (2.50%) Linux
9 3 (1.88%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.25%) Windows 2000
10 2 (1.25%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (28.75%) Migration
2 34 (21.25%) ITIL
3 17 (10.63%) Project Management
3 17 (10.63%) Capacity Planning
4 16 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 16 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 15 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (9.38%) Programme Management
5 15 (9.38%) Security Patching
6 14 (8.75%) Kalman Filter
7 13 (8.13%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 12 (7.50%) Information Security
8 12 (7.50%) Configuration Management
8 12 (7.50%) Change Control
9 11 (6.88%) SIEM
9 11 (6.88%) Penetration Testing
10 10 (6.25%) Service Management
11 9 (5.63%) Technical Architecture
12 8 (5.00%) Business Continuity
12 8 (5.00%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (8.75%) SQL
2 5 (3.13%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.88%) VBScript
4 2 (1.25%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.25%) R
5 1 (0.63%) C
5 1 (0.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
2 15 (9.38%) CISSP
2 15 (9.38%) CISMP
3 14 (8.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (7.50%) CISM
5 11 (6.88%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (6.88%) MCSE
5 11 (6.88%) CCENT
6 9 (5.63%) Citrix Certification
7 7 (4.38%) CCNA
7 7 (4.38%) MCSA
7 7 (4.38%) MCITP
8 6 (3.75%) CCEE
8 6 (3.75%) CCA
9 5 (3.13%) MCP
10 4 (2.50%) CCAA
10 4 (2.50%) CCIE
10 4 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (1.88%) CCEA
11 3 (1.88%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (13.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (12.50%) QA
3 6 (3.75%) SLA
4 2 (1.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 64 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 48 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (21.88%) XenApp
4 25 (15.63%) Hyper-V
5 12 (7.50%) XenDesktop
6 9 (5.63%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (5.63%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 9 (5.63%) VMware ESX
7 8 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 8 (5.00%) MetaFrame
8 7 (4.38%) Terminal Services
8 7 (4.38%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 6 (3.75%) Xen
10 4 (2.50%) ISA Server
11 3 (1.88%) XenServer
12 2 (1.25%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (1.25%) Terminal Server
12 2 (1.25%) vSphere
13 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.63%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 16 (10.00%) SCCM
2 4 (2.50%) MIMEsweeper
3 3 (1.88%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (1.25%) StatsD
4 2 (1.25%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.25%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.25%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.63%) XenMobile
5 1 (0.63%) SCOM
5 1 (0.63%) WSUS
Vendors
1 84 (52.50%) VMware
2 59 (36.88%) Microsoft
3 43 (26.88%) Cisco
4 35 (21.88%) CheckPoint
5 22 (13.75%) Clearswift
6 20 (12.50%) Oracle
7 18 (11.25%) EMC
8 17 (10.63%) Lotus
9 14 (8.75%) Kaspersky
10 12 (7.50%) AppSense
11 11 (6.88%) NetApp
12 8 (5.00%) HP
12 8 (5.00%) SAP
13 7 (4.38%) Nortel
13 7 (4.38%) SolarWinds
14 4 (2.50%) McAfee
14 4 (2.50%) Avaya
14 4 (2.50%) Dell
14 4 (2.50%) Red Hat
14 4 (2.50%) SurfControl
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