The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Citrix products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Citrix over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix
Rank 24 17 24
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +7
Contract jobs citing Citrix 10 27 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.68% 7.01% 3.63%
As % of the Vendors category 6.17% 13.04% 7.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 6
Median daily rate £425 £253 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.31% +26.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £438 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £325 £301
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +8.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -5.71%
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 Merseyside region.

Vendors Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
162 207 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 59.56% 53.77% 45.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 79 58
Median daily rate £388 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 11
Median hourly rate £14.17 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.02% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.79 £14.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £22.50 £19.21
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.52 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.99% +5.82%

Citrix
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside region citing Citrix as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Citrix Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Citrix
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Citrix across the Merseyside region.

Citrix Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Citrix
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Citrix across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

Citrix Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

Citrix
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Citrix across the Merseyside region.

Citrix Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

Citrix
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Citrix within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
Liverpool -6 9 £425 +68.31% 1
Bootle 0 1 £450 -
Citrix
North West

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Citrix.

1 10 (52.63%) Windows
1 10 (52.63%) XenApp
2 7 (36.84%) SC Cleared
2 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
3 6 (31.58%) Windows Server
4 5 (26.32%) XenDesktop
4 5 (26.32%) Hyper-V
4 5 (26.32%) SDLC
4 5 (26.32%) VMware
5 4 (21.05%) Middleware
5 4 (21.05%) IBM
5 4 (21.05%) Web Services
5 4 (21.05%) Siebel
5 4 (21.05%) HTTP
5 4 (21.05%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (21.05%) Rational Performance Tester
5 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
5 4 (21.05%) Performance Testing
5 4 (21.05%) Non-Functional Testing
5 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Management
5 4 (21.05%) Server Monitoring
5 4 (21.05%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (21.05%) Test Strategy
6 3 (15.79%) PaaS
6 3 (15.79%) SCOrch
6 3 (15.79%) IaaS
6 3 (15.79%) Converged Infrastructure
6 3 (15.79%) VMware Workstation
6 3 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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 3 (15.79%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) IaaS
1 3 (15.79%) PaaS
2 2 (10.53%) Office 365
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) HTTP
2 3 (15.79%) SAN
3 2 (10.53%) BIG-IP
3 2 (10.53%) DHCP
3 2 (10.53%) DNS
3 2 (10.53%) LAN
3 2 (10.53%) SNMP
3 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
3 2 (10.53%) VoIP
3 2 (10.53%) WAN
4 1 (5.26%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (5.26%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Analyst
1 5 (26.32%) Citrix Consultant
1 5 (26.32%) Consultant
2 4 (21.05%) Architect
2 4 (21.05%) Performance Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Performance Test Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Test Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Citrix Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.26%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Service Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) Middleware
1 4 (21.05%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
1 2 (10.53%) IVR
1 2 (10.53%) Visualisation
2 1 (5.26%) EPoS
2 1 (5.26%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.26%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (5.26%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Windows
2 6 (31.58%) Windows Server
3 2 (10.53%) Linux
3 2 (10.53%) Solaris
3 2 (10.53%) Unix
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) SDLC
2 4 (21.05%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Management
2 4 (21.05%) Non-Functional Testing
2 4 (21.05%) Performance Testing
2 4 (21.05%) Server Monitoring
2 4 (21.05%) Test Strategy
3 3 (15.79%) Converged Infrastructure
3 3 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.53%) Change Control
4 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
4 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (10.53%) SIEM
4 2 (10.53%) TOGAF
5 1 (5.26%) DevOps
5 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Transformation
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (5.26%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
2 3 (15.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) SC Cleared
1 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) MCSE
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (52.63%) XenApp
2 5 (26.32%) Hyper-V
2 5 (26.32%) XenDesktop
3 4 (21.05%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (15.79%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
5 1 (5.26%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) SCOrch
2 1 (5.26%) SCCM
2 1 (5.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) VMware
2 4 (21.05%) IBM
2 4 (21.05%) Siebel
3 3 (15.79%) HP
4 2 (10.53%) Sun
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco
5 1 (5.26%) Veeam