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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Citrix
North West / Merseyside
Rank 33 26 23
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Contract jobs citing Citrix 6 13 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.97% 4.04% 4.17%
As % of the Vendors category 4.00% 7.83% 7.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 3
Median daily rate £330 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £170 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £380 £665
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Median hourly rate - £16.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +26.92%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.48 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-14.82% +6.25%

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
150 166 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 49.34% 51.55% 57.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 105 78
Median daily rate £350 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £220 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 10
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £12.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +32.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.45 £12.42 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £42.20 £15.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-19.53% +22.85%

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
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 19 February 2017. 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 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 -12 5 £330 -12.00% 2
Citrix
North West

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) VMware
2 8 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
4 6 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (41.67%) Firewall
5 5 (41.67%) XenApp
5 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
6 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 4 (33.33%) WAN
6 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
7 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (25.00%) Cisco
7 3 (25.00%) LAN
7 3 (25.00%) Linux
8 2 (16.67%) Solaris
8 2 (16.67%) MS Office
8 2 (16.67%) Unix
8 2 (16.67%) SAN
8 2 (16.67%) NetApp
8 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
8 2 (16.67%) SCCM
8 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (16.67%) F5
8 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
8 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure

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 6 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) Firewall
2 4 (33.33%) WAN
3 3 (25.00%) LAN
4 2 (16.67%) SAN
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (8.33%) DHCP
5 1 (8.33%) DNS
5 1 (8.33%) Internet
5 1 (8.33%) NAS
5 1 (8.33%) VLAN
5 1 (8.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) NetApp Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Project Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (25.00%) Linux
6 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (16.67%) Solaris
6 2 (16.67%) Unix
6 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
7 1 (8.33%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
7 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
7 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Data Centre Operations
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) Project Management
2 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (41.67%) XenApp
3 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) SCCM
2 1 (8.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) VMware
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco
4 2 (16.67%) F5
4 2 (16.67%) NetApp
4 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
5 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds
5 1 (8.33%) Sourcefire