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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Citrix over the 3 months to 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix
Rank 27 23 17
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -6
Contract jobs citing Citrix 11 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.40% 4.38% 5.49%
As % of the Vendors category 6.67% 7.14% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 6
Average daily rate £200 £139 £140
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.14% -0.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £120 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £158 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £334 £288
% change year-on-year
-2.62% +16.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.68 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+10.04% -2.03%
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 Merseyside region.

Vendors Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
165 182 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 50.93% 61.28% 52.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 71 50
Average daily rate £400 £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £168 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 4
Average hourly rate £16.50 £12.42 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.85% -24.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.20 £15.50 £20.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

Citrix
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Citrix across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Citrix within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Liverpool -11 10 £200 +44.14% 1
Citrix
North West

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 17 (68.00%) Windows
2 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (36.00%) Active Directory
4 8 (32.00%) Cisco
4 8 (32.00%) ITIL
4 8 (32.00%) VMware
4 8 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (32.00%) XenApp
4 8 (32.00%) Windows Server
5 7 (28.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (28.00%) Windows XP
5 7 (28.00%) MS Exchange
6 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
6 6 (24.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (24.00%) Data Centre
6 6 (24.00%) Hyper-V
7 5 (20.00%) Windows 7
7 5 (20.00%) WAN
7 5 (20.00%) LAN
7 5 (20.00%) TCP/IP
8 4 (16.00%) HP
8 4 (16.00%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (16.00%) Finance
8 4 (16.00%) Migration
8 4 (16.00%) CCNP
8 4 (16.00%) Blackberry
8 4 (16.00%) Time Management
8 4 (16.00%) Banking
8 4 (16.00%) vSphere

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 7 (28.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (12.00%) Confluence
2 3 (12.00%) IIS
3 2 (8.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.00%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) IaaS
1 3 (12.00%) Office 365
1 3 (12.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) LAN
1 5 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 5 (20.00%) WAN
2 3 (12.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (12.00%) DHCP
2 3 (12.00%) DNS
2 3 (12.00%) Internet
2 3 (12.00%) SAN
2 3 (12.00%) VPN
2 3 (12.00%) Wireless
3 2 (8.00%) BIG-IP
3 2 (8.00%) SNMP
3 2 (8.00%) VoIP
4 1 (4.00%) Remote Desktop
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) JIRA
General
1 4 (16.00%) Banking
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Local Government
3 1 (4.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (16.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (12.00%) Consultant
2 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) Network Consultant
2 3 (12.00%) Server Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) Windows Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) Windows Server Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (8.00%) Architect
3 2 (8.00%) Exchange Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Exchange Support
3 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (8.00%) Office 365 Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Rollout Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Technical Support
4 1 (4.00%) Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Desktop Support
4 1 (4.00%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (16.00%) Blackberry
3 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (12.00%) iPad
3 3 (12.00%) Wiki
4 2 (8.00%) Handset
4 2 (8.00%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 17 (68.00%) Windows
2 8 (32.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (28.00%) Windows XP
4 5 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (12.00%) Windows 8
6 2 (8.00%) Linux
6 2 (8.00%) Solaris
6 2 (8.00%) Unix
6 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (8.00%) Windows Vista
7 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) ITIL
2 6 (24.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 4 (16.00%) Migration
3 4 (16.00%) Time Management
4 3 (12.00%) Converged Infrastructure
4 3 (12.00%) Network Design
4 3 (12.00%) Project Management
5 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.00%) Change Control
5 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (8.00%) SIEM
5 2 (8.00%) TOGAF
6 1 (4.00%) Change Management
6 1 (4.00%) Document Management
6 1 (4.00%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (12.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) CCNP
1 4 (16.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (12.00%) CCIE
2 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (8.00%) MCDST
4 1 (4.00%) CCEA
4 1 (4.00%) CCEE
4 1 (4.00%) CCNA
4 1 (4.00%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (4.00%) DBS Check
4 1 (4.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (36.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (32.00%) XenApp
3 7 (28.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (24.00%) Hyper-V
5 4 (16.00%) vSphere
6 3 (12.00%) XenDesktop
7 2 (8.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) EdgeSight
1 3 (12.00%) Nagios
1 3 (12.00%) SCCM
1 3 (12.00%) SCOM
1 3 (12.00%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (32.00%) Cisco
2 8 (32.00%) VMware
3 4 (16.00%) HP
4 3 (12.00%) Juniper
5 2 (8.00%) Sun