The table below looks at the statistics for Citrix Certification in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Citrix Certification over the 3 months to 30 March 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix Certification
Rank 139 126 113
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -13
Contract jobs citing Citrix Certification 12 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.33% 0.17% 0.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.64% 0.88% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
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£388 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £365 £362
% change year-on-year
-17.80% +0.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £49.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 £17.50 -
% change year-on-year
+182.85% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Qualifications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
730 567 387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 20.03% 19.80% 16.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 255 163
Average daily rate £400 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £220 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £482
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 91 33
Average hourly rate £46.09 £18.00 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+156.05% -2.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £14.70 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £36.07 £28.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

Citrix Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Citrix Certification across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Citrix Certification Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Citrix Certification
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Citrix Certification Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Citrix Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Citrix Certification Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Citrix Certification
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Citrix Certification within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 March 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
Manchester -14 6 £388 - 3
Cumbria - 3 - - 1
Merseyside - 3 - - 1
Cheshire - - - - 1
Citrix Certification
England

Citrix Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Citrix Certification 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 Certification.

1 20 (100.00%) Citrix
2 19 (95.00%) Windows
3 15 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (70.00%) CCA
5 12 (60.00%) CCEA
5 12 (60.00%) Microsoft
5 12 (60.00%) VMware
5 12 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (55.00%) MCSE
7 10 (50.00%) Active Directory
7 10 (50.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 9 (45.00%) Migration
8 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (45.00%) CCIA
8 9 (45.00%) XenDesktop
8 9 (45.00%) XenApp
9 8 (40.00%) LAN
9 8 (40.00%) MS Office
10 7 (35.00%) ITIL
10 7 (35.00%) WAN
10 7 (35.00%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (35.00%) AppSense
10 7 (35.00%) XenServer
10 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (35.00%) CCEE
11 6 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2013
11 6 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
11 6 (30.00%) Legal
11 6 (30.00%) DNS

Citrix Certification
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Citrix Certification 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 Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (30.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (15.00%) Office Communications Server
2 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (40.00%) MS Office
2 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) LAN
2 7 (35.00%) WAN
3 6 (30.00%) DHCP
3 6 (30.00%) DNS
4 4 (20.00%) VPN
5 3 (15.00%) VLAN
5 3 (15.00%) NetScaler
5 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (10.00%) SAN
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Fiddler
General
1 6 (30.00%) Legal
2 5 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Law
3 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Server Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Administrator
3 4 (20.00%) Citrix Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Architect
4 3 (15.00%) Technical Architect
4 3 (15.00%) Technical Design Architect
4 3 (15.00%) Desktop Administrator
5 2 (10.00%) Citrix Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Citrix Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) SCCM Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) SCCM Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Thin Client
1 3 (15.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.00%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 19 (95.00%) Windows
2 12 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (25.00%) UNIX
5 5 (25.00%) Solaris
6 3 (15.00%) AIX
6 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Migration
2 7 (35.00%) ITIL
3 3 (15.00%) Project Management
3 3 (15.00%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (15.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (15.00%) Load Testing
3 3 (15.00%) Time Management
4 2 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) VBScript
1 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (70.00%) CCA
3 12 (60.00%) CCEA
4 11 (55.00%) MCSE
5 9 (45.00%) CCIA
6 7 (35.00%) CCEE
6 7 (35.00%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (20.00%) CCIE
7 4 (20.00%) MCP
7 4 (20.00%) CCAA
7 4 (20.00%) MCITP
7 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
8 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
8 3 (15.00%) MCSD
8 3 (15.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) QA
2 3 (15.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (50.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 10 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 9 (45.00%) XenDesktop
3 9 (45.00%) XenApp
4 7 (35.00%) XenServer
5 4 (20.00%) MetaFrame
6 3 (15.00%) Terminal Server
6 3 (15.00%) Terminal Services
6 3 (15.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) Citrix
2 12 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (60.00%) VMware
3 7 (35.00%) AppSense
4 3 (15.00%) Wyse
5 2 (10.00%) EMC
5 2 (10.00%) Red Hat