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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix Certification
Rank 137 129 124
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -5
Contract jobs citing Citrix Certification 14 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.39% 0.033% 0.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.82% 0.18% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 4
Average daily rate
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£250 £300 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £300 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £388 £325
% change year-on-year
-35.48% +19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £25.00
Citrix Certification
England

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
770 547 493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.21% 18.11% 19.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 397 268 216
Average daily rate £378 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £223 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £563 £481
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 50 42
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £19.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+18.58% -9.30%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Citrix Certification across the North West region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

Citrix Certification Daily Rate Histogram 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 7 July 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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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 - 7 £238 - 4
Merseyside - 4 £250 - 2
Lancashire +7 3 £350 +16.66%
Citrix Certification
England

Citrix Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 27 (100.00%) Citrix
2 26 (96.30%) Microsoft Certification
3 21 (77.78%) Windows
4 19 (70.37%) ITIL
4 19 (70.37%) VMware
4 19 (70.37%) VMware Infrastructure
5 18 (66.67%) Microsoft
6 15 (55.56%) CCA
6 15 (55.56%) MCSE
7 14 (51.85%) Active Directory
8 11 (40.74%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (40.74%) LAN
8 11 (40.74%) WAN
8 11 (40.74%) ITIL Certification
9 10 (37.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 10 (37.04%) MCP
9 10 (37.04%) XenApp
9 10 (37.04%) Migration
10 9 (33.33%) Fat Client
10 9 (33.33%) DHCP
10 9 (33.33%) DNS
10 9 (33.33%) SAN
10 9 (33.33%) Thin Client
11 8 (29.63%) SQL
11 8 (29.63%) CCEE
11 8 (29.63%) Hyper-V
12 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (25.93%) Windows 7
12 7 (25.93%) SCCM
12 7 (25.93%) SCOM

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 3 (11.11%) TPMS
1 3 (11.11%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (25.93%) MS Office
1 7 (25.93%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (40.74%) LAN
1 11 (40.74%) WAN
2 9 (33.33%) DHCP
2 9 (33.33%) DNS
2 9 (33.33%) SAN
3 4 (14.81%) VPN
3 4 (14.81%) NetScaler
4 3 (11.11%) VLAN
5 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Fiddler
General
1 1 (3.70%) Finance
1 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Analyst
2 7 (25.93%) Administrator
2 7 (25.93%) Desktop Administrator
3 5 (18.52%) Support Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Technical Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Service Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Citrix Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (11.11%) Architect
5 3 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Technical Design Architect
5 3 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (11.11%) Technical Architect
6 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Citrix Technical Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Citrix Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Citrix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Thin Client
1 9 (33.33%) Fat Client
2 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.70%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 21 (77.78%) Windows
2 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (25.93%) Windows 7
3 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (18.52%) UNIX
4 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (18.52%) Solaris
5 3 (11.11%) AIX
6 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (70.37%) ITIL
2 10 (37.04%) Migration
3 4 (14.81%) Incident Management
4 3 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (11.11%) Load Balancing
4 3 (11.11%) Problem Management
4 3 (11.11%) Service Management
5 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
5 2 (7.41%) Project Management
5 2 (7.41%) Server Building
5 2 (7.41%) Load Testing
5 2 (7.41%) Time Management
5 2 (7.41%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) SQL
2 2 (7.41%) VBScript
2 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 26 (96.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (55.56%) MCSE
2 15 (55.56%) CCA
3 11 (40.74%) ITIL Certification
3 11 (40.74%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (37.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 10 (37.04%) MCP
5 8 (29.63%) CCEE
6 7 (25.93%) CCNA
7 5 (18.52%) CCEA
7 5 (18.52%) MCITP
7 5 (18.52%) CCAA
7 5 (18.52%) CCIA
8 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
8 4 (14.81%) CCIE
9 3 (11.11%) MCSD
9 3 (11.11%) MCSA
9 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
9 3 (11.11%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) QA
2 3 (11.11%) SLA
2 3 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (70.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (51.85%) Active Directory
3 10 (37.04%) XenApp
4 8 (29.63%) Hyper-V
5 7 (25.93%) Terminal Services
5 7 (25.93%) VMware Workstation
6 4 (14.81%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 4 (14.81%) MetaFrame
6 4 (14.81%) XenDesktop
7 2 (7.41%) Terminal Server
7 2 (7.41%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (25.93%) Backup Exec
1 7 (25.93%) SCCM
1 7 (25.93%) SCOM
2 1 (3.70%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) Citrix
2 19 (70.37%) VMware
3 18 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 7 (25.93%) Symantec
4 7 (25.93%) McAfee
4 7 (25.93%) Sophos
5 6 (22.22%) AppSense
6 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
6 2 (7.41%) Wyse
6 2 (7.41%) EMC
7 1 (3.70%) Cisco
7 1 (3.70%) HP
7 1 (3.70%) Juniper
7 1 (3.70%) NetApp
7 1 (3.70%) Brocade
7 1 (3.70%) Veeam
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