The table below looks at the statistics for Citrix Presentation Server skills 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 Presentation Server over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix Presentation Server
Rank 133 123 125
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +2
Contract jobs citing Citrix Presentation Server 6 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.19% 0.21% 0.17%
As % of the System Software category 2.14% 1.85% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 1
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£351 £283 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.07% +25.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £283 £275
% change year-on-year
+2.65% +2.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £31.56 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £30.78 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-43.14% -5.30%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

System Software Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
280 325 332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 8.72% 11.48% 11.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 138 132
Average daily rate £325 £270 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.37% -16.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £135 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £397 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 68 61
Average hourly rate £15.00 £31.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.61% +24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.85 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.40 £42.38 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Citrix Presentation Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Citrix Presentation Server Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Citrix Presentation Server
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 Presentation Server across the North West region.

Citrix Presentation Server Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Citrix Presentation Server
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 Presentation Server across the North West region.

Citrix Presentation Server Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Citrix Presentation Server
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 Presentation Server within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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 -8 6 £351 +27.45%
Cheshire - - - -
Lancashire - - - -
Citrix Presentation Server
England

Citrix Presentation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Citrix Presentation Server 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 Presentation Server.

1 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Citrix
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 11 (91.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (66.67%) MS Exchange
4 8 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (50.00%) XenServer
5 6 (50.00%) XenDesktop
5 6 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (50.00%) CCIA
5 6 (50.00%) CCA
5 6 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
5 6 (50.00%) CCEA
5 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 6 (50.00%) Legal
6 5 (41.67%) Finance
6 5 (41.67%) MS Office
6 5 (41.67%) LAN
7 4 (33.33%) Wireshark
7 4 (33.33%) SolarWinds
7 4 (33.33%) XenApp
7 4 (33.33%) Spiceworks
7 4 (33.33%) IBM
8 3 (25.00%) Dell
8 3 (25.00%) DHCP
8 3 (25.00%) DNS
8 3 (25.00%) Windows 7

Citrix Presentation Server
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Citrix Presentation Server 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 Presentation Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 6 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) LAN
2 4 (33.33%) Wireshark
3 3 (25.00%) DHCP
3 3 (25.00%) DNS
4 2 (16.67%) SAN
4 2 (16.67%) WAN
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (8.33%) Firewall
General
1 6 (50.00%) Legal
2 5 (41.67%) Finance
3 2 (16.67%) Local Government
4 1 (8.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Server Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Administrator
3 4 (33.33%) Network Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Performance Management
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) CCA
1 6 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
1 6 (50.00%) CCEA
1 6 (50.00%) CCIA
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (8.33%) MCSE
3 1 (8.33%) MCSA
3 1 (8.33%) CCNA
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (50.00%) XenServer
2 6 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (33.33%) XenApp
4 2 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) SCOM
2 1 (8.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Citrix
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (33.33%) IBM
3 4 (33.33%) SolarWinds
3 4 (33.33%) Spiceworks
4 3 (25.00%) Dell
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco
5 1 (8.33%) Veeam