The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Citrix products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Citrix over the 3 months to 30 June 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.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix
Rank 56 30 41
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +11
Contract jobs citing Citrix 114 186 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 3.04% 5.00% 3.99%
As % of the Vendors category 6.75% 10.99% 9.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 108 56
Median daily rate £375 £310 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% +18.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £209 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £600 £322
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 28
Median hourly rate £11.50 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.28% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.60 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £22.40 £35.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+10.14% +4.54%
Citrix
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1689 1692 1282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 45.10% 45.52% 41.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 985 859 648
Median daily rate £400 £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £209 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £548 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 108 90
Median hourly rate £20.50 £19.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.89% +5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.80 £42.50 £35.48
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.22 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+15.24% +7.19%

Citrix
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Citrix as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Citrix Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Citrix
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 across the North West region.

Citrix Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Citrix
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Citrix across the North West region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016.

Citrix Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Citrix
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 across the North West region.

Citrix Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Citrix
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Citrix within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Manchester -24 50 £325 +4.83% 13
Cheshire -8 42 £425 -17.07% 4
Lancashire -14 13 £375 +41.50% 1
Merseyside -22 5 £383 +66.30% 5
Citrix
England

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, 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 North West region with a requirement for Citrix.

1 152 (66.38%) Windows
2 137 (59.83%) Active Directory
3 82 (35.81%) VMware
4 75 (32.75%) Windows Server
5 70 (30.57%) Microsoft
6 67 (29.26%) Migration
7 58 (25.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 57 (24.89%) ITIL
9 52 (22.71%) HP
9 52 (22.71%) Windows Server 2008
10 48 (20.96%) SQL
11 46 (20.09%) Data Centre
12 43 (18.78%) Windows Server 2003
13 41 (17.90%) DHCP
14 40 (17.47%) VMware Infrastructure
15 39 (17.03%) Linux
16 37 (16.16%) Finance
17 36 (15.72%) Oracle
17 36 (15.72%) XenApp
18 35 (15.28%) Windows 7
19 32 (13.97%) Security Cleared
19 32 (13.97%) SCCM
19 32 (13.97%) Cisco
20 31 (13.54%) EMC
21 30 (13.10%) MS Exchange
22 29 (12.66%) MS Excel
22 29 (12.66%) Microsoft App-V
23 28 (12.23%) SQL Server
24 27 (11.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
25 26 (11.35%) Office 365

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 30 (13.10%) MS Exchange
2 24 (10.48%) Skype for Business
3 20 (8.73%) SharePoint
4 17 (7.42%) IIS
5 11 (4.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 11 (4.80%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (3.06%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (2.62%) Drupal
8 4 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (1.75%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (1.31%) Confluence
9 3 (1.31%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.87%) Apache
10 2 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.87%) FileNet
11 1 (0.44%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 29 (12.66%) MS Excel
2 23 (10.04%) MS Office
3 1 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.44%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.44%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 26 (11.35%) Office 365
2 16 (6.99%) IaaS
3 14 (6.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (4.37%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (3.93%) PaaS
6 7 (3.06%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (1.31%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (1.31%) SaaS
7 3 (1.31%) SoftLayer
8 2 (0.87%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 41 (17.90%) DHCP
2 26 (11.35%) DNS
3 21 (9.17%) LAN
3 21 (9.17%) WAN
4 18 (7.86%) NetScaler
4 18 (7.86%) SAN
5 15 (6.55%) Firewall
6 13 (5.68%) VPN
7 12 (5.24%) VLAN
8 10 (4.37%) VoIP
9 9 (3.93%) Internet
9 9 (3.93%) TCP/IP
10 8 (3.49%) Skype
11 7 (3.06%) SSL
12 6 (2.62%) Unified Communications
13 5 (2.18%) Remote Desktop
13 5 (2.18%) Wireless
14 4 (1.75%) Reverse Proxy
15 3 (1.31%) iSCSI
15 3 (1.31%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (12.23%) SQL Server
2 23 (10.04%) DB2
3 10 (4.37%) Amazon RDS
4 7 (3.06%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (3.06%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (3.06%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.31%) Big Data
5 3 (1.31%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.44%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.44%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 8 (3.49%) SpecFlow
1 8 (3.49%) Team Foundation Server
1 8 (3.49%) TestComplete
2 7 (3.06%) TeamCity
2 7 (3.06%) Vagrant
3 4 (1.75%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (1.31%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.31%) Gradle
4 3 (1.31%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.31%) JIRA
4 3 (1.31%) Rational Performance Tester
5 1 (0.44%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.44%) MSI
General
1 37 (16.16%) Finance
2 18 (7.86%) Manufacturing
3 15 (6.55%) Banking
4 13 (5.68%) Local Government
5 9 (3.93%) Legal
6 8 (3.49%) Law
7 6 (2.62%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.75%) French Language
9 3 (1.31%) German Language
9 3 (1.31%) Marketing
10 2 (0.87%) Electronics
10 2 (0.87%) Italian Language
10 2 (0.87%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.44%) Back Office
11 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.44%) Publishing
11 1 (0.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 42 (18.34%) Architect
2 32 (13.97%) Analyst
3 20 (8.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 19 (8.30%) Citrix Specialist
5 14 (6.11%) Project Manager
6 13 (5.68%) Consultant
7 12 (5.24%) Server Engineer
8 11 (4.80%) Senior Architect
8 11 (4.80%) Support Engineer
9 10 (4.37%) Service Analyst
9 10 (4.37%) Service Desk Analyst
9 10 (4.37%) Support Analyst
9 10 (4.37%) Windows Engineer
10 9 (3.93%) Citrix Engineer
10 9 (3.93%) Infrastructure Architect
10 9 (3.93%) Lead Architect
11 8 (3.49%) 3rd Line Support
11 8 (3.49%) Desktop Support
11 8 (3.49%) Windows Specialist
12 7 (3.06%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (6.11%) .NET
2 7 (3.06%) AngularJS
2 7 (3.06%) Node.js
2 7 (3.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 6 (2.62%) Middleware
3 6 (2.62%) SAP Basis
4 4 (1.75%) .NET Framework
4 4 (1.75%) Web Services
5 3 (1.31%) X-Windows
6 1 (0.44%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 46 (20.09%) Data Centre
2 24 (10.48%) Mainframe
3 18 (7.86%) Fat Client
3 18 (7.86%) Thin Client
4 15 (6.55%) Life Science
5 13 (5.68%) Blackberry
6 11 (4.80%) PKI
7 8 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (2.62%) Smartphone
9 5 (2.18%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (2.18%) Social Media
9 5 (2.18%) Visualisation
10 4 (1.75%) Hybrid Cloud
11 3 (1.31%) Driving Licence
11 3 (1.31%) EMC VNX
11 3 (1.31%) iPad
11 3 (1.31%) Management Information System
11 3 (1.31%) User Experience
11 3 (1.31%) Video Conferencing
11 3 (1.31%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 152 (66.38%) Windows
2 75 (32.75%) Windows Server
3 58 (25.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 52 (22.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 43 (18.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 39 (17.03%) Linux
7 35 (15.28%) Windows 7
8 27 (11.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 26 (11.35%) Solaris
10 23 (10.04%) AIX
11 22 (9.61%) HPUX
12 19 (8.30%) Unix
13 15 (6.55%) Windows 10
14 12 (5.24%) Windows 8
15 10 (4.37%) Apple iOS
16 7 (3.06%) Windows XP
17 6 (2.62%) Android
18 1 (0.44%) Mac OS
18 1 (0.44%) Windows 2000 Server
18 1 (0.44%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (29.26%) Migration
2 57 (24.89%) ITIL
3 22 (9.61%) Application Packaging
4 19 (8.30%) Project Management
5 18 (7.86%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (7.42%) Service Delivery
7 13 (5.68%) PRINCE2
8 11 (4.80%) Service Management
9 10 (4.37%) Infrastructure Management
9 10 (4.37%) Infrastructure Transformation
10 9 (3.93%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (3.49%) Code Coverage
11 8 (3.49%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (3.49%) Software Engineering
11 8 (3.49%) TDD
11 8 (3.49%) Technical Analysis
11 8 (3.49%) Test Automation
12 7 (3.06%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (3.06%) Document Management
12 7 (3.06%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 48 (20.96%) SQL
2 25 (10.92%) PowerShell
3 12 (5.24%) Java
4 7 (3.06%) JavaScript
5 6 (2.62%) C
5 6 (2.62%) Python
6 4 (1.75%) PL/SQL
7 3 (1.31%) R
8 2 (0.87%) C#
8 2 (0.87%) JCL
Qualifications
1 32 (13.97%) Security Cleared
2 25 (10.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (10.92%) SC Cleared
3 12 (5.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 11 (4.80%) MCSA
5 10 (4.37%) Citrix Certification
5 10 (4.37%) Degree
5 10 (4.37%) MCSE
6 9 (3.93%) CCEA
6 9 (3.93%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (3.49%) CCNA
7 8 (3.49%) MCDST
8 7 (3.06%) MOS
9 6 (2.62%) MCITP
9 6 (2.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (2.18%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (1.75%) BPSS Clearance
11 4 (1.75%) MCP
12 3 (1.31%) CCNP
12 3 (1.31%) EMCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (2.18%) SLA
3 4 (1.75%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.44%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.44%) QA
System Software
1 137 (59.83%) Active Directory
2 40 (17.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (15.72%) XenApp
4 29 (12.66%) Microsoft App-V
5 21 (9.17%) Hyper-V
6 11 (4.80%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 10 (4.37%) VMware ESX
7 10 (4.37%) vSphere
7 10 (4.37%) XenDesktop
8 8 (3.49%) Virtual Desktop
9 4 (1.75%) Brightmail
9 4 (1.75%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (1.75%) Xen
9 4 (1.75%) XenServer
10 3 (1.31%) NFS
10 3 (1.31%) VMware Server
11 2 (0.87%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.44%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.44%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 32 (13.97%) SCCM
2 21 (9.17%) SCOM
3 11 (4.80%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (4.37%) SCOrch
5 7 (3.06%) AirWatch
5 7 (3.06%) Puppet
5 7 (3.06%) StatsD
6 4 (1.75%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 3 (1.31%) EdgeSight
7 3 (1.31%) EMC NetWorker
7 3 (1.31%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (1.31%) Microsoft Intune
7 3 (1.31%) Nagios
7 3 (1.31%) SmoothWall
7 3 (1.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (0.87%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.87%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.44%) Cisco UCCX
9 1 (0.44%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.44%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 82 (35.81%) VMware
2 70 (30.57%) Microsoft
3 52 (22.71%) HP
4 36 (15.72%) Oracle
5 32 (13.97%) Cisco
6 31 (13.54%) EMC
7 23 (10.04%) AppSense
8 22 (9.61%) Wyse
9 17 (7.42%) IBM
10 9 (3.93%) SAP
11 8 (3.49%) Apple
11 8 (3.49%) Juniper
12 7 (3.06%) Apigee
12 7 (3.06%) Dell
12 7 (3.06%) Mashery
13 6 (2.62%) Samsung
13 6 (2.62%) Symantec
13 6 (2.62%) Verint
14 5 (2.18%) Avaya
14 5 (2.18%) CheckPoint
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