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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Citrix
England / North West
Rank 72 60 53
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -7
Contract jobs citing Citrix 61 110 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.38% 2.84% 3.27%
As % of the Vendors category 5.31% 6.79% 7.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 59 44
Median daily rate £300 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -0.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £174 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
- +0.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 20
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.75 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.89% +80.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £16.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.78 £35.00 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £17.00 £15.93
% change year-on-year
-14.70% +6.75%

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
1149 1619 1461
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 44.87% 41.79% 46.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 707 859 765
Median daily rate £398 £375 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% +6.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £373
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 89 110
Median hourly rate £16.00 £35.00 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.28% +107.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.88 £47.33 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +32.35%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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 +7 30 £300 -14.28% 11
Cheshire -4 14 £300 - 1
Merseyside +4 10 £350 +75.00% 1
Cumbria - 2 - -
Lancashire -1 1 - - 2
Citrix
England

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 86 (60.56%) Windows
2 70 (49.30%) VMware
3 61 (42.96%) Microsoft
4 55 (38.73%) Active Directory
5 52 (36.62%) Windows Server
6 39 (27.46%) Firewall
7 34 (23.94%) Cisco
7 34 (23.94%) XenApp
7 34 (23.94%) Windows Server 2012
8 32 (22.54%) Windows Server 2008
9 31 (21.83%) VMware Infrastructure
10 30 (21.13%) SCCM
11 24 (16.90%) MS Exchange
12 23 (16.20%) MS Office
13 22 (15.49%) Windows Server 2003
14 21 (14.79%) WAN
14 21 (14.79%) XenDesktop
15 20 (14.08%) Windows 7
16 19 (13.38%) Microsoft Azure
16 19 (13.38%) LAN
16 19 (13.38%) ITIL
17 18 (12.68%) VPN
17 18 (12.68%) Intel Security
17 18 (12.68%) Finance
18 17 (11.97%) MS Excel
18 17 (11.97%) Amazon AWS
19 16 (11.27%) McAfee ePO
19 16 (11.27%) SQL Server
19 16 (11.27%) DNS
20 15 (10.56%) WSUS

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 24 (16.90%) MS Exchange
2 9 (6.34%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (5.63%) SharePoint
4 6 (4.23%) IBM Notes
5 5 (3.52%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (3.52%) IIS
5 5 (3.52%) Skype for Business
6 3 (2.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.41%) Exchange Server 5.5
7 2 (1.41%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.70%) Apache
8 1 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.70%) CMS
Applications
1 23 (16.20%) MS Office
2 17 (11.97%) MS Excel
3 6 (4.23%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (4.23%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.70%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 19 (13.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (11.97%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (4.93%) Office 365
4 1 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.70%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.70%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (0.70%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 39 (27.46%) Firewall
2 21 (14.79%) WAN
3 19 (13.38%) LAN
4 18 (12.68%) VPN
5 16 (11.27%) DNS
6 13 (9.15%) VLAN
7 12 (8.45%) DHCP
7 12 (8.45%) NetScaler
8 11 (7.75%) TCP/IP
9 9 (6.34%) SAN
10 7 (4.93%) VoIP
11 6 (4.23%) NAS
11 6 (4.23%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (2.11%) Cisco Nexus
12 3 (2.11%) Internet
12 3 (2.11%) IPsec
12 3 (2.11%) MPLS
12 3 (2.11%) PBX
12 3 (2.11%) Unified Communications
13 2 (1.41%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (11.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.70%) MySQL
3 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (12.68%) Finance
2 11 (7.75%) Banking
3 4 (2.82%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.11%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.11%) Local Government
5 2 (1.41%) Law
6 1 (0.70%) Legal
6 1 (0.70%) Retail
6 1 (0.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (19.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (9.86%) Analyst
3 13 (9.15%) Architect
3 13 (9.15%) Support Engineer
4 12 (8.45%) Network Engineer
5 11 (7.75%) 3rd Line Support
5 11 (7.75%) Consultant
6 10 (7.04%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 10 (7.04%) Service Analyst
7 8 (5.63%) Citrix Engineer
7 8 (5.63%) Service Desk Analyst
8 7 (4.93%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 6 (4.23%) Infrastructure Architect
9 6 (4.23%) Technical Engineer
10 5 (3.52%) 1st Line Support
10 5 (3.52%) Citrix Specialist
10 5 (3.52%) Delivery Manager
10 5 (3.52%) Senior Network Engineer
10 5 (3.52%) Technical Manager
11 4 (2.82%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.75%) Web Services
2 1 (0.70%) .NET
2 1 (0.70%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.70%) LAMP
2 1 (0.70%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.45%) Data Centre
2 9 (6.34%) Blackberry
2 9 (6.34%) Fat Client
2 9 (6.34%) Thin Client
3 7 (4.93%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.82%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (2.82%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.82%) NHS
5 3 (2.11%) BYOD
5 3 (2.11%) iPhone
5 3 (2.11%) Life Science
6 2 (1.41%) IVR
6 2 (1.41%) Smartcard
6 2 (1.41%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.70%) Biometrics
7 1 (0.70%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.70%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Licensing
7 1 (0.70%) Oracle Licensing
7 1 (0.70%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 86 (60.56%) Windows
2 52 (36.62%) Windows Server
3 34 (23.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 32 (22.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (15.49%) Windows Server 2003
6 20 (14.08%) Windows 7
7 12 (8.45%) Windows 10
8 10 (7.04%) Windows XP
9 8 (5.63%) Linux
10 7 (4.93%) Windows 8
11 4 (2.82%) Solaris
11 4 (2.82%) Unix
12 2 (1.41%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.70%) CentOS
13 1 (0.70%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (13.38%) ITIL
2 13 (9.15%) Migration
3 11 (7.75%) Software Deployment
4 9 (6.34%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (6.34%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (5.63%) Project Management
5 8 (5.63%) Service Management
6 7 (4.93%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 7 (4.93%) Problem Management
6 7 (4.93%) Service Delivery
6 7 (4.93%) Two-Factor Authentication
7 6 (4.23%) ERP
7 6 (4.23%) Waterfall
8 5 (3.52%) Service Design
8 5 (3.52%) TOGAF
9 4 (2.82%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (2.82%) Document Management
9 4 (2.82%) Identity Management
10 3 (2.11%) Change Management
10 3 (2.11%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 13 (9.15%) SQL
2 11 (7.75%) PowerShell
3 4 (2.82%) VBScript
4 3 (2.11%) Java
4 3 (2.11%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.41%) PHP
5 2 (1.41%) VB
5 2 (1.41%) VB6
6 1 (0.70%) C
6 1 (0.70%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.70%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (9.86%) Security Cleared
2 12 (8.45%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (6.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (6.34%) SC Cleared
4 8 (5.63%) CCNA
5 7 (4.93%) MCSE
6 5 (3.52%) CCIE
7 3 (2.11%) CCDP
7 3 (2.11%) CCNP
7 3 (2.11%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (2.11%) MCSA
8 2 (1.41%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (1.41%) CCA
8 2 (1.41%) Degree
8 2 (1.41%) MCP
8 2 (1.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.70%) CESG Certified Professional
9 1 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.70%) PMP
9 1 (0.70%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.82%) SLA
2 3 (2.11%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.70%) BS25999
3 1 (0.70%) COBIT
3 1 (0.70%) COSO
3 1 (0.70%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 55 (38.73%) Active Directory
2 34 (23.94%) XenApp
3 31 (21.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (14.79%) XenDesktop
5 10 (7.04%) Microsoft App-V
6 9 (6.34%) Hyper-V
6 9 (6.34%) VMware ESX
7 8 (5.63%) ProxySG
8 7 (4.93%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 5 (3.52%) vSphere
10 3 (2.11%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (1.41%) VMware GSX
12 1 (0.70%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.70%) MetaFrame
12 1 (0.70%) NFS
12 1 (0.70%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.70%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.70%) Xen
Systems Management
1 30 (21.13%) SCCM
2 16 (11.27%) McAfee ePO
3 15 (10.56%) WSUS
4 5 (3.52%) SCOM
5 3 (2.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (1.41%) MOM
7 1 (0.70%) AppDNA
7 1 (0.70%) Nagios
7 1 (0.70%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 70 (49.30%) VMware
2 61 (42.96%) Microsoft
3 34 (23.94%) Cisco
4 18 (12.68%) Intel Security
5 14 (9.86%) AppSense
6 13 (9.15%) HP
7 11 (7.75%) NetApp
8 8 (5.63%) Blue Coat
9 6 (4.23%) CheckPoint
9 6 (4.23%) Lotus
10 5 (3.52%) Wyse
11 4 (2.82%) F5
11 4 (2.82%) Juniper
11 4 (2.82%) Oracle
12 3 (2.11%) 3PAR
12 3 (2.11%) Clearswift
12 3 (2.11%) EMC
12 3 (2.11%) ION Trading
12 3 (2.11%) Palo Alto
12 3 (2.11%) SolarWinds
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