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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix
Rank 56 44 35
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -9
Contract jobs citing Citrix 108 161 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 3.05% 3.84% 4.94%
As % of the Vendors category 6.71% 8.98% 11.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 89 84
Median daily rate £375 £301 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.66% +7.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £316 £325 £301
% change year-on-year
-2.69% +8.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 39
Median hourly rate £17.62 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.65% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.46 £14.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.26 £25.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £16.55 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.78% -5.42%
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
1609 1793 1408
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 45.48% 42.73% 44.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 935 1010 731
Median daily rate £388 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £535 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 102 99
Median hourly rate £20.73 £19.03 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.93% +5.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.15 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 -21 56 £325 +4.83% 22
Cheshire +7 24 £413 +37.50% 3
Merseyside -11 11 £425 +68.31% 2
Lancashire +2 10 £375 +24.66% 1
Cumbria - 1 - - 1
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England

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 August 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.

1 137 (61.99%) Windows
2 130 (58.82%) Active Directory
3 86 (38.91%) VMware
4 79 (35.75%) Windows Server
5 58 (26.24%) Migration
6 55 (24.89%) Microsoft
7 47 (21.27%) Windows Server 2012
8 46 (20.81%) SQL
9 43 (19.46%) Data Centre
10 42 (19.00%) HP
11 41 (18.55%) Cisco
12 40 (18.10%) ITIL
12 40 (18.10%) Windows Server 2008
13 39 (17.65%) XenApp
13 39 (17.65%) Security Cleared
13 39 (17.65%) DHCP
14 38 (17.19%) EMC
14 38 (17.19%) Windows Server 2003
15 36 (16.29%) Linux
15 36 (16.29%) VMware Infrastructure
16 34 (15.38%) SC Cleared
17 33 (14.93%) SQL Server
17 33 (14.93%) Firewall
18 32 (14.48%) Oracle
19 30 (13.57%) Finance
20 29 (13.12%) MS Excel
20 29 (13.12%) MS Exchange
21 28 (12.67%) Solaris
22 27 (12.22%) WAN
22 27 (12.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 29 (13.12%) MS Exchange
2 23 (10.41%) Skype for Business
3 17 (7.69%) SharePoint
4 16 (7.24%) IIS
5 6 (2.71%) Drupal
6 5 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (1.81%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (1.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (1.36%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.90%) Apache
9 2 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.90%) FileNet
10 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.45%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.45%) JBoss
10 1 (0.45%) NetWeaver
10 1 (0.45%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.45%) WebLogic
Applications
1 29 (13.12%) MS Excel
2 14 (6.33%) MS Office
3 1 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.45%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 17 (7.69%) Office 365
2 15 (6.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (3.62%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (3.17%) IaaS
5 6 (2.71%) PaaS
6 3 (1.36%) SaaS
7 2 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.90%) IBM Cloud
7 2 (0.90%) SoftLayer
8 1 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 39 (17.65%) DHCP
2 33 (14.93%) Firewall
3 27 (12.22%) WAN
4 26 (11.76%) LAN
5 22 (9.95%) NetScaler
6 21 (9.50%) DNS
7 16 (7.24%) SAN
8 11 (4.98%) TCP/IP
8 11 (4.98%) VPN
9 9 (4.07%) Skype
9 9 (4.07%) Unified Communications
9 9 (4.07%) VLAN
10 8 (3.62%) Wi-Fi
11 7 (3.17%) VoIP
12 6 (2.71%) Internet
13 5 (2.26%) SSL
14 4 (1.81%) HTTP
14 4 (1.81%) PBX
14 4 (1.81%) Remote Desktop
15 3 (1.36%) PCoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (14.93%) SQL Server
2 23 (10.41%) DB2
3 10 (4.52%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.45%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.45%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.45%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 7 (3.17%) Vagrant
2 5 (2.26%) SpecFlow
2 5 (2.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (2.26%) TeamCity
2 5 (2.26%) TestComplete
3 4 (1.81%) Octopus Deploy
3 4 (1.81%) Rational Performance Tester
4 3 (1.36%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.36%) Gradle
4 3 (1.36%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.45%) AdminStudio
General
1 30 (13.57%) Finance
2 16 (7.24%) Manufacturing
3 7 (3.17%) Banking
4 6 (2.71%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.26%) Local Government
6 4 (1.81%) Law
6 4 (1.81%) Legal
7 3 (1.36%) Marketing
8 2 (0.90%) Electronics
8 2 (0.90%) French Language
8 2 (0.90%) Retail
9 1 (0.45%) Back Office
9 1 (0.45%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.45%) German Language
9 1 (0.45%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.45%) Publishing
9 1 (0.45%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 34 (15.38%) Analyst
1 34 (15.38%) Architect
2 22 (9.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 18 (8.14%) Citrix Specialist
4 17 (7.69%) Consultant
5 13 (5.88%) Project Manager
6 11 (4.98%) Citrix Engineer
6 11 (4.98%) Infrastructure Architect
7 9 (4.07%) Network Engineer
7 9 (4.07%) Solutions Architect
7 9 (4.07%) Windows Specialist
8 8 (3.62%) 3rd Line Support
8 8 (3.62%) Desktop Support
8 8 (3.62%) Infrastructure Support
8 8 (3.62%) Senior Architect
8 8 (3.62%) Support Analyst
9 7 (3.17%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
9 7 (3.17%) Support Engineer
10 6 (2.71%) Server Specialist
10 6 (2.71%) Windows Server Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.17%) .NET
1 7 (3.17%) Middleware
2 6 (2.71%) SAP Basis
3 5 (2.26%) Web Services
4 3 (1.36%) X-Windows
5 1 (0.45%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.45%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.45%) Node.js
5 1 (0.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 43 (19.46%) Data Centre
2 24 (10.86%) Mainframe
3 20 (9.05%) Fat Client
3 20 (9.05%) Thin Client
4 13 (5.88%) Life Science
5 9 (4.07%) PKI
6 6 (2.71%) Blackberry
6 6 (2.71%) Smartphone
7 4 (1.81%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.81%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (1.36%) BYOD
8 3 (1.36%) Driving Licence
8 3 (1.36%) EMC VNX
8 3 (1.36%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.90%) Clustering
9 2 (0.90%) IVR
9 2 (0.90%) Tandem
9 2 (0.90%) User Experience
9 2 (0.90%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.90%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 137 (61.99%) Windows
2 79 (35.75%) Windows Server
3 47 (21.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 40 (18.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 38 (17.19%) Windows Server 2003
6 36 (16.29%) Linux
7 28 (12.67%) Solaris
8 27 (12.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 23 (10.41%) AIX
10 22 (9.95%) HPUX
11 17 (7.69%) Unix
11 17 (7.69%) Windows 7
12 15 (6.79%) Windows 10
13 6 (2.71%) Apple iOS
13 6 (2.71%) Windows 8
14 4 (1.81%) Windows XP
15 2 (0.90%) Android
16 1 (0.45%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.45%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (26.24%) Migration
2 40 (18.10%) ITIL
3 22 (9.95%) Application Packaging
4 17 (7.69%) Service Delivery
5 16 (7.24%) Project Management
6 13 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (5.43%) ERP
7 12 (5.43%) PRINCE2
8 11 (4.98%) Technical Analysis
9 10 (4.52%) Infrastructure Transformation
10 9 (4.07%) Service Management
10 9 (4.07%) Software Engineering
10 9 (4.07%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (3.62%) Configuration Management
11 8 (3.62%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (3.17%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (3.17%) Disaster Recovery
12 7 (3.17%) TOGAF
13 6 (2.71%) ITSM
13 6 (2.71%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 46 (20.81%) SQL
2 19 (8.60%) PowerShell
3 8 (3.62%) Java
4 6 (2.71%) C
4 6 (2.71%) PL/SQL
5 2 (0.90%) JCL
6 1 (0.45%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 39 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 34 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 11 (4.98%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (4.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (3.62%) CCNA
5 7 (3.17%) Degree
6 6 (2.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 6 (2.71%) MCSA
7 5 (2.26%) CCEA
7 5 (2.26%) CCNP
7 5 (2.26%) Citrix Certification
7 5 (2.26%) MCSE
8 4 (1.81%) MCDST
9 3 (1.36%) EMCSA
9 3 (1.36%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.36%) MCITP
9 3 (1.36%) MOS
9 3 (1.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (1.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.90%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.81%) SLA
3 3 (1.36%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.45%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.45%) QA
System Software
1 130 (58.82%) Active Directory
2 39 (17.65%) XenApp
3 36 (16.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (9.50%) Microsoft App-V
5 16 (7.24%) VMware ESX
6 13 (5.88%) Hyper-V
7 10 (4.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 9 (4.07%) XenDesktop
9 3 (1.36%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (1.36%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (1.36%) VMware Workstation
9 3 (1.36%) vSphere
9 3 (1.36%) Xen
10 2 (0.90%) NFS
10 2 (0.90%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.90%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.45%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.45%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 23 (10.41%) SCCM
2 17 (7.69%) SCOM
3 10 (4.52%) McAfee ePO
4 7 (3.17%) AirWatch
4 7 (3.17%) Puppet
4 7 (3.17%) SCOrch
5 5 (2.26%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.36%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (1.36%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (1.36%) SmoothWall
6 3 (1.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.45%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (0.45%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.45%) StatsD
7 1 (0.45%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 86 (38.91%) VMware
2 55 (24.89%) Microsoft
3 42 (19.00%) HP
4 41 (18.55%) Cisco
5 38 (17.19%) EMC
6 32 (14.48%) Oracle
7 22 (9.95%) Wyse
8 21 (9.50%) AppSense
9 16 (7.24%) IBM
10 12 (5.43%) CheckPoint
11 11 (4.98%) Clearswift
12 10 (4.52%) Intel Security
13 8 (3.62%) Apple
13 8 (3.62%) SAP
14 6 (2.71%) IFS
14 6 (2.71%) Samsung
14 6 (2.71%) Verint
15 5 (2.26%) 3PAR
15 5 (2.26%) Juniper
15 5 (2.26%) NetApp
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