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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix
Rank 61 31 34
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +3
Contract jobs citing Citrix 115 190 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.91% 5.17% 4.89%
As % of the Vendors category 6.41% 11.40% 11.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 116 66
Median daily rate £338 £388 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% +49.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £203 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £700 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 18 36
Median hourly rate £11.00 £17.17 £19.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.93% -9.92%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%
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
1795 1666 1320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 45.41% 45.30% 43.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1045 829 655
Median daily rate £400 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £650 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.40% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 110 110
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £37.49
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -15 62 £325 - 14
Cheshire -39 33 £425 -31.31% 5
Lancashire -10 9 £338 +46.73% 1
Merseyside -14 9 £365 +69.76% 4
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England

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 156 (70.91%) Windows
2 128 (58.18%) Active Directory
3 90 (40.91%) VMware
4 80 (36.36%) Windows Server
5 74 (33.64%) Microsoft
6 67 (30.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 60 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 60 (27.27%) Migration
8 58 (26.36%) HP
9 53 (24.09%) ITIL
9 53 (24.09%) Data Centre
10 48 (21.82%) Windows Server 2003
11 44 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 40 (18.18%) Windows 7
13 38 (17.27%) Finance
14 36 (16.36%) Cisco
15 35 (15.91%) SQL Server
15 35 (15.91%) Microsoft App-V
16 34 (15.45%) XenApp
17 33 (15.00%) SCCM
18 31 (14.09%) SQL
19 30 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
20 29 (13.18%) MS Exchange
20 29 (13.18%) AppSense
20 29 (13.18%) Office 365
21 28 (12.73%) Application Packaging
21 28 (12.73%) Hyper-V
21 28 (12.73%) DNS
22 26 (11.82%) DHCP
22 26 (11.82%) MS Excel

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 (13.18%) MS Exchange
2 22 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 18 (8.18%) IIS
3 18 (8.18%) Skype for Business
4 15 (6.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 9 (4.09%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (3.64%) Node.js
7 6 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (1.82%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (1.36%) Confluence
10 2 (0.91%) Apache
10 2 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.91%) FileNet
10 2 (0.91%) WebSphere
Applications
1 26 (11.82%) MS Excel
1 26 (11.82%) MS Office
2 1 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.91%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.45%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 29 (13.18%) Office 365
2 17 (7.73%) IaaS
3 16 (7.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (4.09%) PaaS
6 8 (3.64%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (1.36%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (1.36%) SaaS
7 3 (1.36%) SoftLayer
8 2 (0.91%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 28 (12.73%) DNS
2 26 (11.82%) DHCP
3 24 (10.91%) NetScaler
4 20 (9.09%) WAN
5 19 (8.64%) SAN
6 18 (8.18%) LAN
6 18 (8.18%) VPN
7 15 (6.82%) VLAN
8 14 (6.36%) Firewall
9 11 (5.00%) TCP/IP
10 10 (4.55%) Internet
11 9 (4.09%) VoIP
12 7 (3.18%) Skype
12 7 (3.18%) SSL
12 7 (3.18%) Wireless
13 5 (2.27%) Network Security
13 5 (2.27%) Remote Desktop
14 4 (1.82%) Reverse Proxy
14 4 (1.82%) Unified Communications
15 3 (1.36%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (15.91%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.55%) Amazon RDS
3 8 (3.64%) Apache Cassandra
3 8 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (3.64%) MongoDB
4 4 (1.82%) DB2
5 3 (1.36%) Big Data
5 3 (1.36%) Hadoop
5 3 (1.36%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.45%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (3.18%) SpecFlow
1 7 (3.18%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (3.18%) TestComplete
2 6 (2.73%) TeamCity
2 6 (2.73%) Vagrant
3 4 (1.82%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (1.36%) JIRA
4 3 (1.36%) Rational Performance Tester
5 2 (0.91%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.91%) Gradle
5 2 (0.91%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.45%) AdminStudio
6 1 (0.45%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.45%) MSI
General
1 38 (17.27%) Finance
2 19 (8.64%) Local Government
3 16 (7.27%) Banking
3 16 (7.27%) Manufacturing
4 9 (4.09%) Legal
5 8 (3.64%) Law
6 6 (2.73%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.82%) French Language
8 3 (1.36%) German Language
8 3 (1.36%) Marketing
9 2 (0.91%) Electronics
9 2 (0.91%) Italian Language
9 2 (0.91%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.45%) Back Office
10 1 (0.45%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.45%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.45%) Publishing
10 1 (0.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (18.64%) Architect
2 31 (14.09%) Analyst
3 24 (10.91%) Citrix Specialist
4 17 (7.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 13 (5.91%) Project Manager
6 12 (5.45%) Server Engineer
6 12 (5.45%) Support Engineer
7 11 (5.00%) Senior Architect
7 11 (5.00%) Service Analyst
8 10 (4.55%) Citrix Engineer
8 10 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
8 10 (4.55%) Service Desk Analyst
8 10 (4.55%) Windows Engineer
9 9 (4.09%) 3rd Line Support
9 9 (4.09%) Network Architect
9 9 (4.09%) Technical Support
9 9 (4.09%) Windows Specialist
10 8 (3.64%) Solutions Architect
10 8 (3.64%) Support Analyst
10 8 (3.64%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (6.36%) .NET
2 8 (3.64%) AngularJS
2 8 (3.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 5 (2.27%) Middleware
4 4 (1.82%) .NET Framework
4 4 (1.82%) Web Services
5 3 (1.36%) X-Windows
6 1 (0.45%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 53 (24.09%) Data Centre
2 23 (10.45%) Fat Client
2 23 (10.45%) Thin Client
3 18 (8.18%) Blackberry
4 13 (5.91%) Life Science
5 10 (4.55%) PKI
6 9 (4.09%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (3.18%) Mainframe
8 6 (2.73%) iPad
8 6 (2.73%) Social Media
9 5 (2.27%) Clustering
9 5 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (2.27%) Visualisation
10 4 (1.82%) Hybrid Cloud
10 4 (1.82%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.82%) Mobile App
11 3 (1.36%) EMC VNX
11 3 (1.36%) FlexPod
11 3 (1.36%) User Experience
11 3 (1.36%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 156 (70.91%) Windows
2 80 (36.36%) Windows Server
3 67 (30.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 60 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 48 (21.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 40 (18.18%) Windows 7
7 26 (11.82%) Linux
8 16 (7.27%) Unix
9 15 (6.82%) Windows 10
10 13 (5.91%) Windows 8
11 11 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (5.00%) Solaris
11 11 (5.00%) Windows XP
12 10 (4.55%) AIX
13 9 (4.09%) HPUX
14 8 (3.64%) Android
15 6 (2.73%) Apple iOS
16 3 (1.36%) Windows Vista
17 1 (0.45%) Mac OS
17 1 (0.45%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (27.27%) Migration
2 53 (24.09%) ITIL
3 28 (12.73%) Application Packaging
4 15 (6.82%) Project Management
5 14 (6.36%) Service Delivery
6 13 (5.91%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (5.00%) PRINCE2
7 11 (5.00%) Risk Management
8 10 (4.55%) IT Governance
9 9 (4.09%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (4.09%) Infrastructure Management
9 9 (4.09%) Infrastructure Transformation
10 8 (3.64%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (3.64%) Web Accessibility
11 7 (3.18%) Code Coverage
11 7 (3.18%) Document Management
11 7 (3.18%) Network Design
11 7 (3.18%) Software Engineering
11 7 (3.18%) TDD
11 7 (3.18%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 31 (14.09%) SQL
2 23 (10.45%) PowerShell
3 11 (5.00%) Java
4 8 (3.64%) JavaScript
5 7 (3.18%) Python
6 4 (1.82%) C
7 3 (1.36%) PL/SQL
7 3 (1.36%) R
8 2 (0.91%) C#
8 2 (0.91%) JCL
Qualifications
1 30 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (8.18%) Security Cleared
3 14 (6.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 13 (5.91%) MCSA
4 13 (5.91%) SC Cleared
5 11 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (4.55%) MCDST
6 10 (4.55%) MCSE
7 9 (4.09%) CCNA
7 9 (4.09%) Citrix Certification
7 9 (4.09%) Degree
8 8 (3.64%) CCEA
8 8 (3.64%) MCITP
9 7 (3.18%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (3.18%) MOS
10 5 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (1.82%) BPSS Clearance
11 4 (1.82%) MCP
12 3 (1.36%) CCNP
12 3 (1.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (2.27%) SLA
3 4 (1.82%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.91%) QA
System Software
1 128 (58.18%) Active Directory
2 44 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (15.91%) Microsoft App-V
4 34 (15.45%) XenApp
5 28 (12.73%) Hyper-V
6 11 (5.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 10 (4.55%) vSphere
8 8 (3.64%) VMware ESX
8 8 (3.64%) XenDesktop
9 4 (1.82%) Brightmail
9 4 (1.82%) XenServer
10 3 (1.36%) NFS
10 3 (1.36%) Xen
11 2 (0.91%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.91%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.45%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 33 (15.00%) SCCM
2 19 (8.64%) SCOM
3 12 (5.45%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (4.55%) SCOrch
5 8 (3.64%) StatsD
6 6 (2.73%) Puppet
7 5 (2.27%) NetBackup
8 4 (1.82%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 3 (1.36%) EdgeSight
9 3 (1.36%) EMC NetWorker
9 3 (1.36%) Nagios
9 3 (1.36%) SmoothWall
9 3 (1.36%) Windows Intune
10 2 (0.91%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (0.91%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 1 (0.45%) AirWatch
11 1 (0.45%) HP Data Protector
11 1 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.45%) SCVMM
11 1 (0.45%) vRealize
Vendors
1 90 (40.91%) VMware
2 74 (33.64%) Microsoft
3 58 (26.36%) HP
4 36 (16.36%) Cisco
5 29 (13.18%) AppSense
6 24 (10.91%) Wyse
7 21 (9.55%) Oracle
8 20 (9.09%) IBM
9 12 (5.45%) EMC
10 10 (4.55%) Dell
11 8 (3.64%) Apigee
11 8 (3.64%) Juniper
11 8 (3.64%) Mashery
12 7 (3.18%) 3PAR
12 7 (3.18%) Symantec
13 6 (2.73%) Red Hat
14 5 (2.27%) Avaya
14 5 (2.27%) NetApp
15 4 (1.82%) CheckPoint
15 4 (1.82%) Compaq
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