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 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Citrix
England / North West
Rank 87 59 36
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -23
Contract jobs citing Citrix 49 108 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.86% 2.83% 4.45%
As % of the Vendors category 4.39% 6.74% 9.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 55 70
Median daily rate £300 £325 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +2.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £185 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £637 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 18
Median hourly rate £13.25 £18.25 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.39% +10.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.70 £15.75 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.07 £35.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £17.25 £16.25
% change year-on-year
-15.94% +6.15%

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
1117 1603 1544
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 42.36% 41.99% 45.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 679 874 759
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 115 101
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.80 £47.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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 February 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 24 February 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 +4 27 £300 -11.11% 15
Cheshire -2 12 £250 -13.79% 8
Merseyside -12 5 £330 -12.00% 3
Lancashire +4 2 - - 2
Cumbria +5 1 - - 1
Citrix
England

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 85 (65.89%) Windows
2 63 (48.84%) Microsoft
3 60 (46.51%) VMware
4 50 (38.76%) Active Directory
5 44 (34.11%) Windows Server
6 32 (24.81%) SCCM
7 31 (24.03%) Windows Server 2012
8 30 (23.26%) Firewall
9 29 (22.48%) Windows Server 2008
9 29 (22.48%) XenApp
10 28 (21.71%) Cisco
11 26 (20.16%) VMware Infrastructure
11 26 (20.16%) Windows 7
12 25 (19.38%) MS Office
13 22 (17.05%) MS Exchange
14 21 (16.28%) ITIL
15 19 (14.73%) XenDesktop
16 18 (13.95%) Windows Server 2003
17 16 (12.40%) Finance
17 16 (12.40%) MS Excel
17 16 (12.40%) Microsoft Azure
18 15 (11.63%) WSUS
18 15 (11.63%) VPN
18 15 (11.63%) Intel Security
19 14 (10.85%) Windows XP
19 14 (10.85%) AppSense
20 13 (10.08%) Amazon AWS
20 13 (10.08%) McAfee ePO
20 13 (10.08%) Project Management
20 13 (10.08%) Windows 10

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 22 (17.05%) MS Exchange
2 12 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (6.98%) IBM Notes
4 6 (4.65%) SharePoint
5 5 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (3.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.55%) Exchange Server 5.5
8 2 (1.55%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.78%) Apache
9 1 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.78%) CMS
9 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.78%) IIS
Applications
1 25 (19.38%) MS Office
2 16 (12.40%) MS Excel
3 6 (4.65%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (4.65%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.78%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.55%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 16 (12.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (10.08%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (6.20%) Office 365
4 2 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.55%) SaaS
5 1 (0.78%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.78%) IaaS
5 1 (0.78%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (23.26%) Firewall
2 15 (11.63%) VPN
3 12 (9.30%) WAN
4 11 (8.53%) LAN
5 10 (7.75%) DNS
6 9 (6.98%) VLAN
7 7 (5.43%) NetScaler
7 7 (5.43%) TCP/IP
8 6 (4.65%) DHCP
9 4 (3.10%) SAN
10 3 (2.33%) NAS
11 2 (1.55%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (1.55%) Network Security
11 2 (1.55%) VoIP
12 1 (0.78%) 3G
12 1 (0.78%) Internet
12 1 (0.78%) MPLS
12 1 (0.78%) Remote Desktop
12 1 (0.78%) Reverse Proxy
12 1 (0.78%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.78%) MySQL
3 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (12.40%) Finance
2 11 (8.53%) Banking
3 6 (4.65%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.33%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.33%) Legal
4 3 (2.33%) Local Government
5 2 (1.55%) Law
6 1 (0.78%) Back Office
6 1 (0.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (17.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 20 (15.50%) Analyst
3 14 (10.85%) 3rd Line Support
3 14 (10.85%) Service Analyst
4 13 (10.08%) Support Engineer
5 12 (9.30%) Service Desk Analyst
6 11 (8.53%) Consultant
7 10 (7.75%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 8 (6.20%) Network Engineer
9 7 (5.43%) 1st Line Support
9 7 (5.43%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 6 (4.65%) Architect
10 6 (4.65%) Citrix Engineer
11 5 (3.88%) Citrix Specialist
11 5 (3.88%) Delivery Manager
12 4 (3.10%) Citrix Expert
12 4 (3.10%) Citrix Support
12 4 (3.10%) IT Analyst
12 4 (3.10%) Migration Manager
12 4 (3.10%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.75%) Web Services
2 1 (0.78%) .NET
2 1 (0.78%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.78%) LAMP
2 1 (0.78%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.30%) Data Centre
2 11 (8.53%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (6.98%) Fat Client
3 9 (6.98%) Thin Client
4 7 (5.43%) Blackberry
5 5 (3.88%) Life Science
6 4 (3.10%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (3.10%) iPhone
6 4 (3.10%) NHS
7 3 (2.33%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.55%) iPad
8 2 (1.55%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.55%) Smartcard
9 1 (0.78%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.78%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Licensing
9 1 (0.78%) Oracle Licensing
9 1 (0.78%) PKI
9 1 (0.78%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 85 (65.89%) Windows
2 44 (34.11%) Windows Server
3 31 (24.03%) Windows Server 2012
4 29 (22.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (20.16%) Windows 7
6 18 (13.95%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (10.85%) Windows XP
8 13 (10.08%) Windows 10
9 8 (6.20%) Windows 8
10 5 (3.88%) Linux
11 2 (1.55%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.55%) Solaris
11 2 (1.55%) Unix
12 1 (0.78%) CentOS
12 1 (0.78%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (16.28%) ITIL
2 13 (10.08%) Project Management
3 12 (9.30%) Migration
3 12 (9.30%) Service Management
4 11 (8.53%) Software Deployment
5 8 (6.20%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (5.43%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (5.43%) Service Design
7 6 (4.65%) Problem Management
7 6 (4.65%) Waterfall
8 5 (3.88%) Service Delivery
9 4 (3.10%) Change Management
9 4 (3.10%) High Availability
9 4 (3.10%) Identity Management
9 4 (3.10%) Incident Management
9 4 (3.10%) ITSM
9 4 (3.10%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 4 (3.10%) Trend Analysis
9 4 (3.10%) Two-Factor Authentication
10 3 (2.33%) Application Discovery
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.43%) PowerShell
1 7 (5.43%) SQL
2 4 (3.10%) VBScript
3 2 (1.55%) C
3 2 (1.55%) PHP
3 2 (1.55%) VB
3 2 (1.55%) VB6
4 1 (0.78%) Java
4 1 (0.78%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.78%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.78%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.78%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (8.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (6.98%) MCSE
3 8 (6.20%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (5.43%) Security Cleared
5 6 (4.65%) CCNA
6 5 (3.88%) CCIE
6 5 (3.88%) MCP
7 4 (3.10%) CCDP
8 3 (2.33%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (2.33%) MCSA
9 2 (1.55%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (1.55%) CCA
9 2 (1.55%) Degree
9 2 (1.55%) MCITP
9 2 (1.55%) MCTS
9 2 (1.55%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.78%) CESG Certified Professional
10 1 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.78%) PMP
10 1 (0.78%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.43%) SLA
2 3 (2.33%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.78%) BS25999
3 1 (0.78%) COBIT
3 1 (0.78%) COSO
3 1 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 50 (38.76%) Active Directory
2 29 (22.48%) XenApp
3 26 (20.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (14.73%) XenDesktop
5 10 (7.75%) Microsoft App-V
6 9 (6.98%) Hyper-V
7 8 (6.20%) ProxySG
8 7 (5.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 7 (5.43%) vSphere
9 6 (4.65%) VMware ESX
10 2 (1.55%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (1.55%) VMware GSX
11 1 (0.78%) MetaFrame
11 1 (0.78%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.78%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 32 (24.81%) SCCM
2 15 (11.63%) WSUS
3 13 (10.08%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (2.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (1.55%) MOM
5 2 (1.55%) SCOM
6 1 (0.78%) AppDNA
6 1 (0.78%) DameWare
6 1 (0.78%) Nagios
6 1 (0.78%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 63 (48.84%) Microsoft
2 60 (46.51%) VMware
3 28 (21.71%) Cisco
4 15 (11.63%) Intel Security
5 14 (10.85%) AppSense
6 12 (9.30%) NetApp
7 11 (8.53%) HP
8 9 (6.98%) Lotus
9 8 (6.20%) Blue Coat
10 7 (5.43%) Wyse
11 4 (3.10%) CheckPoint
11 4 (3.10%) Juniper
11 4 (3.10%) Palo Alto
12 3 (2.33%) F5
12 3 (2.33%) Polycom
12 3 (2.33%) SolarWinds
13 2 (1.55%) CommVault
13 2 (1.55%) IBM
13 2 (1.55%) Red Hat
14 1 (0.78%) Oracle
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