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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Citrix over the 3 months to 9 February 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix
Rank 53 49 53
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Contract jobs citing Citrix 112 107 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.95% 3.31% 3.01%
As % of the Vendors category 7.17% 7.15% 6.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 48 31
Average daily rate £325 £305 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.55% +22.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £171 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £458 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £299
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +12.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 21
Average hourly rate £19.00 £13.50 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.74% -57.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £10.30 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £49.50 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.13
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -1.70%
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
1562 1496 1206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 41.08% 46.23% 43.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 846 754 570
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £223 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 98 77
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.00 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.23 £11.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £49.50 £42.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.38 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+27.85% +6.06%

Citrix
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Citrix across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 9 February 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Citrix across the North West region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Citrix Hourly Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Citrix within the North West region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +23 43 £295 -4.83% 5
Manchester -29 41 £350 +9.80% 17
Merseyside -4 11 £200 +44.14% 3
Lancashire 0 9 £265 -1.85% 2
Citrix
England

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Citrix also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Citrix.

1 132 (60.00%) Windows
2 102 (46.36%) Active Directory
2 102 (46.36%) VMware
3 81 (36.82%) Microsoft
4 68 (30.91%) ITIL
5 56 (25.45%) VMware Infrastructure
6 54 (24.55%) Windows Server
6 54 (24.55%) Migration
7 51 (23.18%) HP
8 49 (22.27%) XenApp
9 48 (21.82%) Cisco
10 44 (20.00%) SQL
10 44 (20.00%) MS Exchange
11 43 (19.55%) DNS
12 42 (19.09%) Windows Server 2008
13 37 (16.82%) Windows Server 2012
13 37 (16.82%) DHCP
14 36 (16.36%) Data Centre
15 35 (15.91%) SQL Server
16 34 (15.45%) XenDesktop
17 33 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
18 32 (14.55%) SCCM
19 31 (14.09%) PowerShell
19 31 (14.09%) Windows 7
20 30 (13.64%) Hyper-V
20 30 (13.64%) WAN
21 28 (12.73%) Microsoft App-V
22 25 (11.36%) Finance
22 25 (11.36%) LAN
23 24 (10.91%) Linux

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Citrix also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Citrix. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 44 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 22 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 21 (9.55%) Skype for Business
4 19 (8.64%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (5.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 8 (3.64%) IIS
7 7 (3.18%) Node.js
8 6 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (1.82%) IBM Notes
10 3 (1.36%) Confluence
10 3 (1.36%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 23 (10.45%) MS Office
2 16 (7.27%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.91%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.36%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.45%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.45%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (9.55%) Office 365
2 10 (4.55%) IaaS
3 7 (3.18%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (3.18%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (3.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.36%) PaaS
5 2 (0.91%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 43 (19.55%) DNS
2 37 (16.82%) DHCP
3 30 (13.64%) WAN
4 25 (11.36%) LAN
5 22 (10.00%) SAN
6 18 (8.18%) NetScaler
6 18 (8.18%) TCP/IP
7 17 (7.73%) VPN
8 16 (7.27%) VLAN
9 14 (6.36%) VoIP
10 10 (4.55%) Firewall
10 10 (4.55%) Internet
10 10 (4.55%) Wireless
11 9 (4.09%) SMS
11 9 (4.09%) SSL
12 6 (2.73%) Network Security
13 4 (1.82%) Cisco ASA
14 3 (1.36%) Cisco Nexus
15 2 (0.91%) iSCSI
15 2 (0.91%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (15.91%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.18%) Apache Cassandra
2 7 (3.18%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (3.18%) MongoDB
3 6 (2.73%) Oracle Database
4 5 (2.27%) Big Data
4 5 (2.27%) Hadoop
5 3 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.45%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 15 (6.82%) HP UFT
2 3 (1.36%) Fiddler
2 3 (1.36%) JIRA
2 3 (1.36%) SpecFlow
2 3 (1.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.36%) TestComplete
3 2 (0.91%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.45%) MSI
General
1 25 (11.36%) Finance
2 17 (7.73%) Local Government
3 9 (4.09%) Banking
4 7 (3.18%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.36%) Legal
6 1 (0.45%) Electronics
6 1 (0.45%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.45%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (16.82%) Architect
2 34 (15.45%) Analyst
3 17 (7.73%) Support Engineer
3 17 (7.73%) Test Analyst
4 15 (6.82%) 2nd Line Support
4 15 (6.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 13 (5.91%) Consultant
6 12 (5.45%) Infrastructure Architect
7 11 (5.00%) Network Architect
8 10 (4.55%) Migration Engineer
9 9 (4.09%) 3rd Line Support
9 9 (4.09%) Service Analyst
9 9 (4.09%) Technical Support
10 8 (3.64%) Citrix Engineer
10 8 (3.64%) Project Manager
10 8 (3.64%) Server Engineer
10 8 (3.64%) Windows Engineer
11 7 (3.18%) Citrix Specialist
11 7 (3.18%) Desktop Support
11 7 (3.18%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.09%) .NET
2 7 (3.18%) AngularJS
2 7 (3.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 5 (2.27%) Middleware
4 2 (0.91%) .NET Framework
4 2 (0.91%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 36 (16.36%) Data Centre
2 19 (8.64%) Blackberry
3 7 (3.18%) Fat Client
3 7 (3.18%) iPad
3 7 (3.18%) Thin Client
4 6 (2.73%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.73%) Clustering
4 6 (2.73%) FlexPod
4 6 (2.73%) Life Science
4 6 (2.73%) VCE vBlock
5 5 (2.27%) Visualisation
6 4 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.82%) Handset
6 4 (1.82%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.82%) PKI
7 3 (1.36%) Private Cloud
7 3 (1.36%) Social Media
7 3 (1.36%) Wiki
8 2 (0.91%) iPhone
8 2 (0.91%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 132 (60.00%) Windows
2 54 (24.55%) Windows Server
3 42 (19.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 37 (16.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 31 (14.09%) Windows 7
6 24 (10.91%) Linux
7 23 (10.45%) Windows XP
8 20 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (6.36%) Windows 8
10 13 (5.91%) Unix
11 9 (4.09%) AIX
11 9 (4.09%) Apple iOS
11 9 (4.09%) HPUX
12 8 (3.64%) Solaris
13 6 (2.73%) Android
13 6 (2.73%) Windows Vista
14 5 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 3 (1.36%) Windows 10
16 2 (0.91%) NetWare
16 2 (0.91%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (30.91%) ITIL
2 54 (24.55%) Migration
3 18 (8.18%) Project Management
4 13 (5.91%) Software Testing
5 12 (5.45%) Network Design
6 11 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (5.00%) Application Packaging
6 11 (5.00%) PRINCE2
7 10 (4.55%) Configuration Management
7 10 (4.55%) Performance Testing
8 9 (4.09%) ITIL V3
8 9 (4.09%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 8 (3.64%) Service Delivery
10 7 (3.18%) Service Management
10 7 (3.18%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (3.18%) Test Automation
10 7 (3.18%) Time Management
11 6 (2.73%) Change Management
11 6 (2.73%) High Availability
11 6 (2.73%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 44 (20.00%) SQL
2 31 (14.09%) PowerShell
3 7 (3.18%) JavaScript
3 7 (3.18%) VBScript
4 6 (2.73%) Java
4 6 (2.73%) Python
5 5 (2.27%) R
6 3 (1.36%) C#
7 2 (0.91%) C
Qualifications
1 33 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (6.36%) Security Cleared
3 13 (5.91%) MCSA
3 13 (5.91%) MCSE
4 12 (5.45%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (5.00%) Citrix Certification
5 11 (5.00%) MCITP
6 9 (4.09%) SC Cleared
7 8 (3.64%) CCEA
7 8 (3.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (3.18%) CCEE
8 7 (3.18%) CCNA
8 7 (3.18%) CCNP
8 7 (3.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 6 (2.73%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (2.27%) MCP
11 4 (1.82%) CCIE
11 4 (1.82%) MCDST
12 3 (1.36%) CCIA
12 3 (1.36%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.82%) QA
1 4 (1.82%) SLA
2 3 (1.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.36%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 102 (46.36%) Active Directory
2 56 (25.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (22.27%) XenApp
4 34 (15.45%) XenDesktop
5 30 (13.64%) Hyper-V
6 28 (12.73%) Microsoft App-V
7 22 (10.00%) XenServer
8 19 (8.64%) vSphere
9 8 (3.64%) VMware ESX
10 4 (1.82%) Brightmail
11 3 (1.36%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 3 (1.36%) Terminal Server
12 2 (0.91%) NFS
12 2 (0.91%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (0.91%) Xen
13 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.45%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 32 (14.55%) SCCM
2 15 (6.82%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (3.18%) NetBackup
3 7 (3.18%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (3.18%) StatsD
4 4 (1.82%) SCOM
4 4 (1.82%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (1.36%) EdgeSight
5 3 (1.36%) Nagios
5 3 (1.36%) SCOrch
6 2 (0.91%) ServiceCenter
6 2 (0.91%) SmoothWall
6 2 (0.91%) XenMobile
7 1 (0.45%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.45%) SCSM
7 1 (0.45%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.45%) vRealize
Vendors
1 102 (46.36%) VMware
2 81 (36.82%) Microsoft
3 51 (23.18%) HP
4 48 (21.82%) Cisco
5 22 (10.00%) AppSense
5 22 (10.00%) IBM
6 16 (7.27%) Oracle
7 15 (6.82%) Dell
8 11 (5.00%) 3PAR
9 10 (4.55%) Juniper
9 10 (4.55%) Symantec
9 10 (4.55%) Wyse
10 9 (4.09%) NetApp
10 9 (4.09%) Sun
11 8 (3.64%) SAP
12 7 (3.18%) Apigee
12 7 (3.18%) Compaq
12 7 (3.18%) Mashery
12 7 (3.18%) ThinPrint
13 6 (2.73%) EMC
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