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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix
Rank 47 36 39
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +3
Contract jobs citing Citrix 123 167 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 3.35% 4.42% 4.22%
As % of the Vendors category 7.38% 10.08% 9.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 89 60
Median daily rate £375 £290 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.31% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £335
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 31
Median hourly rate £12.00 £18.66 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.68% +10.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.65 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.73 £32.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.60 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+14.45% -2.35%
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
1666 1656 1322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 45.40% 43.86% 43.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 955 858 681
Median daily rate £400 £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 97 91
Median hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £42.50 £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+13.88% +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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -18 63 £375 +25.00% 13
Cheshire +8 31 £419 +34.00% 1
Lancashire -8 14 £375 +33.92% 1
Merseyside -17 10 £365 +64.04% 4
Citrix
England

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 158 (67.23%) Windows
2 143 (60.85%) Active Directory
3 86 (36.60%) VMware
4 83 (35.32%) Windows Server
5 68 (28.94%) Microsoft
6 61 (25.96%) Migration
7 58 (24.68%) Windows Server 2012
8 54 (22.98%) ITIL
9 51 (21.70%) HP
10 50 (21.28%) Windows Server 2008
11 49 (20.85%) SQL
12 43 (18.30%) DHCP
12 43 (18.30%) Data Centre
13 42 (17.87%) Linux
13 42 (17.87%) Windows Server 2003
14 40 (17.02%) XenApp
15 39 (16.60%) Cisco
16 38 (16.17%) VMware Infrastructure
17 37 (15.74%) Finance
18 35 (14.89%) EMC
18 35 (14.89%) MS Excel
18 35 (14.89%) Oracle
19 34 (14.47%) SQL Server
20 33 (14.04%) Security Cleared
21 32 (13.62%) Windows 7
22 31 (13.19%) SCCM
23 29 (12.34%) MS Exchange
24 28 (11.91%) Microsoft App-V
25 27 (11.49%) SC Cleared
25 27 (11.49%) 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 (12.34%) MS Exchange
2 25 (10.64%) Skype for Business
3 17 (7.23%) SharePoint
4 16 (6.81%) IIS
5 9 (3.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 9 (3.83%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (2.55%) Drupal
7 4 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (1.70%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (1.28%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.85%) Apache
9 2 (0.85%) Confluence
9 2 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.85%) FileNet
10 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.43%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.43%) JBoss
10 1 (0.43%) NetWeaver
10 1 (0.43%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.43%) WebLogic
Applications
1 35 (14.89%) MS Excel
2 24 (10.21%) MS Office
3 1 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.43%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.43%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 24 (10.21%) Office 365
2 16 (6.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (6.38%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (6.38%) IaaS
4 8 (3.40%) PaaS
5 7 (2.98%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (1.70%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (1.70%) SoftLayer
7 3 (1.28%) SaaS
8 2 (0.85%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 43 (18.30%) DHCP
2 26 (11.06%) DNS
3 24 (10.21%) Firewall
4 21 (8.94%) LAN
4 21 (8.94%) WAN
5 18 (7.66%) NetScaler
6 17 (7.23%) SAN
7 11 (4.68%) TCP/IP
7 11 (4.68%) VLAN
7 11 (4.68%) VPN
8 10 (4.26%) Internet
9 9 (3.83%) Skype
10 6 (2.55%) SSL
10 6 (2.55%) Unified Communications
10 6 (2.55%) VoIP
11 5 (2.13%) Remote Desktop
11 5 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (1.70%) Fibre Channel
12 4 (1.70%) iSCSI
12 4 (1.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (14.47%) SQL Server
2 23 (9.79%) DB2
3 10 (4.26%) Amazon RDS
4 7 (2.98%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (2.98%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (2.98%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.28%) Big Data
5 3 (1.28%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.43%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (3.40%) SpecFlow
1 8 (3.40%) Team Foundation Server
1 8 (3.40%) TestComplete
2 7 (2.98%) TeamCity
2 7 (2.98%) Vagrant
3 4 (1.70%) Octopus Deploy
3 4 (1.70%) Rational Performance Tester
4 3 (1.28%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.28%) Gradle
4 3 (1.28%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.85%) JIRA
6 1 (0.43%) AdminStudio
6 1 (0.43%) MSI
General
1 37 (15.74%) Finance
2 18 (7.66%) Manufacturing
3 14 (5.96%) Banking
4 10 (4.26%) Local Government
5 9 (3.83%) Legal
6 8 (3.40%) Law
7 7 (2.98%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.70%) French Language
9 3 (1.28%) German Language
9 3 (1.28%) Marketing
10 2 (0.85%) Electronics
10 2 (0.85%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.43%) Back Office
11 1 (0.43%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.43%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.43%) Publishing
11 1 (0.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (16.60%) Analyst
2 38 (16.17%) Architect
3 24 (10.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 19 (8.09%) Citrix Specialist
5 16 (6.81%) Consultant
6 14 (5.96%) Project Manager
7 11 (4.68%) Citrix Engineer
7 11 (4.68%) Support Analyst
8 10 (4.26%) Desktop Support
8 10 (4.26%) Senior Architect
8 10 (4.26%) Support Engineer
9 9 (3.83%) 3rd Line Support
9 9 (3.83%) Infrastructure Architect
9 9 (3.83%) Infrastructure Support
9 9 (3.83%) Service Analyst
9 9 (3.83%) Service Desk Analyst
9 9 (3.83%) Windows Engineer
9 9 (3.83%) Windows Specialist
10 8 (3.40%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 8 (3.40%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (6.38%) .NET
2 7 (2.98%) AngularJS
2 7 (2.98%) Middleware
2 7 (2.98%) Node.js
2 7 (2.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 6 (2.55%) SAP Basis
4 4 (1.70%) .NET Framework
4 4 (1.70%) Web Services
5 3 (1.28%) X-Windows
6 1 (0.43%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 43 (18.30%) Data Centre
2 24 (10.21%) Mainframe
3 20 (8.51%) Fat Client
3 20 (8.51%) Thin Client
4 15 (6.38%) Life Science
5 10 (4.26%) PKI
6 9 (3.83%) Blackberry
7 8 (3.40%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (2.55%) Smartphone
9 5 (2.13%) Social Media
9 5 (2.13%) Visualisation
10 4 (1.70%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.70%) Hybrid Cloud
11 3 (1.28%) Driving Licence
11 3 (1.28%) EMC VNX
11 3 (1.28%) Management Information System
11 3 (1.28%) User Experience
11 3 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
12 2 (0.85%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.85%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 158 (67.23%) Windows
2 83 (35.32%) Windows Server
3 58 (24.68%) Windows Server 2012
4 50 (21.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 42 (17.87%) Linux
5 42 (17.87%) Windows Server 2003
6 32 (13.62%) Windows 7
7 27 (11.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 26 (11.06%) Solaris
9 23 (9.79%) AIX
10 22 (9.36%) HPUX
11 21 (8.94%) Unix
12 17 (7.23%) Windows 10
13 11 (4.68%) Windows 8
14 9 (3.83%) Apple iOS
15 5 (2.13%) Android
15 5 (2.13%) Windows XP
16 1 (0.43%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.43%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (25.96%) Migration
2 54 (22.98%) ITIL
3 24 (10.21%) Application Packaging
4 18 (7.66%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (7.66%) Project Management
5 16 (6.81%) Service Delivery
6 12 (5.11%) PRINCE2
6 12 (5.11%) Software Engineering
7 10 (4.26%) Infrastructure Transformation
7 10 (4.26%) Service Management
8 9 (3.83%) ERP
8 9 (3.83%) Infrastructure Management
8 9 (3.83%) Technical Analysis
9 8 (3.40%) Code Coverage
9 8 (3.40%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (3.40%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (3.40%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (3.40%) TDD
9 8 (3.40%) Test Automation
10 7 (2.98%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (20.85%) SQL
2 25 (10.64%) PowerShell
3 12 (5.11%) Java
4 8 (3.40%) C
5 7 (2.98%) JavaScript
6 6 (2.55%) Python
7 4 (1.70%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.28%) R
9 2 (0.85%) JCL
10 1 (0.43%) C#
Qualifications
1 33 (14.04%) Security Cleared
2 27 (11.49%) SC Cleared
3 23 (9.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (4.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 11 (4.68%) MCSA
5 10 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (4.26%) Degree
5 10 (4.26%) MCSE
6 9 (3.83%) CCNA
7 8 (3.40%) CCEA
7 8 (3.40%) Citrix Certification
8 7 (2.98%) MCDST
8 7 (2.98%) MOS
9 6 (2.55%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (2.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (2.13%) MCITP
11 3 (1.28%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (1.28%) CCNP
11 3 (1.28%) EMCSA
11 3 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (2.55%) PCI DSS
1 6 (2.55%) SLA
2 1 (0.43%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.43%) QA
System Software
1 143 (60.85%) Active Directory
2 40 (17.02%) XenApp
3 38 (16.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 28 (11.91%) Microsoft App-V
5 19 (8.09%) Hyper-V
6 13 (5.53%) VMware ESX
7 11 (4.68%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 10 (4.26%) XenDesktop
9 9 (3.83%) Virtual Desktop
10 8 (3.40%) vSphere
11 5 (2.13%) Xen
12 4 (1.70%) NFS
12 4 (1.70%) Virtual Servers
13 2 (0.85%) Brightmail
13 2 (0.85%) Oracle RAC
13 2 (0.85%) VMware Server
13 2 (0.85%) XenServer
14 1 (0.43%) DFS Replication
14 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 1 (0.43%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 31 (13.19%) SCCM
2 20 (8.51%) SCOM
3 11 (4.68%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (3.83%) SCOrch
5 7 (2.98%) AirWatch
5 7 (2.98%) McAfee ePO
5 7 (2.98%) Puppet
5 7 (2.98%) StatsD
6 3 (1.28%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (1.28%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (1.28%) SmoothWall
6 3 (1.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (0.85%) EdgeSight
7 2 (0.85%) Nagios
7 2 (0.85%) SCVMM
7 2 (0.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.43%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (0.43%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.43%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.43%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 86 (36.60%) VMware
2 68 (28.94%) Microsoft
3 51 (21.70%) HP
4 39 (16.60%) Cisco
5 35 (14.89%) EMC
5 35 (14.89%) Oracle
6 24 (10.21%) AppSense
7 22 (9.36%) Wyse
8 19 (8.09%) IBM
9 9 (3.83%) CheckPoint
10 8 (3.40%) Apple
10 8 (3.40%) Clearswift
10 8 (3.40%) SAP
11 7 (2.98%) Apigee
11 7 (2.98%) Intel Security
11 7 (2.98%) Juniper
11 7 (2.98%) Mashery
11 7 (2.98%) NetApp
12 6 (2.55%) Samsung
12 6 (2.55%) Verint
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