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 6 July 2015 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 31 38 35
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Contract jobs citing Citrix 176 125 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 4.84% 4.15% 4.46%
As % of the Vendors category 10.53% 9.77% 9.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 58 41
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£300 £265 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% -13.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £136 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £327 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £306 £320
% change year-on-year
+1.22% -4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 26 23
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.42 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.45% -15.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £38.25 £40.31
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -
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
1671 1280 1144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 45.96% 42.50% 46.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 866 647 488
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 87 92
Average hourly rate £19.82 £16.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.84% -21.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.49 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%

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 6 July 2015.

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 6 July 2015.

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 6 July 2015. 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
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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
Manchester +28 88 £310 -3.12% 27
Merseyside +13 28 £250 +92.30% 6
Cheshire -15 26 £400 +55.33% 16
Lancashire -16 20 £270 +1.88%
Citrix
England

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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.

1 225 (55.28%) Windows
2 200 (49.14%) VMware
3 161 (39.56%) Microsoft
4 155 (38.08%) Active Directory
5 121 (29.73%) VMware Infrastructure
6 114 (28.01%) XenApp
7 97 (23.83%) Migration
8 79 (19.41%) ITIL
9 75 (18.43%) Oracle
10 73 (17.94%) SCCM
11 72 (17.69%) Windows 7
12 71 (17.44%) Hyper-V
12 71 (17.44%) Microsoft App-V
13 67 (16.46%) Windows Server 2008
14 66 (16.22%) Data Centre
15 65 (15.97%) MS Exchange
16 62 (15.23%) Cisco
17 53 (13.02%) WAN
18 49 (12.04%) Data Warehouse
19 47 (11.55%) SAN
20 46 (11.30%) Firewall
21 45 (11.06%) Windows Server 2003
22 44 (10.81%) Finance
22 44 (10.81%) AppSense
23 43 (10.57%) JavaScript
23 43 (10.57%) MongoDB
23 43 (10.57%) Apache Cassandra
23 43 (10.57%) Windows Server 2012
23 43 (10.57%) IaaS
23 43 (10.57%) Opscode Chef

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 65 (15.97%) MS Exchange
2 36 (8.85%) IBM Notes
3 33 (8.11%) Node.js
4 32 (7.86%) Exchange Server 2010
5 27 (6.63%) SharePoint
6 21 (5.16%) IIS
7 18 (4.42%) Exchange Server 2013
8 11 (2.70%) Apache
9 6 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2003
9 6 (1.47%) Lync
10 5 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (1.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (0.74%) TPMS
11 3 (0.74%) Office Communications Server
11 3 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.25%) Liferay
Applications
1 36 (8.85%) MS Excel
2 25 (6.14%) MS Office
3 6 (1.47%) MS Project
3 6 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (2.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (1.23%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (0.98%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 43 (10.57%) Amazon AWS
1 43 (10.57%) IaaS
2 40 (9.83%) Cloud Computing
3 28 (6.88%) Office 365
4 8 (1.97%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.74%) SaaS
6 1 (0.25%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.25%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 53 (13.02%) WAN
2 47 (11.55%) SAN
3 46 (11.30%) Firewall
4 42 (10.32%) DNS
5 40 (9.83%) DHCP
6 31 (7.62%) LAN
7 30 (7.37%) Cisco ASA
8 28 (6.88%) VPN
9 25 (6.14%) SSL
10 20 (4.91%) Internet
10 20 (4.91%) Network Security
11 17 (4.18%) Wireless
12 11 (2.70%) NAS
12 11 (2.70%) Broadband
12 11 (2.70%) TCP/IP
13 8 (1.97%) MPLS
13 8 (1.97%) OSPF
13 8 (1.97%) BGP
13 8 (1.97%) EIGRP
13 8 (1.97%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (12.04%) Data Warehouse
2 43 (10.57%) MongoDB
2 43 (10.57%) Apache Cassandra
3 42 (10.32%) Big Data
3 42 (10.32%) Hadoop
4 28 (6.88%) SQL Server
5 27 (6.63%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.49%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.25%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (2.95%) MSI
2 2 (0.49%) Fiddler
3 1 (0.25%) AdminStudio
General
1 44 (10.81%) Finance
2 25 (6.14%) Local Government
3 17 (4.18%) Manufacturing
4 14 (3.44%) Banking
5 9 (2.21%) Law
6 7 (1.72%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.47%) Electronics
7 6 (1.47%) Marketing
8 4 (0.98%) Legal
8 4 (0.98%) Retail
8 4 (0.98%) Publishing
9 1 (0.25%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 84 (20.64%) Architect
2 70 (17.20%) Analyst
3 43 (10.57%) Technical Architect
3 43 (10.57%) Support Engineer
4 36 (8.85%) Project Manager
5 35 (8.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 30 (7.37%) 3rd Line Support
7 29 (7.13%) Solutions Architect
8 24 (5.90%) Digital Architect
9 22 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support
9 22 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 21 (5.16%) Support Analyst
10 21 (5.16%) Digital Technical Architect
11 17 (4.18%) Consultant
11 17 (4.18%) Technical Analyst
12 16 (3.93%) Senior Architect
13 15 (3.69%) Senior Technical Architect
14 14 (3.44%) Administrator
14 14 (3.44%) Security Analyst
15 12 (2.95%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (8.11%) AngularJS
1 33 (8.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 26 (6.39%) .NET
3 16 (3.93%) Application Packaging
4 8 (1.97%) OAuth
4 8 (1.97%) CSS3
4 8 (1.97%) CSS
4 8 (1.97%) SAML
5 6 (1.47%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 66 (16.22%) Data Centre
2 39 (9.58%) Visualisation
3 15 (3.69%) Thin Client
3 15 (3.69%) Blackberry
3 15 (3.69%) Fat Client
4 14 (3.44%) Clustering
4 14 (3.44%) PKI
5 13 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (2.95%) Life Science
7 10 (2.46%) iPad
8 9 (2.21%) User Experience
9 8 (1.97%) Mobile App
9 8 (1.97%) EMC VNX
9 8 (1.97%) Celerra
9 8 (1.97%) iPhone
9 8 (1.97%) Replication
10 7 (1.72%) Management Information System
11 6 (1.47%) DTV
11 6 (1.47%) Smartphone
12 5 (1.23%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 225 (55.28%) Windows
2 72 (17.69%) Windows 7
3 67 (16.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 45 (11.06%) Windows Server 2003
5 43 (10.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 39 (9.58%) Windows XP
7 36 (8.85%) UNIX
8 30 (7.37%) Linux
9 18 (4.42%) Windows 8
10 15 (3.69%) Solaris
11 6 (1.47%) Android
12 5 (1.23%) Apple iOS
13 4 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (0.98%) AIX
13 4 (0.98%) Windows NT
14 3 (0.74%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.49%) Windows Vista
15 2 (0.49%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (23.83%) Migration
2 79 (19.41%) ITIL
3 41 (10.07%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (10.07%) Machine Learning
4 31 (7.62%) Capacity Planning
5 30 (7.37%) Project Management
6 22 (5.41%) PRINCE2
7 21 (5.16%) Service Delivery
8 20 (4.91%) Service Management
9 18 (4.42%) Stakeholder Management
9 18 (4.42%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 17 (4.18%) Validation
10 17 (4.18%) Incident Management
10 17 (4.18%) Server Building
11 15 (3.69%) Change Control
11 15 (3.69%) User Acceptance Testing
12 14 (3.44%) Business Intelligence
12 14 (3.44%) Operational Acceptance Testing
12 14 (3.44%) Kalman Filter
13 13 (3.19%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 43 (10.57%) JavaScript
2 42 (10.32%) SQL
2 42 (10.32%) R
3 26 (6.39%) Python
3 26 (6.39%) Java
4 25 (6.14%) PowerShell
5 10 (2.46%) VBScript
6 6 (1.47%) C
7 3 (0.74%) Perl
7 3 (0.74%) PHP
7 3 (0.74%) Jython
8 2 (0.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 42 (10.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (8.60%) Security Cleared
3 26 (6.39%) Citrix Certification
4 25 (6.14%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (5.90%) ITIL Certification
6 22 (5.41%) MCSE
7 20 (4.91%) SC Cleared
8 18 (4.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 17 (4.18%) CCNA
10 15 (3.69%) CCA
10 15 (3.69%) CISMP
10 15 (3.69%) CISSP
11 14 (3.44%) MCP
12 12 (2.95%) MCSA
12 12 (2.95%) CISM
12 12 (2.95%) MCITP
13 11 (2.70%) CCENT
14 7 (1.72%) CCEE
15 6 (1.47%) Degree
15 6 (1.47%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (5.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 23 (5.65%) QA
2 13 (3.19%) SLA
3 1 (0.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 155 (38.08%) Active Directory
2 121 (29.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 114 (28.01%) XenApp
4 71 (17.44%) Hyper-V
4 71 (17.44%) Microsoft App-V
5 41 (10.07%) XenDesktop
6 27 (6.63%) Xen
7 26 (6.39%) VMware ESX
8 23 (5.65%) XenServer
9 15 (3.69%) Terminal Services
10 13 (3.19%) VMware ESXi
11 12 (2.95%) vSphere
12 8 (1.97%) MetaFrame
12 8 (1.97%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 8 (1.97%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 7 (1.72%) VMware Workstation
14 4 (0.98%) ISA Server
15 2 (0.49%) Terminal Server
16 1 (0.25%) ProxySG
16 1 (0.25%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 73 (17.94%) SCCM
2 43 (10.57%) Opscode Chef
2 43 (10.57%) StatsD
3 12 (2.95%) SCOM
4 9 (2.21%) Backup Exec
5 6 (1.47%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (1.23%) WSUS
6 5 (1.23%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (0.98%) EMC NetWorker
7 4 (0.98%) MIMEsweeper
8 3 (0.74%) NetBackup
8 3 (0.74%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 3 (0.74%) EdgeSight
9 2 (0.49%) AirWatch
10 1 (0.25%) XenMobile
10 1 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 200 (49.14%) VMware
2 161 (39.56%) Microsoft
3 75 (18.43%) Oracle
4 62 (15.23%) Cisco
5 44 (10.81%) AppSense
6 42 (10.32%) Teradata
7 41 (10.07%) Tableau
8 40 (9.83%) Apigee
8 40 (9.83%) Mashery
9 37 (9.09%) CheckPoint
10 36 (8.85%) Lotus
10 36 (8.85%) EMC
11 27 (6.63%) HP
12 26 (6.39%) SAP
12 26 (6.39%) Symantec
13 22 (5.41%) Clearswift
14 21 (5.16%) McAfee
15 14 (3.44%) NetApp
15 14 (3.44%) Kaspersky
16 12 (2.95%) Sophos
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