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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix
Rank 74 71 44
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -27
Contract jobs citing Citrix 82 97 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.61% 2.33% 3.66%
As % of the Vendors category 5.54% 5.76% 8.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 54 51
Median daily rate £433 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.57% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £196 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £490 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £334 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.62% +11.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 26
Median hourly rate £16.00 £18.25 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.32% +52.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £17.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.06 £31.75 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -
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
1479 1685 1487
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 47.09% 40.48% 45.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 913 893 808
Median daily rate £405 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £220 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £503 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 81 105
Median hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.33 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-10.81% +8.82%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 +3 41 £319 -8.92% 14
Cheshire +10 25 £500 +53.84% 7
Merseyside +1 8 £375 -14.28% 3
Lancashire -14 2 £110 -64.80%
Cumbria - 2 - -
Citrix
England

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 95 (55.23%) Windows
2 71 (41.28%) Active Directory
2 71 (41.28%) VMware
3 68 (39.53%) Microsoft
4 57 (33.14%) Windows Server
5 42 (24.42%) Firewall
6 41 (23.84%) XenApp
7 39 (22.67%) Cisco
8 33 (19.19%) Windows Server 2012
9 31 (18.02%) SCCM
9 31 (18.02%) VMware Infrastructure
10 29 (16.86%) Windows Server 2008
10 29 (16.86%) MS Exchange
11 27 (15.70%) ITIL
12 26 (15.12%) MS Excel
13 25 (14.53%) SQL
14 24 (13.95%) SQL Server
14 24 (13.95%) MS Office
14 24 (13.95%) XenDesktop
15 22 (12.79%) Security Cleared
15 22 (12.79%) WAN
15 22 (12.79%) DHCP
15 22 (12.79%) HP
15 22 (12.79%) Intel Security
15 22 (12.79%) Migration
16 21 (12.21%) DNS
16 21 (12.21%) LAN
17 20 (11.63%) Finance
17 20 (11.63%) McAfee ePO
18 19 (11.05%) Windows Server 2003

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 (16.86%) MS Exchange
2 16 (9.30%) Skype for Business
3 12 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (5.81%) SharePoint
5 6 (3.49%) Drupal
5 6 (3.49%) IBM Notes
5 6 (3.49%) IIS
6 4 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (1.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.16%) Exchange Server 5.5
8 2 (1.16%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.58%) Apache
9 1 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.58%) CMS
9 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.58%) JBoss
9 1 (0.58%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.58%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.58%) WebSphere
Applications
1 26 (15.12%) MS Excel
2 24 (13.95%) MS Office
3 6 (3.49%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (3.49%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.58%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.58%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 18 (10.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (9.88%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (6.98%) Office 365
4 1 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.58%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.58%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (0.58%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 42 (24.42%) Firewall
2 22 (12.79%) DHCP
2 22 (12.79%) WAN
3 21 (12.21%) DNS
3 21 (12.21%) LAN
4 17 (9.88%) VLAN
4 17 (9.88%) VPN
5 15 (8.72%) NetScaler
6 13 (7.56%) TCP/IP
7 11 (6.40%) SAN
8 8 (4.65%) VoIP
8 8 (4.65%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (2.91%) NAS
9 5 (2.91%) Unified Communications
10 4 (2.33%) Internet
10 4 (2.33%) MPLS
10 4 (2.33%) PBX
11 3 (1.74%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (1.74%) IPsec
11 3 (1.74%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (13.95%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.65%) DB2
3 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.58%) MySQL
4 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.16%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.58%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.58%) Gradle
2 1 (0.58%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.58%) Rational Performance Tester
2 1 (0.58%) SpecFlow
2 1 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.58%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.58%) TestComplete
2 1 (0.58%) Vagrant
General
1 20 (11.63%) Finance
2 11 (6.40%) Banking
3 6 (3.49%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.74%) Investment Banking
4 3 (1.74%) Local Government
5 2 (1.16%) Law
5 2 (1.16%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.58%) Legal
6 1 (0.58%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (16.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 22 (12.79%) Architect
3 20 (11.63%) Analyst
4 12 (6.98%) Consultant
4 12 (6.98%) Support Engineer
5 11 (6.40%) Network Engineer
6 10 (5.81%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 10 (5.81%) Delivery Manager
7 9 (5.23%) 3rd Line Support
8 8 (4.65%) Citrix Engineer
8 8 (4.65%) Service Analyst
9 7 (4.07%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 7 (4.07%) Infrastructure Architect
10 6 (3.49%) Service Desk Analyst
10 6 (3.49%) Technical Engineer
10 6 (3.49%) Technical Manager
11 5 (2.91%) 2nd Line Support
11 5 (2.91%) Citrix Specialist
11 5 (2.91%) Digital Delivery Manager
11 5 (2.91%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.81%) Web Services
2 3 (1.74%) .NET
3 2 (1.16%) Middleware
4 1 (0.58%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.58%) LAMP
4 1 (0.58%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.72%) Data Centre
2 11 (6.40%) Fat Client
2 11 (6.40%) Thin Client
3 7 (4.07%) Mainframe
4 6 (3.49%) Blackberry
4 6 (3.49%) Smartphone
5 5 (2.91%) Life Science
6 4 (2.33%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (2.33%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.74%) BYOD
7 3 (1.74%) NHS
7 3 (1.74%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.16%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.16%) IVR
8 2 (1.16%) PKI
8 2 (1.16%) Smartcard
9 1 (0.58%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.58%) Biometrics
9 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Licensing
9 1 (0.58%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 95 (55.23%) Windows
2 57 (33.14%) Windows Server
3 33 (19.19%) Windows Server 2012
4 29 (16.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (11.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (9.88%) Linux
7 14 (8.14%) Windows 7
8 12 (6.98%) Windows 10
9 10 (5.81%) Solaris
10 9 (5.23%) Windows XP
11 8 (4.65%) Apple iOS
11 8 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (4.65%) Unix
12 7 (4.07%) AIX
12 7 (4.07%) HPUX
13 6 (3.49%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.58%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (15.70%) ITIL
2 22 (12.79%) Migration
3 15 (8.72%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (8.14%) Service Management
5 12 (6.98%) Project Management
6 11 (6.40%) Software Deployment
6 11 (6.40%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (5.81%) Service Delivery
8 8 (4.65%) ERP
9 7 (4.07%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 7 (4.07%) Two-Factor Authentication
10 6 (3.49%) Service Design
10 6 (3.49%) Technical Analysis
10 6 (3.49%) Waterfall
11 5 (2.91%) PRINCE2
11 5 (2.91%) Problem Management
11 5 (2.91%) Software Engineering
11 5 (2.91%) Time Management
11 5 (2.91%) TOGAF
12 4 (2.33%) Application Packaging
Programming Languages
1 25 (14.53%) SQL
2 14 (8.14%) PowerShell
3 4 (2.33%) C
3 4 (2.33%) VBScript
4 3 (1.74%) Java
4 3 (1.74%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.16%) PHP
5 2 (1.16%) VB
5 2 (1.16%) VB6
6 1 (0.58%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.58%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.58%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 22 (12.79%) Security Cleared
2 15 (8.72%) SC Cleared
3 10 (5.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (5.23%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (4.65%) MCSE
6 5 (2.91%) CCNA
7 4 (2.33%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (1.74%) CCNP
8 3 (1.74%) MCSA
8 3 (1.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (1.16%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (1.16%) CCA
9 2 (1.16%) CCIE
9 2 (1.16%) Degree
9 2 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.16%) MCP
10 1 (0.58%) CESG Certified Professional
10 1 (0.58%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.58%) PMP
10 1 (0.58%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.33%) Disclosure Scotland
1 4 (2.33%) SLA
2 2 (1.16%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.58%) BS25999
3 1 (0.58%) COBIT
3 1 (0.58%) COSO
3 1 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 71 (41.28%) Active Directory
2 41 (23.84%) XenApp
3 31 (18.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (13.95%) XenDesktop
5 14 (8.14%) VMware ESX
6 12 (6.98%) Microsoft App-V
7 8 (4.65%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 7 (4.07%) Hyper-V
9 6 (3.49%) ProxySG
10 3 (1.74%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (1.74%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (1.16%) Virtual Desktop
11 2 (1.16%) VMware GSX
11 2 (1.16%) vSphere
11 2 (1.16%) Xen
12 1 (0.58%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.58%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.58%) MetaFrame
12 1 (0.58%) NFS
12 1 (0.58%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 31 (18.02%) SCCM
2 20 (11.63%) McAfee ePO
3 15 (8.72%) WSUS
4 7 (4.07%) SCOM
5 6 (3.49%) AirWatch
6 3 (1.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (1.16%) MOM
8 1 (0.58%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.58%) Nagios
8 1 (0.58%) Puppet
8 1 (0.58%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.58%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.58%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 71 (41.28%) VMware
2 68 (39.53%) Microsoft
3 39 (22.67%) Cisco
4 22 (12.79%) HP
4 22 (12.79%) Intel Security
5 15 (8.72%) AppSense
6 14 (8.14%) EMC
7 13 (7.56%) NetApp
8 12 (6.98%) Oracle
9 7 (4.07%) CheckPoint
9 7 (4.07%) Clearswift
9 7 (4.07%) Wyse
10 6 (3.49%) Apple
10 6 (3.49%) Blue Coat
10 6 (3.49%) F5
10 6 (3.49%) Lotus
10 6 (3.49%) Samsung
10 6 (3.49%) Verint
11 5 (2.91%) SolarWinds
12 4 (2.33%) IBM
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