The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Citrix products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Citrix over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Northamptonshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 37 23 30
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +7
Contract jobs citing Citrix 3 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.83% 2.60% 3.58%
As % of the Vendors category 2.73% 9.38% 10.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 6
Average daily rate - £344 £243
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +41.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £16.00 - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £15.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -9.09%
Vendors Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
110 64 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 30.47% 27.71% 33.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 30 74
Average daily rate £375 £325 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +16.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £574 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 6 9
Average hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £10.75 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £16.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Citrix
East Midlands

Citrix
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Citrix across the Northamptonshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Citrix Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Citrix
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Citrix across the Northamptonshire region.

Citrix Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Citrix
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Citrix across the Northamptonshire region.

Citrix Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Citrix
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Citrix within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Northampton -12 2 - - 1
Wellingborough - - - -
Kettering - - - -
Citrix
East Midlands

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 9 (56.25%) Windows
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 7 (43.75%) MS Office
3 6 (37.50%) ITIL
4 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
4 5 (31.25%) SLA
5 4 (25.00%) VMware
5 4 (25.00%) Cisco
5 4 (25.00%) LAN
6 3 (18.75%) MCP
6 3 (18.75%) Thin Client
6 3 (18.75%) Service Management
6 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (18.75%) LANDesk
6 3 (18.75%) Fat Client
6 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
6 3 (18.75%) Migration
7 2 (12.50%) Local Government
7 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
7 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
7 2 (12.50%) XenServer
7 2 (12.50%) Project Management
7 2 (12.50%) Quality Management
7 2 (12.50%) Avaya
7 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
7 2 (12.50%) WAN
8 1 (6.25%) DHCP
8 1 (6.25%) VPN
8 1 (6.25%) DNS

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.25%) Apache
1 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (43.75%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) LAN
2 2 (12.50%) WAN
3 1 (6.25%) DHCP
3 1 (6.25%) VPN
3 1 (6.25%) DNS
3 1 (6.25%) VoIP
3 1 (6.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) MySQL
General
1 2 (12.50%) Local Government
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Support Engineer
1 5 (31.25%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) IT Support
3 3 (18.75%) Service Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) IT Support Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Migration Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Help Desk Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Thin Client
1 3 (18.75%) Fat Client
2 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
3 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
4 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) ITIL
2 3 (18.75%) Service Management
2 3 (18.75%) Migration
3 2 (12.50%) Project Management
3 2 (12.50%) Quality Management
4 1 (6.25%) Change Management
4 1 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
1 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 2 (12.50%) XenServer
3 1 (6.25%) Terminal Services
3 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) ARCserve
1 1 (6.25%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) VMware
2 4 (25.00%) Cisco
3 3 (18.75%) LANDesk
4 2 (12.50%) Avaya
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle
5 1 (6.25%) IBM
5 1 (6.25%) HP
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