The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 36 37 28
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -9
Contract jobs citing Citrix 13 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 2.61% 0.61% 0.49%
As % of the Vendors category 6.05% 2.02% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Average daily rate
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£425 - £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £294 £300
% change year-on-year
+22.55% -2.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £13.75 £16.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.06% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.14 £16.38 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.43% +9.16%
Citrix
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire region.

Vendors Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
215 99 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 43.17% 30.18% 24.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 35 24
Average daily rate £400 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £173 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 21 4
Average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -2.77%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Citrix across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

Citrix Daily Rate Histogram 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 31 March 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
Northampton +1 10 £180 - 3
Citrix
East Midlands

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 5 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
1 5 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 4 (26.67%) VMware
2 4 (26.67%) Retail
3 3 (20.00%) Migration
4 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (13.33%) Chip and PIN
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco
4 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (13.33%) MS Office
4 2 (13.33%) MCP
4 2 (13.33%) IP Telephony
4 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (13.33%) Google Apps
4 2 (13.33%) Google
4 2 (13.33%) LANDesk
4 2 (13.33%) Software Deployment
4 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (6.67%) People Management
5 1 (6.67%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (6.67%) Fat Client
5 1 (6.67%) SCCM
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Management

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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.

Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Google Apps
2 1 (6.67%) GitHub
2 1 (6.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) IP Telephony
2 1 (6.67%) NetScaler
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) ClearCase
1 1 (6.67%) Subversion
1 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (26.67%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Project Manager
2 6 (40.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 6 (40.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Service Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Citrix Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Deployment Team Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Capacity Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Software Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Chip and PIN
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) EPoS
2 1 (6.67%) Thin Client
2 1 (6.67%) Mainframe
2 1 (6.67%) Fat Client
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.67%) AIX
3 1 (6.67%) HPUX
3 1 (6.67%) Solaris
3 1 (6.67%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 5 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (20.00%) Migration
3 2 (13.33%) Software Deployment
4 1 (6.67%) People Management
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL
4 1 (6.67%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Management
4 1 (6.67%) Monte Carlo Method
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL V3
4 1 (6.67%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) VB
1 1 (6.67%) REXX
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) MCP
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
1 1 (6.67%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) XenApp
2 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) CA Endevor
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
1 1 (6.67%) Puppet
1 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) VMware
2 2 (13.33%) Google
2 2 (13.33%) LANDesk
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Sun
3 1 (6.67%) NetApp
3 1 (6.67%) Perforce
3 1 (6.67%) IBM