The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Citrix products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Citrix over the 3 months to 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix
Rank 16 - 27
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Citrix 8 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 5.59% - 0.76%
As % of the Vendors category 10.00% - 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Median daily rate £200 - £233
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £315 £301
% change year-on-year
-1.58% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%
Citrix
UK

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

Vendors Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
80 29 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 55.94% 48.33% 47.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 23 37
Median daily rate £275 £200 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.89 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+0.64% -0.63%

Citrix
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northern Ireland region citing Citrix as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Citrix Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Citrix
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Citrix Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

Citrix
Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Citrix across the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

Citrix Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

Citrix
Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Citrix Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

Citrix
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Citrix within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 27 September 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
County Antrim - 8 £200 - 1
Citrix
UK

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Citrix.

1 6 (60.00%) Windows
1 6 (60.00%) VMware
2 5 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (50.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (40.00%) XenApp
3 4 (40.00%) XenDesktop
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (40.00%) CommVault
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 4 (40.00%) MCSE
3 4 (40.00%) DHCP
3 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (40.00%) MCP
3 4 (40.00%) DNS
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (40.00%) HP
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (30.00%) Dell
4 3 (30.00%) SLA
4 3 (30.00%) XenServer
5 2 (20.00%) Degree
5 2 (20.00%) Civica
5 2 (20.00%) Simpana
5 2 (20.00%) ITIL
5 2 (20.00%) HND
5 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 1 (10.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) DHCP
1 4 (40.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Architect
1 3 (30.00%) Citrix Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Lead Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Server Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Storage Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix Technical Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Service Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Support Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Support
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Support Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Clustering
1 1 (10.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) ITIL
1 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (10.00%) Application Virtualisation
2 1 (10.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 1 (10.00%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) MCP
1 4 (40.00%) MCSE
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) HND
3 1 (10.00%) CNE
3 1 (10.00%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (40.00%) XenApp
2 4 (40.00%) XenDesktop
3 3 (30.00%) XenServer
4 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Simpana
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) VMware
2 4 (40.00%) CommVault
2 4 (40.00%) HP
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) Dell
4 2 (20.00%) Civica
5 1 (10.00%) Altiris
5 1 (10.00%) Bloomberg
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco
5 1 (10.00%) Compuware
5 1 (10.00%) Reuters