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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Citrix over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 22 17 15
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Contract jobs citing Citrix 3 1 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 2.73% 1.22% 7.14%
As % of the Vendors category 5.88% 2.38% 13.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
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£100 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £324
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -15.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.93% -
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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
51 42 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 46.36% 51.22% 52.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 17 33
Average daily rate £177 £280 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.69% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £79 £118 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 7
Average hourly rate £9.13 - £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.75 - £8.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 - £17.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -13.15%

Citrix
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Citrix across the Northern Ireland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) VBScript
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) IIS
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) WMI
2 2 (66.67%) Lync
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Vista
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Reuters
3 1 (33.33%) Bloomberg
3 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (66.67%) IIS
1 2 (66.67%) Lync
2 1 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) NOC Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Operations Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Vista
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) VBScript
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) WMI
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Reuters
3 1 (33.33%) Bloomberg