The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Citrix products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Citrix over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 103 68 56
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -12
Contract jobs citing Citrix 41 62 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.43% 2.42% 2.80%
As % of the Vendors category 3.25% 5.45% 6.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 36 24
Average daily rate
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£388 £381 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.63% +38.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £200 £114
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £401 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £306
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 8
Average hourly rate £17.50 £12.50 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -15.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.15 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £21.85 £22.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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 Yorkshire region.

Vendors Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1263 1138 909
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 44.01% 44.33% 43.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 779 686 426
Average daily rate £350 £350 £336
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £213 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 65 74
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £8.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £35.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Citrix
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Citrix Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Citrix
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Citrix Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Citrix
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Citrix across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Citrix Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Citrix
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Citrix Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Citrix
Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Citrix across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Citrix Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Citrix
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Citrix within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
West Yorkshire -17 22 £358 -1.37% 15
South Yorkshire -11 9 £219 +9.37% 3
North Yorkshire -16 9 £401 +0.12%
East Yorkshire - 2 - - 2
Citrix
England

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 60 (64.52%) VMware
2 54 (58.06%) Windows
3 44 (47.31%) DNS
4 43 (46.24%) VMware Infrastructure
5 41 (44.09%) Microsoft
6 40 (43.01%) DHCP
7 35 (37.63%) Cisco
8 30 (32.26%) Active Directory
9 27 (29.03%) Linux
10 26 (27.96%) HP
10 26 (27.96%) Cisco Certification
10 26 (27.96%) Firewall
11 24 (25.81%) CheckPoint
11 24 (25.81%) Windows Server 2008
11 24 (25.81%) Blue Coat
12 23 (24.73%) Cisco ASA
12 23 (24.73%) Network Security
12 23 (24.73%) ITIL
13 22 (23.66%) E-Commerce
13 22 (23.66%) CCNP
13 22 (23.66%) Thin Client
13 22 (23.66%) OSPF
13 22 (23.66%) BGP
13 22 (23.66%) NetScreen
13 22 (23.66%) Fat Client
13 22 (23.66%) Infoblox
13 22 (23.66%) Imperva
13 22 (23.66%) F5
13 22 (23.66%) DMVPN
13 22 (23.66%) CCSE

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 13 (13.98%) MS Exchange
2 6 (6.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 6 (6.45%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (3.23%) WorkSite
3 3 (3.23%) Lync
4 2 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.15%) Office Communications Server
4 2 (2.15%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.08%) Apache
5 1 (1.08%) IIS
5 1 (1.08%) Quickr
Applications
1 19 (20.43%) MS Office
2 12 (12.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.15%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.15%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.15%) Office 365
2 1 (1.08%) IaaS
2 1 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (47.31%) DNS
2 40 (43.01%) DHCP
3 26 (27.96%) Firewall
4 23 (24.73%) Network Security
4 23 (24.73%) Cisco ASA
5 22 (23.66%) Cisco IOS
5 22 (23.66%) DMVPN
5 22 (23.66%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 22 (23.66%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 22 (23.66%) BIG-IP
5 22 (23.66%) OSPF
5 22 (23.66%) BGP
5 22 (23.66%) NetScreen
6 13 (13.98%) TCP/IP
7 12 (12.90%) VPN
7 12 (12.90%) SAN
8 8 (8.60%) Ethernet
9 5 (5.38%) FTP
9 5 (5.38%) LAN
9 5 (5.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.68%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.15%) MySQL
4 1 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.08%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.08%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.08%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.08%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (7.53%) MSI
2 1 (1.08%) InstallShield
2 1 (1.08%) Fiddler
General
1 6 (6.45%) Finance
1 6 (6.45%) Legal
2 5 (5.38%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.30%) Law
4 3 (3.23%) Advertising
5 1 (1.08%) Publishing
5 1 (1.08%) Dutch Language
5 1 (1.08%) German Language
5 1 (1.08%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (23.66%) Security Specialist
1 22 (23.66%) Network Specialist
1 22 (23.66%) Network Security Specialist
2 14 (15.05%) Analyst
3 10 (10.75%) Support Analyst
3 10 (10.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (9.68%) Support Engineer
5 6 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (6.45%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 5 (5.38%) Desktop Engineer
6 5 (5.38%) 1st Line Support
7 4 (4.30%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (4.30%) Technical Specialist
7 4 (4.30%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (4.30%) Service Analyst
7 4 (4.30%) Desktop Support
7 4 (4.30%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
7 4 (4.30%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 3 (3.23%) Technical Leader
8 3 (3.23%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.15%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.08%) .NET
2 1 (1.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (23.66%) Thin Client
1 22 (23.66%) Fat Client
2 14 (15.05%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.53%) PDA
4 5 (5.38%) Replication
5 3 (3.23%) Blackberry
5 3 (3.23%) Open Source
6 2 (2.15%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.08%) Clustering
7 1 (1.08%) iPhone
7 1 (1.08%) iSeries
7 1 (1.08%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.08%) iPad
7 1 (1.08%) User Experience
7 1 (1.08%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 54 (58.06%) Windows
2 27 (29.03%) Linux
3 24 (25.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (20.43%) Windows 7
5 15 (16.13%) Windows XP
6 12 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (8.60%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (4.30%) UNIX
8 4 (4.30%) Windows 8
9 3 (3.23%) AIX
10 2 (2.15%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (2.15%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.08%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (24.73%) ITIL
2 22 (23.66%) E-Commerce
3 14 (15.05%) Load Balancing
4 10 (10.75%) Service Delivery
5 8 (8.60%) Line Management
5 8 (8.60%) Mentoring
6 6 (6.45%) Problem Management
6 6 (6.45%) Migration
7 5 (5.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (5.38%) Service Management
7 5 (5.38%) Software Deployment
8 4 (4.30%) Incident Management
8 4 (4.30%) Change Management
9 3 (3.23%) PRINCE2
9 3 (3.23%) Network Monitoring
9 3 (3.23%) Root Cause Analysis
10 2 (2.15%) Performance Management
10 2 (2.15%) Server Monitoring
10 2 (2.15%) CRM
10 2 (2.15%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 15 (16.13%) C
2 10 (10.75%) SQL
3 4 (4.30%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.08%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.08%) R
4 1 (1.08%) VBScript
4 1 (1.08%) Python
4 1 (1.08%) Java
4 1 (1.08%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.08%) Perl
4 1 (1.08%) PHP
Qualifications
1 26 (27.96%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (23.66%) CCNP
2 22 (23.66%) CCSE
3 9 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (7.53%) MCSE
5 6 (6.45%) Security Cleared
6 5 (5.38%) MCP
6 5 (5.38%) MCSA
7 4 (4.30%) CCNA
7 4 (4.30%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (4.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (4.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (3.23%) SC Cleared
8 3 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (3.23%) CCA
9 2 (2.15%) MCITP
9 2 (2.15%) CCEE
10 1 (1.08%) CCAA
10 1 (1.08%) CCIA
10 1 (1.08%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.38%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (46.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (32.26%) Active Directory
3 16 (17.20%) XenApp
4 9 (9.68%) XenDesktop
4 9 (9.68%) vSphere
5 8 (8.60%) Hyper-V
6 7 (7.53%) VMware ESX
7 5 (5.38%) Terminal Server
8 4 (4.30%) Terminal Services
9 3 (3.23%) ISA Server
9 3 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (2.15%) MetaFrame
10 2 (2.15%) XenServer
10 2 (2.15%) UAG
10 2 (2.15%) VMware Server
11 1 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (1.08%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (1.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 13 (13.98%) SCCM
2 6 (6.45%) Backup Exec
3 4 (4.30%) SCOM
4 3 (3.23%) ARCserve
5 1 (1.08%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.08%) WSUS
5 1 (1.08%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.08%) StatsD
Vendors
1 60 (64.52%) VMware
2 41 (44.09%) Microsoft
3 35 (37.63%) Cisco
4 26 (27.96%) HP
5 24 (25.81%) CheckPoint
5 24 (25.81%) Blue Coat
6 22 (23.66%) Infoblox
6 22 (23.66%) Imperva
6 22 (23.66%) F5
7 9 (9.68%) NetApp
8 4 (4.30%) Juniper
8 4 (4.30%) IBM
8 4 (4.30%) Adobe
8 4 (4.30%) LANDesk
8 4 (4.30%) Remedy
8 4 (4.30%) CommVault
9 3 (3.23%) AppSense
9 3 (3.23%) Mitel
9 3 (3.23%) ServiceNow
9 3 (3.23%) Dell