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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 88 65 68
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +3
Contract jobs citing Citrix 50 53 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.71% 2.32% 2.61%
As % of the Vendors category 4.11% 5.78% 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 32 33
Average daily rate
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£269 £363 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.86% +31.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £401 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £306 £320
% change year-on-year
+1.22% -4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 3
Average hourly rate £20.00 £13.88 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.14% +6.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+2.06% -
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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 Yorkshire region.

Vendors Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1218 917 980
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 41.77% 40.08% 48.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 750 536 496
Average daily rate £350 £350 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 65 70
Average hourly rate £17.00 £12.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -27.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £9.00 £9.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £24.00 £43.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

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 3 July 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
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 3 July 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 -26 19 £330 +24.52% 12
North Yorkshire -7 15 £250 -35.48% 1
South Yorkshire -13 10 £288 +19.79% 2
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Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 56 (61.54%) Windows
2 53 (58.24%) VMware
3 41 (45.05%) Microsoft
4 35 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
5 24 (26.37%) Cisco
6 22 (24.18%) ITIL
6 22 (24.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 21 (23.08%) DNS
7 21 (23.08%) Active Directory
8 20 (21.98%) DHCP
9 19 (20.88%) SCCM
10 18 (19.78%) Windows 7
10 18 (19.78%) HP
11 16 (17.58%) MS Office
12 15 (16.48%) MS Exchange
12 15 (16.48%) LAN
12 15 (16.48%) WAN
12 15 (16.48%) Firewall
12 15 (16.48%) Hyper-V
13 14 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
13 14 (15.38%) SAN
13 14 (15.38%) SQL
14 13 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
14 13 (14.29%) XenApp
15 12 (13.19%) Network Security
15 12 (13.19%) Blue Coat
15 12 (13.19%) CCNP
15 12 (13.19%) Linux
16 11 (12.09%) MS Excel
16 11 (12.09%) UNIX

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 15 (16.48%) MS Exchange
2 9 (9.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (6.59%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (6.59%) SharePoint
3 6 (6.59%) Lync
4 2 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.20%) Office Communications Server
4 2 (2.20%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 5.5
5 1 (1.10%) IIS
5 1 (1.10%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.10%) Apache
Applications
1 16 (17.58%) MS Office
2 11 (12.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.10%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.10%) Office 365
1 1 (1.10%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (23.08%) DNS
2 20 (21.98%) DHCP
3 15 (16.48%) LAN
3 15 (16.48%) WAN
3 15 (16.48%) Firewall
4 14 (15.38%) SAN
5 12 (13.19%) Network Security
6 10 (10.99%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (10.99%) Cisco IOS
6 10 (10.99%) DMVPN
6 10 (10.99%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 10 (10.99%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 10 (10.99%) OSPF
6 10 (10.99%) BGP
6 10 (10.99%) NetScreen
6 10 (10.99%) BIG-IP
7 8 (8.79%) TCP/IP
8 7 (7.69%) VPN
9 6 (6.59%) Wireless
10 5 (5.49%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.99%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.30%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (3.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.20%) MySQL
4 1 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.10%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.10%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.10%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (1.10%) MSI
1 1 (1.10%) InstallShield
1 1 (1.10%) Fiddler
General
1 4 (4.40%) Law
2 3 (3.30%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.30%) Finance
3 2 (2.20%) Legal
3 2 (2.20%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.10%) Publishing
4 1 (1.10%) Banking
4 1 (1.10%) Dutch Language
4 1 (1.10%) German Language
4 1 (1.10%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 17 (18.68%) Analyst
2 10 (10.99%) Security Specialist
2 10 (10.99%) Network Specialist
2 10 (10.99%) Network Security Specialist
3 9 (9.89%) 2nd Line Support
3 9 (9.89%) Field Engineer
4 7 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
4 7 (7.69%) Architect
4 7 (7.69%) Service Analyst
5 6 (6.59%) Support Engineer
5 6 (6.59%) Administrator
6 4 (4.40%) Desktop Engineer
6 4 (4.40%) Technical Specialist
6 4 (4.40%) Support Analyst
6 4 (4.40%) Technical Architect
7 3 (3.30%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (3.30%) DBA
7 3 (3.30%) Project Manager
7 3 (3.30%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.20%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.10%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.99%) Thin Client
1 10 (10.99%) Fat Client
1 10 (10.99%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (9.89%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.30%) PDA
3 3 (3.30%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.20%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.20%) Replication
4 2 (2.20%) Clustering
5 1 (1.10%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.10%) User Experience
5 1 (1.10%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 56 (61.54%) Windows
2 22 (24.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (19.78%) Windows 7
4 14 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (13.19%) Linux
6 11 (12.09%) UNIX
7 10 (10.99%) Windows XP
7 10 (10.99%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.20%) AIX
8 2 (2.20%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.10%) Solaris
9 1 (1.10%) Windows NT
9 1 (1.10%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (24.18%) ITIL
2 10 (10.99%) E-Commerce
3 8 (8.79%) Migration
4 7 (7.69%) Incident Management
4 7 (7.69%) Change Management
4 7 (7.69%) Load Balancing
4 7 (7.69%) Problem Management
5 6 (6.59%) TOGAF
6 5 (5.49%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (5.49%) Service Management
6 5 (5.49%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (4.40%) Project Management
8 3 (3.30%) Service Delivery
8 3 (3.30%) Network Load Balancing
8 3 (3.30%) Open Source
8 3 (3.30%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (3.30%) Line Management
8 3 (3.30%) Mentoring
9 2 (2.20%) Server Patching
9 2 (2.20%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (15.38%) SQL
2 9 (9.89%) C
3 6 (6.59%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.30%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.10%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.10%) R
5 1 (1.10%) VBScript
5 1 (1.10%) Python
5 1 (1.10%) Java
5 1 (1.10%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.10%) Perl
5 1 (1.10%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (13.19%) CCNP
3 10 (10.99%) CCSE
4 9 (9.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (8.79%) SC Cleared
5 8 (8.79%) Security Cleared
6 5 (5.49%) MCSE
7 3 (3.30%) MCITP
8 2 (2.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (2.20%) MCP
8 2 (2.20%) MCTS
9 1 (1.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.10%) MCDST
9 1 (1.10%) CCEE
9 1 (1.10%) CCIA
9 1 (1.10%) MCSA
9 1 (1.10%) CCNA
9 1 (1.10%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (1.10%) CCEA
9 1 (1.10%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.49%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (23.08%) Active Directory
3 15 (16.48%) Hyper-V
4 13 (14.29%) XenApp
5 8 (8.79%) XenServer
5 8 (8.79%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (4.40%) Terminal Server
6 4 (4.40%) VMware ESX
7 3 (3.30%) ISA Server
7 3 (3.30%) XenDesktop
8 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (2.20%) VMware Server
9 1 (1.10%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (1.10%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 19 (20.88%) SCCM
2 6 (6.59%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.10%) WSUS
3 1 (1.10%) OpenView
3 1 (1.10%) Unicenter
3 1 (1.10%) SCOM
3 1 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.10%) StatsD
3 1 (1.10%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 53 (58.24%) VMware
2 41 (45.05%) Microsoft
3 24 (26.37%) Cisco
4 18 (19.78%) HP
5 12 (13.19%) Blue Coat
6 10 (10.99%) Infoblox
6 10 (10.99%) Imperva
6 10 (10.99%) F5
6 10 (10.99%) NetApp
6 10 (10.99%) CheckPoint
7 7 (7.69%) AppSense
8 5 (5.49%) Oracle
8 5 (5.49%) Altiris
9 4 (4.40%) Remedy
9 4 (4.40%) LANDesk
9 4 (4.40%) Juniper
9 4 (4.40%) Adobe
10 3 (3.30%) IBM
10 3 (3.30%) Dell
11 2 (2.20%) Intel
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