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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 96 71 75
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +4
Contract jobs citing Citrix 54 52 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.71% 2.19% 2.18%
As % of the Vendors category 3.98% 5.09% 4.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 26 26
Average daily rate
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£250 £233 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.52% -22.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £148 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £343 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 4
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +1.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £12.05 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.60 £30.00 £120.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -5.40%
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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
1358 1021 985
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 43.10% 43.08% 44.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 858 572 506
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £452 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 66 80
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.88 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.50% -45.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.02 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £25.00 £44.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.98 £19.30
% change year-on-year
-1.22% -1.64%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 4 September 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 -27 27 £273 +36.25% 18
North Yorkshire +8 15 £250 +104.08% 3
South Yorkshire -22 8 £375 +11.94% 4
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England

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (63.83%) Windows
2 48 (51.06%) VMware
3 43 (45.74%) Microsoft
4 32 (34.04%) Active Directory
4 32 (34.04%) VMware Infrastructure
5 26 (27.66%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (27.66%) ITIL
6 22 (23.40%) SQL
6 22 (23.40%) SCCM
7 20 (21.28%) Windows 7
7 20 (21.28%) MS Exchange
7 20 (21.28%) LAN
7 20 (21.28%) WAN
8 19 (20.21%) XenApp
9 18 (19.15%) MS Excel
10 17 (18.09%) MS Office
10 17 (18.09%) SAN
10 17 (18.09%) Windows Server 2012
11 14 (14.89%) Cisco
11 14 (14.89%) UNIX
11 14 (14.89%) SharePoint
11 14 (14.89%) Exchange Server 2010
12 13 (13.83%) Hyper-V
12 13 (13.83%) Windows Server 2003
13 12 (12.77%) Migration
13 12 (12.77%) SQL Server
13 12 (12.77%) DNS
13 12 (12.77%) NetApp
13 12 (12.77%) HP
13 12 (12.77%) XenServer

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 20 (21.28%) MS Exchange
2 14 (14.89%) SharePoint
2 14 (14.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (7.45%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (6.38%) Lync
4 6 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (5.32%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (3.19%) Node.js
7 2 (2.13%) Office Communications Server
7 2 (2.13%) Confluence
7 2 (2.13%) Exchange Server 5.5
8 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.06%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.06%) Apache
Applications
1 18 (19.15%) MS Excel
2 17 (18.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.26%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.19%) IaaS
3 2 (2.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (21.28%) WAN
1 20 (21.28%) LAN
2 17 (18.09%) SAN
3 12 (12.77%) DNS
4 11 (11.70%) DHCP
5 8 (8.51%) TCP/IP
6 7 (7.45%) Internet
7 6 (6.38%) Firewall
7 6 (6.38%) Wireless
7 6 (6.38%) NetScaler
8 5 (5.32%) Network Security
9 3 (3.19%) VLAN
9 3 (3.19%) VPN
9 3 (3.19%) VoIP
10 2 (2.13%) Intranet
11 1 (1.06%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.77%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (4.26%) Hadoop
2 4 (4.26%) MongoDB
2 4 (4.26%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (4.26%) Big Data
3 3 (3.19%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (3.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.06%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.13%) AdminStudio
1 2 (2.13%) JIRA
2 1 (1.06%) Fiddler
2 1 (1.06%) InstallShield
General
1 5 (5.32%) Finance
2 4 (4.26%) Law
2 4 (4.26%) Back Office
2 4 (4.26%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.19%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.13%) Advertising
4 2 (2.13%) Legal
5 1 (1.06%) Electronics
5 1 (1.06%) Banking
5 1 (1.06%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (26.60%) Analyst
2 10 (10.64%) 2nd Line Support
3 9 (9.57%) Field Engineer
3 9 (9.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (9.57%) Architect
3 9 (9.57%) Support Analyst
4 7 (7.45%) Support Engineer
5 6 (6.38%) Service Analyst
5 6 (6.38%) Technical Architect
5 6 (6.38%) Service Desk Analyst
5 6 (6.38%) Administrator
6 5 (5.32%) Test Analyst
7 4 (4.26%) Project Manager
7 4 (4.26%) Technical Specialist
7 4 (4.26%) Server Engineer
7 4 (4.26%) Windows Server Engineer
8 3 (3.19%) Server Administrator
8 3 (3.19%) Technical Leader
8 3 (3.19%) SQL DBA
8 3 (3.19%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.26%) .NET
1 4 (4.26%) Application Packaging
2 3 (3.19%) AngularJS
2 3 (3.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (3.19%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.06%) REST
3 1 (1.06%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.57%) Data Centre
2 6 (6.38%) Client/Server
2 6 (6.38%) Blackberry
3 5 (5.32%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.26%) Visualisation
5 3 (3.19%) Clustering
5 3 (3.19%) PDA
6 2 (2.13%) Replication
7 1 (1.06%) DTV
7 1 (1.06%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.06%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 60 (63.83%) Windows
2 26 (27.66%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (21.28%) Windows 7
4 17 (18.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (14.89%) UNIX
6 13 (13.83%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (9.57%) Windows XP
8 5 (5.32%) Linux
9 2 (2.13%) AIX
9 2 (2.13%) Windows NT
9 2 (2.13%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.06%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.06%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.06%) Solaris
10 1 (1.06%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (27.66%) ITIL
2 12 (12.77%) Migration
3 11 (11.70%) Incident Management
4 10 (10.64%) Problem Management
5 8 (8.51%) Change Management
6 6 (6.38%) TOGAF
7 5 (5.32%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (5.32%) Project Management
7 5 (5.32%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (5.32%) Mobile Device Management
7 5 (5.32%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (4.26%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (4.26%) Machine Learning
9 3 (3.19%) Open Source
9 3 (3.19%) Service Management
9 3 (3.19%) Service Delivery
9 3 (3.19%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (3.19%) Network Load Balancing
10 2 (2.13%) Application Discovery
10 2 (2.13%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 22 (23.40%) SQL
2 6 (6.38%) PowerShell
3 4 (4.26%) R
3 4 (4.26%) Python
3 4 (4.26%) Java
3 4 (4.26%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.19%) Shell Script
4 3 (3.19%) C
5 1 (1.06%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.06%) VBScript
5 1 (1.06%) Perl
5 1 (1.06%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (10.64%) SC Cleared
1 10 (10.64%) Security Cleared
2 9 (9.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (6.38%) MCSE
4 3 (3.19%) MCP
4 3 (3.19%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.19%) MCITP
5 2 (2.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (2.13%) CCNP
5 2 (2.13%) MCDST
5 2 (2.13%) MCTS
6 1 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.06%) CCEE
6 1 (1.06%) CCIA
6 1 (1.06%) CCNA
6 1 (1.06%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.06%) CCEA
6 1 (1.06%) MCSA
6 1 (1.06%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.38%) SLA
2 2 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 32 (34.04%) Active Directory
1 32 (34.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (20.21%) XenApp
3 13 (13.83%) Hyper-V
4 12 (12.77%) XenServer
5 7 (7.45%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (5.32%) XenDesktop
7 4 (4.26%) VMware ESX
7 4 (4.26%) Terminal Server
7 4 (4.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 3 (3.19%) ISA Server
9 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (2.13%) VMware Server
10 1 (1.06%) vSphere
10 1 (1.06%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (1.06%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 22 (23.40%) SCCM
2 6 (6.38%) Backup Exec
3 4 (4.26%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (4.26%) StatsD
4 3 (3.19%) Unicenter
5 1 (1.06%) OpenView
5 1 (1.06%) WSUS
5 1 (1.06%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (1.06%) SCOM
Vendors
1 48 (51.06%) VMware
2 43 (45.74%) Microsoft
3 14 (14.89%) Cisco
4 12 (12.77%) HP
4 12 (12.77%) NetApp
5 8 (8.51%) Oracle
6 6 (6.38%) AppSense
7 5 (5.32%) Altiris
7 5 (5.32%) Meraki
8 4 (4.26%) Apigee
8 4 (4.26%) Mashery
8 4 (4.26%) Tableau
8 4 (4.26%) Teradata
9 3 (3.19%) Remedy
9 3 (3.19%) IBM
9 3 (3.19%) Peregrine
9 3 (3.19%) Dell
9 3 (3.19%) CA
10 2 (2.13%) Symantec
10 2 (2.13%) Intel