The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Citrix Presentation Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Citrix Presentation Server over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Citrix Presentation Server
North West / Cheshire
Rank 52 79 -
Rank change year-on-year +27 -  
Contract jobs citing Citrix Presentation Server 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.37% 0.21% -
As % of the System Software category 4.17% 1.60% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £328 £245 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.67% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £208 £350
% change year-on-year +80.72% -40.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £20.50

Citrix Presentation Server is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 48 125 103
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 8.92% 12.94% 12.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 56 60
Median daily rate £350 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.64% -5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £500 £725
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 18
Median hourly rate £16.00 £14.18 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.83% +1.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.60 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.74 £35.00 £20.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.87% +6.45%  

Citrix Presentation Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing Citrix Presentation Server as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for Citrix Presentation Server in Cheshire

Citrix Presentation Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Citrix Presentation Server in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Citrix Presentation Server in Cheshire

Citrix Presentation Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Citrix Presentation Server in Cheshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Citrix Presentation Server in Cheshire

Citrix Presentation Server
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Citrix Presentation Server within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. 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 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
Chester +10 1 £280 +14.28%
Citrix Presentation Server
North West

Citrix Presentation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Citrix Presentation Server 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Citrix Presentation Server.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) SCOM
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (75.00%) SolarWinds
2 3 (75.00%) SCCM
2 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 3 (75.00%) NetApp
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (50.00%) VBScript
3 2 (50.00%) VB
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) VMware GSX
3 2 (50.00%) VMware ESX
3 2 (50.00%) MOM
3 2 (50.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (50.00%) Office 365
3 2 (50.00%) NAS
3 2 (50.00%) XenApp
3 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (50.00%) WSUS
3 2 (50.00%) VB6

Citrix Presentation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 5.5
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (25.00%) IIS
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) NAS
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) DMZ
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) VLAN
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (50.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Server Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Storage Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Wintel Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Clustering
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (25.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (50.00%) VB
1 2 (50.00%) VB6
1 2 (50.00%) VBScript
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 2 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (50.00%) VMware GSX
2 2 (50.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) SCOM
2 3 (75.00%) SCCM
3 2 (50.00%) MOM
3 2 (50.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (50.00%) WSUS
4 1 (25.00%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (25.00%) NetBackup
4 1 (25.00%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) NetApp
2 3 (75.00%) SolarWinds
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) Dell
4 1 (25.00%) EMC