The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Citrix products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Citrix over the 3 months to 24 June 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Citrix Systems.

Citrix
North West / Lancashire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 37 29
Rank change year-on-year +7 -8  
Contract jobs citing Citrix 13 13 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 3.92% 2.91% 5.25%
As % of the Vendors category 8.55% 6.07% 12.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 13
Median daily rate £410 £375 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.33% +44.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £338 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £525 £358
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year +7.69% +1.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £18.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year -22.66% +7.14%  

Citrix is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Lancashire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 152 214 173
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 45.78% 47.98% 43.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 126 95
Median daily rate £450 £388 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.12% +29.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £497 £514
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 18 21
Median hourly rate £42.50 £20.50 £19.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +107.31% +4.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £14.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £37.90 £31.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.47
% change year-on-year -14.63% +11.02%  

Citrix
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire citing Citrix as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Citrix in Lancashire

Citrix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Citrix in Lancashire

Citrix
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Citrix in Lancashire over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Citrix in Lancashire

Citrix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Citrix in Lancashire

Citrix
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Citrix within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
Preston -9 11 £410 - 2
Citrix
North West

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Citrix 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Citrix.

1 15 (88.24%) Windows
2 13 (76.47%) VMware
3 12 (70.59%) Linux
4 11 (64.71%) Migration
5 10 (58.82%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (47.06%) PlateSpin
7 7 (41.18%) Replication
7 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
8 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
8 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
9 5 (29.41%) Data Centre
10 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
10 4 (23.53%) Unix
11 3 (17.65%) SAP
11 3 (17.65%) AIX
11 3 (17.65%) Oracle
11 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
11 3 (17.65%) DB2
11 3 (17.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 3 (17.65%) SAN
11 3 (17.65%) zOS
11 3 (17.65%) Mainframe
11 3 (17.65%) AS400
11 3 (17.65%) Maximo
11 3 (17.65%) Tivoli
11 3 (17.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 3 (17.65%) iSeries
11 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
11 3 (17.65%) WebSphere
11 3 (17.65%) Virtual Machines

Citrix
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 (23.53%) MS Exchange
2 3 (17.65%) WebSphere
3 2 (11.76%) IBM Notes
4 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (5.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Maximo
2 1 (5.88%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Mimecast
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) SAN
2 2 (11.76%) DNS
2 2 (11.76%) VPN
3 1 (5.88%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) DB2
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Architect
2 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 3 (17.65%) Migration Specialist
2 3 (17.65%) VMware Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (11.76%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Data Centre Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Data Migration Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (5.88%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Middleware Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Middleware Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Service Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Service Desk Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Solaris Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Virtualisation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Replication
2 5 (29.41%) Data Centre
3 3 (17.65%) AS400
3 3 (17.65%) iSeries
3 3 (17.65%) Mainframe
4 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
4 1 (5.88%) DataPower
4 1 (5.88%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 15 (88.24%) Windows
2 12 (70.59%) Linux
3 4 (23.53%) Unix
4 3 (17.65%) AIX
4 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
4 3 (17.65%) zOS
5 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
6 1 (5.88%) HPUX
6 1 (5.88%) Solaris
6 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Migration
2 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
2 1 (5.88%) CRM
2 1 (5.88%) Information Security
2 1 (5.88%) IT Asset Management
2 1 (5.88%) ITIL
2 1 (5.88%) ITIL V3
2 1 (5.88%) Line Management
2 1 (5.88%) Network Design
2 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
2 1 (5.88%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
1 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) MCP
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (58.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (17.65%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
4 1 (5.88%) BitLocker
4 1 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 3 (17.65%) Tivoli
1 3 (17.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (5.88%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) VMware
2 8 (47.06%) PlateSpin
3 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
4 3 (17.65%) Oracle
4 3 (17.65%) SAP
5 2 (11.76%) IBM
5 2 (11.76%) Lotus
6 1 (5.88%) BeyondTrust
6 1 (5.88%) Canon
6 1 (5.88%) Cisco
6 1 (5.88%) HP
6 1 (5.88%) MobileIron
6 1 (5.88%) NetApp
6 1 (5.88%) ScanSafe