The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 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.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Citrix
North West / Manchester
Rank 65 59 23
Rank change year-on-year -6 -36  
Contract jobs citing Citrix 27 48 100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.04% 2.67% 6.16%
As % of the Vendors category 5.11% 6.79% 15.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 17 45
Median daily rate £294 £215 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.62% -36.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £110 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £474 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £326 £325 £370
% change year-on-year +0.30% -12.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Median hourly rate £19.45 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.66% -14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.69 £15.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.21 £15.00 £19.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £15.93
% change year-on-year -15.15% +3.61%  

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 Manchester.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 528 707 666
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 39.88% 39.39% 41.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 364 326
Median daily rate £380 £369 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.91% +5.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £217 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £521
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 23 19
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.46 £13.50 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £90.60 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

Citrix
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

Citrix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Citrix in Manchester

Citrix
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Citrix in Manchester over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Citrix in Manchester

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Citrix in Manchester

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Citrix.

1 39 (55.71%) Windows
2 37 (52.86%) VMware
3 26 (37.14%) Windows Server
4 25 (35.71%) Microsoft
5 21 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (28.57%) XenApp
6 20 (28.57%) Active Directory
7 19 (27.14%) SCCM
8 17 (24.29%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (21.43%) Cisco
9 15 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (21.43%) Firewall
10 13 (18.57%) VMware Infrastructure
11 12 (17.14%) XenDesktop
11 12 (17.14%) Amazon AWS
12 11 (15.71%) vSphere
12 11 (15.71%) ITIL
13 10 (14.29%) MS Exchange
13 10 (14.29%) Finance
14 9 (12.86%) AppSense
14 9 (12.86%) Project Management
14 9 (12.86%) Intel Security
14 9 (12.86%) NetApp
14 9 (12.86%) Web Services
14 9 (12.86%) Microsoft Azure
14 9 (12.86%) Data Centre
15 8 (11.43%) Service Management
15 8 (11.43%) Blue Coat
15 8 (11.43%) ProxySG
16 7 (10.00%) WSUS

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 10 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (4.29%) IBM Notes
3 3 (4.29%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (8.57%) MS Office
2 4 (5.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.86%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 12 (17.14%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (12.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.29%) Office 365
4 2 (2.86%) IaaS
4 2 (2.86%) SaaS
5 1 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.43%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (21.43%) Firewall
2 7 (10.00%) LAN
3 6 (8.57%) NetScaler
4 5 (7.14%) TCP/IP
4 5 (7.14%) VLAN
5 4 (5.71%) WAN
6 3 (4.29%) NAS
6 3 (4.29%) SAN
6 3 (4.29%) VPN
6 3 (4.29%) WLAN
7 1 (1.43%) DHCP
7 1 (1.43%) DNS
7 1 (1.43%) Network Security
7 1 (1.43%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.29%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (14.29%) Finance
2 4 (5.71%) Banking
3 3 (4.29%) Investment Banking
3 3 (4.29%) Legal
3 3 (4.29%) Local Government
4 2 (2.86%) Law
4 2 (2.86%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.43%) Billing
Job Titles
1 17 (24.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
2 10 (14.29%) Analyst
3 9 (12.86%) Support Engineer
4 8 (11.43%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 8 (11.43%) Consultant
5 6 (8.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (7.14%) Citrix Specialist
6 5 (7.14%) Network Engineer
7 4 (5.71%) Citrix Expert
7 4 (5.71%) Service Analyst
7 4 (5.71%) Service Desk Analyst
8 3 (4.29%) Active Directory Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) Data Centre Analyst
8 3 (4.29%) Exchange Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 3 (4.29%) Infrastructure Support
8 3 (4.29%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (4.29%) Server Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.86%) Data Centre
2 7 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.71%) Fat Client
3 4 (5.71%) Thin Client
4 3 (4.29%) iPad
4 3 (4.29%) NHS
5 2 (2.86%) Life Science
5 2 (2.86%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.43%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 39 (55.71%) Windows
2 26 (37.14%) Windows Server
3 21 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (24.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (7.14%) Windows 7
7 3 (4.29%) Linux
7 3 (4.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (15.71%) ITIL
2 9 (12.86%) Project Management
3 8 (11.43%) Service Management
4 5 (7.14%) Software Deployment
5 4 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (5.71%) High Availability
6 3 (4.29%) Application Discovery
6 3 (4.29%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (4.29%) ITSM
6 3 (4.29%) Migration
6 3 (4.29%) Security Patching
6 3 (4.29%) Supplier Management
7 2 (2.86%) Application Packaging
7 2 (2.86%) CRM
7 2 (2.86%) Document Management
7 2 (2.86%) Risk Management
7 2 (2.86%) Service Design
8 1 (1.43%) PRINCE2
8 1 (1.43%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.43%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.71%) SQL
2 2 (2.86%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (5.71%) CCDP
2 4 (5.71%) CCIE
2 4 (5.71%) CCNA
2 4 (5.71%) MCSE
2 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.29%) MCITP
3 3 (4.29%) MCP
3 3 (4.29%) MCTS
4 1 (1.43%) CCA
4 1 (1.43%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.29%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 20 (28.57%) XenApp
2 13 (18.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (17.14%) XenDesktop
4 11 (15.71%) vSphere
5 8 (11.43%) ProxySG
6 5 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (5.71%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 4 (5.71%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 19 (27.14%) SCCM
2 7 (10.00%) McAfee ePO
2 7 (10.00%) WSUS
3 1 (1.43%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 37 (52.86%) VMware
2 25 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 15 (21.43%) Cisco
4 9 (12.86%) AppSense
4 9 (12.86%) Intel Security
4 9 (12.86%) NetApp
5 8 (11.43%) Blue Coat
6 7 (10.00%) Wyse
7 4 (5.71%) CheckPoint
7 4 (5.71%) Juniper
7 4 (5.71%) Palo Alto
8 3 (4.29%) CommVault
8 3 (4.29%) IBM
8 3 (4.29%) Lotus
9 2 (2.86%) HP
10 1 (1.43%) F5
10 1 (1.43%) ServiceNow
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