Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 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 > Manchester
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 70 48
Rank change year-on-year -13 -22 -9
Contract jobs citing Citrix 58 97 121
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.98% 2.74% 3.16%
As % of the Vendors category 4.63% 6.21% 7.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 53 72
Manchester median daily rate £200 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -38.46% - -7.14%
10th Percentile £113 £155 £167
90th Percentile £460 £505 £500
North West median daily rate £295 £406 £325
% change year-on-year -27.38% +25.00% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 7
Manchester median hourly rate £14.00 £17.62 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.52% +0.66% +29.63%
10th Percentile £10.65 £10.75 £13.45
90th Percentile £17.25 £20.73 £21.05
North West median hourly rate £12.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -21.88% -8.57% +9.38%

Citrix is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Manchester.

All Vendors
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1254 1561 1559
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 42.71% 44.11% 40.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 753 911 828
Manchester median daily rate £405 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% +6.67% +11.11%
10th Percentile £213 £250 £213
90th Percentile £588 £540 £527
North West median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 37 64
Manchester median hourly rate £16.19 £13.60 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.09% +0.70% -6.90%
10th Percentile £11.45 £9.95 £10.83
90th Percentile £35.60 £32.55 £22.03
North West median hourly rate £15.86 £17.75 £17.17
% change year-on-year -10.65% +3.38% +7.31%

Citrix
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Citrix as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

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 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Citrix in Manchester

Citrix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Citrix in Manchester

Citrix
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Citrix within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wigan - 5 £140 -
Rochdale - 4 - -
Salford - 3 £175 - 2
Stockport +4 1 £223 - 2
Citrix
North West

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 34 (58.62%) Windows
1 34 (58.62%) Microsoft
2 30 (51.72%) Active Directory
3 23 (39.66%) Windows Server
4 21 (36.21%) Blackberry
4 21 (36.21%) ITIL
5 19 (32.76%) SCCM
6 16 (27.59%) Service Management
6 16 (27.59%) VMware
7 15 (25.86%) Cisco
7 15 (25.86%) DNS
7 15 (25.86%) DHCP
7 15 (25.86%) Office 365
8 11 (18.97%) ITIL Certification
8 11 (18.97%) Management Information System
9 9 (15.52%) Microsoft Office
10 8 (13.79%) MS Exchange
10 8 (13.79%) LAN
10 8 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (13.79%) WAN
10 8 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
11 7 (12.07%) Windows 7
11 7 (12.07%) XenApp
11 7 (12.07%) Skype for Business
11 7 (12.07%) Skype
11 7 (12.07%) Service Delivery
12 6 (10.34%) Law
12 6 (10.34%) NetApp
12 6 (10.34%) Extranet

Citrix
Co-occurring 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 8 (13.79%) MS Exchange
2 7 (12.07%) Skype for Business
3 5 (8.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.45%) CMS
5 2 (3.45%) Drupal
5 2 (3.45%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.72%) IBM Domino
6 1 (1.72%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 9 (15.52%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 1 (1.72%) SAP ERP
1 1 (1.72%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (25.86%) Office 365
2 8 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (5.17%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.72%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 15 (25.86%) DHCP
1 15 (25.86%) DNS
2 8 (13.79%) LAN
2 8 (13.79%) WAN
3 7 (12.07%) Skype
4 6 (10.34%) Extranet
5 4 (6.90%) Remote Desktop
5 4 (6.90%) VPN
6 3 (5.17%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (5.17%) Firewall
6 3 (5.17%) SAN
6 3 (5.17%) WAAS
7 2 (3.45%) Internet
7 2 (3.45%) NAS
8 1 (1.72%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (1.72%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.72%) NetScaler
8 1 (1.72%) SSH
8 1 (1.72%) Unified Communications
8 1 (1.72%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.72%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (1.72%) DB2
2 1 (1.72%) MySQL
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
General
1 6 (10.34%) Law
2 3 (5.17%) Legal
3 1 (1.72%) Banking
3 1 (1.72%) Finance
3 1 (1.72%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (31.03%) Analyst
2 10 (17.24%) Desktop Support
3 9 (15.52%) Technical Support
4 8 (13.79%) Service Analyst
4 8 (13.79%) Service Desk Analyst
5 6 (10.34%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (10.34%) Server Engineer
5 6 (10.34%) Technical Specialist
6 5 (8.62%) 3rd Line Technical Support
6 5 (8.62%) Active Directory Support
6 5 (8.62%) Consultant
6 5 (8.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) Support Analyst
6 5 (8.62%) Support Specialist
7 4 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
7 4 (6.90%) Architect
7 4 (6.90%) Technical Support Specialist
8 3 (5.17%) Support Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.72%) .NET
1 1 (1.72%) CSS
1 1 (1.72%) HTML
1 1 (1.72%) SAP Basis
1 1 (1.72%) Web Services
1 1 (1.72%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (36.21%) Blackberry
2 11 (18.97%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.90%) Data Centre
3 4 (6.90%) iPhone
4 3 (5.17%) FMCG
4 3 (5.17%) iPad
5 1 (1.72%) BYOD
5 1 (1.72%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.72%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.72%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.72%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.72%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 34 (58.62%) Windows
2 23 (39.66%) Windows Server
3 8 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (12.07%) Windows 7
5 6 (10.34%) Linux
5 6 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (8.62%) SUSE
6 5 (8.62%) Windows 8
7 4 (6.90%) Windows 10
8 3 (5.17%) Android
9 2 (3.45%) Windows Phone
9 2 (3.45%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.72%) Unix
10 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (36.21%) ITIL
2 16 (27.59%) Service Management
3 7 (12.07%) Service Delivery
4 6 (10.34%) Email Filtering
4 6 (10.34%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (8.62%) Business Continuity
5 5 (8.62%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (8.62%) Identity Management
5 5 (8.62%) Task Automation
6 4 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (5.17%) Change Control
7 3 (5.17%) Incident Management
7 3 (5.17%) Knowledge Management
7 3 (5.17%) Load Balancing
7 3 (5.17%) Network Management
8 2 (3.45%) Content Management
8 2 (3.45%) Cybersecurity
8 2 (3.45%) Document Management
8 2 (3.45%) Open Source
8 2 (3.45%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.62%) SQL
2 4 (6.90%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.72%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.72%) C#
3 1 (1.72%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.72%) PHP
3 1 (1.72%) VB
3 1 (1.72%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.72%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (18.97%) ITIL Certification
2 8 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (6.90%) MCP
3 4 (6.90%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.90%) Security Cleared
4 3 (5.17%) DBS Check
4 3 (5.17%) MCITP
4 3 (5.17%) MCSE
5 2 (3.45%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.72%) CCNA
6 1 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.72%) MCSA
6 1 (1.72%) MCTS
6 1 (1.72%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.90%) SLA
2 1 (1.72%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.72%) PMO
System Software
1 30 (51.72%) Active Directory
2 7 (12.07%) XenApp
3 6 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (10.34%) XenDesktop
4 5 (8.62%) Hyper-V
4 5 (8.62%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (5.17%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (5.17%) vSphere
6 2 (3.45%) Xen
7 1 (1.72%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (1.72%) ProxySG
7 1 (1.72%) Terminal Server
7 1 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.72%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 19 (32.76%) SCCM
2 5 (8.62%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 5 (8.62%) McAfee ePO
2 5 (8.62%) WSUS
3 4 (6.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (3.45%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.72%) SCOM
5 1 (1.72%) vCenter Server
5 1 (1.72%) WMI
Vendors
1 34 (58.62%) Microsoft
2 16 (27.59%) VMware
3 15 (25.86%) Cisco
4 6 (10.34%) IronPort
4 6 (10.34%) NetApp
5 5 (8.62%) Apple
5 5 (8.62%) Clearswift
5 5 (8.62%) Lumension
5 5 (8.62%) McAfee
5 5 (8.62%) Micro Focus
5 5 (8.62%) MobileIron
6 4 (6.90%) Juniper
6 4 (6.90%) SAP
7 3 (5.17%) F5
7 3 (5.17%) HP
7 3 (5.17%) Oracle
8 2 (3.45%) AppSense
9 1 (1.72%) Hummingbird
9 1 (1.72%) Lotus
9 1 (1.72%) Red Hat