The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Citrix Presentation Server
England / North West
Rank 128 157 142
Rank change year-on-year +29 -15  
Contract jobs citing Citrix Presentation Server 2 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.077% 0.052% 0.23%
As % of the System Software category 0.77% 0.48% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
Median daily rate £328 £245 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.67% -30.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £245 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £245 £368
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 the North West with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 261 414 348
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 10.04% 10.83% 9.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 208 154
Median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £230 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 47 52
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +10.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £11.65 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.47 £40.00 £42.72
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 the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

Citrix Presentation Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Citrix Presentation Server in the North West

Citrix Presentation Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Citrix Presentation Server in the North West

Citrix Presentation Server
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 24 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
Cheshire +31 2 £328 +33.67%
Citrix Presentation Server
England

Citrix Presentation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 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 North West region with a requirement for Citrix Presentation Server.

1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Citrix
2 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
3 7 (77.78%) VMware
3 7 (77.78%) SCCM
3 7 (77.78%) XenApp
4 6 (66.67%) Windows Server
5 5 (55.56%) Data Centre
5 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (55.56%) Local Government
5 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (55.56%) MS Exchange
6 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
6 4 (44.44%) SCOM
6 4 (44.44%) NetApp
6 4 (44.44%) AppSense
6 4 (44.44%) Migration
6 4 (44.44%) SolarWinds
6 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
7 3 (33.33%) NetScaler
7 3 (33.33%) Application Discovery
7 3 (33.33%) Wyse
7 3 (33.33%) Thin Client
7 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (33.33%) Fat Client
7 3 (33.33%) Cisco
7 3 (33.33%) SAN
7 3 (33.33%) HP
7 3 (33.33%) SQL Server

Citrix Presentation Server
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 5 (55.56%) MS Exchange
2 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 5.5
2 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (11.11%) IIS
3 1 (11.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Office 365
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) NetScaler
1 3 (33.33%) SAN
2 2 (22.22%) DHCP
2 2 (22.22%) DNS
2 2 (22.22%) LAN
2 2 (22.22%) NAS
2 2 (22.22%) VLAN
2 2 (22.22%) WAN
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (11.11%) DMZ
3 1 (11.11%) Firewall
3 1 (11.11%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (11.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (55.56%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Citrix Specialist
2 3 (33.33%) Citrix Expert
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Server Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Storage Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Wintel Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Data Centre
2 3 (33.33%) Fat Client
2 3 (33.33%) Thin Client
3 1 (11.11%) Clustering
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (11.11%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (11.11%) Linux
5 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (11.11%) Solaris
5 1 (11.11%) Unix
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Migration
2 3 (33.33%) Application Discovery
3 1 (11.11%) Application Packaging
3 1 (11.11%) Data Centre Operations
3 1 (11.11%) High Availability
3 1 (11.11%) IT Governance
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
3 1 (11.11%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
1 2 (22.22%) VB
1 2 (22.22%) VB6
1 2 (22.22%) VBScript
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 7 (77.78%) XenApp
3 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (22.22%) VMware ESX
4 2 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (22.22%) VMware GSX
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (77.78%) SCCM
2 4 (44.44%) SCOM
3 2 (22.22%) MOM
3 2 (22.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (22.22%) WSUS
4 1 (11.11%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (11.11%) Nagios
4 1 (11.11%) NetBackup
4 1 (11.11%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Citrix
2 7 (77.78%) VMware
3 4 (44.44%) AppSense
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) NetApp
3 4 (44.44%) SolarWinds
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco
4 3 (33.33%) HP
4 3 (33.33%) Wyse
5 1 (11.11%) Dell
5 1 (11.11%) EMC
5 1 (11.11%) F5
5 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
5 1 (11.11%) Sourcefire