The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Citrix products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Citrix over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Citrix
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 25 32 29
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Contract jobs citing Citrix 8 10 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.93% 3.09% 4.94%
As % of the Vendors category 7.55% 7.35% 11.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 7
Median daily rate £375 £373 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.67% +37.96%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
- +0.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 8
Median hourly rate - £29.53 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +68.72%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-14.70% +7.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Vendors Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
106 136 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 38.83% 41.98% 43.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 85 135
Median daily rate £413 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 25 13
Median hourly rate £14.00 £43.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.00% +150.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £14.00 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £50.68 £27.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £23.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-19.56% +35.29%

Citrix
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Citrix as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Citrix Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Citrix
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Citrix across the Bedfordshire region.

Citrix Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Citrix
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Citrix Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Citrix
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Citrix within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 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
Bedford -4 4 £375 -16.66%
Luton +13 2 £350 +18.64%
Dunstable -4 2 - -
Citrix
East of England

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Citrix.

1 22 (68.75%) VMware
2 20 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 16 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (50.00%) XenApp
4 15 (46.88%) Microsoft
4 15 (46.88%) Windows
5 11 (34.38%) WAN
5 11 (34.38%) NetScaler
5 11 (34.38%) Data Centre
6 10 (31.25%) HP
6 10 (31.25%) SCCM
7 9 (28.13%) SQL Server
8 8 (25.00%) Firewall
8 8 (25.00%) MPLS
8 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
8 8 (25.00%) vSphere
8 8 (25.00%) Windows Server
9 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Azure
9 7 (21.88%) PRINCE2
9 7 (21.88%) Cisco
10 6 (18.75%) NetApp
10 6 (18.75%) Web Services
10 6 (18.75%) MS Exchange
10 6 (18.75%) Migration
10 6 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (18.75%) PCI DSS
11 5 (15.63%) Hyper-V
11 5 (15.63%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (15.63%) Finance

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 6 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 5 (15.63%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (15.63%) IIS
3 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (12.50%) Akamai
3 4 (12.50%) CloudFront
4 3 (9.38%) Office 365
5 1 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (3.13%) Amazon S3
5 1 (3.13%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (3.13%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 11 (34.38%) NetScaler
1 11 (34.38%) WAN
2 8 (25.00%) Firewall
2 8 (25.00%) MPLS
3 5 (15.63%) LAN
4 4 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (6.25%) DHCP
5 2 (6.25%) DNS
5 2 (6.25%) EIGRP
5 2 (6.25%) HSRP
5 2 (6.25%) IP Telephony
5 2 (6.25%) VLAN
5 2 (6.25%) VPN
5 2 (6.25%) Wireless
6 1 (3.13%) FTP
6 1 (3.13%) Internet
6 1 (3.13%) iSCSI
6 1 (3.13%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (28.13%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (15.63%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Local Government
2 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (25.00%) Project Manager
3 6 (18.75%) Architect
3 6 (18.75%) Technical Architect
4 5 (15.63%) Infrastructure Manager
4 5 (15.63%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 4 (12.50%) VMware Architect
6 3 (9.38%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (9.38%) AWS Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 3 (9.38%) WAN Project Manager
7 2 (6.25%) Active Directory Architect
7 2 (6.25%) Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Deskside Support
7 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Infrastructure Project Manager
7 2 (6.25%) Provisioning Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Manager
7 2 (6.25%) Virtualisation Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (34.38%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.13%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.13%) Replication
2 1 (3.13%) RIA
2 1 (3.13%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 15 (46.88%) Windows
2 8 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (12.50%) Solaris
3 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (6.25%) Windows 7
4 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) PRINCE2
2 6 (18.75%) Migration
2 6 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (15.63%) ITIL
3 5 (15.63%) Project Management
4 4 (12.50%) Converged Infrastructure
4 4 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (12.50%) High Availability
4 4 (12.50%) Identity Management
4 4 (12.50%) Virtual Environments
5 3 (9.38%) Risk Management
6 2 (6.25%) Application Packaging
6 2 (6.25%) Dependency Management
6 2 (6.25%) Email Migration
6 2 (6.25%) Server Building
7 1 (3.13%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.13%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) MCITP
1 4 (12.50%) MCSE
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (6.25%) CCDE
3 2 (6.25%) CCEA
3 2 (6.25%) CCIE
3 2 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (6.25%) MCP
3 2 (6.25%) VCAP
3 2 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.75%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 16 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (50.00%) XenApp
3 8 (25.00%) vSphere
4 5 (15.63%) Hyper-V
5 4 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (12.50%) VMware ESX
6 3 (9.38%) XenDesktop
7 2 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (6.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (31.25%) SCCM
2 4 (12.50%) Backup Exec
3 2 (6.25%) FortiGate
3 2 (6.25%) Simpana
4 1 (3.13%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (3.13%) NetBackup
4 1 (3.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 22 (68.75%) VMware
2 15 (46.88%) Microsoft
3 10 (31.25%) HP
4 7 (21.88%) Cisco
5 6 (18.75%) NetApp
6 4 (12.50%) 3PAR
6 4 (12.50%) Avaya
6 4 (12.50%) CheckPoint
6 4 (12.50%) Dell
6 4 (12.50%) Oracle
7 2 (6.25%) AppSense
7 2 (6.25%) CommVault
7 2 (6.25%) Fortinet
7 2 (6.25%) Meru Networks
7 2 (6.25%) Remedy
8 1 (3.13%) Google
8 1 (3.13%) Intel Security
8 1 (3.13%) Meraki
8 1 (3.13%) Symantec