The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Citrix products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Citrix over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix
Rank 52 42 47
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +5
Contract jobs citing Citrix 21 20 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.69% 2.66% 2.12%
As % of the Vendors category 5.36% 6.01% 4.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 13 11
Median daily rate £463 £275 £301
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.18% -8.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £150 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £440 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Median hourly rate £17.75 £15.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.33% -25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £16.60 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+12.95% -2.35%
Citrix
West Midlands

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

Vendors Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
392 333 346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 50.19% 44.22% 49.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 171 184
Median daily rate £400 £340 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £184 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 24 19
Median hourly rate £17.75 £17.00 £11.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.41% +45.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.97 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £30.00 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Citrix
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Citrix Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Citrix
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Citrix Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Citrix
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Citrix across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

Citrix Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Citrix
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Citrix Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Citrix.

1 33 (71.74%) Active Directory
2 25 (54.35%) Windows
3 15 (32.61%) Microsoft
3 15 (32.61%) VMware
4 14 (30.43%) Migration
4 14 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (28.26%) SCCM
5 13 (28.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (26.09%) Windows Server
6 12 (26.09%) Security Cleared
6 12 (26.09%) XenDesktop
6 12 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
7 11 (23.91%) Windows 7
8 10 (21.74%) Hybrid Cloud
9 9 (19.57%) XenApp
9 9 (19.57%) XenServer
9 9 (19.57%) SC Cleared
9 9 (19.57%) SQL
10 8 (17.39%) Sophos
10 8 (17.39%) Firewall
10 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
10 8 (17.39%) NetScaler
11 7 (15.22%) IBM
11 7 (15.22%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (15.22%) MS Office
11 7 (15.22%) Windows XP
12 6 (13.04%) Project Management
12 6 (13.04%) Rackspace
13 5 (10.87%) Windows 8
13 5 (10.87%) Remote Desktop

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 (8.70%) IBM Domino
1 4 (8.70%) IBM Notes
1 4 (8.70%) IIS
1 4 (8.70%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.17%) CMS
3 1 (2.17%) Drupal
3 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.17%) Joomla!
3 1 (2.17%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (2.17%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (15.22%) MS Office
2 5 (10.87%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (8.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.39%) Firewall
1 8 (17.39%) NetScaler
2 5 (10.87%) Remote Desktop
3 4 (8.70%) DNS
3 4 (8.70%) SSL
3 4 (8.70%) TCP/IP
3 4 (8.70%) VPN
4 3 (6.52%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (6.52%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (6.52%) SAN
5 2 (4.35%) LAN
5 2 (4.35%) WAN
6 1 (2.17%) NAS
6 1 (2.17%) VoIP
6 1 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (4.35%) Finance
1 2 (4.35%) Legal
2 1 (2.17%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.17%) French Language
2 1 (2.17%) German Language
2 1 (2.17%) Law
2 1 (2.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (15.22%) Architect
1 7 (15.22%) Cloud Architect
1 7 (15.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 7 (15.22%) Migration Architect
2 5 (10.87%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (8.70%) Citrix Engineer
3 4 (8.70%) Support Engineer
4 3 (6.52%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (6.52%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (6.52%) Help Desk Support
4 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (6.52%) Network Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Analyst
5 2 (4.35%) Desktop Support
5 2 (4.35%) Hardware Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (4.35%) IT Support
5 2 (4.35%) Migration Specialist
5 2 (4.35%) Server Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) .NET
1 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.17%) CSS
1 1 (2.17%) CSS3
1 1 (2.17%) HTML
1 1 (2.17%) HTML5
1 1 (2.17%) jQuery
1 1 (2.17%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.74%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (6.52%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.52%) EMC VNX
2 3 (6.52%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.17%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.17%) CMDB
3 1 (2.17%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.17%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (2.17%) PDA
3 1 (2.17%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 25 (54.35%) Windows
2 14 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (28.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (26.09%) Windows Server
5 11 (23.91%) Windows 7
6 7 (15.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (15.22%) Windows XP
7 5 (10.87%) Windows 8
8 4 (8.70%) Linux
9 2 (4.35%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (30.43%) Migration
2 6 (13.04%) Project Management
3 4 (8.70%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 3 (6.52%) Line Management
4 3 (6.52%) Presales
4 3 (6.52%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (6.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (4.35%) ITIL
6 1 (2.17%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.17%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (2.17%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (2.17%) Network Design
6 1 (2.17%) Patch Management
6 1 (2.17%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.17%) Software Deployment
6 1 (2.17%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.17%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (2.17%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (19.57%) SQL
2 1 (2.17%) C
2 1 (2.17%) C#
2 1 (2.17%) C++
2 1 (2.17%) Java
2 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.17%) PHP
2 1 (2.17%) Python
2 1 (2.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (26.09%) Security Cleared
2 9 (19.57%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.70%) LPIC
4 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.17%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.17%) CCNA
5 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.17%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 33 (71.74%) Active Directory
2 12 (26.09%) XenDesktop
3 9 (19.57%) XenApp
3 9 (19.57%) XenServer
4 5 (10.87%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (8.70%) Firmware
6 2 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (2.17%) VMware ESX
7 1 (2.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (28.26%) SCCM
2 5 (10.87%) SCOM
3 4 (8.70%) Backup Exec
3 4 (8.70%) NetBackup
4 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (4.35%) WSUS
6 1 (2.17%) AppDNA
6 1 (2.17%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 15 (32.61%) Microsoft
1 15 (32.61%) VMware
2 8 (17.39%) Sophos
3 7 (15.22%) IBM
4 6 (13.04%) Rackspace
5 5 (10.87%) Cisco
5 5 (10.87%) NetApp
6 4 (8.70%) Lotus
6 4 (8.70%) Red Hat
7 3 (6.52%) Dell
7 3 (6.52%) EMC
8 1 (2.17%) HP
8 1 (2.17%) LANDesk
8 1 (2.17%) Nortel
8 1 (2.17%) ServiceNow
8 1 (2.17%) Sitecore
8 1 (2.17%) SolarWinds