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 22 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Citrix
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 42 22 26
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +4
Contract jobs citing Citrix 17 37 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.88% 5.78% 4.12%
As % of the Vendors category 5.40% 12.01% 9.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 19 5
Median daily rate £256 £235 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.04% -39.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £150 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £403 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
- +0.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Median hourly rate - £19.25 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -25.96%
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 Birmingham region.

Vendors Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
315 308 254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 53.30% 48.13% 43.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 152 129
Median daily rate £350 £350 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £175 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 17 19
Median hourly rate £14.75 £14.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.35% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £10.73 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £24.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +32.35%

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Citrix.

1 26 (72.22%) Active Directory
2 21 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 21 (58.33%) VMware
3 18 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 17 (47.22%) Windows
5 13 (36.11%) Microsoft Azure
6 11 (30.56%) Office 365
6 11 (30.56%) Data Centre
6 11 (30.56%) XenApp
7 10 (27.78%) Windows Server
8 9 (25.00%) Cisco
8 9 (25.00%) Service Delivery
9 8 (22.22%) Trend Analysis
10 7 (19.44%) MS Excel
10 7 (19.44%) SQL
10 7 (19.44%) SQL Server
11 6 (16.67%) DHCP
11 6 (16.67%) ITIL
11 6 (16.67%) VMware ESX
11 6 (16.67%) Veeam
12 5 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
12 5 (13.89%) Hyper-V
12 5 (13.89%) Firewall
12 5 (13.89%) DNS
13 4 (11.11%) SLA
13 4 (11.11%) SAN
13 4 (11.11%) SCCM
13 4 (11.11%) Migration
13 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013

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 18 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (8.33%) IIS
4 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.78%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (19.44%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 13 (36.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (30.56%) Office 365
3 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.67%) DHCP
2 5 (13.89%) DNS
2 5 (13.89%) Firewall
3 4 (11.11%) SAN
4 3 (8.33%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (5.56%) NetScaler
6 1 (2.78%) LAN
6 1 (2.78%) NAS
6 1 (2.78%) Network Security
6 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (19.44%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MSI
General
1 2 (5.56%) Retail
2 1 (2.78%) Electronics
2 1 (2.78%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.78%) Publishing
2 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (19.44%) Operations Manager
1 7 (19.44%) Support Engineer
1 7 (19.44%) Support Manager
2 5 (13.89%) Wintel Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (11.11%) Citrix Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Citrix Support
4 3 (8.33%) Citrix Support Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) IT Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) IT Support
5 2 (5.56%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Support Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Technical Writer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (30.56%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.78%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 17 (47.22%) Windows
2 10 (27.78%) Windows Server
3 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.78%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 8 (22.22%) Trend Analysis
3 6 (16.67%) ITIL
4 4 (11.11%) Migration
5 3 (8.33%) Application Packaging
5 3 (8.33%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (5.56%) Content Writing
6 2 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (5.56%) Software Distribution
6 2 (5.56%) Virtual Environments
7 1 (2.78%) Application Discovery
7 1 (2.78%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.78%) Data Protection
7 1 (2.78%) Escalation Management
7 1 (2.78%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.78%) Knowledge Management
7 1 (2.78%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.78%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.78%) Security Hardening
7 1 (2.78%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (19.44%) SQL
2 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.78%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) MCSE
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (2.78%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (72.22%) Active Directory
2 11 (30.56%) XenApp
3 6 (16.67%) VMware ESX
4 5 (13.89%) Hyper-V
4 5 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (5.56%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (5.56%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.78%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.78%) vSphere
6 1 (2.78%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) SCCM
2 1 (2.78%) AppDNA
2 1 (2.78%) SCOM
Vendors
1 21 (58.33%) Microsoft
1 21 (58.33%) VMware
2 9 (25.00%) Cisco
3 6 (16.67%) Veeam
4 3 (8.33%) Dell
4 3 (8.33%) HP
5 1 (2.78%) Acronis
5 1 (2.78%) IBM
5 1 (2.78%) LANDesk
5 1 (2.78%) Veritas