The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Citrix products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Citrix over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Citrix
England / West Midlands
Rank 84 67 45
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -22
Contract jobs citing Citrix 35 57 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.48% 2.35% 3.01%
As % of the Vendors category 3.26% 5.04% 6.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 24 22
Median daily rate £285 £245 £233
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.32% +5.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £150 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £402 £399
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
- +0.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 18
Median hourly rate £12.02 £14.00 £15.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.14% -11.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.77 £11.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £23.10 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £17.00 £15.93
% change year-on-year
-14.70% +6.75%

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

Vendors Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1072 1131 1022
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 45.48% 46.60% 48.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 597 554 532
Median daily rate £400 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £538 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £373
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 42 99
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £16.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +5.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £10.61 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £23.70 £28.69
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 the West Midlands

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

Citrix Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Citrix
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Citrix Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Citrix
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Citrix across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

Citrix Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Citrix
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Citrix Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Citrix
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Citrix within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 21 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
Birmingham -20 17 £256 +9.04% 3
Staffordshire +8 6 £425 -
Coventry -14 6 £300 +9.09% 3
Warwickshire -4 3 £375 +50.00% 5
Herefordshire - 2 - -
Shropshire +17 1 - - 1
Citrix
England

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Citrix.

1 49 (67.12%) Active Directory
2 47 (64.38%) Windows
3 38 (52.05%) Microsoft
3 38 (52.05%) VMware
4 29 (39.73%) MS Exchange
5 28 (38.36%) Windows Server
6 21 (28.77%) XenApp
7 18 (24.66%) Cisco
8 17 (23.29%) Office 365
9 16 (21.92%) Microsoft Azure
9 16 (21.92%) DNS
10 15 (20.55%) DHCP
10 15 (20.55%) ITIL
11 14 (19.18%) Data Centre
12 13 (17.81%) VMware Infrastructure
12 13 (17.81%) Service Delivery
12 13 (17.81%) SAN
13 11 (15.07%) Dell
13 11 (15.07%) MS Office
13 11 (15.07%) SCCM
13 11 (15.07%) Windows Server 2008
13 11 (15.07%) Windows 7
14 10 (13.70%) Windows Server 2003
14 10 (13.70%) Firewall
15 9 (12.33%) MS Excel
15 9 (12.33%) SQL
15 9 (12.33%) Exchange Server 2010
15 9 (12.33%) Windows 10
15 9 (12.33%) Security Cleared
16 8 (10.96%) SC Cleared

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 29 (39.73%) MS Exchange
2 9 (12.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (6.85%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (6.85%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (5.48%) SharePoint
5 3 (4.11%) IIS
6 1 (1.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.37%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (15.07%) MS Office
2 9 (12.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.37%) Orchard Housing
Cloud Services
1 17 (23.29%) Office 365
2 16 (21.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.37%) IaaS
3 1 (1.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (21.92%) DNS
2 15 (20.55%) DHCP
3 13 (17.81%) SAN
4 10 (13.70%) Firewall
5 8 (10.96%) NAS
5 8 (10.96%) VLAN
6 5 (6.85%) WAN
7 4 (5.48%) LAN
7 4 (5.48%) NetScaler
8 3 (4.11%) Network Security
8 3 (4.11%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (4.11%) TCP/IP
9 2 (2.74%) VPN
10 1 (1.37%) Cisco Wireless
10 1 (1.37%) Ethernet
10 1 (1.37%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.96%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.48%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.37%) MSI
1 1 (1.37%) StarTeam
General
1 3 (4.11%) Manufacturing
1 3 (4.11%) Retail
2 2 (2.74%) Electronics
2 2 (2.74%) Finance
2 2 (2.74%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.37%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.37%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (20.55%) Support Engineer
2 9 (12.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 9 (12.33%) Analyst
3 8 (10.96%) Citrix Engineer
4 7 (9.59%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 7 (9.59%) Citrix Support
4 7 (9.59%) Citrix Support Engineer
4 7 (9.59%) Operations Manager
4 7 (9.59%) Support Manager
4 7 (9.59%) Wintel Engineer
5 5 (6.85%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (6.85%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (6.85%) Architect
5 5 (6.85%) VMware Engineer
6 4 (5.48%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 4 (5.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (5.48%) IT Engineer
6 4 (5.48%) VMware Support Engineer
7 3 (4.11%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 3 (4.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.18%) Data Centre
2 8 (10.96%) Blackberry
3 7 (9.59%) PDA
4 5 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.85%) Fat Client
4 5 (6.85%) Thin Client
5 4 (5.48%) Virtual Team
6 3 (4.11%) Clustering
6 3 (4.11%) NHS
7 2 (2.74%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.37%) CESG
8 1 (1.37%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.37%) CMDB
8 1 (1.37%) PKI
8 1 (1.37%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.37%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 47 (64.38%) Windows
2 28 (38.36%) Windows Server
3 11 (15.07%) Windows 7
3 11 (15.07%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (13.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (12.33%) Windows 10
6 7 (9.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (6.85%) Linux
7 5 (6.85%) Unix
8 3 (4.11%) Solaris
8 3 (4.11%) SUSE
8 3 (4.11%) Windows 8
8 3 (4.11%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.37%) AIX
9 1 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.37%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (20.55%) ITIL
2 13 (17.81%) Service Delivery
3 8 (10.96%) Trend Analysis
4 7 (9.59%) Migration
5 4 (5.48%) Change Management
5 4 (5.48%) Patch Management
6 3 (4.11%) Application Packaging
6 3 (4.11%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (4.11%) Mobile Device Management
6 3 (4.11%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (4.11%) Problem Management
7 2 (2.74%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (2.74%) Data Protection
7 2 (2.74%) Incident Management
7 2 (2.74%) ITSM
7 2 (2.74%) Knowledge Management
7 2 (2.74%) Mentoring
7 2 (2.74%) Service Management
7 2 (2.74%) Software Distribution
7 2 (2.74%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.33%) SQL
2 2 (2.74%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.74%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (12.33%) Security Cleared
2 8 (10.96%) SC Cleared
3 7 (9.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (8.22%) MCSE
5 3 (4.11%) Degree
5 3 (4.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (2.74%) MCSA
7 1 (1.37%) CCA
7 1 (1.37%) CCDA
7 1 (1.37%) CCNA
7 1 (1.37%) CCNP
7 1 (1.37%) CCSA
7 1 (1.37%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.37%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.37%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.37%) MCITP
7 1 (1.37%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.85%) SLA
System Software
1 49 (67.12%) Active Directory
2 21 (28.77%) XenApp
3 13 (17.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (10.96%) Hyper-V
4 8 (10.96%) XenDesktop
5 7 (9.59%) VMware ESX
6 6 (8.22%) XenServer
7 4 (5.48%) Terminal Server
7 4 (5.48%) VMware Server
8 2 (2.74%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (2.74%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (2.74%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (2.74%) vSphere
9 1 (1.37%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (15.07%) SCCM
2 2 (2.74%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.37%) AppDNA
3 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (1.37%) Netcool
3 1 (1.37%) SCOM
Vendors
1 38 (52.05%) Microsoft
1 38 (52.05%) VMware
2 18 (24.66%) Cisco
3 11 (15.07%) Dell
4 7 (9.59%) HP
5 6 (8.22%) Veeam
6 5 (6.85%) Avaya
7 4 (5.48%) CheckPoint
8 3 (4.11%) 3Com
8 3 (4.11%) Veritas
9 2 (2.74%) IBM
9 2 (2.74%) Intel Security
9 2 (2.74%) LANDesk
10 1 (1.37%) 3PAR
10 1 (1.37%) Acronis
10 1 (1.37%) Nortel
10 1 (1.37%) Orchard
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