The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Citrix products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Citrix over the 3 months to 24 June 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Citrix Systems.

Citrix
Bedfordshire / Bedford
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 3 5
Rank change year-on-year -8 +2  
Contract jobs citing Citrix 2 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedford 5.13% 15.38% 18.75%
As % of the Vendors category 6.67% 21.05% 29.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 6
Median daily rate £155 £400 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -61.25% +100.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year +7.69% +1.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £18.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year -22.66% +7.14%  

Citrix is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Bedford.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Bedford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 30 19 31
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 76.92% 73.08% 64.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 10 18
Median daily rate £370 £280 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.14% +40.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £210 £112
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £455 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Median hourly rate - £8.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -79.37%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.47
% change year-on-year -14.63% +11.02%  

Citrix
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedford citing Citrix as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Citrix in Bedford

Citrix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Citrix in Bedford.

Contractor daily rate trend for Citrix in Bedford

Citrix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Citrix in Bedford

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Bedford region with a requirement for Citrix.

1 4 (66.67%) Migration
1 4 (66.67%) PRINCE2
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 4 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (33.33%) MPLS
2 2 (33.33%) McAfee
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 2 (33.33%) VoIP
2 2 (33.33%) DHCP
2 2 (33.33%) VPN
2 2 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) IP Telephony
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) RSA SecurID
2 2 (33.33%) Google
2 2 (33.33%) SCCM
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (33.33%) XenApp
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (33.33%) vSphere
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (33.33%) Email Migration

Citrix
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedford 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:

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) DHCP
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
1 2 (33.33%) IP Telephony
1 2 (33.33%) MPLS
1 2 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (33.33%) VoIP
1 2 (33.33%) VPN
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (33.33%) IT Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) IT Support
2 2 (33.33%) IT Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) RSA SecurID
1 2 (33.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Migration
1 4 (66.67%) PRINCE2
1 4 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Email Migration
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Prototyping
2 2 (33.33%) Server Building
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) vSphere
2 2 (33.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Google
2 2 (33.33%) McAfee
2 2 (33.33%) VMware