Period
to 21 January 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 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 6 months to 21 January 2018 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
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 22 18
Rank change year-on-year -6 -4 +26
Contract jobs citing Citrix 36 33 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 5.81% 5.88% 6.59%
As % of the Vendors category 12.33% 13.20% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 14 27
Bedfordshire median daily rate £300 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +15.38% +18.18%
10th Percentile £125 £200 £213
90th Percentile £400 £406 £450
East of England median daily rate £350 £325 £360
% change year-on-year +7.69% -9.72% +30.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 14
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - £30.00
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50

Citrix is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Bedfordshire.

All Vendors
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 292 250 270
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 47.10% 44.56% 44.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 154 174
Bedfordshire median daily rate £400 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% -2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £130 £211 £213
90th Percentile £597 £545 £606
East of England median daily rate £425 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +9.68% -3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 42
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £11.49 £14.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.93% -62.67% +114.29%
10th Percentile £10.16 £10.86 £13.10
90th Percentile £35.31 £16.15 £50.68
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £17.75 £21.01
% change year-on-year -7.04% -15.50% +10.55%

Citrix
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing Citrix as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Citrix in Bedfordshire

Citrix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Citrix in Bedfordshire

Citrix
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Citrix in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Citrix in Bedfordshire

Citrix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Citrix 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 6 months to 21 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +3 9 £130 -35.00% 2
Luton -18 5 £300 -22.58% 1
Dunstable -3 2 - -
Citrix
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 27 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 26 (72.22%) Windows
2 26 (72.22%) Microsoft
2 26 (72.22%) VMware
3 19 (52.78%) ITIL
3 19 (52.78%) DNS
3 19 (52.78%) DHCP
4 17 (47.22%) MCSA
4 17 (47.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (44.44%) SQL Server
5 16 (44.44%) SCCM
5 16 (44.44%) XenApp
6 15 (41.67%) MCSE
7 14 (38.89%) SQL
8 13 (36.11%) HP
9 12 (33.33%) MS Exchange
9 12 (33.33%) SAN
9 12 (33.33%) CommVault
9 12 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 12 (33.33%) PowerShell
9 12 (33.33%) 3PAR
10 11 (30.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 11 (30.56%) TCP/IP
11 10 (27.78%) Dell
11 10 (27.78%) VBScript
11 10 (27.78%) SharePoint
11 10 (27.78%) NetApp
11 10 (27.78%) Veritas
11 10 (27.78%) Terminal Services
11 10 (27.78%) IBM

Citrix
Co-occurring 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 12 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 10 (27.78%) SharePoint
2 10 (27.78%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.89%) G Suite
2 3 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (52.78%) DHCP
1 19 (52.78%) DNS
2 12 (33.33%) SAN
3 11 (30.56%) TCP/IP
4 10 (27.78%) Fibre Channel
4 10 (27.78%) iSCSI
4 10 (27.78%) NAS
5 7 (19.44%) VoIP
5 7 (19.44%) VPN
6 4 (11.11%) NetScaler
7 3 (8.33%) VLAN
8 2 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (5.56%) Firewall
8 2 (5.56%) LAN
9 1 (2.78%) FTP
9 1 (2.78%) Network Security
9 1 (2.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) DataStage
2 1 (2.78%) DB2
2 1 (2.78%) Informix
2 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.78%) QualityStage
General
1 5 (13.89%) Local Government
2 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (47.22%) Analyst
2 8 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (22.22%) Storage Analyst
3 5 (13.89%) Citrix Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) Service Analyst
3 5 (13.89%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Applications Specialist
5 3 (8.33%) Migration Specialist
5 3 (8.33%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (5.56%) Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) XML
1 1 (2.78%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.78%) Clustering
1 10 (27.78%) Replication
2 9 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (19.44%) RSA SecurID
4 6 (16.67%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 26 (72.22%) Windows
2 10 (27.78%) Windows Server
3 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (19.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.56%) Solaris
5 2 (5.56%) Unix
6 1 (2.78%) Linux
6 1 (2.78%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (52.78%) ITIL
2 8 (22.22%) Problem Management
3 6 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 6 (16.67%) Migration
4 4 (11.11%) Application Packaging
4 4 (11.11%) Programme Governance
4 4 (11.11%) Remediation Plan
5 3 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.56%) Business Continuity
6 2 (5.56%) CMMI
6 2 (5.56%) High Availability
6 2 (5.56%) Project Management
6 2 (5.56%) TOGAF
6 2 (5.56%) Zachman Framework
7 1 (2.78%) Data Management
7 1 (2.78%) Dependency Management
7 1 (2.78%) ETL
7 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.78%) SDLC
7 1 (2.78%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 14 (38.89%) SQL
2 12 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 10 (27.78%) VBScript
4 2 (5.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (47.22%) MCSA
1 17 (47.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (41.67%) MCSE
3 11 (30.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 9 (25.00%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 8 (22.22%) Degree
6 7 (19.44%) CCA
6 7 (19.44%) Citrix Certification
6 7 (19.44%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (13.89%) MCP
8 2 (5.56%) CCNA
8 2 (5.56%) CCNP
8 2 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (5.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (5.56%) MCITP
8 2 (5.56%) Sun Certification
8 2 (5.56%) VCAP
9 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
9 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.67%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.78%) Data Quality
System Software
1 27 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 16 (44.44%) XenApp
3 12 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (27.78%) Hyper-V
4 10 (27.78%) Terminal Services
4 10 (27.78%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (19.44%) vSphere
6 2 (5.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (44.44%) SCCM
2 10 (27.78%) Backup Exec
2 10 (27.78%) HP Data Protector
2 10 (27.78%) Microsoft Clustering
2 10 (27.78%) NetBackup
2 10 (27.78%) SCOM
3 9 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 26 (72.22%) Microsoft
1 26 (72.22%) VMware
2 13 (36.11%) HP
3 12 (33.33%) 3PAR
3 12 (33.33%) CommVault
4 10 (27.78%) Dell
4 10 (27.78%) EqualLogic
4 10 (27.78%) IBM
4 10 (27.78%) NetApp
4 10 (27.78%) Symantec
4 10 (27.78%) Veritas
5 9 (25.00%) SolarWinds
6 7 (19.44%) Google
6 7 (19.44%) McAfee
7 3 (8.33%) Oracle
8 2 (5.56%) Cisco
8 2 (5.56%) Ivanti
8 2 (5.56%) Remedy
9 1 (2.78%) Teradata