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 3 months to 25 April 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
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 29 32
Rank change year-on-year -3 +3  
Contract jobs citing Citrix 10 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 3.26% 3.68% 3.44%
As % of the Vendors category 7.25% 7.06% 7.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 1
Median daily rate £310 £170 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +82.35% -54.05%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +3.84% -7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 11
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.15% -2.94%  

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 Bedfordshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 138 170 186
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 44.95% 52.15% 45.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 130 119
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £170 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £589 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £386 £375
% change year-on-year +3.55% +3.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 19
Median hourly rate £18.00 £47.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.10% +18.75%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.28 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -14.31% +8.57%  

Citrix
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 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 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 3 months to 25 April 2017.

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 3 months to 25 April 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
Bedford -3 4 £265 +112.00% 1
Luton +8 1 - -
Dunstable - 1 - - 2
Citrix
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Citrix.

1 10 (52.63%) VMware
2 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
3 8 (42.11%) PRINCE2
3 8 (42.11%) Windows
3 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
4 7 (36.84%) Data Centre
5 6 (31.58%) Windows Server
5 6 (31.58%) XenApp
5 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (31.58%) Project Management
6 5 (26.32%) Risk Management
6 5 (26.32%) LAN
6 5 (26.32%) WAN
6 5 (26.32%) Google
7 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (21.05%) vSphere
7 4 (21.05%) Dependency Management
7 4 (21.05%) DHCP
7 4 (21.05%) VPN
7 4 (21.05%) DNS
7 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Office
7 4 (21.05%) Migration
8 3 (15.79%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (15.79%) AppSense
8 3 (15.79%) ITIL
8 3 (15.79%) Cisco
8 3 (15.79%) VoIP
8 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Project
8 3 (15.79%) Intel Security
8 3 (15.79%) NetScaler

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 2 (10.53%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (10.53%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (15.79%) G Suite
3 2 (10.53%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (5.26%) Amazon S3
4 1 (5.26%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) LAN
1 5 (26.32%) WAN
2 4 (21.05%) DHCP
2 4 (21.05%) DNS
2 4 (21.05%) VPN
3 3 (15.79%) NetScaler
3 3 (15.79%) VLAN
3 3 (15.79%) VoIP
4 2 (10.53%) IP Telephony
4 2 (10.53%) MPLS
4 2 (10.53%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (5.26%) BIG-IP
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (5.26%) Firewall
5 1 (5.26%) iSCSI
5 1 (5.26%) OSPF
5 1 (5.26%) SAN
5 1 (5.26%) VRRP
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Project Manager
2 4 (21.05%) Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Manager
2 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2 Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (10.53%) Business Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Citrix Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Citrix Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Data Centre Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Data Centre Project Manager
4 2 (10.53%) IT Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) IT Support
4 2 (10.53%) Network Support
4 2 (10.53%) PC Support
4 2 (10.53%) Provisioning Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Support Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) WAN Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.53%) RSA SecurID
2 2 (10.53%) User Experience
3 1 (5.26%) Fat Client
3 1 (5.26%) Replication
3 1 (5.26%) Thin Client
3 1 (5.26%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Windows
2 6 (31.58%) Windows Server
2 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) PRINCE2
2 6 (31.58%) Project Management
3 5 (26.32%) Risk Management
4 4 (21.05%) Dependency Management
4 4 (21.05%) Migration
5 3 (15.79%) ITIL
5 3 (15.79%) Virtual Environments
6 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
6 2 (10.53%) Email Migration
6 2 (10.53%) Prototyping
6 2 (10.53%) Server Building
7 1 (5.26%) Application Packaging
7 1 (5.26%) Change Management
7 1 (5.26%) DevOps
7 1 (5.26%) Protective Monitoring
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) CCEA
1 2 (10.53%) CCNA
1 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (10.53%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (10.53%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (10.53%) MCP
1 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (5.26%) CCNP
2 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) GPG13
System Software
1 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
2 6 (31.58%) XenApp
3 4 (21.05%) vSphere
4 3 (15.79%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (10.53%) XenDesktop
6 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) SCCM
2 1 (5.26%) AppDNA
2 1 (5.26%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (5.26%) NetBackup
2 1 (5.26%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) VMware
2 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
3 5 (26.32%) Google
4 3 (15.79%) AppSense
4 3 (15.79%) Cisco
4 3 (15.79%) Intel Security
5 2 (10.53%) HP
5 2 (10.53%) Lotus
5 2 (10.53%) Remedy
6 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
6 1 (5.26%) F5
6 1 (5.26%) Mitel
6 1 (5.26%) NetApp
6 1 (5.26%) Palo Alto
6 1 (5.26%) Symantec
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