Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 21 19
Rank change year-on-year -14 -2 -6
Contract jobs citing Citrix 22 45 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 3.83% 6.74% 6.85%
As % of the Vendors category 8.40% 14.24% 13.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 24 22
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £318 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.73% -18.06% +29.17%
10th Percentile £278 £125 £200
90th Percentile £488 £434 £406
East of England median daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +5.71% - +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - £40.00
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 262 316 334
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 45.57% 47.31% 52.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 192 206
Bedfordshire median daily rate £425 £429 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.87% +3.94% +8.55%
10th Percentile £219 £221 £250
90th Percentile £584 £574 £588
East of England median daily rate £425 £425 £380
% change year-on-year - +11.84% +0.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 13
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £15.75 £13.67 £12.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.22% +13.44% -59.83%
10th Percentile £13.74 £9.31 £7.88
90th Percentile £20.80 £41.52 £44.50
East of England median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +3.03% - -19.51%

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 19 October 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 19 October 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 £460 +253.85% 2
Luton -2 7 £450 +12.50% 1
Citrix
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Citrix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Citrix.

1 18 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 16 (72.73%) Windows
3 14 (63.64%) VMware
4 12 (54.55%) Migration
4 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
4 12 (54.55%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (45.45%) Office 365
5 10 (45.45%) SQL
6 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
6 8 (36.36%) Windows 7
6 8 (36.36%) Windows 10
7 7 (31.82%) Email Migration
7 7 (31.82%) PRINCE2
8 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
8 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Excel
8 6 (27.27%) Thin Client
8 6 (27.27%) Project Management
8 6 (27.27%) Firewall
8 6 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (27.27%) Fat Client
8 6 (27.27%) SCCM
8 6 (27.27%) Windows Server
9 5 (22.73%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (22.73%) Amazon AWS
9 5 (22.73%) IP Telephony
9 5 (22.73%) Finance
9 5 (22.73%) MPLS
9 5 (22.73%) Red Hat
10 4 (18.18%) Service Management

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 4 (18.18%) Apache
1 4 (18.18%) IIS
1 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
1 4 (18.18%) Tomcat
2 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
2 3 (13.64%) Skype for Business
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (18.18%) MS Visio
3 2 (9.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 12 (54.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (45.45%) Office 365
3 5 (22.73%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (9.09%) Mimecast
5 1 (4.55%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) Firewall
2 5 (22.73%) IP Telephony
2 5 (22.73%) MPLS
3 4 (18.18%) VLAN
4 3 (13.64%) DHCP
4 3 (13.64%) DNS
4 3 (13.64%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (13.64%) iSCSI
4 3 (13.64%) NAS
4 3 (13.64%) SAN
4 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.55%) NetScaler
5 1 (4.55%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 4 (18.18%) MySQL
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Analyst
1 6 (27.27%) Infrastructure Manager
1 6 (27.27%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 6 (27.27%) Project Manager
2 4 (18.18%) Technical Leader
3 3 (13.64%) Storage Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Desktop Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Desktop Support
4 2 (9.09%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.55%) Applications Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) DBA
5 1 (4.55%) IT Manager
5 1 (4.55%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) IT Security Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Project Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) SQL DBA
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Fat Client
1 6 (27.27%) Thin Client
2 4 (18.18%) Clustering
2 4 (18.18%) Private Cloud
3 3 (13.64%) Replication
4 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.55%) Public Cloud
4 1 (4.55%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 16 (72.73%) Windows
2 8 (36.36%) Windows 10
2 8 (36.36%) Windows 7
3 6 (27.27%) Windows Server
4 4 (18.18%) Linux
4 4 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Migration
2 7 (31.82%) Email Migration
2 7 (31.82%) PRINCE2
3 6 (27.27%) Project Management
3 6 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (22.73%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (18.18%) Load Balancing
5 4 (18.18%) Service Management
5 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (13.64%) ITIL
7 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Transformation
7 2 (9.09%) Server Building
7 2 (9.09%) Task Automation
8 1 (4.55%) Identity Management
8 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
8 1 (4.55%) Patch Management
8 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
8 1 (4.55%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) SQL
2 4 (18.18%) PowerShell
3 3 (13.64%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) CCA
1 2 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 2 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) MCSA
2 1 (4.55%) MCSE
2 1 (4.55%) MCTS
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) VCAP
2 1 (4.55%) VCP4
2 1 (4.55%) VCP5
2 1 (4.55%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 18 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 10 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (18.18%) Hyper-V
4 3 (13.64%) Terminal Services
4 3 (13.64%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (9.09%) XenApp
6 1 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (4.55%) vCloud
6 1 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (4.55%) vSphere
6 1 (4.55%) XenDesktop
6 1 (4.55%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) SCCM
2 3 (13.64%) Backup Exec
2 3 (13.64%) HP Data Protector
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (13.64%) NetBackup
2 3 (13.64%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (13.64%) SCOM
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (4.55%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (4.55%) SCVMM
3 1 (4.55%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 14 (63.64%) VMware
2 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 5 (22.73%) Red Hat
4 4 (18.18%) HP
4 4 (18.18%) Oracle
5 3 (13.64%) 3PAR
5 3 (13.64%) CommVault
5 3 (13.64%) Dell
5 3 (13.64%) EqualLogic
5 3 (13.64%) IBM
5 3 (13.64%) NetApp
5 3 (13.64%) SolarWinds
5 3 (13.64%) Symantec
5 3 (13.64%) Veritas
6 2 (9.09%) Altiris
6 2 (9.09%) Cisco
7 1 (4.55%) Ivanti
7 1 (4.55%) Nortel