Period
to 21 April 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 April 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 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 38 38
Rank change year-on-year -5 0 -4
Contract jobs citing Citrix 21 18 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 3.32% 3.09% 3.53%
As % of the Vendors category 6.69% 7.35% 7.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 14
Bedfordshire median daily rate £300 £350 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +18.64% +8.26%
10th Percentile £160 £150 £113
90th Percentile £445 £388 £450
East of England median daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +1.54% - -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - £29.53
East of England median hourly rate £13.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -21.21% - -

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 314 245 308
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 49.61% 42.02% 47.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 167 213
Bedfordshire median daily rate £400 £413 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% -8.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £130 £242 £213
90th Percentile £575 £540 £606
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 28
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.86% -70.53% +79.25%
10th Percentile £10.16 £10.79 £14.00
90th Percentile £36.25 £20.03 £50.71
East of England median hourly rate £15.86 £17.64 £17.50
% change year-on-year -10.07% +0.77% -5.41%

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 April 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 April 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 -4 5 £160 -57.33% 4
Henlow - 3 £425 -
Luton -11 2 £300 -14.29% 4
Citrix
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 16 (76.19%) ITIL
2 15 (71.43%) SQL
2 15 (71.43%) HP
3 12 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 12 (57.14%) VMware
4 10 (47.62%) IBM
4 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
5 9 (42.86%) ETL
5 9 (42.86%) FTP
5 9 (42.86%) XML Schema
5 9 (42.86%) Oracle
5 9 (42.86%) DB2
5 9 (42.86%) XML
5 9 (42.86%) Windows
5 9 (42.86%) Linux
5 9 (42.86%) Informix
5 9 (42.86%) Service Management
5 9 (42.86%) Management Information System
5 9 (42.86%) DataStage
5 9 (42.86%) QualityStage
5 9 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (42.86%) Teradata
5 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (42.86%) Data Management
5 9 (42.86%) Incident Management
5 9 (42.86%) Data Mapping
5 9 (42.86%) Data Integration
5 9 (42.86%) V-Model
5 9 (42.86%) Data Quality
5 9 (42.86%) SDLC

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 6 (28.57%) MS Exchange
1 6 (28.57%) SharePoint
1 6 (28.57%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Office 365
2 1 (4.76%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 9 (42.86%) FTP
2 7 (33.33%) DHCP
2 7 (33.33%) DNS
3 6 (28.57%) Fibre Channel
3 6 (28.57%) iSCSI
3 6 (28.57%) NAS
3 6 (28.57%) SAN
3 6 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 2 (9.52%) NetScaler
4 2 (9.52%) VLAN
5 1 (4.76%) VoIP
5 1 (4.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (42.86%) DataStage
1 9 (42.86%) DB2
1 9 (42.86%) Informix
1 9 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
1 9 (42.86%) QualityStage
2 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 4 (19.05%) IBM InfoSphere
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Analyst
2 9 (42.86%) Developer
3 8 (38.10%) ETL Developer
4 7 (33.33%) DataStage Developer
5 6 (28.57%) DataStage ETL Developer
5 6 (28.57%) Storage Analyst
6 3 (14.29%) Desktop Analyst
6 3 (14.29%) Desktop Support
6 3 (14.29%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 3 (14.29%) Support Analyst
7 2 (9.52%) Citrix Engineer
7 2 (9.52%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
7 2 (9.52%) Provisioning Engineer
8 1 (4.76%) Service Analyst
8 1 (4.76%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) XML
1 9 (42.86%) XML Schema
2 4 (19.05%) Middleware
3 1 (4.76%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (42.86%) Management Information System
2 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (28.57%) Clustering
2 6 (28.57%) Replication
3 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.76%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 9 (42.86%) Linux
1 9 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (76.19%) ITIL
2 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (42.86%) Data Integration
2 9 (42.86%) Data Management
2 9 (42.86%) Data Mapping
2 9 (42.86%) ETL
2 9 (42.86%) Incident Management
2 9 (42.86%) SDLC
2 9 (42.86%) Service Management
2 9 (42.86%) V-Model
3 6 (28.57%) Problem Management
3 6 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (23.81%) Logistics
5 2 (9.52%) B2B
5 2 (9.52%) Business Continuity
5 2 (9.52%) Data Migration
5 2 (9.52%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 15 (71.43%) SQL
2 6 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 6 (28.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) Degree
1 6 (28.57%) MCSA
1 6 (28.57%) MCSE
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
1 6 (28.57%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
1 6 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (9.52%) CCA
2 2 (9.52%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (9.52%) MCP
3 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (42.86%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 6 (28.57%) Hyper-V
2 6 (28.57%) Terminal Services
2 6 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (14.29%) XenApp
4 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (33.33%) SCCM
1 7 (33.33%) SCOM
2 6 (28.57%) Backup Exec
2 6 (28.57%) HP Data Protector
2 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Clustering
2 6 (28.57%) NetBackup
2 6 (28.57%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 15 (71.43%) HP
2 12 (57.14%) VMware
3 10 (47.62%) IBM
3 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
4 9 (42.86%) Oracle
4 9 (42.86%) Teradata
5 6 (28.57%) 3PAR
5 6 (28.57%) CommVault
5 6 (28.57%) Dell
5 6 (28.57%) EqualLogic
5 6 (28.57%) NetApp
5 6 (28.57%) SolarWinds
5 6 (28.57%) Symantec
5 6 (28.57%) Veritas
6 2 (9.52%) Altiris
6 2 (9.52%) Ivanti
6 2 (9.52%) Remedy
7 1 (4.76%) Google
7 1 (4.76%) McAfee