Period
to 18 August 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 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 18 August 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
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 136 79 102
Rank change year-on-year -57 +23 -20
Contract jobs citing Citrix 34 77 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.86% 1.99% 1.66%
As % of the Vendors category 1.78% 3.97% 3.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 33 37
Berkshire median daily rate £300 £390 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.08% +48.57% -30.88%
10th Percentile £207 £289 £148
90th Percentile £357 £524 £443
South East median daily rate £364 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -3.02% +7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 7
Berkshire median hourly rate - £12.50 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +38.89% -48.57%
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.38
% change year-on-year +2.94% +3.82% -11.49%

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 Berkshire.

All Vendors
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,905 1,938 2,470
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 48.08% 50.06% 51.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 952 888 1,293
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £236 £264 £235
90th Percentile £588 £600 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 116 117
Berkshire median hourly rate £19.00 £13.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.74% +8.00% -42.00%
10th Percentile £12.00 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £47.20 £39.75 £27.35
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.45
% change year-on-year +3.03% -5.44% -0.29%

Citrix
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Citrix in Berkshire

Citrix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Citrix in Berkshire

Citrix
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Citrix in Berkshire over the 6 months to 18 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Citrix in Berkshire

Citrix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Citrix in Berkshire

Citrix
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Citrix within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 18 August 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
Reading -15 11 £300 -23.08% 7
Slough -8 9 £300 - 4
Bracknell -7 2 - - 2
Maidenhead -8 2 - - 3
Newbury -18 1 £240 -26.15%
Citrix
South East

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Citrix.

1 19 (55.88%) Office 365
2 17 (50.00%) Windows
3 16 (47.06%) SQL
3 16 (47.06%) SCCM
4 15 (44.12%) Microsoft Azure
5 13 (38.24%) Hyper-V
6 12 (35.29%) VMware
6 12 (35.29%) Active Directory
7 11 (32.35%) Single Sign-On
8 10 (29.41%) DV Cleared
8 10 (29.41%) Security Cleared
9 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
9 9 (26.47%) EMC
9 9 (26.47%) DNS
9 9 (26.47%) Amazon RDS
10 8 (23.53%) Windows 10
11 7 (20.59%) Windows 7
11 7 (20.59%) Windows Server
12 6 (17.65%) SLA
12 6 (17.65%) Oracle
12 6 (17.65%) Linux
12 6 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 5 (14.71%) Tekelec
13 5 (14.71%) Mobile Device Management
13 5 (14.71%) Unix
13 5 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
13 5 (14.71%) PowerShell
13 5 (14.71%) XenApp
13 5 (14.71%) Telecoms
13 5 (14.71%) Migration

Citrix
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 (5.88%) Apache
1 2 (5.88%) MS Exchange
1 2 (5.88%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.94%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (5.88%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 19 (55.88%) Office 365
2 15 (44.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (11.76%) PaaS
4 1 (2.94%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (26.47%) DNS
2 4 (11.76%) DHCP
2 4 (11.76%) LAN
2 4 (11.76%) WAN
3 2 (5.88%) Firewall
3 2 (5.88%) Skype
3 2 (5.88%) SSL
3 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (5.88%) Wireless
4 1 (2.94%) 3G
4 1 (2.94%) 4G
4 1 (2.94%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (2.94%) GSM
4 1 (2.94%) LTE
4 1 (2.94%) VLAN
4 1 (2.94%) VPN
4 1 (2.94%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (26.47%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.94%) MS Access
3 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.94%) MSI
General
1 5 (14.71%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (20.59%) Analyst
1 7 (20.59%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (14.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (14.71%) Support Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) Azure Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) Cloud Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) Help Desk Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Active Directory Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support
4 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) SCCM Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Service Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Telecoms Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Consultant
5 1 (2.94%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) SOAP
2 1 (2.94%) JSON
2 1 (2.94%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (8.82%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.88%) Digital Signage
3 2 (5.88%) iPad
3 2 (5.88%) iPhone
3 2 (5.88%) PKI
3 2 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.94%) iSeries
4 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 17 (50.00%) Windows
2 8 (23.53%) Windows 10
3 7 (20.59%) Windows 7
3 7 (20.59%) Windows Server
4 6 (17.65%) Linux
5 5 (14.71%) Unix
6 3 (8.82%) CentOS
6 3 (8.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (8.82%) Solaris
7 2 (5.88%) Android
7 2 (5.88%) Mac OS
7 2 (5.88%) Windows 8
7 2 (5.88%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 5 (14.71%) Migration
2 5 (14.71%) Mobile Device Management
3 4 (11.76%) B2C
3 4 (11.76%) Operations Management
4 3 (8.82%) Application Packaging
4 3 (8.82%) ITIL
4 3 (8.82%) Problem Management
5 2 (5.88%) Data Protection
5 2 (5.88%) ITSM
5 2 (5.88%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 2 (5.88%) Mentoring
5 2 (5.88%) Patch Management
5 2 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (5.88%) Task Automation
5 2 (5.88%) Translating Business Requirements
5 2 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (2.94%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.94%) Dashboard Development
6 1 (2.94%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (47.06%) SQL
2 5 (14.71%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.88%) Perl
3 2 (5.88%) Python
4 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.94%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (29.41%) DV Cleared
1 10 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.65%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (38.24%) Hyper-V
2 12 (35.29%) Active Directory
3 5 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (14.71%) XenApp
4 3 (8.82%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (8.82%) XenDesktop
5 2 (5.88%) NFS
5 2 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (2.94%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 16 (47.06%) SCCM
2 11 (32.35%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (5.88%) Puppet
4 1 (2.94%) Amdocs OSS
4 1 (2.94%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.94%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (35.29%) VMware
2 9 (26.47%) EMC
2 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
3 6 (17.65%) Oracle
4 5 (14.71%) Tekelec
5 4 (11.76%) Sandvine
6 3 (8.82%) Red Hat
7 2 (5.88%) Apple
7 2 (5.88%) Equitrac
7 2 (5.88%) Motorola
7 2 (5.88%) NetApp
8 1 (2.94%) Canon
8 1 (2.94%) Cisco
8 1 (2.94%) Ericsson
8 1 (2.94%) HP
8 1 (2.94%) Lotus
8 1 (2.94%) MobileIron
8 1 (2.94%) Nokia Networks
8 1 (2.94%) Nortel
8 1 (2.94%) Tellabs